Thought you were a die-hard fan of skincare and grooming? Well, John Legend might just have you beat when it comes to him and SK-II.


The popular singer recently caused a bit of a stir when he dropped a surprise love song – and it wasn’t dedicated to his wife Chrissy Teigen. Now, hear us out before you roll your eyes in disbelief though – it’s a celebration of Legend’s love for SK-II’s ever popular Pitera Essence.


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Out now 🎬 #PITERAMasterclass ft. @watanabenaomi703 @j_corden @johnlegend @tangwei_mbox. Link in bio.

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In the video, John Legend is accompanied by a host of familiar faces (pun intended) linked to SK-II such as James Corden, Naomi Watanabe and Tang Wei. Despite Legend’s best, soulful efforts, a certain Mr. Corden remained ruefully unimpressed.


Legend commented on the creative process writing the song, explaining, “I had so much fun writing ‘Oh Pitera’! I was at home and sat down at the piano and the whole song came to me in about 30 minutes.” The award-winning singer and songwriter went on to think aloud, “Perhaps it really is a miracle water? It was such a pleasure to join James Corden and the all-star cast to celebrate the wonders of SK-II and bring the song to life.”


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You asked, we answered! New #BareSkinChat episode finally drops today✨Link in bio 👆🏻

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The musical collaboration between Legend and SK-II is the latest addition to the skincare brand’s “Pitera Masterclass” episodes under its “Bare Skin Chat” web series. In case you’re wondering about SK-II’s Pitera Essence, here’s what you need to know. The essence traces its origins to Japan, where it was observed that the hands of sake brewers appeared a lot more youthful, compared to their faces. The Pitera Essence contains extracts sourced from yeast fermentation at sake breweries, as well as a host of vitamins, minerals and amino acids that allows you to achieve crystal clear skin, earning it the moniker “miracle water”.

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Anis Taufik

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Anis enjoys covering the fashion, food, watch and travel beats. He says working out is the cheapest form of therapy available, but really, it’s a cover up for bingeing on Nutella on toast.

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