You’re jetting off in less than 48 hours and everything is ready for your epic summer holiday, except…you! Stop panicking and start booking, we’ve rounded up the best summer beauty treatments and a few fab DIY quick fixes to make sure you’re impeccably glossy and glowing from now until you touch back down in a few weeks. Ready, set, groom!
Brow Shaping @ Benefit Cosmetics
Shop G34B, Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai • 3621 0598
Sashay along the city’s newest shopping street and pop into Benefit’s bright boutique to have your brows waxed and plucked to perfection by their expert therapists. (HK$170)
DIY • Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow Eyebrow Gel (HK$230) at Sephora.hk
Signature Blowout @ Airplay Bar
Shop 317, The Landmark, Central • 2388 8179
Ditch the ponytail this summer and head to a brand spanking new outpost of our favourite blow-dry bar for va-va-va volume, boho chic braids and seemingly effortless beach waves.
DIY • GHD Marine Allure Styler with matching heat-resistant bag (HK$2,080) at Lanecrawford.com
Whiskey Wednesdays @ Four Seasons Nail Bar
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central • 3196 8888
Slink into a luscious leather armchair overlooking the twinkling harbour and sip on a flight of fine Whiskey (free with the purchase of any hand and foot treatment on Wednesday evenings) as the FS therapists work their magic on your tootsies.
DIY • Dior Nail Glow - perfect to get party-ready in a pinch! (HK$260) at Harvey Nichols.
OzTan @ Feel Good Factor
2/F, Winsome House, 73 Wyndham Street, Central • 2530 0610
No matter if your winter travels have taken you to Koh Samui or Kowloon Bay, Australian organic spray-tan OzTan will give you an island glow to ease you into beach season.
DIY • Kate Somerville Body Tanning Towelletes (HK$440) at Lanecrawford.com
Blue Diamond Brightening Facial @ Plateau Spa
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road • 2584 7688
Shine bright with Plateau’s brand new facial by Hungarian beauty brand OMOROVICZA. With products made from the mineral-rich healing waters of Budapest, this facial actively combats the loss of elasticity and firmness, leaving your skin sparkling. (120-minutes, HK$1,600)
DIY • Caudalie Glycolic Peel Mask (HK$240) + Caudalie Purifying Mask (HK$240) at Caudalie Boutique Spa
Brazilian Wax @ Honeypot
Suite 802, Century Square, 1-13 D’Aguilar Street, Central • 3564 8660
This recently opened waxing studio from Singapore specializes in state-of-the-art Brazilians using their own top-of-the-line products. Zip in, wax off, and you’ll be beach bound in no time! ($199 for first-time customers)
DIY • Not recommended!
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