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August’s Best Beauty Launches Give You the Excuse to Indulge in Something Fancy

May we suggest a new cream that’s been dubbed the Rolls Royce of skincare products?

August’s Best Beauty Launches Give You the Excuse to Indulge in  Something Fancy

Hundreds of beauty products launch each month, but not all of them live up to their claims. To make your life a bit easier, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite new launches of the month to help you discover the legit game-changers worth adding to your cart. Whether you’re an amateur skincare expert, a makeup guru, or just looking for something exciting to add to your medicine cabinet, these are the exciting finds worth adding to your cart.

Lash Sculpt Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara

When it comes to eyes, be it brows or lashes, Anastasia knows what she’s doing. This latest launch features a tapered end on the brush, which makes it great for grabbing those stubby, inner corner lashes, and the longer bristles fan out lashes in one swipe.

Anastasia Beverly Hills

SurrealSkin™ Awakening Concealer

Makeup By Mario’s latest concealer is just as good as their foundation. Translation: I’m obsessed with it. The formula dries to a dewy—but not too dewy—finish and hides my dark circles, all without feeling too heavy on my skin.

Makeup by Mario

Rénergie H.P.N. 300-Peptide Cream

Featuring the holy trinity of ingredients—hyaluronic acid, 300 different types of peptides, and niacinamide—this cream is basically the Rolls-Royce of skincare products. The super-potent cream improves the appearance of wrinkles, fades dark spots, and stimulates collagen production for firmer, healthier, and smoother-looking skin.


Stretch Fluid Foundation

To quote fellow writer Carrie Bradshaw, “In New York, you’re always looking for a job, apartment, or a boyfriend.” I’d add one more item to that list — a foundation that doesn’t feel like a foundation. Thankfully, Glossier’s latest launch checks that last box. (Sorry, they can’t help you find a rent-stabilized walk-up or a man.) Their new gel-cream foundation is infused with skincare ingredients, including squalane, glycerin, wild rose berry, plankton extract, and amino acid-coated pigment to keep your skin hydrated all day long. It blends seamlessly into skin, rather than just sitting on top of it, resulting in natural-looking coverage.


Vital Hydra Solution Hydro Plump Water Cream

Instead of depending on humidity to give you glowing skin, try out this moisturizer instead. The texture sits somewhere between a serum and a lotion, and it sinks in instantly without feeling sticky or wet. Thanks to the hyaluronic acid-infused formula, it plumps and hydrates skin, giving you a dewy look—no sweat needed.

Dr. Jart+

Super Serum

This product is named super serum for a reason; it’s formulated with brightening niacinamide, exfoliating lactic acid, damage-protecting antioxidants, and skin-renewing peptides. The serum works overtime to smooth skin while also making your face look plump, soft, and healthy.


Waterproof Lip Liner

You may be wondering, “Are there actually any lip liners that won’t dry out my lips?” The answer is yes. Mary Kay’s newest waterproof liner is formulated with vitamin E and hyaluronic acid, allowing it to smoothly glide across lips, without skipping or settling into creases, and leaves behind a soft-matte finish.

Mary Kay

Ethereal Wave Eau de Parfum

Liis Fragrances knocks every perfume launch out of the park so why would their latest be any different? Ethereal Wave is an olfactory tribute to The Cocteau Twins, a Scottish rock band that was active from 1979 to 1997, and the scent features bergamot, white tea, and blonde wood notes. To me, the unique scent smells like white tea mixed with cedarwood; it’s slightly sweet and refreshing.

Liis Fragrances
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