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Go Big Or Go Bigger: The Jumbo-Sized Beauty Products To Stock Up On

Sometimes it just makes more sense to buy beauty products in bulk – it's kinder to the planet and you get a bang for your buck.

Jumbo beauty is now big business. “We’ve seen growth in demand for supersized versions of cult favourites,” explains Alexia Inge, co-founder of Cult Beauty. She says, “it’s more economical, uses less packaging and less regular shipping so it’s more ecologically-conscious and allows consumers to ride out any Brexit supply chain disruption with their must-have beauty products intact.”

Indeed, throughout this spring—when many of us will be staying and shopping indoors—it makes more sense than ever to buy in bulk. With this in mind, we round up the best supersized beauty buys to add to your basket. From cult classics to newer, niche discoveries, these should easily see you through the new season.

This article first appeared on Harper’s Bazaar Singapore.

Aesop Resurrection Rinse-Free hand wash, $65 for 500ml
With the need to keep our hands clean at all times, this non-drying formulation will keep your hands free from germs – all without the need for rinsing. Decant this jumbo-sized bottle into smaller bottles for your on-the-go needs, and you’ll get more product and a bag for your buck. Oribe Shampoo for Brilliance & Shine, $270 for 1000ml , www.net-a-porter.com
If you’re looking for shiny locks, then this supersized version of the original 250ml bottle will come in handy. Infused with Silk Amino Acids and conditioning Pearl Proteins, the formulation nourishes to give you luscious hair. Shu Uemura Limited Edition Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil Duo Set, $250, Tangs
The Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil is one of the premium cleansing oils by Shu Uemura and contains an infusion of japanese tsubaki oil to remove all your makeup including waterproof ones while leaving skin feeling hydrated. Fresh Beauty Black Tea Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence, $165 for 250ml
With kombucha, a fermented black tea rich in antioxidants, this essence will leave your skin looking radiant and luminous as it protects skin from pollution and blue light. Perfect for all of us looking at our screens every day. Banila Co. Clean It Zero, $29 for 180ml, www.hush.sg
This balm-to-oil makeup remover is a nourishing cleanser that gently exfoliates skin with its vitamin C-rich acerola extract. Plus, its rose scent will make your removing your makeup a relaxing process. Aveda Damage Remedy Restucturing Conditioner
Perfect for damaged and tangled locks, this quinoa protein-rich conditioner will not only leave hair feeling smooth, but also strengthen and detangle hair to prevent any breakage. Plus, its calming scents of bergamot, mandarin and ylang-ylang are perfect for winding down after a long day. Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate Duo, $240
This all-rounded serum combats signs of ageing, environmental factors and daily stress with ingredients like Reishi mushroom and Iris root extracts. With an additional refill in this set, you’ll have enough of this serum to last you for at least half a year. Tata Harper Jumbo resurfacing Mask, $203 for 105ml, Sephora
Get your glow on with this resurfacing face mask. With pomegranate enzymes to cleanse and gently exfoliate the skin, this quick-fix resurfacing mask can improve cell turnover while revealing brighter skin in an instant. Bioderma Sensibio H2O Twin Pack Set, $52.90 for 500ml, Guardian
Not a fan of cleansing oils? This micellar water is perfect for you. The range, made especially for sensitive skin will rid your skin of makeup with no irritation. L'occitane Aromachologie Intense Repairing Shampoo, $49 for 500ml
Ideal for tresses that have been damaged by multiple rounds of bleaching or the excessive use of styling products, this silicone-free shampoo aims to repair and strengthen dry, brittle hair. A combination of five essential oils prevent further breakage while oat amino acid and sunflower oil work to improve the condition of hair fibres and deliver long-lasting hydration. Philosophy Amazing Grace Magnolia Body Emulsion, $60 for 480ml
Besides treating dry, parched skin thanks to a combination of shea butter, olive and macadamia oils, this lightweight body emulsion is also infused with a woodsy, floral scent for a pampering shower experience. Overtime, moisture levels are maintained for softer and smoother skin.   Kiehl's “Made for All” Gentle Body Cleanser, $55 for 500ml
Formulated with 95 per cent sustainably sourced and naturally derived ingredients like aloe vera and hand harvested soap tree extract, this gel-type cleanser works to remove dirt and grime for smoother skin. With a formula this gentle, it can even be used on your body, hair and face. Good news for eco-warriors: the bottle is made with 100 per cent post-consumer recycled materials.  SK-II Facial Treatment Essence, $289 for 230ml
With an unchanged formula since its debut decades ago, this iconic product is loved by many beauty editors and industry insiders thanks to its potent and effective formula. Its key ingredient, pitera, contains a host of amino acids, minerals and vitamins to promote cellular turnover and skin regeneration. Plus, it even combats early signs of ageing and boosts radiance for a healthier-looking, more luminous complexion.  Aveda Cherry Almond Hand & Body Wash, $125 for 1000ml, Escentials
We love a nourishing body wash that hydrates and cleanses without stripping the skin off its essential oils. And this does exactly that thanks to a slew of superior ingredients such as cherry blossom extract and sweet almond oil.  Etude House Wonder Pore Freshner, $32 for 500ml
This toner targets clogged and enlarged pores by effectively removing dirt and grime embedded deep inside. It also balances out skin’s pH levels that are often altered after cleansing while controlling the production of excess sebum and delivering intense moisture for a softer, smoother and plumper complexion.