New In Beauty: The Latest Skincare And Makeup You Should Try In October 2019
This month, we check out all the dazzling holiday collections that have us in the festive spirit, as well as celebrated British cosmetics brand Charlotte Tilbury, that has finally made its way to our shores.
1/12 Dior Prestige Le Micro-Fluide Teint de Rose
The first Dior foundation to be infused with Dior Prestige, Dior Prestige Le Micro-Fluide Teint de Rose is formulated with the skincare line’s star-ingredient—Rose de Granville micro-nutrients, as well as rose micro-pearls enriched with gold particles. Mimicking the colour structure of a rose petal, the foundation imparts a rosy gold sheen. Dull and tired skin is revitalised and hydrated, creating a radiant and luminous complexion.
Available at all Dior counters.
2/12 Kanebo Concealer Compact
A full-coverage concealer palette, Kanebo’s Concealer Compact offers three shades—orange, light, and medium that can be used individually or blended together to correct the appearance of dark circles, spots, and other imperfections. Developed with Kanebo’s 5R colour, which recreates the shade of blood, each shade blends into the skin and enhances its tone. Creamy upon touch, the concealer is formulated with oil-saturated soft powder that glides on seamlessly.
Available at all Kanebo counters.
3/12 Clé de Peau Beauté Synactif Neck & Décolleté Cream
Limited for the holiday season, this cream completes the Synactif anti-ageing collection. Purifying, firming and sculpting the delicate skin around the neck and décolleté, the retinol formula helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, while 4MSK evens skin tone and improves luminosity. Pine tree extract, together with the brand’s signature Skin-Empowering Illuminator enhances the skin’s inherent purification and defensive abilities. Less than 100 are available in Singapore.
Available at all Clé de Peau Beauté locations.
4/12 Hera Signia Ampoule
Hera’s anti-ageing Signia line harnesses the benefits of narcissus stem cells to maintain the vitality of skin and support its regenerative functions. In tune with your skin’s biorhythm, the four-week Hera Signia Ampoule program helps to improve skin’s natural resistance against external aggressors in the day, while offering antioxidant effects at night. Boasting a concentration of five million narcissus stem cells and antioxidant energy (EAE), it is a potent and comprehensive anti-ageing treatment.
Available at Hera's counter and boutique.
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5/12 Albion Powderlesst Foundation
A foundation with the texture of powder, Albion’s innovative new foundation is formulated to instantly dissolve into skin upon application, delivering a soft radiant sheen. The secret is Albion’s “pressure-melt” method, which saturates powder particles with moisturising ingredients like sodium hyaluronate and glycine, creating a “melting” powder. Powderlesst is available in five shades, for cool to warm skin tones.
Available at Albion counters.
6/12 Shiseido Solution LX Legendary Enmei Ultimate Luminance Serum
From the celebrated Future Solution LX range comes a new serum, the Legendary Enmei Ultimate Luminance Serum. It features precious Japanese ingredients, such as the eponymous Enmei herb which is found at the foot of a sacred mountain in Japan—it is said that a Buddhist monk used it to heal the sick centuries ago. For this serum, the Enmei herb is hand-picked on an auspicious “good energy” (tensha niche) day; and is combined with Green Treasured Silk for a luxurious serum that is deeply absorbed by the skin to repair and regenerate it.
Available at Shiseido counters.
7/12 Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Liquid-Gel Eyeliner
Marc Jacobs Beauty’s beloved Highliners now come in a liquid form to dress up your cat eyes in vibrant colours. Boasting four core colours: Blacquer (Marc’s signature blackest black), Blitz Coin (bronzed copper), Gold Getter (yellow gold) and Star Magic (rose gold); and three limited edition shades: Steel The Show (metallic dark grey), Silver Lining (icy silver) and Glamaroon (metallic cranberry), the new eyeliner offers the same high-impact pigmentation and shiny finish of its counterpart. An ink-well delivery system and custom flocked applicator allows user to create bold or fine lines that promises 12 hours of smudge-, crack-, and water-resistant wear.
Available at Sephora stores and online from October 10.
8/12 Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Foundation
Makeup artist to the stars, Charlotte Tilbury’s coveted beauty brand is finally in Singapore. The launch brings Charlotte’s new Airbrush Flawless Foundation, a hybrid skincare-foundation infused with the benefits of a serum and moisturiser. Formulated with Replexium, it helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and boost moisture levels, even after you’ve removed it. The full coverage, liquid foundation is sweat-, humidity- and water-proof as well as transfer-resistant, with a matte finish.
Available at Charlotte Tilbury, Sephora stores and online from October 10.
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9/12 Chanel Éclat Magnétique De Chanel
Exclusively created for Les Ornements de Chanel, the Holiday 2019 collection, Éclat Magnétique De Chanel in Metal Peach is a satiny peach highlighter that illuminates your visage with a lustrous pearlescent glow. Perfect for the holiday season, the palette is also embossed with the likeness of a vintage Chanel button, which would make a beautiful gift. Chanel global creative makeup and colour designer Lucia Pica recommends using a brush to diffuse the powder and lightly applying it around the eyes, before or after eyeshadow.
Available at Chanel fragrance and beauty boutiques from October 24.
10/12 Christian Louboutin Loubileopard Velvet Matte Lip Colour
The muse of Christian Louboutin Beauty’s holiday collection is the femme fatale, or in global makeup artist Isamaya Ffrench's words, a feline fatale—a Catwoman in her leopard-print Louboutins. And what better way to evoke her strength and allure than with a bold red lip—Velvet Matte Lip Colour in Rouge Louboutin? Part of the limited edition Loubileopard collection, the iconic lipstick is dressed in a leopard-print case, inspired by the shoemaker’s Lurex Panthere pattern.
Available at Tangs at Tang Plaza from October 15.
11/12 Mario Sorrenti Crème De La Mer
The iconic Crème de la Mer jar has been redesigned by legendary fashion photographer Mario Sorrenti and his daughter, emerging talent Gray Sorrenti. Launching this month, the jar which contains the cell-renewing elixir, with fermented sea kelp as one of its key ingredients, will sport the stunning photography of the father-and-daughter team—both product and duo anchored in their love of the ocean.
Available at La Mer counters from October 1.
12/12 History of Whoo Self-Generating, Anti-Aging Essence 10th Limited Edition Packaging
The Korean brand’s best-selling product: the Self-Generating, Anti-Aging Essence (also known as the Bichup Ja Saeng Essence) is now dressed in its 10th limited edition product packaging, inspired by the private chambers of the Joseon Empress.
There are two highly-prized royal court paintings that have served as inspiration—the Painting of the Phoenix, and the Painting of the Crane—each featured on a bottle which comes in red and blue, symbolising the emperor and empress. Both sit in a majestic four-panel box that exudes the aesthetics of the royal courts decor.
Available at History of Whoo counters from October 1.