Lim Li Ying

LiYing is the Digital Content Manager of STYLE Magazine. She was previously the Beauty Editor of Harper's BAZAAR, and writes for the STYLE website about topics that range from fashion to beauty and travel.
Lim Li Ying
LiYing is the Digital Content Manager of STYLE Magazine. She was previously the Beauty Editor of Harper's BAZAAR, and writes for the STYLE website about topics that range from fashion to beauty and travel.

Latest from Lim Li Ying

We review the biggest hair secret of K-pop stars: the Korean cream bath

For a genuine K-style experience in Kuala Lumpur, head to LeeKaja Beauty Salon

10 Mar 2019 - 10:01AM

For a genuine K-style experience in Kuala Lumpur, head to LeeKaja Beauty Salon

We review the biggest hair secret of K-pop stars: the Korean cream bath
How Noëlla Coursaris Musunka teamed up with Roksanda Ilincic to empower women – and gave modelling new meaning

Mother-of-two Noëlla Coursaris Musunka tells us how her charity, Malaika, and fashion are improving lives of Congolese children and their communities

7 Mar 2019 - 6:47PM

Mother-of-two Noëlla Coursaris Musunka tells us how her charity, Malaika, and fashion are improving lives of Congolese children and their communities

How Noëlla Coursaris Musunka teamed up with Roksanda Ilincic to empower women – and gave modelling new meaning
What’s hot in Korea: a round-up of February’s top K-pop, K-drama and cultural news

Did CLC reject beauty standards? Are Song Yun-hyeong of iKON and Momoland’s Daisy a couple? Here’s everything you might have missed in Korean entertainment this month

28 Feb 2019 - 10:03AM

Did CLC reject beauty standards? Are Song Yun-hyeong of iKON and Momoland’s Daisy a couple? Here’s everything you might have missed in Korean entertainment this month

What’s hot in Korea: a round-up of February’s top K-pop, K-drama and cultural news
Oscars 2019: who dressed the best – and the worst – on the night?

Actor singer Billy Porter, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams and Gemma Chan all caught the eye at the awards ceremony... but was it in a good way?

25 Feb 2019 - 6:53PM

Actor singer Billy Porter, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams and Gemma Chan all caught the eye at the awards ceremony... but was it in a good way?

Oscars 2019: who dressed the best – and the worst – on the night?
Grammys’ secrets of Lady Gaga’s platinum-blonde soft waves and Jennifer Lopez’s ponytail revealed

The stars’ hairstyles caught the eye at Sunday’s 61st Grammy Awards, but how did they get that look? All will be revealed ...

14 Feb 2019 - 3:28PM

The stars’ hairstyles caught the eye at Sunday’s 61st Grammy Awards, but how did they get that look? All will be revealed ...

Grammys’ secrets of Lady Gaga’s platinum-blonde soft waves and Jennifer Lopez’s ponytail revealed
Where to eat vegan in Hong Kong this Lunar New Year: have your pork and eat it – cruelty-free

Lunar New Year food can be a treat for vegans, too, thanks to plant-based meat alternatives, such as Omnipork served at some great Hong Kong restaurants

1 Feb 2019 - 4:31PM

Lunar New Year food can be a treat for vegans, too, thanks to plant-based meat alternatives, such as Omnipork served at some great Hong Kong restaurants

Where to eat vegan in Hong Kong this Lunar New Year: have your pork and eat it –  cruelty-free
I tried Amooma Spa’s tourmaline crystal massage – then had the best sleep ever

Amooma Spa & Sanctuary’s new branch, tucked away in the side streets of Wan Chai, offers a relaxing and rejuvenating haven in the heart of bustling Hong Kong

23 Jan 2019 - 12:02PM

Amooma Spa & Sanctuary’s new branch, tucked away in the side streets of Wan Chai, offers a relaxing and rejuvenating haven in the heart of bustling Hong Kong

I tried Amooma Spa’s tourmaline crystal massage – then had the best sleep ever
Snow Fox Skincare founder Phoebe Song: beauty brands can no longer justify failure to adopt cruelty-free, vegan practices

Founder of beauty and wellness start-up website Spa Monkeys and Snow Fox Skincare discusses her own health issues, Buddhist philosophies and sensitive skin-friendly products

21 Jan 2019 - 3:14PM

Founder of beauty and wellness start-up website Spa Monkeys and Snow Fox Skincare discusses her own health issues, Buddhist philosophies and sensitive skin-friendly products

Snow Fox Skincare founder Phoebe Song: beauty brands can no longer justify failure to adopt cruelty-free, vegan practices
Today I learned how to make vegan food: it’s easy to be part of Veganuary

New-York based vegetarian chef, cookbook author and Instagram star Hetty McKinnon shows Lim LiYing how to make her fabulous whole-roasted turmeric and coconut cauliflower

