Want to elevate your beauty routine? Devices and supplements are good additions. You can add wellness products like face massagers to help relieve stress and help topical skincare absorb better or add beauty supplements to boost skin health. Looking to make a bigger impact? Go for beauty products with sustainably made packaging and ethically sourced ingredients.
To help you find your next wellness and sustainable beauty essentials, here are the award-winning beauty products from the Wellness and Sustainability categories of TheBeauLife Beauty Awards 2022. These purposeful beauty products were voted on by a panel of beauty experts in Singapore, the Philippines and Malaysia — from makeup artistry to beauty content creation and editorial — and our TheBeauClub members.
Best Beauty-Boosting Supplements
Experts' Choice: VÖOST Collagen
Collagen is the building block of your skin, responsible for keeping it firm and youthful-looking. This effervescent supplement drink is formulated with marine collagen that is known for its multiple skin-enhancing benefits. It also claims to help lower the number of free radicals in your body.
People's Choice: Kinohimitsu BB Drink
This ready-to-drink skin supplement contains bird’s nest, hyaluronic acid, Coenzyme Q10 from fermented yeast and acerola cherry that help you achieve a glowing complexion. It also helps keep your skin moisturised and healthy.
It's available at Watsons for SGD39.90.
Best Stress-Busting Face Massager
Experts' Choice: FOREO UFO 2
Pair your face masks with a rejuvenating facial massage using the FOREO UFO 2. The Swedish-made device pairs Korean-inspired masks with T-sonic pulsations to elevate your masking routine. It has eight LED lights that offer different treatments for skin woes like sagginess, acne, dullness, and inflammation. The T-sonic pulsations help the mask's essence penetrate deeper into the skin and can be used to alleviate headaches and sore muscles. It also has a cryotherapy feature that not only helps firm up the skin and minimise pores but can also help soothe sunburn.
It's available at Sephora for SGD488.
People's Choice: Skin Inc Tri-Light +SABI Skincare Device
This LED light therapy device has five LED lights that help brighten, revive, and soothe your complexion. It also features Sonic, Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field (PEMF) and Hydro-Sensor technologies that help your skincare absorb better into the skin and boost skin recovery. You can pair it with the +SABI AI app to tailor these treatments to your skin.
It's available at Sephora for SGD398.
Best Sustainably Made Packaging
Experts' Choice: KOSE SEKKISEI Clear Wellness Natural Drip
This popular Japanese skincare essence, which contains skin barrier-strengthening ITOWA, is neatly packaged in a blue plastic bottle made with sustainable bio-based PET plastic. This type of plastic generates lower CO2 emissions compared to other types. It also features outer cardboard packaging made from 90% recycled cardboard sourced from Japan.
It's available at Guardian for SGD48 per 200ML.
People's Choice: The Body Shop Edelweiss Daily Serum Concentrate
The new The Body Shop Edelweiss Daily Serum Concentrate houses its super anti-ageing formula in earth-friendly packaging. The vegan, vitamin E-rich serum now comes in a recyclable bottle (excluding the dropper) made from recycled glass. The brand also eliminated unnecessary outer packaging to lessen the waste that comes from buying skincare.
It's available at The Body Shop stores and Lazada for SGD88 per 50ML.
Best Ethically Sourced Ingredients
Experts' Choice: Biossance Squalane + Copper Peptide Rapid Plumping Serum
Biossance infused its newest skin-plumping serum with its signature sugarcane-derived squalane, a.k.a a vegan alternative to shark oil-made squalene, to keep your skin moisturised all day long. The serum also has vegan copper that stimulates collagen and elastin production, which makes your skin stay firm and bouncy.
It's available at Sephora for SGD31 per 12ML and SGD108 per 50ML.
People's Choice: L'OCCITANE Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream
This rich body lotion contains 25% organic Fair Trade shea butter from Burkina Faso. Shea butter is rich in carotene and omega 6 that help keep your skin soft and moisturised. This ingredient is boosted by naturally derived sugar complex beta-glucan, which also moisturises and soothes the skin.
It's available at L'OCCITANE boutiques and the brand's website for SGD42 for 200ML.
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