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September 30, 2015

The third edition of the NYLON SINGAPORE x Vanity Trove Beauty Box is here! With every issue, we carefully curate a box of makeup, haircare and skincare products from your favourite brands for you to buy and try, and this month’s Beauty Box is definitely a sweet deal.

This box is priced affordably at $38 and you get to try popular brands like Illamasqua, ETUDE HOUSE, belif and many more.
BUY! $38 at vanitytrove.com/nylon from mid August. Here’s a look at what is in this edition of the box:

IN THE BOX:
1. adidas Climacool Antiperspirant (35ml)
2. ASTALIFT Cream (5g) or ASTALIFT Moisture Foam (12g)
or Lunamer Brightener (20ml)
3. $10 ASTALIFT Voucher
4. Bed Head Hard Head (101ml)
5. belif Hungarian Water Essence (10ml)
6. belif The True Cream (10ml)
7. BRTC Make Over Mask (20g)
8. ETUDE HOUSE Back to School Kit – Moistfull Collagen Sleeping Pack (30ml),
Moistfull Collagen Peeling Wash (10ml) and Real Art Cleansing Oil (15ml)
9. Follizin The Cleanser (50ml) and The Moisturiser (50ml)
10. Hada Labo SHA Lotion (30ml)
11. Illamasqua Hydra Veil (8ml)
12. Illamasqua Glamore Lipstick (full-sized)
13. 2 x Kosé Pure Advance Deep Clear Mask (8g)
14. John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Colour Protecting Moisturising Shampoo (50ml)
15. John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Colour Protecting Moisturising Conditioner (50ml)
16. L’Oréal Extraordinary Oil Gold (30ml) or Extraordinary Oil + UV Protection (30ml)

ADIDAS CLIMACOOL ANTIPERSPIRANT

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If only we could keep fresh while working out at the same time. This antiperspirant has the technology to realise that fantasy. With advanced capsules that release a citrus scent when activated by friction, perspiration and humidity, you’ll be kept feeling and smelling fresh through your workout. What’s more, this small bottle isgreatforthrowingintoyourgymbag.

adidas Climacool Antiperspirant, $7.50 for 150ml. Available at major supermarkets and personal care stores. shop.adidas.com.sg

LUNAMER BRIGHTENER

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Renew your skin with Lunamer’s signature product. It’s a beauty essence that removes the culprit of dull skin, aged keratin, and contains a high concentration of Clear Nanovitamin E that promotes active skin cell renewal and collagen synthesis, which reduces the appearance of wrinkles.

Lunamer Brightener, $60 for 100ml. Available at ASTALIFT stores. astalift.com.sg

ASTALIFT CREAM AND MOISTURE FOAM
Fight ageing and promote antioxidant production with these ASTALIFT products. They contain two key ingredients: ASTALIFT’s signature ingredient, Astaxanthin, and Lycopene. Astaxanthin is one of the most powerful natural super antioxidants and is a red pigment found in salmon, sea bream, salmon roe, prawns and red seaweed. Similarly, Lycopene is a red pigment found in tomatoes, watermelons and persimmons. The ingredients work together to leave you looking like you’re in the pink of health.

ASTALIFT Cream, $84 for 30g, and ASTALIFT Moisture Foam, $42 for 100g. Available at ASTALIFT stores. astalift.com.sg

BED HEAD HARD HEAD

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Tame those fly-aways and baby hair with this hairspray. While it has a hold factor of 5/5, it still allows flexibility and is suitable for any hair length or texture. It also has a citrus berry scent – perfect for working that hair flick.

Bed Head Hard Head hairspray, $32 for 400ml. Available at Glamour Salon System. glamoursalonsystem.com.sg

BELIF HUNGARIAN WATER ESSENCE

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Hungarian Queen Elizabeth had a (not-so-dirty) secret to hydrated skin – the legendary Hungarian Water. In belif’s version, it’s light- weight, non-sticky and leaves your skin feeling absolutely pampered just like royalty. Other ingredients include rosemary that boosts microvascular circulation to preserve skin clarity and Gotu Kola to keep you young – no need to cast a spell on young Disney princesses to preserve your own youth.

belif Hungarian Water Essence, $57 for 75ml. Available at belif stores. Follow belif on Instagram @belif_singapore. belif.com.sg

BELIF THE TRUE CREAM — AQUA BOMB

Everyone wants suppler and clearer skin and this cream pampers your skin with exceptional comfort to achieve those goals. Like tucking your skin into a blanket of moisture, this gel-cream calms your skin and is clinically proven to improve its moisture by 18%. Made with Lady’s Mantle, or dubbed “the hydrating herb for women”, you’ll have your head in the clouds with this one.

belif The True Cream – Aqua Bomb, $54 for 50ml. Available at belif stores. Follow belif on Instagram @belif_singapore. belif.com.sg

BRTC MAKE OVER MASK

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These take “beauty masks” to the next, super fun level, serving both as skincare products and masks for play. Choose from the faces of four timeless beauties, Yang Gui Fei, Chun Xiang, Hwang Jini and Cleopatra. Each satisfy a different skincare need like soothing, brightening and tightening.

