7th Dermalogica Concept Store opens Dermalogica has opened its seventh Concept Store, this time at the new Mall of Africa in Waterfall City, Midrand. More
Twincare showcase for Gauteng salons In addition to launching its very own mani & pedi and waxing range, Screaming Beauty, to Gauteng salons at an event held in Johannesburg on 16 May, Twincare International showcased Matis, Guinot, IBD and Artistic Nail Design.  More
New acne treatment from Mesoestetic Leenyx Technologies launched Mesoestetic’s new Acnelan with the trademarked m.acne complex to salons and medical aesthetics clinics at a function held in Johannesburg on 10 May. More
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Four Seasons Spa Westcliff goes night treatment route As a result of client demand, three Night Retreat Packages have been introduced at the Four Seasons Spa Westcliff in Johannesburg and will run through the Spring and Summer months. More
Laserderm celebrates 20th birthday To mark its 20th anniversary, Laserderm held a celebratory event on 6 September at its flagship branch, Laserderm Illovo in Sandton, where the latest trends in skincare, body treatments and weight loss were highlighted. More
SA spa nominated for international award The Spa at The Oyster Box has been nominated in the Hotel Spa of the Year: Middle East & Africa category of the 2018 World Spa & Wellness Awards.  More
South African first for Ascendis Ascendis Health recently hosted the first ever launch event for PCA Skin in South Africa, to mark its official distributorship of the brand. More
Is high SPF misleading? High SPF values of over 50 are a marketing gimmick, according to David Andrews, a senior scientist at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit, non-partisan organisation dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. More
scar Hair launches colour maintenance bar The scar Hair Salon on Kloof Street in Cape Town has launched ROOTS by scar, which focuses on making it easier for clients to maintain their roots, with a simplified offering of root color, treatments and blow waves. More
Is aesthetic medicine the future of cosmetics? Patients seeking medical aesthetics procedures should aim for a natural and rejuvenated appearance and avoid the kind of gross alteration that results in a ‘botched look’. More
The beauty client of the future is here 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
Acupuncture influences skincare line Positioned as the first and only brand to base its products on the principles of homeopathy and acupuncture, Yungskin products are energised using quantum energy science and cellular stimulation principles through a process known as Radionics.  More
What story do you tell your clients? The story that salons and spas tell their clients is the story they will buy, so don’t keep saying that times are tough and that the economy is difficult.  More
Genop acquired by Adcock Ingram JSE-listed healthcare and pharmaceutical business, Adcock Ingram, has concluded a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Genop Holdings Proprietary Limited and its subsidiaries. More
Edgars launches in-store beauty services South African retailer Edgars has joined forces with wellness and beauty franchise group, Imbalie Beauty, to launch Placecol on the go, the first owner-operator beauty salon concept within Edgars. More
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
Bongo appointed FINO brand ambassador FINO Cosmetics, the South African brand created by professional make-up artist, Adrienne Cohen, has appointed TV and radio personality former professional soccer player, Christophe Bongo, as its first ever brand ambassador.  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
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