Shiseido announced the opening of their new office in Singapore, located in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District.
The move is part of Shiseido’s VISION 2020 corporate transformation, as the company focuses on accelerating growth in the second phase of its medium-to-long term strategy. The new office hub will house the regional headquarters of Shiseido Asia Pacific, the global headquarters for Shiseido Travel Retail and the affiliate office of Shiseido Singapore. As centres of value creation, this structure facilitates flexible and agile decision making; enabling Shiseido to achieve significant growth through marketing activities attuned to the needs of regional consumers and global travellers.
As they continue to build for the future, Shiseido is committed to an increased investment in their brands, talent development, beauty innovation and business activities that will positively and sustainably impact society.
The new office will house three new dedicated facilities:
Asia Learning Centre, a first-of-its-kind dedicated training facility that will train approximately 2,000 Shiseido employees from Asia Pacific, Travel Retail, Japan & China each year. Its programmes aim to develop leadership, function-specific and innovation skills and behaviours that are critical in supporting growth and bringing out the best from employees for Shiseido’s continued success.
Asia Pacific Innovation Centre, which will enable open-source innovation, Asia Pacific consumer research, as well as create and localize a portfolio of highly specialised products for the Asian market and climate.
Life Quality Beauty Centre: As they strive for a society that promotes greater happiness and positivity for everyone, this is a unique facility that provides private, specialized make-up consultations to consumers with significant skin concerns such as port-wine stains, nevus, scars, vitiligo and changes in appearance due to the side effects of medical treatment. Shiseido has helped consumers with serious skin concerns since 1956, when many in Japan suffered from serious skin burns post-war, by developing a foundation called Shiseido Spots Cover.
Shiseido Asia Pacific and the global headquarters of Travel Retail first established their presence in Singapore in 2016 & 2015 respectively; with the employee base almost doubling to over 250 employees, with nationalities spread across 17 countries.
The strategic location of the Singapore office puts Shiseido closer to key markets in Asia, enabling the company toleverage the region’s robust potential with its rising middle-class population. Growth in the premium beauty segment in Asia Pacific is forecasted increase by USD$4.4 billion from 2016-2021, while the mass beauty segment is expected to achieve more than triple this amount.
Asia Pacific also represents a key region and engine of growth for the global Travel Retail Channel. Current forecasts estimate that its beauty segment represents a potential market size of USD$26 billion by 2021; the proximity of Shiseido Travel Retail aims to empower and guide the team alongside this growth.
Shiseido was founded in 1872 as the first Western-style pharmacy in Japan. The business gradually evolved into a cosmetic company, offering consumers the most advanced technology and finest aesthetics available in the East or West. Shiseido is the premier cosmetics company with roots in Japan; and the name of Shiseido has come to represent the world’s highest standards of quality.
Shiseido’s global selection of skincare, makeup and fragrance includes a high-performance category for special skin care, and a brightening line. Shiseido also offers body care, suncare and a skincare line for men. Fiercely contemporary and innovative after 145 years in business, Shiseido is now sold in 88 countries and regions across the world.
One of the biggest names in fashion, Giorgio Armani translates his sense of fashion and his aesthetic vision into the world of fragrances, make-up and skincare. Be one of the first in Singapore to experience the Armani Beauty line and the world of Armani which is available exclusively at Tangs, Tang Plaza.
Tailored to perfection and offered in sleek and luxurious containers and packaging, the innovative make-up formulas from Giorgio Armani seduce even the most demanding women.
Make Up Store is a Swedish cosmetic concept store that has progressed from a humble beginning to having more than 150 stores worldwide to date. Their newest Singapore store is now open in Paragon.
Make Up Store was founded in 1996 by beauty entrepreneur - Mr. Mika Liias. Mika had started International Make Up Centre in 1995 and was having difficulty finding quality and affordable cosmetics & tools for his school. He began sourcing for products from Europe and USA. As demand for his products grew, Mika decided to open Make Up Store to serve the needs of makeup artists and students. Soon it became popular with people from all walks of life.
The beauty of each Make Up Store lies in its design of simplicity and elegance. In contrast to the wide selection of make up colors, the store is kept to the minimal with black furnishings and fittings. The display showcases the complete variety of products at a glance for the ease of customers.
