Singaporebrides | Beauty

July 2013

Enhance Your Eyes On Your Big Day

Dark circles and tired eyes – typical traits of a bride-to-be planning her wedding. However, late nights and stress are extremely taxing on the eyes, especially since the skin around that area is at its thinnest. But your wedding is in a week! You need a miracle or seven!

Enhance Your Eyes On Your Big Day

a. The Body Shop’s Vitamin C Eye Reviver, $36.90

A cooling gel for lids and brows and a refreshing cream for under the eyes, both products work together for a bright-eyed look. The rollerball application also helps reduce puffiness, so the skin under the eyes is left looking radiant and refreshed.

b. Benefit’s It’s Potent! Eye Cream, $54

This powerful eye cream, containing a peptide complex known to help restore elasticity and firmness, fades dark circles and helps smooth fine lines for brighter, younger-looking eyes. Its blend of hydrating botanical extracts features apple extract, known to help boost collagen, and loquat extract, known to help protect the skin from free radical damage.

c. Benefit’s Brow Zings, $48

Everyone knows that a well-defined brow can immediately transform your face by nicely framing your eyes and making them more expressive. This eye brow kit includes a soft, pigmented wax that defines and shapes brows and a colour-complementing setting powder to keep your brows looking wow, plus discreet tweezers for pesky stray hairs, a hard angle brush, and a blending brush.

d. Fancl’s Resteye Gel, $30

This refreshing eye gel directly targets problems such as dark circles, puffiness, dryness and fine lines. Daily usage will help in improving blood circulation, thus reducing the appearance of unsightly dark circles and puffiness.

e. Jurlique’s Herbal Recovery Eye Gel, $80

This eye gel is rich in organic herbal extracts of euphrasia officianalis (eyebright), which firms the skin around the eye. The aloe and rose in the formula also hydrates, softens, soothes and restores the fragile eye contour while other antioxidants reduces the visible signs of aging. Also contains arnica, viola and chickweed to cool, soothe and reduce puffiness.

f. Anna Sui’s Perfect Mascara, $41

With a good mascara, just applying two coats will give enough definition to lashes to really make a difference to your eyes.Packaged in a uniquely Anna Sui nostalgic style, Perfect Mascara magnifies your eyes by capturing and defining each of your lashes. Its formula contains Fast Dry Powder, Curl Keep Polymer and Triple Solid Oil to instantly curl and freeze lashes, keep curls for long-lasting effect, and also creates lash fullness.

g. Goldwell’s Dual Senses Rich Repair Thermo Leave-In Treatment, $30

Ladies with bangs should already know that a well-maintained fringe ending just above the eyes does wonders for those peepers, so don’t ever neglect it! This leave-in treatment’s heat-active care formula takes the heat off hair when styling, while Pashmina Silk Proteins and Cuticle-Balancer makes hair much easier to comb and manage, leaving hair smoother, healthier and shinier.