Top 10 Beauty Launches of 2018
We’ve combed through hundreds of beauty launches to bring you our top 10 picks of 2018.
Dermalogica BioLumin-C Serum
An all-around powerhouse (it brightens, firms and reduces fine lines), plus it contains chia seed oil extract to amplify skin’s defence mechanisms. Here’s more on how vitamin C helps protect your skin from UV rays and pollution.
Dermalogica BioLumin-C Serum, $118 at dermalogica.ca
Vichy Aqualia Thermal
Feeling parched? This duo keeps dehydration at bay, with formulas for all skin types. These products are blended with mineral-rich Vichy thermal water, hyaluronic acid and 97 percent naturally derived ingredients to quench skin with long-lasting moisture.
Vichy Aqualia Thermal (Serum, $43; Light cream, $40) at mass market retailers
Céla by Celine Tadrissi
This cream transforms a dry epidermis with excotic hydration via Amazonian cupuaçu butter and Abyssinian oil. The blissful scent is a bonus. (Learn more about the beauty oil giving Argan oil a run for its money.)
Céla by Celine Tadrissi Crème de la Crème The Very Best Cream, $37 at thisiscela.com
Nude by Nature Radiant Loose Powder Foundation
Nude by Nature, which was founded in Australia, is 100% natural cruelty-free makeup that actually benefits your face. With ingredients like soothing kaolin clay and vitamin C-rich kakadu plum, this foundation nourishes your skin and prevents drying while it evens your complexion. (We even named it our favourite foundation for summer.)
Nude by Nature Radiant Loose Powder Foundation, $32 at Shoppers Drug Mart
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter
It promises a superstar glow, and it doesn’t disappoint. Worn solo, mixed with or over foundation, each of the seven shades imparts noticeable, yet natural, illumination.
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter, $50 at charlottetilbury.com
Using airflow innovation like you’ve never seen before, this multi-attachment device gently manoeuvres hair to smooth, straighten, curl and volumize while minimizing heat damage. P.S. It dries hair, too. (Don’t miss our interview with celebrity hair stylist and Dyson ambassador Jen Atkin.)
Dyson Airwrap Styler Volume+Shape, $600 at dysoncanada.ca
Omorovicza Acid Fix
Anyone up for brighter, smoother, plumper skin? Run, don’t walk, to this powerhouse blend of glycolic, salicylic and lactic acids that will do all that — plus hydrate — overnight.
Omorovicza Acid Fix, $140 at omorovicza.com and select Nordstrom stores
Loaded with everything parched curls need, including certified organic shea butter. This new-to-Canada brand has long been a cult fave in the U.S.
Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Hair Masque with Fig & Baobab Oil, $14 at Walmart
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Caudalie Premier Cru The Serum
Powered by resveratrol, and developed with Harvard Medical School, this serum helps to revitalize sluggish cells.
Caudalie Premier Cru The Serum, $179 at caudalie.com
Moroccanoil Color Complete
This leave-in reduces the oxidizing effects of UV rays and pollution. Here’s more on why you really need to protect your hair from pollution.
Moroccanoil Color Complete Protect & Prevent Spray, $30 at moroccanoil.com