What started as a shower idea, has become a sought after one day event scheduled throughout the year around Durban. 

Now we can bring the benefits of BFF to you. Corporate, parties, retreats... you name it we can make it work!

Everything in one place for you to have professional head shots done for your business, social media and publications.

Do you want to shine on Social Media? Tired of your outdated head shot?

Let us help with a convenient one stop event, coordinated for you!

We come to you, or join us at one of our exclusive one-day events.

Look at these great head shots taken at our events!

How does it work?

  • Preparation Group

    Facebook Group
    Interact with vendors
    Assistance in choosing your 2 outfits.
    Style and Prep tips from Hairdressers and Make Up Artists
    Posing tips from Photographers
    Confidence tips. 

  • Hair & Make Up Styling

    Styling of your hair to suit your business.
    Business casual make up to ensure your best face in the photos.
    Arrive with damp, clean hair,
    And a clean, moisturised face. 

  • Image Styling

    Come dressed in a plain, neutral outfit
    Bring your favourite accessories - scarves, jewellery and jackets
    Receive styling advice on your outfit, accessories and combinations.
    Borrow from the accessories and clothing library.

  • Head Shot Photos

    Multiple Photographers with unique styling.
    Indoor and Outdoor Settings
    3 professionally edited photos from each photographer.
    Request additional edited photos at reduced editing rates.

  • All in 2 hours

    Centrally located venue
    Streamlined event
    Support Local Business Women

What are you waiting for?

Hiring a photographer just for yourself can be unattainable for many businesses.
This project was started to make headshots available to all businesses with limited resources.
Empowering emerging businesses to present themselves in the best possible light.

Get a taste of what it's like to have a full personal branding shoot done, at a fraction of the cost.

Why do you need headshots? In the digital age, the importance of being known, liked and trusted can not be over emphasised.

As a small business owner, you are the FACE of the business, and it's YOU that your customers need to know, like and trust. Having an image that represents you and your business in the best light, is the whole point of professional headshots.

Having professional photos makes you look more professional. A variety of photos means that you can tailor your images for various social media formats, for your website and you can change things up as you want to.

We want to help you put your Best Face Forward in your Business!



Lara Baker Photography - Lara has been a photographer for years and is married to a photographer as well. After having her son, she has moved away from wedding photography, to be able to spend quality time with him. She now focusses on corporate, event and family photography. Capturing everything from a babies birth through to the matric dance and everything in between. Her corporate work includes big name brands like Darren Maule. Lara has been part of the Best Face Forward family from the start! 

Tilanie Grote Photography - Tilanie is a Durban-based lifestyle and portrait photographer. She's a mom of one gorgeous 9 year old girl and wife to a fellow photographer. She's passionate about capturing special and natural moments that her clients will cherish forever. For her corporate clients she offers quality images that they can use to enhance their business, offering a variety of shots and different perspectives. Another subject close to her heart is charity, especially animal organizations, and she loves spending time taking photos of and for them. She believe we can, and should, give something back to our communities. She offers family, toddler, corporate and product photography. Tilanie has been part of Best Face Forward from the beginning!

Ravenfire Photography - Photography has been Michelle's passion for the better part of 9 years. She is based in the upper highway area of Durban, but does travel all over for weddings which is her main focus.  She does the occasional family, maternity and newborn session. She's been with Best Face Forward for all of our events. 


Make Up by Marianne - Marianne is a professional makeup artist (CIDESCO) and has been in the industry for over 15 years. From Bridal to special occasions and makeovers as well as special effects for themed parties,  she offers makeup workshops and one on one sessions where she teaches application of makeup. She is also a nail technician specializing in Bio Sculpture gel and LCN. She's based in the Morningside Durban area. Her passion is for people and making them look and feel more beautiful than they already are. 

Allura Beauty Boutique - Petra is a make up artist with experience overseas. Her passion for making women look and feel their best is what is most memorable about spending any time with her. She's based in the Hillcrest area. 


DRESSDynamic, passionate, fiercely loyal, Lynne McMaster of DRESSBYLYNNE makes you love who you are. She is an extraordinary image and fashion consultant who prefers to seek a style that works for the individual rather than imposing her own. Warm and gregarious, Lynne immediately puts her clients at ease. She equally enjoys consulting with individuals and groups and is a much sought-after facilitator of corporate events and workshops and a frequent guest speaker.


WAHM WorkSpace - Bianca & Adrienne from WAHM WorkSpace are working behind the scenes to ensure that the backend of the website and booking process works smoothly. 

Bianca will be running the event with Kate from The Office 97.  

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