With MCO and the pandemic, Chinese New Year just won’t be the same this year. And with travel restrictions in place, traditional reunion dinners and house calls are now making way for more virtual gatherings. Although it feels strange being apart from our families during this time of year, let’s make the most of it by spending more time on self-care. Plus, with Valentine’s Day happening right in the middle of this festive season, it’s the perfect time to send a beauty self-care package to our loved ones both near and far. Need a little help picking out a self-love package for yourself or a beauty lover in your life? Then check out our favourite limited edition CNY beauty treats here!
- SK-II Pitera™ Essence XOXO New Year Limited Edition
- Clé de Peau Beauté Limited Edition The Serum
- M·A·C Limited Edition Moon Masterpiece
- L’Occitane Immortelle Reset Oil-In-Serum
- Melvita Argan Oil 30th Anniversary Edition
- THREE Re.evolution Spring Makeup Collection
- Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist Intense Deluxe Edition
- Glamglow Youth Mud Glow Stimulating Treatment Mask
- Dr. Dennis Goss Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peel
- Sephora Collection Ox Collection Makeup Sets
- One/Size Go Off Juiciest Makeup Remover Wipes
- Gucci Beauty Limited Edition Rouge à Lèvres Satin Collection
- Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex
- Sulwhasoo Limited Edition First Care Activating Serum
SK-II Pitera™ Essence XOXO New Year Limited Edition
Kicking off our list of favourite limited edition CNY beauty treats is the XOXO edition of SK-II’s iconic Pitera™ Essence! Inspired by hugs, kisses and festive reunions, the essence now comes in a vibrant red bottle adorned with golden brush strokes. Aside from its luxurious red and gold glass bottle, what could be better than giving yourself and your loved ones the gift of crystal clear skin?
Price: RM759. Available at SK-II counters nationwide.
Clé de Peau Beauté Limited Edition The Serum
On the hunt for a glow-giving elixir this CNY and Valentine’s Day? Then we highly recommend Clé de Peau Beauté’s bestselling The Serum in a gorgeous limited edition red and gold bottle. Every drop restores the skin’s health and vitality, energizing and preparing your skin for the new year ahead.
Price: RM1,200. Available at Clé de Peau Beauté boutiques and counters nationwide.
M·A·C Limited Edition Moon Masterpiece
What would a limited edition CNY beauty gift guide be with a collection from M·A·C Cosmetics? And we have to say, we are over the moon and head over heels in love with their Moon Masterpiece collection. In addition to festive shades of champagne gold and oxblood reds, the collection features adorable pop art packaging with golf fish motifs.
Price: RM96 – RM225 per item. Available at selected M·A·C outlets and online.
L’Occitane Immortelle Reset Oil-In-Serum
Can’t wait to rest and reset your skin over the CNY weekend? Then look no further than L’Occitane’s signature Immortelle Reset Oil-In-Serum – now in an auspicious red and orange bottle! Besides helping to de-puff the face, this ultra nourishing oil-in-serum is brilliant as an overnight leave-in treatment for hydration and healing. Additionally, the oil-in-serum texture absorbs quickly into the skin and has an energizing scent to boost your mood and well-being.
Price: RM385. Available at L’Occitane stores nationwide and online.
Melvita Argan Oil 30th Anniversary Edition
If you love Melvita’s iconic Argan Oil then you’re in for a treat! Now celebrating its 30th birthday, glowing skin and luscious hair are now within your reach in this limited edition 30th anniversary bottle. Fun fact: Melvita’s argan oil comes from the Moroccan coastline and is 100% fair traded. Because of its rich content of fatty acids and sterols, argan oil makes for an excellent anti-ageing treatment for your skin and a nourishing mask for your scalp and hair.
Price: RM145. Available at Melvita stores nationwide and online.
THREE Re.evolution Spring Makeup Collection
Reinvent yourself this CNY and Valentine’s Day with THREE’s limited edition CNY beauty collection of pretty pastel shades! Inspired by the Grecian goddess of spring Persephone, this makeup collection includes limited edition shades of Lip Glows, a pressed powder, a contouring palette, mascaras and mesmerizing eyeshadows.
Price: RM89 – RM285 per item. Available at THREE outlets nationwide.
Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist Intense Deluxe Edition
We can’t get enough of Jurlique’s skin-soothing hydrating mists! Plus, with Valentine’s Day right in the middle of the CNY holidays, the Deluxe Edition of their Rosewater Balancing Mist Intense makes for a perfect self-care treat. Whether it’s for your bestie, girlfriend or mom, the pretty floral and pink packaging is enough to make anyone blush and beam!
Price: RM350. Available at Jurlique stores nationwide and online.
Glamglow Youth Mud Glow Stimulating Treatment Mask
Next, we have a skin-boosting mask that’s sure to add a touch of glam and glow to your CNY skincare routine! Yes, we’re talking about none other than Glamglow’s limited edition Youthmud Glow Stimulating Treatment. Now in a shiny metallic red jar, 10 minutes of this mask is all you need for healthy and radiant-looking skin!
Price: RM248. Available at Sephora.
Dr. Dennis Goss Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peel
Want clinical results without having to leave your home? Then check out Dr. Dennis Goss’ Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peel! This 2-step treatment features 7 different acids as well as antioxidants and vitamins to visibly transform the skin’s tone and texture.
Price: RM410. Available at Sephora.
Sephora Collection Ox Collection Makeup Sets
We’re ringing in an ox-picious year ahead with Sephora’s Ox Collection makeup palettes, lipsticks and brushes! With versatile shades of red, pink and purple, it’s a fun and effortless way to switch up your makeup look for the upcoming festivities!
Price: RM139. Available at Sephora.
One/Size Go Off Juiciest Makeup Remover Wipes
If you’re a huge fan of makeup artist Patrick Starrr like we are, then you’re going to want to check out his all-new skincare essentials! In addition to the One/Size Makeup Dissolving Mist, we’re loving his fuss-free and nourishing makeup remover wipes! After wearing heavy makeup for the CNY and Valentine’s Day celebrations, these wipes remove all traces of waterproof makeup effortlessly without disrupting the delicate balance of your skin.
Price: RM68. Available at Sephora.
Gucci Beauty Limited Edition Rouge à Lèvres Satin Collection
What could be more luxurious than Gucci Beauty’s Rouge à Lèvres Satin lipsticks? Now housed in a limited edition gold and red bullet and comes in 3 delicious shades of red. Designed by Creative Director Alessandro Michele, these lipsticks are a tribute to the vintage Art Deco style of the thrilling 30s.
Price: RM145. Available at KLCC Gucci Beauty store and Gucci Beauty counter in Sogo Southkey Mall.
Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex
Keeping in line with the red and floral theme of CNY, Estée Lauder is back with a limited edition CNY beauty collection of their bestsellers. This includes their iconic Advanced Night Repair Serum and their long-wearing lipsticks in decadent oriental packaging.
Price: RM450. Available at Estée Lauder counters nationwide.
Sulwhasoo Limited Edition First Care Activating Serum
Last but not least, we have Sulwhasoo’s First Care Activating Serum in a limited edition lacquer red bottle. This anti-ageing serum makes for an excellent gift for your mom, sister or auntie who loves taking care of her skin at home.
Price: RM565. Available at sulwhasoo.my.
Author: Clara Siew | Date: 10th Feb 2021