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This Month's Beauty Launches Excite Us

September beauty haul coming right up

You know what we say: new month, new haul. Officially bid summer goodbye as these fall/winter beauty collections hit the stalls this month.

Garnier Pure Active Matcha Deep Clean Blackhead & Pore Purifying Clay Mask


See your blackheads reduced and your pores cleaner in just three minutes with this clay mask from Garnier. It combines Kaolin Clay and Matcha Extract to help remove dirt and reduce skin inflammation while using an onsen (hot spring) warming effect to open up pores during application for a deeper clean. 

Innisfree My Palette

SGD8 - 11 per pan

As the name suggests, you get to decide what goes in your palette with this new launch from innisfree. The brand’s latest blockbuster launch allows you to build a bespoke four, eight, or 18-pan palette with an extensive selection of 137 colours for your eyes and cheeks. 

ghd Pink Blush Collection

SGD295 - 395

With Breast Cancer Month approaching, ghd shows its support for breast cancer awareness by launching their limited edition Pink Blush Collection. The long-standing collaboration between ghd and global breast cancer charities has raised more than £10million over the past 13 years. Join the drive this time around and receive a limited edition pink blush paddle brush when you purchase a product from the collection. Check it out at Sephora Singapore stores starting 28 September.

L’Occitane Olive Nourishing Haircare Range

SGD40 - 60

Taking care of the scalp is the key to great-looking hair, so give yours some love with this exfoliating cream containing a blend of five revitalizing essential oils. It can be used as a shampoo replacement, or as a pre-shampoo care for an extra intense clean, removing daily build-up at the root.

MAC Viva Glam Taraji 2

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Following the success of Taraji P. Henson and MAC's Viva Glam collaboration comes its second wave with two new shades. This time there's a lipstick and a lipglass that showcases a deep coppery brown with gold pearl and a beautiful bronze with gold pearl respectively, packaged in MAC's sleek tubes accented with Taraji's signature. 

MAC Future Forward: Lee Hi


Another collaboration this month from MAC revolves around the meeting of colour and cutting edge sound. After thrilling South Korea on the TV phenomenon K-pop Star, Lee Hi's next move involves this exclusive matte lipstick with an empowering deep red shade, matching her own va-va-voom style and star power.

Lancôme Advanced  Génifique Sensitive Serum


Skin turning dull because of how the weather has been lately? Why not give Lancôme's Advanced Génifique Sensitive one-month treatment a go? Apply 98% pure antioxidants like Ferulic Acid and Vitamin E packed into a potent serum base rich in probiotic extracts onto your skin, leaving it visibly rejuvenated.

SK-II Magnetic Booster 

SGD187 - 200

Are you a frequent flyer? We all know how damaging long haul flights are to our skin. But fret not as you can now grab SK-II's Magnetic Booster exclusively available at the Shilla Duty Free in Changi Airport at exclusive travel retail prices. The product features magnetic micropulse technology for three times better application and absorption of the product as compared to applying it with your fingers. Aid your SK-II Radical New Age (R.N.A.) faves with this beauty tool for a pampering session even while on the go.

Kanebo Fall/Winter 2017 Skincare Range

SGD82 - 295

The best way to reduce the signs of aging? Understand how your skin changes through time and take care of it accordingly — this is Kanebo's philosophy. That's why this year, they released a specialised product series that helps deal with concerns such as sagging and wrinkles, making 'ageing' an alluring experience. 

Shu Uemura Lightbulb Essence Foundation


A gorgeous base is one of the secrets to an amazing makeup look. But it's definitely 10 times better if the makeup base we use gives benefits to our skin, too. With this new foundation by Shu Uemura, not only are you getting a great makeup product with its longevity but also with its five botanical oils infused into a gentle and dual protection formula against UVA/UVB (SPF45 PA+++). You'll also get a luminous glow that gives 24-hour moisture for your skin and improves skin’s appearance after two weeks of use. 

Byredo Velvet Haze Eau De Parfum

SGD191 - 281

Inspired by the very evocative music and cultural movement of the '60s, channel a sense of freedom, hope, and carefree vibes with the ambrette, patchouli leaves, and wild musk notes of this new fragrance by Byredo.

Diptyque Vetyverio Eau De Toilette and Eau De Parfum


Need a perfume that both you and your man can enjoy? This new scent from Diptyque showcases two distinct perspectives from the same perfumer, Olivier Pescheux. Take your pick over compelling fragrances that give an extraordinary delicateness for both sexes. In the Eau de Toilette, experience two essences from Java and the other from Haiti, while in the Eau de Parfum, indulge in the olfactory sensation as Haitian vetiver takes center stage.

Make Up For Ever Artist Face Colours

SGD8 for empty palette; SGD32 per pan

Be one with the pros and have your fun with colours as you create your own face palette with this new release from MUFE. Create your favourite look with these easy-to-blend powders with an amazing colour payoff that gives you options to add to the pan highlighters, contour powders, and blushers with shades matching every skin tone. 

Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Lash Multi Effects Mascara 


Custom lashes? Yes, please! Kick the drama of lush lashes up a notch with Estèe Lauder's new mascara. Fall in love with its buildable formula and dual hybrid brush for volume, lift, limitless length, and separation. Plus, enjoy this new capsule collection in an amazing colour and shine range that will take your mascara game to the next level. 

Didn't catch last month's releases? Discover them here.