SL has searched high and low to bring you the most innovative new launches out there. From makeup must-haves to anti-ageing essentials, the latest beauty gadgets to must-have fragrance – here are all the products you need to know about this month...
Pure Brightening Serum Foundation, £26 | bareMinerals Move over BB cream, new Bareskin from bareMinerals is a tone-correcting mineral foundation and skincare serum in one. It will leave your face even, smooth and protected, thanks to its additional SPF.
Nourishing Day Cream 30ml, £55 | Bioeffect This skin-quenching day cream contains EGF cellular activator - a substance which occurs naturally in human skin and works to turn on biological processes which help maintain a radiant look.
Smokey Nudes Eye Palette, £48 | Bobbi Brown This limited edition eye shadow palette includes eight mix-and match shades in soft matte, sparkle and metallic finishes. Layer and blend the colours to build your desired intensity.
Coco Noir Parfum Bottle 15ml, £165 | Chanel A fragrance for those who like their perfume intense. Top notes of grapefruit and bergamot accentuate rose and jasmine, while Indonesian patchouli and sandalwood add warmth to this seductive scent. The French fashion house’s luxurious fragrance is now available in a parfum.
Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush, £79 | Clinique Developed by dermatologists, the first sonic movement cleansing brush has two bristle types for targeting those hard-to-reach, contoured areas of the face where dirt hides. Gentle. yet oh-so effective.
Star Fluid Foundation, £32 | Dior Diorskin Star is the brand’s first 1st brightening foundation, inspired by the professional illuminating techniques of its makeup artists. This super-light fluid will give you seamless coverage and an enviable dewy glow in a flash.
Tinted Peach Pink Balm 25ml, £6.95 | Dr Paw Paw Papaya Gold Pawpaw balm - a cover-all for dry lips, burns, brow grooming and more - has long been a favorite of those in the know, and now Dr PawPaw has introduced a tinted papaya balm to the market. It comes in pretty peach and vibrant red, for subtly coloured and perfectly soft lips.
YNAE01 Sculpting Foundation Brush, £37 | Estée Lauder This ergonomically-designed foundation brush is the only tool you need for contouring. Use it to blend base, highlighter and bronzer, for the illusion of razor-sharp cheekbones and a killer pout.
Blemish Primer 15ml, £20 | Cover FX Treat blemishes as you cover them with Cover FX’s smart primer treatment. Its breathable, antioxidant-rich formula with tea tree oil and salicylic acid reduces inflammation and creates a barrier to keep the area clean.
Eye & Brow Maestro Applicator, £20 | Armani Beauty The Eye & Brow Maestro Applicator features an eyebrow brush to shape the brows on one end and a flat angled brush for makeup application on the other. Unbeatable when it comes to precision.
Limited Edition Duo Cheek Colour, £56 | Tom Ford Get to work on your contouring with the help of this rosy duo from Tom Ford, which contains a pearlescent shade for highlighting cheekbones and a deeper, matte shade for definition and structure.
Grandiose Mascara In 01 Black, £24.50 | Lancôme GRANDIÔSE uses Lancôme's first patented wand, which works with the shape of your face for the easiest application and evenly distributes the freshest product. The formula itself contains rose cell extract to nourish and smooth while providing glossy, long-lasting length.
Intensive Hand Gloves, £4.90 | Kiko Soothe parched hands with Kiko's nifty hand gloves, just slip on and the active ingredients will lift off dead skin, leaving your digits feeling super soft.
Intensive Foot Socks, £4.90 | Kiko A summer spent wearing sandals can leave feet dry and cracked, which is where these moisturising socks come in handy. Each sock has been impregnated with nourishing cream. Simply pop them on and the active ingredients work their magic - leaving skin perfectly soft and nails smooth.
Mascara Amplified In Black, £21.50 | Blinc Mascara mavens, Blinc’s Mascara Amplified formula might just usurp your trusty go-to. The Copolymer formula makes water resistant "tubes" around the lash, creating the illusion of darker, longer lashes. It can also be layered without clumping, so you can ramp up the volume as much as you like.
Absolut Repair Lipidium, From £9.99 | L'Oreal Professionnel If you’re over-styled, fragile hair could use some serious TLC, then L’Oreal's Absolut Repair Lipidium collection could be just the thing. Enriched with Lipidium, oils and Ceramides, the range was created with heavy-duty moisurisation in mind, and will reintroduce suppleness to even the most damaged tresses.
Matte Lipstick, £15.50 | Diego Dalla Palma Lipsticks from this Milan-based cosmetics company are rich and creamy in consistency, and have serious staying power. We love the earthy red hue of number 91, Brick.
Oudh Accord & Gold Body Wash, £20 | Molton Brown There’s a brand new body wash from Molton Brown out this month, and we’re big fans. The company describe it as ‘a canopy of evergreens sloped along the mountain. Rare resinous heartwood, dense and dark. Honey-gold sun prisms in a downpour of warm rain.’ We think it smells like an expensive designer parfum.
Nailkale Mayfair Lane, £14 | Nails Inc There’s more to this pale pink nail polish than meets the eye; The NailKale collection from NailsInc was made with kale extract for stronger, smoother healthier nails, plus vitamins A, C and K tostimulate keratin production.
W Eyebrow Pencil (Powder), £12 | RMK With this smart Eyebrow Powder from RMK Cara Delevingne-esque power brows can be yours. Simply remove the cap from the built-in screw brush and insert it into the opposite end of the sponge-tipped brow powder applicator, then swipe across your brow and build colour until you’re satisfied.
Nail Care Kit, £40 | Christian Louboutin The Loubi Nail Care Kit from Christian Louboutin will provide the perfect building blocks for your favorite polish from his collection. The Loubi Nail Primer creates a protective, smooth, and flawless surface on which to apply your chosen shade, then Loubi Nail Gloss seals in your mani, providing chip-free, shine and UV protection.
Trinity Wrinkle Reducer, £135 | NuFACE The NuFACE Trinity Wrinkle Reducer Attachment provides pulses of red, amber and infrared light that penetrate the skin’s layers to reduce fine lines as well as more obvious wrinkles.
Vitamin Restore 250ml, £28 | Julien Farel If you’re no stranger to highlight foils then chances are you need Vitamin Restore. This anti-aging ‘cleanse + treat + condition’ formula delivers a hit of intense hydration and protection, leaving it shiny and soft in one single step.
Pure Truth Melting Cleanser 118ml, £24 | Ole Henriksen Pure Truth Melting Cleanser is a unique three-in-one cleanser containing vitamin C, rose hip, and virgin cherry oils, which melts on contact with the skin. The formula transforms instantly into a luxurious oil, which works to effortlessly remove every last scrap of the day’s make-up.
Tint In Gelato: Lip And Cheek Colour, £18.50 | Shu Uemura The creamy gelato-like texture of Shu Urmura’s lip and cheek tint changes once applied - becoming thinner, mattified and soft. Use the applicator when applying to lips or blend with finger-tips for flushed cheeks.
Blushing Fabric In 02 Cheek Fabric, £29 | Giorgio Armani Inspired by the silken fabric of Armani’s couture pieces, this weightless liquid blush has a luminous, transparent finish when applied to cheeks.
High Gloss Nail Polish In Fearless, £15 | NARS NARS has just launched a new pinkish-purple nail polish hue called Fearless, and it’s set to be the sell-out of the season. Same reliable anti-chip formula you know and love, in a bold new shade.
Concealing Pen, £40 | Tom Ford Thanks to its unique sponge-like applicator the Tom Ford Concealing Pen delivers complete, undetectable coverage where it counts, leaving skin dewy and smooth looking all day long.