Happy Lunar New Year! Sukoshi Mart joins many around the world in celebrating this 16-day festival from January 31st to February 15th. From celebrating with fireworks and decorations, to giving and receiving traditional red pockets, this is a time to express gratitude, welcome new beginnings, and reflect on the past year. Sukoshi Mart wishes everyone another year of good luck and prosperity in the Year of the Tiger!
But What is the Lunar New Year?
Let us fill you in. The Lunar New Year (also known as the Spring Festival) celebrates the beginning of the new year in the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. This marks the transition from winter to spring, bringing good fortune, happiness, and health to all. People in countries around the world celebrate with delicious feasts with their families, and giving loved ones red envelopes filled with money. The 15th day commemorates the Lantern Festival, where many families make red lanterns, spark fireworks, and participate in dragon dances.
The Other Animals Are:
There are five elements to each of the Lunar New Year zodiacs: metal, fire, water, wood, and earth. The type of element associated with your year of birth is thought to influence your personality traits. 2022 is the year of the Water Tiger, which represents sensitivity, creativity, and an openness to new experiences. Water is the most powerful element, meaning that tiger signs will experience a variety of strong and intense emotions.
Year of the Tiger Traits
Calling all Tigers! The year 2022 represents the Year of the Tiger. The celebration begins on New Year's Eve, January 31st 2022 and ends on February 15th 2022 lasting 16 days. The tiger is the third animal in the Lunar zodiac, and is known as the King of all animals in the zodiac.
Individuals born in the Year of the Tiger often embody these traits:
2022 is your year, Tigers! Those born in the Lunar New Year of the Tiger are energetic, outgoing, independent, and have great strength (lucky you!). Due to their ability to charm others, Tigers often are the center of attention and can easily command a room. Working hard is extremely important to them, as they possess a lot of energy and like to devote themselves to their tasks. Lunar Tigers are natural born leaders and strive to fight injustices. They reach for the sky and want to change the world into a better place.They feel compelled to defend themselves, their friends, and their loved ones—so you know that a Tiger’s always got your back. What comes with their energetic side is their impulsivity. Those born in the Year of the Tiger often do not think before they act, which can result in some rash decisions.
What 2022 Means for Those Born in the Year of the Tiger
For Lunar Tigers, this is the year to celebrate and bask in big life milestones such as weddings, baby showers, parties, and anniversaries! Celebrating positive events will bring you joy and luck this year. This is a good year to talk about next steps with your significant other, and welcome people into your life who make you happy. In terms of wealth, this is the year of financial stability and consistency, which will help set you up for the year ahead. There are also some elements of change coming your way. In order to handle this, keep an open mind and try to see the good in all things. The 2022 Water Tiger means following your heart. 2022 is the year to follow your dreams and listen to that voice in your head saying, “Go for it!” Always wanted to learn a new hobby? Take a class and learn something new this year!
It’s your year, so why not rep your amazing Lunar Zodiac Sign? Check out our adorable tiger-themed items for 2022!
Kakizome Tiger Ornament
A cute tiger ornament practicing kakizome. This is a Japanese term for the traditional ritual of writing auspicious kanji or poems in calligraphy at the beginning of each year for good luck. The tiger is writing out the character tora, meaning "tiger" in Japanese.
Cardlover Little Animals Notepad (Tiger Variant)
Bring your notes to life with this animal print notepad. This cute tiger will help you stay on track and be productive for all of 2022!
Japanese Good Fortune Tiger Ornament
We could all use some luck in our lives. This tiger ornament is not only charming and sweet, but it is also bound to draw good energy into your life.
Other ways to bring luck in 2022/Red Lucky Products
Not born in the Year of the Tiger? No worries! Wearing red during Lunar New Year brings in good luck, fortune, passion, prosperity, and happiness. Here are other ways to manifest a good 2022:
Test Your Luck with the Sukoshi Mart Red Pockets! Every Order Receives a Lucky Red Pocket with Code. Grand Prize is a $100 Code!
*Lucky Red Pockets will be sent in a separate email*
rom&nd Dewyful Water Tint in Shade 07 Cherry Way
Looking to bring some shine to your new year? These Dewy Water Tints are glossy like beads of water and leaves a shiny, vibrant, and long-lasting sheen on your lips for a plump and juicy glow.
Peripera Ink Mood Matte Tint Series 2 in Colour Juicy Red
Sporting the perfect red lipstick is a staple all year around, but especially during Lunar New Year! This highly pigmented, smudge proof, and lightweight matte lip tint in the shade Juicy Red is the perfect red for the New Year!
Mamonde Flower Pop Blusher in Shade Yours
Complete your look with rosy red cheeks! Perfect for bringing colour back into the face, the Flower Pop Blusher is rose scented and is the final touch to any look.
Wrinkled Linen Scrunchie in the Colour Red
Add a subtle spark of good luck this New Year by wearing this cute wrinkled linen scrunchie in the colour Red.