Bangkok is every shopper’s paradise. From clothes to food, it is a haunt for tourists from all over the world. Bangkok is now gaining popularity in the beauty and makeup scene with plenty of home grown Thai beauty brands sprouting in and around Bangkok. If you are already planning a quick getaway to Bangkok, then be sure to check out these 37 Thai beauty and makeup products to add to your beauty haul!
Touted as the MAC of Thailand, Gino McCray is popular all around Thailand and with beauty junkies all over the world. On your next trip to Bangkok, you must grab some of these products, if you haven’t already. They are found in Beauty Buffet retails outlets around Bangkok.
1. Gino McCray Professional Makeup Trio Cheek Palette
The professional makeup cheek blush is comparable to MAC. The trio cheek palette comes in 2 shade variations to suit Asian skin tones, Pink Flash and Peach Glare. Each trio comes in 3 complementary shades to suit every occasion. It retails for THB375.00 (approximately SGD15.62).
2. Gino McCray Profession Makeup Lipstick
Judging by the shade range, everyone will be able to find a shade suited to their skin tone. The formula includes collagen peptide and Vitamin E, making it moisturizing with a semi-matte finish. These retail from THB249 (approximately SGD10.37).
3. Gino McCray Professional Makeup 24 Eyeshadow Palette
This palette looks promising, boasting a good range of warm and cool colours. If you are looking for a palette that includes some blues and greys, then this palette is a good find. Their shadows are notably pigmented and also includes nourishing extract of vitamin E too. These currently retails at THB590.00 (approximately SGD24.58)
Part of the Beauty Buffet group of beauty products, Lansley is also a must buy when you are in Bangkok. Their product range covers eye creams, eye and face serums, body whitening and masks. These are some of the noted purchases by beauty bloggers in their beauty hauls from Bangkok. They can be found in Beauty Buffet outlets around Bangkok
4. Gold perfect Anti-Wrinkle eye cream
Featured as a recommended item on the Beauty Buffet site, this eye cream boasts that it has 99.99% pure gold, which is meant to keep the skin around the eyes fresh. Also includes collagen and elastin which is meant to eradicate wrinkles. They currently retail at THB505.00 (approximately SGD21.05)
5. Lansley Miracle Beauty Brightening Supreme Serum
Another recommended item on the Beauty Buffet site is the Brightening Supreme Serum. This skin serum promises radiant-looking skin, by brightening and evening out skin tone. It also contains anti-blemish properties. It is made up of Gigawhite, an extract from 7 Alpine plants developed in Switzerland and Tahitian Black Pearl. This is currently selling for THB490.00 (approximately SGD20.42)
6. Lansley Anti Acne Advanced Solution Purifying Gel Cleanser
A promising purifying cleanser for those that suffer from acne. It is formulated with an emollient plant extract and together with glycolic acid and triclosan, it is gentle enough on the skin while at the same time works to unclog pores to prevent further breakouts. These are retailing at THB170.00 (approximately SGD7.08)
Another popular find in the Beauty Buffet group and in the beauty hauls of many beauty junkies, is Scentio. It boasts an array of lotions and potions for your skin in a myriad of scents. Scentio is sold at Beauty Buffet stores nationwide.
7. Milk plus whitening Q10 facial scrub
This is a popular range and is known for its “milky” scent. The facial scrub is a definite must-buy in your next beauty haul to Bangkok. It has co-enzyme Q10 that contains powerful skin cells to nourish and regenerate your skin. They retail at THB205.00 (approximately SGD8.54)
8. Whitening Body Lotion Milk Plus
In the same Milk plus range, the body lotion also has the same distinct “milky” scent that will leave your skin soft and supple and smelling yummy! It will be a great addition to your Scentio collection. They are retailing at THB220.00 (approximately SGD9.16)
9. Apricot Sherbet Body Scrub
Something about the name Apricot Sherbet that makes this scrub sound extremely yummy. If apricots are not your fave, you can find many fruity alternatives such as, raspberry, avocado, and even pineapple jam. Each bottle costs THB210.00 (approximately SGD8.75)
Don’t miss out on Oriental Princess in your next visit to Bangkok. This local brand carries the full range of products from body care, facial care, hair care, and even makeup too. Their array of products and range is impressive and covers all bases. You will definitely be leaving the store with something.
