It’s 2020 and technology in skincare doesn’t just stop at innovative formulation of products any more. From celebrities to regular folks, more and more people are incorporating at-home skincare devices into their routine to address various skin concerns where topical products alone aren’t sufficient.
Even though they tend to be on the expensive side, investing in at-home skincare devices is worth it in the long run considering the benefits they can bring to your skin.
Not sure where to start? Read on for our list of 30 best at-home skincare devices that you should definitely check out.
Best devices for cleansing
1. LG Pra.L Dual Cleanser
You may know LG for their mobile phones and home appliances, but did you know they also have a beauty product line – Pra.L – consisting of high quality innovative skincare devices?
True to its name, the LG Pra.L Dual Cleanser comes with two brush heads: a gentle silicone brush and a deep cleansing fine fibre brush, as well as two cleansing mode so you can adjust the intensity to your liking.
A major plus point of this device is that it has a base with an in-built UV light to sterilise the brush after every use. Since the brush comes in direct contact with your skin, sanitisation is very important and this feature of the Pra.L Dual Cleanser is very much appreciated.
2. Refa Clear Cleansing Brush (Must-try!)
Beauty enthusiasts must have heard about the premium Kumano brushes made by Japanese artisans. And now for the first time, you can enjoy the luxury of a Kumano brush (Kumanofude) in a cleansing tool with the Refa Clear Cleansing Brush.
This unique cleansing tool from the Japanese beauty brand combines the dense and fine bristles of a Kumano brush and the 3D Sonic Ion Technology to reach deep into your pores and remove negatively charged impurities, sebum, dead skin cells and residual makeup, leaving your skin clean, refreshed and baby soft!
Refa Clear Cleansing Brush retails for SGD360, available on Sephora.
3. Clarisonic Mia Smart
Mention cleansing tools, and Clarisonic is probably one of the first names that comes to mind. The company offers a wide range of cleansing devices, but the Mia Smart is our absolute favourite because of how multi-functional it is.
It comes with different attachments for cleansing, firming, de-puffing the eyes, and, most excitingly, blending your makeup. The device will automatically recognise each attachment and run the appropriate mode to achieve optimal results.
The Clarisonic Mia Smart also has an app where you can customise your own cleansing routine for the ultimate personalised cleansing experiment!
The Clarisonic Mia Smart retails for SGD285, available on CurrentBody.
4. Foreo Luna 3 (Popular!)
Foreo is definitely one of the trendiest cleansing tools these days. They offer a wide variety of models, but you will not go wrong with their best-seller, the Luna 3 designed for all skin types.
The device cleanses your skin by combing tiny soft silicone touchpoints and T-sonic pulsations to lift away dirt, oil, excess sebum and dead skin cells. You can also choose the Firming Massage Mode on the device and let the gentle pulsations give your skin a relaxing massage and diminish visible signs of ageing.
Foreo Luna 3 retails for SGD299, available on Sephora.
5. Luxsio Sonic Facial Cleansing Brush Massager
The Luxsio Sonic Facial Cleansing Brush Massager is another budget-friendly option for those new to the world of cleansing devices.
This rechargeable brush is made of medical grade silicone and delivers 9000 pulses per minute to gently exfoliate and remove dead skin cells, leaving your skin clean, soft and firmer by day.
Luxsio Sonic Facial Cleansing Brush Massager retails for SGD131.16, available on Amazon.
6. Foreo Luna Play Plus
Those who want to give Foreo products, or just cleansing tools in general, a try, but don’t want to invest in the Luna 3 can opt for the Luna Play Plus instead.
At SGD79, the Luna Play Plus is definitely more easy on your wallet while offering many features Foreo fans have come to love about their devices: soft silicone touchpoints and T-sonic pulsations to deep cleanse and massage your skin at the same time.
You can get the Foreo Luna Play Plus at SGD79 from Sephora.
