We’re only in January of 2018, but the future of beauty is looking so bright we can hardly contain ourselves. We’re already being bombarded with new face masks, anti-ageing skincare, lots of lippies and more, so here are some of our beauty picks you may want to hoard. 😉

Skincare

Mamonde Flower Facial Masks

Pumped with the goodness of four real flower extracts, the facial masks come in four variants – Wash-off masks including Petal Purifying Bubble Mask (rose) and Pore Clean Clay Mask (Heartleaf Hottyunia); Leave-on masks comprising the Calming Hydro Sleeping Mask (Calendula) and Enriched Nutri Sleeping Mask (Evening Primrose).

All the four masks from Mamonde’s Flower Facial Mask lineup are priced at RM85 each for 100ml jars.

SK-II Overnight Miracle Mask and Airy Milky Lotion

Transform your skin from within as you sleep with SK-II’s new Overnight Miracle Mask – a fuss-free, leave-on gel mask that deeply nourishes the skin with its unique, first-of-its-kind blend of SK-II’s PITERA™ and Sleeping Tree Extract. Alternatively, try SK-II’s R.N.A. Power Airy Milky Lotion – a lightweight moisturiser that locks in moisture while defending the skin against signs of ageing.

SK-II’s Overnight Miracle Mask costs RM420 for a kit of six single-use capsules whereas the R.N.A. Power Airy Milky Lotion is priced at RM395 (50g) and RM595 (80g).

innisfree Double Fit Lifting Mask, Skin-Reset Peeling Mask and Second Skin Oil Serum Mask

Sheet masks will always be a skincare staple and innisfree’s new offerings are second to none. The Double Fit Lifting Mask which offers anti-ageing benefits consist of two portions, one made of thick microfibre and the other is hydrogel based. Alternatively, try the two-step Skin-Reset Peeling Mask which comes with a peeling glove and a soothing gauze treatment sheet for gentle exfoliation. Finally, the Second Skin Oil Serum Mask is saturated with a blend of signature oils and deep moisturising serum to intensely nourish the skin.

The prices for innisfree’s new sheet masks are as follows: Double Fit Lifting Mask – RM17; Skin-Reset Peeling Mask – RM12; and Second Skin Oil Serum Mask – RM24.

The Body Shop Roots of Strength™ Firming Shaping Essence Lotion, Serum and Cream

Formulated to help the skin embrace signs of ageing the graceful way, The Body Shop’s Roots of Strength™ skincare range is composed three potent plant extracts of ginger, ginseng and ruscus root to re-plump, firm and stimulate a boost of collagen. To get the best out of these products, gently massage the skin after application to kickstart the skin’s immunity.

The Body Shop Roots of Strength™ products are priced accordingly: Firming Shaping Essence Lotion (RM125), Firming Shaping Serum (RM179) and Firming Shaping Cream (RM149).

Clarins Super Restorative Instant Lift Serum Mask

Get the convenience of a sheet mask with the efficacy of potent serum with this innovative stretch mask that moulds to the contours of the face and neck superbly. Each mask is infused with 30ml of serum formulated with organic harungana, horse chestnut, shea, and oat sugar, and skin will look instantly more rejuvenated and healthy after each use.

Clarins Super Restorative Instant Lift Serum Mask is priced at RM425 for a box of five masks.

 

Makeup

belif Moisturizing Lip Bomb

Available in three shades (Basic, Pink and Coral), this ultra-moisturizing lip treatment balm is enriched with nutritious serums, glycerin, raspberry leaf extract and shea butter to soothe, re-plump, hydrate and protect chapped lips while leaving a dewy, healthy-looking finish.

belif’s Moisturizing Lip Bomb retails for RM45.90 each.

Dior Lip Glow

Introduced in 2009, Dior’s Lip Glow has long been a cult favourite lip balm that provides just the right hint of colour with its Color Reviver Technology that adjusts to every individual’s pH levels. And for 2018, the tinted balm is given the ultimate refresh with brand new shades and two finishes – Matte Glow and Holo Glow. There are now 10 shades in total.

Each Dior Lip Glow retails at RM120.

Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion EX

If you loved Sulwhasoo’s Perfecting Cushion EX, you’ll adore its upgraded formula even more. With an even lighter texture that adheres to the skin and leaves a dewy finish, the upgraded Perfecting Cushion EX integrates Sulwhasoo’s Slim fit high coverage technology to offer even better coverage while enveloping the skin with moisturising ingredients.

Sulwhasoo’s upgraded Perfecting Cushion EX retails for RM230 and all eight shades have SPF50+ PA+++ built in.

KOSE ESPRIQUE Select Eye Color and Glow Eye Veil

We love experimenting with makeup, and the eyes are often where we take our looks to the next level. In saying that, KOSE ESPRIQUE has introduced two new products for the eyes – the Select Eye Color powder eyeshadow in five shades and the Glow Eye Veil liquid eyeshadow in eight colours.

KOSE ESPRIQUE Select Eye Color retails at RM 35 each whereas the Glow Eye Veil retails at RM48 each.

shu uemura laque supreme

Featuring 16 lacquer-like, high-shine shades, shu uemura’s laque supreme defines the lips with long-lasting, high-definition colour with an all-new innovative tapered tip for more precise application. The unique yet comfortable oil in water formula also combines some of shu’s resist feathering contour technology, so the colour stays in place all day.

shu uemura laque supreme is available in 16 shades and each is priced at RM105.

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