We are pleased to report that the halfway mark of winter has been reached, meaning our skincare and beauty routines are currently all about hydration, sealing in moisture and turning to a red lip as our effortless trick to look polished. As such, our July beauty favourites for 2022 are a selection of the best, working to keep us glowing and nourished as the winter chill batters our skin, with some household warmers also on our list of go-to items. Gather round and read on for the July 2022 beauty favourites seeing us through the month.
Cleanse, tighten and firm with the FOREO LUNA 3 Plus, designed to put the power of beauty in your hands. What makes this product a favourite of ours is it’s the only beauty-tech on the globe featuring thermos-cleansing and targeted microcurrent in a single device. Removing most impurities and being 35x more hygienic than nylon brushes, add this to your carts.
Consider the Micro Foam Cleanser just that: A replenishing foaming cleanser that is gentle on the skin. With delicate micro-bubbles and formulated with skin-replenishing amino acids, the cleanser helps to retain moisture and leaves skin looking softer and radiant. Pair with the FOREO LUNA 3 Plus, and you’ve got a golden duo on your hands.
Sueprcharged with vitamins C and E alongside ferulic acid, the Boost Serum is a brightening tool to be added into all skincare routines. Its vitamin C content helps maintain healthy skin elasticity and stimulates collagen production, while ferulic acid reduces the appearance of fine lines and uneven tone. A match made in heaven that leaves your skin feeling nourished and revived.
The deeply nourishing Ceramide Night Cream cream works overnight to boost your skin’s moisture barrier, employing ceramides, squalene and niacinamide to aid in this. After consistent nightly use, skin appears pumper and with a visible bounce, revived from a dull state.
No home is complete without a Glasshouse candle placed atop a table, radiating its scent throughout the wood. With Heavy Petal, expect an injection of toasted spices and lavender undertones, encased in a gold-wrapped case. Released as part of the brand’s Humidor range, it is an indulgent experience to transport you to the roaring twenties, the art deco rooms of yesteryear.
The first Kayali Hair mist from Huda Beauty, this mist is ideal for on-the-go use to refresh throughout the day. With a unique blend of Camellia oil, Aloe Vera and Castor Oil, it is primed to aid in the appearance – and feel – of healthy hair.
Produced to promote glowing skin, healthy hair and nails, gut health and energy, the Glow Ageless Inner Beauty Essential is a simple way of adding probiotics into your diet. The bio-fermented powder contains iodine, magnesium and vitamins C and D to support skin health and thyroid hormonal health.
Fans of Sunday Riley’s original cult-CEO Glow moisturiser will be pleased to hear a sister version of the moisturiser is now on the market, sure to become a beauty favourites staple beyond July 2022. With a gel-like consistency, the CEO Afterglow Brightening Cream is ideal for application before makeup – acting as a primer – or daily for those seeking a lighter alternative to the original product.
With more than 20 shades in the range, the Chanel Rouge Allure L’extrait High-Intensity Lip Colour offers up to 12 hours of hydration and all-day comfort. A formula of nourishing waxes and ume flower extract forms a rich moisturising complex, alongside a combination of powders and plant-derived oil chosen for light-reflecting power. In typical Chanel form, the casing of the lip colour is as luxe as its formula in black and gold casing.
A fruity floral with key notes of bergamot, magnolia and Mirabelle Plum, Juliette Has a Gun’s Magnolia Bliss embodies a refreshing, peaceful spirit to take you through the day. Zesty, refreshing citrus mingles with the floral notes, making it an ideal scent to take you from the depths of winter to the springtime ahead. Much like its name, it is bliss encased in a bottle.
Fresh beauty products are known for their ample hydration and ability to leave skin feeling supple and dewy, and the best-selling Deep Hydration Face Cream is no different. Containing hyaluronic acid, it delivers 72-hour deep hydration alongside a strengthening damask rose extract to aid in plumping the skin. What makes this hyaluronic acid cream different from your standard is its high and low molecular weight acids deeply hydrate, while time-release technology delivers continuous hydration. The Damask Rose included in its formulation aids in supporting the skin barrier to seal in moisture.
Handmade in small batches on Aotea, the Kawakawa Balm is based on the traditional use of its titular ingredient in aiding irritations, abrasions and inflammation. The Kawakawa leaf is naturally high in anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, making its extract relieving of skin issues. For those of us with particularly dry lips as winter wields its bitingly cool axe, the balm is ideal for soothing and moisturising lips back to their softest.
