10 Best Beauty Launches to Keep an Eye on in July 2020
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As life under the mask continues, there’s no harm indulging in that much needed TLC while staying at home—even if it’s only to distract us from the doom and gloom. Ahead, we’ve rounded up the newest beauty products to help you look summer-ready while wearing a face mask or working from home.
Akar Soothe Moisturiser
Tibetian-inspired clean skincare brand Akar is known for its natural, non-toxic, sustainable and cruelty-free formulas, so obviously we’re big fans. Packed with high molecular weight hyaluronic acid, vitamin C and B3 as well as superfood ingredients like cell-strengthening lotus flower and penetration-enhancing passionfruit seed, this rose water-based moisturiser also has a lightweight texture that’s ideal for summer.
Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Repair Mask
More than just a hydrating mask, Chanel’s latest addition to the Hydra Beauty line is a multitasker that your skin is waiting for. The star ingredient is white camellia, where hydrating active ingredients are extracted to replenish the skin’s natural glow, whether it’s after laps in the pool, a zoom meeting or a grocery run. With three application options, you can apply the mask as thick, thin or targeted as you wish, depending on your skin’s needs.
D&G Golden Lights Collection
They say the golden hour is the most romantic time of the day, and D&G has found a way to capture the warm and glowing lights with a new limited-edition featuring the Baroque Lights Highlighting Powder and The Only One Lipstick. With incredible staying power, the flattering golden hue is a quick pick-me-up to tap along your cheekbones or over the eyelids. So even if your face is half covered (as everyone’s is most of the time these days), it’ll sure be a highlight of your day.
Drunk Elephant E-Rase Milki Micellar Water
Hate how your makeup remover strips your skin of moisture? Drunk Elephant comes to the rescue with a gentle cleansing water loaded with ceramides, which lock in the skin’s moisture by forming a protective barrier against environmental aggressors. What’s more, the formula is enriched by non-fragrant plant oils and soothing vitamin E, giving it a milky consistency perfect for a post-workout refresh, a makeup mistake correct or a lazy late night saviour—no rinsing required.
Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex
Did you know that only around 25% of aging is predetermined by our genes? In their quest to find out the role of micro signaling molecules in skin aging, Estée Lauder scientists discovered a new technology that helps to activate a (patent-pending) micro signaling molecule that’s essential to the skin’s natural repair by renewing skin cells and boosting collagen production. Claiming to reduce fine lines and pores in as quick as three weeks, this advanced serum may just be what your nighttime skincare routine needs.
While half of your face is covered by the face mask, let your eyes shine with Hourglass’ Instant Extensions Mascara, the latest addition to Unlocked, a collection supporting the brand’s mission to unlock the cages of wild animals in captivity. Designed to replicate the look of lash extensions, the mascara adds definition, lift and length using film-forming technology to coat every lash for a high-impact, fanned-out finish.
Complete the look with a soft touch of radiance to your eyelids with Hourglass’ Ambient Lighting Infinity Powder, a hand-blended finishing powder featuring two Ambient Lighting Powders and an Ambient Strobe Highlighter.
L’Occitane Herbae par L’Occitane L’eau
While working from home, lift your spirit with Herbae par L’Occitane L’eau, an ode to the Provence’s delicate flower: the white clover. Layering with natural extracts of marshmallow and angelica, it perfectly captures the freshness of summer in the countryside. The new line also comes with a shower gel, beauty milk, perfumed soap and hand cream, so you can carry the scent anytime, anywhere, especially for date nights at home.
Dull skin? It’s a problem of the past. Lancome is introducing a new routine aiming to help Asian skin improve clarity, enhance skin texture and even tone. Enter Clarifique skincare, which comes in 5 steps powered by the French beech bud extract, including a cleaning foam, dual essence, spot eraser, watery emulsion and milky cream. Clinically proven leave the skin visibly smoother and brighter in just four weeks, the formula is suitable for all skin types—even sensitive skin.
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder: Honey
Tired of your makeup getting smudged under your face mask? Leave it to Laura Mercier’s award-winning Translucent Loose Setting Powder, which promises to set makeup flawlessly for up to 16 hours. This summer, a new shade, Honey, has been introduced as a natural-looking version of the artist-favourite “banana powder”, brightening medium skin tones with a weightless wear and covering fine lines and imperfections without the cakey look.
Omaia 100% Organic Rose Water
Packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, rose water is one of the best toners for skin. Harvested by hand in the Bulgarian Rose Valley, Hong Kong-based Omaia’s inaugural product, the 100% Organic Rose Water, is made with the extremely rare Rosa Damascena. A versatile mist for the skin, hair and even pillow, the rose water works to hydrate, calm and balance the skin whenever you need a quick pick-me-up.