Orleans Cosmetics

Orleans Cosmetics (Pty) Ltd

Orleans Cosmetics (Pty) Ltd (Orleans Cosmetics) was acquired in May 2017 and became a subsidiary of AEEI. It was a business previously known as Orleans Distributors CC and RVB Cosmetics CC, which had been in business in South Africa for  the past 23 years.

Orleans Cosmetics imports and distributes four cosmetic brands from Europe on  an  exclusive basis in South Africa and neighbouring territories, through retailers and beauty salons.

Orleans Cosmetics is the exclusive Southern African distributor of the following imported cosmetic brands, each one with a long international history:

  • Gatineau – founded in France in 1932
  • NUXE – founded in France in 1990
  • RVB Skinlab/Diego Dalla  Palma Professional – founded in Italy  in 1961
  • Sothys – founded in France in 1946

Gatineau and NUXE are sold in retailing groups such as Truworths, Woolworths and Edgars, while Gatineau is sold in Dis-Chem. Both brands are also sold in beauty salons.

RVB Skinlab/Diego Dalla  Palma Professional and Sothys are exclusively found in beauty salons and spas across South Africa.

The Company’s present focus is on  skincare with an emphasis on  anti-ageing. The business has a make-up range in RVB/Diego Dalla  Palma.