“Hope you get rich!” may be Malaysian comedian, Ronny Chieng‘s catchcry for all things Chinese New Year, but here at Vogue Singapore, we’re hoping this moment encourages you to celebrate the beauty of new beginnings. So if you’re feeling prosperous, scroll down to get gorgeous and discover what we’d spend our ang bao money on.
Mine crypto by watching videos to redeem rewards
As a special treat for Vogue Singapore readers, by simply watching videos embedded into pink highlighted text in this story you can earn cryptocurrency in the form of VidyCoin. Think of it as digital ang bao money from us to you this Lunar New Year. For those new to mining crypto on Vogue.sg we have provided instructions* at the bottom of this story.
This crypto can then be exchanged** at our Vogue Singapore shop for various rewards, Vogue merchandise, or donated to the Vogue Singapore Foundation to support local creatives.
Start mining crypto by watching the Ang Bao Challenge videos below, featuring editors from Vogue Singapore recommending how to spend your ang bao money this Lunar New Year.
You will be able to mine crypto—that is, your digital ang bao money—from Tuesday 9 February at 3pm until Friday 19 February at 11.59pm SGT.
What to buy with your $50 ang bao
No socially-distant visitation with family and friends would be complete without Aesop’s Geranium Leaf Rinse-Free Hand Wash—its purse-friendly 50ml size alcohol-based formula will help you sanitise your hands on the go. Lancôme’s L’Absolu Rouge Intimatte Matte Veil Lipstick Plush Comfort – Bare Lips Feel ($49) reinvents rouge. Infused with hyaluronic acid and rose extract, apply this sensual soft matte dresses lips in a nearly-naked finish. For $48, you can also score Urban Decay’s iconic limited edition CNY-dressed All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray Lunar New Year to help set your face and help your make-up go the distance under a mask as you celebrate.
What to buy with your $150 ang bao
Get ready to reset your skin with Lancôme’s best-selling anti-ageing serum, Advanced Genifique. This daily youth-activating serum powered by microbiome science has been proven to optimise the skin’s recovery by 77 per cent. How? By formulating a blend of seven pre- and probiotic fractions that create the ideal environment for the microbiomes on your skin that need a healthy, balanced, environment to thrive. For the works: there’s Givenchy’s epic Makeup & Fragrance 888 Chinese New Year Gift Set, a limited edition coffret at $150, which offers all your beauty and scent essentials to usher in the Year of the Ox. Tom Ford’s Rose Prick Eye Color Quad in Body Heat ($127) comprising of sensual neutrals will take you from Chinese New Year to Valentine’s Day and beyond.
What to buy with your $500 ang bao
Usher in the spring with Dior’s Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet eau de toilette ($218 for 100ml). The fragrance comprising of Calabrian bergamot, peony and Damascas rose accord comes housed in a limited edition Petit Théâtre case decorated in a red and gold floral motif. Nourish, regenerate, and smoothen skin with Lancôme’s Absolue Soft Cream ($450). Infused with Grand Rose extracts made up of the Lancôme Rose, Centifolia Rose and Rosa Damascena, this anti-ageing treatment regenerates and visibly transforms your skin. It may be the Year of the Ox, but don’t let that stop you from embracing Chanel’s Les Exclusifs Le Lion de Chanel eau de parfum ($328 for 75ml), is a warm and refined scent composed of ambery notes of labdanum, patchouli, with vanilla, bergamot and lemon.
*How to mine crypto on Vogue.sg
(a) Hover over the pink highlighted text in this story with your mouse (on desktop) or press and hold with your finger (on mobile) to see the embedded video pop up on your screen;
(b) To enlarge the video and activate sound, click on the pink highlight (on desktop) or swipe up with your finger (on mobile);
(c) Create a free Vidy account by clicking on the VidyCoin counter at the top right corner of your screen (confirmation for successfully redeemed rewards will be sent to the email provided during sign-up); and
(d) As you watch the videos embedded in this story, and throughout Vogue.sg, you will start to mine VidyCoin crypto (indicated in the VidyCoin counter on the top right corner).
**How to redeem rewards with your cryptocurrency
(a) Click the top right-hand corner of your display while watching a Vidylink video to access your Vidy dashboard;
(b) Access the Vogue Singapore shop by clicking the ‘shop’ tab; and
(c) Inside the Vogue Singapore shop, you can choose to use your mined crypto to enter a lucky draw to win various prizes; redeem the latest issue of Vogue Singapore and other Vogue merchandise; or donate to the Vogue Singapore Foundation.
Please note that the lucky draw prizes, Vogue merchandise, and Vogue magazine can only be redeemed by readers based in Singapore. However, all readers, including those based outside of Singapore, have the option to donate crypto to the Vogue Singapore Foundation.
If you have entered a lucky draw to win a prize, you will receive a digital lucky draw ticket with a unique serial number. Winners will be notified via email after the completion of the lucky draw period.
If you have exchanged your earned crypto for Vogue merchandise or magazine, you’ll be contacted by our team via email to be congratulated, and arrange collection.