45 exciting launches in July, including drops from Glow Recipe, Innisfree, and CHANEL

45 exciting launches in July, including drops from Glow Recipe, Innisfree, and CHANEL

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your hair care routine or experiment with summer makeup trends, there’s a lot to look forward to when it comes to these new beauty launches in July.

Keep reading to discover our favourite beauty picks for the season, including Innisfree’s Vitamin C Green Tea Enzyme Brightening Serum and Anastasia Beverly Hills’s Cosmos Eyeshadow Palette.

Skincare

L’Oréal Paris Revitalift 2.5% Hyaluronic Acid Eye Serum

Following the success of L’Oréal Paris Revitalift 1.5% Hyaluronic Acid Serum, L’Oréal Paris has introduced their new Revitalift 2.5% Hyaluronic Acid Eye Serum, created to revitalise the eyes and reduce signs of fatigue and ageing. It uses the same level of expertise backed by cutting-edge research as popular serum, and features the highly moisturising ingredient, hyaluronic acid.

Hyaluronic acid is highly prized as a true skincare gem for its capacity to draw and hold moisture. In addition to improving skin elasticity and restoring the skin’s natural moisture barrier, it also increases skin firmness and suppleness over time.

What else sets this eye serum apart from others? The revolutionary applicator inspired by traditional Japanese Shiatsu massage. Comprising a trio of pure stainless-steel beads that refreshes upon contact, this unique applicator instantly cools the skin and is the ideal complement to L’Oréal Paris Revitalift 2.5% Hyaluronic Acid Eye Serum.

The bendable flex angle also applies gentle pressure around the delicate eye region, making them feel more awake and open.

L’Oréal Paris Revitalift 2.5% Hyaluronic Acid Eye Serum retails for S$57.90 and is available at Shopee and at all pharmacies.

Dr Dennis Gross DermInfusions™ Fill + Repair Serum and All-Physical Ultimate Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 50 PA++++

These dermatologist-formulated cutting-edge products from the new Dr Dennis Gross Skincare line come straight from the doctor’s office, and are designed to plump, fill, protect, repair, and enhance your skin throughout your sun-filled summertime plans.

  • DermInfusions™ Fill + Repair Serum (S$123): It’s the 3D substitute for injectable fillers you’ve been looking for. With Dr Dennis Gross’ innovative MicroCelle Delivery system, a high-speed performance technology that decreases the molecular size of active ingredients for simple and quick absorption into skin without any tackiness, this liquid gold instantly fills in fine lines and tightens skin.
  • Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 50 PA++++ ($67): This non-greasy, blendable sunscreen is lightweight and moisturizing, making it ideal for all activities, rain or shine. It is also gentle enough for sensitive skin and uses effective ingredients such as Tranexamic Acid and Hyaluronic Acid, which helps to prevent UV damage while moisturising the skin and minimising uneven skin tone.

Dr Dennis Gross DermInfusions™ Fill + Repair Serum and All-Physical Ultimate Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen are available at Sephora.sg and all Sephora stores. 

COSRX AHA 2 BHA 2 Blemish Treatment Serum

CORSX recognised the importance of providing an effective spot treatment that prioritises ease of use and hygiene and with that, introduced their new AHA 2 BHA 2 Blemish Treatment Serum.

PHA (gluconolactone), allantoin, zinc PCA, and sodium hyaluronate are just a few of the effective ingredients that the ground-breaking new serum combines to create the perfect derm treatment for anyone looking to stop their spots from getting bigger or worse.

With only one cotton ball, you can now address your spots without having to touch them directly. This sanitary method guarantees a neat and practical application. Simply tap-tap the area you wish to treat to start the serum’s healing process.

The serum not only treats spots but also whiteheads, blackheads, excess sebum, and clogged pores, serving as an all-encompassing remedy for troubled skin.

COSRX AHA 2 BHA 2 Blemish Treatment Serum retails for S$9.90 and is available at Shopee.

Senka Perfect Whip Halal Beauty Cleansers in Gentle Rose and Wakame

As the number one Cleansing Facial Foam brand in Japan for 15 consecutive years, this iconic cleanser has indubitably became a staple for many to address their array of skincare needs.

The line now offers two Halal-certified cleansers for the Muslim community, which are free of silicones, alcohol, and mineral oil, and only contain ingredients that are naturally sourced.

  • Perfect Whip Halal Beauty Cleanser in Gentle Rose: Creating with soothing ingredients like Damask Rose Water, this cleanser provides a gentle cleansing solution for brighter, petal-soft skin. It’s also enriched with Fuji Sakura Essence and gentle beads, used to eliminate blackheads and other impurities.
  • Perfect Whip Halal Beauty Cleanser in Soothing Wakame: Featuring Wakame Marine Algae, a Japanese superfood renowned for its soothing and hydrating effect, this cleanser aims to calm and soothe stressed skin for a healthier complexion.

