Bridal Beauty and Beyond

Spring is in the air which means blossoms (everywhere), flowy dresses (everyday), glasses of rosé (all day long) and most importantly – it is the start of wedding season. Wedding season is a busy time for the beauty industry. They say summer bodies are made in winter BUT do they know that bridal beauty is…

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Batting Those Lashes

  It really is amazing how far we’ve come in just a few years. No, we’re not talking about world peace or solving the food crises, though we do hope they make breakthroughs on both soon… very soon. We’re talking about beauty and how it’s easier than ever for women to post a selfie early…

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Pregnancy Spoils

Last week, I was invited to the Beauty Therapy Institute in Woodstock for some pregnancy spoils and to celebrate the academy’s 21st birthday! You can only imagine the excitement of such adventures when an inflated beach ball seems to be your standard daily look for the last  8 months! A time to relax and be…

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A Holistic Approach to Massage Therapies

Less than a 100 years ago the word stress did not exist.  Today it is used in abundance and everywhere we look there are 5-step articles, wonder products and magic pills that promise to reduce our stress.  The reality is that stress has been named as the “health epidemic of the 21st century”.  Despite what…

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Beauty Therapy Institute Celebrates 21 Years of Beauty

Since the beginning of time, Aesthetics have played an undeniable role in women’s lives, regardless of the era. The development of trends were inevitable, as it speaks to our nature of constant change and improvement. At first these trends were slow to develop and less prominent, but by the 20th century they started gaining momentum…

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Build your own Beauty Empire

What do Estée Lauder, Clarins and Sisley have in common aside from their uber-luxe ‘look and feel’ and astronomical price points? They’re all-family businesses – beauty dynasties if you may, that started small and have subsequently become dressing table staples. On our own shores we look up to brands such as Annique Beauty, Oh-Lief Natural…

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Are your nail art skills on PAR?

Once upon a time, when life was simpler, women had the ability to choose between a simple manicure, and even a French manicure. Today, women are spoilt for choice and the simple nail has been transformed into a canvas to express individuality, creativity and personality. With the help of a well-trained nail technician, women can…

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Payment Options

The Beauty Therapy Insitute (BTI) has successfully been offering students Health, Beauty and Skincare Education and Training for 20 years now. With BTI’s New Payment Plan we wish to help young South Africans realise their dreams and create an independent future that will not only benefit them, but also the economy. “Students who only dreamt…

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Micro-needling, the treatment of choice today

The beauty industry has no aversion to needles, with therapists having performed Electrolysis for many years.  Micro-needling is a skin rejuvenating treatment that deals with an array of skin dilemmas. We know that when in skilled and capable hands it tightens and regenerates the skin, stimulating collagen synthesis.  This treatment has less downtime compared to…

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