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Skincare to help with the sag

Whether you are looking for something for oily skin or for a face lift in a bottle – we have a great list of products and treatments for you, from budget friendly to a little more pricey.  Night creams, lifting serums or Ion Remedy treatment are worth trying to help tired skin and keep skin toned and firm.

BTL Exilis Elite (from $400)

A cheaper and safer alternative to surgery, this is an ideal treatment for sagging skin, including to spot-correct problem areas. The device uses a technique that delivers thermal energy to all the layers of the skin, from the topmost layer right down to the deeper dermal tissue. As well as tighter, firmer skin, you can also look forward to the reduction of any cellulite. While two to four sessions are recommended to treat skin laxity, you may see visible improvements after just one session.

Expert tips!

From Dr Soh Lea Sar, Medical Director of Healthsprings Laser and Aesthetic Clinic: What’s your advice for choosing an anti-ageing treatment? While non-surgical treatments can produce significant improvements, the results will not be as dramatic as surgery. Choose something that is medically safe and promises reasonable results according to your expectations. Also, pick a treatment you’re comfortable with; it shouldn’t be a torture session!

BTL Aesthetics,
Various locations
6443 9093 | btlaesthetics.com

Ion Remedy Facial ($150)

Tucked inside a picturesque shophouse, Queen’s Market is a boutique Japanese salon known for its herbal facials, manicures and massages.

Energise tired, lined skin with a pampering Ion Remedy facial session, which aims to detoxify and re-contour the face. Suitable for women of all ages and skin types, the facial uses products from Japanese brand & Ratia which are formulated with rice, soy beans and guava. These plant-based, antioxidant-rich products are gentle and fragrance-free, and are recommended for those with sensitive or eczema-prone skin. The session includes a lymphatic facial massage to get rid of toxins, increase blood circulation and reduce puffiness.

The highlight of the 90-minute treatment? A gold ion mask which promises to promotes collagen production, enhance metabolism and lift facial lines. Immediate effects, they say, include a brighter complexion, a sharper jawline, fewer lines and less sagging.

Queen’s Market
16 Tanjong Pagar Road
6329 1166 | queensmarket.sg

A Little Lift!

Plump and recharge lacklustre skin with these effective skincare treats

La Prairie Line Interception Power Duo, $570

La Prairie’s new anti-ageing duo works to eliminate wrinkles and fine lines. The pump bottle contains two separate formulas – one for day and one for night – and we love its anti-leakage locking mechanism!

LaPrairie
La Prairie Line Interception Power Duo, $570

Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense Lift Serum, $268

This potent serum contains frankincense resin extract (an essential oil), hyaluronic acid for hydration, micro algae for boosting the skin’s elasticity and ribose for wrinkle reduction.

Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense Lift Serum, $268

Algenist Power Recharging Night Serum, $132

Formulated with alguronic acid, algae protein and coconut water, this overnight serum combats fine lines, lightens wrinkles and brightens dull skin. Apply it nightly after thorough cleansing for a smoother, suppler complexion.

Algenist Power Recharging Night Serum, $132

Hada Labo AntiWrinkle Care Cream, $41.90

Defy age with this rich and nourishing cream, designed to treat and tighten agesensitive contours around the forehead, eyes and lips. Formulated with Elasgrow complex, this budget-friendly product increases collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid production to improve skin density and firmness.

Hada Labo AntiWrinkle Care Cream, $41.90

L’Oréal Paris Skin Expert Age Perfect Dual Elixir, $54

To combat wrinkles and pigmentation, this lightweight potion features a combination of French white truffle extract to stimulate the regeneration of new cells, and the antioxidant Natecium to protect your skin from ultraviolet radiation.

L’Oréal Paris Skin Expert Age Perfect Dual Elixir, $54

Sothys Firming-specific Youth Serum, $169

Inspired by radio frequency treatments which heat dermal tissue in order to stimulate the production of new collagen, this serum gel contains copper peptides to rejuvenate the skin and extracts of manioc and pullulan to lift it.

Sothys Firming-specific Youth Serum, $169

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This article first appeared in the August 2017 edition of Expat Living. You can purchase a copy or subscribe so you never miss an issue!

 

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