Sorbet Salons Deals, Specials & Catalogues
Sorbet is the first franchised chain of beauty salons in South Africa.
Sorbet is a chain of beauty salons that has managed to achieve a lot of success in its short history. The business has operations in South Africa and in the UK. The company was founded by Ian Fuhr, who got the idea to start the business when his massage therapist mentioned that the local market was ready for a beauty salon brand. While there were many competitors in the sector, most were single-store businesses owned and managed by the beauty therapists themselves. Ian roped in his niece, Debbie, and opened the first two Sorbet Salons in 2005 in the Johannesburg suburbs of Bedfordview and Norwood. Ian faced some challenges in 2007 that made him almost abandon the venture altogether. After partnering with his friend, Rudi Rudolph, the two managed to save the company, and by 2008, Sorbet had opened a salon in Sea Point, Cape Town. The two partners decided that the future growth of the brand would come via a franchising model. In 2009, with 22 corporate-owned Sorbet stores already fully operational, the first franchise store was opened. Franchising further fuelled Sorbet’s growth – adding a further 10 salons, including the first Durban store at the Gateway Shopping Centre – within two years. In 2012, Sorbet launched Drybar, a new concept in hairdressing that focuses exclusively on blowout styling delivered in a relaxing environment. In the same year, the Sorbet brand’s own range of bath and beauty products was also launched in collaboration with Clicks. By its 10th year of operation, Sorbet had 116 stores operating, with a majority of them being owned by franchisees. The company had also introduced grooming salons for men.
Sorbet’s treatments are provided in comfortable and uncluttered salons and delivered by professional beauty technicians. The salon is a stockist of Environ and Dermalogica’s product ranges, and these also form the basis of the skincare treatments that are offered. The salon places more of an emphasis on product sales than its competitors, and as a result, only 40% of its turnover is reliant on treatments. In 2006, the Sorbet Society loyalty programme was launched, allowing customers to earn points anytime they booked a treatment. The programme has approximately 300,000 active members.
Sorbet opened its first UK store in 2014. There are currently 3 stores in London.
It’s our favourite scoop of the year! Get set for full-blown happiness with 2 days of fabulous savings! 20% off all retail products,, today & tomorrow only! #GetThatFeeling #SorbetHappyDaySale pic.twitter.com/6orVH122qG
— Sorbet Group (@SorbetGroup) March 29, 2019
Tick Tock Sorbies, times almost up! 2 days left of our Dermalogica sale, make sure you're signed up to our loyalty program to qualify. T's & C's apply. Hurry Hurry! #GetThatFeeling pic.twitter.com/efjd8RyQin
— Sorbet Group (@SorbetGroup) March 8, 2019
March is Sorbet Makeup Birthday month, so grab any 3 Sorbet Makeup products & accessories & get the cheapest 1 free! Just like that! The big Birthday celebrations start 1 March at any Sorbet Makeup stocking store until 22 March 2019. T's & C's apply #GetThatFeeling pic.twitter.com/8Y6XBBCQ09
— Sorbet Group (@SorbetGroup) February 28, 2019
Health & Beauty Deals & Specials
Interested in finding more health & beauty deals on makeup and health essentials? Then check out our health & beauty section for more deals from Red Square, Clicks, Dis-Chem and more.
Need something cute to pack all your Sorbet Makeup goodies in? Buy any 2 Sorbet Makeup products from select Sorbet & Clicks stores, to the value of R350 or more & receive an awesome Sorbet Makeup Gift bag FREE! T's & C's apply! #GetThatFeeling pic.twitter.com/ztiDZODyHd
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WIN a Sorbet and La Senza Day of treats with 2 of your besties worth R3000! Head to our Facebook page NOW to enter! pic.twitter.com/GxOhAIfYXr
— Sorbet Salons (@SorbetGroup) January 31, 2017
Home & Garden Deals & SpecialsInterested in finding more home & garden deals on home essentials, furniture and supplies? Then check out our home & garden section for more deals from Makro, Boardmans, Game and more.
