Chinese New Year special collections are always among the best looking products and sets out there, all decked out in either red and gold decorations or artistically rendered symbol of the respective year’s zodiac sign. This year is no exception as many brands have started to come out with their “Year of the Rat” special editions that look so gorgeous that we wish we could get our hand on all of them!
If you are looking to add something special to your collection to commemorate this lunar year, we’ve got you covered. And don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled on this page, as we will be updating it as more information is released and more products become available in Singapore.
1. Carolina Herrera launches Good Girl Chinese New Year Edition
Carolina Herrera’s best-selling Good Girl Eau de Parfum is getting a brand new exclusive packing for Chinese New Year. This limited Chinese New Year edition comes in a festive sleeve with gold embossed lanterns and silhouettes of the iconic Carolina Herrera GoodGirl shoe.
You will also be getting a Good Girl EDP 10ml rollerball and 8 red packets with your purchase of a Good Girl EDP 80ml.
Good Girl Chinese New Year Edition is available exclusively at Sephora Ion at SGD188.
2. Hourglass Nº28 Lip Treatment Oil Lunar New Year Edition
This Chinese New Year, Hourglass combines the nourishing formula of the Nº28 Lip Treatment Oil and the best-selling shade At Night from their Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick range to create a limited edition red lippie for this festive occasion.
3. Maison 21G Prosperity Scents Kit
Bespoke French perfumery Maison 21G is celebrating Chinese New Year with the Prosperity Scents Kit featuring three never-before-seen scents: Mandarin & Orange, Osmanthus and Green Tea. These scents are created exclusively to suit the auspicious vibe spirit of Chinese New Year.
The Maison 21G Prosperity Scents Kit retails for SGD150, available at their flagship store.
4. Jurlique Chinese New Year Collection
Jurlique is giving two of their best-selling products – the Activating Water Essence and Rose Body Oil – a festive makeover this Chinese New Year. The brand new packaging features gorgeous hand-drawn illustrations by artist Adriana Picker in auspicious red and gold shades.
The limited edition Activating Water Essence and Rose Body Oil retail for SGD93 and SGD125 respectively, available at all Jurlique stores and Lazada.
5. Clarins Golden Double Serum Chinese New Year edition
Clarins’s iconic Double Serum is transforming from its signature red bottle to a luxurious golden packaging in celebration of Chinese New Year.
The limited edition Golden Double Serum is available at SGD170. You can purchase it at all Clarins counters, boutiques and online.
6. Christian Louboutin Chinese New Year Gift Box
This Chinese New Year, give the ultimate gift of luxury and beauty with this set of lipsticks and Loubilaques from Christian Louboutin. Coming in two sizes of three and seven lip colours, the auspicious red box features on its sleeve iconic images that represent both the brand the Year of the Rat.
The collection is available now at the Christian Louboutin Beauty counter at TANGS at Tang Plaza.
7. Tom Ford Limited Edition Lip Colors
There’s no better time to rock some head-turning red lips like Chinese New Year. This year, Tom Ford introduces three limited edition Lip Colours shades in the red colour family, in a chic matte red case, to complete your festive looks.
Each Lip Colors lipstick retails for SGD84, available at Tom Ford boutique at Marina Bay Sands, TANGS at Tang Plaza, Takashimaya and Robinsons Raffles City.
8. Estée Lauder Chinese New Year collection
Nothing says auspicious like being visited by immortal gods arriving from heaven on celestial clouds, which is the inspiration behind Estée Lauder’s Chinese New Year collection, with vibrant red packaging and cloud motifs in metallic gold.
The collection includes many of Estée Lauder’s best-selling products such as the Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II (SGD175), Pure Colour Envy Lipstick in Carnal (SGD52), Pure Colour Envy Lipstick Trio (SGD104) and Beautiful Belle Eau de Parfum (SGD150), all wrapped in the stunning limited edition festive packaging, perfect as both a gift and an indulgent yet well-deserved treat for yourself.
The collection is available at all Estée Lauder stores islandwide.
9. Origins Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Treatment Lotion – Chinese New Year edition
This Chinese New Year, Origins sets itself apart from the sea of festive red packaging with an all-gold look for its best-selling Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Treatment Lotion.
