Here's Why You Should Shop Online During 11.11 | Clozette

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As bona fide shopaholics we love the adrenaline rush that kicks in when an online store we shop at e-mails us an exclusive code or discount, or just lets us know that they’re having “their biggest sale to date”. If you’re anticipating the next time that happens, well, you won’t have to wait long as November 11th, also known as Singles’ Day, is coming soon.

Known as the biggest online shopping day in the world, it’s the only time when brands and e-commerce websites go all out with their promotions and offers. Once 11.11 comes and the price of the item you’ve been eyeing for the past week, month, or year drops, get ready to snatch it up.

So whether you’re planning to stock up on your favourite beauty products or looking to tick off a few items from your holiday wish list, read below why you should make all those purchases during 11.11!

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Huge discounts


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11.11 is often compared to the West’s “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” sales, so if you’ve been wanting to make a drastic purchase, do it on this day when brands go all out with their discounts and offers.

Tip: Cart in all the things you want to buy a few days before November 11th, and when the day comes, look out for exclusive discounts like how Lazada will give out an 11% off storewide promotion, as well as a gift with purchase. Not only will you be purchasing items you love for less, but you’ll receive extra freebies too!


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Bigger cashback



Something that physical shopping can never give you is cashback. Websites that offer money back when you shop online exist; and they offer bigger percentages on Singles’ Day. The best place to get cashback is from Shopback. So let’s say you were to shop at Lazada on 11.11, you’ll actually receive more cashback as they’ve collaborated to bring shoppers more bang for your buck.




If you want to reap in the benefits of extra cashback by shopping at Lazada and are already planning your Singles’ Day wish list, we recommend you go for LANEIGE’s promotion sets that come with amazing gifts with purchase such as LANEIGE Multi-Cleanser Set (SGD 81), with 30% savings, and LANEIGE Good Night Sleeping Beauty Care (Water Sleeping Mask) Set (SGD 42), with 31% savings, as they offer you a chance to try out a brand’s bestselling and top-rated products, and cost less to buy!


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Exclusive promotion sets and bundles


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Whether you’re shopping in advance for the holidays, or you just want to tick a few items off your list, exclusive promotion sets such as these from LANEIGE are a godsend during 11.11. You get to sample a brand’s best products for less!

Just look at these specially curated limited edition sets from bloggers Qiu Qiu and Sweetpea; they pack a punch in the number of products you get for a fraction of the price. Now that’s an incredibly sweet deal!



Or if you want to sample some of their highly raved about products like the Water Bank line, 11.11 is the perfect time to purchase it as LANEIGE will be offering exclusive 11.11 promotion sets and will only be limited to 100 sets. It will include the Water Bank Essence, Water Bank Double Gel Soothing Mask, and Water Bank Gel Cream – you better reserve yours soon then!



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What are you buying on Singles’ Day? Share your wish lists with us in the comment section below!
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If you’ve ever wondered what the difference of a serum is from a moisturiser, just think of it as a moisturiser “on fleek”. Its ingredients are more potent and its liquidy texture allows it to penetrate your skin deeper, giving you a higher dose of nutritious and nourishing ingredients.


But if you have ever questioned a serum's importance, we'll put it this way: they can make or break your skincare routine. Find the right one and we guarantee you’ll never be able to live without it. Yet, because there are numerous variations out in the market today, it’s hard to know which one will complement and pair well with the products you already use. And that’s why we’re here to help!

To give your skincare routine a major upgrade, just keep reading below for the 5 face serums that will leave you with baby smooth skin – soft, hydrated, calm, and flawless!

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Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate



This Kiehl’s cult fave works to regenerate and replenish your skin overnight, when it’s most receptive to repairing itself from daily aggressive factors, so when you wake up you’ll be greeted by a smoother and healthier complexion! And if you’re worried about irritation, don’t worry. This evening serum is formulated without parabens and mineral oils!

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The Body Shop Drops of Light Pure Healthy Brightening Serum


Called by many as “healthy skin in a bottle,” this serum by The Body Shop has a lightweight and non-sticky texture that quickly absorbs into the skin to deliver an instant dose of hydration and skin-loving ingredients. But the best part is that it also brightens up your complexion! So over time, any dark spots you may have will disappear – leaving you with healthy skin, indeed.


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Skin Inc. Collagen Serum



Whether you’re suffering from the early appearance of wrinkles, or you just want to give your skin a drink of water before moisturising it, Skin Inc.’s Collagen Serum will combat any signs of ageing you might have and promote your skin’s collagen production to give you a youthful and supple complexion again.


