Heidi Yeung

Prior to becoming a digital production editor for the Post, Heidi was Web Editor for Young Post. She is also a contributor to the Life and Culture sections of the SCMP. She joined the Post in 2013 and has a Bachelor of Arts in history with a minor in English literature, and a master's in journalism. Heidi was born in Hong Kong and raised in Australia.
Heidi Yeung
Prior to becoming a digital production editor for the Post, Heidi was Web Editor for Young Post. She is also a contributor to the Life and Culture sections of the SCMP. She joined the Post in 2013 and has a Bachelor of Arts in history with a minor in English literature, and a master's in journalism. Heidi was born in Hong Kong and raised in Australia.

Latest from Heidi Yeung

A career in the film industry may seem glamorous but there's a lot of hard work involved

A cameraman and sound guy reveal what it takes to get ahead - what perks exist - in the world of movie-making.

16 Oct 2019 - 3:51PM

A cameraman and sound guy reveal what it takes to get ahead - what perks exist - in the world of movie-making.

A career in the film industry may seem glamorous but there's a lot of hard work involved
The Ordinary’s Hong Kong launch, and life after Brandon Truaxe – Deciem CEO on roller-coaster ride from indie brand to global cult favourite

As The Ordinary launches a counter at Harvey Nichols in Hong Kong, the CEO of Deciem, the company behind the brand, Nicola Kilner, talks about her late friend and partner, and being a strong advocate for workplace well-being.

12 Oct 2019 - 2:29AM

As The Ordinary launches a counter at Harvey Nichols in Hong Kong, the CEO of Deciem, the company behind the brand, Nicola Kilner, talks about her late friend and partner, and being a strong advocate for workplace well-being.

The Ordinary’s Hong Kong launch, and life after Brandon Truaxe – Deciem CEO on roller-coaster ride from indie brand to global cult favourite
If life feels a little too much sometimes, here's some advice on what you can do to feel better

If you sometimes feel overwhelmed when things don't go according to plan, read this and feel in control again.

16 Oct 2019 - 3:41PM

If you sometimes feel overwhelmed when things don't go according to plan, read this and feel in control again.

If life feels a little too much sometimes, here's some advice on what you can do to feel better
No money? No problem! A professional's guide to getting a free workout at home

Most students don't have the time or cash for gym memberships, so we spoke to a personal trainer for some tips on how to replicate the effects from the comfort of your dorm

9 Oct 2019 - 9:46AM

Most students don't have the time or cash for gym memberships, so we spoke to a personal trainer for some tips on how to replicate the effects from the comfort of your dorm

No money? No problem! A professional's guide to getting a free workout at home
Skincare for men: an expert's guide to help you protect your skin, fight acne, and feel good

If your skin feels dry all the time, you're worried about acne, or you just want to take better care of the face you show the world, keep reading. Because skincare has nothing to do with gender. 

30 Sep 2019 - 3:03PM

If your skin feels dry all the time, you're worried about acne, or you just want to take better care of the face you show the world, keep reading. Because skincare has nothing to do with gender. 

Skincare for men: an expert's guide to help you protect your skin, fight acne, and feel good
11 travel hacks to keep you organised and stress-free on vacation

Make your holiday a breeze with these tips and tricks so you can focus on exploring new places and making unforgettable memories.

30 Sep 2019 - 2:59PM

Make your holiday a breeze with these tips and tricks so you can focus on exploring new places and making unforgettable memories.

11 travel hacks to keep you organised and stress-free on vacation
Adult acne explained: what causes it, how to treat it, and why less is more

Acne affects many people during puberty, and for some the facial condition continues into adulthood. A dermatologist talks about the reasons for adult acne and ways to treat it.

25 Sep 2019 - 9:19AM

Acne affects many people during puberty, and for some the facial condition continues into adulthood. A dermatologist talks about the reasons for adult acne and ways to treat it.

Adult acne explained: what causes it, how to treat it, and why less is more
How to use a menstrual cup and why you should switch to a more eco-friendly period product

Safe, reusable and hygienic, silicone menstrual cups are less environmentally damaging and cheaper than pads or tampons in the long run. Once the mechanics are mastered, the cups take a lot of the hassle out of periods.

18 Sep 2019 - 4:30PM

Safe, reusable and hygienic, silicone menstrual cups are less environmentally damaging and cheaper than pads or tampons in the long run. Once the mechanics are mastered, the cups take a lot of the hassle out of periods.

How to use a menstrual cup and why you should switch to a more eco-friendly period product
4 top skincare trends in 2019 for youthful-looking skin: LED lights, rollers, face masks and retinol

Bright lights, big results – the search for the best anti-ageing treatment continues, and this year’s trends include gadgets, vitamins, at-home treatments and more

4 Oct 2019 - 3:04PM

Bright lights, big results – the search for the best anti-ageing treatment continues, and this year’s trends include gadgets, vitamins, at-home treatments and more

4 top skincare trends  in 2019 for youthful-looking skin: LED lights, rollers, face masks and retinol
Sephora opening in Hong Kong: Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty and four other beauty brands to look out for

Beauty store Sephora is opening in IFC Mall in Central, offering a huge range of products and with professional staff to help customers. Here are five must-try brands that will be available in the store.

