Here’s something that we can’t do by ourselves at home, even if we have the best skincare routine: a good extraction facial that removes all the gunk that is congesting our pores.

Clearing our pores of whiteheads and blackheads isn’t just a great way at preventing the occurrence of acne, but is also what we need if we want brighter, more radiant-looking skin.

If you’re looking for a good extraction facial to try, here are 25 of the best ones in town that you can consider.

Psst…check out Salon Finder for best deals on extraction facials! Scroll to the end of the article for quick links to the featured salons’ websites and deal pages.


W.O.W! Wellness Oneness Wonders

Reviewer: Lynnett Yip

Wow Wellness Oneness Wonders Interior

Located strategically opposite Parkway Parade behind the bustling East Coast Road, it’s quite hard to imagine a peaceful sanctuary like W.O.W! Wellness Oneness Wonders nestled in the east coast.

Founded in late 2019 by three friends, W.O.W! Wellness Oneness Wonders is Singapore’s only café-style beauty salon that’s inspired by gardens and themed around art.

Beyond the Insta-worthy decor, the salon is all about customisable treatments using proven and innovative technologies that are “needleless and non-invasive” to address all your skin needs and concerns.

Upon arriving at the cheerful, well-lit outlet that’s surrounded by lush greenery, I was welcomed by the friendly salon manager who wasted no time in introducing me to my therapist of the day after completing a couple of forms.

After changing out into my spa outfit, my therapist began the treatment with an aromatherapy breathing exercise and shoulder massage to relax my senses.

Thereafter, she proceeded to give my skin a thorough cleanse with makeup remover and face wash before taking a closer look at the condition of my bare skin with a skin analyser to determine my skin concerns for the day, which were dryness, pigmentation as well as early signs of collagen loss (yikes!).

After explaining the Pre+Probiotic Treatment that I’d be trying out, she moved on to apply a gentle enzyme peeling mask to slough away grime and dead skin cells. This then prepped my skin for extraction, which was one of the most comfortable processes I’ve ever experienced.

My therapist was super gentle and made every effort to check on my comfort level, but her technique was so refined that I barely felt anything when she was getting all the trapped gunk out of my face.

Wow Wellness Oneness Wonders Pre Probiotic Facial Mask Application

The final step of my facial was a custom cooling face mask to quench my skin’s thirst

Following a face and eye massage treatment, she applied the first custom serum that’s packed with prebiotics and probiotics to treat my skin dryness and used a special handheld device to improve absorption and deliver antibacterial properties.

Then, my therapist followed up with a second custom pre- and probiotic serum that’s formulated for skin-brightening and glided the same device to help the serum penetrate deeper into my skin.

Finally, I enjoyed a little bit more shut-eye as my therapist slathered on a cooling face mask to provide my skin with much-needed hydration before wrapping up the session with an aftercare application.

Extraction Facial Wow Wellness Oneness Wonders Before After Skin Texture

Right after the treatment, I immediately noticed that my skin feels less dry and my complexion looked brighter. I was also pleasantly surprised that the extraction sites weren’t as red or inflamed, thanks to the skin-calming face mask.

You may have noticed that the facial uses both prebiotics and probiotics in the treatment step, instead of using just one or the other like most facials on the market do.

The reason behind using prebiotics and probiotics in this facial? It’s because the former functions like food for good bacteria in our skin to consume while the latter is essentially good bacteria that’s added to our skin to rebalance its microbiome and strengthen its resilience.

What I especially like about the facial is that it’s entirely customisable for each skin concern. That means even those with acne, ageing, and even sensitive skin concerns can benefit from the treatment, since it’s designed to optimise the delicate balance of good and bad bacteria in your skin, thus allowing it to repair and renew itself properly.

The 90-minute Pre+Probiotic Treatment is priced at S$268, but first-timers can enjoy it for a special price of S$48! To enjoy this special promotion, simply book this facial via Salon Finder.

Address: 50 East Coast Road, #01-109/102, Roxy Square, Singapore 428769 (next to Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy Hotel)
Contact: 6243 3383, 8838 4882 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message)
Opening hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 7pm (Sat) | 10am – 6pm (Sun)
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  1. Citi Beauty

Citi Beauty

Reviewer: Xinyu Ng

Extraction facials are one of the most in-depth facial treatments out there, since the whole treatment involves squeezing and cleaning out all our pores of gunk and comedones.

Extraction facials are also commonly associated with a huge amount of pain. Spoiler alert: with Citi Beauty’s 100-minute C White Tribo Facial, I didn’t have any painful experience!

My first impression was that the whole beauty salon looked quaint and simple. But then again, I know better than to judge a book by its cover! Sure enough, once I got into the salon, I was greeted by a homey, relaxing vibe that is quite different from other beauty salons I’ve visited before.

Extraction Facials Citi Beauty Review Storefront

The whole treatment was elaborate. The Extraction Facial involved a lot of extra steps to ensure I get the most fulfilling experience. The beautician who did my treatment was very attentive. She made sure to explain what to expect every step of the way.

First, a plant-based cleanser was used to remove my makeup. Then, I got treated with an Apple Stem Cell cleanser that cleansed my face of environmental factors. After that, another cleanser was used on my face; a gel-based one that completely rid my face of other impurities.

I then got an Enzyme Peeling mask to soften my skin and remove dead skin cells in a gentle, non-invasive way. After that, they steamed my face for a couple of minutes to open up my pores and ensure that I will not get a painful extraction.

Extraction Facials Citi Beauty Review 1

The extraction process itself took up most of the time of my whole experience. The beautician was very careful in removing any pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, and skin tags on my face. When she encountered a stubborn blackhead or comedone, she made sure to extract the whole thing slowly.

The result? I got a gentle, in-depth extraction facial that was very soothing, unlike other extractions I’ve tried that were very intense!

