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Consider These July Beauty Launches For Your Mid-Year Glow Up

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A new month hails a new wave of the latest releases from our fave makeup, skincare, and body care brands. From new summer makeup collections to rejuvenating facial moisturisers to refreshing bath and body products, stay up to date on all of the new beauty arrivals in our roundup of July 2021 beauty launches.


Givenchy Ressource


Givenchy Ressource products

Starts at ~USD51.87

It can never be too early to add some anti-ageing products to your rotation. Consider the new Givenchy Ressource range, the luxury brand’s new moisturising and anti-stress skincare range. Aiming to revert or neutralise the effects of “psychological fatigue” on the skin and rebalance moisture content, the products in the collection — a treatment lotion, serum, and two kinds of face creams — are made with Beauty Moss Complex®. This beauty antidote is formulated with 100% natural ingredients such as moss and everlasting flower that help to strengthen the skin’s barrier and reduce any visible signs of stress. It’s available in Singapore at the Givenchy TAKASHIMAYA counter and Sephora.sg.

shu uemura Anti/Oxi+ Pollutant and Dullness Clarifying Cleansing Oil

Starts at ~USD40.76

Never scrimp on double cleansing. Pick up the shu uemura Anti/Oxi+ Pollutant and Dullness Clarifying Cleansing Oil. It features Japanese Uji matcha extract, known for its antioxidant properties, and Dokudami extract that guards against pollutants that damage the skin. This multi-tasking cleansing oil removes makeup, clears dullness, and helps restore skin’s radiance, creating the perfect base for your skincare routine. It’s available in Singapore at shu uemura counters and Sephora.sg.

OLEHENRIKSEN Dewtopia™ 20% Acid Night Treatment


OLEHENRIKSEN Dewtopia™ 20% Acid Night Treatment texture

~USD57.80

Baby smooth skin, here we come! OLEHENRIKSEN’s July 2021 beauty launch is the Dewtopia™ 20% Acid Night Treatment, a retexturising and replenishing acid smoothing serum made of 10% AHAs and 10% PHAs that unveil fresh, smooth complexion hiding underneath dead skin cells. It also contains birch sap, cotton water, and aloe juice to soothe and soften the skin. You’ll also be treated to soft, custard-like texture and fresh lemony scent whenever you apply it. It’s now available in Singapore on Sephora.sg and in-stores at Sephora Singapore.

Olay Regenerist Collagen Peptide 24


Olay Regenerist Collagen Peptide 24 products

~USD40.68 each

Wake up to plump and bouncy skin by using the Olay Regenerist Collagen Peptide 24 collection in your evening routine. Featuring a serum, moisturiser and eye cream, the range contains collagen-peptide and niacinamide that work together to stimulate collagen production and restore moisture to your skin overnight. It also contains glycerin and snow mushroom extract to help seal in all the hydrating ingredients for maximum moisture retention. You can now shop the entire range at major retailers in Singapore.

innisfree Tone Up Watering Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++


innisfree Tone Up Watering Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++ product shot

~USD15.37

innisfree combines the formidable glow-giving duo of Vitamin C and SPF in its innisfree Tone Up Watering Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++. The lightweight, watery sun cream promises to brighten and add a subtle glow to the skin but without the dreaded white cast. It also claims to be coral-reef safe and suitable for all skin types. You can shop it in Malaysia through innisfree stores.

111SKIN Concentrates

111SKIN Concentrates box

Featured: The Y Theorem Concentrate for sensitive skin. Starts at ~USD192.67 per box.

Targeting specific skin solutions such as dullness and sensitivity, the 111SKIN Concentrates is a new line of highly potent ampoules made for restoring skin’s vitality and health in a seven-day program. The five targeted treatment systems include Reparative, Clarity, Intensive, Treatment and Radiance. Each ampoule comes in a sealed glass packaging to prevent the formula from oxidising or degrading. It’s now available in Singapore exclusively at Metro Department Store, Metro Online and Lazada — LazMall Prestige.

TOM FORD BEAUTY Private Blend SOLEIL BRÛLANT


TOM FORD BEAUTY Private Blend SOLEIL BRÛLANT collection products

Starts at ~USD56.32

Bring summer with you wherever you go with the Private Blend SOLEIL BRÛLANT collection. As part of the brand’s the limited-edition Soleil Summer 2021 Collection, it includes the Soleil Summer Sunlust LipSoleil Summer Cream and Powder Eye Colour in Blacksand, and Soleil Balm Frost with amber hues to add warmth to your whole look. These golden goodies are available in Singapore at all TOM FORD counters (One Assembly, TANGS Orchard, TAKASHIMAYA), through the TOM FORD BEAUTY AT HOME ADVISOR at +65 6732 5002, Sephora Singapore stores and Sephora.sg.