Senka Perfect Whip Halal Beauty Cleansers retail for S$9.90 and are available at ShopeeLazada, Watsons, Welcia-BHG, and selected NTUC FairPrice stores.

belif Believe in Youth Creator-Age Knockdown Eye Serum

The belif Youth Creator-age Knockdown Eye Serum is a lightweight eye serum that visibly improves the look of drooping eye bags, helping to firm, reinforce, and brighten the skin around the delicate eye contour area.

The eye serum rapidly revives tired eyes with an immediate cooling sensation that has been clinically proven to lower skin temperature by 5°C and make skin feel 166% more moisturised.

The serum is additionally improved by a stack of four formulas, including White Lupinus, the best Youth Creator-age, the Napiers Original Formula, the Napiers Formula AA, and the Age Down Formula™. These four substances work in tandem to improve and retain skin elasticity, reduce the development of wrinkles, and life the eyes.

belif Believe in Youth Creator-Age Knockdown Eye Serum retails for S$90 and is available at ShopeeLazada, and selected THEFACESHOP – Nature Collection stores islandwide.

Glow Recipe Strawberry Smooth BHA+AHA Salicylic Serum

With Glow Recipe’s NEW Strawberry Smooth BHA+AHA Salicylic Serum, summer just got a whole lot sweeter!

The Strawberry Smooth BHA+AHA Salicylic Serum is a special combination of BHA and AHA-powered goodness that helps to decongest skin, decrease breakouts, and smooth rough texture to make way for smooth, hydrated skin.

It is made from the superfruit that is naturally high in salicylic acid. It contains a combination of potent (but soothing) ingredients, such as the 10% Clarity Acid Complex, which contains a 2% BHA + 1% AHA combo, 3.5% strawberry, 3% azelaic acid liposome, and 0.5% succinic acid, which enable it to address a variety of skincare issues.

Clinically tested to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, pore size, and breakouts, this BHA+AHA salicylic serum actively works to give your skin a smooth and beautiful shine.

Glow Recipe Strawberry Smooth BHA+AHA Salicylic Serum retails for S$90 and is available at Sephora.com and all Sephora stores.

Clarins V Shaping Facial Lift collection

Achieve the highly-coveted v-line facial shape with Clarins’ new V Shaping Facial Lift collection! This ultimate face-shaping trio helps to visibly sculpt, depuff, and slim down the face to reveal a perfect contour.

  • VSFL Eye Concentrate (S$110): A new innovative eye treatment powered by plant botanicals that target puffy eyes. With a special cryo-cooling applicator and a lightweight solution, this concentrate glides smoothly beneath the eyes to reduce puffiness.
  • VSFL Contouring Serum (S$135): A contouring serum which is layered with a variety of rich plant-based components that lifts, slims, and depuffs the face. The VSFL serum refines your natural facial features while significantly reducing puffiness, using a combination of plant extracts.
  • V-Facial Intensive Wrap (S$95): A 10-minute mask treatment that helps minimize the sense of heaviness while smoothing the skin texture for a noticeably smaller face. It is also fueled by a combination of Chinese Barley and Gingko extracts.

Clarins V Shaping Facial Lift collection is available at Clarins.com.

CHANEL HYDRA BEAUTY Micro Crème Yeux Eye Cream

Another eye cream to keep an eye out for is the first microfluidic hydrating eye cream by CHANEL. But what exactly is a microfluidic formula, and how is it effective?

The science of microscopic fluid manipulation is known as microfluidics. This method combines two fluids to create tiny droplets of the formula’s active components. It provides a singular sensory experience by fusing the softness of an emulsion with the freshness and lightness of water.

The CHANEL HYDRA BEAUTY Micro Crème Yeux uses microfluidic technology to encapsulate the moisturizing power of white camellias within 3,800 micro-droplets, maintaining the ingredient’s purity up to the point of application.

White camellia OFA extract, which strengthens the skin barrier to lock in moisture; algae extract, which targets the size of under-eye bags; and a tetrapeptide, which targets dark circles, these powerful ingredients work together to make the skin around your eyes appear hydrated and bright.

CHANEL HYDRA BEAUTY Micro Crème Yeux Eye Cream retails for S$107  is available at CHANEL boutiques.

Innisfree Vitamin C Green Tea Enzyme Brightening Serum

Ever wanted to achieve the viral jelly or glass skin look? With the power of Vitamin C and Jeju Green Tea Enzyme combined, this brand-new high-performance serum will help you achieve the translucent skin of your dreams. It offers brightening and refining care that leads to a 4X brighter clear glow, an improvement in the number of spots, skin texture, and skin translucency in just four weeks of use.

Jeju Green Tea Enzyme is a cutting-edge, next-generation ingredient that aids in gently removing old, dead skin cells without compromising or depleting the skin’s natural moisture.

As opposed to more abrasive kinds of exfoliation, this enzyme replicates the body’s natural process of breaking them down into beneficial amino acids that may be absorbed into the skin, resulting in a noticeably smoother and more refined texture.

Innisfree Vitamin C Green Tea Enzyme Brightening Serum retails for S$50 and is available for purchase at Shopee, and for preorder at all Innisfree stores.

