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Sandals Season Prep: Signature Pedi at Lavar

Just in time for sandal season, we dropped by Lavar to get a dose of their signature spa pedicure (figured our feet needed some TLC...) And it was an absolute delight! What else could beat foot massage, pedi, and wax treatment all on a weekday morning? All for one good price and available at two super convenient locations. Read on to get all the deets...

Urban Decay new Smoky palette + FIRST HONG KONG COUNTER

Beauty junkies it's time to get psyched! Urban Decay's Naked palette series has been the most coveted item in the entire beauty universe, and today we received news about their brand new item that's sure to be the next product to be sold out within minutes. Can't wait to find out? Hit read more to get a sneak peak of their latest Smoky palette! *ALSO THE WAIT IS OVER, UD IS OEPNING ITS FIRST COUNTER IN HONG KONG! scroll down to the bottom for more info*

Hands-on Review: The Original beautyblender

You’ve heard about its magical power long enough and we cannot be more exited to tell you guys the original beautyblender© has finally arrived in Hong Kong – yes!  No more shipping fee or ridiculously marked up price! In case you haven’t heard, this pretty sponge has been recommended by many beauty bloggers/vloggers for its excellent performance in adding a flawless finish to your makeup. Does it really work? We put this legendary beauty sponge to the test and here are the results!

Get Sun-Kissed: Benefit lands in Stanley

Girls who love to soak in the sun and get a nice glowy tanned skin will know – there’s no makeup brand that polishes tanned skin better than Benefit Cosmetics. Their pore minimizing primer, hoola matt bronzer, and the high beam highlighters are many of the tanned girls’ favourite go-to beauty products. The brand has recently opened a new boutique in Stanley and this store is nothing like the other Benefit you will find in Hong Kong. For girls who are after the sun-kissed look, read on and see what we know so far!

Mood Nails: Gel II Manicure at Blossom Nail & Beauty

Do you still remember those mood rings we used to love, or the mugs that changes colour when you put hot drinks into them? Finally, you can now put this retro effect on your nails. And nope, this isn't just limited to the polish junkies either! Find out just how well they work and more right below!

Ilia’s First Base Makeup with Organic Teas

It’s all about being organic these days – they’re good for our health and most of us don’t really care if they work as well as the mainstream stuff.  Ilia, a makeup brand that is known for blending superb colour and organic ingredients, just launched its first base makeup with organic teas to change people’s mind.  Read on and check out some tips the founder of Ilia has just revealed about organic makeup… One could be beautiful and healthy at the same time!

Cath Kidston Bath & Body Collection

After all the partying and eating over the holidays, what’s a better way to kick start another year than soaking yourself into some delightful and relaxing fragrances?  If you are one of the modern city girls who has too many parties to attend to and has no time left to take care of your skin – the Cath Kidston Winter 2014 Bath & Body Collection might do you the favour.  Read on and check out their beautiful new packaging and see what’s new in store!

The First Burberry Beauty Box lands in Asia

Burberry Beauty Box arrived in Korea, and  an event was hosted by Suki Waterhouse to celebrate the opening of the first Burberry Beauty Box to land in Asia, bringing Burberry Beauty and a new retail concept to Seoul's Coex Mall. Love the idea of Burberry cosmetics? Wait until you have a look of the inside of the store…Read on to know more!

Get Groomed: Barbershops in Central

It’s not just the ladies that needs the pampering. The lads in town also needs a shave, some grooming, or even a cocktail or two to help them look the best at all times! But save from the Shanghainese traditional shaving shops tucked in hidden alleyways, there are actually quite a few barbershops that’s at the heart of the business district. Check out their services and specialties below the cut!

Top 5 Moisturizing Masks For Fall

We all know moisturizing is the key to fall – they tell us to drink plenty of water, putting on all kinds of face cream and lotions.  Yet, no matter how hard we work on it, our skins can’t seem to find an escape from the tortures that winter is bringing to us.  Need more solutions for the everlasting battle?  Read on to check out our picks of top 5 masks for fall – a quick and efficient way to get your skin glowing and dewy for the dry weather in the 'Kong.