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About Hairnews

Hairnews has come a long way. Originally starting out as the South African Hairdressers Journal magazine for more than 70 years, Hairnews became the digital platform for the hairdressing trade in 2016. With nearly 40 years combined experienced in the hairdressing industry between the three directors, Hairnews is the No.1 online newsletter and website for all things hair and beauty in South Africa.

Covering everything from product launches, events, education and training, jobs, to our very own Hairnews Industry Awards and everything in between. Hairnews has something of interest for everyone, with the purpose of providing you, the stylist, with useful information, keeping you up to date, and keeping the industry professional.


Meet the Team


Belinda Jamison
Accounts Director

Joining the saHJ magazine team in 2005, Belinda has been a crucial part of the company running smoothly behind the scenes. Belinda now forms part of the newly structured Hairnews team for 2024 as Accounts Director, and continues to provide exceptional service in every department.

Contact Belinda for the following:
• Advertising
• Accounts
• Billing
• Classifieds

Cell: 078 822 3148


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Brad de Waal
Design Director

Graphic Designer by trade, with nearly 20 years design experience. Brad joined the  saHJ magazine team in 2005 as apprentice designer, going on to become lead designer. Staying on as lead designer as saHJ migrated over to digital in the form of Hairnews in 2016. Brad is now Design Director of the newly structured Hairnews team for 2024.

Contact Brad for the following:
• Advertising

• Designs
• Website
• Newsletter

Social Media
• Styles submissions

Cell: 071 875 8762



Beth Clark
Editorial Manager

Originally from Canada, and moving to South Africa 17 years ago, Beth joined the Hairnews team in 2020, and has since been a vital part of the team, dealing closely with our valued clients and partners. Beth is now also part of the newly structured Hairnews team for 2024 as Editorial Manager.

Contact Beth for the following:
• Editorial


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