Derma Lab Vitamin E Serum Sunscreen SPF50 PA+++

Derma Lab’s Vitamin E Serum Sunscreen combines skincare active ingredients into a sunscreen to moisturise your skin instantly by up to 1.5 times and guarantees that it remains hydrated and plump throughout the day. Its power trio of serum actives, including vitamin E, ceramide 3, and aloe vera, help to protect, repair, and moisturise respectively.

With SPF 50 PA+++ , this new serum sunscreen has you covered with its high levels of sun protection and long-lasting UVA UVB protection. Its water-resistant and mild formula makes it a must-have for the summer!

Derma Lab Vitamin E Serum Sunscreen retails for S$31.90 at Shopee and for S$27.93 at Watsons online and in stores. 

ést.lab PurClear Multi-Biotic Balancing Cream

With this revolutionary water-based cream designed to fight acne breakouts at their origin, you can soothe and treat acne while also combating ageing in just one step. The PurClear Multi-Biotic Balancing Cream from ést.lab rapidly improves oily, acne-prone skin while addressing the underlying causes for long-lasting results.

This water-based cream combines pre- and post-biotic bioactives, which have been clinically studied and shown to increase the good bacteria on the surface of the skin and limit the growth of harmful bacteria that results in skin sensitivity and acne. The pre- and post-biotic bioactives also contribute to the restoration of comfort and brightness to the skin by reducing skin inflammation.

Carefully formulated with macadamia seed and vitamin E, these ingredients help to stimulate cell regeneration, balance sebum production, and encourage skin rejuvenation.

ést.lab PurClear Multi-Biotic Balancing Cream retails for S$108 and is available online at Shopeewww.estlab.shop, and all Estetica Beauty Studios.

The Drunk Elephant A-Shaba Complex™ Eye Serum

If you’ve been looking for a gentle but effective eye serum, give this new moisturising and smoothing eye serum by The Drunk Elephant a go.

The small but mighty 0.1% dose of pure vegan retinol in the A-Shaba Complex™ Eye Serum helps to protect against UV-induced and environmental free radical damage while improving skin suppleness and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It’s also formulated with 3% caffeine, which helps reduce puffiness around the eyes.

Another noteworthy ingredient is copper peptides, which target fine lines and wrinkles, promote healthy collagen production, and improve skin elasticity for a more youthful appearance.

The Drunk Elephant A-Shaba Complex™ Eye Serum retails for S$98, available exclusively at Sephora.sg and all Sephora stores.

Lancôme Rénergie H.P.N. 300-Peptide Cream

Following over two years of development, Lancôme has launched their Rénergie H.P.N. 300-Peptide Cream, which sheds a new light on the regenerative powers of peptides.

Designed to offer a new level of high-performance anti-ageing, it masterfully concentrates over 300 peptides into one single formula. Its powerful combination of an array of natural peptides restructures the skin to improve its firmness, elasticity and reduce wrinkles.

Combined with two other renowned active ingredients, hyaluronic acid and niacinamide, the Lancôme Rénergie H.P.N. 300-Peptide Cream is the holistic anti-ageing innovation to try this summer.

Lancôme Rénergie H.P.N. 300-Peptide Cream retails for S$200 and is currently available at Lazada, lancome.sg, at all Lancôme counters, and in-store at Sephora.

dprogram Intense Enriching Serum

dprogram has been catering to the sensitive skin market for over 15 years, earning them a spot at the top in Japanese skincare brands.

Their new Intense Enriching Serum is designed by sensitive skin experts at the Shiseido Laboratories to address and restore the skin’s fundamental function. It achieves this through the use of its unique Yeast Extract Complex, which works to balance the skin’s microbiome and is five times more concentrated than their previous Lotion and Emulsion series.

It also carries Horse Chestnut Extract in its unique formula, an ingredient best known for its hydrating and moisture-retaining properties and a signature inclusion in all Shiseido products.

The smooth and non-sticky serum has been shown to increase the skin’s moisture retention by up to 62%, and other anti-ageing ingredients like Trehalose and Mangosteen Extract work to decrease the appearance of fine lines and improve skin elasticity by 29% and 23% respectively.

dprogram Intense Enriching Serum retails for S$59.90 and is available exclusively at selected Watsons stores and Watsons online from 22 June and subsequently, islandwide at Welcia-BHG and FairPrice stores and the official dprogram stores on Shopee and Lazada on 1 July

CHANEL LA MOUSSE CLARIFIANTE Cleanser

Designed to be the next step in your skincare routine following makeup removal and cleansing, CHANEL’s LA MOUSSE CLARIFIANTE LOTION enables you to achieve luminous skin by exfoliating, refining skin texture, boosting radiance, and hydrating your complexion, all in a single step.

The lotion-to-foam cleanser fuses powerful active active ingredients such as tartaric acid and naturally derived AHAs to provide a gentle exfoliation, while marine-sourced exopolysaccharides renew the skin. It is further enriched with camellia water, which helps guard the skin barrier against moisture loss.

CHANEL LA MOUSSE CLARIFIANTE Cleanser will be available at chanel.sg from 1 July 2023 and at CHANEL Fragrance and Beauty counters from 7 July 2023. 

