You Can Now Have A Virtual Skincare Consultation In Your Living Room — And It’s Just R50!

Expert advice at a fraction of the cost.


Chandré Davids |

The beauty industry is arguably one of the hardest-hit industries during lockdown, salons and hairdressers have finally been given the go-ahead to reopen. We don’t exactly know what going to the hairdresser or skin therapist will look like right now, it will likely involve a lot of planning and hygiene precautions.

While you want for your favourite salon to let you know the plan ahead, the skin experts at Placecol have introduced online skincare consultations. Placecol is celebrating their 40th birthday this year, so they know everything there is to know about having good skin. And now you can get that expertise delivered straight to your living room.

Online skin consultations

In an effort to uplift the beauty of as many South African people as possible during the lockdown, the Imbalie Beauty group is introducing the online skincare consultation at a lockdown launch price of just R50. Even after lockdown, however, the group anticipates that online consultations will become a standard offering, as it is also the perfect platform for busy women to have access to a skincare professional at a time that suits them, and to discuss their skin concerns one on one, in the comfort of their own living room.

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“Although we cannot physically touch our customers, our goal during this time is to offer an extremely authentic and personal experience to allow our therapists to stay connected to the heart of their customers, understand their current needs and advise them on the best beauty and wellness solutions to address any concerns,” says Esna Colyn, CEO of Imbalie Beauty.

You can make a booking via their toll-free number on 0861 11 22 22 or by emailing customercare@imbaliebeauty.co.za. Placecol products can be ordered online and delivered via www.placecol.com or Takealot.com during the lockdown.

Our fav Placecol products

If you’ve never tried Placecol products, now is a great time to do so. Proudly South African, the brand was started by Elma McKenzie in the 1980’s and has since been at the forefront of innovation and development in South African skincare. The Placecol promise means that you’re just 7 days away from visible results when using their Placecol skincare routine.

Placecol Vitamin E Silk

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Placecol Vitamin E Silk

R 390

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This luxuriously rich yet remarkably light serum contains high levels of Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that is widely recognised for its moisturising and skin-protecting properties. It deeply nourishes the skin to improve its overall condition, restoring vitality, radiance and a youthful complexion.

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Placecol Vitamin C Radiance Therapy

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Placecol Vitamin C Radiance Therapy

R 330

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An intensive serum specially formulated to improve skin radiance. Powerful anti-oxidant activity helps to reduce the damaging effects of free radicals on the skin whilst supporting collagen production and aiding in the excess formation of pigmentation. Regular use will restore skin brightness and improve the overall appearance.

Placecol Optimum Hydro Mask

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Placecol Optimum Hydro Mask

R 310

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A deeply hydrating mask that replenishes essential skin moisture, helps to remove cellular waste and has a soothing and calming effect on irritated skin. Skin feels more soft and supple with regular use.

Placecol Rescue Therapy

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Placecol Rescue Therapy

R 260

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A highly concentrated product with anti-oxidant and skin calming properties that helps to soothe and calm damaged skin. With fast-acting, rejuvenating properties that assist in restoring and reviving impaired skin, Rescue Therapy is excellent for use as an after sun-care product as it helps to normalise skin temperature.

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