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Celebrate Chinese New Year with these limited edition beauty buys

In celebration of Chinese New Year on February 8, international cosmetic brands have launched a series of limited edition beauty products to honour the Year of the Monkey. Brands including YSL, Giorgio Armani, Givenchy and Estee Lauder have given some of their cult classic bestsellers a makeover, with make-up and skincare products decorated with fun and cheeky monkey motifs and packaging coated in lucky colours of red and gold. Here’s a round up of some of our favourites.

Giorgio Armani Chinese New Year Highlighting Palette

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How cute is this! It’s a highlighting pressed powder palette containing shades of gold, bronze and champagne.

Estee Lauder Year of the Monkey Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II

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Estee Lauder’s cult brown bottle gets a golden makeover and comes with a red monkey key chain.

YSL The Year of the Monkey Palette

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This gorgeous gold palette contains five eyeshadows in warm pink and taupe tones. The packaging is striking with an abstract metal work design.

Givenchy Prisme Libre Chinese New Year

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The brand’s bestselling loose powder shade, Mousseline Pastel, is repackaged in a bold red design featuring gold monkeys surrounding the Givenchy logo.

MAC Year of the Monkey Spring 2016 Collection

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MAC’s new colour collection includes eyeshadows, lipsticks, a eyeliner and a blusher. If you purchase a product from this collection you’ll also receive a complimentary glided envelope.

Guerlain KissKiss The Chinese New Year Shaping Cream Lip Color

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This red lipstick comes in a new gold case with a sleek cube design. Formulated with hyaluronic acid spheres and commiphora oil to leave lips with a satiny sensation.

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