Heads up, beauty lovers! May brings a fresh wave of skincare and makeup products waiting to be discovered.

This month’s launches offer something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a hydrating serum to boost your glow or a handy makeup stick to simplify your routine. So, take a peek and see if there’s a new addition waiting to become a staple in your beauty bag.

Here are the top May beauty launches you’d want to get.

May Beauty Launches in Makeup

Kylie Cosmetics Matte Liquid Lipstick & Lip Liner Kit

If you know Kylie Jenner, you know she never fears away from experimenting with lip colours. The Matte Liquid Lipstick & Lip Liner Kit, available in 37 shades of highly pigmented vegan formulas, lets you create long-lasting matte lip looks effortlessly just like the founder of Kylie Cosmetics.

Though there are 37 shades in this range, only 13 selected shades are available in Malaysia at the moment. Perfect for a ready-to-go lip routine, this duo ensures you’re always on point with your lip game.

Discover more Kylie Cosmetic products here

Get this for RM175 on Sephora

Benefit Cosmetics Splashtint Dewy Lip Tint

Glide it on for moisturised, kiss-proof lips with Benefit Cosmetics Splashtint Dewy Lip Tint. This hydrating lip tint offers a dewy finish for shiny, juicy lips that last up to eight hours.

Perfect for vacation vibes, it delivers a splash of moisturising, kiss-proof colour with a lightweight, balmy feel. Featuring a custom spoon-shaped applicator for precise application, it visibly smooths fine lip lines and keeps lips looking smooth and juicy all day.

Available in a range of vibrant shades, including Fresh Squeezed grapefruit pink and Coco Cabana rosy mocha, it can be your go-to for effortless lip perfection.

Get this for RM126 from Sephora

Mac Cosmetics Teddy Takeover Eye & Face Palette (Limited Edition)

From subtle to bold and stunning eye looks, we’d recommend you try out this new eyeshadow palette from MAC, the Teddy Takeover Eye & Face Palette.

This all-new palette features four eye shadow hues and one shimmering highlighter shade, each specially designed in a Velvet Teddy-inspired matte design. Whether you’re aiming for a natural daytime look or a glamorous evening vibe, this palette has you covered with its versatile and captivating shades.

Get this for RM250 from Sephora

Tarte Maracuja Juicy Lip Vinyl

For the juiciest and luscious pout, you’ve got to get your hands on the Tarte Maracuja Juicy Lip Vinyl! This glossy, shiny lip gloss-balm hybrid provides a mirror-like shine that gives your lips a wet, juicy look.

Infused with a Japanese plant complex for extreme shine, hyaluronic acid, and over 10 superfruits, it nourishes your lips while providing irresistible shine. Plus, its soft-blurring effect helps minimise the appearance of lip lines for a smoother finish.

Get this for RM120 Sephora

Kosas Revealer Super Creamy + Brightening Concealer with Caffeine and Hyaluronic Acid

For medium to buildable coverage, this silicone-free concealer from Kosas is a must-have!

Packed with skincare benefits, it offers a super creamy texture and a fresh, hydrated, radiant finish. Blending easily and seamlessly into the skin, it helps reduce the appearance of dark circles, hyperpigmentation, redness, and blemishes while maintaining a natural look that fully resembles your skin.

With its clean formula, this concealer ensures a flawless complexion without any heavy or cakey feeling.

Get this for RM155 from Sephora

Tarte Tartelette™ XL Tubing Mascara

Lengthen, volumise, and mesmerise your eyelashes with Tarte’s newest tubing mascara. Featuring a XL peptide blend that delivers XL length, lift, and pigment to your lashes, it truly creates an XL-like impact on your eyes.

Infused with a TLC complex consisting of niacinamide, biotin, and panthenol, it promotes thicker, longer, and more conditioned-looking lashes. The 360° lash extension comb ensures a full-on flutter with a creamy and buildable lash extension effect.

Get this for RM120 (full size) and RM70 (travel size) from Sephora.  

Clinique Pop™ Longwear Lipstick

While some lipsticks may cause your lips to feel dry over time, this one from Clinique, the Pop™ Longwear Lipstick, is perfect for everyday use.

