You might not know this, but when you apply skincare with your hands, there is usually wastage, bacterial contamination and uneven application. But all of that can be minimised with Irén Skin Vaporizer, a spray-on serum that deploys nano-sized nutrients that absorb quickly and penetrate deep into the skin. Want to shave off precious minutes from your skincare routine? This spray-and-go solution is just what you need.
Irén Skin Vaporizer, $338, from Face Shower Bar by Irén, Ikeda Spas and irenskin.com
KNOCK IT DOWN
If you’re starting to struggle with fine lines, rough skin and an uneven skin tone, it’s about time you try the Belif Youth Creator- age Knockdown Bomb. With regular use, this non-sticky serum improves skin texture and minimises the appearance of enlarged pores, so your skin will not only be firmer, but also smoother and more radiant. It contains no mineral oil or synthetic preservatives, so you don’t have to worry about any nasties.
Belif Youth Creator-age Knockdown Bomb, $90, from THEFACESHOP-Nature Collection stores and TANGS VivoCity.
There’s a reason why Suisai Beauty Clear Powder has been ranked the number one facial wash in Japan for three years in a row: it gently but effectively removes impurities—reducing blackheads, acne and the appearance of pores—and allows your skin to absorb skincare products better after every wash. Plus, it comes in individual capsules, so it’s super easy to bring along to the gym or on holiday.
Suisai Beauty Clear Powder, $27 (32 capsules), from Don Don Donki, Welcia-BHG stores, Lazada and Shopee.
Swatch’s latest Club Special release was designed by Shanghai- based artist FLABJACKS (aka Ton Mak). This playful watch features a rainbow-hued dial with a pair of eyes staring out, and a band printed with dozens of tiny faces (according to the designer, the watch is called WHAT’S YO FACE to prompt the person wearing it to find a face like his or her’s on it!). Multi-coloured and oozing with personality, it can really jazz up any work outfit.
Swatch Club Special WHAT’S YO FACE, $109, from all Swatch stores and shop.swatch.com
Got oily or acne-prone skin? Give Eversoft Skinz Clear Care Spot- free Gel a go. Formulated with centella extract, well-known for its ability to inhibit inflammation and strengthen the skin’s barrier, this lightweight spot treatment not only helps to reduce the size of zits, but also prevents skin congestion by eliminating excess oil and pore-clogging debris. For best results, use together with the other products in the Skinz Clear Care range for soft, trouble-free skin.
EVERSOFT Skinz Clear Care Spot-free Gel, $20.90, from leading supermarkets, hypermarkets, selected beauty stores, Lazada and Qoo10.
BOLD AND BRIGHT
Uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation may be common skin concerns here, but that doesn’t mean you should suffer through them—not especially when RE:ERTH PhytoBright can help you reverse these skin woes. Containing Japanese spring turmeric root extract to lighten dark spots, and PhytoflORAL® to suppress cellular inflammation, this product is just what you need to achieve an enviable, healthy glow.
RE:ERTH PhytoBright, $105 for a bottle of 90 capsules, from REERTH.com
Shopping for your next brow kit? Make it Benefit Great Brow Basics, which comes with the brand’s bestselling brow products: a full-size Goof Proof Brow Pencil to fill in sparse areas, a mini Precisely, My Brow Pencil to add definition, and a full-size Gimme Brow+ to hold your brow hairs in place. The kit is available in six shades, so you’ll be able to find one that perfectly matches your hair colour!
Benefit The Great Brow Basics, $67, from all Benefit outlets.
Look no further than KATE Secret Skin Maker Zero Powder for a powder foundation that doesn’t cake and lasts round the clock. The product not only helps to cover pores and unevenness, but also gives your skin a flawless finish while keeping it shine-free. And if you like your complexion a little dewy, simply wet your sponge puff with a bit of water before patting the product on. Available in six shades.
KATE Secret Skin Maker Zero Powder, $23, from Don Don Donki, selected Sasa stores, Watsons, Welcia-BHG stores, Lazada and Shopee.