5 Time-Saving Treatments To Treat Yourself


April 12, 2017 | BY Rebecca Cairns

How to get more "me" time in Hong Kong


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Health should be our number one priority, but it often gets put on the backburner when we’re busy—especially in Hong Kong where it feels like there's just not enough time for everything.

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Luckily, there's no need to compromise on your personal wellbeing with these five quick fixes that'll fit right into your lunch hour. From fast fitness to express massages, these speedy treatments will have you feeling fabulous in no time.

Get a drip


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30 to 60-minute IV therapies at Reviv

Brunches, dinners, cocktail parties and general indulgences can leave you feeling a little under the weather come Monday. But fear not, Reviv has you sorted. Pop into the Central drip bar at lunch time for a quick pick-me-up—their hydrating IV drips and vitamin shots will have you perked up in no time.

Reviv, 2202, 1 Duddell Street, Central, +852 2530 9882, revivme.com

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Sweat it out

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20-minute workout at Body Express

Are you struggling to fit in your after-work gym hours or your morning run? Body Express has the ideal solution for those who are short on time: a 20-minute workout that equals countless hours in the gym.

They use German electro muscle stimulation (EMS) technology, which directly targets and activates 90% of your muscles, creating contractions that are 30 percent more intense. The workout is low-impact but high-intensity so they recommend only one session a week, leaving you plenty of extra ‘me’ time.

Body Express, various locations, bodyexpress.hk

Float away


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60-minute floatation therapy at Zerog

Forget massages—zero gravity is the way to really let go. Using Epsom salt, Zerog offers the zero gravity experience through floatation therapy. With physical benefits from muscle relaxation to pain relief, to mental health perks like stress release, creative inspiration and increased energy, it's the perfect alternative therapy to help you reset.

Zerog, 1F, 29 Sing Woo Road, Happy Valley,  2180-9192, float@zerog.hkzerog.hk

Get scrubbed


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30-minute body scrub/wrap at Let’spa

People often think of detoxing as an internal process, but your skin is one of the most important detoxifying organs. A quick body scrub or wrap from Let’spa will purify, detox and oxygenate, leaving your pores unclogged and your skin smooth and shiny. Ideal for those on a tight schedule, and right before a weekend escape.

Let'Spa, 3/F, ZING!, 38 Yiu Wa Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2866 9223, letspa.hk

Polish up

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45-minute espress mani or pedi at Four Seasons Nail Bar

Hit the Four Seasons Nail Bar to get pampered with an express pedicure or manicure in just 45 minutes. The speedy service will get you ready for the weekend, and you can get it all done before the end of your lunch hour—with a sea view and comfy leather chairs to boot. After all, nothing makes you feel more polished than a fresh new coat of colour.

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central, +852 3196 8888, fourseasons.com

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