Beauty Product Reviews

The Beauty Insider’s Guide

We tell you what’s new in the world of beauty this season…

Caolion – Korean skincare brand Caolion is all set to make its India debut this March 2019. Founded by Jinyoung Joo, the company follows its keynote—‘It’s not about what’s in it. It’s about what’s not in it’ and truly that’s what the brand stands for. Caolion’s products were among the first to be designed free of alcohol, fragrances or colouring. The products are known for their effective skincare, freeing the skin of toxins and impurities. Its products also hydrate, calm and rejuvenate the skin, enhancing one’s natural beauty with the need for layers of makeup. Products such as pore packs for blackheads, pore tightening creams, cleansing balms and rejuvenating masks will help restore your natural beauty and youthful radiance.

Epique – A natural exfoliating gel, the Hydra Bright peeling gel’s unique gommage action that is specifically designed for mature skin, delivers deep exfoliation in just 2 minutes. Packed with EpiqueLab’s Phyto-Concentrates, the gel acts on key signs of ageing—wrinkles, fine lines and dull skin. Unlike chemical based gels, the natural coconut and turmeric formula of the hydra bright peeling gel deep cleanses the skin without irritating it, leaving the skin feeling healthy, refreshed, brightened and hydrated. It instantly provides the skin with a renewed softness and glow we all desire.

Innisfree – Having beautiful skin all day is no longer a distant dream. Turning dreams into reality is Innisfree with their My Foundation range. Created with a unique formula of beautiful ingredients like natural volcanic clusters, lava sea water minerals and green tea solution, this liquid foundation allows you to choose the moisture level and coverage intensity. The company is also launching its ‘My To Go Cushion Foundation’ in India. Available in a compact container that is easy to carry, the foundation is a perfect makeup go-to anywhere and anytime. Here to make life easier, the product comes with a blending plate to make the application process easier and each shade is available in three moisture levels— matte, semi matte and glow and gives the wearer a flawless finish.

Kiehl’s – Chances are, you’ve heard of Micellar water by now. Kiehl’s has launched its first micellar cleansing formula—Herbal-Infused Micellar Cleansing Water. This gentle facial cleanser has been a European-favourite for a long time and is now gaining popularity in other parts of the world. One of the trendiest skin products of the moment, micellar water comes with many practical benefits. It instantly traps and pulls dirt and impurities and makeup out of the surface of your skin using just a cotton pad. Infused with naturally derived ingredients like Thyme Essential Oil that is used for its calming and cleansing properties and Lemon Balm Floral Water that is known for its soothing and refreshing properties, the water along with its pleasing aroma leaves the skin feeling soft and rejuvenated.

L’Oreal Paris – Sabyasachi, the designer who is known for his incredible designer wear worn by many celebrities can now feature in your makeup kit. After bold reds and rich plums for the festive season, global beauty brand L’Oreal Paris announces a limited edition of 10 irresistible nude lipsticks keeping in trend with the spring season. With a new lip colour for each day, you can re-invent your looks daily. The unique, flattering and chic matte lipsticks are here to bring you the most perfect look for any and every occasion. Here’s Sabyasachi bringing in colours from clothes to lipsticks.   

Lotus – Often, we need multiple products to tackle multiple skin problems. Lotus Herbals WhiteGlow Matte look all in one DD Crème SPF 20 tackles multiple issues with just one product. Containing rich extracts of ingredients like grapefruit known for its antioxidant and antimicrobial properties; mulberry that is well known for properties that make the skin smooth and flawless and its melanin reducing properties too. The product contains Saxifraga extracts too that protect the skin from harmful effects of UVA and UVB rays. This revolutionary DD crème comes in two shades of pink beige and natural beige which are suitable for all skin tones. The crème blends smoothly on the skin leaving it hydrated and radiant throughout the day.

Medimix – Want skin that has a radiant and natural glow? Medimix, the brand that is known to exude Ayurveda is here with two new variants in their face wash category. Comprising of a Deep Cleansing Face Wash with Besan and Honey and a Natural Glow Face Wash with Sugarcane and Ginger extracts the face washes are designed to provide skin clear of oils and dirt while retaining its moisture balance. Combining besan and honey the deep cleansing face wash brings the shine back to your skin. And the perfect blend of sugarcane with ginger extracts gives the skin a deep cleanse and radiant glow.

Sugar – Make way for Sugar cosmetics first ever store in Kolkata! One of the fastest growing cosmetics in the country, Sugar Cosmetics recently announced the opening of its first store in Kolkata, located in Forum mall. The store will house the entire product range of the brand. From crush-worthy lipsticks to swoon-worthy nail lacquers. Covering a wide range of products that include, foundations, blushes, and highlighters that can be blended with any skin tone, alluring kohls, eyebrow definers, lip primers, lip crayons, cleansing water and many more, name it and the store has it. The brand has gone on to become a cult favourite and beauty staple for the millennials. High on style and performance, Sugar Cosmetics products are made for the independent and bold women out there.



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