We could have slipped right into a recession‚ however take coronary heart: South Africa is without doubt one of the most cost-effective locations on this planet to get a magnificence repair.
Third most cost-effective out of 50 international locations‚ to be actual — that’s in accordance with the quickest rising on-line retailer in Latin America‚ Linio.com‚ which launched its 2017 Beauty Price Index on Tuesday‚ evaluating the price of a number of in-demand magnificence services and products from Vietnam to Venezuela.
The record was ranked by the sum of three classes — magnificence providers‚ beauty procedures and merchandise — with the top-scoring international locations being these the place services and products are most reasonably priced general.
Only Vietnam and India have been discovered to be cheaper than South Africa within the magnificence stakes general‚ Lineo.com having in contrast the three high manufacturers when it comes to gross sales in every market‚ in addition to the highest three worldwide manufacturers‚ which have been usually the identical three.
At the opposite finish of the size‚ shoppers in Venezuela‚ Switzerland and Norway pay probably the most for magnificence merchandise similar to long-lasting lipstick‚ fragrance‚ basis‚ hair dye and anti-aging cream‚ and coverings together with haircuts‚ Botox injections‚ breast augmentation‚ manicures and Brazilian waxes.
South Africa provides the least costly anti-aging lotions ($22.81) and Venezuela the most costly at an astonishing $13‚609.
We’re the third most cost-effective nation in relation to eyebrow waxes and eye shadow‚ and the fifth most cost-effective for Botox injections.
And whereas males usually pay lower than ladies for a haircut‚ globally talking‚ ladies get higher worth in SA: we ranked sixth most cost-effective for ladies’s haircuts and 18th most cost-effective for males’s haircuts.
The US is the place to go for the most cost effective perfumes‚ with South Africa rating quantity 19 within the perfume rankings.
Key findings have been:
– Developing nations provide probably the most reasonably priced magnificence providers‚ however put hefty mark-ups on common beauty merchandise;
– The greatest offers on high make-up manufacturers are in Canada‚ South Africa‚ USA‚ and Italy;
– Cosmetic surgical procedure is most reasonably priced in Latin America‚ South Asia‚ and the Czech Republic.
“We hope that our index helps individuals extra confidently interpret variations in prices related to magnificence world wide‚” stated Linio.com CEO Andreas Mjelde.
“Increasingly‚ the typical client is a worldwide one‚ and with a greater understanding of world markets comes empowerment to journey‚ store‚ and dwell smarter.”
* The full rankings are on Linio.com’s outcomes web page.
SA's a fairly good place to get your magnificence repair‚ worldwide survey finds by: Pamela Hendrix published: