Look beyond the shopping malls and multinational brands in our city, and you’ll find that there are plenty of independent boutiques that offer authentic retail experiences. See our list of the best lifestyle stores in Hong Kong below, where you’ll discover wonderfully curated selections of unique, artisanal designer goods.
Lala Curio is the latest manifestation of a multi-generational family interest in the decorative arts. Taking a tongue-in-cheek approach to traditional artisanship, the brand specialises in hand-crafted furnishings, decorative objects, cloisonné tiles and wallpaper.
As their name suggests, the shop is full of curios with a definite touch of theatricality—this is the place to go for eccentric, conversation-starting statement pieces.
Lala Curio, Shop 212, 2/F, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2528 5007, lalacurio.com
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Playing sports is a lot of fun. Getting hurt is not. Take these five steps to prevent injuries so you can stay in the game:
Let’s find out more about each of these.
Protective gear is anything you wear that helps keep you from getting hurt. The gear you wear depends on the sport you play.
Helmets are the most common protective gear. They protect your all-important head while you’re playing football, hockey, baseball, softball, biking, skateboarding, and inline skating, just to name a few!
Make sure you’re wearing the right helmet for your sport. For instance, don’t wear your baseball batting helmet when you’re playing football! Your helmet should fit snugly but comfortably, and …
Nowadays, saunas are seen everywhere including Hong Kong. They are regular features in hotels, private clubs or homes. They can be indoor or outdoor. Saunas have many health benefits. However, it is important to keep in mind that for overall health, sauna bathing must be accompanied with proper diet and exercise.
Detoxification is one of the benefits of sauna. Skin is the largest eliminative organ of our body and nearly 30 percent of the body’s wastes exit through the skin. In sauna, toxic wastes are eliminated in our body through profuse sweating. It has a natural way to clean our body through the process of perspiration.
The average heat of 180oF and 25% humidity create a hot environment for overall perspiration. It flushes away bad chemicals and other impurities from our body. Sauna elevates the ability of the body to get rid of these wastes and toxins.
Sauna bathing also …
What is Hot Stone Massage?
Hot Stone massage is a variety of the classic massage therapy with the adding of smooth, flat stones to the method. The stones are heated and then placed on specific points of the body. Some massage therapists use the stones to massage areas of the body.
Massage therapist, Mary Nelson brought this technique to modern day use with her technique called, LaStone Therapy. The method actually dates back to the ancient times until Nelson re-introduced it in her Arizona clinic. Native Americans used this technique to treat aching muscles and with Nelson’s trademarked style, therapists now can be trained and certified to perform her version of this massage therapy. It is a form of massage that takes a lot of skill on the part of the therapist and is now offered in many spas across the country. Some have adapted other names; Lava Stone massage…