It’s not just a lipstick; it’s a primer too, ensuring comfortable wear throughout the day. Glide it on effortlessly to enjoy ultra-pigmented, full-coverage colour that lasts for up to eight hours. With its wide range of shades designed to match all skin tones, it’s the ideal lipstick for any occasion.

Get this for RM110 from Sephora

Virtue Labs Flourish Brow Density Booster Serum

Groomed, defined, and always on-point brows can make your overall look pop, and with Virtue Labs Flourish Brow Density Booster Serum, achieving those perfect brows is easier than ever.

This thickening serum harnesses the power of Virtue Labs’ award-winning hair Density Booster, featuring their patented Alpha Keratin 60ku Clinical® protein along with stimulating plant-based extracts and high-performing peptides.

Designed to promote fuller, lusher, and healthier brows while reducing uneven patches, Flourish® offers a unique approach to brow care. With consistent use, this serum strengthens, thickens, and enhances your brows, leaving you with beautifully groomed brows that perfectly complement your look.

Get this for RM390 from Sephora

Kosas BB Burst Tinted Gel Cream

Kosas, another new beauty brand in Malaysia, is proud to present their BB Burst Tinted Gel Cream. This clean, tinted gel cream offers a refreshing twist on tinted moisturisers, delivering a burst of active skincare alongside light, buildable coverage and a naturally smooth, hydrated finish.

Instantly providing #yourskinbutbetter coverage, it smoothes and tones for a healthy appearance. Plus, it’s also powered by triple-hydration technology, collagen-supporting copper peptides, and redness-reducing zinc oxide that’s clinically proven to enhance bare skin and boost hydration by 230% in just 4 weeks.

Get this for RM200 from Sephora

Dear Dahlia Endless Skin Setting Spray

Keep your makeup on point, no touch-ups needed with Dahlia Endless Skin Setting Spray. It’s a gentle mist that sticks to your skin, preventing makeup from clumping. Packed with plant extracts, it tightens pores and controls oil, lasting all day.

Hydrating ceramides and panthenol keep skin moisturised. It’s gentle on sensitive skin and has a refreshing lavender and grapefruit scent. Plus, it cools and soothes skin, leaving you with a natural, long-lasting glow.

Get this for RM165 (100ml) and RM85 (30ml) from Sephora.  

Dear Dahlia Shadow Stick

If you’re not a fan of eyeshadow palettes and want to spice up your look without spending much time on makeup, try using Dear Dahlia Shadow Stick. It effortlessly glides on your eyelid, offering highly pigmented colours with a smooth, blendable texture.

Its lightweight formula stays put without fallout, ensuring vibrant colour in a single stroke. Infused with Dahlia Variabilis Flower Extract, it also nourishes your skin for a healthy glow.

Get this for RM170 from Sephora

KVD Good Apple Blush Duo

Offering a long-wear, bold pigment that surpasses traditional blushes, this blush duo from KVD gives off a vibrant colour that lasts throughout the day.

With two complementary shades in each compact, you have the freedom to mix and match for endless customisation and versatility.

Get this for RM170 from Sephora

Fenty Beauty Demi’Glow Light-Diffusing Highlighter

Fenty Beauty Demi’Glow Light-Diffusing Highlighter is a skin tone-based highlighter with a silky-soft feel that’s infused with superfine pearls. Designed to flatter every skin tone, it gives off a natural-looking, radiant finish.

Get this for RM199 from Sephora

May Beauty Launches in Skincare

KRAVEBEAUTY Great Barrier Relief Reparative Skin Soothing Treatment

The long awaited skincare product is finally available in Sephora. This reparative serum, enriched with 10% Tamanu Oil, is designed to soothe redness and address sensitivity concerns effectively.

Its creamy formula works to alleviate signs of sensitivity arising from a compromised skin barrier. By incorporating nourishing oils and rebalancing actives, the Jumbo Great Barrier Relief assists in repairing damaged skin, promoting clearer complexion, and alleviating irritation.

