New In Beauty: Make-up And Skincare Products For September 2020
La Prairie Skin Caviar Liquid Lift
First released in 2012, La Prairie’s iconic Skin Caviar Liquid Lift has been re-imagined. The product, which has been described as a "face lift in a bottle" merges the luxury house’s two most potent and advanced caviar ingredients for the first time in one unequalled serum.
Along with infusing Caviar Absolute and Caviar Premier lift the face and help to regain volume, the product is further enhanced with La Prairie’s Exclusive Cellular Complex, which promises to give new life and energy back to the skin as it targets essential cells and components for a rejuvenated appearance.
Available at La Prairie
Augustinus Bader The Cream Cleansing Gel
Globally recognised as one of the leaders in stem cell biology, in 2018 Professor Augustinus Bader launched his own skincare line and took the beauty world by storm. Helping with everything from fine lines and wrinkles to age spots and redness, the brand's two hero products, The Cream and The Rich Cream, are now being joined by a brand new addition––The Cream Cleansing Gel.
The gentle cleanser is suitable for all skin types, and promises to not only help to detoxify the skin while removing dirt, impurities, and makeup without stripping, but also help to minimise the appearance of acne and strengthens skin’s natural defenses against environmental aggressors. Leaving you with nothing but beautifully cleansed skin that is nourished, hydrated and soft.
Available at Lane Crawford
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder – Honey
Laura Mercier's best-selling Translucent Loose Setting Powder is adding a new shade to it rage––Honey. Known for setting makeup flawlessly for a 16-hour, the finely-milled powder features a no flash-back formula and not only tones down shine but also helps to create a soft-focus effect to subtly blur the look of fine lines and imperfections for a flawless complexion.
The new Honey shade promises to be a more versatile and natural-looking version of the popular “Banana” powder. The peachy-yellow toned shade is said to be best suited for medium skin tones to brighten up the complexion, blending effortlessly and setting makeup for long-lasting wear without adding weight or texture.
Available at Sephora
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Hourglass Ambient™ Lighting Blush – Sublime Flush
After the recent launch of its new Unlocked Instant Extensions Mascara and Ambient™ Lighting Infinity Powder, Hourglass is adding a new shade––Sublime Flush––to its Ambient™ Lighting Blush range.
In line with the brand's stance on going fully vegan this year, and sticking to being 100% cruelty-free, the new blush combines the effects of the Ambient Lighting Powder with a spectrum of beautiful hues. The result brings a seamless, soft-focus and multidimensional colour to cheeks, delivering a natural radiant and buildable finish.
Available at Cult Beauty
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Kérastase Chronologiste Collection
Kérastase's new Chronologiste Collection strives to revitalise hair from scalp to ends, restoring shine, softness and bounce. The full range include a detoxifying pre-shampoo, a purifying cleansing shampoo, hair mask, youth restoring serum, heat protecting spray and finishing hair oil.
Featured in the ingredients list is Vitamin E, known to be natural antioxidant that keeps external aggressors from devitalizing the hair and scalp, it improves blood circulation and scalp elasticity and prevents damage from UV light, pollution and free radicals. Another key ingredient is Abyssine––said to be a miracle regenerative molecule that invigorates the hair fibre, imparting voluptuous bounce.
Available at Kérastase
Urban Decay All Nighter Ultra Glow Setting Spray
Living with high levels of humidity throughout the year, in Hong Kong, we're always looking for ways to keep our make-up in tact. Que setting spray. Long-loved a hero product for locking in your look all day long, Urban Decay's All Nighter setting spray is debuting a new glowy formula.
Promising a flawless finish and a dewy, youthful glow, the new setting spare is best used with the All Nighter Ultra Glow Primer for optimum results. Perfect for dry skin types, the vegan formula is infused with hyaluronic acid and agave extract to leave skin feeling moisturised and looking luminous––with make-up locked in for up to 16-hours.
Available at Cult Beauty
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Olaplex N°0 Intensive Bond Building Hair Treatment Kit
Olaplex's professionally-inspired hair treatments have been the saviour for many since its launch in 2014. Adding more and more products to its range, aiming to smooth, maintain and perfect hair, the newest addition––the N°0 Intensive Bond Building Hair Treatment Kit––sets out to prime hair to help maximum nourishment and repair.
Ideally used before using the best-selling N°3 Hair Perfector, the two products promise to rebuild hair bonds, strengthen and protect your hair's integrity. Don't believe the hype? Just have a look at the reviews.
Available at Cult Beauty
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Aesop Sublime Replenishing Night Masque
A new Aesop launch always garners a certain amount of excitement. Not only do all the of the brand's products look great on your shelf and smell great too, but you know they're also going to delivery results. As Aesop's first ever night masque––and after four years in the making––the new Sublime Replenishing Night Masque is enriched with vitamins B, C, E and F for a potent dose of nourishment that promises to leave skin feeling smooth, supple and balanced.
Best suited to dry, dehydrated, dull, patchy or mature skin, the mask is formulated specially for overnight wear, offering a revitalised, firm and refreshed face the next morning.
Available at Selfridges
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Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Mascara
Said to rival Hourglass's new Unlocked Instant Extensions Mascara, Charlotte Tilbury's latest product––the Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Mascara––promises to "push up" lashes for length, weightless volume and stretch.
Making your eyes look bigger, brighter and wide awake, the mascara only launched at the end of August and is already raking in five star reviews. What's more, the 24-hour formula is said to be both smudge and humidity proof––perfect for the Hong Kong weather. As part of the brand's iconic Pillow Talk collection, the new mascara joins cult favourites such as the luxury eye palette, lip liner, blush and lipstick.
Available at Charlotte Tilbury
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