7. Proactiv Deep Cleansing Body Brush
The Proactiv Deep Cleansing Body Brush is a lifesaver for anyone who wants to extend the amazing cleansing experience from their cleansing device to their body.
This device has a long handle that target hard-to-reach areas on your body, and soft silicone bristles to deep cleanse and exfoliate your skin. It is also particularly great for those with sensitive skin or dealing with back acne as the soft silicone bristles are more gentle on the skin than shower scrubs or loofahs.
Proactiv Deep Cleansing Body Brush retails for SGD44.97, available on Amazon.
If none of these facial cleansing devices caught your eyes, we have more recommendations for facial cleansing devices that you may want to check out.
8. CELLRETURN LED Mask Platinum (Most luxurious!)
If you’ve watched K-drama The King: Eternal Monarch on Netflix recently, you may have noticed the king in the show, played by Lee Min-ho, using a luxurious-looking LED mask. The mask that you saw is the CELLRETURN LED Mask, which also has A-listers Park Seo Joon (Itaewon Class and What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim) as their brand ambassador.
The mask is now on its fourth generation version and features three wavelengths: red, blue, and pink. The device also has a “fast mode” that allows you to go through all three wavelengths within nine minutes for a quick intensive care if you’re short on time.
CELLRETURN has been dedicated to LED technology for more than 10 years and this mask has a sophisticated light analysis system that ensures that the wavelengths used are safe and offers skincare benefits.
9. LG Derma LED Mask
Korea is always ahead of the curve when it comes to innovative skincare treatments so it’s no surprise that LG has created one of the best LED masks in the market: the LG Derma LED Mask.
The mask utilises red-light therapy, with 160 LED lights (80 red and 80 infrared) to penetrate deep into the skin to encourage cell regeneration and improve skin elasticity.
What sets this LED mask from competition is its superior safety features: a silicone eye shield to protect the eyes from the LED lights and a Sensing Detector that switches off the lights when the mask is not worn properly. With these features, you can sit back and relax while using the mask without worrying about any potential hazard!
LG Derma LED Mask retails for SGD1,349, available on Lazada.
10. Dr. Dennis Gross DRx SpectraLite™ FaceWare Pro
LED masks are becoming increasingly popular but the Dr. Dennis Gross DRx SpectraLite™ FaceWare Pro remains the gold standard when it comes to quality.
This LED mask featuring 100 lights in red mode to penetrate deeply into your skin to boost collagen production and 62 lights in blue mode to kill bacteria to treat breakouts and reduce inflammation.
With consistent use after ten weeks, your skin will become smoother and clear of acne!
Dr. Dennis Gross DRx SpectraLite™ FaceWare Pro retails for SGD709, available on Sephora.
11. Skin Inc Optimizer Voyage Tri-Light Glasses for Bright Eyes (Popular!)
Designed specifically for the area around the eyes, the Skin Inc Optimizer Voyage Tri-Light Glasses for Bright Eyes is the ultimate at-home skincare devices for anyone looking to give this delicate area some targeted TLC.
With Skin Inc’s signature “Tri-light” concept, these LED glasses combine red, yellow and orange lights to address a range of signs of eye fatigue such as puffiness, dark eye circles and fine lines.
All you need is 10 minutes of treatment a day and you can look forward to brighter, firmer and more supple skin around your eyes.
Skin Inc Optimizer Voyage Tri-Light Glasses for Bright Eyes retails for SGD298, available at Sephora.
12. Neutrogena Acne Light Therapy Mask
If you are looking for an at-home skincare device that specifically targets acne and is budget-friendly, the Neutrogena Acne Light Therapy Mask is your best bet.
It uses red and blue lights to tackle the two main factors that contribute to acne: bacteria and inflammation, to deliver clearer, healthier skin with consistent daily use.
Neutrogena Acne Light Therapy Mask retails for SGD49.90, available on Shopee.
