Dr Chrissie Cockinos
She was born in Central Africa amid the civil war. She grew up in Zimbabwe and studied Biochemistry, Genetics and Medicine before Specialising in Ophthalmology at Pretoria and Wits Universities.
She also has a special interest in landscape art and all things pertaining to beauty and glamour in women.
Chrissie started the company with her good friend Christine Deist who adds her distinct flair in Pharmaceutical skills to the cauldron. The company is about women, by women, and for women in South Africa.
Chrissie is married and lives in Johannesburg with her husband and daughter and her menagerie of cats and dogs. She runs a busy private ophthalmology practice in Sandhurst and still paints in her free time. She hopes to add her ophthalmology expertise to the business of making great eye products especially gentle and hypoallergenic for the sensitive area around our eyes.
Chrissie is Chrissanthie Cosmetics' Chief Executive Officer.