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With more than 20 years experience working as a hair and makeup artist in the fashion and beauty industry, Renee has more than 30 international and local magazine covers under her belt. After 8 years based in London, she decided to base herself in her home town,  Cape town and share her wealth of knowledge with her magazine, advertising and private clients alike.


Apart from her work on numerous beauty and skincare campaigns, international bookings have seen her traveling to Spain, Portugal, New York, Canada, Malaysia, Bali, Thailand, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Greece, Italy, Mauritius, Mozambique and Ghana.


In 2012, Renee launched her own concierge hair and makeup artists agency, Gorgeous2go, representing South Africa's top hair and makeup artists. Renee's work appears regularly in magazines such as Elle, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan and Glamour. She has also worked on various foreign publications including Vanity Fair USA with photographer Mark Selliger and Marco Grob, as well as Vogue UK and Russia respectively.


Her advertising clients include Edgars, Woolworths, Truworths, Spitz, Kurt Geiger, Adidas, Nike, Nivea, Dove, Elizabeth Arden, Revlon, Yardley and Sorbet.


Renee was commissioned by Woolworths SA to create online makeup video tutorials and has been keynote speaker and MC at various launches and events including Bobbi Brown, La Mer, Sensai, Mercedes Benz south Africa, Empower Me, St Cyprian's Womens Day and Balmain Hair Couture. She recently launched her own Youtube channel and content production company, The Beauty Atelier.


She has been invite by various charitable organisations to be a key note speaker. She is passionate about supporting various charity organisations including Reach for a Dream, CANSA, Dress for Success and The Sunflower Fund.