13. Skin Inc Optimizer Voyage Tri-Light++
The Skin Inc Optimizer Voyage Tri-Light++ offers not two, three, but five different light modes – red, blue, yellow, orange and purple – to treat a range of skin concerns, including wrinkles, scarring, pigmentation and dull skin tone.
Besides the original blue, red and yellow lights, the new orange and purple lights are actually red-yellow and red-blue combinations, respectively, which means these two light modes will give you double the benefits in the same amount of time compared to just using red, blue or yellow light alone.
Skin Inc Optimizer Voyage Tri-Light++ retails for SGD408. available on Sephora.
14. Foreo UFO
Those who love LED therapy and Korean sheet masks can get the best of both worlds from the Foreo UFO.
This futuristic-looking at-home skincare device combines Foreo’s signature T-sonic Pulsations and the advanced Hyper-Infusion Technology to infuse mask essence deep into your skin.
At the same time, the different LED light modes – red, green and blue – tackle skin concerns such as signs of ageing, dull complexion and acne for overall healthier skin.
The Foreo UFO retails for SGD408, available on Sephora.
15. Eterno LED Device
Want to specifically target signs of ageing such as wrinkles, fine lines and age spots? Look no further than the Eterno LED Device, a medical-grade at home skincare device that uses red and infrared lights to boost collagen production.
Unlike other LED devices that use stainless steel, the Eterno LED device has a transparent glass top that allows your skin to get the maximum amount of LED light. With consistent use, this device can make you look younger by lifting and tightening the skin, softening fine lines and brightening your overall complexion.
Eterno LED Device retails for 404.59, available on Amazon.
16. LightStim for Acne
If you want to target acne on specific areas of your face, the LightStim for Acne is the ideal tool for you. The professional grade device uses a combination of red and blue lights to repair damaged cells, kill bacteria and reduce inflammation.
Regular use of this device not only can treat existing acne but can also prevent future breakouts to give you healthy and blemish-free skin.
LightStim for Acne retails for SGD239.51, available on Revolve.
17. Talika Pigment Control
Anyone who has ever struggled with dark spots knows how difficult they are to get rid of. If no brightening serum has been able to make those stubborn dark spots on your face go away, definitely check out the Talika Pigment Control, the first LED cosmetic tool to target dark spots locally.
It uses green light to control the melanin production in your skin, which is responsible for dark spots and hyperpigmentation. It also delivers ionic micro-currents to stimulate your skin and boost the efficacy of your topical skincare products for an overall more effective brightening regimen.
Talika Pigment Control retails for SGD163, available on LookFantastic.
18. reVive Light Therapy Poof Acne Treatment
An LED therapy device that costs the same as your average over-the-counter topical cream? Yep, we’re talking about the reVive Light Therapy Poof Acne Treatment, which uses medical-grade LED lights to kill acne-causing bacteria and reduce inflammation.
Beside the almost too-good-to-be-true price, this battery-powered device is also very portable. Bring it with you on any trip to make sure your skin always stays clear and photo-ready!
reVive Light Therapy Poof Acne Treatment retails for SGD31, available on UrbanOutfitters.
19. Georgia Louise Hollywood EGF Micro-Needling + Ion Infusion Kit
Celebrity facialist Gorgia Louise is highly sought after by Hollywood stars for her first-class facials. For regular folks like us, thankfully there is still a way to get red carpet-ready skin: Georgia Louise’s very own Hollywood EGF Micro-Needling + Ion Infusion Kit.
This two-step system involves using soft, single-use micro-needle pins to prick the skin, which encourages the skin to heal itself by stimulating new collagen production. The device is able to penetrate the skin 5,000 times per minute using 20 needles to give you a quick, easy and safe at-home micro-needling treatment.
The kit also comes with an ionised serum, which you apply before using the micro-needling tool. This serum contains five polypeptides to help with cell regeneration and brightening, hyaluronic acid to plump and nourish, and green tea and copper to calm and soothe skin.
