The Hong Kong weather and the work-hard/play-hard lifestyle can leave you looking and feeling less than your best. Roots need a touch up? Got a big event coming up and need to book a blow wave? Brows need to be brought into line? We’ve got all this and more covered in this bumper round up of beauty services in Hong Kong to have you in top shape in no time.
The humidity in this town can wreak havoc with even the straightest hair. For fuss-free locks that resist the frizz, speak to an expert to find a treatment that suits your hair type the best. Here are a few you can rely on!
It’s amazing the difference well groomed brows make. Don’t DIY, try …
Freedas Various locations around Hong Kong freedashk.com
Mani-pedis are a must in this nail-obsessed city. For toes that are dressed to impress, try a pedicure at these places.
The Nail Library Level 1, 10-12 On Wo Lane, Central 2803 2290 email@example.com
Nail 88 (the cheapest mani/pedis in HK!) Shop G24-25, Welland Building, 368 Queen’s Road Central 2851 6711
Prefer a healthy glow without the risk of sun damage? Then fake it till you make it, with self-tanning help from these salons:
California Super Tan 706, Working view Commercial Building, 21 Yiu Wai Street, Causeway Bay 2573 0099
California Beach Club 3/F, Jade Centre, 98 Wellington Street, Central 2851 3357
It’s hot for nine months of the year in Hong Kong, so prepare to bare some skin!
Lavar Premium Waxing Salon 13/F, One Lan Kwai Fong, Central 2915 0918
If you’re like us and you want to do everything in one place (and let’s be honest – traipsing about town in the heat defeats the purpose of a little pampering!), check out these venues that offer all the above under one roof.
Iyara Various locations iyaradayspa.com
Sense of Touch Various locations senseoftouch.com.hk
Too much tea, coffee and wine can leave your pearly whites not-so bright. Get that Hollywood smile with a quick teeth-whitening session at one of these places.
Fit and Fab
To keep up in this town, you need to keep fit. Make a start or kick your existing routine up a notch at one of these awesome gyms and studios.
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This article appeared in the City Guide 2019 issue of Expat Living magazine. Subscribe now so you never miss an issue.