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As 2021 comes to an end, the beauty launches continue. To help us usher in the New Year, brands have created fresh new beauty products we’re dying to add to our routines and collections.

From the latest breakthroughs in skincare technology to fabulous makeup, here are 17 new beauty releases that you need in your arsenal to look, feel, and smell amazing for the year ahead.

Skincare

Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Cream

shopping guide jan 2022 glow recipe

If you’re struggling with breakouts and dry, flaky skin, try Glow Recipe’s latest product. Inspired by the brand’s bestselling Plum Plump Hyaluronic Serum, the Plum Plump Hyaluronic Cream is a weightless, whipped gel-cream that hydrates, plumps, and balances skin.

Housed in the Glow Recipe’s first-ever refillable glass jar, the formula is packed with five weights of hyaluronic acid, polyglutamic acid, and three antioxidant-rich plum extracts to bump up your skin’s moisture levels fast. Meanwhile, ice willowherb controls sebum and strengthens your skin barrier for glowing, healthy skin.

Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Cream retails for US$39 (approximately S$53.08) at Sephora.sg from 6 January and in Sephora stores from 27 January 2022.

Innisfree Black Tea Youth Enhancing Skin

shopping guide jan 2022 innisfree

K-beauty brand Innisfree welcomes a new addition to the Black Tea Youth Enhancing line: the Black Tea Youth Enhancing Skin!

Formulated with its signature Reset Concentrate™, the hydrating toner is packed with Jeju hyaluronic acid, panthenol, and tocopherol to strengthen your skin’s moisture barrier, prepping it for the next step in your skincare routine.

Innisfree Black Tea Youth Enhancing Skin will be available from January 2022 at all Innisfree Singapore stores and the official Innisfree e-store

YSL Beauty Pure Shots Eye Reboot Concentrate

shopping guide jan 2022 ysl eye reboot

Say hello to the newest member of the YSL Pure Shots family. Designed to complement the iconic Night Reboot Serum, the Eye Reboot Concentrate erases all signs of fatigue around the eye contour.

Made with 94% natural ingredients, the concentrate rejuvenates and brightens the delicate eye area. Plus, it’s enriched with 1% caffeine complex that works in tandem with moonlight cactus extract for a firmer eye contour.

YSL Beauty Pure Shots Eye Reboot Concentrate retails for S$116 and is available from 1 January 2022 at all YSL Beauty stores and YSL Beauty’s eBoutique.

Dior Capture Totale Intensive Essence Lotion

shopping guide jan 2022 dior essence lotion

Dior’s latest skincare launch is more than just a lotion. This potent formula acts from the surface of the skin right down to the stem cells to power your radiance, so you’ll look two years younger in just one week.

Longoza, a Madagascan flower known for its ability to come back to life in harsh environments, is the star ingredient in the formula. Thanks to a unique multi-fermentation process, the flower is able to release a wealth of active molecules that hydrate, plump, and strengthen your skin. In one month, your skin will appear four times more regenerated.

Dior Capture Totale Intensive Essence Lotion retails for S$112 (150ml) at all Dior Makeup boutiques and counters from 1 January 2022. It will also be available online on Dior Beauty Online Boutique from 3 January 2022.

OLEHENRIKSEN Strength Trainer Peptide Boost Moisturizer

shopping guide jan 2022 olehenriksen

Start the year fresh by giving your skin the strength it needs with OLEHENRIKSEN’s new Strength Trainer Peptide Boost Moisturizer. Specially formulated to fortify your skin barrier, the moisturiser acts as a personal trainer for your skin, doubling its hydration levels and boosting its elasticity.

With continued use, you’ll see smoother, firmer skin, and a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles.

OLEHENRIKSEN Strength Trainer Peptide Boost Moisturizer retails for S$72 (50ml) at Sephora.sg from 6 January and in Sephora stores from 27 January 2022.

Clarins Double Serum Tiger Limited Edition

jan launches 2022 clarins

To welcome the Lunar New Year, Clarins has unveiled their iconic Double Serum in a gorgeous new limited edition 75ml bottle that boasts an illustration of a tiger.

If you’re new to the serum, now’s the best time to try it. It contains 21 active plant extracts, including its star ingredient turmeric, to deliver exceptional anti-ageing properties for a more youthful and radiant complexion.

The Double Serum uses a hydrolipidic and biomimetic formula to stimulate the five vital functions of our skin: hydration, nutrition, oxygenation, regeneration, and protection.

jan launches 2022 clarins set

You’ll be pleased to know that the limited edition Clarins Double Serum Tiger will be retailing as part of an exclusive Best of Clarins set (above). The set will also include Clarins’ bestsellers in trial size – the V Shaping Facial Lift (10ml), Total Eye Lift (7ml), Tonic Body Treatment Oil (10ml) and Lip Comfort Oil (2.8ml).

Best of Clarins set retails for S$218, available at all Clarins boutiques, counters, and Clarins.com.sg from 6 January 2022, while stocks last. 

