Here’s what’s new and noteworthy.
You know the drill – a new month means a new line-up of must-have new beauty launches to fill your drawers with – and September is shaping up to be one of the year’s most exciting months in terms of product drops. Below, see 10 of the best new beauty launches happening in September.
bareMinerals Strength & Length Eye Collection
What you need to know: Always on the hunt for the latest and greatest in mascaras and brow gels? This month, bareMinerals is launching its first clean, vegan lash and brow collection “that naturally lengthens and adds fullness with less lash fallout.” The plant-based, serum-infused, clinically-proven formulas work to strengthen the lash and brow hairs from the root whilst simultaneously “creating ideal conditions to maximize growth” in just eight weeks. Plus, the mascara features a new patent-pending paddle brush which delivers a 3-in-1 function to lift, lengthen and define lashes.
Price: The Strength & Length Serum-Infused Mascara and the Strength & Length Serum-Infused Brow Gel (which is available in four shades) are both $29.
Where to get it: Sephora, online and in-store.
Lotus Aroma Roll-On Blends
What you need to know: Everyone is under an increasing amount of stress right now so having a little pocket pal to help you de-stress on the move is essential. Enter the new Roll-On Blends from Canadian natural wellness brand Lotus Aroma. Designed to be directly applied to pulse points to help alleviate headaches, stress and insomnia, the new roll-ons are made with plant-based ingredients including spearmint, clary sage, peppermint oil, ylang ylang, mandarin orange, lavender and more.
Price: $19 each
Where to get it: Available this month in pharmacies and at amazon.ca.
The Body Shop Limited Edition Pumpkin Vanilla Hand Cream
What you need to know: The start of fall is mere weeks away – meaning Pumpkin Spice season is also right around the corner. If you can’t wait until the leaves change to get your pumpkin fix, The Body Shop’s new Limited Edition Vanilla Pumpkin Hand Cream should do the trick. The lightweight, non-greasy formula is made using Community Fair Trade Ghanaian shea butter and babassu oil from Brazil, and absorbs quickly into the skin to leave your hands hydrated (and smelling heavenly). There’s also a body butter and a shower gel on offer in this limited edition scent, too.
Where to get it: Available now at thebodyshop.com.
NARS Soft Matte Complete Foundation
What you need to know: All beauty junkies know that NARS knows how to make an excellent foundation – and their newest formula is sure to be no different. The new Soft Matte Complete Foundation is a natural-looking, full-coverage foundation that stays put for 16 hours of wear. It contains a new Hydramatte Balancing Complex to help deliver hydration whilst balancing excess sebum, as well as absorbing powders to actively remove shine for a matte finish. Perhaps most impressively, the new foundation (which is available in 34 shades) is also oxidation-resistant, meaning it won’t change colour throughout the day.
Chanel Coco Mademoiselle L’Eau Privée
What you need to know: This month, Chanel is launching a softer version of its signature fragrance, Coco Mademoiselle. The new iteration features notes of citrus, jasmine absolute, rose and patchouli to deliver a light evening scent that is best paired with a negligée. The frosted orangey-pink bottle with gold lettering is an elegant addition to any nightstand, too.
Price: $146 for 100ml.
Where to get it: Available now at all Chanel beauty counters and at chanel.com.
Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Serum
What you need to know: Cult skincare brand Glow Recipe is back with another new release this month in the form of its Plum Plump Hyaluronic Acid. The hydrating formula uses three varieties of plum (each of which is full of antioxidants and vitamin C) and a blend of multi-weight hyaluronic acids to lock in moisture and plump the skin. There’s also a vegan collagen and silk protein built in that works to strengthen the skin barrier and protect against free radical damage. If you’re looking for dewy skin in a flash, this will be your new best friend.
Where to get it: Sephora, in-store and online.
Bioderma Atoderm Intensive Eye
What you need to know: Atoderm is the dermatological term that refers to very dry, sensitive skin and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley-loved skincare brand Bioderma is releasing a new eye cream this month to speak specifically to the issue. Daily use of the product helps to reinforce the skin barrier on the eyes, which in turns helps to prevent skin flare-ups. The clinically tested, 3-in-1 formula works as a soothing eye contour care product, a restorative gel and a no-rinse makeup remover.
Gucci Bloom Profumo di Fiori
What you need to know: Master Perfumer Alberto Morillas has created another new scent to join the Gucci Bloom family. Gucci Bloom Profumo di Fiori uses a range of floral notes including Tuberose essence, jasmine sambac closed buds and jasmine sambac absolute, as well as ylang ylang, sandalwood and sun drenched woody notes. The result is a scent that is “like a spell,” says creative director Alessandro Michele.
Price: From $119 for 30ml.
Where to get it: Available now at Sephora.ca and Holt Renfrew.
L’Occitane Immortelle Divine Collection Re-Launch
What you need to know: L’Occitane is relaunching its Immortelle Divine collection this month with a new formula that contains a 30 per cent higher concentration of Immortelle (a flower from Corsica that the brand has been researching for over 20 years) to help fight the five main visible signs of aging. The collection includes the best-selling Immortelle Divine Cream and the Immortelle Divine Serum, both of which contain the breakthrough discovery that is the Immortelle Super Extract, a naturally-derived alternative to retinol that helps to enhance the structure and look of the skin.
Price: The Immortelle Divine Cream is $120 and the Immortelle Divine Serum is $130.
Where to get it: Available now at L’Occitane boutiques and online.
L’Oréal Paris Professionnel Ends Filler Concentrate
What you need to know: L’Oréal Paris is releasing a brand new professional range this month focused on helping hair to grow longer and thicker. The star product in the Pro Longer collection is the Ends Filler Concentrate – a small but mighty once-a-week treatment that uses Filler-A100, a L’Oréal Professionnel-patented molecule that is made up of two active ingredients: Filoxane, a thickening agent that penetrates fragile hair to make it look visibly thicker, and PQ6, an active that works to deep condition damaged hair fibres to make hair healthier and stronger.
Where to get it: Available this month at Lorealprofessionnel.ca.