Necessities for surviving Winter

Change of season is in the air and if the cold mornings and nights didn’t give it away, your skin probably will. Winter is tough on any skin-type. The dryness and stiffness just seems to creep out of nowhere. Luckily, there are various ways to beat the cold and let your skin glow despite the dry air!

Going green and being eco-friendly

Taking the environment into consideration is a main concern for a lot of us. And with so many different ways to live green, it’s easier than before! Here are some ideas to be kinder to our Mother Nature while also being good to yourself:

Healthy Ever After

Life is a marvelous gift and looking after yours is the best way to say thank you! This includes looking after your skin, your body, your spirit and even your family. With that in mind, you can easily take care of any troubles you may have if your body and soul are happy and in harmony.

Skincare diary – Entry 2

So, it’s been two weeks since I started using the full new Placecol Skin Care Range and I can feel the happiness in my face. And I’m not talking smile wrinkles and blushing cheeks - this is a serious improvement for me and my skin.

Skin care diary – Entry 1

I’ve been wanting to try out the new Placecol Skin Care range since it has launched, and finally decided to do it!

Stepping out of the comfort zone

The world is ever-changing around us and sometimes you have to take time for reflection and adjustments in your life too.

Body scrubbing benefits

Treating yourself to a body scrub and massage is just plain heaven. While this is a great way to sneak away from reality for a while, there are many more benefits to getting this treatment done!

Skin Concern Focus: Cellulite, the Questions, the Solutions Your complete Skin Concern Guide.

Cellulite is when skin, mostly on the buttocks and thighs, has underlying fat deposits, giving it a dimpled, lumpy appearance. Also known as orange peel skin and hail damage.

Must have body goodies!

Looking after your body is such an important part of looking after yourself. Treating yourself well has a lot of benefits including good hygiene, self-confidence and, well, not an awkward smell…

Sleep your way to beautiful skin

Feeling the need to sleep in a bit? Sleeping has many health benefits, but is also great for your skin!

Chemical peels – dreadful disaster or miracle worker?

We’ve read stories of chemical peels gone wrong. We’ve seen the pictures and maybe even experienced it firsthand. But far from disaster when treated correctly, a chemical peel might just be the treatment you need!

Live your life with love!

It is said that charity begins at home and we agree wholeheartedly! Before giving to others, you should give to yourself. How can you love anything without loving yourself first?

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

Most of us are familiar with this sonnet by William Shakespeare. A beautiful love poem most women would love to be the subject of. So why not make it your own? Why not dedicate this lovely poem to yourself?

The language we all know – Love

Diversity - a common trait of our home we call earth. There are possibly thousands of different cultures and languages in the world - and even more subcultures and different dialects.

Coffee. Coffee. Coffee!

Nothing can cheer up a tired face like a hot cup of coffee and the smile of approval after a sip of this caffeine goodness. Coffee has been debated to be good, bad, and everything in between. While we all have read a lot of articles on the topic, here are some interesting facts you might not have known about this delicious beverage!

Sleeping beauty (or not…)

We've all been there. You get home late, and the last thing you want to do is wash your face. But is sleeping with makeup on really all that bad? Let’s decide for ourselves after checking the facts:

No Sweat To A Healthy Life

To be healthy doesn’t mean that you have to spend hours upon hours in the gym or eating only celery sticks and spinach leaves. It is all about the choices we make on a daily basis which will result in a better and healthier you!

Working Out

Oh boy, it’s that time of the year again… Time for those resolutions to kick in and get you back into shape! Most of us want to be happy, healthy and look the part too. But getting there takes work and a little (or a lot of) sweat. Here are some great ways to get into a work-out habit, and also some not-so-famous benefits you can gain from adopting a healthier lifestyle:

Breaking Bad Habits

“Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.”

Keeping Up with Resolutions

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to start Fresh, out with the old and in with the new. Quit those bad habits, do a bit of soul searching and establishing new routines can all form part of New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately resolutions are so much easier to make than to keep, and by the end of January many of us have reverted to our old habits. Here are some tips on keeping resolutions.