Dermalogica Phyto Nature Oxygen Cream

Did you know that the oxygen we breathe is essential for both our survival and the health of our skin? Our skin absorbs oxygen less efficiently as we get older, which causes fine lines, wrinkles, and a generally dull and tired appearance.

The new Phyto Nature Oxygen Cream is here to combat this. The moisturiser aims to firm, revitalise, and plump your skin using a combination of oxygen-optimising botanical actives, including one derived from a plant that thrives in low-oxygen environments, to help your skin better absorb oxygen and triumph over ageing complexion.

The Phyto Nature Oxygen Cream comes in a 50ml bottle for $218, and is available at dermalogica.com.sg, Sephora, AsterSpring centres and authorised Dermalogica skin centres islandwide from 7 July 2023.

N°1 DE CHANEL Revitalizing Serum

A good anti-ageing serum is one that continues to display visible results with long-term use, and Chanel understands this. The team set out to test the N°1 DE CHANEL Revitalizing Serum over the course of six months and measured its performance in terms of five signs of ageing.

It showed a marked improvement on all fronts: 24% reduced visibility of wrinkles, 25% reduced visibility of pores, 87% improved radiance, 77% greater skin elasticity, and 71% improved skin plumpness.

Demonstrating its efficacy in revitalising your skin month-on-month, theN°1 DE CHANEL Revitalizing Serum is the product you need to care for your skin’s vitality.

N°1 DE CHANEL Revitalizing Serum will be available at chanel.sg from 1 July 2023 and at CHANEL Fragrance and Beauty counters from 7 July 2023. 

philosophy dose of wisdom™ bouncy skin reactivating serum

The first product under philosophy’s new dose of wisdom™ franchise has launched! The dose of wisdom™ bouncy skin reactivating serum combines a special blend of ingredients, such as their patented vitality boosters loaded with oxygen, along with molecule-grafted hyaluronic acid and vitamin C.

It goes beyond traditional serums to reactivate the natural resilience and elasticity of your skin, reviving dull, fatigued-looking skin.

philosophy dose of wisdom™ bouncy skin reactivating serum retails for S$95 and is available at Sephora.sg.

Bodycare

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen Body SPF 40

If you’re a fan of Supergoop!’s #1 bestseller, the Unseen Face Sunscreen, you’ll be happy to learn that the formula of the original facial sunscreen has now been optimised for your body’s skincare needs!

The Unseen Sunscreen Body SPF 40 if formulated with special ingredients targeted at nourishing and retaining moisture on your body’s skin, which can be susceptible to dryness.

It contains olive leaf and fruit extracts, which help to soothe, retain moisture and reinforce your natural skin barrier, while its plant-derived emollient ensures that no greasiness is felt after each application.

Supergoop! Unseen Body Sunscreen SPF40 retails for S$68 and is available at sephora.sg, and all Sephora stores.

Dr Barbara Sturm Super Anti-Aging Body Serum

It’s time to show your body the same TLC you’ve been giving your face during your skincare routine. Dr. Barbara Sturm developed the Super Anti-Aging Body Serum, a concentrated, molecular science serum innovation for healthy, youthful-looking skin from head to toe, to address the body’s particular skincare concerns and offer targeted care.

Formulated with a series of ingredients such as Lima Bean and peptides, along with powerful anti-ageing components like Glutathione and Purslane, the serum boasts strong anti-stretch mark properties, moisturises the skin, enhances skin elasticity and texture, and prevents premature ageing, all while stimulating a youthful glow.

Dr. Barbara Sturm Super Anti-Aging Body Serum retails for S$1,365 and is available at sg.drsturm.com and the Dr. Barbara Sturm counter at Takashimaya Shopping Centre.

Clarins Aroma Bath Care

Treat yourself to a time of relaxation every bath time this summer with Clarins Aroma Bath Care essentials which showcase the scents and benefits of plants, manifested through the power of aromatherapy. Created using plant extracts and nature’s best essential oils, Clarins Aromas are designed to care for your wellness and beauty holistically. 

  • Tonic Bath & Shower Concentrate: Packed with ingredients of natural origin, the powerful combination of essential oils like field mint and rosemary with organic horse chestnut work to gently cleanse while soothing both the skin and mind. After just 14 days of use, 96% of women found their skin feeling softer.
  • Relaxing Bath & Shower Concentrate: Essential oils like organic Roman chamomile and bitter orange tree accompany extracts of organic elder and soapwort in Clarins Aroma’s Relaxing Bath & Shower Concentrate. Its soothing lavender fragrance promotes a feeling of total relaxation, perfect to end off the day with or following a session of exercise. 

The Body Shop Luscious Lychee and Zesty Lime Blossom Summer Collections

The Body Shop introduces two new limited-edition refreshing collections inspired by summer fruit favourites, lychee and lime. Here are the products to look out for!