Estée Lauder Pure Colour Whipped Matte Lip Colour


Estée Lauder Pure Colour Whipped Matte Lip Colour styled shot

~USD36.31

On the hunt for a moisturising matte lippie? The Estée Lauder Pure Colour Whipped Matte Lip Colour is formulated with moringa butter to condition your lips and hyaluronic acid for long-term hydration. It also boasts flexible polymers to help it stay on your lips for up to 12 hours and Plush Powder Complex to create a powdery matte finish once dry. Available in nine shades, this new liquid lipstick can now be shopped in Singapore at all Estée Lauder stores, through the brand’s Concierge service via +65 9641 3792, the Estée Lauder official Lazada store, Sephora Singapore stores and Sephora.sg.

Dior Forever Skin Glow Cushion

Dior Forever Skin Glow Cushion product shot

~USD68.92

If you like the lasting hold of the Dior Forever Perfect Cushion but just want a little bit more glow, then the new Dior Forever Skin Glow Cushion is the one for you. Its weightless formula contains light-reflecting pigments and luminous oils to add a natural-looking luminosity to your complexion for up to 24 hours. It also has moisture-locking wild pansy extract and UV-protective SPF. Available in three shades (0N, 1N, 2N), this cushion foundation is now available in Singapore in all Dior Beauty boutiques and counters.

Dior Forever Couture Luminizer

Dior Forever Couture Luminizer product shot

~USD65.21

For those who want just a hint of glow, the Dior Forever Couture Luminizer illuminating powder has pearlescent pigments that leave a visible sheen in one stroke. These light-reflecting pigments are suspended in a gel structure to create a fine, lightweight powder formula. It also contains Dior’s signature ingredient, wild pansy extract, to help keep skin hydrated. The glow-giving powder comes in four shades — 01 Nude Glow, 02 Pink Glow, 03 Pearlescent Glow, 06 Coral Glow — that are now available in Singapore at all Dior Beauty boutiques and counters. 

MAC Cosmetics Wander.Lust.


MAC Cosmetics Wander.Lust. lipsticks collage

Singapore (Powder Kiss in Mull It Over), Manila (Matte in Mehr), and Kuala Lumpur (Powder Kiss in Devoted To You), ~USD25.20each

Feed your hunger for travel and good makeup with the new Wander.Lust. Collection from MAC Cosmetics. It features the brand’s best-selling shades and textures in special, limited-edition packaging inspired by Asia’s lively cities. The packaging was designed by Filipina graphic designer Raxenne Maniquiz. The collection is now available in Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines through the brand’s local Lazada shops and websites. It will launch in MAC boutiques and on Sephora.sg on 22 July.

MAC Cosmetics Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick

MAC Cosmetics Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick product shot

Beam There Done That, ~USD19.86

MAC Cosmetics upgrades its original Lustre Lipsticks with the Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipsticks. The new formula now boasts nourishing ingredients such as jojoba, raspberry seed, coconut, and extra-virgin olive oils, lip-conditioning shea butter, and moisturising hyaluronic acid. Touted as the “lipstick for balm lovers,” the collection features 28 shades and includes new, limited-edition, and fan-favourite hues to choose from. It’s available in Malaysia at the MAC Cosmetics website and the brand’s Lazada store.

MAC Cosmetics Botanic Panic


MAC Cosmetics Botanic Panic collection products

Starts at ~USD21.75

Would you wear a vibrant flower bouquet on your face? Do it with the new MAC Cosmetics Botanic Panic Collection. This topiary-inspired makeup collection includes a 12-pan eyeshadow palette, five lipsticks, and two liquid-powder highlighters that are perfect for vibrant makeup looks. It’s available in Malaysia at the MAC Cosmetics website and the brand’s Lazada store.

ETUDE x Cho Hyojin Contour Powder


ETUDE x Cho Hyojin Contour Powder styled photo

~USD19.19

Feeling a little intimidated by the whole contouring shtick? ETUDE collaborated with Korean beauty YouTuber Cho Hyojin to create a beginner-friendly Contour Powder palette. The contour palette features two neutral-toned shades that you can use to contour your nose, eyes, and jawline. Contour powder #1 Creator was designed for fairer skin and #2 offers deeper shades for medium to tan skin. It also comes as a set with three contouring brushes or individually with an exclusive handheld mirror. You can now shop it in Singapore online on shopetude.sg, Shopee and Lazada, as well as in stores.

BITE Beauty Power Move Soft Matte Lipstick


BITE Beauty Power Move Soft Matte Lipstick styled photo

~USD29.64

If you’re looking for eye-catching lip colours, you get to pick from 20 different vibrant shades in BITE Beauty’s Power Move Soft Matte Lipstick collection. Promising a comfortable soft matte finish, its hydrating formula contains superfoods and nourishing cocoa butter to nourish your lips while delivering fade- and feather-resistant pigment. This vegan and cruelty-free lipstick is now available in Singapore exclusively through Sephora.sg.