Experience the clarity, calmness, and luxurious feel your skin deserves.

Get this for RM264 (100ml) and RM145 (45ml) from Sephora

Then I Met You Living Cleansing Balm™

With its sorbet-like texture, Then I Met You Living Cleansing Balm™ is an oil cleanser that transforms from a rich balm into a luxurious oil emulsion on the skin. It effectively removes makeup, excess oil, and sunscreen, leaving your face feeling clean and refreshed.

The balm, enriched with seaberry oil, melts away impurities without any greasy residue, while ingredients like persimmon extract, olive oil, and vitamin E nourish and protect your skin, giving it a healthy glow.

Get this for RM203 (90g) and RM74 (20g) from Sephora

Sol De Janeiro Rio Radiance Body Lotion SPF 50

For a gorgeous glow and smooth-feeling skin, the Sol De Janeiro Rio Radiance Body Lotion SPF 50 is your go-to.

This lightweight, mineral-based SPF 50 body lotion not only hydrates for silky, smoother skin but also provides broad-spectrum sun protection. Infused with Cupuaçu butter for non-greasy moisture and niacinamide to visibly brighten skin tone, it leaves a soft, radiant finish.

Immerse yourself in its notes of solar tuberose and leite de coco, while keeping your skin protected from harmful UVA/UVB rays.

Get this for RM205 (200ml) from Sephora

Urban Jungle Saké Bomb Gel Cleanser

Saké Bomb can be your everyday go-to with the Urban Jungle Saké Bomb Gel Cleanser. This multi-tasking face gel cleanser is enriched with Fermented Sake and AHA, offering a comprehensive skincare solution from cleansing to exfoliating and brightening.

With Fermented Sake providing enzymatic exfoliation and AHA (Lactic Acid) offering gentle chemical exfoliation, this cleanser effectively removes dirt, unclogs pores, and balances oil while ensuring hydration. It penetrates deep into the skin, locking in moisture to leave your skin feeling refreshed and hydrated after each use.

Get this for RM135 (200ml) from Sephora

Esmi Skin Minerals Hyaluronic Hydrating Serum

Great for those with dry, dull, and dehydrated skin, the Esmi Skin Minerals Hyaluronic Hydrating Serum is a game-changer. This quick-absorbing serum fights dehydration by plumping the skin, minimising lines, and boosting radiance.

Infused with triple-action Hyaluronic Acid, it increases hydration by 25% within two hours, acting as a refreshing drink of water for your skin. Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) aids in skin repair, restoration, and oil regulation, helping prevent breakouts, while allantoin promotes cell longevity.

Remember, for optimal results, follow with a moisturiser or face oil to seal in the hydration.

Get this for RM195 (30ml) from Sephora

Facetheory Supergel Oil-Free Moisturiser M3

Claiming to soothe troubled skin with ingredients like aloe vera and green tea, Facetheory oil-free moisturiser is a must-have for blemish-prone skin.

Known as the Supergel Oil-Free Moisturiser M3, this lightweight, unscented gel is enriched with niacinamide, stabilised vitamin C, and hyaluronic acid for effective hydration without clogging pores. With added salicylic acid to regulate sebum production, it ensures a shine-free finish that’s perfect under makeup.

Niacinamide in here helps reduce the appearance of pores while botanical extracts of chamomile, aloe vera, and green tea soothe troubled skin, preventing irritation. Meanwhile, stabilised vitamin C brightens the skin and combats acne-inducing bacteria for a clearer complexion.

Get this for RM96 from Sephora

Dr.Jart Every Sun Day™ Moisturizing Sun SPF 50+ PA++++

Known for their highly effective skincare range, Dr.Jart has newly introduced their Every Sun Day™ Moisturizing with SPF 50+ PA++++. It’s a lightweight formula that provides high SPF protection while leaving your skin with a dewy, moisturised finish.

This hydrating creamy gel-type sunscreen doesn’t leave a white cast and is dermatologist-tested. It shields your skin from UV rays and pollutants, ensuring 24-hour moisture for a healthy glow.

