26 September Beauty Launches Just in Time for Fall
August is turning to September and summer is turning to fall. Isn't it funny how what used to be one of the biggest bummers of our childhood is now one of the biggest excitements of adulthood? While we unequivocally love a warm, summer-y glow, there's no denying that autumn's cool colors and crisp air create the perfect opportunity for a much-needed beauty update. Luckily for us, some of our favorite brands are on board and have launched some seriously stunning makeup, skincare, and haircare products that you won't want to miss. As always, we've taken out the guesswork and rounded up 26 of our favorite September beauty launches. Buy one, two, three, or all of them — whatever you choose, you won't be disappointed. Happy shopping! (Illustration by San Trieu)
Glossier Zit Stick ($14): The millennial pink brand that's captured our hearts with their simple skincare and makeup products is taking it a step further to ensure good skin days ahead. Allow us to introduce you to Zit Stick, an acne spot treatment that's as good for your skin as it is for your Instagram feed. Formulated with five percent benzoyl peroxide, capryloyl salicylic acid, and calming ingredients like glycerin and niacinamide, this handy pen will help you kick breakouts to the curb both on-the-go and at your vanity.
Too Faced Tutti Fruitti Collection ($20-$36): Created exclusively for Ulta, this 53-piece collection features everything from long-lasting foundation and pressed setting powder to high-shine lip glosses and ultra-pigmented eye shadow palettes. Best of all, each product comes packaged in colorful, fruit-adorned compacts and tubes that will instantly update your vanity.
BeautyBlender Power Pocket Puff ($15): Gone are the days of cakey, flakey makeup at midday thanks to this plush, double-sided puff. Pack it in your purse or leave it on your vanity and you'll be able to expertly apply and touch up your favorite powder products whenever, wherever.
Olive + M Shimmer + Glow Body Oil ($38): Summer might be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean your warm-weather glow has to disappear. This lightweight body oil is packed with light-reflecting pigments to illuminate skin with a sunshine-y glow any time of year. What's not to love?
Manic Panic Amplified Temporary Hair Color Spray ($11 each): Designed for all hair colors and types, these intensely pigmented temporary hair color sprays are the perfect addition to any imaginative beauty routine. Or, you know, if you're like us, a little early Halloween prep?
Winky Lux So Extra Mascara ($16): The brand behind the ever-Instagrammable flower lip balms has taken a momentary departure from lips in favor of lashes. Their velvety So Extra Mascara is formulated to lengthen lashes for the ultimate smize. Plus, the packaging is cute AF.
Paul & Joe Setting Powder + Setting Powder Case ($33 and $13): As makeup-saving as this brightening setting powder is, the vintage-inspired compact is what truly sets this launch apart. Just one look and you're sure to fall in love with the romantic throwback style.
Lawless Seal the Deal Talc-Free Loose Setting Powder ($36): Lightweight, blurring, and talc-free — what more could you want from a setting powder? Oh, a little pigment? Well, lucky for you Lawless' latest launch is available in a classic universal shade, a peachy-pink brightening shade ideal for lighter skin tones, and a warm golden shade for medium to dark skin tones.
Pat McGrath MOTHERSHIP V: Bronze Seduction Palette ($125): Pat McGrath's bold, deeply pigmented makeup products have achieved cult status — and her latest launch looks like it'll be another favorite. Saturated with diamond sparkle, each fall-friendly eyeshadow shade is built to stand on its own or mix well with other colors in the palette. Whichever application style you choose, one thing's for sure: Nobody does a statement eye like Ms. McGrath.
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Away Concealer ($32): The brand describes this as "the magic wand of makeup." This full-coverage liquid concealer (available in 16 shades) works to diminish the appearance of dark circles and blemishes with a single dab of the precision sponge applicator. This must-have product has been in the the making for the past five years. It it worth a try? You bet!
Drybar Brush Crush ($145): Everyone's favorite blowout brand is a taking a break from bouncy, southern belle curls in favor of smooth, straight strands with this heated, ionically-charged paddle brush. Designed to seal the cuticle for less frizz and more shine, you're sure to love the sleek result of this easy-to-use hair tool.
