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

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Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

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An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

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Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

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15 books for entrepreneurs

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

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The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts and in the course on small business finances.

“I can reconcile my sales in 15 minutes”

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

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An image in an article about accepting credit card payments.

How to start accepting credit card payments

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.

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Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

A beach promenade in summer.

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A photograph of the Yoco data team.

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A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.

JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

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Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

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?

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

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A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.

A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

An image of South Africa rand notes in an article about small business funding.

Access to small business funding

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

An image of a map and compass in an article about finding business advice and guidance.

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

New Year's fireworks in an article about setting up your business for the new year.

Get your business off to the right start in the new year