Whal Myung Mini Trio Kit, $23
We love a brand that offers mini skincare sets that let us try key products without having to commit to a full sized product. Fresh out of South Korea, Whal Myung is a herb-infused skincare line comprising a cleanser, toner, moisturisers, serums and masks. The key ingredients in this line are five herbs delicately balanced so that together they hydrate, soothe, calm inflammation, fight free radicals and brighten skin.
Acqua di Parma Osmanthus Eau de Parfum, $330 for 100ml
One of the three new fragrances from the Signatures of the Sun collection this fruity floral perfume is simultaneously sensual and lively. A sun-filled interpretation of the Asian flower, it opens with notes of green mandarin and neroli that give way to peony, pink pepper and ambrette before settling down to a woody base of osmanthus and patchouli. A real treat from the Italian niche perfumery.
THEFACESHOP Dr. Belmeur Vita Serine Serum, $61
Brighten, hydrate and even out skin tone with this serum that is packed with amino acid serine, B vitamins, a vitamin C derivative as well as hyaluronic acid. It’s lightweight, easily absorbed and fits easily into existing skincare routines to deliver healthy, smooth skin.
KATE Tokyo Super Sharp Liner EX2.0, $18.90
The newest eyeliner from KATE Tokyo features a super fine tapered brush tip that allows you to create eyeliner looks of different intensities every time you use it. Plus, the multifaceted design on the pen allows for better grip making it easier to draw with a steady hand. The quick drying formula is sweat resistant and smudge-proof but easily removed with warm water. What’s not to like?
Guerlain Parure Gold Cushion SPF 25 – PA++, $99
Get the glow with this cushion foundation that is infused with multi-faceted gold pigments that keep your skin radiant and flawless all day. It also comes with skin nourishing ingredients to keep your skin hydrated and healthy while you wear it.
It Cosmetics Confidence In A Gel Lotion, $42
Flood your skin with moisture for up to three days with this lotion. Packed with cactus flower extract, ceramides, glycerin, and a Tri-Smooth Water Gel Complex, it is quickly absorbed into skin, plumping fine lines caused by dehydration, and giving skin a radiant, healthy glow.
Chantecaille Luminescent Eye Shade in Pangolin, $87
What better reason to indulge in makeup than to help some of Africa’s most endangered creatures? This shimmery gel-cream eyeshadow is perfect for the upcoming festive season. One of six new shades, the eyeshadows draw attention to the eyes with a dazzling wash of colour thanks to pure pearl particles in the talc-free formula. Plus, there is no fall out or creasing with this buttery smooth texture. Five per cent of the proceeds from this collection go towards supporting the survival of lions, cheetahs, giraffes, rhinoceros, pangolins and elephants.
Gabrielle Chanel Hair Mist, $81 for 40ml
Slip this into your bag the next time you head out for Korean BBQ or zi char. Not only does the light mist make hair softer and smoother, it will scent your locks with soft feminine notes of jasmine, ylang ylang, orange blossom and grasse tuberose.
intrinsic Sol D UV Sunscreen, $42 for 50ml
A broad-spectrum mineral sunscreen that also hydrates, strengthens the skin barrier, is non comedogenic, and doesn’t compromise on vitamin D? Yes, please! This dermatological-grade sunscreen has a light texture, doesn't leave a white case and is suitable even for sensitive skin types.
Lagom Daily Skincare Essentials Travel Kit (Day and Night Cleanser, Toner and Moistursier), $39.90
The skincare essentials you need while on-the-go in one cute kit. Comprising a gentle gel cleanser that is perfect for a morning cleanse, a foam cleanser that lifts dirt and impurities in the evening, a toner and moisturiser to restore moisture balance this kit is the ideal addition to your gym bag or your carry on luggage when you travel to ensure your skin is always cleansed and healthy.
Available at asianbeautyx.com