After the extraction process, I then got a customised mask treatment based on my needs (whitening, hydration, colour correcting). And after that, a Bojin massage to help improve blood circulation, plump skin, prompt growth in cells, and give my skin an extra bounce.

Extraction Facials Citi Beauty Review 2

They treated me with two other face masks after the Bojin massage. One was for retaining moisture in the skin to promote healthy blood circulation, and the other one was a cucumber mask that helped mitigate any redness on my face after the extraction.

I was already super satisfied and relaxed at that point, but they elevated my experience by giving me a satisfying full-blown massage for my neck, head, and shoulders!

It has been a few days since my appointment, but my face still feels super moisturised and plump. I only had one facial session at Citi beauty, but I’m amazed about how plump, smooth, and bright my skin looks after that!

Extraction Facials Citi Beauty Review Before After

Citi Beauty’s Extraction Facial definitely lived up to the hype. This treatment is perfect for extraction beginners who have a low threshold for pain.

This treatment is available at 90% off for first-time trials at just S$39, including GST (U.P: S$398), which is definitely a good deal you shouldn’t miss.

Address: 144 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Beauty World Centre, #01-21, Singapore 588177 I Block 442 Clementi Avenue 3, #01-101, Singapore 120442
Contact: 6469 8842 (Beauty World) | 6872 0313 (Clementi) I 8876 3888 (tap on link to send a WhatsApp directly)
Opening hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 8pm (Sat) | 10am – 7pm (Sun)
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Ceramique Aesthetics.Wellness

Reviewer: Franchesca

Who knew there’d be a tranquil haven right in the middle of town?

Located in the bustling heart of Orchard lies a quaint and minimalist salon that welcomes you with such warmth and calm. Ceramique Aesthetics.Wellness is a specialist salon that provides tailor-made skin treatments, on top of hair removal sessions and body therapy. They also have another branch in Chinatown.

Ceramique Aesthetics.Wellness promises their customers a relaxing experience and instantly glowing, radiant skin. And let me tell you, that’s just what I got!

I went in for the Anti-Imperfect Extraction Facial, which treats acne, blackheads, clogged pores and skin inflammation. The entire session lasted for approximately 90 minutes but can vary depending on the extraction process.

The session left me feeling rejuvenated and fresh. While 120 minutes seem like a long time, that time just passes by once you start your session. You’ll definitely wish it was longer; I know I did.

Best Extraction Facial Ceramique Aesthetics Consultation

Skin analysis and consultation at Ceramique Aesthetics.Wellness

My session started with an in-depth consultation with the consultant. She gave me a quick skin assessment and meticulously explained the treatment and its steps. She walked me through what each step was meant to do and what products would be used. Unlike many other facial treatments out there, Ceramique uses organic products from France, a brand that specialises in organic skincare. So, you can rest assured knowing that there aren’t any harmful chemicals touching your skin.

After the consultation, it was time to finally start the facial. It began with a lymphatic face and shoulder massage that will relax your body and mind. In an instant, you’ll be transported into a calm space and forget that you’re right in the middle of bustling Orchard.

Next came a double cleanse that cleansed away impurities while still leaving your skin supple and soft. This was followed by a balancing solution which purified my skin and helped reduced any inflammation.

After that, it was time to exfoliate. If you have sensitive skin like me, exfoliating can be quite daunting, but as I mentioned earlier, Ceramique uses organic products for this Anti-Imperfect Extraction Facial. On top of that, their beauticians are all highly trained and have years of experience in treating an array of skin conditions. So, even with the potential harshness of exfoliating, my skin still felt healthy and clean.

Best Extraction Facial Ceramique Aesthetics Process 1

Extraction process at Ceramique Aesthetics.Wellness

Then, came the ‘hard’ part. If you have ever had an extraction facial before, you know that it can be very far from relaxing. It can hurt and even make you shed a tear or two. But at Ceramique, they use a new extraction technique which is much more detailed than traditional extraction processes. It was a lot less painful than any other extraction I’d had before. Beyond that, my beautician also made sure to slow her pace whenever I felt any sort of pain.

Best Extraction Facial Ceramique Aesthetics Process 2

After the extraction, it was time for an antiseptic application which purified and cleansed the skin. It also helped stimulate the skin to protect from any future spots and pimples. There was a slight tingling sensation during this step, but it wasn’t too bad to handle.

Next came another lymphatic massage, followed by a mask, which helped control sebum production, as well as lock in all the goodness from the previous steps.

Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, and my facial treatment was finished off with a hydrating cream that kept sebum at bay. The cream was rich in essential oils which helped refine and tighten pores and smooth skin texture.

After the treatment, I instantly noticed how radiant my skin looked. My skin looked brighter, more supple and less oily. I even noticed that a lot of my acne pigmentation had lightened. Also, usually after an extraction facial, I would expect my skin to look red, but this time it wasn’t. It was all probably due to Ceramique’s unique extraction technique.

Best Extraction Facial Ceramique Aesthetics Left

Best Extraction Facial Ceramique Aesthetics Right

To continue the amazing effects of my treatment, I was given a few product testers to try at home. Over the next few days, I definitely noticed my skin looking brighter and a lot healthier. I also had no new breakouts, which was truly impressive.

The whole experience was absolutely fantastic, from the top-notch service to the immaculate décor. And of course, the facial. It’s just what you need if you’re looking to give your skin some TLC.

Get the first trial (for new customers only) of the Anti-Imperfect Extraction Facial at S$98 (U.P. S$288). For more information on all of their services, visit Ceramique Aesthetics’ website or Facebook page.

Another deal that you shouldn’t pass up? It’s the Cell Rebirth Micro Needling Facial by Ceramique Aesthetics, which recently scored the Best Micro-needling Facial award in Daily Vanity Spa & Hair Awards 2020, that’s now going for just S$98 instead of S$188! This special promotion is only applicable to first-time customers, and you redeem it by clicking on this link.

