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11 new products Mamamia's beauty experts reckon are worth the hype.

You know what we love doing? Trying new beauty products and sussing out what's actually good, so you don't have to.

Cause if your Instagram or TikTok feed is anything like ours, there are tons of jazzy, colourful beauty things floating around - and they all look So. Damn. GOOD. 

But! It can be tricky to know what's worth your money and what's just some good old-fashioned social media hype, right?

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That's why we asked our beloved You Beauty Collective members, who are a little bit (VERY) obsessed with products, to share some of the new beauty launches they're currently loving. 

Because if there's anyone that knows what's good in the beauty industry right now, it's them.

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Ready? Off we go!

Hannah Rabbitt.

Frank Body Rewind Retinol Serum, $24.95.

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I’ve been using (and quite frankly, frothing over) the new Frank Body Rewind Retinol Serum

What a goodie! A super affordable, fairly gentle retinol that always leaves me feeling glowy and renewed the next morning after using.

Obviously sunscreen is an essential bestie to any retinol - so, don't forget your SPF!

Amelia Singson.

Laneige Lip Glowy Balm in Gummy Bear, $23.

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First off, I have no business crushing on a new lip balm given I have about 10 on the go at any point in time, but hear me out on this one. 

Korean brand Laneige is well known for their Lip Sleeping Mask and it comes in a daytime version (conveniently packaged in a tube) and multiple flavours. 

Gummy Bear is the newest to land in Aus, and while I have to admit I wasn't fussed before trying it, after having it for a week and being completely unable to use any other balm, suffice to say I'm hooked. 

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The nostalgic scent, the purple packaging, the mega shine, love love love.

Pai The Impossible Glow Hyaluronic Acid & Sea Kelp Bronzing Drops, $59.

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I'm all about optimising my routine in the morning. I love my sleep, I'm a procrastinator and I have a short attention span - so while I love a 10 step routine, I love skincare that makes me look alive in fewer steps, even more. These drops are IT. 

The HA draws moisture to the skin and sea kelp is packed with antioxidants and minerals to soften and protect from free radical damage. Paired with the bronzing effect, I'm left with a complexion that's healthy, visibly glowing and hydrated.

Filorga Oxygen-Glow Super-Perfecting Radiance Cream, $79.20.

  

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With this, it's really all in the name. This cream targets fine lines, texture, dryness and dullness, and you'll love using it day and night. 

Like most people in Sydney, I'm not actually leaving my apartment - but that doesn't mean I won't welcome a double-take at my reflection when I'm walking to the fridge. I get excited to wear this cream because of the radiant glow it leaves on my skin - think Twilight vampire skin, more pearlescent but minus the glitter. 

Carly Sophia.

Koko & Kush Refillable Skincare, $68.

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The newest launch I've been having my way with lately is Koko & Kush Refillable Skincare, which is a capsule collection of four hero hemp-based products. 

It's sustainable, Australian, female-owned and operated and the packaging is sexy AF. I've been banging on about the cleanser but you know what? Imma do it again. 

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I actually can't tell you how good it is. If you're still out there looking for 'the one' this could very well be it. I also have a real soft spot for the Pineapple Express powder to paste mask which dries like concrete and when removed takes all the sh*t out of your pores with it. 

Yasss!

Mandy Huynh.

Jouer Blush and Bloom Stick in Amelie, $49 and Jouer Bare Rose Lip Kit, $55.

I have been loving Jouer's Blush and Bloom Stick in Amelie and their Bare Rose Lip Kit. I have been using them for a couple of months now but they just landed in Mecca last week.

The Blush and Bloom Stick is a versatile lip and cheek stick that I bring with me pretty much anywhere. Their new shade 'Amelie' (named after the founder's daughter) has a gorgeous bright rose shade on one end (Be Loud) and a clear highlighter/gloss shade on the other (Be Strong). 

I've been loving it because the stick is so easy to use; it melts into the skin and blends easily. It has a hydrating formula and doesn't feel sticky, and the bold shade is absolutely stunning on the cheeks as well.

The Bare Rose lip kit is a staple in my makeup collection. The lip liner is long wearing, and the balm is super hydrating on the lips. The Bare Rose lip shade is gorgeous, a feminine, pinky rose colour - I've actually had so many people compliment it and ask what lipstick I am wearing when I have it on.

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Alisha Bhojwani.

Ole Henriksen Dewtopia™ 20% Acid Night Treatment, $85.

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As a skincare enthusiast I'm always road-testing products. So... trust me when I say I know the difference when it comes to good and bad skincare. And if there's one part of my routine I'm particularly passionate about, it's exfoliation

Find a good one and your skin will be its smoothest, glowiest self. But if you find a bad one, say hello to irritation and an impaired barrier. As a fan of chemical exfoliants, I often look for a glycolic based formulation BUT one product I've been reaching for lately is Ole Henriksen's newest launch: Dewtopia. Why? Well - as the name suggests this packs a punch. 

Standing at a potent 20 per cent on the acid radar, this one had a combo of AHA's and PHA's to overhaul your skin overnight giving you all the dewwwwwwwwww (you never know you needed).

Having used this a few times now, I can say that this definitely lives up to the hype. If you've previously been burnt by acids, add this one to your wishlist.

It's a blend of PHA (bigger molecule) and AHAs (smaller molecule) so it will penetrate the skin more gently than just your standard AHA formulation. PLUS, the addition of aloe, birch sap and cotton water left my face feeling hydrated and soft. 

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TBH, though... I'm not surprised I fell in love with this upon first use. Ole Henriksen's Phat Glow Facial has been my go-to product for years now - I rate it for that pre-makeup glow.

Hannah English.

PMD Beauty Clean Body Device, $159.

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I am loving the new PMD Beauty Clean Body Device, it’s a silicone cleansing brush for your body that vibrates to really target and clean off excess sweat and oil. There’s a loofah attachment and a massage attachment too, but my favourite is the cleansing brush. 

It’s super gentle, and it’s really been helping me prevent post-gym breakouts on my back. Bit of a spendy, but I’ve been using it daily. So cool.

Despina O'Neill.

Medik8's Bakuchiol Peptides Serum, $87.

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I recently stumbled across Medik8's Bakuchiol Peptides Serum after hearing a pod episode on the bakuchiol ingredient. Promising many things, including a retinol alternative for women that are pregnant or breastfeeding, I wanted to give this a go.

Now, although I'm not pregnant right now, I was drawn to this for the fact that it could be a product I used in the future when I am, and with my recent retinol running out, I gave this one a go. 

This serum promises quite a bit - and I can vouch for it! Improvement of your overall skin tone? Check! Helping reduce the appearance of fine lines? Check!

But what I loved most about this serum is that it actually makes your skin feel absolutely smooth, delicious and plump. I'm down for that - especially when winter meets WFH full time with the heating on - my face is calling for help!

If you've been thinking about bakuchiol, or jumping ship to a new retinol product, can I convince you to give this beauty a go?

Morgan Rohan.

Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint, $48.

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I think it only launched at Mecca a week or two ago, but I've been trialling this one for a while and it's the Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint.

This has been my daily go-to for weeks now - I can't stop reaching for it! It's lightweight, but still provides enough coverage to even out my skin tone, wears beautifully, is super easy to chuck on in the morning for work and I love the inclusion of skincare ingredients like squalane and niacinamide.

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