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WHO’s Best New In Beauty for June 2024

New month, new beauty!

For makeup and skincare fanatics, the arrival of a new year brings one exciting prospect – new beauty products. 

While we enjoy the rest and relaxation that comes with a self-care spa day, our beloved beauty industry has continued on the grind to create our new holy grails and if the start of 2024 is anything to go by, we’re in for a big year in beauty!

2023 was one of the most exciting years for beauty lovers, with some of our favourite brands, such as Rare Beauty and MCoBeauty, serving us an array of new and innovative must-haves. 

With new products hitting the shelves every day, it can be a tricky task to figure out which new beauty launch you need to get your hands on. Fortunately, we’ve done all the hard work for you! 

Scroll down to find out WHO’s best picks for what’s new in beauty for June 2024, plus all our favourite new launches of the year so far. 

Best New Beauty Products Australia June 2024

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Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm in Iced Coffee

$40.00 at MECCA

Just when beauty lovers thought the Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm couldn’t get any better, the brand announced that a new Iced Coffee-inspired Lip Butter Balm would be joining the range in June 2024.

Featuring the same hydrating formula loved by lip care enthusiasts everywhere, the Iced Coffee shade offers the perfect nourishing swipe of subtle, soft brown pigment for an effortless take on the juicy 90s lip look (plus did we mention it tastes like coffee?!)

Key Features:

  • 100% vegan.
  • Formulated with shea and murumuru seed butter.
  • Free from parabens, synthetic dyes, sulphates, and petroleum.
  • Cruelty-free. 

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Fresh Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence Juno Shen (Limited Edition)

$185.00 at Sephora Australia

While the Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence may have long been at the top of many holy grail skincare product lists, Fresh has finally answered the prayers of dehydrated winter skin everywhere – releasing a super-sized 250mL bottle of the cult-favourite essence in collaboration with artist Juno Shen.

Featuring Fresh’s signature formulation of double-fermented kombucha and hyaluronic acid, the Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence minimises the appearance of texture, blemishes, and dryness while adding an extra boost of hydration to maximise skincare absorption.

Key Features:

  • Formulated with double-fermented kombucha, hyaluronic acid, and artemisia flower.
  • Enhances product absorption
  • Brightens the appearance of skin
  • Boosts overall appearance of skin hydration
  • Available in limited 250mL bottle

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Bread Beauty Supply Hair-Foam Curl Defining Mousse

$50.00 at Sephora Australia

Curly-haired girls rejoice! The Bread Beauty Supply Hair-Foam Curl Defining Mousse is a re-imagined take on the classic styling mousse, minus the crunchy, sticky strands.

Formulated with vegan keratin, this soft-touch cloud mousse smooths the appearance of split ends and flyaways while simultaneously repairing, nourishing, and defining your natural curls.

Key Features:

  • Soft to medium hold
  • Lightweight foam
  • Formulated with vegan keratin and biomimetic silk proteins for added repair
  • Vegan and cruelty-free
  • Colour-safe
  • Silicone-free

Available at:

  • $50.00 at Sephora Australia

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Epzen Butter Up Hydrating Body Butter

$28.99 at Chemist Warehouse

If you’re on the hunt for a winter moisturiser that intensely nourishes without that leftover greasy feeling, the new Butter Up Hydrating Body Butter from Epzen is one worth adding to your next body-care wishlist.

Formulated with mango seed, cocoa seed, and shea butters, this luxuriously silky body butter glides over the skin for long-lasting nourishment without any residual stickiness. The Butter Up Hydrating Body Butter also features a long-lasting sweet, sophisticated fragrance, making it the perfect all-in-one for winter.

Key Features:

  • Formulated with cocoa seed butter, shea butter, and mango seed butter
  • Free from SLS/SLES, synthetic fragrances, sulphates, and parabens
  • Vegan and cruelty-free
  • pH balanced

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Huda Beauty Blush Filter Liquid Blush

$32.00 at Adore Beauty

Love a glowy and natural cheek product? The Huda Beauty Blush Filter Liquid Blush is bound to be your new flushed favourite.

