How 7 beauty entrepreneurs make good money in S.A
South Africa is known for its entrepreneurial spirit and these young beauty entrepreneurs make good money in South Africa.
A positive sign we see, is beauty products for black skins, by black women.
Below we look at the new beauty entrepreneurs of South Africa.
1. Amanda du-Pont
Brand: Lelive, a vegan skincare range.
Image & Instagram: @lelive.africa
A vegan skincare range, made of 95% natural ingredients.
Lelive Product Stockists:
Wellness Warehouse, Takealot, Superbalist, arc., Shop Zero, Selah Vida, Harvest Table, STRL, or shop at the Lelive website.
2. Mbali Sebapu
Brand: Hermosa Flor
Image & Instagram: @hermosa_flor_cosmetics
- Skin Cleansers;
- Brow Pencil;
- Brow Gel;
- Eyeshadow palettes;
- Make-up application brushes – and more.
Previous employer: South African National Defence Force
Hermosa Flor Products are Sold at:
3. Boity Thulo
Brand partnership: Halo Heritage
Image & Instagram: @haloheritage
- Boity Pink Sapphire Eau de Parfum;
- Hair gel;
- Hair bundles;
“As a black female entrepreneur, I feel privileged and honoured to be able to inspire other young black women to work hard and to move unapologetically towards their dreams and goals.
“I’m constantly working to create BRANDS that celebrate the multifaceted woman who is in charge of her destiny.” – Boity Thulo
Proud Moment: Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30
Boity Thulo Product Stockists:
Takealot, Clicks, Edgars, Retailing Africa
4. Amanda Manku
Image & Instagram: @amascent
- Fragrances for men and women.
“..with the aim of assisting those who wanted to have an extra income and of course those who LOVE to smell good. @amascent we have a variety of fragrances for men and women inspired by some of your popular scents” – Amanda Manku to IOL.
Claim to Fame: South African actress and sports presenter. Starring as Lizzy Thobagkale on “Skeem Saam”.
Amanda Manku Estimated Net Worth: $200,000.
5. Vuyisile Zondi
Brand: Corium Naturals, natural and traditional skincare
Image & Instagram: @coriumskincare
Ingredients: Sourced from raw materials from Africa. For example, her African
- Face mask brush;
- Exfoliating Scrub;
- Black Soaps;
- Shea Butter;
- Body Butter;
- Face Mist;
“We only use natural ingredients in our products. No artificial colourants, fragrances, petroleum – these are irritants that can do harm long term, especially if you’ve got sensitive skin. If ingredients on a product look like Greek, they’re probably not good.” – Vuyi Zondi on Corium Naturals
Corium Naturals Stockists:
Shop from Corium Naturals Website.
6. Lea Botha
Brand: Le Naturel, indigenous medicinal plant-based products.
Image & Instagram: @le.naturel
- Natural Wash;
Le Naturel Product Stockists:
Boschendal, Barrington’s, LA Cle or the Le Naturel Website.
We only use the highest quality raw ingredients, sustainably sourced in South Africa – contributing to the agricultural development and protection of indigenous plants which serve us in so many ways. Medicinally, therapeutically and spiritually” – Lea on Le Naturel.
7. Ndivhudzannyi Ralivhona, a.k.a “Makhadzi”
Image & Instagram: @mavodasa
- Lip Balm;
- Body lotions;
- Petroleum jelly.
These ladies make South Africa proud. Next, How the Most Popular Influencers in South Africa Make Money