All The Beauty Products You Need To Try This Month: July 2018
It Cosmetics Confidence in a Cleanser, S$42
IT Cosmetics has finally added a cleanser to their arsenal of skin-loving makeup and skincare. Ideal for all skin types, this gentle, sulphate-free facial cleanser is infused with a beauty serum and their very own patented anti-aging concentrate. Collagen, hyaluronic acid, soothing colloidal oatmeal and ceramides are just some of the nourishing ingredients that will soften your skin as the cleanser gets rid of makeup, dirt and grime.
Benefit Hello Happy Soft Blur Foundation, S$49
Housed in an adorable heart-eyed, travel-friendly bottle, Benefit launches a new lightweight foundation that is perfect for Singapore’s humid weather. With sheer to medium coverage and a satin, skin-like finish, the buildable formula easily layers for more coverage and blurs imperfections for an even-toned complexion. Breathable and light, it feels like nothing on the skin, making it ideal for everyday use.
Nars’ limited edition Summer drops comes in the form of extremely covetable lip colours you’ll want to have on all year round. Their Full Vinyl Lip Lacquers are ultra creamy, not at all sticky and give a mirror-like shine that will have your lips looking extra pouty. Highly pigmented with a chrome-like, reflective finish, the lip lacquers make your lips a statement every time to put them on.
Mugler Alien Flora Futura EDT, S$130 for 60ml
A flanker to their classic Alien fragrance, Mugler’s Alien Flora Futura comes in a gorgeous pink bottle that heavily features the note of “Queen of the Night” cactus flower. Master perfumers, Dominique Ropion and Jean-Christophe Hérault, created this creamy floral concoction with a crisp opening of “buddha’s hand” and cloverleaf that leads to a heart of jasmine and cactus flower before settling to a creamy base of sandalwood and white amber.
Diorshow On Stage Liner, S$50
Bold and fun, these new eyeliners from Dior make for the perfect pop of colour in any look. Rich in pigment and intense in terms of colour payoff, the part felt-tip, part brush hybrid applicator makes for easy precision whenever you’re drawing a line. It also comes in 15 ultra saturated colours in multiple finishes from vinyl, matte to shimmering. Elevate your daily look with a pop of teal or stick to a classic black in a shiny, vinyl finish.
By Terry Detoxilyn City Serum, S$205
Ultra luxe, By Terry is releasing a skincare range called ‘Detoxilyn’, specifically targeted for urbanites who are constantly exposed to environmental pollution. This revitalizing serum features a high concentration of Alpin Rose Stem Cells that eliminates skin toxins and antioxidants to fight free radicals. The silky, opalescent serum also adds luminosity, making it ideal under makeup as a skin-prep step.
Fenty Beauty is dropping under must-have item that we guarantee will be all over Instagram. Their second eye palette launch, alongside eye brushes and an eye primers, take inspiration from sultry, smoky nights in Morocco. Bomb packaging aside, the palette offers a variety of finishes, namely matte, satin, pearl, metallic, and shimmer. The 16 pigmented eyeshadows also comes in a spectrum of colours that runs from cool purples, smoky browns to fire-y reds and oranges.
Lancôme’s cult favourite Génifique formula now comes in a new form for your skin to enjoy. They have reinvented their eye contour cream and it now comes in this new and improved version that features a concentrate of millions of probiotic fractions that help transform the eye area, making it smoother and brighter. With an instant brightening effect, signs of fatigue is diminished and you are left looking fresh-faced and more awake.
Clinique Dramatically Different Hydrating Jelly, S$60 for 125ml
Clinique’s ultra popular Dramatically Different range has a new member and it’s just right for Singapore’s insanely humid weather. The clear jelly turns into a watery texture upon rubbing it into the skin, allowing the new moisturizing formula to sink in instantly. However, don’t let its lightweight texture fool you! The oil-free water-jelly is packed with hyaluronic acid, glycerin and a clean-shield technology that protects the skin from pollution. All this without the heaviness of a thick cream.
Chanel Stylo Ombre Et Contour, S$53
Chanel drew inspiration from the magic of night and played with the concept of light and shadows for their latest eye makeup collection launch. One of the stars of the collection are these super creamy eyeshadow pens that rich in pigment, whilst being blendable. Great for lining the waterline or all over the lids for an effortless eye look. Once blended, the formula dries and locks down to a budgeproof finish. From a deep blue to a fleshy nude, there are 4 gorgeous colours to choose from.
Clé de Peau Lipstick Cashmere, S$92; Lip Glorifier, S$65,
Two lip signatures, redefined: Say hello to Clé de Peau Beauté’s new Lipstick Cashmere and Lip Glorifier, which will be replacing its existing Extra Rich Lipstick 300 range and Lip Treatment respectively. A concentrated matte, the Lipstick Cashmere’s S-shaped tip sensuously glides along the curves of lips, imparting a high-tech fusion of premium oils, powders and pigment to keep them lusciously matte.
Kiehl's Ginger Leaf & Hibiscus Firming Mask, S$90 for 100ml
Kiehl’s add to their extensive range of masks to address your every skin concern. This time though, it’s an overnight mask that is targeted to firm, brighten and lift as you snooze. Formulated with botanical hibiscus seed extract and ginger leaf extract as their key ingredients, both are sustainably sourced and are proven to have firming benefits. Slather the lush, velvety cream before bed and wake up to plump, hydrated skin.
An all-in-one lactic acid treatment that has garnered a cult status in the beauty industry, Sunday Riley is now finally available in Singapore and what better way to get to know the brand better than to try their most famous product. This treatment is formulated with high potency lactic acid that chemically exfoliates the skin and gets rid of dead skin cells, revealing a smoother, brighter complexion after just one use. Good for all skin types, especially those who suffer from texture issues.
Tatcha The Silk Canvas, S$72
Highly aesthetic Japanese brand Tatcha is now available in Singapore and the Silk Canvas the perfect place to start as it marries the best of both worlds, skin-protecting and makeup-perfecting. This protective primer creates a smooth, silky base (thanks to the silk extract and powder) for your makeup to glide on top whilst acting as a barrier to prevent the makeup sitting on top from clogging the pores and causing breakouts. Use the coin spatula provided to scrape the tiniest amount of balm and smooth it all over your face, before massaging it into the skin.
Tata Harper Clarifying Mask, S$93
This blemish-busting formula from renowned green beauty brand, Tata Harper will kick your zits to the curb. With its potent blend of AHAs, lactic acid and salicylic acid as well as quartz micro-crystals for physical exfoliation, this clarifying mask gets deep down into your pores to dislodge excess sebum, dirt and grime for a visibly clearer complexion. Simply apply an even layer your skin and allow it to work its magic for 15 minutes, the non-drying formula turns into a milky emulsion as you rinse it off to reveal baby soft skin.