• Sorbet acquired by Long4Life

    sorbet logoInvestment holding company, Long4Life has concluded a share purchase agreement, subject to certain conditions precedent, for the acquisition of the Sorbet Group. Sorbet comprises health, beauty and grooming outlets situated across South Africa and with an emerging footprint in the UK.


  • Pharma industry welcomes new medicines regulator

    Pharmaceutical capsules Government has signed the Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act (2008) marking the official existence of the much-anticipated South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) as of today. The body is now in preparation to officially take over operations from the Medicines Control Council (MCC).


  • Introducing mood paint by Seppic

    A visual a beautiful woman surrounded by bright pink roses Seppic’s five beauty care laboratories have designed 11 new emotive formulas, inspired by cosmetic trends and various art movements.


  • Survey finds young women perceive healthy hair more important than sex

    Dr Klenk in the research laboratory A healthy head of hair is more important to young, upmarket South African women than an active sex life, attractive body or owning a car. This is according to a new survey of 1 001 women aged between 18 and 39, who are based in Gauteng, the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.


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