AllEyesOnB: Beauty launches we are excited to try this May

These top picks are on our radar!

21 May, 2024
AllEyesOnB: Beauty launches we are excited to try this May

Whoever said beauty is cyclical knew what they were talking about. We are knee-deep in the year’s hottest month. This means it’s time to shove all your heavy products (full coverage foundation, body butter etc) into a corner drawer and bring all the lightweight and easy-breezy products to the main stage. If you don’t know where to start, scroll through to see this month’s steamiest beauty launches. 

From the launch of Kylie Cosmetics and MAC Cosmetics’ cream-to-foam cleanser to Laneige’s Bouncy & Firm Sleeping Mask, there is something for everyone on this list. 

Kiko Milano Smart Colour Mascara, ₹590  

Are you looking to add a vibrant pop of colour to your makeup look? This coloured mascara by Kiko Milano will help you do just that in an edgy way. Available in three shades—electric blue, navy blue and jungle green, this mascara claims to be highly pigmented creamy and lightweight. It can be worn by itself for a dramatic effect or layered over black mascara. 

Aqualogica Illuminate+ Hydra Gel Moisturizer, ₹399  

Ideal for this summer season, this gel moisturiser offers weightless hydration due to its water-like texture. This moisturiser promises to eliminate dryness and dullness from the skin leaving it refreshed and hydrated.  

Kylie Cosmetics 2 PC Matte Lip Kit, ₹3,400 

Kylie Cosmetics finally launched in India earlier this month and we couldn’t be more excited. If you want to try the cult-favourite brand but don’t know where to start, the iconic lip kit is a good option. Available in a host of shades, this is the upgraded version of the product that nearly broke the brand’s website when it was launched. Each product contains a matte lipstick and a lip liner that promises to leave your lips looking luscious and fuller. 

Laneige Bouncy & Firm Face Sleeping Mask,  ₹2,600 

Laneige’s Bouncy & Firm Sleeping Mask is one of the anticipated launches of this month. It promises to visibly improve the skin’s firmness with the help of peptides and a peony and collagen complex. Its sorbet-like formula is easily absorbed into the skin and deeply moisturises it to leave behind a healthy glow. 

Anastasia Beverly Hills Deluxe Mini Brow Freeze, ₹1,700  

Undeniably, brows are the make or break of any makeup look and sometimes, it’s very daunting. Enter—the mini brow freeze by Anastasia Beverly Hills. It lifts, tames and sculpts each hair giving you defined brows effortlessly and with a mess-free application. You can also use this product around your hairline to tame baby hair and flyaways. 

Jo Malone London Cologne Intense Range: Red Hibscus, ₹15,900/100 ml   

With notes of mandarin, red hibiscus and vanilla, this new perfume by Jo Malone is equal parts sensuous and intense. It will take your olfactory senses on a wild, floral ride. 

Forest Essentials Facial Tonic Mist Mogra, ₹1,375  

Formulated with hydrating ingredients, this facial tonic mist from Forest Essentials’ Mogra collection promises to feel like a momentary escape from this harsh summer. This limited-edition collection is infused with essential oils to limit and balance the skin’s oil production and floral scents to rejuvenate your senses. 

Moira Complete Wear Foundation, ₹2,950  

If you’re looking for a long-wear foundation for the summer that feels like a second skin, you’ve found it. This foundation by Moira offers a natural and matte finish. It’s buildable and claims to minimise the appearance of pores and other blemishes you might have. 

CK Eternity Aromatic Essence fragrance, ₹7,350  

The CK Eternity Aromatic Essence fragrance is a blend of tropical floral scents. With notes of blackcurrant, coconut water lavender and musk, this perfume guarantees not to ghost you in the middle of your day and even uplifts your mood. 

82°E Pomegranate Sheen: SPF 15 PA++ Infused Lip Oil, ₹1,500  

Lip oils have been all the rage for a while now. The latest one to hit the shelves by 82°E is crafted with the goodness of pomegranate and ceramides. This lip oil comes with the promise of changing your lip care game. It claims to provide all the nourishment and hydration your pout needs leaving it with a plumper appearance. 

milk_shake Purifying Blend Shampoo, ₹1,400  

The milk_shake Purifying Blend Shampoo is a product that should hold a spot in your summer haircare routine. It deeply cleanses your scalp to get rid of all the impurities, dandruff, sebum, greasiness and product build-up. It also promises to protect your hair from environmental pollution leaving you with healthy and silky soft hair. 