Georgia Louise Hollywood EGF Micro-Needling + Ion Infusion Kit retails for SGD559.79, available on Revolve.
20. GloPRO Micro-needling Regeneration Tool
Another popular yet more affordable micro-needling option is the GloPRO Micro-needling Regeneration Tool.
This salon-standard micro-needling tool can effectively boost cell renewal with zero downtime to give you brighter, firmer and younger-looking skin. You can use it on its own or together with your favourite serum to help boost its absorption into your skin.
GloPRO Microneedling Regeneration Tool retails for SGD308, available on CurrentBody.
21. Nurse Jamie Beauty Stamp Micro-Exfoliation Tool
At only SGD70.86, the Jamie Beauty Stamp Micro-Exfoliation Tool is a great entry-level micro-needling tool for those new to this treatment or those who don’t want to invest into pricier options.
Created by celebrity skin expert Jamie Sherrill, this convenient hand-held device provides your skin with micro-exfoliation with each gentle ‘press and lift’ action. With consistent use, you will be able to see its visible lifting, firming and brightening effects on your skin.
Nurse Jamie Beauty Stamp Micro-Exfoliation Tool retails for SGD70.86, available on Revolve.
Facial massaging tools
22. Nurse Jamie Uplift Massaging Beauty Roller
Getting a facial massage at a spa is one of the best pampering experiences you can give yourself, but if you want to recreate some of that experience at home at a fraction of the cost, consider investing in a facial roller such as the Nurse Jamie Uplift Massaging Beauty Roller.
This facial roller has a hexagon shape that holds 24 massaging stones which create a unique rhythm when rolling across your face to massage and lift your skin. You can use the side of the roller on larger areas of the face and the two tips to get into smaller areas around your eyes and mouth.
Nurse Jamie Uplift Massaging Beauty Roller retails for SGD97.79, available on Revolve.
23. Jade Roller Spa
This fancy looking tool may just be the best at-home skincare tool you can add to your routine: It’s simple to use, feels good on your face and the results have been raved about by many!
The process can’t be simpler: apply any serum, oil or moisturiser of your choice and gentle roll the jade across your skin in outward motions. The massage helps to rid your skin of toxin, relieve facial tension and de-puff the under-eye area.
This Jade Roller from Jade Roller Beauty retails for SGD68, available on Sephora.
24. Mount Lai De-Puffing Jade Eye Massage Tool (Must-try!)
The under-eye area is extremely delicate and you’ll need a dedicated massaging tool such as the Mount Lai De-Puffing Jade Eye Massage Tool.
Inspired by Chinese acupressure points, this massaging tool comes in a unique shape to fit right in the under-eye area to gently massage. The natural cooling properties of jade also helps in depuffing this area and reducing eye bags.
Mount Lai De-Puffing Jade Eye Massage Tool retails for SGD44, available on Sephora.
25. Herbivore Botanicals Gua Sha Rose Quartz
Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese massage technique that involves “scraping” your face with a flat, specially shaped tool.
The gentle, upward strokes that this tool makes helps relieve tension and encourage blood circulation on your face. Not only will you feel better but your skin will also look more youthful and rejuvenated!
Herbivore Botanicals Gua Sha Rose Quartz retails for SGD27, available on Sephora.
Facial Massaging Devices
26. NuFACE Trinity Facial Toning Device
Take your at-home skincare routine to the next level with the NuFACE Trinity Facial Toning Device, an award-winning device designed to improve facial contour and soften the look of wrinkles and fine lines.
This device is ergonomically designed to cover larger surface areas of your face and neck and deliver gentle microcurrents to tone and firm up the skin, for a more youthful appearance.
NuFACE Trinity Facial Toning Device retails for SGD569, available on Lazada.
27. Foreo Bear Smart Microcurrent Facial Toning Device (New!)
Foreo may be better known for their cleansing devices, but the Foreo Bear Smart Microcurrent Facial Toning Device is definitely worth checking out.
