The Best Beauty Counter Makeovers in Hong Kong

    Glam Up Your Holidays with Beauty Counter Makeovers in Hong Kong

    Whether you’re going out for a special occasion, celebrating a birthday, want to look put together for the upcoming holiday celebrations or simply craving a self-care day, it’s always fun to get a little glammed up.

    With a plethora of beauty counter makeovers available in Hong Kong, you may find yourself spoilt for choice. Whether you’re a fan of MAC, Charlotte Tilbury, Sephora, CHANEL, Bobbi Brown, or ESTÉE LAUDER, there’s a makeover experience waiting for you.

    The Playtimes team can help you choose with our comprehensive roundup of the best beauty counter makeovers in the city, guaranteed to leave you looking fabulous.



    MAC is a beloved favourite when it comes to beauty counter makeovers in Hong Kong. They offer free product demonstrations and professional personal makeup services. Their
    team of skilled makeup artists can help you design a personalised look. What’s even better? You can offset the cost of the makeover by redeeming
    it against product purchases. With a range of options, including beauty basics, professional makeup, tailored look or brow makeovers, prices start from HK$300 – $700 with this amount redeemable against product purchase. Location: Check out MAC’s specialty stores and counters across the city or book your makeover session  online.

    Charlotte Tilbury

    Discover the secrets of looking red carpet-ready with Charlotte Tilbury’s makeup artists. They’ll share exclusive tips and tricks during a free 15-minute makeover. You can also opt for a more in-depth consultation and choose from one of the 10 iconic looks used by Charlotte on the stars. The cost of an in-store 1 hour transformation is $550 or $750 for a more experienced artist. This is redeemable against purchases. An online makeup session costs from $450. Locations: Include Lane Crawford, SOGO, K11 Musea, Langham Beauty, New Town Plaza.

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    When you think of beauty counter makeovers in Hong Kong, Sephora is undoubtedly on your list. Visit any Sephora store for a free 15-minute flash makeover focusing on a single feature application of your choice – from finding the perfect foundation, mastering a nude look, or achieving the perfect cat eye, Sephora is the answer. No appointment is required, subject to availability on the day. For a full makeover experience before a special event or celebration, book an appointment with their beauty advisors.
    Locations: K11 Art Mall, Windsor House, apm, ifc mall

    Benefit at Sephora: Brow Bar

    Wax, tint or tweeze your brows into shape with a Benefit Brow Bar specialist. Your personalised consultation and brow mapping help you find the best brow shape to accentuate your features. Brow experts will give you a transformative experience. Prices from HK$150


    CHANEL offers a unique experience with a private consultation by an in- house makeup artist. Their talented and passionate artists will accentuate your unique qualities. Visit in-store to book an appointment and embark on a journey to discover your style. CHANEL also offers step by step tutorials online and a virtual try-on function too where you can “try” lip colour, eyeshadow, eyeliner and nail colours. Locations: multiple locations across Hong Kong


    Bobbi Brown

    Bobbi Brown Hong Kong offers a range of ‘How to’ tutorials, from skincare to flawless foundation and creating a fresh and healthy look. You can also learn tips and tricks for hiding dark circles or choose to focus on eye makeup. Prices start from $220. A 45-minute session covering party makeup costs $880. Costs are redeemable against products. All sessions can be conveniently booked online. Additionally, they provide personalised brow services to help you achieve the most suitable brow shape. Locations: multiple locations across Hong Kong.


    CHANEL will help you discover your style during a private consultation with a house makeup artist, whose talent, consideration and passion promises to accentuate your unique qualities. Visit in store to book an appointment.

    Estee Lauder

    Book a tailor-made beauty experience by making an appointment with an ESTÉE LAUDER beauty consultant online. Using their #1 foundation, create a 24-hour makeup look in just 15 minutes. Try the latest lipstick colours and collections to create a stylish look in 15 minutes.


    Glow Spa & Salon

    In addition to hair and beauty services, Glow Spa in Central also offers makeup, event and bridal styling. Creating a subtle, long lasting day time make up look takes approximately 60 minutes and costs $1100. For an evening or event makeover, they will spice up your everyday look, dress up your lips or accentuate your eyes with a dark, smoky shadow. It takes 60–75 minutes and costs $1,400.

    Mandarin Salon

    The Mandarin Salon offers day makeup for $1,300 or evening makeup for $1,850. Or, if you want to learn how to perfect the techniques yourself, try one of their makeup tutorial sessions, which cost $1,500. And why not get your hair done while you’re there? www.hongkong.

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