As we’re all pretty caught up with keeping track of the latest updates on the Circuit Breaker and the situation of the pandemic, some of us may have overlooked or not know of some of the latest beauty launched that dropped in stores islandwide this March & April. But don’t worry, as Beauty Insider is always here to save the day. Here are some of the makeup and skincare launched that happened this March & April 2020! Happy Shopping! 😉
- Fenty Beauty
- Diane Perfect Beauty
- MINON Amino Moist
- Shiseido Professional
- Whal Myung
Summer Limited Edition Collection
Body Lava Body Luminizer
From left: Who needs Clothes?!, Cognac Candy & Brown Sugar
Once we step out of this Circuit Breaker, many of you would be planning on vacations after the number of cases starts declining and the curve flattens. This body shimmer by Fenty Beauty will give you a glow like no other. It is a gel-based body luminizer that glides on your skin and leaves it feeling dewy and soft to touch.
Not only that, this luminizer is infused with light-diffusing micro pearls that are also blended with a sheer tint of colours that accentuates and compliments every skin tone to give you a sun-kissed sheen.
The three shades that are recently launched are Who Needs Clothes?!, which is a radiant rose gold shade, Cognac Candy, a sparkling copper shade and Brown Sugar, a lustrous bronze shade.
Where to buy: Sephora
Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil
There’s no such thing too much shimmer or glitter! This Diamond Bomb collection of highlighters takes glitters to a whole new level and is the queen of all highlighters. Rihanna delivers royalty-worthy products for everyone.
This highlighter has a unique-jelly like powder formula to it. The formula is bouncy, cool to the touch and it melts into your skin like butter. Not only that, but it is also loaded with 100% of pure brilliance in creating and all-glitz-no-grit finish that suits every skin tone.
The new shade of this highlighter is called Cognac Candy and it has a pure copper sparkle. It will have you looking like a glittery goddess.
Where to buy: Sephora
Match Stix Glow Skinstick
This glow stick was inspired by an editorial glass skin look. It takes your skin complexion to the next level with its instant dewy radiance. What’s more, is that this translucent shimmer base glides onto your skin like silk leaving a touch of pearly goodness on. It does not give you added glitter but a natural-looking gloss finish.
Not only that, but this Glow Skinstick also has a lightweight and non-sticky formula that has your skin looking glowy without feeling greasy. Additionally, just like your other favourite Match Stix, the Glow Skinstick is also magnetised to click to Fenty Beauty’s shimmer and matter skin sticks.
Where to buy: Sephora
Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush
This Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush formula instantly gives your skin a fresh-faced flush that makes it look like you have been getting enough sun, sleep and lots of water in your daily regimen. Compared to powder blushes, this is easy to use and Rihanna has created a diverse range of shades that are suited to enhance every skin complexion with a youthful glow.
The “Diamond” singer created 10 shades that are sheer and so buildable that it melts into your skin at the tap of your fingertips. This blush is perfect for the days where you want to look as natural as possible.
Where to buy: Sephora
Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Bronzer
This Cream Bronzer brings out the best of your cheekbones and it gives you a natural-looking bronze that gives you a sun-kissed glow. Rihanna has created 7 sheer and buildable shades that are designed to suit all the skin types and tones.
Not only that, but this bronzer also warms up well and softly defines your face with a fresh bronzed glow that looks natural on anyone or everyone. Additionally, the bronzer has a silky-smooth formula that is easy to blend, light as air and is also water and sweat resistant. It melts into your skin without disturbing your makeup.
Where to buy: Sephora
Face Shaping Brush 125
This face shaping brush 125 helps in softly sculpting your face and popping your cheek bones with an instant dimension. Also, the soft and synthetic bristles are loosely packed with a medium density to perfectly apply products that are of both powder and cream formulas. It is also made easy to pick up pigments.
Not only that, because of the angled shape of the brush that hugs your curves, but you will also always be in control when you shape the larger areas of your face such as your jawline, forehead and cheekbones.
Where to buy: Sephora
Diane Perfect Beauty
Miracle You Range
This range of products by Diane, which is Japan’s No. 1 silicone-free haircare brand, was launched this April. They’ve come up with the Miracle You range of products that are formulated with 3 key ingredients which are Organic Ghee Oil, Polycare and Borealine.
These ingredients are added in to intensely revitalise your damaged tresses, repair your split ends and also prevent your hair colour from fading away. Then, leaving you with soft, healthy and manageable hair.
Not only that, for those of you who want to continue maintaining your hair colour, length or perm, then this range of products is the right hair care regimen for you. It repairs your hair without compromising your hairstyle.
Damage Repair Shampoo & Damage Repair Treatment: $18.90
Damage Repair Hair Mask: $19.90
Hair Serum: $20.90
Where to buy: Watsons, FairPrice, Don Don Donki, Welcia BHG, Tokyu Hands, my CK, Shopee, Lazada
MINON Amino Moist
Clear Wash Powder
Minon Amino Moist has broadened its range of sensitive skin-friendly products with the brand new Clear Wash Powder. This product has been carefully formulated for those of you with dry and sensitive skin and this is the first of enzyme facial powder cleansers by this brand.
