With Christmas just two months away, you should be thinking of the gifts you'll be giving out to your loved ones. If you have any beauty lovers in your circle, consider picking up some Japanese beauty products for them. These are fool-proof gift ideas since they can be used every day and come in very handy for various situations — plus, you don’t have to fly all the way to Japan to get them. Here are some of our top picks!
For the gal who’s always on the go: Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate
Help your loved ones combat the effects of environmental stressors on their skin with this anti-ageing concentrate. It promises to boost skin hydration and brightness with its blend of fermented roselle extract, heartleaf extract, reishi mushroom, and iris root extract.
It's priced at SGD208 per 75ML at Sephora.
For the beauty minimalist: shu uemura Brow Sword Naginata Eyebrow Pencil
If you have a low-maintenance beauty friend, this shu uemura pencil will help her achieve everyday minimalist beauty looks. It's designed in the shape of a naginata, which is a weapon typically used by an onna-musha or a type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility, with a fine tip that easily allows you to make hair-like strokes to fill in any gaps. It comes with a sharpener so the brow pencil is never left dull.
It's priced at SGD55 and comes in six shades at Sephora.