WOW Factor

Dermagram Blemish Control

For deep-cleaning without that dry, taut feeling, consider trying Dermagram's Blemish Control Solution Vacuum Gel Cleanser (HK$170/115ml) - coconut oil promotes rapid purification while removing oil and even tightens pores.

Sunday, 10 June, 2012, 12:00am

WOW Factor

Into battle against oily skin

27 May 2012 - 12:00am

Beauty buzz

Who doesn't want to look younger? These relatively easy to use products promise to wipe years off your face without breaking the bank.

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

The Wow Factor

Star-worthy nails

Attention Katy Perry fans: inspired by the California Girl's daring nail trends and her album Teenage Dream, the Katy Perry Collection by OPI includes four fierce shades (HK$132/ bottle). If you're on a budget, get the mini collection (HK$168/ set) and try all four colours. Available at professional salons, nail bars and selected Mannings.

30 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Dandy & Dapper

I've dug out my tuxedo for an upcoming black-tie event but I left my formal shoes in storage. Where can I replace them in Hong Kong?

14 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Beauty buzz

Everyone wants a fresh, smooth complexion for summer and these new hi-tech formulas promise just that.

25 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Powder room

Bourjois' Express Cleansing Wipes (bottom left, HK$48/pack) are a good value travel companion this summer. Lightweight, practical and containing 25 wipes, these will give your skin a 60-second clean when on the go. Available from Seibu, Langham Place, Mong Kok.

16 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Powder room

Crabtree & Evelyn's La Source revitalising Extreme Foot Smoother (right; HK$225/150g) is a rinse-off treatment designed to be gentle on feet but hard on skin. A blend of pumice, macadamia nut oil, shea butter, algae extract, glycerine and peppermint oil exfoliates and softens. From all Crabtree & Evelyn stores.

2 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Powder room

Origins Night Health Bedtime balm (HK$250/30ml; below) is part of the new Night Health range. The non-greasy formula is rubbed between fingers to warm and massaged into acupressure points (back of the head, shoulders and soles of the feet) and contains organic lavender, mandarin and chamomile as well as organic shea butter and sweet almond oils. A calming routine for the stressed.

5 May 2009 - 12:00am

Powder room

Global Essence Gorgeous Rose floral water (HK$900/125ml, HK$1,800/500ml) can be spritzed on during the day to cool off and can be used as a toner. This is a lightly scented spray without alcohol. Available at Unit A, G/F, 25 Caine Road, Mid-Levels.

28 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

Where can I find Skin Doctor products in Hong Kong? It's an Australian brand. I need to know quickly as I'm leaving Hong Kong this weekend and need to buy the product before I head off. Please could you tell me where this brand is available?

Desperate Times, Heading for India

21 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

'Rats' compete in charity race around Central

Hundreds of 'rats' scurried through streets and between office towers in Central yesterday morning - completing a charity obstacle course.

About 400 executives and office staff from some of the city's top companies competed in this year's Central Rat Race, running to raise HK$2.38 million for the mental-health charity Mindset.

20 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I remember men used to wear seersucker suits in summer and I would like to buy one for myself. Do they make them for women? Where can I get one?

Earning Stripes, Repulse Bay

28 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Powder room

Christian Dior's Miss Dior Cherie Blooming Bouquet (above, HK$665/100ml) begins with a citrus top nose followed by a fruity rose and ends with a soft white musk scent.

26 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Unique role at health and beauty chain

A one-off role has just become available that demands someone who can be accountable for the performance and operations of a designated region of stores, driving excellent services, performance targets, sales and profitability.

26 Apr 2008 - 12:00am