Ditch those mainstream cosmetic brands like Laura Mercier, Urban Decay, Fresh and Kiehl’s! Instead, shop locally at these homegrown beauty brands found in Singapore! All curated from our little red dot, you will feel proud of our fellow Singaporean’s accomplishments. Founded purely by women, it will definitely be awe-inspiring to support these female entrepreneurs.
Additionally, these cosmetics aren’t just your regular makeup or skincare products! From the packaging to the ingredients used, these female-owned brands have carefully made their products to include ingredients that are either organic, cruelty-free, vegan, or all in one! Try out any of these 6 cosmetic beauty brands from Singapore and who knows, you might even swap it with your usual high-end product for good!
Note: This list is strictly not in order.
1. LIHT Organics
Not just safe and beneficial for your skin and body, LIHT Organics can also heal and improve your complexion with regular use! Founded by Nerissa Low, her products have a wide array of shades across a comprehensive range of cosmetics. In addition, these products are also high performing, intensely pigmented and ultra-nourishing. Advocating the use of organic and natural makeup, these quality products are made with a high percentage of certified organic ingredients, no nano-particles or harmful chemicals, and are vegan and cruelty-free!
Must-try: A lightweight liquid foundation that smells just like a fresh batch of cupcakes? Meet the Youth Elixir Liquid Foundation! This organic foundation is great for all skin types as well as for sensitive skin. Available in 10 shades, this non-clogging formula provides flawless coverage that lasts throughout the day without any touch-ups whilst also aiding to heal and nourish your skin.
Contact: +65 8191 8262
Location: 10 Anson Road, International Plaza, #16-12, Singapore 079903
2. Sén Natural
Committed to ‘green beauty’, this means Sén Natural only uses ingredients that are natural, honest and cruelty-free! Started out by handcrafting organic and sustainable beauty products for friends and family, product lead and specialist, Hoan, then increased the level of consciousness for eco-friendly lifestyles. Creating a movement that inspires women to be bold, confident and courageous, her products also play a part in helping you make kind and conscious choices when you purchase it!
Must-try: Handcrafted, cruelty-free and all-natural, Sénsation Understate is great as an everyday, go-to nude lipstick shade! Crafted for subtleness and sophistication, this neutral colour pairs perfectly with any makeup look.
Contact: +65 8598 7365
78 Airport Boulevard, Jewel Changi Airport, #02-205/206, Singapore 819666
333 Kreta Ayer Road, #01-14, Singapore 080333
5 Straits View, Marina One, #01-03, Singapore 018935
Opening Hours: Differs for every outlet
3. Solos Cosmetics
Set out to create their dream cosmetic brand, founders of Solos Cosmetics envisioned crafting products that are transparent, ethical, sustainable and affordable. Thoughtfully created to keep things travel-friendly, innovative and easy on your wallet, they have simplified beauty so that you can look smashing anywhere you go! Not only are their products vegan and cruelty-free, they have also made it much more inclusive! So, it doesn’t matter if you have porcelain white skin or a sun-kissed mocha skin, fancy a natural look or full-on glam, are a girl playing with shades or a boy experimenting with makeup and wants to accentuate his looks. Solos Cosmetics is made for all of us!
Must-try: A liquid lipstick that is velvety and lightweight, Lipmattic Liquid Lipstick has a soft matte finish. Available in 8 shades, this buildable formula is suitable for a basic everyday look or whenever you want to go full-on glam!
Founded by Cissy Chen, Frankskincare offers friendly expertise on organic beauty skincare. With 100% certified organic ingredients, their products are made with the main goal of helping everyone achieve healthier skin. Carefully sourcing the finest natural active ingredients from different parts of the world, they ensure that their products are packed with genuine benefits which don’t contain harmful chemicals! Not to mention, if you are big on environmentally friendly products, Frankskincare uses recycled or recyclable packaging materials for their products!
Must-try: Perfect for all skin types, Juicier Luxury Face Oil is packed with organic ingredients to improve your skin’s moisture balance, protect against free radicals, and provide natural skin renewal and anti-inflammatory relief. With its beneficial ingredients, you will get firm, plump skin that is radiant and has a stunning glow!
Location: 6 Shenton Way, OUE Downtown Gallery, #01-46, Singapore 068815
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 11.30am-7.30pm | Sat 11am-4pm | Closed on Sunday
5. Alcheme Skincare
Specialising in providing personalised and conscious skincare formulations, Alcheme Skincare’s products are made from vitamin-enriched, botanical actives. Originated from the belief that your skincare routine could be made simple and effective, Tuyen Lamy and Constance Mandefield have since then created products that are tailored to your individual needs. Each product is formulated to suit your personalised needs and it ensures that every ingredient from their cosmetics helpfully gives your skin exactly what it needs.
Must-try: The beauty of this Personalised Eye Serum is that it allows you to include other active ingredients to tackle concerns like wrinkles and sagging – all customised to your needs. What’s more, this light serum is fragrance-free so that it’ll protect the sensitive skin around the eye area too!
250 Orchard Road, #01-01, Singapore 238905
68 Orchard Road, #01-67/#03-65 to 69, Singapore 238839
Opening Hours: Differs for every outlet
6. Rooki Beauty
Just like their brand name, Rooki Beauty made skin care as simple as ABC, even a makeup rookie could use it without fault! Its founders started off with the main goal of creating a brand that was fresh, modern and made applying skincare a breeze. Besides that, they strive to harness the brilliance of superfoods for glowing, healthy skin. Transforming superfoods into antioxidant, vitamin and phytonutrient-rich skincare products, your skin will feel amazing and it will definitely thank you!
Must-try: An innovative superfood cleanser, Honey Matcha Cleansing Drops removes dirt and impurities on your skin and replenishes it with drops of nourishing Honey, omega-rich Chia Seeds and organic Uji Matcha. Besides that, it also contains complexion-smoothing Lactic Acid to aid in achieving that dreamy, lit-from-within glow.
With these 6 cosmetic beauty brands founded and spearheaded by Singaporean women, their products will be more suitable for you based on our climate. Besides your complexion that will reap benefits, the continuous use of any products from these brands wouldn’t leave you feeling woeful. As their items include either organic, cruelty-free, vegan ingredients, eco-friendly packaging, or even all, you’ll feel secure knowing that you’re using ethical products!