Close
Alex’s Beauty Glossary

Alex Steinherr’s edit of the most exciting new skincare launches for autumn

Beauty Director Alessandra Steinherr shares her favourite new skincare products

Autumn is a time for renewal, not least when it comes to our beauty regime. This season sees a host of impressive new skincare launches to help us repair and reboot post-summer skin. From OTO’s 7-day glow CBD ampoules and La Prairie’s innovative twist on a serum to a high-performance night cream from Dr. Barbara Sturm and Augustinus Bader’s solution for fuller brows and longer lashes, The Glossary’s Beauty Director Alex Steinherr picks the stand-out new skincare products to have on your radar this autumn. 

Alex Steinherr'S Edit Of Autumn'S New Skincare LaunchesPin
Dior Prestige La Creme
Alex Steinherr’s Edit Of The Most Exciting New Skincare Launches For AutumnPin

THE SEVEN-DAY SUPERCHARGER

OTO CBD
7 Day Glow Ampoules
£99

This new skincare treatment is a seven-day skin bootcamp for dull, lacklustre complexions from the luxury CBD brand. Each ampoule contains 25mg of pure CBD, which really works to soothe and repair stressed skin, as well as moisture-boosting hyaluronic acid, squalane and calming frankincense oil – it’s a really beautiful formulation and a saviour for tired skin. Apply post-cleanse before your moisturiser (you probably won’t need a serum) morning and night for a radiant glow after just one week. 

otocbd.com

Alex Steinherr'S Edit Of Autumn'S New Skincare LaunchesPin

THE COMPLEXION EVENER

Omorovicza
Even Tone Serum
£110

This daily lightweight serum targets uneven skin tone, such as hyperpigmentation, age spots and sun damage. The hero ingredient is amber microalgae, which works on specific areas of excessive melanin, while mandelic and glycolic acids smooth the skin and niacinamide reduces pore size and redness. Although designed for all skin types, the gentle, soothing formula is particularly good if you’ve a sensitive complexion.

omorovicza.com

Alex Steinherr'S Edit Of Autumn'S New Skincare LaunchesPin

THE SUPER BRIGHTENER

Noble Panacea
The Exceptional Vitamin C Booster
£149

What is particularly interesting about this four-week intensive treatment is its long-term micro-dosed delivery system – while it contains 20% pure L-ascorbic acid, which is very potent, alongside eight additional sources of antioxidant Vitamin C, it is released throughout the day rather than in one go. Mix with your serum and apply to cleansed skin – my tip is to leave it for a minute before your moisturiser – for visibly brighter skin.

noblepanacea.com

Alex Steinherr'S Edit Of Autumn'S New Skincare LaunchesPin

THE NECK FIRMER

Révive
Fermitif Neck Renewal Serum
£140

The neck and décolletage don’t have as many oil glands as the face so tend to be drier and can look crepey. This beautifully light, rose-scented serum contains skin-tightening ingredients including bio-firming and bio-renewal peptides to instantly lift the skin, as well as the repairing and revitalising antioxidant CoQ10, collagen-boosting Vitamin C and allantoin and green tea to soothe and hydrate. Apply morning and night with the dual-ended applicator tool for best results. 

reviveskincare.com

Alex Steinherr'S Edit Of Autumn'S New Skincare LaunchesPin

THE GENTLE SMOOTHER

Tata Harper
Superkind Refining Cleanser
£79

If you have a sensitised or reactive complexion, this is a really gentle cleanser that nourishes at the same time as it exfoliates. The cleansing agent is lipid-based so it won’t disturb the skin barrier, while the rice powder buffs away dead flaky skin without irritation, the lactic acid delivers hydration and cranberry enzymes boost cell renewal and dissolve dry skin to reveal a much healthier skin surface. 

tataharperskincare.com

Alex Steinherr'S Edit Of Autumn'S New Skincare LaunchesPin

THE LASH AND BROW ENHANCER

Augustinus Bader
The Eyebrow and Lash Enhancing Serum
£115

This brand new serum is a two-in-one solution for lashes and brows. A unique dual-sided wand ensures precise application of the irritant-free formulation, which contains clean ingredients including red winter algae to improve hair density, biotin and plant-based extracts to stimulate hair follicles, as well as the brand’s proprietary TFC8®-powered technology, for fuller, stronger, thicker brows and lashes.  

augustinusbader.com

Alex Steinherr'S Edit Of Autumn'S New Skincare LaunchesPin

THE SKIN PLUMPER

Mutha
Cell Renewing Essence
£75

I really like this brand and I have loved using this multi-functional essence – it’s like a wellness elixir. Texture-wise, it sits between a toner and a serum and is packed with bio-fermented ingredients and hyaluronic acid to soften, plumpen and enhance radiance. The base is aloe juice, which is super hydrating and soothing. I put it on after cleansing, before my serum, to bring my skin back to life. 

mutha.com

Alex Steinherr'S Edit Of Autumn'S New Skincare LaunchesPin

THE OVERNIGHT FIXER

Dr. Barbara Sturm
Super Anti-Ageing Night Cream
£250

When we age, the skin’s nighttime repair and regeneration process slows down. This high-performance moisturiser optimises the skin’s renewal process – it contains a peptide derived from avocado to repair damaged cells and another which strengthens the skin’s micro-circulation. Its silky, not-too-heavy-duty consistency is perfect for this time of year. 

drsturm.com

Alex Steinherr'S Edit Of Autumn'S New Skincare LaunchesPin

THE INTENSIVE REGENERATOR

Dior
Prestige La Creme Texture Riche
£320

An upgrade on the original, this rich, velvety moisturiser is ideal for dry to very dry skin. Based around the Rose de Granville and contains 94% natural origin ingredients including a new extract called Rosapeptide. Known for its regenerative and intensive repair properties, it acts on the skin’s lipids, ceramides and collagen to reverse the signs of ageing, leaving skin feeling hydrated and much smoother. 

dior.com

Alex Steinherr'S Edit Of Autumn'S New Skincare LaunchesPin

THE INNOVATIVE ELIXIR

La Prairie
Skin Caviar Harmony L‘Extrait
£650

This elixir, La Prairie’s version of a serum, approaches ageing in a new way by targeting the skin’s ligaments – its vertical scaffolding – to address loss of volume and sagging. Formulated with a blend of proprietary caviar ingredients and glycerin, you only need to massage a few drops into skin after cleansing and toning for an immediate tightness, while over time skin is firmer and smoother, with fine lines and wrinkles reduced. 

laprairie.com

RECOMMENDED
The Glossary Logo

Subscribe to our curated London guides for the very best in contemporary culture across the capital. Plus the latest style and beauty news and reviews

Share to...