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01 September 2012

DR BAUMANN SOUTH AFRICA AUGUST PROGRESS REPORT

DR BAUMANN SOUTH AFRICA’s August sales reached a NEW sales record by selling more than any other month since DR BAUMANN launched in South Africa. 

There are many reasons that explain this NEW SALES RECORD. One of those reasons is the opening order that was shipped to DR BAUMANN KZN which is the NEW EXCLUSIVE SUB-DISTRIBUTOR for the area of Durban and KZN. 

The other reasons are the NEW MONTHLY MILLIONAIRE BUSINESS SEMINARS and ongoing SKINOLOGY SEMINARS that focus on educating the DR BAUMANN CUSTOMERS (the beauty salons) on how to improve their business. 

Another reason is the customer workshops that DR BAUMANN SOUTH AFRICA is doing at the beauty salon facilities, where the beauty salon owners invite their best customers for workshops that take about 1 hour and educate end users/consumers about what they need to use and why as well as what NOT TO USE AND WHY!!! 

Another crucial point is the WEEKLY TEAM MEETINGS where DR BAUMANN SOUTH AFRICA discusses the additional improvements that the company can make in order to increase customer service and customer satisfaction.  

The current annual growth of DR BAUMANN SOUTH AFRICA is about 37% compared to the same time period in 2011. This is an impressive growth especially if one remembers that the 2011 sales were about 80% higher than 2010!!! 

THE MOST IMPORTANT is the understanding that BUSINESS GROWTH IS A SIGNAL FROM THE MARKET SAYING “WE LIKE WHAT YOU DO”. So, this is the MOST IMPORTANT POINT to keep in MIND....any business growth whatsoever depends on the cooperation (through satisfaction) of your team and the market. Hence, when you face growth, you know that both of those points (your team and your customers / the market) are well treated.

GOING TO THE NEXT LEVEL - Customers (people) are a funny crowd who get used to whatever you do, even if you do it excellently and expect more and NEW GRATIFICATIONS. So, GOING TO THE NEXT LEVEL means that DR BAUMANN SOUTH AFRICA needs to evolve and deliver even better service and even more quality as well as ADDITIONAL VALUE!!!

ADDITIONAL VALUE is what DR BAUMANN SOUTH AFRICA will be concentrating on as THE PRE CONDITION for GOIING TO THE NEXT LEVEL!!! That is the DR BAUMANN SOUTH AFRICA COMMITMENT!!!

Our deepest THANK YOU to all the people who were and are involved in DR BAUMANN SOUTH AFRICA’S mission of DELIVERING HEALTH AND PROSPERITY. 

SA SALES JAN-AUG


 



 

20 August 2012

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11 June 2012

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Fathers Day!

What a special day, I don't know about you but I am definitely a Daddy's Girl and my father has a big influence on my life and also who I became. Thinking from a business perspective this is also one of the biggest celebrated days next to Valentines day and Monthers day, so some thought must definitely be put into it.

Right now at this very second, people are walking around, browsing the internet etc on what to get for their fathers. Will you be the one they find offering them the perfect gift? Make yourself visible so that people don't have to look far before they find you, and with the irresistable offers from Dr Baumann you also have the right product backing you that will be alluring enough for them. 

As promised today I will talk a bit more about what type of Characteristics Organizations should have to be able to be innovating.

1.  A free flow of information which allows executives to find ideas in unexpected places and pushes them to combine fragments of information.

2. Close and frequent contact between departments, and an emphasis on lateral as well as vertical relationships providing resources, information and support.

3. A tradition of working in teams and sharing credits.

4. Serior executives who believe in innovation and will make the neccessary resources available

5. Managers with the ability and desire to seize opportunities and to make time available for innovation.  

I hope all of you celebrate not just on fathers day but the whole week and thank our fantastic fathers for being their for us whenever we need them and for supporting us.

