The Holiday Gift Guide For Wellness Enthusiasts
Everybody can incorporate a little wellness in their lives, whether it's a weekly yoga routine or simply a scented candle to light up a room, while spa treatments also go a long way. If you're gifting someone with an appreciation for holistic rituals, here's our go-to guide:
Originating from a sedentary farm village on Lantau island, Natural Plus was co-founded by Ms Kennie Siu – a Nutritionist from the UK who now lectures Nutrition in Hong Kong. Natural Plus combines 100% natural nutritionist-formulated foods and drinks with personalised dietary advice. Since they started 14 months ago, their signature Enzyme Nutrition Diet Programme has already assisted over 60 clients in achieving their health targets, which include weight loss, skin health (eczema, acne, psoriasis), managing blood glucose and cholesterol as well as tackling IBS and food intolerances. By combining personalised nutritional solutions, a daily tailor-made Enzyme Drink together with an assisted 5:2 intermittent diet, remarkable results have been seen through the genuine comments and Thank You messages sent from their clients who have experienced miracle improvements through their 100% natural diet programme.
From now until the 31st December, the team is giving out their Super-Protein Wood Flamed Nut Butter Christmas Hamper (4 nut butter flavours: Almond, Cashew, Walnut and Walnut with Pine nuts and Pumpkin seeds) for any new clients enrolling their Enzyme Nutrition Diet Programme. Treat your beloved ones with this exciting deal this festive season. For bookings and enquiries, please WhatsApp +852 9708 2233.
Price: Starting from HK$2,880 per month
Go all out with an immersive wellness escape in the heart of the city – all without breaking the bank. A chic and sophisticated respite in bustling Central, Elu Spa transports you to remote Balinese lands thanks to its calm, wooden interiors that welcome you from the moment you walk in. There are no sounds of the outside world at this oasis, so prepare to feel relaxed and restored throughout your experience in this tranquil getaway. Gift yourself and your loved one (or a lucky friend) with the Ultimate Wellness Escape for Couples, a signature treatment loved by city folk in Hong Kong for its four-in-one indulgence. It begins with a Coconut Oil Melts & Coffee Body Scrub (30 minutes) to exfoliate the skin, followed by a photo-worthy Bubble Bath (30 minutes), a soothing Aromatherapy Massage (60 minutes) and finally, the Signature Gemstone Facial (60 minutes). What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon.
Visit: 7/F, 46 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
Price: HK$3,800 for two people (180 mins)
Boutique yoga and wellness studio IKIGAI is one of the most serene spaces to do your daily ritual in the city, making it an ideal gift for both novice and expert yogis. Classes include a variety of yoga, meditation and movement classes, private yoga programmes, workshops, trainings and events. Give your loved ones, friends and family, a Class Package, starting from HK$360 for an intro offer three-class package. Plus, it makes for perfect timing with all those new year resolutions. The brand has studios in Central and Causeway Bay.
Visit: 7/F, 46 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong & 21-23/F Art Piece Building, 3 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Price: from HK$360 for a three-class starter package
SPA BPZ is Hong Kong's oldest spa and was established in 1975, winning several awards since its opening including best facialist and with therapists earning the titles for 'Queens of Eyebrow Shaping'. It's continued to attract loyal clientele for decades and was founded by veteran Nigar Qureshi, who has a background in anatomy, physiology and ayurveda practices, as well as her masterful beauty expertise. There's an array of treatments to choose from, but the Deep Cleansing Facial (Ozone Steam) is a great way to introduce your recipient to the space and friendly staff, while enjoying the rejuvenating benefits of this signature session. Facials are Botox And Filler FRIENDLY. As Nigar puts it, "Makeup is a girl's best friend, diamonds follow". Call 2524 1272 / 2522 5945 / 9364 5271 to book.
Visit: 12/F, Sea Bird House, 22-28 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong
Named after the spiritual 'ohm' sound, OMSA is an online mystic shop for the modern times. Self-love is more important now than ever and this brand aims to provide spiritual healing for all, whether you're a well-versed occult or a total newbie. At its helm is Valerie Ho, a seasoned wellness guru and life coach. It's your one-stop holistic destination for self-care products, quality-vetted crystals, sacred herbs, oracle cards and more. The Celestite Cluster is a sparkling crystal that soothes and clears the mind with its gentle uplifting vibrations. Gift this beauty to your favourite friend this Christmas to bring prosperous energy to any home, and soul.
Taking an elevated approach to dietary supplements and nutrition intervention, Supernine specialises in exploring, developing and producing high-quality Nicotinamide Mononucleotide also known as (NMN). Gift something unique this year from this results-driven brand that aims to offer a natural solution to wellness. A cup of NMN Coffee 9000 a day is a great way to kickstart the morning and you'll feel the many multiple benefits including, an increase in energy and your physical performance and focus skyrocket throughout the day. This NAD+ boosting coffee features 30 sachets (recommended 1 sachet per day) for a month-long experience of incredible productivity.
Offering professional treatments using cutting-edge technology, ESTEBEL Spa is your go-to for medical beauty, with state-of-the-art equipment including UltraFormer® III HIFU, PICO PLUS, CO2 laser and EM Slim, and treatments that integrate the finest French lotions and creams. The non-invasive treatments target personal needs from anti-ageing and slimming to anti-cellulite. Treat your recipient to a day of rejuvenation with the Hot Stone Massage at this relaxing oasis, a great way to alleviate tight muscles and soreness. It begins with a 15 minute body scrub followed by 15 minutes of shower time and then the 60 minute massage session. Book in for a private room which includes a shower area, followed by some me-time in the sauna.
Visit: 2/F & 3/F, Empress Plaza, Nos. 17-19, Chatham Road South Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Price: HK$1660 (90 mins)
Embrace holistic rituals with the beautiful Sphere Incense Burner from Addition Studio. The Australian brand embraces Designer Wellness with its modern, chic homeware products that can uplift any room.
A pioneer in the wellness-tech department, Muse 2 has been making waves since its debut, offering a unique brain-sensing technique that tracks four key components – mind meditation, heart meditation, body meditation and breath meditation. The multi-sensor meditation device provides real-time feedback on your brain activity, heart rate, breathing, and body movements to help you build a consistent meditation practice, with results easily accessible via the designated app. A perfect gift for meditation beginners and advanced.