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Concentrated ultrasound energy is used to tighten facial muscles, which naturally lifts your face. This is a convenient choice if you’re someone who is always on the go, as no downtime is involved—although you might notice some redness for up to 24 hours afterwards.
Where to go: Cosmetic Central; 18/F, 2-8 Wellington Street (M88), Central, Hong Kong; +852 2806 2829
Cosmetic acupuncture boasts a host of facial benefits for problems ranging from acne to ageing, and has long been performed by Chinese medical practitioners. Often combined with facials, it works to reduce boating puffiness. It’s not always a quick fix, and several appointments might be needed before you begin to see real results.
Where to go: Eu Yan Sang Premier Chinese Medicine Centre; 6/F, The Sharp, 11 Sharp Street East, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong; +852 2574 9132
The next big trend in anti-ageing, LED light and cold vapour are blasted to boost cell rejuvenation and collagen, which plumps the face for a natural glow and youthful complexion. Not for the faint-hearted, this treatment isn’t the most relaxing but is well worth the discomfort. It's perfect for jet-setters and city dwellers who are regularly exposed to pollution.
Where to go: The Ritz-Carlton Spa; International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Rd W, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon; +852 2263 2040
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