Shop our August 2020 wishlist of all-new skincare launches (hello, Fenty Skin!), makeup collections and even nail polishes to add to your beauty wardrobe.
Another month, another set of beauty products to add to our wishlist and potentially our shopping cart.
If you thought summer was cancelled because of COVID-19, think again as our favourite beauty labels have come up with launches that you’ll want to show off – without compromising on hygiene and safety (don’t forget to wear your masks!).
With so many hidden gems to explore in our country, there’s your excuse to wear makeup out and about or level up your skincare game for natural, glowing skin in all your photo mementos. Speaking of, we’ve got you covered with our August 2020 wishlist of all-new skincare launches (hello, Fenty Skin!), makeup collections and even nail polishes to add to your beauty wardrobe.
NARS Orgasm X Summer 2020 collection
The NARS Orgasm blush has been a beauty icon since 1999, expanding from a single blush to a full range of makeup palettes and lip products. That range just got bigger with the debut of the Nars Orgasm X Summer 2020 collection, comprising of a blush, two quad eyeshadow palettes, one travel-sized mini eyeshadow palette, one cheek palette and two oil-infused lip tints. The new lineup is inspired by the original shade’s bolder, darker sister: Orgasm X – a deep pink that’s as provocative as it sounds – and comes in matte, satin and shimmery finishes. The collection is available from 15th July onwards at selected NARS stores and counters. W narscosmetics.com.my
Gucci Beauty summer collection
Following the launch of its eye and face makeup collection, Gucci Beauty has unveiled a summer collection featuring a range of bronzers and nail polishes. The former is named Poudre De Beauté Éclat Soleil, offering five warm shades that deliver a natural, sun-kissed glow with a luminous finish. Packaged in a gorgeous aqua blue and gold-trimmed compact with an applicator, the bronzer is designed to blend easily to create a blurred, smooth complexion. The latter Vernis à Ongles capsule collection consists of a selection of five vibrant shades that are perfect for summer, inspired by iconic Hollywood movies and characters. Each polish features a high-shine formula with a glossy finish, arriving in a smooth cylindrical glass bottle topped with a pale pink lid. The collection is available from 1st August 2020 at the Gucci Beauty Suria KLCC store.
Clarins Total Eye Lift
Say goodbye to dark eye circles, droopy eyes and wrinkles with the latest Total Eye Lift from Clarins. Whether you’re 25 or 40, it’s not too early nor too late to treat the delicate eye area – the first thing most people notice when making conversation. Developed with a combination of organic harungana extract and cassie wax in a 94% organic formula, this eye concentrate works as a powerful lifting-smoothing duo that claims to visibly lift the eye area in just 60 seconds. Available from 17th August in Clarin stores nationwide.
In case you missed the big news, Rihanna has officially launched the first lineup for Fenty Skin! The clean, vegan and earth-conscious range includes the Total Cleans’r Remove-It-All Cleanser, Fat Water Pore Refining Toner Serum and Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF30 Sunscreen. Cancel makeup wipes with the 2-in-1 makeup remover-cleanser that promises to remove dirt, oil and longwear makeup without stripping or drying. Follow up with the unique toner-serum formula that is made with skin-loving ingredients such as niacinamide, Barbados cherry, green tea and fig to refine pores, even out skin tone and reduce dark spots. Finally, seal in all that good stuff with an oil-free, lightweight moisturiser with sun protection to prevent skin damage. All your basics covered in three beautifully packaged products – what’s not to love? The collection is available from 31st July at the Fenty Beauty website. W fentybeauty.com
Clé de Peau Radiant Fluid Foundation Matte
Skincare meets makeup in the new Radiant Fluid Foundation Matte by Clé de Peau Beauté, a next-gen product that fuses advanced optical technology with skincare to offer a matte finish that is illuminated from within. It achieves this with an exclusive Light Empowering Enhancer technology that locks in moisture and reflects light, while still offering a desirable medium coverage, matte finish. Available from 14th August 2020 at Clé de Peau counters nationwide.
Sulwhasoo Mask line
Get multi-masking with the new Sulwhasoo Mask line, comprising of four face masks that cater to different skin concerns! Made for all skin types, the improved Clarifying Mask helps to thoroughly remove dead skin cells and impurities, while delivering antioxidants and promoting cell turnover. Secondly, the Herbal Clay Purifying Mask is specially formulated to soothe sensitive skin types with its calming Muan Clay and “Korean Traditional Herb Complex” properties. For a quick, in-shower masking experience, there’s the White Ginseng Radiance Refining Mask which contains white ginseng and honey to exfoliate and moisturise the skin at the same time. Lastly, the Overnight Vitalizing Mask can be applied overnight to deeply moisturise and strengthen the skin’s natural barrier protective barrier. The Sulwhasoo Mask line is available from August 2020 at all Sulwhasoo stores as well as selected departmental stores and Sephora outlets nationwide. W sulwhasoo.com.my
Estee Lauder Advanced Night Serum Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex
To celebrate the 38th anniversary of its best-selling Advanced Night Serum (ANR), Estee Lauder has introduced the new ANR Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex – its most advanced formula yet. It’s formulated with an innovative Chronolux™ Power Signal Technology, which claims to promote skin repair and reduce signs of aging while boosting cell renewal and collagen production. Learn more about the product’s evolution and benefits here. Available now at all Estee Lauder counters nationwide. W esteelauder.com.my
Laneige Neo Cushion
You’re not looking at another AirPods case. This is the all-new Laneige Neo Cushion, designed in collaboration with Korean designer Yeongkyu Yoo to enhance the user experience from unboxing the case to applying the cushion foundation. It features a 360-degree borderless design to fit nicely in your palm and comes with a “One-Touch Spinning Refill” system that allows users to easily refill the product with a single rotation. Plus, it’s the first cushion foundation that is formulated with a blue light filter that prevents premature aging and hyperpigmentation from exposure to gadget screens. We simply can’t decide if the like the mint (full coverage, matte finish) or the pink version (glowy finish) more. Available from 1st August at all LANEIGE beauty counters and boutiques nationwide.
Shiseido Vital Perfection
Incorporating modern technologies and improved formulas, the freshly revamped Shiseido Vital Perfection range is made to defy gravity with its anti-aging skincare benefits. Formulated with the KURENAI-TruLift Complex and ReNeura Technology++™, each product in the range is designed to lift and firm the skin, promoting greater resilience against common signs of aging. The range includes an emulsion, eye cream, eye mask and moisturiser for a complete anti-aging skincare routine that promises to produce visible results within weeks. The collection is available now at Shiseido boutiques and counters nationwide. W shiseido.com.my
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