Sustainable beauty: how to make our routine greener

Savage Beauty, on Netflix a series about the greed of the beauty industry – IO Donna

Sfarzo, beauty, lights and glamor. These are the characteristics of Savage Beauty (are Netflix from now), the African series set in the world of fashion and beauty in Johannesburg. That is, between fashion shows, models, clothes to dream and jewels: the well-known fashion recipe.

Which, however, hides something rotten. A dark side. That of the rich family Bhengu, founder of a cosmetics company launched towards the conquest of Africa and the Western world. What, in fact, is hidden behind the faces smoothed by make-up and provocative lipsticks? Let us find out there young Zinhlenew entry in the tycoon family.

Savage Beauty: the first episodes

A black woman wipes her hands from the blood: Savage Beauty begins like this – on the notes of Where did you sleep last night of the Nirvana. We will find out that it is the young woman They are good (Rosemary Zimu), the new face of the company Bhengo Beautya beauty empire run by the tycoon Don Bhengu and his family, made up of three children Phila, Linda and Ndu and from two wives: the matriarch Grace e Love.

Sustainable beauty: how to make our routine greener

It is precisely during the presentation event of the new face of Bhengu voted by the web that it happens an unexpected: while They are good parades and takes the applause of the guests, an image with her bleached face appears on the surrounding LEDs. The media and social networks go crazy. The company is overwhelmed with criticism. It is the beginning of a series of events that aim to strike the business and family of African tycoons. Who is behind it?

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The Bhengu family. (Netflix)

Savage Beauty between beauty, eye shadow and blood

The series proceeds almost as if it were a film by Yorgos Lanthimoswithout the frenzied rhythms of yellow made in USA. Slowly it turns out that behind that bleached photo there is the hand of Zinhle and his brother. What behind a new idea of ​​beauty promoted by Bhengu is distribution of a product toxic which was tested on a group of children of street, including Zinhle, brother and younger sister (unfortunately not survived the treatments). From that moment, Zinhle begins planning revenge.

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The Bhengu family with Zinhle, Rosemary Zimu at the center. (Netflix)

Zinhle’s Revenge

Zinhle has a diabolical plan in mind to shatter the empire of the Bhengu. After the photo bleached the patron has a heart attack and the young model, armed with rage, is ready to suffocate the ogre who killed her sister in the past. An unexpected event will make her give up.

Given his precarious health, the patron decides to elect a successor from among his children, and Linda has all it takes to become the new CEO and also to know the dark side of Bhengu (none of the children are aware of it). Meanwhile, on social media, the news that Linda loves none other than Thando goes crazy, the second wife of the father. Another scandal affects the family, and the internal tensions become more and more tense.

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Zhinle and his brother. (Netflix)

There is also room for love in Beauty Savage

The series is purely focused on business, family conflicts and the plan of vendetta from They are good (who also predicted not being able to complete it, because of this gets a gun). Between the folds of the plot vengeance there is also space for loveand that’s what you don’t expect: when Zinhle and Ndu kiss, it seems to trigger a short circuit.

Don Bhengu. (Netflix)

Perhaps the youngest of the family is the only one who is morally trustworthy for Are they good? Or behind their relationship is there a very specific plan designed by the protagonist? For sure At some point Zinhle will find himself at a crossroads.

Zinhle’s vengeance comes gradually, it almost enters the bowels of the spectator who negotiates for the intruder. With each episode, a piece of his tragic past is discovered: behind the smooth skin he actually hides a greenish scar, reaction to the poison that was injected into him as a child. His actions become more and more risky and the suspense it’s a crescendo. How far will Zinhle be willing to go? The atmosphere so full of glitz, it remembers Empire Say Lee Danielsit gradually fades until it almost sinks into a horror movie nightmare.


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