It’s the most wonderful time of the year to embark on a skincare routine, and a skincare set might be just the perfect gift for anybody — from skincare novices to beauty gurus in your life. These gift sets will definitely make the most memorable Christmas presents for just anybody, so it’s time to get your glow on this yuletide season with the best local skincare brands this sunny island has to offer.
Founded by Charlene who had been battling eczema, sensitive, and acne-prone skin, Glowfully was born out of her aim of skincare being effective yet simple. Her beauty products are specially formulated to withstand Singapore’s hot and humid environment, all while nourishing the skin at the same time. Beauty gurus with sensitive skin will adore this brand as it is free of harsh ingredients. The Holiday Firm and Bright Set ($120) is the perfect Christmas present, filled with a cleanser, toner, and moisturiser that will leave your skin soothed and hydrated.
Visit their website for more details and gift ideas.
One of the newer kids on the block, illumiaSKIN was founded by entrepreneur Kim Lim and boasts a wide variety of dermatologically tested daily skincare essentials. These products claim to fit all ages and skin types, from dry to oily and matured skin. Not only does this brand sell skin essentials, but it also has wellness drinks to help you achieve your #bodygoals this coming Christmas and the new year ahead. Gift the All 1n One Mask box set ($48) to the person who needs a little me-time, or the Metabolic Boost Slimming Coffee box set ($75) to those who wish to pursue a healthy lifestyle.
Head on to their website for more gift sets!
Created using USDA-Certified organic ingredients, Liht Organics’ award-winning products are known to be cruelty-free, vegan, gluten-free, and free of any harmful chemicals. These products are meant for the modern woman, regardless of their occupation or age. Gift these skincare and makeup products to any important women in your life, and they will certainly thank you for it. After all, every application will help heal and improve their complexion.
If you’re a skincare guru, you are more than likely aware that South Korea’s Jeju Island is the main source of countless K-Beauty products. JEJUON stands out as it is the only known brand in Korea that performs its entire process in Jeju Island, from start to finish. JEJUON’s beauty products are uniquely developed at the Natural Products Research Centre on Jeju Island, South Korea. Using only specific raw materials collected from local farms in Jeju, one cannot dispute the authenticity of their products.
Gift the JEJUON Cuthera Green Mandarin 3 species set ($87.90) to your loved ones for the best experience. Alternatively, view all its products here.
Made in Japan, Rooki is a clean beauty brand that embraces the true beauty of nature, and it shows in its skincare products that only use the best superfoods, rich with antioxidants and vitamins. Rooki boasts easy-to-follow skincare routines for any time of the day, and trust us — they’re so easy, even a skincare rookie can follow them! You can even request for a personalised skincare routine on its website.
We recommend gifting your recipient the Discovery Duo ($35) to kick start their journey with Rooki.
Allies Of Skin
Launched back in 2017 with just one product, Allies of Skin has expanded and shot to fame due to the ingredients used in its products. The skincare goodies here stimulate cellular renewal and repair, and encourage collagen production. Using potent antioxidants and intelligent nutrients, these skincare products will effectively and effortlessly treat acne of all types. What’s even better is they have a wide array of holiday bundles with free shipping for you to choose from, which will more than likely leave you spoilt for choice.
Visit its website for more collections and bundles.
ést.lab by Estetica
Known as the leading brand in Singapore’s beauty cosmetics, ést.lab was launched by its parent brand, Estetica, which has been around in the beauty scene for the past three decades. Thanks to ést.lab’s cutting-edge research, this brand only formulates products that are suitable for Singapore’s weather, as well as the perfect texture that stays on even in the humid weather.
This Christmas, this local brand has partnered up with Andrea Chong, an entrepreneur and founder of The DC Edit. Its aim is to give back to a non-profit community (Ground-Up Initiative) that cultivates holistic solutions for a sustainable future for modern society. Shop its limited-edition holiday kits here. For other collections, visit its website.
Two Halves is the perfect vegan-friendly skincare brand for sensitive skin, founded by a mother-daughter duo who is passionate about formulating products that leave out harmful ingredients that are detrimental to the skin. Their goal is to help skincare gurus and novices achieve an effective, restorative, and enjoyable skincare ritual they can integrate into their busy schedules. The Better Together Bundle Set ($145) is an ideal gift and treat for those who wish for calm and balanced skin.
For more products, shop at Two Halves here.