Lim Li Ying

LiYing is the Senior 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 Senior 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

Review | We review Elu Spa: is the indulgence treatment, which includes a jade stone facial, worth HK$3,000?

The therapist used a mixture of Swedish and ‘neuromuscular’ techniques said to promote blood circulation and knead the stress knots

9 Sep 2019 - 5:00PM

The therapist used a mixture of Swedish and ‘neuromuscular’ techniques said to promote blood circulation and knead the stress knots

We review Elu Spa: is the indulgence treatment, which includes a jade stone facial, worth HK$3,000?
Today I learned how to make vegan mooncakes – just in time for Mid-Autumn Festival

The Cakery shares its special seasonal recipe for vegan mooncakes

9 Sep 2019 - 3:25PM

The Cakery shares its special seasonal recipe for vegan mooncakes

Today I learned how to make vegan mooncakes – just in time for Mid-Autumn Festival
Will vegan dairy alternatives be the ‘next Beyond Meat’ success story?

As global interest in plant-based meat substitutes surges worldwide, other vegan products such as non-dairy milk and chocolate are tipped to benefit

4 Sep 2019 - 6:00PM

As global interest in plant-based meat substitutes surges worldwide, other vegan products such as non-dairy milk and chocolate are tipped to benefit

Will vegan dairy alternatives be the ‘next Beyond Meat’ success story?
How do celebrities Kate Moss and Sienna Miller get their red-carpet glow?

Teresa Tarmey, London-based facialist to the stars, has launched a range of luxury skincare products at Lane Crawford in Hong Kong, including the Cryotherapy Kit, an essential red carpet prep for her celebrity clients

3 Sep 2019 - 1:00PM

Teresa Tarmey, London-based facialist to the stars, has launched a range of luxury skincare products at Lane Crawford in Hong Kong, including the Cryotherapy Kit, an essential red carpet prep for her celebrity clients

How do celebrities Kate Moss and Sienna Miller get their red-carpet glow?
Middle Eastern fare with flair at Bedu on Gough Street

From falafel to tahini, the sharing plates at Bedu in Sheung Wan are ideal for everyone, even vegans

3 Sep 2019 - 9:00AM

From falafel to tahini, the sharing plates at Bedu in Sheung Wan are ideal for everyone, even vegans

Middle Eastern fare with flair at Bedu on Gough Street
Seasonal and organic vegan food at Café Gray Deluxe in Admiralty

Chef Gray Kunz has really delivered the goods with the menu, which aims to stay eco-friendly, vegetarian and seasonal, so no dish is ever the same

3 Sep 2019 - 5:56PM

Chef Gray Kunz has really delivered the goods with the menu, which aims to stay eco-friendly, vegetarian and seasonal, so no dish is ever the same

Seasonal and organic vegan food at Café Gray Deluxe in Admiralty
Celebrity chef Will Meyrick’s flagship Southeast Asian restaurant Mama San offers authentic vegetarian flavours

No scrimping on rich regional tastes and textures as executive chef Budiana goes the extra distance for vegan and vegetarian diners

3 Sep 2019 - 8:15AM

No scrimping on rich regional tastes and textures as executive chef Budiana goes the extra distance for vegan and vegetarian diners

Celebrity chef Will Meyrick’s flagship Southeast Asian restaurant Mama San offers authentic vegetarian flavours
What’s hot in Korea: Can K-pop band BTS ever be ‘ordinary’? Is divorced K-drama star Song Joong-ki dating again?

Members of boy band BTS want to enjoy ‘ordinary life’, while actor Song Joong-ki has been seen with a mystery woman

31 Aug 2019 - 12:00PM

Members of boy band BTS want to enjoy ‘ordinary life’, while actor Song Joong-ki has been seen with a mystery woman

What’s hot in Korea: Can K-pop band BTS ever be ‘ordinary’? Is divorced K-drama star Song Joong-ki dating again?
Why millennials love these 3 beauty concept stores in Hong Kong

Pop into Sephora for a cool chemist experience, enjoy counter service at Facesss, or test drive DFS’ Meitu Lip Bar. You’ll love these beauty playgrounds

29 Aug 2019 - 4:33AM

Pop into Sephora for a cool chemist experience, enjoy counter service at Facesss, or test drive DFS’ Meitu Lip Bar. You’ll love these beauty playgrounds

Why millennials love these 3 beauty concept stores in Hong Kong
From Hong Kong to Paris: 4 of the world’s best destination scents

These garden fragrances evoke memories of different places and times, from Le Labo Bigarade 18 and its echoes of Hong Kong’s Repulse Bay to Hermès’ Un Jardin sur Le Toit, which is redolent of the fashion house’s rooftop garden in Paris

