Candice Swanepoel draws on freckles for a ‘youthful’ look

Candice Swanepoel draws on freckles when doing her make-up for a “youthful” look.The South African supermodel is the latest celebrity to share her everyday beauty routine in a 10-minute video for Vogue.com. In the clip, Candice chose to document how sh…

Candice Swanepoel draws on freckles when doing her make-up for a “youthful” look.

The South African supermodel is the latest celebrity to share her everyday beauty routine in a 10-minute video for Vogue.com.

In the clip, Candice chose to document how she achieves her “fake natural” glow, with one of the most interesting parts of her everyday regime being the way in which she fakes having freckles.

“I learned this from a Brazilian make-up artist that I love to work with,” she said, taking Dior’s Diorshow Brow Styler Eyebrow Pencil in a taupe shade and gently dotting the powder onto her cheeks and nose. “I warm it up a little on my hand and just kinda go for it. (It) looks crazy at first, and then use a patting action. I’ve always felt freckles look really youthful and like you’ve been in the sun. And then I throw some random ones all over.”

Candice then swipes some fine translucent powder onto her skin to complete her look.

Other tricks the Victoria’s Secret star shared in her video included using her fingers to apply product and dotting on blush to the areas of the face in which light naturally hits.

“I like to use my hands in everything because the warmth of your hand just makes the make-up set better,” the 30-year-old noted, before taking a pot of peony-pink Stila pigment. “I also put this on my lids. I just feel like it makes you look a little more alive. Blush on the nose kind of gives a fake sun-kissed look, because that’s where you would look sunburned naturally.”

The products Candice uses include a heavy-duty concealer from Kryolan, which she will often mix with a couple of drops of beauty oil, Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Ultra Moisturising Lip Balm, and NARS’ Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Do Me Baby, a chestnut rose shade.

And as a busy mother, having welcomed her second child with fiance Hermann Nicoli in June (18), a son named Ariel, the blonde beauty gets her hair to fall into loose waves simply by tying it up into two “Princess Leia” buns while she is applying her cosmetics.

“Lazy girl’s curly hair,” she smiled of her method, adding that she spritzes some dry shampoo through her tresses before she heads out the door.

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Candice Swanepoel to walk in Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Candice Swanepoel is walking in the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.The supermodel will return to the runway just five months after giving birth to her second son Ariel, whom she welcomed with fiance Hermann Nicoli in June (18). With many of her f…

Candice Swanepoel is walking in the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

The supermodel will return to the runway just five months after giving birth to her second son Ariel, whom she welcomed with fiance Hermann Nicoli in June (18).

With many of her fans worried that mothering duties could make her a no-show for the lingerie brand’s annual extravaganza, Candice confirmed she would be returning to the fashion show with a post on her Instagram stories, as reported by editors at Vogue Australia on Monday (15Oct18).

The fashion show is taking place in New York in November, following a two-year hiatus abroad with stints in Shanghai, China and Paris, France. It was also recently confirmed that Victoria’s Secret had tapped Mary Katrantzou to create pieces for the event, taking over from Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing, who was 2017’s designer.

Another model returning to the catwalk is mother-of-two Behati Prinsloo, who took a break from the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show following the birth of her daughters Dusty, two, and Gio, eight months.

“I’m coming back this year. I missed two years, so I’m really excited to walk this year,” she divulged during a recent appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.

Lais Ribeiro, Martha Hunt, Stella Maxwell, Leomie Anderson and Devon Windsor are also returning, while there will also be plenty of new faces such as Duckie Thot and Winnie Harlow.

“I can’t believe this!!” Winnie exclaimed on Instagram, following her casting. “Thank you for giving me all the energy and kindness in that room! Thank you for allowing me to walk for VICTORIA’S SECRET!”

Other models include Georgia Fowler, Grace Elizabeth and Kelsey Merritt, the first Filipino model to walk in the show.

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Candice Swanepoel slams trolls over post-baby body shaming

Candice Swanepoel has hit back at trolls who criticised her post-birth bikini body.The Victoria’s Secret Angel welcomed her second son Ariel with husband Hermann Nicoli last month (Jun18), and was snapped by the paparazzi wearing a bikini on a beach in…

Candice Swanepoel has hit back at trolls who criticised her post-birth bikini body.

The Victoria’s Secret Angel welcomed her second son Ariel with husband Hermann Nicoli last month (Jun18), and was snapped by the paparazzi wearing a bikini on a beach in Vitoria, Brazil less than two weeks after she gave birth.

Candice was stunned to face backlash from social media users who berated her for her current physique, and took to Instagram on Wednesday (11Jun18) to call out those that had been posting nasty comments.

“This is me 12 days after having my son. If you have something bad to say about it…check yourself,” the model wrote in text covering the photo of her wearing the two-piece swimwear.

