A little late to the party, but here’s to knowing good things take time, as does our curation of the best of the latest in beauty that you have to add to your cart immediately.
Estee Lauder Beautiful Belle Eau de Parfum Spray
Capturing the essence of new beginnings and love that is sensual and timeless, this fragrance opens with lychee, rose petals, and mimosa, and unfolds with a fresh bouquet of orange flower, gardenia, and tuberose. Its full-bodied base with oriental notes of orris root, blush suede accord, marzipan musk, and ambrox gives Beautiful Belle a romantic touch. We’re thinking a nice summer and autumn day out, what about you?
100ml for ₹11,200
Kama Ayurveda Eye Contour Renewal
You may hate to admit it, but we are all suckers for trying anything that promises to get rid of those pesky under-eye bags and circles. But you can trust a brand like Kama Ayurveda to deliver just the potion of nature’s goodness that does the job. This eye serum, with its mix of arjuna extract that is a collagen stimulant, coffea arabica seed oil that reduces puffiness, and carrot root extract that is rich in regenerative properties, delivers to its promises.
82°E Licorice Beam Sunscreen
This brand has aced bringing us ingredients not talked about enough, and their sunscreens are, well, chef’s kiss. After the stellar success of the Turmeric Shield Sunscreen, this gel-based sunscreen with licorice root extracts, which is known to brighten the skin and reduce pigmentation is perfect for those looking for a mattifying product with all the goodness and more in sun protection.
Neals Yard Remedies Women’s Balance Shower Oil
Once you’ve tried a shower oil, you’re never going back to the soap, and the Women’s Balance Shower Oil, by far one of our favourite brands, has easily become the most recommended product on our list. Macadamia oil combined with the omega-3 powerhouse of seabuckthorn oil leaves you cleansed and nourished, but it’s the satin-soft, supple, smooth feeling that we absolutely love.
Bath & Body Works Dark Velvet Oud Range
We love a good fragrance change, and Bath & Body Works never fails to deliver. With a blend of rich woody oud, luxurious rose, and sweet red berries, this range of body wash, lotion, mist, and cream is perfectly warm and luxurious for the rainy season. Add to it their Dark Velvet Oud candle and it’s a bath experience to remember.
Daily Nourishing Body Lotion, ₹1,999; Fine Fragrance Mist, ₹1,999; Ultimate Hydration Body Cream, ₹1,999; Shower Gel, ₹1,799; 3-Wick Candle, ₹3,299
Beauty by BiE O2WOW
This one has made quite the social media stir, and for good reason. Infused with vital oxygen, ginseng stem cells, and açaí berries, the mask is rich in vitamin A and C, and works to regenerate cells and attack dull, tired, and hyper-pigmented skin. If that wasn’t enough, it also gives immediate lifting results, and tackles premature ageing like fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots over three weeks of use.
Skeyndor Powder Hyaluronic Moisturising Booster
How many times have we heard hydration is key? Well, because it is! And this hyaluronic booster packs the power of hydration like none other. Use both AM and PM for locking that hydration in and keeping your skin soft and supple! And, bonus, as a purely hyaluronic formula, you can combine it with other serums for those targeted results.
Shankara Calming Mask
We all need a little bit of skin-calming this season, and the Shankara Calming Mask brings a potent mix that not only instantly calms all skin irritation common in the rains but also improves skin texture. Enriched with the all-lauded algae, along with power ingredients like aloe vera, blue chamomile, calendula, and seabuckthorn, this one shows immediate results in smoothing and easing the skin texture.
Sereko Clarifying Serum
Formulated with acai palm extract, bakuchiol, and niacinamide, this clarifying serum is said to to reduce blemishes, dark spots, and acne. It contains antibacterial and antioxidant properties that defend the skin against premature ageing and promote skin cell renewal. As a bonus, this product also makes for a hydrating make-up primer. It moisturises and soothes the effects of sun exposure.