BRTC Make Over Masks, $3.90 each. Available at Sasa stores. en.brtc.co.kr

ETUDE HOUSE BACK TO SCHOOL KIT

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This kit contains three ETUDE HOUSE essentials: Real Art Cleansing Oil, Moistfull Collagen Peeling Wash and Moistfull Collagen Sleeping Pack. First, remove your makeup with the award-winning (Get It Beauty — Korea) Real Art Cleasing Oil. With stronger absorption of impurities, it makes makeup removal effortless – no more stubborn mascara! After washing your face, exfoliate with the Peeling Wash that has natural Konjac grains to remove dead skin cells. Finish off with the Sleeping Pack that locks in all nutrients, promoting moisturising and elasticity effects.

ETUDE HOUSE Real Art Cleansing Oil, $27.90 for 200ml, Moistfull Collagen Peeling Wash, $21.90 for 100ml, and Moistfull Collagen Sleeping Pack, $21.90 for 100ml. Available at ETUDE HOUSE. etudehouse.sg

FOLLIZIN THE CLEANSER AND THE MOISTURISER

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No more tearing your hair out over shampoos that dry up your scalp. The Cleanser uses SuGENE Technology, a type of plant genetics technology that maintains moisture balance on the scalp and hair, while acting as a natural preservative. It’s infused with Rose Oil for natural smoothness and protection of moisture. The Moisturiser uses another type of breakthrough technology – HYDRALOK Technology. It retains moisture using natural silk proteins and various amino acids for more manageable hair, and it’s colour safe.

Follizin The Cleanser, $42 for 300ml, and The Moisturiser, $50 for 300ml. Available at Glamour Salon System. glamoursalonsystem.com.sg

ILLAMASQUA HYDRA VEIL

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The future of makeup is now. Hydra Veil is termed “cosmetic care”, or part cosmetic, part skincare. It’s a self-levelling clear gel primer that immediately smoothens and hydrates skin. On top of locking in moisture, it calms and refreshes the skin with plant extracts, serving as a healthy go-to base before foundation.

Illamasqua Hydra Veil, $58 for 30ml. Available at Illamasqua Singapore. facebook.com/illamasquasingapore

HADA LABO SUPER HYALURONIC ACID LOTION

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Many Japanese women have enviable dewy skin because lotion is part of their skin regime. This lotion by the popular Japanese brand Hada Labo fills up the middle layer of your skin with water to replenish moisture loss. It’s a great prep for the rest of your skincare routine because products can better penetrate fully hydratedskin.

Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Lotion, $22.90 for 170ml. Available at Watsons stores. hadalabo.com.sg

INFINITY KOSÉ PURE ADVANCE DEEP CLEAR MASK

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Nip ageing in the bud with this massage mask. First, its clay base rids sebum dirt from deep within pores and the clay scrub removes blackheads and unwanted skin cells. Next, peppermint extract cools down the skin and lastly, Alum, a natural mineral from volcanic areas, helps to tighten the protein in horny cell layers. Make your skin’s youthfulness last to infinity (and beyond).

INFINITY KOSÉ Pure Advance Deep Clear Mask, $55 for 120g. Available at all major department stores and Sephora.

ILLAMASQUA GLAMORE LIPSTICK AND MATTE LIPSTICK

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While the ultra sleek packaging is enough to draw us in, these highly-pigmented lipsticks have intense colour payoff that last all day and are enrinched with Vitamin E. Lips now stay soft and kissable throughout the day. For a satin finish, go for Glamore Lipstick, otherwise, finish your look with a strong matte lip.

Illamasqua Glamore Lipstick and Matte Lipstick, $34 each. Available at Illamasqua Boutique Ngee Ann City #B1-32 and Robinsons Heeren L1. facebook.com/illamasquasingapore

JOHN FRIEDA BRILLIANT BRUNETTE COLOUR PROTECTING MOISTURISING SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER

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The few months after dyeing your hair is an awkward phase of two-toned fadedness and you face the dilemma of spending money to re-dye your hair. This shampoo and conditioner set is specially formulated for hair that’s gone brunette, to protect it from water penetration and to clean gently for rich and shiny brunette tones. Keep up your hair game effortlessly long after you’ve coloured your hair.

John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Colour Protecting Moisturising Shampoo and Conditioner, $$15.90 each for 250 ml. Available at selected Watsons, Guardian and Cold Storage outlets. johnfrieda.com.sg

L’ORÉAL EXTRAORDINARY OIL

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In the scorch and humidity of the tropical weather, we need to keep our hair in check. This hair oil counters nature for healthy-looking locks throughout the day. It’s available in four variants – Extraordinary Oil Gold, Extraordinary Oil + UV Protection, Extraordinary Oil Extra Rich and Extraordinary Oil Mist. Made with six of the most luxurious flower oils – Flax, Tiare, Rose, Lotus, Chamomile and Matricaria, it nourishes your hair to keep it soft and smooth. In this box you’ll get to try either one of the first two variants. The Extraordinary Oil Gold is for normal to dry hair and the Extraordinary
Oil + UV Protection is for permed/coloured hair.

L’Oréal Extraordinary Oil, $23.90 for 100ml, and Extraordinary Oil + UV Protection $26.90 for 100ml. loreal.com.sg