"I believe all women are pretty without makeup, and can be pretty powerful with the right makeup" - Bobby Brown
Applying make-up can be somewhat daunting even if you've been watching every single how-to YouTube video or following all make-up connoisseurs on instagram. Luckily, there are some amazing make-up artists right on our doorstep who can simply wave their magic wands and make all our contouring dreams come true.
Here are our top favourite ladies for this week...
Makeup Artist Lauren Smit is an internationally recognised established Makeup Artist and Hairstylist at Makeup by Lauren serving the TV, wedding, celebrity, corporate, film, beauty and photography industries for 9 years, specialising in AIRBRUSH MAKEUP APPLICATION creating the most flawless, picture perfect complexions, and modern makeup looks of any and every skin type. Endorsed by MAC Cosmetics.
Lauren is a warm, gentle person who believes that BRIDAL makeup should be a true reflection of who you are and it should be used to highlight your natural beauty. Her elegant style is a great asset to any bride and her extensive technical abilities coupled with her creative flair ensure that she is fully capable of realizing all visions on your behalf.
We absolutely LOVE Lauren's work and we can definitely say that she is one of the loveliest ladies we know! Have a look at her handy work on our handsome male models at a recent styled shoot
Wow - where do we begin?! Efraine van Heerden, a small town farm girl, is the makeup genius behind Evelyn Francis. Ladies, we can vouch that Efraine is an absolute gem and her passion for seeing a bride happy shines through in her work.
Have a look at some of Efraine's work below - we know you're going to LOVE it as much as we do!
We've had the privilege of working with Cecilia on quite a few projects and yet she always seems to amaze us with her extraordinary skills.
As a professional make-up artist, Cecilia's aim is to showcase her clients inner magnificence through the careful application of make up. Her bubbly and warm personality will put you right at ease as she carefully transforms your look into something straight out of a magazine.
Cape Town Wedding Hair and Makeup Artist, Danielle Jacobs, is a hairstylist and makeup artist that prides herself on creating unique services and turning dreams into reality, by always thinking ahead, being dedicated and going the extra mile.
She will take the time to walk her bride through her vision, sharing her extraordinary talents and passion. Have a look at some of Danielle's work below and at our beach styled shoot.
We're so happy to have stumbled across Kristy - we absolutely love her work! Kristy has been a make-up artist and hairstylist for over 15 years. Although working in the Film Industry at the start of her career in 2001, she decided to specialize in the Fashion, Photographic, Bridal and Education Industries.
She's worked on many jobs including TV Commercials, Magazines, Fashion Week, to name but a few. Clients include: Oprah , SEVENTEEN, YOU, Women's Health, Foshini, Mr. Price, SA Rugby, Risk SA, Castle Light, Avon Skin, Vrouekeur, Ackermans and Naartjie.
Have a look at some of her gorgeous images below and you'll see exactly why we're swooning over her work.
My trademark is soft, romantic and organic. I work to create the most elegant version of you!
I am passionate about making the client feel beautiful on their special day.
Nothing gives me more satisfaction then making a bride or girl more beautiful then she already is.
I strongly believe each and every person should look natural, yet radiantly beautiful, this is accomplished by enhancing each client s natural features.
Cape Town Wedding Hair and Makeup Artist Danielle Jacobs is a hairstylist and makeup artist that prides herself on creating unique services and turning dreams into reality