We’re coming to the end of the year and we know you’re probably saving up your money for Christmas limited edition items – us too!
While the new releases in this list isn’t exactly festive, they’re made up of effective skincare products that will leave your skin glowing, gorgeous makeup to get your prepped for any upcoming parties, and fragrances you’ll fall in love with. This is why we thought you should ignore your no-buy-till-Christmas resolution and check them out.
Andy Warhol x SK-II PITERA™ Essence Limited Edition collection
The Andy Warhol foundation has collaborated with SK-II to create the PITERA™ Essence Limited Edition collection. The collection features three of Andy Warhol’s iconic quotes, “all is pretty”, “If everybody is not a beauty then nobody is”, and of course, “I’ve never met a person I wouldn’t call a beauty”. These quotes are displayed across the bottles accompanied by a bold technicolour print that’s signature to Andy Warhol’s art style.
The bottles also come in an Andy Warhol-inspired pouch made from regenerated nylon, a recyclable sustainable yarn derived from materials such as abandoned fishing nets.
Kiehl’s Ferulic Brew Rejuvenating Facial Essence
Kiehl’s is constantly using technology to create innovative new products and their latest creation is no exception. Kiehl’s Ferulic Brew Rejuvenating Facial Essence uses Brassica extract gathered from a specialised 120-hour phyto-brewing process using enzymes from germinated Brassica seeds. This extract helps correct signs of ageing and rejuvenates your skin.
This product also includes a powerful trio of Freulic Acid, Lactic Acid, and Squalane. The formula not only protects your skin from environmental aggressors but also moisturises and softens it. With this essence, you can look forward to a radiant complexion and smooth skin.
Kiehl’s Ferulic Brew Rejuvenating Facial Essence will be available from 1 November 2021 retailing at S$85 for the 100ml bottle and S$131 for the 200ml bottle at Kiehl’s stores and its website.
Caudalie Vinergetic C+ Instant Detox Mask
You may have remember this product from Tiktok because of the slew of positive reviews on it.
If you’re prone to suffering from clogged pores and oily skin then give this mask a try! Caudalie’s mask uses a trio of powerful purifying ingredients like pink clay, coffee, and grapes to eliminate toxins and impurities while tightening your pores and absorbing excess sebum from your skin.
Claudalie’s Vinergetic C+ Instant Detox Mask retails for S$45 on 1 November 2021 on Sephora.sg.
Drunk Elephant C-Firma Fresh Day Serum
This powerful 15% vitamin C day serum is packed with powerful antioxidants, nutrients, and fruit enzymes to help your skin look brighter and feel firmer.
Experience a more even-looking complexion as C-Firma helps to dissolve dead skin cells while also hydrating and soothing your skin. Say goodbye to signs of ageing and photo-damage and say hello to radiant and luminous skin instead.
Drunk Elephant’s C-Firma Fresh Day Serum is now vegan and has been deconstructed to be self-mixed before its first use. This is so that users will be able to get the most out of it while the formula is at its freshest. All you have to do is mix the 15% L-ascorbic acid powder together with the liquid serum base and give it a good shake until the powder is fully dissolved.
Drunk Elephant’s C-Firma Fresh Day Serum retails for S$110 and is now available on Sephora.sg and Sephora ION, Ngee Ann City, Westgate, Tampines 1, and Nex Mall.
IRÉN Skin x Ikeda Spa Keep The Peace, Hydra-Soothe Essence Lotion
In collaboration with Ikeda Spa, IRÉN Skin has created a new lotion that is formulated with the sacred Peach Moon Water from Okinawa, which is perfect for those with sensitive and acne-prone skin.
Keep The Peace, Hydra-Soothe Essence Lotion gives you a triple-action treatment, delivering anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-ageing benefits. Use it as a toner to prep your skin and keep it hydrated and soothed.
IRÉN Skin’s Keep The Peace, Hydra-Soothe Essence Lotion will launch on 5 November 2021 and retails for S$72. It is exclusively available on their website.
Dior Prestige Le Micro-Sérum de Rose Yeux Advanced
This reinvention of the original iconic Le Micro-Sérum de Rose Yeux delivers three amazing benefits; it energises your skin, iluminates your complexion, and smooths away lines. Using an advanced reparative rose sap formula and 22 micronutrients, this is a powerful and concentrated eye serum that promises to work.
But the formula isn’t the only innovation. The Dior Prestige Le Micro-Sérum de Rose Yeux Advanced has a unique jewel-like applicator that’s adorned with 11 rotating micro-pearls to deliver a cooling effect to the eye area while amplifying the serum’s efficacy.
