Do you find yourself spending countless minutes looking at your face in the mirror, staring aghast at blackheads or large pores? Or are you thinking about getting a new lip colour for the New Year? Or perhaps just wanting a change in your eyeshadow choices?
If you're looking to kick-start the year with a bold, brand new look, then this articles is for you! Get inspired by Hermo's bestsellers for just about any beauty product you're looking for. The best part? They are SO affordable!
This loose powder is well-loved for many reasons. Besides its cheap price tag, the sebum absorption power is a dream at keeping your face oil-free all day long. Made with natural minerals from the South Korean island of Jeju, the powder ensures that it doesn't irate any skin types and that it keeps the face matte.
The perfect tool for producing defined contours on your eyebrows; this pencil contains a flat oval-shaped shade to draw wide, defined lines when held flat and soft, thin lines when held straight up. Also made travel-friendly, the other end of the pencil is a spoolie for distributing the product evenly on your brows.
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This argan oil-enriched hair serum is proven to have helped improve and repair damaged hair for silky smooth hair. It's especially recommended for those battling frizzy-prone hair. To combat that, we recommend applying an amount equivalent to the size of a 50-sen coin onto damp hair before blow-drying it for soft locks after.
Have you always dreamed of a liquid lipstick that goes on buttery-smooth, and comes out colour-intense? Try this NYX lip cream! The velvety smooth lip cream delivers a burst of creamy colour while providing hours of stunning matte finish once dry. The best part? No dry lips!
Moisturising is still a must in this hot weather of ours. As sometimes we may opt to use a much lighter moisturiser during the day, hence a stronger one is what your skin needs after a long day out.
Cosrx's moisturiser is formulated with Birch sap which is well-loved for its ability to reduce inflammation as well as hydrate and purify the skin. It also targets to support the reconstruction of your skin texture for a smoother finish. Made oil-free, the moisturiser-lotion goes onto the skin like butter and maintains or locks in moisturise from escaping your face without feeling too sticky.
Made with organically grown fresh green tea leaves enriched in amino acids and minerals, this cleanser removes makeup as well as clean pores.
As its ingredients mainly contain botanical ones, the cleanser will clean while moisturising and the brightening skin, leaving your face feeling clean and refreshed. With a hint of green tea scent, this also makes it pleasant on the nose.
This sweet mask wash-off uses organic black sugar granules to gently exfoliate and nourish the skin, creating a smooth and clean complexion. It contains lots of minerals and vitamin so that the mask hydrates instead of stripping your face dry.
As this is an exfoliating mask, look forward to brighter skin as you enjoy the black sugar bits getting rid of those dead skin cells!
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Sleep has never been better with this amazing aromatherapeutic sleeping mask. Simply apply it at night before sleeping and wake up to a vibrant, moisturised complexion. Made with apricot extract, this provides a brightening effect that makes skin look cleaner and brighter by removing free radicals that stress the skin.
remove_circleDry skin users may need to use more product for hydrating effect
This hydrating toner is just what your skin needs after cleansing. Pamper your face as it smoothens the skin's texture while maintaining optimal pH balance to help absorb other products. Known to be mild on skin, this toner is suitable for sensitive skin users as well.
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Powdery and matte lipstick - those are what you get for soft-looking, luscious lips. This collection produces a dramatic effect with 4x saturated powder pigments. It uses honey nectar to produce a stunning powdery smooth matte finish so that you don't end up with cracked lips at the end of the day!
remove_circleMay dry up too fast; fast hands are needed
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If there's anything stopping us from having fuss-free lashes, it's the weather. Thankfully, Maybelline's Volume Express's formula is made water-and-humid proof for lashes that'll stay on for up to 24 hours!
The formula is applied on with the brand's special Curl-Catcher Brush to evenly distribute mascara. Although lightweight, the formula can support lashes curled at up to 100 degrees!
This beautiful range of colours is what every girl pursuing the simple, natural look will want. Get a glowing ‘natural’ look with Maybelline’s 12 shades of rosy gold tones, featuring soft but pigmented colours from risqué rose to tempting taupe. The palette is also buildable, making it perfect for beginners to use.
