Shilla unveils world’s first duty free beauty spa concept at Singapore Changi

Shilla unveils world’s first duty free beauty spa concept at Singapore Changi

The Shilla Beauty Loft at Singapore Changi Terminal 3 officially opened today with beauty and spa services from luxury brands Chanel, Dior, La Prairie, and SK-II.

Leading global travel retailer The Shilla Duty Free Singapore celebrates its first year Anniversary in spectacular style as it launches its iconic beauty loft concept at Singapore Changi Airport, Terminal 3. The Shilla Beauty Loft is the first luxury beauty and spa concept in a duty free store in the world, offering beauty services from prestige brands Chanel, Dior, La Prairie, and SK-II.

For over a year, The Shilla Duty Free has affirmed its position as a beauty destination at Changi Airport by offering travellers the largest selection of beauty brands with attractive savings at the best duty free prices in the region. Customers have been treated to pleasant surprises such as the entry of contemporary and Korean brands, instant savings on purchases, and experiential retail in-store and in outposts at the airport.

In line with its efforts to elevate the travel retail experience to more than just duty free shopping, The Shilla Duty Free has unveiled the new Shilla Beauty Loft, situated on the mezzanine level of their Terminal 3 Departure Central store. The newly opened mezzanine level presents a highly selective, prestigious suite of exclusive beauty facilities and services that vastly enhance and elevate the quality of customers’ shopping experience.

“The establishment of the new dedicated space on the mezzanine level, combined with impeccable products and services, creates an intimate environment where The Shilla Duty Free can actively engage customers for a memorable and well-rounded shopping experience. It also serves as an excellent platform for exclusive and differentiated services that resonate strongly with customers who desire more sophisticated treatments. Together with our multi-brand beauty store on the first level, we create the best of both worlds in shopping as we strategically align our products and services to different profiles of international travellers,” said Mr. Jason Cha, Senior Executive Vice-President, The Head of The Shilla Duty Free.

“The opening of another world’s first travel retail concept at Changi Airport is a testament to our commitment to continually enhance our retail offerings by introducing new, unique retail experiences to our international travellers. Beauty is a core retail category for Changi, and we are extremely delighted to work with The Shilla Duty Free to realise our vision of a transformed and exciting retail landscape. Besides the attractive pricing, we are confident that with the unique beauty services offered in the duplex, Changi Airport is in a good position to retain its competitive edge as a travel retail destination for the world’s shoppers. ” said Ms Lim Peck Hoon, Executive Vice President, Commercial Concessions of Changi Airport Group.

Discerning beauty lovers can look forward to indulging in top-notch beauty services as they step into the exquisite interiors of Shilla Beauty Loft, where four luxury beauty brands take centre stage – Chanel, Dior Beauty House, Luxury Skincare Bar by La Prairie, and SK-II PITERA Lounge – see details below:




Travel with CHANEL
CHANEL unveils its first exclusive beauty lounge at Singapore’s Changi Airport, introducing a luxurious respite from the hectic cycle of travel.

The space is fluid, contiguous and wholly private, seamlessly housing areas designed for a plethora of beauty experiences. Hosted by a concierge, clients can choose from a menu of skincare, makeup and fragrance services artfully tailored for the traveller.

Elegant and sophisticated, the beauty lounge promises to be an intimate haven for a truly inimitable journey with CHANEL.
Access to the CHANEL Beauty Lounge is strictly by invitation only.




The Dior Beauty House is the very first of its kind in an airport worldwide. At the private Dior atelier, customers can enjoy a sophisticated and personalised shopping experience as they are introduced to Dior’s fragrance artistry and the best of makeup and skincare services.

Dior La Collection Privée, the most exquisite range of the House of Dior with 12 elegant and exclusive scents for men and women, will be made available at the new Dior Beauty House. In addition, Signature Fragrance Consultation led by specially trained Fragrance Specialists will give customers the opportunity to explore their fragrance preferences and customise a signature scent that will accentuate their unique personality.

Other exclusive services also include embarking on a skin discovery through specialised makeup and skincare consultation using Dior’s cutting-edge and revolutionary skin analyser, as well as getting pampered and groomed with express facials, hand massages and even pre-flight flash makeovers at makeup counters inspired by the backstage stations of Dior Couture runway shows. Customers can also anticipate rare previews of exclusive Dior collectibles like L’Or de Vie La Cure Millésime 2014 and other limited editions.

