End the year with a bash with these highly anticipated beauty releases that will sweeten your December!
Are you ready to bid farewell to 2023? Well you don’t have to now, but there’s no harm to be prepared for next year than the last month of this year.
And despite the year coming to an end, beauty brands are nowhere near done in with introducing their hottest beauty releases.
Whether you’re still looking for the perfect Christmas gift or just looking for something to add into your beauty collection, you can’t miss out on these beauty releases that will surely sweeten your December and the new year!
So, ready to scroll and find the missing item for your vanity?
P.S. Check out last month’s beauty releases here!
Hottest Beauty Releases in Skincare
Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Serum Skincare Set (Holiday Limited Edition)
This Estée Lauder skincare set is the ultimate must-have as you bid adieu to the year. Inside this Christmas-inspired box, you’ll discover the beauty brilliance of a full-size Advanced Night Repair Serum – the holy grail for radiant, younger-looking skin.
Making this part of your daily routine is like giving your skin a VIP treatment, as it works wonders in reducing the appearance of those pesky lines and wrinkles. But wait, there’s more! The set also features the New Advanced Night Cleansing Gelée, a magical potion that effortlessly banishes makeup and impurities without stripping your skin’s moisture.
And the cherry on top? The Revitalizing Supreme+ Creme Moisturizer, a beauty product that transforms your skin’s firmness and elasticity, leaving you with a lifted and firmer feel.
This retails for RM510 on Sephora.
Caudalie Beauty Elixir & Detox Mask Duo (Holiday Limited Edition)
Consider this your beauty passport to a radiant new year! This covetable duo features travel-friendly sizes of the TikTok-famous Detox Mask and the Beauty Elixir mist.
The mask is enriched with coffee and pink clay that helps purify and tighten pores, revealing smoother, uniform skin. Meanwhile, the Beauty Elixir, a Caudalie cult favourite, is a vegan hydrating mist that elevates your complexion’s glow with green grape and orange blossom water, leaving you with dewy, tightened skin perfection.
This retails for RM105 on Sephora.
La Mer The Crème De La Mer Set
A brand loved by many celebrities, including Michelle Yeoh, this is one of the highly anticipated beauty launches you’d want to snag as we wrap up the year!
This iconic set showcases the luxurious Crème de la Mer in both 15ml and 60ml sizes, infused with the enchanting Miracle Broth™. Not only does it lavish your skin with softness and smoothness, but with continued use, you’ll notice visible softening of lines and wrinkles.
This retails for RM1,820 on Sephora.
Glow Recipe Dewy Skin Goals™ Trio (Holiday Limited Edition)
Clinically proven to deliver radiant results, this brightening and hydrating trio is a powerhouse for smooth, glowing skin.
This 3-step routine boasts the PHA+BHA Pore-Tight Toner, ensuring visibly pore-tight skin. The Dew Drops Serum instantly illuminates and tackles hyperpigmentation without a hint of mica or glitter, while the Pink Juice Oil-Free Moisturizer soothes and brightens.
Also included in this set is another iconic product from the brand, the Pink Juice Oil-Free Moisturizer, designed to both calm and brighten the skin.
This retails for RM300 on Sephora.
Ultra Violette Super Supreme Screen SPF 50+ (Holiday Limited Edition)
Comes in a new bottle but with the same SPF50, this cult hydrating Skinscreen is now available in a generous 125ml size.
It’s a one-and-done formula that primes, moisturises and protects your skin all in a single step.
Ultra Violette’s Super Supreme Screen delivers broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection, coupled with skin-sweetening benefits such as a hydration boost, brightening effect, and a luxurious satin finish.
This retails for RM230 on Sephora.
Sephora Collection The Future Is Yours At-Home Spa Set (Holiday Limited Edition)
Get an authentic spa experience without leaving your bathroom with this indulgent Sephora Collection spa set! Introducing you to the world of pampering, this collection features six luxurious accessories which are:
- Mini Face Roller
- Mini Gua Sha
- Eye Roller
- Pair of Reusable Eye Patches
- Dry Body Brush
With these skincare products, you’ll never want to leave the bathroom without a complete skincare routine!
This retails for RM289 on Sephora.
Benefit Cosmetics Pore Score Set (Holiday Limited Edition)
Your ticket to a complexion that radiates health and beauty starts with this Pore Score value set.
