For as long as I could remember I’ve wanted to be a make up artist so I always knew it was just a matter of time…
I’m a qualified makeup artist & hair stylist and I hold my certification from Mieke Petit (Amsterdam), Brushstrokes (Cape Town) & Scar Hair (Cape Town). As well as a mobile Spray tan artist and I have my own skincare line called Allure Skincare.
The industry has taught me an immense amount of creativity and how to deal with the pressures of working on projects in every genre.
Having worked at a modeling agency as a model scout and a creative management agency as a makeup and hair artist including the opportunity of a great training ground as a MAC artist; it has all provided me with the ideal background in dealing with models, photographers, agencies, production companies and many celebrities to wet my appetite and leaving me wanting more!
I thoroughly enjoy teaching individuals makeup lessons or training new artists and watching them flourish under my watchful eye. It leaves me with a feeling of giving back and paying my skills forward. It’s incredibly rewarding!
I love the creativity that comes with transforming someone with fashion or the feeling when styling and grooming someone, making them feel beautiful/sexy and they become luminous.
Now that I have had the pleasure of being made up and looking and feeling gorgeous on my very own wedding day and having gone through the pre wedding day madness, I can truly say that I know what all my brides go through and I think it’s made me a better artist when it comes to understanding your needs leading up to your wedding day and I’m glad to be able to know how you feel about your special day. It leaves me nostalgic for doing mine all over again.
I’m very lucky to be able to do international and domestic travel with my work and being able to have the understanding of how the pressures of the environment plays with my product performance and how this affects my hair and makeup skills.
I LOVE MY “JOB”!
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