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SA’s most trusted makeup artists

makeup artistsLooking your best when you’re an A-list celeb is always top on the priority list. When we see our favourite stars out and about at events with their face looking like it was beat for the gods there’s always a genius with a makeup brush in hand behind that gorgeous face. These stars will splurge on the perfect look which often takes hours to perfect but hey, if it looks good in pictures then that’s a sacrifice one should be willing to take. So we’ve listed the guru’s behind these gorgeous faces, check them out here!

Precious Xaba

Precious is best known for working with influencers like Loot Love but she has also done some work with Blue Mbombo and Zola Nombona.

Clara Chimeloane

A fave of Bonang Matheba, Clara has also worked with ladies like Pearl Modiadie, Ntando Kunene and Lerato Kganyago.

Kenosi Radebe

We love it 😍 @katlegomokubyane 📷 your work speaks volumes. Makeup with @omuhlegela

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Kenosi’s field is more of a brand than it is a person but it bears the name of its 27-year-old founder, Kenosi Radebe. The popular brand has done work with the likes of Khanya Mkangisa, Omuhle Gela and even some of the brides on Our Perfect Wedding.

Nomsa Madida

Duties 👑 —————————————————————————— Details: 👇 1. Primer Spray: @nyxCosmetics_sa . 2.Foundation : @maccosmeticssa studio fix. SPF 15, NW45 3. Powder : @maccosmeticssa studio fix powder plus , NC45 . 4. Liquidliner: Coppelia pen @avroyshlain_sa 5. Concealer : @maccosmeticssa , pro conceal and correct palette. Medium deep 6. Contour : @nyxcosmetics_sa ‘Love contours All palette 7. Eyeshadow : @anastasiabeverlyhills, ‘Nicole Guerriero’ glow kit 8. Bronzer : @goldenrose_southafrica. Terracotta, Stardust. 9. Mascara (no lashes) : @Loreal, Mega volume ‘hippie’ 10. Lip prep: @swiitchbeauty , #Primetimekit . Lip exfoliating gel+ matte balm 11. Lipgloss : @catricexosmeticssa / @cosmeticssa, Luminous lips (030)____

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Nomsa is one of the big names in the industry and has worked with the likes of Mpho Maboi, Gail Mabalane and Thembisa Mdoda. She mostly works as a makeup artist on TV sets and magazine shoots.

Bongi Mlotshwa

on set with young Talent @neythebae_sa making 🎬🎬🎬💄💄💄💄

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Best-known for her incredible daughter Enhle but also for her fire makeup artistry. Bongi was the official make-up artist for Generation and Generations The Legacy and has also worked with other big names in the industry.

Vuyo Varoy

This makeup guru is another firm favourite of Bonang but he has had a long-standing relationship with global cosmetics giant, Revlon. He has also worked with Vatiswa Ndara, Tiwa Savage and K Naomi to name a few.

Audrey Mofokeng

Audrey is Thando Thabethe’s first choice when it comes to face beats, but she has also worked with stars such as Thembi Seete, Boity and Andile Gaelesiwe to name a few. She also frequently works with various magazines.

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