Another month has flown by, and we have even more exciting beauty products that you must check out this September.
With the slew of makeup, haircare, body care and fragrance drops on the way, you’ll be looking extra fine from head to toe.
So, without further ado, here are 27 beauty must-haves to get you ready for the start of the cosy pumpkin season!
Jane Iredale HydroPure™ Tinted Serum
For those looking for sheer coverage with the nourishing benefits of high-quality skincare, you’re in luck, because Jane Iredale is launching their newest multifunctional skincare-makeup hybrid- HydroPure™ Tinted Serum.
Boasting hyaluronic acid, allantoin, and olive squalane for moisture retention and skin barrier protection, this tinted serum will not only provide intensive hydration, but also even out your skin tone.
Not to mention, it’s also infused with powerful antioxidant CoQ10 to reduce oxidative stress and improve your skin’s ability to fight free radicals.
Thanks to Jane Iredale’s reputation for clean ingredients and no-fade, long-wearing performance products, we’re confident that this tinted serum will be a game-changer if you’re looking to simplify your beauty regime while still achieving that effortlessly dewy glow.
Pro tip: For a more full-glam look, pair the serum with your favourite foundation or concealer for added coverage!
Paula’s Choice RESIST Triple Active Total Repair Serum
Paula’s Choice is known for their effective skincare, and their new RESIST Triple Active Total Repair Serum can visibly improve lines, discolouration, and firmness of your skin in just one week.
This lightweight, advanced hydrating serum is suitable for all skin types and is Paula’s Choice’s first retinoid formula with prescription-like potency.
It contains a potent combination of hexylresorcinol, retinoid, and niacinamide to restore youthful radiance, reduce wrinkles, and improve skin’s barrier function. You can enjoy its effects simply by apply it to your skin twice a day or as tolerated, after cleansing, toning, and exfoliating.
Remember, as with all retinol products, you’ll have to use SPF of at least 30+ in the daytime after application!
Paula’s Choice RESIST Triple Active Total Repair Serum retails for S$75 and is available at Paula’s Choice online.
Caudalie Vinosun Protect collection
Caudalie presents two new additions to their Vinosun Protect collection: the Vinosun High Protection SPF 50 Cream and the Vinosun Very High Protection SPF 50+ Sun Water.
Vinosun Protect Collection offers light, non-greasy sun protection that absorbs into your skin to become completely invisible, all while leaving a lovely scent of orange blossom, coconut milk, and white jasmine.
This sun care collection is not only safe for your skin but also for the environment. Moreover, it provides effective UVA and UVB shield for your skin, as well as antioxidant protection for sensitive skin type!
- Vinosun High Protection SPF 50 Cream: It contains soothing grape seed extract, which helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines caused by the sun, and protects your skin from UVA/UVB rays.
- Vinosun Very High Protection SPF 50+ Sun Water: This ultra-lightweight formula forms a protective veil to replenish lost moisture, keeping your skin nourished and conditioned.
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Water Cream
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Water Cream is a must-have if you’ve been experiencing signs of dehydration, regardless of whether you have oily, dry, combination, or sensitive skin.
The cream contains niacinamide, which helps to balance your skin and reduce the appearance of pores. It’s also enriched with biopeptide complex to improve your skin tone and texture.
What distinguishes it, though, is its unique water-locking fusion technology, composed of a hydrating blend of ingredients that train your skin barrier to retain more moisture, resulting in 100 hours of hydration with each application.
This lightweight, fragrance-free gel-cream moisturiser with a bouncy, cloud-like texture is set to become our next holy grail for an instant hydration boost!
Sisley Paris Sunleÿa G.E. Age Minimising Global Sun Care SPF30
Sisley’s Sunleÿa, delicately scented with sage and marjoram essential oils, is a luxurious solution for radiant and protected skin, with an age-defying sun shield technology that helps prevent wrinkles, dark spots, and dehydration.
Sunleÿa protects your skin and repairs sun damage with glycerin (of plant origin) and nourishing shea butter. It retains moisture and softens your skin so that you’ll look even more radiant.
The sunscreen, which includes an anti-ageing complex of soy peptide, white willow leaf, and einkorn wheat extracts, also combats free radicals and collagenase (enzymes that break down collagen).
