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The Beauty Edit

October Beauty Drop

Beauty products drop at a dizzying rate, but there’s no need to feel overwhelmed. At CF we have done the hard work for you: curating an edit of the products dropping in October to really get excited about.

From the intelligent SPF to replace your favourite moisturiser, to the chicest lipstick to apply on-the-go, these are the products that have piqued our Beauty Editor’s interest this month.


THE INTELLIGENT MOISTURISER

This intelligent new SPF is the latest addition to U Beauty's trilogy of super whizzy skincare products. Laden with the brand's patent-pending SIREN technology as well as vitamin C, zinc oxide, hyaluronic acid, vitamin E, and shea butter, it helps to dimish existing pigmentation, add radiance, and provide broad-spectrum sun protection. Non-greasy and drying to a powdery finish, this may well replace your favourite daily moisturiser.

…this may well replace your favourite daily moisturiser.

THE BODY

Treat your body to the same wonder ingredients you look for in your favourite face serums with this AHA-enriched body lotion that makes light work of dry patches and dull complexions. Laced with a cocktail of antioxidant-rich plant oils – including passionfruit, apricot, and shea – the formula gently buffs away pesky bumps and blemishes as it softens. The addition of niacinamide and squalane are very welcome for an added dose of hydration too. The result? Strokeably soft limbs you'll want to parade, even when the temperature drops.

THE CHIC LIPSTICK

Guerlain's Rouge G lipstick is unequivocally the chicest lipstick in the business: the sleek bullet comes with a customisable case of your choosing, which houses a flip-up mirror to make on-the-go application a breeze. Now it's even more covetable, reimagined under new Creative Director of Make-Up, Violette. The new velvety formula leaves lips exceptionally soft, with 16+ hours of highly-pigmented colour. The new Rouge G cases are dressed in Parisian wardrobe inspired patterns for extra style points.

Guerlain’s Rouge G lipstick is unequivocally the chicest lipstick in the business.

THE FASHION SOAP

We didn't think a bar of soap on a rope could cause so much excitement, until we set eyes on the latest extension of the Loewe home fragrance line. Taking inspiration from the great outdoors, unexpected scents like oregano and tomato leaves will scent your entire bathroom, whilst sitting pretty at your sink.

THE MASCARA

We are eternally after a mascara that offers va-va-voom volume, a definite curl, and staying power. This new mascara from Trish McEvoy does all that, and more, enrobing lashes in a soft coating of black pigment that doesn’t clump. A quick zig-zag sweep offers an instant eye-opening effect, whilst multiple coats are the gateway to a dramatic eye. Thanks to the addition of conditioning ingredients lashes feel nourished too – an added bonus.

We are eternally after a mascara that offers va-va-voom volume, a definite curl, and staying power.

THE SPF FOUNDATION

A foundation that actively treats skin over time, whilst masking imperfections in an instant is a savvy skincare investment. This serum-foundation hybrid leaves skin looking juicy, plumped, and more radiant overtime, whilst the full yet dewy coverage keeps your skin looking fresh from morning to night. Skin feels comfortable and hydrated all day long thanks to hyaluronic acid, vitamin E, and soothing watermelon extract, amongst a coterie of other skin-loving ingredients. 

 

THE FACE MASK

New to the UK market, Polish skincare brand Tolpa is making waves thanks to its super affordable dermocosmetics line which combine natural ingredients with dermatologist know-how. Combat the effects of central heating on stressed, irritated complexions with this hyaluronic moisturising mask. The creamy mask feels suitably decadent and treats skin to an intense dose of moisture for up to 72 hours. Your face will feel baby soft, fine lines will be visibly plumped, and any redness will feel mollified after a single application.

This creamy mask feels suitably decadent and treats skin to an intense dose of moisture for up to 72 hours.

THE EYESHADOWS

Think you don't have time to sweep on a perfectly-executed smokey eye? With Westman Atelier’s Eye Pods it couldn't be easier. The super soft cream-powder pigments blend seamlessly to a smooth velvety finish in seconds. Each portable tower comprises three hues which can be combined for either a subtle daytime or nocturnal, glamorous look. This is one product you'll want to pop in your handbag as we approach party season. 

 

THE EYE PEP-UP

This nifty eye product earned a place in our make-up bags from the very first application. A triple threat against tired eyes, it's packed with vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, and caffeine to reduce the appearance of dark circles, whilst hydrating to prevent any crepiness. The sheer tint offers superlative coverage and is delivered from a glass rollerball nib for a mess-free application, whilst getting to work on puffiness.

This nifty eye product earned a place in our make-up bags from the very first application.

THE HAIR TOOL

If you've ever spent the morning meticulously coiffing your hair into a bouncy blow-dry, only for your hard work to be undone at the first whisper of breeze or drizzle, you need this new tool from Babyliss. The Cordless Hot Brush is perfect for on-the-go top ups, reshaping body and volume. The erganomic brush is designed to smooth and add volume simultaneously, whilst the bristles prevent tugging for effortless and speedy results. Whether you simply want to sweep back flyaways or create mermaid-worthy swish on-the-go, this is your hair's new best friend. 

Image credit: Guerlain Rouge G Luxurious Velvet

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