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The beauty in being perfectly imperfect #MakeUpArtist
The beauty in being perfectly imperfect
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In every aspect of society, humans are encouraged to be conscious of their appearance. It is not just in the western culture where great value is placed on beauty but in every culture; Asia, Europe and Africa all have their...
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Holiday Fashion Watch December Series - Step into our holiday fashion picks this month #HolidayFashion #tdsvoices
Holiday Fashion Watch December Series – Step into our holiday fashion picks this month #HolidayFashion #tdsvoices
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First of all, thank you to all of you for being with us this year and following the stories and journeys we have shared and discovered. I truly hope that you have been able to learn something, be amazed, and...
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A Darwinian theory of beauty: the many layers of beauty #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
A Darwinian theory of beauty: the many layers of beauty
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For a couple of weeks now, we at TDS have been discussing make-up artists and  all things makeup. The makeup world is exciting because it touches on so many industries including fashion, TV, magazines and even theatre. In actuality for...
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Breaking into the makeup industry: Kavengi Kitonga II #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
Breaking into the makeup industry: Kavengi Kitonga II
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There are many challenges to face in an industry as small and unexplored as the make-up industry of Kenya. For Kavengi, like most make-up artists in Kenya, money was her first challenge as she was starting out. There are a...
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On being a Dreamer: Kavengi Kitonga #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
On being a Dreamer: Kavengi Kitonga
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A self-taught freelance make-up artist, Kavengi Kitonga is the embodiment of passion and creativity. After completing her Bachelor's degree in Economics, Kavengi decided to try and make money, her first thought was make-up. In her mind, it was the easiest...
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Around the world in 100 Years of Beauty #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
Around the world in 100 Years of Beauty
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Truth to be told, there aren’t many documentaries on make-up or make-up artists in general. The few documentaries out there are on fashion and perhaps a few on cosmetics and cosmetic surgery. However, on YouTube, there are tons of make-up...
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For the love for beauty and Africa: Suzie Wokabi #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
For the love of beauty and Africa: Suzie Wokabi
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As the founder of Suzie Beauty, Kenya's first make-up brand, Suzie Wokabi is more than just a make-up artist; she is a pioneer of the mak­­e-up industry in Kenya. As her work in the Kenyan make-up industry continues to flourish,...
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Thandiwe Muriu – “I want to be Kenyan based photographer serving Africa.”
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“I picked up my first camera when I was 14 years old but my business is two years old.” Before delving into the industry, she begins with her story. Her first contact with cameras was due to her father who...
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Learning the business of photography was Thomson Ncube’s greatest lesson (Thomson Photography)
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Zimbabwean born photographer moved to Kenya in 1999 finishing his studies in Daystar University in 2003. He thereafter worked for seven years in advertising and, in his own words, “got bored”. He had always wanted to be in business so...
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The Mane Matters: Becoming An Editorial Hair Stylist
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So, you’re a trained hair professional looking for a challenge? Perhaps editorial styling could be the niche for you. Behind the scenes, in between the MUA station and the racks of clothes, sits the editorial hair stylist. Working with the...
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What’s your flavour? Categories in Fashion Photography – Part I
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There is power in photography and fashion and it isn’t simply about showing pretty clothes; it’s about telling a story. In whichever form one chooses, the photographer is an artist and his medium is the image at the end –...
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DEAR RAE: The Sophisticated Jewellery & Journey of Karin Rae Matthee
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What were you doing when you were 10 years old? Many little girls may have been playing with dolls or riding bikes. Karin Rae Matthee, who was born and brought up in Cape Town, was learning how to work with...
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PICHULIK Pays Homage To The Natural With ‘HARVEST’
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If you study the rhythm of life and nature, you will find that everything moves in cycles. Cape Town-based jewellery designer, Katherine-Mary Pichulik, decided to capture the power and meaning of this in her summer collection called ‘Harvest’. With the brand...
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The Jewel Series - The Designers Studio Kenya November to December 2017
Editor’s Note – The Jewel Series – Nov/Dec 2017
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Hello there! Here we are in November, with only 2 months to go before we welcome 2018. These next two months we want to delve a little deeper into jewellery. There is definitely more than meets the eye. Other than...
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