December is the season of reflection of the year as well as celebration of our fruits of labour. Amidst shopping for your loved one, what are you rewarding yourself in 2014? Spa treat? Vacation? Or the some dream items not available on our shores? Here’s a list of Top 5 products we compiled for you!


1. Ambient Lighting Palette (Hourglass Cosmetics) Found in USA – USD$58

A “Top Pick” by and helmed as the holy grail by many online reviews, this palette consists of three powders  that mimic how light is reflected on the skin by recapturing, diffusing and softening surrounding light. Universal powders make them suitable for every skin tone (proven for Asian skin tone), while each can be worn day and night. To top it off, these powders that are free of paraben, talc and fragrance. You would never imagine contouring your face becomes such an easy task, and one that comes with perfection!


2. Lipstick and Lipcase (Paul & Joe) Found in USA – USD$27

Fashion-forward and elegantly designed, Paul & Joe never fails to surprise and to fulfill the fantasy of every girl! Incredibly hydrating with vibrant colours, the lipstick is sold as refills. You can choose your case design, which is colored cardboard with a pattern over it. Our pick – Refill 085 with lipstick case 017, what say you?


3. Luxurious Rosehip Oil (KORA Organics) Found in Australia – AUD$44.95



Have you heard of Miranda Kerr’s secret to her glowing skin? She endorses a brand of rosehip oil through her KORA Organics range, stocked in Australia, which she says has a particular blend of ingredients designed to give the optimum care for skin. Can’t wait to get that glowing skin every morning!


4. Air Max 1 Sneakerboot (Nike) Found in USA – USD$150



How cool this latest addition to the Nike SneakerBoot series? Get geared up for your Winter (outside Singapore, of course) to stay warm and dry, without compromising on your style! Now, it’s time to book the next trip!


5. Mini Turnlock Borough (Coach) Found in USA – USD$350

The must-have bag of 2014! It is simple and chic and has been  seen on the arms celebrities. The Mini Borough Bag translates a simple, sophisticated shape into a charmingly cute size secured with petite Coach turnlocks. Finished by hand in soft pebbled leather, it comes outfitted with an adjustable strap for shoulder or crossbody wear. The classic, streamlined shape of the tote will take any outfit to the next level.

How to get them? As always, if you need a traveller to help you get these items.

Let us know!