  • Luscious Lychee Body Scrub ($35): The light and creamy Luscious Lychee Body Scrub will help you buff and smooth your skin from head to toe. This vegan product contains 97% natural ingredients, such as organic, community fair trade aloe vera from Mexico, shea butter from Ghana, and juicy lychee extract.
  • Luscious Lychee Eye Sheet Mask ($12): Refresh and quench your tired eyes after a long summer day with this cooling, fruit-scented sheet mask. Perfect for adding moisture back to dehydrate dry to normal skin, this vegan eye mask is packed with skin-friendly ingredients from natural origin.
  • Zesty Lime Blossom Summer Gel ($15): As the epitome of summer in a bottle, this citrus and floral-scented shower gel will leave your skin feeling soft, cleansed, and fresher after every use.
  • Zesty Lime Blossom Body Yoghurt ($27): The water-like gel moisturiser is light and sinks instantly into your skin, providing you with a full day of smooth, smothering hydration and a lingering light zesty lime scent.

The Body Shop Summer Limited Edition Body Care is available at LazadaShopee and at all The Body Shop stores.

Makeup

Gucci Beauty Blooming Collection

The new Gucci Beauty Blooming Collection is a must-have for the summer. The luxury house unveiled 12 vibrant new shades of lipsticks from the Rouge à Lèvres series and three radiant blushes in the Blush de Beauté line, perfect for adding a pop of colour to your everyday look and your vanity.

Wearable nudes like “Call It a Day” and stunning corals like “They Met In Argentina” have captured our hearts, while the new blush in “True Pink” is the perfect Barbie pink shade to sport this season.

Gucci Beauty Rouge à Lèvres Voile Sheer Lipsticks retail for S$65 and is available at Sephora.sg; Blush de Beauté blushes retail for S$95 and is also available at Sephora.sg.

NARS Pure Paradise Collection and Light Reflecting ™ Prismatic Powder

Transport your makeup along with your mind with the new limited-edition collection by NARS, inspired by the secret joys of paradise.

The Light Reflecting™ Setting Powder Set, which includes the renowned setting powder formula, will ensure that your looks stay put until dusk, while the dazzling new large Light Reflecting™ Blush will enable you to channel your inner glowing summer goddess.

Take a trip to paradise with the collection’s carefully designed quad eyeshadow, which includes four hues modelled after the iconic peachy-pink Orgasm. Finish it off with a Powermatte Lipstick in one of the new shades for bold, matte colour that glides on easily and lasts all day.

Along with this Asia-only exclusive drop, NARS has also released two new additions to its Light Reflecting™ collection.

Enhanced with Color Correcting Pearls to illuminate and enhance skin’s natural colour, the Light Reflecting ™ Prismatic Powder marbled powder leverages the best of iconic Light Reflecting Setting Powder’s no flashback formula and sets makeup with an undetectable finish. Your skin will appear bright and even, with an otherworldly finish. 

The first shade, “Moonwave”, features a combination of pink, yellow, and blue pigments to help brighten the complexion and provide subtle toning. “Stardust”, on the other hand, comprises of pink, yellow, and white pigments, making it a great solution to subtly brighten dull spots while illuminating your complexion.

NARS Pure Paradise Collection and Light Reflecting ™ Prismatic Powder is available exclusively at the NARS official store on Lazada.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Cosmos Eyeshadow Palette and Tinted Lip Gloss Extended Shades

Take a trip down the Milky Way with the latest summer palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills, which features 12 gorgeous hues, ranging from bright reflective metallics to wearable mattes that are perfect for everyday use.

Standout shades in the Cosmos Eyeshadow Palette like Quasar and Supercluster have a duo-chromatic finish, making them perfect for nighttime parties in town.

The Anastasia Beverly Hills Cosmos Eyeshadow Palette retails for S$88 and is available exclusively at Sephora.sg and all Sephora stores.

Don’t let the sparkles stop you there; finish off your look with the Tinted Lip Gloss’s seductive one-swipe shine, which is now available in 12 new varied colours to take your summertime glam to stardom level.

The Tinted Lip Gloss Extended Shades retails for S$35 and is available exclusively at Sephora.sg and all Sephora stores.

Dior Backstage Rosy Glow Blush

This year, Dior reinvents its iconic Rosy Glow Blush with a brand-new formula and stunning new shades to suit multiple skin tones.  Infused with eosin, the Rosy Glow Blush reacts with your skin’s pH and humidity levels to enhance its natural glow while adding a touch of colour.

Its ultra-soft powder formulation is designed to blend seamlessly with your skin to provide a healthy, universal glow. Rosewood, a dedicate pink and Cherry, a timeless red, are the two new shades added to the current collection.

Dior Backstage Rosy Glow Blush retails for S$69 and is available at Sephora.sg, all Dior Beauty Boutiques, Counters, and on the Dior Beauty Online Boutique.

MAC Squirt Plumping Gloss Stick

The OG MAC Squirt Plumping Gloss Stick first made its debut in 2000, and the lime green lip glass quickly rose to fame amongst beauty enthusiasts who dared to be different. Relaunched in April 2021 as part of a limited edition collection, the Y2K favourite garnered such a frenzy that MAC has brought it back again—this time in six vibrant summer shades.

