With Chinese New Year coming up, there is definitely going to be a mad scramble for new clothes and beauty products that can help you look your best during this festive period. But before you go reaching for your trusty red lippie, why not go for an auspicious hue that may bring you luck instead?
Daily Vanity has compiled for you a list of beauty products to try based on your Zodiac’s lucky colour in the year of Dog. Make sure to jot this down!
Blue, yellow, and white are lucky shades for those born in the year of the Rat, so it’s only fitting that we recommend Tarte’s Rainforest Of The Sea Foil Finger Paints Shadow Palette, which has all three! These warm-toned foil eyeshadows have a velvety texture that is sure to melt onto your lids, creating an effortless and striking look that is sure to turn heads.
The Tarte Rainforest Of The Sea Foil Finger Paints Shadow Palette retails at SGD58 and is available at Sephora.
Green is slated to be a felicitous shade for all you mighty oxen, so look no further than this calming shade of chartreuse that is sure to look great on your vanity. It doesn’t hurt that red is also another one of your lucky colours, so sweep on this soft, shimmery blush to get that natural flush.
The Benefit Dandelion Finishing Powder retails at SGD26 and is available at all Benefit Cosmetics stores and Sephora.
Soft, earthy tones such as beige and brown are your go-to shades in the year of the Dog, so try the newly launched Make Up For Ever New Light Velvet Cushion Foundation. This cushion foundation brightens your skin as well as promises long wear so you don’t have to worry about touch-ups as you go about your house visits.
The Make Up For Ever New Light Velvet Cushion Foundation retails at SGD72 and is available at all Make Up For Ever stores and Sephora.
Inky, mystical black is your lucky colour this year. Go bold with the new Maybelline Colorsensational Matte Metallic Lipstick in Gunmetal. This matte metallic black lipstick checks all the right boxes for a chic and stylish look. Don’t forget to pair it with a bright eye look so that your grandma won’t be too mad at your rocking black!
The Maybelline Colorsensational Matte Metallic Lipstick collection is consists of 10 matte metallic shades. Each lipstick retails at SGD14.90.
For those born in the year of the Dragon, sweet hues of pink and white serves as your lucky colours this year. Pamper yourself with this Lucky Puppy SoonJung Skincare Set from Etude House, which consists of a toner, emulsion, moisturizer and intensive hydrating cream. Plus, the dogs on the packaging is a nice touch to ring in the Chinese New Year!
The Etude House Lucky Puppy SoonJung Skincare Set retails at SGD45.90 and is available at all Etude House stores and Lazada (Lazada is giving out a 40% discount now!)
Muted tones of brown and black are auspicious colours for those born in the year of the Snake, so why not channel the ’90s with this bold lip stain? Aptly titled Chai Latte, the silky, lightweight formula delivers high coverage that requires no touch ups between bites of your favourite CNY goodies. We’re sold!
The Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain retails at SGD19 and is available at Sephora.
Bright, bubbly colours such as pink and cyan work as lucky colours for those born in the year of the Horse. Go all out with this striking hot pink brow and mascara set from Chosunggah 22: trust us, your peepers will thank us for it.
The Chosunggah22 Dong Gong Minn Rock It Set retails at SGD55 and is available at selected Sasa stores including the ones in Bugis Junction, Holland Village and Wisma Atria.
Black and beige are what you should go for if you’re born in the year of the Goat. No one does these shades quite as well as Kat Von D. The sleek, all black packaging of this palette houses several contour and highlight shades that will allow you to sculpt and chisel your face to perfection.
The Kat Von D Shade + Light Refillable Crème Contour Palette retails at SGD73 and is available at Sephora.
Buttery, playful lemon yellow is a great shade for those born in the year of the Monkey this year. Take it even further by picking up one of these horoscope themed nail polishes from NCLA! The vibrant shade is sure to pop against all the reds of Chinese New Year.
The NCLA What’s Your Sign? Nail Polish retails at SGD23 and is available at Sephora.
Roosters should go for greenish blue shades of cyan this year. Luckily, this shade complements almost all skin tones, so go for a bold look and line your waterline with this bad boy. Plus, the hint of glitter gives it just that extra oomph that is perfect for the holiday.
The Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil retails at SGD33 and is available at all Urban Decay stores and Sephora.
Those born in the year of the dog should go for blue this year if you want to get lucky. This Pore Minish Mist from Dr. Jart+ ticks all the boxes when it comes to bringing in some good fortune, and plus it keeps you from looking oily by the end of a long day of visiting. Sign us up!
The Dr. Jart+ Pore Medic Poreminish Mist retails at SGD46 and is available at Sephora.
Monochromatic colours such as black and white are exactly what is needed for those born in the year of the Pig. The black-and-white packaging of The Longwear Lipstick by 3INA is going to help you attract all the luck you need. Don’t forget to whip it out often for touch-ups!
3INA The Longwear Lipstick is available in 20 gorgeous shades and retails at SGD16, at the 3INA store located at ION Orchard Mall.