Things to buy at Tokyu Hands Singapore


With the many lifestyle shops we have in our sunny island, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping for knick-knacks. But to stand out from everyone else, we want wacky and unique items that still serve a purpose in our homes – Singapore, meet Tokyu Hands.

For practical yet quirky items you never knew you needed, here are 15 unique items from Tokyu Hands Singapore that start from as cheap as $4.

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1. Breath Palette Toothpaste – $4


tokyu hands singapore - breath palette flavoured toothpaste is one of the top things to buy
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If you’re up for an alternative taste from the usual mint during your brushing sessions, the Breath Palette will introduce you to new ones. With 31 different flavours ranging from safer ones like Mouth Gel flavour to straight-up wacky ones like Espresso and Curry, you can go as experimental as you want.

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Indo curry toothpaste? Not sure how I feel about that!
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If you’re down, get a bunch with your family and have a taste test at home to see whose breath ends up smelling better, or stinkier.

Wackiness level: 10/10
Value-for-money: 6.5/10


2. Ebisu Microwave Rolled Egg Maker – $5.70


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If you can’t master rolling a tamagoyaki (Japanese egg roll) at home, work smarter in the kitchen by getting the Ebisu Microwave Rolled Egg Maker

By mixing all of the ingredients into this device and chucking it into the microwave, there’ll be less mess to clean up after too. It costs just $5.70 to make fuss-free tamagoyaki in 2 minutes, saving you the time spent queuing in line at sushi restaurants.

Wackiness level: 6/10
Value-for-money: 7/10


3. Burn Stain Eraser – $8


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Cleaning burn spots on your kitchenware doesn’t require you to spend hours sponge-scrubbing over the kitchen sink if you’ve got the Burn Stain Eraser. You can remove stains by simply adding water and rubbing them with this almost-magical eraser for just $8.

On top of all that, it’s orange-scented so it’ll have your pots and pans smelling citrusy.

Wackiness level: 10/10
Value-for-money: 8/10


4. Shampoo Brush – $8.80


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One of the common hairwashing mistakes we make is to scrub our scalp with our nails. To correct that, the $8.80 Shampoo Brush available in Tokyu Hands Singapore is a non-damaging way to clean our crowning glory with 3 kinds of silicon tips.

For girls who invest a lot into mani-pedis, it can also help prevent your fragile set of nails from chipping in the shower!

Wackiness level: 7/10
Value-for-money: 10/10


5. Cogit Vegista Vege-Shaki Chan vegetable corer  – $11.20


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If someone at home panic-bought recently and your home is now stuck with excessive veggies, don’t fret. Cogit’s Vegista Vege-Shaki Chan can prevent your cabbages, lettuce, and broccoli from turning brown. 

By stabbing the veggie’s core with the contraption, it prevents it from growing any further and helps it maintain freshness while in the fridge. It costs $11.20, but will be a great investment for keeping your meal ingredients from browning and expiring prematurely.

Wackiness level: 8/10
Value-for-money: 10/10


6. Egg Hammer Touch – $13


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I can’t crack an egg to save my life, so the $13 Egg Hammer Touch is a godsend for clumsy peeps like me who get eggshells in their mixing bowls or food.

The device prevents that by creating a clean break at the top by pulling and releasing the weight onto the egg – which makes it great for making hard-boiled eggs look more presentable on your breakfast plate. 

Wackiness level: 8/10
Value-for-money: 8/10


7. PRO All-In-One Spray – $17.80


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Also named as the “almighty detergent” by Tokyu Hands, the PRO All-In-One Spray claims to rid most surfaces of stains. For $17.80, it can clean anything within your home from aircon filters to kitchen and bathroom surfaces. 

Once you spray a pump on the area you’re cleaning, all it needs is a good wipe down with a damp towel or scrub.

Wackiness level: 8/10
Value-for-money: 9/10


8. Peropon Self-Watering Plant – $18.10-$35.20


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Growing your own indoor plant can be tough for those who have a memory of a goldfish. The Peropon Self-Watering Plant’s tongue absorbs water from its surroundings, ensuring that your green friend doesn’t need constant watering and suffers in a drought. 

Enjoy this low maintenance mini-planter for $18.10 or go for the bigger one, Peropon PAPA, for $35.20

Wackiness level: 7/10
Value-for-money: 7/10


9. Cogit Cleaning Bath Glove With Brush – $24.80


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The Cogit Cleaning Bath Glove With Brush is perfect for neat freaks who aren’t satisfied with their toilet’s cleanliness, and costs $24.80.