The gloss-meets-balm stands out for its full-on, yet fully wearable effect, leaving you with a slight trace of plumping tint to your lips. With every glide, the ginger root & capsicum extracts raise the heat for a plumping and tingling effect, while menthol crystals work simultaneously to cool your lips for instant volume. Amp up your look this summer a boost of colour and hydration with this fun throwback lippie!

MAC Squirt Plumping Gloss Stick retails for S$37 and is available now at Sephora.sg and at all Sephora stores from 13 July 2023.

Clarins Lip Comfort Oil in 2 new shades: Fuchsia and Fig

With its sensorial ultra-glossy texture that is natural and rich in lip care benefits, the Clarins Lip Comfort Oil is formulated to both look and feel good on your lips. Powered by a cocktail of natural ingredients, its star ingredient is organic Sweetbriar Rose Oil, which keeps the lips hydrated, protected and nourished all day.

Clarins has introduced two new shade options to its widely-adored Lip Comfort Oil line, #16 Fuchsia and #17 Fig. With a more opaque finish compared to prior Lip Comfort Oil shades, the stunning Fuchsia variation gives the lips a bright, juicy berry colour that complements any skin tone perfectly.

As a muted purple which stands out from all other colours in the collection, the new Lip Comfort Oil in Fig instantly draws all attention to the lips. These two new shades are cheerful and vibrant, promising a special addition to any summer lip collection.

Clarins Lip Comfort Oil retails for S$45 and is available at Clarins.com.

Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Gloss Balm

Brimming with skin-loving ingredients, Glow Recipe’s Plum Plump Hyaluronic Gloss Balm is a wonderful gem for your pout. With its remarkable concentration of vitamins C, A, and E, Kakadu plum steals the show.

The hydrating powerhouse, hyaluronic acid, increases skin hydration and decreases the visibility of fine lines and wrinkles. Raspberry completes the powerful ensemble by giving your lips the gentle, loving care they need with vitamins and nourishing fatty acids.

Inspired by the luscious hydration of the Plum Plump range, this non-sticky gloss balm with hyaluronic acid can transform your parched puckers in one simple step, providing you with long-lasting moisture and a high-shine finish.

Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Gloss Balm retails for S$45 and is available online exclusively at Sephora.com.

Lancôme New & Improved Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation

Lancome’s classic Teint Idole Ultra Wear foundation is now back with a renovated formula, made suitable for all skin types and skin tones.

Concentrated with hyaluronic acid and 81% skincare, this ultra-breathable and full-coverage foundation helps to protect the skin barrier against external aggressors without drying or creasing.

Whether you have dry, sensitive, or acne-prone skin, this smooth and easily bendable texture also promises to leave your skin with a smooth and flawless natural matte finish while minimising shine. With SPF 35, the Teint Idole Ultra Wear foundation is the ultimate protective base makeup to have on hand for the summer!

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation retails for S$80 and is available at Lazada and Lancome.sg.

N°1 DE CHANEL Red Camellia Skin Enhancer

Available in three slightly pearlescent, apricot-hued shades that are suited for all skin tones, the N°1 DE CHANEL Red Camellia Skin Enhancer is a lightweight smoothing and perfecting skin enhancer that can be used on its own or as a primer under your foundation. 

It aims to help you achieve a youthful glow by using the powers of red camellia oil and extract to restore your complexion’s natural radiance, while providing ample hydration throughout the day.

N°1 DE CHANEL Revitalizing Serum will be available at chanel.sg from 1 July 2023 and at CHANEL Fragrance and Beauty counters from 7 July 2023. 

CHANEL CODES COULEURS beauty tools collection

Who says your makeup looks are the only thing you can experiment with? With CHANEL Beauty’s latest collection of beauty tools in nine vibrant summer shades, the CODES COULEUR collection, you’ll be able to express yourself through your getting-ready routine or while on the go.

As a celebration of colour, the collection emphasises the complementary relationship between colours of the wheel. One of the collection’s standout colours perfectly encapsulates this idea. Rouge Noir, inspired by the N°5 fragrance, combines the intensity of both red and black to form a sleek shade that appears as both colours at once.

Besides this, an assortment of pastels and brighter hues take over some of Chanel’s most essential beauty tools, such as nail files, brushes, and a compact mirror. Mix and match the shades for a collection that’s uniquely you!

CHANEL CODES COULEUR collection will be available at all Chanel’s Fragrance & Beauty boutiques and Chanel.sg.

Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation

For a lightweight and breathable foundation that seamlessly blends into the skin, try out the Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation. This foundation is perfect for daily use because it does not feel heavy or thick upon application and gives the skin a natural brightness and radiance and makes it simple to achieve a daily “no makeup” makeup look.

The Skin Illusion Foundation uses unique pink pearl pigments that are perfect for all skin tones, helping to illuminate the complexion for a natural finish.

In addition, the foundation contains SPF 15 and a special Clarins Anti-Pollution Complex to protect your skin from harmful UV rays and other environmental aggressors. Red Jania extract also moisturises the skin all day long, giving it a radiant glow that lasts.

Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation retails for S$60.48 at Shopee and for S$70 at Clarins.com.

Haircare

LUCIDO-L High Damage Repair Series Hair Treatment

Miss having luscious locks that feel like they came straight out of the salon? With LUCIDO-L’s High Damage Repair Series, you can now replicate the same smooth and hydrated texture in the comfort of your own home.

LUCIDO-L’s High Damage Repair Series is powered by salon-grade technology known as Acid-Heat Treatment – a hair care technology widely employed in Japanese salons to improve damaged hair texture.

The collection comprises a hair mask, oil, and milk and is gently scented with a sweet and energising fragrance of osmanthus flower extract and grapefruit.

LUCIDO-L’s High Damage Repair Series retails for S$19.80 to S$20.80 and is available at ShopeeLazadaWatsons, Guardian, FairPrice, Don Don Donki, Venus, and Welcia-BHG.

KERASILK Taoyaka system

Need a new holistic damage care regimen to save your hair? Look no further than KERASILK’s new Taoyaka System, a professional in-salon hair treatment specifically designed for Asian hair.

This holistic service was created in Japan and goes beyond damage repair to turn damaged Asian hair into Taoyaka hair, which is as strong and gorgeous as silk.

The KERASILK Taoyaka System is comprised of a multi-step in-salon treatment and a specific at-home maintenance collection, powered by Taoyaka Technology, a special high-potency enhancer, and KERASILK’s exclusive Biomimetic Silk, HYALOVEIL®.

  • In-salon treatment: The Taoyaka System produces healthy-looking tresses with a natural feel, full of strength, resilience, and elasticity — as well as liveliness, smoothness, softness, and outstanding shine. It does this by infusing products with vegan, sustainable Biomimetic Silk and HYALOVEIL® to moisturise and replenish the loss of vital amino acids inside and outside of hair. The five key processes that make up KERASILK’s Taoyaka Service’s premium salon experience can be customised based on your specific amount of hair damage and the desired hair feel. A flexible, individualised regimen of KERASILK Taoyaka products can be created by selecting either the Moisture or the Airy options.
  • At-home maintenance products: To extend and maintain your salon results for up to a month, you’ll also be able to purchase a collection of dedicated Taoyaka System home care products.

The KERASILK Taoyaka System is available at Chex Vous Hair Salon, Hairwerkz, Kiu Hair Gallery, O’Color Hair, Picasso Hair Studio and Roots. 

Secret Professionnel Botanical Secret Scalp Booster

Secret Professional’s Botanical Secret Scalp Booster is part of the scalp treatment options offered to customers at various salons because it is a cult favourite among salon professionals.

The booster offers 10 benefits in one treatment, including anti-hair loss, anti-dandruff, scalp balancing, cleaning, purifying, exfoliating, relaxation, revitalisation, relaxation, and stimulation. It is also packed with active ingredients that gently yet efficiently nourish all scalp conditions.

Love the effect of salon-grade treatments but not the cost? Now, the Secret Professionnel’s Botanical Secret Scalp Booster is made available directly to you online, which means no more costly trips to salons for expensive treatment packages. You can now recreate your own professional pre-shampoo scalp treatments any time at home without breaking the bank!

Secret Professionnel’s Botanical Secret Scalp Booster (150ml) retails for S$280 and is available at beautybynature.com, ISETAN Scotts, Metro Paragon and Takashimaya Department Store.

TSUBAKI Premium EX Intensive Repair Shampoo and Conditioner

TSUBAKI is introducing the most powerful damage-repair shampoo and conditioner to date, the Premium EX Repair range, which is modelled after the most popular Premium EX Repair Mask. This comes after the release of the renowned Red and Gold Tsubaki range.

You can now target damaged hair and revitalise your locks from the comfort of your own home with no waiting time thanks to the brand’s key focus on cutting-edge salon treatment and innovative penetration technology, as well as its main ingredient, Camellia Flower Oil, infused with high-quality Japanese craftsmanship.

Senka Perfect Whip Halal Beauty Cleansers retail for S$9.90 and are available at ShopeeLazada, Watsons, Welcia-BHG, and selected NTUC FairPrice stores.

Diane Perfect Beauty Dry Shampoo

With more hot and humid days coming upon our sunny island, it can be a real challenge keeping your scalp and hair looking fresh and oil-free at all times. For a quick and effortless boost, liven your locks up in just three seconds with the Diane Perfect Beauty Dry Shampoo.

Formulated with two kinds of ultra-fine micro-powder and herb extracts, the affordable and effective Dry Shampoo helps to control excess sebum on your scalp, and suppress unwanted odour while leaving a comfortable, refreshing feeling on your scalp to keep you looking and feeling great all day.

It also contains a special formula of hair conditioning ingredients such as Keratin and Jojoba Oil that smooths your hair and adds to its natural shine without leaving behind any unwanted white residue. It’s available in three refreshing scents, including Fresh Citrus Pear, Grapefruit & Peppermint, and Fresh Mango & Musk!

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation retails for S$4.90 (40g) and $12.90 (95g) and is available at ShopeeLazada, and Watsons, FairPrice, Don Don Donki, and Welcia-BHG.

