With our busy lifestyles and the city pollution, it’s no surprise that our skin takes a beating in Hong Kong. Which is why getting a restorative facial on the regular is a necessity if we want to keep our skin in peak condition. With that in mind, here are our picks for the best Hong Kong spas for a facial so that next time your skin needs a fix, you’ll know where to go.
This luxe Central retreat has all the amenities you’d expect of a five-star spa. There are great heat and water facilities, soothing treatment rooms, and well-trained therapists. But this wellness haven wins our vote for one of the best Hong Kong spas for a facial because it works closely with French skincare brand Biologique Recherche to deliver highly effective facials. Slip in for the newly-launched Skin Perfector facial. The one-hour treatment uses the results-driven PIGM 400 mask, and you’ll walk out absolutely radiant.
6/F, Four Seasons Hong Kong Hotel, 8 Finance Street, Central, 3196-8900
This tranquil retreat at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental hotel hardly needs introduction. It’s a popular choice for high-end pampering thanks to a full complement of treatments, an array of facilities — including the beloved relaxation lounge. This makes our list of the best Hong Kong spas for a facial because of its pampering Aromatherapy Associates treatments, specifically, the Rejuvenation Facial. This potent face fixer removes surface make-up and grime; uses an enzyme peel to remove dead skin and brighten, and a microcurrent to increase blood circulation and drain toxins; and finishes with a Rose Infinity Mask to hydrate. The 90-minute treatment also uses crystal stones to de-puff and lift the eye area. A Rose Velvet Hand Wrap and Hand Reflex treatment adds extra relaxation.
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, 2132-0011
This ultra-luxury spa is consistently voted one of the best in Hong Kong, and it’s easy to see why. The extensive menu features an array of treatments incorporating high-end products, while the facilities are sophisticated — and extensive. Give yourself plenty of time before your treatment to enjoy all the heat and water facilities, including the Himalayan salt steam room, the sauna with peek-a-boo skyline views, and the relaxation lounge where you can snack on fruits and juices while enjoying an epic view. Book the Margy’s Super-Lift Haute Couture Facial, a 90-minute treatment that’s beloved by celebrities the world over – and the Monaco royal family. The highlights of the treatment are the mask where collagen is liberally applied to perk up the skin, and the extensive massage which acts as a natural facelift.
7/F, The Peninsula Hong Kong Hotel, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2696-6682
Bringing a breath of fresh Provençal air to Hong Kong, Claudalie is a French skincare brand that has three spa locations in Hong Kong. The focus here is vinotherapy. Yes, you read that wine. We’re talking spa treatments that use the remnants of the wine-making process. There are a number fun, effective facials available here, all of which are a snappy 50 minutes. Pick the Vinosource Anti-oxidant Hydrating Facial for hydration, or the Premier Cru Facial for ultimate anti-aging power.
Various locations, including 3 Gough Street, Central, 2319-1006
This well-known Central spa is a go-to for all manner of beauty and spa treatments, so it’s should be no surprise that it’s on our list of the best Hong Kong spas for a facial. The spa works with some of the best names in skincare to deliver pampering, effective facials — think Thalgo, Elemis, Skinceuticals and Sundari. Facials range from 60 to 90 minutes, and address all manner of skin concerns — there are also some developed specifically for the eye area or for gents.
22/F Silver Fortune Plaza, 1 Wellington Street, Central, 2815-6600
Bringing the secrets of Provençal skincare to Hong Kong, Spa L’Occitane has four cozy spas around Hong Kong. Each one offers exclusive facilities and treatments, including VIP cabins, Provencal Steam Baths, couples’ suites, and relaxation areas. Of course, there are several facials on offer, too, all of which use L’Occitanes lush products. Our favorites? The 90-minute Immortelle Divine Secrets, which deploys the brand’s Immortelle Divine collection to fight wrinkles and sagging, and the Ultimate Face and Eye Duo which addresses the eye area with the Immortelle Divine Eyes product.
Flagship store at Star Street, Wan Chai, 2143-6288
There are several locations of this popular day spa, but our favorite is the Central location, purely because it’s convenient. If you’re looking for an intense, effective treatment, you might want to try the Diamond Face peel, which uses micro diamond crystals to buff away the first layer of skin to address tone and texture. If you’re after something a little more relaxing there are a range of facials by Comfort Zone available. Try the HydraMemory facial for an injection of moisture, or the Active Pureness Deep Cleansing Facial for a thoroughly rejuvenating experience.
Central location at 1-5/F, 25 D’Aguilar Street, Central, 2526-6918
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