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Say Cheese: 4 Fuss-Free Teeth Whitening Spots in Hong Kong

"The most beautiful curve on a woman's body is her smile." once said Bob Marley. But this isn't just the case for ladies, a killer smile could score you great things in life, sometimes even a lifelong relationship. If those over-the-counter whitening toothpaste just aren't doing it for ya, we’ve rounded up a list of places you can drop by for a quick and painless makeover.

6 Expert Tips to Getting Wow Brows

In case you’ve been living under a rock the past few fashion seasons, brows are the new black. Forget the latest it handbag… the ultimate accessory du jour is perfectly groomed arches! If you’re new to the brow game, fear not – we’ve got some expert tips from brow goddess Maki Ho (also known as Benefit Cosmetics Hong Kong’s National Brow Artist) to help you on your way… it’s time to get your arch on.

4 Steps to Shape Up the All-Natural Way

Summertime calls for exercising, dieting, and all sorts of weird ways to get in shape again for bikini season. We tried the slimming machines a while back, but this time we’re recommending something on the other side of the scale. Read on for this all-natural and effective remedy to all your summer bod’ concerns!

What Happened When I Tried One of Those “Slimming” Treatments…

You know what the folks say, there is no quick way to lose those inches. But when I was offered to try it out, I took up the chance right away. I mean, it couldn’t hurt right? (It did.) Plus if it worked, it would save me a lot of time slaving away on my yoga mat…

Weekend By The Pool: Champagne Relaxation On A Lemonade Budget

Heat and humidity got you dreaming of Bali, but your bank account (and your boss) say no can do? We hear you, and so in the spirit of research, we recently headed over to Admiralty to explore what has to be one of the best value pampering deals in town – Conrad Hong Kong’s Weekend By The Pool.

H&M Launches Beauty Range in Hong Kong

I know most people like their brandname makeup products, and I'm no different. But when fast fashion brands (read: Topshop) launches a makeup line, I'm always the first in-line to try these affordable products that are hopefully going to be as good as their apparels. H&M just announced their new beauty range, and their packaging alone already has me convinced! Read on for prices, colours and all the info.

Beauty Beta: I Tried the 10-minute Facial Everyone's Raving About

Facial treatments in Hong Kong are a dime a dozen. You can get your dose from the big chains, the independent salons, or even home-run beauty parlors by beauticians who got out of the system and started their own gigs. Functions and ingredients would probably make any ordinary person dizzy, but this one we tried was something completely different. Read on about our curious experience below!

Top 4 Nail Salons for All Budgets in Hong Kong

It's impossible to go a couple of days in Hong Kong without shaking hands with someone; business happens at the speed of sound and in a city of six million, you're always meeting somebody new. A good manicure and some conversation-starting nail art always makes a good impression, plus there's just something so indulgent about getting your tips and toes done. Here are the best places around the +852 to get your own wearable masterpieces and nail that inevitable Instagram picture, no matter your budget.

Top 3 Semi-Permanent Makeup You Should Try

Who doesn’t want to wake up picture perfect and ready for the day? For starters, you can sleep in for at least 15 more minutes if you can skip the whole makeup routine. Well, #IWokeUpLikeThis doesn’t have to just be a queen Bey song, now you can have it all with semi-permanent makeup too. Read on for our writer Elky’s top picks!

Beauty Beta: 4 Cushion Compacts We Tried and Loved

You know the trend of cushion foundations is getting big when it spreads from Korea to western big beauty brands like YSL, Givenchy, Dior, Bobbi Brown and Lancôme. But which actually works? Read up on the ones our writer Elky tried, tested and loved!