Sarah’s enchanting journey into the world of beauty began at the tender age of 4, igniting her lifelong passion for makeup. Her innate talent and unwavering determination led her to master the art of makeup application independently. In 2005, Sarah elevated her passion to the next level by enrolling at TUT (Tshwane University of Technology), embarking on a transformative educational journey that culminated in her earning an Honours degree in Performing Arts Technology, specializing in Makeup & Hairstyling, and graduating with Cum Laude honours.
During these formative years, the concept of Swoon Makeup was conceived, marking the genesis of a career-defining passion. With an impressive 18 years of experience, Sarah has earned a well-deserved reputation as a trusted name in the industry, serving a diverse clientele with varying skin types and tones.
Sarah’s exceptional talents have graced the faces of numerous gifted actors and performers, including esteemed celebrities such as Lupita, Terry Pheto, Bonang, Randy Fenoli, Leandie DuRandt, and many more. In 2014, she was lucky to be chosen to work on the Avengers sequel, Age of Ultron, shot in Johannesburg CBD.
What sets Sarah apart isn’t just her remarkable skills but also her infectious and bubbly personality, which makes her an absolute joy to work with. Her positivity adds an extra layer of warmth and comfort to any occasion or production set.
Above all, Sarah harbours a profound love for her craft, particularly when it comes to working with brides. Her dedication to ensuring that every bride looks and feels absolutely stunning on their special day is unmatched.
Sarah’s exceptional talent in the world of beauty goes beyond mere technical skills. Her innate ability to understand the unique features and preferences of each client sets her apart as a true artist. Whether it’s enhancing the natural beauty of an actor on a film set or creating a timeless bridal look, Sarah’s attention to detail and her knack for bringing out the best in people is nothing short of remarkable. Her clients not only leave looking stunning but also feeling confident and empowered. Her ability to connect with her clients on a personal level, understand their visions, and translate them into stunning makeup and hairstyles is a testament to her artistry.
In addition to her remarkable skills, Sarah’s warm and friendly personality creates a welcoming and enjoyable experience for her clients. She values the relationships she builds with each individual, making every interaction a memorable one. Whether you’re a bride preparing for your big day or a performer stepping onto a stage, Sarah not only brings out your best features but also infuses a sense of joy and confidence into the entire process. Working with Sarah is more than just a makeup session; it’s an uplifting and transformative experience that leaves a lasting impression.
With Sarah, every moment she touches becomes truly and undeniably swoon-worthy.
I received so many compliments but more importantly, I felt so flawless for the entire day. It was exactly the look I envisaged – so timeless! Thanks also for your warm and authentic energy on the day! – Geraldine.
Thank you so much for everything you did to make my day so wonderful. You really went above and beyond, and I cannot express how grateful I am. We all looked beautiful and like princesses, you even saved my dress and me from a meltdown.
Thank you. – Ashleigh.
I just want to express my gratitude for having you do our makeup on Sunday. I never imagined I could look that great and it’s all thanks to you. My hair and makeup was beyond perfect. Thank you thank you thank you… and thank you!! I will recommend your service to anyone and everyone. Keep well and stay the loving warm person you are. – Jennifer