Each week, we bring you the best beauty launches in Asia and tell you if it’s worth the hype.
From age-defying skincare to makeup that does wonders for your complexion, these new products are worth adding to your cart. This week, celebrate springtime with a sakura-inspired lip oil, an eyeshadow palette with classic and bold shades, a gel-cream that revitalises tired eyes, and more.
For that springtime glow: Burberry Runway Eye Palette
Lunar New Year may be over but fresh, Spring-inspired looks are here to stay. Housed in a sparkly gold case, this limited-edition palette from Burberry’s Colour Clash Spring 2021 collection comes with nine highly-pigmented shades in a mix of matte, shimmer, and metallic finishes for you to get creative with. The shades, including timeless brown and burgundy hues, as well as gold and bright vermilion red, are adorned with the fashion house’s signature gabardine patterns to create multi-dimensional tones. Whether you’re after a full-on dramatic cat eye or something subtle and glowy or, this palette has it all.
Available from February 22 here.
Combat skin pollutants: The Body Shop Drops of Youth Bouncy Jelly Mist
The newest product in The Body Shop’s anti-ageing Drops of Youth range is a mist that aims to protect skin from fine dust and the effects of environmental aggressors, including indoor and outdoor pollution, as well as blue light. Formulated with ingredients that are 96 percent natural, such as edelweiss stem cells from the Italian alps and Community Fair Trade moringa seed oil, the mist can be spritzed anytime your skin needs a boost of hydration. Upon application, the product transforms from a light gel to mist, making it easy for the skin to absorb.
Available in-stores islandwide and online on Lazada, Shopee, and foodpanda shops.
Look more awake instantly: Fenty Skin Flash Nap Instant Revival Eye Gel-Cream
If sufficient sleep has been a luxury of late, consider pampering your skin with this eye gel-cream from Rihanna’s cult-favourite beauty brand. The two-in-one product works concurrently as eye cream and concealer primer, helping to brighten and reduce visible puffiness. It also soothes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to give the impression of a well-rested mien. Designed to give all-day hydration, the product is formulated with potent ingredients like horse chestnut, hyaluronic acid, Persian silk tree, and green tea. Bonus: Use it with the accompanying cooling mini eye massage tool for bright and beautiful eyes.
More information here.
Pucker up with sweet and soft lips: Clarins Lip Comfort Oil No. 14
You might’ve shelved your plans to see the famous cherry blossoms of Japan, but you can still have them on your dresser. From Clarin’s Sakura Limited Edition Collection comes a brand new Lip Comfort Oil with the brand’s signature hydrating formula. Inspired by springtime, this variant comes in a pale pink hue that reminds us of sakura blooms, along with a subtle flowery scent. Its cap, which comes with pretty floral motifs, is truly the cherry on top (pardon the pun).
More information here.