Featuring the POREfessional primer to visibly minimise pores, a mini foaming cleanser and toning foam for visibly smaller pores as well as a sample of the pore-clearing mask.
Use this and we’re sure your pores will thank you later. (But don’t forget to thank us for introducing you to this set).
This retails for RM182 on Sephora.
Fresh Skin-Perfecting Mask Trio (Holiday Limited Edition)
This skincare set has a trio of face masks that’ll leave your skin looking healthy and feeling its best.
To hydrate and soothe your skin, use the Rose Face Mask infused with real rose petals and visibly calm your skin for a more toned complexion with their Floral Recovery Calming Mask.
The exfoliating Sugar Face Polish gives you the exfoliation your skin needs by gently refining and nourishing your skin.
This retails for RM398 on Sephora.
Drunk Elephant Day Dazzle: The Morning Kit (Asia – Holiday Limited Edition)
Complete your morning routine with a touch of luxury! Drunk Elephant’s Protini™ Cream moisturises and strengthens your skin while the C-Firma™ Fresh brightens and firms your complexion.
And if your skin is lacking hydration, then grab the brand’s B-Hydra™ to replenish moisture into your skin to avoid dealing with dryness and irritated skin.
Finally, the C-Tango™ works its magic for brighter, firmer skin around the eyes. It’s the perfect recipe for a fresh, healthy, and moisturised start to your day.
This retails for RM425 on Sephora.
Hottest Beauty Releases in Makeup
Natasha Denona Xenon Eyeshadow Palette
Feel empowered with the iconic and long-awaited midi-sized Xenon Eyeshadow Palette from Natasha Denona!
This ultimate cool-toned everyday eyeshadow palette, featuring 15 shades, is the larger counterpart to the globally adored Mini Xenon Palette.
With an array of vibrant pigments, it’s designed to create Natasha Denona’s signature smokey eye looks. From classic to cat-eye, soft to sultry, the palette boasts vivid greys, sparkling silvers, icy pinks, and nude formulas, ensuring you can effortlessly complete any desired look.
This retails for RM330 on Sephora.
Sephora Collection The Future Is Yours Gradient Colors Palette (Holiday Limited Edition)
Whether you’re on the hunt for an eyeshadow palette that makes the perfect gift or simply treating yourself, this limited-edition Sephora Collection Gradient Colors Palette is a wonderful option!
With an impressive array of 29 shades, this palette is truly a Christmas makeup dream. If your creative juices are flowing, the possibilities are endless — from achieving a natural, subtle look to going all out with a daring and bold style for Christmas or year-end parties.
Just let your imagination run wild, and let the festivities begin.
This retails for RM259 on Sephora.
Givenchy Le Rouge Deep Velvet Lipstick (Holiday Limited Edition)
Picture yourself in an emerald dress paired with a bold red lipstick – our jaws are already dropping at the thought of how stunningly beautiful you’ll look!
For that perfect shade of red, Givenchy has you covered with its deep velvet lipstick in the shade N36 L’Interdit.
Decked out in a limited-edition case covered with reflective silver sequins to capture all the glamour of the holiday period, this velvet lipstick delivers a powdery matte finish and intensely pigmented colour. Infused with emollient oils, the colour remains soft, flexible, and comfortable over time, ensuring perfect adherence for extended wear.
This retails for RM172 on Sephora.
Bobbi Brown Luxe Matte Lipstick
If you prefer to go with a natural look for your year end party, Bobbi Brown’s matte lipstick in the shade Afternoon Tea – Toasted Nude would complement any look.
This non-drying matte lipstick delivers skincare-infused comfort and 10-hour colour-true wear in versatile shades designed to suit every skin tone and style. The flower extracts and wax infused in this lipstick helps to reduce the look of lip lines, while Kokum Butter, Hyaluronic Acid and Squalane help keep lips feeling conditioned.
And yes, it’s Plumping Peptide Technology helps plump the look of your lips, giving you a fuller pout.
This retails for RM165 on Sephora.
Bobbi Brown Powerpuff Girls Collection Highlighting Powder (Limited Edition)
Team up with Bobbi Brown and The Powerpuff Girls and glam up your look to superhero status.
Get glowing with their high-impact Highlighting Powder, all dressed up in a limited-edition compact and embossed powder featuring Buttercup. This light-reflective powder gives skin shimmering pink highlights and is ideal for strobing.
