Rules & Regulations


Be the 2018 SG Beauty Vlogger of the Year

Submit your best makeup tutorial video for a chance to fly to Los Angeles to meet international beauty vloggers and experience the Face Awards US finale. You will also be crowned the 2018 SG Beauty Vlogger of the Year.

1. Upload a new or existing Youtube makeup tutorial showing us your favourite look.
Videos will be judged on how well it shows off your artistry, talent, presentation and quality of the video. Check out our guidelines below.

2. Upload your submission video to YouTube
You will have to create an account, if you don't have one already. Videos can be new or an existing video.

3. Fill out and submit the entry form (will be available 26th March).
Open submissions will be accepted until 29nd April at 11.59pm SGT).

4. Hang tight. Finalists will be notified by email on 4th May, 2018.

1. Eligibility:

  1. The FACE Fine Artistry of Cosmetics Elites Awards Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of Singapore who are at least 18 years of age at date of entry. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related, of NYX Professional Makeup (“Sponsor”), L'Oreal Singapore (“Agency”), and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. Contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations.
  2. Potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility and identity per these Official Rules, which will include a background check and completion of documentation required by Sponsor to complete such background check, the results of which must be completely satisfactory as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Additional eligibility requirements apply for winners, as described below.

2. Sponsor:

NYX Professional Makeup, Consumer Products Division of L’Oreal Singapore, 1 George Street, One George Street #19-04/06 Singapore 049145

3. Agreement to Official Rules:

Participation in this Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein, including Sponsor’s approval of the results of a background check.

4. Timing:

The Contest begins on 26th March, 2018 12:00 PM Singapore Time ("SGT"), ends on 15th July, 2018 at 11:59 PM SGT (the "Contest Period"), and consists of six (6) phases as set forth in the chart below.

5. Entry Chart:

PhaseEligible ParticipantsStart Date (at 12:00 PM SGT)End Date (at 11:59 PM SGT)End Date (at 830 PM SGT)
Entry SubmissionAll eligible entrants26-Mar29-Apr
Challenge # 1 SubmissionTop 15 Semi-Finalists invited by Sponsor11-May7-Jun
Voting Phase Challenge #18-Jun13-Jun
Challenge #2 (FINAL) SubmissionTop 6 Semi-Finalists invited by Sponsor18-Jun6-Jul
Voting Phase Challenge #2Jul (TBC)Jul (TBC)
Final Submission & Final JudgingTop 6 Finalists approved by SponsorJul (TBC)

Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest.

6. How to Enter:

To participate: You must have a non-private YouTube account. If you do not have a YouTube account, go to www.YouTube.com and create an account according to the instructions on the website. Creating an account is free and you may be asked to agree to the terms of service and privacy policy of the relevant platform. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with YouTube. If you choose to enter using your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details.
During the Initial Submission Phase, visit www.nyxcosmetics.com.sg/faceawards and follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form, including your name, phone number, valid email address, a valid home address, and a link to a video that best exemplifies your talent as a Beauty Vlogger (your "Submission"). Watch the guideline video to make sure that you Submission matches the requirements and restrictions. The video can be a pre-existing video or one created specifically for this contest. Here are some but not all of the important guidelines and restrictions:

  1. Your Submission may not exceed fifteen (15) minutes.
  2. You may make up your own face or use a model; if you use a model, your model must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  3. You may use any cosmetic products you would like; however brand names and logos of products other than the Sponsor’s must not be displayed or mentioned in your video. Your use of or reference to Sponsor’s products will not positively impact the Winner Determination process described below in Section 9.

By entering this contest and agreeing to these Official Rules, each entrant represents and warrants that he or she is the person listed on the entry form.
By uploading your initial Submission or any other Submission during the Contest, you agree that it conforms to the guidelines, requirements, permissions, and content restrictions listed below and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify you if it believes that it fails to conform.

Requirements: Entrants agree that during the Contest Period, they will not post any of their Submissions on Facebook or any other social network.

Permissions:Entrant must have permission from the model and any other individuals who appear in the Submission consent to the use of the Submission in the Contest to use their names and likenesses in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein. All other individuals must be at least 18 years of age. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions or proof in a form acceptable to Sponsor.

Content Restrictions:

  • Entrant's Submission must be his/her original work;
  • Entrant may not make any claims or beliefs (positive or negative) about any product or its performance;
  • Entrant may not make any statement about a brand other than Sponsor’s (including mere reference of its use);
  • Product logos and brand names other than Sponsor’s may not be displayed;
  • Submissions must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
  • Submissions must not disparage Sponsor or any other person or party;
  • Submissions must not contain brand names or trademarks other than those owned by Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use to incorporate in his/her Submission in this Contest;
  • Submissions may only contain music provided by Sponsor;
  • Submissions must not contain any content not created by entrant;
  • Submissions must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
  • Submissions must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
  • Submissions must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where Submission is created.

