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Placecol Gentle Exfoliating Serum

Placecol Gentle Exfoliating Serum

10 Reviews

Availability: Placecol Skin Care clinics, selected Dream Nails Beauty salons, Edgars & Red Square stores

A concentrated serum containing a special blend of natural fruit acids, which gently but effectively help to slough away the dull, dead, dry skin cells that naturally occur on the surface of the skin. The serum leaves your skin looking radiant and bright, with improved colour and complexion. This product also contains special humectants and moisturisers to boost the skin’s natural moisture content.

What we say:
‘I was not massively impressed by this product. I found it had a strange, mildly fruity scent – I assume from the fruit acids it contains – that I didn’t find particularly pleasant. Despite the fact that it claims to be a “gentle” exfoliating serum, it made my skin tingle when it was applied and burn somewhat afterwards (especially on the more sensitive areas of my skin, around my nose and cheeks), which made me suspicious that it was strongly chemical.

‘I also did not notice any major positive difference after using it – my skin simply felt rather tight, as if it was dehydrated. All-in-all, not one my favourite exfoliators, particularly as it’s not cheap. The one instance in which I might recommend it is if you’re going travelling, as it comes in a small, slender bottle that can be easily popped into a cosmetic case or toiletry bag.
– Cindy

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Placecol Gentle Exfoliating Serum


I started with this product for only a week and I already see a difference in my skin. I use this when I am not using my scrub. My skin is definitely smoother and brighter.

Exfoliator for acne prone skin

Ncomeka Mpofu

This is the best exfoliation serum to use on skin with acne as the serum is smooth and unlike “grainy” exfoliators” it will not spread around bacteria around.



I used this twice so far and I just love it! It’s gentle on my skin and leaves it soft. Also helped with the redness and the pimples seemed to be smaller afterward.

Gentle Exfoliating Serum by Placécol


Yo Yo Yo awesome product

Exfoliating serum


I used to have monthly facials at Placecol (until their bad service scared me off), and so, had tried out their entire product range, from cleanser to mask. I too, was not a fan of the serum. It actually made my face red and hot after using, i found the smell terrible (actually, alot of their products smell unpleasant), and I also didnt notice much improvement, despite using the product for a month. Definitely, dont recommend.



If travelling and if this is meant to exfoliate, it may not be good to be out in the sun at the beach after, especially since there was a tingly burning feeling,

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