While beauty centres have seen clients stay away in droves since the death of a patient in October, thousands of Hong Kong women still pay for beauty treatments - despite the risks.Saturday, 5 January, 2013, 4:06am
Generations of women have tried to defy the ageing process.5 Jan 2013 - 4:06am
A woman revealed yesterday how a beauty centre botched her HK$50,000 "health" treatment by taking a medical procedure into its own hands.
Wearing a mask and sunglasses to hide her identity, she told a Democratic Party press conference she was talked into buying the therapy, which involved injecting human placenta extract into her body, two years ago.27 Nov 2012 - 3:25am
One of the things I feel most fortunate about is the fact that I have never been the "pretty girl". I've been a lot of other things - "spunky", "funny", "gutsy", and "something else" (a term coined for people like me, not pretty but not entirely ugly, either, therefore literally something else).31 Oct 2012 - 2:40am 1 comment
A rare but highly dangerous superbug was found in one of the four women who fell critically ill after receiving blood transfusion therapy at a DR beauty centre, health officials said yesterday.11 Oct 2012 - 4:09pm
As three women lay critically ill after paying HK$50,000 for "anti-cancer" blood transfusion therapy, the founder of the DR beauty company that carried out the treatment, Dr Stephen Chow Heung-wing, admitted there was no evidence it worked.
The fourth woman to fall ill following the therapy is in stable condition and has been revealed as Chow's elder sister.11 Oct 2012 - 4:22pm
Authorities have begun an investigation into a Causeway Bay beauty centre after three women who received similar kinds of treatment there fell critically ill with septic shock and were taken into intensive care.5 Oct 2012 - 3:26am