It’s fine to splurge in the name of beauty. This new range of makeup and skincare drops are definitely to be eyed on
Money may not buy happiness, but having good skin definitely can. To achieve that, you know what you need to do. Never underestimate the restorative powers of a proper skincare and makeup regime; the right vanity products can work wonders for your skin. Here’s our list of the latest in the worlds of skincare and makeup, from serums and eye creams to concealers and lipsticks.
What is it: 111Skin Concentrates
111Skin has come up with the perfect solution to meet the growing demands for specialised in-clinic treatments – and that is with its new skin treatment line, Concentrates. Concentrates is a new range of high-potency ampoules that aim to boost your skin in seven days, offering the most accurate treatment for the root of each skin concern. To preserve the purity of its ingredients, each ampoule is encased wi thin a sealed glass that prevents oxidation or degradation of formula.
What is it: Purifying Quartz Scrub and Soak
Aman’s Purifying Quartz Scrub and Soak should be a holy grail for your vanity collection. This two-in-one treatment taps on the healing properties of quartz, stimulating circulation, clearing negative energy fields to reduce tension, and of course, removing dead skin cells in the process. And thanks to the highly regenerative Kombu extract which the scrub carries, the metabolic function of skin cells will improve. The end product? Your skin will be soft, radiant and deeply cleansed.
What is it: Browhaus’ Plasma Lift and Wide Focus Eye Cream
The Browhaus Wide Focus Eye Cream has been specially developed as a post-treatment care, an anti-ageing eye cream that fights the effects of gravity with a potent cocktail of three active ingredients: Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract, Liposome Soy Isoflavones and Olive Squalane. The eye cream also comes with a massage tool to help with drainage and decongestion, reducing the appearance of puffiness and fatigue. The product doubles up as a lip treatment to nourish chapped lips and lessen the appearance of fine lines around the lips.
What is it: Dior skincare Capture Totale Super Potent Serum
Dior has claimed to have come up with an unrivalled total age-defying serum. From the first week of using the serum, the skin’s quality should already see some improvement, appearing younger and more dewy. The serum contains 91 per cent natural-origin ingredients, such as longoza, the historic skincare ingredient from the Dior Gardens.
Esquire x Mistr
What is it: Esquire x Mistr grooming kit
Grooming can be a pain – but save your way out of trouble with the Esquire x Mistr grooming kit. Esquire Singapore has partnered with male online grooming retailer MISTR for a limited edition box of five – tried and tested – grooming and wellness products. Originally worth S$293, you save S$194 with this specially curated grooming kit at only S$99. And these are the items you’ll score: Grown Alchemist Detox Serum, The Grey 3-in-1 Daily Face Cream, Jaxon Lane Bro Mask, Salt & Stone Natural Deodorant and the Bear NOURISH Essential Daily Superpowder.
What is it: Foreo Bear
Foreo Bear is the only waterproof micro-current device in the world, designed to tighten and firm the skin to achieve a glowy, youthful complexion. This is how it works: T-Sonic pulsations exercise 65 muscles in the face and neck, eventually eliminating pesky fine lines and wrinkles on the skin. The device’s electrifying micro-current tech also functions as a pocket-sized personal facial fitness trainer. Grab the newly unveiled mint edition of the device as fast as you can – now available in very limited quantities.
What is it: Gucci Beauty’s Summer 2021 collection
Gucci Beauty’s Stylo À Sourcils Waterproof brow pencil and five new editions of the Rouge À Lèvres Voile lipstick make up the fashion house’s Summer 2021 collection. Debuting in six shades, the new brow pencil is a waterproof tool that’s designed specifically with an ultra-fine nib edge to allow for a precise yet natural-looking brow finish. Meanwhile, the new lipsticks are inspired by the Golden Age of cinema – ranging from a natural hue to orange, red and pink.
What is it: Rose Hermès collection
Hermès Beauty has revealed part deux of its range of makeup products, the Rose Hermès collection, comprising blush brushes, lip enhancers and blush, which comes with a posh casing. There are eight hues of blush in a series of pink shades, and the lip enhancers have been designed to reveal the natural colour of your lips.
What is it: La Prairie Pure Gold Collection
One thing’s for sure, we vouch for La Prairie’s Skin Caviar collection. The Swiss skincare brand ups the game with a new skincare range: the Pure Gold collection, which taps on the power of gold to improve the skin. Working in a three-peak action sequence, the Pure Gold Diffusion System ensures that you can immediately notice gold particles on the skin’s surface, which makes it look more radiant.
What is it: Flawless Face Concealer
Singapore’s very own organic makeup brand, Liht Organics, has just announced that it’s the first to enter the Middle East market during the pandemic, after successfully establishing a partnership with the Royal Family of Bahrain. The brand’s Flawless Face Concealer, in particular, should be part of your holy grail vanity products. It is rich in vitamin E, cocoa seed butter, organic coconut, castor seed, and jojoba seed oil, helping to cover dark circles, heal blemishes and nourish the skin whilst keeping it flawlessly dewy.
What is it: Midnight Renewal serum
This one is for the male hustlers who find themselves back to the outdoors after going through an exhausting quarantine period. Omorovicza’s new Midnight Renewal serum, does all the heavy lifting for the skin by relying on retinal, a type of topical vitamin A derivative retinol that’s found in numerous products these days. Retinal, for the uninitiated, has clinically been proven to produce results 11 times faster than retinol.
What is it: Two L(i)ps Outgrown
Two L(i)ps hopes to shed light on the importance for women to become better acquainted with the female anatomy, especially since there is still a lack of education in body literacy. Its efforts include coming up with a new product called Two L(i)ps Outgrown, a vulva care product that’s infused with an all-star formulation of grape, honey and nigella sativa seed extracts to inhibit ingrown hair. Simultaneously, the formula helps to lessen irritation to achieve clearer and smoother skin.
What is it: Shade and Illuminate collection
Tom Ford expands its beauty line with Shade and Illuminate, a collection of products designed to energise the skin, enhance its sculptural depth and support symmetric definition. The new range comprises two products: the Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate Soft Radiance Foundation SPF 50/PA++++, retailing at S$200 and the Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate Soft Radiance Foundation SPF45/PA+++ Cushion Compact, retailing at S$135. Expect to be pampered with feature-enhancing coverage and skin-nourishing care – and we also appreciate the luxurious gold-tone and glass packaging.