Address: 235A/237A New Bridge Road, Singapore 059436 | 181 Orchard Road, #03-13/14, Orchard Central, Singapore 238896 |  10 Tampines Central 1, Tampines 1, #04-29, Singapore 529536
Contact:

  • Chinatown: 6222 0938, 6222 0208, 9637 6557 (click to send a WhatsApp message)
  • Orchard Central: 6509 0632, 9152 9909 (click to send a WhatsApp message)
  • Tampines 1: 6208 4984, 86664984 (click to send a WhatsApp message)

Opening hours:

  • Chinatown: 11.30am – 8.30pm (Mon to Fri) | 10.30am – 7pm (Sat, Sun & PH)
  • Orchard Central: 11am – 8.30pm (Mon to Fri) | 10.30am – 7pm (Sat, Sun & PH)
  • Tampines 1: 11.30am – 8.30pm (Mon top Fri) | 10.30am – 7pm (Sat, Sun & PH)

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  1. Caring Skin

Caring Skin

Caring Skin A+ Hydrogen Treatment Store

An expert in treating sensitive skin and acne, Caring Skin is known for its signature painless extractions that promise minimal downtime. This gentle feature is what catapulted the facial spa into mainstream popularity. It’s no surprise that their effective facials have garnered countless five-star reviews on Google and Facebook too.

If you’re looking for an effective facial to de-congest and brighten your skin, try Caring Skin’s A+ Hydrogen Treatment. This non-invasive skin resurfacing treatment uses Hydrogen and Plasma Ions to slough off dead skin and reduce blackheads. It’s suitable for all skin types, even acne-prone and sensitive skin. You’ll be pleased to know that this treatment won Best Detoxifying Facial in our recent Daily Vanity Spa & Hair Awards!

A+ Hydrogen Treatment

After a double cleanse, your aesthetician will apply AHA and BHA to exfoliate your skin. Plasma Ions or Hydrogen will then be applied to remove dead skin and blackheads to cleanse your pores thoroughly. Your aesthetician will then perform Caring Skin’s signature painless extraction, which is ideal for those who have sensitive skin or a lower pain threshold.

A hydrogel will then be applied on your skin. It contains active ingredients that will infuse your skin with moisture and nutrition. Then, a moisturising and soothing booster serum will be applied using a cryogenic activator to boost circulation and enhance skin absorption. Your treatment will end off with a customised mask infused with rose or chamomile.

The facial will also utilise other active ingredients such as lactobacillus, niacinamide, aloe vera and adenosine to strengthen, soothe, brighten, and revitalise your skin. After one session, you’ll notice visibly clearer, brighter, and plumped-up skin.

Caring Skin A+ Hydrogen Treatment Before After

If you’re interested in trying out this facial, we’ve got some good news to share. You can now enjoy the A+ Hydrogen Treatment at just S$98 (before GST, U.P. S$350). Click here to sign up!

Address: 205 Hougang Street 21, #03-10, Kovan Heartland Mall, Singapore 530205 |
360 Orchard Road, #07-07A, International Building, Singapore 238869 |
799 New Upper Changi Road, #03-25/26, Bedok Point, Singapore 467351 |
391B Orchard Road, #05-22, Ngee Ann City, Singapore 238873
Contact: Call the following contact numbers to make an appointment or fill in the contact form on the website

  • 6242 3668 (Kovan)
  • 6737 7797 (International Building)
  • 6241 1711 (Bedok Point)
  • 6235 3551 (Ngee Ann City)

Opening hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 8pm (Sat, Sun & PH)

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  1. Porcelain Spa

Porcelain Spa

Reviewer: Vivian Yeong

Improper extraction techniques can cause scarring and other undesirable outcomes, which is why Porcelain Spa prides itself on the fact that extraction facials are only performed by therapists who have honed their skills over a compulsory six-month training period. Each therapist is personally trained by Porcelain Spa’s co-founder, Jenny Teng, to ensure they are using the right angle, technique and pressure in order to reduce scarring.

I heard that Quintessential Facial Treatment is Porcelain Spa’s signature, award-winning bespoke extraction facial that is designed for severely congested and acne-prone skin. Many people have raved about getting brighter skin with reduced acne and less congested pores, so I was curious to see how well it would work for me.

The interior of the place made a very good impression on me – it looked very professional, without losing any of the comfortable elements that would put customers at ease.

Porcelain Origins Interior

Before proceeding with the facial treatment, a thorough skin assessment was carried out in a consultation room so that my therapist could better understand my current skin condition and needs. This was the most detailed analysis that I have undergone at any facial place, and I was quite shocked that they could even pick out all the clogged pores and bacterial acne that I myself had never noticed before!

Skin Analysis Conducted At Porcelain

Skin analysis conducted at Porcelain Spa

After identifying my skin type (combination-oily) and current issues (clogged pores, dehydration, and bacterial acne), I was ushered into the treatment room to carry out the Quintessential facial.

My skin was first double-cleansed and exfoliated – I was told that this would allow the full benefit of the treatment to penetrate the deeper layers of skin to restore skin’s equilibrium.

The next step was the full-face extraction to de-congest and clear clogged pores. This step took up the bulk of the treatment, where my therapist spent time carefully picking out the gunk and pus from my pores and existing acne spots.

The extraction was far from painless – in fact, I would honestly say that this was one of the most intense extractions that I have ever experienced. However, the truth is that a painless extraction does not necessarily mean that it is good, as it could just mean that the therapist only did a superficial extraction that did not clear all the gunk from your pores.

Hence, even though the extraction process was very painful, I was quite impressed because it showed that Porcelain Spa indeed focused on deep cleansing.

I could tell that my therapist did not miss a single clogged pore on my face, and I could see that my pores were absolutely clean by the end of the treatment – something I had not seen from my previous extraction experiences!