As a Botanist, Harvester, Manufacturer and Retailer, the Yves Rocher brand is the only global cosmetics beauty brand to control the entire life cycle of its products. This specificity allows the Yves Rocher brand to lower environmental impact and offer every woman quality products at an accessible price. Residents in the east can now shop for Yves Rocher products at their latest Century Square store without having to hit town.
Passionate about botanical world, Mr. Yves Rocher made his first plant-based beauty product in 1959, in his hometown of La Gacilly, in the Brittany region of France. With the expertise in Botanical Beauty, Yves Rocher reproduces life mechanism of plants while formulating effective beauty products.
Experience the Color Factory Service at Etude House's newly-reopened flagship store at Wisma Atria. This special service was previously only available in Korea.
With the Color Factory Service, you can understand your skin tone and color to find out what’s your color! Not forgetting the fun part where you get to customize your own lipstick!
Each consultation is around 50-minute and you will receive 1-to-1 color consultation from their 'Color Artist'. After assessing your skin tone using their special color-finder device and color drapes, the artist will recommend you your very own personal color. A whopping collection of 240 lip colours are available for selection. The Color Factory sessions are strictly by appointment only. Read more about this service here.
Etude House is a Korean cosmetic brand with particular focus on fun makeup products offering creative and unique products characterized by sensational colours and the up-to-date trends. The brand was founded in 1966 and incorporated by Amore Pacific in 1990.
The new flagship store concept is inspired by the motif of a Princess Palace - a grander version compared to other Etude House stores which are based on the concept of Princess House - to accentuate the fairytale elements, reinforcing its sweet princess and feminine positioning. To provide a holistic beauty experience, this Etude House flagship store will be the first outlet to roll out any new launches and house the most extensive and updated collection of products.
Founded in 1862, Ladurée is a legendary patisserie that is renowned for its macarons - beautifully coloured, edible jewelry. Their romantic makeup label, Les Merveilleuses Ladurée, is now available at their new Singapore flagship store at Takashimaya Shopping Centre.
In 2013, Ladurée brings art to a new stage with the launch of Les Merveilleuses Ladurée, a cosmetics line under the brand name of Ladurée that symbolises the essence of the French history and esprit. Les Merveilleuses Ladurée believes in “unexpected beauty” filled with discoveries and surprises, offering women with a sensory experience.
The cosmetics collection will enchant women who are committed to making themselves sophisticated in an aesthetic manner and will give them great surprise and pleasure whenever they use it. Les Merveilleuses Ladurée collection provides inspiring elegance across time.
HERA, the Korean beauty essential of the modern woman who is effortlessly urban feminine, is finally coming to our shores!
Come mid-May, HERA will be launching in Singapore with their first counter at Takashimaya.
Hera, the leading K-Beauty brand, aims to spread the special unique charm of modern Korean women. Seoulista is the muse of Hera, representing the exceptional beauty of modern Korean women who are fashionable, elegant, confident and passionate. They are the style icon of K-Beauty as well as the beauty messenger leading trends in Asia.
The Seoulista knows how to express their personality using colors and makeup. They use Hera’s innovative Makeup products to create a dewy glowing skin complexion and use different shades of lipsticks to add a chic edge on their face therefore, completing a perfectly enchanting look of the women of Seoul. With their products, give yourself an elegant, sophisticated, confident Seoulista look to shine wherever you are!
Luxury beauty label Chantecaille will open its first outlet in South-East Asia at Takashimaya this April.
Chantecaille is a luxury skincare and cosmetics company founded on a passion for nature. Their breakthrough formulas use cutting-edge technology to unlock the power of earth’s own nourishing botanicals - plants and flowers with an amazing ability to calm, replenish, and protect. Nature inspires them and that inspiration is reflected not only in the products they create, but in the work they do to sustain this remarkable world all around them.
Chantecaille’s luxurious, highly-effective skincare contains no animal ingredients, no synthetic color or fragrance, no sulfate detergents and no phthalates or petrochemicals. They never test on animals, but because their deep respect for nature is matched only by their respect for the people who use their products, everything Chantecaille makes is dermatologically tested and non-comedogenic. You are part of nature, too.
Shop your heart out at Sephora's latest & 3rd largest outlet in Singapore located at Westgate. The new space spans over 5,300 sq ft and houses over 130 beauty brands.
Sephora is a one-stop beauty destination with unparalleled assortments of prestige products, in addition to Sephora’s own private label, top notch Beauty Advisors and an interactive, easy-to-wander shopping environment.