ONLYSKIN Post Laser Repairing Mask

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Developed specifically for post-aesthetic or laser treatments, ONLYSKIN’s new sheet mask is packed with epidermal wound healing and epidermal growth factor (EGF) ingredients to promote collagen synthesis, repair a damaged skin barrier, and deeply moisturise the skin.

Using this sheet mask during the initial phase of your post-treatment care lowers your chances of getting adverse reactions to your treatment. It also stimulates wound healing and soothes inflamed skin to keep it well moisturised and hydrated, optimising the laser treatment’s effects. This way, you can expect a reduction in downtime too.

ONLYSKIN Post Laser Repairing Mask retails for S$42 at all ONLY Aesthetics outlets islandwide and online

Makeup

Dior New Look Rouge Dior

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Adored around the world for its gorgeous pop of colour, the Rouge Dior boasts a unique formula that’s infused with floral extracts. Now, it comes dressed in the House’s iconic houndstooth check – even its lipstick bullet is engraved with the signature pattern.

Peter Philips, the Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup, has selected the most sought-after shades of today, from rosewoods to “milk tea” nudes. Here are all the Rouge Dior shades in the New Look collection:

  • Velvet finish: 100 Nude Look, 720 Icône, 999
  • Satin finish: 312 Incandescent
  • Mettalic finish: 525 Chérie
  • Matte finish: 772 Classic

Dior New Look Rouge Dior retails for S$69 and will be available from 1 January 2022 at all Dior Beauty boutiques and counters, and on Dior Beauty Online Boutique from 3 January 2022.

Dior Forever Couture Perfect Cushion

dior new look collection cushion

If you’re a collector of Dior’s Forever Couture Perfect Cushion, you’re in for a real treat. The cushion flaunts the New Look style with a modernised houndstooth case, featuring the Christian Dior logo band at the centre.

It comes in two finishes – luminous matte and dewy glow – and provides 24-hour wear and lasting hydration to keep your complexion looking fresh. The cushion also provides SPF 35 to shield your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.

For this special edition, the Forever Couture Perfect Cushion is putting the spotlight on its most popular shades: 0N, 1N, and 2N in both finishes.

Dior Forever Couture Perfect Cushion retails for S$105 and will be available from 1 January 2022 at all Dior Beauty boutiques and counters, and on Dior Beauty Online Boutique from 3 January 2022.

Dior Spring 2022 Collection

shopping guide jan 2022 dior spring makeup

To celebrate the arrival of spring, Peter Philips, Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup, drew inspiration from the power of minerals for Dior’s latest Spring 2022 Collection. Think shimmering, pastel, opalescent shades in the form of eyeshadows, lipsticks, highlighters, and nail polishes.

shopping guide jan 2022 dior spring nails

Here’s what you can expect from the Spring 2022 Collection:

  • 3 Couleurs Tri(O)blique palettes (S$108 each): Pigmented eyeshadows in two colour harmonies that explore shades of pink of coral. Coral Glow features a central amber shade along with metallic peach and pearlescent coral, while Mineral Rose showcases a satin rosewood surrounded by a metallic pink and an opalescent rose.
  • Dior Addict Lip Glow (S$52 each): A hydrating lip balm that enhances your natural lip colour, now available in four new shades: Opal, Beige, Ginger Red, and Coral Pink.
  • Dior Addict Lip Maximizer (S$52 each): This iconic plumping gloss delivers maximum shine, now available in a cherry pink Topaz and transparent Opal.
  • Rouge Dior (S$56 each): Peter Philips created Mineral Peach, a vibrant coral lipstick shade, and Cherry Topaz, a milky pink hue.
  • Dior Stick Glow (S$64 each): Tint your cheekbones with the pink Rose Glow or add a touch of pearlescence with Opal Glow.
  • Dior Forever Cushion Powder (S$92): Create a shimmery finish that’s tinted with lavender-pink and shimmers of gold, silver, and platinum for extra radiance.
  • Dior Vernis (S$42 each): Give yourself a delicate manicure with the energetic coral Mineral Peach or soft crystalline pink with Rose Quartz and top it off with the Opal top coat.

Dior Makeup Spring 2022 Collection will be available at all Dior Makeup boutiques and counters from 1 January 2022. It will also be available online on Dior Beauty Online Boutique from 3 January 2022.

YSL Beauty Rouge Volupté Candy Glaze

shopping guide jan 2022 ysl lip

When a shiny lip finish meets balmy comfort, you get YSL Beauty’s new Rouge Volupté Candy Glaze. The luxury brand is taking shine to the next level with a fresh take on glossy colour that’s inspired by sugar-glazed fruits.

Available in 12 new shades, the Rouge Volupté Candy Glaze drenches the lips in watery shine as it nourishes and cares for your pout with the benefits of a lip balm.

YSL Beauty Rouge Volupté Candy Glaze retails for S$56 from 15 January 2022 exclusively at the YSL Beauty BHG Bugis store and from 24 January 2022 at all YSL Beauty stores and the YSL Beauty eBoutique.

