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...
published: 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...
published: 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...
published: 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...
published: 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...
published: Oct 23 2013 - 6:07pm
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-...
published: Oct 10 2013 - 4:00pm
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and businesses all over Hong Kong are pulling out all the stops to raise funds and awareness of the disease, which affects one in 19 women worldwide. Here are some of my favorite promotions doing the rounds this month.
Agnes B’s dining outlets (Le...
published: Oct 4 2013 - 12:00am
An Unblemished Record
I’m not usually given to hyperbole, so believe me when I say that I’ve found a miracle cure for persistent clogged pores. For years, I’ve had what highfalutin facialists refer to as “congestion” on my nose and chin. It’s the kind that is...
published: Sep 2 2013 - 7:31pm
Cultfit Cathedrals CrossFit gyms have been mushrooming all over town recently. So I figured, why not take a look at some of them and compare rates?
12-month unlimited membership: $2,000 per month ($2,375/mo for 6 months or $2,500/mo for 3 months).
published: Aug 30 2013 - 12:00am
With drinkin’, pollution, stress and buffets
The Hong Kong lifestyle’s hella bad for your bod-day
So if you wanna counteract your lifestyle crimes
Well you gotta do the following: put in the time!
Get off your ass and start to move around
You’re in yuppie...
published: Aug 20 2013 - 6:42pm