It’s official, August pretty much introduces us to a slew of sizzling hot beauty launches. Think dewy-finish foundation from Clé de Peau Beauté to the serum by Anastasia Beverly Hills to get your brows on fleek with just one swipe. Honestly, we’re starting to feel hyped up just thinking about it. Last month, a range of products from renowned beauty brands were essential to attain that hot girl summer theme. Well, these August beauty launches are must-haves to keep your game up to date. Scroll down to see our pick and consider your beauty shopping list sorted out. 

The Best August Beauty Launches in 2022

Hada Labo Platinum Kotojyun Mask

On top of our list of the best August beauty launches is the highly rated, Hada Labo Platinum Kotojyun Mask. It features a high penetrating serum along with premium platinum nanoparticles to boost the skin’s radiance. Available in two variants,  Platinum Hydrating and Platinum Whitening, these sheet masks provide targeted benefits for optimal outcomes. What’s more, it is also packed with hydrating and nourishing ingredients like hyaluronic acids, ceramides and squalene. Created with Bemliese®, this sustainable non-woven fabric is breathable and comfortable. 

Why we love it:

  • Delivers intense hydration
  • High penetrating serum 
  • Improves skin radiance 

Price: RM14.90

Where to buy: Watsons 

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Genius Serum 

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Genius Serum is the ultimate secret to attaining fuller-looking brows. It harnesses the power of essential ingredients like peptides, panthenol, Korean ginseng, biotin and castor oil. These ingredients work collectively to deliver multiple benefits like nourishing the brows and improving manageability. It is clinically proven to fortify the brows against breakage while keeping them healthy. The Brow Genius Serum has an ultra-lightweight texture that does not leave any sticky residue or make your brows stiff. 

Why we love it:

  • Clean formulation
  • Ideal for all skin types
  • Vegan

Price: RM285.00

Where to buy: Sephora 

Clé de Peau Beauté The Foundation

Clé de Peau Beauté has unveiled its newly reformulated The Foundation, after three years of refinement. It is expertly formulated with Blur Perfecting Technology which optimises the effect of light to blur out any imperfections and enhance the skin’s radiance.  With Precious Lakesis Complex, it increases skin elasticity for firmer-looking skin. The new range also comes in 25 shades of foundation, complementing all skin tones. It effortlessly blends on the skin, transforming your skin into a dewy-like upon application.

Why we love it:

  • Packed with skin-loving ingredients
  • Available in 25 shades
  • Dewy finish


Where to buy: Clé de Peau Beauté stores


SEPHORA COLLECTION Best Skin Ever Glow features the latest vegan formulation which merges the best of skincare and makeup. The collection includes Best Skin Ever Glow 12HR Moisturizing Liquid Foundation, which is powered by plant-based prebiotics to balance the skin’s ecosystem. It delivers a medium buildable coverage which is imbued with a glowy finish for up to 12 hours. Whereas, the Best Skin Ever Glow Multi-Purpose Concealer functions as a corrector and highlighter. Thanks to its creamy formulation, it conceals any imperfections while evens out the skin tone for a flawless look. It is also enriched with plant-based prebiotics to nourish the skin. 

Why we love it:

  • Infused with plant-based prebiotics 
  • Vegan formulation
  • Provides skincare benefits

Price: SEPHORA COLLECTION Best Skin Ever Glow 12HR Moisturizing Liquid Foundation (RM87) and SEPHORA COLLECTION Best Skin Ever Glow Multi-Purpose Concealer (RM72)

Where to buy: Sephora 

Hermés Parfums Hermessence Violette Volynka

Hermessence Violette Volynka by Hermés Parfums is the latest addition to the Hermessence collection. It features a contrasting scent of leather with a softness of violet. Created by Christine Nagel, Director of Creation and Olfactory Heritage at Hermès Parfums, combines Viola odorata, a flower which is regarded as a symbol of modesty and Volynka, leather which is often utilised for Hermés leather goods. The fragrance is housed in a clear bottle with a purple leather cap which captures the essence of the scent.

Why we love it:

  • Flora scent
  • Intense notes
  • Long-lasting

Price:  RM1,050 (100ml) and RM175 (15ml)

Where to buy: Hermés boutiques and exclusively at Hermés counter in Parkson Pavilion Elite Kuala Lumpur.

Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Anti-Wrinkle Retinol Overnight Serum

Our pick of the best August beauty launches has to be Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Anti-Wrinkle Retinol Overnight Serum. It features youth-boosting ingredients that can reverse the signs of ageing for a youthful-looking complexion. Aside from bio-retinol + retinol, it also stars peptides, ubiquinone (coenzyme Q10), evening primrose, vitamin E, grape and green tea extracts. A powerful blend of jojoba, coconut, shea butter, sodium hyaluronate and Vitamin B5 helps to intensely hydrate the skin at its deepest layers. 

Why we love it:

  • Smoothens rough skin texture
  • Minimises the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Fades dark spots 

Price: RM331.00

Where to buy: Sephora 

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