Spring makeup collections, new fragrances and skincare lines galore!
We’ve curated some of our favourite launches of the month, including some luxurious options totally worth the splurge, and some which are the most value-worthy beauty picks.
Read on for the 15 beauty launches we have our eye on this March.
1. Dr Hauschka Day Lotions
If you’ve ever skipped incorporating a lotion or moisturiser into your morning skincare routine, for fear of clogged pores or oily skin, Dr. Hauschka’s newest Day Lotions are your solution!
Formulated with florals that soothe, revitalise and calm the skin, you can rest assured that these day lotions have an incredibly lightweight texture, and get absorbed without seconds without leaving a shiny sheen on the face.
For those with pale, dehydrated skin, try the Revitalising Day Lotion (S$55), which will brighten your complexion. If you struggle with oily, blemished combination skin, the Balancing Day Lotion (S$59) will work wonders, while the Soothing Day Lotion (S$62) calms reddened and irritated skin.
Dr. Hauschka Day Lotion range retails at 1 Vista Exchange Green, #01-03, The Star Vista Mall, Singapore 138617, and online at Pamper Inc.
2. Yours Bounce Back Balancing Toner
Supercharge your skin with the latest addition to clean beauty brand Yours Essentials Collection: the Bounce Back Balancing Toner.
Besides balancing your pH level to hydrate, nourish, restore and repair your skin, this toner also strengthens your natural skin barrier to keep your skin healthy, glowing and youthful!
The fortifying, mineral-rich, Swiss-made toner is formulated with a unique blend of clean ingredients, including ACB Bio-Chelate 5 and Vitamin B12 which restore the skin’s natural pH, promote cell renewal and strengthen the skin barrier while Epidermist, a skin-builder, protects against acne-causing bacteria. Finally, Glucame-20 hydrates skin and Niacinamide, the darling of beauty enthusiasts, evens out skin tone and lightens dark spots.
Yours Bounce Back balancing Toner retails for S$38 at lovefromyours.
3. THEFACESHOP Yehwadam Artemisia
Lightweight and soothing, THEFACESHOP’s Yehwadam Artemisia range is formulated with three core natural ingredients, each highly- sought after for its natural healing that properties, soothes, purifies, and moisturises the skin from inside out.
Kick off the Yehwadam Artemisia experience with the Yehwadam Artemisia Toner (S$55), a lightweight, fast-absorbing, and non-sticky toner that deeply replenishes hydration, leaving the skin with a smooth and refreshing finish uniquely formulated to attract and retain moisture.
The Yehwadam Artemisia Emulsion (S$55) helps the skin build a barrier to prevent the loss of moisture with its natural moisturising ingredients and its plant-derived sugar-based emulsifier for a refreshing finish while keeping your skin deeply moist.
And lastly the ultra-lightweight Yehwadam Artemisia Cream (S$85) for an instant burst of hydration without leaving any sticky residue on the skin. Besides its moisturising properties, this cream also helps to regulate the production of sebum, so it’s perfect for acne-prone and oily, dehydrated skin.
The Yehwadam Artemisia range retails at THEFACESHOP stores islandwide.
4. Clarins Facial Cleanser
The newest additions to the Clarins family includes a cleanser and cleansing oil, both of which are enriched with natural ingredients, including Alpine herbs from Domaine Clarins that cleanse, purify, and soothe for balanced skin.
The Total Renewing Mousse Cleanser (S$54) is formulated with Tamarind Pulp Extract, a form of AHA, for gentle exfoliation on the skin, leaving you with radiant, luminous skin.
Are you partial towards cleansing oils instead? The refreshing, easy-rinse lightweight Total Cleansing Oil (S$56) is your answer. Formulated with purifying Alpine Herbs such as Organic Golden Gentian and Organic Lemon Balm, and 47% Organic Sunflower Oil, this cleansing oil turns into a silky milk that immediately dissolves even heavy, long-wearing, and waterproof make-up and pollutants when activated with water, it while keeping the skin feeling soft, clean, and comfortable.
The Clarins facial cleansers retail at all Clarins boutiques, counters, and online.
5. Nudeskin by Nudestix
Vegan, cruelty-free cosmetic brand Nudestix recently branched into skincare and launched their comprehensive four-step skincare regimen of multi-tasking, vegan-powered, and highly efficacious products with a focus on skin renewal!
Developed in collaboration with celebrity dermatologist, Dr. Jason Emer, MD, Nudeskin formulations are packed with a healthy dose of natural, good-for-skin ingredients to clean, exfoliate, tone, and moisturise.
Double cleanse with the Citrus Clean Balm & Make-Up Melt (S$50) to banish all traces of makeup and cleanse the skin, then follow it up with the Gentle Hydra-Gel Face Cleanser (S$27), a non-foaming clean water gel that removes natural makeup, clarifies skin tone, and gently cleanse skin impurities without harsh surfactants and chemicals that work for even the most sensitive skin.
