What is a Mentor and why is it such a "BUZZ" word in the nail industrty?
Well lets start with the meaning of the actual word:


       1. Advise or train (someone, especially a younger colleague).

              "both trainees were expertly mentored by a site supervisor"

MEN.TOR  \'men-,tor, - ter\


       1. An experienced and trusted adviser.

           "he was her friend and mentor until his death"

          synonyms:adviserguideconfidant, confidante, counsellorconsultanttherapist;

Young Nails has the top education program in the country focusing on innovative new products and techniques helping nail technicians achieve success in the salon.
Our focus is on bringing the highest quality products with the best education to every nail technician in the world.

Young Nails South Africa now offers opportunities to any qualified nail technician to apply for a Young Nails Training Academy.

If you are fired-up, hungry for success and have a passion for helping individuals to reach financial independence, Young Nails is the team for you.

No financial layout for training

No franchise fees
No buy in fees

Why a Young Nails Mentor?

Young Nails has been a well establish business in South Africa for over 15 years. Together with Yolande Bekker, head office and all the Mentors. We have succeeded in creating more than just a business. We have created a tight knitted family of nail techs. All with one aim, and that is to support, improve and progress the industry and each other. 

Can I be a Young Nails Mentor?

If you are an individual with attributes like,

  • Young Nails qualified Nail Artist in reverse acrylic and gel application, electric filing technique and sculpting

  • professional ethics,

  • confidence,

  • hard working,

  • self-driven,

  • good communication skills, 

  • commitment and brand loyalty.

  • 2 years’ active industry experience will be to your benifit

You will fit right in.

Note: If you are not Young Nails qualified through either a full course or


conversion course, your application will be disqualified

Note: If you are not Young Nails qualified through either a full course or


conversion course, your application will be disqualified

Available Areas

  • Multiple areas in Western Cape 

  • Multiple areas in KZN incl. Pietermaritzburg, Durban, Amanzimtoti, Ballito

  • Multiple areas in Northern Cape incl. Kathu/Kuruman,Kimberly, Springbok

  • Multiple areas in Freestate incl. Bloemfontein, Welkom, Bethlehem, Harrismith

  • Multiple areas in Mpumalanga incl. Nelspruit, Ermelo

  • Multiple areas in Limpopo incl. Polokwane, Hoedspruit, Bela-Bela 

  • Multiple areas in Gauteng incl. Vereeniging, Carltonville, Soweto

  • Multiple areas in North West incl Vryburg, Zeerust, Rustenburg

  • Multiple areas in Eastern Cape



Other areas will also be strongly considered upon application

How do I apply?

Application Form

It's easy, download our application form. Complete the form and send it to

Alternatively, for more information you can complete the below form and we will get in touch with you.

Don't Delay, Get in contact with us now to secure your area.

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"Wat 'n great experience!
Young Nails is defnitief 'n wonderlike produk en sien uit om 'n pad saam met julle te stap. Gertina jy is wondelike mentor dankie vir al die hulp en geduld. Sien baie uit na die nuwe adventure"

By Tarien Ferreira,   Young Nails Cape North student, 9  July  2018

"Amazing Experience.

Everyone is friendly and helpful.

Thanx Yolande. I was amazed by everything you thought me!
Will definitely be back for more courses." 


By Virginie Bryant, Young Nails Kempton Park student. 19 Jan 2018

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