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Winandi Wedding

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A little flash back to one of my gorgeous brides from April 2016.

Venue: Avianto
Photographer: Warren James Photography
Airbrush Make-up: Tris Alves Makeup
Hair: Hanri Van der Walt
Decor, Flowers, Stationary & Cake : Event Inspirations
Music & DJ: Vienna string quartet and Blast music and entertainment
Wedding Attire: St. Lorient fashion and art gallery
Bridesmaidsaids dresses: Salvation Menlyn-Rosebank
Groom: C2

Summer Must Haves

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Summer is my favourite season! Here are some of my go to products.

KOEBANA AEROSOL – Your tan in a can. A must have to touch up your Koebana Tan while on holiday. I always have a Koebana Aerosol
on hand for when I need a quick sunless tan. It is easy enough to apply on your own or ask a friend to help you. You will get about 2
full body sprays out of a can with a bit left over for any touch ups you may need.



This is my […]

Koebana Spray Tan FAQ

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Summer’s around the corner and every day we hear how harmful the sun’s rays are for our skin. Spray Tanning has taken the world by storm and are preferred by women, men and of course Brides-to-be all over South Africa!

I am going to answer all your burning (no pun intended) questions and I sure hope you are more at ease when booking your Spray Tan.

The first thing I get asked when someone wants to book a spray tan for the first time is “Will I turn orange?” and I suppose they have good reason […]

Louise & Warrick Wedding

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I was asked to do Louise’s hair and makeup for her big day on the 31st December 2014 at the beautiful Palala Boutique Hotel on the border of Botswana. There are definitely worse places to welcome in the New Year! It was an amazing weekend of love and laughter.
Photographed by:
Music licensed through Song freedom
Makeup and Hair: Tris Alves

Graeme & Nicola’s Wedding

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I had the privilege of doing Make-up for Nicola on her big day at one of my favourite wedding venues, Green Leaves Country Lodge and Venue in Hartbeespoort. Nicola was the most relaxed bride ever and had amazing bridesmaids. I really enjoyed my morning with them. Here is a view of her stunning wedding.

Enjoy and have a great day everyone.


My Top Ten Favourite Bodyography Products

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Bodyography is a makeup product made in America and was launched in South Africa in September 2013. I was introduced to it by a fellow Makeup Artist and since then I have fallen in love with it! It is a great product for every day use as well as using it in your professional kit. After working with it for a few months on clients and using it personally I have compiled a list of my top products with a little bit of a review.


1. Stippling Brush

My absolute favourite product from Bodyography which goes hand […]