Women We LOVE: Genevieve Crystal Jevon

Inspirational Women

Here at Burst we believe in showcasing our local talent! We are proud to be featuring some of our most inspirational woman in the industry.

This week we chat to Genevieve Crystal Jevon

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Introduce yourself – name, age, etc.

My name is Genevieve Crystal Jevon I’m 43 years old and stay in Moreleta park Pretoria. I am married to Vernon and have three crazy busy sons Owen, Oliver and Oneal

Are you a makeup artist / hairstylist / stylist, or all of them?

I started off as a make-up artist but the industry brought out an interest in hair

Which area do you run your business from?

I am based in Pretoria, but I freelance so, I travel to where I am needed

Do you have another job apart from the makeup/hair/styling job?  Please elaborate

I help my husband with his recycling business – another passion of mine……cleaning our planet. The Recyclers  www.therecyclers.co.za https://www.facebook.com/TeamworkYouGatherWeCollect/

How many years have you been in the industry?

17 years

Tell us something you like about the industry

Meeting new and interesting people.

Tell us something you don’t like or would like to change about the industry

Rates should be constant, artists should be paid what their worth is. Sponsorships should not take work away from freelancers but rather create jobs.

Who is your favourite celebrity you would like to work with and why?

Ellen DeGeneres, not because of her features but more about her way of healthy, kind and positive outlook on life and of course her insane sense of humour, I think she’d like me. #justsaying

What is your best skin care tip you can give?

Never but NEVER sleep with makeup on.

What is your 3 must-have product is your makeup kit?

Bronzer, concealer and matte shadow for brows

Which is your favourite brush/es in the Burst Brushes range?

Only one????……. that’s tough so many I love!!! mmmm lets see BL 04 Blush Contouring Brush and the EB 04 Angled Brow brush because brows are important 🙂

If you could meet any living person, who would it be and why, and would you suggest a makeover for them?

Karen Zoid because I love her energy, she is kind and one of the COOLEST people I know, I am a rock chick at heart!

3 fun facts about yourself

a.       What did you want to be before you grew up?

Veterinarian, thank goodness that idea came to swift end, i am highly allergic to animals.

b.      What scares you the most?

I have many fears but not providing for my family and that they grow up to resent me not because i wasn’t wealthy but that i was never kind or loving enough (Wowser that’s hard)

c.       What is the biggest love of your life? (not family)

The Outdoors

What is one of the hardest things you had to overcome in your life?

mmm this is VERY personal those who know me very well would know.

What is your life’s philosophy?

Laugh as hard as you can EVERYday. Never compare what other people have to what you have, we all have our own stories. Empower each other and soften your heart.