The reusable glove comes with silicone bristles at the front and back of your hand to clean hard-to-reach surfaces efficiently, such as sink corners and in between gaps.

Wackiness level: 10/10
Value-for-money: 7/10


10. Taki Oblarman Edible Film and Pen Set – $30.80


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For families with young kids, it can be tough to get your tiny tots to eat when they’re picky. To counter this, have them prepare and “design” meals together with the Taki Oblarma Edible Film and Pen Set. After drawing to their hearts’ content on the edible film, they can set it on foods like biscuits, soups, or even rice, by lightly spraying it with water.

The set is also great for adults to personalise their latte or beer foam at home! Although it’s $30.80 for a set of 5 pens and a pack of edible film, you can get individual pens for $5.80 each. If you run out of film, they’re available at $4.80 for an additional pack. 

Wackiness level: 6/10
Value-for-money: 9/10


11. Shinzi Katoh Animal Tea – $43.10


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Avid bullet journal lovers might know Shinzi Katoh for their cute washi tape designs. Little did you know, the brand also has expanded to kitchenware, with the cute space-saving Shinzi Katoh Animal Tea set, for $43.10.

The set includes a teapot, a tea strainer, as well as 2 cups. After enjoying a midday tea break, you can easily stow them away in cupboards by simply stacking them vertically! With a variety of animal designs ranging from rabbits to pandas, they’re suitable for both kids and adults. 

Wackiness level: 7/10
Value-for-money: 9/10


12. Luics MP Series Insect Trap – $50.40


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With its futuristic aesthetic and unconventional shape, you wouldn’t think that this would be an insect trap at first glance.The Luics MP Series Insect Trap attracts and catches bugs with replaceable adhesive sheets that last for a whole month. It also comes with a hook and magnet for you to easily attach it anywhere in your home. 

This non-toxic insect trap is retailing for $50.40 and it can be powered by both USB or 2 AA batteries for a stress-free extermination.

Wackiness level: 7/10
Value-for-money: 7/10


13. Salt Meter – $58.80


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It’s hard to keep track of how salty your soup is when you’re cooking, especially when it’s usually too scalding to sample a taste. If you want to ensure the right amount of sodium content, measure the salt concentration of your soup with the Salt Meter that’s going for $58.80.

After wetting the tip of the meter, dip it into the soup till the LED lights light up to the estimated concentration – they’re able to measure from 0° up to 90°.

Wackiness level: 10/10
Value-for-money: 6/10


14. Ikenaga Takoyaki Grill Plate – $68.30


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When there’s a pasar malam near your ‘hood, takoyaki has got to be one of the must-get buys. But you don’t have to wait for the next night market to get your takoyaki fix when you can DIY them at home with the Ikenaga Takoyaki Grill Plate for $68.30

Wackiness level: 6/10
Value-for-money: 8/10


15. Tokyo Nishikawa Pillow – $112


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Well-known as the “Sleeping Master” in Japan, the Tokyo Nishikawa Pillow aims to help correct your spine’s formation as you sleep. They have 5 different pillow types to choose from sorted by sleeping habits, to help you pick out what’s most suited for you. Type 1 to Type 4 pillows costs $112 while the premium Type 5 one retailers for $180

Not only is the type 5 pillow wider than the other 4, but it also supports the head too rather than just providing neck support. These pillows work well with the usual pillowcases at home but if you prefer a more form-fitting pillowcase, their matching ones go for $34 each.

Wackiness level: 8/10
Value-for-money: 10/10


Quirky things to buy at Tokyu Hands Singapore


After decorating your home to replicate whatever interior design goals you saved from Pinterest, it’s time to add quirky items that reflect your individuality.

At Tokyu Hands Singapore, you’ll be able to sift through the aisles to find the wackiest items that will add both personality and functionality to your home. What’s more, they’ll make for great conversation starters for any guests over. 

Tokyu Hands Orchard Gateway
Address: 181 Orchard Road, #B1-07 Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Operational Hours: 11AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6834 3755

Tokyu Hands Suntec City
Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard, #02-306/359/361/362/371/373/374 Suntec City Mall, Singapore 038983
Operational Hours: 11AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6835 7412

Check out the full list of Tokyu Hands outlets.


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