As part of our exciting Local Beauty Edit 2020 lineup, we invited three personalities from the local beauty scene to share with us a skincare and makeup look using their favourite products from Singaporean beauty brands.
Whether you’re looking for a fresh-faced look, full-on glam or something in between, we’ve got you covered so keep on scrolling!
1. Andrea Chong (@dreachong)
When she doesn’t have shoots for the day, Andrea usually heads out with minimal makeup (and sometimes even bare faced!) which is why skincare is a big part of her beauty routine. She nails the fresh-faced look with a good skin prep and a pop of colour on the lips. With her busy schedule, Andrea is always on the lookout for multitasking products that effectively target her skin concerns so she can make the most out of her skincare routine.
She starts off with a hydrating, vitamin-packed toner like Porcelain’s Soothe Deep Hydrating Lotion, which can also be used as a quick pick-me-up during the day and even as a setting spray. Fortified with natural oils and antioxidant vitamins, a quick spritz is all you need for supple, revitalised skin.
Finish off with a quick swipe of Handmade Heroes’ Cocoa Friggin’ Fantastic Lip Tint on the lips, for a soft, rosy flush.
2. Anda The Sea (@andathesea_)
We were in awe of Anda’s radiant complexion when she turned up barefaced for the shoot at our office. Behind the beautiful makeup looks you see on her Instagram lies youthful, healthy skin. Her secret? Using skincare that combats ageing, soothes redness and gives the skin a dewy finish. Once a glowy canvas has been created, she then uses makeup to enhance her features and tops it off with a perfect matte nude lip.
Anda begins with The Skin Firm’s Youth Therapy Concentrated Essence, a wrinkle-banishing toner that instantly brightens up the skin.
Allies of Skin Triple Hyaluronic Antioxidant Hydration Serum comes next to repair and deliver intense moisture to the skin.
Skin Prep: The Skin Firm Youth Therapy Concentrated Essence, Allies of Skin Triple Hyaluronic Antioxidant Hydration Serum, Allies of Skin 1A All-day pollution repair mask, Soul Good Project Blue Tansy Facial Oil, Supergoop! Glowscreen SPF 40
Base: Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer, Too Faced Born This Way Super Coverage Multi-Use Concealer
Brows: Make Up For Ever Brow Gel (Intense Brown)
Eyes: Maybelline New York Eyestudio Hypersharp 0.01mm Liner, Tarte SEA Surfer Curl™ Volumizing Mascara
Cheeks: Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush (Petal Poppin)
Sculpt: Marc Jacobs Beauty O!mega Bronze Coconut Perfect Tan (Tan-tastic!), Too faced Sweet Peach Glow Kit
Lips: Kuby Matte Love Liquid Lipstick (Let’s Taupe About It)
Finish: Becca Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder (Original)
3. Dineaish Rajendran (@dineaish)
Content creator Dineaish pulls off bold and head-turning makeup looks like no other (See his Instagram!), and watching him do his makeup at our office very much felt like a YouTube tutorial brought to life as he expertly explained each step of his makeup routine. Aside from creating content, Dineaish is also a performer, so sweat-proof makeup and setting spray are must-haves to keep everything in place!
Tip from Dineaish: even those with oily skin should moisturise, especially before you put on makeup. Moisturiser creates a smooth base for layering on your foundation, and can help makeup stay on longer!
Dineaish’s typical skincare routine is fuss-free with just three steps. Since he has oily skin, he leans towards lightweight, blemish-fighting formulations. PSA Skin Heroine is Dineaish’s first pick–a quick-absorbing toner packed with chemical exfoliants and botanical extracts to clean pores and calm the skin.
He then moves on to apply PSA Skin’s The Most hydrating serum, to replenish moisture and revive the skin’s pH levels for a radiant complexion…
…finishing off with Dr GL’s Moisturiser which deeply hydrates the skin and brightens the skin.
Base: Fenty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation (#380), Tarte Shape Tape Contour Concealer (27S Light-medium Sand), Ben Nye Banana Powder
Brows: Models Own Now Brow! Eyebrow Kit (Medium Brown)
Eyes: Tarte Tarteist™ Contour Palette Version III, Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara, Solos Cosmetics MyLiner Liquid Eyeliner (Felt Black)
Cheeks: Models Own Rock’n’Rosy Blusher Stick (Sweet Pop)
Sculpt: Australis Metallix Cream Eyeshadow, Tarte Tarteist™ Contour Palette Version III
Lips: Solos Cosmetics Lipmattic Liquid Lipstick (Ultraromantic), Solos Cosmetics TintUp Lip Tint (Everyday), Too Faced Lip Injection Ultimate Lip Plumper
Finish: Urban Decay All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray
Catch Andrea, Anda and Dineaish in action this week on our Instagram page as they show you how to recreate these looks! Be sure to give their favourite local beauty picks a try, and hop on over to our Ultimate Guide To Singaporean Beauty Brands here and here for a comprehensive round-up of local beauty gems you’ll definitely want to know about. Stay tuned for more exciting features coming your way this week!