This month, we’re introducing our favourite newly launched products to add to your beauty arsenal. From your holy grail must-haves to the industry’s latest and greatest, explore our roundup of everything you’ve wanted to try, and other things you never knew you needed… until now.
For those who religiously swear by Aesop, the brand has finally answered our prayers for an overnight skincare ritual. Intensely hydrating, the new Sublime Replenishing Night Masque is a vitamin-rich nourishment that indulges the skin from dusk ‘till dawn.
Fake a good night’s sleep with Clarins’ Total Eye Lift. Whether through lack of sleep or just too much screen time, the new brightening solution can improve tired eyes in just 60 seconds. Dab around and under the eyes with slight pressure to perform your own eye contour treatment.
Summer might be nearly over, but putting on sunscreen is a year-round ritual if you want like to keep fine lines and wrinkles at bay. Dermalogica’s 100% physical and blendable SPF is weightless, unlike most traditional sunscreens that leave a layer of residue on your skin. Suitable for all skin types, including ultra-sensitive.
Mastering the art of a flatiron isn’t for everyone. Let ghd rise come to the rescue. ghd’s first 3D volume-smart hot brush can create twice the volume instantly with little effort. The fool-proof hairbrush glides smoothly through the lengths for body, shape and fullness.
Gucci continues to expand its Bloom fragrance family with Bloom Forfumo di Fiori – the first scent wholly developed by Alessandro Michele. Its intense floral accords of jasmine, tuberose and rangoon creeper with sensual musky notes blend harmoniously to create the ultimate natural scent for the modern contemporary woman.
Using only pure, whole ingredients, Harlow is a newly arrived beauty brand in Hong Kong. It’s so natural, it’s good enough to eat. The multitasking Skin Gloss + Cheek & Lip Tint is made up of just a dozen ingredients that harnesses the power of nature. Nourishing, conditioning and buildable, it works on all parts of the face.
Korea’s number one anti-aging essence has held its title for nine years straight. Though not a new launch, the Bichup Self-Generating Anti-Aging Essence has recently emerged on our top shelf again to fight the dullness and stress of the face mask. Rather, it boosts the skin’s radiance by boosting our own natural defences – just the ticket in these hard times.
Why change when you’ve got a good thing going? Of course, you shouldn’t unless it’s new and improved – like Lancôme’s star product, Advanced Génifique. The upgraded formula now includes seven pre- and probiotic fractions that improve the skin’s microbiome to better protect, regulate and repair.
Covid restrictions have left us with more time at home. The silver lining is a much needed and rare opportunity to boost our beauty sleep. LifeHub has introduced micro-dosing drops to help make the most out of those extra hours of shut-eye. A natural melatonin, just a few drops puts you into a quality and restorative slumber so you can wake up energised and ready for whatever may come your way.
The new Vital Perfection series adapts ReNeura Technology++™ and KURENAI-TruLift ComplexTM along with safflowers to bring even more efficacy to the range. The five new products — Vital Perfection Uplifting and Firming Cream, Cream Enriched, Day Emulsion SPF30 PA++++, Eye Cream, Express Eye Mask — are designed to be used together to target all areas of the face and address the root causes of sagging, dark spots and deep wrinkles.
Take professional facial needs into your own hands with the home-use, clinical grade Penta-peel Duo Treatment Sheets by vegan beauty brand, Skin Need. Designed to offer skin resurfacing results by exfoliating, reducing congestion, promoting brightness and eliminating hyperpigmentation to reveal new skin.
Besties Jenn Lam and Tawnia Lai have been making beauty magic in Hong Kong with their fun, natural and cruelty-free formulas. Fresh on the shelves is their olive-derived squalene blush, Face Dab. The liquid buildable formulation comes in five shades for a naturally fresh, flushed look.