Beatrix du Toit

Beatrix du Toit
Whimsical, creative, inquisitive and loved are the four words that come to mind when Beatrix du Toit, model turned interior architect & designer, needs to describe herself. Beatrix has had a very enriching taste of life so far and is open to share some of her experiences and life lessons learned every two weeks at Great Body & Skin.

Beatrix: Reizen Zonder Je Eenzaam Te Voelen

Beatrix du Toit about feeling lost and alone when traveling and living in model homes

Na een modellencarrière van meer dan 15 jaar, keert Beatrix het modellenleven definitief de rug toe. In dit artikel kijkt ze terug op de eenzame momenten tijdens haar carrière als model en geeft ze tips over hoe je eenzame momenten in het modellenappartement kunt overwinnen.

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Pests and Gremlins at Work

Modelling: Pests and Gremlins at work

South African guest blogger Beatrix du Toit has been a fashion model for over 15 years. In her blogs she reflects on her modelling career. In this article Beatrix tells us about the pests and gremlins among clients, crews and models that she encountered on set, dividing them into the classic characters: ‘the gossip’, ‘ the fighter’, ‘the complainer’, ‘the backstabber’ and ‘the bully’. How does she handle them? And what is the most important lesson she learned from all these characters?

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Loss and the Overwhelming Change it Brings

When things go a bit wonky and you end up getting hurt, do not beat yourself up about it. Your journey just took a turn in another direction and it is time to say goodbye to what you thought it was and which no longer serves you.

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The Price of Being Nice

The price for being nice. Copyright image: lisathomsonlive.com

I was sitting at a casting when a striking girl had to jump the queue for some medical appointment. I gave up my number, because it’s the nice thing to do.

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