By Arushi Sakhuja
The breeze is getting cooler and the holiday spirit is slowly beginning to creep in on us. Keeping that fuzzy feeling in mind, splurging on some new beauty launches is the motto for the season. With the onset of October, we know that fall is almost here, and while for some it means the official countdown to fall and Diwali, for beauty aficionados, it also means new fall beauty launches. From new citrusy and floral fragrant notes to a dash of shimmer or matte in makeup, hydrating skincare essentials to keep dull and dehydrated skin at bay and beauty advent calendars. Think decadent body oils, pumpkin-scented candles, and hydrating hair and face creams, it's time to refresh your beauty routine and cabinet. To help make the narrowing-down process easier, these are some of the new October beauty launches that you can tick off your shopping list.
Bath and Body Works
Bath & Body Works collections are always a delight to use, especially given the scintillating fragrances. The brand has launched its latest Gingham Olfactory floorset, an extension to its existing fragrance collection: Gingham. Showcasing four new scents: Gingham Gorgeous, Gingham Vibrant, Gingham Fresh, and Gingham Legend, the new collection each new fragrance offers a fresh take and olfactive profile. The Gingham Gorgeous: features notes of pink strawberries, peach nectar and blooming peonies; Gingham Fresh: has fragrant notes of juicy pear, sparkling clementine and fresh daisies, reminiscent of an afternoon walk in fields of green; Gingham Vibrant: offers notes of wild blackberry, candied violet and soft vanilla and Gingham Legend a fragrance for men is all about rich oak, bergamot and sandalwood reserve notes. From Body Lotions to Body Mists, Eau De Parfums, Body Butter, Scrubs and Scented Candles, you can take your beauty pick this season.
Make Up Forever's HD Skin All-In-One Face Palette
Gearing up for the festive season means getting your ultimate glow on! Yes, a truly lit-from-within kind of look, and Make Up Forever's HD Skin All-In-One Face Palette will help you get closer to your ideal look with just a few strokes. With 12 complementary shades that colour correct, conceal, contour and highlight your features, it helps create a multi-dimensional look. It's creamy, blendable and easy to apply texture makes it one to pack while you're on the go. The best part? It's available in two different harmonies to cover all skin tones.
Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask - Gummy Bear and Sweet Candy
Hydrated, supple and kissable lips, well who doesn't desire that? Laneige introduces two new lip sleeping masks to rejuvenate your lips overnight (well at least a little). The Sweet Candy Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask is designed to soothe, moisturize, and transform your lips. Its sumptuous balm texture is infused with Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, and Murumuru Seed Butter and has high absorption properties. Similarly, The Lip Sleeping Mask in Gummy Bear is infused with Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, Murumuru Seed Butter and Vitamin C for complete overnight lip protection. So bid adieu to flaky and sore lips.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Liner-True Black Matte
For the festive season, create a signature eye look with a simple swipe with the Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Liner in Matte Black. Smudge-proof and water-resistant, the flexi-tip applicator allows you to get experimental with your makeup. With an intense pigmentation, the eyeliner stays in place throughout the day. This easy-to-apply liquid liner brings a sultry touch to your eye make-up – transforming from a subtle wing to a graphic line in moments.
Etude India Glow on Base Primer
Illuminate and enhance skin before applying makeup with this imperfection-blurring, light-reflecting gel liquid. Say hello to a radiant and luminous base with Etude India's Glow on Base Primer – a multi-functional makeup product that serves as the perfect canvas for glamorous makeup. This lightweight and silky-smooth formula effortlessly primes your skin, creating a perfect base for foundation while adding a natural glow. Brightening your skin, it is the secret weapon to achieving that coveted K-beauty-inspired luminous complexion.
Tom Ford Fragrance, Café Rose
Every outfit is all the more dapper with a spritz of Tom Ford fragrances. Tom Ford Beauty has introduced its olfactory masterpiece, Café Rose in India and Eau de Parfum captivates the senses with a new take on floral scent. TOM FORD’s Café Rose Eau de Parfum offers a warm twist on the classic floral fragrance, as the essences of Turkish rose mingle with an unexpected twist of dark coffee. The fragrance opens with an alluring blend of rose essences and dark coffee, revealing a sensual depth that captivates the senses. As it evolves, rose absolute and ylang ylang add a sparkling florally, creating a beautifully harmonized bouquet. A heart of patchouli, coriander and spicy cardamom simmers atop incense resin and sandalwood accords. These elements infuse the fragrance with a tantalizing warmth, seamlessly melding with the base notes of incense resin and sandalwood accords.
The Body Shop Exquisite Full Flowers Collection
Lose yourself in the exquisite scents of blooming flowers with The Body Shop's latest fragrance range. The newly launched Full Flower Collection is vegan, and cruelty-free too! Inspired by the rich, blooming, and multi-faceted scent of the whole flower, The Body Shap has introduced an alluring range of Eaux de Parfum that promises to immerse you in the world of blossoming flowers. Aptly named the Full Flowers Collection, this collection is crafted by blending notes of soft petals, green leaves, woody stems, juicy fruits and sweet resin.
Inspired by the whole flower, the fragrances in the Full Flowers range delicately reveal the scent of every aspect of the flower after just a couple of spritzes. The Eau de Parfums come in four fresh flower aromas Full Rose, Full Iris, Full Ylang Ylang and Full Orange Blossom. The Full Rose perfume features authentic rose sourced from Grasse, France, while the Full Iris perfume includes upcycled iris, adding hints of juicy raspberry. With the Full Ylang Ylang, indulge in the allure of floral ylang-ylang essential oil, fragrant black pepper and sweet, creamy vanilla. The Full Orange Blossom is a delightful fragrance featuring natural orange blossom, extracted from orange flower buds in Egypt’s Nile region.
Uriage Dermatological Laboratories Launches in India
A popular premium skincare brand in the west Uriage Dermatological Laboratories finally comes to India in an exclusive partnership with Nykaa. From hygiene ranges conceived for the most sensitive skin, to expert and daily skincare, Uriage adapts to every age and every moment of life. Available on Nykaa and Nykaa Luxe, the Indian market will be able to shop from a variety of ranges including Xémose - a range of 6 soothing and emollient skincare products for very dry and atopy-prone skin. Bariéderm – 4 soothing and protective products for weakened skin. Bariésun - brings together 4 products dedicated to sun protection, to fight against photoaging and to protect DNA.