Furthermore, it contains four photo-stable filters that cover a broad UV spectrum, including long-wave UVA rays, to effectively protect against photo-induced ageing and the formation of dark spots on your skin.
Caudalie Vinopure Salicylic Spot Solution
The Caudalie Vinopure range has been a staple for both men and women as a natural and effective solution for acne-prone skin since 2018.
Caudalie Vinopure Salicylic Spot Solution, their newest star product, is your secret weapon to banish blemishes, with visible results in just one hour. Simply apply the Vinopure Salicylic Spot Solution to a specific area twice to three times daily and watch it vanish!
This gel-cream works quickly to reduce breakouts and calm redness, with its powerful combination of natural salicylic acid, niacinamide, and tea tree essential oil, Not only that, but its compact size also makes it ideal for use on the go.
Caudalie Vinopure Salicyclic Spot Solution (15ml) retails for S$25 and is available at Sephora.
Fenty Skin Blemish Defeat’r BHA Spot-Targeting Gel
Designed to be worn anytime, including under makeup, Blemish Defeat’r BHA Spot-Targeting Gel forms an invisible shield between blemishes and environmental aggressors to create the ideal makeup canvas.
The gel is made with salicylic acid, willow bark extracts, chilean mint, rhubarb, licorice, and ginger extracts to combat blemishes, as well as calm and clear your skin. It’s also suitable for all skin types, especially if you have oily skin.
Blemish Defeat’r BHA Spot-Targeting Gel comes in an elevated squeeze-tube packaging with a slanted applicator tip that allows you to directly and precisely coat blemishes without spilling or spreading the product, giving you an overall hygienic and mess-free experience!
Fenty Skin Blemish Defeat’r BHA Spot-Targeting Gel retails for S$36 and is available at Sephora.
Neal’s Yard Remedies Skincare Boosters collection
Renowned for its organic skincare range, Neal’s Yard Remedies unveils their innovative Skincare Boosters collection, crafted to integrate into your existing skincare routine seamlessly to enhance efficacy.
The formulation of the skincare boosters is gentle yet effective, allowing people with all skin types to benefit from its natural skincare remedies:
- Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Booster (3oml, S$32): This booster is a hydration powerhouse, enriched by hibiscus extract to further heighten its moisturising properties.
- Vitamin C Brightening Booster (3oml, S$38): Geared towards brightening, it targets uneven skin tone and lacklustre complexion. It’s also fortified by kakadu plum to help penetrate vitamin C into your skin.
- Organic Rosehip Oil (3oml, S$38): Neal’s Yard Remedies’ signature rosehip oil is now infused with antioxidant-rich vitamin E. It works to diminish hyper-pigmentation and rejuvenate your skin!
Guerlain Parure Gold Skin Control Compact Foundation
Guerlain’s Parure Gold Skin Control Compact Foundation takes the meaning of luxury to the next level, with its signature 24-karat gold formulation and jewel-like case.
If you’ve been looking for a compact foundation that will give you an even complexion and perfect skin texture, this coveted foundation, infused with white peony petal extract, will be your new go-to.
Your face will look poreless and perfectly blurred for up to 24 hours with its matte finish that doesn’t look mask-like, powdery or cakey.
What’s more, you can touch up your makeup easily with this beautiful compact foundation, thanks to its extremely soft and generous sponge applicator and large mirror.
Guerlain Parure Gold Skin Control Compact Foundation retails for S$154 and is available in Guerlain online and in Guerlain Boutiques and Stores at Ion, TANGS at Tang Plaza, Metro Paragon, and Takashimaya from 1 September.
CHANEL Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Powder
CHANEL Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Powder has been improved with a better formula and is now housed in a refillable case.
The powder formula is enhanced with jasmine-infused oil, which allows the powder to glide on effortlessly onto your skin.
The half-moon brush also gives you optimal application comfort, and you’ll get a subtle, sheer finish that’s perfect for the “no makeup” makeup look.
Its complex formula of two light-reflecting pigments and one photo-adaptive pigment will also keep you looking fresh and natural all day long, with a radiant complexion that glows in any light.
