In just a few more months, a new year will come knocking at our doors, and what better way to start preparing for it than caring for ourselves?

Whether you’re doing so by upgrading your skincare regime, refining your beauty techniques, or simply embracing that wonderful feeling of self-confidence, consider us your partners in the journey!

And what could be more fitting than unveiling some of the most anticipated beauty launches? So, get ready to update your shopping carts with these 20 must-have beauty products.


Clinique Even Better Clinical™ Radical Dark Spot Corrector + Interrupter (EBCI)

Clinique is returning even better than before, now with a serum that tackles not one but two ageing foes: glycation (an ageing reaction) and sallowness.

Formulated with the brand’s “damage eraser,” CL302 Brightening Complex provides powerful antioxidant protection, EBCI helps decelerate glycation to prevent a sallow appearance.

Vitamin C, another key ingredient, also helps to visibly brighten the skin, reduce dark spots, and even out skin tone. Plus, the formula reduces visible irritation that can trigger future discolouration.

This retails for RM392 on Clinique

Fenty Skin Blemish Defeat’r BHA Spot-Targeting Gel

Used on its own or under your makeup, Fenty Skin Blemish Defeat’r BHA Spot-Targeting Gel is suitable for all skin types, especially for those with oily skin!

It helps improve the appearance of blemishes with an action-packed formula containing a combination of salicylic acid and willow bark, Chilean mint, rhubarb, licorice and ginger extracts to combat, clarify, calm and clear skin.

Housed in a squeeze-tube packaging, this gel is designed with a slanted applicator tip. So, when you want to zap those pesky blemishes, you can do it precisely like an expert without any mess.

This retails for RM110 on Sephora.

Innisfree Super Hero Serum For Your Healthy Skin Set

Innisfree’s three-piece skincare set covers all your skin’s needs. This set includes travel-friendly sizes of three powerful products.

The Green Tea Seed Hyaluronic Serum gives your skin the immediate boost of hydrating it needs, thanks to the goodness of green tea and nano-capsulised hyaluronic acid.

Meanwhile, the Vitamin C Green Tea Enzyme Brightening Serum can help brighten your skin in just four weeks. This dual-action serum is enriched with dual vitamin C derivatives and Jeju Green Tea Enzyme, diligently addressing the appearance of dark spots, lacklustre complexion, and uneven skin texture.

Retinol Cica Repair Ampoule, on the other hand, features a potent combination of retinol and Jeju Cica-Liposomlogy to soothe skin troubles and retexturise skin for smooth, clear, and gives you a blemish-free skin.

This retails for RM145 on Sephora.

Supergoop! Every. Single. Face SPR-Shield Watery Lotion SPF50 PA ++++

One of Supergoop!’s most powerful protections in the simplest formula ever is this next-generation daily SPF.

Bringing you a special SPF watery lotion with SPF50 PA+++, now featuring the innovative SPR shield technology. This technology, combined with skin-loving ingredients, safeguards your skin and repairs any damage from UV rays, blue light, pollution, and infrared radiation.

This Watery Lotion SPF is suitable for all skin types and tones – and yes, it won’t leave a white residue! Just imagine using a sunscreen that feels like a refreshing splash of water on your skin, without the greasy aftermath!

So, step outside and enjoy the outdoors while this lotion takes care of your skin, keeping it healthy and radiant.

This retails for RM156 (50ml) on Sephora

Paula’s Choice RESIST Triple Active Total Repair Serum

As you grow older, it’s essential to adjust your skincare routine to match your changing needs. Among the key products you should definitely include in your skincare lineup is an anti-ageing serum.

This age-defying serum from Paula’s Choice hydrates your skin while delivering proven anti-ageing benefits.

It’s been clinically proven to visibly enhance the appearance of lines, discolourations, and the overall firmness of your skin, and that’s all thanks to its potent combination of hexylresorcinol, retinoid, and niacinamide. You can even use it around the undereye area. So, don’t skip out on that!

Plus, it’s suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.

This retails for RM239 on Paula’s Choice

Sigi Skin Idyllic Fields Daytime Moisturiser

With only 500 bottles up for grabs, this daytime moisturiser from Sigi Skin has already captured the hearts of many, thanks to its beneficial properties.

This unique waterless moisturiser effectively addresses skin concerns such as dryness, inflammation, and weakened skin barriers. Its fluffy and light texture that feels like a soft soufflé instantly absorbs into your skin, providing quick hydration and relief from any irritation.

Its star ingredient is a calming blend of 71.9% oats, meticulously designed to rebalance the skin and restore the protective barrier, making it a fantastic choice for sensitive skin types.

This retails for RM267.63 (S$78) on Sigi Skin.

Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask Ex Pink Lemonade (Limited Edition)

Meet the new Pink Lemonade Lip Sleeping Mask, one of Laneige’s latest creations with fun swirls!

Made with an irresistible blend of berry and lemon scents, this limited edition flavour will surely leave your lips feeling super soft and hydrated. It firmly locks in moisture to help nourish your lips while you’re in deep sleep.

This retails for RM93 on Sephora.  


KVD Beauty Full Sleeve Long + Defined Tubing Mascara

The latest innovation from KVD will give your lashes the length and definition you’ve always desired!

Their Full Sleeve Long + Defined Tubing Mascara is formulated with ultra-concentrated, black pigment that’s inspired by full-sleeve tattoos. Thanks to its lash-wrapping technology, the mascara stays on your lashes for 24 hours, giving you extra long lashes and defined curls that aren’t weighed down.

Plus, this formulation can effortlessly be removed with warm water, sparing you from the need to pull and tug at your lashes harshly!

This retails for RM130 on Sephora

Givenchy Le 9 De Givenchy Multi-finish Eyeshadow Palette

You can create an infinite number of personalised looks with Le 9 de Givenchy palettes.

This palette offers a collection of nine unique shades, each with a comfortable formula that effortlessly delivers a flawless finish, capable of lasting up to 12 hours. Despite being ultra-pigmented, they’re easy to apply and also gives you a stunning and seamless appearance.

To top it off, the palette includes a dual-tip brush that you can easily clip on for a convenient application experience.

With three unique shades to choose from, you can select the one that resonates most with you. It’s your go-to for any day, time, and occasion, ensuring you’re always ready to showcase your preferred style.

This retails for RM290 on Sephora

Tom Ford Beauty Traceless Soft Matte Concealer

With a variety of 12 shades at your disposal, this non-caking and crease-resistant matte concealer is perfect for everyday use.

While some concealers merely mask imperfections, this particular one from Tom Ford goes beyond giving your skin coverage. It’s designed to hydrate the skin while also providing buildable coverage with a seamlessly soft-matte finish.

The formula features hyaluronic acid, providing instant and continuous hydration for up to 12 hours. And the spherical powders ensure a silky-smooth, comfortable wear that does not dry out your skin!

The cherry on top? This concealer holds up well even in humid climates, which is a blessing in our Malaysian weather.

This retails for RM265 on Sephora.

Dear Dahlia Satin Glow Lip Stain

Dear Dahli’s lip stain instantly brings your lips to life with a radiant glow.

This special Blooming Edition lip product not only adds a touch of hydrating colour to your lips, but also gives it a beautiful satin shine.

Infused with Dahlia Variabilis flower extract, which has skin-conditioning properties, it helps protect the skin and provide long-lasting benefits to promote healthy-looking skin.

Plus, its lightweight water-gel formula with delicate pigments glides smoothly over your lips without feeling sticky, adding to the overall comfortable experience.

This retails for RM130 on Sephora

KVD Beauty Dazzle Flakes Metallic Eye Pigment

Inspired by cosmic storms and skies, KVD is introducing its latest launch: the Dazzle Flakes Metallic Eye Pigment.

This innovative loose eye pigment formula is designed to be used both wet and dry, delivering an unparalleled metallic shimmer in just a single swipe. Whether worn independently or layered over eyeshadows, it adds that essential shine to elevate your overall look for any occasion.

This vegan and cruelty-free eye pigment comes in three distinctive shades, allowing you to select your ideal hue or grab them all at once for a complete set of dazzling options.

This retails for RM125 on Sephora

Natasha Denona I Need A Nude Eyeshadow Palette

Looking for an everyday eyeshadow palette? Look no further than the latest launch from Natasha Denona.

The palette covers a wide range of nude shades, from light to deep, suitable for all skin tones with neutral to slightly pink undertones. The palette itself is a modern work of art and contains everything you need, thanks to its 15 different shades.

Whether you’re looking for a simple day look or want a more glamorous makeup, these must-have nude shades would be the perfect option.

Plus, the formula is created to blend seamlessly and is effortless to apply!

This retails for RM340 on Sephora

Sephora Collection All-In-One Cream Color Blush

A cream blush that works wonders on your cheeks, lips, and even your eyes? That’s a definite must-have (at least for us!).

This feather-light blush does not just add a beautiful burst of colour, but it seamlessly blends into your skin, giving you a natural look.

It’s enhanced with chlorella micro-algae extract, which enhances your skin’s overall quality, leading to a more luminous complexion.

What’s more, it’s formulated to be non-comedogenic, unscented, and entirely vegan, with absolutely no animal-derived ingredients, perfect for those with sensitive skin or those who are passionate about cruelty-free products.