15 Aug 2019 - 12:00PM

These garden fragrances evoke memories of different places and times, from Le Labo Bigarade 18 and its echoes of Hong Kong’s Repulse Bay to Hermès’ Un Jardin sur Le Toit, which is redolent of the fashion house’s rooftop garden in Paris

From Hong Kong to Paris: 4 of the world’s best destination scents
Today I learned how to make vegan Scotch eggs from Lady Gaga's private chef, Tom Burney

We meet executive chef of Invisible Kitchen, Hong Kong’s sustainable catering service, who has caught the eye with his ‘Vegan Vs’ canape challenges that compare meat and non-meat versions

15 Aug 2019 - 4:21PM

We meet executive chef of Invisible Kitchen, Hong Kong’s sustainable catering service, who has caught the eye with his ‘Vegan Vs’ canape challenges that compare meat and non-meat versions

Today I learned how to make vegan Scotch eggs from Lady Gaga's private chef, Tom Burney
What did K-pop stars Red Velvet have to say to us when they visited Hong Kong?

The five-member girl group has been in the city to mark the first anniversary of The Shilla Duty Free’s Beauty & You store at Hong Kong International Airport

7 Aug 2019 - 9:51PM

The five-member girl group has been in the city to mark the first anniversary of The Shilla Duty Free’s Beauty & You store at Hong Kong International Airport

What did K-pop stars Red Velvet have to say to us when they visited Hong Kong?
What’s hot in Korea: Top K-pop stars on Instagram, new K-dramas on Netflix, and the 6-year-old YouTuber who just bought an US$8 million pad

Lisa from BLACKPINK, Mamamoo’s Hwasa, YouTube star Boram’s expensive new home, Oliver London and Jimin, and Romance is a Bonus Book

1 Aug 2019 - 2:53PM

Lisa from BLACKPINK, Mamamoo’s Hwasa, YouTube star Boram’s expensive new home, Oliver London and Jimin, and Romance is a Bonus Book

What’s hot in Korea: Top K-pop stars on Instagram, new K-dramas on Netflix, and the 6-year-old YouTuber who just bought an US$8 million pad
Review | We review Fivelements Habitat in Hong Kong, a wellness hub that can spark a spiritual awakening

Visit to jaw-dropping, Bali-inspired space in Causeway Bay helps writer to become calm as the weight of the outside world recedes

30 Jul 2019 - 5:51PM

Visit to jaw-dropping, Bali-inspired space in Causeway Bay helps writer to become calm as the weight of the outside world recedes

We review Fivelements Habitat in Hong Kong, a wellness hub that can spark a spiritual awakening
Up your lipstick game with these 5 top editor’s picks

Essential to every woman’s beauty arsenal, we sifted out five of the best lipstick brands you have to try

12 Aug 2019 - 10:48AM

Essential to every woman’s beauty arsenal, we sifted out five of the best lipstick brands you have to try

Up your lipstick game with these 5 top editor’s picks
Review | Picky Eaters: what can a vegan eat and enjoy at the meat grill Yakiniku Jumbo?

There’s a common misconception that vegans are very inflexible and a nightmare as company during a meal, yet as our video shows they are extremely adaptable

22 Jul 2019 - 4:11PM

There’s a common misconception that vegans are very inflexible and a nightmare as company during a meal, yet as our video shows they are extremely adaptable

Picky Eaters: what can a vegan eat and enjoy at the meat grill Yakiniku Jumbo?
How Linda Pilkington, founder of London perfume house Ormonde Jayne, went from making scented candles by hand to launching her perfumes in Hong Kong

It started with a friend at Chanel’s fine jewellery boutique in London – he could recall the handmade candles she once made and asked her to create some for the boutique

22 Jul 2019 - 10:29AM

It started with a friend at Chanel’s fine jewellery boutique in London – he could recall the handmade candles she once made and asked her to create some for the boutique

How Linda Pilkington, founder of London perfume house Ormonde Jayne, went from making scented candles by hand to launching her perfumes in Hong Kong
Japan or Korea? How J-beauty and K-beauty cosmetics and skincare compare

Japanese and Korean beauty products are deeply rooted in traditions and cultures. Here are our top picks from both camps

18 Jul 2019 - 12:03PM

Japanese and Korean beauty products are deeply rooted in traditions and cultures. Here are our top picks from both camps

Japan or Korea? How J-beauty and K-beauty cosmetics and skincare compare
‘We lived far away in different parts of the world’: Former Miss Moscow Rihana Oksana Petra reveals more on Instagram about her love affair with Malaysian sultan

Rihana describes herself as a specialist in international marketing after getting a master’s degree in management

13 Aug 2019 - 5:45PM

Rihana describes herself as a specialist in international marketing after getting a master’s degree in management

‘We lived far away in different parts of the world’: Former Miss Moscow Rihana Oksana Petra reveals more on Instagram about her love affair with Malaysian sultan
Cannes glamour is at your fingertips at City of Dreams Macau

Dior throws a delightful summer party to celebrate the opening of its pop-up store in Macau

10 Jul 2019 - 3:00PM

Dior throws a delightful summer party to celebrate the opening of its pop-up store in Macau

Cannes glamour is at your fingertips at City of Dreams Macau
How these 2 women entrepreneurs are finding a niche in the cruelty-free beauty world

Subtle Energies' Farida Irani and Luna Nectar founder Mia Fiona Kut have carved a niche for themselves in the beauty industry.

