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Hairy Business: Top 6 Waxing Places in Hong Kong


Summer may almost be over but some girly business is meant to be done all year long… Since this is an ongoing task for us, our team has gathered a list of the waxing boutiques in town we LOVE for you to choose from. Read on and bookmark this for your future reference!

Misfit and Speedo Join Hands to launch Speedo Shine

 Fitness junkies will know that now there are plenty of options when it comes to tracking your workout stats and general wellness digitally. Among Fitbit, Apple Watch and several other wearable monitors, not many (or any) were made for the people who loves a few laps in the pool rather than miles in the sun. That's why we were excited to learn about Misfit X Speedo's Speedo Shine, designed exclusively for swimmers! Read on and see what just what it's all about.

Yogi Alert: Upcoming Yoga Events in Hong Kong


Whether you are a Yogi or a newbie who wants to dip your toes in the spiritual waters, here are some events in town for you to check out. You've got plenty of options, including outdoors, indoors, free or paid. Get your calendars ready and your yoga mats out, because it's time to do some downward-facing dog and warrior poses! Best part: all levels are welcome.

Best Outdoor Swimming Pools in Hong Kong


Sometimes beaches can get a bit too crowded and just, well. Too sandy and hot. Here’s where the pools of Hong Kong come in. If you want to be treated like a king while you tan, or if you’d like to go chase some natural waterfalls (yes, in the 852)… Here’s a list of all the best pools in town!

Healthy Affair: A Talk with Cinci Leung


Here in Hong Kong, Chinese medicine has always been the go-to for the older generation, but for the younger generations, few actually know or trust it. Chinese medicine is actually a lot less damaging to the body, and even though a little bit slower compared to western medicine, has drastic benefits for the human body while only relying on Chinese herbs and their healing properties! So what exactly is it about? Which is better? We had a little chat with Cinci Leung, founder of EC Clincic to learn more about her story and Chinese medicine.

Summer City Guide: A Day at the Pulse at Repulse Bay

 
If you are running out of ideas for the upcoming weekend, here’s one for you! You can actually spend an entire day by the beach doing all sorts of things – start your day with a cup of latte, sweat it out on the sands before a tasty and sinful lunch, get a nice tan under the sun, freshen up yourself at the blow dry bar and get ready for dinner again… All without having to move to a new location... Check out how you can spend your day from morning to night at The Pulse!

Hidden Beaches in Hong Kong to discover

 

We all love an afternoon in the sun on the beach, but then again so does the rest of Hong Kong. Between finding a spot, fighting the queues and avoiding the tourists groups that comes in bus-loads, the usual popular beaches get pretty tiring. Worry not though, we are way ahead of you and handpicked Hong Kong's best hidden beaches for your benefit, so read on!

Best 5 Hiking Routes on Hong Kong Island

 

Whether you are a beginner or regular – there’s always a route for those who likes to hike! With all the hiking routes spread all over Hong Kong, we are about to tell you the Top 5 Routes that might of your interest specifically on the Hong Kong Island side. Nothing too hardcore – most of the routes are suitable for those who rarely exercise (guilty as charged!) So if you are trying to be healthy by summer, read on and start prepping!

  • To Tei Wan – Tai Tam Reservoir
  • Siu Sai Wan – Big Wave Bay
  • Pok Fu Lam Reservoir – The Peak
  • Aberdeen Reservoir – Peel Rise
  • Wong Nai Chung Reservoir – Stanley

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EPIC MMA Club Anti-gravity Yoga Review

Anti-gravity Yoga or Aerial Yoga is all the rage now, some calls it the best thing that ever happened, while others see it as nothing more than a fad. We decided to try it out for ourselves and see what the hype is all about, and we’ve chosen none other than EPIC MMA Club, the newly renovated gym in central to test the waters.

EVE LOM Dual-action Sunscreen with Daily Protection +SPF50


UV rays is one of the main reasons leading to skin aging and loss of radiance. With urban living style constantly demanding for outdoor activities, EVE LOM presents their savior to the issue, by offering an all new Daily Protection +SPF50 sunscreen that protects the wearer against both UVA and UVB rays (SPF50 and PA++++).

O'Neill Water Sports brand new launched Bikinis


Summer is officially here, with a few of us already having paid a visit to the beach to get sun kissed this season. With more pool side parties and junk trips to come along the way; a perfect set of bikini, or even two, is essential for this summer.

Roxy 2014 Swimsuits, Boardshorts, Sandals and Pop Surf Summer Collection


Releasing a series of products including surfing leggings, lycra swimsuits, rash guards, boardshorts and sandals to further emphasize their sustained motto for Roxy girls, to “Make our own waves”; Roxy 2014’s collection is not only as always functional, but also bares confidence in the choice of trendy details, colorful patterns and sport friendly materials.

Nike Free SU14 Collection Launch


Hosted at the Nike Shop around Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok; guests Regen C, Little Thunder and Tasha Ling from the Whoareinvited Free Project was launching alongside the brand their newest Nike Free Su14, the line that combines the best qualities for runners through their Nike free and Nike Flyknit technology.