Not yet payday? On a budget? Or – cupids forbid – your partner’s too lazy to give you a back massage? We’ve sussed out the cheapest, quality spa treatments on the island, with foot reflexology as low as $13.
Face: For when you don’t have the time or moolah to book an appointment, treat yourself at home with Korean beauty brand Innisfree’s Super Volcanic Pore Clay Mask ($21). It can minimise pores, control sebum, exfoliate, cleanse, brighten and cool skin.
Body: This hole-in-the-wall may look a little dodgy but the masseuses at Flex Foot Reflexology Centre know what they’re doing. For just $13, you can enjoy a 30-minute foot reflexology treatment right in the heart of Orchard.
17 Cuppage Rd, 228796
Tel: 6735 3221
Face: Well-groomed brows can make your face. And the Browgraphy (Thread + Tweeze) treatment ($45) at Browhaus is worth the effort. While you’re at it, go on and tweak the colour of your brows to match your hair. It’s included in the price!
Body: Try a Traditional Javanese Full Body Massage ($45, members; $60, nonmembers) for a legit Indonesian experience in Singapore. Hit up one of the many House of Traditional Javanese Massage & Beauty Care branches islandwide.
Face: SG Face uses high-quality BABOR products from Germany for its Deep Cleansing Facial ($68), which aims to remove dirt, oil and makeup, and leave no residue.
#03-42 Holland Road Shopping Centre, 211 Holland Ave, Singapore 278967
Body: The Crowning Glory Reflexology ($85) treatment at Lacquer & Spa, helps you say “bye” to tense muscles and stiff joints on your neck, shoulders and feet. Bonus: It boosts blood circulation!
#B1-01 Marina Bay Sands Hotel Coach Bay, 1 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018971
Face: The Acne Skin Therapy (from $170) at Aster Spring is suitable for those with mild acne, inflamed breakouts or post-acne scarring. The no-nonsense treatment uses machines to perform facial extractions.
Body: The 60-minute Singapore Heritage Massage ($165) at Chi The Spa aims to relieve neck and back tension. Masseuses are experienced and will customise their pressure to help ease chronic pain.
Level 1 Garden Wing, Shangri-La Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350
By Joshua Tan, last updated January 2019
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