Available in five versatile shades, this lightweight formula features finely milled micro-pearls for a natural hint of radiance, while the blendable pigment effortlessly diffuses for the perfect airbrushed flush of peachy pink.

Key Features:

  • Lightweight liquid formula
  • Formulated with finely milled micro-pearls for a subtle glow
  • Candy-scented
  • Oil-free and paraben-free
  • Cruelty-free
  • Available in five shades

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Best New Beauty Products Australia May 2024

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Fenty Beauty Soft’Lit Luminous Foundation

$64.00 at Sephora Australia

When it comes to complexion products, Rihanna can truly do no wrong. Joining the Fenty Beauty family as the sister to the cult-favourite Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation is the new Soft’Lit Luminous Foundation. 

Available in 50 shades, Fenty’s newest foundation product offers long-wear medium coverage that accentuates your natural glow without being overly shiny or oily. 

Featuring a lightweight, buildable formula that incorporates Kakadu plum extract, this foundation makes the skin instantly appear more hydrated, luminous, and even without caking or transferring. 

Key Features: 

  • Longwear medium coverage. 
  • Natural luminous finish. 
  • Mica-free. 
  • Formulated with Kakadu plum and cyperus papyrus leaf extracts for luminosity and hydration. 
  • Cruelty-free, fragrance-free, and oil-free. 
  • Transfer-resistant. 

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Benefit Cosmetics Plushtint Moisturising Matte Lip Tint

$42.00 at Adore Beauty

A lip tint that is both matte and moisturising? Sign us up! 

Expanding on Benefit Cosmetics’ beloved range of sheer Benetints is the new Plushtint Moisturising Matte Lip Tint. Featuring a velvety, opaque wash of colour, the Plushtint offers a blurred, soft-matte finish without the typical flaking or cracking of traditional matte liquid lipsticks. 

Available in 12 trending shades, these water-resistant, long-wear lip tints promise to smooth and blur the look of your lips while also providing an extra boost of hydration for comfortable all-day wear.

Key Features: 

  • Formulated with hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and goji and raspberry seed oils for added hydration. 
  • Available in 12 shades. 
  • Water-resistant.
  • Smudge-proof. 
  • Matte finish. 
  • Lightweight formula. 

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(Credits: Patrick Ta)

Patrick Ta Major Dimension III Matte Eyeshadow Palette

$126.00 at Sephora Australia

If you’ve ever found yourself scrolling through beauty influencer TikTok, the Patrick Ta Major Dimension III Matte Eyeshadow Palette frequently appears at the top of many must-have makeup lists. 

Featuring a combination of 12 carefully selected warm and cool-toned shades, the Major Dimensions III palette’s velvet matte shadows make for an easy everyday grab-and-go product. 

Formulated with a cream base, this collection of neutral shadows is perfect for those looking for everything from a subtle wash of bronze on the lid to a full-glam smokey eye. 

Key Features:

  • 12 velvet matte eyeshadow pans. 
  • Cream-based formula. 
  • Fragrance-free, paraben-free, silicone-free, talc-free, and cruelty-free.

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ALPHA-H Healthy Scalp Exfoliating Treatment

$39.95 at ALPHA-H

While we may think of skincare as essential to maintaining the health of our skin, scalp care is an equally important factor in maintaining long and healthy locks. 

Incorporating a blend of BHA’s, the ALPHA-H Healthy Scalp Exfoliating Treatment is a pre-wash scalp serum that works to calm and clarify your scalp in as little as 60 seconds. 

Featuring salicylic acid as its hero ingredient, this treatment helps to remove product buildup, minimise the appearance of oily hair, reduce dandruff, and balance the scalp’s microbiome while also adding an extra boost of softness and shine to your hair. 

Key Features:

  • Pre-wash treatment.
  • Formulated with 1% salicylic acid, Australian desert lime, and rice vinegar complex. 
  • Calms the appearance of scalp irritation. 
  • Minimises the appearance of scalp oil and dandruff. 

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(Credits: Charlotte Tilbury)

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Big Lip Plumpgasm 

$54.00 at Charlotte Tilbury

Similarly to many beauty fanatics, we can’t get enough of Charlotte Tilbury’s Pillow Talk range, and her most recent Pillow Talk Big Lip Plumpgasm gloss has quickly found its way to the top of our shopping list. 

