Hair & Makeup Course

STUDENT HAIR & MAKEUP PORTFOLIO SHOOTS All our hair and makeup students have the opportunity to do their portfolio shoots in our fully kitted photographic studio.  We teach them about correct makeup application for photographic lighting and how to act on a set. We are so proud of the incredible

M∙A∙C Pro Eye Palettes & M∙A∙C Must Haves!

Gloss Boss;  Accentuate Hair & Makeup Artist in Durban, Gives us her recommended new Makeup Finds! Five new eye shadow palettes, fresh off the catwalk.  PRO makeup artists used these exact ones backstage during Milan Fashion Week as well as Paris Fashion week this season.  Now you can replicate your

What is the most popular MAC cosmetics Foundation?

Gloss Boss;  Accentuate Hair & Makeup Artist in Durban, Gives us her recommended new Makeup Finds! M∙A∙C Studio Fix is one of those foundations that my clients who use simply refuse to move to anything else!  With good reason. It is so so versatile.  I like to use it as

How To apply the thinnest straightest liquid liner ever!

Gloss Boss;  Accentuate Hair & Makeup Artist in Durban, Gives us her recommended new Makeup Finds! Rest your elbow on a firm surface to steady your hand. Ensure your hand that you are “drawing” on the liquid liner with is diagonally in line with your lashline Pull your liner confidently

Story of Eights. The inspiration behind the flower in our logo.

Story of Eights Why Hair and Makeup? 8 Holland Place. My first experience of home is where the heart is. I lived here with my Mom and Gran and it was a place full of love, loudness and bursting with positive energy. My Gran was one of the most special

“There is nothing more precious than laughter” ― Frida Kahlo, The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait

A FRIDA INSPIRED FASHION SHOOT: Today marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of this fierce woman, known to some more for her famous ‘mono brow’ than for her ability to rise above her painful circumstances.   Frida, the original Cara Delvigne.  The first to really in my books be

La boda es incredible!

I first visited the incredible wedding venue, Crystal Barn Country Estate a few months ago whilst providing Bridal Hair and Makeup Services with my team Accentuate Hair & Makeup, to a gorgeous bride Justine for her wedding.  To say this venue is unforgettable is an understatement.   Each corner is an

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