Beauty News Of The Week: Filter-Worthy Makeup, Online Aesthetic Consultations & A Serum Of Our Dreams
Hourglass expands its iconic Veil Collection
Meet the brand’s Veil Eye Primer ($48) and Veil Soft Focus Setting Spray ($80, above). The former features a weightless formula enriched with vitamin E and antioxidant-rich ingredients to combat dryness and prevent eyeshadow shades from caking up on the lids. It also creates a perfect canvas for any eye makeup to evenly – and easily – go on while preventing it from creasing or fading off. The latter is an ultra-fine mist that helps to set makeup for a reported 24 hours thanks to its water-resistant properties, while hydrating skin. The lightweight formula helps to give a soft-focus effect and blurs out imperfections for a smooth and radiant complexion.
Book tele-consultations with doctors at IDS Clinic
Need professional skincare advice urgently during this circuit-breaker? From now till May 4, the homegrown skincare and aesthetics brand will be offering tele-consultations for its customers. All you need to do is sign up via this link and you’re all set. The process is said to be similar to its face-to-face consultations, where patients can share their skin concerns and problem areas. A clinic therapist will also be present to assist with product usage and recommendations.
Charlotte Tilbury dropped a serum of our dreams
Known as Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir ($170), this supercharged serum aims to target dryness, dullness and roughness, all while strengthening the skin’s resilience for a healthier complexion. It is powered by the brand’s Tilbury Magic 8 Complex, which works alongside a host of superior ingredients like a Holistic 5-Crystal Complex, wrinkle targeting peptides, vitamin C and polyglutamic acid, which is said to be four times more hydrating than hyaluronic acid. With such high-tech and effective ingredients, this aims to treat enlarged pores, improve elasticity and firmness, plump up fine lines and wrinkles, and intensely hydrates for smoother, younger-looking skin.
Clarins offers personalised DIY skin rituals
The newly launched Clarins & Me offers personalised skin rituals, where guests are able to choose from a range of five different DIY rituals for a pampering experience in the comfort of their own homes. These include Glow Skin Essentials to achieve plump, hydrated skin; Spa Home Therapy for a relaxing retreat; Mothers-To-Be Must-Haves, which is catered for expecting moms; Your Personalised Beauty Routine, a more intimate consultation for specific concerns; and Shape-Up Body Contours to target stubborn body fat and cellulite. The brand’s beauty experts will then teach, coach, and share their skincare knowledge in a 20-minute session. To book an appointment, book here from now till May 4, for any of its two two-hour slots daily at 11am to 1pm or at 2pm to 8pm.
Kat Von D’s signature Tattoo Liner turns 10
To celebrate this milestone, the brand has appointed celebrity makeup artist Daniel Chinchilla (he’s behind Ariana Grande’s ever-iconic wing eyeliner look) as its Cat Eye ambassador. The brand has also announced a new social series known as #TattooLiner Tuesdays hosted on its official Instagram page, where artists and celebrities (and Chinchilla himself) share tips and tricks centered around the best-selling Tattoo Liner ($32).