By Dianna Mazzone
Updated Feb 01, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
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Let us be among the first to wish you a happy Lunar New Year: The celebration begins on February 8th, and signals the official start to the Year of the Monkey. And, to mark the occasion, a handful of brands have created beauty goodies especially designed with the New Year in mind. Keep scrolling for some serious packaging envy.

Giorgio Armani Chinese New Year Illuminating Palette

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We think the phrase “too pretty to use” was invented for this lust-worthy highlighting palette. Save it as a collectible or—if you can bring yourself to disturb the design—brush the slightly-shimmery powder across the high points of your face. (It's a universally-flattering shade of champagne.)

Yves Saint Laurent The Year of the Monkey Palette

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Five party-ready, pink-y hues are stored inside this special-edition shadow palette.

Estée Lauder Year of the Monkey Powder Compact

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This translucent powder compact celebrates the Year of the Monkey in the most glamorous way: The monkey pictured holds a Swarovski crystal peach, a Chinese symbol of marriage, spring, and immortality.

MAC Year of the Monkey Collection

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MAC Cosmetics looked to the Chinese opera when curating their Year of the Monkey-themed collection. Check out the blush in Modern Mandarin, a red-orange hue that imparts a healthy glow.


Givenchy Prisme Libre Chinese New Year Edition

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If you’re a fan of Givenchy’s cult-favorite color-correcting powders, why not stock up while they’re available in this luxe red case?