All’s Fair Speaking of the Mandarin, on September 8, the spa and salon are hosting their very first beauty fair. There’ll be a range of workshops on topics such as anti-aging treatments, organic hair color and mineral makeup, as well as complimentary hand treatment and massages to all guests, plus fabulous beauty product giveaways and of course, free wine and canapes. Tickets are $200 each and places are limited. Call 2825-4853 or email email@example.com for reservations. Sep 8, 7pm, The Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central, 2825-4800 Distressed Tresses Ever had a seriously bad hair day? If so, why not enter the Mandarin Oriental’s competition to win $2,000 worth of hair styling and treatments at their salon? All you have to do is share your hair-raising tales of traumatized tresses with the salon team, who’ll pick the three most horrifying stories to award the prize. Simply email your experience to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 30 October. Eco-tan touch As the summer sun fades away, stay bronzed and glowing at home by picking up a bottle of EcoTan from Su-do Professional range, brought to you by Sense of Touch spa. Choose from tanning sprays or creams, as well as products designed to enhance and hydrate self-tanned skin tones. Achieving that perfect tan has never been easier. There’s no fear of that horrible synthetic smell of fake tan either, since the EcoTan scent is a delicious blend of woody and citrus oils. 1-5F, 52 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, 2526-6918 Flights of Fancy Another novel way of getting fit has been masterminded by a collaboration between Reebok and world-famous acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil. Why stick to the treadmill when you can channel your inner circus child in this fun gym workout launched exclusively at Pure Fitness Two IFC? The experience is based around a piece of equipment called the Flyset, a circus-acrobatic type apparatus which will give you the sensation of flying while you perform a sequence of airborne and jumping moves. Level 3 Two IFC, 8 Finance St., Central, 8129-8000, www.pure-fit.com Boogie Boot Camp If you want to get the lean, toned physique of a dancer and have some fun while you’re at it, then boogie on down to this novel fitness trend in central. This new workout class is based on all the dance genres such as hip hop, salsa, jazz funk, ballet and pole dance, but, since its no harder than any simple aerobics session, all are welcome. With a hot soundtrack and fun moves, you’ll be shaking that booty in no time. Classes are from $150 per session or $1200 per month. Boogie Boot Camp starts in the first week of September and runs each Tuesday at 7.30am, Thursday at 8pm and Friday and Saturday at 10am. 1/F, Man Cheung Building, 15-17 Wyndham Street, Central, 2537-0713, www.danceclassesinhongkong.com Up and Away Trapeze work not high-flying enough for you? Then why not sign up for the brand new “High-Flyer” package from the Peninsula. The program features a short helicopter ride around Victoria Harbour with some absolutely superb views, and a choice of either afternoon tea, a three-course set lunch or 50 minute treatment at the Peninsula Spa. The opportunity to take a helicopter ride at this price doesn’t come along often, so we suggest you leap at this chance to see the city from a different angle. $1,080-$1,680 per person. The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui. For reservations and more information, contact Splendid Tours on 2366-4251 or email email@example.com .