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Ultimate Guide To Duty Free Shopping At Thai Airports


While Thailand is known for some of the best food in the world, infamously insane beach parties and unbeatable scuba diving spots, the beauty products in all major department stores and airport duty free counters are definitely worth your time.

A pioneering in travel retail is King Power Duty Free, who aren’t only killing it on Instagram, but they’ve also partnered with top makeup and skincare brands in Asia.

Here are the top five travel exclusive products you need to get your hands on before you approach the baggage collection area. Happy shopping!

Marvis Toothpaste 


Its striking aluminium retro tubes are enough a reason to add Marvis toothpaste to your bathroom. The toothpaste’s elegant packaging and refreshing, long-lasting flavours include cinnamon mint, ginger mint, jasmin mint, classic strong mint and aquatic mint. And rumour has it, this is a favourite of Mr. Leonardo DiCaprio. Well, if Leo loves it…

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Moschino Pink Fresh Couture


Don’t judge a perfume by its packaging. This quirky, fun and delicious fragrance is a limited edition, available now at King Power Duty Free in Thailand, and it’s just what your travel beauty pouch needs. Available in travel size too (100ml), the fragrance is a mix of citrus, floral, and woody notes with pink grapefruit marrying the elegance of rose and lily of the valley.

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L’Occitane Reine Blanche Range


Asia is obsessed with whitening products, and this is definitely among the top three. The L’Occitane whitening Serum, formulated with the Reine Blanche Complex technology, is made with natural botanical derivatives, and Vitamin C. It’s whole purpose is to improve three-dimensional qualities of skin: evenness, luminosity and skin texture. Oh, and it smells delicious too! Like a sweet meadow on a hot summer day. The serum and day cream duo set from this range is a travel exclusive, available only at airport retail. Perfect for your time in Phuket.

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Glamglow #MultiTasking #TravelSexy Treatment Kit


Skincare is very sexy! We already knew that. But with the new Glamglow #MultiMasking #TravelSexy Treatment Set, exclusive to travel retail, having that clean, fresh skin is even sexier. This set includes travel size tubes of five different treatments, all designed to hydrate, detox, cleanse, firm and exfoliate.

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Laneige Skin Veil Base

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Available exclusively at King Power Duty Free in Thailand, this skin base is ideal for your beauty kit when going on a beach holiday in Asia. It provides lightweight coverage and leaves your skin breathing without any visible spots or marks. This travel exclusive comes in as a set in No. 40 shade.

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Which is your favourite duty free beauty brand? Tell us in the comments below.

Shitika Anand
written by: Shitika Anand
Shitika is a storyteller and digital content creator, currently living the digital nomad life in Asia. Her words have been published in Time Out, WWD, CNN, Grazia, Forbes and The Huffington Post.