This month, the makeup, skincare, and body care releases are all about giving you the extra tender-loving care you need. From luxuriously moisturising body creams to extra hydrating lip care, these May 2021 beauty launches will flood your skin and hair with nutrients and moisture. Plus, there are some uplifting makeup and perfumes you may want to check out too.
Fenty Skin Butta Drop Whipped Oil Body Cream
Fenty Skin’s newest addition is all about giving you that top-to-bottom glowing and soft skin. The Butta Drop Whipped Oil Body Cream contains seven types of luxurious oils, shea & mango butter, and glycerin that deeply conditions and moisturises your skin. It features a clean, fresh fragrance inspired by lush tropical fruits and flowers that was so loved in the Fenty Skin Instant Reset Overnight Recovery Gel-Cream. It’s now shoppable online at Sephora.sg and will drop in stores at Sephora on 4 June.
Vaseline Superfood Vitamin Serum
But if you prefer fruitier body lotions, then Vaseline’s new Superfood Vitamin Serum Body Lotions may just be for you. This serum-based concoction has three variants (Green Tea, Cranberry, and Citrus) that are all infused with nutrients and vitamins to target various complexion problems. The lightweight, water-based formula also has micro-droplets of Vaseline Jelly that are known for its healing properties. If your skin has been feeling bothered by the humidity lately, then you should consider picking up a bottle of the Superfood Vitamin Serum Body Lotion from the Guardian Singapore website or physical store near you.
mise-en-scène Perfect Styling Range
We can’t forget our hair in this TLC sesh! The mise-en-scène Perfect Styling Range promises to repair and revive damaged locks with an enriched blend of 7X Golden Oil made from seven types of botanical oils. In addition to hair repair, it also has some added perks: the shampoo reduces the time it takes for your hair to dry, the serum protects your tresses from heat-based damage, and all products help keep your hairstyle in place with a special Style Polymer Technology. If you want to revitalise your naturally curly mane, the Curling Essences restore your curls’ elasticity and replenish each strand with moisture. The entire range is now available in Singapore at Watsons stores and online as well as at Lazmall and Shopee Mall.
Phytopecia+ Hair Boosting Shampoo
Suffering from hair loss? The Phytopecia+ Hair Boosting Shampoo is formulated with functional ingredients like salicylic acid to gently remove impurities, niacinamide to nourish your scalp, and a patented complex called P1P to boost cell regeneration. It also has a thick consistency to help further coat and moisturise each hair strand. You can shop it on ksisters.sg.
Origins Drink Up™ Nourishing Avocado Lip Butter
Pucker up, loves: Origins’ Drink Up™ Nourishing Avocado Lip Butter is here to give you the softest, smoothest pout. It has eight naturally derived plant oils and butters — including the range’s hero ingredient, avocado butter, which is rich with Vitamin E — to combat dehydration and leave your lips feeling pillow-soft. It’s now available in Singapore through Origins stores and the Origins Lazada shop. It will be available in Sephora stores and Sephora.sg starting 20 May.
I Woke Up Like This Boosting Face Up & Eye Patch
Have some time to do some masking everyday? The I Woke Up Like This Boosting Face Up & Eye Patch promises to be a “Botox in a mask” with its skin-lifting and firming properties. The V-lifting mask aims to contour your double chin to a defined V-shaped jawline while eye patches treat dark circles and fine lines. Its serums contain the synthetic peptide Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, made from a protein found in Botox, to revitalise your skin’s appearance. It’s supplemented by moisturising and soothing agents like hyaluronic acid, birch sap and Centella Asiatica extract to smooth out any skin texture. This facial lifting wonder is now shoppable via ksisters.sg.
SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Essence Mist
Looking for a way to keep your skin hydrated throughout the day? The SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Essence Mist hydrates, soothes, and reduces visible redness while strengthening the skin's barrier. Its formula contains a botanical blend of boldus leaf, cucumber, thyme, olive leaf, and rosemary extracts that soothe and calm the skin. Meanwhile hyaluronic acid and glycerin help draw and retain water in the skin. The mist is now available on the Skinceuticals website.
KOSE Make Keep Mist EX
Since we don’t want our makeup smudging or transferring underneath our masks, a good setting spray can help lock it in place. KOSE recently improved the formula of its Make Keep Mist EX, making it finer, softer, and stronger. It also repels water, sweat, and sebum which helps prevent your makeup from smudging yet it also hydrates the skin at the same time. You can get the newly reformulated Make Keep Mist EX at major department stores in Singapore (BHG Metro OG Isetan), Welcia-BHG and Lazada.
