We picked out some useful products in the health and beauty department to keep yourself fit, looking good and healthy.
Your Daily Greens Intake
Vital Greens from Australia is your answer to a sufficient daily intake of greens. Greens are important to relieve digestion and these sachets which are availabel from Watsons, Guardian and Unity at S$79.95 for a box of 30 sachets help your body to absorb its 76 vital ingredients. Developed by two Australian naturopaths in 2000, Vital Greens is a carefully balanced blend of nutrient dense greens, vegetables, herbs, fruits, vitamins and minerals, powerful antioxidants, pre and probiotics that is beneficial for everyone in your household.
Vital Greens is also ideal for vegans, vegetarians and those with dietary restrictions.
Bio-Oil for Men and Women
South African Bio-Oil specialist skincare oil is known to help improve scars and stretch marks. Containing vitamins A & E and natural oils from lavendar, calendula, rosemary and chamomile, the oil also contains PurCellin Oil which ensures that the active ingredients are rapidly absorbed into the skin. It promotes skin cell renewal which soothes and makes your skin smooth. This ‘miracle’ oil moisturises your skin to improve texture, tone and appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It even helps to prevent peeling and soothes sunburned skin. Other applications of Bio Oil include reducing dark circles under your eyes and helping you to stay calm and zen during a stressful day by dabbing a little Bio Oil onto your pulse points. Bio-Oil is available at pharmacies, personal care stores, selected hospitals and department stores at S$15.50 for 60ml and S$25.90 for 125ml.
Skincode Essentials and Exclusive
Swiss-based beauty brand Skincode offers a great oil control face moisturiser if you have oily skin like me. The Skincode Essentials S.O.S. Oil Control instantly purifies and mattifies shiny skin including the T-Zone area by absorbing excess oils and refining pores. It contains botanical antiseptic and anti-bacterial ingredients that help to prevent breakout. The 30ml bottle is priced at S$79.00.
Skincode also has a luxury-oriented, revolutionary cellular skincare line to address mature skin. Ranging from anti-aging treatments containing the active cellular regenerating complex generation 2 (ACR Complex 2), Skincode Exclusive products has a Natural Moisturising Factor (NMF) that helps the outermost layers of the stratum corneum stay hydrated. The extensive range from the cleanse and tone, eye care, anti aging, intensive care and indulgence categories. Items are priced up to S$228 and are available at more than 10 Guardian Pharmacy outlets island wide including its flagship store in Ngee Ann City.
Dermal Therapy Blistop
Creators of many other skincare and personal well being products, check out our article about the range of products.
Benefit from the POREfessional
Californian cosmetic brand benefit will launch POREfessional: agent zero shine in Singapore in February 2014. Minimising shine and helping smooth the look of pores, the new invisible shine-control powder comes with an all-in-one powder-brush dispenser and is easy to use with a twist, tap and sweep. You can use this to set you concealer as it does not stick to your drier areas allowing your concealer to stay in place for a longer time. Pricing is not available as at time of publishing and benefit products are available at TANGS Orchard, Robinsons Raffles City, DFS Galleria Scottswalk and all Sephora outlets.
Smell Terrific After a Shower with Boots
U.K pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer Boots has opened in Singapore since 19 October this year. Now you can get beauty brands such as NO7 skincare and cosmetics, Botanics, Champneys, Mark Hill, Boots Dermocare and Boots Extracts.
FANCL Offers New Cleansing Revolution
The FANCL Facial Washing powder has an enhanced formula stored in a sleek new packaging, effectively removing impurities while retaining the skin’s essential moisture. A dense and creamy foam produced naturally with air, water and lather forms easily and quickly with a new advanced Amino hybrid formula. It does not contain any additives and combats skin cleanliness in two ways – Clarify and Purify; and Retain essential moisture.
There are two variations of the washing powder. FANCL Facial Washing Powder I is for oily skin while Facial Washing Powder II is for normal, combination and dry skin. One 50g bottle retails at S$28 or a set of two bottles retails at S$52. Each 50g bottle gives approximately 60 washes. It recently closed down its online shopping site on 25 October 2013. Clickfor store locations.