Whether you’re in the midst of spring cleaning, shopping for new clothes or baking sinful cookies for guests, let’s now admit that we’re all excited to ring in the Year of the Pig and spend quality time with our loved ones. Not only are hues of red filling the clothing stores, things are also pretty damn exciting in the beauty department in commemoration of the festive season, so here are some of our picks to ensure you look your best all throughout those 15 days!

1. MAC Cosmetics Lucky Red

Fortune favours those bold enough to experience it, so why not go all out with MAC Cosmetics’ Lucky Red collection? Featuring five Lipsticks comprising three best-selling hues as well as two new shades along with two Powder Blush Duos and a Powder/Blush Brush in blossom-adorned packaging, they’ll easily be the most prized possessions on your vanity.

The MAC Cosmetics Lucky Red collection is priced as follows: Lipstick – RM88; Powder Blush Duo – RM135; and Powder/Blush Brush – RM170. Available at select MAC Cosmetics locations and www.maccosmetics.com.my.

2. SK-II Facial Treatment Essence Limited Edition

It’s important have your skin in its tip-top condition especially with all the merrymaking and visiting that’s going to be happening. Look no further than SK-II’s Facial Treatment Essence infused with Pitera™ to treat the skin from within – now in a unique limited edition bottle bearing a swirl that is a modern interpretation for the Year of the Boar.

The SK-II Facial Treatment Essence Limited Edition is now available at all SK-II counters within Malaysia while stocks last and retails for RM716.

3. L’Occitane Limited Edition Shea Butter Hand Cream

Specially formulated for dry to very dry hands, L’Occitane’s Shea Butter Hand Cream has long been a cult favourite for its extra nourishing ingredients such as fair trade, organic shea butter, almond and honey extracts and coconut oil. Guess there will be no more excuse for having parched hands!

L’Occitane’s limited edition Shea Butter Hand Cream comes in a 150ml tube and is priced at RM118.

4. Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer Gift Edition with Gold Case

Your hair, too, would require the same amount of love to be picture perfect for the ‘gram, and there’s no better way to go about it than Dyson’s Supersonic™ hair dryer that is engineered to deliver a powerful airflow to dry hair quickly whilst helping to prevent heat damage with a constant airflow temperature of 150°C.

The Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer Gift Edition with Gold Case is a limited edition priced at RM1,699, available at major departmental stores, electrical stores, the Dyson Demo at The Gardens Mall and Gurney Plaza, as well as www.shop.dyson.my.

5. Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Pressed Highlighter – Year of the Pig (Limited Edition)

Admittedly, this limited edition Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Pressed Highlighter is way too pretty to use, but just imagine the glow it’s going to deliver! This soft, peachy pink shade consists of gold and silver pearls and has an embossed Year of the Pig design whilst being packaged in a limited edition gold compact.

The Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Pressed Highlighter – Year of the Pig (Limited Edition) is priced at RM183 on www.sephora.my.

Carmen Chong
YouTube-obsessed and a beauty junkie at heart. Find her on Instagram: @carthemen