Going to Greater Lengths: From Bob to Long Hair
Jan26

Going to Greater Lengths: From Bob to Long Hair

Last winter, on a whim, I chopped my hair into a short bob. After a while I had a longing for longer locks again. I could always wear clip in extensions, (See my “How to make your own extensions” post!) but I wanted something more permanent. I came across tape extensions. After matching my hair colour, my friend Shoneez, from Spoilt Salon  transformed me into a long-haired lady! Thank you Shoneez! The down-low on my...

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Time to clean out your makeup Bag!
Jan05

Time to clean out your makeup Bag!

If your foundation has separated, if your mascara smells, your compact is hard and shiny around the edges…it has to go! Are your eyes itchy? Is you skin breaking out? Time to spring clean your Makeup bag! Every day we introduce dead skin cells, loose eyelashes and bacteria into the cosmetic products we use, through mascara wands and dirty makeup brushes. That is when your makeup becomes prone to bacterial and fungal growth. This is...

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The Best Makeup Products for the Flawless Bride
Dec28

The Best Makeup Products for the Flawless Bride

If you are doing your own makeup for your wedding day…this one is for you! Treat yourself and invest in good quality makeup products for your special day. Every makeup artist knows that the quality of your makeup products make a huge difference in the quality of your end result. I have compiled a list of all my favorites, together with some tips so that you are already half way there. For Flawless Skin 1. Guerlain Meteorites...

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Faux Freckles: My Fav Runway Beauty Trend! How to do them!
Sep28

Faux Freckles: My Fav Runway Beauty Trend! How to do them!

It’s time to embrace those gorgeous freckles! My favourite SS2015 makeup trend is the dewy freckled skin! If you are’nt fortunate enough to have freckles, you can try them out this Summer. This is the best natural freckle tutorial I’ve seen! Thank you, SilliconDrop! Enjoy! XB Image source: Harpers Bazaar ( Backstage beauty from Preen...

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How to make your own Hair Extensions
Sep19

How to make your own Hair Extensions

The Secret behind the luscious locks in most Movies, Magazines and Advertising Campaigns…Hair Extensions! If you have a special event coming up or just want to look extra glam for a night on the town! Here’s how to make your own hair extensions from scratch!   It’s incredibly important to buy good quality, 100% Human hair to make your extensions. This allows you to use heat when styling. If you don’t use...

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A Sexy, Summer Look for the 35+ Woman & how to get it with Benjamin Bechar!
Sep11

A Sexy, Summer Look for the 35+ Woman & how to get it with Benjamin Bechar!

Let me introduce you to fabulous makeup artist and hairstylist, Benjamin Becher! Benjamin gave me a serious overhaul for German magazine, ‘My Way’. The brief was a sexy Summer look for the 35+ woman! I got Benji to give us the scoop on some favourite products in his kit! (PS. Benjamin is based in Europe, so unfortunately not all the products he loves are available to us South Africans.) After prepping my face with moisturiser… 1. Skin...

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Get your Glow on! The 4 Week Water Challenge!
Aug31

Get your Glow on! The 4 Week Water Challenge!

Be honest, how many of you drink your recommended 8 glasses of water a day? One of the gorgeous models I work with, started a water drinking challenge. I was really inspired to start one myself & I wanted to invite you ladies to join me… First glass at 9am on Monday Morning! Set the alarm on your phone to go off every hour and a half, you’ll have had 8 glasses by 7:30pm! Sorry, any tea, coffee or vino does not count in...

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Mini Makeover: Quick, Long Lasting, Natural Makeup Look!
Aug27

Mini Makeover: Quick, Long Lasting, Natural Makeup Look!

I met the lovely, Charnelle Paulse, when I did her makeup for a fashion shoot with Donna Claire. In addition to being a model with Ice Model management, Charnelle is a television presenter for newly launched, Ajax Cape Town TV (A weekly show for the Ajax Cape Town football fans, that airs every Thursday night at 9pm on CTV, DSTV channel 263). Charnelle starts shooting in the early hours of the morning and needs makeup that lasts all...

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How to Contour and still look natural.
Aug23

How to Contour and still look natural.

  Lately, I have had a lot of requests on how to do contouring. I wanted to show you a simple way to softly sculpt your face. Thank you to the lovely Kwasi, for being my model! xx Before you begin contouring, it is important to prep your skin with a good moisturiser. You cannot blend if you have a dry skin to start with! (I like Dr Hauschka’s Rose Day cream light and Dermalogica’s skin smoothing cream.) Smooth on your...

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B’s top 11 Neutral Eye Pencils!
Aug08

B’s top 11 Neutral Eye Pencils!

Eye pencils…so many options, how do I choose? Lets make it simple! These are my top 11, they are in my makeup kit, I use them myself, I love them! 1. MAC Pro Longwear Eyeliner in Black Ice A soft black pencil liner. Use for all day wear, without smudging. Needs to be sharpened. Remove with waterproof makeup remover ( I love REN Rosa Centifolia Express Make-up Remover from Woolworths) TIP: I like to line underneath the top lashes...

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