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This guilt-free pedicure doesn't use any water

A spa in Durbanville, Cape Town has found a way to be part of the solution by offering some waterless beauty treatments.

The Simply Skin Wellness Centre provides a waterless pedicure and has implemented means to reduce water consumption on other offerings such as their facials.

Spa owner Tania Botha says she realised that she could not continue with business as usual amid the drought crisis.

Sustainability is very close to my heart.

Tania Botha, Owner at Simply Skin Wellness centre

We all have to think responsibly about the things that we do.

Tania Botha, Owner at Simply Skin Wellness centre

A lot of our treatments work with water, and I thought we can't keep doing things the way we used to.

Tania Botha, Owner at Simply Skin Wellness centre

We've really looked at each treatment and we've tried to customise as much as we can to reduce our water usage in the salon.

Tania Botha, Owner at Simply Skin Wellness centre

Learn more on the Simply Skin Wellness website.

Take a listen to how the 13-year-old business has evolved with the times:


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