All posts tagged: japanese

Fancl Zero Preservatives Skincare

I recently contracted a bout of contact dermatitis on my décolleté, an allergic reaction to a product I applied on my skin. It itched and burned, and was covered in angry and red welts for weeks. Now that I’ve recovered with antihistamines, I’m left with patchy scars on my chest. I’m just patiently waiting for my skin tone in that area to even out. It was a painful reminder to always pay attention to the ingredients in my skincare. Now while I cannot guarantee that Fancl skincare would not cause you to break out in an allergic reaction, as everyone reacts differently to skincare products; it is a “cleaner” option. This Japanese skincare brand which is well-known for its oral collagen skincare supplements, is also renowned for its preservative-free and fragrance-free formulas. Its anti-ageing and moisturising range are sold in relatively small 30ml bottles, which are doubly-sealed. The rationale: as it is preservative-free, it needs to be kept fresh and you need to use up the content of the bottle quickly for best results. The …

Three Cosmetics launches in Singapore at Tangs Plaza, Orchard Road

Known for its skincare oils, the cult Japanese skincare brand Three Cosmetics will be available at Tangs Orchard, level 4 come September 2017. Outside of Japan, Three was previously only available in Thailand, Hong Kong, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan. Three is in good company at the newly renovated level 4 of Tangs Orchard; where other indie beauty labels such as Eve Lom are stocked, and the beauty spas of Sulwhasoo, Aesop, Shiseido, Dr Georgia Lee, and Lancome are located. Urbanhair, which was previously on Seviin at Tangs on level 7, is also now on level 4. Previously seating just 15, the salon is now more spacious with 21 chairs, and a cool marble-themed interior.