The stresses of modern life can place a toll on just about anyone. Tight deadlines, packed schedules and a lack of sleep, from juggling family and career are all too common in Singapore. It’s not unusual to see people manage their stress with health supplements. Instead of grabbing a bottle of pills however, you also have the option of taking something more pure and natural.
So, without further ado, here are seven beauty remedies from two local brands that incorporate ingredients derived from nature and ancient wisdom into their products. Read on to find out the nourishing concoctions that Kinohimitsu and Wing Joo Loong are revered for, all available on the Frasers eStore.
Kinohimitsu is a homegrown, beauty and wellness brand that was founded in 1998. Fuelled by the desire to improve lives, the brand offers a holistic range of products that cater to a variety of needs: from concerns around premature ageing, to acne-prone skin, and digestive issues.
1. Detox Enzyme
You can count on Kinohimitsu Detox Enzyme — a concentrated plant-based enzyme blend — for a healthy gut. Made from a careful selection of 75 fruits and vegetables that have been fermented for 365 days, this product uses a unique proprietary process to produce digestive enzymes of superior bioavailability that aids in digestion and nutrient absorption.
What is it: This concentrated digestive enzyme blend replenishes enzymes in the body to ensure optimal wellness and beauty. It is especially recommended if you want to regain the normal functions of your digestive system, break down and purge toxins, as well as repair damaged cells.
Ingredients: Multienzyme complex, roselle extract, and aloe vera extract.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 sachet each time, either before or after meal. Mix with 150ml of chilled water. Consume 1-2 sachets a day for 6 days consecutively.
2. D’Tox Plum Juice
Thinking of spring cleaning your gut without extreme cleansing methods? Then pour yourself a glass of Kinohimitsu D’Tox Plum Juice. This is a six-day program that flushes out toxins from your bowel without interfering with your daily life.
What is it: Made from 100 percent natural juice, drinking this remedy will flush out toxins, improve bowel movement and relieve constipation within two to four hours. It also boosts the body’s innate defense system.
Ingredients: Dark plums, blueberries, and blackberries.
Recommended dosage: One bottle a day preferably after food. First-time users: One bottle a day for a consecutive period of six days. For maintenance: one to three bottles per week, or as needed.
The Kinohimitsu StemCell drink is the most innovative anti-ageing drink that helps you to look younger and feel fantastic. It contains patented Snow Lotus Stem Cell and other active ingredients to rejuvenate and re-energise every cell in your body. With the Kinohimitsu StemCell drink, ageing can be delayed and quality life can be prolonged naturally.
What is it: Snow Lotus Stem Cell is a U.S. (US 61/290252) and Japan (JP 2009 - 29922) patented age-defying ingredient. It is rich in flavonoids (antioxidants) to promote healthy cell function, rejuvenate old cells and repair damaged cells.
Ingredients: Snow lotus stem cell, collagen, DNA and RNA.
Recommended dosage: One bottle a day, preferably before breakfast or bedtime. First-time users: one bottle a day for a consecutive period of six days. For maintenance: one bottle every two days.
The Wing Joo Loong brand has been a hallmark for quality traditional herbs in Singapore since its inception in 1947, more than 60 years ago.
Known for empowering individuals to lead healthy lifestyles with the finest natural health and wellness supplements and herbs, Wing Joo Loong has managed to stay at the forefront of the industry by using the wisdom and knowledge gleaned from its ancient medical heritage to address modern needs.
4. American Ginseng Teabags with French Rose Buds
The word ginseng is derived from the Chinese word ren-shen (人參), meaning ‘person root’, for how its shape sometimes resembles the human physique.
Since American ginseng is the more relaxing ginseng compared to its Asian counterpart, it is considered to be in the category of ‘nourishing yin’, meaning it is cooling. Whereas rose buds contain high concentrations of antioxidants that may help to fight inflammation caused by free radicals.
What is it: This blend of tea will not only melt your stress away but also boost your energy and immunity.
Ingredients: American ginseng and French rose buds.
Recommended dosage: Infuse with hot water and enjoy when preferred.
5. Cheong Kwan Jang Hwa-Ae-Rak-Jin (Women’s Balance)
Looking for reasonably-priced and quality Korean red ginseng? Here’s where Cheong Kwan Jang comes in. Established in 1899, the Korean company is the oldest and most reputable Korean red ginseng manufacturer in the world with over 120 years of history. It cultivates its red ginseng to peak quality for six years and conducts over 293 safety tests to ensure the freshness and quality of its products.
What is it: A female health tonic made from six-years-grown Korean Red Ginseng and formulated with high-quality traditional herbs. If you're looking for natural ways to manage your menopause symptoms, this superfood is rich in antioxidants, which help build the immune system, relieves fatigue, boosts memory, and improves blood circulation by inhibiting platelet aggregation.
Ingredients: Premium Korean red ginseng extract, peony root, bamboo leaf, poria root, atractylodes japonica koidzumi rhizome, angelica gigas nakai root, as well as other ingredients such as soybean, pomegranate, cranberry, and lemon balm.
Recommended dosage: One pouch a day, before or after meals. New users are recommended to start by taking a reduced dose for a period of one month to get their body accustomed to the efficacies of Korean red ginseng.
6. Detoxifying Soup
Envious of anyone who seems to be in tip-top condition all day long? You can be too with the help of Wing Joo Long’s Detoxifying Soup. Simply boil herbs in the packet in two litres of water, cook for one hour under low to medium heat, and you’ve got yourself a nourishing broth.
What is it: Clears body heat and excess liquid, nourishes and detoxifies the body.
Ingredients: Corn silk, bitter apricot seeds, sweet apricot seeds, barley, and honeyed dates.
Recommended dosage: Boil in water and enjoy when preferred.
7. Good Base KRG with Pomegranate Stick
When you’re curled up in bed with period cramps or feeling annoyed by the latest wave of acne that has magically appeared on your skin, eating healthy can feel like just another tedious task on your to-do list. At times like these, we suggest downing a sachet of Wing Joo Loong Good Base KRG with Pomegranate Stick. It’ll take you less than a minute, and it’s the power combination that could help nurse you back to your fresh-faced self.
What is it: Filled with an abundance of vitamins and nutrients that your body will thank you for — including folic acid, zinc, potassium and vitamin K, this drink is said to ease menstrual discomfort and soothe the symptoms of menopause with long-term use. It is also good for adolescents and young adults with acne, as well as women who experience discomfort during their menstrual cycle.
Ingredients: Pomegranate extract, 0.02g of Korean Red Ginseng extract, and purified water.
Recommended dosage: One stick a day, before or after meals.
The famous axiom “beauty starts from within” is one of the truest statements when it comes to your health. Shop these products on the Frasers eStore to provide your body with the nutrients necessary to help you to stay on top of your game while looking great.