Sulwhasoo Essential Comfort Balancing Water, ₹4,400  

Formulated with Jaum Moisturising Complex, Goji Berry, Black Soybean and Arrowroot, this Essential Comfort Balancing Water is a K-Beauty skincare secret. This product claims to smoothen your skin’s texture and provide all the TLC your skin needs in the form of hydration and nourishment. The best part? Its soothing properties make it suitable for all skin types, including sensitive. 

Lovechild by Masaba Lip Gelato, ₹1,000   

A lip tint is a must-have product for your summer vanity. And this one by LoveChild is available in 5 shades and leaves behind a luminous finish. Infused with ingredients like Sweet Almond Oil, Hyaluronic Acid, Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil, and Peach Fruit Extract, it promises to hydrate and improve the texture of your lips. 

MAC Cosmetics Hyper Real Fresh Canvas Cream-To-Foam Cleanser, ₹2,900  

This gentle cleanser by MAC Cosmetics is formulated with skin-loving ingredients like Japanese Peony Extract, Cationic Hyaluronic Acid and 20% Glycerin. Its texture transforms from a cream into a thick lather. It not only does its job of deeply cleansing but also aims to purify the skin while maintaining its moisture levels. 

Innisfree Collagen Green Tea Ceramide Bounce Cream, ₹2,700  

Are you looking for a moisturiser that catalyses the power of your skin’s barrier to promote a firm and healthy texture? This Collagen Green Tea Ceramide Bounce Cream by Innisfree promises to do just that. Its key ingredients are Jeju-Seaweed and ceramides derived from green tea. This combination offers intense hydration and nourishment to give your skin a smoother and firmer appearance. 

Etude Fixing Tint Bar, ₹1,150   

Unlike other long-lasting matte lipsticks, the Etude Fixing Tint Bar promises not to leave your lips chapped and parched. Available in a host of vibrant shades, this product provides hydration, breathable pigment and a barely-there feel that lasts for hours. 

Simply Nam Magic Lip Tint, ₹799  

Infused with nourishing oils like Walnut, Jojoba, and Squalane, this lip tint by Simply Nam offers intense hydration to prevent your lips from chapping. According to your lips’ pH, the formula of this product creates a unique shade of pink that will enhance your natural colour. It’s lightweight, non-sticky and feels comfortable on the skin all day. The best part? You can also use this lip tint for a rosy flush on your cheeks. 

Kiehl's UV Sunscreen, ₹3,200   

This this climate, sunscreen is the boss of all skincare products. This UV Sunscreen by Kiehl’s is a good option if you’re looking for something that is lightweight, non-greasy and doesn’t leave behind a white cast. With broad spectrum protection of SPF 50++, this sunscreen promises to have your back through the day.  

Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Retinol Serum, ₹6,300 

This serum works hard to fight off signs of ageing. It aims at reducing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and evens out the skin texture. Other than a complex of retinoids (, this serum also contains squalane and oat-derived Beta-Glucan which help to soothe and repair skin damage. 

Qi Ayurveda Nourish Hair Oil,  ₹1,800   

Formulated with natural ingredients like Bhringraj, Amla and Camphor Oil, this hair oil by Qi Ayurveda promises a host of benefits. It stimulates hair growth, strengthens hair from the root and reduces breakage or loss. It also contains Liquorice Root which reduces scalp inflammation and enhances the hair’s quality. 

OPI India Spring 2024 limited collection, ₹850 per bottle 

OPI’s latest spring collection contains seven opaque shades that can be mixed and remixed to find the shade that suits you perfectly. With sheer glazes, shimmer, and glitter finishes, this collection aims to be versatile and customisable. If you’re someone who needs their nails done at all times, this is the collection to get your hands on. 

Colorbar Petite Eyeshadow Palettes, ₹799  

Colorbar’s Petite Eyeshadow Palette is the product you didn’t know was missing from your on-the-go beauty bag. From subtle nudes and peachy-pink hues to shades from the rainbow, the versions on this palette offer some gorgeous looks. These vegan and cruelty-free products are pigmented and easy to apply, even if you’re an eyeshadow noob. 

Juicy Chemistry’s Moisturising Mineral Sunscreen, ₹636  

With SPF 40 and broad spectrum protection against UVA/UVB rays, this mineral sunscreen by Juicy Chemistry works hard to shield you from the sun. It is lightweight, moisturising (not to be substituted with a moisturiser) and non-greasy. Not only does it suit all skin types but it also claims to leave the skin soft and supple. This is a sunscreen you can add to your skincare routine all year round. 

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