Umngazi wins Hotel/ Resort of the Year 2017 at the Professional Beauty Awards

Winners of the Annual Professional Beauty Awards and the Industry Awards were announced on 3 September at a cocktail event held as part of the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo at Gallagher Convention Centre.

The Professional Beauty Awards were judged by a panel of industry experts who posed as ‘mystery guests’ and visited each of the nominated salons and spa to experience treatments. Results of the Industry Awards were as per votes submitted by the industry itself.


Here are the winners and finalists of the PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY AWARDS 2017

Resort / Hotel Spa of the Year
Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa (Winner)

AM Spa
Cape Grace Spa


Salon of the Year (3 rooms or less)
Skin & Nail Lounge (Winner)
Posh Nail & Beauty
Solace Therapy


Salon of the Year (4 rooms or more)
Professional Skin Care Lab (Winner)
Danté Wellness
Chique Skin Technology


Men’s Grooming Salon of the Year
Hines & Harley Men’s Grooming Lounge (Winner)
Men’s Grooming and Spa Umhlanga
Sorbet Man Melrose Arch


Day Spa of the Year
Life Day Spa Century City (Winner)
Aloe Day Spa
Aronia Day Spa


Nail Salon of the Year
Danté Express (Winner)
Buff Nails Durban
Yemaya Sea Point


Therapist of the Year
Zante McIntosh (Winner)
Diana Rose Mudzinganyama – 12 Apostles Spa
Cheryleen Webber – The Beauty Clinic


Spa Manager of the Year
Jared Hines (Hines & Harley Men’s Grooming Lounge) (Winner)
Obaidiyah Muslim – Yemaya
Hayley Langley – Yemaya


Nail Tech of the Year
Nadia Erasmus (Winner)
Deborah Franks
Christoline Sue Ann Perkhofer