Happy Fathers Day

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Mercia Kruger

Dr Baumann

National Sales & Business Development Manager

Tel:    +27 (11) 262 5003

Fax:   +27 (11) 444 2597

email: mercia@dr-baumann.co.za 

16 May 2012

Behind The Mask

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Why Things Go Wrong

The main reasons for things going wrong are:

1. Inability to learn from mistakes

2. Sheer incompetence through over promotion

3. Poor selction, inadequate training

4. Over-confidence

5. Under-confidence

6. Laziness

7. Lack of foresight

What can you do about it?

1. Mistakes will happen. The unforgivalbe thins is to make the same mistake twice. Learn from your mistakes by analysing what went wrong.

2&3 This is something you should minimize in your subordinates by a constant drive to improve selction and performance standards and by training and coaching aimed at correcting specified weaknesses.

4. This is the most difficult problem to eradicate. Mistakes occur because you are so certain that you know all the answers that no attempt is made to foresee or take care of the unexpected. Over-confident people tend to have tunnel vision not taking notice of what is happening on either side or beyond.

5. This can be overcome as long as the individual is fundamentally competent. Mentorship works well here.

6. No one would ever admit to being lazy. But they do exist, either because they are naturally indolent or they have not been given sufficient leadership and a well-defined roll in the business. If you have such a staff member give them the boot, it cannot be tolerated. 

7. This is a common reason for mistakes. You must try to anticipate all the eventualities and make contingency plans accordingly. You may not get it right every time, but you will at least be better prepared if thought has been given to some of the eventualities. 

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Mercia Kruger

Dr Baumann

National Sales & Business Development Manager

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email: mercia@dr-baumann.co.za 

 

30 January 2012

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20 January 2012

Weekly Promotion - Energise Yourself

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WEEKLY PROMOTION                                                                23 - 29 JANUARY 2012

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Stephnie-Anne Dickinson

National Education Manager South Africa

stephanieanne@dr-baumann.co.za

Waking up early after the holiday celebrations and indulgences could put a dent in your good mood.  These few tips will make your morning experience much easier and you can look and feel great with limited time.

Open your curtains as soon as you get out of bed.  Sunlight will slow your body’s production of melatonin - a chemical known for causing sleepiness - and increase adrenaline - a chemical that makes you awake, alert and energized.

 The last thing you probably feel like doing when you drag yourself out of bed is vigorous physical activity, but exercise will give you an immediate energy boost - just what you need to get going in the morning.  Exercise increases “levels of energizing brain chemicals dopamine, or epinephrine and serotonin”, writes Sari Harrar in Good housekeeping.

 A study of business travelers found that those who exercised did 61% better on cognitive tests than those who didn’t exercise, reports Harrar. So exercise can set the stage for focus and concentration at work.

 An invigorating shower is a great way to weak up and wash up for the day.  Make sure that the water’s not too hot, as this can dry out your skin and cause redness. 

Splash off your body with cool water to re energize.

Some body washes and scrubs are perfect for morning because of their energizing aromas and revitalizing effects.

Combine Dr Baumann Spa Line Mineral Sea Peel Oil and a dash of energizing Orange Essential Oil or add invigorating Dr Baumann Rosemary, Basil and Grapefruit Ethereal Oils.  This makes for an enlivening, refreshing experience.  Don’t underestimate the power of essential oils.  They are composed of phyto-chemicals from plants, fruits and flowers.  These oils quickly evaporate into the air but leave behind their scents, such as grapefruit, mint, ginger, orange or black pepper and basil, suggests Carolyn Kepes of the Web site, Living Naturally.  Dr Baumann has them all.

The “Ultimate Refresher”:  

  • After your shower apply Dr Baumann Spa Line Body Tonic Mint or Body Tonic Orange on a damp skin.  The skin is re energized refreshed and revitalized.  (These tonics can also be used on the face before or after your makeup has been applied).

One study found that “volunteers who washed their faces after napping felt more awake than those who just took a nap”, writes Harrar.  So, if washing your face can boost your energy levels just add.  Dr Baumann’s Cleansing Milk as a gentle, water soluble cleanser that washes away impurities and boosts the skin surface moisture content.  it contains valuable hydrating and treating ingredients such as Vitamin E, Lavender and Hyaluronic Acid or for those of you who prefer a gel, use Dr Baumann’s Cleansing Gel, containing Macadamia Nut Oil and Urea.  It does not dry your skin and leaves it treated and refreshed.  Remember to splash cool water on your face for an instant good feeling.

