From Mondays to Fridays, you barely have time for yourself in the middle of your regular work schedule. When the long-awaited weekends come, you’re so packed with commitments outside of work that the two days seem to fly by within the blink of an eye. Before you know it, you’re back to your daily grind.
In the midst of all these, a regular facial schedule may seem increasingly distant and like a luxury of time that the modern woman (that’s you) can’t afford.
Whether you truly lament this deprivation or secretly celebrate it, we’ve found these found these small tubes that we’d like to call our “beauty potions”, which will give you all the benefits of a facial in the comfort of your own home, at your own pace. That’s right: you now no longer have an excuse to deprive your skin of all the facial goodness.
They’re like “facials on the go”
We’re pretty sure you’ve heard of premium French skincare brand Sothys – after all, they’re frequently touted by celebrities and beauty professionals at the pinnacle of their careers. Did you also know that they were the first brand to pioneer beauty ampoules in 1946?
With a history like that, our curiosity about the Sothys Essential Ampoules were amplified. The brand calls them “concentrated beauty serums” because they pack high concentrations of active ingredients that specifically target a certain skin concern. You’re not getting frills or anything unnecessary in here – just the pure power of ingredients that your skin needs.
Because their formula is as such, you can imagine why these ampoules are your ticket to having an easy mini-facial at home.
There’s something for you in the range
The Sothys Essential Ampoules range have four different lines that will specifically target your skin problems, no matter what your concern.
Use this if you have: dull, sagging skin with fine lines.
This range contains Argan Tree Polyphenols and Ellagic Acid, which boosts the production of collagen in your skin and fights the free radicals, slowing down the ageing process. A better collagen content in your skin also means plumper, younger-looking skin.
Sothys Anti-Ageing Essential Ampoules retail for SGD89 per box (1.5ml x 7 ampoules).
Use this if you have: uneven skin tone with post-acne blemishes.
Your skin could have actually cleared up since your teenage years, but those pesky blemishes are a reminder that you just can’t dismiss. This range of Essential Ampoules contains Grafted Glycolic Acid and Prickly Pear Extract which helps to exfoliate dead skin cells to reveal brighter, newer skin underneath. It even limits the production of melanin to keep dark spots in check.
Sothys Brightening Essential Ampoules retail for SGD89 per box (1.5ml x 7 ampoules).
Use this if you have: acne-prone skin, tired and dull skin, or skin with broken capillaries.
If your skin is easily inflamed and prone to pimples and zits, this ampoule is exactly what you need. With its active ingredients of Soy Extract and Hamamelis Extract, the concentrate helps your skin to destress and calm down, while also accelerating healing and metabolism to ease your breakout out of the door.
Sothys Oxygenating Essential Ampoules retail for SGD89 per box (1.5ml x 7 ampoules).
Use this if you have: dehydrated, flaking skin.
With air-conditioners blasting at us all day everyday in the office and in our bedrooms at night, it’s not uncommon to suffer from drastically dehydrated skin even in hot and humid Singapore. This ampoule contains HMW Hyaluronic Acid that forms a layer over your skin that not just hydrates your skin, but also protects it from external damage.
Sothys Hydrating Essential Ampoules retail for SGD89 per box (1.5ml x 7 ampoules).
It doesn’t take much of your time
They’re also really easy to use: just break the ampoule, dab it over your face, massage it in (Sothys says to “lightly drum” your skin), and you are good to go.
Best thing? The ampoules are also resealable. In fact, you can break a new ampoule in the morning, use only half for your morning application, and then reseal the ampoule with its cap and save the other half for your evening skincare.
Use the ampoules before your regular serums and moisturiser, twice a day in the mornings and evenings. If you’re going all out for the intensive treatment, use one ampoule a day continuously for seven days to reveal renewed, glowing skin.
But don’t forget your regular facials as the ultimate pampering skin-booster
While the Sothys Essential Ampoules are great “mini-facials-on-the-go”, which we highly recommend when you’re unable to go for your regular appointment at a facial salon, don’t forget that a pampering facial is still the ultimate skin-booster that your skin deserves.
After all, we wouldn’t want to miss out on any advice that a facial therapist can give us at a facial salon; our skin condition changes and facial therapists are trained to be able to spot these subtle differences before we can.
What’s more, who doesn’t like having an hour or two to themselves on a luxurious spa bed, getting yourself and your skin pampered by professional beauticians? If stress causes all kinds of skin problems, the relaxation that facial salons offer counteracts that perfectly.
And here’s something you’d like to know: these ampoules enhance the results of your facials so that you’ll continue to see glowing complexion, just like when you step out of the salon after a great facial treatment, for an even longer time.
Try it out at a special price!
We were excited to hear that Sothys is opening their very first Sothys Premium Salon at Boat Quay! The salon was officially opened on 28 January 2018 and we can only expect the most luxurious, pampering experiences to be had there.
To celebrate their very first dedicated facial salon, Sothys will be offering a promotional price for their Essential Ampoules exclusively at the Sothys Premium Salon (while stocks last):
- 1 box will retail for SGD79 (usual price: SGD89)
- 2 boxes will retail for SGD139 (usual price: SGD178)
- 4 boxes will retail for SGD239 (usual price: SGD356)
Ampoules On The Go Special Promotion!* (Updated as of 9 Nov 2018)
Get 14 pieces of SOTHYS Essential Ampoules* and a Limited Edition SOTHYS Travel Wristlet at $119 (U.P $257).
*Choice of ampoules (no mix and match)
– Anti-Ageing Essential Ampoules
– Brightening Essential Ampoules
– Oxygenating Essential Ampoules
– Hydrating Essential Ampoules
Only available at SOTHYS Premium Salons.
Sothys Premium Salons
Address: 100AM, 100 Tras Street, #04-13 Tanjong Pagar, Singapore 079027
Telephone: 6543 6126
Bishan Street 22
Address: 283 Bishan Street 22 #01-197 Singapore 570283
Telephone: 6456 5633
Address: 513 Bishan Street 13, #01-500 Singapore 570513
Telephone: 6250 6575
Address: 205 Hougang Street 21 #03-00 Heartland Mall Singapore 530205
Telephone: 6286 9625