'There’s no denying the power of beautiful things. Imagine priming yourself with one of the world’s most beautiful makeup packaged in luxurious, hand-embroidered cases or face powder and lipsticks lasered with intricate engravings. Not forgetting that moment you whip it out of your vanity case for touch-ups in the presence of your BFFs – Priceless.
Of course, good-looking products will only go so far if they do not perform. Yahoo Shopping shares brands that have gone above and beyond science and research and development, to deliver results on top of their exquisite and oh-so-pretty packaging.
Jeffrey Star-approved Florasis makeup which 'turns me [him] on'
Makeup brand Florasis may be relatively new to this region. But, top American celebrity makeup artist and self-professed 'packaging whore' Jeffree Star brought it to light with his YouTube video “Trying The World's MOST Beautiful Makeup”. As the video title suggests, you'll agree that the claim is not an exaggeration for the makeup brand once you lay your eyes on it. Since the Jeffree Star video went online early this year, it has already garnered almost three million views!
Florasis hails from West Lake, Hangzhou and is touted as the No. 1 makeup brand in China*. The design of every product, referred to as 'next level' by Star, demonstrates the brand's commitment to promoting Chinese traditional culture. The brand uses modern technology to craft ancient skincare formulations based on floral essences. Florasis is also a fierce advocate of social initiatives revolving around disaster relief, poverty assistance, female empowerment, and cultural heritage. Check out the brand's website with full ingredient lists, reviews and pairing suggestions. We say, grab the stunning makeup range pronto! Florasis is definitely on our WANT list and perfect for the upcoming year-end festivities!
*Based on 2021 Tmall Most Powerful Brands of Tmall Growth Center.
Christian Louboutin Teint Fétiche Le Cushion compact
The first thing that stands out about the Christian Louboutin Teint Fétiche Le Cushion compact is the hand-embroidered compact uniquely embellished with a golden Christian Louboutin coat of arms on its red felt. Plus, the jewellery case is designed to refill easily with the shade of your choice. But no product with fancy packaging is complete without its premium ingredients.
The lightweight yet high-performing formula is enriched with luminous oils and diamond powder said to last 12 hours. It is packed with vitamins B3, B5, E and sodium hyaluronate and has an SPF of 30. The result? Your skin is velvety to the touch and comfortingly moisturised. The Christian Louboutin Teint Fétiche Le Cushion compact comes in five shades, delivering medium to high buildable coverage that brightens and evens skin tones.
The Teint Fétiche Le Cushion is available at tangs.com and retails at S$92 for the refill and S$108 for the case.
Pre-order the limited-edition Shu Uemura X Sailor Moon magical makeup from 20 October
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon and Shu Uemura’s magical makeup artistry in this unique limited-edition collection. The collaboration invites you to discover a world of galactic eyeshadows, prismatic lipsticks and holographic highlighter and transform yourself into a makeup superheroine. Presented in a covetable Tokyo starry night-inspired packaging, you will get inspired for that upcoming Japan trip or the Halloween party you have RSVP-ed!
Be sure to be one of the first to own this limited-edition collection. The online exclusive is available for pre-order from 20 October to 10 November on Shu Uemura LazMall. From 24 October onwards, the collection will also be available on Sephora. So bookmark this page and save the dates!