You may be overwhelmed with the gorgeous limited edition Chinese New Year beauty products during this period and we don’t blame you. And in case you’ve been overlooking other fabulous launches that are happening now or soon, we’ve rounded up 15 of the most exciting beauty launches that we are adding to our cart, stat.
1. Chantecaille Gold Recovery Intense Concentrate P.M.
Created to be used as a 28-day renewing-regimen every three months before your moisturiser, this luxurious night treatment combines innovative peptides and just-discovered botanicals that truly works like magic overnight.
Wake up to visibly brightened and firmed skin, and say bye bye to wrinkles, dullness, hyperpigmentation and fine lines! You’ll see visible renewed smoothness, clarity and radiance, and it’s all thanks to the miracle ingredient, Gold Heptapeptide.
This night treatment is even said to have a botox-like effect on the skin because of this ingredient — Hexapeptide Amplified, which is renowned for its anti-ageing ability to visibly reduce expression lines and boost elasticity.
Chantecaille Gold Recovery Intense Concentrate P.M. retails for S$500 at TANGS at Tang Plaza and Takashimaya Department Store.
2. Estée Lauder Revitalizing Supreme+ Bright
Get glowin’ this February with Estée Lauder’s new Revitalizing Supreme+ Bright range, which include two new moisturisers for brighter, more youthful, even-toned skin.
These lightweight, nourishing moisturisers come in two texture preferences — an ultra-lightweight Power Soft Creme and a silky fluid Power Soft Milky Lotion, both of which tackle dullness and discoloration and rebuilds skin firmness and bounce.
Estée Lauder Revitalizing Supreme+ Bright Power Soft Creme (S$191) and Power Soft Milky Lotion (S$150) retails at all Estée Lauder stores islandwide, and via the Estée Lauder Concierge Service (Whatsapp +65 9641 3792).
3. Fresh Kombucha Cleansing Treatment
Swipe away pollution, and swipe on clarity in just one simple step with Fresh’s all-new Kombucha Cleansing Treatment!
A no-rinse, ultra-effective 3-in-1 cleanser and treatment that cleanses, repairs and treats skin’s microbiota (your skin’s natural defense system), this cleanser contains Kombucha, which has powerful anti-pollution and antioxidant properties.
Kombucha Cleansing Treatment retails for S$36 (75ml) and S$69 (200ml) at fresh Boutiques ION, Raffles City, JEM Beauty Kitchen, Takashimaya Department Store, Sephora and Sephora.sg.
4. Drunk Elephant’s Protini Polypeptide Cream – Jumbo Size
Packed with proteins and nutrients, the Protini Polypeptide Cream combines an unprecedented array and concentration of signal peptides, growth factors, supportive amino acids, and pygmy waterlily to replenish and restore your skin to a strong, healthy state!
This breakthrough protein moisturiser shows a visible and immediate improvement in the appearance of your skin’s tone, texture, and firmness, and the great news is that it now comes in a jumbo 100ml size, so you can slather it liberally and have a jar that last you longer.
The Drunk Elephant’s Protini Polypeptide Cream – Jumbo Size retails for S$138 at Sephora.sg and at Sephora ION, Ngee Ann City, Westgate, Tampines 1 & NEX Mall.
5. Estée Lauder Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Transformative Eye Serum
The new Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Transformative Eye Serum does exactly what it says — it transforms your eyes with continued use.
Infused with Re-Nutriv’s skin-energizing Black Diamond Truffle Extract and patented youth-sustaining technology, the eye serum reveals eyes that look more sculpted, tightened, and less puffy and lined.
With an exquisitely soft formula and fluid texture feels whisper-light, this serum makes the eye are feel velvety soft from the first touch and is quickly absorbed so there’s no sticky residue left behind.
Estée Lauder Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Transformative Eye Serum retails for S$290 at select Estée Lauder stores, including ION Orchard, Marina Bay Sands, TANGS Orchard, Takashimaya, Isetan Scotts, Metro Paragon and OG People’s Park.
