New year, new beauty routine, right? 2022 might have got off to a slow and somewhat overcast start, but one thing that hasn’t been dampened by a certain global panna cotta is the new beauty and skincare launches dropping like they’re hot and spicing up the Boots aisle to no end. Whether you’re partial to a bargain or feel in the mood for a splurge (who doesn’t, eh?), everyone from drugstore faves Maybelline to bad and boujie Tata Harper have got something new and shiny to offer in the year of the Tiger and we’re ready to hand over our January paychecks on the spot. Adds money management to our 2023 resolutions.
Get your notes app at the ready people, there’s some real beauties to behold below!
CeraVe Micellar Cleansing Water with Niacinamide & Ceramides for All Skin Types, £10
CeraVe are the GOAT when it comes to gentle skincare, and their new Micellar Cleansing Water for all skin types is no different. Say goodbye to impurities, dirt, makeup and pollution with this effective cleansing water gentle enough to be used daily. At only £10 too it ticks all the boxes for new skincare essentials that won’t break the bank- we love!
Boots Glow Banana Peel and Polish, £5
100% vegan, cruelty free and delightfully affordable, the new Boots Banana Peel and Polish Mask helps exfoliate the skin without drying it out, thanks to banana extract and lactic acid that leave it soft to the touch. Simply apply to a dry face, leave for ten minutes, rinse and voila, your 2022 skincare routine just levelled up already.
N°1 De Chanel Revitalizing Serum, £118
Spenny Chanel is here with brand new releases to start the year and my oh my are they worth the £££! Utilising the powers of the red camellia, a flower with revitalising anti ageing benefits, the serum works to diminish wrinkles, refine pores and restore skin’s elasticity, making your skin feel all the more comfortable. Alexa, play Forever Young by Alphaville.
DOLCE & GABBANA Sheerlips Lipstick, £33
Anyone else dreaming of summer already? Dolce and Gabbanna have us covered. Their new Sheerlips lipsticks glide on thanks to their balm like texture, providing a hydrating wash of colour and leaving lips looking and feeling as soft as a petal! Their floral-inspired shade range contains delicate pigments that recreate the transparency and sheer hue of a flower, and we can’t get enough.
Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder Lunar New Year Edition
Charlotte Tilbury has done it again, creating a base product so flawless your complexion will look like it had a serious upgrade in 2022, with packaging complete with red tiger print to celebrate the new year. We love you Ms Tilbury! Blur the appearance of fine lines and imperfections with this micro-fine finishing powder and watch as skin appears airbrushed, flawless and Insta ready at any moment! *Chefs kiss*
The Inkey List Hyaluronic Acid Cleanser, £9.99
Hyaluronic queens make yourself known, this one’s for you! Gentle enough for both morning and night, this lightly foaming cleanser banishes makeup, SPF and daily grime from the skin and leaves it instantly hydrated and balanced. The combination of 1% inulin compound and 1% hyaluronic acid complex restores the skin’s natural barrier and drenches it in moisture for up to 48 hours- the dream!
Maybelline Colossal Curl Bounce Mascara, £10.99
Consider your date night fluttery lashes secured with the new Maybelline Colossal Curl Bounce Mascara, helping you woo your way to a free margarita in a flash. The intensely black formula and Memory-Curl technology works to provide up to 24-hour wear that resists clumping, smudging or flaking- what’s not to love?!
Benefit Porefessional Lite Ultra Lightweight Pore Minimising Face Primer Exclusive, £29.50
Their lightest formula yet, this undetectable, weightless primer has all the power of the original POREfessional but with a 73% water-based formula for gentle, cloudlike lightness. Non-comedogenic, gentle and fragrance-free, it’s everything your primer dreams are made of.
Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte’s Beautiful Skin Foundation, £34
Another from the wonderful world of Charlotte Tilbury, their brand new buildable medium coverage foundation has Spring skin written all over it, helping you create a healthy looking glow ready for brunch in the sunshine or a Parisian city break (a girl can dream). Brightening rose complex and hydrating hyaluronic acid work together to refine the look of skin with each wear, with coconut extract improving the skin’s ability to hold water too- hello plumper and more youthful looking skin!
