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4 Best Lipsticks for every Chinese New Year celebration

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We’ve all got to look our best for Chinese New Year. Trouble is, no look is complete without the perfect lip shade. To save you the hassle, compiled below are the most anticipated tints that have just surfaced in Hong Kong. Featured here are our favourites from Christian Louboutin, Estée Lauder, Shu Uemura, and 3CE. Choose your own, or better yet, treat yourself and get them all!


Get the Perfect Smile With Smile Center in Hong Kong

An attractive bright smile can have a far greater effect on your life than you might realise. When people are confident about the way their teeth look, they are more apt to flash their smile and attract social attention. Recent research shows that whiter teeth can be a key factor in successfully getting a new job or a first date, as it makes you look more successful, employable, attractive and even five years younger. This obviously leads to a significantly positive effect on your self-confidence and self-esteem.

It’s White Truffle Season, And Now Your Hair Can Look Like a Million Bucks With White Truffle Shampoo

Autumn means it’s truffle season, and you’ll have been noticing chefs everywhere putting these expensive, fragrant “diamonds of the kitchen,” in their seasonal menus. The people who love white truffle, love it a lot—and if your taste buds can indulge in this luxury, why not your hair?

REVIEW: The Elephant, Lee Tung Avenue's Newest Hair Salon

Living in a busy and air-polluted city such as Hong Kong, booking monthly facials at your favorite spa for a skin detox might already be common practice. But can you say you do the same for your hair? Regular deep cleansing can heal your deepest hair woes: unclogging pores blocked by grease, dirt and other impurities, and repairing hair follicles for greater shine and less frizz. And in Hong Kong’s humidity? Man do we know about frizz. We headed to Lee Tung Avenue’s recently opened hair salon, The Elephant, to find out how its signature scalp treatments can help us clear out the guck from everyday city-living, and achieve naturally healthy, glossy locks.

Giveaway: Win Tickets to BloomMe Girl's Night Out on September 13!

It’s that time again, ladies! BloomMe and Voltage are joining forces to bring the women of Hong Kong a well-deserved night of pampering, cocktails, goodie bags and girl power! Girl’s Night Out returns on September 13 at CÉ LA VI to present their Autumnal Fashion Week edition of Girl’s Night Out and we have 2 tickets to give away to our readers!

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.