This retails for RM270 on Sephora.
KVD Beauty ModCon Liquid-Gel Blush
Available in four different captivating shades, this lightweight, long-wear liquid-gel blush is the secret to achieving a modern gelly skin look.
The shimmer-free formula allows you to build up the blush seamlessly, ensuring a flawless finish that feels like a second skin.
Infused with hoya lacunosa flower extract, it not only enhances your skin’s natural beauty but keeps it looking hydrated, bright, and smooth.
This retails for RM145 on Sephora.
Shu Uemura Ultime8∞ Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil (Holiday Limited Edition)
This limited-edition ultime8∞ sublime beauty cleansing oil is exclusively designed for Shu Uemura’s collaboration with Jojo’s bizarre adventure.
Formulated with 75% skincare ingredients, this legendary makeup remover offers effective cleansing without stripping skin moisture. It removes impurities and make-up, from long-lasting foundation, lip make-up to waterproof and smudge-proof eye make-up.
And oh, the bottle? Dressed in dazzling gold and fuchsia pink drawings of Jolyne and Jotaro, making your cleansing routine as epic as Jojo’s adventures.
This retails for RM449 on Sephora.
Make Up For Ever Amazing Prep & Set Kit (Holiday Limited Edition)
In the spirit of Christmas, you’d want to get your hands on this vibrant holiday collection.
Featuring the unexpectedly hypnotic red packaging of the Amazing Prep & Set kit, this enchanting kit encompasses a pore minimiser primer that swiftly diminishes the appearance of pores, smooths fine lines, and bestows a flawless finish to your skin.
The Ultra HD micro-finishing loose powder is your secret weapon for an undetectable, picture-perfect finish, while the Mist & Fix hydrating setting mist multitasks by hydrating, priming, setting, and refreshing your makeup in a single spritz.
This prep kit can help you glam up for the festive season effortlessly.
This retails for RM178 on Sephora.
Tatcha Prime & Glow Trio (Holiday Limited Edition)
If you haven’t been feeling the Christmas vibes yet, brace yourself because this set is about to ignite your holiday spirit!
This trio of formulas, enriched with nourishing Japanese ingredients, is the perfect recipe to refresh your skin, prime your makeup for a flawless application, and provide comforting care for your lips.
In this festive set, you’ll find the Liquid Silk Canvas, a makeup primer that creates a smooth canvas; the Kissu Lip Mask, ensuring your lips stay hydrated and plump; and the Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, a refreshing mist that imparts a radiant glow.
This retails for RM360 on Sephora.
Burberry Beauty Golden TB Monogram Collection Matte Lipstick (Holiday Limited Edition)
Every year, holiday cosmetic essentials can include a bold red lipstick, and Burberry has elevated the game with the Festive Golden TB Monogram collection of matte lipsticks.
Housed in a limited-edition beige and gold case, this matte lipstick makes the perfect gift for the festive season. Burberry Kisses Matte delivers a luminous matte finish that effortlessly glides on and stays impeccable for up to eight hours. It’s also enriched with hyaluronic acid that helps ensure your lips stay moisturised for up to 24 hours, adding a touch of luxury to your holiday beauty routine.
This retails for RM155 on Sephora.
Gucci Beauty Rouge à Lèvres Voile Sheer Lipstick
Want to capture the Hollywood glamour at your year-end party? Gucci’s Rouge à Lèvres Voile lipstick vibrant shades can complete your entire you!
Its sheer formula imparts a luminous finish, offering moisture and comfort in a lightweight texture. Enriched with oils and waxes, this Gucci lipstick ensures a creamy and soft feel, effortlessly gliding on for a burst of pure colour and leaving your lips moisturised.
With 21 vibrant shades inspired by iconic Hollywood films, each hue is designed to complement every skin tone. Shine bright in Hollywood-inspired shades!
This retails for RM175 on Sephora.
Huda Beauty Pretty Grunge Eyeshadow Palette
This eyeshadow palette takes Huda Beauty’s iconic glam look to a new realm of playful grunginess.
If you’re wondering why you should be obsessed with this eye palette, let the features speak for themselves! This palette boasts intensely pigmented shades that guarantee a vibrant and eye-catching look.
With a variety of textures, from velvety mattes to dazzling shimmers, it offers a spectrum of possibilities to suit any mood or occasion.
