Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk: Its whipped, light-as-air texture glides over even the most cracked of pouts, creating the illusion of soft, kissable lips.
M.A.C. Cosmetics Retro Matte Lipstick in Ruby Woo: A red lipstick to rule ‘em all? You bet. Expect a universally flattering hue that grants intense colour payoff in a single swipe.
Nars Orgasm Blush: This baked baby is beloved for its weightless formula that dusts cheeks in a subtle — yet striking — shade of pink. Its witty name just adds to the fun, really.
Giorgio Armani Beauty Luminous Silk Foundation: Highlighter is optional when you have this glow-giver in your arsenal. A single pump delivers on a natural, airbrushed finish, while two and above blurs imperfections ranging from zits to dark eye circles.
Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Foundation: This was *the* game-changer of the 2010s. Its diverse shade range and pore-diffusing abilities makes it a favourite amongst makeup mavens everywhere.
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder: A must-have for those with oily complexions, this bad boy eliminates grease and shine without drying out skin. In short? The fluff of dreams.
Dior Diorshow Blackout Mascara: Dramatically lengthened and volumised lashes are what you’ll get from its potent, ultra-black kohl pigments. For optimal results, apply in zig-zag motions and work your way from the base of lashes to the tips.
Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner: High-pigment, smudge-resistant, and equipped with a precise brush tip that allows for effortless application. Few liners have come close to this.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade: Both natural, hair-like strokes and strong, bold lines are possible with this long-lasting, buildable formula that go on like a dream. Blend quick, though — its budge-proof once it dries down.
Urban Decay All-Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray: Our beat faces wouldn’t survive a minute in this climate if it wasn’t for this baby. Never leave us, please?
Biologique Recherche Lotion P50: AKA “Jesus in a bottle”, this toner-lotion is one of the most potent chemical exfoliators out there. While drastically improved skin is guaranteed, it does reek (strongly) of vinegar and milk. A small price, we say.
Pixi Glow Tonic: If a deep, gentle cleanse is what you need, look no further than this clarifying toner-water. All manner of dirt and debris are brought to the surface and eradicated, leaving only healthier, balanced skin in its wake.
La Mer Crème de la Mer Moisturiser Cream: Yes, it’s the infamous moisturiser at $500 a pop. Fans swear by its hydrating prowess that penetrates deep into skin, visibly smoothing and plumping tired, haggard complexions.
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturising Lotion+: No-frills, bells, or whistles — think a simple yet effective emulsion that sinks into skin instantaneously, soothing and moisturising parched areas with ease.
Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum: Its sour scent is no deterrent considering its formidable ingredient list that banishes everything from dark spots to fine lines.
Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask: It’s no wonder celebs and beauty buffs alike consider this an in-flight essential. The fragrance-free, nutrient-packed formula dissolves dead skin cells to reveal a smooth and clear complexion.
Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil: Its unique blend comprising advanced retinol ester and powerful botanicals is the magic cure to stressed, sensitive skin.
Ouai Dry Shampoo: The lingering stench of char kway teow tangled in your locks can’t hold out against Ouai’s star product. A quick spritz rids of shine and build-up while also leaving your mane smelling of lemons. Mm.