The Sephora Beauty Bus Could Be Coming to Your Hometown

Beauty fanatics, the wait is almost over as Sephora has confirmed that its first New Zealand store will open in Auckland this July. To celebrate the first Sephora store opening, an interactive Sephora Beauty Bus will travel to three towns across New Zealand with the final stop at the Auckland grand opening. The best part is, Sephora could be coming to your hometown but you’ll need to get voting right here.  

The Sephora Beauty Bus will showcase an exclusive selection of products that will be available to swatch, try and play at the custom-built makeups stations.

Brands on-board will include SEPHORA COLLECTION, Fenty Beauty by Rihanna, tarte, Huda Beauty and more, and will be available to purchase via and Sephora’s mobile app.

“We are so excited to announce Sephora’s first touring bus and share the arrival of our first store with all of New Zealand. The Sephora Bus will give New Zealand residents the opportunity to experience our exclusive product offering before Sephora opens its doors in Auckland this July,” says Alia Gogi, Managing Director of Sephora South East Asia.

“Sephora Queen Street is set to become a beauty destination like no other, a place where New Zealanders will have access to a suite of the most sought-after beauty brands from around the world. We look forward to giving a taste of our Auckland store via our touring bus,” added Gogi.

Sephora’s first New Zealand store opening will be located at 152 Queen St, Auckland as of July 2019.

Get Healthy Skin With These Beauty Essentials

The sun might have gone into hibernation for another season, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to put down the sunscreen and take a more lax approach to your skincare regimen. In fact, winter is the perfect time to up the ante and shake things up where your skincare regimen is concerned. Incorporate the best skincare for healthy skin into your daily routine and you’re bound to reap the benefits.

The Essentials

No good skincare routine is complete without vitamin A, which works to keep skin healthy and youthful for longer. Clever Estée Lauder Perfectionist Pro Rapid Renewal Retinol Treatment ($175) ensures you reap the benefits of skin health-enhancing vitamin A right around the clock with its unique time-release delivery system. Winter is the season to get on top of any unwanted pigmentation and sun damage from the summer months. Dr. Barbara Sturm Brightening Face Cream ($301 from Mecca) nourishes and hydrates skin while fighting pigmentation for a brighter, more even-toned appearance. A great cleanser is the first step in any good skincare routine and La Prairie’s new Supreme Balm Cleanser ($225) takes the cake when it comes to luxury. The balm formulation is a pleasure to use and glides onto skin transforming into a luxurious oil that banishes unwanted impurities, make-up and pollutants.

The Game-Changer

Skincare for healthy skin always needs to include an SPF. Multi-tasking skincare is the way of the future but Dermalogica takes things a step further with Prisma Protect SPF30 ($119) as the broad-spectrum sunscreen does much more than protecting skin from UV damage. Using cutting-edge drone technology – think an innovative skincare delivery system – the formulation converts daylight into cellular energy which enhances luminosity. And then there’s the moisture magnet – Prisma Protect keeps skin hydrated 24/7 while protecting skin from pollution. Think of it as your all-in-one moisturiser, sunscreen, skin protector and radiance enhancer.

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The Treatment to Try
The cooler temperatures and drop in humidity that tend to come along with the cooler seasons can wreak havoc on skin. Usually radiant, well-hydrated skin can become dull and dry in a matter of weeks. Sothys Seasonal Facial Treatment ($95 for 45-minutes) helps to get skin ready for winter by strengthening its defence system. A good dose of oxygen, nourishing minerals and uplifting notes of vanilla and passion fruit prepare your complexion for the winter elements.

Once you’ve mastered your skincare routine, add these make-up must-haves to your regimen to get glowing skin.