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.
durban

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.
health and beauty

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.
health and beauty

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.
health and beauty

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.
cape town

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.
cape town

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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A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.

Finding a business mentor

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

An image in an article on improving your small businesses online presence.

Improve your small business’s online presence

An image in the tax guide for small business.

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

An image of a lawyer signing a contract for a new small business.

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

Sue van der Linde of Iris House offers five tips for fundraising.

Five fundraising tips from Iris House Founder, Sue van der Linde

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.

Help! My business is hurting my health

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

An image of the Staff Switching feature in action.

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier