10 Local Skincare Brands in Singapore You Need to Add to Your Skincare Ritual ASAP

Categories : Skincare

K-beauty brands and other cult classics (think Fenty Beauty or MAC Cosmetics) might have taken over as one of our best beauty arsenals, but we think it is high time to give local skincare brands the spotlight it deserves. For the skincare aficionado who has always wanted to hop onboard the #supportlocal train, you just might be in for a treat. Here, Beauty Insider introduces the top 10 local skincare brands in Singapore and their must try skincare products that might just give you a run for your money. 

Bareskin 

Born on the belief that true beauty comes from being confident, Bareskin mean serious business when it comes to delivering efficacious skincare products that work. Unlike many skincare brands in the market, Bareskin recognises that Singapore’s tropical weather might prove to be a little too harsh for delicate skin.

With that in mind, the brand has formulated all of its skincare products to cater to the humid climate in Singapore. They also make sure these leave your skin with a natural glow that will send a slew of compliments right your way. Moreover, the brand’s products prides itself in marrying advanced technology and multi-tasking active ingredients. So you can expect to find a myriad of skincare products that ensure your skin is well taken care of! 

Bareskin Glacial Cleanser

Trust this Glacial Cleanser to give your skin the thorough care it needs. Formulated with botanical extracts straight from the Swiss glaciers, this facial cleanser works to gently melt away all impurities and makeup traces effectively. Potent antioxidants and marine extracts in this cleanser nourish the skin to reveal a luminous, even-toned complexion.

Here is what we love about this product:

  • Gentle on the skin
  • Does not dry out the skin
  • Brightens up dull skin

Price: $45, Buy here

Sigi Skin

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If there is one brand that is shaking up the clean beauty game, it would have to be Sigi Skin. Rooted in the belief that skin preparation is the key to beauty, Sigi Skin draws its powers from the best antioxidant-rich superfoods like acai, kale and soy to work its magic on your skin! Whether you are on the hunt for an vegan skincare brand or just something to perk your skin up,  you can count on this Singapore based skincare brand to deliver a whole lot of multi-purpose benefits that will nourish your skin from the inside and out.

Sigi Skin Dew Potion

Magic may be nothing more than a mere fable, but the Dew Potion makes us think twice about that. This facial mist is chock full of antioxidant-rich botanical extracts, which include chamomile flower, aqua 3g, maqui berry, glycerin and licquorice to hydrate parched skin. Not only does this mist help refresh the skin, but it also doubles up as a penetration enhancer to intensify the effectiveness of your skincare products!

Here is what we love about this product:

  • Lightweight texture
  • Soothes redness (great for people who struggle with acne-prone skin!)
  • Locks hydration in place (it even prevents moisture loss!)

Price: $48, Buy here

Alcheme

It comes as common knowledge that there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution for skincare. With that said, Alcheme is throwing down the gauntlet to deliver skincare offerings that are made just for you! Spearheading the personalised skincare game in Singapore, Alcheme is on a mission to customising the best skincare products that are tailored to your unique needs. All you have to do is to take an online consultation on the brand’s website to check your specific concerns and the Alcheme experts will do the rest! What’s more, the made-in Singapore brand exclusively uses all-natural, plant-derived ingredients in all of its products. So you know that your skin is only going to get the good stuff!

Alcheme Personalised Moisturiser

Finding a moisturiser that can treat every single skincare woe can be a challenge. With that, turn to this Personalised Moisturiser to give your skin exactly what it needs! Lightweight and fast penetrating, this moisturiser is enriched with wheat-based ceramide to deliver long-lasting hydration to your skin. You can even opt to throw in the brand’s Signature Fragrance, which features a blend of Japanese lavender and green tea with hints of bergamot, yuzu and coriander.

