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When the Lunar New Year comes around – all of the beauty brands create special edition makeup.
Lunar New Year Makeup 2021 is coming n strong from amazing brands such as: Tatcha, Pat McGrath, Charlotte Tilbury, Fenty Beauty, Make Up For Ever and Clinique.
This post will go into the best Chinese New Year Collections that all come with limited packaging.
This is the year of the Ox and the Lunar New Year in 2021 will occur on February 12, 2021.
The colour red represents good luck and good fortune which is why a lot of makeup companies incorporate red into new and unique packaging.
Many makeup brands will incorporate this image into their packaging.
All of these sets are limited time only offers so be sure to shop them as soon as possible!
Best Lunar New Year Makeup Packaging 2021
Pat McGrath has come out with their Crimson Couture Lip Kit that retails for $55 U.S. and $75 CAD.
The Lip Kit comes with the MatteTrance Lipstick in the new shade ‘ELSON 3’. This is a warm ruby red beautiful shade.
The lip liner is in the shade “BLOOD LUST” which is also a very warm ruby red.
It includes not only beautiful packaging but her lipsticks are one of the best formulations around.
All images are care of @TrendMood1.
Guerlain is known for their customizable lipstick cases. They are very chic to be seen with and double as a mirror!
This limited edition is a red lipstick case that is adorned with gold bees! If you have the Guerlain Rouge G Lipstick then you can easily just pick up this case and you have a piece of 2021 to take with you wherever you go.
Consider this a good luck charm!
Gucci Lipstick Limited Edition Lunar New Year 2021 Shades
Gucci has entered the luxury beauty space and has developed an all new lipstick formula.
For the Lunar Year 2021, they’ve released 32 shades with a satin finish that are both limited editions.
The packaging is a gold tube and the red is adorned with an embezzled pattern.
Goldie red is the classic Gucci Red. If you are a Gucci Fan you’re going to want to try this shade and carry it with you in your Gucci purse.
Emmey red is also a satin finish but it is more orangey red. Goldie red is your classic blue toned red.
Make Up For Ever Lunar New Year 2021
Make Up For Ever changed their packaging to red on some of their best selling items. Usually the packaging consists of plain shiny black plastic.
For the Lunar New Year they’ve included the crimson red colour that has a unique pattern on the outer casing.
Right now the collection is only available in Japan but there is a possibility that Sephora will have it soon!
UltraHD Loose Powder
I’m a big fan of the UltraHD Loose Powder – I find this way better than the Laura Mercier translucent powder. Also, this will last you a LONG time so if you love the red packaging you should get your hands on this limited edition.
Artist Face Color Palette
The Artist Face Color Palette is really neutral and focuses on a lot of bronzes. This too will last you a really long time so I think that if you truly love the brand then splurge and get this packaging.
Artist Face Shadow Palette
This Face Shadow Palette is perfect for every day style. Unfortunately, it only seems to suit light skin and wouldn’t show up nicely on darker skin (this is my truthful opinion).
This Kabuki Brush is pretty standard, but the crimson colour makes it oh so covetable!
Clinique Lunar New Year Makeup Collection 2021
Clinique makeup always does a lucky Lunar New Year collection! Since this is the year of the Ox, Clinique has imprinted an Ox on one of their best selling face highlighters: the Cheek Pop highlighter.
They have also created exclusive limited edition red and gold packaging on their best selling moisturizer bottles in the gel and lotion.
Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion
There’s a little Ox on top of the bottle too – this is a perfect addition to any vanity!
Clinique – Even Better Clinical Radical Dark Spot Corrector
The Radical Dark Spot Corrector is known for its brightening abilities and the reduction of redness and acne scaring. The original bottle is iridescent and still looks beautiful on any vanity.
However, the red and gold packaging on this serum will last a long while so if you use this product and you’re running out definitely go for the red and gold!
Charlotte Tilbury is always known for their packaging and prestige look so of course they would create a Lunar New Year Makeup 2021 collection!
The makeup collection is called: “The Lucky New Year Collection”. Included in the new collection is a limited edition Magic Cream and a K.I.S.S.I.N.G. lipstick.
Charlotte Tilbury Limited Edition Magic Cream
Since Charlotte Tilbury is most known for their magic cream which is essentially an all in one face cream, they have created a red and gold package that really stands out as you can see below.
Also, if you’re running low on the magic cream already you may as well get the lucky one with the red lid!
New Lipstick K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Lipstick in Sweet Blossom
Charlotte Tilbury released a very special and new lipstick called Sweet Blossom for the Lucky New Year 2021 collection.
Sweet Blossom is a dusty rose colour and does appear to look similar to her famous “Pillow Talk”. Read the review here.
The Sweet Blossom lipstick comes in a very special red and gold stud package which is the perfect accessory for any lucky lady!
If you love both of these products and shop CharloteTilbury.com then you can get the bundle together for an extra savings!
NARS Cosmetics Lunar New Year Makeup 2021 Collection
What would the new year be without NARS Cosmetics participating in a limited edition palette? NARS Cosmetics always has amazing packaging and for the 2021 Lunar New Year Collection they did not dissapoint.
The Lunar New Year Makeup 2021 Collection by NARS consists of: an eyeshadow palette, four red lipsticks, and the light reflecting setting powder.
The quality of everything listed is always impeccable and I have ben using the light reflecting setting powder for years and it helps reduce my shine dramatically.
NARS Lunar New Year Eyeshadow Quad
The eyeshadow quad is a beautifully designed palette with neutral shades of golds and coppers. This is perfect for a night out or daytime look. Check the swatches below to see how the shadow applies on the skin.
NARS Lunar New Year Lipstick Limited Edition Shades
As mentioned above there are four limited edition shades:
- Intrigue – Scarlet red
- Wen Wo – Warm nude
- China Rose – Warm peach brown
- Banned Red – Maid wine
Here are the swatches:
Limited Edition Light Reflecting Setting Powder
As I mentioned above, I have been using the Light Reflecting Setting Powder and it is perfect for reducing shine in photos.
Also, this powder really lasts for EVER so if you were thinking about buying it then you shouldn’t wait because the packaging is so beautiful.
There you have the best Lunar New Year Makeup 2021 round up. Be sure to act fast if you like any of these items in these limited editions!