Chinese New Year is the perfect time for you to impress everybody — family and friends alike, and what better way to do it than with some festive beauty releases?
Here’s our list of 2022 limited-edition Chinese New Year beauty products, which should be able to give you a full face of makeup — wrapped in gorgeous packaging that will lift your spirits and mark the beginning of an auspicious year.
Chinese New Year beauty products at a glance:
- Gucci Beauty
- Dolce & Gabbana Beauty
- Charlotte Tilbury
- Dr. Jart+
- Dior Beauty
Prepare yourself for the year of the Tiger with Gucci Beauty and its #GucciBeautyWishes campaign.
Gucci Beauty’s limited-edition Rouge à Lèvres Voile collection is a trio of newly designed red lipsticks, which celebrates the Lunar New Year and pays homage to the colour of prosperity. The limited-edition shade designed exclusively for the season is the 520 Marina Scarlet, a festive red with rich orange undertones. A sheer lipstick with a luminous finish, the lipstick comes in a porcelain effect ivory lacquered tube with a vintage-inspired design with blue roses and is finished with a gold-ribbed metal bottom.
Not only that, Gucci Beauty has an on-the-go cushion foundation, the Gucci Beauty Cushion De Beauté. The cushion has a hydrating formula with a luminous finish and is available in six shades. Packaged in a round, pastel pink compact complete with a mirror and soft cushion applicator, the foundation is also refillable, allowing you to continue using the compact.
The limited-edition Rouge à Lèvres Voile collection and Gucci Cushion De Beauté is available online.
Dolce & Gabbana Beauty
Launched just in time for Chinese New Year, Dolce & Gabbana has dropped the Sheerlips — its first-ever hydrating and luminous lip care product. Sheerlips is a tinted lip balm with four shades inspired by vibrant flowers and crafted with the perfect delicacy to replicate the subtle transparency and sheer colours of flowers.
The Sheerlips collection offers hydration and all-day comfort. It is enriched with sunflower seed wax to create a balmy, moisturising texture. As mentioned earlier it comes in four shades: Sweet Lily, Spring Peony, Lovely Tulip, and Joyful Sunflower.
The Dolce & Gabbana Sheerlips is available on its website.
To celebrate Chinese New Year, Charlotte Tilbury is introducing a limited-edition collection specially made for this festive occasion. The collection includes its well-loved and iconic Airbrush Flawless Finish powder and three new Lucky Hot Lips lipsticks created in collaboration with three Asian celebrities, perfectly apt for the Lunar New Year.
The three new Lucky Hot Lips shades were created in collaboration with Han So Hee, Tang Wei, and Turbo Liu. The three shades are different hues of red, a lucky colour in Chinese culture and all three are universally-flattering shades.
Touted as the number one luxury pressed powder in the UK, Charlotte’s much-loved Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder is magic in a compact. It is described as a complexion-enhancing, micro-fine powder that smooths, blurs and softens the appearance of fine lines and pores for flawless airbrushed looking skin.
The hydrating formula glides onto the skin like silk and is perfect for on-the-go touch-ups and is now in an exclusive Lucky Red Tiger Print packaging — perfect as a gift to a loved one, or just as a cute collectable.
The limited-edition collections are available in-stores and online.
In the spirit of the year of the Tiger, hydrate and soothe your skin with Dr. Jart+’s new Cicapair Serum developed from Asian herbal plants called Centella Asiatica, or Tiger Grass. Tiger Grass instantly smooths sensitive and irritated skin, perfect for giving your skin the pick-me-up it needs right before Chinese New Year.
The Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Serum is available to purchase online.
To celebrate the Lunar New Year and the year of the Tiger, Dior has launched a limited edition gift set consisting of four Dior lipsticks and one universal Rouge Dior lip balm. All of these goodies are wrapped up in a fabric case with a reimagined Toile de Jouy pattern inspired by the 18th-century design.
The lipstick comes in two finishes: velvet and matte; the Rouge Dior lip balm enhances lips with its universal shade, which has a natural satiny finish.
That’s not all, Dior aims to make your Lunar New Year gifts even more extraordinary with a limited edition service called the “Dior Beauty Blooming New Year Art of Gifting”. This complimentary service is the perfect finishing touch to every gift for a loved one, and certainly takes out the hassle of wrapping presents yourself.
The Rouge Dior Lunar New Year Limited Edition Gift Set and Art of Gifting service are now available at all Dior Beauty boutiques and counters.
Complete the rest of your 2022 Chinese New Year look with our style guide, with various luxury fashion brands such as Prada, Louis Vuitton and Fendi. The always on-trend reds and oranges and tiger-print clothes in their collections will take your fashion game to the next level for the festive occasion.
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