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Put the Vitamin C back in your skin.

Who needs Vitamin C and why? Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant destroying harmful free radicals in the skin.

Not Just a Facial

At Placecol Skin Care clinics we put the wellbeing of our customers at the forefront of everything we do.

Breast Cancer – Prevention and Awareness

October is currently in full swing and we all know that it’s the month to create awareness for our fellow ladies out there fighting the battle against breast cancer and also to create awareness on the prevention thereof.

What moisturiser suits my skin

(Oily, combination, dry and problem skin types) We all have different skin types and therefore it is important to choose the correct moisturiser best suited for your skin. Most people might think they have dry skin but actually their skin is oily which results in them using the wrong product and worsening their skin condition.

One Very good reason not to shave.

There is one thing that we have zero hesitation generalising to the female population: We’re not a fan of shaving. It's not just that we are lazy (although to be fair most of us are) It’s just that the tireless, never ending, constantly on repeat process is totally getting us down.

To mask, or not to mask?

Skin care plays an important role in our lives. From using various products to trying out home remedies – having a radiant skin is all worth it! Using face masks is one way of making the skin feel healthy and rejuvenated. It has a lot of benefits, but what are those benefits? And is it really necessary? We talked to our Placecol guru, Christelle Du Raan, to shed some light on the matter of using face masks. Here is what she has to say:

Natural Immune Boosters

The start of winter means fighting the norm of getting sick that comes with colder weather. Even with eating your daily dose of Vitamin C, but even then the flu monster can grab you from under the bed of cold winter chills. Being a fan of all things natural, here are our top 4 picks for natural flu remedies this flu season.

DAY AND NIGHT MOISTURISERS

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between day and night moisturisers? Just as there is a difference between the moon and sun, there is a difference between the two moisturisers. Let us explain why.

Say I do and commit to Placecol

Make a lifelong commitment to loving your skin and start enjoying a glowing life together today. Placecol Skin Care Clinics can offer you products and services to take you and your skin through the good times and bad times, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish; from this day forward until death do you part.

Why Dark Chocolate is good for you

Eating for beauty doesn’t mean a lifetime sentence of salad, although leafy greens do wonders for your looks! Why not indulge in the ultimate chocolate treat and reap some beauty and health rewards while you’re at it? Now don’t go and run off and buy the first chocolates you can get your hands on.

5 Anti- Ageing Tips- wish your skin looked younger?

We are sure every woman wants to know if the Fountain of youth exists. We would like to believe so, but until we haven’t found it, anti-ageing tips will have to do. Here are some anti-ageing tips for everyone out there, young or old we all would like to have beautiful youthful skin today or in ten years’ time.

Listen to what your skin needs this summer!

Summer is all about fun and a time to spend out in the sun, sipping cocktails and lazing around the pool. Warm weather and the scorching hot sun can be damaging to our skin making it look dull and unhealthy. During the summer your skin is asking to be loved and protected, listen to its needs and it will bless you with a perfect summer glow all year round!

Courting your skin this Valentine’s month

The month of February is all about love at Placecol! The type of love which is not just for that special someone but being romantically in love with your skin! Being loved and to love is healthy for us as it strengthens the immune system, make our hearts healthier, gives our skin that glow and so much more!

VIR ALTYD mooi vel met Placecol

Om vir altyd mooi vel te hê begin vandag. Dit begin met ‘n persoonlike verhouding met ‘n produk en maatskappy wat jou beste belang op die hart dra. Vir ons het dit begin met Placecol.

Love the Skin you’re in.

Valentines is that time of the year, when we do not only need to love our partners, but ourselves as well. Think of cupid as your match maker between yourself and your skin. Your skin desires attraction and affection, why not give it the love it needs! Start loving your skin!

5 Must have products for summer

Summer is that time of the year to sit back and relax, but not when it comes to your daily skin care routine. Summer can wreak havoc on your skin and it is important to take the necessary measures to protect your skin from the sun and to prevent skin problems that may occur if you spend too much time outside in the heat. Here are 5 must have skin care products for your skin this summer.

Start fresh with a detox.

Have you ever heard the saying “What you put into your body shows up on your face”? Toxic agents are everywhere in the world, the food we eat, the air we breathe and the electronics we use daily. Dryness, oiliness, pimples, brown spots, wrinkles and all these skin conditions can be controlled with a nutritious diet and treated by detoxification of the skin.

Before baby body back… The Triple B secret

Being a mom is hard. You’ve been peed on and projectile vomited on. The amount of sleep you have had ranges between 2 hours and sleep deprivation torture. You’ve read every possible thing there is to read about caring for your baby and still never quite shake the feeling that you still don’t know what you are doing.

Skin Concern Focus: Dry Skin - Placecol has the answers

Dry skin is characterized by a lack of the appropriate amount of water in the epidermis and although may not be dry in appearance can present as skin tightness and itching. If not treated properly dry skin can become a more severe and in severe cases even escalate to Psoriasis or Eczema.

Skin Concern Focus: Pigmentation, the Questions, the Solutions, The complete Skin Concern Guide.

Dark spots and uneven skin tone is most commonly known as pigmentation. Dark spots or Post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation are dark spots that develop after pimples or other flare-ups, and then stubbornly remain long after the initial inflammation has healed. Uneven skin tone is commonly identified as larger areas of pigmentation that make your skin look darker in some areas, lighter in others, rather than a few specific spots.