Check out the hottest swag to swatch and suss out at the counters, all of which will stand you in good stead in your quest for effortless beauty in the year ahead Are you eager to start the year afresh? Clearing out the clutter from your cosmetics clutch and trying out new beauty stuff is a great way to start. Besides, tossing out all the junk and starting from scratch is also “lucky” for the Chinese New Year. Whats not to like? Not sure where to start? Easy. Lancome may seem like a dependable and “traditional” sort of brand, but the French house is actually at the forefront of many innovative and incredibly exciting game changers in the beauty world – perfect for the fearless and fabulous lady that you are. Click through the gallery slides for the beauty essentials every smart working woman should have in her stash, and #HappyShopping in advance! Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate Serum Perfect for layering under your heavier lotions and potions, this exquisite elixir is a firm fan favourite, and for good reason, too: You can look forward to younger-looking skin in just seven days. How? The futuristic formula has been concocted with ingredients extracted using biotechnology, and gets straight to work on reviving 10 key signs of a youthful face: Think firmer and tighter skin with a smoother texture and radiance that appears to be emanating from within. Application is such a treat thanks to the velvety texture that's both oil-free and lightweight – simply use the hygienic self-loading dropper to dispense just the right amount for massaging into your mien. You be the judge – try it out for yourself. Top Tip! You can also mix a drop in with your liquid foundation for glowy skin! Tonique Confort Re-hydrating Comforting toner This pretty pink bottle holds a superb skin softener that’s chock-full of beautifying botanicals like honey and sweet almond to quench the thirst of dry and patchy skin. Saturate a cotton pad and swipe it gently over your face to purge your pores of residual impurities and pat in excess for plump and perfectly pampered skin. Top Tip! Off to a cold climate for the new year? The Tonique Confort can also do double duty as quick relief to hydrate your skin while soothing the dry patches resulting from the abrupt weather change. Renergie Lift Multi-Action Day Cream This comforting concoction will be your secret weapon against wrinkles. With a formula forged from a unique Multi-lift technology, this superbly silky moisturiser tightens and tones face contours to give you skin that is visiby restored and rejuvenated. Top Tip! Use it together with Lancome’s newly launched Cosmetic Water + Massage Tool for instantly uplifted skin! Advanced Genifique Light-Pearl & Advanced Genifique Yeux Eye Illuminator and Eye Cream These perfecting potions for your peepers come packed with powerhouse ingredients that have been carefully curated to de-puff and detoxify the delicate eye region. The Advanced Genifique Light-Pearl is a standout: It's a luminising eye serum (already a precious rarity on the market, compared to conventional eye creams) that has been carefully concocted to erase signs of puffiness, fatigue and fine lines. Ask your friendly counter staff to clue you in on the secrets of application to maximise the benefits of this powerhouse duo. Teint Miracle This best-selling foundie has been formulated to recreate that elusive inner incandescence of youthful skin. Just a little goes a very long way in diminishing dullness and discolouration for skin that looks like yours, only better. Blanc Expert High Coverage Cushion & Teint Idole Ultra Cushion Cushion your complexion with these fantastic face enhancers, both of which come with SPF protection in a convenient compact for touch-ups on the go. Opt for Blanc Expert if you’re gunning for a voluptuously velvety finish and a visibly brighter visage, or choose Teint Idole if you’re more inclined towards matte formulas – the buildable formula affords full coverage for ultimate confidence, sans creasing or cakiness. Blanc Expert Spot Eraser Self-conscious about the freckles speckling your cheeks? This potent potion boasts anti-spot and anti-oxidising ingredients that get straight to work at dissolving and inhibiting melanin production, for skin that’s remarkably radiant and more even in appearance. L’Absolu Rouge & Juicy Shaker Pucker up with L’Absolu Rouge, the famed lippie range that’s beloved by the beauty community for its intense colour payoff and incredibly comfortable wear. Layer your lippie with Juicy Shaker, the cool new kid on the block that’s touted as the first bi-phase lip oil balm – simply shake and swipe for perfectly pampered and supremely sexy smackers! Top Tip! Glide on the L’Absolu Rouge, then dab the Juicy Shaker onto the middle of the lips to add a touch of shine. Absolue Precious Cells Day Cream Are you cooped up in a dehydrating airconditioned cubicle for the greater part of the work-day? Reach for this plush poultice, which is positively packed with the brand’s famed rose stem cells to restore and rejuvenate dull and tired skin. Use it to blur out imperfections while keeping your skin superbly smooth and supple. UV Expert XL-ShieldTM Fresh UV Aqua Gel And finally, sun protection is absolutely crucial. Insure your skin against future ageing with this top-notch SPF 50 PA ++++ sunscreen, which boasts a gorgeous gel consistency that’s so comfy to wear in sunny Singapore. Special hydrating and mattifying ingredients keep your skin looking fresh and fabulous throughout the day, and preps your complexion for longer-lasting makeup. Brought to you by Lancôme
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