We recommend picking a lighter shade for a more luminous complexion, and a darker shade for a sun-kissed look.
CHANEL Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Powder retails for S$93 and is available at CHANEL Fragrance and Beauty boutiques and counter, and CHANEL Official Fragrance & Beauty Online from 1 September.
Make Up For Ever Artist Face Powders
The new Artist Face Powders from Make Up For Ever are a collection of 27 pro-crafted blushes, highlighters, and sculpts.
These powders have a lightweight feel, promise a smooth application, and are perfectly blendable, giving you endless ways to use them.
Made to be mixed and blended together without becoming cakey, you can use your imagination to wear whatever colour you want and in whatever finish you want, making it so fun and versatile to use!
KVD Beauty Full Sleeve Long + Defined Tubing Mascara
KVD Beauty introduces their newest innovation, Full Sleeve Long + Defined Tubing Mascara, with its ultra-concentrated, blackest-black pigments inspired by full-sleeve tattoos.
Easily removed with warm water, this 24-hour formula is free of the waxes that cause other mascaras to appear grey. Thanks to its lash-wrapping technology, the mascara stays on your lashes for 24 hours, giving you extra long lashes and defined curls that aren’t weighed down.
The bristles are designed to grip and glide over each lash, creating that clump-proof, fanned-out look we love. Plus, the contoured applicator also enables more precise application, even in the inner corner and on your lower lashes, making it a mess-free mascara that every makeup newbie needs to try!
KVD Beauty Full Sleeve Long + Defined Tubing Mascara (11ml) retails for S$39 and is available at Sephora.
YSL Beauty Le Cushion Encre De Peau
Le Cushion Encre de Peau, the first couture cushion, was launched in 2016 and has since become a global best-seller.
The new formula now has 94% natural-origin ingredients and a 78% skincare base, armed with antioxidant jasmine flower extract and polyglutamic acid for moisture, completed with vegetal squalane and niacinamide to improve your skin barrier.
The cushion also contains neo skin powder to control shine for a soft matte finish and maintains a consistent tone throughout the day.
Its compact case is now 15% slimmer too, thanks to its ergo-slim technology, and its magnetic opening makes touch-ups even easier!
Laura Mercier High Vibe Lip Color
The new Laura Mercier High Vibe Lip Colour brings your lips to life immediately with its unique formula of supercharged pigments and light-reflecting, vivid pearls.
This lippie glides on your lips with a melting sensation, and you’ll find yourself spotting the juiciest pout with the most vivid coat of colour in just one application.
It’s also infused with guava oil to give you an overall comfortable experience that lasts up to six hours!
Clé de Peau Beauté Eye Color Quad collection
Makeup junkies, listen up; because luxury cosmetics brand Clé de Peau Beauté has updated its Eye Color Quad collection with 12 new palettes.
Your eye makeup will look seamless from day to night as the Eye Colour Quad collection is specially formulated to lock in moisture for up to eight hours.
Each hue in the Eye Colour Quad range is also imbued with a multi-dimensional radiance, thanks to Clé de Peau Beauté’s advanced tone-correcting technology.
The Eye Colour Quad includes a trio of eyeshadow shades as well as a primer that can be used as a base, highlighter, or both.
You’ll always look picture-perfect with this primer because it not only moisturises your eyelids for up to eight hours, but also ensures that your eyeshadow adheres for up to 12 hours!
Clé de Peau Beauté Eye Color Quad collection retails for S$85 for the Eyeshadow Quad and S$45 for the case, and is available at Clé de Peau Beauté Mandarin Gallery Flagship Store, Takashimaya, TANGS at Tang Plaza, Isetan Scotts, BHG Bugis, and BHG online.
Tom Ford Beauty Private Rose Garden collection
Tom Ford Beauty introduces the Private Rose Garden colour collection, inspired by the iconic rose fragrances of the Private Blend collection: Rose de Chine and Rose d’Amalfi Eau De Parfum.
- Rose Lip Oil Tint (S$90): This weightless, non-sticky, gel-like lip oil is enriched with coconut oil and vitamin E to give your lips a luxurious sheen, accompanied by the scent of roses.
