Take on summer with your best face forward.

Another season, another bout of shopping! Your makeup drawer deserves an update just as much as your wardrobe so if you’re headed out to the beauty counters soon, here are the new releases from our favourite brands definitely worth checking out.

YSL Solar Pop

YSL Beauty invites us all on a jungle safari this summer. Ensuring we look good while on said adventure, its Solar Pop collection comes with a limited edition bronzer camouflaged with a gorgeous snakeskin effect, a gold liquid eyeshadow with cooling effect to beat the heat and a new ‘Jungle Green’ nail lacquer to blend us right in with nature. W yslbeauty.com

Clé de Peau Beauté Serene Beauty

Clé de Peau Beauté looks to the sea this summer with a makeup collection inspired by the watercolour sky of a sunset by the beach, the soft glow of sea spray of crashing waves and radiant shades born of earth and sky. Opalescent, subtle yet transformative, the new collection is made for the woman who revels in her own efffortlessly arresting allure. W cledepeau-beaute.com

Chanel Ombre Première

Chanel presents us with two luxurious textures to play with this season: both cream and powder in multiples finishes. Whether you’re a fan of matte, satin or metallics, this new collection that focuses on the eyes lets you wear its eyeshadows as a singular pop of colour or layered for an expression of your own creativity. W chanel.com

Dior Care & Dare

As its name suggests, Dior’s Summer makeup collection combines colour and care for beauty that benefits with wear. Vibrant, saturated shades of lipsticks, eyeshadows, nail lacquers and highlighters are infused with Dior’s signature skincare ingredients so you get to flaunt your best features, minus the guilt. W dior.com

Shu Uemura Summer Ambush

This summer, Shu Uemura has partnered with Tokyo-based jewellery brand Ambush launched by jewellery designer Yoon and DJ Verbal for a capsule collection of its star products. Reflecting the pop art design signature to Ambush’s distinct Tokyo aesthetic is gold packaging with flashes of solid vibrant colours housing new formulas boasting delicious metallic shades. We’re in love with the limited edition gold and silver eyebrow mascara and electric blue liquid eyeshadow. W shuuemura.com