Founded in France in 1970, owned by LVMH, the world's leading luxury goods group, and under the leadership of CEO Christopher De Lapuente, Sephora holds a powerful beauty presence in countries around the world!
Tony Moly is a Korean Cosmetic and Beauty brand. They are a street culture brand that promotes an enjoyable urban beauty lifestyle. They provide high quality, innovative skin care products, trendy makeup and irresistibly cute items that actually work! All of their items are made in Korea and only with the highest quality ingredients!
THEY DO NOT TEST on Animals as they love them as much as you do. Finally, they just want to provide to you an enjoyable experience and hope that they can help you feel chic, unique and beautiful!
As we age, everyone wants to keep and maintain our youthful skin.
Youthful glow to our skin often becomes our reminiscence as we age.
Tony Moly strives through research and ethical skin care principles to offer the fountain of youth in careful selection of their products. They focus on how to offer this youthful complexion for their customers to maintain radiant, glowing, and renewed skin.
Mamonde, is a South Korean brand specialising in skincare and cosmetics products, formulated from the goodness of flowers. Their first standalone boutique in Singapore will be opening soon at Ngee Ann City.
With a rich brand heritage dating back to 1991, Mamonde has always gathered inspiration from the beauty of nature, in particular flowers.
Each of Mamonde's skincare range is created by studying the unique characteristics of flowers and using them to develop product lines that address various skin concerns. Mamonde’s makeup line is also inspired by the vibrant nature of flowers with its exuberant colours and alluring fragrance. Even the product packaging has been carefully designed to reflect its philosophy, featuring feminine yet sensible designs that incorporate subtle floral elements.
FashionTV Cosmetics is FashionTV’s exclusive beauty brand that combines beauty expertise and insider knowledge to create the best products for that model-esque look women desire. Singapore's very first FashionTV Cosmetics store is now open at Wisma Atria!
FashionTV Cosmetics is a premium age-defying skin care, hair care, body care, men’s care, and makeup lines which were inspired by the glamorous world of fashion, top models’ beauty secrets, haute couture creations and jewelry.
Based on innovative cosmetic patents such as Botexynol-4™, Melaslow™, Ac.Net™ Eyefreez™, and Songa™, and further enriched with 24 Karat gold, pearls extracts, quartz crystals and other premium ingredients (natural herbs, oils & extracts), FashionTV Cosmetics revolutionizes the traditional skin care solutions by working with your skin's natural powers of recovery, helping it to achieve a naturally healthy glow and a youthful look.
Known for its cosmetic products and skincare oils, cult Japanese beauty brand THREE will launch its store & spa at TANGS at Tang Plaza on 15 September.
Other than their many retail points in Japan, you can also find THREE in countries like Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Indonesia and Thailand.
Based on the notion that the mind, body & skin are inseparable, THREE proposes a holistic regimen to bring out one's beauty. Supercharged with the powerful effects of essential oils and plant-based ingredients, THREE products actively support the skin by boosting its natural mechanism to enhance its beauty.
THREE believes that true beauty lies in living with a positive, open attitude, respecting both the precious blessings of the nature and oneself as a part of it.
MAKE UP FOR EVER is a professional makeup brand of exceptional quality and innovative products. Their flagship store is one of the many exciting retail additions to the new Downtown Gallery.
Founded in 1984 by renowned makeup artist Dany Sanz, the brand offers a cult-favorite collection of vivid, high-pigment colors, superior face and body foundations and expert artisan formulas to professional makeup artists and makeup enthusiasts all around the world.
Founded by makeup artist François Nars in 1994, NARS Cosmetics is the beauty brand for the modern, independent woman. The brand embraces individuality and inspires self-expression and creativity by bringing high-fashion, high-style, and a forward-thinking attitude to beauty. Their new store will be opening soon at Ngee Ann City.
Bold, unexpected color and luxurious textures ensure each product lives up to the brand’s DNA – modern, audacious, iconic. Acquired by Shiseido in 2000, NARS cosmetics are distributed through specialty beauty and department stores globally.
Lose yourself in an eccentric ballet starring a handsome prince, the Sugar Plum Fairy and rosy-cheeked soldiers. Twist, turn and tumble into the Land of Dolls and feast your eyes upon a party bursting with whimsy. M.A.C's new flagship store in Singapore is now at ION Orchard.