“Society can be so cruel to one another. Beauty standards are sometimes impossible for women these days. I’m not ashamed to show my post partum tummy. I am proud actually… I carried my son for 9 months in there. I think I’ve earned the right to have a little tummy.”

The 29-year-old, who is also mother to 21-month-old son Anacan, went on to query whether her occupation made her an easy target for body shaming, and insisted that women of all backgrounds should support each other.

“Is it because I’m a model?” she asked. “Well we are normal people too, so let me enjoy the beach in peace please. I don’t have to hide my stomach just because people have unrealistic standards of women. We create life… what can you do? Ladies we are all in this together be kind to each other.”

The catwalk star shared many bikini photos throughout the duration of her pregnancy, and even displayed her baby bump in all its glory by stripping off for a nude maternity snap.

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Candice Swanepoel shares name of her newborn son

Candice Swanepoel has shared the name of her newborn baby with her fans.The Victoria’s Secret Angel and her fiance Hermann Nicoli announced the birth of their second child, a son, earlier this month (Jun18). A week after welcoming her baby, a sibling f…

Candice Swanepoel has shared the name of her newborn baby with her fans.

The Victoria’s Secret Angel and her fiance Hermann Nicoli announced the birth of their second child, a son, earlier this month (Jun18).

A week after welcoming her baby, a sibling for her 20-month-old son Anacan, Candice took to Instagram on Sunday evening (24Jun18) to post a photo of her two children and revealed that she had chosen the name of Ariel for her youngest.

“These are the most precious gifts life has given me,” the 29-year-old wrote beside the black and white photo which showed Anacan kissing his brother’s forehead. “I am a lucky woman to be their mommy, to help guide them through this thing called life…….. Now they will always have each other Anacan & Ariel.”

The South African star first confirmed Ariel’s birth via an Instagram story, and subsequently took to the social media platform to respond to all the messages she’d received from fans since welcoming him.

“Thank you so much for all the well wishes… Our little man was born this morning at home and he couldn’t be more perfect,” she captioned a snap of her cradling the infant.

Hermann, who is also a model, has posted a photo of his second son on Instagram too.

“That smell is just everything #soulblessing Ariel #welcometothejungle,” he captioned the snap.

The hashtag may refer to the unisex name the couple have chosen – which means “lion of God” in Hebrew.

In addition to her role as a busy mum, Candice has also just launched an eco-friendly swimwear line called Tropic of C, which she has jokingly referred to as her “third baby.”

Her debut collection focuses on the signature silhouettes of the ’80s and ’90s, and the blonde beauty has frequently incorporated her favourite high-cut style into her designs.

“I think the hips are one of the sexiest parts of a woman’s body, so I like to accentuate that,” she recently explained to W magazine.

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Candice Swanepoel thanks fans for messages after welcoming baby boy

Victoria’s Secret beauty Candice Swanepoel has thanked well wishers for their kind words following the birth of her son.Candice and fiance Hermann Nicoli, also a model, welcomed their baby boy on Tuesday (19Jun18), with the blonde star announcing the h…

Victoria’s Secret beauty Candice Swanepoel has thanked well wishers for their kind words following the birth of her son.

Candice and fiance Hermann Nicoli, also a model, welcomed their baby boy on Tuesday (19Jun18), with the blonde star announcing the happy news in an Instagram Story post.

She has once again taken to the photo sharing website to thank fans for their messages.

“Thank you so much for all the well wishes… Our little man was born this morning at home and he couldn’t be more perfect,” she captioned a snap of her cradling the newborn.

The baby joins Candice and Hermann’s son Anaca, who was born in October 2016.

Talking about how motherhood had changed her in a chat with British Vogue last year, the South African beauty explained how she can no longer watch films or commercials where kids are in any kind of danger.

“The last two movies I watched were Lion and Mama, with Penelope Cruz, and I mean, just bawling on the couch,” she confessed. “Oh my god, they are both so beautiful but you just won’t get through it.”

She also touched on co-starring in a Gap campaign with Anaca.

“I think once you become a mum, it shifts, and you see everybody differently,” the 29-year-old said. “It was definitely a different dynamic on set to what I’m used to! He’s actually so good and I think we’ve taken so many pictures of him since he was born that he’s actually quite used to the camera. It was a definite shift because I was thinking about him instead of myself.”

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Candice Swanepoel welcomes baby boy

Supermodel Candice Swanepoel has given birth to her second son. The Victoria’s Secret stunner and her fiance Hermann Nicoli recently welcomed a little brother for their 20-month-old boy Anaca, and she went public with the happy news in an Instagram St…

Supermodel Candice Swanepoel has given birth to her second son.

The Victoria’s Secret stunner and her fiance Hermann Nicoli recently welcomed a little brother for their 20-month-old boy Anaca, and she went public with the happy news in an Instagram Story post on Tuesday (19Jun18).

