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
Baby got Back(pain)
Having never been to an osteopath before,I went to check out six-month-old Central Healing on Lyndhurst Terrace last week. Osteopaths specialize in body manipulation, identifying and correcting long-standing postural problems, and easing muscular-skeletal pain by looking at the...
published: Jul 26 2013 - 12:00am
Pure’s Latest Stretch
OK, so it’s probably news to no one that the Pure Yoga powerhouse is set to open up a brand new Central studio, on top of the new Topshop flagship store on Queen’s Road Central. But it’s definitely worth taking a closer look at what the studio's...
published: Jul 8 2013 - 6:36pm
The never-ending quest to find a half-decent face wash rages on. After a particularly virulent breakout the other week, it seemed serendipitous that The Body Shop sent over a bottle of its new “Cool and Creamy” wash from its Tea Tree line (a personal favorite of mine), which...
published: Jun 7 2013 - 12:00am
Best Foot Forward
Barefoot running is a trend that’s taking off all over the world, and Hong Kong is no exception. If you’d like to experience running with nothing but the ground beneath your feet, but worry about stepping on dog crap and broken glass, then why not get a taste for it at...
published: May 10 2013 - 12:00am
A Piece of Cake
While wheat protein sensitivity is something of a fashionable food intolerance right now (and probably over-self-diagnosed), those who really do suffer with gluten intolerance can have real trouble finding ways to enjoy cakes, bread and other goodies without sparking a reaction.
published: Apr 25 2013 - 4:00pm
Yoga’s Big Day Out
Attention all yogis: The Evolution Asia Yoga Conference is happening here in Hong Kong from June 6 to June 9. Taking place over four days at the Convention Centre in Wan Chai, the conference is in its seventh year and it’s just getting bigger and better with each...
published: May 6 2013 - 1:35pm
Is it just me, or was March a really, really boozy month? With weddings, the Rugby Sevens and parties up the wazoo, I feel like everyone I know has nursed a sore head or two over the past few weeks. But hangovers also come with a whole bunch of health and beauty fails. Tired, gray skin, under-eye...
published: Apr 12 2013 - 12:00am
In honor of this week’s cover story about high-end delights vs. low-end treats, here are a few fancy / frugal options in the world of wellness:
Splurge: The Bastien Pedicure
The Bastien Pedicure at the Landmark MO’s Oriental Spa is unlike any foot treatment you’ve ever had...
published: Apr 5 2013 - 12:00am
Fizz Up for Easter
Spring is just around the corner—although to be honest it feels as though we never really had a winter this year—which means that Easter will be hopping up on us in no time at all. While I am a sucker for chocolate eggs, I can’t really go around recommending...
published: Mar 28 2013 - 4:00pm