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From First Aid Beauty to Plenaire: 20 of the Best New Skincare Products Launching in August

BHAs, enzymes, copper peptides and more.
New skincare August 2021

Sometimes, I feel like the people at my favourite skincare brands are reading my mind. Especially when I look at this month’s lineup of new products—lots of BHAs, niacinamide, gentle exfoliants, lightweight hydrators and face mists. All the ingredients and product concepts I’ve been talking about lately!

August’s best launches include:

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From The Skincare Edit Archives

  • A salicylic acid toner that’s safe for sensitive skin
  • A gentle enzyme-based exfoliating liquid
  • A face mist with copper peptides and niacinamide
  • A clarifying moisturizer with BHAs and blue tansy... and much more!

Here’s your update on the latest, greatest skincare to add to your wish list.

The August Edit

Best new toner

First Aid Beauty

Best new exfoliant

Plenaire

Best new face mists

Ghost Democracy • Mario Badescu • Omorovicza

Best new moisturizers

Herbivore • Saint Jane • Peace Out • Herbivore • Kopari

Best new serums

Dr. Dennis Gross • Consonant • Versed

Best new cleansers

Biossance • Plenaire • Juice Beauty • Dermalogica

Best new spot treatment

Mario Badescu

Best new deodorant

Kaia Naturals

Best new body wash

Odele

The Best New Skincare of August 2021

First Aid Beauty Oil-Minimizing Toner
Plenaire Tropique Enzymatic Exfoliant
Ghost Democracy Peptide-Packed Dewy Toning Mist
Herbivore Aquarius Pore Purifying Clarity Cream
Dr. Dennis Gross Advanced Retinol Ferulic Texture Renewal Serum
Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe Adaptogens and Coconut Water
Saint Jane Hydrating Petal Cream
Biossance Squalane Amino Aloe Gentle Cleanser
Peace Out Repairing Moisturizer
Herbivore Pink Cloud Soft Moisture Cream
Plenaire Daily Airy Self Foaming Cleanser
Consonant Vitamin C Licorice Serum
Juice Beauty Prebiotix Cleansing Cream
Kopari Peptide Glow Hydrating Face Moisturizer
Mario Badescu Drying Patch
Dermalogica Daily Glycolic Cleanser
Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Evening Mist
Versed Mood Lighting Glow Drops
Kaia Naturals The Takesumi Bright Brightening Deodorant Body Balm
Odele Clarifying Body Wash


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