Beauty buys to celebrate Lunar New Year

2021 marks the year of the Ox, and to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year, kicking off February 12 to be exact, we have rounded up our favourite limited-edition beauty buys for the occasion. 

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Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum Lunar New Year - $196

In celebration of Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day, Sulwhasoo has launched an exclusive and luxurious limited-edition designed First Care Activating Serum, inspired by traditional Korean quilts (Jogakbo) in a larger 120mL pack size. The cult favourite product is the perfect post-cleanse serum, designed to create the ideal canvas and boost the effectiveness of skin care that is applied afterwards - like serum or moisturiser. 

LUSH Dragon Legend Bubble Stick - $8.95

During the Lunar New Year, the ancient dragon dance is performed to scare away evil spirits. Welcome this dragon into your bath for good luck, knowledge and truth. And lots of floral bubbles! Dragon Fruit powder is rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, to revive and brighten skin.

L’Occitane Limited Edition Hand Cream Trio Set - $39

It’s L’Occitane’s most loved product, so of course it’s making an appearance to celebrate Lunar New Year. Enriched with shea butter, this super velvety hand cream penetrates quickly to help protect, moisturise and soften hands. The Trio Set is complete with Classic Shea and Rose scented varieties, leaving you with the difficult decision of whether to share as a gift or make a special purchase for yourself.

Sisley Paris Lunar New Year Ecological Compound Gift Set - $315

Ecological Compound is an award-winning essential revitalising, rebalancing and moisturising skin care product for all skin types. Since its launch in 1980, Ecological Compound has achieved a cult following amongst both men and women globally. One product is sold every 45 seconds worldwide.

Clinique iD Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ Base - $65

Dermatologist-developed face moisturiser balances moisture levels and strengthens skin’s barrier for healthy skin. Comes decorated with limited-edition gold-toned ox cap. Customise for your own skin concern by adding an Active Cartridge Concentrate, sold separately.

Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream - $125

To commemorate the Year of The Ox, Charlotte Tilbury has launched a limited-edition collection of gifts to bring you luck and magic this New Year. Introducing award winning Charlotte's Magic Cream in Lucky Red adorned with gold and three new lucky lipsticks - Matte Revolution in Rose Wish and Lucky Cherry and K.I.S.S.I.N.G in Sweet Blossom, all in limited-edition, gold-studded lucky red packaging.

Lancôme​ Limited Edition Advanced Génifique Serum - $110 / $270

The emblematic anti-ageing serum, Advanced Génifique, has specially dressed up in a radiant red to celebrate Lunar New Year with you and your loved ones. Upon application of this face serum, skin recovers faster, is stronger, looks radiant and visibly younger. 

Jurlique Exclusive Edition Rose Body Oil - $88

At double the size of Jurlique’s traditional Body Oil, the Exclusive Edition revitalises your skin with even more rose-scented radiance. This indulgent body oil replenishes and nurtures the skin and the senses, with rich and moisturising safflower, macadamia and jojoba oils that are rich in fatty acids and help nourish and hydrate the skin. The beautiful Exclusive Edition packaging design was inspired by Rosa Gallica petals, and the important, powerful role each one plays in the Body Oil. The perfect gift for you (and your skin) this New Year.

Bioderma Sensibio H2O Limited Edition Lunar New Year - $22.49

The iconic Bioderma Sensibio H20 Micellar Water is now available in a limited-edition Lunar New Year bottle design. Using the powers of water-soluble micelles, this facial cleanser captures fatty molecules, such as sebum and makeup, and removes them for a clearer and cleaner complexion. The 3-in-1 makeup remover, soothing toner, and non-rinse cleanser is suitable for all skin types, especially reactive and sensitive skin.