Treat yourself to these limited-edition CNY beauty products for that festive glow

Here’s a list of our top picks to tempt the spending out of your ang pows.

The 2019 Lunar New Year aka Spring Festival is fast approaching with its promises of lots of yee sang tosses, get-togethers and shiny red packets (for the single).

Hopefully, you’ve picked out a few outfits for good fortune…or to avoid looks of disapproval from superstitious relatives. With that out of the way, you can now consider treating yourself to limited edition Chinese New Year beauty collections for that festive glow and glee to last all year.

Here’s a list of our top picks to tempt the spending out of your ang pows.

Lancôme
Lancôme

Lancôme

Lancôme wants us all to ‘Wish Big’ this Lunar New Year, so we’re wishing on its auspiciously red collection featuring the iconic Advanced Genefique Serum, two shades of the L’Absolu Rouge lipstick, and the Absolue Cushion. Pop by Pavilion Kuala Lumpur from now till 19th February for a chance to win these products or purchase them in-stores and online. W lancome.com.my

Givenchy Beauty
Givenchy Beauty

Givenchy Beauty

The clover pattern from Clare Weight Keller's first runway show traditionally adorning Givenchy’s iconic Le Rouge lipstick and Prisme Libre loose powder has been redesigned in red and gold for 2019. Available in select department stores, Sephora stores and online. W sephora.my

Becca Cosmetics
Becca Cosmetics

Becca Cosmetics

In celebration of the Year of the Pig, Becca presents a brand-new peachy pink shade of its acclaimed Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Pressed Highlighter. And it comes embossed with an adorable pig in a limited-edition gold compact too! Available in Sephora stores and online. W sephora.my

SK-II
SK-II

SK-II

Cult fans of SK-II’s Facial Treatment Essence can now add another to their collection, one with a limited-edition bold graphic subtly representing the Chinese character for spring. Same trusted formula, brand new modern packaging. Available at SK-II counters in Malaysia. (See also: SK-II's most iconic facial treatment essence bottles)

Benefit Cosmetics
Benefit Cosmetics

Benefit Cosmetics

The Year of the Pig isn’t complete without the animal itself, and Benefit Cosmetics’ red and pink bundle sets that double as literal piggy banks make for cute décor around the house! They both come with three mini versions of the brand’s best-selling products that are great for travelling (read: bringing with you to your hometown). Available at Benefit and Sephora stores as well as online. W sephora.my

BeautyBlender
BeautyBlender

BeautyBlender

Every beauty addict needs a BeautyBlender and this festive red version even comes with gold flecks and a blendercleanser® for the perfect CNY gift. Available in Sephora stores and online. W sephora.my

YSL Beauty
YSL Beauty

YSL Beauty

Not into red? YSL Beauty is celebrating the Lunar New Year with imperial blue and majestic gold hues instead, dressing up its signature Touche Eclat Cushon. The lines and colours are inspired by an Ancient Chinese legend of the Koi carp climbing the waterfalls and metamorphosing into an extraordinary beautiful dragon – a symbol of hope and fortune. It is available now at YSL Beauty stores and online. W yslbeauty.com.my

MAC Cosmetics
MAC Cosmetics

MAC Cosmetics

Ring in the all the luck and good fortune with MAC’s five red lipsticks (because you can never have too many), two powder blush duos and one blush brush – all coated in eye-catching red. You can even share the auspiciousness by curating a customisable gift housed within a peony-printed box. Available at selected MAC locations and online. W maccosmetics.com.my

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