6. Bio-essence Bio-VLift Face Lifting Cream
The bestselling Bio-essence Bio-VLift Face Lifting Cream restores youthful skin by combating signs of ageing, eliminating saggy skin and pesky lines with its star ingredients such as Black Orchid Extract, Royal Jelly Extract, and Bio Energy Complex™ to lift, nourish, and brighten the complexion.
This anti-ageing cream is the perfect remedy if you’re looking for a lifting cream to smoothen lines on forehead, fade frown lines, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, prevent the appearance of a turkey neck and minimise a double chin.
Now available in two variants, the Bio-essence Bio-VLift Face Lifting Cream (Nourishing) with an additional star ingredient, Royal Jelly, that deeply nourishes and hydrates skin, keeping it youthful and firm; and the Bio-essence Bio-VLift Face Lifting Cream (Brightening) with the additional star ingredient, Fermented Rice that clarifies, reduces dullness, enhances the elasticity of the skin for firmer, smoother, and brighter skin with a more radiant complexion!
The Bio-essence Bio-VLift Face Lifting Cream retails for S$59.90 at C K Department Store, Guardian, NTUC Fairprice, OG, Robinsons, Watsons, and selected cosmetic houses.
7. Porcelain Skincare
Renowned for its high-touch and high-tech spa treatments, Porcelain’s skincare line now lets you bring home the essence of Porcelain Spa treatments!
Each range of Porcelain Skincare is created to respond to a particular skin type and concern, so there’s definitely a range that’s suitable for you. Gentle enough for sensitive skin, Porcelain products are created to provide highly personalised solutions — we’re talking varying the product mix, dosage, and regimens all tailored to your skin.
8. HERA Glow Lasting Cushion
We don’t know about you, but when we’re getting a cushion foundation, we definitely look out for a lightweight, buildable coverage that leaves our skin glowing, and the HERA Glow Lasting Cushion does just that.
Taking long-wear perfection to the next level with a highly blendable formula, the new cushion offers a thin and lightweight veil over skin that promises a lasting 24-hour glow.
You can go about your day with minimal touch-ups, and with Multi-Dimensions Radiant™ technology, your skin will be moisturised and radiant all day long.
The HERA Glow Lasting Cushion retails for S$75 at the HERA ION boutique and on HERA Online.
9. Anastasia Beverly Hills Spring 2021 Collection
We were absolutely enthralled by the gorgeous rose gold packaging of this ABH collection, but we’re definitely staying for the incredible products and formula too.
For brow mavens who love lifted and lasting feathered brows, Brow Freeze is the ultimate brow styling wax for you. This crystal-clear brow wax suits all skin tones, never flakes, and instantly gives you that bold brow moment!
Next, amplify your inner glow with the Iced Out Highlighter! You’ll love the ultra-smooth formula with seamless blending and buildable intensity — just a single sweep and you’ll be glowing, or layer it on to create your desired luminescent glow – from a fresh glow to a liquid effect.
You can also bid all your gloss-related woes goodbye with the innovative, long-lasting and non-sticky formulas developed for Crystal Lip Gloss in “Glass” and Diamond Lip Gloss in “Honey Diamond”. Complementing all skin tones, these glosses give you that glass-like shine that can be worn over bare lips or layered over a colourful lipstick for that extra shine or shimmer.
The Brow Freeze and Highlighter in Iced Out retails for S$38 and S$55 respectively at Sephora and all Sephora stores, while the Diamond Lip Gloss retail for S$33 exclusively at Anastasia Beverly Hills’ official website.
10. AERIN Mediterranean Honeysuckle In Bloom
Spring’s in the air and AERIN’s best-selling fragrance Mediterranean Honeysuckle takes on a floral, spring-inspired spin in the all-new Mediterranean Honeysuckle In Bloom, a new lush floral bouquet of Honeysuckle, Tuberose and Miel de Provence that enhances the original floral citrus aroma with a deep honeyed intensity.