Clarins Everlasting Foundation and Concealer


Clarins Everlasting Foundation and Concealer collage

(Left) Everlasting Foundation, ~USD48.17 (Right) Everlasting Concealer, S~USD48.17

Still looking for that holy grail skin-caring complexion makeup? Check out the new Clarins Everlasting Foundation and Concealer. The skin duo offers a long-lasting, 24-hour matte coverage formula made with organic plant-based, skin-loving ingredients like organic quinoa, oats, and horse chestnut escin. The foundation comes in 35 shades while the concealer has eight variants, both available for very light, light, medium, deep and very deep skin tones. It’s now available in Singapore through the Clarins website.

Happy Skin Cosmetics Second Skin


Happy Skin Cosmetics Second Skin Collection products

Starts at ~USD10.05

You can never go wrong with natural, fresh makeup looks. Cop the Happy Skin Second Skin collection, which features serum-powered makeup products perfect for everyday use. It comprises of a cushion foundation, concealer, lengthening mascara, a dual-ended brow mascara, and a tinted lip treatment oil that contain water-binding hyaluronic acid, soothing kahai oil, and antioxidant-rich squalane. Want to get your hands on it right now? It’s now available in the Philippines at Happy Skin’s boutiques and online through the brand’s website, Shopee, Lazada, ZALORA, and BeautyMNL shops.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Bronzer and Stick Blush


Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Bronzer and Stick Blush styled photo

(Left) Cream Bronzer in Amber, ~USD38.53 (Right) Stick Blush in Pink Dahlia, ~USD35.57

The Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Bronzer and Stick Blush are another set of July 2021 beauty launches to look out for. The two cream makeup formulas are all you need for a no-makeup makeup look. The Cream Bronzer has a non-greasy, natural matte finish and a buildable, blendable formula. It comes in four shades: Sun Kissed, Amber, Golden Tan, and Caramel (the last will be available starting 7 October).

The Stick Blush gives a natural, radiant flush with its lightweight, melt-into-your-skin formula that comes in five flattering shades. You can use your fingers or the built-in brush to seamlessly blend it into your skin. You can even layer it on top of your makeup if you want a quick touch-up. Both the bronzer and blush are now available online through the Sephora Singapore website and will be available in-stores starting 26 August.

CHANEL The New Eye Collection


CHANEL The New Eye Collection collage

Starts at ~USD25.30

Get ready to smile with your eyes by wearing picks from CHANEL’s The New Eye Collection, a selection of new eye makeup products to enhance your gaze to perfection. It includes the LE STYLO YEUX WATERPROOF, water-, sebum-, and humidity-resistant eye colour pencils, in seven new shades. If you prefer powder eyeshadow, the brand’s LES 4 OMBRES eyeshadow quads now also come in two new colourways. It’s now available in Malaysia in all CHANEL Fragrance & Beauty Boutiques and counters in all leading departmental stores.

CHANEL FACTORY 5


CHANEL FACTORY 5 collage

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Inspired by the iconic CHANEL No. 5 perfume, the brand has released the CHANEL FACTORY 5 — a range of 17 limited-edition bath, body, fragrance, and everyday lifestyle products. All products feature the No. 5 as its sole ingredient. The CHANEL Factory 5 Collection is available in Malaysia in all CHANEL Fragrance & Beauty Boutiques and the CHANEL Fashion Boutique @ KLCC, starting from 30 July.

Fenty Skin Buff Ryder Exfoliating Body Scrub


Fenty Skin Buff Ryder Exfoliating Body Scrub styled photo

~USD35.57

Don’t forget to exfoliate your body. The Fenty Skin Buff Ryder Exfoliating Body Scrub is a luxurious, tropical-inspired body scrub made with sugar, salt, superfine sand, avocado powder, and fruit enzyme emulsion that gently removes dead and dull skin cells. It also conditions your skin with coconut oil, shea butter, and Barbados cherry to reveal its new silky smooth texture. It’s now available in Singapore in Sephora stores and online at Sephora.sg.

OGX Sea Salt Waves


OGX Sea Salt Waves products

~USD12.52

Achieve beach babe waves with the new OGX Sea Salt Waves range. Comprised of  sulfate-free shampoo and pH-balanced conditioner, the products’ formulas also contain sea kelp, sea salt and aloe extract to hydrate as well as add more fullness and texture to your tresses. If you’re looking for a haircare range to add life back to dull strands, the collection is now available in Singapore at all leading supermarkets, Guardian, Watsons stores and online on Lazada.

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