Porcelain Spa’s extraction was definitely much more thorough in comparison to other facial places that did only the bare minimum, which is also why this extraction step is also much lengthier in comparison (about an hour).

Depending on your skin type, a custom-blended mask is then concocted and applied at the end of the treatment to target specific concerns of each individual. After this step, the therapist will end off by applying a moisturiser and sunscreen (you can opt not to have this step).

Before I went for this facial treatment, I struggled quite a bit with clogged pores, blackheads, acne, and some acne marks, mostly due to the fact that I had just returned from a harsh winter climate.

Although my skin did look quite red and bumpy right after the Quintessential Facial Treatment, my therapist actually gave me very good advice on how to speed up the recovery process (avoiding seafood for a few days), as well as skincare tips for my blemished skin (using products with lower SPF because they are less oily, making sure I stay hydrated). I was also given a complimentary Porcelain Spa’s Soothe Aloe Vera Gel to apply on my face religiously over the next couple of days, which definitely helped to calm those red patches much faster than I initially feared!

I started seeing a much brighter skin tone the day after, while the clear and smooth skin came about four to five days later. I was really surprised to see that my skin already looked so much better after just one facial session! I’ve also never received so many compliments on my skin after a facial treatment before – even my family and friends were impressed because they have never seen me with such good skin before.

Porcelain Quintessential Facial Before After 1

Porcelain Quintessential Facial Before After 2

This facial treatment requires a certain level of pain tolerance in order to see the extraction through, as well as some patience (and diligent effort!), but I promise that you’ll definitely be extremely satisfied with your upcoming good skin days.

Note: After the extraction is completed, you may also be recommended to follow up with other treatments in order to make sure that your skin recovers well. Due to the fact that I had very clogged pores and bacterial acne, I followed up with an Intense Pulse Light (IPL) and Sun Rescue Facial Treatment – the former helped to sanitise my skin with LED therapy, while the latter soothed my dehydrated skin with a combination of oxygen and cryo therapies.

The 120-minute facial is currently priced at S$425.86, with an extra 15-minute treatment that includes either additional extraction time or equipment facial. Book now on Salon Finder for easy convenience.

Address: 290 Orchard Road, #04-48, The Paragon, Singapore 238859 |
7 Wallich Street, #01-02, Guoco Tower, Singapore 078884 |
15 Cantonment Road, Singapore 089739
Contact: 6227 9692 (general hotline), 9721 1008 (WhatsApp only) or book online here
Opening hours: See the full list of opening hours on the website
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  1. Skin Paradise

Skin Paradise

Reviewer: Aimee

Best Extraction Facial Skin Paradise Store

Skin Paradise is a relatively new player among aesthetic salons in Singapore, which might explain why there aren’t many reviews on their Facebook page yet. However, their original location in Johor Bahru has been around since 2003 attracting many loyal customers from both Malaysia and Singapore.

They are located on East Coast Road, a bit further away from the downtown area. However, that’s what gives the salon a quiet, peaceful feel even before you step foot inside, which you don’t really get with salons that are more centrally located.

Before the facial started, Michelle, my therapist for the day, analysed my skin to identify my skin type and skin concerns. As my skin is oily with a dry surface, Michelle recommended the Vanadium Titanium Microcrystalline treatment (VT treatment, in short) as it would help with hydrating and repairing my skin barrier so it could absorb and retain moisture better.

The treatment started with a double cleanse to remove all dirt and makeup residue from my face, followed by a bubble mask to cleanse my pores. I could feel a mild tingling sensation on my face as the tiny bubbles expanded and popped, which was actually quite fun.

Best Extraction Facial Skin Paradise Bubble Mask

Best Facial Extraction Skin Paradise Cleansing

The bubble mask helps with detoxifying and removing impurities from your pores

After the bubble mask came the extraction. Michelle told me that all facials at Skin Paradise comes with an extraction as they believe that only when your pores are clear can the skin absorb the products and the treatments be effective.

I told Michelle that this was my first time doing extraction, so she used a lighter hand at first to let me get used to the pain before slowly increasing the intensity. It was, as everyone else had warned me, indeed painful. However, when Michelle passed me the mirror to have a closer look at my pores, I could tell that they were a lot less congested and my skin had never felt so smooth.

Best Extraction Facial Skin Paradise Extraction

Next was the main part of the facial, the Vanadium Titanium Microcrystalline treatment. The name of the treatment comes from the device used: a needle-free injection instrument that uses magnetic energy to directly inject skincare products into the basal layer of the skin – the innermost layer of the epidermis. This allows nutrients and active ingredients to penetrate deeply into the skin and nourish it from within.

According to Michelle, the Vanadium Titanium Microcrystalline device will help improve the skin’s metabolism, which boosts cell renewal for brighter and firmer skin. It can also replenish moisture in the skin to plump up areas such as the cheeks.

As there are no needles involved, there was no bleeding or trauma caused to the skin. I didn’t feel anything as Michelle ran the instrument over my face twice, with two different serums.

Best Facial Extraction Skin Paradise Vt Treatment

The two serums used were customised depending on the customer’s skin needs. The ones used on me were packed with active ingredients such as anti-ageing Portulaca Oleracea Extract to fight against free radical damage, anti-inflammatory Taurine to soothe the skin, Nicotinamide – a form of vitamin B3 – to repair the skin’s barrier, and inhibit melanin production, and Sodium Hyaluronic to deeply hydration the skin.

Best Extraction Facial Skin Paradise Peptide Mask

The treatment ends with a peptide mask to seal off all the nutrients in the skin and provide the last boost of moisture and hydration.

I was also given two bottles of the two serums used during the Vanadium Titanium Microcrystalline treatment to use at home so that my skin can continues to be nourished even after the facial.

