Indent PIAAYou taught me how important it is to look presentable at all times, especially when in the corporate world. Thank you, once again, for what you taught me, and the opportunities it’s opening up for me!
Caroline, Joe Schoeman Attorneys

Indent PIAAFor the first time in years I feel beautiful! Thank you! It was a fantastic experience. God has truly blessed me for sending you across my path! To have had a makeover by you was like discovering a new person, a new Anne at 54!
Anne Pretorius

Indent PIAAMinnette is a brilliant mentor to have as she is driven and successful. Thank you for effectively teaching me how to start my own business and begin my image consultancy journey!
Diana Leyden

Indent PIAAMinnette you were born to do this! You are an excellent trainer! On a personal note, you have inspired me a great deal in looking at myself. I could feel myself transform throughout the course by applying the things that I had learnt on myself. I once again feel confident and proud of my image and also feel in some way that by attending your course I have found the ‘me’ that I thought had disappeared over the past few years! For this I really cannot thank you enough!
Odette Page

Indent PIAAMinnette is and expert in her field and even though she is still young, she could teach people from all ages and all walks of life. It was a privilege to get to know her and to have Minnette as my mentor.
Alette Johanni Winckler

Minnette Luus is the Founder and CEO of The South African Image Company as well as The South African Image Academy. She holds 100% percent shares in both companies.

The South African Image Company offers one-on-one personal consultations to clients to improve their image, they do workshops for corporate companies on the A-Z of personal branding, they train people to become image consultants four times a year, and supply these image consultants with image consulting systems and products to use in their businesses.

She is an accredited member of the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI), founder of the Professional Image Association of Africa (PIAA) and a member of the Association of Professional Image Consultants South Africa (APICSA).

She is also the first and only image consultant in South Africa to attain a First Level Certificate (FLC) Qualification with the AICI.

Minnette’s passion for the image industry is clearly displayed in the way she handles each client.  With professional, compassionate hands-on service she truly makes a long-term difference in every client’s life. Her knowledge and experience as an image consultant contributes to a vibrant and energetic occasion.

She believes that one is unable to positively influence others, if you do not make the change in yourself first.  With her expertise she helps all her clients to make that first change within themselves.

To date, Minnette has spoken to over 4000 people about image, with a motivational approach by building their confidence and improving their self-esteem. Her clients have included Tatum Keshwar (Miss SA 2009), Nicole Flint (Miss SA 2010), Anga Jamela (the face of Revlon 2009) and Vicky Fourie (Miss Deaf SA). Minnette has also been featured several times in Get It Bloemfontein magazine, is a stylist for passi lifestyle magazine and frequently appears on OFM and Radio 2000 discussing various aspects of fashion and image. She was also a guest judge for pageants such as Miss Style Bloemfontein and Mrs. Bloemfontein.

In 2010 Minnette was a finalist when nominated by the Business Women’s Association for the Regional Business Achiever’s Awards in the Entrpereneur category.

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be a part of the Professional Image Association of Africa?
 

 

  • Gain credibility in the minds of existing and potential clients
  • Meet new people in the image related industry that can contribute to your business
  • Grow your business with knowledge from our conferences and newsletters
  • Belong to a network of image professionals that can share their skills
  • Share your opinion about image/business related subjects with other professionals and receive advice as well
  • Opportunity to attend conferences where you can network, market yourself and expand your business
  • Have access to a monthly newsletter that updates you with the latest in the image and wellness industry
  • Gain publicity from appearing on the PIAA Website which promotes your business
  • Receive a PIAA certificate which makes you more credible in the image field
  • Exclusive usage of the PIAA logo along with your own brand that recognizes exceptional service and professionalism
  • New businesses can benefit from the knowledge and familiarity from those that are more experienced

We encourage all businesses that share our passion for image, to start up your membership with PIAA. Membership fees are R500 a year.

If you would like to become a part of the Professional Image Association of Africa, click HERE to fill out the membership applicant form.

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