Transforming day make-up into glamorous evening make-up

Transforming day make-up into glamorous evening make-up

For general daily make-up, we all like to keep it pretty simple. I am personally known for a very subtle ...

SB Maternity Beauty

SB Maternity Beauty

Bringing a child into this world is an amazing, awe-inspiring experience and a great privilege. Still, you will agree with ...

Turn your eyes from Drab to va-va-voom Fab!

Turn your eyes from Drab to va-va-voom Fab!

In our last article about the eyes we touched on the importance of well-groomed brows and a flawless canvas for ...

The secret to a lasting, radiant glow

The secret to a lasting, radiant glow

Suppose I told you there was an effortless way to achieve a healthy, youthful glow no matter how tired you ...

Why bother with make-up brushes?

Why bother with make-up brushes?

When I decided to create my make-up collection for the African woman, I thought long and hard about what products ...

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For general daily make-up, we all like to keep it pretty simple. I am personally known for a very subtle clean look with well defined eyebrows and a glow to the skin. That should be about the extent of daytime make-up. But it’s summer time now (we hope!), and nobody wants to rush home after work. There is happy hour, [...]

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Bringing a child into this world is an amazing, awe-inspiring experience and a great privilege. Still, you will agree with me that the actual ordeal is not one that most mothers actually look forward to. When you climb into that boxing ring known as the labour ward (or C-section) the last thing on your mind is how you look. Still, [...]

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In our last article about the eyes we touched on the importance of well-groomed brows and a flawless canvas for eye makeup. Today we will focus on achieving one look that is super popular on the runways and fashion magazines – the smoky eye. Our simple techniques will help you create stunning dramatic eyes for those special occasions. A smoky [...]

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Suppose I told you there was an effortless way to achieve a healthy, youthful glow no matter how tired you are? Pro makeup artists use these tools to create a bright flawless appearance in clients of all skin colours and ethnicities. Various techniques such as contouring and highlighting achieve the desired look, but for the sake of simplicity I will [...]

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When I decided to create my make-up collection for the African woman, I thought long and hard about what products to include in the initial launch. Naturally, I plan to grow the collection and add other equally fabulous products to it over the years, but my initial arsenal of make-up had to be nothing short of perfect. Why then did [...]

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“It was the happiest day of my life!” exclaimed one bride. Most couples look back on their wedding day with fond memories and happy hearts. Their wedding photographs are a precious memento and every bride would like to look her absolute best in these pictures. In view of this wish, couples nowadays are investing heavily in professional photography. For that [...]

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Have you ever wondered what to carry in your make-up bag? Much as you would wish to carry every single make-up item in your at-home kit, most of us know from experience that this is not practical. Mine would fill up several handbags to be exact. Narrowing it down to a few vital pieces is great because you get to [...]

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When we conducted an informal survey, we found out that many of our readers love to wear some makeup, but prefer to wear lip gloss on its own rather than lipstick. Are you one of them? When our Suziebeauty team dug a little deeper, it turned out the real reason women hold back from trying lipstick actually a subtle form [...]

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Last week’s article on make-up for mature skin sparked many inquiries. Our readers wanted to know how one can actually reverse the skin’s ageing process. -      First of all, there are no miracles that any make-up artist or beautician can perform. The good news is, by adopting healthy skin care practises today, you can significantly slow down the ageing process [...]

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Beauty is not limited to youth. Madonna, Tina Turner, Iman are just a few examples of women who have maintained their looks well into their 50s, 60s and 70s. However it is no secret that as one progresses in years, there are specific challenges faced by mature skin. As a make-up artist, when working with older women such as media [...]

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