Doll Beauty She Fine Liner – Thank you, Next, £8.50
With shade names ‘boy bye’ and ‘thank you, next’ in the new She Fine Lip Liner collection from Doll Beauty, it’s safe to say we’re sold on adding all of the above to basket immediately. Ultra creamy, blendable, and with a full-coverage finish that leaves lips hydrated too, consider your Valentine’s Day makeup sorted!
Elemis Superfood Midnight Facial Nourishing Sleeping Cream, £40
We’re familiar with probiotics from browsing the aisles of H&B, but ever heard of a prebiotic? Turns out they help promote the growth of good bacteria and properties that already exist in the body, and this sleep cream is packed with ‘em! Light enough for daily use yet decadent enough to feel like a treat, this bedtime essential improves overall skin tone and means you can roll out of bed safe in the knowledge your skin will be looking radiant AF, guaranteed.
Aveda Nutriplenish™ Masque Deep Moisture, £45.50
Add some superfoods to your beauty routine as well as your morning smoothie with Aveda’s new hair mask, suitable for all hair types and promising 4x the hydration in comparison with untreated hair- big claims! Hair is promised to appear healthy-looking, soft and smooth to the touch- we’ll have the biggest tub you’ve got please!
Tata Harper + Net Sustain Restorative Eye Crème, £113
When the only fine line you want in your life is Harry Styles’ best album (facts only), banish under eye lines, shadows and puffiness with luxe brand Tata Harper’s restorative eye cream. If the price tag is slightly off putting, know that this magic-in-a-pot is produced every two weeks on demand, to guarantee the freshness, potency and efficacy of the bio-active formula- kinda cool, huh?
Keys Soulcare, Melting Body Balm With Macadamia Nut Oil, £30
New release from mega babe Alicia Keys’ skincare line Keys Soulcare (which aims to care for the mind, body and spirit, FYI) their new Melting Body Balm transforms from balm to oil on contact with skin to soften, soothe, and hydrate in an instant.The scent of “sage and oat milk brings comfort, clarity, and balance”, and honestly we’re sold already.
Sol de Janeiro Rio Deo Aluminum-Free Deodorant, £14
Using the same scent as their iconic Brazilian Bum Bum Cream, this aluminium-free deodorant eliminates odour, soothes skin, and fights ingrown hairs (thanks to papaya enzyme) in one easy swipe. Its 98% naturally derived formula works with your body’s natural rhythms, lowering the skin’s pH and naturally preventing the bacteria that causes odour to be able to form. Your weekly Body Combat class is no match for this bad boy!
Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester Daily Brightening & Exfoliating Peel, £59
Gentle enough to use daily, this lightweight liquid peel helps brighten, tighten and reduce the appearance of discolouration and dark spots over time, whilst Vitamin C Ester helps give the appearance of collagen-rich skin. Unlike traditional vitamin C, Vitamin C Ester is fat-soluble and easily absorbable for maximum antioxidant benefits. Sounds technical, results = worth the skincare lingo!
Bondi Wash Body Wash Tasmanian Pepper & Lavender, £25
If we can’t transport ourselves to Bondi Beach for a slice of sunshine, then this body wash might just be the next best thing. Breathe in the scents of Australian botanicals for a beautifully fragrant shower or bath experience, plus with 99%+ plant-derived ingredients it’s perfect for those with sensitive skin too!
Curél Deep Moisture Spray, £19.50
Never heard of Curél? Say hello to Japan’s No.1 skincare brand for sensitive skin. Their new moisturising spray leaves skin feeling instantly revived, and can even be used on top of makeup for a dose of hydration whenever your skin is in need of a glowing pick-me-up. pH balanced, fragrance free, colourant free, alcohol free, sensitive skin gals rejoice!
Fresh Floral Recovery Calming Mask, £59
Let you skincare do the work whilst you catch some Zzz with the new Fresh Recovery Mask. Working whilst you sleep, the mask is powered by floral extracts – passionflower, cornflower, cherry blossom, and peony – to calm and reduce the look of redness on sensitive skin. For immediate relief you can also apply during the day and leave on for 5-10 minutes. Gently massage in excess and watch as your skin transforms.
Which items are you adding straight to your basket as soon as your January paycheck lands?
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