Su:m37 prides itself on being the first brand that incorporates natural fermentation of ingredients into its skincare products. The stuff is infused with an exclusive compound achieved via extensive fermentation, resulting in gentle yet potent products that aid in reviving your skin.
We recommend: Secret Essence ($175)
Containing ferulic acid that promises to strengthen your skin against external aggressors, the Secret Essence will leave the skin more evenly toned, supple and hydrated.
Where: Vivo Tangs
Mamonde needs no introduction – the lip tints and balms worn by ambassador Korean actress Park Shin Hye in K-dramas like Pinocchio and Doctor Crush have promptly sold out. Comprising of more than just makeup, Mamonde is a floral-based skincare brand, with each product range being inspired by specific flowers that help to hydrate and restore the skin’s elasticity.
We recommend: Rose Water Toner ($22)
The Rose Water toner is a cult classic that’s superbly moisturising with a subtle rose scent. It contains 90.89 percent damask rose water that’s great at soothing irritated skin; which means it’s great at reducing redness and getting rid of impurities in clogged pores.
Where: Vivo Tangs
Caolion is a skincare brand that specialises in ‘perfecting’ pores. Being a hypoallergenic brand that relies on natural ingredients, it caters to all sensitive-skinned individuals. So if large pores are a concern, definitely check out its products in Sephora.
We recommend: Hot & Cool Pore Pack Duo ($45)
Making headlines in major women’s magazines around the world for being bundled in the Oscars 2016 gift bag, this intriguing product is a two-step system that gently exfoliates the skin to remove blackheads and impurities while simultaneously tightening the pores.
Also launched around mid February this year, Blithe features a wide range of products that focus on fortifying the skin against pollution and ageing. Blithe has cleverly referred to its products as “anti-polluaging”. Choose from different skincare categories like Brightening & Radiance, Soothing & Calming, Moisturising & Hydrating, and Elasticity & Firmness.
We recommend: Abalone Intensive Sheet Mask ($46)
Packed with skin-boosting ingredients like amino acids, peptides, marine collagen, niacinamide, vitamin C and the popular hydrating component hyaluronic acid, the Abalone Intensive Sheet Mask will pamper your skin after a long day at work (and no, it won’t leave you smelling like seafood).
If you’ve scoured through Sephora the past few months, you would have noticed a shelf dedicated to Kocostar masks. Offering a wide range for your face right down to your nails, you can enjoy an entire spa day at home with its salon quality products.