Lux List Beauty: October Best Beauty Buys
A new month means new beauty products and in this week’s Lux List Beauty we’ve rounded up our October Best Beauty Buys. With new releases and a couple of our favourite products right now, so you can press the add to the cart button with confidence. Below, you’ll see a mix of haircare, skincare, body care, and makeup goodies to usher in the new season.
So, without further ado, these are the fifteen October Best Beauty Buys worth adding to your cart.
Caudalie Blemish Control Salicylic Serum
The new Caudalie serum tackles dilated pores and blackheads while refining the skin texture without being drying. 97% natural origin ingredients back this formula. The main stars are The Vinopure range salicylic acid is 100% natural, a wintergreen leaf extract. It unblocks pores and refines skin texture. And POLYPHENOLS Antioxidants Polyphenols are an exclusive Caudalie ingredient. They act as the best antioxidant shield and limit the oxidation of sebum that’s responsible for blackheads.
Avéne Tolerance Control Soothing Skin Recovery Balm
For dry to dehydrated skin, a thicker texture is most of the time your best ally. This balm works quickly to soothe and calm hypersensitive and intolerant complexions for those often faced with skin irritations due to lack of moisture.
RRP $40.99 ($34.99)
Paula’s Choice Hyaluronic Acid + Peptide Lip Booster
Our often forgotten lips have now a new BFF. This advanced anti-ageing lip treatment smooths away fine lines and keeps lips looking youthfully with a powerful blend of moisture-attracting hyaluronic acid, firming peptides and hydrating squalane. With a unique formula, this lip treatment goes beyond the mere act of moisturising to give lips a smoother, younger look.
Aveda Invati Advanced™ Brow Thickening Serum
Aveda is always a synonym of highly effective and natural formulas. You won’t get any less from the new Invati Advanced™ collection. The whole range is set to address thinning concerns. And, the serum, in particular, is made with a blend of Japanese knotweed, ginseng, organic turmeric and Ayurvedic herbs such as Alma.
Youth to the People Mandelic Acid + Superfood Unity Exfoliant
The latest Youth to the People innovation is a water-light leave-on liquid exfoliating solution. The powerful and highly effective formula combines a very gentle acid complex (AHA; BHA; PHA). Backed by superfood antioxidants to help unglue dull surface skin cells, unblock pores, smooth texture, and reduce the look of dark spots for brighter, clearer skin. It’s all the acids, none of the irritation.
Anastasia Beverly Hills The Magic Touch Concealer
With 25 shades available, this lightweight formula corrects, brightens, blurs and conceals while blending to a luminous second-skin finish. Delivers a buildable medium to full coverage while leaving a natural finish behind. A unique blend of amino acid-coated pigments ensures optimal adhesion and effortless blendability.
Rodan + Fields Total RF Serum
Its most comprehensive anti-aging serum yet tackles all signs of ageing to revitalise skin. This time around, the packaging is fully sustainable, recyclable and refillable. Excited to share that 74% less packaging is used when refilling. What you can expect from the new RF is a firmer, healthier, more resilient complexion.
Dr Roebuck’s Barrier Reef Daily Facial Shield SPF50+
Looking for an SPF, that’s gentle to your face and the reef? Dr Roebuck’s NEW Barrier Reef Daily Facial Shield SPF 50+ is a mineral formula that creates an invisible coverage shield. With the support crew of Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) and Kakadu Plum to help provide an anti-pollution allure that also hydrates, nurtures and supports your skin.
R+Co Bleu Optical Illusion Smoothing Oil
This luxe nourishing oil is all your dull hair needs at the moment; it smoothes texture, tames flyaways, adds separation and megawatt gloss. So versatile and lightweight that you will love to have it at hand at all times for the ultimate style and protection.
ESK Skincare Repair +
A moisturising cream to support dry and sensitive skin types. With Vitamin B3, Ceramides, Hyaluronic acid and Peptides, the new member of the ESK family helps calm, restore and hydrate skin. An excellent match for those managing Eczema, Acne, Rosacea and Psoriasis and looking to battle wrinkle formation.
Urban Jungle Dust It Off Exfoliating Powder
Urban Jungle is a new kid on the block ready to demolish trends and celebrate individuality. The Exfoliating Powder gives your skin a physical, enzymatic and gentle chemical exfoliation with the wonders of Papaya extracts and Yellow Clay. A skincare savvy trick? Add a few drops of water and beware of your new multipurpose gem; Dust it Off; it’s now a cleanser too.
Selfless by Hyram Centella & Green Tea Daily Gel Cleanser
If you’re on the Gen Z team, you probably know Hyram’s TikTok’s virality. His new range is as transparent as his thoughts on social media. The daily gel cleanser is extremely easy to use and suitable for all; combining the properties of Centella extract with antioxidant-rich Green Tea, this pH balanced formula gently removes makeup and leaves skin feeling fresh.
Susanne Kaufman Blue Light Defence & Moisturising Mist
Recently landed in Mecca with its latest innovation, developed to protect the skin from environmental damage and renewing the skin system. Powerful natural ingredients such as Ectoin, Q10 and, Soliberine®, derived from the Butterfly Bush to protect the skin from damaging infrared rays and blue light.
Dr Naomi Skin Screen Time
More than your average environmental protector, it doubles down on pigmentation reducing and future-proofing against dark spots and discolouration. Key ingredient French Pine Bark Extract is 50 times more powerful than Vitamin E and 20 times more potent than Vitamin C working to regenerate collagen, hydration and microcirculation. This daily shield also contains skin brightening actives Symbright and Pycnogenol, Red Algae and sea minerals Calcium and Magnesium for the ultimate results.
BIOMIMIC Skincare Retinol + Aloe
The new Biomimic serum has a perfectly gentle formula with a 1% retinol concentration and a cocktail of potent vitamins and ceramides to combat the first signs of ageing, all while helping any complexion appear firmer and more radiant with constant weekly usage.