- Lip Color Satin Matte (S$92): Your lips will look gorgeous in these velvet-soft rosy neutrals – Intimate Rose, a mid-tone pink and Euphoric Rose, a mid-tone rose. The formula is also lightweight and feels so hydrating on your lips.
- Eye Color Quad (S$152): This palette captures the beauty of a rose with its silky powder hues. The variants include Insolent Rose, a combination of pinks, rosy golds, and deep berries; and Rose Tease, which features flirtatious pinks and a rosy brown.
- Cushion Compact (S$64): The Private Rose Garden Cushion Compact elevates your on-the-go beauty routine and adds a touch of luxury to your everyday makeup.
Tom Ford Beauty Private Rose Garden collection retails from S$64 to S$152 and is available at TANGS at Tangs Plaza, Tangs online, Takashimaya Department Store, selected Sephora stores, and Sephora online.
KVD Beauty® Dazzle Flakes Metallic Eye Pigment
KVD Beauty® has released the Dazzle Flakes Metallic Eye Pigment, inspired by the viral prismatic shimmer of their Dazzle Long-Wear Eyeshadow Sticks.
The Dazzle Flakes Metallic Eye Pigment features a loose pigment formula encased in an orb within the container, and gives you an intense metallic shimmer in just a single stroke, using either your finger or a brush.
The pigments can be applied wet or dry, and worn alone or over eyeshadow to achieve your desired sparkle for any occasion. Dazzle Flakes Metallic Eye Pigment, which is vegan and cruelty-free, is also available in three shades inspired by cosmic storms and skies:
- Polar Night: Vibrant gold-green crystals with a black base.
- Magnetic Cloud: Prismatic purple-pink crystals with a black base.
- Cosmic Snow: Opalescent pink-gold crystals with a white base.
KVD Beauty® Dazzle Flakes Metallic Eye Pigment retails for S$40 and is available exclusively at Sephora online.
Body care and fragrance
SABON Scalp Scrubs
SABON’s newest scrub range, Scalp Scrub, is designed to be a vegan-friendly, natural hair treatment to gently exfoliate the scalp, detoxify, and remove daily build-up to keep your tresses shiny and healthy.
The three Scalp Scrubs are enriched with SABON’s iconic Dead Sea salts and three different organic essential oils to cater to different scalp types:
- Scalp Scrub Cooling Mint: Made for normal to oily scalps, this Scalp Scrub contains organic mint essential oil to provides an immediate cooling sensation, while gently exfoliating and purifying your scalp for beautiful, fresh hair.
- Scalp Scrub Relaxing Lavender: If you have an itchy, irritated scalp, this is the Scalp Srub to use because the lavender essential oil will soothe your scalp and leave you with soft, bouncy hair.
- Scalp Scrub Revitalizing Geranium: If you have tired scalp that is causing slow hair growth, try the Scalp Scrub Revitalising Geranium to gently exfoliate and revitalise your hair roots for healthy-looking hair.
SABON Scalp Scrubs retails for S$73 (300g) and S$39 (90g), and is available in-stores at Takashimaya Department Store, Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Raffles City Shopping Centre and SABON online from 5 September.
Dior J’adore L’Or Perfume
Introducing Dior’s L’Or de J’adore, a fragrance that redefines elegance by elevating the traditional floral bouquet to the next level with its sophisticated yet comforting scent.
The essence of flowers, such as jasmine, rose, lily of the valley, and violet, are accentuated and intensified, resulting in a bouquet that is both brilliant and round, sensual and smooth.
The fragrance begins with the rich and enticing aroma of jasmine and rose, then transitions into a soft sweetness reminiscent of spring with lily of the valley. Violet then adds a powdery, slightly green undertone to the composition, leaving you smelling fresh all day.
& Other Stories Solar Essay
Meet Solar Essay, the new eau de toilette from & Other Stories, with an uplifting scent that reminds us of the warm summer days.
You’ll first be introduced to the bright and refreshing blend of citrusy lemon and creamy coconut. This scent then evolves into a floral heart, with cyclamen adding a fresh, floral element and mimosa adding a powdery sweetness. Tiare, with its rich and tropical scent, adds a lush and exotic dimension to the scent profile.
