Unboxing: Alche{me} Skincare | Clozette

The new year is almost here. It's a time for renewal and fresh beginnings. If you're looking to restart not just your habits but also your beauty routine, give the new alche{me} Curated Formulation Series a go. Created with the goal to give users smooth, clear skin, the range aims to target three common skin problems. Rejuvenate {me} helps prevent wrinkles and ageing, Brighten {me} helps transform dull and sallow skin into one that's radiant, and Clear & Mattify {me} focuses on acne-related concerns.

Each range consists of two products, a serum and a mask. Both of them contain active ingredients that aim to give your skin a clarifying and brightening boost befitting of the new year. Watch the video above to get a peek at the products!


Everyone wants to look their best during the holiday season. It’s that time of the year for office parties, reunions and get-togethers. Of course, it makes sense that you’d want to look nothing less than flawless. While the quickest way to achieve that is to wear full coverage foundation and apply some killer highlighter, we’re here to remind you that nothing beats having healthy skin. Gear up and start prepping your skin to achieve that coveted radiant complexion just in time for the festivities. 

DHC Deep Cleansing Oil

USD28.17 (ourshop.com

If you haven’t jumped on the oil cleansing bandwagon yet, now’s the time to do so. Cleansing oils will not only help get rid of makeup but also deep-seated impurities. It can even unclog pores to prevent further breakouts. We suggest that you give the highly-praised DHC Deep Cleansing Oil a try and you just might love it.

Pixi Retinol Tonic 

USD15 (pixibeauty.com

The key to glowing skin is to exfoliate your skin regularly. We recommend using a gentle chemical exfoliant like the Pixi Retinol Tonic for an even skin turnover. Nobody wants that patchy peeling look anyway. As a bonus, this retinol tonic also boosts collagen production and soothe sensitive skin. Bye bye, flare-ups!

Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum EX 

USD83.99, 90ml (ourshop.com

Before piling on the serums and facial oils, the first thing you need to do is to prepare the skin for maximum absorption. Using a cleanser is good but take it to the next level and apply an activating serum like the Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum EX that will help potent skincare products penetrate your skin deeper, making it more effective in giving you that bouncy, clear skin.

Clarins Double Serum

USD96.83, 50ml (ourshop.com) 

Moving on to the heart of a skincare routine, upgrade your usual, lightweight serum to a premium one that packs a punch. For this, you might want to check out the latest edition of Clarins’ Double Serum. It’s an award-winning serum that delivers both essential oil-soluble and water-soluble skincare ingredients to address dryness, signs of ageing, dullness and loss of firmness.

For Beloved One Melasleep Whitening Bio-Cellulose Mask 

USD23.89 (ourshop.com

A few days before a social gathering, swap your regular sleeping mask or moisturiser for a powerful sheet mask with loads of benefits. It can also do the job of sealing in all the serums plus add more nourishing skincare ingredients to boost your complexion. Try For Beloved One’s Melasleep Whitening Bio-Cellulose sheet mask that effectively reduces blemishes and moisturises skin.

Herbivore Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist

USD32 (herbivorebotanicals.com

There’s a reason why face mists are popular among skincare enthusiast and that’s because of its ability to refresh makeup and hydrate skin at the same time, giving you a naturally dewy, healthier-looking complexion with continuous use. Go for Herbivore’s Rose Hibiscus hydrating face mist; it has natural humectants and enriched with coconut water.

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