15 Jan 2019 - 4:39PM

New-York based vegetarian chef, cookbook author and Instagram star Hetty McKinnon shows Lim LiYing how to make her fabulous whole-roasted turmeric and coconut cauliflower

Today I learned how to make vegan food: it’s easy to be part of Veganuary
We review skincare products with the mysterious power of crystals like amethyst and quartz

Beauty brands such as Pura Botanicals, Sjal Skincare, Herbivore and Snow Fox have tapped into the growing popularity of crystals, which serve different healing purposes

2 Jan 2019 - 2:05PM

Beauty brands such as Pura Botanicals, Sjal Skincare, Herbivore and Snow Fox have tapped into the growing popularity of crystals, which serve different healing purposes

We review skincare products with the mysterious power of crystals like amethyst and quartz
MAMA 2018 Gallery: the hits – Angelababy and her Dior gown – and misses – er, Mommy Son

The 10th Mnet Asian Music Awards in Hong Kong last Friday, featured some of South Korea’s biggest stars – all hoping to shine on the red carpet

17 Dec 2018 - 5:56PM

The 10th Mnet Asian Music Awards in Hong Kong last Friday, featured some of South Korea’s biggest stars – all hoping to shine on the red carpet

MAMA 2018 Gallery: the hits – Angelababy and her Dior gown – and misses – er, Mommy Son
Our pick of vegan luxury gifts – for a cruelty-free and ethical Christmas

Osier, Soap Chérie, Simple Matters and Frame Cosmetics offer goods to satisfy beauty junkies as well as those who wish to maintain an ethical and cruelty-free path

12 Dec 2018 - 12:00PM

Osier, Soap Chérie, Simple Matters and Frame Cosmetics offer goods to satisfy beauty junkies as well as those who wish to maintain an ethical and cruelty-free path

Our pick of vegan luxury gifts – for a cruelty-free and ethical Christmas
Chanel ‘saving countless animals from suffering’ by becoming first leading luxury fashion house to shed crocodile and snake skins

Veteran designer Karl Lagerfeld says decision is ‘a free choice’ and the likes of Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana and Louis Vuitton have been urged to consider position by animal rights groups

7 Dec 2018 - 9:49AM

Veteran designer Karl Lagerfeld says decision is ‘a free choice’ and the likes of Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana and Louis Vuitton have been urged to consider position by animal rights groups

Chanel ‘saving countless animals from suffering’ by becoming first leading luxury fashion house to shed crocodile and snake skins
Sand, sea and snow: 3 winter resorts and exotic villas that offer Christmas holiday in all kinds of climates this year

Kiroro in Japan’s Hokkaido Golden Triangle, Chiang Mai in Thailand and Cuba’s pristine beaches are all possible getaway locations this festive season

6 Dec 2018 - 2:07PM

Kiroro in Japan’s Hokkaido Golden Triangle, Chiang Mai in Thailand and Cuba’s pristine beaches are all possible getaway locations this festive season

Sand, sea and snow: 3 winter resorts and exotic villas that offer Christmas holiday in all kinds of climates this year
Beauty, fashion and food: 3 female entrepreneurs who are shaking things up in Hong Kong

The Raw Circus’ Jenny Tan, Leslie Tsang from Movers & Cashmere and Erica Ching from Caternap are changing the face of the city’s competitive landscape

28 Nov 2018 - 4:11PM

The Raw Circus’ Jenny Tan, Leslie Tsang from Movers & Cashmere and Erica Ching from Caternap are changing the face of the city’s competitive landscape

Beauty, fashion and food: 3 female entrepreneurs who are shaking things up in Hong Kong
Sands Resorts Macao’s vegan ‘pork bun’ marks start of Green Monday’s ‘global movement’

The launch of first non-meat version of Macau’s signature street snack is a sign of growing widespread support for the Hong Kong company’s healthy foods

17 Nov 2018 - 5:25AM

The launch of first non-meat version of Macau’s signature street snack is a sign of growing widespread support for the Hong Kong company’s healthy foods

Sands Resorts Macao’s vegan ‘pork bun’ marks start of Green Monday’s ‘global movement’
K-pop star Jessica Jung gets intimate about shoes and love – and gives me a peek at her mobile phone

The K-pop star, who has 7.8 million Instagram followers, takes time out from promoting Salvatore Ferragamo’s new Hong Kong boutique to sit down with us at The Upper House

19 Nov 2018 - 10:55AM

The K-pop star, who has 7.8 million Instagram followers, takes time out from promoting Salvatore Ferragamo’s new Hong Kong boutique to sit down with us at The Upper House

K-pop star Jessica Jung gets intimate about shoes and love – and gives me a peek at her mobile phone
3 toxin-free beauty treatments in Hong Kong for a great private spa experience

We try out hair, body, and mani and pedi treatments at three relaxing wellness centres

12 Nov 2018 - 5:00PM

We try out hair, body, and mani and pedi treatments at three relaxing wellness centres

3 toxin-free beauty treatments in Hong Kong for a great private spa experience
3 Hong Kong vegan entrepreneurs who are shaking up the plant-based scene

Founders of Confusion, The Green Platters and Bear's Lab tell us how they made the move to veganism

30 Oct 2018 - 2:49PM

Founders of Confusion, The Green Platters and Bear's Lab tell us how they made the move to veganism

3 Hong Kong vegan entrepreneurs who are shaking up the plant-based scene
Indulge and unwind: the best spas for your next wellness trip

Hong Kong’s Chuan Spa uses a traditional Chinese approach - or why not fly to the Maldives, Cambodia or Phuket for an Instagrammable wellness getaway?