The base notes then envelop you in a cosy and comforting aura, with tonka bean and cedarwood adding warmth and sweetness, and cedarwood bringing a woody quality. If you’re a fan of scents that are refreshing yet comforting, this will be your perfect go-to.
CHANEL Chance Eau Fraîche Eau de Parfum
CHANEL Chance Eau Fraîche Eau de Parfum combines the density of an Eau de Parfum with the brightness of an Eau de Toilette, resulting in a perfume with the same fresh scent profile but a more intense trail.
The fragrance is also more textured and ambery than the Eau de Toilette, which was accomplished by increasing the intensity of each layer of the composition.
It’s a fresh, woody scent that opens with a burst of citron zest that is even more invigorating than before. It also has a richer floral heart of jasmine, and the teak wood accord reveals a more ambery note for a richer sillage.
CHANEL Chance Eau Fraîche Eau de Parfum Eau de Parfum retails for S$195 (50ml) and S$280 (100ml), and is available at CHANEL Fragrance and Beauty boutiques and counters, and CHANEL Official Fragrance & Beauty Online Store, and TANGS online.
ELIE SAAB ELIXIR
The fragrance ELIE SAAB ELIXIR captures the pure sensuality of intense feminity.
You’re first greeted with a citrusy burst of freshness from Lebanese neroli and Italian mandarin before transitioning into a heart of distinct iris, inspired by Cedretti iris, which emits a delicate floral aroma in the Lebanese landscape.
The scent is then enhanced by “love accord,” an exclusive accord created specifically for ELIXIR, and evolves into a blend of amber, balsam, myrrh, and benzoin, to bring warmth and sensuality into the fragrance.
The final notes of vanilla and musk add a comforting sweetness to the fragrance, leaving you smelling irresistible all day!
ELIE SAAB ELIXIR EAU DE PARFUM retails for S$105 (30ml), S$159 (50ml), and S$206 (100ml) and is available at BHG Bugis and Bishan, Metro Paragon and Causeway, Takashimaya, TANGS at Tang Plaza and VivoCity, and TANGS online.
Chloé Signature Body Collection
An extension of the iconic Chloé Signature Eau de Parfum – the Chloé Signature Body Collection will transform your self-care ritual into a truly indulgent experience with its luxurious notes of rose, magnolia, lily of the valley, warm amber and cedarwood.
- Chloé Signature Eau De Parfum Shower Gel (200ml, S$75): This shower gel is delicately scented with florals and has a refreshing texture that will leave you with soft, clean skin. You can also use it before applying the matching perfume to enhance the scent’s longevity!
- Chloé Signature Eau De Parfum Body Cream (150ml, S$130): This rich and nourishing cream replenishes and comforts your skin, while imparting a delicate scent of rose that will linger around you all day.
- Chloé Signature Eau De Parfum Hand Cream (75ml, S$70): It comes in a nourishing texture that leaves your hands feeling soft and supply, with the delicate scent of Chloé Signature Eau de Parfum.
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Pink Dream Body Cream
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Pink Dream Body Cream is your new best friend if you have ingrown hairs, keratosis pilaris, body breakouts, dry skin, or even eczema.
Its moisture-locking liquified watermelon seed butter helps prevent ingrown hair, and your dreaded “chicken skin” will also reduce thanks to hibiscus AHA, an ingredient that provides a gentle yet effective exfoliation of dead cell buildup.
Its soothing agents, which include watermelon extract and coffeeberry, help to keep you free of acne-like bumps on your chest, back, or buttocks. What’s more, even if you have eczema, the combination of hyaluronic acid and watermelon seed butter will provide instant relief for those flaky or itchy patches if you have eczema!
Penhaligon The Omniscient Mr Thompson Eau de Parfum
Penhaligon The Omniscient Mr Thompson Eau de Parfum welcomes you with a refreshing blend of lavendin, which has a slightly herbal and aromatic presence. It also blends well with the spiciness of pink pepper and the slightly citrusy aroma of elemi.
As the fragrance develops, the geranium imparts a rosy, floral note mixed with the warmth and spice of black pepper. The presence of orris, which has a powdery, violet-like scent, also adds an extra touch of elegance to the scent.