The limited edition Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Treatment Lotion retails for SGD63, available at all Origins stores islandwide, Sephora and Lazada.
10. Jo Malone Chinese New Year English Pear & Freesia collection
To celebrate Chinese New Year, Jo Malone unveils the English Pear & Freesia collection including Home Candle (SGD115), Diffuser (SGD160) and Cologne in two sizes (SGD225 and SGD115).
With the eye-catching red and gold packaging that deviates from Jo Malone’s signature black and white look, these limited edition gems will definitely stands out in your scent collection.
The Jo Malone Chinese New Year English Pear & Freesia collection is available at all Jo Malone stores islandwide.
11. Lancôme Advanced Genifique Collection
To celebrate Chinese New Year, Lancôme gives their signature anti-ageing Advanced Génifique range a festive makeover in a limited edition 2020 collection. The three star products Advanced Génifique Serum, Advanced Génifique Light Pearl Eye and Lash Serum, and Advanced Génifique Eye Cream come in vibrant red glass, with a 2020 logo to mark the special occasion.
The Advanced Génifique Serum in this collection comes in two sizes: a 30ml version exclusively available at Sephora, retailing for SGD130, and a limited edition 100ml version available at all Lancôme counters from 6 January 2020 at SGD275.
You can also get the Advanced Génifique Light Pearl Eye and Lash Serum and the Advanced Génifique Eye Cream in a set, which retails for SGD175 (worth SGD225) and comes with a striking red vanity bag.
12. Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum EX 2020 Limited Edition
Joining in the festivity of Chinese New Year, Sulwhasoo also introduces a brand new look for their iconic First Care Activating Serum EX with a collaboration with French artist Antoinette Poisson, who has previously worked with the likes of Gucci and Diptyque. The packaging comes in an auspicious red colour with illustrations of peonies and a red tassel adorning the bottle to represent good fortune and happiness.
First Care Activating Serum EX in 2020 limited edition bottle is now available at all Sulwhasoo boutiques and counters.
13. shu uemura rouge unlimited flaming reds x new year collection
shu uemura goes all out in celebrating Chinese New Year by transforming their iconic rouge unlimited lipstick range both in terms of packaging and the product itself. The normally black case now turns “flaming red” while 13 of their regular shades now have shimmering gold and holographic effects added to their finish for the extra festive touch.
The 13 lipsticks come in three different textures (satin, matte and lacquer shine) and retail for SGD42 each.
Also available as a part of this collection are two metallic lip liners, the ultime8∞ cleansing oil, the hard formula brow pencil, and the petal 55 foundation brush in similar Chinese New Year-themed packaging.
The entire collection will be launched on 6 January 2020 islandwide.
14. Charlotte Tilbury Lunar New Year Collection
Charlotte Tilbury welcomes the Year of the Rat with their signature Magic Cream in Lunar New Year packaging, which swaps out the usual rose gold lid for one in a luxurious metallic red shade.
Chinese New Year and a red lip are a match made in heaven so it’s no surprise that Charlotte Tilbury is also releasing their Matte Revolution lipstick in Magic Red – a limited edition gorgeous deep red shade, perfect for any party or gathering during this festive period.
The limited edition Magic Cream retails for SGD210, while the Matte Revolution lipstick in Magic Red retails for SGD50, both available at all Sephora stores and online from 3 January 2020.
15. Laura Mercier Set For Luck
Fans of Laura Mercier’s Translucent Loose Setting Powder cannot miss the limited edition Set For Luck, which includes the powder and the puff. The set features a special auspicious Chinese New Year packaging with a metallic red lid and gold details on the jar.
You can buy the Set For Luck from Laura Mercier’s counter at Robinsons at SGD70.
16. SK-II Limited Edition PITERA™ Essence x True Original Mickey Mouse
What better way to celebrate the Year of the Rat than treating yourself with your favourite skincare product wrapped up in a Mickey Mouse-themed packaging? The much beloved PITERA™ Essence from SK-II is getting a brand new, limited edition look all decked out in auspicious red with an image of Mickey Mouse doing the signature “Pat Pat” move.
The limited edition SK-II PITERA™ Essence is now available at all SK-II counters islandwide at the recommended retail price of SGD289.
17. NARS Chinese New Year Collection
NARS’s Chinese New Year Collection features a stunning, eye-catching mix of metallic red and gold on the packaging.
