Cape Town, Durban residents more grey, stressed, than Gauteng – survey

Despite their laid-back reputation, more Cape Town and Durban residents say they are going grey – which they attribute to stress – than their Gauteng counterparts, according to a new survey. About two in three Cape Town and Durban residents surveyed (about 64%) say their hair...

Cycling boosts caffeine shampoo

Sponsoring an international cycling team has helped dramatically boost the global sales of Alpecin caffeine shampoo, which recorded growth of 63% in South Africa last year. German-based Alpecin is selling more of its follicle-stimulating shampoo than ever before, CEO Eduard Dörrenberg told Marketing Magazine of Australia....

Pro Team Liv-Plantur donates R20 000 to SA development cyclist

Plantur, sponsor of professional international female cyclists, Team Liv-Plantur, on Saturday handed R20 000 and cycling kit to rising SA star, Zanele Tshoko, as a contribution to cycling development in SA. Team Liv-Plantur has entered four riders in the Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge on Sunday, 15 November....

Caffeine shampoo marks 100 million global unit sales

Alpecin, Germany’s best-selling men’s shampoo¹ which is fast gaining popularity in SA, has produced its 100 millionth unit, the manufacturers have announced. The German-based, family-owned Dr. Wolff Group, has achieved double-digit growth for several successive years for its caffeine shampoos for men (Alpecin) and women (Plantur),...

German pro triathlete donates R25 000 to SA Triathlon Development

German pro triathlete, Till Schramm, who is in Port Elizabeth to participate in the IRONMAN African champs on Sunday, has donated R25 000, sports nutrition and kit to triathlon development in South Africa. In addition, Schramm, on behalf of his sponsor, Alpecin Caffeine Shampoo ZA, has...

German Pro, Till Schramm, to donate R25 000 to SA Triathlon Development

Top German pro triathlete, Till Schramm, is heading to Port Elizabeth, SA, to take on the world’s toughest sportsmen in the Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship -- and to donate R25 000 to triathlon development in SA.   Schramm is sponsored by Alpecin Caffeine Shampoo which is...

A superhero comes to 947 Cycle Challenge in South Africa

Linola Mascot, Lino came to the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge in Gauteng to introduce thousands of cyclists to a new breathable protective balm to help prevent chafing now available in SA! Play the video below. ...

Alpecin donates 20 bicycles to disadvantaged SA school children

[caption id="attachment_911" align="alignnone" width="640"] Making a difference: Xylon van Eyk, Marcel Kloepping, Jörg Ludewig (former Pro), Gerald Ciolek (MTN Qhubeka) and Jens Vögele at the 947 Momentum Cycle Challenge, shortly after they announced that Alpecin caffeine based anti-hair loss shampoo will donate 20 bicycles to...

Hair loss more prevalent than ED in middle-aged SA men, affecting self-esteem — survey

Hair loss is more prevalent in middle-aged SA men than erectile dysfunction (ED) and negatively affects their self-esteem and social life, according to a new survey.   Almost 40% of 600men between 20 and 65 polled in the survey say they are showing signs of hair loss. This...

Alpecin donates 20 bicycles to disadvantaged SA school children

The manufacturers of Alpecin, one of the world’s most effective anti-hair loss shampoos and a major player in international cycling, has donated 20 bicycles to an impoverished KwaZulu Natal community through the Qhubeka Foundation.   Alpecin, a caffeine-based shampoo to stem hereditary hair loss in males, has...