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The Two New Beauty Brands At Sephora We Are Obsessed With

When it comes to purchasing beauty products, Sephora is definitely on the top of our list of places to visit. The multi-label cosmetics giant has the coolest brands beauty junkies are sure to love and now, it has just added two new brands to its already robust list.

First up, we have Herbivore Botanicals. What makes this American beauty brand a stand out from the slew of other brands that have delved into the green game? It’s the fact that every ingredient is said to be an active ingredient used for a specific therapeutic reason and of course, is formulated without any fillers and unnecessary add-ons. Each concentrated formula (don’t worry, it’s suitable for sensitive skin too) contains a host of natural and effective ingredients such as Cambrian blue clay and bamboo charcoal to target specific skin concerns like dull, skin and clogged pores.

The next beauty brand that has just been introduced at Sephora is Pixi Beauty. The brand is known for its innovative makeup and skincare formulations that are infused with botanicals and skin-loving ingredients to create a naturally radiant and well-rested look. As a working mother of four, the Swedish-born founder understood the needs of the working women and created multitasking, flaw-fixing and youth-enhancing products, which are catered to modern women on-the-go who constantly lead time-strapped lives.

Below, we pick out the products you need to get pronto.

#1: Herbivore Brighten Instant Glow Mask, $84
The star ingredient in this mask is Brazilian white tourmaline gemstone, which naturally brightens and illuminates the complexion by increasing circulation within the top layers of the skin. Pineapple and papaya enzymes are natural AHAs that gently resurface and exfoliate the skin, leaving it smoother and brighter while rice powder brightens, softens and smooths out the complexion. #2: Herbivore Blue Tansy Resurfacing Clarity Mask, $69
This cooling and clarifying mask’s key ingredient is blue tansy oil, which contains powerful anti-inflammatory properties to soothe skin. It is formulated with white willow Bark, which is high in salicylic acid (BHA), as well as papaya and pineapple extracts (natural AHAs), to gently exfoliate. Aloe leaf helps to gently decongest and unclog pores for a smoother complexion. #3: Herbivore Moon Fruit Superfruit Night Treatment, $85
This superfruit-powered moisturiser works its magic while you slumber to gently resurface and deeply nourish your skin. Not only is it packed with vitamin-rich antioxidants including prickly pear and goji berry for youth-boosting benefits, it is also infused with papaya, sugar cane and citrus peel to provide the restorative acids, which gently clarify skin tone and texture. #4: Herbivore Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist, $50
With a base of coconut water, this is infused with hibiscus flower petals to exfoliate and speed up cell turnover while moisture-enhancing Bulgarian rose helps reduce redness and inflammation. #5: Pixi Glow Tonic, $44
This bestselling cult favourite toner gently accelerates cell renewal to reveal a brighter, glowing complexion. It contains glycolic acid to exfoliate and remove dead skin cells. It is also made with botanical extracts, including aloe vera and ginseng, to soothe, hydrate, improve circulation and energise tired, stressed skin. #6: Pixi Rose Oil Blend, $36
Rich in nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins, this botanical blend is infused with a potent complex of youth-preserving oils like rose geranium, rosehip oil and pomegranate seed to tone, balance, hydrate and boost skin’s radiance. It also helps to improve skin’s elasticity and replenish lost moisture. #7: Pixi Glow Mud Cleanser, $38
If you have congested and acne-prone skin, this is the cleanser you need. The gritty mud formulation contains glycolic acid and soothing botanicals to cleanse, detoxify and remove dirt from pores, while hyaluronic acid, aloe vera and avocado oil help plump and nourish. #8: Pixi Nourishing Cleansing Balm, $30
With a nourishing formula, this balm-to-oil cleanser gently melts away all traces of makeup and other impurities. Sweet almond oil, shea butter, and vitamin E nourishes and hydrates as it cleanses, leaving your complexion feeling soft, supple, and plumped. Like this? Check out Chanel’s new cleansing collection, the overnight sleeping masks you need to wake up to healthier-looking skin and 10 hydrating serums every skincare regime needs.