Limit:Each entrant may upload one (1) Submission in the Initial Submission phase and if invited, may provide one (1) Submission to the Sponsor for Semi-Finalists Challenges. Submissions received from any person, email address or YouTube account in excess of the stated limit will be void. Submissions generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Released Parties (as defined in Section 14, below) are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Submissions; all of which will be void. In the event of a dispute as to any Submission, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each entrant may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

7. Sponsor's Use of all Submissions:

Uploading any Submission constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor and its affiliates, a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, unlimited, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submission in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, for purposes as determined by Sponsor and its affiliates, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation and provide reasonable assistance that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to procure or exploit the rights entrant is granting to under this clause 7 in relation to the use the Submission.

8. No Compensation Provided:

By participating in this Contest, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many Submissions in connection with this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or promoted by the Sponsor, and that such Submissions may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to Entrant's Submission. Moreover, entrant acknowledges that his/her Submissions may be similar to materials developed by the Sponsor. Entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have now or in the future that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with any Submission or other material provided.

9. Determination of Semi-Finalists and Finalists:

Winners will be determined by the following process: First, the Sponsor will select fifteen Semi-Finalists based on the objective judging process described below. Semi-Finalists will be invited to participate in up to 2 (2) additional video challenges. The public will be permitted to vote on the Semi-Finalist's Submissions and those with the highest number of votes will be invited to continue. The final six (6) entrants ("Finalists") will be invited to participate in the Final Submission process. Failure to timely provide Semi-Finalist Submissions or compete other requirements listed below may result in forfeiture of a prize. The full process is described below.

a. Initial Judging Phase: After the conclusion of the Initial Submission phase, a panel of qualified judges determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion will select the fifteen (15) entrants with the highest-scoring Submissions (the "Semi-Finalists") from among all eligible Submissions based on the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”):

  • 40% Overall creativity of look;
  • 20% Presentation/Educational value of the tutorial;
  • 30% Artistry in makeup application;
  • 10% Quality of the video production;

In the event of a tie, the entrant whose Submission received the highest score for “creativity of the look” as determined by the qualified judges, in their sole discretion, will be deemed the applicable Semi-Finalist. In the event of a tied high score in “creativity of the look” the tied high scores will be re-judged and the one with the highest score will be deemed the Semi-Finalist. Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than fifteen (15) Semi-Finalists, if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Submissions. The fifteen (15) selected entrants will be notified by email or phone, using information provided on the entry form.

b. Video Challenges for Invited Semi-Finalists: The fifteen (15) Semi-Finalists selected after the first challenge must be prepared to participate in up to two (2) additional video challenges, as described below to continue in the Contest.

Prior to the beginning of each Video Challenge (dates set forth in the chart above in Section 5), the applicable Semi-Finalists will be invited to participate. Sponsor will announce the theme for each Video Challenge online at www.nyxcosmetics.com.sg/faceawards at the beginning of each Video Challenge. Semi-Finalists must create a Submission consistent with the theme provided and all of the guidelines, requirements, permissions, and content restrictions listed in Section 5. Submissions provided after the end date for the applicable Video Challenge may not be included in the gallery for public voting.

c. Public Voting: After each Video Challenge, there will be a public voting period. During each of the two(2) Public Voting Phases, (dates/times set forth in the Chart in Section 5), the applicable Semi-Finalists’ Submissions will be posted for public voting at www.nyxcosmetics.com.sg/faceawards Individuals may vote for the Submission they believe is the best. Limit: three (3) votes per e-mail address and per person, each day during the applicable Voting Phase. For the purposes of this Contest a day is defined as beginning at 12:00 AM (midnight) SGT and ending at the following 11:59 PM PSGT. On the days in which the Voting Phase opens at 12:00 PM SGT, voting for that day ends at 11:59 PM SGT. Multiple votes received from any person or email address in excess of the stated number will be void. Any attempt by any Semi-Finalist or voter to obtain votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including without limitation, offering prizes or other inducements to members of the public as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, by using any automated program, by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods, will void those votes for the Submission and Semi-Finalist may be disqualified as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to revise the vote counts should the voting as a whole appear to have been tampered with or manipulated in significant way.

d. Determination of Semi-Finalists that Continue in the Contest: After each public Voting Phase, the Submissions with the most valid votes will proceed to the next Challenge. In the event of a tie in votes after any of the Public Voting Phases, Sponsor will select the applicable Semi-Finalist to continue in the Contest using the Judging Criteria listed above to score the applicable Challenge Submission. The number of Semi-Finalists that will continue in the Contest for each Challenge is as follows:

  • Top fifteen (15) Semi-Finalists will be invited to participate in the 1st Video Challenge.
  • Top Six (6) Finalists will be invited to participate final challenge which will include a live voting.

Sponsor will notify the Semi-Finalists who will continue by email and/or phone prior to the beginning of the next Challenge Submission Phase.

