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Updated: The Beauty Launches This Month That Matter

Kick off the month with these new beauty drops.
COLOUR ME HAPPY
Eyeshadows can end up looking quite different on the skin in contrast to its actual palette. However, these twelve different duos ($48) claim to looks exactly the same on your skin as well as how it looks in the palette. Plus, all the eye duos come in versatile neutral shades making it great to use for any occasion. Shop Hera’s Shadow Duo at Hera boutiques islandwide. A GOLDEN HAIR SECRET
A hair brand loved by a tonne of celebrities including the likes of Rihanna, Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell makes us get all the more excited to grab our hands on Oribe’s Gold Lust Nourishing Hair Oil ($81). Cleanse your locks with this luxuriating hair oil that includes ingredients like argan and maracuja oils, Mediterranean cypress, and watermelon extract, soothe, repair, destress and restore damaged hair. And if that’s enough, you’ll also be able to get Oribe’s full Gold Lust Hair collection at an array of salons including Kim Robinson, Shunji Matsuo, Chez Vous: Hideaway Hair Salon, and Evolve. THE HEROINE OF MASCARAS
Looking to find a mascara that can transform your naturally short lashes in a jiffy? Well, Heroine Make has got you covered. In just one swipe of its slim wand will give you the curl and lash-lengthening results you’ve always imagined of having. Plus, it also can get to really fine, hard-to-reach lashes too! Convinced? Shop Heroine Make’s Micro Mascara Advanced Film ($21.90) at Watsons stores islandwide. BEAUTIFUL BEIGES
Chanel’s latest Les Beiges liquid foundation offering is one that we simply can’t resist. Claiming to last up to 12 hours, this hydrating foundation is making a case for the natural and glowy look. Plus, the foundation doesn’t compromise on quality too, encapsulating a lightweight formula of ultra-fine pigments, light reflecting powders and hydrating ingredients which keeps the skin looking healthy as you’re on the go.   The range has 35 shades, of which 25 shades from Chanel’s Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation Hydration and Longwear range ($88) which are currently available at all CHANEL Fragrance and Beauty boutiques and counters. WALK OF NO SHAME
Charlotte Tilbury’s all-new makeup collection is inspired by the brand’s bestselling berry-red lipstick-meets-lip-stain shade Walk Of Shame Matte Revolution Lipstick which is reportedly purchased every two minutes globally. This new line, which boasts the same name as that star lippie, features a whole set of confident boosting additions for you to put your best game face on.   For the eyes, there’s a warm-russet Eyeliner ($42) that incorporates emollient oils and natural waxes such as rice bran wax, beeswax and carnauba Wax and is said to last up to 16 hours and make any eye colour pop. Alternatively, there is a limited-edition Jewel Pot ($52) in the celebrated hue that’s iridescent, easily buildable and highly flattering.   Amplify the look by adding some colour to the cheeks with the all-new Cheek-To-Chic two-toned powder blush that’ll give you a radiant berry-rose and champage glow. Finish the look off with the Collagen Lip Bath ($50), a high-shine, plumping sheer lip gloss for a more natural look and if not, opt for the limited-edition Jewel Lips ($45) gloss that will give puckers a softer and sparkly mirror-like finish.   The new range of Charlotte Tilbury Walk Of Now Shame cosmetics is now available at selected Sephora outlets and online on www.sephora.sg. SPRING INTO FULL BLOOM
Gucci Beauty is at it again and has introduced a fifth perfume to its iconic Bloom range with the Gucci Bloom Profumo di Fiori. Packaged in a honey yellow-toned bottle, the scent continues to champion the fresh natural greenness, rich floral quality and creamy depth of tuberose much like the rest of the Gucci Bloom fragrances. At the same time, it incorporates a blend of botanical ingredients including jasmine sambac, ylang ylang, sandalwood, orris concrete and benzoin – making it perfect for fans of floral scents that have musky undertones.The new Gucci Bloom Profumo di Fiori fragrance is now available at Takashimaya S.C. and Tangs, and online on www.sephora.sg and tangs.com. MASK BE BRILLIANT
