Your Beauty Kit Won’t Be Complete Without These 7 Non-Makeup Products
Fact: There’s more to beauty products than smudge-proof lipstick and high coverage foundation. Get ready to seize the day by adding these non-makeup staples to your beauty arsenal.
1. A detangling brush
Keep your locks soft and knot-free with a trusty detangling brush.
Tangle Angel’s award-winning brushes are Instagram-worthy—and even Royal family-approved! These gorgeous brushes were created by Richard Ward, hairdresser to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Sophie, Duchess of Wessex. Available at Beauty Bar and Browhaus Manila stores
You can always count on Goody Hair for high-quality hair accessories and brushes. The Goody Bright Boost Paddle is a fun, colorful pick for gentle detangling.
2. Contact lenses
Contact lenses are for everybody—whether or not you have eyeglass prescription! With graded lenses, four-eyed women can bid adieu to the struggles of putting on makeup underneath their frames. On the other hand, beauty enthusiasts with 20/20 vision can also have fun experimenting with non-graded colored contacts.
Colored contacts make a huge difference by complementing your makeup and enhancing your look. Air Optix offers a variety of natural-looking shades like hazel, green, blue, and gray.
DAILIES AquaComfort Plus
Looking for travel-friendly prescription contacts? The DAILIES AquaComfort Plus is your perfect adventure companion. For maximum comfort, these single-use contact lenses release moisturizing agents throughout the day, making them a safe and hassle-free choice!
3. A no-fail sunscreen
We’re all familiar with the golden rule: never, ever leave the house without sunscreen! Protect yourself from the harmful rays of the sun and combat visible signs of premature ageing with a trusty tube of SPF.
The Body Shop
The Body Shop’s Skin Defence (SPF 50) provides protection against skin aggressors. The best part? It’s lightweight, fast absorbing, and cruelty-free!
Kiehl’s Ultra Light Daily UV Defense (SPF 50) is non-comedogenic and fast-absorbing, leaving a matte, picture-perfect finish!
4. Nude Nail Polish
Look clean and polished in an instant with nude nails!
Happy Skin Express Gel Polish
As featured on this year’s Metro Beauty Awards, the Happy Skin Express Gel Polish gives gel-like nails in half the time and effort.
Have you given these best-selling shades a try? Get gel-like nails (without the UV lamp) with our Express Gel Polishes in Achiever (soft pink) and Dreamer (light dove gray). Did you know that it's vegan and free from toxic ingredients, too? More reasons for you to try it! Get your own bottle now at happyskincosmetics.com and have #HappinessDelivered
The Miracle Gel is Sally Hansen’s patented technology for longer wear. It’s chic and chip-resistant—with no UV lamp required! Available at Rustan's
5. Moisturizing face sheets
After a long, tiring day, going home to a skincare session sounds superb. One of our favorite go-to products? A quick fix face mask!
Water Angel is an award-winning cult brand from Thailand—and it’s now available in the Philippines! It specializes in high function masks using innovative natural ingredients, like horse oil, bee venom, gold silk, and rice. One of its most popular variants is snail! Available at Beauty MNL
When we talk about Korean face masks, it’s impossible not to think of MediHeal. This best-selling Asian skincare brand offers a variety of face sheets, each providing a custom solution for a specific skin concern. Available at Watsons
6. Heat styling tools
There’s never a bad hair day with these beauty must-haves by your side—or in this case, on your vanity table!
One of the most luxurious hairdryers in the world, the Dyson Supersonic cuts your styling time in half.
Want to achieve long-lasting curls without the fuss? The KISS InstaWave is fully automatic—which means it does the curling for you! Available at Watsons
7. Bum Cream
And last, but definitely not the least—bum cream. Yes, you heard that right! This Anese.Co collagen mask and booty scrub targets stretch marks and unwanted blemishes, making your booty appear softer and firmer.
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