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Makeup lovers you have one day left to buy all your favourite Sorbet makeup products on our 3 for 2 special. If you’ve been dying to try something new, now is the time or, if you want to stock up on your everyday besties. Shimmers, foundation, lip glosses, blenders & much more! pic.twitter.com/QZSp4DwkFR
— Sorbet Group (@SorbetGroup) March 22, 2019
Our Sorbet Home Range has been flying off the shelves &b we couldn't be happier that our Sorbies love it so much. We're giving you 20% off the Home Range & Sorbet Gift sets until 10 March '19, just because! #GetThatFeeling pic.twitter.com/UocA4fO90n
— Sorbet Group (@SorbetGroup) February 20, 2019
Get glammed with Sorbet Makeup Stars. All your favourite picks from the Sorbet Makeup range at 20% Off until 22 January '18, just for you. Available at participating Sorbet & Clicks stores countrywide. #GetThatFeeling pic.twitter.com/sKTmTYVLLp
— Sorbet Group (@SorbetGroup) January 10, 2019
Just when you thought we were done with the giving for the season. Buy any 3 individual Bath & Body products & get 1 free until 31 Dec '18 , so make sure you get all your last minute holiday shopping done at any Sorbet Salons, Sorbet Nailbars or Sorbet Drybars. #GetThatFeeling pic.twitter.com/wpjrhfwc6b
— Sorbet Group (@SorbetGroup) December 14, 2018
It's August, winter is drawing to a close & its time to reset that skin with our annual Facial Special! Facials for everyone, for all ages & for all pocket sizes 🙂 & of course don't forget your 20% off from 3-31 August 2018. T's & C's apply. #GetThatFeeling pic.twitter.com/5ZlH1vj30w
— Sorbet Group (@SorbetGroup) August 1, 2018
It's Mani & Pedi time! Get 20% off your Sorbet Mani & Pedi treatments together this June. We have over 200 coats to choose from; you’ll be just fine. Available at all Sorbet Salons, Sorbet Naibars, Sorbet Drybars & CandiandCo. T's &C's apply. Ends 30 June ’18 #GetThatFeeling pic.twitter.com/NNUjSu4emN
— Sorbet Salons (@SorbetGroup) June 5, 2018
Fashion Deals & Specials
Interested in finding more fashion deals on clothing, shoes and accessories? Then check out our fashion section for more fashion retailers such as Mr Price, Zando, Aldo Shoes & more!
Want to see what you could win for Mom this Mother’s Day? Sing her as a song title and enter now by using the hashtag #MyMomAsASong & thanks to our friends @SallyWilliamsSA @Delheim & Nomination Italy, this fab Mom Box valued at R5000 could be yours (for your Mom of course). pic.twitter.com/4ThzN6im3X
— Sorbet Salons (@SorbetGroup) May 9, 2018
Sorbet is still in the mood to give lurve this month, From the 14th to the 28th of February 2018 get 20% OFF all your favourite Sorbet Skin Care, Nail Polishes, Salon Body products and Fragrances. T's & C's Apply! For more details see here: https://t.co/uPjcUGUGmy #GetThatFeeling pic.twitter.com/3H5xExrswF
— Sorbet Salons (@SorbetGroup) February 14, 2018
Got any Facial questions or concerns you need answered? What if you've never had a facial before? 5 February, we're answering all your questions! DM us your questions now & 2 lucky followers can win a @dermalogicasa facial & a hamper on us!! Get tweeting! #GetThatFeeling pic.twitter.com/0LO8pJ11rd
— Sorbet Salons (@SorbetGroup) January 29, 2018
No excuse to have sad nails! Offer ends 18 June, available at all Sorbet Salons, Nail Bars & Dry Bars! pic.twitter.com/J4333LczQl
— Sorbet Salons (@SorbetGroup) June 14, 2017
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Get dad a Sorbet Man Gift card valued at R450 or more & get a FREE Sorbet Man Body Lotion! Available only at Sorbet Man stores! pic.twitter.com/U7rysLxfAT
— Sorbet Salons (@SorbetGroup) June 15, 2017
Until the 15th of June it’s 3 for 2 mix and match on ALL Sorbet Nail Care products! Find your fave 3 products and get the cheapest one free! pic.twitter.com/0DkIFE2Gpo
— Sorbet Salons (@SorbetGroup) May 16, 2017