For those of us who flit between neutral hues during the week and pops of colour on the weekend, the Norvina Pro Pigment Palette is here to ensure you are covered on all bases. With 25 deluxe-sized colours produced for professional-grade artistry, the palette is highly pigmented and primed for all colour preferences; minimal and paired-back, or bold and experimental. Shades are buttery in texture and made with longevity in mind.
With notes of freshly cut flowers, Matiere Premiere’s French Flower is an intoxicating aroma of a tuberose field. Extracted from organically-grown Tuberose flowers, the scent engulfs you and wears throughout the day to keep you smelling fresh, floral and elegant. A hint of France to take you anywhere you go.
Comprising of 98 per cent natural-origin ingredients, the Dior Micellar Water removes makeup from the skin, while also hydrating and soothing any feelings of discomfort you my currently have. With French water lily, hyaluronic acid, cornflower water and saponins, it cleanses pores and strengthens the skin barrier, all the while maintaining a lightweight texture.
Removing eye makeup is one of the more arduous tasks when cleansing your face at the end of the day, often stubborn to remove every speck. Thankfully, Dior has created the Eye and Lip Makeup Remover, which employs a bi-phase texture the remove traces of makeup and impurities. The product combines an oily phase – with two plant-based oils including jojoba – alongside an aqueous phase of purifying water lily extract and cornflower floral water.
Diptyque may be best known for its Baies candle but the cult parfumerie brand has expanded its home offering to cleaning products, elevating our everyday washing staples in the process. Scented with orange blossom, it diffuses uplifting notes of citrus alongside basil and mandarin. Produced in a refillable bottle, Diptyque has designed the product to last and become a go-to in your cleaning regime. While not a standard beauty favourites item, it is a key cog in our homes this July 2022.
Dry ends? Hair that is in need of a big drink? Christophe Robin is here to revive your mane. The Purifying Mask is formulated with Thermal mud minimising the appearance of oily roots, while Spirulina supports the natural barrier of the scalp, helping to protect against pollution and other aggressors.
Also employing the use of thermal mud in its composition, the Purifying Shampoo deeply cleanses the hair and scalp to leave the hair fresh of pollution and its damaging effects. Deep-sea mineral complex supports the scalps barrier function, alongside Baltic Sea red algae to smoothen cuticles and extend the length between washes.
For intense moisturising, look no further than Youth to the People’s Polypeptide 121 Future Cream. Containing a mixture of peptides, plant proteins and ceramides to replenish moisturiser for up to 24 hours, it visibly firms the epidermis and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Ideal for combination skin, it has a lightweight texture made for quick absorption, leaving a dewy finish once applied.
From its heavenly casing and marble-patterned powder, Givenchy’s Skin Perfecto Compacy Cream combines the hydrating properties of a face cream with SPF 15. Ideal for all skin types, it recharges skin to appear more radiant and with a healthy, rosy glow. Expect to see the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles minimised with consistent use.
With sustainability now integral to most beauty consumer purchases, Conserving Beauty’s InstaMelt Skin Soothing Sheet Mask ticks both the environmental box and the hydrating, revitalising properties associated with sheet masks. Its formula consists of a blend of botanical oils including Bakuchiol and squalene, working to deeply nourish and soothe the skin while boosting luminosity. Each InstaMelt is made with waterless proprietary fabric technology, designed to dissolve in water after use.
Calvin Klein’s iconic Obsession fragrance has a space in the hearts of many, its scent permeating fragrance cabinets across the globe. With top notes of violet life, a base of musk and layers of white lavender, Obsession is ideal for taking you through the final cooler weeks of winter and into the spring, primed for blooming florals to come.
The latest to launch from Liberty Belle, the Date Night Hydration Mask is deeply nourishing and opulent, it’s texture rich and leaving the skin feeling revived after use. Promoting 72 hours of radiance, it is formulated with an unparalleled selection of actives to strengthen the skin barrier and optimise deep surface hydration.
No beauty look is complete without a lick of polish across our nails, and the Chanel 'The Sky, The Sun, and The Sea’ range encompasses a comprehensive brood of colours from which to choose. From pastel hues to vibrant, brighter colours, the pigmented polish is formulated to last, meaning you can go longer between manicures and a July beauty favourites go-to in 2022.
Of course, to help aid in the longevity of a manicure, we require healthy, nourished nails and Chanel's La Base Camélia and L’huile Camélia hydrate and fortify cuticles and the nail itself with regular use. to ensure it is at its strongest.