We can’t deny that the present local beauty scene is forward-thinking and vibrant, not to mention that it is women-driven too. They have launched their own make-up, skincare and hair-care lines, here are models, musicians and actors that are getting it right.
Lelive – Amanda du-Pont
Actress, model and television host, Amanda du Pont has also entered the cosmetics sector with the introduction of Lelive, a vegan skincare line.
The skincare line was released in April last year and is made up of 95% natural ingredients. The name was inspired by the model’s unofficial Swati name meaning, “of the nation or world”. Amanda went on to say that the fact that her products are unisex is what sets them apart.
“I felt it was crucial to come up with a skincare line that wasn’t expressly targeted to any specific gender, but instead focused on how your skin feels and what it needs the most,” she explained to IOL News.
Flutter by LKG- Lerato Kganyago
The media personality, DJ, and entrepreneur , Lerato Kganyago has also ventured into the beauty business industry. Through Flutter by LKG Lerato has been able to empower women in South Africa with her lash line and give underprivileged girls access to pads. Her flutter lashes have been rocked by the popular stars such as LootLove, Somizi Mhlongo, Jessica Nkosi and Blue Mbombo.
Era- DJ Zinhle
This is timeless fashion accessory brand founded in 2012 by South African House Music DJ and author DJ Zinhle. The brand embodies sophistication and style, it started out as a time piece specific brand that now has expanded into a wide range of accessories. The brand was built around the notion and idea that, women, should use this specific moment in time and in their individual journey’s, to conquer whatever they foresee.
MD- Minnie Dlamini
With the debut of her skincare line, Minnie Dlamini has also entered the world of celebrity cosmetics and body care. A skincare range enriched with Eviolin, formulated to give you smooth, radiant, and healthy skin with a lasting glow. The range includes lotions, body washes and soaps in three variants: Cocoa Crystal, Rose Quartz and Tropical Topaz.