The result? Brighter eyes that look more rested and rid of dark circles and undereye puffiness.
Clinique Clinical Repair™ Wrinkle Correcting Serum
Promising to improve the appearance of wrinkles and lines in just 10 days, the new Clinique Clinical Repair™ Wrinkle Correcting Serum is formulated with the exclusive CL1870 Peptide Complex, which strengthens and boosts your skin’s natural collagen levels.
Its powerful formula also includes Hyaluronic Acid and Retinoid to hydrate your skin and smooth out uneven skin texture respectively.
The Clinique Clinical Repair™ Wrinkle Correcting Serum retails online for S$110 on Lazada and Sephora.sg. It also retails at Sephora stores, Takashimaya, Tangs, BHG Bugis, One Assembly and selected Isetan and Metro stores.
Charlotte Tilbury Cryo-Recovery Innovations
Charlotte Tilbury launches two new products that are inspired by cryotherapy.
The first is the Charlotte Tilbury Cryo-recovery Eye Serum, which is formulated with innovative ingredients such as Iceawake and Swiss Ice Wine Essence.
Iceawake helps to refresh your tired looking skin by reducing the appearance of wrinkles and improving the look of radiance, while Swiss Ice Wine Essence helps to create a tightening and blurring effect around your eyes allowing you to look fresh and youthful.
Charlotte Tilbury has also launched the incredibly innovative Cryo-Recovery Face Mask. Pop this in the freezer and then place it on your face for a 10-minute facial that refreshes your skin.
The reusable face mask is enhanced with cooling metal beads to target pressure points in the face such as the cheekbones and jawline while there are advanced cooling gel bead pockets to help target the forehead and chin area.
Charlotte Tilbury’s Cryo-Recovery Eye Serum retails for S$105 on Sephora.sg and at Sephora ION, Ngee Ann City, Westgate, Marina Bay Sands, Vivocity, Tampines, and Plaza Singapura.
Charlotte Tilbury’s Cryo-Recovery Face Mask retails for S$114 on Sephora.sg and at Sephora ION, Ngee Ann City, Westgate, Marina Bay Sands, Vivocity, Tampines, and Plaza Singapura.
ELEMIS Pro-Collage Overnight Matrix
More than just a night cream, the new ELEMIS Pro-Collagen Overnight Matrix works through the night to restore stressed skin allowing you to wake up in the morning looking refreshed and youthful.
This cream was created to specifically target the areas of our faces where stress is most evident such as the area around our eyes. This high tech product uses drone navigation technology meaning a process where nutrients are gently guided to the skin cells which need the most help. In this case with the ELEMIS Pro-Collagen Overnight Matrix, peptides will be guided through your skin to deliver an intense boost of hydration while a blend of natural extracts lock in moisture thus restoring balance to your skin.
Skin Inc’s Cryo-Ice Sake Roller
Try cold therapy from the comfort of your own home with Skin Inc’s Cyro-Ice Sake Roller. This roller was designed to help users instantly sculpt, contour, and tighten skin while reducing inflammation and excess fluid.
All you have to do is let the roller chill in the fridge for 30 minutes before pressing it against your skin along with your favourite serum.
Skin Inc’s Cryo-Ice Sake Roller retails for S$48 and is available on their website, in-stores, and on Lazada.
Jung Beauty Soft Matte Blemish Control Loose Powder
If you struggle with oily skin and are tired of seeing makeup transfer onto your mask, try Jung Beauty Soft Matte Blemish Control Loose Powder. This blemish control powder is formulated using a unique sebum-control technology so excess sebum can be absorbed and a naturally matte light-diffusing effect is created.
On top of that, the product is formulated with Zinc Oxide, which heals wounds and rashes, making it suitable for sensitive and troubled skin. After applying the powder, watch as the fine-milled powder smooths out your uneven skin, helping you to create a flawless look.
Besides using it as a mattifying powder for your skin, you can also apply it as a primer for your eye makeup and even to absorb sebum from your hair!
Jung Beauty Soft Matte Blemish Control Loose Powder retails for S$49 and the powder brush retails for S$23 on their website.
Burberry Kisses Matte lipstick
Create some iconic looks with the Burberry Kisses Matte lipsticks. The long-lasting lipsticks have a luminous matte finish and are made with a brand new formula. Enjoy an intensely pigmented look with medium to high coverage with just one stroke.
