On a hot summer day in July, I treated my partner for his birthday with an indulgent Couple's Treatment at Sense of Touch in Repulse Bay, Hong Kong. I wanted to do something that was both relaxing, luxurious and intimate outside the city... in a place with a holiday feel. Sense of Touch's Couple's Treatment … Continue reading REVIEW: Couple’s Massage & Scrub Treatment By The Beach At Repulse Bay
My personal experience trying SMP or Scalp Micro-Pigmentation in Hong Kong with HIS Hair Anyone who knows me knows that I'm big on anything and everything beauty. I test and try out as many treatments, products and procedures as I possibly can, volunteering to be a guinea pig for several studios and therapists from Brazilian waxing … Continue reading Hair Transplant vs. Scalp Micro Pigmentation in Hong Kong?
This is almost more for my reference than for anybody else. I scoured the internet for resources on where to get a manicure / pedicure in Lai Chi Kok once, feeling absolutely disgusting and ungroomed, but found almost nothing online (in English, at least). So if you're in Lai Chi Kok needing some nail / spa … Continue reading Nail Salons in Lai Chi Kok
*This post is for the ladies Once upon a time I went to Japan and decided to visit one of Kyoto's public bath houses. Everyone has this idea that Japanese girls are the hottest in Asia but maybe the hot ones don't do public baths? It's like one of those EXPECTATION vs. REALITY split-screens where … Continue reading FREE Brazilian/Bikini Waxing in Hong Kong
<a href="http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/12420923/?claim=gk3626fdhkt">Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> An essay I wrote for Rappler, a Philippine-based social news network. See the original article here; below is the pre-edited version. Enjoy 🙂 10 years. That’s how long I used whitening products from the first moment I felt I was ugly because I was dark. When I was 12 years … Continue reading How I Learned to Love My Own Skin After I Moved Abroad
Busy, busy, busy! But thought I'd share the summer French Lingerie sale from Simon Perele next weekend. I noticed that girls in Hong Kong, compared to Westerners, aren't really into sexy underwear (how do I know this?? I can see granny pants through their tight dresses and skirts!!). Well, before coming to HK as … Continue reading June 5-8: Lingerie Sale in Soho
If you're wondering why I've been so quiet over the past couple of weeks, it's because I've been travelling through Western Japan and discovering the beauty of the Kansai region. I will probably write more about that next time, as I am such a huge history and culture fanatic (my favourite was Osaka Castle because … Continue reading Travel: Geisha for a day
I just want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who reads/has read this blog because to my great surprise I hit the 10,000 mark over the Easter weekend. I know, I know, it's not much compared to other blogs' readerships - but hey, I started this little project just for fun and have … Continue reading 10,000+ Views! Thank You Everyone + Maxfactor GIVEAWAY! 🙂
My hair is frizzy, and YES people, I have tried ALL of these products to cope with my problem. Thought I'd be helpful and do a review: L'oreal Paris Elseve Smooth-Intense Anti-Frizz Serum ★★★ (3/5) Type: Light, clear serum Bought in: Kyoto, Japan Price: JP¥100 The verdict: I loved the smell, loved the texture, how it felt on my hair, … Continue reading Review: Products for Frizzy Hair
Spa BPZ only uses vegetable perm just for the lashes (as opposed to scalp hair perm), which isn't harsh on the skin or eyes.