Beauty Insider: May 2020

Beauty Insider: May 2020

Welcome to Beauty Insider, where each month we bring you all of the latest beauty news, the best new product launches and the beauty brands we think should be on your radar. It’s a must-read for any beauty lover who wants to be in the know.

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Big news in beauty

  • Come experience SkinCeuticals first-ever store front. Launching their first boutique clinic at Emporium Melbourne represents a collaboration with esteemed, specialist plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon, Dr Frank Lin. 
  • M·A·C Cosmetics Australia launches virtual services. Customers can now experience one-on-one consultations with an experienced M·A·C Artist via FaceTime. With five different services on offer, including a virtual try-on-tool, every makeup whim is catered for in this customised service. Ever wondered if Velvet Teddy is the perfect neutral lipstick for you? Use live images or photographs to try on M·A·C’s most-loved products in over 200 shades of eyeshadows and lip colours.
  • L’Oréal has launched a social and environmental solidarity programme, L’Oréal for the future, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. L’Oréal has created an 80 million AUD charitable endowment fund to support local charities endevouring to support women who are disproportinately affected by the pandemic. With double that dedicated to supporting the environment.

The best beauty launches this month

Swisspers Eco Sensitive Biodegradable Facial Wipes
Made with cotton and renewable plant fibres to gently cleanse and moisturise skin, these wipes are a small step in the right direction to reducing household plastic consumption.
Discover Swisspers Eco Sensitive Biodegradable Facial Wipes

Avène A-Oxitive Antioxidant Defense Serum
This anti-ageing serum helps to visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles, while keeping skin protected, hydrated and smooth. The A-Oxitive formula uses an innovative gradual release of vitamin C and E for optimal efficacy, excellent tolerance and long-lasting antioxidant protection.
Discover Avène A-Oxitive Antioxidant Defense Serum

Avène A-Oxitive Smoothing Water-cream
This new hydration booster protects and hydrates the skin for a healthier glow and a brighter complexion. Its unique combination of active ingredients helps to fight against the harmful effects of daily aggressors, preserve youthful skin and reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
Discover Avène A-Oxitive Smoothing Water-cream

Aveda Foam Reset
This lightweight and rinseless foam cleanser hydrates and conditions hair between washes. It also refreshes and cools the scalp, while helping to tame frizz for up to 72 hours.
Discover Aveda Foam Reset

Lellure WONDERSKIN Intensive Rejuvenating Serum
This lightweight serum is luxurious in texture and provides immediate and long-lasting skin rejuvenation. It helps to shield and strengthen skin against daily damage, to maintain a healthy, supple and radiant skin condition.
Discover Lellure WONDERSKIN Intensive Rejuvenating Serum

Synergie Skin Protection Plus Duo
This hospital grade protective hand duo includes a disinfecting Sanitiser Spray and nourishing Hand ResQ.
Discover Synergie Skin Protection Plus Duo

Rageism Beauty Satin Glow Loose Powder Foundation Kit
This makeup kit is especially great for mature complexions, including the lightweight Rageism Powder Mineral Foundation, Deluxe Buffer Brush and Correcting Concealer.
Discover Rageism Beauty Satin Glow Loose Powder Foundation Kit

USANA Celavive Celavive Exfoliating Scrub + Mask
This dual action scrub and face mask gently exfoliates using pollution-fighting charcoal. It helps to remove stubborn impurities, visibly promote better skin tone, reduce the appearance of pores, and lessen visible signs of ageing.
Discover USANA Celavive Celavive Exfoliating Scrub + Mask

DU’IT Tough Shield
This non-sticky hand sanitiser kills 99.99 per cent of germs fast without water. A handbag essential, if you ask us.
Discover DU’IT Tough Shield

Circa Home White Tea & Wild Mint Hand Sanitiser Refill
Perfect for refilling any empty pump bottles, this hand sanitiser is specially formulated to kill 99.99 per cent of germs, and smells incredible while it does so.
Discover Circa Home White Tea & Wild Mint Hand Sanitiser Refill

Dermal Therapy Scalp Relief Shampoo & Conditioner
This shampoo and conditioner duo features a gentle soap and SLS free formula, designed to remove dirt and build-up, while hydrating the scalp and conditioning the hair.
DiscoverDermal Therapy Scalp Relief Shampoo & Conditioner

New brands on bh

Winter is coming, and with it, scalding hot showers. If you can’t resist the hot water tap, make sure you’re treating your body to the hydration it needs afterwards. Skinbox is designed to feed your skin from the outside in, enriched with natural and naturally derived ingredients, as well as Australian actives.

bh loves: Skinbox Caramel Latte Body Scrub

Hello Happy Skin

Hello Happy Skin is a collection of essential skin care derived from the Japanese traditions of the geisha beauty routine, featuring matcha green tea. Thanks to its remarkable anti-ageing properties and antioxidant qualities, matcha was a staple in both the diet and skin care routine of Japan’s elite geisha, and now features throughout this entire range of skin care. 

bh loves: Face Polish

Have you tried…

Just For Men Our Best Beard Conditioner Ever

Enriched with jojoba oil and chamomile, this nourishing beard conditioner will calm and moisturise even the driest of skin. It helps to keep beard itch at bay, and leaves the hair softer.

Read Just For Men Our Best Beard Conditioner Ever reviews…

Restoria Discreet Colour Restoring Shampoo

This patented complex shampoo for men and women will mimic the effect of melanin, the natural pigment providing hair with its colour. With each use, greys will reduce and natural-looking colour will be restored into the hair.

Read Restoria Discreet Colour Restoring Shampoo reviews…




Bio-Oil is designed to help improve the appearance of scars and stretch marks. It’s unique formula contains a combination of plant extracts and vitamins and assists in increasing elasticity, promoting the formation of new collagen and smoothing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

Read Bio-Oil reviews…

Andrea Gentle Creme Bleach

Want to watch your dark unwanted hair fade away in just a matter of minutes? The Andrea Gentle Creme Bleach is your answer, and, without the painful effects of waxing and worrying about regrowth.

Read Andrea Gentle Creme Bleach reviews… 

Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration Lotion SPF50+

Want to smell like a tropical island? This hydrating SPF lotion offers 12-hours of moisturisation, while also providing broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection. It leaves skin with a non-greasy, silky feel.

Read Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration Lotion SPF50+ reviews…

So…? Fragrances Woody Oriental, Classical

This vivacious, attention commanding fragrance features top notes of fresh orange, pomegrante and passionfruit, leading into a heart of freesia, heliotrope and lily of the valley, on a base of almond, cedarwood and musk.

Read So…? Fragrances Woody Oriental, Classical reviews…

Alya Skin Exfoliator

This delicious-smelling exfoliator delivers many benefits to the skin. Formulated with pomegranate extract seed, it helps to combat acne breakouts and inflammation, and is rich in vitamin C, for brightening and anti-ageing benefits. 

Read Alya Skin Exfoliator reviews… 

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