The collection includes the Eyeshadow Quad in Singapore (SGD80), Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder (SGD62), Aqua Glow Cushion Foundation Compact Case (SGD20), and two shades of the Afterglow Lip Balm (SGD40 each).
All products in the collection are available at NARS counters.
18. LANEIGE Bright New Year Collection
To usher in the Year of the Rat in the most spectacular fashion, LANEIGE’s Bright New Year Collection brilliantly channels the festive vibes of the occasion in a vibrant red packaging with sparkling gold details resembling fireworks and whimsical rat motifs.
The collection features two of LANEIGE’s most beloved products: Perfect Renew Regenerator (SGD88) and BB Cushion_Whitening SPF50+ PA+++in No.21 Beige (SGD59). It also includes two limited edition sets of essential products, the Perfect Renew Anti-Aging Set (SGD196) and Water Bank Hydro Set (SGD198) to help you up your skincare game in the new year.
The collection is now available at all LANEIGE boutiques and counters.
19. innisfree HELLO 2020 Disney Collection
innisfree is known for many irresistibly cute limited edition collaborations, and their 2020 Chinese New Year collection is no exception. Featuring Mickey Mouse and friends to celebrate the Year of the Rat, the HELLO 2020 Disney Collection includes a series of their best-selling products, from the Jeju Orchid Enriched Cream and Bija Cica Balm EX, to Green Tangerine body care products and nail polishes.
The surprises don’t stop there. With a minimum spend of SGD50 (inclusive of any product purchase from the innisfree HELLO 2020 Disney Collection – Limited Edition), you will receive a limited-edition Character Beauty Pouch, featuring Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse or Donald Duck.
There are even more treats waiting for you at all innisfree outlets, so hurry up and come down to your nearest one to see what else innisfree has in store for you!
20. Etude House Tom & Jerry Lucky Together Collection
In the mood for some childhood nostalgia? Etude House’s Tom & Jerry Lucky Together Collection is just the one for you! The collection features the iconic duo on the packaging of many Etude House best-selling products such as the Colour My Brows pencil, Look At My Eyes single eyeshadows, Two Tone Cheek Dome blush, Colourful Tattoo Tint lip tint, and many more.
And while you might have been familiar with these popular products from Etude House, the shades and colours featured are mostly limited edition so don’t miss this chance to create a one-of-a-kind makeup look this Chinese New Year.
21. Nodspark CNY 2020 – The Finishing Touch collection
Give your nail a festive makeover without having to make a trip to the nail salon with Nodspark CNY 2020 – The Finishing Touch Collection.
The collection features five unique nail wrap designs, from classic red with subtle champagne gold details to a coral and floral combo for that youthful spring vibe. Getting your nails done has never been so easy!
Nodspark CNY 2020 – The Finishing Touch retails for SGD15, available now at stockists islandwide and online.
22. Colourpop Lunar New Year Collection
From 3 January 2020, Colourpop will be launching their Lunar New Year Collection featuring an adorable mouse, along with red and gold details to bring good luck for the new year.
The collection includes the Good Fortune lipstick trio with three different red shades, the Luck You Super Shock Cheek Duo in Drop a Hat and Goody Two Shu, as well as the Fourth Ray Beauty White Tea Face Milk.
The collection will available on their website.
23. Fenty Beauty Stunna New Year Kit
The Stunna New Year Kit from Fenty Beauty features two cult favourites: the Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo in Mean Money/Hu$tla Baby and Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color in Uncensored.
Even though the set is rather compact with only two products, it packs a punch as both products provides intense pigmentation that will give you blindingly radiant cheekbones and killer red lips, sure to make you the centre of attention at any New Year party.
The Stunna New Year Kit is currently available on Fenty Beauty’s US website for USD50. We will update this page when it becomes available in Singapore.
24. Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Pressed Highlighter
To celebrate the Year Of The Rat, Becca is releasing their signature Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Pressed Highlighter in Moonstone, imprinted with an illustration of a mouse. This will be such a special collector’s edition, perfect for fans of this iconic product. The adorable mouse will surely make you smile every time you open the case.
The Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Pressed Highlighter – Year of the Rat edition is available on Becca’s US website, at USD39.