Motherhood is not easy. Juggling a family and a full-time career is downright hectic. Few people understand the struggles but fellow working mothers. Just a couple of years ago, we were all pressured to have a full 12-step skincare routine – which made it easy to feel guilty for not keeping up with the toners, lotions, essence, serums, moisturisers, and sleeping masks. It wasn’t a sustainable trend, and it didn’t take us consumers too long to realise these lengthy skincare regimens could have just been marketing gimmicks.
Today, the skincare industry has changed. Working women are simplifying their vanity tables and skincare steps according to beauty industry insider herself, Karen Lam, director of homegrown skincare label, ést.lab. Of course, Karen swears by her beloved ést.lab products which were all developed hand-in-hand with Singapore’s own research and development facility, A*STAR.
Here, she shares her skincare tips and tricks to maintain bright and healthy skin with minimal effort for the forever busy women amongst us: