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.

Wendy Van Den Berg

My passion for beauty started in 2008 in the nail industry. In 2012 I did my first lash course and fell in love with it. Working as a corporate flight attendant, I completed more lash courses and Qualified as an Advance Intradermal Cosmetic Technician working my way into starting my own full-time business Aesthetika Intradermal Cosmetic Practice doing, paramedical/cosmetic procedures and eyelashes full time.  Today, I take pride in being a Lash Stylist and Trainer for Xtreme Lashes South Africa.


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.

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.

Merle Butler

Merle has started her Xtreme Lashes career in 2013. Her love and passion for people and lashes led her to become a trainer for head office in Aug 2016.  She went to Austin Texas with Elizma in Jun 2017 to complete her Advanced Volumation training.  She’s recently moved to Somerset West in the Western Cape and is offering lash applications and training at 136 Irene Ave, La Concorde, Somerset West.

To find out more about our many Training Programs, including Xtreme Lashes Level 1, Conversion and Volumation, please contact us on

     Xtreme Lashes Training Facilities

    Gauteng Head Office
    Trainers: Elizma Smith
    Contact Details: 072 451 5066 / 074 260 1262,
    Address: Sunninghill Office Park, Unit 22, 3rd Floor, 4 Peltier Drive, Sunninghill

    Gauteng Pretoria Office
    Trainers: Wendy Van Den Berg
    Contact Details: 072 105 8034,
    Address: Aesthetika Intradermal Cosmetic Practice, 14 Forest Avenue, Equestria, Pretoria, 0184

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

    Western Province Office
    Trainer: Merle Butler,
    Contact Details: 061 040 0950,
    Address: 136 Irene Ave, La Concorde, Somerset West