Limited edition beauty treats that will kick off your lucky 2018

Limited edition beauty treats that will kick off your lucky 2018

Huat's up

Text: Renée Batchelor

Want to buy a gift to impress your mother-in-law or a thank you treat for your boss? Here are the Chinese New Year-inspired beauty products and tools that will do the trick

Are you a sucker for nice packaging? Join the horde of beauty hoarders as they grab more precious, limited edition goodies to have and to hold. We've noticed in the past few years, more and more beauty brands are putting out Chinese New Year-themed products from skincare to makeup palettes, giving you more options beyond holiday packaging. Coincidentally, some brands are also launching red-hued, Valentine's Day limited edition treats that double up perfectly for the festive period. Here are eight of our favourites.

Lancôme Advanced Génifique Serum Chinese New Year 2018 Limited Edition, $260
What could be better than your favourite skincare staple coming in a jumbo size and decked out in red?

Lancome Genifique CNY 2018

Givenchy Le Rouge Semi Matte Lipstick Chinese New Year Limited Edition
Whip out this gorgeous, scarlet lippie for touch-ups and you're bound to get (the right kind of) stares. Plus it's bright shade fulfils the red requirement perfectly.

Givenchy lipstick in red matte

SK-II Chinese New Year Limited Edition Facial Treatment Essence, $269
How lucky will you feel with this brilliant red iteration of the Facial Treatment Essence on your vanity?

SK-II Limited Edition FTE CNY 2018

Kat Von D Iconic Lip + Liner Trio, $55
Clueless about how to get started on your red lip? This starter kit has all you need for a precise and luscious crimson pout.

Kat Von D Lip Trio

Yves Saint Laurent Beauté Chinese New Year Palette 2018 Edition, $88
Get a healthy, hearty flush with this meihua (red plum blossom) bedecked blusher in propserous gold packaging.
YSL Blush CNY 2018

Dyson Supersonic Limited Edition, $599
Been hedging on whether to buy the Dyson Supersonic hairdryer? Now's your chance to get one in a unique and super limited shade of red that your friends won't own.
Dyson supersonic

COAT Chinese New Year Nail Polish in Gliteratti and Mandarin 88, $25 each
If you can't get a nail appointment, grab these polishes and get paint-happy with a friend.

Coat Nail polishes