9 Natural Beauty Skincare Products That Actually Work

by Dawn Chen
LIFESTYLE  |  October 06, 2017
  • Skincare powered by nature
    1 / 10 Skincare powered by nature

    Cut out harsh chemicals and treat your skin with love by using these gentle skincare products. They’re made with natural ingredients like botanical extracts to nourish skin from the inside out so your complexion becomes smoother and more radiant.

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  • Pixi Rose Oil Blend ($39, www.sephora.sg)
    2 / 10 Pixi Rose Oil Blend ($39, www.sephora.sg)

    This is a blend of skin-loving oils like sweet almond, rosehip, jojoba, pomegranate seed and rose geranium oils. The lightweight formula is easily absorbed and won’t leave your skin feeling sticky or tacky. Plus points for the uplifting botanical scent too!

    Photo: Pixi / Sephora

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  • THREE Balancing Cleansing Oil ($68, Tangs at Tang Plaza)
    3 / 10 THREE Balancing Cleansing Oil ($68, Tangs at Tang Plaza)

    Holistic skincare brand THREE prides itself on the fact that its formulations are free from artificial fragrances, colouring and parabens. Instead, the key actives are botanical extracts, oils and waters sourced from Japan. This award-winning cleansing oil is made with 88 per cent naturally-derived ingredients and works fast to strip away dirt and makeup. The high botanical content also means this silky oil smells a-m-a-z-i-n-g.

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  • Biconi Radiant Skin Cleanser Bar ($35, www.biconi.com)
    4 / 10 Biconi Radiant Skin Cleanser Bar ($35, www.biconi.com)

    Powered by antioxidant-rich noni enzyme and a blend of virgin coconut, olive and rice bran oils, this gentle cleanser helps to reduce inflammation and repair environmental damage. The result? Clearer, brighter skin. This handmade soap is also free from parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, alcohol and sulphates, and isn’t tested on animals.

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  • Canvas Perfect White Renew Brightening Clay Mask ($158, www.lazada.sg)
    5 / 10 Canvas Perfect White Renew Brightening Clay Mask ($158, www.lazada.sg)

    This radiance-boosting clay mask from Australian beauty brand Canvas contains 98.45 per cent natural and certified organic ingredients. It’s enriched with botanical extracts of green tea leaf, frangipani and bladderwrack to inhibit the formation of dark spots while hydrating skin from within.

    Photo: Canvas

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  • Dr.Belter Cosmetic BioClassica Gentle Beauty Balm ($89, www.belter-cosmetic.com)
    6 / 10 Dr.Belter Cosmetic BioClassica Gentle Beauty Balm ($89, www.belter-cosmetic.com)

    Marrying natural plant extracts with high-tech active ingredients, the Dr.Belter products are both eco-friendly and effective. This soothing moisturiser helps to hydrate skin and lock in moisture for a bouncy complexion. The soft, creamy formula melts into skin and is made for normal to dry and sensitive skin.

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  • The Body Shop Drops of Youth Youth Concentrate (from $59.90)
    7 / 10 The Body Shop Drops of Youth Youth Concentrate (from $59.90)

    Power your skin with plants – 99 per cent of the ingredients in The Body Shop’s bestselling serum are of natural origin. The key actives include a potent blend of three plant stem cells to plump and smoothen skin for a bouncier complexion. And for those who preferring e-commerce, The Body Shop is now available on www.lazada.sg.

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  • Mamonde Petal Spa Cleansing Balm ($28, www.sephora.sg)
    8 / 10 Mamonde Petal Spa Cleansing Balm ($28, www.sephora.sg)

    Remove stubborn makeup with ease thanks to this jelly-like balm that transforms into a silky oil upon application. It is infused with rose oil to fortify skin’s natural moisture barrier while dissolving makeup and impurities.

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  • Clarins Double Serum (from $125)
    9 / 10 Clarins Double Serum (from $125)

    Reap the benefits of two serums in one with this powerful anti-ageing concentrate. This is the eight re-formulation of the iconic serum, and uses plant extracts to stimulate skin’s five vital functions of regeneration, oxygenation, nutrition, hydration and protection.

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  • A'Kin Organic Rosehip Oil (from $29.90, Guardian)
    10 / 10 A'Kin Organic Rosehip Oil (from $29.90, Guardian)

    This quick-absorbing 100 per cent certified organic rosehip oil boasts a minimum concentration of 80 per cent essential fatty acids like omega-3, 6 and 9 to deeply nourish skin. Rosehip oil is also a powerhouse anti-ager that helps reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles for a youthful complexion. No heat, oxygen or solvents are used to extract the oils, ensuring they remain pure and fresh until applied to your skin.

    Photo: A’Kin

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