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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Get Cruising This Year

See the world, discover new places and meet interesting people all whilst putting your beauty skills to work. Sounds like a dream job, doesn’t it? As a matter of fact, it is a possibility. Cruise ships offer a variety of vacancies jut like any other hotel with the exception that it floats from country to…