5 Sep 2019 - 11:40AM

Beauty store Sephora is opening in IFC Mall in Central, offering a huge range of products and with professional staff to help customers. Here are five must-try brands that will be available in the store.

Sephora opening in Hong Kong: Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty and four other beauty brands to look out for
Staying hydrated: What are the doctor’s orders for long-haul flights?

Flying at altitude with greater levels of cosmic radiation speeds up the skin’s ageing process so avoid a window seat and apply moisturiser every 2-3 hours

21 Jul 2019 - 4:06PM

Flying at altitude with greater levels of cosmic radiation speeds up the skin’s ageing process so avoid a window seat and apply moisturiser every 2-3 hours

Staying hydrated: What are the doctor’s orders for long-haul flights?
5 of the best beauty influencers to follow on YouTube and Instagram

From Claire Marshall to Mianne Chan, these influencers offer easy-to-follow tutorials, fascinating insights, and most of all, a lot of fun.

20 Jul 2019 - 7:30AM

From Claire Marshall to Mianne Chan, these influencers offer easy-to-follow tutorials, fascinating insights, and most of all, a lot of fun.

5 of the best beauty influencers to follow on YouTube and Instagram
Beginner’s guide to make-up tools: basic brushes, Beauty Blender all you need to create any look

You don’t need to be a make-up expert to create awesome looks – you just need good quality tools. First in a three-part series.

4 Jul 2019 - 1:44PM

You don’t need to be a make-up expert to create awesome looks – you just need good quality tools. First in a three-part series.

Beginner’s guide to make-up tools: basic brushes, Beauty Blender all you need to create any look
10 beauty products you should splurge on: From Tom Ford to Drunk Elephant

Sometimes it’s worth pampering yourself and splashing out on items that’ll guarantee you’re going to look and feel better than ever. Here are our top tips on the products worth digging deeper in your pocket for.

18 Mar 2019 - 2:38PM

Sometimes it’s worth pampering yourself and splashing out on items that’ll guarantee you’re going to look and feel better than ever. Here are our top tips on the products worth digging deeper in your pocket for.

10 beauty products you should splurge on: From Tom Ford to Drunk Elephant
Beauty oils: what they do and why you need them in your skincare regime

Serums and essences are often the focus of skincare regimes, but there's one ingredient that will help them work even better – beauty oils; a layer of oil creates a barrier that allows whatever else you have applied to your skin to get to work.

22 Jan 2019 - 7:46AM

Serums and essences are often the focus of skincare regimes, but there's one ingredient that will help them work even better – beauty oils; a layer of oil creates a barrier that allows whatever else you have applied to your skin to get to work.

Beauty oils: what they do and why you need them in your skincare regime
Holiday beauty: the top products for your trip and the best ways to use them

Before heading off overseas this Christmas, or any other time, make sure you’ve packed all you need to keep your skin looking and feeling great. Here are some handy lists of must-haves, whichever kind of traveller you are.

3 Jan 2019 - 11:34AM

Before heading off overseas this Christmas, or any other time, make sure you’ve packed all you need to keep your skin looking and feeling great. Here are some handy lists of must-haves, whichever kind of traveller you are.

Holiday beauty: the top products for your trip and the best ways to use them
From Mac to Benefit: 5 multipurpose beauty products and how to hack them for a simple and radiant make-up routine

Don't limit yourself to using products just the way they're marketed. From liquid lipsticks to combo pens, these beauty products will simplify and minimise your make-up bag

28 Nov 2018 - 12:00PM

Don't limit yourself to using products just the way they're marketed. From liquid lipsticks to combo pens, these beauty products will simplify and minimise your make-up bag

From Mac to Benefit: 5 multipurpose beauty products and how to hack them for a simple and radiant make-up routine
Beauty trends that started on Instagram, from baking to strobing to cut crease
  • Find out about baking, strobing, hit pan and contouring and other Instagram cosmetic trends; Do you know OG from HG, or waterlining from tightlining? This guide will help.
26 Oct 2018 - 10:37AM
  • Find out about baking, strobing, hit pan and contouring and other Instagram cosmetic trends; Do you know OG from HG, or waterlining from tightlining? This guide will help.
Beauty trends that started on Instagram, from baking to strobing to cut crease
The best sunscreen for you, how to apply spray and lotion properly, and products the experts recommend

Sunscreen is important all year round and applying it daily is the best defence against signs of premature ageing. Here is some advice on the types of products to use and how to make sure you’re using them effectively.

16 Sep 2018 - 5:55PM

Sunscreen is important all year round and applying it daily is the best defence against signs of premature ageing. Here is some advice on the types of products to use and how to make sure you’re using them effectively.

