Beauty Insider: April 2022

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Beauty Insider: April 2022

Big news in beauty

  • Yves Saint Laurent Beauté has teamed with non-profit organisation Re:wild on a sustainability program aimed at protecting biodiversity. In a bid to reduce their environmental footprint, YSL Beauté is transitioning to carbon-neutral factories across France this year, and by 2023, the brand pledges for 70 per cent of their formulas to be made up of bio-based ingredients. 
  • DECIEM (AKA the company who owns cult beauty brand The Ordinary),, is planning to close several of its smaller brands, including Hylamide, HIF, and Abnomaly. Some of the products will remain on sale until sold out. Fortunately, The Ordinary will continue to operate, as will Niod, the company’s high-end skin care line. 
  • Together with 100 V.I.P beautyheaven members, we revealed the winners of the 2022 Glosscar Awards. beautyheaven’s Glosscar Awards determine the best new beauty launches from the previous year. The categories include makeup, hair, skin care, health and body, among others. This year’s winners included CeraVe’s Hydrating Cream-to-Foam Cleanser, Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer and the Garnier Fructis Hair Food Volumising Watermelon Shampoo. Click here for the full list of winners.

The best beauty launches this month

Lady Jayne® Salon Pro Rechargeable Straightening Brush

Smooth down frizz and fight flaways anytime, anywhere. Lady Jayne’s compact heat tool offers on the go styling for sleek, smooth hair.

Have you tried the Lady Jayne® Salon Pro Rechargeable Straightening Brush? Leave a review here…

VS Sassoon Cool Curl Brilliance – VSC2112A

Unlike any other curling wand on the market, VS Sassoon uses a patented Cool-Air Technology that protects, curls and cools in one single glide for a flawless, long-lasting curl.

Have you tried the VS Sassoon Cool Curl Brilliance – VSC2112A? Leave a review here…

VS Sassoon Air Style Brilliance – VSHA2136A 

If you love a salon-quality blowout, this 7-in-1 styling device has you covered. It dries, smoothes, volumises, straightens, curls, shapes, texturises and creates perfect root-lift.

Have you tried the VS Sassoon Air Style Brilliance – VSHA2136A? Leave a review here…

Swisspers® Reusable Eco Cleansing Pads 4pk

If you’re looking for easy eco-friendly swaps to make, introducing the Swisspers bamboo pads in place of your cotton rounds is a great place to start. Use them to take your makeup off, then wash the pads, reuse and repeat.

Have you tried the Swisspers® Reusable Eco Cleansing Pads 4pk? Leave a review here…

Burt’s Bees Dragonfruit Lemon Lip Balm

Chances are you’ve got a Burt’s Bees chapstick sitting in your handbag right now. But if you’re looking for a flavour refresh, can we please recommend their newest addition to the family? Introducing, the highly nourishing and tropical dragonfruit and lemon.

Have you tried the Burt’s Bees Dragonfruit Lemon Lip Balm? Leave a review here…

Real Techniques Satin Finish Makeup Extender

As its name suggests, this satin finishing spray locks in makeup, while mattifying oily skin and minimising the appearance of pores. Even better, the addition of niacinamide works to improve skin texture and reduce fine lines.

Have you tried the Real Techniques Satin Finish Makeup Extender? Leave a review here…

Skin Physics Intensive Pro Renewal Serum

Supercharged with antioxidants, niacinamide, hyaluronic acid and vitamin E, this highly moisturising serum protects the skin against premature ageing while improving the overall texture and tone. The final result? Strong, youthful and plump skin.

Have you tried the Skin Physics Intensive Pro Renewal Serum? Leave a review here…

Beach Rd Naturals Organic Rosewater Castile Body Wash

As far as nourishing ingredients go, coconut oil and rosewater are hard to beat. Treat your dry skin to this nourishing in-shower body wash and soak up the stress-relieving floral fragrance.

Have you tried the Beach Rd Naturals Organic Rosewater Castile Body Wash? Leave a review here…

Manicare Contour Roller Set 

A simple addition to your skin care routine, Manicare’s Contour Roller Set is powered by sonic vibration to reduce puffiness and sculpt. It helps to tone and tighten the skin around your jawline, cheeks and along the side of the neck. 

Have you tried the Manicare Contour Roller Set? Leave a review here…

Dermal Therapy Lip Balm Enriched with Manuka Honey 

If your lips are crying out for a little more TLC than your regular lip balm is giving, bring in the big guns with Dermal Therapy’s Manuka Honey Balm. It’s specifically formulated to heal severe dryness with results visible in just one day.

Have you tried the Dermal Therapy Lip Balm? Leave a reviews here…

CIRCA Jasmine & Magnolia Fragrance Set

This limited-edition gift set contains a candle, diffuser and hand wash to infuse every room of the house with the romantic scent of magnolia and jasmine.

Have you tried the CIRCA Jasmine & Magnolia Fragrance Set ? Leave a reviews here…

Glam By Manicare® Pro Multi-Use Silicone Brush Set 

Not your average brush design, these silicone-tipped applicators allow for a hygienic, hands-free skin care application that will prevent breakouts and minimise product absorption. 

