HIDE THOSE FLAWS
SK-II ENAMEL RADIANT CREAM COMPACT FOUNDATION, $105, FROM SK-II COUNTERS
A cream foundation blended with the brand's signature fermented yeast extract Pitera; vitamin E; skin-nourishing niacinamide; and moisturising glycerin. It offers medium to full coverage and contains colour correcting pigments to even out skin tone.
Use the complementary Artisan Perfecting Brush ($119) - it is angled to fit the contours of the face and has 70,000 bristles - to smoothen the make-up for a flawless finish.
KOSE ESPRIQUE SMOOTH ON LIQUID FOUNDATION UV, $54, FROM KOSE COUNTERS
This gel-textured foundation is dispensed through a fine net. Pick it up with the complementary sponge and smoothen foundation onto skin in circular motions. It is easy to blend, lightweight, offers light to medium coverage, and leaves skin supple.
SISLEY PHYTO-POUDRE LIBRE LOOSE FACE POWDER, $110, FROM SISLEY COUNTERS
If you prefer matte skin and do not like messy liquid and cream foundations, try this ultra-fine loose powder that gives skin a velvety finish. It blurs out imperfections so skin looks smoother. The powder is made with hydrating hibiscus and mallow extract, as well as linden blossom extract and vitamin E to protect skin.
GET THE BEAUTY BASICS
To celebrate its iconic and boldly coloured Audacious lipsticks and the new Audacious mascara, Nars will be opening a pop-up store outside Tang Plaza from tomorrow till next Thursday. For $60 - redeemable for Nars products - get a makeover by Nars' Hong Kong lead artist Priscilla Yu or the brand's local lead trainer Julyen Loo. Early birds will receive a three-piece travel gift set worth $40. Visit Tangs e-store or the Nars counter at Tangs to book a slot.
TOM FORD MASTER TAILOR
This is your chance to look as sharp as Chinese actor Huang Xiaoming did at his wedding last week to actress Angelababy. His made-to- measure suit was by Tom Ford, and you too can get suited up in one by making an appointment with the Tom Ford master tailor this month. It is his second visit to Singapore, after his July trip here.
Prices start at $5,000 for a lined jacket and from $7,000 for a tuxedo. Evening shirts and pants start from $1,100 and $1,400 respectively. Every purchase of two made-to-measure suits comes with a free shirt worth $900. There is a two-month wait from fitting to receiving of orders.
The Tom Ford made-to-measure tailor will be here from Oct 23 to 25 at B1-128 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. To schedule a 90-minute private appointment, call 6508-7947 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.