Available in Pillow Talk’s signature Fair/Medium and Medium/Deep shades, the Big Lip Plumpgasm gloss promises to plump the appearance of the lips as soon as you apply. 

Incorporating hyaluronic acid and Charlotte Tilbury’s new trademarked Plump-Effect Collageneer, this versatile gloss offers a subtle wash of moisturising colour for the perfect plump-looking pout. 

Key Features: 

  • Available in Pillow Talk Fair/Medium and Medium/Deep. 
  • Formulated with Charlotte Tilbury’s Heat + Ice Technology and Plump-Effect Collageneer for a fuller-looking pout. 
  • Formulated with hyaluronic acid and sunflower seed oil for added hydration. 
  • Sulphate-free and cruelty-free. 
  • Vegan. 

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Best New Beauty Products Australia April 2024

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(Credits: MECCA)

Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm in Birthday Cake

$40.00 at MECCA

Over the last year, TikTok has become obsessed with the Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm and if you’ve ever had the privilege of swiping it on your lips, you’ll understand why. 

Thanks to its signature blend of nourishing plant-derived butters, the new Summer Fridays Birthday Cake Lip Butter Balm hydrates and softens the appearance of your lips while also providing a flexible barrier to lock in moisture – all topped with a touch of subtle pink shimmer. 

Key Features:

  • 100% vegan.
  • Formulated with shea and murumuru seed butter.
  • Free from parabens, synthetic dyes, sulphates, and petroleum.
  • Cruelty-free. 

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(Credits: Conserving Beauty)

Conserving Beauty Dissolving Zit Strips

$28.00 at Conserving Beauty

While there may be no greater satisfaction than popping your pimples, we (hopefully) all know by now that hacking at your blackheads is not the best way to treat sudden spots.

Thankfully, pimple patches have surged in popularity in the last few years, and the new Dissolving Zit Strips from Conserving Beauty promise to take your acne-care routine to the next level. 

Featuring Conserving Beauty’s trademark nanoDOTE technology, these jumbo-sized water-activated patches supercharge your skin with a hit of salicylic acid, centella asiatica, and niacinamide to exfoliate, calm, and clear the appearance of breakouts. 

Key Features:

  • 100% plastic-free. 
  • Active ingredients: 2% salicylic acid, 5% mandelic acid, 5% niacinamide, 5% cica (centella asiatica), 5% allantoin.
  • Cruelty-free. 
  • Six jumbo-sized strips per box. 

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(Credits: Rare Beauty)

Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Luminous Powder Blush

$50.00 at Sephora Australia

Combining the colour range of the viral Soft Pinch Liquid Blush with the glass-skin sheen of the Positive Light Silky Touch Highlighter, the new Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Luminous Powder Blush is the perfect pressed powder for a natural, radiant flush. 

Featuring six shades, the Soft Pinch Luminous Powder Blush is packed full of pearlescent pigment for a buildable wash of colour that stays all day without caking, flaking, or transferring. 

Key Features:

  • Available in six shades.
  • Dermatologist tested – suitable for sensitive skin. 
  • Non-comedogenic. 
  • Vegan and cruelty-free.

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Ole Henriksen Banana Bright+ Instant Glow Moisturiser

$70.00 at Sephora Australia

Expanding on the cult-favourite Banana Bright Eye Cream, the new Ole Henriksen Banana Bright+ Instant Glow Moisturiser is a brightening, lightweight moisturiser that promises to boost radiance and perfectly prep your skin for makeup. 

Formulated with Ole Henriksen’s vitamin C complex and light-reflecting banana pigments, the Banana Bright+ Instant Glow Moisturiser reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while simultaneously hydrating and illuminating the skin. 

Key Features:

  • Non-comedogenic. 
  • Formulated with gold-complexed vitamin C, niacinamide, hyaluronic acid, and Scandinavian cloudberry seed oil.
  • Cruelty-free. 

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ghd Bodyguard Heat Protect Spray for Fine Hair

$45.00 at Oz Hair and Beauty

For those of us with thin and fine hair, using regular haircare products such as heat protectant can quickly weigh down your hair, leaving it feeling flat and unmanageable. 

