We've tested all the new launches to bring you the best of the best (yaaaass)
The life of a beauty addict is never dull thanks to dozens of brand new make-up, skin and hair products launching every single week.
New launches always bring with them a lot of hype, and so it can be hard to tell whether that hype is actually warranted – because nobody wants to splash their hard earned cash on something they’ll eventually regret buying.
We’ll be bringing you a break down of the best new releases you should be fighting to get your hands on before they sell out (which trust us, they will do).
So, what’s good this month?
Caudalie has launched a range of suncare that’s not just good for your skin but is safer for the environment, too. It contains no oxybenzone or octocrylene, both of which are terrible for our oceans and harm coral reef systems. Read more about how to make your beauty routine more eco-friendly when you’re done here.
The highly anticipated MAC x Aladdin collaboration has also landed, opening up a whole new world of make-up magic. Swatch away with shades like ‘Friend Like Me’, ‘Abu!’ and ‘No Ordinary Lamp’. The line is selling out quick, so get your hands on them fast.
And bareMinerals has launched the first water-based foundation stick that’s clean enough for both oily and dry skin types, all with the bonus of SPF 25.
Keep scrolling for our curated edit of the best new make-up launches and skincare drops, waving goodbye to your healthy bank balance in the process. Make sure you check back here for all the latest new beauty products 2019 brings in, as and when they’re announced.
It’s high time you treated yourself to a big beauty haul, we say.
The new Caviar Chrome collection contains 6 new shades of the iconic Caviar Sticks, as well as 6 liquid eyeshadow Chrome Veils for extra shimmer and sheen. Utterly divine.
Chanel No5 L'Eau now comes in two delicious body treats; an in-shower gel and body lotion. We'll be slathering these on all summer long.
MAKE's best-selling Marine Salve has a new season update, now available in three tinted versions for a pop of colour to the lips or cheeks. As well as this shade, Flesh, there's also Deep Flesh and Vamp to play with.
If the most important skincare step is sun protection, and after sun care is the second most important. An ice cold foam to cool and soothe the skin after being out in the sunshine.
Nothing beats a good old MAC collaboration, and now they've teamed up with Disney's upcoming live action Aladdin movie. Swatch shades like 'Friend Like Me' and 'No Ordinary Lamp' to your heart's content – but be quick!
Charlotte Tilbury has taken her signature glow to the next level this time. Available in 'Lightgasm' and 'Lovegasm', these four pan palettes are everything you need for an ethereal blush, bronze and highlight. Dreamy.
Reef safe sun cream is finally becoming a bigger priority both on the part of consumers and brands. Caudalie is now leading the way with their new line of suncare that won't harm the oceans. Yay!
Who DOESN'T love a scented candle? Nobody we trust, that's for sure. This seriously fresh new scent from Beauty Pie is clean, uplifting and will make your living room the nicest-smelling around.
Top notes: Bergamot, orange, freesia
Middle notes: Rose, jasmine abslute, patchouli
Base notes: Moss, amber, musks
The first clean, water-based and vegan foundation stick has arrived. BareMinerals new release is the perfect match for all skin types; if you have oily skin it won't clog your pores or make skin greasy, and for drier types is super hydrating. Win-win.
Ultra Violet tones are the new colour palette you need your hands on for festival season. Enter, Bobbi Brown's limited edition palette containing matte, shimmer and metallic shades. There's also an Infra Red palette if you're more inclined to earthy, copper tones.
Cica Paste works overnight to repair and improve the skin's barrier function as well as soothing the skin. (The proof is in the pudding: Did you know tigers roll themselves in Cica leaves when they've injured themselves?) You'll wake up with a complexion that just looks all-round better: Smoother, calmer and more even-toned.
Joining the body lotion and bath & shower milk, Elemis has just launched a warming Sea Lavender and Samphire Salt Scrub. As well as gently exfoliating dead skin cells, the sea lavender and samphire extracts soothe and hydrate the skin for a soft finish.
The world's most iconic beauty sponge now makes make-up, too! This hydrating primer provides a dewy glow without leaving skin greasy and minimising dullness and dryness.
The latest collection from Jo Malone London, Blossoms, comprises four fragrances including this newbie, Frangipani Flower, the smell of a summer holiday.
A lightweight, smoothing moisturiser enriched with hyaluronic acid to mimick the effects of filler, Moisture Cream soaks the skin in hydration for up to 72 hours.
