We’re almost done with the first month of 2023. If stepping up in your grooming routine is part of your new year’s resolution, here’s a list of products that is in our to-buy list that you can consider.
Jacquelle Spy x Family collection
Indonesian brand Jacquelle has released a special collection in collaboration with popular anime series Spy x Family.
The limited edition collection its Deep Cleansing Face Wash, Magic Clear Gloss, Tinted Lip Cloud, and Eyeshadow Palette. Of them, the lip products that comes with cute charms of the anime’s characters are certainly the most eye-catching.
We also have our eyes on the palettes, which feature Spy x Family design on the case and wearable, trendy shades that anyone can pull off.
Prices start from RM41.50 for the Deep Cleansing Face Wash. The collection is available on Shopee.
Rare Beauty Positive Light Silky Touch Highlighter
This semi-sheer highlighter comes as a compact for easy application and touch-up and doubles up as an eyeshadow.
Packed with micro-shimmers, this transfer-proof and water-resistant formula enhances a range of skin tones so you’ll be left gleaming all day and all night long.
Rare Beauty Positive Light Silky Touch Highlighter retails for RM128. It is available in four shdes and and retails at Sephora.
Tarte Maneater After Dark Eyeshadow Palette XI
Looking to create super fierce eye makeup looks? This super-sized palette is your best bud. Containing 24 shades in matte, shimmer, and sheen, this palette lets you create practically any look you want.
What’s more, like all Tarte eyeshadows, its formula is infused with Amazonian clay so it is able to deliver intense colour payoff while offering great blendability.
Tarte Maneater After Dark Eyeshadow Palette XI retails for RM235 and is available at Sephora.
Skincare and body care
Emina Natura Pal range
Emina has introduced a new sustainable skincare range for teens called Natura Pal.
This new line includes: Gel Cleanser, Toner Essence, Splash Serum, and Gel Moisturiser. These products are all made with 100% Natural Pea Extract and helps protect skin from free radicals caused by pollution and dust.
The vegan-friendly line is also packaged with less plastic and materials that are 100% recyclable.
Prices range from RM13.50 to RM35 and the line is available at Watsons, Shopee, and Tiktok Shop.
Tatcha Hinoki range
Shinrin-yoku (or forest-bathing) is a ritual that Japanese physicians prescribe for its immunity and mood-boosting powers. We may not be able to practise it, but the new Forest Awakening Body Collection from Tatcha may just be our next best option.
Products in this collection are infused with naturally healing phytoncides sourced from the healing trees of Japan’s forests.
This collection includes the Hinoko Body Wash, Hinoki Body Milk, and Hinoki Body Oil and is available at Sephora.
Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Cream and Facial Barrier Sheet Mask
Korean brand Dr. Jart+ has added two products to its Ceramidin line: Ceramidin Cream and Ceramidin Facial Barrier Sheet Mask.
Ceramidin Cream cares especially for sensitive or reactive skin by strengthening your skin barrier while preventing moisture loss. Fortified with 5-Cera Complex, which is a blend of five ceramides, this also contains hyaluronic acid and shea butter to further improve your skin barrier.
The Ceradin Facial Barrier Sheet Mask, on the other hand, is intensively moisturising, thanks to it containing double amount of the 5-Cera Complex in essence. This is also a great product to use after aesthetic treatments at the clinic to help reduce discomfort.
Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Cream retails for RM180 and Ceramidin Facial Barrier Sheet Mask (5 pcs) at RM110, and are available at Sephora.
Clinique Take The Day Off Charcoal Cleansing Balm
For a lightweight makeup remover that works effectively, consider the newly launched Clinique Take The Day Off Charcoal Cleansing Balm.
Besides being able to remove stubborn eye and face makeup, this also features Japanese charcoal that helps detoxify and unclog pores.
It transform from a solid balm into a silky oil upon application and leaves the skin feeling soft and nourished after rinsing off.
Clinique Take The Day Off Charcoal Cleansing Balm retails for RM173 and is available at all Clinique counters and Sephora.
Wei Five Sacred Grains Perfect Radiance Pudding Cream Moisturiser
For an even skin tone and dewy complexion, invest in this refreshing and lightweight moisturiser that hydrates your skin thoroughly.
The natural Five Sacred Grains complex contains a potent dose of vitamin C that helps boost tired complexion and balance oil levels.
Use this morning and evening and you’ll see your skin glowing in no time.
Wei Five Sacred Grains Perfect Radiance Pudding Cream Moisturiser retails for RM245 and is available at Sephora.
Wander Beauty On The Glow Blush and Illuminator
A blush and illuminator stick is a multi-tasker that lets you add colour to cheeks, lips, eyes, and body.
The dual-ended cream stick delivers a natural flush and for those who hate dealing with brushes, you’ll be happy to know that it has a finger-friendly formula that allows you to touch-up easily.
Wander Beauty On The Glow Blush and Illuminator is available in five shades and retails for RM180 at Sephora.
MAC Cosmetics Hyper Real range
For a skincare range that helps create a perfect canvas for great makeup adherence, look no further than the new Hyper Real range by MAC Cosmetics.
This new range includes the Hyper Real Fresh Canvas Cleansing Oil, Hyper Real Serumizer Skin Balancing Hydration Serum, Hyper Real Skincanvas Balm Moisturizing Cream, and even a Serum + Moisturizer Brush for application.
The serum and moisturiser are powered by the Pro-4 Power Infusion Matrix that features Japanese Peony Extract, Niacinamide, Hyaluronic Acid, and Ceramides.
MAC Cosmetics Hyper Real Fresh Canvas Cleansing Oil (RM200), Hyper Real Serumizer Skin Balancing Hydration Serum (RM280), Hyper Real Skincanvas Balm Moisturizing Cream (RM230), and 001 Serum + Moisturizer Brush (RM207) are available at all MAC Cosmetics counters and stores, as well as Sephora.
Laneige Perfect Renew 3x range
Laneige has launched a new anti-ageing range, which includes the Perfect Renew 3X Skin Refiner, Perfect Renew 3X Emulsion, Perfect Renew 3X Signature Serum, and Perfect Renew 3X Cream.
The star of the line is the serum, which is actually not one – but three – powerful anti-ageing serums in one bottle. The three serums – one for anti-wrinkle, one for firmness-boosting, and one for radiance-enhancing – are separated into three chambers to ensure they maintain stability.
All three serums are dispensed with one pump, thanks to the unique packaging design.
The Perfect Renew 3X Skin Refiner (RM184), Perfect Renew 3X Emulsion (RM198), Perfect Renew 3X Signature Serum (RM315), and Perfect Renew 3X Cream (RM290) are available at all Laneige counters and Sephora.