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Origins Original Skin Renewal Serum with Willowherb



Find yourself breaking out more than usual lately? Or maybe you’ve noticed that your skin has lost its glow? Whatever it is, if you’re suddenly experiencing an onslaught of different skin issues, it may be because it’s going through a “quarterlife crisis”. And the perfect serum for that is this one by Origins. This face serum will restore your skin back to its smooth and radiant self with its mixture of oils and extracts that will blur your imperfections, refine any texture issues, and reduce oil!


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Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum



Because serums can often be pricey, this affordable one by Innisfree will be every budget beatuy addict's new favourite. Formulated with organic Jeju green tea, this amino acid and mineral-rich serum helps to lock moisture in your skin whether you have a dry, normal, combination, or oily complexion!

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What's your holy grail face serum? Share your picks with us in the comment section below!

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Our skin type – whether it be normal, combination, oily, dry, or sensitive – is the general guide for our beauty routine. But did you know that different parts of our faces have different needs? While that cleanser and moisturiser works wonders on your whole complexion, it’s another story when it comes to masking and exfoliating which is meant to target specific skin issues.


Masking works wonders on your skin. But contrary to popular belief that each skin type only needs one mask, different parts of your face actually have different needs. This is where multi-masking comes in. Multi-masking is the use of two or more masks in different areas of your face to give each section the attention it needs. For example, if your T-zone is suffering from breakouts and you have dryness on your cheeks, you wouldn’t want to slather on a purifying clay mask all over, right? While that may help with your T-zone, it may overly dry your cheek area, that may lead to breakouts there (yikes!).

If you’re new to the realm of multi-masking or are looking for excellent mask combinations, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Ahead we have 5 different mask combinations to suit a variety of skin needs, and they all make use of The Body Shop’s Superfood Mask collection; products that contain only the best 100% vegetarian ingredients from around the world, and don't have any parabens, parrafins, silicones, and mineral oils!

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Brightening


You’ve conquered your acne, but now you’re left with acne marks and pigmentation all over your skin. Fret not, because with this masking combination, they’ll be gone in no time. First, apply a generous amount of Amazionian Acai Energizing Radiance Mask on your cheek area to give it a dose of vitamin C and anti-oxidants.

Next, put the Chinese Ginseng & Rice Clarifying Polishing Mask on your T-zone and chin to deeply cleanse and moisturise it. The mixture of the 2 masks’ ingredients will give your skin a boost of radiance and stimulation to help cell turnover and give you a complexion that looks bright, smooth, and energised.

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Balancing


For those with combination skin, these are the two masks to take note of: the Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask to effectively exfoliate and detoxify your T-zone; and the Ethiopian Honey Deep Nourishing Mask to comfort and restore your dry cheek area. And after just 5-10 minutes, your skin will feel clean, supple, more youthful, and of course, your oil production will be balanced!


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Soothing


Due to rough environmental factors, people’s skin nowadays are more prone to dryness and dehydration. If you suffer from this and want to be relieved from the perpetual feeling of the Sahara Desert on your face, use the Amazonian Acai Energizing Radiance Mask on your T-zone to fight the appearance of fatigue; and the British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask on your cheeks to refine your complexion and erase all signs of dryness. You’ll soon notice that your complexion looks healthy and dewy – who wouldn’t want that?


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Heavy Detox


We know that feeling when your complexion is in a rut and it feels clogged and dirty; and you just want something to pull out all the gunk inside. So when you want to give your skin a heavy detox, apply the Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask on your T-zone and chin, and the Chinese Ginseng & Rice Clarifying Polishing Mask to gently slough away all the dead skin cells and unclog your pores. You’ll then have skin that is deeply cleansed and refined, leaving you with tighter pores and a velvety smooth finish.


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Energy Boost

Having a stressful week at work? Or maybe you haven’t been sleeping well? If you want to erase all signs of dullness and fatigue in your skin, use the Amazonian Acai Energizng Radiance Mask on your cheeks and the Ethiopian Honey Deep Nourishing Mask on your forehead, nose, and chin for an invigorating facial that will instantly give your skin the hydration and anti-oxidants it needs to recharge. Once you’re done, your complexion will look awake and bright -- like you’ve had 8 hours of sleep in just 10 minutes!

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Which multi-masking combination are you excited to try out? 


If you want to learn more about The Body Shop’s new Superfood Mask collection, click here!

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