Best New Beauty Products (September 2021)

Here’s a look at the top 25 products reviewed in the month of September, plus a summary of how many products and brands were reviewed and a break out of ratings! 🙂

I think it’d be fun to go through what we used, purchased, resisted, and so forth each month, here are some questions:

  1. Did anything new get added to your wish list?
  2. What release tempted you the most?
  3. Did you make any new purchases?
  4. Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own?

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Sarah Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list? I was tempted by Colourpop’s Sonic Bloom but ultimately decided not to get it.

What release tempted you the most? Volition Skin Rhythm and Balancing Serum and I was right to be tempted.

Did you make any new purchases? Clinique Red Carpet, Volition Skin Rhythm and Balancing Serum (magic for those of us approaching a certain age or dealing with redness), and I repurchased my Wander Beauty Lash and Curl Mascara,

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? Nope!

Nancy T Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list? So many ILNP nail polishes, and I haven’t even bothered doing my nails in at least a year and a half! Also of note: MAC Tempting Fate collection (those lipsticks! Just cannot make up my mind which one I want, lol), ColourPop Tinkerbell collection and Sonic Bloom Palette.

What release tempted you the most? Definitely ColourPop Tinkerbell! It’s just such a lovely, somewhat ethereal collection.

Did you make any new purchases? Many of the pieces from ColourPop Tinkerbell. The e/s Palette, Happy Thoughts h/l, Tinkerbell Lip Stain Gloss and Lost Girl e/l. Also picked up a bunch of other ColourPop stuff over the past month. They’ve been KILLING it lately!
Oh, and ordered a ton of my skincare that I’m either running out of or already have.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? Plenty of things, too many things! Saving me some moula in the process, hahaha!

Rachel R. Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list?
PML holiday eye palette and the lighter cheek palette; ColourPop Orchid Kidding Me palette and blushes; Makeup Revolution x Corpse Bride palettes

What release tempted you the most?
PML Huetopia, until I saw the finished product. It’s very pretty, but if I get it at all, it will be on a sale. Also, the Huda Beauty Wild Obsessions palettes.

Did you make any new purchases?
Huda Beauty Wild Obsessions Palette in Jaguar, NARS Climax Palette, some Milani lipsticks, shimmery Looxi e/s singles, Glam Shop Poland e/s singles, Lethal Cosmetics Roots and Lethal is Dead Palettes and liners, Beauty Bay Wilderness Palette, and Beauty Bay x Disney palettes bundle. Also Alien Beauty Not Normal, Lore, and Fairy Frolic palettes.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own?
Not intentionally

Genevieve Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list? No, not really. Too many of the recent eyeshadow releasea have had lots of red, pink and orange shades in them for me to purchase.

What release tempted you the most? Sadly, none

Did you make any new purchases? Just some skincare – Weleeda’s Skin Food, which I would recommend and haircare products.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? Yes, most of the shades I liked in various palettes I have dupes for.

Celesta Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list? The entirety of Terra Moons Fall Equinox collection, Beauty Bay Age of Opulence palette, CP Orchid You Not palette, Sugar Drizzle Polish multichromes and Pickle palette, Geologie Cosmetics Pilbara palette, ND Retro palette.

What release tempted you the most? Probably the Terra Moons singles and Geologie Pilbara palette.

Did you make any new purchases? I did purchase a few of the Terra Moons singles and a few things that surprised me.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? I was able to dupe most of what is on my wishlist with what I have on my collection.

Helene Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list? As every month, lots of things gets added. 21 items to be exact.
What release tempted you the most? MAC Feast Your Eyes.
Did you make any new purchases? I bought the Feast Your Eyes palette and two lipsticks, Avant Garnet and Bittersweetie.
Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? A lot, I think, but can’t recall what.

Jane Avatar

I won’t go looking fo rit, but if ever I see the ILNP nail brand here, I’ll definitely be looking for Opal Sunset or Highline! Nothing new in quite a while (I’m so glad). I’m still bugging my daughter to send my Sydney Grace X Temptalia palette!!! LOL!

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