Hang on to your wallets! We know it’s hard to keep track of all the new skincare product launches and releases that are sprouting every month. So, we knocked on the doors of our favourite beauty brands and asked them, for what to look out for in March – thankfully, they replied!
Thus we present to you a cheat sheet and guide to all of the most exciting, new beauty products that are launching this month, from cleansers to serums and everything in between, so you can casually browse your selection in bed and make an informed decision before spending that hard-earned money.
Last updated with a new formula in August 2020, the Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair serum ($175 for 50ml) was the first-ever night serum and is a classic skincare product in the global beauty industry. It will see the launch of its very own campaign in March 2021.
Here’s a new product from Estée Lauder, the Perfectionist Pro Intense Brightening Essence Ampoules ($190 for a set of four, 7-day vials) which comes as an to the brand’s Perfectionist Pro range of skincare products.
First launched a year ago in March 2020, the Estée Lauder Perfectionist Pro Rapid Brightening Treatment Ferment3 + Vitamin C ($135 for 30ml) has now been upgraded with an exclusive brightening complex which works with vitamin C to be easily absorbed and utilised by the skin.
Origins expands its famed mushroom-infused franchise with an on-the-go mist with mega-hydrating benefits that instantly helps boost skin’s moisture, plumpness and luminosity. Powered by Reishi, Hyaluronic Acid, and Tremella Mushroom (also known as Snowy Mushroom), the Dr. Andrew Weil for OriginsTM Mega-Mushroom Soothing Hydra-Mist is a micro-fine mist that can be applied on bare skin or over makeup, making it the perfect on-the-go solution to soothe and hydrate skin anytime, anywhere.
On Mar 11, Dr. Jart+ will be launching a brand new five-piece tea tree oil series called the “Ctrl A Teatreement” in Singapore, namely a cleansing foam ($31), invisible liquid patch for redness, moisturiser ($41), a soothing calamine lotion spot treatment, and toner ($33).
The beloved and forever OOS (out of stock/ sold out) Drunk Elephant will be releasing a new limited edition minis kit called The Littles Hair + Body Kit 2.0 ($69 at Sephora Singapore). In this kit, you’ll find nine items, namely the Cocomino Glossing Shampoo, Cocomino Marula Cream Conditioner, TLC Happi Scalp Scrub, Wild Marula Tangle Spray, Kamili Cream Body Cleanser, Sili Body Lotion, Sweet Pitti Deodorant Cream, a Drunk Elephant wide tooth comb, and a neon toiletries bag.
If you have been following the K-beauty site, Ksisters, you would have seen the Jung Beauty two-step steaming hair spa set before. Due to popular demand, the highly-raved leave-in keratin hair mask from the set is now sold separately in a tube ($34). There are four benefits, namely to treat, smooth, shine, and nourish by coating your individual hair strands and allowing ingredients such as coconut oil, keratin, and silk amino acids to work. If you were to visit Ksisters’ website… the before and after pictures of permed and curled hair looks pretty amazing.
This month, Bio-essence will be launching a four-piece probiotic skincare series that serves to protect the skin’s microbiome (the good bacteria!) from pollution, excessive cleansing, and sunlight. Called Bio-Water Probiotics, the series will see a biome balancing cleanser ($10.90), a balancing solution ($24.90), a repair serum ($45.90), and a hydro gel ($32.90).
The cult-loved Korean hair serum brand, mise-en-scene, that landed on Singaporean shores a year ago has updated their hair serums’ ingredients – replacing the previous Argan Oil with a premium Golden Moroccan Argan Oil which promises to absorb moisture faster. All four hair serums have been updated, including the original Perfect Serum, Perfect Styling Serum, Perfect Rose Perfume Serum, and Perfect Coco Water Serum (all $16.90).
The French skincare brand, Clarins, has upgraded eight face cleansers and toning lotions, and introduced two new toning lotions to include new (natural!) ingredients from their private farm located in the French Alps called “Domaine Clarins“. These natural herbs harvested from Clarins’ private farm include Yellow Gentian, Lemon Balm, organic Soapwort, and plant-based squalene. When shopping at Clarins, watch out for the French Alps symbol with the label “Domaine Clarins” to know that your bottle of lotion or face cleanser has been made with plants that Clarins grew themselves.
Love the scents of Glow Recipe’s products? Then you’ll be excited to be smell like their signature watermelon scent from head-to-toe. The Korean brand is now breaking into the body care category with their Watermelon Glow Pink Dream Body Cream ($43). Inspired by founders Sarah and Christine’s Korean tradition of rubbing chilled watermelon rind on the skin to soothe heat rash and irritation, this lightweight, non-greasy body cream has ingredients such as amino-acid rich watermelon extract, hyaluronic acid, AHAs. The body cream is also certified ‘pyjama-proof’, and won’t give you that messy or sticky after-feel.
Homegrown skincare brand Sigi Skin is proud to unveil its first moisturiser to its arsenal of award-winning, superfoods-infused skincare. The Sigi Skin Idyllic Fields Day-Time Moisturiser ($78) contains a comprehensive blend of four highly-concentrated ingredients – 71.9% Oats, Troxerutin, Polyglutamic Acid, and Matcha Extracts to intensively hydrate, soothe, restore and protect all skin types.
If constant mask-wearing in our hot humidity has you (and your skin) frazzled, join the club. Excess sebum and sweat means that our foundation is constantly smearing on our reusable masks, but regular powder makeup tends to dehydrate the skin’s surface, causing clogged pores and the dreaded maskne. To combat those issues, BSkin has launched their Flawless Finish Perfecting Loose Powder skin-perfecting and nourishing loose powder infused with skin-loving bee actives — such as Royal Jelly, Honey and Titanium Dioxide — that bestows a naturally luminous and protected complexion all day. A makeup-and-skincare hybrid the Flawless Finish Perfecting Loose Powder ($49) helps smoothen out uneven skin tone and controls shine without clogging pores.
If you prefer your foundation with a dewy finish as opposed to a matte one, the new Givenchy Prisme Libre Skin-Caring Glow ($80), is a hybrid foundation that combines makeup with skincare. The formulation boasts a 90% skincare base with 97% ingredients of natural origins to deliver all-day hydration and unveils skin’s natural radiance.
You might not be able to travel to Japan for Sakura season, but you’ll be able to relieve those cherry blossom dreams with M.A.C’s Black Cherry collection. The collection consists of lipstick, lip balm, blush, lip primer, fixing spray, mascara and eyeliner in a limited-edition, moon-bloom packaging.