Tatler Insiders On The Best Of Beauty And Wellness In Hong Kong
Leave stress behind and carve out a little me-time with go-to wellness services recommended by Adam Bires, Marco M Chan, Jessi Chloe Chen, Lindsay Jang and Christy Wo—from chic tattoos to pick-me-up IV drips to the hairdresser with the best balayage technique.
Christy Wo, founder of jewellery brand Crisathena
Best Hair Stylist
Ben Lee at La Biosthétique Central: his hair-cutting techniques are unique.
Discover more at labiosthetique.com.hk
Best Personal Stylist
Marco M Chan creates style for personality, not just based on trends.
Best Make-up Artist
Zing at Zing the Makeup School is a beauty industry icon who has created looks for stars like Sammi Cheng and Faye Wong. He can do any kind of make-up, from very natural to very colourful, artistic and bold.
Lena Wong at Oneness.
Discover more at hkoneness.hk
The Oriental Spa at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental. There are two things I love about the Mandarin’s spa: the amethyst crystal steam room and the Japanese hot stone therapy. Absorbing the energy from the crystal in their spa room calms me down and allows me to communicate with myself and find peace. Hot stone therapy is more like a deep-cleansing therapy that allows you to detox and revitalise. It’s a very good de-stressing activity.
Discover more at mandarinoriental.com/thelandmark
Lindsay Jang, co-founder of Yardbird Hong Kong and Ronin
IPL at Oneness - it's good for redness, collagen stimulation, pigment reduction, fine lines and it's PAINLESS.
Hava Massage's at-home service.
Best place for brows
Donald Chiu for microblading.
Best Make-up Artist
Triple 8 Salon on Lyndhurst Terrace.
Best Hair Removal
I do laser hair removal at Swiss O.
Jessi Chloe Chen, managing director of Fuin Real Estate
The Clinic’s Spectra XT laser facial. I’ve been doing it once a month for eight months now, for small pigmentation spots on my left cheek. It has definitely lessened the pigmentation, improved my skin tone and minimised fine lines
Discover more at theclinic.com.hk
Ten Feet Tall. They have a projector screen playing Nineties rom-coms, fresh coconuts and fro-yo with an array of toppings to choose from. Need I say more?
Discover more at tenfeettall.com.hk
Best Hair Colourist
Wayne Li. Of the many colourists I’ve tried in Hong Kong, he’s the only person that does ombre balayage correctly and beautifully.
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Marco M Chan, fashion designer and stylist
I love to hang out at The Oriental Spa at Mandarin Oriental’s sauna and steam room after a nice deep-tissue massage.
See also: How To Create An At-Home Spa Experience
Best IV Drip
I love going to LifeHub and getting their Skin Glow IV drip, which really makes my skin glow like a Korean pop star.
Discover more at thelifehub.com
See also: 7 K-Beauty Skincare Brands To Try Now
Adam Bires, marketing manager at Lane Crawford
Hair House Barbershop by Adam Chan has been my shop for years and it’s my therapy. I see Leslie at the Sau Wa Fong location, which is a peaceful spot.
Discover more at hairhousebyadamchan.resurva.com
See also: 11 Best Barber Shops In Hong Kong
Best Tattoo Artist
Bubblegum Tattoo Workshop has done some of my most loved tattoos in an iconic Hong Kong style. I also recently got some line work on my wrist from Kevin King [of Bang Bang Tattoo in New York City], which I adore more each day.
See also: 11 Hong Kong Tattoo Studios And Artists You Can Trust
I think Hong Kong’s best-kept beauty secret is Joyce Beauty’s Central treatment suite. They do facials using products from some of my favourite niche skincare brands like 111 Skin and Omorovicza. Also, the Balenciaga robe is ace.
Joyce Beauty's Treatment Suite, 1/F New World Tower, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2869 5816
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