Alongside a close-up photo of the newborn clutching her finger, she drew a heart and wrote, “Blessed”.

Candice has yet to share the name of her second child.

The South African native announced her pregnancy in December (17), 10 days before Christmas.

“Christmas came early #2,” she captioned a shot of herself in a garden, cradling her growing baby bump.

She later revealed she was expecting another boy, and in April (18), showed off her pregnancy glow by stripping nude for a sexy maternity photo.

“Body blossoming,” she wrote beside the image, in which she was captured covering her breasts with one arm while touching her stomach with the other. “the path between spiritual and the physical …aren’t women amazing?!”

She also added the hashtag “#6months,” suggesting the child was due in July (18).

Candice became engaged to Hermann in 2015.

The 29-year-old isn’t the only new mum in the Victoria’s Secret family – her close pal Behati Prinsloo welcomed a daughter named Geo Grace with her husband, Maroon 5 rocker Adam Levine, in February (18). The tot joins big sister Dusty Rose, who turns two in September (18).

Behati recently returned to the runway for the first time since becoming a mother-of-two, walking at the Alexander Wang Collection 1 show held at Pier 17 in New York City earlier this month (Jun18).

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Candice Swanepoel shares nude pregnancy photo

Candice Swanepoel has stripped off for a nude maternity photo.The Victoria’s Secret model is currently expecting her second son with fiance Hermann Nicoli, with whom she already shares 18-month-old son Anaca. Candice decided to share an intimate glimps…

Candice Swanepoel has stripped off for a nude maternity photo.

The Victoria’s Secret model is currently expecting her second son with fiance Hermann Nicoli, with whom she already shares 18-month-old son Anaca.

Candice decided to share an intimate glimpse into her ongoing pregnancy with fans, and bared all for a revealing snap which she posted on Instagram on Tuesday (10Apr18).

“Body blossoming,” she wrote in the image’s caption, where she can be seen covering her breasts with one arm while touching her stomach with the other. “the path between spiritual and the physical …aren’t women amazing?!”

The South African star also added the hashtag “#6months,” which means her baby boy is due to arrive this July.

She previously used Instagram to announce her exciting news, with the stunning blonde sharing a maternity shoot picture alongside the caption, “Christmas came early!” in December. Candice subsequently shared her unborn child’s gender via social media, where she uploaded a sweet video of her eldest kissing her burgeoning bump, writing, “My boys”, alongside emojis of blue hearts and two boys.

Despite her growing family, Candice remains one of the most successful models in the industry, with recent campaigns for Victoria’s Secret and Gap under her belt.

In a previous interview, the 29-year-old credited becoming a mother for giving her a new outlook on life.

“It’s all so new to me and I think, especially in the beginning, that everything is such a joy; you’re excited about every moment,” she gushed to Vogue.co.uk. “Becoming a mother makes the world feel so much better. Nothing can get me down. I just look at (Anaca) and see him seeing the world for the first time, and it’s just such a pleasure to see it through his eyes.”

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Candice Swanepoel launching her own swimwear brand

Candice Swanepoel is gearing up to launch her own swimwear brand.The South African model has become one of the most sought-after names in the fashion world since kicking off her career in 2003, working for the likes of Versace, Chanel and Victoria’s Se…

Candice Swanepoel is gearing up to launch her own swimwear brand.

The South African model has become one of the most sought-after names in the fashion world since kicking off her career in 2003, working for the likes of Versace, Chanel and Victoria’s Secret.

Now, Candice is going to put her style knowledge to the test by starting her own swimwear line, which she’s called Tropic of C.

“Couldn’t be more excited for 2018!” she captioned a snap of her posing in a pale pink bikini on her Instagram page on Thursday (25Jan18). “I’m finally ready to announce that my swimwear line will be coming out next month! Have a look and please follow us! @tropicofc Made with loads of love.”

Candice didn’t specify the exact date her designs would be unveiled but did share a few teaser images on her social media pages. One image shows the blonde beauty posing on the seashore in a bright orange one-piece suit, while another depicts her standing on rocks and gazing at the ocean in a black number with crossover detailing on the back.

Candice also uploaded an image of her sporting a pale pink one-piece, and several other beautiful images of the scenery at the Amanyara resort in the Turks and Caicos Islands where the campaign was shot.

The launch of Tropic of C comes shortly after the 29-year-old announced she was pregnant with her second child. In December, Candice shared that she and her fiance Hermann Nicoli were expecting again, and recently confirmed that they were having a boy, a brother for their 15-month old son Anaca.

In a previous interview, she credited becoming a mother for giving her a new outlook on life.

“Becoming a mother makes the world feel so much better,” she told Vogue. “Nothing can get me down. I just look at him and see him seeing the world for the first time, and it’s just such a pleasure to see it through his eyes. I’m loving being a mum and this new stage in my life.”

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