health and beauty

Health and beauty covers everything from hair care to yoga. A diverse sector, but with similar underlying business concerns. Read up about it with the articles below.

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.
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Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Mother and daughter team Niki and Ellen have made spreading yoga in Durban their business mission. Read their story.

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.
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The making of Legends Barbershop

Meet Sheldon. Founder of Legends Barbershop and Yoco merchant #17 682. From cutting hair on his scooter to owning his own mobile barbershop.

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.
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Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

La Blosh Nail Boutique is in a competitive industry. When Sharon Maruva wanted to take it to the next level she turned to Yoco Capital.

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.
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Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Discover the importance of the R6 billion hair industry and see how one South African entrepreneur is staking her claim and making her name.

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.
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A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

If something doesn’t work you can complain about it or change it. See how Kafui Naturals is making an impact in the black beauty market.

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.
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Wild Thing yoga studio

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio both quit office jobs to pursue their passion for yoga. Find out how they got their start.

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