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PHYTO-TEINT EXPERT the new high-tech foundation from Sisley

09.05.14 | Permalink | Comment?

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Thanks to Sisley’s skin care expertise at the heart of the formula, PHYTO-TEINT EXPERT combines pigments and active ingredients that both cover and protect the skin. This expert formula provides instant comfort and ensures radiant skin all day long. A selection of active skin care ingre dients derived from plants (Frangi pain blossom, Cucumber extract, plant Glycerin and D-Panthenol) moisturizes, softens and comforts as well as improving the skin’s radiance with regular use. The anti-free-radical properties of Ginkgo biloba leaf extract and Vitamin E help protect the skin from external aggressions and streng then its natural defences. Perfectly moisturized and softened, skin is smoother and, better able to refl act light, resulting in a more radiant complexion.

Oil-free and non-comedogenic, PHYTO-TEINT EXPERT provides great coverage while allowing the skin to breathe. Day after day,thanks to its skin care properties, skin becomes naturally more beautiful and luminous.

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Black Tea Collection from Fresh

09.05.14 | Permalink | Comment?


“Fresh” founders Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg grew up appreciating the tradition of tea – “Tea is the world’s most ancient remedy. It has a rich history and an even deeper meaning for us because of our Russian heritage, as it is an enormous part of our own culture.” But their true obsession began when they tried kombucha, fermented erik made with black tea.

Kombucha’s recorded history traces back to 250 BC, during which China’s Qin Dynasty believed it had great healing powers, often referring to it as the “Immortal Health Elixir”. After taking this “elixir”, Lev and Alina noticed a boost in their energy levels and immediately began researching it. “We found that as skin matures, it loses its natural luminosity and elasticity. Kombucha helps to bring back this luster to dull skin and helps firm the complexion,” explains Lev.

As is often the Fresh method, they didn’t just research kombucha. They immersed themselves in the world of tea, using the most advanced modern technology to uncover its deep secrets, to see behind the velvet curtain of its powers. “That’s how we derived the complex found in the Black Tea Collection, which acts as an “immortal elixir”, fighting the skin-aging process while protecting against future damage. It is also effective because it calls upon the best of what the black tea tradition has to offer,”says Lev.

Fresh introducing :

Black Tea Age-Delay Instant Infusion – Protect & Mosturize with the immortal health elixir.

Black Tea Age-Delay Eye Concentrate – Black tea & Noni fruit juice ( the perfect age-delay brew).

Black Tea Age-Delay Lotion – Broad spectrum sunscreen SPF 20 that protect, hydrate and firm with the immortal health elixir.

Black Tea Age-delay Serum - Firm & repair signs of aging with the immortal health elixir.

Black Tea Age-delay Cream – Firm, protect & hydrate with the immortal health elixir.

Black Tea Instant Perfecting Mask – Reveal softer, firmer skin with the immortal health elixir.

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Clé de Peau Beauté Synactif 2014

09.04.14 | Permalink | Comment?

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Synactif from Cle de Peau BEAUTE will be reinventing soon! The approach is to first rid the skin of impurities which believe will help create a beauty brimming with vitality. Perfection through purification is at the core uniquely synergistic skincare system. Suddenly, the skin has unrivaled clarity. It feels softly supple. The facial contours are more refined. You always knew your skin could be better. Now Synactif unlocks its true potential. Five amazing products – all working in synergy. The purification of skin begin deeply, yet gently with the facial cleansing soap. The lotion delivers extraordinary clarity to skin while two distinctive moisturizers take the skin from morning to night, responding to changing rhythms throughout the day. A more concentrated cream beautifully refines facial contours. Each formulation address key needs of the skin and harmonizes with the scientific advancements of this collection to create a perfect symphony of care. The five products from Synactif are the Synactif Soap, Synactif Lotion, Synactif Daytime Moisturizer/Daytime Moisturizer Enriched, Synactif Nighttime Moisturizer and Synactif Cream. The new Synactif range will be available on Nov2014 at Cle de Peau BEAUTE counter.

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Water Cushion Concealer & Two in One Brush Pact from Laneige

09.03.14 | Permalink | Comment?

