Placecol wins Best of Pretoria for Best Pampering & Beauty Products, Best Beauty Salon, and Best Nail Bar!

Placecol reached new heights through hard work to win three categories in Best of Pretoria for Best Pampering & Beauty Products, Best Beauty Salon, and Best Nail Bar!


The Imbalie Beauty Group is proud to announce that its Placecol franchise group, with 61 national skin care clinics, won three categories in the Rekord Best of Pretoria competition. “We were ecstatic when we were contacted by Rekord and received the wonderful news that we won in three categories,” said Esna Colyn, CEO of Imbalie Beauty. What made it even more special is that a record number of more than 95 000 people voted (which is almost double compared to 2015) and the results are audited.

“We have been working exceptionally hard over the last three years to improve our overall service levels. We upgraded our entire Placecol skin care range, now considered to be the best skin care range in South Africa, refreshed the look and feel of our salons, and also introduced beautiful music into our salons. Our Placecol franchise owners work hard to maintain these standards and we are very proud of them” said Esna.


Aleycia Eksteen from Placecol Silverlakes is one of the beautiful franchise owners. She started as a therapist at Placecol Glenfair, she is the owner of two Placecol skin care clinics, and she won two awards for Placecol Silverlakes as Best Beauty Salon and Best Nail Bar. In 2014, Placecol Silverlakes also won Best Nail Bar in Pretoria. 

Liesl Stulting and her team from Placecol Victorian Square, Bloemfontein was also the winner of the Best Nail Bar in Bloemfontein on 21 October 2015.


“We are grateful towards all the people in Pretoria who voted for us and who recognised that we energise our clients’ beauty by offering the best service and products at all times,” said Debbie Wolfendale, the group’s new executive director.


The Placecol skin care range is a classified as a dermaceutical skin care brand that works on the deeper layers of the skin and offers visible results to thousands of women in South Africa.


The Imbalie Beauty Group has more than 160 national beauty salons and has opened 17 new beauty salons in its franchise group since March 2015.