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

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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.

1. Holistic Way

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Holistic Way has more than 20 years of experience in the health and food industry. Ricky, its founder, founded JR Life Sciences Pte Ltd in the year 2007. Since then, Holistic Way has become one of the most prominent brands under JR Life Sciences and it has grown to be known as one of the most well-known and trust brands in the Singapore market.

Holistic Way Premium Deer Placenta Fresh

The Holistic Way Premium Deer Placenta Fresh is infused with extracts that are similar to 9000mg of fresh deer placenta, grape seed oil as well as grape seed extract. Also, this supplement is super rich in amino acids, protein, hyaluronic acids, minerals, vitamins and deer placenta that provides your skin with essential nutrients. The Hyaluronic Acid in this supplement supports a healthy extracellular matrix that has water locking capability which also provides your skin with supplement.

Additionally, grapeseed extract has high levels of antioxidants that aids in protecting your skin from free radical damage. Hence, that promotes your skin’s elasticity while maintaining a youthful appearance. This Holistic Way Premium Deer Placenta is both suitable for men and women to maintain their youthfulness.

Price: $148.00

Where to buy: JR Life Sciences

2. 5erenity2

5erenity2 is a brand that was created from the lack of skincare to address personal skin conditions. The brand, pronounced as Serenity was inspired by the 5 elements of Yin and Yang with its aim in helping you skin achieve a state of serenity and calmness despite the environmental factors and pollution that causes your skin to age.

Additionally, the effectiveness of 5erenity2 depends on the combination of herbs that are used. Their products are only formulated with Pharmaceutical Grade ingredients to create proprietary blends that work hand-in-hand to maximise the benefits for your skin.

5erenity2 Renew Serum

The Renew Serum by 5erenity2 is formulated with Traditional Chinese Medicine herbs like ginseng and Angelica. They are combined in carefully selected proportions to maintain the Yin-Yang balance of our skin. Additionally, this Renew Serum is also formulated with powerful antioxidants such as niacin amide, hyaluronic acid and peptides in which their effects are to reverse ageing, stimulate collagen regeneration as well as to increase the hydration in your skin.

Here is what we love about this product:

  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Helps in hydrating the skin
  • Helps with pigmentation
  • Slows the process of ageing

Price: $98, Buy here OR +65 87843623

has always wanted to hop onboard the #supportlocal train, you just might be in for a treat. Below, 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. 

3. Restoration Essence (RESS)

Restoration Essense was founded by Sara Soong and Jarrod Wong, whose vision was to create an all-natural, safe and chemical-free skincare solutions. So if you’re one who had it with heavily marketed products that contain additives, preservatives and etc, then you will definitely find comfort in RESS. What’s more, is that you’ll be delighted to know that RESS sources only the rawest and most natural ingredients for the formulation of their products.

RESS Skin Lifting Serum

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Shopping for Christmas Gift Ideas?🎄 We will be introducing a gamut of our creations from now till Xmas to help you along with your Xmas shopping for something – Special, Unique, Handmade yet Practical. So next up in our Xmas series is: RESS Skin Lifting Serum🌻 If you are looking to take 10 years off your skin age almost instantly, to impress your friends @ your school gathering this year. RESS Skin Lifting Serum is the fountain of youth 👶 you have been searching for! Our special anti aging essential oils blend help to maintain a healthy nerve system and naturally lifts and firms the skin. Along with Hyaluronic Acid; a powerful moisture binding ingredient to keep your skin hydrated and firm, giving you a glow-from-within look that even J.Lo would be jealous of. This is definitely our hot-seller so get them while they are still available! “I can see the difference everyday. Super love the product!” Yvonne, Jurong #restore #natural #serums #antiaging #youth #beauty

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Guaranteed to take 10 years of your skin’s age, this Skin Lifting Serum by Restoration Essence (RESS) is your ideal fountain of youth. It is formulated with a blend of anti-ageing essential oils that help you maintain a healthy nerve system whilst lifting and firming your skin.

Not only that, with the addition of Hyaluronic Acid in this serum, but it also works as a powerful moisture-binding ingredient that aids your skin in maintaining its level of hydration and firmness.

Price: $78.00

Where to buy: Restoration Essence Singapore

4. WANT Skincare

One of the most popular local skincare brands, WANT Skincare champions sustainability scene in Singapore thanks to its wide range of handmade products. They have everything you need from multi-tasking cleansers to skin-soothing face oils, they have got it all. To add to their pristine list, all our their products are made from pure botanical oils and minerals without synthetic ingredients and preservatives. Also, 10% of each purchase is donated to local communities and women in cooperatives based in Bali and Benin!

WANT Skincare Beet This Honey Cleanser

Winner of Beauty Insider award, this honey-based cleanser by WANT Skincare is our favourite! It can gently free your face from dirt and makeup residue without stripping away the skin’s natural oils. Plus, the cleanser can also brighten, soothe and soften the skin and give you a healthy radiant complexion.

Here is what we love about this product:

  • Brightens and nourishes the skin
  • Protects the skin from pollution
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Rehydrates dry skin with moisture

Price: $59, Buy here

5. Sigi Skin

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

6. 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

7. 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

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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

8. 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

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

9. 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

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

10. Skin Inc

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

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

11. Re:Erth

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

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

12. 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

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

13. 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