Here’s our curated list of the latest hair and body care releases we’re excited for – time for some serious at-home spa pampering! From hair mascara to smart hair dryers, read on to check out which of these 19 new beauty products you’d be adding to your routine this month.
Gucci Poudre De Beauté Éclat Soleil
Couldn’t bear to catch a tan all summer? Recreate a sun-kissed glow with the new Poudre De Beauté Éclat Soleil that promises a unified complexion in just one stroke. This breathable formula delivers a luminous finish with its soft and silky texture that blends really effortlessly, giving your skin a perfect touch of warmth. Enriched with hyaluronic acid and shea butter, feel hydrated and comfortable in your own skin all day with this bronzer.
Available in five flattering shades, the Poudre De Beauté Éclat Soleil is encased within an aqua blue and gold trim compact, embracing the House’s distinctive vintage aesthetic.
Retails for S$95 at Takashimaya, Tangs and online.
LANEIGE Makeup Bases
Be spoilt for choice as LANEIGE launches three new makeup bases this month!
Adding on to the current repertoire of makeup bases, the LANEIGE Glowy Makeup Serum (S$39) creates a healthy, translucent, and hydrated base unlike anything before! Formulated with 100% natural REAL mineral diamond powder, watch your new dewy skin dazzle – even without makeup.
The LANEIGE Skin Veil Luminizing Base (S$53) and LANEIGE Skin Veil Base (S$49) provide a featherlike texture with its air-light veil formula. The former option is enriched with an antipollution formula that helps protect the skin from air-bourne pollutants, ultrafine dust and other environmental aggressor and contains SPF50+ PA+++ as well, doubling up as a sunscreen.
For colour correcting, The LANEIGE Skin Veil Base line introduces a new addition of rosy pink, now available in a total of four colours.
LANEIGE Glowy Makeup Serum will be available from 1 September 2020 while the Luminizing Base and Skin Veil Base are available now island wide at all LANEIGE boutiques and counters, LANEIGE Official Mall on Lazada, Shopee, Zalora, and Sephora.
Milani Screen Queen Luminous Foundation
We all know the harm UV rays can cause. But did you know blue light (aka HEV, high energy visible) is a wavelength of light emitted from electronic devices that contribute to premature skin, wrinkle formation, skin damage, and hyper-pigmentation – just to name a few!
It’s scary in this technology decade, we know. Besides limiting screen time and choosing the dimmest setting possible when online, there’s frankly very little we can do to make significant changes to our lifestyle in response to blue light damage. Good thing is Milani’s formulated a new foundation, the first-of-its-kind, to help fight the signs of digital damage!
Available in eight vegan shades, level up your defence with this light-to-medium coverage foundation that filters and protects blue light from reaching the deeper layers of our skin. This foundation is easy to blend and provides a seamless, luminous finish. Perfect for those of us on a budget as well!
Milani Cosmetics is exclusively available at selected Watson stores and online, retailing at S$27.80.
Limited Edition Fenty Snap Shadow Palettes
Fall is officially upon us! At least that’s what Fenty Beauty says, with their release of the 9-Wine and 10-Money eyeshadow palettes from our favourite mini palette range: Snap Shadows.
Use them solo or snap any two palettes together for a handy collection of 12 shades, all in the palm of your hand!
Available online and in Sephora stores islandwide, retailing at S$39.
New additions to #fmgtsignature Collection by THEFACESHOP
Anyone looking for a touch of colour with natural ingredients that nourish the skin is surely no stranger to THEFACESHOP.
The brand recently unveiled the new #fmgtsignature Collection, consisting of a multi palette (S$43), a cheek palette (S$30), five alluring shades of lipstick (S$22) and a mini-sized kit of lip colours (S$49).
Create your own signature look with these artfully packaged products that bear an embossed, polished gold fmgt logo, giving them an understated luxurious look.
The Mono Pop Multi Palette Signature allows for the endless creation of looks with three different formulas (matte, shimmer, and glitter!) and comprises of nine eyeshadow pods, a highlighter as well as a contour!
