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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CECOSA shifts export focus In line with the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), CECOSA (Cosmetic Export Council of South Africa) is implementing a shift in terms of the overseas markets it will target in the 2017 /2018 cycle. More
Durban beauty industry shows up Feedback from the recent Professional Beauty Durban Show, which took place at its brand new venue, the Greyville Convention Centre, indicates that the event was very well received by visitors and exhibitors alike. More
‘Adapt to changing market, or close down’ South African salons need to adapt to the changing beauty landscape, or face the very real possibility of having to close their doors. More
Imbalie launches spa concept in what represents a new direction for the Placecol brand, the Imbalie Beauty Group has opened its first ever PlacecolSPA, at 77 Malibongwe Road in Randburg, Johannesburg. More
Baywatch spoof inspires ‘Artistic’ colours Artistic Nail Design has partnered with Paramount Pictures for its ‘life- saving’ summer Collection, Baywatch, inspired by the new movie of the same name, starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Effron. More
Sorbet addresses acquisition rumours Founder of the Sorbet Group of franchised beauty salons and dry bars, Ian Fuhr, has confirmed to Professional Beauty that Sorbet is in the final throes of negotiating a deal with Long4Life, the new JSE-listed investment holding company run by Brian Joffe and Kevin Hedderwick. More
EOHCB primes for annual KZN Competition The Annual EOHCB (Employer’s Organisation for Hairdressing Cosmetology Beauty) KZN Hairdressing, Nail Art & Makeup Artistry Competition will take place on Sunday 23 July at the Hilton Hotel in Durban.  More
Natural beauty the current trend Hard to believe in a country seemingly obsessed with heavily made- up media personalities like the Kardashians, but three in five (59%) of American women prefer ‘the natural look’, according to new research from Mintel. More
The ‘Uber of therapists’ arrives Some 90 therapists have already signed onto Grooma, a new grooming and beauty services app that brings the therapist to the customer, at the latter’s convenience and choice of location. More
Male skin cancer stats increase Cases of malignant melanoma in South African men have spiralled in the last decade, with the rate of increase six times higher than in women. More
MatsiMela supports upliftment projects  South African brand MatsiMela Home Spa has committed to continue to source natural ingredients from rural communities, in its effort to support and grow upliftment projects within Africa. More
Exposome – the next frontier in cosmetics? Following the latest trend of skincare products with anti-pollution actives, some ingredient suppliers are now looking at the exposome concept to inspire innovative new formulations in anti-ageing beauty products. More
Twincare reaches out to disaster victims In conjunction with Twincare Professional Outlet (TPO) George, Twincare International is donating products to the victims of the devastating fires in Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, and is involved in raising funds for disaster relief. More
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