Apart from having the ability to gently exfoliate the skin, this product also helps remove dead skin cells and blackheads. Not only that, but it also replenishes and strengthens the barrier of your skin’s moisture.
Some of the added benefits of this product are that it gently unclogs your pores, removes old keratin and restores the brightness of your skin too!
Where to buy: Watsons, Don Don Donki, Welcia-BHG, Tokyu Hands, Venus and MEIDI-YA Supermarket
Sublimic Wonder Shield
With this new formula by Shiseido Professional, brace yourselves for much softer and silkier hair in no time! Get a fresh-out-of-the-salon look with this one product at the comfort at your own home. Also, this leave-in hair treatment gives you a flawless effect that lasts for up to three days!
Not only that, but this leave-in conditioner is also lightweight and shields your hair against environmental pollutants while simultaneously strengthening your weakened hair and prolonging the effects of your coloured hair. In addition to that, you’d be happy to know that this product also resists the humidity which is essential in a country like Singapore, and it gives you a salon-sleek finish.
Price: $56.00 for 125ml
Where to buy: Available at selected Shiseido Professional Sublimic salons including Shunji Matsuo (Ngee Ann City), Leekaja Beauty Salon and M Plus (Tampines). Find your nearest Shiseido Professional salon here
UV Athlizm Skin Protect Spray
You’re looking at a Skin Protect Spray that you could use on your freshly cleansed face or either over your makeup. This spray is as lightweight as an oil gel texture and also has an added benefit of SPF 50 and PA ++++.
In addition to that, this spray is formulated with proprietary tough boost technology that makes it sweat, friction and is water-resistant too! Additionally, it is also infused with royal jelly extract and hyaluronic acid that provides your skin with the hydration that it needs!
The Olay Retinol24 range of products has just launched a collection of products that helps rejuvenate your skin for a much plumper, brighter and more youthful-looking skin. Each of the products in this range has the ability to enhance the absorption of active ingredients which will then be converted inside the cells to retinoic acid.
Not only that, these formulas are free from fragrance and colourants, making the users be able to enjoy all the restorative benefits of retinol products. Additionally, this range of products has been carefully formulated to achieve maximum results while you sleep. However, if chosen to use during the day, it is advised to be paired with sunscreen for your skin’s protection.
Olay Regenerist 24 Night Serum: $54.90
Olay Regenerist Retinol24 Night Moisturiser: $54.90
Olay Regenerist Retinol24 Night Eye Cream: $54.90
Where to buy: Shopee
Le Gemme Collection
This collection of fragrance by Bvlgari portrays a stunning sensory journey from the West to the East in search of the rarest and precious gems there are. With this collection, Bvlgari mines the natural world in search of its most captivating treasures.
They translate the bold beauty of Snake Jasper and Green Agate into magnificent new fragrances.
The one of the left of the picture above is the Bvlgari Le Gemme Erea for women. This fragrance is inspired by Green Agate. The precious stone named after the Achates River in Sicily. The name “Erea”, is inspired by the Greek word “Eirene” which means peace.
On the other hand, the one on the left is the Bvlgari Le Gemme Kobraa for men. This fragrance conjures the mystery of Snake Jasper, which is a hard stone that hails from New Zealand. It is anciently used as an antidote for snakebites. Hence, this tone is a symbol of powerful regeneration and life force.
LE Gemme Kobraa Eau De Parfum 100ML – $534
Le Gemme Erea Eau De Parfum 100ML – $534
Where to buy: Bvlgari
Perfect Serum Collection
Each of these serums is infused with different oils such as argan oil, camellia oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, coconut oil and apricot oil. Not only that,t they also contain silicones that make the product more lightweight and much easier to protect and coat the strands of your hair.
If you are someone who has damaged hair, you would definitely benefit from these serums as they add moisture, protects your strands of hair, and smoothens and adds shines to your locks leaving it looking perfectly nourished and healthy.
Where to buy: Watsons
Minimal Skincare Range
Whal Myung reveals a brand new skincare collection that is packed with potent plant-based ingredients. The collection combines traditional royal recipes with the state-of-the-art technology and targets to not only nourish but also revitalise and heal the skin, leaving you with a radiant and beautiful complexion.
Not only that, but each of the products in this range is also formulated with a secret formula “WM 1897-P5” and are all derived from plant-based ingredients such as azulene and eucalyptus. This not only refreshes but also alleviates and softens your sensitive skin.
Whal Myung Minimal Eucalming Water Serum – $47.00 for 20ml
Whal Myung Minimal Eucalming Cleansing Ampoule – $39.00 for 2ml x 20 each
Whal Myung Minimal Eucalming Capsule Skin – $35.00 for 50ml
Whal Myung Minimal Eucalming Cream – $40.00 for 30ml
Whal Myung Minimal Eucalming Patch – $40.00 for 5ml (2 per pack x 15 each)
Where to buy: Guardian