This is the second instalment in BD's new feature series, On Counter. Each month we will be breaking down the top product launches hitting stores. And you guessed it, here is everything you need in June!
From rose-infused skincare and ultra-hydrating body creams to glowing makeup essentials and relaxing home fragrances, these are the hottest must-haves to keep on your radar.
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These new beauty chewables from Bioglan combine skin nourishing collagen with hydrating coconut water. The natural berry flavoured chewable button is formulated with natural vitamin C from acerola, native Kakadu plum, Davidson plum and zinc from guava, and contains no added sugar.
This serum from FRESH contains a balance of water and oil to deeply hydrate and nourish all skin types. The water phase is comprised of rosewater and damask rose extract to help soothe and hydrate the skin, and the oil phase of rose flower, camelina, rosehip and squalane helps to nourish and soften the complexion. Once shaked and mixed, the two phases transformed into a silky serum, leaving skin dewy, soft, and plumped with moisture.
Glasshouse Fragrances latest limited-edition candle will leave your mouth watering. It has a constellation of rich and creamy vanilla, roasted almond and sticky salted caramelised popcorn which pops, crackles and swirls to life to create a delectable gourmand scent good enough to eat. A shimmering tribute to the golden age of cinema, Movie Nights is ornately wrapped in gold mirrored glass which shines brightly like a prize on any shelf or vanity.
This natural cleanser gently washes away dirt, pollutants and impurities from the skin’s surface. The potent 100 per cent active, organic and undiluted ingredient of soapberry extract offers a powerhouse of hardworking active compounds that form a lather to leave skin clean, clear and fresh. Naturally occurring amino acids, phenolic acids, amines and triterpene glycosides work in synergy to remove all traces of dirt without disturbing the skin’s natural oils and moisture essential for hydration.
Schwarzkopf BIO-TECH by Extra Care is the latest brand from the global hair giant, combining Schwarzkopf’s longstanding hair repair expertise with the incredible science of nature. All high-performing formulas contain liquid keratin to help repair existing damage and fortify the cell structure for future damage prevention, they also combine the latest hair technology with cutting-edge natural ingredients targeting specific hair needs. BIO-TECH follows the ‘free from’ philosophy delivering uncompromising performance.
This new oil-infused moisturiser from JERGENS helps to lock in long-lasting hydration with the essential ingredients to proviide visibly beautiful skin. It has a nourishing oil blend, infused with sweet vanilla essence to indulge skin in sensual softness. A popular and recognisable scent, vanilla evokes relaxation, has calming benefits and embodies indulgence and warmth.
innisfree Brightening Pore Serum is a daily serum with powerful brightening, firming and hydrating benefits. It is enriched with a powerful synergy of 10.1 per cent concentration of triple vitamin derivatives (B3, C, and B5) to help brighten skin tone, reveal a clearer complexion, and to help soothe and protect the skin from environmental aggressors. Containing hyaluronic acid, the serum delivers an abundance of hydration, while its moist and watery formula is quickly absorbed into the skin, leaving no stickiness behind.
Create a soothing ambience in your home with the Natio Ambient Essential Oil Diffuser. Featuring a contemporary glass lid and wooden base, the diffuser also has four mist settings and three light settings to suit any mood or occasion. Use the diffuser in ‘sleeping’ mode with 2-3 drops of Natio’s ‘focus on sleep’ pure essential oil blend to help you drift off into a peaceful night’s sleep.
Back by popular demand, the Rose Daily Hydration Mist was originally launched in December 2019 as a limited-edition festive gift, and now it will be a permanent Ella Baché glow-boosting staple. Formulated with rose hydrosol, best known for its toning, brightening and smoothing affects and mari moist, often referred to as ‘the aloe of the ocean’, is a hyaluronic acid. It also contains marine complex (red algae) with a superior blend of moisture retention boosting ingredients that keep skin hydrated and plump.
This facial serum from CeraVE provides skin with much-needed moisture. It contains a high concentration of hyaluronic acid and three essential ceramides, to help maintain skin's natural protective barrier and vitamin B5 to soothe dry skin. This daily-use serum supplies the skin with up to 24 hours of moisture and nourishment and has a unique cream to gel texture, perfect for dry, dehydrated skin.
essence Choose Your Glow! highlighter palette includes three shades for a unique glow. The most subtle shades create natural everyday highlights, while the bronze shade is ideal for a shimmering summer glow on the cheeks or for accentuating the contours.
SkinCeuticals Glycolic Renewal Cleanser helps to brighten, smooth and rehydrate all skin types. It also prepares the skin for treatments and serums to follow, improving the efficacy and penetration of the rest of a skincare routine. Formulated with eight per cent glycolic free acid value, it will dissolve dead skin cells, leading to a brighter, more evenly toned and textured complexion; one per cent phytic acid to help enhance skin clarity and brightness for a more even, youthful appearance to the skin; and aloe barbadensis leaf extract and glycerin, to act as hydrating, cooling ingredients that will balance inflammation in the skin.
This Weleda gift set contains a selection of baby care essentials for new parents. It includes: Calendula Nappy Change Cream (75ml), Calendula Body Lotion (200ml) and Calendula Shampoo & Body Wash (200ml). It is NATRUE certified natural and organic and free from synthetic ingredients.
This all-over face and body highlighter from NYX is infused with avocado, rosehip, grapeseed, and jojoba oil. It has reflective pearls to add a beautifully-radiant glow and extra illumination to the skin. Available in three shades.
FOREO UFO 2 is a power mask and light therapy device. It has T-Sonic™ facial massaging, full-spectrum LED light therapy (five more colours than the original UFO), upgraded tech, faster heating and cooling and optimised app-led treatments. UFO 2’s hyper-infusion technology drives the mask essence deeper into the skin to get nutrients down where they work best - below the surface.
This new addition from Aveda is a 98 per cent naturally derived body scrub that delivers touchably soft, smooth skin. Featuring a gently-exfoliating walnut and bamboo blend, with nourishing cherry blossom extract and sweet almond oil, this scrub conditions and smooths skin while infusing the senses with a sweet floral aroma made from 38 pure flower and plant essences. Cruelty-free, not tested on animals, and manufactured with 100 per cent wind power through renewable energy credits and carbon offsets.
This vegan and cruelty-free, skin-boosting serum is infused with vitamin E and B3 to brighten and rejuvenate the skin complexion. It can be used on its own or mixed with foundation to add a luminous and radiant glow to the skin.
QV Intensive with Ceramides Sting-free Ointment helps to soothe dry, cracked skin while supporting the skin barrier. The water-free formula forms a protective layer on the skin and provides 24 hour hydration to help keep moisture in and irritants out.