Plus, with minimal fallout, the focus stays on your flawless eye makeup, ensuring a seamless and stunning result every time. You can also choose to line the lower lash line with metallics or use the black gloss shade to create the ultimate grunge eye.
P.S. Receive a Liquid Matte Lipstick and Glowish Skin Tint deluxe sample with minimum expenditure of RM250 until 6 December 2023.
This retails for RM367 on Sephora.
Huda Beauty 1 Coat Wow! Extra Volumizing And Lifting Mascara
If you’re not a big fan of using eyeshadow or eyeliner, or if you’re a beginner like many of us still are, you can count on Huda Beauty’s 1 Coat Wow! Mascara to make your eyes pop.
Lashes play a crucial role—they’re the finishing touch of any completed look, elevating your natural appearance. Plus, it’s the one thing Huda Kattan doesn’t leave the house without.
With just one dip, you can achieve your desired lashes in minimal time, with less effort, and maximum impact. It’s the perfect quick fix for captivating eyes!
P.S. Receive a Liquid Matte Lipstick and Glowish Skin Tint deluxe sample with minimum expenditure of RM250 until 6 December 2023.
This retails for RM123 on Sephora.
Hottest Beauty Releases in Body Care
Aesop Tuneful Textures
Giving the perfect setup for an outstanding hand care routine—whether at home or on-the-go, Harmonious Hydration will leave your hands infused with delightful scents of Mandarin Rind, Rosemary Leaf, and Cedar Atlas.
This set includes a popular hand wash, balm, and a convenient rinse-free hand wash.
- Reviving Aromatic Hand Wash (500ml)
- Reviving Aromatic Hand Balm (75ml)
- Reviving Rinse-Free Hand Wash (50ml)
It’s everything you need to keep your hands feeling and smelling fantastic!
This retails for RM290 on Aesop.
Aesop Fabulous Forms
With the mind of caring for those with hectic schedules, Aesop presents you with their Fabulous Forms collection.
Presenting with three on-the-go formulations for a quick refresh and recharge, this set contains a beautifully scented hand balm, an invigorating body cleanser, and a nourishing lip salve. It’s the perfect trio to keep you feeling fabulous wherever your day takes you!
This retails for RM240 on Aesop.
Aromatica Serene Hand Cream Lavender & Marjoram
Infused with the calming essence of lavender oil, marjoram oil, and the hydrating richness of shea butter—this creamy dreamy formula offers instant moisture to dry hands, making it the perfect companion for when your skin craves extra care.
Whether you’re bracing the chilly winds or simply indulging in some self-care, this hand cream ensures your hands stay moisturised.
Plus, its small size makes it easy to carry wherever you go. You can also indulge in a variety of beautifully scented hand creams from Aromatica.
- Embrace Hand Cream Neroli & Patchouli
- Mellowness Hand Cream Magnolia & Sandalwood
- Inspirit Hand Cream Basil & Bergamot
This retails for RM65 (30ml) on Sephora.
Nudestix Peptide Body Creme
Make sure not to neglect your skin even next year! So, if you’re looking for a cream that’s not only luxurious but still helps to keep your skin well moisturised, give this Nudestix Peptide Body Creme a try.
It’s a fast-absorbing marvel, enriched with 1% lactic acid, 1% glycolic acid, and a 1% fruit acid complex that will surely transform your skincare routine into a lavish experience. I
With a potent blend of peptides and nourishing oils like Citrus Yuzu, Coconut, Sunflower, and Carrot, this ultra-moisturizing cream ensures your entire body enjoys a youthful, luminous glow.
This retails for RM181 on Sephora.
Kopari Glow On-The-Go Body Duo (Holiday Limited Edition)
Kopari’s Glow-On-The-Go Body duo is the ultimate power couple for silky smooth skin. The KP Body Bumps Be Gone Scrub with 10% AHA gently exfoliates your skin without causing irritation, while the Ultra Restore Body Butter with Hyaluronic Acid hydrates and locks in moisture for a luminous glow.
This retails for RM110 on Sephora.
Sol De Janeiro Beija Flor Body Boost Set (Holiday Limited Edition)
Treat every inch of your body with the same attention you give to your face.
