Marc Jacobs Beauty The Sofia Le Marc Collection, $65

“The fastest way to look done up is to dress up your lip. These five passionfruit seed oil and vitamin E-infused, hydrating Le Marc Lip Creme lipsticks provide wonderful colour and leave you with soft, smooth lips. I love that I can just pop one of these into my bag and not feel the weight!”
Available at Sephora stores – see for store listing.


Net-A-Porter Beauty Holiday Kit, USD 121

“This is the perfect gift for beauty enthusiasts! It packs 15 luxury travel and full-sized products made up of Net-a-Porter’s best selling beauty products – most of which are not sold in Singapore. The super value-for-money assortment consists of makeup, skincare, fragrance, hair care, body care and bath products.” 
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Clarins Skin Replenishers, $115

“Pamper yourself with these skin-reviving formulas from Clarins: Double Serum (30ml), Super Restorative Day Cream (15ml), Super Restorative Night Cream (15ml). This saves my skin, and my wallet $133, too! I must also add that Clarins pouches are of superior quality – they can last you for many, many years!” 
Available at Clarins counters – see for counter locations.


Shiseido Superior Radiance Set, $365

“Gift sets are the most purse-friendly way to stock up on skincare that matters to you! I’m loving this all-rounder gift set that comes with Shiseido Future Solution LX skincare products like the Superior Radiance Serum (30ml), Total Protective Cream (15ml), Extra Rich Cleansing Foam (15ml), Total Radiance Foundation (5ml), Total Regenerating Body Cream (60ml), Concentrated Balancing Softener (25ml) and Total Regenerating Cream (6ml) to firm up and brighten up your complexion. You also save $266, which is just brilliant.” 
Available at Shiseido counters – see for counter locations.


Compagnie de Provence My Candle Box, $60

“I just love the bright colours these candles come in. This set of three-70g candles come in fragrances named Mediterranean Sea, Wild Rose and Fresh Verbena to refresh the scent in the air.”
Available at Escentials, located at #03-02/05 Paragon, tel: 6737-2478, and at level 1 Tangs at Tang Plaza.