Beauty Editorial for Two Magazine

The lovely sisters who started the Real Techniques range of makeup brushes also have an awesome online beauty magazine called TWO. I have absolutely LOVED this magazine for the longest time, so you can imagine my absolute joy when our beauty editorial submission got accepted to feature in their magazine. eeeeek!! That’s another tick for a makeup dream […]

Your Makeup questions answered Part 1

So yes, there are millions of tutorials out there showing you how to apply makeup, BUT, what about those questions you have that you think might seem silly to ask the perfectly painted makeup artist wearing black. I am here to answer those “silly” questions for you.Welcome to the first installment of my makeup questions […]

My Favourite Makeup Brushes

Which are the best makeup brushes to use?  Is a question asked frequently by makeup lovers. I  have the answer for you! I have compiled a short list of my top six makeup brushes that I love using. Makeup brushes are extremely expensive, but they are such a great investment and can last a lifetime if […]

Poetry Autumn Winter Campaign ’16

One of the things I love about working in fashion is that you get to see the collections and upcoming trends before they are launched in stores, which is pretty awesome! This was probably one of the hottest days of Summer last year and we were shooting Autumn/Winter clothing! With Poetry’s latest Autumn/Winter Campaign, the makeup and […]


Mrs Cortney Hoyland. This beautiful woman travelled all the way from Jozi with her bridesmaids, family and friends to have their special day at the Cape Point Vineyards in our beautiful city of Cape Town. We did Cortney’s trial about a year before her wedding day, so naturally her hair evolved from a messy updo to […]

What’s in my Bag

No matter how much makeup you own, we all have our favourite products that we reach for every time because we know they work. I decided to open up my makeup bag and show you what’s inside. These are my go to products for my everyday typically natural look. Bobbi Brown SPF15 tinted Moisturizer – […]

Make It Stick using MAC Eye Paints

It can be quite a challenge to to get your eyeshadow to stick for a long period of time. I have found that MAC Eye Paints work really well for this purpose. I love applying the creamy eye paint to a well concealed eye area using a stiff flat brush. Once I have painted the […]


Beautiful Annika has naturally curly hair, and for her wedding day she wanted a hairstyle that incorporated her own curls with a relaxed feel. I created a whimsical loose wavy hair do with a braid continuing around the back of her head tying back the front bits of her hair.  With her makeup she wanted […]


Julia had been a friend of my husband’s ever since primary school. So naturally it was with great excitement that I had the privilege of doing her hair and makeup for her special day.  Being a natural kind of gal who doesn’t usually wear too much makeup, Julia wanted a simple pretty look that was […]