Express facials now more popular in Singapore: How effective are they?

Fans of express facials say they are a quick, affordable way to get that glow. PHOTO: RAPHAEL LOVASKI
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SINGAPORE – I am in a new beauty salon called Ombre, lying face up on a gurney and strapped to a sculpting machine.

While the high-intensity focused electromagnetic technology works its magic on my abs, toning and sculpting the area by simulating contractions, a therapist fusses over my face by running a mini vacuum over my skin to deeply cleanse it and suck up all the blackheads and “gunk”, as she calls it.

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