Here is what we love about this product:

  • Refines pores
  • Absorbs easily into the skin
  • Lightweight texture

Price: $95, Buy here

Pera Skincare

Pera Skincare is kicking it back old school with its skincare rituals! Drawing inspiration from traditional Peranakan beauty and wellness, the brand combines the powers of modern Western skincare treatments and Peranakan skincare solutions to deliver time-honoured skincare solutions! Peranakan ingredients like the bedak sejuk and other botanical extracts are at the core of this brand to restore your skin. On top of that, the brand exclusively uses the purest ingredients that work in synergy for the best results.

Pera Skincare Bedak Sejuk Fusion Mask

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As its name suggests, this facial mask harnesses the powers of the Bedak Sejuk, which is Malay for ‘cooling powder’. Using this classic ingredient as the star of this facial mask set, they work to enhance the skin’s elasticity and rejuvenate dull skin for a plump-looking and youthful appearance! On top of that, Bedak Sejuk in this mask is also known for its powerful oil absorption abilities and naturally whitening properties. This set includes the Enzyme Rice Powder and Peel-off Essence Gel, which work in tandem to amplify your skincare routine.

Here is what we love about this product:

  • Cooling sensation
  • Controls sebum production
  • Improves visible signs of ageing (goodbye, crows feet)

Price: $148, Buy here

Allies of Skin

Busy schedules can often prove to be a hassle when it comes to squeezing in time for a good skincare ritual. With that, Allies of Skin is here to the rescue. Designed to cater to the beauty junkie who is always on-the-go, Allies of Skin arrive with simple-to-use yet highly effective skincare solutions. Its slew of skincare products are fuelled by  clinically-proven actives and potent antioxidants to aid in your skin’s regeneration process. Even YouTube veteran Zoella is a fan of this local skincare brand.

Allies of Skin 1A™ Retinal & Peptides Overnight Mask

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Be it sleepless nights or bad hangovers, you can count on this overnight mask to bring back life to your skin. Packed with a potent blend of peptides, antioxidants, brighteners, this overnight mask acts as a multi-tasking tool to hydrate and brighten dull, lacklustre skin.

Here is what we love about this product:

  • Non-greasy finish
  • Lightweight texture
  • Improves the appearance of blemishes

“From the moment I started using this product my skin felt more nourished and glowing when I woke up after a night of using it. Any redness or blemishes that I had were noticeably better and my skin felt moisturized and dewy. I would highly recommend to anyone with tired, problematic skin,” says one review.

Price: $109, Buy here

Kew Organics

The name Kew Organics might ring a bell amongst local skincare enthusiasts here for its impressive range of bespoke organic facials. Now, the leading facial bar is bringing its trademarked skincare magic into its very own skincare line! Like its organic facial treatments, the brand only uses organic botanicals in all of its products to drench your skin in all-natural goodness! What distinguishes this skincare brand from the array of natural skincare brands out there is its water-based product to keep your skin comfortable even under Singapore’s sweltering heat.

Kew Organics Seriously Fresh Micellar Water

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‘Seriously fresh’ might just be an understatement for this micellar water. Formulated with over 90% certified organic ingredients, this micellar water promises to remove even the most stubborn of makeup traces and refresh your skin in an instant. In addition, it contains Damask rose and Green Tea to restore your skin to its youthful glory.

Here is what we love about this product:

  • Does not strip the skin of its natural moisture
  • Soothes acne inflammation
  • Leaves the skin with a dewy finish

Price: $40.60, Buy here

Skin Inc

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Personalised skincare brands are having their moment and Skin Inc is one such brand that is taking over by storm. Hailed as one of the most innovative brands to land in Singapore, the award-winning skincare brand analyses the nitty-gritty details of your lifestyle from your sleep schedule to your stress levels to concoct the best serum for your skin. No matter the skin type or concern, you can be sure to receive a made-to-measure product that your skin will thank you for.