Mâˆ™Aâˆ™C Cosmetics takes great pride in producing the finest quality prestige makeup. Because of this, they vigorously pursue counterfeiting operations and the individuals responsible for the production, distribution and sale of counterfeit goods that visibly appear to be authentic Mâˆ™Aâˆ™C Cosmetics products but lack the superior quality, research and development time invested in all of our products.
Sephora's spanking new flagship store at Ion Orchard has moved into its new home.
Expect the label's full range of products. You'll also be able to get Kat Von D Beauty-inspired flash makeovers from the artistry team at the in-store Beauty Studio.
Inspired by ‘kaiten-sushi’ from Japan, this concept is a first in Asia. To achieve the season's key looks, simply select ‘food’ items from a moving conveyor belt with bento boxes of makeup! You may also head on to four individual stations where the brand’s makeup artists will be more than happy to dispense tips and makeovers.
Their story starts in the mid-‘90s, when pink and red enslaved the prestige beauty market. Flying in the face of this monopoly, Urban Decay unleashed a line of lipsticks and nail enamels inspired by seedier facets of the urban landscape.
The vibe since day one? Beauty with an edge™. While they’ve grown like crazy since then, they haven’t stopped experimenting. They now offer an endless array of high-performance cosmetics, from velvety-soft shadows and creamy, badass lipsticks to weightless complexion products and high-tech setting sprays to make your makeup last all day.
Flaunt your beauty with even more confidence, and let your dazzling charm shine! Laneige seeks to give all women a beautiful transformation inside out, inspired by the dynamic energy of Water. By harnessing the power of water science, they hydrate your skin & illuminate you from within!
Add sparkle to your life as they go beyond the everyday to create new trends and explore infinite possibilities.
Forever Flawless are to open their 2nd boutique soon, at Paragon.
Diamonds, the most precious gemstones, have been widely recognized for their exceptional powers and miraculous abilities. There is mounting scientific evidence that associates diamonds with health benefits and improved well-being. Diamonds have a positive influence on various organs of the body. Diamonds reduce fever, fight infections, invigorate metabolism, rejuvenate blood circulation, and help with many skin disorders. Moreover, in alternative medicine, diamonds are known for strengthening all the energy centers of the human body.
Microdermabrasion, as well as, "diamond peeling" are modern exfoliation techniques, used by beauty salons and spas, to remove the outermost layer of dead skin cells from the epidermis. These techniques encourage skin cells turnover by removing the buildup of dead skin cells and replacing them with fresh and new ones. The result is a fresh, radiant, and a much more beautiful and healthier looking skin. Forever Flawless skin care line is designed to deliver spa quality results in the comfort of one's home.
Forever Flawless - Diamond Infused Skin Care - is the perfect combination between scientific professional skin care and high-end skin care for personal use. Each product of the line contains micronized, natural, and genuine diamond powder as an exfoliating agent. This unique approach ensures the delivery of the most advanced active and age defying ingredients into the deeper layers of the skin. The outcome is overwhelming. Within a few applications wrinkles and fine lines diminish and other skin concerns such as age spots, acne, stretch marks etc. are significantly improved.
French brand Yves Saint Laurent Beaute has unveiled its second boutique at VivoCity, following the success of its first boutique at ION Orchard, which opened in 2012.
The 500 sq ft store will be offering its entire range of make-up and skincare products, as well as a stable of fragrances. The boutique houses a cosy fragrance corner where customers can take a whiff of scented porcelain cubes before settling on the perfume of their choice. The new store also boasts a hybrid look of old and new YSL Beaute concepts, marrying elements of the glossy, dark vibe that YSL Beaute stores used to have and a new gold luxe feel.
Lionesse beauty bar is a one-stop luxury boutique where customers can enjoy high-end products and a professional beauty makeover.
At Lionesse Beauty Bar, they offer a wide variety of products for eyes, lips, face, skin and hair.
Customers can enjoy a free makeover where they can try and purchase products. Their prices are competitive and the products are remarkable.
Clarins will we offering a brand new beauty experience at ION Orchard on the 16th February.
The Clarins brand was born with the desire to advance beauty by making it more real and natural.
An expert blend of pure plant extracts, advanced technology and flawless innovation has put Clarins on the beauty map as the European leader in luxury skin care for more than 50 years. Their botanical-based makeup and skincare is the result of their love for nature and the constant global search for the purest, most beautifully beneficial ingredients.