Glow pros to illuminate your complexion. By Dawn Chen
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Goodbye, sallow skin! Introduce one of these glow pros to your routine so that no one will ever say you look tired again. We’ve got recommendations for everything from cleansers to overnight masks so you can mix and match as you please.
Clarins White Plus Tri-Intensive Brightening Serum ($130, Robinsons)
Barbados cherry extract – renown for its high vitamin C content – is the key ingredient in this breakthrough formula that promises to suppress the overproduction of melanin by up to 24.5 per cent.
Kiehl’s Turmeric & Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Masque ($49)
Reap the benefits of an illuminating facial from the comfort of your own home. Skin will be softer, smoother and more luminous after just one use.
Peter Thomas Roth 24K Gold Pure Luxury Cleansing Butter ($103, Sephora)
Melt away dirt and makeup when you massage this silky solid-to-oil cleanser onto skin. The bits of pure 24k gold make for the ultimate pampering treatment, and will give your visage an opulent glow.
Estee Lauder Crescent White Full Cycle Brightening Night Finishing Treatment ($98, Robinsons)
Flaunt a porcelain face when you smooth on this unique skincare treatment with the brush that’s included. Designed to be used as the last step in your routine, it has a light, creamy texture and anti-irritants to soothe skin.
Shiseido White Lucent MicroTargeting Spot Corrector ($155, Tangs)
Inspired by in-clinic aesthetic laser therapy treatments, this silky serum eliminates and fades the appearance of small, scattered spots by speeding up cellular turnover. Over time, this helps rid skin of excess melanin to reveal a clear, flawless complexion.
Kenzoki Belle De Jour Dream Night Mask ($136, Robinsons)
With a name that translates to “beautiful by day”, slather this sleeping mask on before bed to wake up to clear, luminous skin in the morning.
Laneige Water Science Mist White Plus Renew ($28)
Featuring the same key ingredient and technology as the brand’s well-loved brightening line, this hydrating face mist will perk tired skin in just one spritz.
Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer ($135, Tangs)
The dual-chamber bottle is home to two powerful concoctions – one visibly evens out skin tone in two weeks, and the other has a cocktail of soothing ingredients to quell irritation from environmental aggressors.