Available in five rich and vivid colours, Creamy Beige, Smokey Red, Signature Red, Supreme Coral, and Refine Pink, the highly-pigmented Rouge Satin Moisture Signature is sure to keep your lips looking moisturised all day while adding a shade of bold to your everyday look.
In collaboration with local brand, The Nakinn Lab, the first 50 customers who purchase #fmgtsignature Collection from THEFACESHOP online will receive a complimentary nail pack.
THEFACESHOP new #fmgtsignature Collection is now available online and at all THEFACESHOP retail stores.
Bifesta Sebum Micellar Makeup Remover Wipes
If you’re a fan of easy-to-use and hassle-free makeup remover wipes, check this one out. The well-loved Japanese brand introduces the all-new Sebum Micellar Makeup Remover Wipes, infused with Green Tea Extract and Hyaluronic Acid, especially suitable for combination to oily skin.
Alcohol-free, oil-free and hypoallergenic, this wipe helps revitalise the skin with every swipe, leaving skin ultra-refreshed without that icky feeling we all hate! Now available in a handy travel size pack (10 sheets, S$3.50), toss one with your gym gear or into your office bag for a quick wipe-down anytime!
Huxley: Eye Cream & Clay Mask
Hand selected and cold-pressed to reap the maximum benefits of prickly pear seed oil from the Sahara Desert, Huxley’s one of those K-beauty brands that EVERYONE wants to get theirs hands on! Harnessing the beautifying powers of the star ingredient, Huxley provides a gentle and minimal routine against modern skin stress with their latest wash-off Clay Mask ; Balance Blend made with Cube Clay Matrix Technology, suitable for even sensitive skin!
Pamper your eyes with another cactus-derived formula, the refreshing Huxley Eye Cream ; Concentrate On that’s made with a 100% naturally derived ceramide complex in a gel-cream form that instantly melts into your skin, making it a great option for both day and night routines.
The Huxley Clay Mask ; Balance Blend, S$32, is available on the Huxley Online Store from 28 August 2020 onwards and on Lazada and Shopee from 9 September 2020. The Huxley Eye Cream ; Concentrate On, S$51, is available on the Huxley Online Store, Lazada, and Shopee.
ETUDE AC Clean Up New Blemish-care line
Struggling with ‘Maskne’ breakouts that never seem to get better? This might be due to the ingredients in your current skincare products!
ETUDE’s new AC Clean Up range is all about anti-inflammatory and antibacterial ingredients to help calm and treat troubled skin. Formulated with blemish-busting ingredients like salicylic acid, cica and tea tree leaf water to tend to the needs of acne prone skin, the range features the same things we love in an encompassing skincare line: a cleansing foam (S$17.90), toner (S$22.90), facial fluid aka emulsion (S$22.90), spot treatment (S$23.90), clay mask (S$23.90), and pimple patches (S$3.90). What more could we ask for?!
Perhaps the best selling product of the AC Clean Up range, the AC Clean Up Pink Powder Spot is a fast acting topical spot treatment packed with salicylic acid and cypress tree water to help obliterate dead skin cells and control acne-causing bacteria on skin. This little jar of concentrate also comes with a silicone tip for a fuss-free application.
Chanel LE LIFT Crème de Nuit
When stress gets the best of us and we have a day too busy, too long and too intense, the skin begins to halt its renewal process. The renewal process that takes place 30 times faster in the night comes to a standstill and gradually, skin becomes more reactive, uncomfortable and sensitised.
CHANEL understands this and has formulated a new night care that incorporates botanical alfalfa extract and the Neuractive Night complex for a soothing product that relieves skin that is exhausted and overworked during the day. Take care of your skin nightly and lift your skin with this enveloping texture and a little face massage.
The Le Lift Crème de Nuit will be available at all CHANEL Fragrance and Beauty boutiques and counters from 4 September 2020 onwards.
