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10 Online Stores To Get Your Beauty On During Circuit-Breaker

With staying at home being the new normal, it is time to rethink how you shop for your beauty needs. Here, our index of the beauty e-stores – that isn't just Sephora – you can visit for your beauty fix.
Sephora
What it is: The multi-brand beauty giant is a go-to for beauty enthusiasts thanks to its impressive stable of different brands ranging from Dior to Sulwhasoo to its own eponymous label.    What to expect: First timers to its e-shop can expect a 15 per cent discount from now till April 13 and enjoy free shipping when you spend above $40.    Shipping details: One to two business days if you opt for its express shipping service, while the standard option takes three to five working days.    Escentials
What it is: The multi-brand beauty retailer is home to cult brands such as Codage, La Bruket and Ren Skincare, and features a slew of cool fragrance brands (think Hermes, Comme des Garcons and Byredo) that the fashion and design crowd will approve of.   What to expect: The site is slashing prices by 20 per cent for its regular-priced items until April 30 April, with free shipping thrown in for purchases above $80.    Shipping details: Orders are processed on the next working day with deliveries made within the next two to three days upon. A processing fee of $6.99 is applicable.   Ksisters
What it is: Instead of the usual fare from popular brands like Laneige, Sulwhasoo and Innisfree, this multi-brand K-beauty e-com site boasts a string of cool, under-the-radar brands that are not commonly available in Singapore.    What to expect: Its popular beauty kits, which consists of four to five different skincare products aimed at treating common skin concerns, are now at a discounted price.    Shipping details: Free shipping is provided for orders above $50 and deliveries take two to three working days. Net-A-Porter
What it is: The site’s Beauty section has expanded widely since it was introduced seven years ago. From just 11 brands, the e-tailer now boasts over 200 beauty brands under its roof.   What to expect: Check out the brand’s Beauty Hall of Fame for all of its iconic and best-selling products if you are new to its e-shop. From Dr Barbara Sturm to Joanna Vargas, you will definitely be spoilt for choices.   Shipping details: Expect to receive your package within two to three working days when you opt for extra shipping at a cost of US$15 (S$21).  Robinsons
What it is: As one of the oldest retail institutions in Singapore, the department store boasts an expansive beauty hall and a well-stocked e-tail store.    What to expect: From 111Skin to Sisley and Kiehl’s, there is a wide range of beauty brands to shop for here. Plus, there is an ongoing sale for selected products from brands like La Roche Posay, Mediheal and Eucerin.    Shipping details: Orders above $60 will enjoy free delivery. A $12 and $15 fee is charged for next day and same day delivery respectively.   IDS Skincare
What it is: While you may not be able to book your weekly or monthly facial appointments, you can now shop the homegrown skincare and aesthetic brand’s products on its website for your beauty regime.   What to expect: IDS will be having a sale from May 5 May to June 7 where shoppers who spend above $350 and above $550 will receive a 10 and 20 per cent discount respectively. Additionally, the brand will also be offering an IDS Starter Bundle which includes the brand’s Facial Scrub, C+ and Intensive Moisturiser for $250 (originally $322).   Shipping details: Spend $80 and above to enjoy free shipping. Huxley
What it is: The Korean beauty brand is known for its innovative and effective products that come in the most IG-worthy packaging. It harnesses the power of the moisture-binding prickly pear cactus (a common beauty ingredient used by women living in the Sahara desert), along with other antioxidant-rich botanical ingredients.    What to expect: Treat yourself to the brand’s popular mask – the Huxley Mask; Glow & Brightness – at 30 per cent off when you purchase any of its cleansers and cushion foundations.    Shipping details: Products will be delivered within one to two working days with free shipping for orders in Singapore. Hermes
What it is: The French Maison isn’t just known for its Birkins and silk scarves – it’s added a dedicated beauty range which debuted recently with a complete collection of lip-related products and accessories.   What to expect: From eau de parfums to body lotions and even cleansing gels, the e-shop’s wide range of products is a beauty junkie’s haven.   Shipping details: Deliveries are made between one and two working days. Do note that a signature will be required upon delivery. DrGL
What it is: The homegrown brand is known for its boutique skincare and proprietary formulations created by its team of experienced doctors and aestheticians. Besides its skincare products, the brand also offers spa and hair treatments through its DrSpa and DrHair services respectively.   What to expect: Enjoy $20 off your receipt for some of the brand’s signature products like the Restore Gel Mask when you enter the code “KeepCalm20” during check out.   Shipping details: Choose between standard delivery (within three to five working days) or express delivery (within one to two working days), and receive free shipping for orders above $200.  Re:Erth
What it is: Known for its reputation as a mindful beauty brand, Re:Erth is also an advocate of the minimalist skincare regime.   What to expect: The brand also has an auto-replenish service for products like its Multi Targeted Elixir serum and Phytobright skin-brightening supplement. Choose between a six or 12-month ‘Replenish’ package which removes the hassle of you having to always make a purchase each time your product is finished every month.   Shipping details: All orders above $35 will be shipped for free within one to three working days.