10. Beneficial face illuminator pearly duo base
Part of the Beneficial product range of foundations, this face illuminator will be a good addition to your makeup drawer. It comes in 2 shades, Gorgeous which is a yellowish-gold tint and Romantic which is a pinkish-pearl finish, that claims to be suited to Asian skin tones. This is currently retailing at USD11.54 (approximately SGD15.08)
11. Hair cologne spray
Featured on the bestsellers list on their website, this is a unique product that should be in every girl’s handbag to eliminate any odours that stick to our hair. Comes in a handy spritz bottle and pretty much self-explanatory to use. With a variety of different scents, you will be spoilt for choice. These go for USD8.49 (approximately SGD11.09)
12. Natural Sunscreen UV Tinted Perfection SPF 40/PA+++
This sunscreen doubles as primer or tinted moisturizer that will help to prep and protect your skin. Use under your foundation or even as a concealer to hide dark circles and blemishes. With an SPF 40 it also protects the skin from harmful rays. It is alcohol-free, hence it is suitable for all skin types and will not cause irritation. These are selling for USD16.99 (approximately SGD22.20)
An oldie but a goodie, the Srichand Powder has been around in Thailand since 1948. It is a household name and a trusted home brand. It is truly a must buy to experience and try. Srichand had undergone a massive rebranding and is expanding into makeup that is looking pretty promising as well. These are sold at most local Bangkok drugstores and even convenience stores such as 7-11!
13. Srichand Translucent Powder
Part of the classic range, the translucent powder is a delicate powder that is not pigmented. It is white in colour and suits all skin types. Use it as a setting powder after your makeup, and throughout the day to control shine. This is one of the award winning and best-selling powders in Thailand and coveted by all beauty aficionados in their Bangkok beauty sprees. Each pot of 4.5g retails as THB139.00 (approximately SGD5.79)
14. Srichand Tanaka Gold Powder Mask
The Tanaka gold powder mask, as the name suggests, has a gold finish which is meant to help with oil control and create radiant skin. Mix it in with water and apply to the face. It is suitable for all skin types, especially combination and oily skin types. Each pot of 4.5g retails at THB90.00 (approximately SGD3.74)
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Cosluxe is a homegrown Thai brand that has clearly made a name for itself in the beauty and makeup world. Their motto is simple: Everyone has their own beauty and style and Cosluxe is the perfect tool to find their beauty in their own way. These are sold in Sephora in Bangkok!
15. Cosluxe Slim Brow Pencil
You cannot leave Bangkok without one (or many!) of these. Cosluxe grew to fame with this Slim Brow pencil and is on every beauty junkie’s shopping list. It is highly-rated and a must buy. It has a thickness of only 1mm, which help to create fine strokes for a natural-looking brow. Each set costs THB215.00 (approximately SGD8.95)
16. Wanderlust Eyelashes Natural
These also come highly-rated in the Thai Sephora site and clearly a favourite, these are handmade and very lightweight, making it flattering and natural-looking. These also come in a value pack of 4 pieces if 1 is not going to be enough for you. Each pair of lash retails at THB120.00 (approximately SGD5)
17. Trust me Auto Eyepencil liner
Listed as a best-seller, this super slim liner is waterproof and easy-to-use. It is retractable so no sharpening is needed, which makes it super convenient. It comes 7 colours and will make a great addition to your eyeliner collection. These are being sold at THB219.00 (approximately SGD9.12)
Flawless Me by Onnbaby
Founded and created by popular Thai beauty blogger, Onnbaby, the Flawless Me brand was borne from her sheer love of beauty and makeup. She prides herself on choosing the best ingredients which are in line with international standards, and the cute packaging is an awesome plus too! These are available at Eveandboy.
