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The Best New Beauty Products to Try Out in April 2022

A guide to the new product launches across skin, hair, makeup and fragrance.

Beauty brands are expanding their offerings in April 2022 with a lengthy list of new product launches across skin care, hair care, makeup and fragrance.

In the makeup category, bold colors are continuing to reign as brands like Make Up For Ever, Patrick Ta Beauty, Benefit Cosmetics, One/Size and others are introducing new eyeliners, eye shadow palettes and cheek products.

The skin care category is seeing the introduction of some innovative products this month. This includes Sunday Riley’s new CEO Afterglow Brightening Vitamin C Gel Cream, which leverages the same brightening benefits as the brand’s bestselling CEO collection, as well as Cocokind’s Turmeric Illuminating Solution, which is a leave-on exfoliant.

Several beauty brand are also releasing rose-scented candles this month, including Megababe, which is turning its bestselling deodorant smell into a candle, and Maison Francis Kurkdjian, which is adding a new floral candle to its lineup.

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Here, WWD rounds up some of the best new beauty products to try out in April 2022. Read on for more.

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Act+Acre Cold-Pressed Hair Oil

Purchase for $48 on Actandacre.com

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
Act+Acre’s Cold-Pressed Hair Oil Courtesy

This hair oil is blended with argan oil, meadowfoam seed oil and squalene to repair dry and damaged fair, smooth frizz and treat split ends.

Alpyn Beauty Willow & Sweet Agave Plumping Lip Mask

Purchase for $28 at Alpynbeauty.com or at Credo Beauty

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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This lip mask is made with sweet agave leaf and hyaluronic acid to exfoliate and smooth the lips while plumping and hydrating.

Bareminerals Gen Nude Blonzer

Purchase for $25 at Bareminerals.com

April 2022 New Beauty Products
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Bareminerals is bringing back this limited-edition product into its permanent line. The product is a hybrid bronzer and blush and comes in three buildable shades.

Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real! Extreme Precision Liner

Purchase for $24 at Benefitcosmetics.com or at Sephora and Ulta Beauty

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real Extreme Precision Liner Courtesy

Benefit Cosmetics’ new eyeliner has a 0.1mm tapered brush-tip applicator that’s meant for a more precise application process. The product comes in black and brown.

Boscia Cica Soothing All-Over Body Cream

Purchase for $22 at Boscia.com

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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This face and body cream is formulated with centella asiatica, ginger root extract and ceramides to deeply hydrate and treat flakiness.

Byredo De Los Santos Eau de Parfum

Purchase for $270 Byredo.com

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
Byredo De Los Santos Eau de Parfum Courtesy of Bohman & Sjöstrand Ab

Byredo’s new earthy fragrance is blended with musk, sage, amber and iris root.

Cocokind Turmeric Illuminating Solution

Purchase for $24 at Cocokind.com

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
Cocokind Turmeric Illuminating Solution Courtesy

This leave-on exfoliant is made with turmeric, oat extract and a blend of mandelic, pure hyaluronic acid and glycolic acid to gently exfoliate the skin and leave a radiant glow.

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Italian Love Pour Femme Eau de Toilette

Purchase for $110 at Sephora or Ulta Beauty

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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This fragrance is blended with notes of Granny Smith apple, Calabrian lemon, jasmine sambac, white rose and amber.

DpHue ACV Apple Cider Vinegar Lightweight Conditioner

Purchase for $28 at Dphue.com

April 2022 New Beauty Products
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DpHue’s latest apple cider vinegar-infused product is a lightweight conditioner that prevents hair color from fading while hydrating and detangling.

Fekkai Prep and Prime Mist

Purchase for $26 Fekkai.com or at Ulta Beauty

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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This hair primer is made with argan oil, coconut oil, plant-derived proteins and other natural ingredients that are meant to make the hair shiny and smooth.

Fenty Beauty Sun Stalk’r Face + Eye Bronzer & Highlighter Palette

Purchase for $48 at Fentybeauty.com or at Sephora

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
Fenty Beauty Sun Stalk’r Face + Eye Bronzer & Highlighter Palette Courtesy

Fenty Beauty’s new limited-edition palette offers seven shades for highlighting and bronzing that are meant to work on any skin tone.

Fresh Milk Body Lotion

Purchase for $42 at Fresh.com or at Ulta Beauty

April 2022 New Beauty Products
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Fresh’s new Milk Collection includes this body lotion that is meant to soothe and strengthen the skin with a formula made with plant-based milks.

Herbivore Moon Fruit Serum

Purchase for $60 on Herbivorebotanicals.com

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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This plant-based retinol is said to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while addressing firmness, acne and uneven texture.

Ilia Limited Edition Multi-Stick Face Palette

Purchase for $34 at Iliabeauty.com or at Sephora

April 2022 New Beauty Products
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Ilia is coming out with a limited edition palette for cheeks and lips that includes three best-selling colors and three new shades. The hues are blended with shea butter, avocado oil and orange peel wax to help nourish the skin.

