How To Hydrate Your Skin This Winter

With winter in full swing, it brings another change of season that impacts our skin in various ways. For me personally, this season is where I need to hydrate my skin in order to prevent it from drying out.

Armed with a range of products to help you hydrate your skin this winter, Placecol and Skinderm are here to ensure that your skin is left feeling supple, dewy and hydrated to combat the harsh cold. Read on for more.


Pure Cleansing Milk 200ml – R360.00

This hydrating cleansing milk gently cleanses the skin, removing skin impurities, and pollutants, to reveal a fresh and radiant complexion.

Contains Lactic acid and Allantoin which feeds and conditions, whilst gently cleansing the skin.

Living Skin® Rich Moisturiser 50ml – R430.00

This velvety-rich and comforting anti-oxidant intense moisturiser is ideal for dry skin and can be used for both day and night. Formulated with the unique Living Skin® complex, which provides all your essential skin needs, including oxygenation, nourishment, protection, hydration and regeneration.

Pure Exfoliating Glo Pads 30 Pads – R395.00

These powerful exfoliating pads gently remove dry and dull skin cells to reveal a smooth and radiant complexion.

Hydrating Repair Mask 50ml – R395.00

This intense hydrating mask delivers a boost of moisture for tired, dull and dehydrated skin and helps to repair the skin barrier and improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The result is soft, supple and radiant skin, with a healthy glow.

Intense Nourishing Oil 15ml – R420.00

This nourishing, yet non-greasy oil enriched with Vitamin C and E and Argan Oil helps to protect the skin from free radical exposure whilst simultaneously assisting in repairing damaged skin to reveal a brighter and more youthful complexion.



Placecol Clean Start Facial Milk 150ml – R295

This soothing and hydrating Cleansing Milk, with lactic acid from real milk, is vegan and is made from 100% natural ingredients. If you’re looking to cleanse your skin like a salon professional, then this product is for you as the soothing cleansing milk gently but effectively removes waste and skin impurities on a cellular level, while preserving moisture to leave your skin feeling clean and comfortable.

Placecol Barrier Protect Day 50ml – R420

A deeply nourishing day moisturizer specifically formulated to assist with improving skin barrier function, this product is paraben-free and also made from 100% natural ingredients. This is an ideal moisturiser for dry and sensitive skin, making the skin stronger and more resilient (which is exactly what you want during the cold, winter months). If you use this product regularly, it will assist with improving skin texture, resulting in comfortable, more hydrated skin.

Placecol Gentle Exfoliating Treatment 30ml – R360

This is a safe and gentle AHA exfoliant, and is concentrated to contain safe glycolic AHA acids to gently but effectively remove dull, dry, and dead skin cells. AHA acids promote improved cellular activity and as the skin regenerates, fine lines and wrinkles are visibly reduced, leaving the skin rejuvenated and glowing.

Glycolic acid gently exfoliates your skin, combining its anti-aging benefits with Pentavitin to improve cellular activity and as the skin regenerates, fine lines and wrinkles are visibly reduced, leaving the skin rejuvenated and glowing. The addition of Niacinamide acts as a potent antioxidant and helps reduce the signs of pigmentation, assists in evening out skin tone.

Placecol Optimum Hydro Mask 50ml – R310

This is a cruelty-free hydrating, soothing mask for dry and stressed skin. This deeply hydrating mask replenishes essential skin moisture, with healing Aloe Vera to soothe and hydrate. It also has a calming effect on irritated skin, with the skin feeling more soft and supple with regular use.

The hydrating mask has the added benefit in that it can be left overnight to replenish the skin as a booster, twice a week. It is also lovely to apply after sun exposure to rehydrate and soothe the skin. Aqua Cacteen not only protects and hydrates the skin but has a potent anti-aging effect.

Illuminé Reviving Oil 15ml – R450

A luxurious oil treatment packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals to dramatically improve skin moisture levels while restoring skin resilience. Regular use will soften and soothe the skin, sealing in moisture and reviving the skin’s youthful glow. Contains a blend of Jojoba oil, Argan Oil, and Sweet almond oil, which penetrate deeply without leaving a greasy film on the skin. This oil blend contains essential fatty acids which nourish and repair the skin’s barrier.

Placecol Vitamin E Silk 15ml – R390

Silky, Light, Vitamin E Serum for Skin Luminosity. This luxuriously rich yet remarkably light serum contains high levels of Vitamin E to lock in moisture and protect the skin. It deeply nourishes the skin to improve its overall condition, restoring vitality, radiance, and a youthful complexion. It acts like a glove to lock in moisture and prevent dehydration, making it an ideal makeup primer and providing a smooth glide for make-up application.

Illuminé Cream Cleanser 100ml – R390

A creamy skin cleanser that gently removes waste and skin impurities on a cellular level, whilst preserving moisture to leave skin smooth and comfortable. Contains lactic acid and Allantoin that condition and feed the skin whilst cleansing, leaving the skin soft and supple.

Illuminé Firming Day 50ml – R640

A firming and hydrating day moisturizer enriched with a special blend of active ingredients that protect the skin from damage caused by dehydration while stimulating collagen synthesis. Daily use will assist in firming the skin and restoring elasticity resulting in a more youthful appearance with a radiant healthy glow. Contains the unique ingredient ‘Myramaze’ (the resurrection plant) to improve the skin’s texture by strengthening the cells and revitalizing the skin. In addition, Pentavitin stimulates collagen and elastin synthesis, whilst Luminescine increases the skin’s brightness and radiance. The Impirata Cylindrica root provides long-lasting moisture for glowing, radiant skin.

To learn more about Placecol, click here to see their range of products that can help you hydrate your skin this winter.


Published by Khalipha Ntloko

I'm a South African blogger with a love for writing and photography. After completing my BA Honours in Industrial Sociology degree, I'm taking on the real world and embarking on a wonderful journey of continuous growth and success that is filled with nothing but authenticity. So, here's to inspiring real life!

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