eKomi StarInsights | Top Cosmetics Stores in Cape Town

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What are the Top Cosmetics Stores in Cape Town, South Africa?

Beautiful skin is an important part of our overall appearance. It makes sense, then, that someone would invest in a good quality skin cream. But where do you go to get the best skin cream? 

Mother City boasts a multitude of places to cure an individual face, from organic pharmacies stocking products that are free of nasty chemicals, to full-on beauty emporiums with rainbow walls of colour. In this StarInsights report, we explore the top cosmetics stores based on user reviews and ratings.

An overview of cosmetics in Cape Town

Cosmetics are made up of chemical substances that are taken from either natural or manufactured sources. They serve a variety of functions. Personal care and skin care products can be used to cleanse and protect the body or skin.  Without a doubt, cosmetics are essentially used to improve or modify one’s look. Cosmetics are used to cover imperfections, enhance one’s natural characteristics such as eyebrows and eyelashes, add colour to a person’s face, or completely transform the appearance of the face to resemble a new person, creature, or item. Cosmetics can also be developed to scent the body.

Complementarily, customers, on the other hand, have never had so much power before. Gone are the days when businesses could choose to only offer products at a certain price and get away with it. There are now countless options for customers to purchase every type of product, brand, or service at a variety of different prices. Every business needs to ensure they’re making these decisions clear through their website platforms.

Reviews, help consumers learn about the supplier, through feedback and evaluations that previous buyers make. As such, eKomi believes that ratings and reviews could be the key to connecting to clients, as they usually form a customer’s first impression online. Therefore, using ratings and reviews given by customers on Google Maps, we curated a list of the best and highest-rated cosmetics shops in Cape Town.

Top-rated cosmetics store in Cape Town



Orleans Cosmetics (Pty) Ltd 5.0.
Ash & Mill 5.0.
Mystic Beauty SA – Online International Store 4.9
Africology V&A Waterfront 4.6
MIMI.Q SeaPoint 4.5
The Body Shop 4.4
Flormar 4.3
MiMiQ Absa Building 4.1
Edgars Beauty 4.0.
Signature 4.0.
Clicks Plein Park 3.7
MAC Cosmetics 3.4
Frank & Myrrh 3.3

Most reviewed cosmetics store in Cape Town


Number of Reviews

MAC Cosmetics 39
MiMiQ Absa Building 30
Flormar 26
Africology V&A Waterfront 20
Mystic Beauty SA – Online International Store 18
The Body Shop 14
Signature 13
Clicks Plein Park 12
Frank & Myrrh 7
Orleans Cosmetics (Pty) Ltd 3
Ash & Mill 3
Edgars Beauty 3
MIMI.Q SeaPoint 2

Based on the numbers obtained online, the best-rated cosmetics store in Cape Town is Orleans Cosmetics (Pty) Ltd and Ash & Mill who are tied on the top spot, both with a perfect 5.0-star rating out of 5 stars. Followed closely by Mystic Beauty SA – Online International Store with a 4.9-star rating. Coming to the number of reviews ranking, MAC Cosmetics ranks the highest with 39 reviews. Followed by MiMiQ Absa Building with 30 reviews and in third place Flormar with 26 reviews.

eKomi compliments the owners of the top listed cosmetics shops in both lists for their excellent services and urges all their competitors in the industry to up their game and reach out to a review agency like eKomi, which works with an efficient team to produce reviews that are organic and credible. The eKomi team presents all stores with an offer to assess customer satisfaction, and this includes a free consultation to determine the level of growth a business is at and to heighten its sales development and online imprint.

Check out eKomi’s blog in three months to follow up on our assessment of which Cosmetics Shops will be the best and most rated in Cape Town.

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