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    About #TheRepublic

    It's our all-inclusive, unfiltered community of skincare and beauty enthusiasts. We value honest, real reviews from all types of people, from all walks of life.

    Do you want to join #TheRepublic?

    How it Works

    Step 1

    Fill out the application

    This will take about 5 minutes to complete. Make sure you've read our Terms and Conditions before you apply.

    Step 2

    Wait to hear from us

    If your application has been successful, we will be in touch.




    Photography Guideline

    Let us inspire

    This guide is designed to assist you in planning your shoot for Skin Republic. There are only a few elements that you need to remember. Remember, backdrops are everything. Think quality, clean and clutter-free. For indoor and outdoor locations, consider the climate and lighting. We love bright pictures.

    And remember
    We want you to feel fabulous! Be yourself and do your thing. We can’t wait to have you as part of #TheRepublic and look forward to seeing your mask selfies!

    Images that we love

    Mask selfies

    Before and afters

    Mask how-to's


    Natural smiles

    Close ups

    Images that don't work

    Images containing other brands

    Images featuring collaborations with other brands

    Busy backdrops which distract from the subject

    Blurry and dark images



    Anyone with a passion for skincare and beauty.
    While we love lots of fans, we prefer quality over quantity.
    7 working days, if your application has been successful.
    Unfortunately, your application has not been successful.
    Yes, you must be over the age of 18.
    This program is currently open to South African residents only.

    Terms and Conditions

    By submitting an application (“Application”) to be selected for the The Republic (“Program”), you (“Applicant”) agree to abide by these Application Terms, the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, and the decisions of Skin Republic and its designees, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Program. In the event of a dispute between these Application Terms and the Terms of Use, these Application Terms shall govern over any matter directly related to this Program or materials submitted as part of this Program.

    Applicants must be legal residents of South Africa at least 18 or older. Employees, temporary workers, freelancers and independent contractors, and their immediate families (spouse and parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses) of Skin Republic, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and/or advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible.
    By submitting an Application, without limiting the generality of any of the foregoing, Applicants agree and hereby grant to Skin Republic and its designees, successors, licensees and assigns an unlimited, perpetual, irrevocable, assignable, royalty-free, fully paid-up license to reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of, edit, alter, display, exhibit, combine with other materials, exploit and otherwise use the Application (and agrees to waive all moral rights thereto), and all elements embodied therein, in whole or in part, in any manner and in any and all media now known or hereafter devised (including on Skin Republic’s website and social media pages) throughout the world for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, for commercial purposes, without compensation or notification to, or permission from, entrant or any third party.
    All applications will be review by the Skin Republic Marketing Team. Potential The Republic member, if any, will be contacted by email. If you are not contacted assume your application has not been successful.
    This Program is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial and local laws. By submitting an Application, Applicants agree (a) to release, discharge, hold harmless and indemnify Skin Republic, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, Instagram, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind (including, without limitation, arising from claims based upon copyright infringement, invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from Applicant’s participation in the Program. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilised in the Application process or the Program. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Application process or downloading materials from or use of the website.
    For every send out you receive from #TheRepublic you are required to do the following:
    • Complete the 'Product Questionnaire' for every individual mask that you test
    • Create a minimum of 5 stories and 2 feed posts for every send out you receive. Remember to tag @theskinrepublic and include #TheRepublic in your posts and stories.
    • Submit a review on for each product you received.
    Failure to follow the 'Participation requirements' will result in removal from #TheRepublic.Inclusion in #TheRepublic is at sole discretion of Skin Republic.

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