Armani Beauty Crema Nera Acqua Resviscentials
Joining the collection of haute nature skincare, CREMA NERA by Armani Beauty, is the new reviving treatment lotion that restores the beauty and vitality of the skin. Just like the powerful star ingredient of the toner, Reviscentalis, extracted from a miracle resurrection plant that is capable of coming back to life with just one single drop of water, the ACQUA REVISCENTALIS replicates the skin’s self-healing mechanism to deliver the ultimate protective, detoxifying, and healing benefits.
Strengthen skin that’s been damaged by a hectic urban lifestyle with this refreshing lotion that creates a powerful yet gentle exfoliating action, encouraging cellular renewal for a brighter and more even complexion in under a month!
Forget about vitamin C serums, the ACQUA REVISCENTALIS contains gallic acid, an anti-oxidant more potent than vitamin C! A high concentration of trehalose sugar boosts cell repair properties of this acid and stimulates detoxification, leaving skin effortlessly repaired – it’s like magic in a bottle!
Freeplus range of products
We all know sensitive skin’s one of the trickiest skin types out there. Easily irritated by fragrances, harsh exfoliants or even pollution – it’s just… difficult. But Freeplus is biting the bullet on this and embracing our sensitivity with their non-addictive and hypoallergenic formulas, offering a safe and worry-free skincare line that’s perfect for unstable skin conditions!
From face powder to BB cream, all Freeplus’ products are infused with carefully selected oriental herbs as well, to further soothe and preserve our natural protective barrier. Find out how the Daily Vanity team liked the brand here in our latest review.
The Freeplus Mild Soap A carefully purifies the face with a mildly acidic fine foam that removes all impurities from your skin grooves without causing flaking. Packed with amino acid-derived and moisturising ingredients, your skin is sure to feel so soft and supple after. We’re also loving the citrus unshiu peel extract in this cleanser that acts as protection from UV damages!
Retails at S$27 for 100g.
This moisturising mist is so hydrating it literally feels like a shower. The Freeplus Mild Shower is a unique mist-type lotion that delivers an ample amount of hydration to skin with a soft glow after. Use right after cleansing, over your makeup or spray on-the-go!
Available in two sizes, 165g and 300g retailing for S$27 and S$36 respectively.
Here’s something new: ‘Super Friction Proof’ sunscreens that promise to withstand intense rubbing and friction. This means long-lasting protection with extra friction guard against towels, clothes, and bags!
Innovative Japanese sunscreen brand ALLIE is launching in Singapore, bringing five broad-spectrum sun protection with SPF 50+ PA++++, in a variety of finishes and formulations. For those of us with an oily skin type, you might want to check this one out.
The ALLIE Extra UV Protector Facial Gel N is a sebum-resistant sunscreen with a light-weight gel texture so you no longer have to worry about your makeup sliding around your face anymore! Available in two sizes, mini (S$14.90) and regular (S$29.90).
If you’re looking for a quick bare face look, the ALLIE Nuance Change UV Protector Gel RS (S$25.90) for face and body might just do the trick! Besides protecting against UV rays, this pink-tinted sunscreen contains brightening pearls that provide a luminous glow for the perfect base. You can now work your way around time-intensive ‘glass skin’ skincare routines with this sunscreen to emulate the dewy look!
innisfree Super Volcanic Pore Line
The highly raved about pore clarifying Volcanic Line by innisfree is expanding its range with the new Super Volcanic Pore Micellar Cleansing Foam 2X (S$15) together with star product Super Volcanic Pore Clay Mask 2X (S$21).
Providing intensive pore care with the 10-in-1 formula, the Volcanic Pore Clay Mask results in pore tightening and minimisation, sebum removal, exfoliation, fine dust cleansing, blackhead removal, deep cleansing, skin texture improvement, skin elasticity improvement, and a cooling effect. This mask honestly clears more skin issues than we knew we had, leaving skin supple and hydrated!
The Body Shop Limited Edition Summer Body care
Hit the refresh button and keep things cool as a cucumber while smelling like sunshine with these fresh and zesty treats!
The Body Shop launches the cool cucumber range, including a refreshing shower gel (S$12), moisturising body yoghurt (S$20), and a body butter (S$31) that nourishes thoroughly.
