Chinese New Year Beauty: The Year of the Dog is Here!

Chinese New Year Beauty Hudson's Bay The Point

This February 16 is Lunar New Year, which welcomes the year of the Dog.

With celebrations taking place across the globe, expect to see light and sound explosions that involve fireworks, lion dances and bell ringing for Lunar New Year.

To join in on the festivities, some of our favourite beauty brands have launched special-edition products to help ring in Chinese New Year.

Red All Over
Not a limited product per se, but Chinese tradition involves red and gold colours during New Year’s celebrations, so grab a small sparkly handbag to add a festive touch to your look.

Aldo Sequin Flap Crossbody Bag, $55

Beautiful You
This year Shiseido is launching a special-edition red and gold bottle housing their star product, the Ultimune serum.

Shiseido Limited Edition Lunar New Year Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate, $155

Dog Days
Embossed with a dog imprint, this Armani palette is a highlighter containing delicate champagne pearls, to add a glorious glow to your complexion.

Giorgio Armani Chinese New Year Palette, $118


Complexion Perfection
An exclusive to Hudson’s Bay in Canada, Estée Lauder is pouring their best-selling Advanced Night Repair Serum into a metallic red bottle.

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Limited Edition Bottle, $120

Blooming Beauty
Emblazoned with blossoming Meihua flowers, which symbolize new beginnings, this YSL palette is a pretty keepsake for Chinese New Year and beyond.

Yves Saint Laurent Chinese New Year Blush Palette, $70

Festive & Functional
The perfect CNY gift, this version of L’Absolu Rose is engraved with a golden dog.

Lancôme Chinese New Year Limited Edition L’Absolu Rose, $40

Photography by David Pike.