Watsons Is Going All Out To Celebrate Chinese New Year This Year

From videos to sales and everything in between!

Cover image via Watsons Malaysia (Facebook)

This Spotlight is sponsored by Watsons.

This year, Watsons has really gone all out in an effort to give Malaysians a great festive season ahead with their #HappyBeautifulYear CNY campaign. Here's what they've done so far:

1. Announce storewide sales and promos with up to 50% off and tons of freebies

From haircare and skincare products to cosmetics and beauty products, practically everything's on sale at Watsons! They've been constantly announcing new promos so stay tuned to their FB page for the latest sale updates.

So there's no better time to head over to your nearest Watsons and take advantage of all the discounts and promos to stock up on all your favourite supplies and products. Brb it's shopping time! We all gotta look our best for CNY after all, right?

2. They also produced three videos with tips on how to look good during Chinese New Year

#HappyBeautifulYear, Beautiful Luscious Hair

The 2 Lengluis are back again with their gorgeous hair do’s this Chinese New Year! Check out how these Lengluis keep their hair healthy and happy! “” Get the Beautiful Luscious hair products now from nearest Watsons Stores or shop ONLINE at #HappyBeautifulYear #WatsonsMalaysia

Posted by Watsons Malaysia on Wednesday, 24 January 2018

The video series features two characters, Expert and Fairy, who try to show off their knowledge in haircare, skincare, and cosmetics. You can find all the products featured in the videos at any Watsons outlet, and enjoy great savings while you shop! 

Here are the videos on skincare and cosmetics:

#HappyBeautifulYear, Beautiful Glowing Skin

Want beautiful skin this Chinese New Year? Easy! With these special tips from this two lengluis, your beauty will shine from the inside out! Watch to find out how! “”“” Wanna get Beautiful Glowing Skin like both of them? Visit the nearest Watsons Store or shop ONLINE at #HappyBeautifulYear #WatsonsMalaysia

Posted by Watsons Malaysia on Sunday, 28 January 2018
#HappyBeautifulYear, Beautiful Look

Watch as these 2 Lengluis battle out on who has the highest level of makeup! React 'Like' for Team Fairy-Like makeup and 'Love' for Team Beauty Expert! “” “” Check out what are their secrets to a Beautiful Look at your nearest Watsons Store or shop ONLINE at #HappyBeautifulYear #WatsonsMalaysia

Posted by Watsons Malaysia on Tuesday, 30 January 2018

3. Collaborated with the team behind 'Think Big Big', one of the most highly anticipated movies of the CNY season

Image via Tashi Media

'Think Big Big' is the latest work from director Chiu Keng Guan, who also directed the hit local films 'The Journey' and 'OLA BOLA'. The feel good movie features an almost all-female cast, including the likes of former Miss Astro Chinese International Pageant contestants Serene Lim and Vivienne Oon, singer Ruby Yap, as well as newcomers Moon Yoong, Joanne Lau, and Keigrey Kam.

It tells the story of a plus-sized model who ends up having to join a weight-loss competition that requires her to document her weight-loss journey on social media in order to pay off her debts.

Last Friday, Watsons was proud to collaborate with the team behind 'Think Big Big' to present the premiere screening of the movie. Media reps (including us!) and Watsons Elite members got to attend the exclusive invite-only premiere and were even treated to an exciting lion dance performance as well as a meet-and-greet session with the movie's cast.

'Think Big Big' hits cinemas nationwide on 14 February 2018 so don't forget to catch it with your family as part of your CNY celebrations this year!

4. Create a series of videos to set Malaysians up for a healthy and beautiful Lunar New Year

Watsons Healthy & Beautiful Year Feng Sui tips by Wong Chui Ling

Keep healthy and stay beautiful this Lunar New Year! Catch us from 5 February till 12 February 2018 everyday at 6pm for Watsons Healthy & Beautiful Year Feng Sui tips by Wong Chui Ling. 252126Chui LingWatsons #HappyBeautifulYear #HealthyBeautifulYear #WatsonsMalaysia

Posted by Watsons Malaysia on Friday, 2 February 2018

Titled Watsons Healthy & Beautiful Year, the 8 episode series tackles a different issue in each bite-sized video. From who are right kind of people that are compatible with your zodiac sign, to how to advance your career, let media personality Wong Chui Ling guide you through the coming year with her handy feng shui tips.

Check out the full series:
Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 | Episode 6

5. Launch their own creative dance contest


Watch how "Think Big Big" movie cast dance to the tune of “Happy Beautiful Year” Song in our video and submit your most creative dance video to get 10,000 worth of Watsons VIP points, most viewed video gets Big Big RM8,888 reward! “Think Big Big” movie is directed by the acclaimed Chiu Keng Guan and produced by Astro Shaw. Let’s dance to our happy tunes this new year! *Terms and Conditions apply. #HappyBeautifulYear #WatsonsMalaysia

Posted by Watsons Malaysia on Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Watsons invited Malaysians to come up with their own creative dance moves featuring their #HappyBeautifulYear Chinese New Year song, the catchy jingle that has been at the heart of all their CNY promos for years.

The video entry with the most views will win a big big ang pow of RM8,888! Plus, every submission automatically gets RM50 worth of Watsons VIP points.

#HappyBeautfulYear Celebrity Dance Video

Your fave celebs are dancing to the beat of the #HappyBeautifulYear song and so should you! You only have 11 DAYS LEFT to join the Watsons CNY Dance Contest! The most viewed video will WIN RM8,888 WATSONS VIP POINTS, while you can get RM50 WORTH OF WATSONS VIP POINTS for every video submission. It’s that easy! To find out more, visit now and upload your video today! #WatsonsMalaysia #HappyBeautifulYear

Posted by Watsons Malaysia on Tuesday, 13 February 2018

It's been super fun to watch all the various entries on social media, including ones done by tons of local celebrities such as Amber Chia, Leng Yein, Leng Sean, Sean Lee, Syaa Nasir, Fatina Feefa, Fify Azmi, Arja Lee, as well as the cast of 'Think Big Big'.

And of course we just had to join in on the fun by putting together our own fun little muhibah version hehe.

Groovin' Into The New Year

This is our entry for Watsons Malaysia's #HappyBeautifulYear contest. If you think you can do better than us, find out how you can participate here: Good luck!

Posted by SAYS on Monday, 29 January 2018

The contest is still ongoing btw! The closing date for entries is only on 24 February 2018 so there's still plenty of time for you to get in on it and stand a chance of winning that ang pow. Maybe you could get your family to join in too :P

Check out the entries submitted by Malaysians everywhere:

Happy Beautiful Year Flash Mob

GET RM50 WORTH OF WATSONS VIP POINTS simply by dancing to the Watsons #HappyBeautifulYear song! Wherever you may be, break into dance and have endless fun this Chinese New Year! Visit for more details. Only the first 2,000 qualified submissions can avail of the free points so hurry and submit your video today! #WatsonsMalaysia

Posted by Watsons Malaysia on Monday, 12 February 2018

Watsons would like to wish all Malaysians a very Happy Beautiful Year! Gong xi fa cai everyone :D

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