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Elevate Your Self-Care Sessions With These Luxe Beauty Picks

Just a touch of luxe

While we always love a bargain beauty haul — sales and discounts are always a hit — there’s something to be said about treating yourself to something indulgent every now and then. One area that we don’t mind treating ourselves to is effective or innovative skincare and makeup. If you’re curious to try or are shopping for a special gift for a loved one, check out these new luxury beauty product releases that can elevate anyone’s self-care sessions.


For gentle exfoliation: CHANEL HYDRA BEAUTY Camellia Glow Concentrate

 

CHANEL HYDRA BEAUTY Camellia Glow Concentrate product photo


Start your pamper sesh by showing your skin some love. If your skin has been feeling dry, dull, and tired, it’s time to press reset and exfoliate. Unclogging pores and removing dead skin cells does wonders for improving your skin. However, it’s easy to go overboard and strip your skin of the nutrients and moisture it needs. So look for a gentle exfoliating product like the CHANEL HYDRA BEAUTY Camellia Glow Concentrate with three per cent concentration of AHAs and moisturising ingredients that slough away dead skin cells and hydrates the skin all in one step.


Its beauty secret: Camellia yeast extract. It’s a hydration booster that supports the skin’s natural hyaluronic acid production. It also has moisturising Camellia Alba PFA and skin-strengthening Blue Ginger PFA, two of CHANEL’s signature active ingredients. Paired together, these ingredients prevent your skin from feeling dry after exfoliation.


The HYDRA BEAUTY Camellia Glow Concentrate will be available at all CHANEL Fragrance & Beauty boutiques and counters at all leading departmental stores in Singapore and Malaysia beginning 1 June.

For brighter eyes: Dior Capture Totale Super Potent Eye Serum


Dior Capture Totale Super Potent Eye Serum product photo

SGD116/~USD87


You know what you need to put more focus on when doing your self-care sessions? Pampering your eye area. We use our eyes all the time (for work, play and everything in between). So it goes without saying that they need extra care. Plus, since this area has the thinnest skin on our body, it’s more prone to darkening and losing elasticity. Investing in a good eye care product can help fix that. The Dior Capture Totale Super Potent Eye Serum has a handy metal applicator that’s cool to the touch and a light milky texture that quickly absorbs into the skin — the perfect eye-rejuvenating combination.


Its beauty secret: Longoza complex. It kickstarts the regenerative functions of our skin cells like self-repair, healing, and strengthening. This luxury beauty pick also contains hyaluronic acid to help plump up the skin through intense hydration.


You can shop it now at Dior counters and boutiques as well as online at Tangs.com in Singapore.


For extra rejuvenation: Dr. Dennis Gross Limited-Edition Pewter DRx SpectraLite FaceWare Pro



USD435


Take your self-care regimen as the perfect opportunity to do something extra. It’s why you’re doing it in the first place anyway. Kick up your routine a notch higher with the help of a mask — but not just any mask. Dr. Dennis Gross has a LED-light mask called the DRx SpectraLite FaceWare Pro that claims to address fine lines and lack of elasticity in as little as two weeks. It has 150 blue and red LED lights that work to smooth out your skin texture for a clearer, more vibrant complexion.


Its beauty secret: LED lights. The blue ones target acne-causing bacteria while the red lights stimulate collagen production for a more youthful complexion.


You can shop it exclusively through net-a-porter.com and drdennisgross.com.

For flawless complexion: Dolce&Gabbana Gloriouskin Perfect Luminous Creamy Foundation

 Dolce&Gabbana Gloriouskin Perfect Luminous Creamy Foundation product shot

SGD176/~USD132


Yes, makeup is also a form of self-care! It can boost your mood, give you a sense of routine, and make you feel more confident. Aside from that, a lot of new complexion products have some skincare ingredients infused into the formula; that’s a two-for-one deal. The Dolce&Gabbana Gloriouskin Perfect Luminous Creamy Foundation, a lightweight creamy luminous foundation, is one example. It has medium coverage that you can build up or sheer out depending on your mood. It also claims to protect your skin from pollution, oxidation, and sun damage.


Its beauty secret: Mediterranean Glow Complex in its hybrid formula. It’s composed of fig extract, organic olive oil and hyaluronic acid that provides your skin hours-long hydration and added radiance.


This luxury beauty product release is now available in 15 shades at the Dolce&Gabbana Beauty boutique at ION Orchard Singapore.


For lasting fragrance: BYREDO Open Sky Eau de Parfum

BYREDO Open Sky Eau de Parfum product shot

SGD372/~USD280 (escentials.com)


Finally, a self-care sesh isn’t complete without a refreshing scent. Whether it’s a scented candle for the ultimate spa vibes or a spritz of a long-lasting perfume, the right fragrance helps amplify the feeling of relaxation. One new luxury perfume we’ve been eyeing is the BYREDO Open Sky Eau de Parfum. It’s the brand’s “ode to travel” and the sense of exploration that comes with the experience.


Its beauty secret: A complex combination of scents. It has a mix of woodsy-spice from palo santo wood and black pepper with some hints of citrus. It’s the smell of fresh air in a bottle, with just the right zing.


If you want to get your hands on it, you can check it out on escentials.com.


Which of these new luxury beauty product releases are you willing to splurge on?



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