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Refresh Your Beauty Stash With These New Launches

New year, new beauty stash

Time flies so fast that we're already at the second week of the new year. And as we start easing our way into the month, it's all about sticking to good habits and working our way through the year empowered. So what better way to do that than to get our hands on a bit of retail therapy and refresh our beauty arsenal? 

Keep on scrolling to see what your favourite beauty counters have to offer this month. 


Following the phrase 'new year, new me', CHANEL also reinvents their Le Blanc line through another new discovery: the ume flower oil, a richly nourishing ingredient that floods skin with comfort, strength, and vibrancy.

With this, the brand introduces a new variety of products that promises to bring out skin’s most incredible luminosity: Le Blanc Huile, a nurturing and hydrating silky facial oil, which amplifies skin’s inner light and outer softness; and Le Blanc Oil-in-Cream Compact Foundation, a reformulated color-care hybrid compact, which infuses skin inside and out with radiance. They retail for SGD177 and SGD133 respectively. 

Fresh Black Tea Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence

Another new must-have in your beauty routine is this essence from Fresh, powered by potent Kombucha. The ingredient is produced through the fermentation process of sweet black tea and two micro-organisms and is extremely rich in numerous vitamins and organics acids. This treatment essence promises eight multi skincare benefits that will leave your skin luminous, supple, and youthful-looking — perfect for an all year round glow.

Kat Von D Beauty Metal Crush Extreme Highlighter Palette


Who said the blinding highlighter trend must die in 2018? Loaded with hyper-reflective micro-crystals that shift and sparkle in the light, be the glow goddess that you want with this new palette from Kat Von D. Choose from three stunning shades whose names speak for themselves: Gammaray, a metallic peach with pink and gold shimmer; Helix, a metallic opal with gold and silver shimmer; and Roseshock (metallic pink with lavender and pink shimmer). 

L'Occitane Shea Butter Line

From SGD34 to SGD65

Love shea butter? You're in luck because L'Occitane's new range champions this ingredient. With innovative textures that envelop the skin in a blanket of nourishing comfort, indulge in their Ultra Light and Ultra Rich Body Creams and Shea Shower and Shea Fabulous Oils for smooth and nourished skin all day long!

THREE S/S 2018 Makeup Collection

From SGD38 to SGD45

Looking for new makeup that will enhance your chakra? This beautiful collection from Three is inspired by the Tantric world. The collection consists of delightful shades inspired by the energy from the seven Chakras, which instantly elevates your everyday look with the new Lyrical Lip Bloom series, new additions to the Whisper Gloss for eyes, and the Epic Mini Dash for the cheeks and lips.

Urban Decay All-Nighter Concealer


Handle all your hardest-to-hide trouble spots like dark circles, blemishes, discolouration and even tattoos with this new release from UD. Choose from eight meticulously curated shades that promise an ultra-pigmented, blendable formula that controls shine and masks imperfections for 24 hours without looking overly done. 

SK-II R.N.A. Power Airy Milky Lotion

SDG 149 to 228

If you're a massive fan of this brand, then this will definitely get you excited! This January brings an addition to the SK-II's beloved R.N.A. line with the new R.N.A. Power Airy Milky Lotion. Its refreshing, airy, lighter-than-ever formula is perfect to combat the hot and humid weather we're all very familiar with on this side of the world. It helps improve multiple signs of ageing and gives you a boost for firmer, glowing youthful skin that looks and feels great from every angle!  

La Prairie Platinum Rare Cellular Night Elixir


Feeling luxe? Here's a pick for you: La Prairie's Platinum Rare Cellular Night Elixir, a serum that transcends every preconceived notion of youthful skin. It works overnight to reawaken and transform your skin by morning. Bringing into the table an inspired groundbreaking work by Clinique La Prairie founder Dr. Paul Niehans in the area of rejuvenation through Cellular Therapy, the Elixir is a unique formula drawn from a heritage of bold scientific quests and audacious innovation.

RMK Chic Light Spring 2018 Collection

From SGD25 to 58

While we're still basking in the cold weather, we can't help but feel all the bright and sunny feeling of spring with this new collection by RMK. Celebrating the delightful dewy freshness that we all love about the springtime, here's to pastel dreamy eyeshadows with W Water Eyes Colour Ink, multi-purpose Multi Paint Colours for both the cheeks and lips, Glow Gel for a radiant and dewy all-day glow, and pretty nail polishes — so chic and so light, you’ll feel like you’re dancing on air. 

Laneige Two Tone Matte Lip Bars

Old faves that come in new variants? Yes, please! LANEIGE levels up the fan favourite Two Tone Lip Bars with its new matte formula. Embrace this new permanent collection joining the Two Tone line with its total of 10 stunning colour combinations to choose from — all of which have been specially selected by makeup artists for the perfect matte lip look with velvety smoothness.

innisfree x Snoopy Limited Edition Collection

From SGD4 to 32

From picks like the My Palette to the No Sebum Mineral Powder, make sure you grab your faves from this collaboration by our beloved Peanuts character with innisfree, which is only available from 1 January to 28 February 2018.

LANEIGE Perfect Renew Eye Serum


The first couple of weeks of 2018 already stressing you out? Re-ignite the light in your eyes with this new product from Laneige. This silky eye serum will complete your eye-care routine by zapping all signs of fatigue and brightening the eye area with the help of carefully chosen ingredients like ginger water, which has an amazing ability to keep the delicate skin around the eye area healthy and supple. Say goodbye to tired eyes by adding this to your stash.

SK-II Chinese New Year Limited Edition Facial Treatment Essence


The brand's bestseller is getting a revamp just in time for CNY! Inspired by the Chinese character for ‘Dreams’ — ‘Meng’  — the iconic bottle is reimagined in a chic and contemporary showcase of traditional Chinese calligraphy, and for the first time, wrapped in a stunning auspicious deep red, the colour of the season. Grab it now until 29 March 2018.

Shu Uemura #LipSignature Lacque Supreme


Shu Uemura invites you to make a bold statement and show off your own #LipSignature with their Lacque Supreme line's 11 gorgeous shades.  Pucker up with high shine, high colour impact, and fresh and smooth application by adding this to your shopping cart.

Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion EX


Love Sulwhasoo's cushions? Well, your favourite just got an upgrade! Now infused with beta-glucan, which, simply put, is a “moisture magnet” to keep skin comfortably hydrated while with makeup on, together with JAUM Balancing ComplexTM, Sulwhasoo’s patented and signature formula that replenishes yin energy to restore the balance in skin — the product promises hydrated and plump-looking skin throughout the entire day.

Looking to say goodbye to dull skin this year, too? Here's how to do it.