Twelve Spring 2016 Must-Haves

January 19, 2016 - Posted by Mickey Tortorelli

Now with the Christmas rush put to bed, we're excited to focus on the new year! Spring 2016 is going to be an exciting season of new product launches, and we've rounded up a list of must-haves from all the hottest skincare and cosmetics brands. We hope that you're just as excited to share these products with your customers as we are! 


The product: Clinique Smart Treatment Oil ($53)

Why we want it: Facial oils have been the rage in the skincare world and if your customer is still hesitant about them, introduce this treatment oil to them. The formula is nongreasy, but is packed with richly hydrating ingredients like sesame seed oil and clary extract. It also helps to fight free-radical damage with its potent antioxidants, including cranberry seed oil and vitamin E. If they're still apprehensive, recommend them to try mixing a few drops into their moisturizer or night cream instead, to give an extra boost of hydration.


The product: L'Occitane Shea Butter Soothing Fluid ($49)

Why we want it: L'Occitane Shea Butter line has always tickled our fancy, but its thick texture may not have been everyone's favourite. However, this new soothing fluid is an ultra lightweight moisturizer and also includes rose hip and calendula for protection against external aggressions such as dryness, skin stress and pollution.


The product: Glamglow GravityMud™ Firming Treatment ($79)

Why we want it: We've been seeing YouTube Gurus raving about Glamglow products, so we've got high hopes for their new firming treatment. Smoothe on the mask with the enclosed brush, then remove it after 30 minutes. Here's the awesome part: as the treatment dries, it shifts from white to a metallic chrome. With its unique mix of marshmallow, licorice extract, and hyaluronic extract, you'll see firm, bright skin.


The product: Guerlain Météorites Base Perfecting Pearls 

Why we want it: The brand is known for the legendary incandescent luminosity that the original powder Météorites provides, but this primer might be their new icing of the cake. Silvery-pink pearls are suspended in the violet-scented gel base. The formula is hydrating and absorbs quickly, all the while also taking excess sebum with it to leave a matte finish. The show stopper is the delicate, light-reflecting micro-shimmer particles that makes any foundation last longer and look more radiant than ever.


The product: CoverGirl LashBlast Plumpify Mascara ($12)

Why we want it: Drugstore mascara just received another superstar! With its specialized, double-action brush, you can give each of your lashes a lift starting from the roots, plumping lashes with 50x volume boost. The rounded tip is perfect for the hard to reach lashes.


The product: Maybelline Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid ($11)

Why we want it: We all love the matte finish on our lips, but loathe the drying feeling that accompanies it. This liquid lipstick is the perfect marriage of hydration and a flat matte finish! Not only that, but the neon colours are seriously VIVID. It also comes in the more tamed nudes and a bright purple colour, which is rare for a drugstore product!


The Product: Benefit They're Real! Push-Up Liner ($31)

Why we want it: A gel in a pen, this innovative liner lives up to the hype - it's the best we've found for precision and perfect for beginners! It hugs the lashline with ease and is more forgiving than a liquid liner (we've all had those catliner mishaps). Once it sets it won't smudge or budge either!


The Product: TooFaced Chocolate Bon Bons Palette ($59)

Why we want it: This palette is the third installment to the brand's Chocolate palettes, and we're loving the texture and colour selection! It comes with a good balance of brights and neutrals, all heart shaped and smelling heavenly chocolatey. A definite one stop shop to take you from a romantic day look to a dramatic evening look!


The Product: Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Blush Palette ($60)

Why we want it: Inspired by her best defining and highlighting, tricks, Urban Decay and Stefani came together to create her perfect blush palette. The brand's easily blendable, finely milled Afterglow formula goes on sheer and provides eight long hours of wearable, streak-free color that always applies beautifully.



The Product: L'Oreal True Match Lumi Cushion Foundation ($24)

Why we want it: Korean BB Cushions have been all the hype lately, but we've always been disappointed to find that they're usually too light for us. The new True Match Lumi Cushion solves this problem as it comes in 8 shades, and taps onto the skin for a fresh natural glow. The coverage is also buildable but still retains that luminous glow.


The Product: Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Concealer ($32)

Why we want it: Just last year, the brand launched their new Ultra HD foundation compatible with 4K technology and now they're launching their Ultra HD Concealer. For an instantly flawless complexion, choose from the peach color correcting shades to neutralize dark circles—then, use a concealer shade to brighten the undereye area.


The Product: Anastasia Beverley Hills Brow Definer ($30)

Why we want it: The brand is well known for their outstanding brow products, and this spring, they've released a revolutionary triangular, mechanical brow pencil. Quoating Anastasia Soare, "This is a great tool for women looking to fill sparse areas on their brows quickly and easily. The triangular tip gives you all the coverage you need, while allowing you plenty of control."


Bonus Product: Shiseido Face Massage Roller ($195)

Why we want it: Facial massages are becoming a trend - and for good reason! Regular massages helps prevent skin sagging and activates the skin's metabolism to improve overall function and definition to contours. These platinum-coated rollers have been developed in collaboration with MTG, Japan’s number one massage-roller technology company.

harvinder sumal
April 13th, 2016
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