We’re sure we’re not the only ones who love shopping for beauty products online. You get to do it whenever and wherever you are, and in many cases, are able to get products that don’t have a physical presence in your country.
We know that many of you shop at Sephora, and we are guilty of it. It’s definitely a great online platform to find many of our favourite brands. But if you’re looking to expand your list of online stores bookmarked on your browser, here are a few of that the Daily Vanity team shops at. You can thank us later!
Althea is a South Korean-based company that sells K-beauty skincare and cosmetics to Southeast Asia. As such, they stock up many different Korean brands that are not even heard of in Singapore. Their prices also seemed fairly affordable with discounts running over certain products and brands. Some notable brands they carry include Aritaum, Dear, Klairs, Heimish, IOPE, and Son&Park.
Althea ships worldwide, and to Singapore for free with an order of at least SGD29.
2. ASOS Beauty
We all know ASOS for their ginormous variety of fashion choices, but did you know that they carry both men and women beauty products? Their range includes makeup, skincare, and haircare for both genders. In addition, you can use the discount codes (including student discounts) whenever they release them for extra savings.
ASOS Beauty carry brands like Beauty Bakerie, Dermalogica, EX1, Stila (especially the Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow that is not available in Singapore yet!), and Pixi.
ASOS Beauty ships worldwide, and to Singapore for free with an order of at least SGD20.
If you’re looking for highly sought-after brands that aren’t available in Singapore, Beautylish is probably your best bet. The e-store carries many high-end brands like makeup brush brands like Chikuhodo and Wayne Goss, skincare brands like May Lindstrom and Vintner’s Daughter, to cosmetic brands like Anastasia Beverly Hills and Charlotte Tilbury. If you’re looking for pocket-friendly options, they also carry more budget-friendly cult favourite brands like The Ordinary and RCMA Makeup.
Beautylish ships worldwide, and to Singapore for free with an order of at least USD75 (about SGD100).
4. Cult Beauty
Cult Beauty is another UK emporium that carries a huge variety of beauty brands. Huda Beauty, Besame Cosmetics, Emma Hardie, Kevyn Aucoin, and Surratt are amongst its roll of brands that Cult Beauty offers. They also carry perfume brands like Annick Goutal, Escentric Molecules, Laboratory Perfumes, and Parfums de Marly.
Cult Beauty ships worldwide, and to Singapore with a minimum shipping fee of GBP6.95 (about SGD13).
5. Glow Recipe
Other than creating their own K-beauty skincare such as the Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask (which has gone viral) and the Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser, they also sell other K-beauty brands. Famous Korean skincare brands within their stockist include Huxley, J.One, Make P:rem, and Whamisa.
Glow Recipe ships worldwide, and to Singapore with a flat shipping rate of USD26 (about SGD35).
You already know of Guardian as a popular drugstore in Singapore that offers a wide variety of products and brands. Guardian’s offerings have greatly increased over the years and now carry beauty brands such as Barry M, Catrice, CNP Laboratory, Essence, Murad, and Real Techniques. They have sales and deals occasionally so make use of them to save some coins.
The best part about shopping at the Guardian online store is that you have the option of buying on its website and then picking up your purchases from any Guardian store for free. Otherwise, they also deliver for free islandwide with a minimum purchase of SGD80 or at a flat SGD8 delivery fee if your order is under SGD80.
7. Hermo SG
Hermo is a Malaysian beauty e-commerce company and they carry mostly K- and J-beauty brands. Cult favourites like CosRx, Heimish, Neogen, Pony Effect, and Pyunkang Yul, are just some within their roster of brands. They also have a sale section so you can know what products are discounted for extra savings and deals.
Hermo SG ships to Indonesia, Malaysia, and free shipping to Singapore with an order of at least SGD25.
Started by a German company, Lazada has become a go-to place for us Singaporeans to look for deals on our purchases. But did you also know that you can beat the queue as several brands have official e-stores on Lazada? These brands include Benefit, Clinique, Etude House, MAC, and Mamonde.
While Net-A-Porter is known for being an e-commerce platform for luxury fashion items and accessories, they also carry luxury makeup brands with their range. These brands include Chantecaille, Christian Louboutin Beauty, Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare, and Pat McGrath Labs.
Net-A-Porter ships worldwide, and to Singapore with a flat shipping rate of USD15 (about SGD20).
Just like Singapore’s TANGS department store, USA’s Nordstrom carries everything from middle to high end beauty brands. Some popular brands you cannot find in Singapore include bareMinerals, Jane Iredale, and Paula’s Choice.
Nordstrom ships worldwide, and to Singapore with a varying shipping fee based on the items purchased, shipping method chosen and destination.
11. Peach & Lily
Inspired by her love for skincare, Alicia Yoon started Peach & Lily to empower people with knowledge and products to aid their beauty routine. Other than having their own house brand, Peach & Lily also stocks other famous Korean brands like Cremolab, Koh Gen Do, May Coop, and Mizon.
Peach & Lily ships worldwide, and to Singapore with a varying shipping fee based on the weight of the purchase.
12. Soko Glam
Another American site that dedicates itself to K-beauty, Soko Glam has gained devotees worldwide. They believe that K-beauty will change your perspective on your skin and how you treat it. Brands that Soko Glam carry include Benton, Erborian, Neogen, and Peripera.
Soko Glam ships worldwide, and to Singapore with a varying shipping fee based on the weight of the purchase.
The well-known drugstore is probably no stranger to any of us. Watsons has stepped their game up in recent years and have brought in brands such as Cosrx, Jayjun, Mediheal, and Rimmel, which you can check out either in their physical stores or online stores. Don’t forget to look out for their sales and bundle deals for added savings.
You can opt for self-collection at selected Watsons stores, or get your purchases delivered for free with a minimum purchase of SGD40 (members) or SGD80 (non-members).