Best Extraction Facial Skin Paradise Before After

After the treatment, I was worried that my skin would be red and I wouldn’t be able to go out, but the redness wasn’t actually too noticeable. I also found that there was a glow to my skin and it felt more plump and well-moisturised.

Most of the redness and red marks from the extraction were gone the next day and I loved how smooth and plumped up my skin felt. I would definitely come back for future sessions!

Address: 134A East Coast Road, Singapore 428819
Contact: 6348 6058, 8799 5829
Opening hours: 10am – 7.30pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 7pm (Sat & Sun)
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  1. June Skincare

June Skincare

Reviewer: Lynnett Yip

Best Extraction Facial June Skincare Exterior

June Skincare is a cosy facial salon located in the Toa Payoh neighbourhood. The salon has a throng of loyal customers – women and men alike – since it started treating common skin concerns in 1999, and has even garnered an almost-perfect rating of 4.9 stars on Google Reviews!

Not only does June Skincare have a comprehensive facial menu to address various skin types and conditions, but it also uses its own line of products which are formulated to suit Asian skin.

Like most people, mandatory mask wearing has unfortunately affected my skin and left me struggling with maskne. It also doesn’t help that I had put my monthly facial appointments on hold for more than six months due to temporary closure of non-essential businesses (and eventual laziness).

After answering a few standard questions upon my arrival at June Skincare, my facialist Lily adjourned me to the treatment room where the bed has been prepped to the bare minimum as part of the salon’s safe management measures.

The room is thoroughly disinfected while the pillow and basic white sheets are changed out after each customer, which I’m sure many of us really appreciate.

After checking on my skin condition and texture, Lily recommended the Spa Radiant Pro Therapy, a 120-minute illuminating facial specially designed to tackle oily and congested skin that’s struggling with uneven skin tone and dullness.

Lily proceeded to begin the treatment by removing the light makeup on face before cleansing my face with a milk-textured enzyme cleanser.

After that, she followed with the application of an exfoliating serum which is then left on my skin for about a minute to get rid of dulling dead skin cells – the duration is cut down to 30 seconds for sensitive or ageing skin.

Best Extraction Facial June Skincare Extraction Step

Lily in full concentration mode as she diligently extracts all the pimples on my skin

After removing the exfoliating serum, a softening serum is then applied to my skin to prep and soften blackheads and whiteheads for the extraction process.

As I had a number of tiny comedones along my hairline and cheeks, Lily took about 30 minutes to thoroughly and properly clear out all the gunk on my face.

I’ve been to facials where extractions were awfully painful even for someone who has high pain tolerance, but Lily’s skillful touch was gentle yet firm and she made sure to check in with me especially during the extraction process to make sure that I was not experiencing any major discomfort.

Best Extraction Facial June Skincare Skincare Application Step

Getting a quick shut-eye as Lily massages a layer of purifying gel into my skin

If you need, an optional complimentary eyebrow shaping will be offered to you. I’d declined Lily’s offer as I prefer to get my brows waxed.

She then moved on to massage a purifying gel into my clog-free skin to keep acne under control – those with hyperpigmentation issues will receive a pigment gel application instead.

Next, Lily applied the first of two masks on my skin – the enzyme cream mask is then left on for 20 minutes for its whitening and clarifying properties to take effect.

While waiting, Lily gave me a much-needed shoulder massage with relaxing lavender oil – it took every fibre of my being to stop myself from falling asleep since I had to take mental notes of my facial treatment!

Best Extraction Facial June Skincare Water Spray Step

A generous dose of cold filtered water spray to calm my reddened skin

Once the time was up, Lily swiftly wiped off the cream mask and began to treat my skin with a spray of cold filtered water to rinse off any remnants of the cream mask and also to cool down my skin.

Then, she covered my face with a piece of tissue paper – yes, you read that right – a Kleenex.

When I quizzed Lily about this somewhat unconventional step, she explained that the tissue helps create a barrier against surrounding air which then allows the skin to react by producing a lit-from-within glow – interesting, to say the least.

Up next, Lily applied a generous dose of hyaluronic acid serum to lock in moisture before applying a hyaluronic acid-soaked silk mask which aids cell repair and regeneration.

15 minutes later, Lily proceeded to remove the silk mask and patted the remaining essence into my skin before applying the necessary aftercare (toner, moisturiser, and sunblock) on my skin.

Best Extraction Facial June Skincare Before After

A quick post-facial skin check did indeed show that my skin is a lot less angry after the facial treatment. Aside from a cleaner canvas with all the pesky zits squeezed out, my skin tone is visibly more even than before and my skin brightness has improved as well.

Following the facial treatment, I’ve experienced a lot less breakouts even though my mask-wearing frequency is still the same as before which is amazing to say the least.

Overall, June Skincare’s Spa Radiant Pro Therapy is the much-needed TLC you should give your skin especially if it’s been feeling extra congested lately due to mandatory mask-wearing.

Not only does it give your skin a good deep cleanse, but it also imparts a healthy radiance to your skin which stays with you beyond the session. However, bear in mind that the facial treatment may be too overwhelming for your skin if you tend to exfoliate frequently at home.

Plus, it also helps that June Skincare’s team of facialists are all highly trained so you can count on stepping out of the salon feeling comfortable in your own skin after each visit.

The Spa Radiant Pro Therapy is priced at S$228 (120 minutes). If you’re a first-time customer of June Skincare, you’ll get to enjoy a special 1-for-1 promotion for this facial treatment!

Address: 73 Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, #01-595, Singapore 310073
Contact: 6256 8767, 9129 0454 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message)
Opening hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 6pm (Sat & Sun)
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Absolute Skin (Get up to 75% off!)

Best Extraction Facial Absolute Skin

Absolute Skin has a 4.6-star rating on Facebook, which tells you how satisfied their customers are. Most reviewers are happy with the results that they see after going for treatments at Absolute Skin.