Get this for RM85 from Sephora

Esmi Skin Minerals The Uncomplicated Cleanser

Brilliantly named as The Uncomplicated Cleanser (because your cleansing routine should never be complicated!), Esmi Skin Minerals presents a skincare essential.

It gently yet effectively lift away dirt and foundation without stripping your skin of its essential oils and good bacteria. This double cleanse formula, enriched with aloe vera and camellia leaf extract, calms and protects your skin, leaving it clean, calm, and supple.

Suitable for all skin types, it ensures a balanced and healthy complexion without any dryness or tightness.

Get this for RM148 (100ml) from Sephora.  

Everden Nourishing Stretch Mark Cream

Perfect for all mummies-to-be as well as those with stretch marks, Everden Nourishing Stretch Mark Cream is a fragrance-free moisturiser that deeply hydrates dry, sensitive skin with nourishing mango butter.

Enriched with centella asiatica and vitamin A-rich rosehip oil, it boosts skin elasticity and reduces the appearance of stretch marks.

Whether preventing or treating stretch marks, this intensive cream leaves your skin feeling deeply moisturised and supple.

Get this for RM269 (120ml) from Sephora

Estée Lauder Perfectionist Pro Rapid Firm + Lift Serum

New in the market, Estée Lauder offers the Perfectionist Pro Rapid Firm + Lift Serum, a cutting-edge solution for lifting, firming, and smoothing lines.

Engineered with Hexapeptides 8 + 9, this serum visibly sculpts skin and smooths wrinkles. It targets key areas like the upper face, nasolabial folds, cheeks, jawline, and neck, strengthening the skin’s support network for firmer, smoother, and more sculpted skin.

With improved elasticity and bounce, your skin appears tighter, more volumized, and with reduced lines and wrinkles.

Get this for RM475 (30ml) from Sephora

Everden Kids Multi-Vitamin Face Cream Cool Peach

We’re loving how Everdeen has introduced a skincare range for children. Their Kids Multi-Vitamin Face Cream Cool Peach is specially crafted to provide essential hydration, balance, and soothing properties for delicate facial skin.

Enriched with niacinamide, it locks in moisture, ensuring healthy and nourished skin all day long. Featuring MegaVitamin Complex™ with amino acids and Omega 3, 6, and 9, it caters to kids’ facial skin needs, offering hydration and protection from environmental stressors.

It’s made for children ages four and above, and is also suitable for the whole family to enjoy.

Get this for RM50 (180ml) from Sephora

May Beauty Launches in Fragrances

YSL Black Opium Eau De Parfum Over Red

With a mild intensity formula, YSL Black Opium Eau De Parfum Over Red introduces a new cherry sensation to its iconic coffee floral signature.

This daring creation infuses the liquorous note of black opium with a fruity twist, courtesy of the cherry accord. As the iconic black opium bottle takes on a hypnotic red lacquered tone, it perfectly mirrors the scent’s essence.

Delight in the smooth glass, glossy surface, and the satisfying spritz as you indulge in the fragrance. Let the scent of cherry tantalise your senses, inviting you to imagine its luscious taste—a bottle designed to captivate and dazzle.

Get this for RM345 (30ml), RM515 (50ml), and RM66 (90ml) from Sephora

Givenchy Gentleman Society Extreme Eau De Parfum

Its top notes feature clary sage, peppermint, and nutmeg for an aromatic and spicy twist. The heart reveals the original Gentleman Society accord with narcissus absolute, iris concrete, and vetiver.

Unexpected coffee extract absolute adds depth, while woody cedar, sandal, patchouli, and vanilla create a lasting impression at the base. Inspired by couture, the bottle flaunts a striking black lacquer finish with the iconic Givenchy 4G logo.

Get this for RM567 (100ml) and RM432 (60ml) from Sephora

Jo Loves Amber Lime & Bergamot Fragrance Parfum

Warm, sexy, and elegant – that’s what you’ll feel when you use Jo Loves Amber Lime & Bergamot Fragrance Parfum. It embodies glamour, celebration, and living in the moment.