For a quick pick me up, use one of Innisfree's My Real Squeeze Mask which is made of eucalyptus for a soothing sensation to the skin. Enjoy the many benefits that the masks options provide as each one targets a different skin issue, from moisturizing bamboo to radiant rose!
add_circleGentle yet effective even on waterproof makeup
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Gone are the days where you'd be fumbling over removing tough makeup with your oil-based removers. This balm will do it gently (without tugging needed) with its rich formula that contains oil, milk, coconut extract, shea butter and balm. The result is a clean, moisturised face after cleansing!
add_circleA small pump is enough for the whole face
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The easy-to-blend texture of this foundation glides onto the skin like a dream without producing any streaky or cakey effect. What's more amazing is that the foundation is quite long-lasting and hydrating as well!
The foundation contains ultra-fine pigment to match every common Asian skin tone and texture with extreme precision – YES to matching foundations!
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This particular concealer made waves when it was first released as it holds a very nice formula for its price, maintaining a "holy grail" status among many beauty lovers new and old. The medium coverage is easily-buildable to high and blends easily to match your skin as well.
Another secret to the concealer is that it's infused with Goji berries and Haloxyl. Goji berries contain antioxidants which is beneficial towards fine lines and pigmentations while Haloxyl helps with lightening and thickening the skin. Not bad for a drugstore product, huh?
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With a broad spectrum of SPF40, brightening and sebum control; this should be your go-to foundation replacement especially if you have red spots and huge pores to cover up. Containing a hypoallergenic formula, it's safe for most skins including dry and sensitive types. Moreover, the formula is made to be easily built up without feeling heavy afterwards.
A plus from us is that the BB cream will not turn grey or cakey on your face!
One of the best and simplest forms of preventing pre-mature ageing is by wearing sunscreen/sunblock daily. But the task of finding the best can be difficult. For a lightweight sunscreen, opt for Corsx's Aloe cream. Of course, with aloe properties, the sunscreen soothes while protecting the skin with its broad spectrum SPF50 formula. It's also mild enough to suit sensitive skin too!
For an everyday eyeliner, this one by Maybelline is a no-brainer thanks to its intense payoff and very thin tip. The liner is easily removed with warm water, but can still take a splash if it ever happens to you. This liner is also easily used by users of all makeup levels whether they're a beginner or a professional.
remove_circleYou're left with 'crusty' eyebrows after application
Blessed with bushy but unruly eyebrows? Thankfully, you have Kate Tokyo to bring you their Eyebrow Mascara. It features a naturally-coloured formula that holds stubborn brows quite well for the whole day. Additionally, the formula is fade-resistant and fragrance-free as well.
This treatment works like a conditioner that's applicable to the scalp, offering a cooling sensation after. It claims to reduce hair loss, moisturises the scalp as well as nourishes your roots with its medicinal herbs that hold hair care benefits. Your hair will also become smoother in the long run.
add_circleUnique packaging that offers a gradient-style concept
Unlike traditional nail polishes, nail lacquer offers near gel-like durability while maintaining its strong colour payoff. This nail lacquer by 3CE has both of that but with a glossy finish. Its formula is claimed to prevent your coloured nails from being scratched so easily all the while being gentle and nourishing to your natural nails.
This gorgeous sweet palette features eight highly pigmented and butter-smooth colours that’ll suit any skin tone. Choose from matte and shimmery finishes. Whether you’re a pro or budding beauty fan, this set is a great kit for any occasion.
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Skincare is not just about the face and eyes; our lips are sensitive to drying out as well. This sleep-in mask for lips works to remove dead skin cells and leave your lips supple and moist the next morning. The following effect after-application is reddish, plump lips!
remove_circleIt's an EDT, so smell should last only about 5 hours or under
The best kind of perfume is one that doesn't smell too sweet that it overpowers your body (and others as well!). Enjoy what Elizabeth Arden has to offer in this Eau de Toilette which has a light scent of green tea to energise the body and excite the senses. This scent is sure to start your day with a refreshing take on things.
In terms of notes, it starts fruity and ends smelling woody.
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