A change of season warrants a fresh update of your personal beauty regime. Take note of all that’s new in the world of make-up and skincare.
Nars Powermatte Lip Pigment.
The brand’s most powerful matte yet is out, where potency and precision is the new power couple. The Powermatte Lip Pigment and the Precision Lip Liner make the perfect duo to achieve the perfect pout. The liquefied pigment has a zero-gravity feel that delivers infinite matte colour saturation that’s flexible and long-wearing, available in 20 lip-sealing shades. The precision lip liner pencil features a formula that saturates with budge-resistant colour. Laser-focus precision sharply defines with ease and is available in 26 matte shades. Available at leading retailers.
WASO by Shiseido.
Skincare inspired by the holistic and natural Japanese food tradition of Washoku. The new Shiseido WASO skincare uses key ingredients like carrot, loquat, honey, tofu and white jelly mushroom to help balance and build young skin’s resistance to stressors, as well as hydrate, target oiliness and visible pores and prevent the appearance of imperfections. The products are suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. The new limited-edition starter kit includes the Fresh Jelly Lotion, Quick Gentle Cleanser and Clear Mega-Hydrating Cream. Available at leading retailers.
Anne Curtis Beauty Line.
The pretty actress is coming out with her own make-up line and has been putting out teasers for the products for a while on her Instagram page. Fans of the celebrity are excited to see this beauty’s ‘secret range’. What’s for sure right now is that her line of lipsticks are already available, so there’s no stopping you from copying those Anne-approved pouts.
The brand has just named Issa Rae its newest ambassador, and she’s the perfect choice for this significant role. Fans of Rae probably remember that her incredibly popular Awkward Black Girl character came from her own experience, heightened to really emphasise the absurdity of the things we do. A spokesperson said that with her characteristic wit and charm, unique observations on life and culture, and outspoken but relatable nature, Issa truly embodies the CoverGirl spirit of inclusive self-expression, inspiring people to embrace what makes them unique and confidently represent that to the world.
Shu Uemura Make-up Products.
Shu Uemura is back with its annual holiday collaboration, and this time it’s with your favorite ’90s Nintendo game. Super Mario, and all his cool friends (Luigi, Princess Peach, and more!) are outfitting the Japanese brand’s make-up, skin care and hair products. And yes, it’s cute as ever! Check out the adorable eyelash curler outfitted with a star charm, the pixelated Marios on the oil cleanser, and the Princess Peach-inspired eye-and-cheek palette. There’s also an adorable liquid eyeliner with a star stamp at one end. Available at www.shuuemura-usa.com
Guerlain KissKiss Matte.
The Autumn Collection 2017 from the house of Guerlain presents the first hydrating and plumping matte by this brand. The unique feature of this product is that it is as intense as a lipstick and as comfortable as a balm. The result is automatically photoshopped lips — intense, powerful, deeply pigmented and hydrated. The subtle spice extract it contains gives the impression of voluminous lips while the precious oils and hyaluronic acid smooth and hydrate them. KissKiss Matte offers nine captivating shades for all occasions. The iconic packaging is adorned with a golden matte veil. Available at leading retailers.
L’Occitane New Rose Limited Edition .
Roses et Reines is a new fragrance that embodies the purest essence of true love. The ruby bottle embodies the purity of romance, combining the scent of blooming red roses with pink peony, berries and musky undertones. This new fragrance will help you leave a passionate mark on the world. A fragrance as special as this deserves a worthy range of complements. Live the purest romance every day, with this bouquet of red rose products that includes shower gel, body milk, hand cream and lip balm. A rose liberty pouch comes free with a minimum purchase. Available at L’Occitane.
Lancôme L’Absolu Rôses.
Lancôme celebrates its joie de vivre by showering pink over everyone’s lips and nails this season. L’Absolu Rôses is a collection of glosses, lip pencils, and nail varnishes infused with pink and designed for fun, creativity and boldness. L’Absolu Gloss adds 14 shades in sheer, cream or matte finishes to the massive range of 86 existing L’Absolu Rouge lip colours. There are eight new colours of Le Lip Liner lip pencils and 14 new Le Vernis nail polishes in fresh, bright and striking shades. Enjoy customised lip art looks and punchy mix’n’matches that are always elegant, never boring. Available at leading retailers.
Rimmel London ambassador.
The brand has announced James Molloy as the newly appointed Global Make-up Ambassador. A rising star known for his incredible creativity and skills in creating unique, looks for high fashion runway, editorial and red carpet purposes. James has been recognised by the brand as a powerful voice to communicate Rimmel’s edgy and evolving beauty vision to both the consumer and influencer across all social and media platforms. In his new role, he will be pushing beauty boundaries via the creation of innovative, trend leading looks which speak to the consumer and influencer. James will bring his unique artistry expertise and points of view to the brand.
Yves Saint Laurent Le Vestiaire des Parfums.
This Oriental collection of scents summons up the golden age of Yves Saint Laurent couture, unveiling the singularity of the East. Contained in novel bottles and enriched with two new fragrances – Sleek Suede and Magnificent Gold – the collection recomposes a modern, highly material feel, to be worn with a difference. A timeless stamp; the legacy of rare alchemies and influences woven together in the four corners of the Orient. Available at leading retailers.
ASOS Beauty Line.
ASOS make-up will soon be available to the masses! The collection includes 16 products and 46 shades, all of which are creamy, delectable and extremely affordable. Beauty addicts can look forward to all the go-to staples like bronzer, blush, highlighting sticks, eyeliner, and more. Additionally, ASOS will be dropping another round of products in January 2018, so once you’ve tried everything from this collection, you can start counting down the days until then. According to ASOS, the collection “is about embracing and expressing the full range of who you are”, and aims at empowering young women to confidently be themselves, however they choose to do so. Available at www.asos.com