New year, new beauty routine, right? The start of 2022 may be slow and somewhat cloudy, but one thing that hasn’t been discouraged by a certain global panna cotta is the launch of new cosmetics and skincare as if hot and endlessly spicing up the shoe aisle. Whether you’re biased towards a deal or feel in the mood to splurge (who doesn’t, right?), everyone from drugstores prefer Maybelline to the bad, Boogie Tata Harper has got something new and shiny to offer in the year of Tiger and we’re ready to hand our January paychecks. Immediately. Adds money management to our 2023 resolutions.
Get your own notes app on the ready folks, there’s some real beauty to be seen below!
CeraVe Micellar Cleansing Water with Niacinamide and Ceramides for All Skin Types, £10
CeraVe is the go-to when it comes to gentle skincare, and the new Micellar Cleansing Water is no different for all skin types. Say goodbye to impurities, dirt, makeup and pollution with this effective cleansing water gentle enough to be used daily. At just £10, it ticks all the boxes for new skincare essentials that won’t break the bank – we love!
Glow Banana Peel and Polish Shoes, £5
100% vegan, cruelty-free, and delightfully priced, Boots New Banana Peel Mask helps exfoliate skin without drying it, thanks to banana extract and lactic acid that leave it feeling soft and smooth. Simply apply to a dry face, leave on for ten minutes, rinse and voila, your 2022 skincare routine is already leveled.
Chanel No. 1 Revitalizing Serum, £118
Spenny Chanel is here with brand new releases to start the year, oh my gosh it’s worth ££! Utilizing the powers of red camellia, a flower with refreshing anti-aging benefits, the serum works to reduce wrinkles, refine pores and restore skin elasticity, leaving your skin feeling more comfortable. Alexa, play Forever Young by Alphaville.
Dolce & Gabbana Sheerlips Lipstick, £33
Anyone else dreaming of summer already? We’ve got Dolce and Gabbana covered. Their new lipstick from Sheerlips glides on thanks to the balm-like texture, providing a hydrating wash of color and leaving lips looking as soft as a petal! The floral-inspired shade range contains subtle pigments that recreate the transparency and pure hue of a flower, and we just can’t get enough.
Charlotte Tilbury Flawless Setting Powder Lunar New Year’s Edition
Charlotte Tilbury has done it again, creating a flawless staple so your complexion looks like it’s undergone a serious upgrade in 2022, complete with red leopard print packaging to celebrate the New Year. We love you, Mrs. Tilbury! Conceal fine lines and blemishes with this ultra-fine finishing powder, and watch skin look clean, flawless, and insta-ready at a moment’s notice! *chef’s kiss*
Enki Hyaluronic Acid Cleanser, £9.99
Hyaluronic queens make yourself known, this is for you! Gentle enough for both morning and night, this foaming cleanser removes makeup, SPF and everyday dirt from skin leaving it instantly hydrated and balanced. The combination of 1% inulin and 1% hyaluronic acid complex restores the skin’s natural barrier and infuses it with moisture for up to 48 hours – a dream!
Maybelline Colossal Curl Bounce Mascara, £10.99
Keep in mind that your lacy nighttime lashes are secured with the new Maybelline Colossal Curl Bounce Mascara, helping you lure your way to a free margarita in a flash. The ultra-black formula and Memory-Curl Technology deliver up to 24 hours of wear that resists caking, smudging or flaking – what’s not to love?!
Benefit Porefessional Lite Ultra Lightweight Pore Minimizing Face Primer Exclusive, £29.50
Its lightest formula yet, this weightless, undetectable primer has all the power of the original POREfessional but with a 73% water-based formula for a gentle cloud-like lightness. Non-comedogenic, gentle and fragrance-free, it’s everything your dream primer is made for.
Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte Beautiful Skin Foundation, £34
Another from the cool world of Charlotte Tilbury, the new buildable, medium-coverage foundation has spring skin written all over, helping you create a healthy-looking glow that’s ready for brunch in the sunshine or a Parisian city break (a girl can dream). Brightening rose complex and hydrating hyaluronic acid together improve the appearance of skin with each use, with coconut extract improving the skin’s water-holding capacity as well – welcome plumper, younger-looking skin!
