Unveiling a world of artisan beauty at Hyde Park Corner Shopping Centre

Unveiling a world of artisan beauty at Hyde Park Corner Shopping Centre
Hyde Park Corner - Skins Cosmetics

In the bustling heart of Hyde Park Corner Shopping Centre, a beauty emporium unlike any other awaits those seeking a truly unique and luxurious experience. Skins Cosmetics, a brand that revolutionised the beauty industry in the Netherlands, has brought its curated selection of niche and artisan brands from around the world to South Africa, offering patrons an opportunity to indulge in the lesser-known world of beauty with authenticity and originality at its core.

Founded in Amsterdam in 2000, Skins Cosmetics set out with a clear vision – to expose customers to the hidden gems of the beauty world, brands that embrace true artistry and creativity. Today, their portfolio boasts over 70 brands, each with its own fascinating story to tell. It’s a testament to Skins Cosmetics’ unwavering commitment to providing an exceptional experience that transcends the ordinary.

Step into the Skins Cosmetics store at Hyde Park Corner and you’ll immediately notice the distinction. The concept behind Skins Cosmetics extends beyond the products themselves to the carefully designed store environment. Renowned architect Roy de Scheemaker, hailing from the Netherlands, has created an ambiance that sets Skins Cosmetics apart from other beauty retailers and cosmetics stores. As you browse through the emporium, you’re encouraged to take a moment to savour a glass of champagne or indulge in a hot cappuccino, truly immersing yourself in the originality of the experience.

Whether you prefer to explore at your leisure or seek guidance from the knowledgeable consultants in store, Skins Cosmetics ensures that every customer feels valued and empowered. Their team of passionate professionals takes pride in sharing their expertise and helping customers navigate through the extensive selection of brands. They understand that true artistry lies not only in the quality of ingredients but also in the innovation, design, and packaging of each product.

Niche brands are at the heart of Skins Cosmetics’ offerings. These brands embody artistic expression and resonate with individuals who have risen above the mainstream, seeking originality and exclusivity. Created independently by passionate individuals, these brands have captured the attention of multinational brand houses and flagship retailers worldwide. Skins Cosmetics brings these hidden treasures to South Africa, offering discerning customers a chance to embrace products that are steeped in passion and philosophy.

Sampling is an integral part of the Skins Cosmetics experience. Customers are invited to try products before making a decision, without any pressure to purchase on the spot. Skins Cosmetics believes in building relationships and providing independent advice to ensure their patrons feel confident and satisfied. It’s all about creating an immersive journey that leaves customers knowing they are in the most capable hands.

Authenticity and quality are paramount at Skins Cosmetics. As an official reseller of all their brands, they strictly follow international guidelines and adhere to recommended retail prices set by the brands themselves. This commitment guarantees that customers receive genuine products of the highest calibre, accompanied by comprehensive warranties.

Looking to the future, Skins Cosmetics SA, in collaboration with its parent company African Sales Company and affiliate partners in the Netherlands, continues to curate an ever-evolving portfolio of niche brands for the South African market. In a rapidly changing world, Skins Cosmetics remains committed to seeking out revolutionary concepts and brands that further enrich their product line, always keeping their customers at the forefront of the beauty revolution.

For those who have risen above the mainstream, those who crave originality and exclusivity, the world of Skins Cosmetics at Hyde Park Corner is an invitation to indulge in a truly exceptional beauty experience. Step inside and embark on a journey of discovery, where passion, creativity, and authenticity converge to redefine the way we perceive and embrace beauty.

Visit the Skins Cosmetics store at Shop UM32 on the Upper Mall (closet parking entrance P6) at Hyde Park Corner on the corner of William Nicol Drive and Jan Smuts Avenue in Hyde Park, Johannesburg; or call them on +27 (87) 562 9990.

Hyde Park Corner Operating Hours:

Monday to Saturday: 9am – 6pm

Sundays and Public Holidays: 10am – 3pm


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ABOUT HYDE PARK CORNER: The hallmark of a Hyde Park Corner shopping experience is the desire to repeat it!

Hyde Park Corner is the epitome of fifty-something and fabulous. Since 1969, when it opened as the first fully enclosed, decentralized shopping centre in South Africa, this benchmark of South African retail has remained current, relevant, and diverse. Constant re-invention through a series of considered updates both in terms of tenant offering and aesthetics, has been key in consistently offering our customers the benchmark which is synonymous with the Hyde Park Corner retail experience.

Our mall’s trademark offering for discerning shoppers combines a choice of innovative brands intermingled with convenience and a refreshingly authentic flair. Hyde Park Corner’s light and spacious centre, in a prime Johannesburg location, is home to hundreds of international brands within 109 iconic bespoke retail stores; and because shopping and dining are synonymous with a satisfying shopping experience, six alluring restaurants cater to a diverse range of tastes and occasions, from fine dining to meze on the move.

Hyde Park Corner is the place where creativity and comfort magically connect… a place where shopping for art, antiques, superb fashion, unique homewares, or quirky craftsmanship, is a reality. The Cortina Fashion Court bears testimony to our flair for securing a distinguished blend of international iconic fashion brands and blending them perfectly with the very best in Proudly South African brands. The centre also provides a wide range of medical, dental and health professionals, high-tech banks, cinemas and other services – our offering follows a holistic approach to shopping.

Whether you are popping in on the way home from work for a quick bite or making a day of it with friends, the centre’s timeless elegance remains a huge draw card for local and international visitors.