While some are busy with spring cleaning for the Lunar New Year, others are gearing up to look extra fabulous and totally floor their relatives. If you’re part of the latter, then you might already have your fits ready for next week. But your CNY look will never be complete without decking your face with dope beauty products.
Don’t fret though, because we have all the deets on exclusive, dope releases that are heading our way this festive period. From skincare that gives your face a dazzling glow, to an array of lip products that’ll plump up your pouters – here are 8 items to help you glam up this Chinese New Year:
Ushering in the new year with excellent skin is a terrific way to kick things off – and Fenty Skin offers two new products to prep you for healthy, glowing skin.
Plush Puddin’ Intensive Recovery Lip Mask With Pomegranate Sterols + Vitamin E
Fenty Skin introduces a new lip mask that delivers instant nourishment that will last all day and night. Meet Plush Puddin’ Intensive Recovery Lip Mask, your new lip product bestie that’ll keep your pouters hydrated and nourished with all-star ingredients, including coconut, castor oils, and Barbados cherry extract. Say goodbye to dry and flaky lips and hello to glossy and kissable lips.
Watch Ya Tone 5% Niacinamide Dark Spot Serum With Vitamin C
If you have trouble getting rid of stubborn dark spots, never fear, as Fenty Skin’s Watch Ya Tone 5% Niacinamide Dark Spot Serum With Vitamin C is here! This serum rapidly increases brightness, eliminates the appearance of dark spots and discoloration, and evens out skin’s tone and texture thanks to its gold-standard composition of 5% Niacinamide, Vitamin C, Licorice Root Extract, and Barbados Cherry. Before you know it, you’ll have bright, healthy-looking, and silky-soft skin, the ideal look for the Lunar New Year.
Fenty Skin’s Plush Puddin’ Intensive Recovery Lip Mask With Pomegranate Sterols + Vitamin E and Watch Ya Tone 5% Niacinamide Dark Spot Serum With Vitamin C are now available at Sephora’s website and in-stores nationwide!
Nothing says Chinese New Year more than RED. To complete your all-red CNY lewk, from top to bottom, the perfect shade of red lip should be the pièce de résistance. Thankfully, Huda Beauty has got you covered with their new lip releases.
Liquid Matte Ultra-Comfort Transfer-Proof Lipstick
Cult-favourite Liquid Matte Ultra-Comfort Transfer-Proof Lipstick has 16 new members in its collection, all with a stunning hue range, ideal for all skin tones. Given how well-liked this lip line is in the beauty industry, it’s not a surprise that its formulation is to die for. However, Huda Beauty made their OG liquid lippies by releasing a unique vegan-friendly formulation that provides an immediate colour payoff for 8 hours with ultimate comfort. This means that the new product will keep your lips soft and moisturized while also being transfer-, flake-, streak-, and smudge-proof.
Lip Contour 2.0 Automatic Matte Lip Pencil
Huda Beauty wants to pair your liquid lipsticks with their brand-new Lip Contour 2.0 Automatic Matte Lip Pencil, which glides on like butter. You can contour, fill, and line your lips to perfection with 12 bright colours. Not to mention that these lip liners are exceptionally long-lasting and water-resistant, lasting up to 6 hours.
Huda Beauty’s Liquid Matte Ultra-Comfort Transfer-Proof Lipstick and Lip Contour 2.0 Automatic Matte Lip Pencil are now available at Sephora’s website and in-stores nationwide!
Enthusiastically welcoming the Lunar New Year, Bobbi Brown is unveiling an exclusive, limited-edition collection called Struck By Luxe, filled with fabulous products – from skin essentials to must-have lipsticks. With an elegant peony-inspired design, Bobbi Browns wants you to celebrate the festivities with renewed skin and a fabulous look. You have everything that you’ll ever need from this collection – from primer and serum to eyeshadow palette and lipstick – to achieve the Chinese New Year look of your dreams.
High-end luxurious brand Hermès is pulling out all the stops for men to make you not only look good, but smell good, too! Hermès unveils its latest eau de parfum that oozes depth and sensuality, with vibrant notes such as sage, rosewood, narcissus and sclarene. Designed by Christine Nage, the H24 Eau de Parfum has richness that exudes the ideal form of masculinity, with a contemporary twist – perfect for modern day men.
Hermès is also offering an entire line of men’s products, from body wash to face mist! This line is appropriate for all skin types and is designed with high-tech ingredients to get the finest looking skin for everyday lads. The Hydrating and Energizing Face Moisturizer shields the face from external aggressors, while the Anti-Pollution Energizing Face Mist includes natural moss to form a barrier that allows the skin to adapt to changes in the environment. Finally, the Face, Body, and Hair Cleansing Bar contains sweet almond oil and washes the skin without drying it out, leaving it soft and revitalised.
Hermès H24 Eau de Parfum and skincare are available at selected Hermès retail outlets in Malaysia.
In conjunction with the Chinese New Year, Sekkisei, one of Japan’s finest skincare lines, introduces a limited-edition, repackaged version of its famous Vitalizing Serum. While the new packaging is lovely on its own, the product is the true star of the show. The Vitalizing Serum is composed of 87% natural components, including the Black Yeast Probiotic, to provide you with the daily amount of skin probiotics required to create flawless skin. Within a week of consistent application, the serum is predicted to improve skin immunity and plumpness. The perfect product in a perfect bottle to have for this Chinese New Year!
The limited edition CNY packaging of Sekkisei Vitalizing Serum is now available at Kose Malaysia’s website!
M.A.C Cosmetics is celebrating the Lunar New Year with a collection honouring the rabbit, the luckiest zodiac sign! The collection comprises the brand’s best-selling products in fresh and classic colours. The historic and traditional colour of Lunar New Year, red, is reimagined by M.A.C Cosmetics – from the cult-favorite red lipstick in Chilli and Russian; to its dazzling Extra Dimension Skinfinish embellished with beautiful zodiac symbology, these best-selling MAC items are a must-have!
M·A·C Cosmetics’ New Year Shine Collection is now available at M·A·C Cosmetics’ official website and selected M·A·C boutiques (1 Utama, Gurney Plaza, Imago, KLCC, Mid Valley, Pavilion KL, Quensbay Mall, The Spring, Sunway Pyramid, Sunway Velocity, Tebrau, Mahkota Parade, IOI City Mall and Pavilion Bukit Jalil).
Melano CC, Japan’s No. 1 whitening essence brand, is offering a product you won’t want to miss out on trying. The Vitamin C Brightening Enzyme Face Wash cleanses your face thoroughly, while preserving skin’s natural moisture. Formulated with Vitamin C and protease enzymes, the cleanser gently eliminates blackheads, dead skin cells, and pollutants to revive dull skin, leaving you with a clean, clear, and luminous complexion.
Melano CC’s Vitamin C Brightening Enzyme Face Wash is now available at Melano CC’s official online store and at Watsons outlets nationwide.
Make Up For Ever
If you’re not keen on a red lip, you won’t go wrong with nudes. In fact, the nudier, the better – and Make Up For Ever has launched a collection of nude lippies that are both creamy and pigmented. The Rouge Artist Velvet Nude collection includes seven gorgeous colours that melt onto the lips like butter. These lipsticks are made with the best ingredients, and developed to provide a smooth matte finish with just one swipe. They’re also fortified with hyaluronic acid to increase hydration of the lips for all-day use.
Make Up For Ever’s Rouge Artist Velvet Nude collection is now available at Make Up For Ever’s boutique at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, its official online store, in the Sephora’s website and in-stores nationwide!