Using the same signature T-Sonic™ pulsations, this device deliver low-frequency pulses to gentle massage the skin. At the same time, it sends microcurrent to tighten, firm and contour the skin for a younger-looking appearance. You can adjust the intensity of t-sonic pulsations and microcurrent to fit your comfort level.
The Foreo Bear Smart Microcurrent Facial Toning Device retails for SGD436, available on Sephora.
28. MDNA SKIN Onyx Black
MDNA is Madonna’s skincare line so you know you can look forward to an ultimate luxurious experience with this MDNA SKIN Onyx Black face massager.
This sleek-looking device features two carbon spheres specially carved to hug the contour of your bone structures, firming the skin while promoting lymphatic drainage and tension relief.
A fascinating feature of this device is that it is entirely battery-free, powered by the pure, high-density carbon that generates renewable Ultra-Infrared Energy. Yay to not having to fuss with charging cables any more!
MDNA SKIN Onyx Black retails for SGD400, available on Tangs.
29. REFA Carat Massager
If you are a fan of Japanese at-home skincare devices, you’ll love the unique REFA Carat Massager, which uses micro-current technology to give your face and body relaxing lymphatic massages.
The device uses light energy that comes from a mini solar panel attached to the handle, so you can bring it with you anywhere without worrying about it running out of battery.
REFA Carat Massager retails for SGD330, available on Sephora.
30. Jillian Dempsey Gold Sculpting Bar
Nothing says pampering like giving yourself a facial massage with a 24-karat gold bar.
Created by celebrity makeup artist Jillian Dempsey, the Gold Sculpting Bar uses vibrations that mimic the effects of a massage to instantly relax facial muscles and release tension. Use it every day to revive tired skin as well as sculpt and firm the face.
Jillian Dempsey Gold Sculpting Bar retails for SGD276.35, available on Revolve.
31. SMIB Plasma Scalp Massager (Must-try!)
Korean hair care brand SMIB was the first to introduce Coral Calcium, an ingredient that can prevent hair loss, into hair care products.
To further help customers combat hair loss, the brand has also introduced a scalp massager, which can help to cleanse scalp thoroughly so that it produces less sebum and improve its health. The device incorporates Plasma technology and has been tested to help improve scalp health. This, in turn, prevents hair loss and other hair and scalp concerns.
SMIB Plasma Scalp Massager retails for SGD99 at Lazada. There’s a 32% discount at the time of writing, so grab it while it’s still on! You can also consider getting their premium starter kit that includes their popular shampoo, treatment, and essence, together with the massager, at SGD209.60. There’s also a discount offered at Lazada so you save almost 10% on the price!
32. La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV Sensor
A good skincare routine starts with understanding your skin and the environment it is exposed to, and the La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV Sensor will help you do just that.
The sensor measures your personal UV exposure as well as information on pollution, pollen and humidity based on your location. The companion app then offers skincare tips and recommendations based on this information to help you create an effective skincare routine.
La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV Sensor retails for SGD89, available on Apple online store.
33. MDNA Skin Rejuvenator Set
Make skincare fun again with this Skin Rejuvenator Set from Madonna’s skincare line MDNA. The set comes with the Chrome Clay Mask and the Skin Rejuvenator, which features a Magnetic Head and an Infusion Head.
The Chrome Clay Mask contains Montecatini Clay to remove impurities while Montecatini Thermal Water and Montecatini Olive Oil help nourish the skin and restore the moisture balance.
After leaving the mask on your face for 5-10 minutes, hover the Magnetic Head over the skin to draw out the clay. Not only does this help draw out impurities from the skin, it also provide the skin with magnetic cell stimulation to boost skin renewal.
The other end of the Skin Rejuvenator – the Infusion Head – deliver microcurrents as it slides across your skin to increase the absorption of your skincare products to maximise the efficacy of your routine.
MDNA Skin Rejuvenator Set retails for SGD890, available at Tangs.