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The Best Organic Massages & Spas in Hong Kong

7 Mins Read Life in Hong Kong can wreak havoc on your body from the continuous pavement pounding to the long hours at of typing with hunched shoulders, or to the many extreme gym session we endure. What better way to work out those nasty knots and free your mind with a relaxing rubdown? While there are an abundance […]

7 Ways To Improve Your Sleep Hygiene: How To Get Better ZZZs

5 Mins Read If there’s one thing we can all afford to improve, it’s our sleep quality. When we are busy, stressed and distracted, a good night’s sleep is the first thing to go. It is really easy to compromise on sleep as the long term consequences of missing your ZZZs take years to manifest. Even if you […]

8 Simple Ways To Reduce Anxiety Naturally

4 Mins Read While there is no substitute for consulting with a mental health professional to address your condition, if you suffer from anxiety there are some natural options that can help improve your symptoms. Get your heart rate up. Exercise has been shown to reduce anxiety symptoms in many studies. Sweating it out gets your blood flowing and […]

Q & A With Organic Beauty Expert Daniela Pelonara, Founder Of Native Essentials: How To Choose Sunscreen & Anti-Pollution Skincare

6 Mins Read We are huge fans of Native Essentials, a full range luxury personal care line handcrafted right here in Hong Kong, all of whose products are made with organic essential oils that the founder extracts from plants herself. Daniela Pelonara is her brand’s best advertisement- she has the skin of a child: smooth, glowing and completely unlined. We […]

Weekend Cleanse: Green Queen’s Guide to Detoxing At Home

4 Mins Read It’s January and we have all over-indulged over the holidays. Our natural instinct is to want to detox and cleanse our body of all the excess. That being said, many of us don’t have the time (or budget) for a spa getaway. Not to worry! Green Queen has put together this handy guide to detoxing at […]

Green Queen Recommends: HK’s Top Eco Beauty Picks

4 Mins Read Caring about the earth doesn’t mean you need to go all patchouli and tie-dye when it comes to your beauty regime. We have picked our top names for getting groomed without the negative earth factor. These spots will have you looking your best without toxic additives or environmental damage. Looking amazing and feeling amazing all whilst […]

Green Queen Heroes: Anita Cheung of i-Detox

9 Mins Read Tell us a little bit about yourself.  I come from a background in the fashion industry. After 13 years, I wanted a change and retrained. In 2005,  I completed the program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York and became a holistic health practitioner and wellness coach and advocate. I’ve since been trained […]

Green Queen Recommends: Hong Kong’s Top Indie Beauty Brands

8 Mins Read A version of this post was previously published on Sassy Hong Kong.    Satisfy your inner beauty junkie urges with the finest of the city’s local and handmade beauty products. Below the best in class on all matters beauty & body so you can make the most sustainable choices. Better for the planet, better for you! […]