The Lemon-Aid Detox & Glow Micro-Peel (S$50) clarifies the skin by detoxing pores of excess oil, dirt, and pollution, while the spa-strength resurfacing treatment 5% Citrus Fruit & Glycolic Glow Toner (S$42) accelerates the skin’s cell renewal process by smoothing and brightening, minimising lines and pores and leaving a plump-and-glowing complexion.
No skincare routine is complete without a moisturiser, so here we have the Citrus-C Mask & Daily Moisturizer (S$56) made with vegan-powered actives including Fermented Yuzu Oil and Turmeric Extract that deeply moisturise skin, gently boost collagen, reduce environmental inflammation, and refreshes for smooth, soft, and glowing skin.
Tired of battling maskne? Then you’ll definitely have to try Afterglow, an anti-bacterial hydrating mist that soothes Maskne efficiently.
Made from 100% natural plant-based ingredients, this extremely effective facial mist is odourless, light, and fresh, with anti-bacterial components to keep maskne at bay. Besides getting rid of maskne, Afterglow also helps to hydrate and soothe skin, as well as reduce inflammation, with its unique 100% plant extracts.
Afterglow retails for S$42 (excluding GST and delivery charges)at all ONLY Group outlets and online.
7. Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Serum
Despite the rate they’re going, Glow Recipe never seems to run out of fruits and flavours for their beauty launches! This time round, it’s the Plum Plump Hyaluronic Serum joining the glow gang.
Made with three types of plum, next-gen hyaluronic acid and vegan collagen, this silky, lightweight serum delivers deep hydration and diminishes fine lines and wrinkles to achieve ever-glowing and vibrant skin. The super hydrating formula locks in moisture and plumps skin layer by layer for the most intense, juicy hydration for a visibly plump and dewy complexion.
TBC 25 FEB: The Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Serum retails for S$ at Sephora.
8. Origins Mega-Mushroom Soothing Hydra-Mist
Joining Origins’ famed mushroom-infused franchise is the Origins Mega-Mushroom Soothing Hydra-Mist, an on-the-go mist with mega-hydrating benefits that instantly helps boost skin’s moisture, plumpness and luminosity.
Powered by Reishi, Hyaluronic Acid, and the brand’s latest ingredient Tremella Mushroom (also known as Snowy Mushroom), which can hold more than 7x of its water weight, you’ll simply have to spritz the mist for your skin to feel moisturised, calm, and refreshed!
This micro-fine mist can be applied on bare skin or over makeup, making it the perfect on-the-go solution to soothe and hydrate skin anytime, anywhere.
The Origins Mega-Mushroom Soothing Hydra-Mist retails for S$46 from March 2021 onwards at Sephora, Origins stores islandwide, and Origins Concierge Service WhatsApp at +65 9657 0854.
9. Case Study Untitled
Created in collaboration with Korean artist and the president of Asia 21 Korea Chapter Eddie Kang, the Case Study Untitled fragrance series features four scent variations ranging from sweet and spicy to fruity and floral so there’s definitely something for everyone.
Inspired by intriguing scents found outside of a Parisian atelier, the Case Study #3 O.A.C (short for One Accord Composition) is infused with Jasmine, Rose, Orange blossom and Cardamom, the right blend of sweet and spicy that lasts throughout the day.
The Case Study #8 Light on Objet has top notes of Ginger and Lemon, before giving way to earthier base scents of Jasmine and Musk, striking the perfect balance between fruity, floral and earthy.
RboW’s Case Study #12 Dance and Balance expresses the peace of art. The fresh aromatic notes of Tea, Juniper Berries and Calamus are infused with sweet-spicy notes of Cardamom, Pepper and Elemi, balanced by earthy base notes of Sandalwood, Vanilla and Musk.
The Case Study Untitled range retails for S$115 per bottle at Beaubit.
10. Maison 21G Cashmere Wood
Parisian haute perfumery house Maison 21G has launched a 35th addition to its array of scents, Cashmere Wood.
A leathery, smooth, creamy, sophistication, this scent embodies the allure of natural, sensual aromas of sultry tobacco and leathery notes, lifted by a mossy woodiness for an irresistable magnetic, woody and distinctive aroma.
The Maison 21G Cashmere Wood retails for S$95 online and at all Maison 21G boutiques.
11. Givenchy Prisme Libre Skin-Caring Glow Foundation
This March, Givenchy is introducing the all-new Prisme Libre Skin-Caring Glow Foundation, a hybrid foundation with a formula containing 90% skincare ingredients. Combining the best of makeup and skincare, 97% of the ingredients are of natural origin, boosting skin radiance and letting it breathe for maximum glow and care.