CHANEL Rouge Allure Velvet La Comète

shopping guide jan 2022 chanel la comete lipstick

16 years after the launch of the CHANEL’s most iconic lipstick, the House created Rouge Allure Velvet La Comète. It’s a luminous, velvety limited edition of Rouge Allure Velvet and its signature click case, inspired by the constellations that Gabrielle Chanel loved profoundly.

Each of the eight new shades is housed in a case that is embossed with a comet, making lipstick application more luxurious and desirable than ever. It makes for a great gift, especially if you’ve got a CHANEL Beauty collector in your life.

CHANEL Rouge Allure Velvet La Comète retails for S$58 at CHANEL Fragrance and Beauty boutiques, counters, and Beauty E-Shop from 6 January 2022.

CHANEL Blush Comète

shopping guide jan 2022 chanel la comete blush

To complement the Rouge Allure Velvet La Comète, CHANEL’s new blush features an optical illusion that reveals either a comet or the House’s famous double C logo – it all depends on the viewer’s angle. That effect is only visible when the two patterns pressed into the powder blush are reflected in the compact mirror.

Blush Comète comes in two glow-giving shades: Pêche Cosmique and Corail Étoilé.

CHANEL Blush Comète retails for S$103 at CHANEL Fragrance and Beauty boutiques, counters, and Beauty E-Shop from 6 January 2022.

Fenty Beauty Liquid Killawatt Fluid Freestyle Highlighter

shopping guide jan 2022 fenty

Rihanna’s iconic Killawatt highlighter has now taken a liquid form, and we’re thrilled. This next-level formula boasts smooth, fine shimmer that builds from a sheer, subtle glow to beaming radiance.

The non-greasy texture goes on light and delivers a showstopping beam. It dries down fast and is also transfer-resistant, so it’ll stay put under a mask. Clary sage extract and innovative pearls add a dewy, luminous effect that we know and love. And in true RiRi fashion, it comes in five universally flattering shades.

Fenty Beauty Liquid Killawatt Fluid Freestyle Highlighter retails for S$39 now at Sephora.sg, 6 January 2022 at Sephora ION Orchard, and 27 January 2022 in-store at all Sephora outlets.

Bodycare & Fragrance

Dior La Collection Privée fragrances

dior new look collection fragrances

As part of its New Look collection, Dior also introduced its La Collection Privée fragrances. Three leading fragrances – Gris Dior, Lucky, and Jasmin des Anges – are decorated in the iconic pattern, which seems to take flight on each bottle. A few of its fine squares float free to add a modern, delicate touch to the design.

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You can bring these scents along with you in the refillable travel spray (S$160) too. Each vial sports the colours of the New Look collection and comes protected in a pochette housed in a La Collection Privée presentation box, making it the perfect gift for any fragrance lover.

Dior La Collection Privée fragrances retail for S$195 (40ml) and S$395 (125ml) and are available exclusively from 1 January 2022 at La Collection Privée Christian Dior boutique in ION Orchard.

Jo Malone London Roses Collection

shopping guide jan 2022 jo malone london

It seems like Jo Malone London is jumping ahead to Valentine’s Day with a new collection of scents celebrating the rose.

These four scents offer a different interpretation of the fragrance note, all decorated in special edition glass designs with romantic details. The collection features Colognes and Home scents, allowing you to enjoy the scent of freshly cut roses every day sans vase and water.

The prices are as follows:

  • Red Roses Cologne (30ml), S$115
  • Red Roses Cologne (100ml), S$228
  • Red Roses Home Candle, S$115
  • Red Roses Diffuser, S$162
  • Velvet Rose & Oud Cologne Intense (50ml), S$210
  • Velvet Rose & Oud Home Candle, S$158
  • Rose & Magnolia Cologne (50ml), S$158
  • Rose Blush Cologne (50ml), S$158

Jo Malone London Roses Collection is available for a limited period from January 2022 at Jo Malone London stores and via Jo Malone London Concierge Service.

L’Occitane Shea Butter Shower Cream & Ultra Rich Body Cream

shopping guide jan 2022 loccitane

Come January, L’Occitane will be relaunching its bestselling Shea Butter range. One of the most moisturising natural ingredients around, shea butter is soothing and hydrating, and L’Occitane wants to uncomplicate our bodycare routines with the ingredient.

The Shea Butter Shower Cream combines a body wash with the moisturising benefits of 5% shea butter body cream, so your skin will feel baby soft every time you shower. It’s also formulated without any harmful chemicals, so sensitive skin can breathe easy.

L’Occitane’s new Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream now comes in a refillable, eco-friendly aluminium tin. And with their new Eco-Refills, you can enjoy more product at a better price and less impact on the earth.

L’Occitane Shea Butter Shower Cream retails for S$34 (250ml). Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream retails for S$72 (200ml) while the Eco-Refill retails for S$58 (200ml). L’Occitane’s Shea Butter range will be available from 6 January 2022 at L’Occitane boutiques nationwide, on sg.loccitane.com, Shopee, and Lazada.