Get the best skin of your life this winter at our favourite salons and spas…
Even in Hong Kong, winters can be rough. Dry air and cold temperatures leave skin and hair lacklustre – but we’ve got the solution: the spa. Treat yourself to a day of beauty at some of our favourite spots, and leave feeling your best and oh-so-refreshed.
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental
Take some time for yourself before Chinese New Year, with The Oriental Spa’s “Year of the Earth Pig” package. Just book a 90-minute Oriental Essence Massage and you’ll be given a Chinese Red Packet, with a little bit of extra pampering inside. How does 20 extra minutes on your next visit sound? The Oriental Essence uses custom blended oils and movements to banish tension and transport you to a total place of bliss.
The “Year of the Earth Pig” red packet voucher is valid on any treatment booking over 1 hour 50 minutes on the next visit between 5 February, 2019 – 24 January, 2020. The Oriental Essence Massage starts from HK$1750 (+10%)
The Oriental Spa
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central; +852 2132 0011
Surround yourself in luxury at the new JOYCE Beauty Treatment Suites. Designed by world-renowned architect and designer, Paola Navone. This is more than a private room, it’s a sanctuary – an escape from the hectic hustle of the city. Here, you can indulge in one of their signature, branded facials. They have treatments ranging from anti-ageing and lifting to restoring and brightening, and even a dedicated Gentleman’s Facial. For tired winter skin, we like the Celestial Black Diamond Facial. A 75-minute treatment that targets dry, dull and dehydrated skin. Rare black diamond particles penetrate deep into the skin to revive your youthful glow.
Facial treatments are available exclusively at JOYCE Beauty Central Flagship store. The Gentleman’s Facial is HK$1,100, while the Celestial Black Diamond Facial is HK$1,900.
1/F, New World Tower, Central; +852 2869 5816
The hottest promotion this winter is at the coldest place in town – Polaris Wellness. Polaris Wellness is Hong Kong’s first and only cryotherapy centre, bringing the acclaimed wellness technology that Hollywood stars and professional athletes love to the city. Step into their freezing pod for a dose of cold therapy, which is supposed to relieve muscle pain and sprains, firm the skin, reduce cellulite, trigger collagen production and so much more – in only three minutes. They’re running a great promotion this season, with one session starting at just HK$700. Call them to schedule an appointment today!
2/F, Wing’s Building, 110 Queen’s Road, Central; +852 2167 7218
They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, and we believe them. That’s why we love Glow Spa’s firming and lifting eye treatment that makes your peepers look their best. This 30-minute procedure gives your eyes a powerful boost of collagen, leaving you looking younger, brighter and more alert – and you do it on your lunch break. Win, win, win.
9/F, Parker House, 72 Queen's Road Central
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