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The biggest trade expo of its kind in Africa, Professional Beauty Johannesburg takes place on 1 and 2 September at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, encompassing Salon International Africa, the World Spa & Wellness (WSW) Africa Convention and the Aesthetic Medicine Convention. Also running alongside the show are the Professional Beauty Annual Nail Competition, a nail workshop and free business seminars. Each year the show attracts in excess of 17,000 visitors, comprising industry professionals intent on exploring the latest

Powell joins Best Lasers

trends and innovations in the beauty, nails, body care, spa and aesthetics sectors. For a sneak peek of just some of the exciting products that will be on show, see pages 25 to 29. The WSW Africa Convention is targeted at senior spa and hotel management. To view some of the topics and speakers, see pages 32 to 35. For nail competition information, go to pages 58 and 59.

Aesthetic Medicine Convention Themed, ‘On trend with Aesthetic Medicine Technologies’, the Aesthetic Medicine Convention comprises a twoday programme addressing all of the latest aesthetic technology solutions currently available in South Africa. Topics include: Combining Chemical Peels with IPL technology; Facial Diagnostics; Wound Healing


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Properties of Hyaluronic Acid, Growth Factors and other AntiInflammatory Actives; Pro-fractional Laser Case Studies; Plasma Technology; IPL and Thermo-Based RF collagen remodeling; Aptos Threads; Ethics and Aesthetics; and Next Generation Hair Regeneration, among other topics. Speakers include Penny Jenkinson; Dr Minoka Nadesan; Dr Marisa Heyns; Lourette du Toit, Dr Johan Botha; Mazanne van Staden; Dr Cobus van Niekerk; Dr Ridwan Mia; Yolande Swanepoel; and Wotjtek Swistak. For more information about Professional Beauty Johannesburg and all its satellite events, visit

Santé therapists rewarded for sales performance Nicole Powell has joined Best Lasers as national clinical trainer. Powell is a qualified somatologist who gained experience at various clinics, salons and spas and on cruise liners. Says Andrew Best of Best Lasers: “We will be hosting advanced training seminars and workshops with Nicole’s help and we are certain that she is going to be a great asset to our team.”

Seven therapists at Santé Wellness Retreate and Spa were rewarded for their contribution for making comfort zone such as success at Santé. Says Santé spa executive, Mimmie Lancaster: “Each therapist received a certificate of excellence and a product hamper. It is the first time that Luxury Cosmetics has awarded our therapists for the phenomenal growth in retail and professional sales.” online @

Profile for Professional Beauty SA

Professional Beauty South Africa  

The leading trade magazine for all professionals working in the hair and beauty industry

Professional Beauty South Africa  

The leading trade magazine for all professionals working in the hair and beauty industry