Welcoming the new year is always exciting because present are the ideas of getting another fresh start and having more opportunities to look forward to. But to us beauty addicts, there's another thing that makes us anticipate the new year even more: new beauty launches.
From drugstore to high end, skincare to make-up, we simply can't say no to brands announcing what they have in store for us this year. So to keep you in the know with the latest beauty launches this month (and help you prep that beauty stash upgrade list), here are some of our top beauty picks we can't wait to hit the stores ASAP.
Kiehl's Pure Vitality Skin Renewing Cream
For the new year, rejuvenate your skin and take your skincare routine to the next level with Kiehl's new Pure Vitality Skin Renewing Cream
. With Manuka Honey and Korean Red Ginseng Root as some of the main ingredients, this helps heal and renew skin that has been damaged by environmental factors we encounter everyday. It's definitely great for keeping your skin fresh and glowing throughout the rest of the busy year!
Benefit POREfessional Pore Minimising Makeup
If you loved the original POREfessional Face Primer, this one will surely be another staple in your beauty stash. Get ready to have smooth and flawless coverage that minimises the appearance of pores. Benefit's new POREfessional Pore Minimising Makeup comes with a sponge-tip applicator that makes it convenient to bring for whatever adventures you have during the day. And did we mention that it controls excess surface oil for up to 8 hours?
Etude House Limited Edition Give Me Luck Collection
Whether or not you believe in the universality of "luck," this new limited edition Give Me Luck collection from Etude House will surely prove that there are lucky beauty finds indeed. Be ready to take on this season’s latest Spring/Summer trends, ranging from warm neutral tones to refreshing peachy colours reminiscent of spring, with the brand's signature Look at My Eyes eyeshadows and Color in Liquid Lips Juicy lip tints in a range of limited-edition colours.
Innisfree Orchid Sleeping Pack
Want to wake up to fresh and plump-looking skin? Take this one home and add it to your nighttime routine! Reverse damage caused by sun, pollution and other free radicals while you sleep with innisfree's new jelly-like Orchid Sleeping Pack, and seal the deal to strengthen, firm up and smoothen skin.
Laneige Lash-fessional Mascara + Two Tone Tint Lip Bar
Off to plan out your new beauty haul? Add these two new products from Laneige that will definitely be your next faves.
Bid goodbye to all mascara problems as this K-beauty brand introduces the latest multi-functional Lash-fessional Mascara
, which promises volume and length, minus the clumpy, spider-legs look and feel. No need to be a pro to achieve lush lashes that brighten up your look with this one.
Plus, following the global success of their Two Tone Lip Bar, another soon-to-be must-have is their new Two Tone Tint Lip Bar that helps you achieve a youthful, moisture-rich pout which Korean celebs are sporting. This comes in eight pastel colors, including mint, purple and blue, combined with reds and pinks, for that beautifully fun gradient finish.
Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion Intense
As the brand's first anti-aging cushion, Sulwhasoo's Perfecting Cushion Intense encapsulates the brand's expertise in precious Asian ingredients and cutting-edge makeup technologies to come up with a formula that achieves a firm and smooth complexion. The lightweight formula also blends perfectly with the skin while making sure that it doesn't clog up your pores, making this the perfect pick to reach for when you do your makeup.
SK-II Facial Treatment Essence In Chinese New Year Festive Bottle
What better way to celebrate the coming of the Year Of The Rooster than with bright and glowing skin? Packaged in a multi-coloured Phoenix limited edition design, SK-II's sought-after Facial Treatment Essence invites everyone to greet the new year with transformational beauty both inside and out.
Maybelline Super BB Fresh Matte Cushion
Lightweight with buildable coverage, this new addition to Maybelline's collection of affordable and amazing products gives us another reason to drop by and linger a little longer at their counters. It's a great pick for those with oily skin as this comes with a matte finish; you don't need to worry about your skin looking flat as this gives a smooth and radiant effect as it sets.
Aside from upgrading your beauty stash, make sure you push through with your New Year's resolutions throughout 2017 with our top tips here.