Trainers & Facilities

Meet Our Trainers

Elizma Smith

Elizma’s heart was always in the beauty industry. Before establishing Elizma Image Consulting in 2008, she took part in the Mrs South Africa pageant, where she was a Top 10 Finalist and awarded the Mrs Congeniality, Mrs Body Perfect, and Mrs Fitness titles. Elizma believes that it was her successful corporate career, combined with her passion for beauty that ultimately led her to purchase the Xtreme Lashes franchise for South Africa. Elizma Smith is now not only the franchise holder of Xtreme Lashes SA, but is also an Advanced Volumation Trainer.

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Suria Kok

Suria Kok was born in Pretoria and grew up in North West. She studied a three year Somatology Diploma at Potchefstroom Beauty Academy. Suria started her venture in the lash industry in 2006 and instantly new she LOVED doing lashes.  After finishing her Somatology Diploma in 2008, she started working for the Aqua Spa on the International Celebrity Cruise Line.

Nadine Pretorius-Kruger

My passion for beauty started at a very young age believing, woman should not change how they look, but enhance their natural beauty. I love educating fellow therapists and clients on good health and beauty, so I pursued my passion and completed my studies at The Academy of Beauty Therapy and I am accredited with a Cidesco and Cibtac Diploma. I started my working career in Johannesburg in 2013 as a Spa Therapist where I was trained to work with Xtreme Lashes and then started specialising in Lash Extensions and Permanent Make-up. We relocated back to Hillcrest at the end of 2017 and Secrets Beauty Room was born. I am specialising as an Xtreme Lashes Stylist and Xtreme Lashes Trainer and I believe “Natural beauty is a blink away”.

Elma Santiago Barros

Elma is an ambitious and driven young lady from Angola which never thought she would be this passionate about the beauty industry as she is today. She started her career in lash extensions with Xtreme Lashes back in 2016, became an Advanced Volumation Stylist and later on an Xtreme Lashes Trainer, in 2017.  She couldn’t wish for a better opportunity and having to work with the best in the industry!

Carien Bosman

I started my career in the beauty industry as a nail technician in 2000. I moved to the Island of  Bermuda in 2003 where I met my husband and both my children were born. I enjoyed a successful career as a nail technician while enjoying the Caribbean lifestyle. In 2014 we returned to South Africa and decided to expand my knowledge beyond only nails and did a lash extensions course.  After 5 years of being a professional lash stylist, I was given the opportunity to become a trainer for Xtreme Lashes South Africa. I am proud to say that I am now the Xtreme Lashes Trainer for the Western Cape Province. 

Locretia Hilton-Reyes

Locretia completed a course in Somatology at the International Academy of Health and Skin Care in 2006. She worked on-board of a 5 star international luxury cruise ship for many years, she then lived in Mexico before returning back to Cape Town, South Africa in 2014.  Locretia is the co-owner of The Beauty Empire and specializes in eyelash extensions and permanent make-up amongst many other specialized treatments. Locretia is also an Xtreme Lashes Trainer for the Western Cape Province.

To find out more about our many Training Programs, including Xtreme Lashes Level 1, Conversion and Volumation, please contact us on info@xtremelashes.co.za


 Xtreme Lashes Training Facilities

Gauteng Head Office
Trainers: Elizma Smith and Suria Kok
Contact Details: 072 451 5066, info@xtremelashes.co.za
Address: Sunninghill Office Park, Unit 22, 3rd Floor, 4 Peltier Drive, Sunninghill

North West Province Office
Trainer: Suria Kok
Contact Details: 072 512 3213, suriavandermerwe@gmail.com
Address: Young Nails, 15 Luke Street, Potchefstroom, 2531

KwaZulu Natal Office
Trainer: Nadine Pretorius-Kruger
Contact Details: 079 414 4197, nadine.pretorius.kruger@gmail.com
Address: Ngutu Road, Hillcrest, KZN

Western Cape Province Office
Trainer: Carien Bosman & Locretia Hilton-Reyes
Contact Details: 082 925 6144 / 067 170 4453, carien@thebeautyempire.co.za / locretia@thebeautyempire.co.za
Address: The Beauty Empire, Shop 1, Millennium Mall, 580 Frans Conradie Drive, Brackenfell

Angola Office
Trainer: Elma Santiago Barros
Contact Details: +24 492 643 7343, formacaoacademiaibeauty@gmail.com
Address: Luanda Angola