Age is just a number; what we believe matter more is whether we can exude a youthful glow regardless of the number of candles on our next birthday cake. Thankfully, with the help of a well thought out beauty regime, it is possible to retain the dewy, radiant look on your skin. Here are new products in the market that promise to help.
A good skincare routine can certainly help you achieve your skin goals, Invest in products that help to enhance your skin’s youthful appearance by fighting against environmental aggressors, combat the loss of skin volume, and slow down the development of wrinkles. Check out these skincare goodies that assist you in these:
1. The Body Shop Drops of Youth Youth Fresh Emulsion Anti-Pollution SPF20 PA+++
Besides UV rays, another environmental factor that can cause premature skin ageing ha to be urban pollution. This daily emulsion doesn’t just help to hydrate skin, but also protect skin against the effects of pollution. Use this as a moisturiser or in addition to your regular moisturiser. This retails at SGD49.90 and will be available at all The Body Shop stores from 13 April.
2. Mary Kay TimeWise Repair Volu-Firm Eye Renewal Cream
The skin around our eyes is the thinnest and adding to this, with the frequent movement of our eyes, makes it most vulnerable to the appearance of lines and wrinkles. It’s never too early to use a good eye cream, and this one contains Volu-Firm complex that has three key ingredients: plant stem cells, Tripeptide-1, and a skin volume-supporting peptide that boosts production of hyaluronic acid. These ingredients help to fight the loss of skin volume and suppleness, and smooth out the skin around the eyes. It retails at SGD70 and is available through Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants (6226-6888).
3. ORBIS Rechercher Body Refrebility Gel
Another area that we often neglect? Our body. This body gel from the newest product line by ORBIS doesn’t just rejuvenate your skin but is designed with a natural citrusy and herbaceous scent that can help soothe your mind so you can truly relax at the end of a long day. And as we know, a perked up mind can help you look and feel good. This retails at SGD35 and is available at all ORBIS boutiques (except Robinsons counter) from 21 April.
4. Laneige Clear C Peeling Mask
Let’s get back to basics and remember that one of the key steps to a good skincare routine is regular exfoliation. Make it a pampering ritual with the new Laneige Clear C Peeling Mask, which contains soft, natural strawberry seeds, soft konjac, and AHA fruit acid that helps gently exfoliate your skin. Massage it onto skin two to three times a week and you’ll find your skin looking and feeling supple and dewy. This retails at SGD30 and will pre-launch from today to 9 April at Robinsons Glasshouse at Raffles City, and then at all boutiques and counters from 10 April.
5. Crabtree & Evelyn Anti-Pollution Hand Primer
You already know Crabtree & Evelyn for their hand care range, now, they’re offering more. The Hand primer, in particular, is their latest innovation to give you youthful-looking hands. Enriched with probiotics and the Anti-Pollution Shield, this is to be used before your regular hand therapy to provide a protective barrier on your skin to fight against pollution. It is available in a few of Crabtree & Evelyn’s signature fragrances: Evelyn Rose, Rosewater, Pear & Pink Magnolia, Pomegranate Argan & Grapeseed, Gardeners and La Source, and retails at SGD38 each at all Crabtree & Evelyn stores.
Your hair is called your “crown of glory” for a reason – it represents vitality and youth. Strong, beautiful tresses are what you’re gunning for and you can consider these products:
6. John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Visibly Brighter range
Have you noticed how children tend to have lighter, brighter-looking hair colour? This is why we always want to try to achieve vibrancy in the tone of our hair. Typically, if you want to keep its vibrancy, several visits to the salons are necessary. The new Brilliant Brunette Visibly Brighter range, which consists of a in-shower treatment (SGD19.90), and shampoo and conditioner (SGD15.90 each) helps save you the trouble. The treatment is the star of this range, and promises to lighten hair up to one shade within five minutes. The range of products are available at selected Watsons and Guardian outlets.
7. L’Occitane Aromachologie Overnight Repairing Concentrate
Stronger, smoother hair is associated with youthfulness and this is why you shouldn’t neglect your hair routine. Besides using shampoo and conditioner, try this overnight gel cream that can help repair dry and damaged hair, and reduce split ends. Made with five essential oils and restructuring amino acids, it helps to restore hair fibre so it looks more supple and becomes more resistant to breakage. It retails at SGD48 and is available at all L’Occitane boutiques.
