Best beauty buys: What Singapore’s top makeup artists shop for when they travel to Tokyo, Bangkok, Seoul

For many beauty enthusiasts who love to travel, one of the most exciting parts about going on holiday is checking out the beauty counters and aisles to see what’s available.

Sure, there is no lack of beauty brands and products galore in Singapore. But there’s just something about finding cult brands or everyday favourites from the places you visit that make the heart flutter.

If you’re not confident in trying something completely new, it pays to trust those who are in the know. Some of Singapore’s trusty makeup artists share what they stock up on on their travels to some of Asia’s well-loved beauty capitals such as Tokyo, Seoul and Bangkok.

You might just find a new beauty love from the list on your next trip.


Known for: Achieving flawless and radiant complexion on clients such as Stefanie Sun, Paige Chua and Joanne Peh.