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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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
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 Operations at the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa in Camps Bay, Cape Town, resumed on Monday, 16 October, following a fire that flared up on the slopes above Victoria Road and threatened to encroach on the property. 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 All Skills Development Providers (i.e. training providers) currently accredited to offer Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework (OQSF) qualifications are required to lodge applications to register as private colleges with the Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET) by 30 November next year. 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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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
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
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
Marica celebrates 30th birthday Marica Hair and Beauty Salon Specialists recently celebrated 30 years in the industry and is currently planning a major expansion that will see the addition of a dedicated, antique-style, barber showroom. More
Skin Sense Day Spa relaunches In existence for 20 years in Rivonia, Johannesburg, the Skin Sense Day Spa has been relaunched under new ownership. More
HSOTY Awards showcase SA industry Hundreds of hairdressers gathered at the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg on 5 November for the annual Twincare Hairstylist of the Year (HSOTY) Awards event, which announced winners in six hotly contested categories. More
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