Your Favourite Products Got A Lunar New Year Makeover | Clozette


A new year means new plans, new beginnings, and of course, makeovers. And for those of us who feel like January flew by so fast that we weren't able to make the changes we hoped for, thankfully, the Lunar New Year gives us a great do-over opportunity. Along with our own routines, wardrobes, and overall lifestyle getting a revamp, our favourite beauty picks are also heading that route. Ahead, check out how your favourite products got a Lunar New Year makeover. 


Hourglass Ambient® Lighting Blush in Vivid Flush



SGD67


We all know that festivities are equal to a lot of visitations and photo-taking opportunities. So having the perfect luminous flush to make you look fresh and radiant is just what you need. That's where the re-dressed Hourglass Ambient® Lighting Blush comes in. Its signature bronze box is redesigned with a red boar for the Year Of The Earth Pig and comes in a limited-edition Vivid Flush shade created by brand founder Carisa Janes for total wearability, just for the occasion. 


Benefit Cosmetics You're A Lucky Star - Happiness Set


SGD54


Go ham (pun intended) on your Benefit favourites with this adorably packaged You're A Lucky Star - Happiness Set. Stuffed with the brand's bestsellers, namely the Goof Proof Brown Pencil, the Roller Lash, and the Benetint lip and cheek stain in mini sizes, it's the perfect gift to spread some beauty luck to your best gals or maybe even yourself!


Beautyblender Chinese New Year 2019 kit


SGD49


Offered in its iconic original sponge and a 1 oz. solid blendercleanser®, the Beautyblender's Chinese New Year 2019 kit will definitely have you saying goodbye to streaks on your base for good. The combination of brash red and gold gives the perfect prosperity colours to go with your beauty routine for the rest of the year. 


Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Pressed Highlighter Year Of The Pig


USD58


What better way to attract luck for CNY than to shine like gold? Pack on the glow with this collectable Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Pressed Highlighter, Year of the Pig edition. The irresistible pig imprint and showoff-worthy limited-edition gold compact is just an add-on to the already gorgeous and flattering peachy shade of this pick. 



Sunday Riley Lunar New Year kit


SGD79


With the traces of cool weather still upon us from the holidays come tired and dry looking skin. And since January happened like a flash, there's just no time to recover. So what do you say about hitting the reset button this February with Sunday Riley's Lunar New Year kit. Get your hands on the Ceramic Slip CleanserLuna Sleeping Night Oil, Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment, and the C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum perfectly curated in a red and gold CNY packaging to have you greeting the Earth Pig's year with healthier skin. P.S. While you're at it, give our review of these brand favourites a read!


Givenchy Prisme Libre Powder – Mousseline Pastel n°1


SGD100


Make sure your makeup look is at its best by adding a touch of Givenchy into your beauty routine. This loose powder combines four complementary pastel shades that are perfect for colour correcting, mattifying, and refreshing your look for a flawless finish that'll last through the busy day. Plus, it's worth mentioning that just in time for the festivities, it got a great makeover with its cover lid dressed in an exclusive red and gold clover pattern that will add a hint of flair to your vanity.



Glamglow Gravitymud™ Firming Treatment Gold


SGD80


Have you seen our scoop on whether or not Glamglow masks deserve a place in your beauty routine? Well, add this one to your beauty picks because it got a limited edition glow-up just for CNY. Now offered in a gold jar enclosed within an equally beautiful illustrated box, this will definitely add a feel of luxury to your next at-home pampering session. 


LANEIGE Chinese New Year Collection


Hold on to your hats K-beauty lovers as LANEIGE strips away its typical pastel shades and dons a fiery shade of red just for the Lunar New Year. From single-packaged favourites like the Perfect Renew Renegerator (SGD88), BB Anti-Aging Cushion (SGD62) and Silk Intense Lipstick (SGD36), to beauty bundles like the Perfect Renew Set (SGD284), Moisture Set (SGD199) and Red Makeup Set (SGD91-98), we have to admit that while we love LANEIGE's soft colours, this limited edition curation definitely gives the products a sexier appeal.


