6 Beauty Essentials For The Busy Working Woman

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Achieving work-life balance seems to be increasingly hard in today’s fast paced work environment. A recent report by Randstad showed slightly less than half of Singaporean women (41%) work more than the stipulated 44 hours per week. We at Beauty Insider understand the need to keep up in a fast paced society such as Singapore. However, your beauty routine does not need to suffer as a result of all those late nights. We have our top beauty essentials to keep you looking your best as you push forward in the daily grind.

Senka Perfect UV Milk – $12.67

The basis of every skincare routine has to be a reliable sunscreen, especially in Singapore. However, it can be hard to find one that does not feel sticky or sweats off quickly in the heat .

Step in Senka Perfect UV Milk. Even in the absence of direct sunlight, UV rays are still present and can affect the skin surface causing sun damage in the long run. Reapplying is easy with this sunscreen. Water resistant and smear resistant it blends easily with makeup and does not leave a white cast on the skin.

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Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate – $80

The only way to describe this is : It works. If you have not heard of this you are sincerely late to the party. This product has been a best-seller since its launch and a quick search on the internet reveals honest reviews from loyal customers who claim this as the ultimate holy grail product.

Watch the difference after just one night of usage with fine lines decreasing up to 12%. This product works best between 12mn to 4am where the skin is most amenable to rejuvenation and recovery. This facial oil acts like a sleep facial. Fend off all the “You look tired,” comments by co-workers with this little miracle wonder.

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Hair Care

OUAI Dry Shampoo – $42

We cannot always commit to washing our hair everyday. At times like these limp and greasy hair can really affect your confidence when you walk into a meeting. Dry shampoo will be the saviour you never knew you needed. This one, particularly, works wonders even in the humid Singaporean weather.

A new foam based formula this dry shampoo instantly creates volume and removes grease from the scalp. Moreover, the pleasant fragrance also helps hide any musty smell that comes with 3 day old hair. Available in travel size packaging, this fits perfectly in your purse.

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Colgate Wisp Max Fresh Portable Mini-Brush Peppermint (32)- $45

We all know the feeling of bad breath and plaque ridden teeth. Rushing from meeting to meeting can take a toll on your oral hygiene. Don’t worry Colgate’s got you covered. This pint sized wonder fits into your pocket and can be pulled out at a moment’s notice.

The unique design allows you to use it anywhere- even at the backseat of a Grab! A gel like peppermint flavour is released when you start brushing. No need for water or rinsing, this product acts as both a toothbrush and a mouthwash you can swallow. Wisp Max is for all those days that you need a little extra help or you simply forgot to brush your teeth in the morning.

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Clorox Bleach Pen Gel – $5.50

Sambal? Wine? Soya sauce? No problem! Clorox bleach pen is here to the rescue. Fit in in your purse and whip it out for emergencies that would otherwise destroy a whole outfit. Effective and compact, this stain remover is quick fix to save any outfit when you’re on the go. Remember to only use on white not coloured clothing.

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Have an hour to kill before your next meeting and realise your nails are a mess? Vaniday allows you to book affordable beauty services at a moments notice. Use the “near me” tab to find the nearest salon that suits your needs. From a simple wash and dry to a gel mani/pedi Vaniday is the app for women on the go. The best part is you’re able to peruse the reviews on each salon before booking your appointment. Vaniday ensures quality services at the touch of your fingertips.

Check out the app here available for IOS and Andrioid.