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Finding the perfect concealer is probably one beauty dilemma that is plaguing many women. A liquid formula concealer offers moisture but lacks in coverage, while a balm-type concealer gives the ideal coverage but tends to be dry and result in a cakey texture, resulting in fine lines on the area it’s applied on. At the forefront of K-beauty, the researchers at Laneige has identified this issue and developed their very own Watery Cushion Concealer to address the concerns. With Long Lasting High Covergae that adheres like a second skin and dual effect moist flocking puff that lightens blemishes with repeated use. Using feather-light strokes, apply Laneige Watery Cushion Concealer on concerned areas and blend using the ring finger in a gentle tapping motion. Available in three shades. Screen Shot 2014-09-02 at 8.05.30 AM

Laneige Brush Pact offers convenience and easy touch ups even on the go. Made from 100% artificial hair that is thinner and softer than natural hair, the Soft Sensation brush is of the highest quality brush in the market, and provides the delicate and detailed finishing that looks as if it’s done by a professional makeup artist. The unique brush provides a soft silky feel with its 0.05mm thick, densely made brush that pick up more powder compared to other common brushes. For and even spread without streaking and is not easily damaged even after repeated use and wash. Available in 3 options to help women create different textured look by highlighting different details of the skin – #1 Natural Finsihing, #2 Pore Blur and #3 Pink Beam.

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Albion Gel Mask Foundation

09.02.14 | Permalink | Comment?

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This Gel Mask Foundation from Albion forms a translucent makeup coat that is thick and springy like a gel mask and packed with generous moisture. The “Gel Mask Veil” leaves skin soft and brimming with springy elasticity and deep clarity. The texture of this gel mask foundation is fresh and hydrating with no hint of presence of powder, creating a pleasant sensation as if skin were enveloped in a mask of moisture. Clings snugly to the skin for a moist, beautiful finish with long lasting effect. SPF25 PA++ helps to protects skin from harmful UV rays. Total of 5 shades and retail price at $92 available from September 2014 at Takashimaya Albion counter.

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07.26.14 | Permalink | Comment?

Try on a brand new look and discover your personal style with Guerlain. Indulge in a personalized one-to-one makeover session with Makeup Artist – Andy Lee. Complete the transformation with professional hairstylist by the experts from Hair Folio Modern and keep the memories of your new look with a photo shoot by photographer Sean Lau from Studio Play. Sign up now and receive a 5-pc Beauty Gift Set!

Early Bird Special: First 30 customers to sign up will receive an additional Mini Météorites Perles limited edition.

Date : 29 & 30 Aug 2014

Time : 5pm -8pm

Venue : Guerlain Boutique, Tangs Beauty at Tangs Orchard Level 1.

Registration Fee : S$120 per pax (fully redeemable for Guerlian products)

Register at :

Limited to one gift set per customer. Guerlain reserves the right to replace the gifts with those of similar value. Other terms and conditions apply.


Ecrin 4 Couleurs

A blend of nude shades that embellishes innocent eyes: 15 – Les Sables

A silky grey smoky look that intensifies smoldering eyes: 16 – Les Aciers

A gradation of violet shadows that enhances charming eyes: 17 – Les Violines

The Eye Brow Pencil – The Eyebrow Pencil is available in shade 01- Brun Idéal


KissKiss The New Glamorous Lipstick – “A celebration of French seduction. A homage to eternal femininity. The elegance of a timeless essential. The whisper of a passionate kiss”

Enriched with mango butter, plumping hyaluronic acid spheres and Commiphora Myrrha; it hydrates, comforts and has a velvety feel. This lipstick has a rich, soft and cream texture and a satiny vibrant finish. Total of 25 shades.

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KATE SOMERVILLE Dermal Quench Liquid Lift™ Advanced Wrinkle Treatment

07.14.14 | Permalink | Comment?


This at-home version of Kate Somerville’s most sought-after facial treatment produces results so amazing, people may even think that you’ve had work done. With a potent combination of wrinkle-relaxing perfluorocarbons (PFCs), hyaluronic acid, oxygen, and antioxidants, this antiager reduces the appearance of expression lines and wrinkles for skin that looks smoother, tighter, and firmer. The nozzle is super easy to use: after a few uses, you won’t know how you ever functioned without pressurized delivery. A scientific breakthrough, this patent-pending delivery system produces immediate and long-term results. DermalQuench Liquid Lift infuses the skin with three powerful ingredients in the advanced hydrafill complex. Wrinkle-relaxing PFC-oxygen carriers draw and lock in oxygen with an oxygen magnet and relax facial muscles to dramatically smooth and soften. Deeply hydrating hyaluronic acid provides fast-penetrating, long-lasting moisture to improve the look of elasticity, firmness, and texture of skin. Radiance-boosting botanical extracts instantly create a healthy-looking glow to reveal a more youthful complexion. A boost of oxygen for your skin, this oil-free instant lift treatment plumps, firms, and fills your skin. You can find Kate Somerville’s products in Singapore Sephora.

