Every month new beauty products hit the shelves of department stores across the country. So, how do you keep up? We’re here to help! The following are some of the most anticipated beauty launches this month. From makeup to hair care, cover all your bases with our breakdown of what’s new and hot in 2013.
AVON: Ultra Sexy Collection
AVON is heating it up this January with their irresistibly sexy new collection. Complete with body mist, scrub, moisturizer and a shimmering body powder, you’ll be properly primped and pampered for your next date. The collection also extends into a makeup line with eye shadow palettes, lip gloss and mascara. Available online at Avon.ca or through a sales representative.
Benefit: All-Star Kits
Benefit’s kits include a sampling of products along with tips and tricks that teach you how to brighten, bronze and beautify like a PRO. Choose from Do the Bright Thing, Primping with the Stars and The Bronze of Champions. Each kit includes the beauty brand’s icons and bestsellers. Available only at Sephora ($36 each).
Clear: Frizz Control Shampoo & Conditioner
Clear is the fastest growing hair care brand in 2012. The brand focuses on meeting the needs of our scalp, creating healthier hair. Now, Clear is launching a brand new line for frizz control, perfect to toss in your suitcase before headed on a humid holiday. Clear Frizz Control Shampoo & Conditioner will be available in drug, mass and grocery stores nationwide in 2013.
CoverGirl: Clump Crusher Mascara
Already a favourite in the 29Secrets office, this mascara does exactly what it claims. The new innovative brush gives your lashes volume and zero clumps. You can even reapply the mascara later in the day without having that lumpy look. Available where CoverGirl products are sold ($10.99).
Dior: Cherié¨ Bow Collection
Dior’s new Spring Collection (prices vary from $24-80) is ultra-feminine, featuring soft pink hues perfect for a ballerina. The collection is adorned with the Fontanges bow which was loved by Christian Dior. Choose from eye shadow palettes, lipsticks, nail laquers, shadow/liner pens and blush. On counters January 15.
Elizabeth Arden: Flawless Finish Sponge-On Cream Makeup
This new makeup has radiance-boosting benefits and complexion-perfecting ingredients so that not only does it cover up your imperfections, it helps to fix them! The creamy texture glides on smoothly and reflects light to give you a flawless finish. It comes in 12 shades for every skin tone. Available at all Elizabeth Arden counters ($42).
Essie: Apricot Cuticle Oil
It is amazing what a little love and attention can add to the health of your nails and to the life of your manicure, says Essie Weingarten, founder of Essie. Apply the oil to your cuticles before our manicure for soft and supple nails. Available at major retailers January 22.
MAC Cosmetics: MAC Strength
Colour is a vehicle for women to flex their femininity, and MAC’s new collection reflects this state of mind and style. Think drama and vivid colour. This line from the makeup pros at MAC is a definite must have for any collector. Available only this month in MAC stores and online.
Maybelline: The Rocket
Introducing the newest member of the Volum’Express mascara family, The Rocket delivers volume in just one stroke thanks to its new multi-patented Supersonic Brush. Available in mass market retailers and drugstores.
Nicole by OPI: Selena Gomez Collection
Selena is the ideal partner for Nicole by OPI, says Suzi Weiss-Fishmann, Executive VP & Aritistc Director for Nicole by OPI. She has that classic ˜girl-next-door’ appeal, but she is also edgy and fun. The collection includes 14 shades ($10.99 each) and will be available at Shoppers Drug Mart and Walmart.
Philosophy: The Miracle Worker Collection
Your eyes are the window to your soul, not your age. Philosophy has launched Miracle Worker Miraculous Anti-Aging Retinoid Eye Repair ($78). High-performance retinoid helps to diminish fine lines, wrinkles and discoloration. Plus, the peptides get rid of bags and improve elasticity under the eyes. Available at Sephora, The Bay and Shoppers Drug Mart.