18. Flawless Me Puff-it-up Vitamin Loose Powder (Translucent)
This lightweight and ultra-fine loose powder promises to provide skin care benefits with skin pampering ingredients. It is packed with Zinc PCA, Co-enzyme Q10, Collagen peptides and Vitamin C, much akin to a moisturiser, which help to achieve that flawless finish for all skin types. These are sold at THB699.00 (approximately SGD29.12)
19. Aqua Splash Aloe Vera Moisturizing Gel
This moisturizer promises to calm, soothe and nourish the skin. It is made of Aloe Vera, Hyaluronic Acid, witch hazel, vitamin e to deeply hydrate the skin. Of course not forgetting the cutesy packaging, because it will make an awesome addition to your beauty drawer. These retail for THB699.00 (approximately SGD29.12)
20. Cute Press x Disney Collection
Cute Press is home grown Thai brand that has recently done a full-fledge Disney series. This is sure to appeal to the little princess in you. At the moment there is the Little Mermaid Range and Beauty and the Beast range, which is complete with lip balms, eye palettes, foundation and highlights. These can be purchased at Eveandboy outlets in Bangkok. The product ranges from THB11.75 for a balm tint to THB900 for a Lipstick Box set (approximately SGD0.48 to SGD37.50)
21. PiM Velvet Kiss Liquid Lip Colour
A local indie cosmetics brand inspired by art, fashion, and music. This Thai brand was founded by two visual artists. They launched their brand with this lipstick line with a shade range that is bold and bright, to say the least. They are also vegan friendly, cruelty free and paraben free. The lipsticks range from THB495.00 to THB550.00 (approximately SGD20.63 to SGD22.92)
Water Angel Masks
Sheet masks are big in Thailand and one of the most popular brands is Water Angel. Their websites boasts over 15 types of masks to choose from. Best part is, you can grab these from 7/11 when you are in Bangkok and the cost between THB69.00 to THB79.00 (approximately SGD2.87 to SGD 3.29)
22. Snail Aloe Mask
From their luxury range, the Snail Aloe mask sounds exotic but snails are not new to Thai beauty. This mask is suitable for skin types with large pores, sebum and sensitive skins.
23. Horse Oil Mask
Targeted for rough dry skin, this mask contains horse oil which can help to strengthen the skin tissue. It is meant to leave your skin moist, smooth and shiny
24. Bee Venom Mask
Last but not least, an interesting try is the Bee Venom mask. It is a charcoal based mask that also contains bee venom which claims to reduce wrinkles, dullness and inflammation.
Thailand is truly the land of the exotic and their beauty products are no different. Produced in Thailand, Phutawan boasts a wide selection of nature-based products to satisfy the hippie in you. These are sold in organic shops and also 7/11 in Bangkok.
25. Phutawan Magic Cocoon Facial Soap
This special yellow silk cocoons are native to Thailand which are rich in protein Sercin. These cocoon soaps can help slowdown the degeneration of the skin and restore the skin. One bottle consts THB150.00 (approximately SGD6.25)
26. Phutawan Bath Bombs
If you are looking for an alternative to Lush bath bombs, then look no further than Phutawan. Fancy some lemongrass, melon or even pandan scented bath bombs? Be sure to list these in your beauty haul. These also make great gifts for your friends! Each bath bomb sells for THB120.00 (approximately SGD5)
Namu Life Snail White
If you haven’t seen this already, then on your next Bangkok trip, put this on your list. There are already a couple of products that include snails on this list, but this is by far the most popular one (seeing that they have fakes circulating around).