The second exclusive summer collection features the zingiest Zesty Lemon Shower Gel (S$12), an accompanying body scrub (S$31) made with organic sugar and a body yoghurt (S$20) as well, promising a 48-hour hydration. Good riddance, summer heat!
L’OCCITANE Almond Line
A top-selling product that’s been flying off shelves globally, L’OCCITANE’s Almond Delicious Paste (S$68) is finally here in Singapore! Recreate an at-home spa moment and unwind with this delectable blend of almond butter and sugar crystals that buffs away daily impurities while softening your skin with its fatty acids, omega 6 and 9-rich formula.
Joining the existing line of almond body care by the French brand that formulates its products without parabens, ingredients of animal origins, and formaldehyde releasers is the Almond Shampoo (S$34) and Almond Conditioner (S$34). These products work hard to cleanse, detangle, soften and restore shine to your locks with just one wash. We’re also in love with how heavenly our hair smells after!
Now available online and at L’OCCITANE stores islandwide.
Diane Perfect Beauty MIRACLE YOU Series
This well-loved Japanese brand has recently wowed us with its latest revolutionary range “MIRACLE YOU” featuring three breakthrough key ingredients – plant derived organic ghee oil, Polycare, an Borealine. Formulated in all four products, the shampoo (S$18.90), treatment (S$18.90), hair mask (S$19.90), and hair serum (S$20.90), this line guarantees to reduce split-ends and breakages up to 90% as well as protect against free radicals and UV rays for up to eight hours.
Read more about this miraculous line in our review here.
Philips SenseIQ Hair Dryer and Straightener Prestige
As times change, products and innovations ought to keep up – and that includes beauty products as well! With a thorough understanding of the modern day woman, Philips has created two state-of-the-art products, including the Hair Dryer Prestige, specially tailored to fit the hair’s unique needs with multiple speeds and drying settings for maximised performance.
With three in-built drying modes, fast mode, gentle mode, and dry mode, this intelligent device adjusts its temperature with SenseIQ technology to provide 20% faster results without overheating nor depriving hair of its moisture.
Utilising the same SenseIQ technology for a personalised haircare experience, the Hair Straightener Prestige measures your hair more than 20,000 times per styling session with active digital sensors for ultimate efficiency! In addition, douse your hair in enriching ionic mist while styling as the Tetra Ionic System infuses millions of ions into your locks through four ionic jets embedded on both sides of the straightener. We’re certainly in utter amazement at this smart straightener!
The Philips Hair Dryer and Straightener Prestige with SenseIQ technology is now available at the recommended retail price of S$249 each, available online and at all Philips-authorised retailers.
LUX Hair Supplement series
If you’re a fan of Japanese haircare products, LUX, the number one haircare brand in Japan should be no stranger to you. The brand introduces an innovative amino acid-based regime that promises to rebuild your strands from within. Infused with a unique complex with the golden ratio of 11 different kinds of essential acids, this new launch features the Smoothener Range and Moisturizer Range both consisting of a shampoo and conditioner each for a more personalised wash!
If you have thin and tangled damaged hair, opt for the Smoothener range that repairs gaps on damages surfaces. Say hello to stronger, more flexible tresses! For rough and dry hair in need of a little hydration, lock it in with the moisturizer range. All four products retail at S$18.90 each.
For instant hair rescue, we’re loving the Deep Care Hair Mask (S$19.90) and the Quick Care Spray Treatment (S$17.90) that are sure to leave you with healthy and shiny enviable hair!
The LUX Hair Supplement series is exclusively available at Guardian.
Liese Blauné Hair Mascara
Say goodbye to grey hair with the new Liese Blauné Hair Mascara – you can now easily achieve a natural-looking crown with darkened roots hassle-free! Touch up your roots with just one swipe of this unique water and sweat-resistant pigment that disperses finely, coating your hair evenly for a youthful look.
Available in three shades, Natural Brown, Dark Brown, and Natural Black, this is fast becoming our go-to product when seeking to refresh our tresses.