Beauty

15 Must-Have September Beauty Launches, According To Our Editors

Including a vitamin C skin booster and a buttery-soft face cream.

Arkive Headcare; Vapour Beauty; EM Cosmetics

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This month, there were plenty of skin care, makeup, and hair care drops that won our beauty editors’ hearts. Scroll through to shop our favorite September 2022 beauty launches.

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“This cleanser is made for your morning skin care routine. It gently sloughs away dead skin and debris, protects against environmental stressors, and wakes up sluggish complexions with a dose of caffeine. I’m a big fan.” — Paris Giles, beauty & wellness writer
$24
See On The Outset
“The brand that's all about marrying skin care with self-care just released this dreamy moisturizer. It has hyaluronic acid and glycerin, spreads as smooth as butter, and leaves behind a clean, barely-there scent that has spa day vibes.” — Paris Giles, beauty & wellness writer
$30
See On Selfmade
“I can't shut up about this retinol. This brand-new treatment contains 2% encapsulated retinaldehyde — a gentle form of the stuff — that promises to strengthen skin, improve texture and firmness, and fade fine lines and wrinkles.” — Paris Giles, beauty & wellness writer
$68
See On Dermstore
“This double-ended liner gives you two complementary colors for dimensional eye looks. My personal fave is the Marine pencil, which has highly-pigmented blue shades that go on so beautifully and stay on pretty well throughout the day.” — Audrey Noble, beauty writer
$32
See On Ulta
Vitamin C Booster
Noble Panacea
“Adding this to my serum was a game-changer for my skin's complexion. It contains 20% pure L-ascorbic acid and eight other sources of vitamin C to enhance your natural radiance and give you a super nice glow. A splurge for sure, but worth it IMO.” — Audrey Noble, beauty writer
$160
See On Noble Panacea
“Made with white water lily extract, hyaluronic, acid, and marine water, this rich moisturizing mask nourishes dryness and leaves my skin with a nice glow. My skin feels so soft afterward — I'll def be using this well into the colder months.” — Audrey Noble, beauty writer
$25
See On Embryolisse
“If you need a quick refresh or some volume, amika's latest launch is your hair's new bestie. With scalp-loving ingredients like rambutan seed and arrowroot powder, your strands will thank you. Bonus: It doesn’t leave any white residue.” — Olivia Rose Ferreiro, beauty writer
$29
See On Sephora
“Craving a sweet treat for your beauty routine? Tula’s collab with NYC’s Magnolia Bakery is a decadent body scrub that smells of their cult-fave banana pudding. Creamy and softly exfoliating, skin is left hydrated and satisfyingly smooth.” — Olivia Rose Ferreiro, beauty writer
$36
See On Ulta
“With their vibrant pigment, these drops are a makeup-meets-skin care hybrid that add a dewy, hydrated radiance by way of evening primrose oil to the complexion. Truly foolproof, the romantic hues are buildable and create a youthful glow.” — Olivia Rose Ferreiro, beauty writer
$28
See On Em Cosmetics
“Vapour’s new brow gel almost feels like a mascara for my arches. The thick brush is perfect for fluffing up my brows, and the rice bran and jojoba-spiked wax doesn’t flake or budge. It’s like brow lamination in a tube.” — Rachel Lapidos, senior beauty & lifestyle editor
$25
See On Credo
“This time of year, my skin needs extra hydration — and this Softening Milk has been my moisturizing hero. The gentle emulsion is packed with nourishing botanicals that deliver a moisturizing boost to my thirsty complexion.” — Rachel Lapidos, senior beauty & lifestyle editor
$38
See On Sekkisei
“I’ve never loved a styling spray so much. Celebrity hairstylist Adam Reed’s creation is a dream: It contains nourishing baobab protein, smells divine, and truly delivers weightless hold. You can’t feel it in your strands at all.” — Rachel Lapidos, senior beauty & lifestyle editor
$15
See On Arkive Headcare
The Unlipstick
Beauty Pie x Jenna Lyons
“This lipstick feels more like a smooth, matte balm and I haven't been able to stop wearing it. It's the perfect product for a bitten, undone lip look and they’re definitely my new fall staple.” — Faith Xue, beauty director, BDG
$20
See On Beauty Pie
“I’m the proud owner of a new (and large) arm tattoo, and this balm has been a skin savior. It sped up the tattoo healing process like none other, and is also great for dry cuticles, hands, and even as a soothing face mask.” — Faith Xue, beauty director, BDG
$34
See On Amazon
“This serum is perfect for the transitional months when my skin doesn't know whether to be oily or dry. I love how light and soothing it is — it sinks in instantly, like a tall drink of water, and my skin immediately feels more hydrated.” — Faith Xue, beauty director, BDG
$78
See On Sephora