What’s new in makeup for the month of December? Consider this your update on all the latest launches that are editor-approved and worth adding to your wish list.
The biggest news? Simihaze Beauty has just landed at Sephora. Created by street style stars, DJs and influencers Simi and Haze Khadra, it’s all about minimalist, multi-use products that let your natural beauty shine through.
Another exciting arrival is Rare Beauty’s powder highlighter. It promises all the luminosity of a liquid highlighter, but in a silky, long-lasting powder (sans glitter).
Read on for all the details on these launches and more.
The Best New Makeup of December 2022
Rare Beauty Positive Light Silky Touch Highlighter
Rare Beauty Positive Light Silky Touch Highlighter is a powder compact highlighter with the natural-looking glow of a liquid. It’s talc-free and water-resistant, and comes in four semi-sheer shades.
Sisley Paris Stylo Correct
Sisley Paris Stylo Correct is a creamy, high-coverage concealer pen for blemishes and imperfections. One side is rounded tip for precise application, and the other is a foam blender to make it look seamless. There are 11 shades, all with a neutral undertone and a matte finish.
Jane Iredale HydroPure Tinted Serum
Jane Iredale HydroPure Tinted Serum is a tinted serum that gives you sheer coverage and skincare benefits in one step. It hydrates with hyaluronic acid and squalane oil, and comes in seven shades with a dewy finish.
Peter Thomas Roth Instant FIRMx No-Filter Primer
Peter Thomas Roth Instant FIRMx No-Filter Primer is a silicone-free primer to temporarily reduce the look of pores and fine lines. It contains silicates, seaweed and an algae complex for a hydrating, firming and tightening effect.
Eyes & Brows
Grande Cosmetics GrandeBROW 2-In-1 Tinted Brow Gel + Brow Enhancing Serum
Grande Cosmetics GrandeBROW 2-In-1 Tinted Brow Gel + Brow Enhancing Serum is a tinted brow gel infused with the brand’s brow-enhancing serum. It comes in four shades with mini fibers for instant colour and volume. With consistent use, it helps you get thicker, darker-looking brows in as little as six weeks.
Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Sky High Tinted Primer
Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Sky High Tinted Primer is a tinted mascara primer that creates longer, thicker lashes. It’s infused with conditioning ceramides and vitamin B5, and when you wear it underneath mascara, you get extreme length and volume.
Simihaze Beauty Easy Lash Clean Lift Mascara
Simihaze Beauty Easy Lash Clean Lift Mascara is a tubular mascara that defines and lengthens your lashes without clumping or smudging. It comes in one shade (black), with a custom-molded brush that distributes the formula to even the tiniest lashes.
Estée Lauder Smoke and Brighten Kajal Eyeliner Duo
Estée Lauder Smoke and Brighten Kajal Eyeliner Duo is a dual-ended eyeliner with two rich, pigmented shades. One is for defining and creating smoky definition, while the other is to illuminate and make your eyes pop. There are four colour harmonies to choose from.
Simihaze Beauty Eye Play Gem Pack
Simihaze Beauty Eye Play Gem Pack is a set of three pairs of stickers to create a crystal-embellished eye look. No glue is required to adhere the light-reflecting crystals—you simply peel and stick.
Simihaze Beauty Velvet Blur Matte Lip Balm
Simihaze Beauty Velvet Blur Matte Lip Balm is a matte lipstick with the hydration of a lip balm. It comes in 16 shades, which give you high-pigment colour with a weightless feel. They last up to 12 hours.
Simihaze Beauty Super Slick Mini Lip Balm
Simihaze Beauty Super Slick Mini Lip Balm is a moisturizing lip balm with a sheer tint and wet, glossy shine. Along with a clear version, it comes in six shades, all of which are buildable for more colour payoff.
Tarte Maracuja Juicy Lip Liner
Tarte Maracuja Juicy Lip Liner is a creamy lip liner that helps to create fuller-looking lips. It has a hydrating texture that glides on smooth, with a tip that’s perfect for shaping the lips. Choose from seven shades.
Simihaze Beauty Lunar Lip Gel
Simihaze Beauty Lunar Lip Gel is a hydrating lip gloss with a shiny, light-reflective finish. It has a balmy texture and comes in four shades, each infused with pearl dust for subtle shimmer.
Well People Superpowder Blush Powder
Well People Superpowder Blush Powder is a baked powder blush with a luminous, semi-matte finish. It’s lightweight, talc-free and non-drying, and comes in four shades for a natural flush of colour.
Simihaze Beauty Sun Flush All-Over Face Tint
Simihaze Beauty Sun Flush All-Over Face Tint is a multi-use tint for your cheeks, eyelids, and anywhere else that you want a healthy flush of colour. There are five natural-looking shades, all with a dewy (but not shiny) finish.
Tarte Amazonian Clay Skintuitive Blush
Tarte Amazonian Clay Skintuitive Blush is a colour-adjusting powder blush. It comes in one universal pink shade, which reacts with your skin’s unique pH to create your most flattering colour.