The world of beauty and art collide all in the name of spreading holiday cheer.

Artistic collaborations between beauty brands and graphic designers, painters, illustrators and the likes aren’t exactly a new thing but the limited-edition Christmas ones always feel extra special in some ways, don’t you think? The creativity, holiday spirit and magical wonder – there’s so much to look forward to! Here, we list some of the amazing ones worth checking out this year.

Kiehl’s x Maïté Franchi

From left: Midnight Recovery Concentrate 50ml, RM330. Scented Scrub Soap Lavender 140g, RM72. Body Moisturiser, RM120 and Holiday packaging.

Formerly an Art Director for various creative agencies, Maïté Franchi is a Lyon-based illustrator whose work combine geometric shapes, vibrant colours and subtle textures. For this collection, she was inspired by Kiehl’s orignial New York apothecary and pays homage to its storefront with cool illustrations that feature a cast of downtown neighbors wrapping gifts, dancing, taking selfies on the iconic Kiehl’s motorcycle and coming together as a community.

Shu Uemura x One Piece

Shu uemura beauty collaborations
From left: Rouge Unlimited Amplified Matte Lipstick, RM102. Wanted Gold Eyelash Curler, RM72. Treasure Box Eye Palette, RM300. Ultim8 Sublime Cleansing Oil, RM406.

Following its recent collab with Onitsuka Tiger, the renowned beauty brand pairs up with yet another Japanese icon and this time it’s the manga series One Piece, which centres around a pirate named Luffy in search for the legendary ‘One Piece’ treasure. Inspired by Luffy’s adventures, the collection features an array of amazing beauty treasures including the Treasure Box eye palette with jewel-like eyeshadows, statement lipsticks and the brand’s iconic beauty essentials including its cleansing oil, foundation brush and eyelash curler. All of these bear illustrations of Luffy and the Straw Hat Crew.

Ren Clean Skincare x Lisa Tegtmeier

Ren skincare beauty collaborations
Ren Glow To Go Trio, RM169

For Ren’s holiday collection, Hamburg-based illustrator Lisa Tegtmeier was called upon for her ability to turn complex concepts into vibrant and fun graphics. Her design presents a subtle but festive winter feel with colours that represent the skincare ranges such as the Glow To Go Trio. This kit includes the multi-tasking Daily AHA Tonic, Vitamin C Gel Cream and the Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask that together, will work to enhance your holiday glow!

Sulwhasoo x Phannapast Taychamaythakool

Sulwhasoo beauty collaborations
Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Serum Holiday Set, RM690

For this renowned South Korean brand, Thai artist Phannapast Taychamaythakool, who is highly skilled for mixing Oriental culture with Western styles, created amazing designs that feature a number of intriguing and dynamic animals such as King Haetae, Miss Unicorn, Sir Reindeer and two Lady Turtle Doves. From luxe velvety pouches to collectable beauty sets, the holiday goodies from Sulwhasoo are just what you need to get Christmas-ready!