Topshop Make Up in Singapore

July 9, 2010

Topshop Make Up has finally arrived in Singapore! Our little island is apparently one of the very few countries that carry the beauty line of this immensely popular fashion brand (I only know of the UK and USA having it).

A decent inaugural range of eye, lip, cheek, skin and nail products, Topshop Make Up is mostly, if not entirely, made in Italy. The dots and stripes, together with the handwriting font, give the packaging a cool, whimsical feel. To my delight, the prices are very reasonable and there are some gems to be found in the collection.

There are a few disappointments too, unfortunately – despite looking pretty and complementary, the eyeshadow duos are somewhat chalky and not terribly pigmented. Fortunately, they will work all right over the crayons and kohls.

Although there are no powder blushes (yet?), the current crop of cream ones are lovely! They are smooth (albeit a little silicone-y to the touch) and beautifully pigmented. I love the range of shades and how wonderfully they blend.

I intended to haul but a sweet friend of mine bought this lot for me as a belated birthday present – she grabbed the bunch from me after I’d chosen what I wanted and sped off to pay for them! :D

She purchased:

  • Eye Trio in Moon Dust
  • Nails in Gypsy Night
  • Blush in Crushed Berry and Blush in Pinch
  • Brighten in Moonlight

Moon Dust is a baked shadow trio of pink, grey and silver that can be used wet or dry (the colours have layering potential – I can see them over other shadows for sparkly oomph). I love that the sparkles catch the light very prettily.

Gypsy Night is a gorgeous black polish shot through with reflective copper foil flakes and multi-coloured glitter. It is incredibly complex and beautiful!

Crushed Berry and Pinch are useful additions to my blush stash; they would be perfect under my powder blushes. The former is a plum berry, while the latter is a rose pink with just a teensy hint of warmth.

Brighten in Moonlight is an easy-to-use undereye brightener and concealer pen. I’m looking forward to using it; the shade seems right and the texture, light.

Thank you so much, Coco! ♥

Topshop’s foray into cosmetics is a success in my books. Mostly well-made (in Italy, no less) and very affordable (on top of the great prices, Fashion Fast Forward card members receive a 10% discount all-year round), this line will find success in Singapore, I’m certain. The Topshop Make Up accessories haven’t made their way here but I’m looking forward to them.

Read more about the Topshop Make Up collection on the Topshop blog!

Image source: Topshop

Posted in: beauty gifts | makeup merry | raok | topshop

18 Responses to Topshop Make Up in Singapore

  1. Karen
    July 9, 2010 at 9:25 am

    Is it out in all Topshops?

    • makeupmag
      July 9, 2010 at 10:37 pm

      Hi Karen,

      Only at Ion for now.

  2. Jessy
    July 9, 2010 at 6:46 pm

    Heyy! Just wondering which Topshop outlet is the makeup line available at? All topshop outlets? I’m soo excited!! Saw so many people on YouTube going crazyyy over some of the makeup. YAY for Singapore to be one of the lucky countries! Hopefully we will get Forever 21’s makeup line soon? Cheers. xoxo

    • makeupmag
      July 9, 2010 at 10:38 pm

      Hi Jessy,

      It’s only available at Ion for now. Some of the products are really nice!

  3. Laura
    July 10, 2010 at 2:38 am

    Omg, I’m soo excited about this :) may I know is on the first floor or second?

    • makeupmag
      July 11, 2010 at 9:23 pm

      Hi Laura,

      It’s on the floor where the women’s clothes are. It’s near the cashier, actually.

  4. Jessy
    July 10, 2010 at 9:28 pm

    Thanks for the info babe ! (:

    • makeupmag
      July 11, 2010 at 9:31 pm

      Hi Jessy,

      You’re welcome!

  5. Laura
    July 11, 2010 at 9:28 pm

    Yeah, found it, & u noe wad, almost all the make ups are sold out!

    • makeupmag
      July 11, 2010 at 9:32 pm

      Hi Laura,

      Amazing, isn’t it?! New stock will come in on Wednesday though! :)

  6. Laura
    July 11, 2010 at 11:26 pm

    Wow, really, on Wednesday :) gonna drop by topshop to get all of the blush colours… Thanks for the info! :D

    • makeupmag
      July 13, 2010 at 1:22 am

      Hi Laura,

      Yes, that’s what the staff told me! :)

  7. December 14, 2011 at 9:38 am

    Wow! I wish I also have a friend who would grab the bunch of makeup from my hands and pay for them. :D

    You are such a lucky girl! Hope to meet you one day soon. :)


    • makeupmag
      December 20, 2011 at 3:12 pm

      Hi Jenny,

      I’m blessed to have good friends who indulge me makeup-wise. ;) Say hi, if you ever see me in SG! :D

  8. Ynaj
    August 25, 2012 at 11:51 pm

    Hi there!! Please let me know which Topshop branch in SG carries te most make up stuff? Specially the nail lacquers! Will be visiting end of the month, pleaseeee.

    • makeupmag
      August 27, 2012 at 1:26 am

      Hi Ynaj,

      I believe the Ion store is pretty comprehensive. The Topshop at Knightsbridge also carries the makeup line but I haven’t been there.

  9. azelia
    September 14, 2013 at 10:13 am

    hii..can you tell me website makeup thopshops SG? and until now what make-up just in ion thopshop available?

    • makeupmag
      September 30, 2013 at 1:57 am

      Hi Azelia,

      Topshop SG does not sell their makeup online. I’ve not kept up to date on the products but you can find the makeup range at its Ion Orchard and Knightsbridge stores. :)

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