About us


Welcome to Fancy Fiction.

Passionate Durban based hair and makeup artist.

Passionate Durban based hair and makeup artist with a versatile repertoire of looks and styles to suit each clients needs. Fancy Fiction was founded by Kay-Leigh Heneke in 2015. Her passion to beautify started from a young age with makeup being the pinnacle of her expertise.

Our Finely Curated Team.

She has further expanded her passion to a small finely curated team of artists who strive for each clients' needs to be met without their comfort being compromised.

At Fancy Fiction we believe that each lady should look and feel her most beautiful and comfortable self. We thrive on creating timeless looks that can be cherished forever.



Founder of Fancy Fiction.


Professionally 5 years of experience.

Makeup Course: Camelot International

Kay-Leigh completed her studies at Camelot international in 2014 She then went on to complete her hair styling course at Makeup The College.

Hair Course: Makeup The College

Kay-Leigh started playing with makeup & hair in 2011, doing friends and family and then went on to further her studies. She has worked on hundreds of discerning brides and clients for all their special occasions.

Kay-leigh has assisted on film, worked on set for X-Factor and Mandy’s hair removal, as well as collaborated with many talented photographers and other vendors.