L'Occitane Immortelle Overnight Reset Oil-in-Serum ($59): No time to perform a multi-step anti-aging skincare routine each and every night? With this seemingly-magical overnight serum, you'll be able to tackle hydration, fine lines, and wrinkles — all while you sleep.
RéVive Skincare Intensité Complete Anti-Aging Serum ($485):Once upon a time, fixing facial lines required an appointment with a cosmetic dermatologist. Now, a few pumps of this all-in-one anti-aging serum will leave you with the same effect. The fast-absorbing, lightweight formula helps re-establish volume while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles thanks to unique Cellular Filling and Line Relaxing complexes.
Harper+Ari Rosé Moisturizing Lotion ($18): The brand renowned for its collection of deliciously scented exfoliating sugar cubes has finally blessed the world with a line of ultra-hydrating lotions that smell so good you'll want to eat them. Don't believe us? You'll just have to smell for yourself.
Laura Mercier Secret Blurring Powder ($28): This light-reflecting, soft blurring powder works to brighten the under-eye area while setting concealer, helping to prevent makeup from setting into any creases. The result? A bright-eyed and bushy-tailed appearance after each use.
EVE LOM Radiance Transforming Mask ($90, Available September 17): Australian fruit and Lime Pearl Caviar combine to create a gently exfoliating mask that makes for brighter, smoother skin with every application. Use it with your regular skincare routine for a treat, or renovate your routine with the full Radiance Transforming collection.
The Better Skin Co. Amaze Balm ($36): Know what's amazing? Dousing your skin in coconut, avocado, sunflower, evening primrose, and sea buckthorn oil. Know what's even better? Being able to do it with a single product. Luckily for you, with this ultra-rich balm you'll be able to do just that. Use it as a sleeping mask, a moisturizer, or a repair cream, and soak up all the skin-soothing benefits.
City Beauty Line-Smoothing HydroMask ($60):Ready to restore younger-looking skin? This easy-to-use bio-cellulose sheet mask will deliver the plumping, pore-minimizing results you crave. Best of all, it will only take 15 to 20 minutes.
Oribe Power Drops ($58 each, Available September 4): Looking to enhance your hair game? Oribe's new highly-concentrated elixirs — aptly named Power Drops — will refresh and maintain your mane for optimal hair health and style each and every day.
Phyto RE30 Anti-Grey Hair Treatment ($58): The brand known for promoting healthy hair growth has finally delved into the gray hair arena. Designed to help bring color back to your hair without faux color pigments, this heavily researched (we're talking six years, y'all) peptide product is able to boost the natural pigment production while protecting hair from future depigmentation. Stronger, softer hair with fewer grays? Sign us up.
Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Body Builder ($29): This one-of-a-kind body-building hairspray will change the way you think about styling products. Equipped with a customizable nozzle, you can decide between more body or less body with a simple twist and spritz.
Orveda Eye Unveiler ($255): Not only will you get an addictive, results-driven eye contour cream, but you get a precision applicator and silicone sponge for optimal application too. The result? A healthy-looking under-eye area without a single trace of dark circles.
Tangle Teezer The Ultimate Detangler for Wet Hair ($14, Available September 2): Think of this as an update to the OG Tangle Teezer — but better. Designed with oil- and dirt-absorbing bristles, this plastic brush won't just relieve tangles, it'll revive dirty roots too.
First Honey Skin Therapy Cream ($11): Powered by deeply nourishing manuka honey, this active honeysporin promotes quicker healing times and longer protection against infection.
PÜR Sweet 16 Collection ($28 - $49): After 16 years in business, PÜR is ready to celebrate. The collection features all-encompassing face kits, eyeshadow palettes, creamy bullet lipsticks, contouring kits, face masks, and more. Take your pick.
Follain Undercover Deodorant ($14): The first product in Follain's private label collection, this clean deodorant is making waves in the beauty industry. The non-toxic, unisex product is gentle enough for the most sensitive skin and smells so good you'll never want to leave the house without it.
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