Fragrance

Chloé Beauty Atelier des Fleurs Collection

Atelier des Fleurs is a new collection of fragrances by Chloé featuring three fragrances where floral, aromatic, and woody notes combine to create scents that are based on the olfactory memories of their individual perfumers.

Cedrus is reminiscent of a classic bouquet with fresh and woody notes, with a warm and musky undertone to exude a subtle elegance. Another standout scent, Santalum, draws from the scent of a sandalwood fan the perfumer’s grandmother had brought back from a trip to Australia.

Filled with woody notes and milky accents, this unique fragrance turns sandalwood harvested in Australia into an emblem of sweet and smooth sensuality.

Chloé Beauty Atelier des Fleurs perfumes retail for S$370 and is available at Sephora.sg.

Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Extreme Eau de Parfum

The Bad Boy Extreme Eau de Parfum is a blazing new scent that explores tension between fresh ginger and the warmth of vetiver des sables, tied together with a sensual hit of rich cocoa absolute, finished off with a woodsy base of patchouli.

With its novel use of ingredients, Bad Boy Extreme symbolises a fiery evolution.

Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Extreme retails for S$183 and is available at selected Sephora stores, BHG Bugis, Metro Paragon, Metro Causeway Point, Takashimaya D.S., TANGS at Tang Plaza, and TANGS at VivoCity.

Narciso Rodriguez For Her Forever Eau de Parfum

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the original for her parfum, Narciso Rodriguez has released a brand new fragrance to pay tribute to their iconic feminine fragrance.

The brand-new For Her Forever Eau de Parfum combines exotic frangipani with tuberose and jasmine to create an intoxicating scent that embodies bouquet of radiant white flowers.

Familiar notes of creamy osmanthus blossom and base notes of woody patchouli grounds present in the original are interwoven to continue the legacy of its distinct and timeless scent.

For Her Forever Eau De Parfum retails for S$107 (30ml), S$159 (50ml), and S$210 (100ml) and is available at Sephora.sg.

Kenzo Homme Marine Eau de Toilette

Whether you’re at work or by the beach, you can enjoy the warm embrace of the summer ocean with Kenzo Parfums’ newest men’s fragrance, Kenzo Homme Marine Eau de Toilette.

Created by renowned perfumer Quentin Bisch, the fragrance encapsulates the scent of a sunny and salty summer day. Calypsone’s top salty marine notes combine with an aromatic ylang-ylang heart note and woody sandalwood base notes to create the essence of the sea, sand, and nature.

Kenzo Homme Marine Eau de Toilette retails for S$91(40ml), S$117 (90ml), and S$150 (110ml) and is available at Sephora.sg, all Sephora stores, and at Metro Paragon and Takashimaya departmental stores.

TOM FORD BEAUTY Azure Lime Eau De Parfum

The new Azure Lime Eau De Parfum by TOM FORD BEAUTY encapsulates the crisp, effortless style and poolside glamour of a Mediterranean villa.

The sparkling citrus charm of azure lime is created from lime water infusion accord, with complements of juniper berry, lush notes of Valencia orange, lemon, sensual sandalwood, and bergamot. Contained in the iconic private blend bottle, the Azure Lime Eau De Parfum delivers a casually elegant scent that evokes a refined and relaxed style.

TOM FORD BEAUTY Azure Lime Eau De Parfum retails for S$420 and is available at Tangs.com, Tangs at Tang Plaza, and Takashimaya Department Store.

BVLGARI MAN Rain Essence Eau De Parfum

Bulgari Man Rain Essence is a fresh woody musk scent with a translucent and effervescent trail that is powerful yet essential like rain. Its strength is reflected in a strong minerality that evokes the transparency of this regenerating natural element.

As the latest edition to the BVLGARI MAN collection, this alluring scent features fresh top notes of green tea and orange essence, floral heart notes of white lotus and crystal musks accord, and woody base notes of mineral amber and guaiac.

The BVLGARI MAN Rain Essence Eau De Parfum retails for S$165 (60ml) and S$227 (100ml) and is available at Sephora.com.

KILIAN PARIS Blue Moon Ginger Dash Fragrance

Blue Moon Ginger Dash is a fresh new addition to the Liquors olfactive family, famed for its creative formulation that pays tribute to Kilian Hennessy’s French liquor heritage.

This bold concoction combines the energising notes of lemon, vodka, and blue curaçao liquor with an invigorating dash of ginger to conjure endless summer evenings. It is inspired by Kilian Hennessy’s favourite seaside party cocktail from the 1990s, the Blue Lagoon.

Calone and fresh lemon combine in Blue Moon Ginger Dash to create a distinctive “on the rocks” freshness that is a KILIAN PARIS trademark. By adding a core of chilled vodka, which imparts a crisp, pure freshness, and ginger, which adds depth and complexity, the aroma is further intensified. It’s the quintessential summer cocktail translated into a fragrance.

KILIAN PARIS Blue Moon Ginger Dash Fragrance retails for S$230 and is available at bykilian.com.

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