Are we the only people STUMPED at how half the year has gone already? Not that we’re complaining that is beach and bbq season, mind you. But it does dawn on us as the months gets warmer (and a lot more humid) that it’s perhaps time to change up our style to feel fresh and fabulous! We’ve got you covered with everything from hairstyles and nail trends that are hot this summer as well new styling tips to keep you cool.
With the Hong Kong heat and humidity, hair as always is short for the summer! Rough bobs are great for Hong Kong summers because even if you suffer from frizz frenzy days (thanks humidity), this cut is designed to look like you have natural beach waves that tussle effortlessly at your shoulders.
If frizz is your worst enemy at this time of year then it might be time to try a Brazilian Blowout to smooth out your locks for up to 3 months! Want to know more? Check out our guide to Brazilian Blowouts here.
BloomMe Girl Top Picks for hair:
Color Lab- a chic salon that specialises in creating outrageously amazing hair colour from Hong Kong’s most creative and talented team. If you ever wanted to be a unicorn, or jump on the instagram hair trends, make this your number one stop.
Amour Hair Spa & Salon- this Wan Chai salon brings so much more than your regular hairdressers. Their focus is always on the health and well-being of your hair from the moment you walk in which is why they’re so aptly named a “spa”.
Makeover Your Nails
Pastels are a classic for summer, they’re cool, cute and always a good look to put you in the moo for summer. Either as a single block colour, or jazzed up with a geometric pattern or glitter, this nail look is a instant hit for summer and perfect for work, play and beach parties.
Try pastel nails at these spas:
Melomist Beauty Expert- awarded Best New Spa 2016, Melomist is the place to go for a total pamper party with over 120 5* reviews as of writing this article, there is no better place to get ready for summer with a fresh new look. Why not get a facial too whilst you’re there!
Canary Nail & Lash- This nail embodies every reason why we love Japanese salons, their diligent and careful work brings out the very best results every time. Want to find out more about Japanese Salons in Hong Kong? Click here.
Chrome nails are the latest nail trend to take the internet by storm and it’s easy to see why. Eye -catching, different and versatile in how you use them. If you’re not sure how you feel use the chrome on your accent finger to set off a subtle look, or if you’re feeling fierce and fabulous make every nail the star of the show. Heads will turn, for sure!
Try chrome nails at these nail salons:
NailOne- One of the oldest nail salons in Hong Kong, Nailone has become a staple in the 852 for mani-pedi’s. Conveniently located on Hollywood Road, this salon continually drives out gorgeous manicures and pedicures with personable service that will leave you walking out with a smile and a spring in your newly varnished step!
Rainbow Nails- This nail salon on Pottinger Street is famed in Hong Kong for their creativity and passion for creating nail designs that turn heads everytime. No design or trend is too complex or difficult and they thrive on a challenge!
Beauteous- New on the Hong Kong salon scene, Beauteous opened in Sheung Wan with a drive to bring people nails with a personal touch. The owner, Vicky’s, warm approach makes you feel like you’re old friend and helps find a nail design and colour to suit your personality and individual style.
Makeover Your Wardrobe
Summer always sports classic trends, floral, bright and nautical looks are among them, but a look that seems to be making a comeback ar oversized bows giving us all the Marie Antoinette vibes whether it’s on a playsuit, bikini or a head bow; bows are big and bows are in.
Another look we’re loving this summer are Culottes paired with chunky flats to give us the comfort and breeziness we need from Hong Kong’s brutal weather. Neutral tones are are key for this look and really set off the casual chic look that every girl craves in summer.
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Feel ready to begin summer at last? BloomMe has over 1800+ spas & salons all throughout Hong Kong with 12 beauty , wellness and style categories to choose from, so no matter how you choose to feel fabulous for the summer, we’ve got you covered.
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Are we the only people STUMPED at how half the year has gone already? Not that we’re complaining that is beach and bbq season, mind you. But it does dawn on us as the months gets warmer (and a lot more humid) that it’s perhaps time to change up our style to feel fresh and…