Kiss dry lips goodbye as the Burberry Kisses Matte lipsticks are enriched with hyaluronic acid to keep your lips feeling hydrated for up to 24 hours. There are 19 shades for you to choose from and the lipstick has a fresh rose scent for a total sensorial experience.
The Burberry Kisses Matte lipstick retails for S$52 on Sephora.sg.
YSL Beauté The Slim Velvet Radical lipsticks
YSL Beauté The Slim Velvet Radical may have a matte finish, but it’s super comfortable, thanks to YSL’s cutting-edge formula. Besides a gorgeous case, this super slim square bullet design is also perfect for helping you to attain precision. Choose from 11 long-lasting couture inspired lipstick shades and find the one that fits your skin tone best.
Bodycare and Fragrances
Christian Louboutin Beauty Loubiworld EDP Intense 2021
Christian Louboutin Beauty introduces Loubiworld EDP Intense 2021, made up of three new eaux de parfum intenses.
You’ll first fall in love with the beautiful deep burgundy glass bottles and how they are adorned by three sophisticated caps.
Loubicharme Aromatic Chypre, a fragrance that features notes of incense, Geranium, and Rose oxide patchouli has a royal beetle atop its cap. Look closely, and you’ll notice that it has Louboutin’s signature red soles for wings.
Loubiprince, on the other hand, exudes the mysterious vibe that pyramids brings. This has a medley of Cistus, Sandalwood, and Tonka Bean, and has a stiletto-headed serpent on its cap.
Lastly, the Loubiluna is a woody oriental fragrance featuring accords of Fig Milk, Cedar Wood, and Papyrus. A fire falcon sits on the cap, with its claws gripping the crescent moon.
The Christian Louboutin Beauty Loubiworld EDP Intense 2021 collection will be available at Christian Louboutin Beauty at TANGS at Tang Plaza and Tangs.com from 1 November 2021. Each fragrance retails for S$490.
Byredo Mumbai Noise EDP
This fragrance is inspired by the busy streets of Chembur in India, and if you visited the charming suburban area, you’ll be reminded of it when you inhale this perfume.
This perfume features a harmonious blend of warm woods, ambers, bitter coffee, and tonka beans accords, which gives it a distinctive scent that you’ll find memorable.
Bydredo’s Mumbai Noise EDP retails for S$372 on escentials.
Issey Miyake A Drop d’Issey
A Drop d’Issey is features a medley of accords including solar lilac, a hint of almond milk, and some ethically-sourced orange blossom.
Inspired by the beauty of nature, this lilac scented perfume is created using natural and synthetic ingredients. For instance, solar lilac was created using green chemistry to protect it from being harvested.
A Drop d’Issey retails for S$90 for 30ml, S$144 for 50ml, and S$179 for 90ml. It is available at Metro Paragon, Causeway Point, Takashimaya, Tangs Orchard and Tangs VivoCity, BHG Bugis, One Assembly at Raffles City, and in all Sephora stores. A Drop d’Issey is also available online on Lazada and Sephora.sg.
Paco Rabanne PHANTOM
The creative process (a high tech process called Augmented Creativity) of the new Paco Rabanne fragrance allows creators to experiment with different ingredients and discover how they affect a person’s mood.
This innovative process gives birth to Phantom, an unexpected scent for men that combines accords of lemon and lavender so perfectly, it lets the wearer feels the right amount of sexiness and confidence.
The fragrance isn’t the only thing high tech about it. This has the first ever connected bottle. simply tap the bottle’s head with your smart phone, and an NFC chip embedded in the caps helps get you to access interactive filters, personalised playlists, augmented reality experiences, and interactive games.
PHANTOM retails for S$111 for 50ml and S$153 for 100ml. They are available at Sephora, Sephora.sg, TANGS at Tang Plaza, TANGS Vivocity, Metro Paragon, Metro Woodlands, Takashimaya, BHG Bugis, and One Assembly at Raffles City.
Narciso Rodriguez, for her MUSC NOIR
If you enjoyed the original for her by narciso rodriguez, you will probably like the new for her MUSC NOIR, which is darker and more intense. Featuring notes of leather suede, heliotrope, white cedar, rose, and even a hint of sweet plum, this is a unique, sensual scent that is anything but basic.
For her MUSC NOIR retails at S$106 for 30ml, S$161 for 50ml, and S$207 for 100ml. It is now available at Metro Paragon and Causeway Point, Takashimaya, Tangs Orchard and Tangs VivoCity, BHG Bugis, One Assembly at Raffles City, andSephora ION. It also retails online on Lazada and Sephora.sg.