Use makeup to enhance your natural beauty, by accentuating your best features and playing down the ones you want less attention on. Also have fun with colours – bright and vibrant shades will help bring out that youthful glow.
8. IT Cosmetics No. 50 Serum Anti-aging Collagen Veil Primer
This is a primer-serum that is infused with more than 50 anti-ageing ingredients so that you can achieve long-lasting makeup application while nourishing your skin with skincare goodness. Apply it before your makeup, either over your moisturiser or in place of it, to achieve a soft, shine-free finish. You’ll find that makeup glides on easier, and stays put for a long time. It retails at SGD75 and is available at all Sephora stores.
9. ETUDE HOUSE Wonder Fun Park Lash Perm Curl Fix Mascara in Pang Pang Purple
When was the last time you jazz up your makeup? Here’s one easy way: try a vibrant mascara shade. From the adorable Wonder Fun Park collection, this mascara features a dual-jelly brush that coats your lashes densely and provides 24-hour long-lasting colour. Its smudge and water-proof formula also means you’re free to have fun with it. Wear it on its own or at the tips of your lashes on top of your regular black mascara. This retails at SGD20.90 and is available at all ETUDE HOUSE stores.
10. RMK Ingenious Powder Cheeks N
We know that going under the sun is a big no-no if you want to keep your skin from signs of ageing. But this doesn’t mean that we can’t enjoy the sunkissed look with the help of a warm-toned blush. The new Ingenious Powder Cheeks N from the RMK Mosaic Summer 2017 collection could help you with it. Airy and warm, this blush blends easily onto skin and are available in three flattering shades: Bright Orange, Soft Peach, and Soft Orange, which are all going to look great on Asian skin tones. They retail at SGD49 each, and are available from 28 April at all RMK counters (Takashimaya D.S, Isetan Scotts and Isetan Serangoon Central).
11. Sulwhasoo Essential Lip Serum
A smooth and plump pout is associated with youthfulness and vitality. And if you’re looking for a lip care product that also provides you with a touch of colour, the Sulwhasoo Essential Lip Serum may be what you’ve been looking for. Containing Camellia Oil Safflower Complex, it offers hydration and nourishment to protect your lips from environmental aggressors. There are eight shades available (three of which are new) and they retail at SGD50 each, available at all Sulwhasoo boutiques and counters.
Fragrance is often an after-thought in a beauty regime, but it really can help you make a subtle statement about who you are, and to leave an impression without saying much.
12. Paco Rabanne Olympéa Intense
The last time you were labelled a “rebel” was probably when you were ten years younger. Being defiant and carefree is often associated to the folly of youth, but you have to agree it is also the beauty of youth. Assert defiance and rebellion again with the fragrance that you wear. Try the new Olympéa Intense by Paco Rabanne, which features accords of amber, musk, and oriental vanilla. It retails at SGD139 for 50ml and SGD179 for 80ml, and is available at Metro stores, Robinsons stores, Tangs stores, Takashimaya, and all Sephora stores.
13. Miu Miu L’Eau Bleue
We may not have four seasons in Singapore, but when you travel to a country that’s experiencing spring, you’ll always remember how it’s like. This fresh fragrance reminds you of the first time you encounter spring, and stirs a sense of beginning, hope, and starting afresh – and that’s also what youth feels like. The Miu Miu L’Eau Bleue retails at SGD35 (10ml rollerball only at Sephora stores), SGD105 (30ml, only at Miu Miu boutiques), SGD147 (50ml), and SGD176 (100ml). The 50ml and 100ml sizes will be available at Metro Paragon, Robinsons The Heeren, Sephora stores, Tangs at Tang Plaza, and Takashimaya.
14. Ferragamo Signorina in Fiore
Fall in mad puppy love – with the newest fragrance by Ferragamo. From the same family as the popular Signorina that was launched in 2011, Signorina in Fiore is a fruity floral fragrance that features the invigorating notes of nashi pear sorbet and pomegranate in the top notes, beautiful floral accords of cherry blossom and jasmine in the heart notes, and then dries down to the scent of white musk and sandalwood. It retails at SGD96 (30ml), SGD130 (50ml), and SGD173 (100ml).