Beauty Insider: May
Welcome to Beauty Insider, where each month we bring you all of the latest beauty news, the best new product launches and the beauty brands we think should be on your radar. It’s a must-read for any beauty lover who wants to be in the know.
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Big news in beauty
Benefit Cosmetics have launched their Bold Is Beautiful Project, a global program committed to empowering women and girls across the world to be bold, believe in themselves and reach their full potential. Throughout May, 100% of profits from Benefit Brow Wax Services in Myer will be donated to local charities focused on supporting women such as Look Good Feel Better, Fitted for Work and Sister2Sister. Feeling brave? Think pink with Benefit’s new Bold Is Beautiful 3D BROWtones in Magenta. It’s available at all Myer Benefit counters and 100% of profits go to Bold Is Beautiful all year round.
Rodan + Fields is going from strength to strength in the skincare space, with Euromonitor ranking them the #1 Fastest Growing Skincare Brand in Australia in 2018. Less than two years after the brand’s Aussie launch, the recognition comes after their huge success in the U.S. and North America.
The Body Shop have announced their latest eco-friendly initiative, aiming to tackle plastic pollution through a partnership with global recycling pioneers, TerraCycle. Each store will feature a packaging recycling bin where you can return empty bottles, jars, tubs, tubes and pots, with a special gift incentive when any five empty products are returned.
La Mer are continuing their commitment to ocean conservation projects through their latest initiative, raising awareness and charitable donations through the La Mer Blue Heart Oceans Fund. The brand are calling on the public to post throughout May and June using the hashtags #LaMerBlueHeart and #LaMerDonation. Each post will see a $25 donation from La Mer, with the brand offering to donate up to $650,000 USD to the cause. Plus, they’re also releasing a limited-edition Blue Heart Crème de la Mer, hitting shelves in June.
Eylure have teamed up with beauty guru Chloe Morello to launch a collection featuring four of Chloe’s favourite Eylure lash styles. Exclusive to Priceline and available for a limited time only, the range features a lash option for everyone, from everyday wispies to eye-opening winged lashes.
Image credit: @eylureaus
The best beauty launches this month
Glam by Manicare Precision Eye Duo
Smoky eyes just became a total cinch with this clever eyeshadow brush duo. With one brush for an effortlessly even all over shadow application and one for precise crease line colour application, shaping and shading your eyes has never been easier.
Burt’s Bees Limited Edition Chai Tea Lip Balm
Spice up your life (and your lips) with the new Chai Tea Lip Balm from Burt’s Bees. With all the natural nourishment of the lip balms you know and love, this new launch also offers a sweet and spicy flavour thanks to delicious cinnamon, nutmeg and tea extracts. It’s limited edition, so run, don’t walk.
Delice de Poudre Highlighting Palette
Bourjois continues to satisfy our chocolate cravings with the launch of their Delice de Poudre Highlighting Palette. A luxurious gold highlighting quartet with four chocolate-y shades, the product leaves skin with glints of irresistible highlight.
Goldwell Kerasilk Revitalise Rebalancing Scalp Foundation
Meet Goldwell Kerasilk Revitalise’s new Rebalancing Scalp Foundation, an activating micro foam that moisturises and rebalances the scalp to strengthen the natural protective layer of the skin. Enriched with ECTOIN®, one of nature’s most powerful protectors, it effectively shields the scalp from oxidative stress.
Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Boosting Serum
Maybelline have launched their new lash boosting serum, formulated with a blend of lash conditioning ingredients such as arginine and provitamin B5. It leaves lashes looking fuller, thicker and stronger, whilst limiting fallout during makeup removal.
Nude by Nature Creamy Matte Lipstick
Love a matte finish but prefer natural formulas? Try Nude by Nature’s new Creamy Matte Lipstick. Packed with nourishing mango seed butter and unique moisturising microspheres, plus free from silicones, carmine or any synthetics, this lippie proves a natural formula can offer serious colour coverage.
New brands on bh
Panasonic are serious about your skin health. Approaching beauty from a scientific and technical perspective, Panasonic’s team of engineers and scientists have done the legwork to make sure you get the most out of your beauty products (and the best results for your skin). Their brilliant beautician devices allow you to incorporate the luxury of a salon facial into your everyday skincare routine.
bh loves: Panasonic Ionic Toning Device
Tan Tootie are committed to helping you nail your faux glow. A self-tanning brand determined to operate sustainably, ethically and transparently, they’ve got everything you need to achieve your perfect tan, from a long-lasting, lightweight mousse, to a toilet seat tan protector (we’ve all been there). Their mini tanning mitt also allows for flawless precision blending on face, hands and feet.
bh loves: Tan Tootie Tanning Mitt Duo
The iconic denim designer has created a collection of fragrances to complete their portfolio, and we couldn’t be happier. With scents ranging from sweet to seductive, there’s an option for everyone, whether you’re partial to a citrus splash or can’t go past a flirty floral. The bottle designs also look damn good on a vanity, which never, ever hurts.
bh loves: Replay Signature for Women
Have you tried...
Hamilton Skin Therapy Lotion
So…? Fragrances Vanilla Milkshake Body Mist
Bioglan Inner Glow Collagen Beauty Water
Naturopathica Resveratrol Max 30s
Alya Skin Exfoliator
Michel Mercier Detangling Hair Brush - Blue for Thick Hair
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