Hair & Makeup Artist based in Cape Town South Africa!
Whatever the occasion – from that special wedding day to a photographic session, matric dance, boudoir, corporate event or graduation ceremony – you need to look your best. But you also need to feel comfortable in that look, certain that every element of natural beauty has been finely enhanced in a way that makes you glow with confidence and happiness.
What makes Helen unique and what can she offer you?
Besides being known as the “Threading Queen”, Helen offers a one stop shop where her clients can choose selective packages inclusive of manicures, pedicures, threading, lash and brow tints, massage and brow extensions. All Helen’s makeup includes brow threading.
She offers a mobile service
Beauty is not only about looking good, but also about the way you feel. Inner harmony and a genuine joie de vivre (joy for life) are the keys to beauty long before we pick up a makeup brush. Her first task is to work in a calm, gentle and friendly manner to put you at ease. Your comfort and satisfaction will be paramount as you work closely together to achieve whatever distinctive look you desire. With the focus on bringing out the best in you – that inner radiance – Helen works with your natural beauty to create a perfect, flawless look.
Helen’s tools of the trade:
Catering for all occasions, and specializing in bridal and special occasion hair & makeup, Helen uses quality professional products from leading cosmetic houses such as: MAC, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox, PMU, Black-Up, Urban Decay, Make Up Forever, Redken and Schwarzkopf etc. Products are also sourced locally as well as from overseas and the finest products from each cosmetic house are chosen, using only those that will best suit her client’s individual needs.
After completing a full-time Beauty Therapy Course at an academy now known as The International Academy of Health & Skin Care – Helen furthered her career by completing a full-time make-up course at Kohl Make-Up Academy – and went on to win first prize in a makeup make-over competition.
Attending make-up seminars to keep up to date with all the latest trends, is vital. She’s attended training seminars with Donna Mee (one of the top makeup artists/educators in the world, Rae Morris, a well known makeup artist from Australia, Tia Hebron of Bobbi Brown, from the USA and Mac.
She works closely with a few photographers that call her from time to time knowing that no photoshopping is required. She’s also done many weddings from abroad, mainly from Germany but also London, Australia, Dubai, USA etc.
She also stocks Slimming Tea, a fantastic Tissue oil, Rapid Lash, Perfumes and selective skin care products