Top Beauty Spots

ALT This new multi-level lifestyle concept store located in the heart of Orchard not only sells edgy apparel for the trendy urban crowd; it also has an entire section dedicated to beauty and wellness, stocking rare Asian brands like Thailand’s BSC Panadda. 1-2/F The Heeren Shops, 260 Orchard Rd., 6732-6677.

Escentials Not only does it stock cult fragrances such as Annick Goutal and Diptyque, it also offers private rooms for facial treatments, workshops and makeover parties. #03-02 Paragon, 290 Orchard Rd., 6737-2478.

Ninki-O The idea here is to shop for products that have been given the best reviews on CozyCot, a Singapore-based online beauty portal. As the product range is huge
(it even includes things like baby milk formula), it’s best to come with something particular in mind. #02-24/25 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Rd., 6509-8091.

Sephora Since its arrival on our beauty scene, Sephora has been making waves with previously hard-to-get brands such as Too Faced, Smashbox and Burt’s Bees. #01-05/06 ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, 6509-8255.

Strip Co-ed Beauty Emporium After shopping the exclusive range from Aunt Illcsi, feel free to browse the lifestyle offerings of Love Da Music (CDs) and Books Actually or treat yourself to an in-house facial, massage or even a Brazilian. 8D Dempsey Rd., 6475-7833.

Tangs Beauty Hall The cosmetics section of popular departmental store Tangs is always brimming with activity, from regular makeover sessions to joint collaborations with lifestyle magazines and fashion brands. 1/F Tangs Orchard, 310 Orchard Rd., 6737-5500.