We get it, time isn’t always on your side. With so many things going on, sometimes we can’t all dedicate the time we should to get pampered. Stretched for time? We’ve picked out the best spots in Hong Kong for a quick beauty pick-me-up.
Skin Laundry: 15-minute laser and light facial
All the way from America, Skin Laundry’s efficient laser facials have finally arrived in Hong Kong. Their signature 15-minute laser and light facial (HK$550) will deeply cleanse your skin, leaving it more refreshed and toned. Over time, the treatments can improve your skin’s smoothness, clarity, skin tone and prevent ageing. This treatment is the perfect relief for your skin’s complexion while you’re on your lunch break — did we mention the first treatment is free?
Fast Beauty: Nails, waxing and massages under an hour
All of Fast Beauty’s services, including waxing, massages and nails, are done in under an hour with the highest quality and comfort. With combinations such as eyebrows, manicure and pedicures in 45 minutes (HK$780), or a face/head, shoulder, foot massage (HK$880) in 30 minutes, their team makes sure you get most out of your tight schedule. Located in the heart of Hollywood Road, their spa is the perfect place for a quick pick-me-up.
Fast Beauty, 83A Hollywood Road, Aberdeen St.,Central, Hong Kong, +852 2517 0939, fastbeautyspa.com
Airplay blow dry bar: Blow-outs in 45 minutes
With three Airplay bars in Hong Kong already, this concept is taking Hong Kong by storm. In as little as 30 minutes, the Airplay team can have your hair looking fresh, styled and red carpet ready. With a range of styles to choose from for inspiration, they offer signature blowouts (HK$380), express manicures (HK$180) as well as 30- to 45-minute makeup for a casual (HK$380) or party look (HK$480).
Airplay blow dry bar, Shop 317, 2/F, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 2388 8179, airplaybar.com
Four Seasons Nail Bar: Express manis and pedis
The most luxurious nail bar and also one of fastest, the Four Seasons Hotel has a very special “Expresso Manicure and Pedicure” service. In 45 minutes, you can enjoy the stunning view, get your nails done and enjoy an espresso. The express mani and pedi costs HK$500 and HK$600 from Mondays to Thursday; and HK$550 and HK$650 from Fridays to Sundays respectively.
Four Seasons Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3196 8888, fourseasons.com
Benefit Brow Bar: Waxing and tinting in 10 minutes
For those who don’t have to time to spend hours in the mirror searching for stray eyebrow hairs, or aren’t especially good at eyebrow shaping, you probably want to go for a quick brow appointment. Benefit’s Brow Bar specialises in brow waxing, shaping and tinting. For a quick brow wax (HK$170), they’ll need as little as 10 minutes and you won’t even need to worry about any red marks afterwards as they’ll give you a touch up before you leave.
Benefit brow bar, Shop G34B, G/F. Lee Tung Avenue, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 3621 0598, benefitcosmetics.com/hk