Many attested that their skin problems were resolved from the customised treatments and advice from the therapists and others say that they love how there is no hard-selling and that the staff are friendly and professional.

For a good extraction facial, consider their Signature Deep Pore Cleansing treatment. This uses the Biomaster cleansing machine as an extraction tool to remove both superficial and deep whiteheads and blackheads. Besides improving breakouts, this facial treatment can also improve roughness, dullness, and overall skin quality.

The Signature Deep Pore Cleansing treatment is priced at S$128 and can be booked on Salon Finder for easy convenience.

In addition, you can try Absolute Skin’s Jet Peeling Facial Treatment if you want an efficient facial that clears your pores of dirt and impurities. The high pressure from their jets improves the appearance and texture of your skin painlessly. This 60-minute treatment is now going for only S$98 instead of S$388 on Salon Finder – that’s almost 75% savings!

Address: 360 Orchard Road, #03-01/04, International Building, Singapore 238869
Opening hours: 11am – 8.30pm (Mon to Fri) | 10.30am – 7.30pm (Sat) | Closed on Sundays
Contact details: 6735 3608
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Celmonze The Signature (Get 37% off!)

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Celmonze’s Deep Purifying Facial is a total refreshing facial that thoroughly cleanses, detoxifies, and brings instant radiance to the skin. It unclogs pores and enhances blood circulation for better absorption of nutrients to achieve a more refined look as well. The 60-minute treatment is now going for only S$68 instead of S$108 – book now on Salon Finder to enjoy 37% savings!

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  1. Bud Cosmetics

Bud Cosmetics

Best Extraction Facial Singapore Bud Cosmetics

While there are three Bud Cosmetics outlets island-wide, the brand offers facial and body treatments at its Mandarin Gallery outlet only

The Organic Detox Facial by Bud Cosmetics is the perfect choice for you if your skin is stressed out by the pollution in the air (whose isn’t?) or just have oily, acne prone skin, as they use New Zealand’s famed Halloysite Clay to unclog pores, leaving skin clear and well-balanced while antimicrobial active Manuka honey helps cleanse and heal for skin nourishment and repair. 

The 75-minute treatment is priced at S$118 and can be booked via Salon Finder for easy convenience.

Address: 333A Orchard Road, #03-32, Mandarin Gallery, Singapore 238897
Contact: 6733 5782
Opening hours: 11am – 8.30pm (Tue to Sun) | Closed on Mondays
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Meroskin (Save up to 65% on Salon Finder!)

Best Extraction Facial Singapore Meroskin

Meroskin offers these two treatment deals for better and clearer skin on Salon Finder:

Address: 10 Anson Road, #03-34/35, International Plaza, Singapore 079903
Contact: 6223 4135, 8691 9933 (WhatsApp only)
Opening hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 6pm (Sat) | Closed on Sundays & public holidays
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Spacio TCM (Best deal alert!)

Best Extraction Facial Singapore Spacio Tcm

In addition to treating acne, pigmentation, and ageing with the use of facial steaming, extractions, and a customised face mask, Spacio TCM’s Power 10 Facial also comes with complimentary eyebrow shaping plus neck and shoulder massage – how pampering!

If you’re looking for huge savings, you’ve come to the right place. That’s because the 60-minute treatment is now priced at only S$29.96 instead of S$243.96! Book on Salon Finder to enjoy up to 88% savings!

Address: Find the full list of locations on the website
Contact: 6254 6711 (HQ)
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Glomax Aesthetics (Enjoy S$30 on Salon Finder)

Best Extraction Facial Singapore Glomax Aesthetics

Their best anti-acne treatment, the Intensive Acne Medic Treatment uses the popular double cleansing method, extractions, light technology and a customised face mask to treat inflammatory acne, improve facial scarring, and reveal a clear complexion.

Save S$30 and pay only S$120 (U.P. S$150) when you book the 90-minute treatment via Salon Finder.

Address: 12 Eu Tong Sen Street, #06-168, Soho 2, Singapore 059819
Contact: 6225 5193, 9459 0795
Opening hours: 10am – 8.30pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am to 5pm (Sat & Sun)
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Kelyn Esther (Save S$60 on Salon Finder!)

Best Extraction Facial Singapore Kelyn Esther

At Kelyn Esther, opt for the Clarifying Dead Sea Mud Facial, which deep cleanses clogged pores, whiteheads, and blackheads with the use of dead sea mud masks that can help reduce dirt, toxins, and sebum while restoring skin elasticity.

The 60-minute treatment is now available at only S$59 instead of S$119 – book on Salon Finder to save 50% off!

Address: 269 Queen Street, #02-227, Singapore 180269
Contact: 9889 9449
Opening Hours: 11pm – 9pm (Tue to Fri) |  10am – 8pm (Sat & Sun) | Closed on Mondays, public holidays and alternate Sundays
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  1. J Studios

J Studios

Best Extraction Facial Singapore J Studios

J Studios offers these specialised treatments to clear your pores for a better and healthier complexion:

Address: 31 Haji Lane, Singapore 189224
Contact: 9182 8565
Opening Hours:
11am to 10pm (Mon to Sun)
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  1. The Face Place

The Face Place

Reviewer: Kelly Ang

Stepping into The Face Place, I was greeted by the beautiful view of the Singapore River from the 12th floor. The spa was drenched with natural sunlight, which made me feel lighthearted and free upon stepping in!

It’s been described as a private loft retreat in the heart of the CBD, and I was really looking forward to a relaxing session with all the benefits of a skillfully delivered facial massage.

My beauty therapist for the session welcomed me with so much warmth, I was pretty sure she was smiling behind her mask. The loft is private and allows a maximum of only three people to be there at any point in time.

Considering that we live in a time of COVID-19, the donning of a mask by the therapist and the assurance that at any one point in time, only three people including myself will be within the same space are certainly welcoming sights.

