You’ve been stocking up on gifts for all your loved ones, but you should never forget to treat yourself too! December marks the (official!) start of Summer, and we couldn’t be more excited for salty skin and sun-kissed strands.
Read on to see the very best new products landing on our shelves this month, then check out these beauty-full advent calendars to make every day in December gorgeous!
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RAW Tingle Tangle Brush, SOLD OUT
Say goodbye to salty knotted locks after a long day at the beach. We love the budget friendly price-point and the bright colour of this detangling brush.
Curtis Collection Bronzer in Sun Goddess, $49.95
Look like you’re glowing from within with this luminous bronzer.
Stockists: Curtis Collection
MAC False Lashes Maximizer, $42 (On Sale Dec, 7)
Layer this thickening primer onto your lashes before your mascara for the fullest flutter you’ve ever had.
Stockists: MAC Cosmetics
Rosehip Plus Nourishing Night Cream, $29.95
Your skin regenerates at night so make sure you’re giving it some nourishing care while you get your beauty sleep.
Stockists: Chemist Warehouse
Pureology Smooth Perfection Serum, $49.95
Apply to damp hair and style to get great hair minus the frizz-factor.
Stockists: In Salon
Frank Body Lip Scrub and Lip Balm Duo, $14.95
If you’re a fan of Frank’s coffee scrubs you need this lip-loving treat immediately. Use the exfoliant to remove any flakes, then nourish with the balm. Hello, sweet lips.
Stockists: Frank Body
Tom Ford Lips and Boys Collection Lipstick in Drake, $48
Tom Ford has translated some of our favourite men into sumptuous lipstick shades. With 25 from last year, Mr Ford has added 25 more. Including Jake (Gyllenhaal), Drake (above) and Justin.
Stockists: David Jones
ShopandBox Delivery Service
If you love products from overseas, but you can’t get your hands on them here, this about to become your new beauty best friend. Tell ShopandBox what you want, then they will get it for you, box it up and deliver it to your door!
SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic Serum, $214
Apply this firming and antioxidant-rich formula under your moisturiser to give incredible (eight times) protection from photoageing and free-radical damage. We swear by this in our preventative anti-ageing skincare routine.
Stockists: Advanced Cosmeceuticals
Kiehl’s X Peter Max Creme de Corps, $40
This skin moisture cult classic will keep you hydrated all day long, and (especially for the festive season) comes with this cool packaging by artist Peter Max.
MAC X Dita Von Teese Viva Glam, $36 (On Sale Dec, 16)
This stunning shade by Dita Von Teese is our perfect Christmas shade! You can feel good with this buy as the sale of Viva Glam products has already raised over US$400 for people suffering from HIV and AIDS around the globe.
Stockists: MAC Cosmetics
Marula Oil Rare Oil Treatment, $54
You can use this cold pressed, luxurious oil on your hair and skin. The ideal after-sun treat.
Stockists: 1300 365 350
Sportsgirl Eyes Glow Cream Silver, $14.95
We love some fun Summer makeup and Sporties just added 10 new shades to their beauty range, which will now offer more than 200 different colours across their eyes, nails, cheek, lips and bronzing products! We love this shimmering silver, which also doubles as a cheekbone highlight.
Artemes Beautiful Fools Lashes, $45
Probably the most elegant false lashes we’ve seen! We love the gorgeous packaging and the quality means you can re-wear.
Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color, $52
You get awesome colour payoff with a silky-smooth texture, it’s the perfect party accessory.
Stockists: Bobbi Brown
Kester Black and Beauty EDU Nail Polish in Stone, $20
Bec Judd just launched her beauty school into David Jones and to celebrate 5-free and cruelty-free Australian polish brand have release three new shades. We love this one in stone which will look awesome with a Summer faux-glow.
Stockists: Kester Black
A’kin Pure Radiance Organic Rosehip Oil, $19.95
Cold-pressed and full of anti-oxidants we’re loving layer of this under our night moisturiser for a nourishing super-charge.
DermaE Purifying 2-in-1 Charcoal Mask, $34.99
Give your skin a detox after the sins of the silly season with a weekly charcoal mask.
NeoStrata Sheer Triple Protection Moisturiser, $49.95
Sheer coverage, anti-ageing benefits and sunscreen. It’s practically the only thing you have to put on each morning.
Laura Mercier Velour Lovers Lip Colour, $35
These velvety, matte colours have amazing staying power — even in the Summer heat.
Stockists: David Jones
Jergens Hydrating Coconut Lotion, $8.99
Want to smell like a Hawaiian holiday? Us too. So we suggest you slather this all over every time you jump out of the shower.
Estée Lauder Brow Now Pencil and Volumising Brow Tint, $38 each (On Sale Dec, 26)
Because your brows should be on fleek at all times, the new Brow Now range will have every arch’s need covered.
Stockists: Estée Lauder
Issada Mini Mints, $14
Pocket sized, minty fresh and lip smoothing. These aloe and jojoba enriched glosses are your Summer beach bag essential.
Stockists: Salons and Spas
By Justine Dunton-Rose for popsugar.com.au