Highlights From Mother's Day With SK-II | Clozette

As part of their #ChangeDestiny global movement, luxury skincare brand SK-II encouraged Singaporeans to be more expressive in showing their love and gratitude towards their mothers in their first-ever Mother’s Day Brunch at the Grand Ballroom at The South Beach Hotel in Singapore last 7th May, 2016. 


It was an event filled with laughter, tears, and love as mothers and daughters came together for an unforgettable day of bonding and fun activities to do together. 

From heartfelt messages, to delicious food, and to charming performances by local singers, keeping reading below to see the highlights from SK-II’s record-breaking brunch!

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A heartwarming start


Daughters express their gratitude and love for their mothers by hugging them

The brunch began with the brand showing their latest Mother’s Day campaign video, which struck a chord with every one present, resulting in a mass embrace between mothers and daughters.

Charming music



(Left to right: Daphne Khoo, Sara Wee, and Kewei Tay)


During the course of the brunch, guests were serenaded by live performances from local singers such as Sara Wee, Kewei Tay, and Daphne Koo.


The unveiling of a new design



The new limited edition design of the brand's famous Facial Treatment Essence


The event also saw the unveiling of the Spring Butterfly Limited Edition Facial Treatment Essence, which features fluttering butterflies that represent elegance and metamorphosis, symbolic of a mother’s unconditional love for her child.


Mother-child photoshoots



Mediacorp artist Jamie Yeo and her daughter enjoying the brunch activities


Besides the delicious food and performances, another activity the guests took part in was having their photos professionally taken against this gorgeously pink set!


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(cover photo from dollarphotoclub)

Acne is not just a teenage problem that you overcome once you’re done with puberty. In fact, some may only experience acne once they hit adulthood. So if you’re feeling down because you don’t have a clear complexion yet or suddenly find yourself breaking out often, don’t be too hard on yourself. You’re not alone in this!


Pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads aren’t a ‘forever’ kind of thing. With the right skincare routine, it can be treated and banished for good. However, due to numerous myths and misconceptions about acne, it leads many to incorrectly care for their skin which often does more harm than good.

So if you don’t want to damage your skin and further irritate your acne, keep reading below for the acne myths we debunked!

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Myth: People with acne are unhygienic


(photo from dollarphotoclub/emiliau)

It may seem like people with acne are “dirty” because they don’t have clear complexions; but more often that not, these are the ones who constantly clean their faces, believing it will help solve their acne problems.

However, if you think that washing your face every few hours will keep your skin clear and hydrated, think again! Splashing water all over your face actually dries it out, leading to more production of sebum and thus increasing the chances of your pores getting clogged and developing blemishes!



Our advice? Wash and cleanse your skin a maximum of 2 times a day—once in the morning and once at night. The Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Cleanser is perfect for this as its soap-free, fragrance-free gel formula gently but effectively cleanses skin, even sensitive ones! It also contains 6% Ampho-tensides to eliminate excess sebum and inhibit bacteria production which will prevent new spots from popping up.

Myth: Acne is only for adolescents and teenagers


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Like we said earlier, acne is not just for teenagers and adolescents as a large number of adults suffer from it too! Why? It could be a number of factors such as hormones and genes; but most of the time, it’s because of the use of makeup.

Makeup is amazing and is a quick way to create a flawless complexion; but when it’s not removed properly and thoroughly it can wreak havoc on your skin. So if you’re in need of a product that will quickly and effectively clean your skin and remove all traces of makeup, the Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Makeup & Acne Cleansing Water is the perfect one for you!

Check out the video below for tips and tricks to get smooth and refreshed skin!

 

Its micellar technology removes makeup and deep-seated impurities, tightens pores, and reduces acne for a toned and hydrated complexion!



Myth: A poor diet leads to acne


(photo from dollarphotoclub)

Let’s get one thing straight, according to numerous studies your acne is not caused by a poor or unhealthy diet – but of course, a healthier diet is always preferable to a bad one!

But if your acne is related to your diet, it’s most likely because you’re allergic to something you’re eating. When you eat something your body is intolerant of, it releases toxins into your immune system which can cause skin inflammation such as acne.

Aside from finding out which foods you’re allergic to, cleanse your skin with a fast-absorbing yet concentrated emulsion, like the Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Active Concentrate. This non-comedogenic, anti-bacterial, oil-free, and preservative-free serum effectively unclogs and purifies pores. It’s also formulated with Lactic Acid, which improves the skin’s condition; and Decandiol, which reduces the growth of bacteria in your pores to help prevent the development of new spots!

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Do you have other acne or skin myths you want us to debunk? Share them with us in the comment section below!
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(cover photo from Junedujour)


Everyone and their mother knows about Origins’ famous collection of masks; whatever you need for your skin, they have it! 