Bid farewell to wrinkles and dull skin with the newly formulated Vitalift A+ Brillage Face Mask (six sheets for $98) and OptimaLift A+ Eye Contour Mask (six sheets for $96) by est.lab. The cooling Vitalift A+ Brillage Face Mask has been enhanced with ingredients like hyaluronic acid and Skinarch to make the product more effective in targeting wrinkles beyond the skin’s level, boosting collagen production and is now sensitive-skin friendly too.   If you’re looking for something extra that can target skin concerns around the eyes, the OptimaLift A+ Eye Contour Mask has been said to soften fine lines, reduce puffiness and lighten dark circles in a matter of 15 minutes. The all-in-one eye care solution has also been infused with a new active ingredient, Mediterranaen bacillus ferment, that is able to boost skin immunity and calm hyper-reactive skin. Shop est.lab’s newly improved face masks on www.estlab.shop or at Estetica outlets island-wide A LAYER OF PROTECTION
It’s without a doubt that sunscreen is clearly an essential in our skincare regimens, especially as it can aid in protecting our skin from the harmful UVA and UVB rays, blue light from your screens, and even free radicals and external aggressors from the environment.   With that said, IDS Skincare has launched two new suncreens the S2 Non-Tinted Sunscreen SPF 50 PA++ ($$73.83) and S3 Tinted Sunscreen SPF 50 PA++ ($$73.83) which will increase sun-protection efficiency and increase free-radical quenching and anti-oxidant activity due to its patented Zinc Oxide technology found in both products. The new sunscreens are also said to be paraben-, fragrance-, and cruelty-free which makes them great for all skin types. In addition, they contain sustainably-produced squalane which will provide both moisturising and anti-ageing benefits.   IDS Skincare’s S2 and S3 sunscreen range is now available at the clinic’s branches at International Building and Novena Specialist Center, and online on jyx.shop. BEAUTY IN A BOX
If you’re looking for a K-beauty gamechanger, the NEO Cushion line by Laneige is one to add to your shopping carts. Anticipating your needs for a preferred coverage, Laneige has come up with the Neo Cushion Matte ($62, comes with 15g refill) and Neo Cushion Glow ($62, comes with 15g refill) in eight different shades. The edge: it can provide certified protection against blue light, a pervasive skin aggressor that’s emitted from electronic devices we use daily.   The K-Beauty giant also commits to its mission of delivering innovative cosmetics by collaborating with fellow Korean and the former creative director of brands like Samsung and Nike, Yeongkyu Yoo, to custom-design these sleek (and almost, gadget-like looking) cushion compact cases that are available in pink and mint pastels. The NEO Cushion line is now available at all Laneige boutiques and counters islandwide, and online via Lazada, Shopee, Zalora, and Sephora. BRONZE WINNERS
Who says you need to go on vacation to achieve a sultry bronze look? According to NARS, you can channel a glamorous adventure of sorts on the daily with their latest Bronze Voyage makeup collection.   Turn up the heat with the Au Soleil Face Set ($75) that comes in a warm array of eyeshadow shades, bronze powder, and a Mini Climax Mascara to complete the look. Or get inspiration from the striking pink sunset with the Vacances Face Set ($75) – that’s the rose-tinted option of the former (swapping the bronze powder with a matte pink blush).   And don’t forget to shower your lips with a dash of colour by opting for the Sur La Plage Lip Balm Set ($75) that carries three limited-edition Afterglow lip balms or the Mini Oil-Infused Lip Tint Duo ($36). The NARS Bronze Voyage Collection is now available at Takashimaya S.C., BHG Bugis and on www.sephora.sg. YOUTHFUL MAGIC
Looking for a cure that transforms and restores your skin like magic? Well, Sisley Paris has prepared their ultra-luxe elixir of youth (be prepared to fork out $1,350) in the form of the Sisleya L’Integral Anti-Age La Cure, a four-week-long skincare treatment encapsulated in four bottles.   It is the latest iteration of their first global anti-ageing care in 1999, the Sisleya Global Anti-Age – that is said to be capable of giving one the youthful appearance they desire by restarting the skin’s vital mechanisms one by one in a matter of four weeks.   Drawing on a Nobel Prize-winning medical discovery surrounding the mechanisms of autophagy, the skincare products are highly enriched with an array of botanical ingredients is set to help renew, reset, and re-coordinate the skin cells’ and mitochondria’s energy cycle to unlock optimal results of a fresher complexion. WAKE UP AND SMELL THE ROSES
