The Great Singapore Sale (or GSS) is the best time you can score beauty products at discounted prices. We rounded up some of the best beauty sets you can find at this year’s GSS.
What’s Inside: Either the Sothys Vitality Cleansing Milk (Normal / Combination) or Sothys Purity Cleansing Milk (Combination / Oily) and the Sothys Micellar Cleansing Water.
Remove impurities thoroughly without drying skin out. Start off with the Sothys Micellar Cleansing Water to remove makeup. Then, cleanse skin gently with the Sothys Purity Cleansing Milk which is suitable for combination and oily skin. If you have normal or combination skin, turn to the Vitality Cleansing Milk to remove impurities without stripping skin of its natural moisture.
What’s Inside: Excia Cell Clarity Watery Cleansing Cream, Excia Cell Clarity Essence Foam, Excia Whitening Rich Milk SV, Excia Whitening Lotion SV, Excia Whitening Stem Nova Cream
For those who are wish to boost skin’s resilience and radiance, and have been wanting to try out Albion’s signature Milk Lotion, here’s your best chance. This GSS, purchase the Albion Excia Whitening Rich Milk SV at $197 and receive deluxe-sized samples of the Albion Excia Whitening regime to take yourself one step closer to brighter and firmer skin. Designed to be used as the first step post-cleansing, dispense the Excia Whitening Rich Milk SV onto a cotton pad and sweep all over your face to balance skin’s oil and moisture levels. According to the brand, this step is crucial as it prepares skin to absorb skincare ingredients that are applied thereafter. Follow with the Excia Whitening Lotion SV to refine skin texture before moving on to your preferred serum and moisturiser for optimal results.
What’s Inside: Aquasource Gel 50ml, Aquasource Aura Concentrate 5ml, Aquasource Total Eye Revitaliser 3ml, Aquasource Night Spa 20ml
Featuring the brand’s iconic Aquasource range, this has everything you need for energised, supple and plump skin. Essentially, you’re just paying for the Aquasource Gel 50ml (it has a melt-in texture that replenishes skin with long-lasting moisture) and you get to try out several other products: The Aquasource Aura Concentrate intensely hydrates dry skin, thanks to its bi-phase formula which keeps skin moisturised round-the-clock. The Aquasource Total Eye Revitaliser, as its name suggests, fights signs of fatigue like puffiness and dark eye circles with its gel-in-balm texture which instantly refreshes your eyes for a wide-awake appearance. For a deep hydration boost, Aquasource Night Spa is a sleeping mask which forms a cocoon-like layer over skin to soothe, hydrate and protect skin against further moisture loss.
If you’re a fan of FANCL’s iconic Mild Cleansing Oil, there’s no better time to stock up as you’ll receive a 60ml travel-sized bottle with every purchase of four bottles. Made with a carefully-selected combination of oil and cleansing agents, it also features the brand’s unique Smooth Cushion Oil so its ultra-fine oil texture glides over skin smoothly to lift makeup and dirt without stripping skin of its natural emollients. Best part, it’s totally free of preservatives, fragrances and artificial colourants so it remains gentle to all skin types. Simply massage onto dry skin in circular motions and watch as your makeup completely melts off.
What’s Inside: Black Tea Instant Perfecting Mask 100ml, Rose Face Mask 30ml, Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy Boosting Face Mask 30ml
Calling all fans of multi-masking! This comprehensive kit contains Fresh’s iconic masks: Black Tea Instant Perfecting Mask 1ooml (which retails at $144), Rose Face Mask 30ml (which retails at $38) and Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy-Boosting Face Mask (which retails at $38). Give your skin an antioxidant boost with the Black Tea Instant Perfecting Mask, which is made of black tea ferment and botanical extracts to mop up free radicals and boost skin elasticity. If you’re looking for something calming and hydrating, look no further than the Rose Face Mask. Its refreshing gel formula instantly soothes skin while its blend of algae extract, cucumber and aloe vera gel delivers intense moisture and keeps inflammation at bay. Or use the Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy-Boosting Face Mask to give skin an instantly glow. Thanks to a cocktail of natural AHAs derived from fruits, it gently sloughs off dead skin cells while providing skin with a potent mix of vitamins for healthier, more radiant skin.