Vitamin C is something of a wonder ingredient when it comes to brightening and smoothing the skin. Combined with hydrating hyaluronic acid, this little vit C serum packs a hefty punch.
This is one clever cream. If your skin has plateaued and isn't as responsive to your usual skincare, this bad boy conducts internal sensory signals to make your skin more responsive to skincare benefits. While you sleep, it'll moisturise, repair UV damage and brighten your skin overnight.
A dense, chunky salt scrub that'll gently buff away all manner of dead and scaly skin, this limited edition scrub is now our summer staple for smooth skin.
No7 Laboratories' two new launches are already so popular that they're selling once every 7 seconds. The Firming Booster Serum targets skin's plumpness, elasticity and collagen levels for firmer and lifted skin within just one week. Yes, you read that right. One. Week. It's no wonder it's in such high demand...
As part of Mio Skin’s #DivineSkintervention, the brand has launched a new salt scrub just in time for the warmer season. As delicately scented as the best spa treatment, while still rough enough to slough off dull winter skin, this product is first on our list for welcoming the sunshine.
Aesop’s sumptuous new cleanser for sensitive skin breaks down even the smokiest of eyes. The creamy, no foam formula is true to the brands no double cleansing belief. They believe this cleanser is rich enough to remove all make-up and dirt, without stripping the skin.
The luxury beauty brand has dropped six new otherworldly perfumes. The crystal-bottled collection could only be described as nature at its best, with scents described as ‘grey pollen infused with sun’, ‘peppery crystalline’ and ‘stalks tangled in his blond hair’. Very ethereal.
Redken Frizz Dismiss collection is your weather-proof hair insurance. Hair that is highly porous allows moisture to seep in and expand the follicle, resulting in a ‘do that certainly isn’t what it looked like when you left the house this morning. Nourishing Babassu oil helps to fill and close the pores (with vitamins!), restricting expansion and feeding your hair a super-dose of beauty supplements as you go about the day. In the collection there’s shampoo, conditioner, mask, oil mist, serum, and soothing cream – so you’re covered on all bases.
This night time serum does to your hair what a thick layer of moisturiser does to your skin. The vitamin blend is infused with Iris Root extract, which help to limit the breakdown of structural proteins from every environmental harms, and can be applied to wet or dry hair. The result is protection against pillow damage (which is a thing) and combatting damage done during the day.
For Earth Month, Aveda is partnering with the organization charity: water by giving away 100% of the profits of their cult favourite Shampure Hand & Body Wash. So as you melt into delicious herbal bliss in the shower, you can be safe in the knowledge that your money is going towards clean drinking water for people in India, Nepal, Madagascar and Ethiopia.
Tata Harper's plant-based skincare and iconic green packaging are loved by natural beauty lovers everywhere. The new 'hyper-hydrating' mask is jam packed with hyaluronic acid for an extra large dose of hydration for parched skin. Drink up.
With colour-correcting and priming properties, this little collagen-packed eye cream is a very powerful thing. It's got the most perfect buttery, creamy texture that glides on in the most satisfying way; you'll love it.
Flat and fine hair getting you down? Living Proof is here to fix that with their new body building spray. Adjust the nozzle depending on how much of a volume blast you need. Bonus: It also provides heat protection for up to 450 degrees F.
Love Erborian's iconic CC cream? They've now formulated one especially for the delicate under-eye area to nourish, smooth and disguise dark circles.
Sunday Riley's face oils are legendary, so we were pretty excited when we heard a new one was joining their ranks. This guy will brighten your complexion and even out any uneven skin tone without leaving a greasy residue behind afterwards.
Sensitive eyes rejoice! La Roche-Posay - the leaders in sensitive skin - have expanded their eye makeup collection to include these new liners. Both are 100% allergy-tested and formulated with people who have irritable eyes in mind.
Kiehl's beloved day moisturiser is their #1 bestseller; since its original launch, 10 pots are sold every minute over the world and it's won over 70 international beauty awards. But now in 2019, they've made it better and it's had one heck of an update. They've upped the hydration for 2.3x longer-lasting moisture and dropped the parabens, because of the growing concerns of their use in beauty products.
Tthe original L'Eau D'Issey is known for it's simplicity and clean scent, this sweet (but by no means sickly) update is the perfect fragrance to move into Spring with.
Take my word for it, blackheads are no match for this 2% salicylic acid serum. It practically dissolves them overnight; apply in the evenings after cleansing and before any hydrating serums before your moisturiser. There's also a new BHA cleanser to maximise your blemish-busting potential.