Drunk Elephant Sugared Koffie Almond Milk Body Scrub
If you’re aiming for smooth skin all over, it’s time to exfoliate! Drunk Elephant’s May 2021 beauty launches include the Sugared Koffie Almond Milk Body Scrub that sloughs away dead skin cells and buffs dry patches that dull your complexion. It contains moisturising plant oils and exfoliating roasted powdered coffee beans and brown sugar crystals that work together to improve your overall complexion. It will be available in Malaysia at select Sephora stores from end-May and available on sephora.my starting 24 June. Keep an eye out for its availability in Singapore through sephora.sg and selected Sephora stores this July.
Anastasia Beverly Hills 3-in-1 Face Palettes
For those days when you want a little pick-me-up, the new Anastasia Beverly Hills 3-in-1 Face Palettes will boost your mood (and complexion) in a jiffy. These multi-tasking palettes contain a bronzer, blush, and highlighter in all-new buildable, blendable, and easy-to-apply formulas. They come in two tropical holiday-inspired variants: Italian Summer, with light golden hues and soft corals for fair to light complexions; and Off To Costa Rica, with ambers, bronze, and bright corals for medium to tan skin. You can shop these online in Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines exclusively through the Sephora website.
Charlotte Tilbury Look of Love Collection
We’re sure you’ll be all heart-eyes and smiles when you catch a glimpse of Charlotte Tilbury’s new Look of Love Collection. It features universally flattering shades of rosebud and taupe nude and comprises two limited-edition Instant Look In A Palette and four Look of Love Lipsticks in special rose gold packaging. If you’re looking for a quick and easy makeup set for your video calls, this is a collection to check out. You can shop it now in Singapore on Sephora and selected Sephora stores.
Disney’s Cruella Collection by MAC
If there’s a fictional character who embodies “extra”, it’s Cruella De Vil. And ahead of the live-action remake starring Emma Stone, MAC Cosmetics launched its Disney’s Cruella Collection this month. The collection includes three matte lipsticks, three liquid lip colours, eight eyeshadows, two blush duos, and black and white eyeliners that come in chic, two-toned packaging. It’s now available in Singapore at M.A.C boutiques (ION Orchard, Takashimaya S.C., Bugis Junction and NEX) and Tangs Beauty Hall as well as online in Malaysia and the Philippines.
MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix Tech Cream-To-Powder Foundation
Pair that eye-catching makeup with toned-up skin base through the newly formulated and repackaged Studio Fix Tech Cream-To-Powder Foundation. It’s now formulated to be smoother, more lightweight, and comfortable with a touch of hydration thrown in from hyaluronic acid. This super-blendable foundation can go from gently blurring to second-skin finish easily. It’s now available in 12 shades in Singapore and Malaysia, through MAC’s official retail platforms.
HERA BLACK Cushion
If you’re looking for a light foundation that makes your skin look airbrushed, then the new HERA BLACK Cushion might be the one you’re searching for. It now has Zero-Vity technology which creates a thin yet binding layer of full-coverage matte foundation to your skin that feels comfortable to wear all day long. It retains its original infusion of SPF34 and broad-spectrum protection. The improved BLACK Cushion is now available in six shades in Singapore through the HERA ION boutique, HERA Beauty Lounge and the Sephora website.
TOM FORD BEAUTY Most Wanted Collection
Want to keep your makeup to just a bold lip? TOM FORD’s May 2021 beauty launches, the Most Wanted Collection, fits the bill. Featuring four new lippies, the Most Wanted Collection includes the creamy satin Lip Color Lipstick in Nubile and long-wearing Lip Lacquer Luxe Matte in Scarlet Rouge, Night Mauve and Nubile. The whole collection is now available at all TOM FORD counters in Singapore (One Assembly, TANGS Orchard, TAKASHIMAYA), via the TOM FORD BEAUTY AT HOME ADVISOR at +65 6732 5002, Sephora stores, and Sephora.sg.
Dior Rouge Dior Star Edition
House of Dior pays tribute to its links with the world of film with a limited-edition version of its iconic lipstick, the Rouge Dior, in the Rouge Dior Star Edition. The special edition collection features five dazzlingly pigmented shades in matte, velvet, and metallic finishes, all hand-picked by Dior Makeup’s Creative and Image Director Peter Phillips. The pout-enhancing lipsticks come in glamourous packaging featuring a galaxy of stars and cinema-inspired names. The Rouge Dior Star Edition is now available exclusively in Singapore at Dior Beauty Boutiques at ION, MBS, Raffles City, and JEM.
Maison Christian Dior Eden Roc
Looking for a new bold fragrance to splurge on? Revel in the salty marine top notes with hints of sweet jasmine and aromatic amber encapsulated in Dior’s newest fragrance, the Eden Roc. Designed by François Demachy, the Eden Roc was inspired by the iconic Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc and Maison Christian Dior’s Parisian elegance. It’s exclusively available at the Maison Christian Dior boutique at ION Orchard in Singapore, along with a body cream and liquid soap with the same beguiling scent.
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