Wake up your eyes:

Eyes looking puffy or saggy after a poor night’s sleep?  Simple treatment products can reduce these telltale signs of tiredness:  Dr Baumann Eye Gel containing soothing Allantoin will reduce puffiness and leave the eye area smooth and hydrated.

Fuel up and hydrate:

 “People who skip breakfast struggle more with fatigue later in the day than do people who take time to eat”, Elizabeth Somer, a registered dietician, tells CNN.  Even if you’re trying to cut calories and watch your weight, having breakfast is crucial to your health.  Plus, it prevents you from becoming famished and overeating later on.

Be sure you hydrate by drinking at least eight ounces of water.  “You’ve been fasting all night and you wake each morning dehydrated”, warns Reader’s Digest.  Dehydration can cause low energy levels and poor performance on cognitive tests.  Can’t quit your caffeine habit?  Drink even more water, because caffeine acts as a diuretic.

A morning makeup routine doesn’t need to be long or complicated.  All you need is a few key products to help you look awake, alert and treat your skin, Dr Baumann Intensive Color Light or Color Dark helps to treat protect and even out your skin tone for a radiant complexion.  This “multi-tasker” is a must for eliminating the need for a separate moisturizer and foundation.  Dr Baumann Blush/Rouge are great for cheeks and lips.  It gives a light natural color and radiance to cheeks and lips.

These simple tips will get you going in the morning so you can head out feeling energized and looking great!

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APPLICATION TIPS:  You are Gorgeous, Lovely and Beautiful!

Every woman has days when she feels unattractive.  Of course it’s a great confidence booster to look your best!  

Follow these head to toe tips for a more beautiful you!

  • Exfoliate your body with the Dr Baumann Spa Mineral Sea Peel Oil - execute circular movements in an upwards motion towards the heart to increase circulation, while removing dead cells.  Not only will this leave your body feeling silky soft, but the increase in circulation gives an instant pick-me-up for extra energy!
  • Remember the ad on T.V? - “Im going to wash that grey right out of my head....”, well imagine washing and rinsing the tiredness from your hair, using the Dr Baumann Shampoo.  Not only will your hair have more bounce for a beautiful you, but the beautiful aroma will uplift your spirits, and put a bounce in your step.
  • Lather your body with the Dr Baumann Solarium Liposome, not only will your skin feel silky smooth, but the nanosomes and liposomes in this revolutionary product will carry Vitamin E and beta carotene deep into the skin for a nourishing, anti-aging effect.

Mineral Sea Peel Oil

A sea salt oil peel with a base of olive oil and sea salt for face and body. Particularly gentle and refreshing exfoliation by natural minerals without irritating ingredients. The duration of use is dependent on individual skin types and requirements. The cleansing, smoothing and revitalizing action makes the skin look fresher, smoother and more attractive. A pleasant bath with one of the DR. BAUMANN bath oils, followed by the Mineral Sea Peel Oil is the ideal preparation for the application of other DR. BAUMANN COSMETIC SPA products.

200 ml bottle                                   Price
Art.-No. 3001                                    R 529.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Olea Europea Oil, Sea Salt (Maris Sal)

Sea peel oil

Shampoo

Particularly mild cleansing substances gently cleanse the hair and scalp. An herbal extract diminishes itchiness and flakiness, while a special active ingredient reduces dandruff. Although this shampoo contains special nourishing substances, the hair is not weighed down. Afterwards the use of the Hair Conditioner is highly recommended. Also suitable for pets.

