Beauty brands are kicking off 2022 with a bevy of skin, hair, and makeup launches. From a supersized partnership on an iconic skin care product (Paula’s Choice) to a niacinamide-infused night cream (Farmacy Beauty) to foundations in various finishes (BareMinerals, Charlotte Tilbury), all of which are heralding a return to in-person (hopefully.) Here’s a look at this month’s launches.

Amika 3D Daily Thickening Treatment

Waitlist Worthy: This weightless, daily leave-in treatment boasts an ingredient called Redensyl to encourage hair growth while delivering immediate root volume. It’s perfect for thicker, more dense hair. Available at, Sephora and salons for $38.

BareMinerals Barepro 16HR Skin-Perfecting Powder Foundation

Waitlist Worthy: Available in 35 shades for all skin tones and undertones, this powder foundation helps achieve a more even skin tone after two weeks and smoother-looking skin texture in just four. The breathable formula gives 24 hours of oil and shine control, and leaves skin with a natural matte finish. Plus, it offers 16 hours of wear time. Availability online at multiple department stores, luxury retailers, and online for $35.

Big SexyHair Water-Activated Volumizing Powder Shampoo & Conditioner

Waitlist Worthy: These innovative powders activate when mixed with water to provide 50 percent additional volume in a compact, sustainable form. Because these are concentrated formulas, the products use 99 percent less water than the brand’s standard liquid shampoo and conditioner. Look good, do good, etc. Available at Amazon and Ulta Beauty for $20.

Charlotte Tilbury Beautiful Skin Foundation

Waitlist Worthy: The best of all foundation worlds, this formula combines medium coverage, instant glow, and skin care benefits powered by ingredients including hyaluronic acid, coconut extract and bix actif. Three years in the making, Beautiful Skin Foundation is available in 30 shades. Availability at for $44.

Deck of Scarlet Threeway Solid Lip Oil

Waitlist Worthy: Deck of Scarlet collaborated with celebrity and fashion graffiti artist James Goldcrown on a 3-in-1 product that combines the hydration of an oil, impact of a lip color, and shine of a gloss. This limited-edition packaging of the brand’s best-selling product is available in a new shade called Goldcrown, a sheer peach, created with James. Available for $28 exclusively at

Dermalogica Awaken Peptide Eye Gel

Waitlist Worthy: Swollen, tired or puffy eyes are common among the masses. To that end, Dermalogica’s new active blend of tetrapeptides and soothing rosemary leaf extract aims to help minimize the appearance of fine lines and puffiness in the eye area. Available at,, and for $56.

Drybar Liquid Glass Miracle Smoothing Sealant

Waitlist Worthy: This styling product wraps an invisible moisture shield around each hair strand for a glossy hair look. To use, spray in sections on towel-dried hair from root to tip, then comb through. Blow dry to activate and seal in formula and then finish with a heat tool for super shiny hair. Available at for $34.

Farmacy 10% Niacinamide Night Mask

Waitlist Worthy: It’s an overnight delight. Farmacy’s new mask is created to visibly improve skin texture, refine pores, and help strengthen the skin’s moisture barrier. Featuring upcycled blueberry and panthenol, it restores hydration for a more even-looking skin tone come morning. Available at for $42.

Glo Skin Beauty C-Shield Moisture Tint

Waitlist Worthy: This 3-in-1 oil-free tinted moisturizer is skin care, sunscreen, and mineral makeup all at once. Featuring reef-safe vitamin C, this flexible tint comes in 10 shades and boasts a sheer, dewy, radiant finish. Available for $47 at, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue.

IGK Permanent Color Kit

Waitlist Worthy: IGK now offers at-home color kits for salon-quality color, wherever, whenever. Featuring 25 signature shades, the formulas were created in a salon by professional colorists, tested on clients, and are infused with nourishing ingredients. Formulated for all hair types and textures, each shade provides vibrant color and maximum gray coverage. They feature sustainable packaging and are vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, and ammonia-free. The box design features a fun “game-board” style layout upon opening for mistake-proof, step-by-step application instructions. Available for $25 at

ILIA Lip Wrap Reviving Balm

Waitlist Worthy: This new daytime lip balm looks to compliment one’s nighttime regimen. The natural beauty brand launched Lip Wrap Overnight Treatment previously, which works to exfoliate the skin on lips at night. Now, the new Lip Wrap Reviving Balm, formulated with salicornia and skin care actives, delivers a dose of moisture designed to last throughout the day for the ultimate lip replenishment. Available on for $28.

LAWLESS Beauty Forget The Filler Overnight Lip Plumping Mask 

Waitlist Worthy: The perfect pout without filler. Featuring proprietary blend Maxi-Lip–a blend of ceramides, hyaluronic acid, shea butter and rosehip oil—this formula stimulates collagen synthesis and hydration. It’s clinically shown to visibly increase lip volume by 40 percent and decrease the look of wrinkles by 29 percent.

Live Tinted SUPERHUE Hyperpigmentation Serum Stick

Waitlist Worthy:  This one-of-a-kind serum stick was created with POC first in mind and is formulated to reduce the signs of hyperpigmentation, leaving skin nourished and even toned. Created with the help of dermatologist Dr. Caroline Robinson to effectively fade the signs of dark spots and hyperpigmentation while unclogging pores, visible results can be seen in as early as four weeks of daily use. The unique solid stick delivery system is a new format for this type of product benefit, and allows for the formula to glide on easily, targeting specific problem areas. Available for $34 on and Ulta Beauty (beginning January 16.)

OUAI Melrose Place Cleanser and Crème

Waitlist Worthy: Infused with hydrating jojoba seed and rosehip oils, the Melrose Place Cleanser looks to leave skin feeling nourished and renewed, while balancing skin without stripping or leaving a residue. The Melrose Place Crème is whipped with nourishing cupuaçu butter, hydrating coconut oil, and skin conditioning squalane, and is gentle enough for delicate areas, too (one tablespoon of Melrose Place Cleanser and lukewarm water will do the trick.)  Available for $28 (cleanser) $38 (crème) at, and Sephora; beginning January 23 items will be on, and in-store January 30.

Paula’s Choice x Sephora Limited Edition 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

Waitlist Worthy: Skin care scholars, rejoice. Iconic TikTok-viral skin care brand Paula’s Choice has launched a limited-edition, jumbo size version of its best-selling Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant. Available exclusively online and in-store at Sephora for $44.

Peach & Lily Power Cocktail Lactic Acid Repair Serum

Waitlist Worthy: The brand’s second-ever serum features a clinically proven formula to help resurface skin for an ultimate glow. It features 10 percent lactic acid to brighten, firm, and smooth skin while nourishing with micro-nutrients. Available at for $49.

Versed Smooth Landing Advanced Retinoid Eye Balm

Waitlist Worthy: This buttery blend of moisturizing, nourishing ingredients helps reduce fine lines and under eye bags overnight. The thicker, balm texture melts into skin upon contact for a soothing effect. Available for $18 at