The freshness of bergamot and mandarin blends seamlessly with the warmth of amber and cedarwood, while suede and patchouli add an unforgettable touch. This fragrance captures allure and sophistication, making it an irresistible choice for any occasion.

Get this for RM630 (100ml) and RM440 (50ml) from Sephora.  

Mugler Alien Goddess Eau De Parfum Supra Florale

Find your signature scent and make it unforgettable with Mugler Alien Goddess Eau De Parfum Supra Florale. This fragrance evokes emotion with every fragrance note, transforming the signature solar jasmine into a monumental supra flower.

The fragrance opens with a burst of luminescent freshness from the cactus flower accord, followed by the opulence of jasmine Grandiflorum and everlasting flower. Liquid gold in here adds warmth and richness, creating a truly unforgettable olfactory journey.

Get this for RM410 (30ml), RM520 (60ml), and RM680 (90ml) from Sephora.  

Moschino Toy 2 Pearl Eau De Parfum

If you like fragrances that give you a sense of playfulness with its design, this perfume from Moschino, Toy 2 Pearl Eau De Parfum, is perfect for you. Its teddy bear bottle design, inspired by the seabed and Tahitian mother of pearl, adds a whimsical touch to your collection.

Plus, the notes are no less than pleasing to your senses. It combines the freshness of lemon and oregano with the elegance of jasmine and the warmth of sand and freesia, transporting you to a sun-soaked island paradise.

With woody vetiver, invigorating cypress, and timeless musk in the base, it’s an irresistible fragrance for anyone seeking a lustrous and genderless scent experience.

Get this for RM240 (30ml), RM368 (50ml), and RM464 (100ml) from Sephora

Jo Malone London Ginger Beer Cologne (Limited Edition)

Who said you can only find ginger beer in drinks? Now there’s also fragrances made with notes of ginger and more, like Jo Malone London’s Ginger Beer Cologne.

Inspired by the iconic ginger beer bottle, this spicy woody scent captures the essence of the beloved beverage. Experience the lively freshness of natural ginger complemented by the comforting warmth of cinnamon and roasted oak.

With top notes of zingy ginger, heart notes of powerful amyris, and base notes of earthy vetiver, it’s a quintessentially British fragrance that’s as invigorating as a sip of your favourite drink.

Get this for RM373 (30ml) from Sephora

Carolina Herrera 212 Vip Rosé Elixir Eau De Parfum

Let your scent speak volumes with this sensual and intense fragrance presented in a stunning pink dégradé glitter bottle. This fragrance is a declaration of joy, freedom, and femininity, inviting you to celebrate the beauty of being yourself with every spritz.

It’s a luxurious blend of floral and spicy notes with a touch of peach blossom, reminiscent of a sparkling glass of rosé.

With top notes of blackcurrant, mandarin, and lychee, heart notes of rose and peach blossom, and base notes of vanilla bourbon and patchouli, it’s a celebration encapsulated in a bottle.

Get this for RM334 (30ml), RM481 (50ml), and RM633 (80ml) from Sephora

Jo Malone Passiflora Cologne (Limited Edition)

Inspired by the captivating beauty of botanical illustrations, Jo Malone presents Passiflora Cologne (Limited Edition), an ambery floral scent that captures the essence of a Passiflora flower. This enticing fragrance brings to life the striking petals and flamboyant tendrils of the Passiflora bloom, rendered in full colour.

Enhanced with radiant honeysuckle and enriched by the rich almond notes of tonka bean, it creates a truly captivating olfactory experience. With top notes of cool cardamom, heart notes of solar passiflora with almond accents, and base notes of warm tonka bean, this fragrance is irresistibly warm and cocooning, making it a delightful addition to your scent collection.

Get this for RM373 (30ml) from Sephora

Amouge Love Delight Eau de Parfum

Inspired by the taste of Arabian sweet delicacies, Amouge Love Delight Eau de Parfum captures the essence of crumbly, buttery pastry, nuts, orange blossom, and rose water. This fragrance combines delicate florals and irresistible treats, exuding radiance and carefree charm—an invitation to savour every moment of indulgence.

