From bright blue hues and magical mascaras to brightening skincare and bathing beauties, these must-have products cover all your beauty needs. Click through the gallery to find out what you need to be buying for your beauty bag this month.
Your eyes will be opened to a whole new level of beauty, literally, with NARS’ new mascara. Enriched with humectants and conditioners, it looks after your lashes whilst ensuring there’s no smudging, clumping, or flaking, and its unique formula means you can reapply throughout the day, as lashes never get dry. The snazzy brush catches each lash and coats it from root to tip for longer, amplified lashes.
NARS ‘Audacious Mascara’, AED 130/SAR 130, Sephora, The Dubai Mall
Harnessing the perfecting powers of white flowers (stargazer lily and white crocus), this night cream’s vitamin C-based formula targets dark spots and pigmentation. With porcelain rose to promote the elimination of waste, cherry blossom to moisturize and reflect light, and sunflower oil to nourish with essential fatty acids and antioxidants, it will help you wake up looking bright and beautiful.
Nuxe ‘Brightening Renewing Night Cream’, AED 239/SAR 244, Boots, The Dubai Mall
Blue’s the hue with Chanel’s new limited-edition ‘Blue Rhythm’ collection. Match your mani to your eyes with this bold nail polish and sparkly sapphire eyeshadow – the perfect way to add some chic color to your makeup bag.
Chanel ‘Le Vernis Nail Color in Vibrato’, AED 125/SAR 128, Harvey Nichols – Dubai, Mall of the Emirates
Chanel ‘Ombre Essentielle in Swing’, AED 155/SAR 158, Harvey Nichols – Dubai, Mall of the Emirates
Buff your body with this solid salty scrub, made of over 50 percent sea salt and 25 percent cupuaçu and illipe butters. It’s infused with cherry blossom, jasmine absolute, Sicilian lemon oil, and mimosa to make for a dreamy, delicate scent. Deeply cleansing, it scrubs away dead skin to polish you to perfection. Scrub the solid bar over your skin before you shower, then rinse off for instant smoothness.
Lush ‘Rub Rub Rub Body Scrub’, AED 55/SAR 56, City Centre Mirdif
Celebrating the origins and passages of time, Illamasqua’s new ‘Earth Collection’ is the perfect way to embrace the changing seasons and the colors of fall. This eyeshadow palette offers both metallic and matte finishes and allows you to create a variety of earthy eye looks, giving you the option to wear each shade alone or to blend them together for a statement look.
Illamasqua ‘Earth Nomadic Palette’, AED 255/SAR 260, The Dubai Mall
Bringing the sultry scent of the ‘Narciso’ fragrance to your bathing routine, this new bath line has everything covered, from a scented shower cream and body lotion to a hair mist, deodorant, and body cream. You’ll be left feeling (and smelling) perfectly pampered from top to toe.
Narciso Rodriguez ‘Bath Line Products’, from AED 170/SAR 174, Areej, Mall of the Emirates
Whether your skin is tired, needs refreshing, is craving a moisturizing hit, or is in need of a brightening boost, this pack is all you need. Its five facemasks, made from coconut and formulated without nasties, will save your skin when it needs it most and each come in handy individual packs so you can take them with you wherever you go. Simply apply a sheet to clean, dry skin, and remove it 30 minutes later.
When ‘Special Package Face Masks’, AED 159/SAR 162, Sephora, CityWalk
If you thought Louboutin’s love of red was reserved solely for his shoes, think again, for you can now paint your pout the perfect shade of scarlet with his new lip colors. The collection of 38 shades in a range of finishes (matte, sheer, or silky) contains natural oils and seed butters to nourish whilst delivering high-impact color. The packaging is so stunning you’ll find any excuse to put a pop of lipstick on.
Christian Louboutin ‘Lip Color’, AED 440/SAR 449, Level Shoe District, The Dubai Mall
Gently stimulating cell renewal to give you revitalized, radiant skin, this new serum from Espa is loaded with potent, natural ingredients (including mulberry, bearberry, and liquorice) to help minimize the appearance of hyperpigmentation, boost collagen, and even out skin tone. Able to penetrate deeply into the skin, it will brighten and invigorate even the dullest of complexions, leaving you looking radiant and refreshed.
Espa ‘Skin Radiance Intensive Serum’, AED 345/SAR 352, The Ritz-Carlton, Abu Dhabi
A skincare secret of Kylie Jenner, these pore-perfecting pads are soaked in glycolic acid to gently exfoliate, retexture, and resurface skin. They contain witch hazel to tone, blue daisy extract to soothe, and hyaluronic acid to moisturize. Simply sweep them over skin to brighten and beautify.
BUY NOW: Nip + Fab ‘Glycolic Fix Daily Cleansing Pads’, AED 99/SAR 101, Basharacare
For fierce definition and sculpted cheekbones to rival Kate Moss’, make Maybelline’s new ‘Master Sculpt’ your must-have. Offering a bronze shade to contour and a light-reflecting highlighter to strobe, it also comes complete with a handy dual-usage brush so you can touch up on the go.
Maybelline ‘Master Sculpt 2-in-1 Contouring Palette’, AED 72/SAR 74, all leading supermarkets
It’s here! Glossier beauty is finally available to buy on Net-a-Porter, and once you’ve tried the ‘Balm Dotcom’ skin salve you will see what all the fuss is about. Packed with antioxidants and natural emollients to hydrate and nourish, it does literally everything. It soothes dry, rough skin, lips, and cuticles, acts as a lipstick primer, gives you dewy highlights on your lids or cheeks, and treats any areas that need a bit of TLC.
BUY NOW: Glossier ‘Balm Dotcom’, AED 151/SAR 154, Net-a-Porter
Shimmer and shine with Wojooh’s new ‘Liquid Gems’ long-lasting illuminators that add a gorgeous glow to any part of your body that you want to highlight. Dab along your collarbones and cheekbones for some sun-kissed glamour, or mix with your foundation to create a dewy, glowing base. The options are endless.
Wow by Wojooh ‘Liquid Gem Illuminator’, AED 90/SAR 90, The Dubai Mall
If summer holidays, heat, and humidity have wreaked havoc on your hair, this shampoo and conditioner will bring your locks back to life. Rich in roucou oil, extracted from an Amazonian plant, they help restructure hair whilst protecting it from UV damage. Adding shine, softness, and silkiness, they moisturize and add body without weighing hair down, and they fight off frizz to give you a fabulous mane.
Davines ‘OI Shampoo’, AED 95/SAR 97, Make Up Etc, Jumeirah
Davines ‘OI Conditioner’, AED 100/SAR 102, Make Up Etc, Jumeirah
Bee beautiful with this all-natural, organic exfoliator. Containing bee venom, calendula, sugar, Echinacea, aloe vera, and glycolic acid, it’s intense, yet gentle, as it works to extract toxins, smooth fine lines and wrinkles, lighten pigmentation, buff away dead skin cells, and boost skin’s immunity. Apply to clean, dry skin and gently massage in before rinsing off.
Heaven by Deborah Mitchell ‘Bee Polish’, AED 261/SAR 267, The Nail Spa, The Dubai Mall