This week we test: brow pencil

Why we have that patch of hair above our eyelashes is still a mystery, but a well-defined, arched eyebrow does wonders for the face.

Shu Uemura Hard Formula (HK$150)

Sunday, 14 August, 2011, 12:00am

Mall change as men outshop the women

While it's not news that men enjoy a manicure, an eyebrow wax and a good trawl through the clothes racks nearly as much as the girls, now some retailers are seeing their big sales increases come courtesy of the male shopper.

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Face up to it boys, beauty trips are not for everyone

Leon Li Ka-wai, 22, graduate

'I use spot cream for my pimples. It's called benzyl peroxide. I use moisturisers, but that's it. I only get massages when I'm on holiday. I don't think we need eyebrow waxing - that's too feminine. It will make guys look too ladylike and I think girls don't like guys who are too polished.'

Inesa Kasperaitiene, 29, dancer

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Style meter


Sarah Burton

The lady can do no wrong.

Holiday style finds

Go for Moroccan souks over Khao San Road.

Diane Kruger at Cannes

A vision in liquid gold.


Eyebrow rings

So 90s bogan.

Acid pattern mishmash

22 May 2011 - 12:00am

Get ready to rock

classic lips

18 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

The Wow Factor

Brow professional

6 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Top tips: autumn look

Chantecaille sales manager Julianna Shi offers make-up tips for autumn.

'For the autumn season it's still the bronze-gold and brown [shades] of summer ... it's softer but defined around the eyes. Mascara is also softer. It's more natural and not the 'baby doll' lashes. The look for this season is sophisticated, elegant and smart.

11 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

This week we test: eyebrow liner

Lining your brows accentuates your features and frames your eyes. Shape your brows first, then fill them in with liner - just make sure you pick a shade which matches your hair colour.

Esprique Precious Soft Eyebrow Pencil (HK$185)

5 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Top tips: running hot

Justine Grier, senior therapist with the Beautiful Skin Centre, gives grooming tips for summer:

26 May 2009 - 12:00am

Good-luck eyebrow tips

It is all in the eyebrows - whether you will be rich or poor - at least according to some fung shui masters. And fung shui master Mak Ling-ling says you can give your fortune a helping hand by keeping your brows neat and tidy - or even by having them professionally shaped.

15 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Top tips: brush strokes

Yves Saint Laurent makeup artist Val Garland seeks to create beauty that's 'beyond stereotypes'.

14 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Down at the Farm

Eco-chic skincare brand The Organic Pharmacy and its signature Rose Crystal Lymphatic Top-to-Toe Treatment has long been a staple at Harvey Nichols. Now, the brand has opened its own flagship spa Organic Pharmacy FARM with a new menu of treatments that includes the Semi-Permanent New Generation Eyebrow Tattoo (HK$3,900/45mins).

4 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

A DIY beacon for those who feel left out

We stood on the streets, we listened to the radio, we watched it on television. But it was a cruel blow not to jog along like the city's stars and sportspeople with a torch in our hands.

If you, like me, missed out on taking part in that momentous occasion, then never fear, help is near.

5 May 2008 - 12:00am

Top tips: eyebrows

Benefit founders Jane and Jean Ford were impressed by Hong Kong women's 'extraordinary beauty' during their first visit here recently. But this city's women can improve the care of their eyebrows, say the San Francisco-based twins.

'Pay your eyebrows special attention,' says Jane Ford (left). 'Give them a defined shape and fill them in.'

8 May 2015 - 4:38pm

Brow waxing

Brow waxing cult makeup brand Benefit has launched its first Brow Bar in Asia, at Lane Crawford Times Square. Drop in for a professional tweak, tweeze or wax, or even a makeup makeover.

26 Oct 2007 - 12:00am