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20 new beauty buys that are worth the buzz

It doesn’t matter if they’re skincare, makeup, haircare or body products – we’re seriously impressed by these new beauty buys.

Written by Jenny Brownlees
Published 17.02.2022

A new year brings with it a whole host of new beauty buys and we, for one, are excited to see what 2022 has in store from our go-to brands.

Whether you’re looking for one product in particular or have vowed to revamp your entire routine, we’ve cut through the beauty jargon to find the best for every preference and need.

So whether it’s skincare, makeup, hair or body products you’re on the lookout for, we have you covered. The following beauty buys are HLN approved…



The Inkey List – Hyaluronic Acid Cleanser – £9.99

The now-cult bargain brand hits it out of the park once again with the introduction of their new, super-hydrating cleanser. Gentle enough for use AM and PM, it’ll remove makeup with ease and hydrate even the driest of skin.



BIOSSANCE – Squalane + Zinc Sheer Mineral Sunscreen – £23.00

Our top beauty tip is SPF all day, every day. Protect, protect, protect with this sensitive skin-friendly sun cream that defends against the ageing effects of the sun’s rays.



Kelsey – Full Bloom Plumping Concentrate – £95.00

A true skin superhero for both day and night, this new sustainable brand launch has harnessed the power of enzymatically activated raspberry seed oil (which produces vitamin E, Omega 6 and Omega 3 fatty acids), to lift and plump the skin. This is gorgeously glowy skin in a bottle.



Clinique – Smart Clinical Repair™ Wrinkle Correcting Eye Cream – £45.00

Clinique’s Smart Clinical Repair™ range is loved in the biz, and for good reason. The brand have now extended the range to include a new eye cream to promote a smoother, brighter and hydrated eye area; 85% of testers said their crow’s feet and lines looked reduced after use.



Youth To The People – Triple Peptide & Cactus Oasis Serum – £52.00

Boasting an impressive four weights of hyaluronic acid, Youth To The People’s new serum hydrates deeper into the skin, while peptides work to plump. If you’re looking to invest in one dry skin saviour, make it this one.



Elemis – Superfood Midnight Facial – £40.00

We love anything that works as we sleep, meaning we wake up looking refreshed and radiant, (we find our make up goes on better after a luxe treatment like this, too). All skin types will love this balancing prebiotic gel cream with silky vitamin C, and cocoa butter.





MAC – Powder Kiss Liquid Lip – £21.00

A new lippy always boosts our mood, and this spring we’ll be donning MAC’s new softer-than-soft matte lip colour in the shade Fortune. Mwah!



Charlotte Tilbury – Charlotte’s Beautiful Skin Foundation – £34.00

If you haven’t caught a glimpse of the glow from this new foundation – as showcased by every top beauty influencer and make up artist on Insta – hop to it. This new medium-coverage formula has been expertly created to hydrate, plump and smooth the skin whilst you wear. It’s instant radiance in a tube.



Chanel – N°1 De Chanel Lip and Cheek Balm (Red Camellia) – £38.00

Just when you thought Chanel couldn’t get any better, it launches its N°1 range – a brand new holistic, environmentally conscious line. We’re truly taken with this multi-use lip and cheek balm, enriched with youth-enhancing red camellia oil.



 The Body Shop – Fresh Nude Foundation – £18.00

Fresh Nude has long been a foundation fave for us at HLN. So, hearing that it has been revamped and now comes in 40 shades was music to our ears. Expect a flawless finish that, whilst dewy, covers imperfections in one swipe.



Wing It Cosmetics – Natural Flirt: False Eyelashes & Stick With Me™ Adhesive Eyeliner Set – £35.00

Dinner and drinks are not complete without our favourite liner-bond lashes set. Faffy glue, be gone.



Ciate London – Dewy Highlight Glossy Cheek Glow Vegan Liquid Highlighter – £19.00

We’ll be offsetting winter’s drying chill by adding Ciate’s new highlight to the tops of our cheekbones, tip of the nose and cupid’s bow for a healthy and luminous glow.



Maybelline – Colossal Curl Bounce Mascara: Very Black – £10.99

Maybelline’s Sky High mascara achieved cult status in 2021, and now the brand has outdone themselves once again with the intense volume and lash-defining curl of their newest mascara. Flutter those peepers at your own risk.





NÉCESSAIRE – The Body Wash Eucalyptus – £25.00

Beauty insiders have been counting down the days until this brand launched in the UK, and now the time is finally here. It’s not often we get excited over bodycare, but this entire niacinamide, vitamin C, vitamin E and omega-rich range is so impressive. Better yet, it’s eco-friendly too.



Augustinus Bader – The Body Oil – £79.00

If you’re looking to treat yourself, look no further than Augustinus Bader’s new addition to their TFC8® range. If you’re not clued up on the brand: when creating a wound gel to heal the skin, Dr Bader found a way to harness stem cells and regenerate the skin against ageing. In his new body oil, he targets specific concerns including cellulite, stretch marks, and hyperpigmentation – making for overall smoother and firmer looking skin.



BARRY M – Gelly Hi Shine Nail Paint – £3.99

We are willing spring to appear, but until it does we’ll be channelling the season with Barry M’s new pastel nail shades.





Moroccanoil – Blonde Perfecting Purple Shampoo – £18.85

Blondes unite – Moroccanoil has created a purple shampoo and conditioner that boasts their beloved ArganID™ technology, whilst specifically illuminating blonde locks. Brassy tones, be gone!



Moroccanoil – Blonde Perfecting Purple Conditioner – £18.85



Gisou – Honey Infused Hair Perfume – £34.00

A spritz of Gisou’s new honey hair perfume is raising our mood on cold winter days. Who doesn’t want hair that smells divine?



Aveda – Nutriplenish Intense Hydration Crème Masque – £45.50

Aveda’s sustainably sourced, plant-powered products are not only vegan and cruelty-free, but feature eco-friendly, recyclable packaging too. We’re masking our hair with this hydrating crème weekly to achieve salon-worthy hair at home.


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