The best sunscreen for you, how to apply spray and lotion properly, and products the experts recommend
Five foundations with a wide shade range for fair skinned and darker skinned women in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is not the easiest place to find suitable foundation if your skin tone differs at all from the ‘norm’. But these five make-up brands provide a decent range, and they are high-quality products.

27 Aug 2018 - 12:51PM

Hong Kong is not the easiest place to find suitable foundation if your skin tone differs at all from the ‘norm’. But these five make-up brands provide a decent range, and they are high-quality products.

Five foundations with a wide shade range for fair skinned and darker skinned women in Hong Kong
Foundations for summer: our beauty experts road-test new products, affordable and high-end

Finding a foundation that can withstand Asia’s sticky summer can be a tough ask. The Post’s experts have put the latest products on the market to the test, from cushions to liquids.

28 Jul 2018 - 11:32AM

Finding a foundation that can withstand Asia’s sticky summer can be a tough ask. The Post’s experts have put the latest products on the market to the test, from cushions to liquids.

Foundations for summer: our beauty experts road-test new products, affordable and high-end
Five summer make-up and skincare tips to stop humid weather destroying your look

High humidity can ruin all that hard work you put in to your morning make-up routine. Heidi Yeung gives some advice on products and practices that will keep you looking perfect right through the day.

24 Jul 2018 - 2:37PM

High humidity can ruin all that hard work you put in to your morning make-up routine. Heidi Yeung gives some advice on products and practices that will keep you looking perfect right through the day.

Five summer make-up and skincare tips to stop humid weather destroying your look
Men’s make-up: how to use it to feel more confident, hide pimples, or cover up after a late night or weekend in the sun – expert tips

Define your eyebrows, lose those dark rings under your eyes, cover up the excesses of the night before – see how to do all this and more with our video guide

10 Jul 2018 - 10:26AM

Define your eyebrows, lose those dark rings under your eyes, cover up the excesses of the night before – see how to do all this and more with our video guide

Men’s make-up: how to use it to feel more confident, hide pimples, or cover up after a late night or weekend in the sun – expert tips
Why Hong Kong’s beauty industry needs to be more inclusive of diversity

If your complexion is much fairer or darker than the average Hongkonger, specific make-up products will be hard to find. It means the cosmetics industry needs to step up their game in terms of diversity and inclusion.

11 Jun 2018 - 7:21PM

If your complexion is much fairer or darker than the average Hongkonger, specific make-up products will be hard to find. It means the cosmetics industry needs to step up their game in terms of diversity and inclusion.

Why Hong Kong’s beauty industry needs to be more inclusive of diversity
Why Sephora failed in Hong Kong – despite a ready market for its make-up and skincare

The global cosmetics chain is a notable absentee from the Hong Kong beauty and skincare market, having called it quits years ago after a brief foray despite the many expat and migrant women ill served by existing market players

24 May 2018 - 11:18AM

The global cosmetics chain is a notable absentee from the Hong Kong beauty and skincare market, having called it quits years ago after a brief foray despite the many expat and migrant women ill served by existing market players

Why Sephora failed in Hong Kong – despite a ready market for its make-up and skincare
How to pick the best serum for your skin, and why you should be using one this summer

Humidity in the air doesn’t equal beautifully hydrated skin. Try adding a serum to your daily routine to give your face a little extra loving care

11 Apr 2018 - 8:14PM

Humidity in the air doesn’t equal beautifully hydrated skin. Try adding a serum to your daily routine to give your face a little extra loving care

How to pick the best serum for your skin, and why you should be using one this summer
Clockenflap fashion: get festival ready in Hong Kong with layers, double denim, chunky boots and masculine jackets

Forget crochet tops and native American head dresses for Hong Kong’s biggest music festival; instead, check out our top picks for stylish looks to suit all budgets and weather

3 Nov 2017 - 9:23AM

Forget crochet tops and native American head dresses for Hong Kong’s biggest music festival; instead, check out our top picks for stylish looks to suit all budgets and weather

Clockenflap fashion: get festival ready in Hong Kong with layers, double denim, chunky boots and masculine jackets
Icons of our decade? Influencers like Kendall Jenner replace models as faces of luxe beauty
Six Game of Thrones characters bound to be big in season 7 ... we hope

There’ll be a lot of plot lines and people to cram into the remaining episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones. We look at what happened to some of the key characters at the end of season 6, and where the story could take them next

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

There’ll be a lot of plot lines and people to cram into the remaining episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones. We look at what happened to some of the key characters at the end of season 6, and where the story could take them next

Six Game of Thrones characters bound to be big in season 7 ... we hope
10 things to look forward to in season five of Orange is the New Black

Viewers were left on the edge of their seats at the end of season four. Here are 10 reasons why this mega fan of the Netflix series cannot wait for the new season to air on Friday

8 Jun 2017 - 2:38PM

Viewers were left on the edge of their seats at the end of season four. Here are 10 reasons why this mega fan of the Netflix series cannot wait for the new season to air on Friday

10 things to look forward to in season five of Orange is the New Black