Promising hydration and coverage with a glowy finish, this medium-coverage liquid foundation feels soft and hydrating and blends seamlessly on the skin!
The Givenchy Prisme Libre Skin-Caring Glow Foundation retails for S$80 from 11 March onwards at Sephora and Takashimaya Department Store.
12. Yves Saint Laurent Couture Colour Clutch
Dress up your eyes with YSL’s newest Couture Colour Clutch (Paris/ Marakkech) – two eye palettes adorned with a chevron pattern and a leather-effect finish.
With a wardrobe of colours inspired by Paris and Marrakech, two iconic cities anchored in YSL Beauté’s heritage, the palette includes ten saturated shades with highly pigmented textures from satin to shimmer, metallic to matte with glitters.
The Couture Colour Clutch (Paris/ Marakkech) retails for S$159 from 1 March 2021 onwards at all YSL Beauty stores.
13. Dior Forever 2021
DIOR Forever is back this year with a primer, cushion powder, and setting spray! Formulated for all-day wear, this makeup-skincare hybrid range delivers essential skincare thanks to the floral-extract enriched formulation!
The Dior Forever Skin Veil SPF 20 (S$84) is the beauty giant’s first primer with extreme wear and hydration; the Dior Forever Cushion Powder (S$92) is an on-the-go finishing powder for quick and easy touch ups throughout the day, and the Dior Forever Perfect Fix (S$68) is the all-new multi-tasking setting spray that sets, hydrates, and refreshes your complexion.
The Dior Forever range will retail at all Dior Beauty boutiques and counters from 1 March onwards.
14. Chanel Le Blanc Makeup Collection Perles et Eclats de Chanel
Besides tweed and the LBD, long pearl necklaces are part of Chanel’s style history. And the new Perles et Eclats de Chanel collection is inspired by Japanese Akoya pearls, as well as Tahitian pearls, so you can expect to see beautiful shades of white and pink, influenced from the former, and deep aubergine tones from the latter.
The highlight of the limited edition collection is the Perles de Lumiere (S$103), an exclusively created highlighting powder that’s embossed with the iconic double C logo encircled by a ring of pearls. This has a creamy powder texture with a rosy champagne shimmer that can be swept over the entire face.
Besides this, you can also look forward to the following products:
- Baume Essentiel (S$69): a stick that sculpts and illuminates the complexion, that’s available in two new shades
- Les 4 Ombres in 374 Allure et Eclat (S$98): a new eyeshadow palette that combines four harmonious shades: two shades of white, peachy pink, and coppery eggplant
- Stylo Ombre et Contour (S$53): in two shades that can be used as an eyeshadow base or a liner
- Rouge Coco and Rouge Allure (S$54): four Rouge Coco lipsticks and a Rouge Allure, available in pink tones
- Le Vernis Longwear (S$42): in two new soft iridescent shades
The collection is available at Chanel Fragrance and Beauty boutiques from today and counters from 5 March 2021.
15. Burberry Colour Clash Spring 2021
Inspired by the Burberry house code of duality, Burberry is launching the Colour Clash Spring 2021 collection, capturing a striking contrast between timeless, sophisticated tones for the eyes and vibrant lips to create a classic yet eccentric look. Below, we break down the eye-catching products in this collection.
The Burberry Runway Eye Palette (Limited-Edition) (S$125) is housed in a sleek golden case that opens to reveal a marriage of heritage and contemporary shades in matte, shimmer and metallic finishes.
Designed to make an impact, the new Burberry Kisses in Bright Orange No.75 (Limited-Edition) (S$52) features a new satin finish and long-lasting formula with an intense pigment that creates medium to high coverage and stays in place all day long. The hyaluronic acid-enriched formula helps to keep lips hydrated and comfortable for all-day wear too.
Burberry’s first long-lasting liquid lip lacquer with a glossy, laminated finish is now available in a bright, eye-catching shade. The high-shine Burberry Kisses Lip Lacquer in Electric Orange No.27 (Limited-Edition) (S$52) delivers full coverage and bold colour in one stroke with a comfortable gel-like texture.
This 55% water-infused primer glides across the skin with incredible ease and hydrates instantly. A blend of mirror-flat intense reflection pearls, the Burberry Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base in Nude Radiance No.01 (S$72) helps to blur minor imperfections for a shimmer-free, youthful luminosity.
Lastly, Burberry is introducing its new mascara, Burberry Ultimate Lift Mascara (S$54), combining volume, curl and length for an instant lifting effect that lasts all day. The buildable formula creates natural-looking to oversized lashes with clump-free definition. Expect fuss-free application with the innovative concave brush with micro bristles designed to catch, curl and lift each lash effortlessly, from root to tip.
The Burberry Colour Clash Spring 2021 Collection retails at BHG Bugis Junction and on Sephora (except Ultimate Lift Mascara).