The Best Beauty Buys Of January 2022

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With a new year comes new beauty launches. From skincare heroes to makeup must-haves, newcomers and tried-and-tested brands, these are the January launches we added to our beauty haul this month.

Dior Eye Reviver Patches

Exhausted? Keep your sleepless nights a secret thanks to these depuffing patches by Dior. Layer the patches over the Capture Totale Super Potent Eye Serum (which is included in the kit) for hydrated, smoothed and brightened undereyes in 10 minutes flat. Shop now

Alo Yoga Haircare

Celebrity-loved activewear label Alo Yoga has entered the beauty world with the launch of its shampoo and conditioner. The Shine Shampoo and Conditioner duo are powered by Vitamin C-packed Amla berry to boost shine, nourish strands and repair damage. Shop now

Chanel Beauty Rouge Allure Velvet La Comète

Rouge Allure Velvet La Comète in Pourpre Étoilé

A luminous, velvet-finish lipstick inspired by the constellations that fascinated Gabrielle Chanel, Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet La Comète is a limited-edition release available in eight sultry shades. Each lipstick is housed in a sleek case embossed with a five-point star fashioned after the Chanel High Jewellery La Comète collection. Shop now

MDO by Simon Ourian M.D Multi-Benefit Skin Tint

To master the no-makeup makeup look and benefit your skin while you do it, look no further than this high-powered formula from MDO by Dr. Ourian M.D. The tint uses adaptive colour mimicking technology to match your skin tone, offering medium coverage with a glowy finish. In addition, the moisturising formula treats signs of ageing and pigmentation thanks to a blend of vitamins, hyaluronic acid and jojoba oil. Shop now

Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick

Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick in Miss America

Huda Beauty has dropped a new-and-improved version of its best-selling Liquid Matte Lipstick, revamping the formula to ensure maximum comfort, wearability and durability. The ultra-thin texture delivers highly pigmented colours with one swipe of the doe-foot applicator and dries down to a non-sticky suede finish while hydrating your lips with the Lip L.O.V.E. Complex – a combination of lycopene, olive oil, vitamin A & E, essential fatty acids. Along with a reformulation, the Liquid Matte Lipstick collection welcomes eight new shades to suit every skin tone. Shop now

Supergoop! Daily Dose Hydra-Ceramide Boost SPF 40

From award-winning skincare brand Supergoop! comes the ceramide-infused sunscreen oil that moisturises and fortifies the skin barrier while protecting against UV rays and reducing signs of external stressors – think pollution, blue light and infrared radiation. Shop now

NUDESTIX Complexion Range

NUDESTIX has launched a skin-saving collection of complexion products including the hydrating Tinted Cover Foundation, brightening Nudefix Concealer and cream-to-powder Tinted Blur Foundation Stick; embrace your natural beauty with buildable coverage that allows your skin to shine through. Shop now

Gisou Honey Infused Lip Oil

Hyaluronic acid and Mirsalehi Honey come together to smooth, plump and define lips while restoring and enhancing their natural colour over time, leaving your pout polished and protected. Shop now

YSL Lash Clash Mascara

The latest mascara from YSL Beauty promises 200 per cent volume that’ll have you airborne with a flutter of your lashes. The double conical brush builds volume with a smudge-resistant, super-black formula that lasts for up to 24 hours without flaking. Now that’s what we call a hard worker. Shop now

Drunk Elephant A-Gloei Maretinol Oil

From cult-favourite clean-beauty brand Drunk Elephant comes an easy-to-use retinol oil perfect for beginners and die-hards alike. Encourage cell turnover and tackle discolouration, blemishes, texture and ageing skin with a blend of retinol, marula oil and ceramides, all with a vegan formula free from nasties. Shop now

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  • Words by Savanna Smith