All The Beauty Products You Need To Try This Month: August 2018
Burberry Fresh Gel Glow Stick, S$78
Burberry has added foundation sticks to their impressive lineup of base products. Their innovative Fresh Gel Glow Stick in water-infused for a lightweight feel and doubles up as both a foundation and a concealer, depending on how you want to use it. It boasts a buildable medium to high coverage and a unique water-gel formula, infused with aloe vera that releases encapsulated water upon application. This give a hydrated and radiant finish to the skin for a naturally perfected look. With 14 shades available exclusively at Sephora ION Orchard and Tangs Plaza, you can also grab a deeper shade to use as contour.
Narciso Eau De Parfum Rouge, S$184 for 90ml
Narciso‘s signature sophisticated musk is given a seductive makeover with their rouge edition. Housed in a strikingly minimalistic red bottle, the addition of tonka, vetiver, black and white cedar dresses Narciso’s ethereal musk with an aura of magnetic warmth. Yet the scent stays true to its feminine roots thanks to top notes of bulgarian rose and powdery iris. A must-have for all Narciso Rodriguez fans, and those who love ultra feminine fragrance profiles.
Sweaty, humid days won’t be your enemy anymore with this waterproof setting powder in your makeup arsenal. This new release from Urban Decay instantly erases unwanted shine, blurs pores and sets your face for all day wear, rain or shine. Brush this weightless powder over your liquid base products to make sure they are budge-proof for up to 11 hours. It comes in the coolest silver compact, decorated with a “water droplet” effect and is the perfect travel companion thanks to its slim size.
Anyone who has oily skin know the struggle of keeping your makeup from looking too greasy and sliding off your face. The Body Shop just released their Matte Clay base products that is formulated with ghassoul clay to soak up excess sebum and fair trade tea tree oil from Kenya to fight breakouts. The Clay Concealer is a stiffer consistency that is great for covering blemishes and spots, either with fingers or a pin-point concealer brush. Oh, did we mention that the entire line is vegan? Truly made for eco-conscious beauties.
Sulwhasoo Eyebrow Perfector, S$26
Think K-beauty and chances are, you’ll think of a dewy complexion and immaculate brows. And who better than luxury K-beauty brand, Sulwhasoo, to take you one step closer to achieving your desired look. Featuring an angled pencil, the Eyebrow Perfector gives you the versatility to pencil in ultra-fine, hair-like strokes as well as to build intensity for a well-defined effect. It also comes with a spooley brush to make blending easier so you can get natural, full brows every time.
Supergoop! 100% Mineral Matte Screen SPF 40, S$56
As one of the most sought-after brands when it comes to all things sunscreen, Supergoop! is known for the gentle yet powerful sun-shielding properties of their sunscreens. And the same goes for its latest launch, the 100% Mineral Matte Screen. Ideal for all skin types (even sensitive ones and especially for oily ones), it blurs the appearance of pores and smooths skin surface in one easy step. And unlike many mineral sunscreens, this one doesn’t leave a whitish cast on skin, and instead leaves your complexion looking matte and refined. It is also water- and sweat-resistant, and also doubles up perfectly as a makeup primer.
KORA Organics Turmeric Brightening & Exfoliating Mask, S$68
You can always count on KORA Organics for products that make you look and feel good. Not only are they made with clean, toxic-free ingredients, they are also naturally scented to bring about the mind-clarifying benefits of aromatherapy. For smoother, softer skin, try applying a dollop of this new mask on damp, clean skin. Leave it on for about ten minutes before rinsing off (don’t forget to give your skin a good massage while removing it) to unveil baby soft skin. Infused with natural exfoliants like papaya enzymes and rosehip seeds, dead skin cells are gently eliminated without causing irritation to the skin. A host of botanicals are also found in this formula to brighten and purify pores for a luminous and clarified complexion.
Clarins Extra-Firming Day & Night Cream, S$138 and S$142 respectively
If you’re looking for a multi-pronged action against wrinkles and sagging, this day-and-night duo is your best bet. At the heart of the formula are potent botanicals that not only increase the production of collagen but also improves youth-boosting activity at the cellular level. Moreover, the melt-in textures of the creams nourish skin instantly without any greasiness. The Night Cream is also infused with moonstone extract to support the body’s natural regeneration cycle as you sleep. The result? Skin elasticity, density and resilience are improved so expression lines are less likely to become deep wrinkles
Kenzoki Belle De Jour Sacred Lotus Eye Contour, S$99
Designed to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and puffiness, this lightweight eye product contains Sacred Lotus extracts to infuse skin with antioxidants and skin-conditioning actives that hydrates and firms. Plus, it has a nourishing texture of a cream but the concentration of a serum. We also love that its metal applicator is cooling to the touch, which instantly depuffs the eye contour area and improves micro-circulation.
Elegant and bold, this striking palette headlines the brand’s Fall 2018 collection, which is developed by YSL Beauty’s Global Beauty Director, Tom Pecheux, as a tribute to the colour purple. Featuring the same ultra-smooth and blendable formula, this palette represents Pecheux’s modern reinterpretation of the iconic shade, a definitely must-have for any beauty junkie this season
Kiehl’s Buttermask For Lips, S$39
Want softer lips overnight? Kiehl’s latest lip mask cocoons dry and flaky lips and turns them into soft and smooth puckers, thanks to its ultra-emollient formula made of fair-trade coconut oil and wild mango butter. Use anytime during the day to soften lips or apply a thick layer onto lips before bed and wake up to plump lips.
Lancôme Advanced Génefique Yeux, S$105
Harnessing the benefits of probiotics, this age-defying eye cream rebuilds skin’s moisture barrier to better fend off the potentially hazardous effects of urban pollution. In addition, the lightweight texture also replenishes moisture and improves skin elasticity for supple and more resilient skin.
Dior Rouge Blush, S$73
Available in 16 shades, Dior Creative and Image Director, Peter Philips’ latest creations are any makeup junkie’s dream. The shades are classified in five colour families (pink, red, plum, coral, nude) and come in three different finishes (matte, satin, shimmer), to make for endless combinations and possibilities. With a super fine texture and ultra-saturated pigments to ensure blendability and evenness, experimenting with makeup has never been more fun—and effortless.
FOREO Glow Addict UFO-Activated Mask, S$29.90 for 6
Designed to be used with FOREO’s high-tech device, UFO, these handy sheet masks are infused pearl extract and vitamin E, which work in synergy to improve skin glow, lock in moisture and strengthen skin against free radical damage. The UFO device, which combines cooling, heating, T-sonic pulsations as well as red, green and blue LED lights, boosts product penetration and enables you to treat major skin concerns in just 90 seconds. All you have to do is secure each sheet mask over the UFO and select your preferred mode for an intensive, at-home facial.