New beauty editor-approved buys worth your time and money

New beauty editor-approved buys worth your time and money
Gilly Ferguson
Gilly Ferguson,-Contributing Editor

Big day beauty buys – Charlotte Tilbury launches six new emotion-boosting perfumes, The Ordinary’s five-star Retinal and more editor-approved picks for May

Charlotte Tilbury launches six new emotion-boosting perfumes
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Trending: Charlotte Tilbury launches mood fragrances

Charlotte Tilbury has flipped the fragrance market on its head with the launch of six game-changing, emotion-boosting perfumes. Created in collaboration with the world’s best perfumers (Anne Flipo, Dominique Ropion and Juliette Karagueuzoglou), plus 'cutting-edge technology, neuroscience, 40 years of research and the most extraordinary olfactory symphony of ingredients’ – to help you boost your...

  • Love Frequency – a floral/woody for love with rose, cashmere wood, pink pepper and saffron
  • More Sex – a musk leather for seduction with black pepper oil, leather accord and sandalwood
  • Joyphoria – warm floral for happiness with neroli oil, tuberose absolute, jasmine sambac and vanilla bean
  • Magic Energy – a citrus/woody for energy with bergamot oil, cypress and seaweed absolute
  • Calm Bliss – an aquatic floral for serenity – with sweet neroli, orange flower absolute and warm tonka bean
  • Cosmic Power – an amber/spicy scent for empowerment with black pepper oil, bergamot, frankincense, amber accord and vanilla bean extract

Fragrance is a feeling. These are your six invisible superpowers – to make you feel specific emotions, allowing you to architect your dream day and night, elevating the art of fragrance through neuroscience

Charlotte Tilbury MBE

Trending: The Ordinary’s five-star wrinkle serum

Touted as the launch of 2024, The Ordinary Retinal 0.2% Emulsion Serum is poised to power u p your PM routine. How? Think double the retinoid, double the wow. This is The Ordinary’s highest-strength retinoid formula ever, with stabilised retinaldehyde for advanced age support. The hero in your evening skincare routine, Retinal 0.2% targets the signs of ageing (crow’s feet, texture irregularities, uneven skin tone), while the inclusion of Synthetic Oat Analogues helps to soothe skin discomfort and dryness – it really is as good as everyone says.

Creed Queen of Silk

New: Creed Queen of Silk

The latest fragrance from The House of Creed, Queen of Silk is an elegant, decadent and hypnotic scent, inspired by the elegance of silk. It’s The One for wedding days, big birthdays and those days when you want to feel extra special.

  • Fragrance family Floral/fruity 
  • Top notes Osmanthus, magnolia, saffron
  • Heart notes Tuberose, passion fruit, agarwood, javanese patchouli
  • Base notes Madagascan vanilla, incense, myrrh, ambroxan, Chinese cedarwood and musk

3 of the best Father’s Day gifts for 2024

Take your pick from these NEW grooming essentials, home products and gift ideas – all made for the modern man:

Guerlain L'Homme Ideal

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