Tama Lung

Tama Lung

The Beauty Blog offers an inside look at Hong Kong’s beauty scene, from the latest trends and must-have products to expert advice and treatment reviews. Author Tama Lung has been covering beauty and lifestyle topics for the SCMP’s Specialist Publications group since June 2011. Follow her on Instagram (http://instagram.com/tamalung) for more beauty buzz.

Latest from Tama Lung

20 Jan 2017 - 12:10PM
5 May 2017 - 1:56PM
My three favourite Macau restaurants: former Miss Macau Patricia Cheong’s choice

Former Miss Macau shares her favourite dining spots

Former Miss Macau shares her favourite dining spots

18 Oct 2017 - 1:13PM
Making the leap: how Macau became home to the world’s highest bungy jump

A.J. Hackett, a creator of the bungy jump, tells Destination Macau magazine how he instilled his extreme brand of adventure at Macau Tower and around the world

A.J. Hackett, a creator of the bungy jump, tells Destination Macau magazine how he instilled his extreme brand of adventure at Macau Tower and around the world

21 Nov 2017 - 4:33PM
25 Sep 2017 - 4:32PM
Advances in technology, safety and product design make it a perfect time to invest in new space heater

Hong Kong may be experiencing its hottest year on record, but that hasn’t stopped department and electronics stores from displaying a wide range of home-heating devices in anticipation of cooler months ahead.

Hong Kong may be experiencing its hottest year on record, but that hasn’t stopped department and electronics stores from displaying a wide range of home-heating devices in anticipation of cooler months ahead.

18 Mar 2016 - 5:34PM
Perfumer Camille Goutal knows that creating a winning formula takes time

As a perfumer, Camille Goutal knows that creating a winning formula takes time. But it's not the blending, testing and making of a scent that requires months - or in some cases, years. "I think a lot about the project before starting to work on the formula," she says. "I gather all my ideas and emotions in my head, and sometimes, it can take a very long time. It's like a puzzle; everything needs to be in the right place in my mind."

As a perfumer, Camille Goutal knows that creating a winning formula takes time. But it's not the blending, testing and making of a scent that requires months - or in some cases, years. "I think a lot about the project before starting to work on the formula," she says. "I gather all my ideas and emotions in my head, and sometimes, it can take a very long time. It's like a puzzle; everything needs to be in the right place in my mind."

20 Nov 2015 - 5:10PM
HK firms flex their muscles

From the glittering office towers of Marina Bay Financial Centre to the luxurious 54-storey Orchard Residences and the restored colonial-era buildings of the Fullerton Heritage precinct, Hong Kong property developers have become a prominent fixture on the Singapore skyline. Hongkong Land, Sun Hung Kai Properties, Cheung Kong Property Holdings and Wheelock Properties are also looking to expand their reach in the city state through land acquisitions or new projects. 

From the glittering office towers of Marina Bay Financial Centre to the luxurious 54-storey Orchard Residences and the restored colonial-era buildings of the Fullerton Heritage precinct, Hong Kong property developers have become a prominent fixture on the Singapore skyline. Hongkong Land, Sun Hung Kai Properties, Cheung Kong Property Holdings and Wheelock Properties are also looking to expand their reach in the city state through land acquisitions or new projects. 

13 Aug 2015 - 2:48PM
27 Mar 2015 - 2:42PM
Yamazato's kaiseki menus impress on Cotai Strip

After shutting down last year and relocating to the 28th floor, the Hotel Okura Macau's fine-dining restaurant has reopened to offer guests its signature Japanese kaiseki course meals, along with an extensive menu of traditional favourites.

After shutting down last year and relocating to the 28th floor, the Hotel Okura Macau's fine-dining restaurant has reopened to offer guests its signature Japanese kaiseki course meals, along with an extensive menu of traditional favourites.

24 Mar 2015 - 10:39PM
24 Mar 2015 - 2:49PM
The Beauty Blog | Good stuff: AHAVA Active Deadsea Minerals

The iconic mineral-based brand takes its skincare to a new level.

The iconic mineral-based brand takes its skincare to a new level.

18 Mar 2015 - 11:59AM
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14 Sep 2017 - 6:01PM
Treasure trove

Macau’s culinary establishments offer diners mouthwatering range of cuisines to satisfy all tastes and budgets.

Macau’s culinary establishments offer diners mouthwatering range of cuisines to satisfy all tastes and budgets.

2 Sep 2014 - 10:26PM
The Beauty Blog | Good stuff: my favourite new skincare discoveries

Face up to summer with the latest lotions and potions

Face up to summer with the latest lotions and potions

27 Jun 2014 - 2:27PM
Luxury resorts partner with internationally renowned anti-ageing specialists to create modern-day fountains of youth

Luxury resorts partner with internationally renowned anti-ageing specialists to create modern-day fountains of youth, writes Tama Lung.

Luxury resorts partner with internationally renowned anti-ageing specialists to create modern-day fountains of youth, writes Tama Lung.

8 Feb 2017 - 12:27PM
The Beauty Blog | World Oceans Day: celebrating beauty and our “blue heart”

Shop skincare, and post photos, to support marine conservation

Shop skincare, and post photos, to support marine conservation

4 Jun 2014 - 2:28PM
The Beauty Blog | All wrapped up: the best beauty gift sets for Mother’s Day

Make mum look and feel beautiful with must-have skincare and fragrances 

Make mum look and feel beautiful with must-have skincare and fragrances 

6 May 2014 - 5:59PM
The Beauty Blog | Good stuff: Fancl Daily Care Series

The easy-to-follow system hydrates and protects all skin types.

The easy-to-follow system hydrates and protects all skin types.

25 Apr 2014 - 6:09PM
The Beauty Blog | Full steam ahead: skincare products for the battle against humidity

Scrubs, masks and sunscreen to offset the season's harshest weather

Scrubs, masks and sunscreen to offset the season's harshest weather

23 Apr 2014 - 5:53PM
The Beauty Blog | Face time: the best new foundations, concealers and highlighters

Achieving complexion perfection with improved formulas and innovative textures

Achieving complexion perfection with improved formulas and innovative textures

16 Apr 2014 - 6:11PM
The Beauty Blog | Good stuff: La Biosthetique Hydro-Actif

The hi-tech collection takes hydration to a whole new level.

The hi-tech collection takes hydration to a whole new level.

12 Apr 2014 - 7:37AM
The Beauty Blog | Colour me happy: bright new make-up for spring

The season's freshest looks are perfect for banishing the rainy-day blues.

The season's freshest looks are perfect for banishing the rainy-day blues.

8 Apr 2014 - 11:30AM
The Beauty Blog | Good stuff: La Mer The Lifting & Firming Mask

Super-charged moisture in a luxe, easy-to-use package

Super-charged moisture in a luxe, easy-to-use package

1 Apr 2014 - 7:40PM
The Beauty Blog | Review: Digital Detox Programme at Sense of Touch

The day spa chain introduces a one-day cleanse for mind, body and soul.

The day spa chain introduces a one-day cleanse for mind, body and soul.

31 Mar 2014 - 5:54PM
The Beauty Blog | Green scene: looking good the natural way

Face up to spring with the latest organic skincare from around the world.

Face up to spring with the latest organic skincare from around the world.

31 Mar 2014 - 5:54PM