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ABOUT US

Image Innovators SA is a globally recognised company, and proudly the first image consultancy in South Africa internationally accredited by the AICI (Association of Image Consultants International). Our contemporary and cutting edge image products, services and training make us the choice company with which to be associated.

Our motto ‘Your Potential is Our Passion’ encapsulates the essence of what we are striving to achieve with our consultants; we want to help them discover their full potential and tap into their unique talents in order to create a thriving local business. We lead with passion, vigour, principle and nurture.

Our main focus is that of growing our consultants with knowledge, tools, practice, support and encouragement to become their very best. We create a fun-filled learning environment with extensive hands-on experience.

Our host company, Image Innovators International, boasts 25 years delivering award-winning training and services together with the founder and owner, Ann Reinten, AICI CIP, being awarded AICI’s highest achievement award: an IMMIE for Product Innovation and Excellence in 2010.

“We are committed to actively helping image consultants develop their skills, advance their knowledge and grow as a team, and encouraging them to thrive. Providing both ‘hands-on and hearts-on’ support is our essential vision. We love, care, educate, support and nurture.”

 

Kyla Blackwood-Murray, AICI CIC

The Image Innovators SA team members, respectively, have had the privilege of working with numerous South African celebrities, as well as corporate and political party clients. They have also celebrated many magazine publications, television appearances and hosted many workshops for large audiences all over the country.

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Image Innovators

International

Image Innovators Pty Ltd was founded in 1996 by Ron and Ann Reinten from Melbourne, Australia.

Initially known as The Australian Image Company, Image Innovators has grown to become a market leader for innovative and up-to-date image consultant resources and training.

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Association of

Image Consultants International

AICI is the leading and largest professional association of personal and corporate image consultants worldwide.

 

A non-profit organization, AICI is dedicated to advancing the level of professionalism and enhancing the recognition of image consultants.

MEET THE TEAM

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Kyla Blackwood-Murray

IISA MASTER LICENSE HOLDER AND CEO  | AICI CIC

Kyla heads up the only AICI internationally accredited Image Consulting Training company in South Africa, Image Innovators SA, with passion, flair, focus and a magnetic sense of fun.

She is warm and engaging, with a refreshingly colourful personality. She inspires those around her with her passion and energy and delights in seeing others transformed as they gain knowledge and insight into the ‘science of beauty’.

Kyla boasts achieving her AICI CIC accreditation, adding to her wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise.

She finds it rewarding to channel her energy and love of beauty, fashion and people into enriching lives and helping people to recognise and embrace their own uniqueness.

Mariska Botha

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CONSULTANT LIASON

Mariska Botha is the founder and CEO of Nu U Image Consulting (Pty) Ltd, based in the Garden Route.

Formerly an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa, she believes that image perception directly impacts profitability and productivity and her own evolution from legal professional to successful image consultant gives her unique insights into professional and personal image.

She aspires to inspire and empower her clients, by providing them with tools and strategies to showcase their most confident, authentic selves. 

Her ability to connect with people and her positive, empowering approach has translated into a successful business with devoted followers. 

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Ronel Le Roux

TRAINING FACILITATOR

Ronel’s down to earth wisdom, talent, integrity and rich personality have made her a sought after image consultant, make-up artist and stylist.

She inspires her clients to appreciate and recognize their own particular brand of beauty and style. She has the gift of igniting fresh passion into every one of her clients.

Her many accomplishments include her recent debut on the front cover of Bloemfontein’s Get It Magazine, published articles, appearances on television and winning awards within the industry. She also serves as the Secretary on the AICI Australia Chapter Board.

Ronel’s inner beauty and strength are evident in every task she undertakes. Her presence instils confidence and calm in the face of a frenetic industry.

Tania De Klerk

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR

Tania's vision is to empower women to feel great every day, regardless of what the day holds.

Her primary focus is on equipping her clients with the tools to simplify their wardrobe choices and make confident decisions to wear what they love and what suits their unique attributes and lifestyle.

 

She draws inspiration from the most recent trends, but is not driven by them.

Her passion, vision and genuineness  are evident as she guides and mentors her clients.

 

She says 'Although our priorities shift, our bodies may change, and time becomes a limited resource, I believe that we each carry something unique, and our appearance should be a true reflection of who we were created to be.'

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Jaclyn De Kock

ADMINISTRITIVE FACILITATOR AND CONSULTANT COORDINATOR

Jaclyn joins Image Innovators SA as our newly appointed Administrative Facilitator and Consultant Coordinator. 

 

As a qualified Image Consultant Jaclyn adds her unique charisma, creativity and passion to our team. 

 

Jaclyn channels her energy and love of beauty, fashion, and people towards enriching lives and helping others to recognise and embrace their uniqueness. She is vibrant and dynamic and highly values integrity and authenticity.  

 

Jaclyn passionately believes that combining the efficient, the functional and the beautiful creates an unstoppable synergy.

Zanele Kamwendo

TRAINING FACILITATOR

Zanele’s life-long passion for image and style and her genuine desire to see people embrace their individuality and reach their full potential has seen her dramatically improve the image and lives of those she comes in contact with. 

She qualified as an image consultant in 2014 and has a successful image consulting company, Sparkle Image. She has been a member of image Innovators since 2017. She is also a member of the AICI (Association of Image Consultants International) as well as IPIA (International Professional Image Association).

Zanele holds an Electrical Engineering qualification and has enjoyed a corporate career for over 15 years during which she obtained a Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA).

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Darlene Bayley

BRAND STRATEGY AND IMPLEMENTATION SPECIALIST 

Darlene is a true 'Multipotentialite', with a wide range of skills and interests that have led her down many different paths.

 

She's an entrepreneur, a creative thinker, and a motivator who helps others achieve their goals by building on their unique stories.

 

She's passionate about empowering women to grow their businesses and has an extraordinary ability to create outstanding brands for female entrepreneurs.

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