#HauteList: The Best Beauty Launches Of April 2017
There’s never a dull day in Beautyville. There are tons of products hitting the shopping aisles Every. Single. Day. Products that promise nothing but the best, begging you to upgrade your beauty game. While a true-blue beauty junkie will swear that it takes nerves of steel to not wilfully go bankrupt, one has to ask the pertinent question: are these products worth the hype? That’s where we come in. In our monthly Best of Beauty series, we go through the process of rounding up some of the best new releases in skincare, haircare, makeup, the works. We sift through the gimmicks and tall claims, and present to you products that definitely live up to the hype.
Your childhood dreams come alive, Clinique has launched a collaboration with Crayon brand, Crayola, to create awesome colours to add to your makeup kit. This limited edition collection is a great mix of fun colours in the form of Clinique’s trademark chubby stick. If you had an artsy hand with crayons, then you are going to love this collection.
Don’t we all love the no-makeup makeup look — well, the Revlon Nearly Naked Makeup Foundation is the bomb when it comes to giving that naked finish. Containing green tea, black tea, oatmeal, and jojoba, this foundation not only provides a breathable coverage to your face, but also nourishes your skin tone and texture. Plus it comes with SPF 20!
A setting spray is a must-have in everyone’s kit. Post makeup application, all you need is a little spritz to give yourself a fresh finish. If you have oily skin, then don’t fret, as this product also comes in a matte finish. However, if you are looking for that summer dewy effect, then don’t forget to give this one a try.
4. L’Oréal True Match Lumi Powder Glow Illuminator (Rs 999)*
Get beautiful, glowing skin with L’Oréal’s new Lumi Match Illuminator; it’ll will give you that radiance you deserve. Now getting sun-kissed skin is just a swipe away! With four shades in this lovely compact packaging, the L’Oréal Lumi works great as a highlighter, a bit of a bronzer, and why not be daring and try it as an eye shadow?
*Available at L’Oreal Paris counters across India.
Isn’t it awful that a lot of night products aren’t really made for younger peeps? Well, not anymore! With Forest Essentials Luxury Ayurveda you no longer have to worry. The new Kumkumadi Night Cream is suited for teenage skin and is designed to take care of skin issues pertaining to this age specifically.
6. Kiehl’s Midnight Recover Botanical Cleansing Oil (Rs 3,200)*
This cleanser will be a god-sent to your skin. It not only efficiently cleanses away all the impurities in your skin, but also works amazingly as a makeup remover! So you need not use 3 products to cleanse your — just get this one. It’s non-comedogenic and non-acnegenic, and cleanses without leaving an awful oily residue.
*Available at Kiehl’s stores across India.
7. Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder (Rs 570)*
The No Sebum powder is an amazing, multi-purpose product — it works as a base finishing powder, makeup fixer, oil control film, eye primer, AND a hair fixer. So basically, it controls the oil that’s produced by your skin. So if you have an oily complexion, then this product will be bae for you.
*Available in Innisfree stores across India.