From shine-shunning skincare to pore perfectors and floral fragrances, 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.
For sensational, shimmery, summertime skin, this luxurious body oil from Tom Ford will leave you with a gorgeous glow and feeling silky soft from top to toe. Infused with gold and platinum leaf, it gives you a golden glimmer whilst wrapping you in a bouquet of flowers thanks to its delicate scent of white florals, amber, and sandalwood.
Tom Ford ‘Shimmering Body Oil’, AED 445/SAR 454, Paris Gallery, The Dubai Mall
Containing calming ingredients to repair the delicate eye area, including plum extract, rice protein, and grape seed extract, this new super serum is just as its name suggests: super smart. Targeting fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin tones, it visibly firms, brightens, and boosts hydration to give you younger, brighter-looking eyes.
Clinique ‘Smart Custom-Repair Eye Treatment’, AED 550/SAR 562, Areej, The Dubai Mall
If you’re looking for a foundation that stays put for ten hours and helps keep your skin shine free, this is it. It will make you look wide awake (even if you don’t feel it) by giving skin back its glow and loading it with peptides to increase elasticity and radiance. Offering lightweight coverage, it’s easily buildable without the risk of looking cakey.
Rimmel ‘Wake Me Up Anti-Fatigue Foundation’, AED 59/SAR 60, Boots, The Dubai Mall
Get perfect pores with this portable blotting stick, a skincare superhero for your handbag. Minimizing the appearance of large pores (a particular problem during the hot summer months), it also shuns shine and absorbs excess oils for up to six hours, mattifying and perfecting your face whenever you need a helping hand.
Benefit ‘The Porefessional License to Blot’, AED 100/SAR 110, Sephora, Mall of the Emirates
If you thought Sachajuan just created amazing hair products, then think again. The Swedish brand now offers beautifying body care that we just can’t get enough of. Spice up your shower with this citrusy wash, which gently cleanses, hydrates, and soothes whilst giving skin a subtle splash of citrus and jasmine scents.
Sachajuan ‘Spicy Citrus Body Wash’, AED 130/SAR 133, Bloomingdale’s-Dubai, The Dubai Mall
It seems as though big brows are here to stay, so keep yours looking their best with this perfecting pair from Tweezerman. Use the brush to sweep hairs upwards and into place, then the scissors to trim any excess length from each brow. With their ultra-thin precision blades, it’s never been easier to get gorgeously groomed brows.
Tweezerman ‘Brow Shaping Scissor and Brush’, AED 110/SAR 112, Areej, Mercato Mall
Create your own beautiful bespoke eye palette with MAC’s new ‘Eyes on MAC’ collection. With the option of nine or 15 shades, they feature a wave of color-coordinated hues to give you endless mix-and-match options. From amber to purple and navy to burgundy, whether you’re after a natural day look or a smoky night look, these palettes will perfect your peepers.
MAC ‘Eyes on MAC Palette’, from AED 205/SAR 209, Dubai Marina Mall
Give your toe some TLC this summer with this rich and refreshing cooling foot cream. With refreshing menthol, hydrating vitamin E, soothing lavender, and protecting beeswax, it helps nourish and moisturize weary feet while reducing swelling and putting a spring back in your step.
BUY NOW: Susanne Kaufmann ‘Cooling Foot Cream’, AED 182/SAR 186, Net-a-Porter
In a rainbow of shades, from nudes to jet black, the new Make Up For Ever ‘Artist Plexi-Gloss’ range covers all your lip-color needs. Its innovative non-sticky formula won’t leave lips feeling or looking gloopy and gooey, and the long-lasting pigments will stay put on your pout for hours.
Make Up For Ever ‘Artist Plexi-Gloss’, AED 95/SAR 95 each, The Dubai Mall
Hair feeling a little parched after too much sun and sea? Then put some life back into your locks with this nourishing leave-in conditioner. Enhancing shine and replacing moisture, it also protects against harmful UV rays and combats stress caused by saltwater and chlorine. Simply spray into towel-dried hair and let it work its magic.
Alterna ‘Bamboo Beach Summer Sun Recovery Spray’, AED 125/SAR 128, De La Mer Day Spa, Jumeirah
This fresh, feminine, floral fragrance is sure to tickle your fancy this season thanks to its subtle, sensual scent. With notes of rose, magnolia, lily of the valley, amber, peony, lychee, and cedar wood, it opens with a light airiness and settles on skin to reveal a warm and musky heart.
Chloé ‘Signature Eau de Toilette’, AED 360/SAR 370 for 50ml, Wojooh, Mall of the Emirates
A hydrating gel that refines pores, reduces redness, calms stressed skin, and leaves you feeling silky soft? Yes please. Estée Lauder’s new oil-controlling gel is specially formulated with wildflower extract to help cool and calm skin whilst also reducing shine and refreshing your face. Fabulous.
Estée Lauder ‘Oil Control Mattifying Hydrating Gel’, AED 257/SAR 262, Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall
About to head on holiday and your mani isn’t holding up? Before you panic, make sure you’ve packed OPI’s ‘Survival Kit’. Featuring everything your nails could possibly need, including a base coat, top coat, strengthener, wipe-off remover, four best-selling shades, a buffer, and a handy little pouch, this is the ticket to terrific talons.
OPI ‘Survival Kit’, AED 150/SAR 153, Sephora, The Beach
Add some shimmer to sun-kissed skin and strobe with Rodial’s ‘Illuminating Powder’. Using micronization technology and fine pearls, its silky formula gives a gorgeous glow to skin to brighten and beautify. Lightly brush over the high panes of the face (across your cheekbones, down your nose, and across your forehead) to define your features.
Rodial ‘Instaglam Compact Deluxe Illuminating Powder’, AED 360/SAR 368, Paris Gallery, Yas Mall
Whether you’re catching a flight for an exotic holiday or staying poolside at home, this protecting sun spray will fight off harmful UVB and UVA rays and boost your tan whilst you sunbathe. With Tyrosine C, which naturally activates melanin production, it also contains Vichy Thermal Spa Water to soothe, strengthen, and regenerate skin.
Vichy ‘Hydrating Tan Optimizer SPF50+’, AED 145/SAR 148, Boots, The Dubai Mall