10. Finalist Notification:

The potential six (6) Finalists will be notified by email or phone on or after June 16, 2018 using contact information provided on the entry form. The potential Finalists will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release and where not prohibited Publicity Release, including agreement for Sponsor to perform a background check, which must be received by Sponsor within three (3) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. The potential Finalists will be confirmed upon Sponsor’s satisfaction with and approval of the results of the background check. If a potential Finalist cannot be contacted, fails to execute and return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Release and Publicity Release or provide any other requested information within the required time period (as applicable), does not comply with these Official Rules, or notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Finalists forfeits the prize. If a potential Finalist is disqualified for any reason, the applicable prize may be awarded to a runner-up, if any, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

11. Finalist Submission & Judging and Additional Requirements:

a. Final Contest Submission in Singapore: 18 June, 2018 - 6 July, 2018. During the week of 18 June, 2018 Sponsor will provide the Finalists work space and selection of NYX Professional Makeup (all determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) and a final theme. Finalists will be directed to create a ninety (90) second video Submission that shows the final look created by 6 July, 2018 at a time provided by Sponsor. Each Finalists will be permitted to introduce his/her Submission and show the Submission for the final panel of Judges and those watching the live stream. After all of the Finalist's Submission are presented, the moderator will invite the public to vote ( at www.nyxcosmetics.com.sg/faceawards) on one (1) Submission that they like the best. The Final judging panel (made up of four (4) judges selected by Sponsor) will score each of the Finalist's Submissions based on the following Judging Criteria:

  • 40% Overall creativity of look
  • 20% Presentation/Educational value of the tutorial;
  • 30% Artistry in makeup application;
  • 10% Quality of the video production;
  • Winner determined at the Live Finale by public voting during the Live Stream on Microsites (50% votes) and by selected live judging panel (50% votes)

The Finalist with the highest-scoring Final Submission will be deemed the potential Grand Prize winner . In the event of a tie, the Finalist with the highest score for Overall Composition and Quality of the Submission will be deemed the potential Grand Prize Winner. Sponsor reserves the right to not select a Grand Prize winner, if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Submissions.

b. Additional Activities and Requirements during Week in Los Angeles California: During this week, the Winner will take part in various activities organised by Sponsor, including visit to Sponsor's headquarters, its showrooms and when Winner attends the Face Awards 2018. Winner understands that Sponsor will photograph and film the Winner during these activities and agrees to be photographed and filmed by Sponsor. Winner hereby irrevocably ad without any limitation in time consent to the use by Sponsor and its designees or agents of any of Winner’s filmed, recorded and/or photographed likeness, body, voice and/or comments contained therein and any of Winner’s personal data and information in all kinds of media worldwide, including but not limited to TV-commercials, in print, on the internet which is publicly available to the world for reasonable purposes which Sponsor and its agents deem fit, including for promotional and advertising purposes.

All rights (including but not limited to copyright) in the films, clips and photographs taken by Sponsor and its agents of Winner including the Prize Footage shall belong to Sponsor or its designee. Sponsor and its agents shall have the right to edit, exploit, adapt, distribute, post, create derivative works of, and otherwise use the Prize Footage, in whole or in part, together with the Firm's name, city, state, and/or prize information, and in combination with other materials, in any manner, for any advertising, promotional, trade, commercial or other purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration to winner or any third party, except where prohibited by law. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder.

12. Prizes:

ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: (a) $5,000 SGD worth of NYX Professional Makeup products, specific items to be de

termined by Sponsor; and (b) One [4]-day trip to Los Angeles to attend the Face Awards 2018. Two-way airfare and 4 day 3 night hotel accommodation to be arranged and fully paid by Sponsor. The trip details will be finalized nearer to date.

FIRST PRIZE: FIVE (5) FIRST PRIZES: $3,000 SGD worth of NYX Professional Makeup products, specific items to be determined by Sponsor.

For All Prizes: Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Actual value of may vary based on point of departure. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner. Sponsor reserves right to change dates. Travel must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Tax Liability: Winners are fully and personally responsible for all applicable taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided.

13. Publicity:

Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify each winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designees may use the Finalists’ name, city, state or province, territory, likeness, Submissions, Prize Footage, and/or prize information in connection with the Contest for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration to winner or any third party, except where prohibited by law. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder.

14. Release:

By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, YouTube LLC, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

15. General Conditions:

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine the winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Submissions received up to time of such action using the judging procedure outlined above. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Submission process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated Submissions. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

16. Limitations of Liability:

Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Submission process or the Contest; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the uploading, the processing or judging of Submissions or votes or the tabulating of votes, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen email or mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize (including any travel/activity related thereto) except death or personal injury caused by the Released Parties’ negligence. Released Parties are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable Submissions or for any technical problems, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of any Submission.

17. Arbitration:

Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Contest, Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (the “SIAC Rules”) for the time being in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this clause. The seat of the arbitration shall be Singapore. The Tribunal shall consist of 1 arbitrator. The language of the arbitration shall be English.

18. Use of Data:

Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at www.nyxcosmetics.com.sg By participating in the Contest, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy. As the Promotion website is operated from and hosted on servers, in the United States, personal information that entrants provide will be transferred and stored on servers in the US. You agree that by providing your personal information to enter this Promotion, your personal information may be subject to access requests from, and may be disclosed to, governments, courts or law enforcement in Singapore in complying with Singapore laws, regulations and court orders.

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