Featuring an expert blend of pure and natural extract of honeycombs for irresistible richness and sumptuous depth, this scent is reminiscent of a perfect summer’s day!
The AERIN Mediterranean Honeysuckle In Bloom will retail for S$194 from early February 2021 onwards at selected Estée Lauder stores including Marina Bay Sands, TANGS Orchard, Takashimaya, and on sephora.sg from 18 February 2021 onwards.
11. Bvlgari Allegra Collection
Consisting of five exhilarating fragrances and five Magnifying essences, Bvlgari’s Allegra lets you style and customise your very own bespoke scent in a bottle that’s brimming with colour and opulence.
Infused with the radiant vitality of Italy, each fragrance wraps you in the irresistible delight of an Italian escape: the energising sun of the Mediterranean Sea, the excitement of Italian love, the soothing pleasure of Italian dolce, the fun of a sunset aperitivo in Rome, and the enchantment of a Venetian festa.
Bvlgari is also introducing #MagnifyForMore, where you can create your own personalised signature with any of the five magnifying essences that are designed to blend seamlessly when spritzed on top of any of the five Bvlgari Allegra eaux de parfum to create your personalised scent.
The ALLEGRA collection retails online at the Bvlgari website and in-store at the Takashimaya Department Store. The price of the collection is as follows: S$263/50ml, S$375/100ml for the Eaux de Parfum, and S$300 for the magnifying Essence.
12. Dew It
If you have a hard time juggling work, families and your various priorities, more often than not, you’ll overlook self-care and think that it’s too time consuming.
But fret not, because this newly launched Jakarta-based beauty brand has a bodycare line that focuses on a hands-free way to care for your skin, and is catered to the woman that simply has “no time” to care for their body!
Equipped with unique applicators, easy to use and made of 100% organic ingredients that leave skin moisturized and glowing, the Dew It line includes three body skincare products: the Body Water Oil, Body Polish, and Body Silk, which work to fit into your daily routine and provide instant hydration for healthier, glowy skin.
The Dew It line starts from S$19 and retails at Beaubit.
13. The Body Shop Drops of Youth™ Bouncy Jelly Mist
Made with 96% ingredients of natural origin, including edelweiss stem cells from the Italian Alps and Community Fair Trade moringa seed oil, the Drops of Youth™ Bouncy Jelly Mist has a super light gel-to-mist transformative texture and is 100% vegan.
Spritz wherever and whenever to help protect, refresh and hydrate skin for up to 24 hours, because this mist blocks your skin from fine dust and protects it from the effects of environmental aggressors, including indoor and outdoor pollution as well as blue light.
The Body Shop Drops of Youth™ Bouncy Jelly Mist retails for S$29 at The Body Shop.
14. L’Oreal Paris Extraordinary Oil Range
Keep your wavy locks flowing and bouncy with the new L’Oreal Paris Extraordinary Oil Range that has all you need to restore your damaged, coarse and permed hair back to its former glory.
Formulated with 100% pure and natural French essential oils for Asian hair, the range includes a shampoo, conditioner, and hair oil, with the star ingredient being the repairing French White Truffle Complex, a precious ingredient that deeply nourishes and plumps up keratin for significantly improved hair quality.
The L’Oreal Paris Extraordinary Oil Range starts from S$16.90 and retails at Watsons, Guardian, and Fairprice stores.
15. Liese Blauné Creamy Foam Color – Natural Matt Ash
This CNY season, give your hair a new and refreshed look with Liese Blauné Creamy Foam Color’s Natural Matt Ash shade, a soft cool ash tone that provides grey coverage while leaving your hair with a lovely ashy brown finish.
With a luscious non-drip formula that adheres strongly to the hair while promising a consistent colour and a natural look, up-keeping your hair has never been this easy!
The Liese Blauné Creamy Foam Color – Natural Matt Ash retails for S$19.90 at Watsons.