Event Review: The Darling Exceptional Woman Awards 2019

The who’s who of the entertainment industry in South Africa ascended at the Fairlawns Boutique and Spa in Sandton to honour amazing woman at the Annual Darling Hair Exceptional Woman Awards this past Saturday, 19 October 2019.

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.

Winnie

We honoured the following women of influence aligned to Darling current campaign #FindYourBeautiful campaign to celebrate women that were most beautiful, most confident, most themselves.

Congratulations to our 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

Thank you to our sponsors 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 woman 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.

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