12 Jul 2019 - 10:18AM

Subtle Energies' Farida Irani and Luna Nectar founder Mia Fiona Kut have carved a niche for themselves in the beauty industry.

How these 2 women entrepreneurs are finding a niche in the cruelty-free beauty world
What’s hot in Korea: June’s romances, divorce plans, birthday parties and other gossip

Here’s what the K-stars got up to in June

3 Jul 2019 - 11:13AM

Here’s what the K-stars got up to in June

What’s hot in Korea: June’s romances, divorce plans, birthday parties and other gossip
Where to eat delicious vegan food in Hong Kong in June

Dragon-i, Tosca di Angelo at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong and the Invisible Kitchen x The Impossible Foods Truck collaboration will delight lovers of meat-free offerings

19 Jun 2019 - 12:00PM

Dragon-i, Tosca di Angelo at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong and the Invisible Kitchen x The Impossible Foods Truck collaboration will delight lovers of meat-free offerings

Where to eat delicious vegan food in Hong Kong in June
5 sexiest workout moments on actor Chris Hemsworth’s Instagram account

Star of Men in Black: International works hard to get in shape, and his Instagram account is a treasure trove for all things related to muscles and workout inspiration

17 Jun 2019 - 12:20PM

Star of Men in Black: International works hard to get in shape, and his Instagram account is a treasure trove for all things related to muscles and workout inspiration

5 sexiest workout moments on actor Chris Hemsworth’s Instagram account
Today I learned: you don't have to be an expert to make the perfect cup of tea

Inari Tea co-founder Gaï Assouline shows Lim Li Ying how following a few simple steps can transform your brewing skills – whether you use loose leaves or a tea bag

7 Jun 2019 - 3:00PM

Inari Tea co-founder Gaï Assouline shows Lim Li Ying how following a few simple steps can transform your brewing skills – whether you use loose leaves or a tea bag

Today I learned: you don't have to be an expert to make the perfect cup of tea
Find out what these K-pop and K-drama stars got up to in May

Quashing divorce rumours, not attending sex parties and fighting embezzlement charges: here’s what Korea’s pop and screen royalty have been doing

3 Jun 2019 - 10:47AM

Quashing divorce rumours, not attending sex parties and fighting embezzlement charges: here’s what Korea’s pop and screen royalty have been doing

Find out what these K-pop and K-drama stars got up to in May
K-pop star Jessica Jung's 5 most fashionable moments

Jessica Jung’s bold yet classy style, highlighted when she wore ‘that dress’ at Cannes this year, has her flying high on the fashion front

24 May 2019 - 2:07PM

Jessica Jung’s bold yet classy style, highlighted when she wore ‘that dress’ at Cannes this year, has her flying high on the fashion front

K-pop star Jessica Jung's 5 most fashionable moments
We review Love Hair: what’s it like to have a colour and treatment session in an eco-friendly hair salon

After years of colouring my hair green, red or dying it blonde it was time for purple – but this time with healthy hair products minimising the use of chemicals, says Lim Li Ying

21 May 2019 - 11:07AM

After years of colouring my hair green, red or dying it blonde it was time for purple – but this time with healthy hair products minimising the use of chemicals, says Lim Li Ying

We review Love Hair: what’s it like to have a colour and treatment session in an eco-friendly hair salon
A vegan’s month-long experiment: how to eat at non-vegan restaurants

Could you find good eateries that cater to the needs of both carnivores and lovers of plant-based food? Avowed vegan Lim Li Ying has spent a month taking on the challenge

16 May 2019 - 5:28PM

Could you find good eateries that cater to the needs of both carnivores and lovers of plant-based food? Avowed vegan Lim Li Ying has spent a month taking on the challenge

A vegan’s month-long experiment: how to eat at non-vegan restaurants
Mental Health Awareness Month: how to get your foundations right with good breathing and sleep

Hi-tech home air-filter systems and the use of merino wool sleepware and bedding are two ways we can safeguard a clean indoor environment and ensure a good night’s rest

8 May 2019 - 6:00PM

Hi-tech home air-filter systems and the use of merino wool sleepware and bedding are two ways we can safeguard a clean indoor environment and ensure a good night’s rest

Mental Health Awareness Month: how to get your foundations right with good breathing and sleep