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These new product launches in August deserve a space in your kikay kits

By Aubrey Shane Lim Published Aug 12, 2023 12:15 pm Updated Aug 22, 2023 7:46 pm

It’s time for a beauty refresher! 

Feeling that urge to spice up your beauty game now that we’re halfway through the year? Before the ber months come, let’s check out the collaborations, brand-new products, and events we can look forward to this August. We spotted a new international fragrance brand, a Disney collaboration, and a rebrand.

From the freshest finds to fab beauty fairs, here’s what’s hot and happening in beauty this month. 

KIKO Milano x Disney’s The Little Mermaid Collection

 Want to try a more enchanting makeup look? KIKO Milano has got you covered.  

KIKO Milano x Disney’s The Little Mermaid blends the magic of the sea with the enchantment of makeup. With the collection’s diverse tones, shades, and textures inspired by the spirit of Ariel’s underwater world, the amount of looks to explore and create is endless. Try out their long-lasting Eyeliner + Kajal to add some drama to your eyes, their Sunkissed Baked Bronzer for that warm, silky glow, and their Waterproof Lip Liner for those days under the sea.

Avon’s Hydramatic Lipstick 

Say goodbye to the days of matte and dry lips! 

Avon’s new Hydramatic Lipstick is a matte lipstick with a hydrating core to keep your lips smooth and moisturized.   

The Hydramatic Lipstick has a blend of skin-protecting ingredients—such as AHA and glycerin—and a highly pigmented color with an amazing color payoff.  

It is available in six shades: Hydra Garnet, Hydra Plum, Hydra Pink, Rosy, Hydra Ruby, and Hydra Siren—all designed to give a fierce lip to any skin tone for the price of P379.   

Chu Chü's Brow Setter 

It’s time for your bold, Instagram-worthy brow moment with Chu Chü’s Brow Setter! 

Chu Chü Beauty’s shaping eyebrow gel helps groom, color, and add thickness to your brows for that fierce statement brow look. It comes in three shades– Clear (non-tinted), Choco (warm brown), and Gray (gray brown). 

You can get Chu Chü’s Brow Setter on Shopee, Lazada, and TikTok for P199.  

So…? Fragrances 


UK’s number 1 body mist has finally arrived in the Philippines!

So…? Fragrance creates quality fragrances at affordable prices. With scents ranging from rich to sweet and fruity, So…? Fragrance offers something for everyone. 

Its So…? Escapes collection brings the wonder of traveling to your fingertips, with four floral and fruity scents that are sure to bring out your wanderlust for P379.  

If you’re looking for simple yet refreshing scents, check out Body Mist by So…?. The product line offers six sweet and fruity scents that are easy to wear, for the price of P210.  

In addition, the brand is cruelty-free and sustainable, with bottles made from recycled materials. 

Babyflo Gentle Buds Eco-Friendly 


More and more beauty brands are taking the extra step towards sustainability, just like personal care brand Babyflo which has recently released Gentle Buds Eco-Friendly, in partnership with Canada-based social enterprise Plastic Bank.   

Babyflo has begun its transition towards a more eco-friendly product line by using all-natural ingredients, such as 100% pure cotton tips and unbleached paper stems from responsibly managed forests. Through this, they’re able to reduce the amount of plastic waste that ends up in the ocean– a product that is gentle both on the skin, and the environment! 

Robinsons' Standout Beauty: Beauty For All Fair 


Heads up, beauty lovers! Robinsons Department Store has a treat that’s sure to satisfy all your beauty needs.   

Robinsons' Standout Beauty: Beauty For All Fair is a shopping fair that celebrates beauty in diversity. From Aug. 1 to Sept. 30, Robinsons Department Stores (yes, for GoCart, LazMall, and Shopee Mall, too) will be giving out special promotions for a variety of beauty brands ranging from skincare and makeup to self-care products.  

But that’s not all! You can look forward to getting prizes, freebies, and discounts from Aug. 28 to Sept. 3 at the Midtown Atrium Activity Center of Robinsons Ermita for Beauty Fair Week. Top makeup brands such as L’Oreal Philippines, Colourette, Nivea, and IN2IT will have special stalls and displays in Robinsons Department Stores, where customers can grab discounts of up to 50% for selected products.  

You can also meet their favorite beauty influencers at the Robinsons Ermita Mall for their Standout Beauty event to be held on Sept. 2.

Clio’s Kill Cover The New Founwear Cushion

 South Korean cosmetics brand Clio is back in the Philippines, and they have brought their popular Clio Kill Cover The New Founwear Cushion, too!

The all-improved cushion boasts a powerful high coverage with a semi-matte flawless finish for that complete yet effortless look. It comes with a curved puff for those facial areas that are hard to reach, and its coverage lasts up to 72 hours.

But that’s not all! The Clio Kill Cover The New Founwear Cushion is available at a special price for a limited time! Until Sept. 2, you can buy this product for only P2,000.

You can get the Clio Kill Cover The New Founwear Cushion at LOOK (SM Aura and SM Mall of Asia), SM Makati, and Watsons Megamall, or online at Clio’s official Shopee, Lazada, and TikTok shops.

Paula’s Choice RESIST Triple Active Total Repair Serum 

While skin aging is a natural part of life, there are products that can help us resist the aging process, like Paula’s Choice RESIST Triple Active Total Repair Serum.

The RESIST serum, which works for all skin types, has a formula that includes a blend of hexylresorcinol, retinoid, and niacinamide, which makes our skin firm and smooth while targeting potential dark spots that may further develop.  

It is recommended to use it twice a day after your daily skincare routine. It’s also suitable to apply on the undereye area.

You can add this product in your kikay kit starting Aug. 22 for P3,150 on the Paula’s Choice Philippines website. Plus, if you buy Paula’s Choice RESIST Triple Active Total Repair Serum from Aug. 22-28, you can avail of a discount of up to 25% on Glowing Essentials for every purchase.  

issy’s Pressed Shadow Singles and Powder Inserts 

Let your creative juices flow with issy’s new collection of Pressed Shadow Singles and Powder Inserts!  

issy’s new collection involves a customizable palette, giving you the freedom to mix and match your own color combination.  

The customizable collection has a magnetic palette that can hold 12 eyeshadow singles or three powder inserts. It also has a travel-friendly palette that comes with a high-quality mirror for those travel touchup moments.

The blush and bronzer inserts are at P249 each, while the contour and highlighter inserts are priced at P199 each. All pressed shadow singles are at P149 each. They are now available on the beauty brand’s official Lazada, Shopee, and TikTok shops.