Dot Milton - skin wellness specialist and makeup artist

Dot Milton is a seasoned skin wellness specialist and makeup artist with a career spanning 30 years in the beauty industry.

Dot believes that everyone has a natural stand out asset that is uniquely theirs.

“Each person should embrace a tailor made recipe for their own health, wellness and beauty that allows them to be the best version of themselves.  A recipe that is aligned with individual lifestyles, budgets and personal preferences, taking existing regimes into account with the aim of evolving and improving them”

After running her own successful beauty salon, Studio de Beaute, for 13 years in the hub of Dunkeld West, Johannesburg. Dot headed to Cape Town and the beautiful town of Somerset West where she set up a personal beauty service providing her clients with tailor made solutions to their beauty needs.  Her focus was on being able to provide a holistic service incorporating wellness advice, mentoring and the best beauty products she could find, constantly researching and trialing what the industry had to offer.

It was not long before her business expanded due to demand, to include the rest of the Western Cape, KZN, Gauteng and more recently the Eastern Cape.  To meet the growing needs of her clientele she has also added to her offering with a range of mineral based makeup, boasting clean ingredient lists and healthy sun solutions in the form of sun block and self-tanning products.

Earlier in her career, Dot spent 7 years as the national training manager for French cosmetic house, Lancôme, in South Africa.  This, after running their workshops and training events in the Western Cape for 3 years after being spotted whilst working their counters at the then Garlicks in Cavendish Square.

Dot got her start at the Cape Technikon where she qualified with a National Diploma in Somatology (Beauty Technology).  Dot is a CIDESCO qualified beauty therapist (CIDESCO is the world standard for beauty and spa therapy).