Shu Uemura Gift A Kiss


Till the end of the month, pop by any Shu Uemura counter to try on any lipstick, such as the Rouge Unlimited Supreme Matte lipstick ($33 each), and leave a lipstick print on a card. With every print collected, the brand will donate $1 to the Beautiful People non-profit, which organises mentorship programmes for underprivileged young women.


Biotherm Wish Upon A Snowflake


The brand has teamed up with German paper artist Sabrina Transiskus for a limited-edition collection. Each product sold – such as the Aquasource limited-edition Jumbo ($120, worth $173, from Biotherm counters) – will help fund research on the impact of global warming on emperor penguins in the Antarctica through non-profit organisation Mission Blue. The brand aims to raise up to €50,000 (S$76,600) through this project.


A version of this article first appeared in The Straits Times Lifestyle on Dec 10.

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