October Beauty Essentials


The weather is finally cooling down just a smidge. With autumn finally on its way in, you’ll want to refresh your beauty essentials and channel some seasonal looks. Not sure where to start? Girl, we’ve got you!

We may not have your typical autumn in the Middle East, but we sure can enjoy some of the season’s trends. When it comes to your lips this autumn, you’ll want to opt for warmer, more toned-down hues including shades of coral, brown and nude.

Make a statement with Milani Cosmetics’ Colour Statement Lipsticks which are available in a wide range of shades, from pretty pinks to radiant reds and everything in between. Infused with nourishing vitamins A and C, the Colour Statement Lipstick feels as good on the lips as it looks.

Grace your face with statement-making colours that will have your lips speaking volumes this season!

Available at Lifestyle and milanicosmetics.com.

A magical fragrance is essential every autumn, and this season we have our eye on Hermetica Paris’ sensational eau de parfum, Jade888. This delightful fragrance evokes images of dense foliage and tangled vines, prolific and untamed, like the lush forest of the Amazon. The key notes of this soft and verdant scent are the iris concrete, ginger oil and the lily of the valley accord.

Its blend of complementary notes including blackcurrant, pink pepper oil, mandarin oil, pear accord, clary sage oil, jasmine accord, cedarwood oil, ambrette seeds absolute and musk cocktail make it a truly addictive scent for the season.

Second only to the sensational fragrance is Jade888’s stunning packaging. It’s beautiful green bottle and artistic boxes make it a wonderful option for gifting, whether to a loved one or, well… yourself!

Hermetica Paris continues its commitment to the environment: we have recently upgraded our flacon and packaging designs. Non-contractual pictures.
Available at thesecretskin.com.

Most people shy away from discussing hygiene, but we’re quite the opposite! Why should sweating and remedies to deal with it be off limits? If you’ve got sensitive skin, and are looking for a deodorant made from clean and wholesome ingredients that gets the job done, check out Routine’s Superstar Deodorant.

You’ll say ‘hello’ to fresh armpits with this fragrant, natural deodorant balm. Routine’s Superstar deodorant is formulated with charcoal, magnesium and probiotics to absorb sweat and prevent body odour without interrupting the natural detoxifying process of the body. A touch of baking soda in this formula acts as a natural deodorising agent preventing irritation and darkening for even the most sensitive skin.

The strong medley of Tonka, Vetiver and Cardamon make this a unique and complex blend with a spicy and grounding scent profile that make it an essential in hot weather. While this deodorant is much needed respite for sensitive skin, it also works on other skin types making it ideal for those venturing into a clean beauty routine. We’re sure this will help on extra hot days and every day in between!

Available at thesecretskin.com

After a particularly hot summer, your skin is sure to be in need of some TLC. British-born beauty brand, Dr.PAWPAW has announced the regional launch of a pioneering skincare collection that champions science and performance. The vegan, streamlined range including nine accessible, multipurpose solutions that are suitable for all skin types with its innovative trademarked formulation, PAPAYALURONIC™, a new concept in skincare and an innovation in results.

PAPAYALURONIC™ provides the nourishing and soothing effects of the papaya extract, teamed with hyaluronic acids which absorb into all layers of the skin for instant and long-lasting hydration, resulting in super soft skin. This incredible ingredient is used throughout the range. Its multi-depth result achieves both immediate and long-lasting hydration that protects the skin cells and promotes a healthy skin barrier, strengthening and plumping the skin.

The brand’s Rejuvenating Night Cream is just the thing you need this season. This nourishing cream soothes and hydrates the skin whilst reducing the appearance of fine lines. Being lightly fragranced with soothing chamomile, it effortlessly aids relaxation.

Available at leading pharmacies.

Awaken skin and create the ultimate all-natural dewy glow with the Living Luminiser from the clean beauty brand RMS Beauty.

This unique product is infused with Vitamin E, coconut oil that helps soften and smooth the skin and castor seed oil that delivers a boost of intense nourishment to the skin. The Luminiser helps highlight your favourite features without any grease or glitter while nourishing and illuminating your skin for a healthy, lit-from-within glow.

What makes this unique luminiser even more special is the fact that it is formulated with a farm-to-face recipe that contains all-natural, organic and food-grade ingredients to your skincare.

Available at thesecretskin.com