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Dermalogica R&D VP visits SA Dr Diana Howard, vice president of research and development at Dermalogica, visited Johannesburg on 9 October to present on the latest global skincare trends to stockists. More
Services SETA mobilises industry The Services SETA (Sector Educational and Training Authority) is calling on industry participation to assist it in the implementation of projects related to the R150m that has been set aside for skills development in the Hairdressing and Beauty Services sector. More
Industry bids farewell to Michelle Arde A memorial service to remember Michelle Arde, who died unexpectedly on the 5th of October, was held on 20 October at the Twincare International offices in Sunninghill, Johannesburg. More
Twelve Apostles Spa resumes operations following fire Millennials make up 55% of the beauty client base so salons and spas should be making the effort to get to know them in order to target them effectively. More
Myspa Voucher launches Set to go live in November, the Myspa Voucher website promotes the use of spas, hydros and premium beauty and hair salons to both local and international guests, as well as corporates looking to provide wellness to their staff.  More
Ispa announces spa workforce study The International Spa Association (Ispa) has announced the launch of an industry workforce study to analyse the recruitment, retention and engagement of professionals in the spa sector. More
Karkloof enters day spa market The award-winning Karkloof Safari Spa, which was previously only exclusively available to guests of the lodge, now offers packages to day spa visitors.  More
RapidLash partners with Reach for a Dream Together with its Top 10 clients in South Africa, RapidLash is supporting the Reach for a Dream charity by hosting a Golf Day on 5 December 2017 at Clovelly Country Club in Kalk Bay.  More
Accredited training providers required to register with DHET The International Spa Association (Ispa) has announced the launch of an industry workforce study to analyse the recruitment, retention and engagement of professionals in the spa sector. More
Dramatic change in male grooming market Male grooming has emerged as one of beauty’s most dynamic segments over the past few years, with make-up, exfoliation, hydration and masking no longer limited to women.  More
Henkel on growth path Known to the South African hairdressing sector through its professional brands Schwarzkopf, Indola and Ladine, Henkel is making moves to increase its footprint in the global market through the acquisition of the North American Hair Professional business of Shiseido. More
Industry News
Kryolan on Christmas charity drive The award-winning Karkloof Safari Spa, which was previously only exclusively available to guests of the lodge, now offers packages to day spa visitors.  More
Obituary – Sharon Best The Professional Beauty team was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Sharon Best, who died on 3 November 2017 after a long battle with cancer. More
CECOSA gears up for Professional Beauty London Following its recent successful facilitation of a South African Pavilion at the Professional Beauty India Expo in Mumbai, CECOSA (Cosmetic Export Council of South Africa) is encouraging South African companies to exhibit at Professional Beauty London on 25 and 26 February 2018.  More
Legendary Barber opens 5th shop On Saturday 30 September, Sheldon Tatchell and his team of expert barbers celebrated the grand opening of their 5th barbershop at the Work Shop New Town located at Johannesburg’s Newtown Junction Mall. More
Cape Town spas severely affected by drought With Cape Town at Level 5 Water Restrictions due to the ongoing drought, many of the city’s spas have implemented water saving measures, particularly in terms of their hydro facilities. More
Dr Schrammek MD visits SA Alexander Drusio, MD of German skincare brand, Dr. med. Christine Schrammek Kosmetik, visited South African recently to meet with distributor, Evolution Cosmetik, and stockists, as well as to launch the Solar Protect Fluid with SPF50+. More
2017’s most Googled beauty questions
Wellness now an entrenched movement Having started out as a mere trend about 10 years ago, wellness has now become a valid movement that continues to gain momentum all over the world, a fact that is particularly relevant to the spa, healthcare and tourism sectors. More
ECOCERT responds to new ISO Standard for Organic and Natural Cosmetics Following the recent release of the second part of the ISO 16128 Standard for Organic and Natural Cosmetics, the ECOCERT Group, the global leader in organic agriculture and cosmetics certification, has released the following clarifications. More
As per Google’s annual End of Year Lists, ‘How to get rid of pimples?’ was the most asked beauty question on its search engine in 2017. More
Beauty industry to experience fundamental shift in 2018 Consumers will demand personalised beauty defined on their own individual terms during 2018, while brands will embrace inclusivity by looking beyond age, gender, sexuality and body type, predicts market intelligence agency Mintel. More
NailFile launches photographic Nail Design Challenge
Black-owned beauty businesses urged to join BrownSense Black owned beauty, hair and nail salons, as well as spas, medical aesthetics clinics, beauty brands and distribution companies should take advantage of the benefits of networking on the BrownSense platform, which promotes black businesses. More
Beauty industry’s brave new world Digitalisation, along with individualisation, will be key factors in the future of beauty, according to Jean-Paul Agon, CEO of global cosmetics giant, L’Oreal. More
The Professional Beauty supplement, Nail File, has launched a photographic Nail Design Challenge that will have a different theme for each issue of the magazine. More
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