Investing on the right skincare and makeup products can make all the difference. From wrinkle-removing eye creams to multi-use makeup and new beauty studios, make this as your guide to the latest and freshest in the beauty scene!
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What's the Buzz
In case you haven't heard, leading essential oils brand dōTERRA is finally in the Philippines! Greg Cook, Founding Executive said, “We are excited about the potential of our Southeast Asia business, and the opportunity to share our pure essential oils with more consumers and increase awareness of our sustainable sourcing with another global community. Our presence in the Philippines further solidifies our position as the largest essential oil company in the world.”
One product, so many uses. The new Benefit Brow Styler is our latest must-have piece because not only do we trust the brand when it comes to brows, but this product is waterproof, smudgeproof, lasts up to 18 hours, and the best part? It's a multi-use brow product with wax pencil and powder-in-one that lets you create three looks: soft and full using the powder, clean and shaped using the wax pencil, and bold defined using both products.
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Do some pantyliners make you feel uncomfortable? Try the new Carefree FlexiComfort! It has foldable tabs to fit any panty, and it's infused with Aloe Vera that's gentle on skin!
We all know that Japanese makeup and skin care brands use timeless tradition backed by science. Being one of that, Shiseido, along with other J-Beauty brands, defined the standards of Asian beauty. Shiseido has just launched three products: Ultimune Power Infusing Eye Concentrate, the first eye care product proven to reduce the damage from friction by 30%; Benefiance Wrinkle Smoothing Contour Serum, a serum that moisturizes and diminishes fine lines, and plumps skin; and Benefiance Wrinkle Smoothing Eye Cream, which fights against frown lines and wrinkles.
Looking for presents as early as now? blk Cosmetics has launched their Holiday collection featuring #blklittleluxuries in gift sets, boxes, or beauty baubles! These miniature products are perfect as stocking stuffers or as cute additions to your travel makeup kit.
blk cosmetics continues to surprise us with new products! The recently-launched blk Scents is thier newest no-frills product line that simple and on-point for any on-the-go gal. Their first collection is inspired yet again by Korea, this time with its seasons: Summer, deliciously warm fruity-floral fragrance; Winter, a cool jasmine, peppermint and green tea notes; Autumn, a crisp scent of gorgeous lily, fresh wisteria, red peony, and sweet musk; and Spring, a bright but sweet scent of apple tree leaves, yellow freesias, linden blossom, and white orris
A feminine rose-scented perfume is still a classic. 1902 Eau de Cologne Tradition Rose is a new perfume for women that will remind you of a rose garden by its fresh and citrusy scent which is further enhanced by bergamot.
Your favorite makeup brand Happy Skin gets a makeover for its 6th birthday! But don't worry, the Happy Skin that you know and love is still the same, promising to take care of your skin while wearing makeup. For their Holiday collection, the brand has launched 6 versatile products for the eyes, lips, and cheeks: COLOR PLAY Multi-Use Mousse, GLOSS VIBE Cooling Lip Gloss, SHUT UP & KISS ME Moisturizing Matte Lippie, WONDER BROW Eyebrow Pencil + Mascara, FLICK KIT Liquid + Gel Eyeliner, and HOLY GRAIL Lengthening Fiber Mascara.
Doing your own mani-pedi gets easier and easier now that Sally Hansen just launched the new Sally Hansen No More Stains Spray-On Base Coat™! Sally Hansen’s first ever spray-on base coat instantly smooths nails and fills ridges to prep for your chosen nail color, and is formulated with actives and White Tea extract for a non-sticky, streak-free finish.
What if we tell you there's a cheaper way to detox right in the comforts of your home? The new Safeguard Natural Detox series lets you enjoy all the benefits of a skin detox as it lifts dirt and sebum from your skin. It comes in three variants: Charcoal to remove dirt and bacteria, Tea Tree to remove excess sebum, and Pomegranate to revitalize skin.
Here's the latest drop from Beauty Bar: Hurraw! flavored lip balms! Made with organic, vegan and raw ingredients, Hurraw! is the newest must-have perfect any lifestyle—it comes in 10 flavors, too: Hazelnut Tinted Lip Balm, Baobab Banana Lip Balm, Papaya Pineapple Lip Balm, Mint Lip Balm, Almond Lip Balm, Licorice Lip Balm, Chai Spice Lip Balm, Earl Grey Lip Balm, Chocolate Lip Balm, and Green Tea Lip Balm.
In the age of "beauty for all," One Earth Organics, a local skin care brand focusing on enhancing natural beauty through chemical-free solutions, launches its new campaign called "Celebrating Diversity." This campaign features eight personalities: fashion icon Tessie Singson, models Gelai Peñales and Anna Panthera, mom Nek Orence, professional volleyball player Aby Maraño, body positive advocate Gita Gumabao, transgender make-up artist Gabrielle Moi, Bb. Pilipinas 2019 candidate Hanna Arnold—who champion various types of beauty. "Empowerment is everything,” One Earth Organics founder Tyfannie Anne Short said. “The concept is synonymous with the brand.” The campaign hopes to encourage women to feel confident in their own skin, regardless of weight, age, color, gender orientation and skin condition.
In line with keeping our faces fresh, there’s also one body part we mustn’t forget to keep fresh: our intimate area. Yes, down there. Wiping with tissue and washing with water and soap is no longer enough. With the Beauty Library’s #FeminineMist, freshness is one spritz away! Your answer to keeping your intimate area in tiptop shape is in a bottle of this no-rise natural mist. Be part of the 500,000 women whose intimate areas have already improved since it first launched in 2018. It comes in two variants: French Rose and Green Tea. Even our favorite celebs like Heart Evangelista, mother-daughter duo Ruffa and Lorin Gutierrez and blogger Camille Co have Beauty Library’s Feminine Mist as their must-have. — Christina Zabat
Where's the Buzz
Strokes rebrands with a new name and a new home at Bonifacio Global City. Formerly Strokes, Strokes Eye Beauty Studio is a go-to place for many celebrities and influencers, and now those in BGC can try it, too! Get that #WokeUpLikeThis look with perfectly curled lashes and neatly groomed brows only at this posh eye beauty studio.
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Photos courtesy of brands. Beauty Library photo by Christina Zabat.