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What’s new in beauty for August?

What’s new in beauty for August?
Holly James
Beauty Writer3 years ago
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We can't believe it either, it's August already which means that the wait for this month's new beauty launches is over. We have picked out our top 5* products, fresh onsite this month that will keep your hair glossy, skin glowing and makeup glam in line with the latest looks for the summer.

Urban Decay Lash Freak Mascara

Unleash your inner freak with the new, revolutionary Lash Freak Mascara by Urban Decay. The long-wearing formula is smudge-proof formula creates 23.6 times more volume and 40% more visible length to completely transform your lashes for your most intense look yet. The uniquely designed brush offers a curved side to lift and a 36 degree tip to get into the inner and outer corners to completely open up your eyes.

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex

Everybody's favourite luxury Serum just got an upgrade; the new Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex is a reformulation of the brands famous anti-ageing Serum, blended with innovative ingredients that combat signs of ageing including loss of firmness, fine lines and wrinkles and lack of hydration. The rich formula melts into the skin to provide nourishment and moisture at the deepest level to reveal a more even, brighter and smoother complexion. The powerful Serum also helps to protect against environmental aggressors to prevent against further ageing.

HUGO BOSS Women's Alive Eau de Parfum

Bringing you into the moment, the Hugo Boss Alive Eau de Parfum is the scent for the contemporary woman who isn't afraid of embracing her individuality. The perfume is an energetic blend of fruity Apple and Plum notes that embody motivation and purpose. The sweet and succulent, fresh scents encapsulate femininity and confidence that will leave you feeling empowered and smelling irresistible.

Bumble & Bumble Curl Range

Designed to deeply hydrated, reduce frizz and increase shine, the new Bumble & Bumble Curl range, for curly hair types, is perfect for the current hot and humid weather. Blended with nourishing ingredients including Jojoba, Avocado and Coconut oils as well as Cocoa and Shea Butters, all of the carefully formulated products will keep curls looking healthy and defined, working to lock in moisture and improve strength.

Jimmy Choo Fragrances

Ever classy and always in season, there is a Jimmy Choo Fragrance for everyone. Whether you are looking for a new signature scent, or shopping for the perfect luxury gift for someone special, Jimmy Choo has a range of stunning fragrances both for him and for her that will suit any occasion. Their new Blossom Special Edition carries all of the sweet notes of the Original Eau de Parfum with a delicious hint of Toffee!


This month we're welcoming bold beauty brand UOMA to LOOKFANTASTIC. Re-writing the rules of inclusivity and diversity to create a world of beauty that is accessible to everyone, UOMA empowers everyone to embrace their individuality and express themselves with bold and vibrant shades.


Specifically designed for stressed skin, skyn ICELAND uses natural ingredients from Iceland to create powerful formulas that help combat the effects of stress and tension on the skin to create a brighter and more even complexion. Inspired by the pure, unspoiled natural resources of Iceland such as the mineral rich waters, antioxidant powered berries, soothing algaes and mosses and immune boosting angelica archangelica, the brand create soothing and strengthening skincare that naturally nourishes the complexion whilst bringing back your glow. Better yet, the brand is 100% vegan and comes in recyclable packaging, helping you care for the planet too.

Burberry Essentials Glow Palettes

Get your glow on this month with the new Burberry Essentials Glow Palettes, the new three-in-one face palette that sculpts, colours and highlights with radiant shades suitable for all skin tones. The lightweight cream and powder formulas blend effortlessly onto the skin to create customisable glowy looks of your desired intensity.

MAC Mini Fix+ Vibes Setting Spray

MAC's famous Setting Spray just got a summer refresh with their new Fix+Vibes formula that offers the same powerful hold with a delicate blend of fresh, floral and fruity scent, perfect for summer. The Spray works to lock in your makeup for up to 12 hours whilst calming and nourishing the skin with Chamomile and Cucumber extracts to keep your complexion cool and even.

Smashbox Exclusive Halo Range

Be prepared for your ultimate summer glow up yet with the new Halo Range from Smashbox including a refreshing Loose Powder to perfect your base, their new Highlighter Duos to add that sun-kissed shimmer, and the new Glow Lip Gloss that will keep your pout looking plump and glossy.

Mio Golden Hour Body Moisturiser

Instantly improve the appearance of your skin from head to toe with the new Golden Hour Body Moisturiser by Mio. Blended with illuminating minerals, the hydrating moisturiser gives a healthy smooths out the appearance of lines and wrinkles whilst working to prolong your post-holiday tan with a subtle summer bronze. Infused with a luscious Citrus and Orange Blossom fragrance, the vegan body moisturiser gives off a fresh summer scent for an all round refreshing treatment.

NYX Professional Makeup Bare with me Exclusive Cheek and Lip Tint Colour

Exclusive to LOOKFANTASTIC, this New Cheek and Lip Tint Colour from NYX Professional Makeup is the ideal summer makeup bag staple that will perk up both your pout and you complexion. The soothing and hydrating formula blends effortlessly into either the skin to add a pinch of colour to your cheeks, or into your lips for a naturally moisturised and fuller finish that will complete your no-makeup look. The Tint offers buildable colour, available in 6 different shades to suit every skin tone.

Nuxe Organic Range

Nourish your skin naturally this August with the new ORGANIC skincare range from NUXE, concentrating all of nature’s benefits with star active ingredients obtained using environmentally-friendly technologies. The new formulas work to recharge the complexion using vitamin rich ingredients that strengthen the skin's natural barriers and are quickly absorbed to deliver intense hydration. Charged by a trio of organic botanical oils, including Argan, Macadamia and Apricot, the new formulas works to rehydrate, revive and repair the complexion.

By Terry Exclusive Hyaluronic Hydra Pressed Powder

Exclusive to LOOKFANTASTIC, discover the best-selling and award-winning Hydra Powder now in a convenient pressed format. The By Terry Hyaluronic Hydra Pressed Powder is a multi-benefit powder that can be used to set makeup, mattify the skin and blur the appearance of imperfections. The vegan formula is lightweight and sinks into the skin to hydrate using Hyaluronic Acid, giving the complexion a naturally fuller and brighter appearance.

benefit ‘Best of benefit’ Summer Exclusive Blockbuster Set

Create a sunkissed glow with the benefit limited edition ‘Best of Benefit’ Summer Blockbuster Set, featuring four full-sized versions of the brand’s best-selling products. Made up of four full-sized favourites from the brand, the kit allows you to create any desired look. The Exclusive Kit contains:

  • Bene Tint Rose Tinted Lip & Cheek Stain (10ml)
  • BadGal Bang Mascara - Black (4g)
  • benefit Brow Styler Eyebrow Pencil & Powder Duo (1.1g)
  • Hoola Bronzer (8g)

Shop all new in products on LOOKFANTASTIC here.

Holly James
Beauty Writer
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Working with brands at LOOKFANTASTIC for over two years I have developed my knowledge of all things beauty from key skincare concerns to niche makeup tricks and haircare hacks. I have a major passion for finding effective solutions that are easily accessible to everyone so that we can all achieve our best, glowing complexion.