I was offered a steaming hot drink that eased me into the treatment.

Best Brightening Facials The Face Place

A tranquil loft style retreat overlooking the Singapore River

After changing out of my clothes, I traipsed up the stairs to the loft-style spa and lay down, all ready to sink into the bed and let my therapist massage my cares and lines away with her speciality gua sha and bojin techniques.

She patiently explained every step of my treatment to me, meticulously listing out each step she was going to perform so I can understand what I would be going through.

What makes it one of the best brightening facials

I tried the Ritual Face Spa, which promises to help drain the fluids from my face, leaving a noticeably slimmer and brighter face. The highlights of the treatment were the gua sha and bojin facial massage, as well as the high-frequency treatment and RF therapy.

As my face was prepped with a double cleanse and exfoliation with a pomegranate rose scrub to remove the top level of dead skin cells, my therapist analysed my skin and determined that I had some fine lines under my eyes and a massive blackhead infestation on my nose.

She also astutely deduced that I tend to hold my shoulders tight, which explains the lines on my neck and shoulders. Wow.

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My face was getting steamed with emollients before the extraction began

A steam extraction with a Vitamin A and Vitamin D emollient was done to open up the pores and remove all the dirt from my face.

I’m not going to sugarcoat it, blackhead extractions are my least favourite part of every facial. But, in the name of beauty, I have always been willing to go through with it.

The therapist did a fabulous job with the extraction, taking care to gently yet thoroughly extract all my blackheads and zits bar none.

I especially have to mention that I had a problematic zit that had been there for more than a week, and Sandra was very careful in helping me extract the gunk from inside.

She then moved on to do a rose clay mask to absorb the impurities and brighten my complexion. It felt SO GOOD – wonderfully soothing and beautifully scented, it was just the thing my face needed after the rigour of the extraction!

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Up next was a high-frequency wand treatment, to help treat and prevent stubborn acne, shrink enlarged pores, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, de-congest puffy eyes, and lighten dark eye circles.

It was slightly tingly due to the mild electric current being discharged onto my skin, but I was quite unperturbed.

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Catching a few minutes of respite while the peppermint rubber mask dried on my face

I was then treated to a soothing peppermint and chamomile rubber mask, which reduces inflammation and hydrates the skin.

While the mask was drying, the therapist gave me a gentle lymphatic drainage massage on the neck and shoulders, which she said would help flush out toxins. She said that I could even do it at home and I’ve been doing it nightly since then myself.

To further hydrate and brighten my face, a pressurised oxygen jet was used to disperse hyaluronic serum and rose hydrosol all over my face. It felt cool and soothing, and at this point I was ready to doze off!

I didn’t though, because the next step of this wonderfully pampering treatment was something I had been eagerly waiting for since the start of the session: the gua sha and bojin massage.

Now, I am a HUGE fan of gua sha on my back; I particularly love this Traditional Chinese Medicine practice for its ability to relieve muscular and nerve aches and pains on my back.

The therapist explained that the gua sha and bojin she performs on my face will not leave those distinctive deep plum marks we typically see at TCM treatments on the body – to my relief.

It would be more akin to gentle strokes, to unblock passages of the meridian points and drain lymph nodes of their toxins.

The Face Place Gua Sha Tool

The rose quartz gua sha tool helps unblock passages of the meridian points and drain lymph nodes of their toxins

Wielding a pretty rose quartz gua sha tool, my therapist got right to work performing the gua sha, explaining what she was doing as she gently felt for any tell-tale knots which would signify a lymph node that needed draining.

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Bojin on my undereye area and neck

She then deftly massaged my eye area using the bojin technique, which she explained would help promote lymphatic circulation under my eyes. This would help reduce my dark eye circles, puffiness, and fine undereye lines. Bojin was also done to my neck and shoulders, to gently drain the lymph nodes there.

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Microcurrent treatment in progress – my facial muscles were twitching with each light touch!

By this time, I’d been lying on the bed for almost two hours but it honestly didn’t feel that 120 minutes had passed – I was really enjoying the treatment!

However, the next step – the Microcurrent treatment – jolted me right out of my semi-drowsy state. It felt like little ant bites on my face, which Sandra helped to calibrate so that the stinging would be at a comfortable level for me. This step uses low-voltage electricity to stimulate cell and collagen redevelopment on the face, as well as tighten facial muscles.

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The cold ball felt so soothing on my face, I didn’t want this step of the facial to end

To end the session off, my therapist performed a cryo-electorporation treatment to cool my skin down to approximately 15 degrees Celsius, to help further minimise pores and inflammation.

This felt like the perfect touch at this stage, after coming out from the Microcurrent treatment. Sunblock and a luxurious-feeling lip mask were also excellent final touches.

Did I love the treatment? It’s a resounding YES.

Result of brightening facial at The Face Place

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My face felt noticeably lighter and slimmer right after the session, albeit with the popped zit at the nose. Upon closer inspection, the fine lines under my eyes seem to have gone away, even! Of course, my nose was squeaky clean with the eradication of the blackheads.

About one week on, my face still feels bouncy and hydrated and guys, the zit is gone now! The fine lines are still markedly reduced and my face is still slimmer (my husband keeps asking me if I’ve lost weight!)

I’ll be back for more gua sha and bojin, as well as the high-frequency light therapy treatment which really made my skin look radiant and feel younger almost immediately.

Consider me a fan of this treatment!

Address: 8 Eu Tong Sen Street, #12-83, Clarke Quay The Central, Singapore 059818
Contact: 8233 1723, [email protected] or book online here
Opening hours: 12pm – 9pm (Mon to Sat) | 11am – 5pm (Sun)
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Amber Beila (Save more than S$200 with Salon Finder!)

