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May 2018: New Sephora Beauty Product Releases

Moving into May, the new Sephora beauty product releases slowed down, but the launches have been on a roll as the month comes toward an end. As we’re about to head into summer, there’s no surprise several brands have begun putting out fun summer collections from bold highlighters to colorful multi-use pencils. Here are my top ten picks of May releases I think you all will enjoy.

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1. Huda Beauty Obsessions Mini Eyeshadow Palettes

Release Date: May 1 In-Store and Online

$27 Each


Huda Beauty is back at it again with new mini eyeshadow palettes called Gemstone Obsessions and Coral Obsessions. The former is inspired by the reflections of precious stones and ideal for shimmer lovers whereas the latter is packed with sunset tones perfect for spring and summer.

  • Gemstone Obsessions
    • 9 creamy metallic and duo chrome shadows (jewel tones)
  • Coral Obsessions
    • 7 creamy mattes and 2 duo chrome shimmers (soft pinks and rich oranges)

2. Kat Von D 10-Year Anniversary Collection

Release Date: May 5 Online + May 21 In Stores

$19-$150 (Limited Edition)


Gold packaging and limited edition shades — what more could you want? The Kat Von D 10-Year Anniversary Collection is a must-have for KVD lovers. Snag these before they’re gone!

10-Year Anniversary Collection launching Cinco de Mayo! 🖤✨

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3. Make Up For Ever Artist Color Pencil

Release Date: May 7

$18 Each

Make Up For Ever released Artist Color Pencils in 39 vibrant matte shades to satisfy all your creative needs. These unique pencils are a beauty game changer because you can use the same one for brows, eyes, lips, contour, blush, and everything else in between.

Key features:

  • Can be worn individually or layered for a multidimensional effect
  • Intensely pigmented
  • Creamy matte pencils
  • Glide on smoothly
  • Blend seamlessly

4. Ole Henriksen Cold Plunge Pore Mask

Release Date: May 17



The Ole Henriksen Cold Plunge Pore Mask is a detoxifying, cooling clay mask that instantly reduces the look of pores, smooths skin texture, and reduces oil for up to 8 hours to help makeup wear better.

Key ingredients:

  • AHA and BHA: dramatically improves skin texture
  • Green Fusion Complex™: restores balance
  • Neem Seed Oil: replenishes skin for a purified glow
  • No parabens, sulfates, and phthalates

5. Becca Ultimate Coverage 24-Hour Foundation

Release Date: May 20



Available in 24 shades, Becca’s Ultimate Coverage 24-Hour Foundation is an oil-free, full coverage liquid foundation that looks and feels weightless on skin with 24-hour, water-resistant wear.

6. Fenty Beauty Summer Collection

Release Date: May 21



7. NARS Orgasm Collection

Release Date: May 22


NARS’ cult favorite universally flattering peachy pink with golden shimmer is reintroducing itself in the new Orgasm Collection, which features a limited edition jumbo size blush in addition to three other products.

8. Huda Beauty Rose Gold Remastered Eyeshadow Palette

Release Date: May 22 Online + July 20 In Stores



Huda Beauty’s Rose Gold Remastered Eyeshadow Palette comes with 18 eyeshadows.

  • 8 melted metal eyeshadows
  • 8 matte eyeshadows
  • 1 dry & wet eyeshadow
  • 1 pressed pearls eyeshadow

9. Becca Be A Light Face Palette

Release Date: May 23 Sephora App

$46 (Limited Edition + Exclusive)


Say hello to your new all-in-one face palette for summer. Becca’s Be A Light Face Palette gives you all the shades you need to achieve an effortless glow.

Shades and finishes:

  • Light to Medium Palette
    • Brighten: soft pearl
    • Blur: beige
    • Contour: neutral tan
    • Blush: light pink marbled with silver pearl
  • Medium to Deep Palette
    • Brighten: neutral peach
    • Blur: warm sand
    • Contour: warm bronze
    • Blush: warm copper marbled with rose gold pearl

10. Too Faced Peach Perfect Foundation

Release Date: May 23 Sephora in JCP



Too Faced’s new Peach Perfect Foundation offers 20 shades of a comfort matte foundation infused with peach and sweet fig cream.

Key features:

  • Oil-free
  • 14-hour wear
  • Oil control
  • Photo friendly

Which may 2018 Sephora new beauty product release is your favorite? I’m dying to try the Ole Henriksen Cold Plunge Pore Mask!

This Post Has 4 Comments

    1. Queen Shirin

      Agreed!! The highlighters look so beautiful. I’m thinking they could double as eyeshadows, as well.

      xo Shirin

  1. Jennifer

    Love this post! I have a question, how do you input the Instagram posts in like you do in this blog post. I have be trying to figure out how other blogger have been doing this for ages! I looks super professional

    1. Queen Shirin

      Thank you, Jennifer! I copy the embed code from Instagram and paste it into the embed tool on my blog.

      xo Shirin

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