When the Circuit Breaker ended on June 2, aesthetic clinics were allowed to reopen with shortened opening hours and limited services to patients suffering from chronic skin conditions such as severe acne, severe pigmentation and inflammatory skin conditions like eczema.
That’s good news for those suffering from severe skincare woes, but if your skin complaints are a little less serious, like dehydrated and sensitive skin, stress breakouts or dull or overly oily skin, you might be at a loss, since beauty salons have not been allowed to reopen.
Here’s a free option to consider — homegrown organic skincare and facial spa brand Kew Organics is offering something called Skin SOS, where customers can e-mail, WhatsApp or even Instagram DM their skin concerns to Kew Organics, and a beauty advisor will be in touch. We like that it’s fuss-free and you don’t have to make an appointment — just put forth your query in your own time, and someone will get back to you and offer solutions. We hear that Kew Organics founder Lily Kew herself, an interesting personality whom 8days.sg has spoken to about her IVF journey and intermittent fasting experience, is the one who typically does the consultations.
She tells us, "We are helping our customers by addressing their skin problems and providing appropriate solutions to treat them. Many have seen improvements. The feedback is that with better skin health, they have better moods and good vibes. This is great news to us as it relieves stress from their lives. I hope beauty salons can re-open this month. The government may not be aware, but due to a lack of facials or from prolonged wearing of masks, many are suffering from skin problems which affect them in a negative way. Those affected are women who are also mothers, daughters and wives. Their foul moods can cause anxiety and depression and the negativity is being absorbed by their families, husbands and children, causing unnecessary stress, tension and pressure in their homes. This is not just a skin problem issue, it is a social issue. Facials are a necessity for many women — a need, not a want."
To make use of Skin SOS, customers can get in touch in these ways: Kew Organics Live Chat at www.keworganics.com, Facebook Messenger at @keworganicsfacialbar, Instagram DM at @keworganics, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or Whatsapp/Call/Message: 8809-0065. Consultants will curate a personalised skincare regimen and recommend products tailored for your skin, and you can enjoy free products, as well as discounts and credits on products and facials (when their salons re-open).
Says Lily Kew of her SOS consultations: "Everyone who has sought help has seen improvement in their skin condition, though some are really in need of a proper facial to extract their clogged pores and treat their acne. Overall, they are relieved and happy. One customer experienced eczema and sudden breakouts due to the prolonged wearing of masks. We recommended our products such as our Mandarin Acai Cleansing Lotion, Absolutely Youthful Hydra Cleanser, Resveratrol Rooibos Anti-Oxidant Toner and Megaboost Hyaluronic + Concentrate Serum. We gave her step by step skincare usage instructions which she followed to a tee. Her eczema has since gone away and her breakouts have subsided."