Mbali Sebapu is a social media influencer who is popularly known as Gorgeous Mbali. Sebapu now relies on social media for her livelihood because her brand is now big.

Because of her huge following on social media, she has managed to attract major brands to work with.

Sebapu is now making money through social media. She said her social networks are also there to inspire other young women.

The social media influencer has just over 500 000 followers on Instagram. When Mbali Sebapu developed her social media brand, she was still serving at the military.


She was based at Bluff military base in Durban. She left her military job in 2019 in order to concentrate on her social media brand.

She launched her own company, Hermosa Flor Cosmetics, specialising in bodycare, and beauty products. She also went for make-up training and brand marketing courses.

Sebapu who comes from Soshanguve, North of Pretoria opened her shop at Menlyn Mall in Pretoria. She also sells her products online.

She recently won a Top Beauty Brand Award and Africa’s most promising female business award.