And if you’re not sure which body care product to try out then give Sol de Janeiro Body Boost Set a chance. It’s a collagen-boosting body care set that delivers visibly smoother skin, finishing with blooming and bright Cheirosa 68 Perfume Mist.
The result? Unexpectedly fresh skin that’s visibly renewed and irresistibly fragrant.
This retails for RM230 on Sephora.
Sephora Collection The Future Is Yours Bath Bomb Set (Holiday Limited Edition)
Upgrade your relaxation routine with the Sephora Collection bath bomb set. Featuring four fizzing bath bombs infused with irresistible scents (mango, cherry blossom, lagoon, cotton flower), they effortlessly colour and perfume your bathwater in mere seconds.
Now, all that remains is to plunge into a delightful self-care experience and escape from it all.
This retails for RM75 on Sephora.
Hottest Beauty Releases in Fragrances
Jo Malone Orange Bitters Cologne (Holiday Limited Edition)
Jo Malone Orange Bitters Cologne is a captivating fragrance that captures the essence of a delightful winter’s cocktail.
This tangy citrus-woody scent is a celebration of two dashes of citrus brightness, featuring juicy sweet orange and a burst of fresh mandarin. The zesty splash of bitter orange unfolds to reveal the luxurious notes of luscious prune, culminating in a sensual base of rich sandalwood and amber.
This retails for RM677 (100ml) on Sephora.
Jo Malone Ginger Biscuit Cologne (Holiday Limited Edition)
Another delightful option from Jo Malone to consider for this Christmas is their Ginger Biscuit Cologne, and don’t worry, it won’t make you smell like gingerbread cookies (although, who wouldn’t want to smell as wonderful as a freshly baked cookie?).
This warm and spicy cologne is infused with the inviting aromas of ginger, cinnamon, and roasted hazelnuts, creating a fragrance that’s reminiscent of a journey into Gingerbread Land.
As the scent unfolds, notes of nutmeg and cinnamon melt into a caramel-like sweetness, accompanied by a buttery crumble of roasted hazelnuts. The fragrance is further enriched by the warmth of tonka bean and vanilla, making it utterly irresistible.
This retails for RM677 (100ml) on Sephora.
Coach Love Eau De Parfum
Coach Love is a fragrance inspired by the vibrant and universal emotion of love, celebrating the diverse and unique ways in which we express it.
This floral and fruity Eau De Parfum unfolds with an invigorating top note of wild strawberry, followed by a luscious heart note of red velvet rose.
The scent gently evolves into a warm and comforting base note of cedarwood, creating a captivating olfactory journey that captures the essence of love in its various forms.
This retails for RM513 (90ml) on Sephora.
Carolina Herrera Good Girl Dazzling Garden EDP
A Good Girl is described as sweet, smart, fearless, and fun, and there’s no single definition because sometimes, she’s so bad that she’s undeniably good. And that’s what you will feel when you use the Good Girl Dazzling Garden EDP.
This sweet yet sensual scent reflects a woman’s versatility, harmonising a captivating blend of both dark and light elements.
The fragrance artfully weaves together the enchanting notes of jasmine, cocoa, tonka bean, almond, and coffee, crafting a bouquet that is both feminine and intriguingly mysterious.
This retails for RM570 (80ml) on Sephora.
Penhaligon’s Eau the Audacity
This fragrance invites you to embark on a one-way journey to the exploration of new sensations, intense delights, and unimagined pleasures, turning your world upside down.
Penhaligon’s Eau the Audacity, is not just a fragrance; it’s an olfactory adventure that beckons you to dare greatly and experience a scent that defies expectations.
Allow yourself to choose this daring essence of this ambery leather fragrance, where smoky incense and vanilla intertwine as your holiday fragrance.
This retails for RM1,165 (100ml) at Pavilion.
Jean Paul Gaultier Divine Eau de Parfum
Divine Eau de Parfum is an exceptional fragrance that harmoniously blends floral and sweet notes with a subtle touch of the sea’s saltiness.
Perfumer Quentin Bisch skillfully curated this extraordinary scent, ensuring it is not only vegan and cruelty-free but also composed of 90% naturally sourced ingredients.
The majestic lily takes centre stage, surrounded by a delicate bouquet of white flowers, while the base notes of Meringue, Musk, and Patchouli provide the scent with a sweet, creamy, and earthy finish that lingers with elegance and allure.
This retails for RM655 (100ml) on Zalora.