Get Ready For Chinese New Year With Cindy | Clozette
What’s Chinese New Year without more festive shopping? In light of the most celebrated holiday amongst the Chinese community, we followed Clozette Ambassador and digital beauty influencer Cindy on her CNY festive shopping spree.

“If I had to pick three words to describe what Chinese New Year means to me, they would be ‘family’, ‘reunion’ and ‘tradition’.” Read on as the new mum of four month-old Chriselle shares her festive picks with us – and walks us through how she prepares for CNY with those three words in mind.

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Add a touch of warmth with decorations



“I’ve always treasured our annual family get-together! Even during my flying days (as a former air stewardess), I always found myself longing to be home to spend the holidays with my family. This appreciation for family reunions was instilled in me from a very young age. I believe it was our parents’ way of reminding us to spend quality time loving and appreciating our family.

My first order of business will be to de-clutter and get rid of the old. Then, it’s on to setting our cosy abode up for the celebration and adding a touch of festive vibes with CNY decorations.”
Ensure snacks are well stocked



“Making sure that there are appropriate CNY goodies and that these snacks are well stocked for the family and relatives visiting are a must during the Lunar New Year celebrations. Food is something to enjoy the festive joy with for the young and elderly.”

Glam up with new clothes



“Glam up with new clothes, such as a classic cheongsam, to stay in sync with tradition. This year’s extra special as I get to shop for Chriselle too! She will be twinning with her mum for her first Chinese New Year.”


Refresh with an efficient beauty regimen



“As I am currently a full time stay-home mum, a complex beauty regimen takes away too much time from BabyC. A simple yet efficient regimen with the SK-II Facial Treatment Essence is what I need to start the day right with well-nourished skin. 2017 shall be a year of simplicity at its best.

With the FTE, I noticed my skin is supple to the touch, well moisturised and nourished. It allows my serums and moisturisers to absorb well thereafter. I’ve been using the FTE for years!”

Prepare red packets for good luck



“Collecting ang baos, or red packets, during CNY was one of the highlights for me as I was growing up. It’s now my turn to pack and bless the next generation during this festive period.”

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Share the festivities in your feed with these five things to incorporate into your CNY Instagram post!

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(Cover photo from: penmyblog)


If you've been wanting to put your creative side to use by way of makeup but don't know where to look for inspiration, why not let the stars be your guide? Whether you're a solid believer of astrology or just someone who's looking to do something new for the new year, taking a cue from zodiac signs is something worth trying out.


Planning to up your game in the beauty department? Here are some fun, festive looks inspired by zodiac signs to ignite your creativity.



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Leo



Let's start with something you'd most likely be able to wear. Inspired by Leo, the sign of people who are natural stand-outs, this look will help make sure that all eyes are on you. The look is fairly simple, but the eyes definitely catch the attention.



Cancer




This one's still in the wearable spectrum, but it's definitely more festive and fun. Taking a cue from Cancer, the sign of people who are rooted in family, this makeup look depicts their open and welcoming nature.

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Capricorn



Bold smokey eyes? A must for someone whose eyes are on the prize. Capricorns are said to be ambitious and determined, so show how big your personality is by recreating this look.


Scorpio



As feisty as Scorpio's personality is this makeup look. The intense eye makeup is perfect for embodying the sign's strong and commanding attributes.



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Pisces



Those who are under the Pisces sign are believed to have natural artistic inclinations. So dare to be different and don't be scared to express yourself.


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Ready to start recreating these looks? Here are the beauty products you need according to your sign.


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(Cover photo from: @kendalljenner)


Say what you want about Kendall Jenner, but we love her. The gorgeous model has come a long way since her crazy days on Keeping Up With The Kardashians. While she still is on the show, instead of being a naughty child, she has now grown into a poised and stylish young lady — earning her a spot in our fashion and beauty-loving hearts.

Instead of playfully posing on our television screens like she used to, we can now catch her walking on the runways for fashion brands during various Fashion Weeks and appearing in numerous campaigns and magazine covers.

So if you’re a huge fan of hers and are looking for ways you can emulate her in your looks, then you’re in luck. Ahead we list down the best style tips we picked up from her famous looks on Instagram!

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One-piece swimsuits are the new bikini


(Photo from: @kendalljenner)

If one-piece swimsuits remind you of the ones worn by Olympic athletes, forget about them because Kendall has just proven that one-piece swimsuits are back in style and are better than ever. No more unflattering cuts since brands are now coming out with an array of one-piece styles, colours, and prints to suit every need and taste.

Slip dresses can look classy


(Photo from: @kendalljenner)

Slip dresses are often controversial to wear due to their similarities with lingerie, but leave it to Kendall to make it look elegant. The trick is to not over-accessorise it but rather to wear it with a fresh face: that means a more natural-looking contour, dewy skin, and textured brows.

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Killer brows & lashes never go out of style


(Photo from: @kendalljenner)

When you’re too lazy to rock a glamorous makeup look all day, just groom your brows to make them look fuller and textured, apply a ton of mascara, and that’s it. You will look polished, sophisticated, and awake in an instant.

Pleated dress = ballet chic


(Photo from: @kendalljenner)

If you, like us, are hoping to relive your childhood dreams of being a ballet dancer, albeit in a more adult way, then look no further than this ensemble sported by Kendall. All you will need to get the 'off-duty ballerina' look is a pleated dress in a neutral or pastel shade, ballet flats, and the highest topknot your hair will allow. 


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Don’t be afraid to go bold


(Photo from: @kendalljenner)

You live only one life, so instead of spending it always wearing your tried and tested outfits, why not go for something bold and daring instead? Kendall has impeccable style, but she often mixes it up for a little fun too. So take a cue from her and don’t be afraid to experiment with your fashion choices.

Red lipstick is your BFF


(Photo from: @kendalljenner)

Whenever you’re in need of a pick-me-up, your red lipstick will be there for you. It goes with any MOTD and OOTD; whatever mood you’re in, this classic lip colour will always brighten your day and pull together your ensemble.


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A ponytail will give you an instant facelift


(Photo from: @kendalljenner)

No need for those injections that won’t allow you to move your face! Whatever age you may be, if you want to give yourself an instant facelift, just tie your hair and it will gently pull up your skin to give it that taut and lifted look.


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If Kendall Jenner's not your cup of tea, maybe you'd like Selena Gomez. Here's why you should consider making the singer-actress your style peg this year.


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