Lunar New Year Must-Haves + More Beauty News
Including new limited edition Year of the Tiger makeup palettes, skincare and other keepsakes.
Sulwhasoo’s #knottynewyear editions
Sulwhasoo’s First Care Activating Serum is a must-have for many (in Korea, one bottle is sold about every 10 seconds!) The nourishing serum, designed to be the first step in your routine post-cleansing, is meant for all skin types and contains a blend of five precious Korean herbs to balance the skin while improving radiance and firmness. This special edition jumbo size is decorated with gold Chinese knots, a traditional art that represents longevity, good luck, and the warding off evil spirits.
A chic 2022 lunar new year beauty set from Westman Atelier
Famous makeup artist Gucci Westman’s makeup line has been a runaway success thanks to its thoughtful and natural formulas and chic, minimalist packaging. If you’ve yet to try it, or have a beauty aficionado on your gift list, this gorgeously packaged gift set is the perfect way to dip your toe in the Gucci waters. The Lip Suede palette contains four all-natural red shades you can wear individually or blend for a perfectly festive rouge pout, while the luxe gold Eye Love You Volumizing Mascara coats lashes for a soft and fluttery finish.
Quo Beauty’s lunar new year collection has everything you could possibly need
If you’re looking to stock up on Year of the Tiger goodies (perfect for Tigers looking for a few keepsake mementos) look no further than Quo Beauty’s complete collection available at Shoppers Drug Mart. The tiger eye facial roller and gua sha tools are perfect for those who like to indulge in a little Sunday facial (tiger eye stone is also said to bring fortune and vitality), while the gold flecked hair claw clip and faux nail kits and polishes are ideal for putting the finishing touches on your NYE look.
Welcome the water tiger with this Shiseido x Angel Chen collab
In collaboration with Chinese fashion designer Angel Chen (who you may have spotted on Netflix’s Next in Fashion) Shiseido’s Year of the Tiger collection has been outfitted in limited edition red and gold and accented with metallic botanical and tiger motifs. The Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate is a culmination of the brand’s skincare research and not only works to protect your cells by boosting your skin’s own defense systems, but also improves the efficacy of your other skincare favourites. Powerful antioxidants including reishi mushroom, shiso and gingko biloba leaf extract all help to protect the skin give you a glorious dewy glow.
Unwind and welcome your best luck with Valmont’s spa goodies
Looking for an auspicious start to the Year of the Water Tiger? Surround yourself with the best of the best with this luxe spa-inspired kit from Swiss brand Valmont. It contains an eye serum and cream, two sets of eye masks, and a face and neck oil, all from the L’Elixir des Glaciers line, which contains their most potent cellular technology and natural ingredients grown in Switzerland. To complete your unwinding? Five lucky red envelopes to get the party started.
Get party ready with the Nyx lunar new year eye palette
Bring the tiger’s vibrant Yang energy all year long with Nyx’s highly-pigmented limited edition eyeshadow palette. It contains twelve daring and celebratory hues, including shades of red, gold, green and bronze, so you can mix, match and blend your boldest looks to appropriately welcome the dynamic tiger the evening of the January 31st and beyond.