These next-generation foundations do more than cover flaws, offering skincare benefits and UV protection.
The NARS Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, $76 (30 ml), boasts a 16-hour wearing comfort that resists sweat and oxidation. The lightweight finish hides flaws without looking like you’re wearing makeup.
The Sisley Phyto- Blanc Cushion Foundation SPF 30 PA+++, $155, is Sisley’s first foray into cushion foundation, giving skin a brightened appearance with colour-correcting pearls. Active ingredients block out pollution and keeps skin hydrated.
Marrying Chanel’s Le Blanc whitening technology with skinperfecting foundation, the Chanel Le Blanc Oil-In-Cream Compact Foundation SPF 40 PA ++, $100 (10 g), imbues skin with a natural, luminous glow.
The Marc Jacobs Beauty Shameless Youthful Look 24-H Longwear Foundation SPF 25, $74, is a high coverage foundation with SPF 25, and contains ingredients that keep skin hydrated and protected.
The Shiseido Future Solution LX Total Radiance Foundation E SPF 15, $122 (30 ml), combines both skincare and makeup with proprietary technologies and ingredients that help delay skin ageing and lighten dark spots for luminous-looking skin.
CHEERS TO VITALITY
Improve beauty from the inside out with the Sulwhasoo Invigorating Ginseng Extract Ampoule, $198 (20 g x 28 ampoules). This antioxidant-rich drink is approved by the HSA, and contains key ingredients red ginseng and the rare ginseng berry to help promote circulation, relieve fatigue and boost the body’s immunity.
SEEING EYE TO EYE
Smooth out fine lines and keep your delicate eye area hydrated with these lightweight eye creams.
Relieve fatigue and instantly cool down the eye area with The Body Shop Drops of Youth™ Youth Bouncy Eye Mask, $39.90 (20 ml).
Use the pearl applicator of the Biotherm Blue Therapy Eye-Opening Serum, $82 (16.5 ml), to massage away tiredlooking eyes.
Target puffiness and dark circles with Chanel Blue Serum Eye, $107 (15 ml), a lightweight serum for the eye area.
Use the LANEIGE Perfect Renew Eye Serum, $65 (14 ml), to deeply hydrate and improve elasticity of the skin around the eye contour.
Gingko extract and caffeine in the Philosophy Time In A Bottle for Eyes, $80 (15 ml), helps repair skin damage and counters dark circles.
TEXT: ARISSA HA / PHOTO: SHOWBIT