200 ml bottle                                   Price
Art.-No. 1063                                    R 228.00

75 ml bottle (travel size)                  Price
Art.-No. 1963                                    R 133.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Aqua, Sodium Laureth Sulfate(and)Laurylglucoside, Sodium Lauroyl Sarkosinate, Urea, Cocoglucosides(and)Glyceryloleate, Butylene Glycol, Glycol Distearate(and)Steareth-4, Linoleamide DEA, Sodium Chloride, Dicaprylyl Ether(and)Laurylalcohol, D,L-alph-Tocopheyl Acetate, Panthenol, Sodium Lactate,  Urtica Dioica Extract, Polyquaternium 10, Sodium Lactate, Ormensis Multicaulis Oil

Shampoo

Solarium Liposome

Based on a special principle of effect. The skin-protective vitamins E and beta-carotene are delivered to the skin by means of liposomes. The skin is effectively protected and nourished and the best possible tan is achieved. It can also be used as a wonderful body lotion, especially in summer.

200 ml bottle                          Price
Art.-No. 1090                           R 359.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Aqua, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Butylene Glycol,  D-alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Alcohol, Urea, Lecithin, Panthenol, D-mixed-Tocopherols, Sodium Lactate, Xanthan Gum, Carotin Oil, Ormensis Multicaulis Oil

Solarium liposome

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APPLICATION TIPS: Smell your way to happiness

A smell can bring on a flood of memories, influence people’s moods and affect their work performance.  Because the olfactory bulb is part of the brain’s limbic system, an area so closely associated with memory and feeling, it’s sometimes called the “emotional brain”, smell can call up memories and powerful responses almost instantaneously.  Use body tonics, and body lotions with a smell that you connect with pleasant memories, to uplift your spirits and make you happy.

Here is some tips:

  • After a lovely bath or shower, apply the Dr Baumann Spa Orange, Rose or Mint Body Tonic, depending on your smell preference.  These body tonics not only smell fantastic, but pep-up circulation and tone the skin.
  • Follow with the Dr Baumann Spa Orange, Jasmin, Rose or Citrus-Vanilla Body Lotion to your entire body.  These body lotions nourish the skin with only the best vegetable oils. 

Orange Body Tonic

With natural orange oil

200 ml bottle                          Price
Art.-No. 3006                          R 513.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Aqua, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucosides, Oleum Citrus aurantium, Limonene

Orange body tonic

Orange Body Lotion

Body Lotion with orange oil

200 ml bottle                              Price
Art.-No. 3048                              R 513.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Aqua, Prunus Armeniaca Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Oil,  Simmondsia Californica Oil, Butylene Glycol, Polyglyceryl-3 Methyl Glucose Distearate, Urea, Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Glyceryl Stearate, D-alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, D-mixed-Tocopherols, Sodium Lactate, Xanthan Gum, Oleum Citrus aurantium, Limonene

Orange body lotion

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APPLICATION TIPS: Getting your beauty sleep.

 When you’ve slept well, you wake deliciously rested, leap out of bed and can’t wait to get going.  You have energy for the whole day and evening, and crucially, you look Fantastic!

To maintain and boost this renewed you, following these easy steps:

  • Cleanse twice, in the morning and evening with circular movements, and rinse the skin with warm water.
  • Gently exfoliate the skin with light circular movements, concentrating on congested areas. Repeat the exfoliation process once a week.
  • Apply the Liposome Mask daily, and leave on overnight for best results.

Cleansing Gel

A mild cleansing gel which contains very gentle cleansing substances. For anyone who prefers a foaming cleanser or wants to gently remove oiliness from the skin.

200 ml bottle                          Price
Art.-No. 1018                           R 247.00

75 ml bottle (travel size)          Price
Art.-No. 1918                            R 133.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Aqua, Sodium Laureth Sulfate(and)Laurylglucoside, Urea, Sucrose Cocoate, Cocoglucosides(and)Glyceryloleate, Laureth-2, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Sodium Lactate, Sodium Chloride

Cleansing gel

Peeling Mild

Massaging with gentle exfoliating particles stimulate blood circulation without damaging the skin. The exfoliation of dead skin cells prevents blackheads and impurities and improves the effectiveness of skincare products.