Flowers have always been at the heart of Dior, a pinnacle of inspiration for both its power and beauty. In fact, one of the biggest skincare icons in the realm of skincare is the award-winning Dior Prestige Micro-Huile de Rose Advanced Serum that’s sold every minute around the world.   Infused with 10,000 micro-pearls and 22 micro-nutrients derived from the French Rose de Granville flower, the newly formulated regenerative serum is said to have the abilities of combat signs of ageing and micro-inflammation caused by environmental aggressors like pollution and UV rays. The new Dior Prestige Micro-Huile de Rose Advanced Serum ($370 for 30ml and $490 for 50ml) will be available at all Dior counters from Sep 15. MATTE ABOUT YOU
Since Innisfree’s Vivid Cotton Ink lip tint has become a hot crowd favourite, the K-beauty brand has decided to step it up a notch with an all-new a hybrid lip tint stick concept called the Vivid Cotton Stick Collection.   Consisting of 10 muted yet neutral shades like Cinnamon Red and Dusty Peach, you’ll be sure to find the perfect matte hue to glide on your lips. The best part: they lippies ahighly pigmented and smudge-proof which means no messy makeup while we’re donning the all essential face masks. FRENCH KISSES
Add French beauty brand Clarins to your shopping list the next time you’re looking for a matte lipstick. That’s because it has just released a new Matte Lips collection which comprises a Velvet Lip Perfector ($33), Joli Rouge Crayon ($35), and Joli Rouge Velvet ($40).   The three things we love about this collection? Firstly, you have the option of taking your pick between the type of lippie you prefer. Secondly, all the lip products are highly moisturising with ingredients like marsh samphire and shea butter that’ll keep your puckers nourished. And lastly, this Matte Lip collection provides a good range of highly pigmented and wearable nude, berry, and red shades that you’re bound to love. The Clarins Matte Lip collection is now available online on the Clarins Singapore website. GET LOST IN WONDER
Taking inspiration from the legendary Hanging Gardens, Jo Malone London introduces two new wondrous scents to its fragrance collection. If you’re in the mood for something light and floral, spritz up with the Fig & Lotus Flower cologne. And if you’re contemplating something that’s more woody, aromatic, and intense, the Cypress & Grapevine scent comes as both cologne and a limited-edition exfoliating shower gel. The two new fragrances are now available at Jo Malone London’s boutiques, Sephora, and Takashimaya S.C. HEAVY METAL
For a dose of evening glam, Tom Ford Beauty has got you covered with two new limited edition Metallique Lip Color lipsticks ($76) in the brand’s well-loved shades of Casablanca and Impassioned. The Limited Edition Metallique Lip Color lipsticks are now available at all Tom Ford Beauty boutiques islandwide including Tangs at Tang Plaza, Takashimaya S.C., Robinsons Raffles City, and Sephora. READY SET GLOW
Estee Lauder debuts its new Futurist Aqua Brilliance Watery Glow Primer ($73), specially designed for normal to dry skin types who have been in search of a hydrating formula that not just preps skin for makeup application the complexion long-lasting plump and dewy glow.   Look dry and dull no more, as the watery-gel primer is infused with Estee Lauder’s specially-created Ion Charged Water and Triple Moisture Complex that strengthens the skin’s moisture barrier, prevent dehydration, and protects against environmental aggressors and stressors.   The primer also incorporates a blend of golden and rosy Pearlescent Optics which adds radiance and silky-smooth finish to the skin too. Estee Lauder’s Futurist Aqua Brilliance Watery Glow Primer is now available at all Estee Lauder counters and via Estee Lauder’s Concierge Service via WhatsApp (tel: 9641-3792).