24 new makeup and beauty products to buy at your local drugstore

Simulate a night’s sleep with Fenty Skin Flash Nap Instant Revival Eye Gel-Cream. Lightweight and refreshing, this 2 in 1 eye cream and concealer primer comes with a nifty massage tool that helps dust and cover in just one application. It’s extremely hydrating which means it won’t stay in your eye bags and promises to brighten and lighten dark circles while you’re wearing it.

Flash Nap Instant Revival Eye Gel-Cream (€ 37) by Fenty Skin @ www.boots.ie

Really clean

The latest cleaner from The Inkey List, Fulvic Acid Cleaner contains 0.5% Nordic Peat. Why peat? It is naturally rich in fulvic acid, which gently exfoliates and cleanses the skin. Consider this ideal even for the most sensitive skin, it brightens while calming at the same time. It is a non-stripping cleansing gel, leaving the skin clean but hydrated.

Fulvic Acid Cleanser (€ 13.99) by The Inkey List @ National Pharmacies

Dual purpose

This season, we’re learning that sunscreens aren’t just one-lap ponies. Anthelios Age Protect Face Cream is an SPF 50 factor with a host of anti-aging goodies. Enriched with hyaluronic acid and niacinamide, the cream targets pigmentation and soothes the skin while protecting it from the sun’s rays.

Anthelios Age Correct SPF50 + (€ 31.99) by La Roche Posay @ pharmacies nationwide

Nature path

Illuminate pandemic ravaged skin with Codex Antü Brightening Serum. Using AntüComplex â„¢, a powerful antioxidant blend of M3 â„¢ and Hyaluronic Acid that hydrates, soothes, calms and reduces temporary redness – reaching a trio of needs for many Irish women.

Antü Brightening Serum (95 €) by Codex @ pharmacies nationwide

See red

If you’ve spent a large chunk of your past payroll packages on anti-redness products to no avail, consider a trial pack of Dr. Jart +. Famous for sheet masks and rubber masks (not sexy), the brand’s Cicapair line is a game-changer for those of us with sensitive, reddened skin. The trial line contains its three bestsellers and is a great way to see if the brand will work for you.

Cicapair ™ Your First Trial Kit (23 €) by Dr. Jart + @ www.boots.ie

Get your shine

Beauty fans have loved Drunk Elephant and their skincare magic for years, but there is a huge buzz surrounding their new C-Firma daytime serum. Formulated with a powerful antioxidant complex, essential nutrients, and fruit enzymes that treat signs of aging, testers report skin that glows upon application. Best of all, it stays active on the skin for 72 hours after application, well after double cleansing and going to bed.

C-Firma ™ day serum (73 €) by Drunk Elephant @ www.boots.ie

Resistant protection

Av̬ne Intense Protect 50+ is an all-purpose sunscreen suitable for the whole family Рfrom babies to children. You can use it on damaged skin, tattooed skin, scarred skin, and even post-operative skin, making it a great addition to most homes. It is transparent, therefore suitable for all skin types and is water resistant for two hours in water.

Intense Protect 50+ (€ 22.50) by Avène @ pharmacies throughout the country and online at www.boots.ie.

The barrier method

CeraVe continues to be one of the welcome additions to street beauty, and the release of its first serum shows that this brand is one of the best places to start for those on a budget. Soothing, creamy, and with a finish that feels much more luxurious than the price suggests, Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Serum contains Hyaluronic Acid, CeraVe’s 3 Signature Ceramides, and Vitamin B5. It’s non-sticky, looks great under makeup, and is an ideal daytime serum.

Hyaluronic acid hydrating serum (18 €) by CeraVe @ pharmacies national


Lait Crème d’Embriolisse is a product that connoisseurs have had on their bathroom shelves for many years. The iconic product is a mainstay of French pharmacies, used for everything from facial cleansing to treating diaper rash. This year, the brand launched Lait Crème Sensitive, specially developed for sensitive and reactive skin. It can be used as a moisturizer, hydrating mask, for makeup removal or even as a body cream.

Lait Creme Sensitive (€ 26.00) by Embriolisse @ pharmacies national

Lip action

DrPawPaw Night Lip Mask is a supercharged lip balm. Pumped up with natural peptides to plump lips and smooth fine lines, it delivers targeted hydration from the first application. It melts on the lips, absorbing quickly, which means the product goes on your lips, not your pillowcase!

Night lip mask (€ 10) by DrPawPaw @ pharmacies national

Spray on, sprayer

Natural skincare enthusiasts will love Holos Pre and Probiotic Spritz. Infused with Frankincense, Lavender and Sweet Orange, use this spray between treatment steps to lock in moisture, cool and soothe. It’s a gorgeous treat for the warmer months.

Super Natural Activity Pre & Probiotic Spritz (33 €) by Holos @ pharmacies nationwide

Root of the problem

We’re all obsessed with our scalp health these days, and if you want to dip your toe in the pond of scalp products, The Inkey List’s Salicylic Acid Exfoliating Scalp Treatment is one. excellent starting point. Attacking oil and excess skin, the product works to reduce redness, soothe and exfoliate your scalp.

