BEAUTY & HEALTH

The first time I read the description of a Balinese Cream Bath (Indonesian women’s secret to sleek, lustrous locks) on a spa menu, I swear I heard harps playing and birds gayly chirping in the background about what sounded positively heavenly. Two years of living full-time in Bali, I still haven’t tried it out. So … Continued Read more...

After Petitenget and Seminyak, Spring is finally here in Canggu. It may be located on busy Batu Bolong road but once you’ve stepped inside Spring, it feels like a world away. Everything is stunning and immaculate, from the limestone-panelled reception to the clean lines of the central water feature. On each side, the individual treatment … Continued Read more...
[This venue is temporarily closed] There is nothing nicer than having a mani-pedi with your squad. Wait! There is! Mani-pedi and juice, both served in the prettiest – indigo & gold, colonial-style loungers, designer jewelry in the custom-made glass displays –  little spa we’ve ever been to! Needless to say, we love any excuse to … Continued Read more...
It’s new, it’s French, it’s oh-la-la-so-cute – the brand new Sofia spa has landed in Berawa! We might have just enough specialty coffee spots, vegan-friendly cafes and shops selling riped-off singlets here in Canggu but more spas definitely won’t hurt the hood. So when we’ve heard there is a new expat-owned beauty den in Jl.Pantai … Continued Read more...
‘Organic nail polish’ – that sounds a bit…fake, no? Like, c’mon, organic rice, organic burger buns, now this?! Well, apparently if we look closer into those cute little bottles with pastel varnishes that we used to consider our nails’ and toes’ best friends, they are not that innocent: packed with quite nasty chemicals and some … Continued Read more...
So the past few weeks some of our team has been hopping from one Asian capital to another: Bangkok, Jakarta, Hong Kong. Can’t complain, really – especially given it was only +19 in HK, such a bliss! Enormous malls of JKT, happening bars and clubs of BKK and art craze of HK (Art Basel, yay!) … Continued Read more...

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other tips around bali

When Bali seems like a bustling metropolis (namely on that Canggu shortcut nowadays, hot damn!), what’s your best bet for a little tropical relaxation? Say it with us now: Nusa Lembongan! And as it’s an easy 30-minute boat ride away, Lembongan can make for a quick weekend getaway or a lengthy castaway experience — it’s … Continued Read more...
Bali certainly has no shortage of boutique hotels. And no shortage of tranquil spas. And definitely no shortage of yoga studios or chic eateries. But the brand new REVĪVŌ Wellness Resorts aims to bring them all together under one tent—or rather, one jaw-droppingly gorgeous patch of sunny, breezy heaven in the hills above Geger Beach in … Continued Read more...
The pursuit of beauty is a never-ending process. Even if we’re diligent in our beauty regimen, stress, the weather and our diet can do a number on our skin. That’s why we need to subject ourselves to the expert hands of a professional every now and then. Eden Life Centres is Seminyak’s newest holistic health … Continued Read more...
Ji is a box of curiosities starting from the first steps. How to enter it, which door to pick – the Gate of Heaven, the Gate of Hate or the Gate of Love? Choices, choices…one thing you need to know for sure, whichever entrance you choose, you gonna end up in paradise anyways! Once you … Continued Read more...