Formulated specifically for fine hair, the new ghd Bodyguard Heat Protect Spray for Fine Hair offers heat protection up to 230˚C without weighing down your locks or causing excess product buildup –  allowing you to take care of your hair’s health without compromising on style. 

Key Features:

  • Heat protection up to 230˚C.
  • Formulated with conditioning agents for sleek, smooth styling. 
  • Incorporated bond-building technology to protect natural volume. 

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Best New Beauty Products Australia March 2024 

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Virtue Labs Damage Reverse Serum 

$87.00 at Sephora Australia

Expanding on one of WHO’s favourite haircare lines, Virtue Labs’ Damage Reverse Serum is a new post-wash step that promises to repair your hair from the inside out. 

Featuring the highest percentage of their patented hair-identical protein Alpha Keratin 60ku, Virtue’s Damage Reverse Serum instantly smooths hair while also repairing broken keratin bonds and restoring damaged peptides to prevent any future damage to your strands. 

To use, wash first with the Virtue Labs Recovery Shampoo and Conditioner, then follow with the Damage Reverse Serum and Healing Oil for soft and healthy hair. 

Key Features: 

  • Cream-to-serum formula. 
  • Features highest concentration of Alpha Keratin 60ku. 
  • Minimises UV damage. 
  • Free from gluten, synthetic colour, sulfates, parabens, and phthalates.
  • Cruelty-free and vegan. 

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Laneige Bouncy & Firm Sleeping Mask

$55.00 at Adore Beauty

Loved for their viral lip sleeping mask, Laneige’s latest launch, the Bouncy & Firm Sleeping Mask, is bound to be a new overnight favourite. 

Infused with AP Green Tea Lactobacillus, Peony-Collagen Complex, and Hydro-Melt Glow Capsules, this lush cream intensely moisturises, softens, and plumps the appearance of skin while you sleep. 

Alongside a collection of super hydrating ingredients, the Bouncy & Firm Sleeping Mask also features a relaxing floral scent, making it the perfect bedtime accessory. 

Key Features:

  • Suitable for all skin types. 
  • Dermatologically tested. 
  • Hypoallergenic. 

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Make Up For Ever HD Skin Hydra Glow Foundation

from $32.00 (12mL) at Adore Beauty

If you love a picture-perfect base for your makeup but hate heavy foundation, you’re sure to be a big fan of Make Up For Ever’s new HD Skin Hydra Glow Foundation.

Featuring an 86% skincare-based formula, this new addition to the HD Skin range is ideal for anyone with dry-normal, mature, or sensitive skin. With a medium-buildable coverage, this foundation claims to keep skin looking radiant, blurred, and hydrated for up to 24 hours. 

Key Features:

  • 38 shades.
  • Available in 12mL and 30mL. 
  • Luminous finish. 
  • Infused with hyaluronic acid and glycol for hydration. 

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Burberry Her Petals Limited Edition Eau de Parfum (88mL)

$240.00 at MYER

2024 has already proven to be a big year for fragrance, and Burberry’s limited edition re-invention of the fan-favourite Her Eau de Parfum has quickly made its way to the top of our shopping list. 

Featuring notes of wild berry, violet, and amber, Burberry Her Petals is a soft, powdery floral perfect for a versatile everyday spritz of sweetness. 

Housed in Burberry’s signature heritage bottle, the fragrance is also infused with decorative floating pink petals and soft pink glass, making it a great addition to any vanity. 

Key Features:

  • Top Notes: Wild Berries.
  • Heart Notes: Violet and Jasmine. 
  • Base Notes: Wood and Creamy Amber. 

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Milk Makeup Cooling Water Jelly Tint

$44.00 at Sephora Australia

Since announcing the reinvention of their classic lip and cheek stick, Milk Makeup has been going viral on social media for their new Cooling Water Jelly Tint. 

Featuring a jelly formula, this long-lasting lip and cheek stain offers a sheer hint of colour for the perfect natural flush. Available in four vibrant shades, this innovative gel stick is comprised of 90% natural ingredients, including aloe and seawater, to help soothe and cool the skin. 

