In the spirit of Lunar New Year which lands on February 12, start the year off right with vibrant lipsticks, glowing skin, and glittery eyeshadows that’ll light up your look and attract all the good fortune of 2021. Beauty and skincare brands launch products year-round but they seem to really step it up when it comes to Lunar New Year. Some of the products in this guide are new and some are special limited-edition versions of popular picks. Either way, the Year of the Ox is shaping up to be the most gorgeous one yet thanks to our Lunar New Year beauty gift guide!
You just can’t beat Charlotte Tilbury’s Matte Revolution formula. It’s rich, long-wearing, and the colours are just so pigmented you almost can’t believe it until you try for yourself. This Lunar New Year Edition is vibrant and exciting — perfect for celebrating!
Give the gift of all the Armani faves in one gift set. It has everything you’ll need for the holiday like a lippie, mascara, and highlighter. It just doesn’t get better than this!
Every beauty pro knows that Laura Mercier’s Translucent Setting Powder is a holy grail product so you can’t go wrong gifting this one. It applies beautifully and doesn’t settle into any fine lines. It’s light on the face and won’t give you that dreaded cakey look.
Sulwhasoo is all about the Asian philosophy of harmony and balance and after just one swipe of any of the brand’s products, it’s incredibly evident. This limited-edition serum is a sneak peek of the new and improved formula that hydrates, firms, and nourishes the skin all in one.
If hydration is what you’re after, then Laneige is one brand that needs to be on your radar. This skin set includes the brands sleeping mask, a cream, and iconic lip sleeping mask that’s become my holy grail. The result is intensely moisturized skin that’s nourished and just feels healthier! What more could you want?
Even though we’re staying at home, who said you can’t go all out with gorgeous, sparkly shadows? This eyeshadow quad from NARS features beautifully pigmented, long-wearing shades that easily blend, giving you the perfect look everytime!
It’s safe to say that we’re all stressed and if we’re feeling it, then our skin is definitely feeling it too. This special limited-edition version of Dermalogica’s MultiVitamin Power Recovery Mask is sure to help thanks to soothe and calm the skin as well as hydrate and smooth.
So you splurge on your skincare and makeup but what about your hair? Give your locks the love they deserve and make the switch over to Oribe. The legendary haircare brand has just come out with this special litre size of its Signature Shampoo & Conditioner just for Lunar New Year so we had to include it in our beauty gift guide. Ask any hair pro and they’ll tell you that this line is the best of the best for your hair as it silkens, detangles, and protects all hair types.
It’s a cult-fave for a reason! Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair has undergone a limited-edition makeover just in time for Lunar New Year. Perfect for all skin types, this serum works tirelessly to reduce the signs of ageing and leaves skin radiant and plumped with hydration all night long.
Another brilliant serum to have on hand is this firming serum by Fresh. This baby is loved by beauty pros and skincare gurus because it works wonders to smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Wondering why it’s so well-loved? It’s infused with the brand’s Black Tea Complex that’s proven to inhibit damaging free radicals and improve skin elasticity — sign us up!
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