Gift yourself or your loved ones limited edition beauty products that can be used beyond Chinese New Year.
We’re seeing red this Lunar New Year – and it’s not limited to the ang baos, cheongsams, bak kwa and CNY decor. Beauty brands are reeling in the season with limited edition Chinese New Year beauty products. Look out for regal packaging, brand new shades and motifs that celebrate the Year of the Dragon. Since Valentine’s Day isn’t far away, why not splash your cash on our top CNY makeup, skincare and fragrance picks?
Best limited edition Chinese New Year beauty products
1. Givenchy Beauty’s best-sellers in bold red
Things are getting red hot at Givenchy Beauty as it incorporates the spirit of the dragon in limited edition items. Set your makeup with the popular Prisme Libre Loose Powder in a new shade, Pastel Celebration No.13. It’s a combo of soft hues such as pink warm lilac, bright blue-violet, and pinkish white hues. Or turn to the Le Rouge Interdit Intense Silk L’interdit No. 333 for a bold red lip with a semi-matte shine. Both these beauties come wrapped in a ‘dragon scale-like’ print in sizzling red.
Givenchy Beauty, available online and at multiple locations including Raffles City and Sephora
2. Dr Dennis Gross’ iconic Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel
If you’ve not tried Dr Dennis Gross’ iconic Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel yet, now’s the best time to do it. The at-home chemical peel now comes in a limited edition, “Year of the Dragon”-inspired pack with red and gold dragon motifs. Spruce up your skin texture with this quick two-step daily treatment in the lead-up to the Lunar New Year. Your skin will look smoother and radiant in no time.
Dr Dennis Gross’ Lunar New Year Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel, $155, available online and at Sephora
3. Oribe’s 2024 Lunar New Year gift sets
Oribe Hair Care’s dazzling limited edition gift sets are just too pretty to go unnoticed. Crafted by the incredible Australian-Chinese artist Chris Chun, the packaging blends contemporary Chinoiserie with nature, transforming Oribe’s best-sellers into perfect gift sets. From lush paintings in jewel tones to peony roses and symbolic butterfly-shaped blooms, each detail radiates prosperity and hope. Select between the Magnificent Volume ($166) and Hair Alchemy Litre sets ($418).
Oribe’s 2024 Lunar New Year gift sets, available online and at salon partners including The Hair Lounge and Chez Vous
4. Glow facials at Rationale
Give your skin a glow-up with Rationale’s Brilliance Glow ($195) facial. The enzyme reactivation complex works its magic, gently resurfacing your skin and cranking up the hydration for that natural glow. Essential vitamins and antioxidants join the party through a blissful facial massage, followed by a radiant boost from LED Light Therapy. Looking for something to soothe and clarify the skin? Try the CryoGenic Resilience ($280) facial – go ahead and upgrade it with the enzyme reactivation complex to resurface your skin texture and boost hydration.
Rationale’s facials, make a booking at Raffles City and Tangs at Tangs Plaza
5. Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Seeker Highlighter (Limited Edition)
This celestial powder doesn’t just highlight; it’s a radiant burst of luxury, giving your skin a second-skin feel with a dazzling finish. Whether you’re into a subtle glow or a full-on strobe, Glow Seeker’s baked powder gel formula creates a weightless, multi-dimensional shine without a hint of fallout. Unbox opulence with the custom red compact, a tribute to the Year of the Dragon. The embossed powder design adds a touch of elegance.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Seeker Highlighter (Limited Edition), $60, available at Sephora stores and online
6. Nodspark’s Lazy Lashes
Hack your way to easy-to-apply falsies with Nodspark’s new Lazy Lashes. These press-on lash clusters come with adhesive so there’s no mess involved. All you need is a heated eyelash curler and tweezers (which are also available for sale at Nodspark) and you’ve got perfect lashes in less than five minutes. Select from everyday styles to bold picks.
Nodspark’s Lazy Lashes, from $29.90, available online
7. Dyson’s haircare range in a new colourway
As the Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day draw near, everyone’s on the hunt for that spark to elevate their festive looks or surprise their special someone. Enter Dyson’s latest creation in the dazzling Prussian blue and topaz orange colourway. Inspired by the Year of the Dragon, it strikes the perfect balance between the dragon’s strength and power and the cutting-edge qualities of Dyson technology.
Dyson’s haircare range in a new colourway, from $699, available online and at multiple locations including VivoCity and Jewel Changi Airport
Now that you’re equipped with the best Chinese New Year beauty products, what are your reunion dinner plans?