Batshani follows mum’s footsteps


Hair dressing is regarded as a woman’s profession and only a handful of men have ventured into braiding, plaiting and make-up but 21-year-old Tumediso Batshani is one of the few who have embarked on changing this narrative.

The Goshwe-born entrepreneur and founder of Tumie Makeover says he ventured into beauty therapy and hairdo to follow in his mum's footsteps. He told Arts & Culture that from a very young age, he used to play with dolls and liked keeping neat.

Since his mother is also a hair dresser, he explained that he got inspired and loved her work so much because she did it wholeheartedly. Batshani’s work is very attractive and has thus attracted a number of customers.

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