Doll Beauty She Fine Liner Thank You Next, £8.50
With the shade names ‘boy bye’ and ‘thank you next’ in Doll Beauty’s new She Fine Lip Liner range, it’s safe to say we added all of the above to the basket right away. Super creamy, blendable and has full coverage that leaves lips hydrated too, think your Valentine’s Day makeup!
Elemis Nourishing Face Midnight Sleeping Cream, £40
We’re familiar with probiotics from browsing the aisles of H&B, but have you ever heard of prebiotics? Turned out to help promote the growth of good bacteria and properties that are already in the body, this sleeping cream is full of ’em! Light enough for everyday use yet decadent enough to feel like a treatment, Bedtime Essential improves overall skin tone and means you can get out of bed safely knowing your skin will look radiant AF, guaranteed.
Aveda Nutriplenish™ Masque Deep Moisture, £45.50
Add some superfood to your beauty routine plus your morning smoothie with Aveda’s new hair mask, suitable for all hair types and 4X more hydration than unprocessed hair – big claims! Hair is promised to look healthy, soft and touchable – we’ll have your biggest tub please!
Tata Harper + Net Staining Restorative Eye Cream, £113
When the only streak you ever want in your life is Harry Styles’ best album (just the facts), banish eye lines, shadows, and puffiness with Tata Harper’s luxurious rejuvenating eye cream. If the price tag is a little off, know that this magic in a jar is produced bi-weekly on demand, to ensure the freshness, potency and potency of the bioactive formula—kind of cool, right?
Keys Soulcare, Melting Macadamia Nut Oil Body Balm, £30
A new release from Alicia Keys Keys Soulcare’s mega skincare line (aimed at nurturing mind, body, and spirit, FYI) the new Melting Body Balm transforms from balm into oil on contact with skin to smooth, soothe, and hydrate in instant. The scent of “sage and oat milk brings comfort, clarity, and balance,” and frankly, we’re already sold out.
Sol de Janeiro Rio Deo Aluminum Free Deodorant, £14
Using the same scent as the famous Brazilian Bum Bum Cream, this aluminum-free deodorant eliminates odor, calms skin, and fights ingrown hairs (thanks to the papaya enzyme) in one easy swipe. Its 98% naturally derived formula works with the body’s natural rhythms, lowering the pH of the skin and naturally inhibiting odor-causing bacteria to be able to form. The Weekly Body Combat class is no match for this bad boy!
Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester Daily Brightening & Exfoliating Peel, £59
Gentle enough for daily use, this lightweight liquid peel helps brighten, tighten and reduce the appearance of discoloration and dark spots over time, while the Vitamin C ester helps give the appearance of collagen-rich skin. Unlike traditional Vitamin C, Vitamin C Ester is fat soluble and easily absorbed for maximum antioxidant benefits. Technical looks, results = worthy of skincare language!
Bondi Wash Body Wash Tasmanian Pepper & Lavender, £25
If we can’t transport ourselves to Bondi Beach for a slice of the sun, this body lotion might be the next best thing. Inhale the scents of Australian botanicals for a beautifully aromatic bath or shower, plus 99%+ plant-derived ingredients, it’s perfect for those with sensitive skin too!
Curél Deep Moisture Spray, £19.50
Have you heard of Corel before? Say hello to the #1 Japanese skincare brand for sensitive skin. The new hydrating mist leaves skin feeling instantly rejuvenated, and can even be used over makeup for a dose of hydration whenever your skin needs a glowing freshness. pH-balanced, fragrance-free, colorant-free, and alcohol-free, sensitive skin gals rejoice!
Fresh Floral Restoring Soothing Mask, £59
Taking care of your skin lets you do the work while picking up some ZZs with the new Fresh Recovery Mask. Powered by floral extracts – passiflora, cornflower, cherry blossom and peony – the mask works while you sleep, to calm and reduce the appearance of redness on sensitive skin. For instant relief, you can also apply during the day and leave it on for 5-10 minutes. Gently massage an extra amount and watch how your skin changes.
What items do you add directly to your basket once your January paycheck arrives?
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