05/04/2017
Just call us done.

Words by

Nikki Escalante

A new range of winter essentials has just landed at Mecca and you’ll probably need to make some room in your beauty drawer. 

From scented mud masks to skin treatments to sheer powders, this season is all about loving the skin you’re in.

And creating that healthy, natural-glow. 

SKINCARE

Dr. Dennis Gross: C+ Collagen Brighten & Firm Vitamin C Serum ($125)

A weightless, fast-absorbing serum that’s packed with amino acids and the Vitamin C complex your skin needs. As well as hiding dark circles and providing a radiant glow, the serum is great for boosting dull-looking skin.

Dr. Dennis Gross: C+ Collagen Cream ($105)

Perfect to back up your serum. If you could store long-lasting hydration in a bottle, this product would be it. The C+ Collagen Cream is ideal for smoothing and brightening your complexion, and makes for a perfect treatment for morning and night.

Eve Lom: Time Retreat Range 

Featuring a Face Treatment, Eye Treatment and Hand Treatment, Eve Lom’s Time Treatment range showcases the brand’s skin-smoothing science. With an intense formula that soaks into the skin, each treatment instantly produces collagen, leaving the skin feeling vibrant and nourished. 

Kate Somerville: Wrinkle Warrior ($138)

This unique gel-cream is an all-in-one serum and moisturiser, with a dose of Vitamin A and Vitamin K. Its lightweight formula instantly absorbs into the skin, creating a smooth appearance that flawlessly hides fine lines and wrinkles. 

Mario Badescu: Rose Hips Nourishing Oil ($31)

Whether your skin is dry, combination or sensitive, this Nourishing Oil will help moisturise and smooth over any dry patches. Packed with antioxidants, daily use of the new treatment will provide softer and more radiant skin.

Josie Maran: Whipped Argan Oil Face Butter in Mango ($58)

Josie Maran x mango scents is our kind of facial treatment. The Whipped Argan Oil Face Butter comes as part of the limited edition Juicy Mango Collection, containing the brand’s iconic 100% Pure Argan Oil. It’s rich in essential acids and Vitamin E too, which visibly reduces pore sizes and adds brightness to the skin.

Josie Maran: Whipped Mud Mask in Mango ($70)

Also joining the Juicy Mango collection, Josie Maran’s brand new mud mask will rejuvenate and refine. Featuring a soft mango scent, the Argan-infused mask exfoliates and refreshes all skin types.

This Works: Stress Check Range 

The new Stress Check collection promises to restore and hydrate the skin, with a formula that sees a 100% natural blend of pure essential oils. The product range offers a Stress Check face mask, an aromatherapeutic roller ball, a face oil and a leave-in hair treatment.
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FRAGRANCE

Maison Francis Kurkdjian: Aqua Celestia ($210)

A new season means new florals for your fragrance collection. Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s Aqua Celestia features notes of musk, flowers and citrus. It creates a new form of calm, fusing the scents of lime from Mexico, cool England mint and blossoms from Provence.

Altaia: Ombu ($277)

Ombu is creator Marina Sersale’s love dedication to her husband, Sebastian. The inspiration came from the Ombu, a majestic plant that is essential to Argentina’s landscape and tradition. With notes of pink pepper, sage, cedarwood, amber and benzoin, expect a cool scent that lingers and oozes mystery.
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COLOUR

Nars: Velvet Matte Lip Pencils ($39 each)

Nars’ Velvet Matte Lip Pencils have earned cult status for a reason. If you haven’t jumped on board, we’ve got 10 new reasons for you to do so. The new release sees nudes, pinks, lilac, midnight blue and burgundy join the permanent lineup, bringing the full collection to 28 shades.

Bare Minerals: Invisible Bronze Powder Highlighter ($40)

Winter may be right around the corner but your sun-kissed skin doesn’t need to go anywhere. Bare Minerals’ new range offers sheer, natural-looking bronzers to give you warmth and glow all throughout the year. And skin that always feels like velvet.

Bare Minerals: Invisible Glow Powder Highlighter ($40)

Bare Minerals’ silky and creamy new Glow Powder Highlighters use reflective pearls in their formula, to give you a super luminous glow. With shades ranging from light-fair, medium, tan, and deep-dark, no one misses out.

Urban Decay: Vice Liquid Lip ($29)

Urban Decay’s new Vice Liquid Lip range boasts a high-pigmented, waterproof formula and zero transfer. Choose from 30 comfort matte and metallised shades, ranging from neutrals to brighter, more daring colours.

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