There’s always, always something new in beauty and it’s just so damn hard to keep up with. As luck would have it, we’ve compiled a list of new-ish skincare, makeup and hair care launches for you! Waste no time; head out and cop these goodies now. Thank us later!

Skincare

1. The Face Inc Lightening Duo

Banish your dark spots and hyper-pigmentation with this powerful duo consisting of a non-abrasive Exfoliant (RM128) and milky Lightener (RM178), combining the benefits of AHAs, BHA and arbutin. With consistent use, expect bright, clear skin with an overall improved skin tone and reduced blemishes.

Available at select SASA stores throughout Malaysia and online.

2. Hada Labo AHA + BHA Face Wash

Daily pollutants can really take a toll on the skin and thwart its radiance. To combat those effects, Hada Labo’s new AHA + BHA Face Wash that comes in two variants (Acne Control and Oil Control at RM31.90 each) gently polishes away dirt and impurities while cleansing the skin deep from within for enhanced luminosity and an even skin texture.

Get one now at all leading pharmacies throughout the country.

3. KOSÉ Infinity Perfect Protection UV White & Sekkisei White UV Emulsion

Sun protection is paramount, especially for us in Malaysia. With that, KOSÉ has introduced not one but two nourishing UV solutions that are catered to different needs with SPF50+ PA++++ – Infinity Perfect Protection UV White (RM145) with anti-ageing benefits and Sekkisei White UV Emulsion (RM130) that can be used as a makeup base while offering moisture.

Available at all KOSÉ counters in Malaysia now.

4. Pure Beauty Urban Shield

Infused with fermented pomegranate extract, the Pure Beauty Urban Shield skincare range combines natural ingredients with the latest innovations to provide antioxidant and anti-pollution effects, reinforcing the skin’s natural barrier. Additionally, its youth-boosting active ingredients reenergises the skin while keeping signs of ageing at bay.

Purchase now via leading Watsons stores nationwide. Prices range from RM15.90 to RM69.90.

Makeup

5. Dior Addict Lacquer Stick

One of the most exciting lippie launches as of late has got to be Dior’s Addict Lacquer Stick (RM125) – a new lacquer and lipstick hybrid with a silky smooth fondant texture that gives saturated colour, an intense shine and an incredible 6-hour wear. Choose from 18 vivid shades based on four colour trends of the season – Pastel, Neon, Classic and Wild.

Available at all Dior counters, boutiques and Sephora stores.

6. NARS Narcissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette

Expand your neutral palette collection with NARS’ limited edition Narcissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette (RM230) that showcases 12 new and velvety warm-toned, highly pigmented and easily blendable eyeshadows that radiate opulence. The finishes available include shimmers, mattes, metallics and satins.

Grab it before it’s gone at NARS Cosmetics Suria KLCC, Pavilion KL, Mid Valley Megamall and Parkson Gurney Plaza.

7. Make Up For Ever The Brow Show

Every lady needs a pair of great arches to help her conquer the world and Make Up For Ever just unleashed The Brow Show – an ultimate brow trio with a liner (RM105), gel (RM95) and pencil (RM89) to transform eyebrows with professional results. Outline the brows with the liner, fill them in with the pencil for hair-like strokes, and set everything in place with the gel!

Available now at Make Up For Ever boutiques, counters and Sephora stores.

8. Physicians Formula Mineral Wear® Talc-Free All-in-1 ABC Cushion Foundation

Available in two shades, this lightweight, talc-free cushion foundation (RM82.90) conceals imperfections, blurs fine lines and pores, and corrects the skin tone, leaving a perfected airbrush finish. Blended with skin-loving ingredients like plant extracts, antioxidants and vitamins, the cushion foundation also protects the skin from the sun with UVA/UVB SPF50.

Get it exclusively at Watsons stores throughout Malaysia.

9. innisfree Contouring Eye Stick

Eyeshadow application would be a breeze with the new Contouring Eye Sticks (RM36) by innisfree. Available in two variants that feature different tips (round or edge), the silky multi-purpose sticks come in neutral brown shades that would be great for lining the eyes and contouring the face or as eyeshadow and in the eyebrows.

Available at innisfree stores throughout the country.

10. Clinique Even Better™ Brightening BB Cream SPF 29/PA+++

Clinique recently expanded its popular Even Better™ line and one standout product is its Brightening BB Cream (RM150) that provides a sheer to medium coverage while brightening, protecting and repairing the skin to get reduce the appearance of dark spots and age spots. It also promises 8-hour wear thanks to its surface-modified pigments that adhere to the skin.

Get your hands on it via Clinique counters and boutiques, Sephora stores or clinique.com.my.

12. shu uemura Petal Skin Fluid Foundation 

Meant to offer a soft radiance that resembles a blossom moist with morning dew, the Petal Skin Fluid Foundation (RM180) fuses semi-matte and semi-glow characteristics in one formula for ultimate luminosity. Available in 11 shades that come with SPF 20 PA++ sun protection, the foundation applies streak-free with the new Petal 55 Foundation Brush (RM240).

Snag it now at all shu uemura boutiques and counters.

Haircare

12. innisfree My Hair Recipe Hair Care and Scalp Care

Aside from skincare and cosmetics, innisfree recently dabbled into hair care and there is an entire plethora of products to choose from, depending on your concerns, like dryness, greasiness, dandruff and damaged hair. Expect to find shampoos, conditioners, oil serums, sleeping packs and treatment creams in multiple sorts.

Look up these products at all innisfree stores near you. Prices range from RM48 to RM58, with more products to be added to the line soon.

Carmen Chong
YouTube-obsessed and a beauty junkie at heart. Find her on Instagram: @carthemen