This gem comes in six shades, suitable for all skin tones while ensuring there’s a perfect match for every one of you!

This retails for RM69 on Sephora


Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Extreme EDP

Is something missing from your well-kept grooming routine? Perhaps it’s the Bad Boy Extreme by Carolina Hererra, a fragrance that embodies the confident vision of masculinity.

This sustainable men’s perfume is a masterful blend of spicy ginger, and zesty, long-lasting bergamot that exudes a sense of freshness and brightness.

Whiffs of enticing powdery aroma can be attributed to the under-notes of warm vetiver, woody patchouli, and seductive hits of cocoa absolute, making this fragrance rebellious yet tender all at once.

This retails for RM373 on Zalora

Jean Paul Gaultier Scandal Le Parfum for Her

Dressed in a mesmerising shade of red, the curved bottle is a true symbol of passion and desire, exuding the allure of an incandescent flame.

The gold cap, adorned with the iconic pair of legs, adds an air of sophistication and playfulness, as if teasingly inviting you to indulge in a world of sensual addiction.

The top notes of irresistible salted caramel that blend seamlessly into a radiant heart of jasmine will captivate her senses. And when the base notes of black vanilla kick in, it’ll leave her feeling absolutely enchanted with every single spritz.

This retails for RM619 (80ml), RM445 (50ml), and RM312 (30ml) at Isetan, Parkson, Sogo, and AEON.

Jean Paul Gaultier Scandal Pour Homme Le Parfum for Him

If your man happens to be a true collector of distinctive items, there’s a scented option to consider: the Jean Paul Gaultier Scandal Pour Homme Le Parfum.

This fragrance embarks on its aromatic journey with a refreshing burst of geranium, infusing an invigorating and vibrant energy. As the journey unfolds, it gradually evolves into the opulent richness of tonka bean, introducing a layer of depth and sophisticated allure to the overall composition.

The olfactory adventure leaves a lasting impression with its base notes of sandalwood that give warm, woody, and earthy tones. This final touch adds a sense of cosy warmth and an enticing aura that lingers elegantly.

This retails for RM493 (100ml) and RM379 (50ml) at Isetan, Parkson, Sogo, and AEON. 

Le Labo City Exclusive Collection

Some beautiful things are just hard to find, just like Le Labo City Exclusive Collection. While these fragrances are usually available in the labs of the city they belong to, they’re unable for online orders.

But, every once a year, the City Exclusives find new people to love them. Now, you can have these new fragrances ranging from different scents and ingredients on your vanity! From vanilla, to citrus, pink pepper and more, you can now get your favourite scent from August to this September only.

So, grab your favourite before this deal ends!

1 August 1 to 30 September
City Exclusive samples and discovery sets are available on the Le Labo Fragrances website and in labs.

1 September to 30 September
City Exclusive full-size fragrances are available on the Le Labo Fragrances website, in labs, and select corners (retailers).

All year round
City Exclusive scents are available year-round in our labs in the city they belong to. City Exclusive 50ml, 100ml, and 500ml bottles can be refilled in select Le Labo labs worldwide for 20% off the retail price.

Find your favourite scents at Le Labo. 

Aesop Ouranon Eau de Parfum

Ouranon is a scent that beautifully blends lasting elements for the most desired scent.

The fragrance begins with the bright citrusy aroma of petitgrain, joined by the lively, green spiciness of elemi and the fresh, almost minty scent of lavender flower. These initial notes gradually fade, revealing a warm and expansive heart of the fragrance.

As the fragrance evolves, you’ll catch the rich herbal notes of chamomile, giving you a calming feeling that you’ll want to hold on to forever!

It then transitions into the robust, dark earthiness of patchouli, accompanied by the sweet, rounded richness of tonka.

This retails for RM715 on Aesop

Penhaligon The Omniscient Mr Thompson Eau de Parfum

Allow us to introduce you to Mr. Thompson, a fragrance that lingers longer even after you’ve exited a room! Embracing you with an invigorating blend, the Penhaligon Omniscient Mr. Thompson Eau de Parfum is an absolute must-have.

Infused with the harmonious mixture of lavender and a touch of slightly herbal and aromatic essence, this fragrance also treats you to a tantalising dash of spiciness from pink pepper, all beautifully complemented by a zesty hint of citrusy elemi.

As the fragrance develops, the presence of sumptuous powdery orris, a floral-like scent, leads you to a velvety and nutty sesame milk of goodness, while a rich sweetness of vanilla bean leaves you craving more.

This retails for RM1,320 at Escentials KLCC and Penhaligon’s boutique stores

P.S. If you’ve missed August’s beauty launches, check them out here