Almost one and half years into the pandemic and many of us are still echoing the same phrase, “When can I travel again?”
As beauty lovers, we understand how painful it is to run out of a product you can only find overseas. And with the current situation, getting your hands on them again is not quite as simple. However, we have some good news for all you Japanese beauty lovers that’ll put your mind at ease.
You can now pick up your holy grails from Japanese curated beauty and lifestyle retailer, Osakakuma!
Osakakuma Singapore: Where to get authentic Japanese beauty products
Look forward to snagging cult-favourite health and beauty products from Japan that are found exclusively at Osakakuma’s stores at PLQ Mall (#02-22), Wisma Atria (#B1-35), Vivo City (#B1-08), Bugis+ (#02-51/52), and three more opening soon at Plaza Singapura, Junction 8, and Jurong Point 2!
From luxury to drugstore brands, all the products are sold at the lowest market price possible that they even have a guaranteed price difference refund within seven days of purchase (only applicable to physical store purchases and retail prices).
But knowing Singaporeans’ love for online shopping, the even greater news is that Osakakuma has also launched its own online store (www.osakakuma.com) and e-commerce stores on Shopee, Lazada, and Qoo10! As such, we have rounded up some of their best-selling items you can easily buy online to add to your beauty regime.
Get your credit cards ready because your shopping adventure is about to begin.
Bestsellers at Osakakuma Singapore
Pair Acne Cream W great for sensitive skin
A highly effective overnight pimple treatment, Pair Acne Cream W contains anti-inflammatory ingredients such as Ibuprofen Piconol (IPPN) that helps to rapidly reduce skin tension during a breakout.
On top of that, the cream is suited even for the most sensitive skin as its pH value is formulated as close to the skin as possible to minimise any allergic reactions.
When spread on thinly, it turns from white to clear, so you can apply it during the day without any concern. No wonder this is one of the best-selling acne treatment creams in Japan!
Pair Acne Cream W (24g, 1-pack) retails for S$15.49.
Uluka Intensive Treatment Repairing Essence 647 for all skin types
Uluka Intensive Treatment Repairing Essence 647 helps to repair and strengthen the skin with its trio of powerful ingredients – Perilla, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizinate, and Centella Asiatica (a.k.a. cica) – that work together to calm and soothe problematic skin, reduce fine lines, and improve overall hydration. It is free from alcohol and fragrances, making it suitable for any skin type.
Uluka Intensive Treatment Repairing Essence 647 (30ml, 1-pack) retails for S$29.99.
DHC Eyelash Tonic
DHC Eyelash Tonic is the secret product that Japanese women use to attain longer lashes. Nourished in botanical extracts like ginseng, aloe, and swertia japonica, this gel treatment will help to create stronger, lusher, and fuller-looking eyelashes with consistent application. Simply apply it from the root to the tip of the eyelashes every night, and watch those lashes grow.
DHC Eyelash Tonic (6.5ml, 1-pack) retails for S$20.
FANCL Whitening Essence
As the name suggests, FANCL Whitening Essence is a medicated whitening treatment that fights pigmentation and stubborn dark spots by targeting melanin deposition.
Containing cherry leaf extract and Formula 3 Vitamin C complex, the formula works to actively brighten skin tone and lighten spots, giving you a luminous, healthy glow. To use it, apply 2 pumps of the Whitening Essence on your face before any emulsions or moisturisers.
FANCL Whitening Essence (18ml, 1-pack) retails for S$46.19.
Shiseido Elixir White Cleansing Foam for normal to dry skin
A gentle foaming cleanser, Shiseido Elixir Cleansing Foam helps to clear impurities without stripping away moisture, leaving your skin smooth and supple after each wash. It also contains nourishing ingredients like elastin and water-soluble collagen to plump your skin and even out the complexion.
Shiseido Elixir White Cleansing Foam (145g, 1-pack) retails for S$39.90.
Health and supplements
EISAI Chocola BB Lucent C Skin Lightening Supplement
Osakakuma’s best-selling product, EISAI Chocola BB Lucent C Skin Lightening Supplement works to whiten blemishes and brown spots to restore a clear complexion. It contains ingredients such as cysteine that targets melanin, as well as vitamins B2 and B6 that helps to boost skin cell turnover rate. For adults, take two tablets three times a day to see effective results.
EISAI Chocola BB Lucent C Skin Lightening Supplement (180 tablets) retails for S$38.89.
POLA Acle Plus for acne-prone skin
If acne creams don’t work for you, this acne-preventing supplement might help. POLA Acle Plus contains an array of ingredients that help to eliminate acne formation including zinc which regulates sebum production, vitamins B2 and B6 to reduce inflammation and accelerate skin regeneration, and even liquorice extract for an overall brightening effect.
Simply take two pills a day after your meals for healthier and smoother skin!
POLA Acle Plus (60 tablets) retails for S$54.76.
DHC Blueberry Extract
This anthocyanin-rich blueberry extract contains a blend of marigold, carotenoid, and an array of vitamins such as B1, B2, B6, and B12 to improve your overall eye retina health. Not only does it relieve eye fatigue and irritation, but it also protects the eyes from harmful UV rays that are especially prominent in Singapore. For adults, consume two tablets preferably after a meal.
DHC Blueberry Extract (120 tablets) retails for S$24.79.
Obagi Derma Power X Inner Lift Drink
Want to have youthful skin like your favourite Korean stars? Obagi Derma Power X Inner Lift Drink will help you improve skin elasticity and hydration with its concentrated blend of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid for a smoother and radiant complexion. Drink one bottle a day to bring out your inner glow!
Obagi Derma Power X Inner Lift Drink (1-pack) retails for S$44.43.
FANCL Immune Support
We all need to boost our immune systems for a healthy body. While exercise and a good diet may be key, sometimes supplements can also help to give a little support.
FANCL Immune Support contains a variety of strengthening ingredients such as plasma lactic acid bacteria, vitamin C, vitamin D, and green tea extract. What’s more, these tablets have a yummy lemon yoghurt flavour so it makes taking daily supplements extra enjoyable.
FANCL Immune Support (60 tablets) retails for S$43.63.