Complete your festive look with these stylish pieces.


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Last December, we brought you the great news about Japanese brand Utena landing in Malaysia.  And from there, we got the initial scoop on what happened during the launch, some of the products that hit our favourite beauty counters, and the benefits of diving into a Utena-filled beauty routine. But we're not stopping there. We decided to give some of the brand's bestsellers a whirl to see if they fare as they promise.


From the Matomage Hair Styling stick for quick hair fixes to the Premium Puresa Golden Jelly Mask for keeping your skin refreshed and moisturised, watch these Utena products in action in the unboxing video above.

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Hello, Monday! While the first day of the week may not be the most fun for some people, we sure know how to make the most of it by digging through some news that gathered up during the weekend. And if you're in the mood to sift through the goings-on like we are, give our Insider Roundup a read for the scoop on why Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner got subpoenaed and more.


Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner and more facing subpoenas



Models and personalities Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Hailey Baldwin and more who were involved in the Fyre Festival promotional video are now facing subpoenas to explain the payment scheme the talents received from Fyre Media CEO Billy McFarland. In case you haven't heard of the disastrous event or have seen the Hulu and Netflix documentaries, Fyre Festival was supposed to be a high-profile luxury event to be held in an island in the Bahamas, complete with gourmet food and many VIP attendees. However, due to issues in security, accommodations and overall operations, the event did not happen. It resulted in a myriad of lawsuits on the account of defrauding ticket buyers and an estimated total of USD100 million damages caused. Yikes!


Singapore's first-ever smart spa




Yes, you read that right. Porcelain Origins is here to take your pampering experience to the next level with Singapore's first-ever smart spa. Porcelain’s fourth and largest outlet to date, this 3,450 sq. ft. boutique has a total of 14 treatment rooms and several digital features that include a personalised app, the Product Discovery Bar, Digital Consultation and Smart Mirrors for an overall technologically mediated bespoke experience. Well, that's our weekend plans sorted.


Our favourite looks from the SAG Awards



As if we haven't said it enough, we love awards season. Not so much because of the movies and TV shows but because of the gorgeous fashion and beauty looks that hit the red carpet. And for this year's SAG Awards, the big winners in our book are Shangela in Christian Siriano, Emma Stone in Louis Vuitton, Margot Robbie in Chanel, and Lady Gaga channelling Marilyn Monroe in a beautiful white Dior dress.


Oreo lip balm?



Your favourite snack is getting a beauty makeover as Oreo collaborates with Taste Beauty to create a lip balm with a delectable cream flavour. Now, while it's not for eating, we surely want to have it in our beauty stash, and we're sure you do, too. The catch is you can't simply walk into a store and get your hands on this; you have to join a contest on Oreo.com starting 4 February to have your chance. Now, we don't know about you but we're already excited to send our entries.



Catch the Miu Miu Twist fragrance at Changi Airport




Singapore's Changi Airport is the first stop of the Miu Miu Twist fragrance launch across airports worldwide and it will be exclusive to Shilla Duty Free before the countrywide launch on 28 February. Say goodbye to top, heart and base notes because this new fragrance features a unique linear accord, meaning consistent scents all throughout your wear. With apple blossom, orange blossom and pink amber accords, it's quirky, fresh and fruity. Plus, it gives just the right balance between fun and sophisticated. Get it in a 50mL or a 100mL variant (or grab the more travel-friendly 30mL bottle at ishopchangi.com soon) at the Changi Airport Terminal 1 pop up until 31 January. P.S. Did we mention it's also available as a perfumed hair mist, a shower gel and a body lotion?


(Cover photo 
from: @kendalljenner)


P.S. Have you heard? Shu Uemura is available in the Philippines again. We spill the deets here.


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