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Nic Manshon

Hi, I’m Nic Manshon.
Creativity, for me, started back when I was drawing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and entering Mother’s Day competitions for KTV. I always loved art as a kid and did it as a subject throughout my schooling career. 
If I were to be totally honest, I never saw a career in creativity in high school, even though art was my highest marked subject. 
Hence, I went to study personal training straight after high school and thereafter worked for Virgin Active for a while. Soon enough I realized that it wasn’t for me. Nonetheless, I believe nothing is lost with learning.
After having these feelings to change my career, I started exploring creativity again. That was a good choice!
The journey started out at CPUT, studying industrial design and serving at a local church, heading up the media department. After that, I got a scholarship for digital filmmaking at SAE. I never received a scholarship before so I was super stoked to do the course, not realizing what the future may hold.
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Mbali Mkhize



Hello my name is Mbali Mkhize and I'm an entrepreneur, securing the bag anyway I can, legally of course hahaha. Call me a Boss.

Right now I'm doing all the things that seemed impossible to me before, one day at a time. I'm inspired by so many things, art, music, movies, documentaries, reality TV, PEOPLE. Just seeing people follow their dreams, the people who don't adhere to the norm but strive to always challenge the status quo because they teach me to be comfortable in who I am and my journey. It shows me it doesn't have to loud, I can move in silence like a ninja, it doesn't have to make sense to anyone but me.

Spending the last two and half years working as an air stewardess (hostess), traveling the world really opened my eyes and mind, it showed me that different is different, different is not wrong. It showed me that nothing can stop you from following your dreams. I remember going to places that I would see in movies like Monaco, Budapest, Paris, New York, getting emotional, just thanking God because I never thought in a million years I would end up anywhere near those places, indeed this has confirmed to me that " It will always seem impossible until it's done" - Nelson Mandela

This has become my daily mantra.

So then I decided to leave everything and come back to S.A and build my empire hahaha, so that when I go back to those destinations, it will be on holiday in first class on that airline I used to work for, sipping champagne in a fur coat in the middle of summer just because I can.

I've always known I'm destined for greatness, starting was the always the scary part for me but when I took that leap of faith, nothing was more liberating and I haven't looked back ever since, even though it's only been six months lol but so far so good.

I want to create, be more creative...push myself further and further, an all round artist, skincare, makeup, fashion,music,film. All the things really close to my heart.

So I just started a YouTube channel, its not just going to be makeup, it's my canvas and it's going to be filled with things I'm passionate about, i want it to be different not a copy and paste of someone else, if I'm not bringing something fresh and new then I won't even bother honestly, so all  the people who are rooting for me I just want to say please be patient, I'm just trying to learn more and perfect my craft. I'm new to this so everyday I'm doing research and just trying to figure out what's needed in the market.

So I leave you with this be like a palm tree, stand tall and never fall✨💫

Instagram: @mbalimkh_ 

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