7 Must-Try Products From Homegrown Beauty Brands

Find out which Singaporean beauty buys deserve a space on your table

Body scrubs from Handmade Heroes
08 Aug 2016

Body scrubs from Handmade Heroes

Treat your body with the TLC it deserves with the all-natural, vegan and cruelty-free scrubs from Handmade Heroes. The Super Duper Nourishing Rice Scrub ($17.90) lives up to its name and leaves our skin silky-smooth and lightly scented with rose petals after use.

Lip balm from Katfood
08 Aug 2016

Lip balm from Katfood

Trust us, your Huat Ah Lip Balm from Katfood will definitely be an eye-catcher when you whip this gold beauty out of your bag. Best part? It leaves a pretty, sheer gold shimmer on your lips!

Cleansing oil from Frank Skincare
08 Aug 2016

Cleansing oil from Frank Skincare

Kill two birds with one stone: The Magic Wipe Cleansing Oil ($52) removes makeup while its kiwi extracts soften dead skin cells and cleans clogged pores. 

Makeup brushes from 13rushes
08 Aug 2016

Makeup brushes from 13rushes

Elevate your beauty game with The Signature Kit ($165) from Singapore-based brand 13rushes. Their makeup brushes are top-quality and handcrafted - no wonder they're a favourite of our resident beauty educator Larry Yeo!

Nail polish from Coat
08 Aug 2016

Nail polish from Coat

Founded by owner of the popular Hands + Feet Studio, Caryn Lim, Coat is an organic nail polish brand that is non-toxic and especially suited for Asian skin tones.

Aromatherapy blends from Mmerci Encore
08 Aug 2016

Aromatherapy blends from Mmerci Encore

This local brand specialises in handcrafted, small-batch essential oil blends like our favourite, Gently, Gently Blend ($30), a calming mix that includes orange, lavender and bergamot. We love adding a few drops to our bath before bedtime to welcome sweet, sweet dreams.

Mascara from Faux Fayc
08 Aug 2016

Mascara from Faux Fayc

Few local beauty brands are as comprehensive as Faux Fayc, which was launched in 2014. Their Fauxlash Undeceptive ($35) mascara is a huge hit, thanks to a flexible wand that won't stop till it coats every lash. 

In celebration of all things Singaporean, we've rounded up the best of the best from local beauty brands - spanning makeup, skincare, and even nail polish. With such a sophisticated variety of homegrown beauty picks to choose from, going local has never been easier - click through above to see which ones made our list!

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