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Stressing about getting a facial before the festive season because you’ve been putting it off? Well, you’re in luck because Daily Vanity has rounded up 9 express facials that are perfect for time-strapped urbanites to enjoy just before the Lunar New Year.

Scroll on down below for our recommendations that need no more than 45 minutes out of your busy schedule to transform your skin. Heed our advice, though: book an appointment ASAP before the slots run out!

Plus, if you’re already going to be getting your hair refreshed and your nails done, wouldn’t you want to put your best face forward this CNY as well? Thank us later.

Related: 29 Chinese New Year nail inspirations and where to get them

Spend no more than S for a facial at the award-winning Peachy Skin Bar

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This feminine, cheerfully decorated space is dubbed Singapore’s first fully bespoke membership facial salon, and it also happens to be the winner of Best Bespoke Facial (Readers’ Favourite) in the Daily Vanity Spa & Hair Awards 2020.

While Peachy Skin Bar’s signature Omakase Facial is highly raved about, time-starved individuals won’t be missing out either if you go for its Express Facial Treatment.

This no-fuss, 45-minute express facial is fully customisable – all you have to do is choose from four options, namely Juicy (for dehydrated skin), Oops Acne (for oily/acne-prone skin), Youth Got It (for ageing skin) or Glow Pro (for dull skin), and just let the therapist take care of the rest.

Looking for a more hi-tech express facial? Peachy Skin bar also offers an Express Pro Facial Treatment (S$59), which lets you choose between the Chill Out (pore-tightening cryogenic facial) or Lit Up (skin-rejuvenating LED facial) options.

Address: 62A Queen Street (Level 2), Bugis Street, Singapore 188541
Contact: 8892 3378
Opening hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Sun)
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Save almost 50% at Bio Aesthetic Medispa


Headed by Dr. Ariffin “Fin” Ziaudeen, the award-winning Bio Aesthetic Medispa believes in providing beauty solutions that give you the most natural-looking result using the most advanced techniques and the best high-tech devices available in the market.

For a quick fix on acne, blackhead, whitehead, enlarged pores as well as skin dehydration and dryness, consider the aesthetic medi-spa’s Express Hydrapeel (a.k.a. Hydrafacial).

This 30-minute express treatment is a non-invasive, multi-action procedure that combines hydradermabrasion, chemical peel, and painless extraction all in one session.

In other words, this speedy facial will cleanse, exfoliate, and extract every trace of impurities accumulated in your skin before infusing it with a serum that’s rich in antioxidants, peptides, and hyaluronic acid.

Apart from express facials, you can also check out the wide range of regular facials, facial peels, hair removal, body whitening, and teeth whitening services that Bio Aesthetic Medispa offers.

The Express Hydrapeel is now priced at S$68 instead of S$128 on Salon Finder – that’s 47% off regular treatment price!

Address: 390 Orchard Road, #03-01, Palais Renaissance, Singapore 238871
Contact: 6333 4566, 8321 8613 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message)
Opening hours: 11am – 8.30pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 6pm (Sat) | Closed on Sundays & public holidays
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Get a luxe express facial under S0 at Porcelain Spa

Express Facials January 2021 Porcelain

Homegrown brand Porcelain is well-loved for its assortment of innovative yet effective skincare, but its technology-backed spa treatments are certainly worth a try too (if you haven’t already).

And if you’ve got only half an hour to spare, go for the Porcelain Spa‘s Pick Me Up Facial. It’s an express lunchtime facial designed to rejuvenate the skin, provide hydration, and stimulate cellular repair and collagen production – all in just 30 minutes.

The antibacterial treatment also includes a custom LED light therapy and a relaxing shoulder massage – it’s like having a regular facial in just half the time!

Get the Pick Me Up Facial at S$99 – book via Salon Finder for easy convenience.

Address: See the full list of locations on the website
Contact: 6227 9692, 9721 1008 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message), or book online here
Opening hours: 11am – 9.30pm (Mon to Fri) | 9.30am – 8pm (Sat & Sun)
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Enjoy 40% discount at Kelyn Esther

Coolsculpting Fat Freeze Treatment Singapore Kelyn Esther

You’d probably recognise this establishment as one of the nail salons that you’ve visited before for a pampering mani-pedi session, but Kelyn Esther is more than just a manicure spot; it’s actually a full-fledged beauty spa that offers organic facials, lash lifts, waxing, and body slimming services too!

For a quickie face treatment, ask for the Fast Fix Personalised Facial which offers three intensive hi-tech options for you to choose from – deep-cleansing Hydro Peel Facial, skin-invigorating LED Facial Light Facial, and skin-soothing Cool Hydro Facial.