Get this for RM1,650 (100ml) from escentials boutiques in Suria KLCC, The Exchange TRX.

Issey Miyake L’eau d’Issey Pour Homme Vétiver Eau De Toilette Intense

Picture yourself embarking on a leisurely hike through lush woodlands, the air alive with the invigorating scent of earthy moss and verdant foliage. With each step, you’re enveloped in the reassuring embrace of nature’s resilience, fuelling your sense of confidence and determination.

This fragrance is not just a scent, but a lifestyle statement—a reminder to embrace life’s challenges with strength and embrace every moment with gusto.

Get this for RM330 (50ml) and RM460 (100ml) from Sephora.  

May Beauty Launches in Hair, Bath and Body Care

Quai Anti-Frizz Crème

Using this anti-frizz is super easy–just apply Quai Anti-Frizz Crème on damp or dry hair to enjoy its benefits. Made with Upcycled Jackfruit, Beetroot Extract, and plant-based polymers, it provides long-lasting frizz control and intense thermal protection.

This creme keeps frizz at bay for up to 72 hours and shields your hair from heat up to 450°F/232°C.

Additionally, it conditions, moisturises, and hydrates your hair while reducing and repairing split ends. With ingredients like squalane from olives and plant-based polymers, it ensures your hair stays sleek and smooth, freeing up your schedule from constant touch-ups.

Get this for RM139 (177ml) and RM69 (89ml) from Sephora.  

Virtue Labs Colorkick® Illuminating Mask

For healthy, shiny hair, use Virtue Labs Colorkick® Illuminating Mask. This nourishing mask enhances your hair’s hue, adding radiance and maintaining colour vibrancy without causing dryness.

Powered by Alpha Keratin 60ku®, this dual-action formula repairs and strengthens hair from the inside out. Virtue’s proprietary protein not only strengthens hair weakened from chemical treatments but also smooths rough cuticles, allowing hair to reflect light better for the ultimate healthy shine.

Treat your hair to this transformative mask and enjoy vibrant, luminous locks.

Get this for RM340 (150ml) from Sephora

Kérastase K Elixir Ultime L’Huile Originale Hair Oil (Limited Edition)

In conjunction with Women’s Day 2024, Kérastase introduces this limited edition Elixir Ultime Hair Oil, an iconic routine for achieving extremely shiny hair. With the beautifying power of precious hair oils, this indulgent oil leaves hair soft, healthy, and incredibly radiant.

Providing deep nutrition to dull hair, it also offers heat protection up to 230°C, seals split ends, and smooths the hair fibre for long-lasting frizz control. Hair is instantly revitalised with 48 hours of visibly intense shine.

Infused with an exceptional blend of floral scents like Violet leaf, Freesia, and Mandarin, along with woody scents featuring Musc extract, the oil delivers a sensorial caress while effortlessly melting into your hair.

Get this for RM70 (30ml) from Sephora

Urban Jungle Midas Touch Body Lotion

Suitable for all skin types, Urban Jungle Midas Touch Body Lotion is the perfect post-bath or shower treat to smooth and sass-up your skin.

This nourishing lotion replenishes lost moisture, leaving your skin feeling smoother and more radiant. Enriched with apricot seed oil, rich in vitamins A, C, and E, it improves skin tone while maintaining softness and radiance. Additionally, it reduces the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and blemishes, ensuring your body skin feels pampered and revitalised.

With niacinamide to enhance skin hydration and soothe irritation, this lotion is ideal for calming sensitive skin while providing luxurious hydration for all skin types.

Get this for RM121 (500ml) from Sephora

Amuse Vegan Liberty Soybean Hand Cream

Available only online, Vegan Liberty Soybean Hand Cream is a fast-absorbing daily moisturiser for your hands. Formulated with a blend of soybean ceramide, soybean extracts, peptide, shea butter, basil extracts, and panthenol, it nourishes and softens your hands effectively.

This luxurious hand cream absorbs quickly, leaving your skin feeling soft, smooth, and deeply moisturised.

Get this for RM100 from Sephora