About Makeup By Lauren

About Makeup by Lauren

My trademark is soft, romantic and organic. I work to create the perfect combination of glamour and sophistication.  Based in Cape Town, travelling throughout the Western Cape for Makeup and Hair styling.

 Makeup Artist Lauren Smit is an internationally recognised established Makeup Artist and Hairstylist at Makeup  by Lauren serving the TV, WEDDING, CELEBRITY, CORPORATE, FILM, BEAUTY and PHOTOGRAPHY industries for 9 years, specialising in AIRBRUSH MAKEUP APPLICATION creating the most flawless, picture perfect complexions, and modern makeup looks of any and every skin type.

“I’m all about using the right products in the right places to highlight a woman’s best features and natural beauty.”

Lauren is a warm, gentle person who believes that BRIDAL makeup should be a true reflection of who you are and it should be used to highlight your natural beauty. Her elegant style is a great asset to any bride and her extensive technical abilities coupled with her creative flair ensure that she is fully capable of realizing all visions on your behalf.

Lauren’s love for traveling and adventure is where she finds inspiration, learning and exploring the fast paced ever changing makeup trends in each destination.

The Team

Lauren has built a small finely curated collection of passionate on- location Makeup artists and Hairstylists who push boundaries to create outstanding looks.

We are taking Makeup and hair to the level of fine art, therefore, each freelance MAKEUP ARTIST AND HAIRSTYLIST has been hand picked, accessed and reviewed for their leading quality of work – the very best in their craft. There will be plenty of things to worry about on your special day, but your Hair and Makeup Artist shouldn’t be one of them. With us we assure the highest quality of service without worry.

CAPE TOWN based, traveling throughout South Africa and Internationally.

Meet Lauren

Credit list

TV Commercials/ Live TV

Nivea International, Tresemme International, Citroen SUV(French), Castle Lite, DSTV, Steers, Nokia Lumia , Nandos, ABSA, J&B, Vodacom, Perfect Touch, Cell C, Sasfin Bank, Oscar Trial Channel – MNET , IDOLS 2014, Edgars , Sterkinekor , BabySoft, Clover, Telkom Nokia, KFC, Garmin , Cambridge foods, Game Surf, SA Tourism Campaign “Leaving ordinary behind”, Carling Black Label, Expedia, Strawberry lips, Castle and Rhino Conservation, Stimorol Funday Monday, Lunchbar /SA’s got Talent, Game , Surf, SA Tourism Campaign “Leaving ordinary behind”, Carling Black Label , MTN, Flieknet – KYKNET, Garnier, Wimpy & Engen, Royco, SABC, Afrisam, Eskom. FNB eBucks, Nescafe, Supaquick, Old Mutual Infomercial, KYKNET – Kerfees


Women’s Health Magazine(COVER), DEKAT Magazine (COVERS), Vroukeur Magazine, Finesse Magazine, Weighless Magazine, Pregnancy Magazine (COVER), Makro catalogues, PIX, Maslow Hotel Catalogue

Films/ TV Series

The Walking Dead (World Launch), District 9, Susanna Van Biljoen, Roepman, Material, Man on Ground, Fanie Fourie’s Labola, Forced (SA part of film), King David (Pilot), Erfsondes 3 (SABC 2), Young Leonardo (BBC), Soul City 11 (SABC), CSI (BBC), Konsternasie Oppie Stasie (SABC 2), Rasdien (SABC) LNN-Late Night News with Loyiso Gola (Etv)


Arnold Schwarzenegger, Miss SA contestants for Maslow, Ayanda Thabete, Rouge Rapper, Zuraida Jardine, Kaitlin Marianelli, Heinz Winckler, Jenna Dover, Leandie Du Randt, Torry Martin, Shaullanda Lacombe, Sophie Ndaba, Jo-Anne Strauss, Rolene Strauss, Almarie Du Preez, Karen Zoid, Shashi Naidoo, Angelique Gerber, Armin Van Buuren(Mr White), Kahn (Parlotones), Elvis Blue, Lungi Naidoo, Musa Idols winner, Jack Parow, Tendai Mtawarira (‘Beast’), Victor Matfield, Sonja Herholdt, David Rees, Nico Panagio, Chanelle Sardinha, Shaleen Surte-Richards , Mark Banks, I see a different you, Denise Schindler, Moonchild, Melanie Ramjee


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