75 ml bottle                          Price
Art.-No. 1938                         R 339.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Aqua, Ethyl Hexyl Cocoate, Butylene Glycol, Sucrose Cocoate, Polyethylene, Ceteareth-20, Stearyl Alcohol, Carbomer, Tetrahydroxypropyl Ethylenediamine

PEELING MILD

Liposome Mask

Regular application provides the skin with skin-related lipids and valuable active substances such as Aloe Vera, macadamia nut oil, vitamin A, natural vitamin E etc. The result of regular application is a visibly purer skin. The skin’s moisture content is strongly enhanced, which works effectively against fine lines. Pimples and blackheads are disintegrated over time and impurities are slowly diminished. The complexion appears fresher, smoother and rosier and more attractive. The skin gains back freshness and resilience.

75 ml bottle                          Price
Art.-No. 1941                         R 549.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Aqua, Aloe Barbadensis gallerta, Butylene Glycol, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Urea,  D-alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Lecithin, D-mixed-Tocopherols, Retinyl Palmitate, Polysorbat-20, Panthenol, Tetrahydroxypropyl Ethylenediamine, Carbomer

Liposome mask

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APPLICATION TIPS: Being happy, is being beautiful.  

Life is about the way you live it.  Look for the worst and you will get it.  Look for the gift in everything and you will find it.  Be kind to others and to yourself, and you will find joy.  Not only will this make you happy and content, it will also keep you more youthful.  

Happiness is available to anyone at any time - completely free - because it is inside you.  All you need to do is choose happiness, ..... and an excellent skincare routine!

Follow these tips for a happy skin:

  • Cleanse twice, in the morning and evening with circular movements, and rinse the skin with warm water.
  • Apply the Liposome E+C twice a day, after thorough cleansing.  The Liposomes transport the Vitamin E and Vitamin C deeper into the skin protect the skin from free radical damage.
  • Apply the Multi Vitamin Lotion morning and evening.  The Vitamins and herbal extracts in this light lotion will ensure a healthy, glowing skin.

Cleansing Milk Special

This mild cleansing emulsion is suitable for all skin types. It cleanses the skin exceptionally gently and the high concentration of nourishing ingredients such as skin-friendly oils, natural vitamin E and natural moisture dispensers care for the skin. As with all DR. BAUMANN products it is naturally free of mineral oil!

Tip for the gentlemen:
Ideal for use as a special skin-friendly shaving lotion to soften the beard before a wet shave.

200 ml bottle                          Price
Art.-No. 1078                           R 437.00

75 ml bottle (travel size)         Price
Art.-No. 1978                           R 228.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Aqua, Ethyl Hexyl Cocoate, Isocetyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Ceteareth-20, Glyceryl Stearate, Urea, D-alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate,Tetrahydroxypropyl Ethylenediamine, Carbomer

Cleansing milk special

Liposome MutliActive E+C

Contains the same ingredients as the Liposome MultiActive Chamomile, but instead of chamomile it contains particularly high concentrations of vitamins E + C. These vitamins protect the skin from environmental stressors such as UV-rays.

30 ml bottle                          Price
Art.-No. 1076                         R 874.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Aqua, Butylene Glycol, Simmondsia Californica Oil, D-alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Urea, Oenothera Biennis Oil, Lecithin, D-mixed-Tocopherols, Panthenol, Tetrahydroxypropyl Ethylenediamine, Carbomer, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Retinyl Palmitate, Hyaluronic Acid, Allantoin

Liposome E+C

Multi Vitamin Lotion

A special product with vitamins and herbal extracts for normal to dry skin prone to impurities.

75 ml bottle                          Price
Art.-No. 1913                         R 339.00

INCI declaration (ingredients): Aqua, Butylene Glycol, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Urea, D-alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Panthenol, Oenothera Biennis Oil, Polyglyceryl-3 Methyl Glucose Distearate, Sorbitol, Thymus Vulgaris Exract, Chamomilla Recutita Extrakt, Salvia Officinalis Extrakt, DL-alpha-Tocopheryl Nicotinate, Retinyl Palmitate, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, D-mixed Tocopherols, Tetrahydroxypropyl Ethylenediamine, Carbomer, Beta-Carotin

Multi vitamin lotion

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