Salicylic Acid Exfoliating Scalp Treatment (€ 13.80) by The Inkey List @ pharmacies nationwide and www.boots.ie

Line out

Created with 1.5% pure hyaluronic acid, vitamin CG and peptides, Liftactiv Supreme HA Epidermic Filler from Vichy has a major impact. It comes in a nice dropper bottle, but more importantly, it absorbs into the skin with little to no stickiness – unusual for such a high concentrate of hyaluronic acid.

Liftactiv Supreme HA Epidermic Filler (39 €) by Vichy @ pharmacies nationwide

A shot

No7 has launched Advanced Ingredients, a line of single-dose skincare boosters designed to treat common problem areas. We love Vitamin C and Vitamin E, formulated with Vitamin E and 20% Vitamin C to leave skin looking brighter, smoother and more lifted. It’s an extremely affordable way to target an area of ​​your skin.

Advanced Ingredients Vitamin C & Vitamin E (26 € for 30 capsules) by No7 @ www.boots.ie

Socially acceptable

A lightweight foundation with flawless coverage is exactly what we need for our return to normalcy. KVD’s Good Apple Skin-Perfecting Foundation Balm delivers it all: a hydrating, full coverage, buildable foundation balm with a lightweight, long-lasting formula and a fresh matte finish. Sounds too good to be true? Just watch his fan base on TikTok.

Good Apple Skin-Perfecting Foundation Balm (€) by KVD @ www.boots.ie

Crystal clear

Where is the best place to wear your jewelry in 2021? On your eyes. The nine shades of the KASH Beauty Crystal Nights Palette are ultra versatile and ideal for dazzling daytime looks as well as sparkling smoky eyes that last into the wee hours. Perfect for the dance floor – remember that?

Crystal Nights eyeshadow palette (€ 29.95) by KASH Beauty @ kashbeauty.com

Diva of the desert

Urban Decay is known for its highly pigmented, blendable eye shadows and the Naked Wild West eyeshadow palette might be the brand’s most versatile selection yet. Use warm tones as a base or as a daytime look and create a more defined nighttime look with darker cool tones.

Naked Wild West Eyeshadow Palette (€ 52) by Urban Decay @ www.boots.ie

Cheek to cheek

Aimee Connolly’s new blush is so creamy it blends into your skin for a hint of flawless, dewy color. It comes in two shades: Pink Supreme and Peach Pop for a flattering look.

Cream Luxe Blush (18 €) by Sculpted By Aimee Connolly @ pharmacies nationwide and sculptedbyaimee.com

Pucker up

When we can finally shake off the mask in society, get ready to impress with kissable lips. ICONIC Lip Plumping Glosses are a non-sticky gloss and help support natural collagen production for more defined, fuller lips.

Plumping lip gloss (€ 22) by ICONIC London @ www.boots.ie

fountain of Youth

It’s a dream when makeup works like skincare and this new offering from Carter Beauty does just that. Youth Boost Serum & Primer will provide the perfect foundation for foundation while smoothing out fine lines and pores. It can be worn alone on the skin or as a base.

Youth Boost Primer & Serum (€ 14.95) by Carter Beauty @ retailers nationwide and carterbeautycosmetics.com

Impeccable finish

Can one product do it all? LUNA by Lisa’s new Airbrush foundation promises to make you feel like you’ve stepped out of ieStyle’s pages. The 3-in-1 Primer, Highlighter & Tint is a lightweight formula that gently focuses skin, smoothing lines and blurring away imperfections.

Airbrush (22 €) by LUNA by Lisa @ pharmacies throughout the country and lunabylisa.ie


For a natural look that still packs a punch, these individual lashes from SOSU By Suzanne Jackson will add some punch to your eyes. You can easily customize your lash look with three different lengths for a style that suits you. They’re lightweight and so natural you might forget you’re wearing them.

Unique individual lashes (€ 9.95) by SOSU By Suzanne Jackson @ pharmacies nationwide and Tesco

Conceal not to feel

Many of us have struggled with “maskne” and for anyone who wears masks for long periods of time, you may want to hide the spots it causes without further aggravating your skin. Discover Essence’s all-new concealer, the lightweight and easy-to-use Skin Lovin ‘concealer that easily masks spots, redness and dark circles and nourishes the skin with moisturizing aloe vera.

Skin Lovin ‘Corrector (€ 3.59) by Essence @ pharmacies national

Nailed it

If you have dry or brittle nails, you know the difficulty of treating the problem while wanting to cover it up. Breathable and nourishing, Essie Treat Love & Color Nail Polish is infused with collagen and camellia extract and cares for nails in just three days so they look healthy, resilient and instantly perfect.

Treat Love & Color Nail Polish (€ 10.99) by Essie @ pharmacies national

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