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5 things to know before entering the pharmaceutical market
5 things to know before entering the pharmaceutical market

The pharmaceutical sector is following suite with general retail and going through uncertain times. More consumers are shopping the basics with baskets of necessities only...

By Eben Esterhuizen 15 May 2019

The Cannabis Expo heads to KZN
The Cannabis Expo heads to KZN

The Cannabis Expo is making its way to Sibaya Casino in Durban, a city famous for the specific strands of cannabis that grow in the region...

10 May 2019

Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 2
Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 2

Being an honest entrepreneur, I make sure I test and trial absolutely everything before I market and promise results. Many in our industry are in it to make a quick buck...

By Tzvia Hermann 10 May 2019

Luxury beauty now available on Takealot and Superbalist
Luxury beauty now available on Takealot and Superbalist

South Africans can now shop for their favourite luxury beauty brands online at Takealot.com and Superbalist.com...

10 May 2019

Sorbet Group launches aesthetics concept, Sorbet SK-N
Sorbet Group launches aesthetics concept, Sorbet SK-N

Sorbet Group has launched its first aesthetics concept store, called Sorbet SK-N. The new brand provides advanced cosmetic treatments for dermatological concerns...

9 May 2019

Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 1
Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 1

I've recently returned from Cosmoprof that took place in Bologna, Italy, with ideas on tap - treatments, products and devices that I'm bursting to import from different corners of the world...

By Tzvia Hermann 3 May 2019

Thando Hopa reflects on a beauty revolution
Thando Hopa reflects on a beauty revolution

For decades, mass media communicated a highly constructed image of beauty to its audiences. The result became quite remarkable - in that our popular culture demanded a standardisation of the human body and human beauty...

By Thando Hopa 30 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Creating Noonoouri - high fashion's virtual darling
#CNILux: Creating Noonoouri - high fashion's virtual darling

Immaculately-dressed, globe-trotting and adorably doll-like, Noonoouri has made an enviable splash in the world of high fashion - but she only exists on the web...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Apr 2019

Clicks to roll out 41 new stores
Clicks to roll out 41 new stores

Clicks Group is planning a capital investment of R700 million over the next financial year, split across the store and pharmacy network, and group infrastructure to support the increased scale of the business...

23 Apr 2019

Mentorship programme launched for aspiring nail technicians
Mentorship programme launched for aspiring nail technicians

Looking Good LCN, a South African cosmetics manufacturer and beauty service trainer, has launched a 3-month mentorship programme aimed at aspiring nail technicians...

17 Apr 2019

Fresh new store format for Edgars Beauty
Fresh new store format for Edgars Beauty

The new Edgars Beauty store format, the transition to which began last year July, has officially launched to the public...

15 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell
#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell wants to see better representation among designers and more African-based designers reaching the international fashion arena...

By Liam Freeman 15 Apr 2019

Macy's new creative in-store retail concept, Story
Macy's new creative in-store retail concept, Story

Macy's new Instagram-friendly retail concept shop, Story, has launched in 36 stores across the United States. The narrative-driven space opened with 'Colour' as its inaugural theme...

12 Apr 2019

Candi & Co present the 2019 Hair Trend Report, featuring guest editor Nadia Nakai
Candi & Co present the 2019 Hair Trend Report, featuring guest editor Nadia Nakai

Themed Candiland and inspired by the expressive and bold hair trends from the local and global festivals, this year's Trend Report comes just in time to brighten up the mood and put spunk in this year's winter season...

Issued by OnPoint PR 12 Apr 2019

Sta-Sof-Fro to showcase at Beauty Revolution Festival 2019
Sta-Sof-Fro to showcase at Beauty Revolution Festival 2019

Hair care giant Sta-Sof-Fro will have an interactive stand showcasing their wide range of products at Beauty Revolution - a two-day beauty festival taking place on 6-7 April...

Issued by Offlimit Communications 4 Apr 2019

Why hyaluronic acid is the holy grail of hydrating skincare ingredients
Why hyaluronic acid is the holy grail of hydrating skincare ingredients

Hyaluronic acid (HA) may sound like something you don't want to put anywhere near your face, when in actual fact it is naturally occurring in the human body...

By Tzvia Hermann 28 Mar 2019

Dove partners with Getty Images and Girlgaze and launches Project #ShowUs
Dove partners with Getty Images and Girlgaze and launches Project #ShowUs

Dove has taken action with Getty Images, Girlgaze and women around the world to create Project #ShowUs - the world's largest stock photo library created by women and non-binary individuals to shatter beauty stereotypes by showing women as they are, not as others believe they should be...

28 Mar 2019

Hermès to launch skincare and makeup categories in 2020
Hermès to launch skincare and makeup categories in 2020

French luxury house Hermès, best known for its high-fashion handbags, has plans to expand its business into skincare and cosmetics in 2020...

25 Mar 2019

Younilook - The revolutionary innovation that allows you to look your best!
Younilook - The revolutionary innovation that allows you to look your best!

As anyone who has presbyopia would know, it can be really tricky to apply makeup perfectly when you have to remove the very glasses you need to see properly...

Issued by Luxury Brands 22 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa
#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa

Ramona Kasavan is taking over Africa one sanitary towel at a time. She started her company, Mimi Women, after seeing large numbers of girls missing school over their monthly menses...

By Maroefah Smith 14 Mar 2019

Self-made or selfie-made?
Self-made or selfie-made?

At 21, Kylie Jenner is the youngest self-made billionaire ever...

By Raleen Bagg 12 Mar 2019

Dedicated cannabis expo set for Cape Town in April
Dedicated cannabis expo set for Cape Town in April

The Cannabis Expo, a trade and consumer exhibition dedicated to the cannabis industry, is set be held at Sun Exhibits at GrandWest in Cape Town from 4 to 7 April...

11 Mar 2019

Cape Town drought inspires launch of P&G's latest hair care brand
Cape Town drought inspires launch of P&G's latest hair care brand

Pantene maker Procter & Gamble (P&G) has introduced its first new retail hair care brand globally in four years, and the launch kicks off in the Mother City...

5 Mar 2019

Wellness Warehouse launches plant-based pop-up
Wellness Warehouse launches plant-based pop-up

Health and wellbeing retailer Wellness Warehouse has introduced a pop-up shop inside its Cavendish Square store, that caters to customers with an interest in living a more plant-based lifestyle...

1 Mar 2019

Makeup maestro Sir John launches SA collection with WBeauty
Makeup maestro Sir John launches SA collection with WBeauty

International makeup artist to the stars, Sir John, has collaborated with WBeauty to launch a limited edition cosmetics line, titled Volume 1, in South Africa.

27 Feb 2019

#NewCampaign: "Periods are normal, showing them should be too"
#NewCampaign: "Periods are normal, showing them should be too"

A new campaign by Libresse, called #BloodNormal, aims to encourage positive cultural change around euphemisms and end period shaming by showing realistic depictions of periods...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Feb 2019

Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?
Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?

The Economist recently declared 2019 'The Year of the Vegan'. There can no longer be any doubt that veganism, and the embracing of a greater plant-based diet, is going mainstream...

By Tammy Fry 21 Feb 2019

L'Oréal's new skin diagnostic tool is powered by AI
L'Oréal's new skin diagnostic tool is powered by AI

French beauty giant L'Oréal has launched a digital skin diagnostic based on people's selfies...

21 Feb 2019

5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019
5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019

These are the business opportunities set to grow exponentially in 2019, according to SA investor Manuel Koser...

12 Feb 2019

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