AUSPICIOUS BEAUTY BUYS FOR THE LUNAR NEW YEAR

Great skin, an effortless glow, and a good dose of luck are just some things we’d like to bring with us into the lunar year of the ox. If these are your goals too, here are the limited-edition beauty launches to get your hands on—from potent peels to eyeshadow inspired by springtime blooms.

Credits: Fenty Beauty

Fenty Beauty New Year Glow Lip + Luminiser Set: Lunar New Year Edition

Serve looks at your reunion dinner with this new lip and luminiser set by Rihanna’s inclusive beauty brand, which pairs two of the brand’s cult-favourite products in a festive limited-edition set. Presented in a red box covered in black and gold brush strokes, the set includes Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil in Royal Icing and Gloss bomb Universal Lip Luminiser in Cheeky. The former highlights your skin with a dash of champagne and gold sparkle in a jelly-powder formula, while the latter is a red-orange lip gloss that stays shiny all day.

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Credits: SK-II

SK-II Limited Edition XOXO Pitera Facial Treatment Essence

Bold and playful, SK-II’s limited edition XOXO Pitera Facial Treatment Essence is inspired by the celebratory mood that comes from reunion with one’s family and friends, especially during these challenging times. “XOXO” motifs in bright gold calligraphy brush strokes contrast beautifully with the red bottle—a symbol of virtual hugs and kisses to one’s loved ones, while the lightweight essence within works to revitalise and refine skin texture.

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Credits: Dr. Dennis Gross

Dr. Dennis Gross Limited-Edition Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peels 

Ring in the year of the ox with clear skin and smaller pores with Dr. Dennis Gross’s crowd-favourite Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peels, soon available in a limited-edition red and gold packaging featuring the zodiac animal. Featuring a potent dose of seven acids, plus antioxidants and vitamins, the peel transforms skin with regular use, resulting in a natural, radiant glow.

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Credits: Glam Glow

Glam Glow Lunar New Year Youthmud Glow Stimulating Treatment

The festive edition of Glam Glow’s best-selling face mask comes in an auspicious-looking red and gold jar that screams glamour from head to toe. Said to work like the liquid version of a pore strip, the formula includes TEAOXI green tea leaf, which infuses mud with antioxidants from whole tea leafs, as well as volcanic pumice rock to help exfoliate and smooth out fine lines for youthful skin.

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Credits: Nars

Nars The Chinese New Year Collection

Eyeing a makeup palette to match your prettiest cheongsam? This limited-edition Nars collection, featuring an elegant floral design, will do the job. Complete your festive look with petal-soft hues from the Intense Quad Eyeshadow Palette and ready your puckers in any of the four new lipsticks. Finally, seal the deal with the Light Reflecting Setting Powder for luminous-looking skin.

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Credits: Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury Chinese New Year collection

Bless your skin with Charlotte Tilbury’s limited-edition Chinese New Year line-up, which includes the best-selling Magic Cream in a shiny red-gold packaging and three Matte Revolution lipsticks in new hues. Formulated with ingredients like bionymph peptide and vitamins C and E, the hydrating moisturiser will keep skin glowing throughout the festivities. Meanwhile, glam things up with a red lip in lucky shades like Rose Wish, Lucky Cherry, and Sweet Blossom.

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