With the month of August officially ending, it means another round of shortlisting the best beauty launches. Similar to the unbearable heatwave, these new releases are literally the hottest we’ve ever seen this year. They are certified must-haves for a weekend trip or even a casual date night. Besides, these August beauty launches are perfect to reward yourself after a hectic month. From Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray to keep your precious tresses looking luscious to a jasmine-infused fragrance by Gucci Beauty, get ready for a shopping spree. 

The Best August Beauty Launches In 2022

Drunk Elephant Ceramighty AF Eye Balm

The new Drunk Elephant Ceramighty AF Eye Balm is the perfect SOS product to revive your dull and tired eyes. It is packed with hydrating and nourishing ingredients including ceramides, vitamin F, omega-rich plant oils and butters. Aside from delivering long-lasting moisture, it also works wonders to fortify the skin barrier and increase elasticity. Infused with oat extract, it soothes the skin while rejuvenating tired skin around the eyes. 

Why we love it:

  • Features pH of 5.5
  • Free from essential oils, silicones, and fragrance
  • Vegan 
  • Cruelty-free

Price: $86.00

Where to buy: Sephora, Sephora ION, Ngee Ann City, West Gate, Tampines 1 and NEX Mall

Guerlain Parure Gold Skin And Parure Gold Skin Matte

Guerlain has reinvented its iconic foundation range with the latest addition of two new formulas, Parure Gold Skin and Parure Gold Skin Matte. It is powered by white peony extracts and 24-karat gold. Thanks to its skin care-based formula, it delivers a dose of nourishing properties while ensuring a flawless look. Its 24-hour wear is available in two finishes of incomparable radiance and a no-transfer luminous matte finish The jewel-like bottle is created with recycled materials with a reduced glass weight, offering a greater capacity.

Why we love it:

  • High-performance skincare benefits
  • Available in two finishes
  • 14 beige, rosy or slightly amber-toned shades

Price: N/A

Where to buy: Guerlain’s official website 

Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray Limited Edition

Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray has unveiled its limited edition packaging, which illustrates the brand’s co-founder, Oribe Canales. Designed by New York-based artist Alvaro in the 90s, the packaging is a tribute to the brand’s heritage and its dedication to the art of hairdressing. This revolutionary dry spray contains key ingredients like mango, sunflower seed and the Oribe Signature Complex which adds volume and texture to the hair. 

Why we love it:

  • Absorbs excess oil at the hair roots without powdery residue
  • Limited edition packaging
  • Adds volume to hair

Price: $68.00

Where to buy: Available at Oribe salon partners nationwide

Caudalie Vinosun Very High Protection Lightweight Cream SPF 50+

Our pick of the best August beauty launches has to be Caudalie Vinosun Very High Protection Lightweight Cream SPF 50+. As the first skincare product in its suncare revolution, it is formulated with patented polyphenols antioxidant complex extracted from French grapes to prevent free radicals which cause premature ageing. It has a lightweight texture that seamlessly blends into the skin with an invisible finish. What’s more, it is free from oxybenzone and octinoxate, ensuring a non-toxic formulation for the marine ecosystem. 

Why we love it:

  • Invisible finish
  • Ideal for everyday use
  • Recyclable packaging 

Price: $39.00

Where to buy: Sephora 

Gucci Flora Gorgeous Jasmine Eau de Parfum

Gucci Flora Gorgeous Jasmine Eau de Parfum captures the essence of the jasmine flower. It also features a blend of notes like sandalwood, benzoin, mandarine essence and magnolia accord which infuse the scent with joyful and soothing sensuality. Its packaging is inspired by the turquoise stone which is associated with hope and protection. The shade cloaks the bottle with the signature floral pattern of Gucci. 

Why we love it:

  • Long-lasting 
  • Floral scent 
  • Joyful and soothing sensuality 

Price: $245.00

Where to buy: Gucci’s official website and department stores such as BHG, Metro, Takashimaya, Tangs and selected Sephora stores

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Gel-Crème

Estée Lauder’s new Advanced Night Repair Eye Gel-Crème utilises FR-Defence technology to shield the skin against blue light. It is expertly formulated with Chronolux Power Signal Technology, which reverses the signs of ageing around the eyes. Plus, it also brightens dark circles, improving the appearance of the undereye. It has a super silky texture that melts onto the skin when applied for a refreshing feeling. Simply apply it around the eyes twice per day for optimal results. 

Why we love it:

  • Protects the skin from free radicals
  • Lightweight texture
  • Brightens the undereye

Price: $119.00

Where to buy: Estée Lauder stores islandwide, Estée Lauder official flagship store on Lazada, Sephora stores islandwide and all authorised retailers including BHG, Isetan, Metro, OG, Takashimaya and TANGS

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