Save S$40 and pay only S$59 (U.P. S$99) for the Fast Fix Personalised Facial when you book on Salon Finder.

Address: 269 Queen Street, #02-227, Singapore 180269
Contact: 9889 9449 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message)
Opening hours: 11pm – 9pm (Tue to Fri) |  10am – 8pm (Sat & Sun) | Closed on Mondays, public holidays & alternate Sundays
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Get a facial under S at Glomax Aesthetics

Best Facial Salons Cbd Glomax Aesthetics

Want to get your skin all cleaned up and signs of ageing like wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, and enlarged pores taken care of?

You can count on this lunchtime facial at Glomax Aesthetics, which includes microdermabrasion, extraction, and a personalised treatment mask to send you leaving with crystal clear skin.

Get the Clarity Express Facial for S$59 – book via Salon Finder for easy convenience.

Address: 12 Eu Tong Sen Street, #06-168, Soho 2, Singapore 059819
Contact: 6225 5193, 9459 0795 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message)
Opening hours: 10am – 8.30pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am to 5pm (Sat & Sun)
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Related: 27 hair salons in Singapore without CNY surcharge this 2021

Show off younger-looking skin this CNY with Astalift

Best Brightening Facial Singapore Astalift Nex Storefront

Leave all your skin ageing woes behind this CNY, and let Astalift‘s Face Contouring & Shape Enhancing Treatment restore your skin to youthful perfection.

Using multi-modal technology, the 30-minute facial can deliver firming, lifting, slimming, and anti-ageing effects for shapelier facial contours and visibly more youthful, toned, and lifted skin.

On top of that, you can even pick from any of the complimentary mini service – RF face slimming massage, High Frequency (HF) Thermo-therapy or pampering Eye Therapy – to enjoy during your express facial.

The Face Contouring & Shape Enhancing Treatment is priced at S$128, and is only available at the NEX outlet. Do note that there is a CNY surcharge of S$20 that will apply for all first-trial customers from 28 January to 11 February.

Address: 23 Serangoon Central, #01-70, NEX, Singapore 556083
Contact: 6481 3937
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm (Mon to Sun)
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Snag 50% off at Skin Inc

For cutting-edge technology with lasting results, look no further than Skin Inc’s suite of fuss-free Power Fix Treatments.

There’s the 45-minute Anti-Pore Power Fix Mask Treatment (S$188), hailed as the “no-knife face lift” as it utilises LED light therapy to encourage collagen production while addressing lines, wrinkles, acne scars, and enlarged pores.

Those with dehydrated, blemish-prone skin can opt for the 45-minute Pure Serum Mist (Onsen) Calming Infusion (S$188), which leaves skin nourished from within as the treatment comforts and moisturises the skin while repairing its natural moisture barrier.

Alternatively, you can try the 30-minute Optimizer Voyage Tri-Light Treatment (S$118), which combines LED Chromotherapy and Low Frequency to help stimulate skin cells and boost circulation.

Here’s the good news: you get to enjoy 50% off your first Skin Inc facial if you’re a new customer!

Address: 6 Scotts Road, #03-14/15, Scotts Square, Singapore 228209 |
2 Orchard Turn, #B3-43, ION Orchard, Singapore 238801 |
9 Bishan Place, #01-13B, Junction 8, Singapore 579837
Contact: 6536 6789 (Scotts Square), 6222 7428 (ION), 6694 4871 (Junction 8)
Opening hours:

  • Scotts Square: 11.30am – 9pm (Mon to Sun)
  • ION Orchard & Junction 8: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Sun)

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Get 10% off at Sugar K Organic Peel Bar

Widely known as Singapore’s first-ever peel bar concept by Kew Organics, Sugar K Organic Peel Bar offers a variety of facial treatments ranging from 20 minutes to a full hour.

For the Sugar K experience, ask for the signature Sugar K Organic Peel (S$70). This 20-minute express facial treatment is designed to help you achieve a clear, clean, and healthy complexion by unclogging pores, improving hydration, and regulating sebum while tackling acne scars and enlarged pores.

Bonus: First-time customers can enjoy 10% off!

Address: See the full list of locations on the website
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Score a Korean facial under S at SkinGO!

Regular facials are probably the secret for your favourite K-pop star’s glowing, healthy skin, but if spending an hour or more for a facial is too time-consuming and costly for you, consider the 15-minute Korean express facial by SkinGO! your next best alternative.

On the no-frills facial menu, SkinGO! offers three types of express facials to target these skin types: normal or dry, oily and acne-prone, and ageing. Each facial comes with only three simple yet effective steps, and even includes a gentle lymphatic facial massage to round up the session.

Best part? It only costs S$28 nett! 

Address: See the full list of locations on the website
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