What’s Inside: Anti-Aging Rapid Response Booster 50ml, Line Interception Power Duo 50ml, Anti-Aging Eye and Lip Contour Cream 3ml
If you’re beginning to notice wrinkles across your forehead or tiny lines around the side of your mouth, it might be time to up your skincare game with this luxury coffret. Featuring products from its anti-wrinkle range, these line-busting set packs everything from high-tech delivery system to high-performance ingredients to solve all your anti-ageing needs. The Anti-Aging Rapid Response Booster is a serum that delivers wrinkle-smoothing peptides deep within skin layers to where they are needed. Follow with Line Interception Power Duo, a two-in-one tube which houses a day cream and a night cream. The SPF 30 day cream reduces frowning thanks to a slew of peptides that slow down the flow of neurotransmitters, hence restricting the extent to which your muscles contract while the night cream is packed with hyaluronic acid and other plumping agents to guard against transepidermal moisture loss so skin remains smooth and supple while you sleep. And finally, dab on the Anti-Aging Eye and Lip Contour Cream to counter puffiness and dark circles while plumps eye and lip contours that experience a loss of volume.
Formulated to give women plumper, more radiant skin, Laneige’s Youth Collagen Drink is packed with fruit extracts and collagen-boosting ingredients for inside-out efficacy. Fish Collagen Peptide provides the body with low molecular weight collagen which is readily absorbed by your body for optimal results, while amino acid GABA helps support stress relief and deep sleep. These two ingredients work in synergy for enhanced skin recovery and regeneration. Red orange and pomegranate extracts are also rich in vitamins and antioxidants to help promote healthier skin from within. This GSS, receive five bottles free with every purchase a box (which contains 30 bottles)—a 15% savings!
What’s Inside: First Energy Essence 50ml, Moisture Ceramide Skin Softener 50ml, Moisture Ceramide Emulsion 50ml, Moisture Ceramide Light Cream 20ml
Ideal for those looking to try out Mamonde’s signature products, this trial kit packs the Korean beauty brand’s key products in travel-friendly sizes. Prep your skin with the First Energy Essence by massaging it into skin after cleansing. It is made with honeysuckle flower essence and fermented vinegar to improve skin vitality and suppleness for enhanced luminosity and firmness. Next, pat the Moisture Ceramide Skin Softener (a creamy toning lotion) into skin to help strengthen skin’s barrier layer without any sticky or greasy residue. Finally, apply either the Moisture Ceramide Emulsion or Moisture Ceramide Light Cream to intensely hydrate skin for continuous moisturisation that lasts throughout the day.
What’s Inside: ReFa S CARAT RAY , ReFa EYE VEIL CREAM, ReFa Luxury Silk Sleeping Mask in limited edition ReFa case
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d have read about the endless rave reviews of ReFa’s unique devices. Featuring the same Microcurrent Technology and Double Drainage Rollers that are synonymous with ReFa, this handy device is specially adapted for the delicate eye contour area to depuff, lift and firm. Pair it with the Eye Veil Cream, which strengthens the skin’s natural protective barrier, seals in moisture and improves skin elasticity in the fragile eye contour area.
What’s Inside: Senka Perfect Whip Facial Cleanser, Senka Perfect Watery Oil Makeup Remover, Ma Cherie Travel Set (Moisture Shampoo, Moisture Conditioner & Body Soap), ZA Byebye Shine Base UV, ZA 2 in 1 Eyebrow Mascara, Anessa Perfect UV Sunscreen 12ml
Basically every Japanese drug store junkie’s dream, this beauty box packs all the basics you’ll ever need under the Shiseido group, which happen to be their best-selling ones, including cleansers, brow pencil, sunscreens and even hair and body products. With an estimated retail value of over $80, score this one-off beauty box exclusively at Watson’s website ASAP before they run out.
What’s Inside: First Care Activating Serum EX 30ml, Perfecting Cushion EX / Brightening 15ml & 1 refill
Fans of the luxury K-beauty brand will be more than happy to stock up on this set. And as the name of this set suggests, it does indeed consist of the brand’s best-selling items: a 30 ml First Care Activating Serum EX (the 60 ml retail size costs $115, so technically this works out to be worth $57.50) plus either the Perfecting Cushion EX or Brightening Cushion (which retails for $80 each) and comes with one refill. First Care Activating Serum EX is formulated with traditional Korean herbs to revitalise skin and optimise the efficacy of products that follow for a healthy, glowing complexion. Cushion-wise, the Perfecting Cushion EX provides buildable coverage in a dewy finish that doesn’t cake while the Brightening Cushion is infused with brightening actives to boost skin clarity.
Text: Joyce Cheo / Additional reporting: Arissa Ha