Beauty Roundup: Screen-safe bases, puppy highlighter, and the new Ordinary clone

Happy weekend, everyone! If you’re like us and still recovering from those insanely campy and absolutely glorious MET Gala looks, this week’s beauty roundup will help bring you that zen, back-to-reality beauty dose that you need. We’ve got the latest on a new skincare player to rival TO’s fuss-free formulations and Happy Skin’s latest high-tech creation! We’re also spilling the deets on Gucci’s return to the beauty world and something called a puppy dog highlighter?!

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Image via facebook.com/happyskincosmetics

Ready, set, glow!

I think I may have found my new base addiction! Happy Skin Cosmetics just dropped their latest face base, and it’s the perfect marriage of skincare and makeup. The Ready to Glow Anti E-Aging Foundations are infused with Japanese Blue Light Shield Technology to protect your skin from the harmful rays of your gadgets. And is the formula worth it? Check out Liz’s video review!

Shop the Ready to Glow Anti E-Aging Liquid Foundation (P1,199) and the Ready to Glow Anti E-Aging Powder Foundation (P1,299) in Happy Skin stores and on their website.

Image via British Vogue

Image via British Vogue

The key to good skin

When it comes to skincare, sometimes simple is better. Which is why we’re stoked about the arrival of The Inkey List in our shores! The hip, minimalist, young brand that aims to break through all the complicated skincare jargon and bring you simple, straight to the point skincare (think The Ordinary vibes). Each product is ingredient-led, which allows you to better target the different needs of your skincare regimen. You can now find The Inkey List in Beauty Bar stores, and on Sephora PH.

Images via Glamour

Images via Glamour

Gucci Gang pouts

Gucci is back in the beauty game! With its resurgence into the young haute couture market thanks to their hip, bold and bright new designs, the brand is now venturing into the beauty world with, get this, 58 lipsticks! Choose from Rouge à Lèvres Satin (satin finish), Rouge à Lèvres Voile (sheer finish), and Baume à Lèvres (translucent balm). With shade options in reds, pinks, and even violets, these are the perfect new staples for any high-end makeup lover. Priced at $38 a piece, the Gucci lippies drop May 29!

Full story on ELLE UK

Image via Allure

Image via Allure

Who’s a good boi?

Not gonna lie, the crazy dog lady in me is buzzing for this product (I may have to order one… or two!) Known for their quirky designs and unique collections, Too Faced has just created the most loyal highlighter ever - a puppy! The Glowver Puppy Highlighter Palette ($30) is the perfect makeup companion for all your adventures. Encased in a gold compact with a cute puppy face design, the champagne highlighter creates a glorious glow. And the best part? Too Faced has pledged to donate $25,000 to the Vanderpump Dog Foundation to help care for our four-legged friends. Shop Too Faced on Sephora Philippines here, and give this puppy a new home!

Full story on Allure

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