27. Namu Life Snail White Gold Facial Cream
Namu Life have now taken their facial to the next level with their “gold” edition, touted to rebound the signs of ageing. This formulation helps to firm up the skin and reduce wrinkles for more youthful looking skin. Each bottle retails at THB990.00 (approximately SGD41.25)
28. Namu Life Snail White Miracle Intensive Recovery Serum
If you cannot get enough of Snail White, you can consider the Miracle Intensive Recovery Serum. The serum is concentrated will be absorbed into the skin and promises to deliver brighter, smoother and firmer complexion. This retails for THB1190.00 (approximately SGD49.59)
29. Namu Life Snail White Sunacreen CC Cream SPF50+/PA+++
And to round out the series, is the Snail White sunscreen CC cream. Described as non-greasy and lightweight, this sunscreen is suitable for daily use and can be worn under makeup. Each bottle is sold for THB690.00 (approximately SGD28.76)
Erb Asia Cosmetics
Inspired by the majestic Siamese beauty treatment, Erb Asia flaunts a myriad of body creams, soaps, and even home fragrances. If you are looking to splurge on yourself, you may even want to consider a bespoke fragrance created just for you.
30. BF Passion de Pear No.22
Deliciously described as just-ripe pears mixed with lemon and orange perfume oils and a bouquet of blooming freesias and a hint of fresh patchouli, this Eau de Parfum is a unisex fragrance that is worth splurging on for a special treat. These retails at THB2,900.00 (approximately SGD120.88)
Touted as the L’oreal of Thailand, Mistine is one of the most popular and well-established Thai cosmetics brands. These are found in most drugstores such as Boots. You cannot leave Bangkok without something from Mistine.
31. Super Black Fixed Liner
If you have been on the hunt for a super black liner, then look no further than Mistine. As the name claims, this liner is Super Black and will truly make that winged liner stand out. Everyone needs a super black liner! These are retailing at THB 125.00 (approximately SGD 5.23)
32. 24 Cover All Translucent Powder
Mistine products are as reliable as any drugstore brand and worth every penny. The Mistine powder is a translucent powder which is ideal for setting your foundation and remove shine. A must have in any beauty drawer. These are retailing at THB 125.00 (approximately SGD 5.23)
33. BB Gold Wonder Cream
BB creams are a must have for those “no makeup” days where you need minimal coverage. This Mistine BB cream is enriched with caviar extract and rosemary extracts and promises to brighten your skin and control shine. These cost THB 110.00 (approximately SGD 4.60)
Natural, chemical free cosmetics and beauty products are growing in popularity within the beauty scene as more people are choosing to live a more chemical-free life. Siam Botanicals is another such homegrown brand that is also getting more popular locally and abroad. All products are 100% natural, with no synthetics. They have a storefront in Sukomvhit that needs to be in your list of places to go in Bangkok.
34. Rose Geranium Milk Cleanser
A very lightweight cleanser that is suitable for normal and sensitive skin, this cleanser has a subtle rose scent. It is non-drying while effectively cleanses the skin. For those with sensitive skin, this is a must have in your beauty regime.
35. Siam Roots Skin Conditioner with Lemongrass and Ginger
If you are looking for a lotion that will not only moisturise but also condition your skin, then you must get your hands on this award-winning skin conditioner by Siam Botanicals. Made with lemongrass and ginger, this lotion will smell as good as it feels.
36. Rudis Oleum Repair Formula Face Serum
Many beauty bloggers have incorporated face oils or serums into their makeup and skin care routine to improve skin texture and elasticity. This product promises to do just that. The Rudis Oleum range combines argan, moringa and tanamu oils into this blend that will heal and restore your skin
37. Men’s Shaving and face care set
Last but certainly not least, the Men’s shaving and face care set, is a good set to purchase for yourself or your significant other. This product has been featured on British GQ and also a finalist in the Beauty Shortlist 2016 awards. The set contains a pre-shave cleanser, shave oil, after shave toner and after shave balm. This retails online at THB2987.00 (approximately SGD125.)
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