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Beauty Review: This Facial Will Immediately Give You A More Youthful, Radiant Complexion

The Clarins Lifting Replenisher Facial helps to boost the radiance of mature skin, as well as reduces the look of wrinkles, dark spots and redefines facial contours.

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The Treatment

This luxe 75-minute treatment starts off with a quick consultation with my therapist about my skin concerns. She then cleanses my skin before using the Exfoliating Face Lotion formulated with fruit acids to refine my skin followed by the Gentle Refiner Exfoliating Cream with Microbeads to remove dull, flaky surface cells while tightening pores at the same time. I am then treated to a 20-minute relaxing shoulder, neck and arm massage using the Huile “Relax” Body Treatment Oil which contains pure plant extracts and aromatic oils to tone, hydrate, soothe and eliminate toxins from tired skin. After which, she massages in a blend of Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate, Shaping Facial Lift Serum and Age Remodelling Supplement (and anti-ageing concentrate) before applying the Super Restorative Instant Lift Serum mask, formulated with Harugana, oat sugars and line-filling pearls to lift, plump and brighten skin. After 15 minutes, the therapist removes the sheet mask before applying eye cream, followed by a mix of Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate and Radiance Boosting Supplement. She then applies the Multi-Active Day Emulsion (suitable for combination skin) together with sunblock and Lip Comfort Oil to hydrate my puckers. To end off the treatment, she massages my shoulders using the Eau Dynamisante, an energising fragrance formulated with plum extract to hydrate and refresh my skin.

The Verdict

This is one of the most pampering and relaxing treatments I have ever tried.  Throughout the facial, products were applied with massaging motions that were not only relaxing but left my complexion with a radiant glow. I also love how it gives instant results, making my complexion appear visibly brighter and plumper, and my skin felt extremely soft and smooth post-treatment. What else I loved: the shoulder massage that was extremely relaxing and helped to loosen my muscles. $250, Clarins Skin Spa, #05-05/06/07 Wheelock Place, tel: 6838-5060

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