29 Oct 2018 - 4:50PM

Hong Kong’s Chuan Spa uses a traditional Chinese approach - or why not fly to the Maldives, Cambodia or Phuket for an Instagrammable wellness getaway?

Indulge and unwind: the best spas for your next wellness trip
3 upcoming Asian designers to watch out for this winter

China’s Ms Min, Japan’s FACETASM and Hong Kong duo Cyrus Wong and Julio Ng’s IDISM showcase their new fashion collections at Centrestage Elites 2018

22 Oct 2018 - 2:28PM

China’s Ms Min, Japan’s FACETASM and Hong Kong duo Cyrus Wong and Julio Ng’s IDISM showcase their new fashion collections at Centrestage Elites 2018

3 upcoming Asian designers to watch out for this winter
5 all-natural indie vegan skincare brands that beauty YouTubers and KOLs are talking about

We love the products from SkinOwl, Subtle Energies, Uma, INUF and Pura Botanicals

16 Oct 2018 - 10:12AM

We love the products from SkinOwl, Subtle Energies, Uma, INUF and Pura Botanicals

5 all-natural indie vegan skincare brands that beauty YouTubers and KOLs are talking about
4 stylish escapes to brighten up those winter blues

Fancy an underwater wedding? Or perhaps a romantic break with a private jet experience? As the cold season draws nearer, here are a few luxury getaways you might want to consider

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Fancy an underwater wedding? Or perhaps a romantic break with a private jet experience? As the cold season draws nearer, here are a few luxury getaways you might want to consider

4 stylish escapes to brighten up those winter blues
4 top tips on how crystals can help Hongkongers stay positive and ‘chill out’

Duo from Australian crystal online retailer, Stoned Crystals chat to STYLE while in city to launch range of stones at Lane Crawford

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Duo from Australian crystal online retailer, Stoned Crystals chat to STYLE while in city to launch range of stones at Lane Crawford

4 top tips on how crystals can help Hongkongers stay positive and ‘chill out’
What does K-star Song Hye-kyo do to stay beautiful and fit?

The South Korean actress with perfect skin shares her beauty secrets with us

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

The South Korean actress with perfect skin shares her beauty secrets with us

What does K-star Song Hye-kyo do to stay beautiful and fit?
K-star Song Hye-kyo shares her beauty secrets
Is it pink or white? Ryan Gosling leads ‘First Man’ cast on Venice Film Festival red carpet

Shades of pink set the tone when Gosling and fellow cast members Claire Foy and Olivia Hamilton arrived for the international film festival screening of the film, a biopic of astronaut Neil Armstrong

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Shades of pink set the tone when Gosling and fellow cast members Claire Foy and Olivia Hamilton arrived for the international film festival screening of the film, a biopic of astronaut Neil Armstrong

Is it pink or white? Ryan Gosling leads ‘First Man’ cast on Venice Film Festival red carpet
Vegan stars Joaquin Phoenix, Sia and Rooney Mara lift the lid on animal exploitation

‘Dominion’, a hard-hitting documentary premiering in Hong Kong next week, reveals the ugly truth about how humans mistreat animals

29 Aug 2018 - 3:36PM

‘Dominion’, a hard-hitting documentary premiering in Hong Kong next week, reveals the ugly truth about how humans mistreat animals

Vegan stars Joaquin Phoenix, Sia and Rooney Mara lift the lid on  animal exploitation
Why social media is in love with Nannette de Gaspé Beaubien’s ‘dry mask’

Canadian biotech’s cutting-edge luxury beauty products have led international beauty gurus to tout them as the next “must-have” items

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Canadian biotech’s cutting-edge luxury beauty products have led international beauty gurus to tout them as the next “must-have” items

Why social media is in love with Nannette de Gaspé Beaubien’s ‘dry mask’
These places do the best vegan alternatives in Hong Kong – and you have to try them now

Skip the steak and check out some of the city’s most delicious vegan offerings, some of which taste remarkably similar to their meat originals

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Skip the steak and check out some of the city’s most delicious vegan offerings, some of which taste remarkably similar to their meat originals

These places do the best vegan alternatives in Hong Kong – and you have to try them now