Key Features: 

  • Available in four shades.
  • Free from parabens and gluten.
  • Non-comedogenic and non-acnegenic.
  • Cruelty-free and vegan. 

Available at: 

Best New Beauty Products Australia February 2024

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(Credits: Alpha-H)

Alpha-H Melting Moment Cleansing Balm Sage

$69.95 at Alpha-H

Although the Alpha-H Melting Moment Cleansing Balm has long been a staple step in the skincare routine of many beauty enthusiasts, we can’t get enough of the new limited-edition scent of this cult favourite cleanser. 

Combining spicy pear, sage, and amber for a truly luxurious cleanse, this balm-to-oil cleanser incorporates Australian flannel flower extract, sandalwood seed oil, and chamomile to remove waterproof makeup and SPF while maintaining your skin’s natural pH balance (plus did we mention how obsessed we are with the balm’s super cute green?)

Key Features:

  • Waterless formulation. 
  • For all skin types. 
  • Made from locally sourced botanical ingredients. 
  • Improves skin hydration and barrier function. 

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ghd Chronos Hair Straightener

$465.00 at ghd

Whether you’re a master of the hair straightener curl or are just on the hunt for an easy all-in-one hair tool, the ghd Chronos is sure to be the newest TikTok viral hair tool.

This versatile hair straightener promises up to three times faster styling, 85% more shine, and two times less frizz for both sleek and curled styles minus the heat damage. 

Incorporating ghd’s new HD motion-responsive technology, this styler responds and adapts to your styling movements, with the ceramic plates gliding across the hair to help you craft the perfect waves, curls, and Matilda Djerf-inspired flicks with ease. 

Key Features:

  • Precise heat monitoring to maintain optimum styling temperature (185˚C). 
  • Ultra-gloss coated ceramic plates. 
  • Ultra-ergonomic rounded barrel for effortless styling. 
  • 10-minute sleep mode timer. 

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(Credits: Sephora Australia)

Rare Beauty Brow Harmony Flexible Lifting Gel

$30.00 at Sephora Australia

Selena Gomez, you’ve done it again. This brow gel has already taken the beauty community by storm and based on the thousands of dedicated TikToks, it’s safe to say the Rare Beauty Brow Harmony Flexible Lifting Gel is one of the most hyped new beauty releases for February 2024. 

Built to withstand sweat and oil, this flexible brow gel delivers the on-trend laminated brow look without any stiffness or crunchiness, holding your desired brow style all day.

Key Features:

  • Waterproof formulation.
  • Ophthalmologist tested. 
  • Cruelty-free, paraben-free, and vegan.

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(Credits: Oz Hair and Beauty)

R+Co Hot Spell Thermotech Blow Out Balm

$51.00 at Oz Hair and Beauty 

As much as we love to embrace our naturally salty beach hair during summer, we have to admit that we still can’t completely give up our favourite hot tools. 

Fortunately, this new heat protectant is a great accessory for both natural and styled hair days, with its silky balm texture adding a much-needed hit of smoothness to fight frizz and maintain natural curl patterns.  

Featuring mustard seed and kiwi oils and willow bark extract, Hot Spell protects your strands for temperatures up to 232˚C. 

Key Features:

  • Plant-based ingredients.
  • Balm-to-cream formula. 
  • 232˚C heat protection. 
  • Gluten-free, vegan, and Leaping Bunny Certified cruelty-free. 

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(Credits: Glossier)

Glossier Full Orbit Eye Cream

$53.00 at Glossier

We can’t get enough of Glossier, and since they launched their new picture-perfect pink eye cream in late January, Glossier’s Full Orbit Eye Cream has made waves on social media. 

This luxurious gel-cream formula promises to hydrate, brighten, and de-puff your under-eyes, with 100% of consumers agreeing that their under-eyes were immediately refreshed. 

Featuring a blend of hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and white hawthorn, this super soft eye cream provides a much-needed hint of hydration while also minimising the likelihood of pesky milia. 

Key Features: 

  • Dermatologist and Ophthalmologist tested.
  • Suitable for contact lens wearers.
  • Lightweight gel-cream formula. 

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