Adele Mans :
Adele is the founder and owner of Fast and Furious Waxing Specialists. She studied Somatology in Cape Town and obtained her international qualification over 22 years ago. She worked as a therapist in the top five and six star hotels in and around the Cape Peninsula for 10 years, obtaining valuable knowledge and experience from both local and international clients, staff and spa managers. Here she worked closely with the modeling and television industries and specialized in brazilian waxes. Adele says: “A five star work environment is such a learning curve to pay attention to detail, neatness and strict professionalism, and this is what we aim to carry forward in Fast and Furious.”
After 10 years in the hotel spa industry in the Cape, Adele moved to Pretoria and further specialized in resurfacing skin treatments and specialized waxing treatments and techniques. A client once noticed her super-fast, almost painless waxing technique and commented that she should open a waxing salon one day and call it “Fast and Furious Waxing”, which is what she did in 2010! The first branch is based in Northcliff Johannesburg, and the second branch was opened in July 2013 in Lynnwood Pretoria. She has a very clear understanding of the need for professional, fast and male-friendly waxes and continues to look for the best ways to achieve this. Therapists employed by Adele gets first hand training from her to ensure the standards remain on the same level. She also runs the Fast and Furious Waxing Academy to teach waxing techniques to the public and therapists. She is now based in Cape Town.
Candice is our General manager and an internationally qualified beauty therapist from Camelot International College. She has gained valuable experience in treatments and five star customer care over the last fifteen years. Working in platinum salons and cruise liners around the world, Candice has developed exceptional skills in waxing and body treatments. Candice works at the highest level of professionalism. Her love for waxing is the reason why she has approached Fast and Furious Waxing Specialists where she will continue to offer clients quality treatments.
She will look after your specific waxing needs at the Northcliff branch.
Vasti couldn't wait to move to Johannesburg from the North West Province, to join the dynamic Northcliff branch. She has completed
short courses at the nationally and internationally acclaimed Tina Scholtz Academy in Potchefstroom, completing a waxing course in August 2013, and the Bio Sculpture nail course in May 2014. "My passion for waxing can be accredited to my “OCD” as I call it, as I see instant results, ensuring complete client satisfaction. I have clocked up many hours of experience and knowledge running my own salon in the
North West, and have now joined the team of experts. You are sure to be in good hands, as your satisfaction is my satisfaction." Vasti will ensure you are waxed, peeled and tweezed to perfection at Northcliff.
Alvita is at your service at our Cape Town branch. She is an internationally qualified ITEC Beauty and Body Specialist. Having 15 years of 5 star hotel and spa experience has shaped her into a body specialist with knowledge of ancient health practices as well as advanced waxing techniques. She is constantly researching innovative healing techniques to further transform and optimize client experiences with her. Alvita says: "Your body is your temple and bringing it from a state of 'healthy mind and soul to healthy body' is the transformation I seek to achieve with every client, even if it is in a treatment like waxing." Alvita has spent years working abroad and treats each client with the highest regard and utmost professionalism.
Maria is our Housekeeping manager and our sparkling clean rooms are all due to her keen eye for detail, and and her OCD nature towards dust. She has been with us for 7 years, since the early beginnings, and her loyal attitude and willingness to assist at even womens' events has meant the world to us. Maria is a great help to a local project, Busy hands of a daughter. Vasti and her knit jerseys and blankets to donate to children in need. Thanks to her, hygiene is our strong point.