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As a cosmeceutical range, our products rely on bio-active ingredients to provide beneficial changes in appearance of the skin, working beyond the skin’s surface to create true change.

The Brand

For the past eight years, SkinPhD South Africa has been at the helm of the cosmeceutical industry.

SkinPhD is dedicated to offering clients a world-class salon experience with the latest in cosmeceutical products and aesthetic services of unmatched quality and value; all in the comfort of a single salon.

SkinPhD strives to be the pioneer of franchised aesthetic skin care in Southern Africa and become established as the brand of choice in the medical-cosmetic industry with a reputation for value and integrity.


Every SkinPhD Salon is designed to combine the properties of an exclusive beauty, hair, and nail salon. This design provides all SkinPhD clients with an all-inclusive aesthetic beauty experience, which considers and caters to every client aesthetic needs.

SkinPhD also endeavours for continuous innovation with their aesthetic service offering and its cosmeceutical skin care range.

This continuous drive for continuous innovation and the all-inclusive aesthetic beauty experience is what sets us apart from other competitive brands.

Target market:

SkinPhD has an LSM target of 8+, 80% women with a particular interest in health, wellness and beauty.

Typical Location:

SkinPhD has opportunities available in Sandton, Fourways, Honeydew, Johannesburg South, Bellville, Durbanville, Stellenbosch, Somerset West, and Paarl

Staff Compliment:

The staff complement will vary with the size of each salon.


Training in all aspects of managing a SkinPhD Aesthetic Health Clinic is provided by the SkinPhD Training Institute prior to the franchisee being allowed to operate the business.

Beauty Therapists staff (or Health Aestheticians) employed by the franchisee must be suitably qualified with a relevant Somatology degree/diploma and registered with SAAHSP, ITEC/CIDESCO. Even though this staff is qualified, they will still be required to attend training at the SkinPhD Head Office.

Updated refresher courses are provided by SkinPhD Training Institute and where necessary this is done in conjunction with our product suppliers in the hair and nails industry.

Are You Our Next Franchisee?

If you have a passion for the aesthetic beauty industry as well as an entrepreneurial flair, you could be an ideal candidate to become a SkinPhD Franchisee.

SkinPhD will show preference to entrepreneurs who will be full-time owner/operators in the business.

Some of the traits for a SkinPhD franchisee are:

  • Have a passion for customer service excellence
  • Reliability
  • Financially stable
  • Motivated & be able to motivate others
  • Mature
  • Energetic
  • Driven
  • Committed
  • Solid work ethic
  • Perseverance
  • Determined
  • Computer literacy
  • Organized
  • Outgoing nature
  • Ability to train
  • Sound business sense


When It All Began


Theresa Niemand

Year Established


1st Franchise Opened

Brand Network


Juan Halgryn

Head Office


No. of Outlets


Available Opportunities

Sandton, Fourways, Honeydew, Johannesburg South, Durbanville, Bellville, Paarl, Stellenbosch, Somerset West

FASA Membership

Investment (Excl. VAT)

Average set-up cost

R 2,5 Million

Initial franchise fee

R 150 000

Initial Working Capital

R 450 000 (R 250 000 WC, R 200 000 Rental Deposit)

Minimum owners contribution

R 1,5 Million
Franchise Terms

Management services fee

2% of services revenue (retail sales excluded)

Marketing fee

2% of total revenue

Initial agreement term

5 Years

Renewal term

5 Years
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