Shiseido Revital Vital-Perfection Science Serum AAA Whitening, $196

This whitening serum with anti-ageing benefits is touted to target spots, dullness and shadows brought upon by ageing.

Containing Shiseido VP8 — a complex made from active whitening ingredients, olive leaf extract, chai hu extract, and coenzyme Q10 — allantoin, and vitamin E derivative, the lightly scented product was formulated to be paired with a facial massage for best results.

Shiseido Revital Vital-Perfection Science Serum AAA Whitening claims to work by helping skin expel melanin to reduce the appearance of dark spots and wrinkles, while improving resilience and, firmness of the skin.

After applying toner to your face, dispense three pumps of serum onto your palm and massage your chin area with both hands in upward circular motions, followed by larger circular motions on your cheeks, before carefully circling the eye area. Take note to use both hands and repeat the motions thrice on each area mentioned. Finally, gently glide your fingers across the face, starting from the centre and moving outwards, to end the massage.

Shiseido Revital Vital-Perfection Science Serum AAA Whitening, from $196, is available at all Shiseido counters in Singapore. For more information, visit www.sg.shiseido.com.