Our Inspiration

OUR SOUCE OF INSPIRATION IS OUR NATURAL HERITAGE. 20,000 PLANT SPECIES ARE FOUND IN SOUTH AFRICA - AN ASTONISHING 10% OF ALL PLANTS FOUND ON EARTH. THE CREATIVE CREATIONS ARE DRAWN FROM THE BEAUTIFUL AND INDIGENOUS FLORA AROUND US. 

THE FLORET

The Agapanthus Africanus (common name Ubani in Zulu) is the inspiration for our Floret hairstyle. The Agapanthus is a flowering plant found on rocky sandstone slopes of the winter rainfall fynbos from the Cape Peninsula in South Africa. The buds which start opening in early June have beautiful botanical detail.

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THE FLORAL POMPOM

The Vachellia Sieberiana ( common name Morumosetlha in Tswana) is the inspiration for our Floral Pompom hairstyle. The tree is found in woodland, wooded grassland in South Africa. Balls of creamy to pale yellow scented flowers are borne in spring to summer.

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THE BOUQUET

The Erythrina Lysistemon (common name Mokhungwane in Sotho) is the inspiration of our Bouquet hairstyle. The tree has dazzling flowers that have make it one of the best known and widely grown South African trees. It grows in a wide range of altitudes from wooded kloofs, dry woodlands, dry savanna and coastal dune bush.

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THE PROTEA KNOTS

The King Protea (common name IsiQwane esincinci in Xhosa) is our inspiration for the Protea Knots hairstyle. The King Protea is the national flower of South Africa. It is widely distributed in the southwestern  and southern parts of South Africa in the fynbos region. The flower head is a collection of flowers in the centre, surrounded by large colourful bracts.

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