15 Best Facial Essences in Singapore To Nourish Your Skin

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For the longest time, Korean and Japanese women have diligently used facial essences as an essential skincare step. Although a facial essence does not contain cleansing properties, they do however play an important role in restoring the pH of your skin and its moisture levels. Additionally, they also infuse your skin with minerals, vitamins and amino acids. Hence, Beauty Insider put together a list of facial essences in Singapore just for you!

Mediphyt Perfect Clear

This award-winning whitening essence by Medipyht is the perfect solution you need if you have skin concerns like dark spots, discolouration of the skin and sunspots. Also, this lightening facial essence acts on 3 various aspects of your skin’s health. First, it helps with the renewal of your skin cells, then with the production of melanin and finally, it works to combat the free radicals to leave your complexion looking and feeling flawless! Additionally, this facial essence is perfect to be used on all skin types as its texture is so lightweight!

Price: $194.00

Where to buy: Mediphyt Singapore

SK-II Facial Treatment Essence

The Pitera technology by SK-II needs no introduction at all, as it is one of the most effective and one of the best-selling facial essences in the market. Also, this multi-award winning facial essence supplies you skin with essential amino acids, minerals, vitamins and organic acids. Not only that, it works well in its regenerative functions to your skin.

Price: $108.00

Where to buy: Sephora Singapore

Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum EX

This best-selling Koran beauty product has been one of the top-selling facial essences in the market. Its main function is to energise, balance and hydrate your skin. It gives your face a glow, eliminating the dullness. Also, this facial essence is also proven effective when it comes to slowing down signs of ageing.

Price: $55.00

Where to buy: Sephora Singapore

Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Premium Hydrating Lotion

If you always find your skin being dry and lacking moisture, this is the exact facial essence you need to get your hands on! As it is formulated with hyaluronic acid, it will do the job in moisturising and hydrating your skin. Also, not only does it provide your skin with hydration, but it also helps retain and lock the moisture in, leaving you with much softer and smoother skin.

Price: $24.90

Where to buy: Watsons Singapore

HERA Cell Essense

What’s really unique about this facial essence by Hera is that all the ingredients and components are already listed clearly on the packaging 😍. It simply shows that everything you apply on your skin needs to be healthy and clean in order to achieve clear skin. Some of the components of this facial essence are sugars, peptides, amino acids, lips, ions, hyaluronic acid and natural moisturising factors.

Price: $80.00

Where to buy: Sephora Singapore

La Mer The Treatment Lotion

This facial essence is one of the most unique ones as its ingredients uses sea kelp. This is done by a natural fermentation procedure that locks in the moisture while accelerating cellular regeneration. Also, as it uses marine algae-derived ingredients as well as hyaluronic acid, it penetrates into the depths and layers of your skin while hydrating it!

Price: $225.00

Where to buy: Tangs Singapore

Caudalie Vinoperfect Concentrated Brightening Essence

If you’re one who has skin concerns like uneven skin tones or textures, this facial essence will help you brighten your skin. Also, if you have sensitive skin, you will find this essence super helpful as it does not irritate your skin further. Not only that, but this essence also helps get rid of all the dead skin cells and residues that are still laying around on your skin even after cleansing.

Price: $60.00

Where to buy: Sephora Singapore

Fresh Black Tea Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence

The main ingredient in this essence is the Kombucha! It provides your skin with a double-defence to prevent pollutants from affecting your skin. How it does this is that it helps reactive the pollutants and it neutralises the free radicals and counteracts the effects of pollutants. Also, we realise it’s on the pricer end, but trust us, once you use it, your skin will be thanking you!

Price: $108.00

Where to buy: Sephora Singapore

L’oreal Paris Revitalift Crystal Micro-Essence

This affordable and easily attainable facial essence uses the powerful Centella Asiatica extract. This herb has been healing wounds for the longest time! Hence, this herb not only provides your skin with the nutrients it needs but also heals all your scars and trauma to your skin. Additionally, as the formula is lightweight and contains micronised droplets, it is able to penetrate into the furthest depths of your skin, repairing it internally and externally.

Price: $35.90

Where to buy: Guardian Singapore

Innisfree Soybean Energy Essence EX

Formulated with fermented Jeju soybean extract, this facial essence works best in smoothing, purifying and brightening your skin! Not only that, the Jeju soybean extract also aids in protecting your skin from further environmental aggressors while it moisturises and calms your skin. Additionally, what we love most about this facial essence is that it is super affordable!

Price: $27.80

Where to buy: Shopee Singapore

Laneige Water Bank Hydro Essence

With its lightweight texture, this Laneige facial essence supplies your skin with the adequate amount of hydration it needs, even to the deepest layers of your skin. Also, infused in this essence is Green Mineral Water and mineral-filled vegetable extract that is responsible for replenishing your skin with moisture and nutrients.

Price: $60.00

Where to buy: Sephora Singapore

Kiehl’s Iris Extract Activating Treatment Essence

This facial essence by Keihl’s is the definite way to go if you’re looking to level up your skincare regime 😉 Why we say that? Well, it’s because it is infused with Iris Florentina that is a great help when it comes to nourishing the skin, and Sodium Hyaluronate that aids in boosting your skin with the hydration it needs. Also, infused is lily hydroxy acid (LHA) that aids in refining the texture of your skin.

Price: $68.00

Where to buy: Kiehl’s Singapore

La Prairie Skin Caviar Essence-In-Lotion

This facial essence seems on the pricer side, but this is because it is packed with nutrients from sturgeon caviar. This facial essence is absolutely perfect when it comes to cellular regeneration. Other than that, this facial essence formula is full of fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and peptides that are essential for your skin. Also, after using this facial essence, you will find your skin feeling much firmer and smoother. Additionally, it’s so lightweight that its absorption rate is out of this world!

Price: $410.00

Where to buy: Tangs Singapore

Su:m37 Secret Essence

The natural fermentation process is an underrated one, yet, Korean skincare brands have been seeing its benefits and using them! As this essence is being formulated, it is left to ferment at 37 degrees Celsius (as seen in its name). This is to maintain the optimum efficacy of the formula. Additionally, this rich essence energises your complexion and promotes much healthier and beautiful skin.

Price: $167.00

Where to buy: Tangs Singapore

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Spa Oil-In-Water

This facial essence by Vichy naturally absorbs into your skin because of its structural component that imitates your skin’s hydrolipidic film layer. Not only that, the Vichy thermal water, hyaluronic acid and glycerine that is infused in the formula also helps provide your skin with the hydration it is in need of. On the other hand, the oil content in the essence nourishes the complexion of your skin.

Price: $52.00

Where to buy: Watsons Singapore