As the number 1 face mask brand in the world, Origins has two sides to its personality. According to Samantha Lim, Sales And Training Coordinator for Origins, the first side is about nature as all their products are made from “100% natural and certified essential oils”. On the other hand, the brand is also about science – they try to find the best formulas for every skin type to give every one optimal results.


With that in mind, what better way to make a difference on your skin than to treat it to an Origins mask every week! You can even reap in more of its benefits by spraying their brand new Maskimizer™ Skin-Optimizing Mask Primer on your face to make your skin more receptive to the mask's ingredients. 

So now the big question is, how do you choose which one to use? If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the number of masks available in the brand, don’t worry! We created this quick quiz to help you figure out which Origins mask is the perfect one for you!

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1) Let’s start with the most important question — what’s your skin type?

a) Combination, I guess
b) Pretty normal
c) Dry – there’s no room for moisture here
d) When will my acne-prone skin go away!
e) Sensitive; the slightest touch turns my face red
f) It’s so tight and dehydrated


(photo from rinicesillia)
2) Choose your main skin concern. If you have 2, pick the more important one!

a) Redness
b) Uneven texture
c) Dehydration
d) Pesky blemishes
e) Fine lines and dark spots
f) Dryness -- and no it's not the same as dehydration


(photo from dollarphotoclub)


3) When you wake up in the morning, what does your skin feel like?

a) Oh so irritated
b) Not bragging, but it's perfectly balanced
c) Dry in some places, but oily in others
d) Greasy (blech!)
e) Yikes, it’s dull and grey
f) Dry and tight (ouch!)


(photo from maybelinesim)


4) Which part of your skincare routine do you love doing?

a) Cleansing my skin, of course
b) Exfoliating because I like the gritty feeling of the scrub
c) Relaxing with a sheet mask!
d) Applying my spot treatment to quickly get rid of unwanted pimples
e) Patting in my serum because I love how my skin instantly drinks it up
f) Lathering on my rich and creamy moisturiser


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5) Last question! At the end of the day, what does your skin feel like?

a) Red and itchy
b) Moisturised and clear
c) Aw, still grey and lifeless
d) Ugh, there’s a new spot popping up
e) It needs an instant lift
f) As dry as the desert


(photo from fionaseah)


RESULTS


If you answered mostly (A), the perfect mask for you is the By All Greens™ Deep Foaming Deep Cleansing Mask



Your combination skin doesn’t take too kindly to overly drying face masks as it needs a splash of hydration too. Which is why this self-activated green clay mask is perfect for you! It transforms into a cooling rich foam to purify your skin without stripping it, and is packed with vitamins and nutrient-rich Spirulina, Spinach, and Green Tea!


If you answered mostly (B), the perfect mask for you is the Original Skin™ Retexturizing Mask With Rose Clay



The perfect mask for millennials, according to Samantha Lim! A 2-in-1 clay mask that reduces oil production and refines the skin's texture with its exfoliating Jojoba beads, it will tighten up your pores and reduce signs of premature aging, leaving you with a beautiful, radiant glow!  


If you answered mostly (C), the perfect mask for you is the Plantscription™ Youth Renewing Sheet Mask



Suffering from dehydrated skin, huh? Not to worry because the Plantscription™ Youth Renewing Sheet Mask will hydrate and plump up every bit of dryness you may have! Infused with natural plant oils and the core ingredient, Anogeissus, this luxurious face mask will restore moisture and radiance in just 10 minutes!


If you answered mostly (D), the perfect mask for you is the Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask



You’re concerned about your blemishes, and the face mask that will solve all that for you is the Clear Improvement® Active Charcoal Mask -- Origns’ best-selling product all over the world, according to Samantha Lim. She even says that "If you have blackheads, white heads; this is your best friend!"


If you answered mostly (E), the perfect mask for you is the Plantscription™ Powerful Overnight Lifting Mask



If you're constantly surrounded by pollution, dirt, and grime, this can take a toll on your skin, leading it to age quicker. Luckily, your perfect mask is the Plantscription™ Powerful Overnight Lifting Mask! Formulated with Origins’ new lifting complex with Red Algae and Sweet Almond Extract, this gel-cream mask will bring back your skin’s youthful bounce, allowing you to wake up to a fuller and firmer complexion.


If you answered mostly (F), the perfect mask for you is the Drink Up™ Intensive Overnight Mask



Relieve your complexion of that dry, tight feeling with the Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask! The avocado and apricot oils deeply quench thirsty skin, while the Japanese seaweed will repair your skin’s moisture barrier to prevent future moisture loss and premature aging, so you can wake up to supple, refreshed skin!

Apply a generous amount on your face once or twice a week, tissue of the excess, and leave it overnight. This mask is so rich and nourishing that it can even substitute your moisturiser!


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