You know the saying: you are what you eat. This rule also applies to what your skin absorbs through the products you use. With the abundance of beauty products saturating the market, there’s always new research singing the praises of one ingredient or the other. Find out what the star ingredients are in skincare this year and how good they can be for your skin.
Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Ultra Gentle Daily Peel, SGD135/~USD98.85
We’ve heard of AHA, BHA and even PHA, but here’s to our sensitive skin sisters – mandelic acid. Derived from bitter almond extract, this exfoliating acid possesses larger molecules that do not penetrate the skin that deeply, while still effectively removing dead skin cells, leaving your skin smooth and renewed.
The Ordinary Niacinamide Serum, SGD12.52/~USD9.90
The new holy grail in many skincare routines, this ingredient graces the skin of many beauty enthusiasts simply due to its efficacy. It’s great for treating acne and pigmentation and reduces breakouts significantly by reducing oil production. It is also known to brighten and hydrate skin, as well as boost collagen production. Why wouldn’t you give this a shot?