Get great skin and hair with these conscious brands.
Organic, fair trade, cruelty free, sustainable, ethical, chemical-free, etc. – find out about which beauty products and services in Singapore pamper your body, while also caring for the Earth.
Featured on Green Is The New Black, this small-batch, organic brand was founded by Cissy Chen, whose own sensitive-skin struggles led her to “dive into the science of beauty”. Pick up its Rosy Mist ($38), that refreshes skin with organic water-soluble hydrosols that contain essential oils and is made without alcohol.
NEXT: Ikeda Spa →
Ikeda Spa‘s Geisha Organic Facial (from $240) uses traditional Japanese ingredients – think rice bran and Azuki red beans – as well as uguisu no fun (powdered nightingale droppings). This “secret” ingredient was reputed to be once used only by geishas and kabuki actors.
NEXT: Himalaya Herbals →
Each of its products is made from herbs collected from the foothills of the Himalayas. One of its ranges, which contains a purifying face wash, soap, scrub and more (from $7.95), combines the benefits of turmeric and the Neem plant, said to have anti-inflammatory and hydrating properties. Available at Guardian stores islandwide.
NEXT: Burt’s Bees →
Burt’s Bees is committed to human and animal rights with fair working conditions and a strict policy against animal testing. Plus, it has a zero-waste policy in its three US-based facilities. Slick on the Creamy Matt Kisses lip crayon and balm combo ($35) for healthy, hydrated lips. Available at Sephora stores islandwide.
NEXT: Lush →
This cruelty-free English cosmetics company sells ethically handmade bath bombs, shampoo bars, exfoliators, scrubs, face masks and more. Try its face Mask of Magnaminty ($52), which includes peppermint, thought to have anti-acne and anti-scarring properties.
NEXT: Aveda →
Available online at Lea’s Galleria, the brand boasts long-lasting, vibrant lipsticks and lip crayons (from $35), it crafts its products from natural and organic ingredients such as avocado oil and butter, coconut oil, elderberry extract and candelilla wax. Bonus: A percentage of its annual profits is donated to partners like the Orangutan Foundation International and PETA.
NEXT: Innisfree →
A K-beauty brand that’s all about natural ingredients and green initiatives, Innisfree has star products for different skin types. Choose from winners like the No Sebum Mineral Powder ($10) or foundation cushion compacts, that come in 100 different designs (from $12 for the case).
NEXT: OrganicsBeauty →
Inspired by its Greek heritage, the e-tailer uses natural and organic ingredients. Sample its Basil Lemon Body Scrub ($38) or Korres Black Pine Antiwrinkle, Firming & Lifting Day Cream ($92), which feel amazing and smell divine.
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The Body Shop has been around for a long time – and for good reason: Its ingredients are proudly ethically sourced. Pick up its Drops of Youth range (from $26.90), formulated with stem cells from different plants, said to have anti-ageing properties.
NEXT: Frank SkinCare →
By Alyssa Dhaliwal & Mona Teo, Her World / Additional Reporting by Hazel Vincent De Paul & Sara Lyle Bow, The Finder, January 2018
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