The fragrance then settles into the creamy sweetness of vanilla with a blend of nutty sesame seeds. Oakwood’s woody and robust fragrance also adds depth to the composition, leaving you with a multi-faceted perfume that is both invigorating yet comforting.
Celiné Haute Parfumerie Perfumed Soaps
Celine Haute Parfumerie is expanding its range with a new “Bath and Body” line, beginning with scented soaps. These bar soaps are available in four iconic Celine fragrances: Parade, La Peau Nue, Eau de Californie, and Reptile.
Made in Haute Provence by a skilled French soap-maker, Celiné Haute Parfumerie Perfumed Soaps are enriched with sweet almond oil and vegetable glycerin for a gentle cleanse that leaves your skin so soft and subtly perfumed.
They come in sets of three within a Haute Parfumerie box, and each soap is adorned with the house’s “triomphe” emblem on one side and the fragrance name on the other, making it a truly luxurious experience for all.
Celiné Haute Parfumerie Perfumed Soaps (set of three 100g soaps) retails for S$165 and is available at Celiné boutiques at Ngee Ann City and Marina Bay Sands, and Celiné online.
Tom Ford Beauty Café Rose
Café Rose, Tom Ford Beauty’s signature fragrance, is reintroduced in a semi-transparent rosy pink bottle with a violet bronze-toned cap and plaque. This perfume will be right up your alley if you’re a fan of rose fragrance!
Its refined rose aroma, infused with a twist of dark coffee, creates a romantic yet bold blend. The middle notes, ylang-ylang, provide a floral yet slightly fruity note, while the heart notes, coriander, patchouli, and cardamom, provide spice and earthiness.
The base notes of smoky incense resin and sweet, creamy sandalwood combine to create a sense of warmth and sophistication that will last all day on your skin.
Paco Rabanne Phantom Eau De Parfum and Fame Night Eau De Parfum
Paco Rabanne has returned with a more intense rendition of their iconic Phantom Eau De Parfum (left), and hopping on the Parisian It-girl bandwagon with their Fame Night Eau De Parfum (right).
The Phantom Eau De Parfum begins with a fresh, slightly herbal lavender aroma that evolves into a soft, creamy essence infused with warm vanilla. This inviting scent then paves the way for an earthy, woody vetiver base infused with the clean yet alluring scent of mineral musk for a multi-dimensional masculine scent.
Fame Night Eau De Parfum, on the other hand, opens with a creamy incense top note before leading to a heart of floral jasmine. The mineral musk base then adds a clean yet enticing depth to the overall fragrance, making you smell like the most expensive lady in town!
Paco Rabanne Phantom Eau De Parfum retails for S$124 (50ml) and S$173 (100ml), and is available at TANGS at Tangs Plaza and Vivocity, Takashimaya, Metro Paragon and Causeway, BHG Bugis, selected Sephora stores, and Sephora online.
Fame Night Eau De Parfum retails for S$131 (30ml at Sephora only), S$194 (50ml), and S$247 (80ml). They’re available at TANGS at Tangs Plaza and Vivocity, Takashimaya, Metro Paragon and Causeway, BHG Bugis, selected Sephora stores, and Sephora online.
Guerlain signature Aqua Allegoria Woody Forte Collection
Introducing the latest addition to the Aqua Allegoria Woody Forte Collection, crafted from natural origin ingredients sourced from around the world to honour the power of wood as a symbol of strength and endurance:
- Bosca Vanilla: This is a woody vanilla scent with intense salty notes and naturally smooth and woody facets.
- Oud Yuzu: Featuring one of the most valuable raw materials in perfumery, Oud, its scent profile reveals distinct woody, smoky, leathery, fruity, spicy, and animal facets.
- Rosa Palissandro: This perfume has a floral woody scent that is both strong and gentle. It has Turkish rose in it, which is rich and floral with honeyed facets.
Guerlain signature Aqua Allegoria Woody Forte Collection retails for S$218 (75ml), S$297 (125ml) and S$355 (200ml refill), and is available at Guerlain Parure Gold Skin Control Compact Foundation retails for S$154 and is is available in Guerlain online and in Guerlain Boutiques and Stores at Ion, TANGS at Tang plaza, Metro Paragon, and Takashimaya from 1 September.