JinSoon Flower Art Series

Purchase for $12 at Jinsoon.com

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
JinSoon Flower Art Series Courtesy

JinSoon is releasing its second sticker series, this time with stickers depicting images of flowers, butterflies and greenery.

Jo Malone London Rodin Olio Lusso Jasmine & Neroli Luxury Face Oil

Purchase for $96 at Jomalone.com or at Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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The two beauty brands are teaming up to fuse luxury fragrance and skin care in this limited-edition collection. The collection includes this face oil, which is made with primrose and rose seed oils to deeply replenish and soften the skin.

Kaja Whipped Dream

Purchase for $21 at Kajabeauty.com or at Sephora

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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Kaja recently introduced a two-in-one eye shadow and blush product that comes in four shades.

Lancôme La Vie Est Belle Oui Eau de Parfum

Purchase for $135 at Lancome-usa.com

April 2022 New Beauty Products
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This scent is a limited-edition version of Lancôme’s iconic fragrance, infused with notes of raspberry accord, iris, jasmine and ylang ylang.

Lawless Beauty Conseal the Deal Concealer

Purchase for $26 at Lawlessbeauty.com or at Sephora

April 2022 New Beauty Products
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Lawless Beauty is introducing a new long-wearing, lightweight concealer to its product lineup. This concealer, which is available in 20 shades, is made with caffeine, an antioxidant complex and nasturtium flower extract to energize the skin and protect against environmental aggressors.

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris À la Rose Candle

Purchase for $85 at Neiman Marcus

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris À la Rose Candle Courtesy

This rose-scented candle is made with notes of sweet pea accord, Damascena rose oil, violet flower accord and magnolia blossom.

Make Up For Ever Aqua Resist Color Ink

Purchase for $26 at Makeupforever.com or at Sephora

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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This 24-hour waterproof liquid eyeliner comes in nine dark and colorful shades and comes with an ultra-precise applicator tip.

Matrix Instacure Anti-Breakage Porosity Spray

Purchase for $22 at Matrix.com or at Ulta Beauty

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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This hair spray is said to fill in porous strands, reduce the appearance of split ends, control frizz and static.

Megababe Rosy Pits Candle

Purchase for $34 at Megababebeauty.com

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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Megababe is turning its bestselling deodorant scent into a candle, which is housed in a light pink glass and has a 50-hour burn time. 

Nēmah Nipple + Lip Balm

Purchase for $24 at Nemah.com

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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This hybrid balm is made with botanical extracts like jojoba oil, calendula and mango butter to heal dry skin.

Nudestix Nudies Bloom

Purchase for $34 at Nudestix.com

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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Nudestix’s investor and collaborator, model and influencer Olivia Ponton, partnered with the brand to create her own shade of the bestselling Nudies Bloom allover color stick. The orange-pink hue can be used as a blush, lipstick or eye shadow.

One Size Cheek Clapper 3D Blush Trio

Purchase for $36 at OneSizeBeauty.com or at Sephora

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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Patrick Starrr is adding a new blush product to his makeup line, which offers three versatile shades in a compact that are meant to create a blurring, three-dimensional look. The product comes in six colorways.

Patrick Ta Major Dimensions II Eyeshadow Palette

Purchase for $68 at PatrickTa.com or at Sephora

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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Makeup artist Patrick Ta is introducing a new eye shadow palette to his line. The palette has a range of 12 neutral pink and brown shades that come in matte and shimmery textures.

R+Co Ring Tone Ulta-Defining Gel Crème

Purchase for $29 at RandCo.com

April 2022 New Beauty Products
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This gel is said to elongate, smooth and define curls through a formula made with agave nectar, chia seed extract, prickly pear oil and styling polymers.

Rare Beauty Positive Light Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen

Purchase for $29 at Rarebeauty.com or at Sephora

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
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Rare Beauty has released a tinted moisturizer that offers light-to-medium coverage and comes in 24 shades. The product is made with the brand’s signature botanical blend of lotus, gardenia and white water lily as well as vitamin E.

Selfless by Hyram Peptide Q10 & Ginger Daily Defense Antioxidant Serum

Purchase for $16 at Selflessbyhyram.com

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
Selfless by Hyram Peptide Q10 & Ginger Daily Defense Antioxidant Serum Courtesy

TikTok beauty influencer Hyram Yarbro is releasing his brand’s first new product since launching in Sephora last June. This antioxidant serum is meant to strengthen the skin’s defense system while reducing damage caused by air pollutants, free radicals and sun exposure.

Sunday Riley CEO Afterglow Brightening Vitamin C Gel Cream

Purchase for $65 at Sundayriley.com or at Sephora

April 2022 Best Beauty Products to Try Out
Sunday Riley CEO Afterglow Brightening Vitamin C Gel Cream Courtesy

This vitamin C cream is said to help maintain a glowing complexion while delivering lasting hydration.

Vacation SPF 30 Classic Spray

Purchase for $20 on Vacation.inc and at Ulta Beauty

April 2022 New Beauty Products
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Vacation is expanding its sunscreen offerings with this classic spray that incorporates the brand’s signature “scent of summer.”

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