13 best beauty buys from Sephora before Christmas comes

We’re just a few months away from the end of 2017 but the beauty beat isn’t stopping as far as Sephora is concerned. Here are some of the most exciting new or upcoming beauty launches that you can expect at Sephora. Get your shopping list ready!

1. Fenty Beauty products

Probably one of the most exciting launches you can expect this year, Fenty Beauty will be in Singapore (and globally!) from 8 September.

The much-anticipated brand is the brainchild of singer Rihanna and will be exclusively available in Sephora. Nothing much has been revealed just yet, although we can definitely expect quality liquid lipsticks (that we see from the ad below) and holographic lip products, which were spotted at the Fenty x Puma by Rihanna Spring/Summer 2016 show.

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Daily Vanity will be at the media launch event and will share with you more once we get our hands on the scoop.

2. Hourglass Confession Lipstick

Probably the prettiest product you can look forward to, this Hourglass lipstick is shaped like this to deliver a more precise application. You’ll love that its colour is intense and texture is creamy and long-lasting.

It’ll be a waste to dump out such a beautiful packaging after you’re done with the lipstick, and it looks like Hourglass recognises this too. This is why the Confession Lipstick is refillable. You can purchase the lipstick at SGD56 and the refills at SGD36 each. 30 shades are available, and they include a well-curated collection of shades including nudes, mauves, pinks, berries, and reds.

The Hourglass Confession lipsticks are available here.

3. Zoeva Basic Moment Blush Palette

We already know Zoeva has amazing eyeshadows. This Fall, they’ve launched the Basic Moment Eyeshadow Palette, made up of classic shades that every girl need in her life.

But what we’re more excited about is the Zoeva Basic Moment Blush Palette, designed to complement the eyeshadow palette.

This blush palette consists of three pigmented powder, including a universally flattering peach blush, a contouring hue, and a champagne coloured highlighter that will illuminate your complexion. In a matte but pearl finish, the powder formula is enriched with vitamin E to protect your skin from environmental aggressors.

4. Nudestix Babeboss Faves Box

If you’re a Nudestix fan, then this is the item to collect. The Nudestix Babeboss Faves Box is a limited edition collection of lip pencils handpicked by Ally and Taylor Frankel, co-founders of Nudestix, as well as five other power women in the beauty space.

You’ll find six lip and cheek pencils in the kit, as well as a jumbo cap sharpener, and custom artist tin with mirror.

The Nudestix Babeboss Faves Box will be available from 14 September, at SGD89.

5. Smashbox Be Legendary Liquid Lip Metal

If you’re ready to amp up your makeup with a bolder look, then the new Liquid Lip Metal from Smashbox is a must-have. In a glamorous and show-stopping metallic finish, this liquid lipstick applies on smoothly, offering great coverage and long-lasting wear.

These will be available from 12 October, and there are nine shades available. They will retail at SGD42 each.

6. Becca Liquid Crystal Lip Topper Glow Gloss

Becca Cosmetics has impressed us previously with their highlighters, and now they’re moving on to your lips. The new Liquid Crystal Lip Topper Glow Gloss can be worn on its own or on top of your favourite lipstick to change how it looks. We love the holographic effect on these lip toppers have – they’re sure to turn heads.

There are six shades in all and they are available at SGD33 each, at Sephora.

7. Marc Jacobs Under(cover) Perfecting Coconut Eye Primer

Marc Jacobs Beauty has already given us a range of coconut products earlier this year. This Fall, they have added an eye primer that’s formulated with coconut (and velvet flower) to their stable.

This creamy primer glides onto eyelids effortlessly to help your eyeshadow look more intense and stay crease-free. Its unique formula is able to absorb oil so that eye makeup stays impeccable throughout the day.

It retails at SGD40, and is available at Sephora.

8. Estelle & Thild Bio Cleanse 3-in-1 Cleansing Foam

Upon first look at the product, you may not have expected that this is a cleansing foam. But this lightweight product actually provides a lather that refreshes and energises skin all at the same time. You can use this to remove all traces of makeup; you’ll find that the foam it produces is soft but firm, such that it goes on gently on your skin.

This retails at SGD42, and is available at Sephora.

9. Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Re-Cover

Centilla Asiatia is an ingredient that has gained popularity in Korean skincare recently. This ingredient is well-loved because of its potent antioxidant benefits, as well as its ability to  regenerate and soothe skin.

Korean skincare brand Dr Jart+ has launched its Cicapair range that has Centilla Asiatia in its formula. We are particularly excited about the Cicapair Re-Cover, a day moisturiser that also offers coverage to conceal redness.

This product serves multiple functions: it regenerates damaged skin, shield skin from UV rays and dust, and provides anti-wrinkle and whitening benefits. You can use this as the final step of your skin care routine in the morning.

This retails at SGD77, and is available at Sephora.

10. Blithe Anti-Polluaging Himalayan Pink Salt Cleansing Water

We’ve already known that UV rays is one of the most damaging environmental elements that can take a toll on our skin. But city-dwellers should also be aware of urban pollutants, which can also cause “polluaging”.

This cleansing water from Korean brand Blithe helps remove stubborn makeup while eliminating pollutants including yellow dusts and fine dusts. Fortified with iron oxide and over 10 other minerals, this cleanser helps calm skin and reduce itchiness. No double-cleansing is required, and you’ll find your skin feeling moisturised and soothed.

This retails at SGD39, and is available at Sephora.

11. Verb Ghost Oil

Made from natural ingredients and for effortless hair care and hairstyling solutions, Verb is a new brand that’s introduced to Sephora Singapore recently. You’ll fall in love with its understated packaging and affordable prices – all full-sized items are priced at SGD24 each, and deluxe-sized items at SGD12 each.

If we were to recommend you one product to try from Verb, it’ll be the Ghost Oil. It’s called so because of how it vanishes into your hair without leaving behind a greasy sensation. This is a daily restorative oil that revitalises your hair from roots to ends. It’s made from a blend of essential nutrients, including moringa oil, and can smooth frizz and promote shine for all hair types.

The Verb Ghost Oil is available at Sephora.

12. Percy & Reed A Walk in the Rain Shine & Fragrance Mist

Many of us face the problem of avoiding certain eateries during lunch because it may stink up our hair. This fragrance mist from Percy & Reed will give you the freedom to go wherever you like.

A fragrance that’s also a shine and glossing spray, this has a distinctive scent and also leaves your hair looking glossier. It’s a limited edition, so make sure you grab it before it’s gone forever. It retails at SGD30, and is available at Sephora.

13. Ouai Dry Shampoo Foam

You may think that since you wash your hair every day, you don’t need a dry shampoo – you’re wrong. Using a dry shampoo at mid-day can help freshen the look of your hair, which may otherwise look limp, flat and lifeless.

This new dry shampoo from Ouai has pleasant scent, and you’ll love that because it dispenses as a mousse, it doesn’t leave any powdery residue behind. Besides removing build-up and impurities, its formula also hydrates and conditions hair. It cleanses hair and scalp while providing your hair with volume.

This retails at SGD42 for a full-sized bottle, and SGD18 for a travel-sized bottle, and is available at Sephora.

 

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