Nars and Tom Ford Beauty in Singapore

March 21, 2012
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According to Her World PLUS, Singapore will be welcoming Nars and Tom Ford Beauty in the last quarter of the year. [Edited to add: Nars, as well as the other counter brands, is scheduled to launch on 15 November 2012.]

These two coveted brands will be available at the Tangs Orchard beauty department which will undergo a makeover from April 2012, to mark the 80th anniversary of Tangs. The beauty lift will also see Aveda, Jo Malone, Sulwahsoo and Yves Saint Laurent* (welcome back, YSL!) gracing the ground floor of the grande dame of Orchard Road.

Beauty shopping will not be disrupted during this time as the existing brands on that level will continue to be available. Brands currently at Tangs Beauty Hall include Benefit Cosmetics, Biotherm, Burberry Beauty, By Terry, Chanel, Clé de Peau, Clarins, Clinique, Dior, Estée Lauder, Guerlain, Ipsa, Jurlique, Kiehl’s, La Mer, La Prairie, Lancôme, MAC, Ren, Shiseido/Maquillage, Shu Uemura, SK-II and Stila (the last brand soon to bid us a fond farewell at Tangs but will resurface at Sephora Singapore!).

In a surprising stroke of retail expansion, the establishment will also launch an e-store to sweeten the Tangs shopping experience. This online shopping portal will go ‘live’ in April.

2012 will certainly be a year of beauty renaissance for Singapore with the entrance of these brands, as well as the arrival (and re-appearance) of brands like Aveda, Becca, Josie Maran, Laura Mercier, Lola Cosmetics and Philosophy. I’m still waiting for Lipstick Queen to make its way here, though. ;)

Special thanks to Iris for the tip-off!

Image source: Tangs Singapore


* YSL, together with Korean prestige brand Sulwahsoo, is already available at the duty-free Perfumes & Cosmetics stores at Changi Airport. Happily, Giorgio Armani Beauty will return to airport travel retail this year to join these brands!


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20 Responses to Nars and Tom Ford Beauty in Singapore

  1. Nicolette
    March 21, 2012 at 9:14 am

    OMG! So exciting! Now we won’t have to pull all sorts of strings just to get our beauty fixes! :D

    • makeupmag
      March 22, 2012 at 12:41 am

      Hi Nicolette,

      I know, right? Am especially looking forward to Tom Ford Beauty (I already have a clutch of NARS) but fear for the prices. :P

  2. March 22, 2012 at 12:48 pm

    Awesome!!
    TANGS is my hero =)

    • makeupmag
      March 22, 2012 at 10:23 pm

      Haha, Joey, I like how you put it. Tangs is going to be as awesome as some of the fabulous beauty halls abroad!

  3. March 22, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    I love some GA blushes (those are lovely) but am worried for the prices. And I didn’t know you don’t have Laura Mercier there! Sephora brought in Stila back to our shores so now it gives me an extra reason to head to Sephora. Never been there more than 3 times right from the start they are opened :P

    • makeupmag
      March 22, 2012 at 10:24 pm

      Hi Plue,

      Laura Mercier is currently available at a niche beauty store but the stock doesn’t look too pleasing. Stila is moving from Tangs to Sephora over here! :)

  4. milktea
    March 22, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    I know just where to go for a holiday and cult beauty stuff! :)

    • makeupmag
      March 22, 2012 at 10:24 pm

      Hi Milktea,

      And it will be an excellent shopping experience for you! :)

  5. Christina
    March 22, 2012 at 9:12 pm

    YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nars and Tom Ford!! After years of waiting… :DDDDDDDDD

    • makeupmag
      March 22, 2012 at 10:25 pm

      Hi Christina,

      Haha! Your excitement is palpable! :D

  6. Nicolette
    March 22, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    I can’t wait to visit the new counters! :D Unfortunately, (or fortunately) I’ll be on a university exchange programme to Paris from September to January, so I won’t get to visit the counters here. Paris though! :D

    • makeupmag
      March 22, 2012 at 10:26 pm

      Hey Nicolette,

      Wow, Paris…I think that beats this, for sure! Tangs will always be here when you return. ;)

  7. Nicolette
    March 22, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    Thanks! :D Let me know if you’d like anything in particular, I can always CP it for you. :D

    • makeupmag
      March 23, 2012 at 1:31 am

      Hi Nicolette,

      Thank you for the kind offer! :) I don’t need anything, though.

  8. March 25, 2012 at 9:27 pm

    Oh wow.. Great!! I can’t wait to see Tom Ford in Singapore :)
    thanks for the newss :)

    • makeupmag
      March 25, 2012 at 10:29 pm

      Hi Meryl,

      You’re welcome. Tangs is shaping up to be a beautyholic’s dream! :)

  9. Lipstick girl
    April 8, 2012 at 1:07 am

    Im so glad that finally Singapore gonna carry Nars cosmetics , have been trying ways to get it but now is in Singapore. I can’t wait !! (:

    • makeupmag
      April 8, 2012 at 1:41 am

      Hi Lipstick girl,

      It’ll be great to see the range here again. :) Am hoping the prices will be kind to our wallets!

  10. Monica
    May 26, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    YSL Cosmetics!!!! Touche eclat and their glossy stain!!!

    • makeupmag
      May 28, 2012 at 12:15 am

      Hi Monica,

      I hope so! I’ve missed the pen!

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