Entries by Heather Elrod

‘Tis the Season for Chocolate…on your Face!

by Holly Harmon, Executive Director of Aesthetics and Training Placecol USA and SkinPhD Ummm, cholocate is the indulgence that so many of us crave.  Can it be true…that chocolate is actually good for us and our skin?  Yes!  Chocolate is made from plants, which means it contains many of the health benefits of dark vegetables.  These […]

Kalahari Melon: the gift for your skin from the deserts of Africa

by Holly Harmon, Executive Director of Training and Aesthetics, Placecol USA  hollyh@placecolusa.com Oil from the seeds of the Kalahari melon is used to moisturize, regenerate and restructure the skin. Kalahari melon oil is rich in essential fatty acids, especially linoleic, oleic and palmitic fatty acids.  It has high antioxidant activity, which possibly helps the plant […]

Placécol uses Cold Lasers for Revolutionary Skin Therapies

Placécol is the first skin care company to use cold laser therapy with our dermatologist-endorsed, clinically-validated skin care products for a revolutionary treatment that actually heals and repairs your skin!   We have been performing these treatments in South Africa for the better part of a decade and now we are bringing them to the […]

Rhodiola Extract has antioxidant properties for the skin 20X more powerful than Vitamin C

In today’s world of heightened health awareness, to say that skin care has reached borderline revolutionary proportions would be quite the understatement.  “Lather, Rinse, Repeat” has long since been replaced by “Exfoliate, Exfoliate, Exfoliate,” and the average bar of soap simply won’t do.  More often than not, the consumer beings we are fall victim to […]

Placécol launches the World of Beauty in South Africa

  The Skinwell group (parent company of Placécol) launched a new concept store called the World of Beauty which is a combination Placécol Skin Treatment Centre, Dreamnails & Body, and also includes a hair salon.  The World of Beauty is comparable to a day Spa in the United States but before now in South Africa, skin care and hair/nail […]

The Great Benefits of Exfoliation

by Holly Harmon, Master Aesthetician and Executive Director of Training for Placécol USA.  We often find in the aesthetics profession that many of our clients do not understand the importance of making exfoliation a part of their weekly skin care regimen.  What does exfoliation do?  The term exfoliation refers to the sloughing or peeling away […]

Placécol USA in Spa i News at www.SpaClique.com

Placécol Corporation USA launched to accelerate distribution of Placécol products within the United States Written by Heather Elrod Tuesday, 22 September 2009 Forget dated European Skincare!  Placécol USA, The Science of Beauty, launches innovative, clinically proven products for skin and body health directly from South Africa. The origins of Placécol date back twelve years in […]