The who’s who of the entertainment industry in South Africa ascended at the Fairlawns Boutique and Spa in Sandton to honour amazing women at the Annual Darling Hair Exceptional Woman Awards.

The awards which were hosted by actress Winnie Ntshaba, celebrate women who are doing exceptionally well in their careers and gives iconic female leaders a platform from which to share their success stories with the next generation of women achievers. Celebrities in attendance included Winnie Ntshaba, Doctor Lillian Dube, Kwezi Ndlovu, Londeka Mchunu, Nolo Seabi, Lorraine Englin, Samkelisiwe Hlope, Shonisani Masutha and Farieda Metsileng. Lady Zamar entertainment us with her soulful voice.

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”

Darling honoured women of influence aligned to Darling’s current campaign #FindYourBeautiful campaign which celebrates women that were most beautiful, confident, and themselves.

Congratulations to the trailblazing award winners:

  • Best Actress: Thembsie Matu
  • The Best Newcomer and Social Awareness Advocate: Nelisiwe Faith Sibiya
  • Lifetime Achievement: Nandi Nyembe
  • Musician of the Year: Lady Zamar
  • Salon of the Year: Geraldine Kganakga (Bob Cuts Salons)
  • My Little Darling Award: Entle Gebashe (11-year-old designer)
  • Social Media Award – Miriam Maulana

This year’s awards were sponsored by Candi & Co, Black Opal, Miss Black and Kotex.

As Michelle Obama once said, “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” The Darling team believes that as women we should stand up for each other, help, grow and nourish each other.

The Darling Hair Exceptional Woman Awards were exquisite, extraordinary, stylish and empowering, just like the women being celebrated.


Images: Darling Hair 

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