Christmas is supposed to be a time of love, joy and celebration: and desperate, last-minute shopping. But whether you’re shopping for an uber-geek or a crotchety oldster, we’ve got the gifts for you.
In this Aladdin’s Cave of adorable, you’ll find gadgets, trinkets...
Dec 12 2013 - 4:00pm
I’ve Got the Gift
In a flap about what to get your loved ones (and acquaintances you’re obligated to shop for) for Christmas? I’ve got a few ideas up my sleeve:
For the Hypochondriac
“Zapi” toothbrush sanitizer from Violife
I’m filing this one under “...
Dec 5 2013 - 4:00pm
Super Awesome Event
Big news in the world of Skin Deep: HK Magazine is hosting a Christmas event for readers in partnership with Benefit, the San Francisco-based beauty brand that’s known for its tongue-in-cheek packaging and top-notch beauty products. It’s on Friday, November 29 from 7...
Nov 25 2013 - 8:23pm
Great Deals Corner
The lovely thing about hotel spas is that there’s always ample space to lounge around. No one’s in a hurry to kick you out for the next appointment, so although you’re often paying top dollar, you seem to get more bang for your buck. Case in point: Plateau Spa...
Nov 19 2013 - 7:00pm
Movember is Upon Us
That’s right ladies and gents—put away those razors and let that iffy facial hair flourish, because Movember is upon us once again. Last year, the campaign raised $4.5 million for the Hong Kong Cancer Fund, and lots of awareness for men’s health issues such as...
Nov 4 2013 - 7:04pm
A couple Hallowe’ens ago, I went to a party as a “luau zombie.” I looked awesome, but bitterly regretted cheaping out on my fake blood (from Fa Yuen Street) when a few days later, I came up in a rash that was perfectly aligned with the blood drips I had painted...
Oct 25 2013 - 3:20pm
Best Face Forward
While Flawless may have won best mani-pedi in The List’s Readers’ Choice Awards this year, it actually does great facials as well. With the caveat that I won’t put anything scary on my face (well, except bee venom, but that’s a story for later), I got to...
Oct 23 2013 - 6:07pm
The sweltering summer temperatures are finally on the wane, so it’s time to crank up the BBQ in that sweet two-month window between unbearable humidity and miserable cold. Here’s the lowdown of the best places in town to stock up on BBQ supplies.
Step One: Find a Grill
As any seasoned...
Oct 11 2013 - 12:00am
Take a taxi to Woodlands checkpoint on the Singapore-Malaysian Border. Buy a ticket for Tampin and board the train.
Sit on the train for several hours, admiring the landscape. This is fun! Look at all the palm oil plantations! What a gorgeous sunny day to be sitting on these furry seats...
Oct 11 2013 - 12:00am
Hot New Studio
Pure, Hong Kong’s high-end yoga juggernaut, invited the HK Magazine team down to its new location last week for a tour of the studio and a Wall Rope Yoga class. I have to say, the new studio is impressive. The 10,000-square-foot, two-story space feels like a spa, with its all-...
Oct 10 2013 - 4:00pm