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Dolce&Gabbana spring/summer 2018
If the last thing you want to worry about when out having fun by the beach or frolicking in the pool is having to reapply your sunscreen, arm yourself with Anessa’s Perfect UV Sunscreen Skincare Milk. Its Aqua Booster EX Technology means its sun protection properties actually improve when in contact with water. Moreoever, it is infused with hydrating ingredients to keep skin supple and smooth all day. The best part? It also comes in a spray format for added convenience.
Juliette has a Gun’s Not a Perfume is a revolutionary “perfume” that contains one sole ingredient: Cetalox. Essentially a synthetic molecule that resembles the scent of ambergris (read: soft, feminine and slightly musky), Cetalox is allergen-free and reacts with your body chemistry to transform into a scent that’s uniquely you.
Lustrous hair starts with proper scalp care
Taking a skincare approach to haircare, Sisley introduces Hair Rituel, a range of six products aimed at regenerating and beautifying your tresses from root to tip. Rich in minerals, vitamins, amino acids and other plant-based active ingredients, the range provides essential nutrients to hair follicles for healthier hair growth while protecting hair fibres against environmental damage. Try the Revitalizing Fortifying Serum, which improves microcirculation, soothes discomfort and reinforces hair integrity for more lustrous locks.
Revitalizing Fortifying Serum, $250, Hair Rituel by Sisley
From left: The Foundation, $430, Clé de Peau Beauté. Living Luminizer, RMS Beauty. Lip Velvet in No. 437 Oxblood, $45, Burberry Beauty
Treat your skin to the most sumptuous textures. Clé de Peau Beauté’s The Foundation has a creamy texture that glides on for a flawless finish. Top it off with RMS Beauty’s Living Luminizer for added radiance, before slicking on Burberry Beauty’s Lip Velvet, a buttery lipstick with a soft matte effect that’s unfussy yet oh-so-elegant.
From left: Perfect UV Sunscreen Skincare Milk, $39.90; Perfect UV Spray Sunscreen Aqua Booster, $30.90, Anessa
My Daily Dose Custom-Blended Serum Cocktail, $169 each, Skin Inc
Designed to enable each individual to target multiple skincare conditions in one step, you can get your personalised My Daily Dose Custom-Blended Serum Cocktail prescribed within mere minutes. All you have to do is take Skin Inc’s Skin Identity Quiz at www.iloveskininc.com/skinidentity to determine the serums best suited to your skin type, then take your pick from the six new gradient bottles. Using a patented Japanese seaweed encapsulation technology to maintain the potency of all active ingredients, the lightweight gel base is also rich in humectants for lasting hydration.
Thanks to the addition of evening primrose seed extract, Astalift’s key products are now more powerful at fending off free radical damage. Use the Astalift Emulsion, $70, in the day for lightweight hydration, or its Night Charge Cream, $118, for overnight rejuvenation.
Etro spring/ summer 2018
Give irritated skin instant relief with Dr Jart+’s Cicapair Serum. Free of harmful chemicals that might aggravate sensitive skin, this calming serum accelerates healing with centella asiatica to keep inflammation at bay. Or reach for Biotherm’s Life Plankton Sensitive Balm, a rich salve that envelops skin to hydrate and restore its protective skin barrier.
From left: Life Plankton Sensitive Balm, $72, Biotherm. Cicapair Serum, $63, Dr Jart+
A one-stop destination for all your wellness needs, cast your stress away as you enter Damai Spa, known for its experienced therapists and well-equipped gym facilities. Designed to cater to varying preferences and lifestyles, its new spa credit and fitness membership programmes offer flexibility and include privileges like discounts on dry cleaning, retail products, the poolside restaurant and access to spa facilities such as the steam room, dry sauna, Jacuzzi and cold plunge pool. Depending on your membership tier, you can also get complimentary guest passes to enjoy a spa day with your friends and family too.
From top: Treat yourself to a menu of pampering spa treatments. A treatment room at Damai Spa. The fitness centre
BY JOYCE CHEO. PHOTOGRAPHY: SHOWBIT