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Party In Style With These New Beauty Launches

'Tis the season to be glam

The holiday season is upon us again and with it comes festive beauty launches that are sure to catch your fancy. These goodies can be the perfect gift for your best gals or just a year-end treat for yourself. From cute nature-themed skincare sets to exquisite fragrances, here are the latest releases that you should check out. 

The Body Shop Christmas Collection

Olivia The Owl, SGD36/~USD26.18; Liquid Eye Shadow, SGD18/~USD13.09; Star Stamp Liner, SGD20/~USD14.55; Colour Crush Lipsticks, SGD22/~USD16; The Sparkler, SGD28/~USD20.36

You can always count on The Body Shop to unveil cute packaging and fun limited edition items for the holidays. This year, we have Olivia The Owl, which is filled with six treats in strawberry and coconut variants: shower gel, bath bomb, hand cream, shower cream, bath bubble and hand cream. For makeup, we have the Winter Trend makeup collection, which includes The Sparkler in pink, three limited edition sparkling shades of Colour Crush lipsticks, liquid eyeshadows in gold, plum and holographic, plus a Star Stamp liner.

The New Lancôme Absolue

Absolue Soft Cream, SGD450/~USD327.28 (tub), SGD360/~USD261.83 (refill); Absolue Rich Cream, SGD480/~USD349.10 (tub), SGD380/~USD276.37 (refill)

Lancôme reinvents Absolue, the brand's most luxurious skincare range. Starting with the packaging, a new container is developed to be suitable for product refills. It retains the same opulence as the previous jar but is now more resilient and eco-friendly. Next is the texture, which has been refined for a more luxurious and comfortable experience. Finally, the improved formula features The Grand Rose Extracts that are made with a complex of roses and promises amplified regenerating, revitalising and illuminating properties for the skin.

Dior J’adore Absolu Eau de Parfum

USD110 (Spray 1.7 oz)

Behold the latest fragrance from J’adore Parfum line — the J’adore Absolu Eau de Parfum. It's a sweet, floral perfume with notes of Magnolia Absolute, Grasse Jasmine, Rose and Honeyed Orange Blossom. Encased in an elegantly designed bottle, this lush, full-bodied perfume is made for anyone who adores aromatic scents.

Estée Lauder Beautiful Belle

SGD150/~USD109.09 (50ml)

A modern reinterpretation of Beautiful, their bestselling heritage perfume, Beautiful Belle is created for the modern woman who wants her fragrance to be as carefree and confident as she is. It's a floral oriental hybrid that features sparkling notes of Lychee, Mimosa and Marzipan Musk. A lightweight fragrance that's perfect for lifting up your mood. It's now available at Sephora and Estée Lauder stores.

Amo Ferragamo & Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo

Amo Ferragamo, SGD166/~USD120.73; Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo, SGD158/~USD114.91

To spice things up, Salvatore Ferragamo Creative Director Paul Andrew dresses up Amo Ferragamo and Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo perfumes in holiday limited edition patent black and striking gold studs. Considering to give one of these to your best gals? Pick Amo Ferragamo for the friend who loves intense, tangy scents with floral accents. And for the one who adores sweet, creamy aromas, the Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo is a perfect choice. 

Don't miss last month's launches! Check them out here.