Best beauty products to use according to your Chinese zodiac this 2020: Dior, Fenty Beauty, Urban Decay, and more

Best beauty products to use according to your Chinese zodiac this 2020: Dior, Fenty Beauty, Urban Decay, and more

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Text: Emily Heng

Maybe it's all those pineapple tarts or the festive music in the air, but we're feeling particularly superstitious this January. In a sense where we're more open to the idea of serendipity and occurrences of fate, that is. Hey, we're masters of our destinies, but there's no harm in doing what we can to rake in more luck, right? The Chinese Zodiac Organisation sure thinks so. We rely upon their predictions to round up the most felicitous beauty buys based on your horoscope, below.

Year of the Rat

Go shorty, it's your birthday year — and a great time to channel your energy in pursuing success when it comes to your career, love life, and wealth. Approach it with a rodent's resilience, and you'll be rewarded handsomely in return.

Lucky numbers: 5,7,9.
Lucky colours: White, yellow, blue, green, grey, and black.

Year of the Ox

Being strong-willed is a defining trait of those born in the year of the Ox. Being set in your ways, however, is not. Amplify positive celestial influences by embarking on new projects and endeavours in 2020.

Lucky numbers: 3, 9.
Lucky colours: Purple and green

Year of the Tiger

It's full speed ahead for all you tenacious tigers. Self-doubt will only hold you back, so be sure to keep charging ahead to reap great returns from the year.

Lucky numbers: 4,7.
Lucky colours: Grey, white, and pink.

Year of the Rabbit

Brace yourself for a bumpy ride in 2020. And while we don't doubt that you'll bounce back from all adversities as brave bunnies do, it's probably in your best interests to adopt a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle to gain a more positive outlook.

Lucky numbers: 4, 9.
Lucky colours: Blue, pink, and yellow.

Year of the Dragon

The mighty dragon might be your emblem, but we recommend you don't go blasting fire at anyone who opposes your views just yet. This year, your mantra centres around exhibiting patience and making concessions — and only then will luck smile upon you. So no Dracarys moments for ya, missy.

Lucky numbers: 2, 5, 6.
Lucky colours: Gold, silver, and red.

Year of the Snake

Personal evolution and growth are what you'll be experiencing in 2020, so expect to discover new hobbies, passions, and interests that could change your current life trajectory. In other words: yes, it's time to shed that tired old skin of yours and hit the town with an all-new mindset.

Lucky numbers: 3,7,8.
Lucky colours: Pink, black, and green.

Year of the Horse

Steadfast mares are pretty mulish when it comes to maintaining their routines. Tempting as it might be to stick to the familiar, it'll benefit you in the long-run to roll with the punches. There are big changes in the cards — so keep moving, or get trampled.

Lucky numbers: 1,3,9.
Lucky colours: Purple, green, and yellow.

Year of the Goat

It's a year of wealth, health, and travel for gregarious goats — though it's not all smooth sailing from there. The stars dictate that 2020 comes with its own set of challenges, but keep a cool head, and you'll be able to conquer them effortlessly.

Lucky numbers: 2,4,8.
Lucky colours: Blue, red, white.

Year of the Monkey

It's a good thing you thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environments because you'll be steeped in hot soup this year. Don't fret too much, though. Your quick wit and inquisitive mind will keep you afloat.

Lucky numbers: 1,5,7.
Lucky colours: Silver, gold, and grey.

Year of the Rooster

You'll get to crow all about your good fortune in 2020 — provided, of course, you put your family and friends first. Set your ego aside, and make decisions with them in mind to enjoy a fruitful year.

Lucky numbers: 3,5,8.
Lucky colours: Gold, brown, and black.

Year of the Dog

The dawn of the new decade brings about a fresh start for those born in the year of the pup. Translation: no more languishing in the doghouse for you. Expect good fortune in most areas of your life, particularly when it comes to your career.

Lucky numbers: 2,6,8.
Lucky colours: Orange, red, and pink.

Year of the Pig

Piggies, flexibility and selflessness are traits to aim for in the new year. Don't turn your snout up at spontaneous plans, but rather, go with the flow and see where life takes you.

Lucky numbers: 1,5,9.
Lucky colours: Yellow, grey, brown, and gold.