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Coconut Oil Craft Kits and Summer Kids' Workshops: What's New About Town

Life in the Hong Kong Lane in June

PUBLISHED : Friday, 17 June, 2016, 11:05am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 October, 2016, 5:12pm

Decor Haven
Are animal shot glasses or copper serving trays not strangers in your household? Hong Kong-based home decor online store iDecorate recently opened up its first brick and mortar store, where you’ll be able to check out all their trendy homeware products in person. iDecorate’s always been about bringing affordable luxury brands from abroad back to Hong Kong, and is perfect for those who love to entertain at home or are looking for a unique gift. Shop B07, Lab Concept, 93 Queensway Plaza, Admiralty,

Nuts About Coco
Coconut oil fanatics who swear by the oil’s antibacterial and antimicrobial properties can share the love with Coconut Matter’s new Kiss Balm craft kits. Perfect as DIY gifts, each kit can make six containers of coconut oil-based lip balm, which also include other nourishing ingredients such as shea butter and candelilla wax, and come with a pack of rose petals for a subtle aroma. Being all-natural, they’re suited for use by babies, and you can also mix in cosmetic-grade mica mineral pigment (sold separately) for a pink sheen. The ingredients are sourced sustainably and fairly from the Solomon Islands and West Africa and are animal cruelty-free. $395 for six-piece kit, $950 for 20-piece party set from

Little Shakespeares
Still scrambling for summer extracurriculars to keep your kids entertained and educated? Youth theater group Faust is holding fun summer holiday workshops for kids looking to sharpen their storytelling skills. The Creative Writing program aimed at kids aged 6-13 develops young writers’ talents and imagination, while the Holiday Theater workshops for children from ages 3-14 are more focused on clarity of expression, teamwork, presentation and communication skills while groups explore different themes in drama. Workshops held from Jun 27-Aug 26, Mon-Fri 10am-12:30pm or 2-4:30pm. $2,860 per course; 2547-9114,