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Amber Beila’s Exfoliation Facial is perfect for sensitive skin that requires ultra gentle handling. Their process includes gentle exfoliation to unclog pores and remove dirt and sebum, while reducing fine lines and wrinkles at the same time. The 75-minute treatment is now available at only S$78 instead of S$317 on Salon Finder – that’s 75% off original price!

Address: 1 Raffles Place, #05-19A, Singapore 048616 |
14 Chun Tin Road, Singapore 599601
Contact: 6532 2668 (Raffles Place), 6365 2668 (Beauty World)
Opening hours:

  • Raffles Place: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 7pm (Sat) | Closed on Sundays
  • Beauty World: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 7pm (Sat & Sun)

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Theresa Body Skin Wellness (Enjoy 50% savings on Salon Finder!)

Best Extraction Facial Singapore Theresa Body Skin Wellness

If your skin is in need of SOS from the harsh pollution or drying air-conditioning, try the Acne MediPeel with Extraction at Theresa Body Skin Wellness. Using AHA and BHA to prep the skin as well as a salicylic azeliac peel for thorough exfoliation, the treatment comes with detailed comedone and blackhead extraction before repairing and soothing skin with cryo therapy, vitamin B serum, and clarifying mask.

The 90-minute treatment is now going for S$118 instead of S$238 on Salon Finder – that’s 50% savings!

Address: Find the full list of locations on the website
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Crystal de France (Get S$30 savings on Salon Finder)

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Yet another fuss-free option for acne-prone skin, Crystal de France’s Acne Facial Treatment combines extraction, a sea salt treatment plus healing mask to clear breakouts and calm redness so that you’ll walk out with a clearer complexion.

The 60-minute treatment is now at S$48 instead of S$78, book on Salon Finder to enjoy S$30 off!

Address: 1 Coleman Street, #03-39, The Adelphi, Singapore 179803
Contact: 6334 3542
Opening hours: 10am to 7pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am to 6pm (Sat) | Closed on Sundays and public holidays
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  1. Lavish Beauty

Lavish Beauty

Best Extraction Facial Singapore Lavish Beauty

We have two Salon Finder deals from Lavish Beauty that promise to purify and clear skin:

Address: 10 Anson Road, #02-95, International Plaza, Singapore 079903
Contact: 8678 1342
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm (Mon to Sun)

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  1. Phillip Wain

Phillip Wain

 

Phillip Wain Interior

For a truly luxurious experience, hit up none other than Phillip Wain! Located at the glitzy Orchard district, Phillip Wain’s is the perfect pit stop when your soles are begging for a break.

The hour-long Icy Tranquilizing Facial session (atop a heated bed, no less!) helps you achieve the clear and healthy skin of your dreams, with deep cleansing, gentle exfoliation and extraction to draw out impurities deep in your pores.

Then, your skin will be treated to a soothing massage using a cold combination of cryo balls and a booster gel to boost supply of oxygen and nutrients to your skin.

What’s more, your skin will be assessed upon your first visit by trained professionals so the facial can be customised to suit your skin’s actual needs! Try skin-refreshing Icy Tranquilizing Facial for S$200 on Salon Finder.

Address: 333 Orchard Road, #07-00, Mandarin Orchard, Singapore 238867
Contact: 6250 0100 and quote “Daily Vanity” when making an appointment
Opening hours:  10am – 10pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 8pm (Sat) | 10am – 6pm (Sun) | 10am – 7pm (PH)
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Adonis Beauty (Enjoy more than 70% savings on Salon Finder!)

Best Extraction Facial Singapore Adonis Beauty

Who said facials had to be expensive? Adonis Beauty provides an affordable alternative to better skin that doesn’t compromise any of its quality.

Try their Signature Deep Cleansing Clarifying Facial with Light Infusion Ampoule Therapy and Vitamin Treatment at S$48 (U.P. S$180) with light infusion ampoule therapy for maximum absorption and a facial massage. They even throw in an eyebrow shaping service! The 90-minute treatment is now going for only S$48 instead of S$180 – book via Salon Finder to enjoy to enjoy the 73% discount!

Address: Find the full list of locations on the website
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  1. Skin Lab 360

Skin Lab 360

Skinlab360 Porerefinefacial

Skin Lab 360’s Pore & Refine Facial is a quick, fuss-free option that mainly features a potent anti-acne mask to fight breakouts, with an optional brow trim.

Book the 50-minute treatment (S$69) on Salon Finder for easy convenience.

Address: 1 Jalan Anak Bukit, #B1-14, Bukit Timah Plaza, Singapore 588996
Contact: 6466 3193
Opening hours: 10am to 8pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am to 5pm (Sat & Sun)
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Pure Tincture Organic Beauty

Best Extraction Facial Singapore Pure Tincture Organic Beauty

Pure Tincture Organic Beauty salon offers two de-congesting facials to unclog pores:

Address: 1 Coleman Street, #02-35, The Adelphi, Singapore 179803
Contact: 9857 7859
Opening hours: 11am to 8pm (Mon to Fri) | 11am to 6:30pm (Sat) | Closed on Sundays and public holidays
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8 Medi Aesthetics (Amazing deal alert!)

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At 8 Medi Aesthetics, all facial treatments are designed by skin doctors so you can trust that your troubled skin will be well tended to here and see positive results with regular maintenance.

Their Deep Cleansing Nano Pore Face Therapy offers skin a thorough do-over with a combination of machine-based and manual extraction to get rid of zits, then helps reboot skin with antioxidant protection and hydrating goodness for a clear, lit-from-within complexion.

Now for the good news: the 60-minute treatment is now priced at only S$35 instead of S$300! Book on Salon Finder to enjoy the 88% discount!

Address: Find the full list of locations on the website
Contact: 3157 5947, 9151 9017 (Whatsapp/SMS)
Opening Hours: Varies for each location, please call or WhatsApp to enquire
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Summary of websites and deal pages for the best extraction facials in Singapore