Services offered:
Fragrance consultation, 10 to 30 minutes; Flash makeup services, 10 minutes; Dior Beauty Secrets facial service, 15 minutes; Hand massage, 15 minutes; Skincare and makeup consultation, 15 minutes
Dior services will be open to walk-in customers.




The opening of the Luxury Skincare Bar by La Prairie marks a major milestone for the brand as it realises the vision of establishing its first global high-luxury presence in an airport.
The interior of the skincare bar comprises a succession of spaces, each enveloping consumers into a new, distinctive atmosphere as they explore deeper into the boutique. Upon entrance, shoppers will be greeted with a prominent test table featuring La Prairie’s existing and new signature collections where they can try and experience the products.

While waiting for their appointments, light complimentary refreshments will be served as patrons lounge in comfort at the luxurious sofa area. Within the premises of the intimate setting, customers can wind down, relax and experience one-on-one skin consultations and receive personalised skincare recommendations.

A wide array of pampering skincare rituals under the La Prairie Art of Perfection treatments will be available to rejuvenate, lift and brighten travellers’ skin before they embark on a new journey. Using only top-line, signature products in its range of facial treatments, each ritual begins with the routine of gentle cleansing, mask application, facial massage, foundation application and ends with a pleasant spritz of La Prairie’s fragrance. Apart from the facial treatments listed on the service menu, customers may also request for a customised facial treatment to target individual skincare needs. In addition, other premium offerings also include colour matching, tailored makeovers and a full selection of the La Prairie fragrance collection.

Services offered:
Platinum Forever facial treatment, 5 to 20 minutes
For the ultimate rejuvenation.
Legendary Caviar facial treatment, 5 to 20 minutes
For lifting and firming of skin.
White Magic facial treatment, 5 to 20 minutes
For brightening and firming of skin.
Glow with Gold facial treatment, 5 to 20 minutes
Revitalising the skin for a perfect glow.
Personalised skincare ritual, 5 to 20 minutes
Personalised treatments to target individual skin concerns.
Complexion Perfection makeover, 5 to 20 minutes
To create the perfect beauty look.

La Prairie services are by invitation only, terms and conditions apply.
For more information, kindly e-mail [email protected]



Prestigious skincare brand SK-II revives jet-age glamour and heralds a new golden age of luxury travel with the debut of the brand’s first-ever airport lounge concept, giving travellers a pampering respite from the stresses of modern transit.

Catering to a global jet-setting clientele, the new SK-II PITERA Lounge is strategically located in the Departure Transit Lounge of Singapore’s Changi Airport, consistently lauded as one of the best airports in the world and a major hub for international air travel.

As the brand’s first and only lounge facility located in an airport, the SK-II PITERA Lounge offers a select menu of facial and massage services specifically designed to meet the discerning needs of frequent flyers.
Travellers seeking a quick skin fix before boarding can choose from a variety of express 15-minute skincare boosts, while those with longer layovers can opt for more indulgent treatments up to an hour long that revitalise the skin while relieving anxiety and jetlag.

A haven for relaxation and skin rejuvenation in the heart of a hectic transit hub, the SK-II PITERA Lounge pairs a cosy and serene spa atmosphere with the luxury and sophistication of the prestigious SK-II brand.
Each treatment features the use of SK-II’s acclaimed skincare, including the brand’s iconic “miracle water”, Facial Treatment Essence. SK-II’s specially trained therapists also employ various massage techniques to ensure maximum penetration of the miracle ingredient, Pitera™.

Full of vitamins, amino acids, minerals, and organic acids, Pitera™ restores the skin’s natural suppleness and radiance – perfect for weary jetsetters to arrive at their destination looking remarkably refreshed.

Prior booking for SK-II services is advised, and walk-ins will be subjected to availability.
For more information, kindly call +65 9352 3687 or e-mail [email protected]


The Shilla Duty Free Singapore has 19 Cosmetics and Perfumes stores across Singapore Changi Airport’s three terminals; which are open at the following timings:
Departure Check-in Hall (Public Area): 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
Departure Transit Lounge (Transit Area): 24 hours
Arrival Hall: 7:00 am – 1:00 am
Shilla Beauty Loft is open at the following timing:
Terminal 3 Departure Transit Central store: 6:00 am – 1:00 am

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