My Daily Dose Custom Blended Serum

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This award-winning serum has been flying off the shelves faster than we can count! Made from scratch, this customised serum is formulated to target your specific concerns with your lifestyle and habits in mind. What’s more, all of the serums are formulated with Patented Japanese Seaweed Encapsulation Technology to ensure that this serum delivers only the most potent ingredients to your skin!

Here is what we love about this product:

  • It is personalised from scratch!
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Long-lasting hydration

Price: $169, Buy here

Re:Erth

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Skincare products do not always have to be ridden with synthetic chemicals and Re:Erth is proof of that. As firm believers of mindful beauty, this local skincare brand is powered by nature-derived actives to leave you with ‘mochi-skin’ — or a bright and smooth complexion. Plus, the brand also does not settle for anything less than high quality. By combining first-class dermal-delivery technology with its natural ingredients, Re:Erth is set on living up to its promise of delivering clear and glowing skin.

Re:Erth Multi-Targeted Elixir

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Like a magic potion, the Multi-Targeted Elixir promises to transform dull and lacklustre skin in an instant! Packed with Vitamin C, this award-winning serum works to reduce the appearance of dark spots and pores to reveal firmer and healthier skin! Thanks to its brightening properties, this serum also adds a radiant glow to your complexion for a youthful appearance.

Here is what we love about this product:

  • Penetrates deeply into the skin
  • Lightweight texture
  • Absorbs in 10 seconds!

“Does not leave a sticky layer on your skin after application, so I don’t have to worry about hair clinging to my face when the wind blows. Have been using consistently twice a day for 2 weeks now and i feel my pores have become smaller! The innovative twist bottle design is a bonus too. Would definitely restock once I finish my current bottle,” says one review.

Price: $108, Buy here

FrankSkincare

FrankSkincare is made of the dreams of beauty junkies who crave minimalism. With its no-frills, tinted glasses, FrankSkincare’s products are worth flaunting all over Instagram. Aside from its ‘gram worthy offerings, the brand does not fall short when it comes quality. Using 100% certified organic ingredients, all of the brand’s products are made with extra-safe formulas to cater to every single skincare enthusiast regardless of skin type or skin concern. Even expecting mums can uses these skincare treats without worry!

Juicier Luxury Face Oil

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Get ready to drench your skin in a whole lot of juicy goodness, thanks to the Juicier Luxury Face Oil. Made with a unique blend of organic ingredients (11, to be exact), this face oil does hydrates and soothes the skin, leaving it with a firm and plump-looking appearance. What’s more, it stimulates cell regeneration to keep your skin healthy!

Here is what we love about this product:

  • Protects the skin against free radicals
  • Perfect for all skin types
  • Leaves the skin with an obsession-worthy glow

“Doesn’t make your face oilier at all; the product absorbs into your skin almost immediately and as the day progresses, my skin does not get as oily as it used to. I use it both day and night and my face feels cleaner(less clogged) and smoother,” says one review.

Price: $68, Buy here

Yours

The newest personalised skincare brand to arrive in town, Yours invites you to ditch the trial-and-error with its customised skincare products that is truly made for you! Formulated with ingredients straight from Switzerland, Yours also offers products that are toxin-free and cruelty-free! Plus, the process to customising these bad boys is simple! First, create a profile and include details about your lifestyle, targeted skin concerns as well as your environment. Then, attach a couple of selfies in your profile and you are all set to receiving your one-of-a-kind skincare kit!

Fully Yours Personalised Kit

After completing your profile, you can feast your eyes on a personalised skincare kit that will arm you with an unbeatable beauty arsenal. Harnessing the powers of Swiss natural ingredients like the Arnica and Alp Sebum, each skincare product is formulated with a unique blend of botanical extracts to cater to your skin type. This set features a day cream, a night cream, an eye serum and a face serum to complete your skincare regime.

Here is what we love about this kit:

  • Made with ethically sourced ingredients
  • Great for all skin types (even hypersensitive skin types)
  • All-natural ingredients (no toxic ingredients here!)

Price: $99, Buy here