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Guerlain Kisskiss Liplift Smoothing Lipstick Primer

07.08.14 | Permalink | Comment?

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This Liplift Smoothing Lipstick Primer is a must for girls who wear makeup! The indispensable accompaniment to lipstick, the KissKiss Liplift smoothing base in stick form redefines contours, smoothes and prepares the lips with very long-lasting make-up. With its creamy, rich and supple texture and neutral translucent shade, it preserves and enhances the colour of lipstick.

Lips are smooth and silky soft. Their contour is more defined. Lipstick is easy to apply. It offers lasting hold for guaranteed high-fidelity make-up without feathering.

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Anna Sui’s Autumn 2014 Collection

07.06.14 | Permalink | Comment?

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Anna Sui Loose Powder Foundation

An abundance of ultra-fine Airy Powder allows this foundation to glide over skin like air for a light finish. Airy Powder also has a soft-focus effect. Combined with Anna Sui’s universal base makeup ingredient, Trick Powder, it leaves pores covered, lines softened, and bumps smoothed out for a porcelain finish. Additionally, the plate-like particles of Moisture Plate Powder & Sliding Powder create a thin, even veil over skin for a naturally glowing finish. Beside the Moisture Plate Powder, which consists of particles that have been coated with extremely moisturizing ingredients, leaves skin ultra-hydrated. Additionally, phospholipid-treated Cover Powder avoids the common pitfall of UV-blocking powders (dry & powdery) by coating each particle with oil. This results in a can’t-believe-it’s-powder moisturizing finish that sinks in like a second skin. Formulated with powders that have been coated with highly skin-compatible ingredients, this foundation fits skin like a glove and yields a long-lasting beautiful finish. Additionally, sebum-absorbing powder keeps sweat and oil at bay for a fresh, shine-free look. Available in 7 shades with SPF 20 PA++ and price at S$70.

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Anna Sui Lipstick V

With ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT, SAFFLOWER FLOWER EXTRACT and ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL, Lipstick V is Anna Sui’s most vivid and pigmented lip product yet. Its highly transparent base formula ensures pigments show up true and unclouded. The Light Glossy Oil provides lips with a shiny, bouncy finish. An abundance of Melting Moist Oil, which melts at body temperature, ensures a meltingly smooth application on contact. Fix Oil creates a close and comfortable fit while Melting. Moist Oil traps in moisture to prevent dryness. The end result is ultra-hydrated, plumped lips with vivid color that looks freshly-applied all day long. Available in 10 shades and price at S$40.

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Anna Sui Lipstick M

With ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT, SAFFLOWER FLOWER EXTRACT and ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL, the two shades swirl with sheer and beautiful pigments fuse together to create a perfectly nuanced shade. Each application has a slightly different combination of color and shimmer so that lips appear enchantingly different each time. Easy-gliding Clear Sliding Powder and Melting Oil have been combined for a meltingly smooth application with a light touch. Additionally, Fix Oil smoothes out lip lines while Melting Oil provides a hydrating shine so lips are left beautifully lustrous. Fix Oil creates a close and comfortable fit while Moist Oil traps in moisture to prevent dryness. The end result is ultra-hydrated, plumped lips with vivid color that looks freshly-applied all day long. Available in 3 shades and price at S$40.

※Current Anna Sui Lipstick (22 shades) will be discontinued at time of launch.

Anna Sui’s Autumn 2014 Collection will be launch in Sep 2014.

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Guerlain Super Aqua Serum BB Hydra+ Beauty Balm

07.04.14 | Permalink | Comment?

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Long-lasting hydration and a beautiful tint in one step with the Guerlain Super Aqua Serum BB Hydra+ Beauty Balm, a powerful age-defying makeup hybrid.

Designed for those with dehydrated skin who wish to restore a youthful glow, this BB cream utilises the infamous Aquacomplex of Guerlain’s Super Aqua Serum, which purifies cellular water and improves its circulation throughout the layers of the skin.

With its delicate coverage and ultra light texture, this luxurious beauty balm perfects the complexion with a radiant glow, while its luxurious formulation sets to work on smoothing out wrinkles, plumping skin with 12 hour hydration, and protecting skin from prematurely aging UV rays with SPF25.

Available in two shades: 01 Light, a neutral hue for paler tones and 02 Medium, a warmer shade.

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