What's New In Beauty: The Hottest Launches In February 2018
Serums, lip glosses, foundations and more—if you're having trouble keeping up with new beauty launches in 2018, keep yourself up-to-date with our new monthly column featuring all of the latest make-up and skincare drops in Hong Kong:
Launched on February 1, NARS’ Spring 2018 colour collection includes limited edition colours of the popular Lip Cover, a highly pigmented lip gloss in rosy shades like "Summer Fire", "Hell Gate" and "Under Arrest".
Also new to the collection are a set of Velvet Shadow eyeshadow sticks, Liquid Blush and an all-new, sheer and buildable Highlighting Blush.
Available at NARS stores and make-up counters
With rock guitarist Staz Lindes as its ambassador, YSL Beauté’s Spring 2018 collection is both futuristic and psychedelic. The collection launched on February 1 with a limited edition lip palette, blue and pink eyeshadow palette with solar gold highlights, two new Rouge Volupté Shine lipsticks, a couture eyeliner for creating the ultimate cat eye, limited edition metallic tangerine eyeshadow and two new 'Pop Illusion' shades of nail lacquer.
Available at YSL Beauté stores and make-up counters
The French beauty and cosmetics house has unveiled its new Lancôme Absolue Precious Cells Rose Drop Night Peeling Concentrate—and it's perfect for keeping skin soft and supple during colder weather. Combining rose extracts and rose essential oil, as well as argan, meadowfoam seed oils, plus glycolic acid, the formula works to exfoliate and nourish the skin for a luscious glow.
Available at Lancôme stores and make-up counters
Cruelty-free cult brand Hourglass has just launched another innovative highlighter—this time in a creamy stick form packaged in an easy-grip triangular tube, similar to its cream foundations.
The new Vanish Flash Highlighting Stick comes in five gorgeous shades ("Champagne Flash", "Pink Flash", "Rose Gold Flash", "Gold Flash", and "Bronze Flash") that can be used on their own or mixed together depending on your skin tone. The deeper shades, like rose gold and bronze, can even be used as a blush.
Hourglass is available at Lane Crawford
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Interpreted by creative director for make-up, Peter Philips, pink is the colour of spring for Dior. The latest Dior Beauty Glow Addict make-up edit includes five shades of Dior Addict Lip Glow and four of Rouge Dior, two new eyeshadow five-colour palettes, pinks for the Diorshow Bold Brow and Pro-Liner, and two new shades for the Diorskin Nude Luminizer Glow Addict, the brand's lightweight finishing powder.
Available at Dior Beauty stores and make-up counters
Clé de Peau Beauté
Clé de Peau Beauté introduces its latest in anti-ageing skincare with the Firming Serum Supreme as part of its Spring/Summer 2018 collection. The serum takes a unique "4D" approach to combat gravity and target loose skin for a complexion that is smooth, tight and youthful all at once.
Available at Clé de Peau Beauté stores and make-up counters
Launching in 20 shades and three luxurious finishes, Estée Lauder's new Pure Color Envy Paint-On Liquid Lip Color has something for everyone. Opt for the collection's long-lasting matte shades, or choose a metallic finish for high-impact chromatic shine. To make a bold statement, choose a bright red with the vinyl finish, which offers a luscious, wet look.
Available at Estée Lauder stores and make-up counters