Have you tried the Glam By Manicare® Pro Multi-Use Silicone Brush Set? Leave a review here…

Weleda Skin Food Body Lotion

In true Weleda style, the Skin Food Body Lotion provides effective relief for very dry skin. The rich, nourishing formula has been enriched with organic ingredients such as calendula and camomile, accompanied by the delicious fragrance of lavender and orange.

Have you tried the Weleda Skin Food Body Lotion? Leave a review here…

Glasshouse Fragrances Velvet Rhapsody

Does your mum deserve to walk under the Tuscan sun through cobblestone streets surrounded by peonies and lilies? If the answer is yes, but your budget isn’t exactly covering a European plane trip, Glasshouse have arranged the next best thing. The Velvet Rhapsody set is comprised of a body lotion, shower gel and eau de parfum to transport Mum to Italy without leaving the front door. 

Have you tried the Glasshouse Fragrances Velvet Rhapsody? Leave a review here…

Hask Argan Oil Miracle Damage Repair Cream

You can take our word for it that the Hask Argan Oil will renew and rehydrate damaged strands, or you can take the word of their scientific studies which have proven to eliminate frizz and protect heat from up to 232°C.

Have you tried the Hask Argan Oil Miracle Damage Repair Cream? Leave a review here…

SpaScriptions Clinicals Restoring Night Cream

Renew, tighten, plump and moisturise. Formulated with retinol to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and lavender oil to promote relaxation, this night cream will soothe both you and your skin to sleep.

Have you tried the SpaScriptions Clinicals Restoring Night Cream? Leave a review here…

A’kin Purifying Scalp Revival Scrub

Word on the street is that healthy hair starts with a healthy scalp. So how can you ensure this happens? Through regular use of a scalp scrub to remove excess oil and product build-up, of course. One like A’Kin’s Purifying Scalp Revival Scrub combines aloe vera, jojoba oil and geranium leaves to enhance natural shine and leave the scalp refreshed.

Have you tried the A’kin Purifying Scalp Revival Scrub? Leave a review here…

New brands to bh…

Koko & Kush

Koko & Kush is an eco-conscious hemp-based skin care brand. Opt to use the four products in the range to build your entire skin care routine, or use an individual product in conjunction with your pre-existing regimen and enjoy the fast-action properties of hemp, AKA nature’s balancing oil.

We recommend: Koko & Kush The OG Set

The Jojoba Company 

Jojoba oil fans rejoice! In a world first, The Jojoba Company has utilised the ancient super ingredient and created an entire skin care line out of Australian grown Wadi Wadi Jojoba. 

We recommend: The Jojoba Company Ultimate Youth Potion

etat pur

One brand, two ranges. etat pur’s Pure Skincare uses no active ingredients and has been designed as a long-term regimen focused on keeping the skin supported and strong. The brand’s second range, Pure Actives, works to complement the Pure Skincare range by using active ingredients to target temporary skin issues. 

We recommend: etat pur Purifying Cleansing Gel 

Omnilux 

At last, the world leader in medical-grade LED light therapy is now available to be taken home with you. The dermatologist-recommended device has packaged up the gold standard for skin rejuvenation or acne-healing into one portable-sized device. With zero pain, side effects or downtime, the at-home Omnilux mask is a game-changing addition to any anti-ageing or breakout-busting skin care regimen.

We recommend: Omnilux Contour Face

Have you tried…

Revitanail Precision Corrector

Consider Revitanail’s Precision Corrector your secret weapon to a near-perfect manicure. The pen-tip applicator works to remove any smudges, mistakes and excess nail polish without having to start from scratch. Even better, this pen uses an acetone-free formula enriched with jojoba oil to nourish and strengthen cuticles as it corrects.

Want to know more? Read Revitanail Precision Corrector reviews here…

Eylure C-LASH Naturals Multipack

Designed by a cancer survivor for cancer survivors, the C-LASH was born via acollaboration between Eylure and Codilia Gapare. Designed specifically for those who have lost their natural lashes, the clear, self-adhesive band offers increased stability and a solid foundation, which allows the lashes to remain in place all day. 

Want to know more? Read Eylure C-LASH Naturals Multipack reviews here…

Glam By Manicare® Pro Series – Instant Brush Sanitiser

Here’s an important beauty lesson to learn early: regularly cleaning your makeup brushes is a non-negotiable. Not only for the sake of your skin hygiene, but a clean brush will also improve your makeup application by removing product buildup. Glam By Manicare’s Instant Brush Sanitiser offers an antibacterial spray that kills 99.99 per cent of germs and requires little to no drying time.

Want to know more? Read Glam By Manicare® Pro Series – Instant Brush Sanitiser reviews here…

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  1. Lots of different products. Have heard of some of these such as Akin. Did not know they had put out a scalp scrub. Will definitely try. Still need to try Weleda skin food. Have heard lots of good things about this product

  2. Ooh awesome the Jojoba company! I have used a few of their products (ages ago). I remember liking pretty well all of them.
    I am soo keen to sniff the velvet raphosdy candle, its notes are amazing ♡♡♡♡

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