Get your faves delivered straight to your door.
Life has a habit of getting in the way sometimes, especially when you’re focusing on the kids, work, home…the list is endless! If, like us, you suddenly realise that you’re down to your last scoop of face cream, or your mascara is dry and clumpy, finding time to get to the shops might be a bit tricky. But don’t worry! Grab the laptop and five minutes of down-time once the kids have gone to bed and order from one of these online beauty stores. Whether it’s face masks or makeup, get your beauty products delivered straight to you. Yes, please!
We’re sure you’d recognise this familiar pink logo anywhere. With stores dotted all over Hong Kong, Sasa is a great option for your beauty needs. But if it’s still tricky to get out to one of the many shops, try the online beauty store instead where you’ll find a range of makeup, face creams, face masks, fragrances and more. Orders over $300 in Hong Kong enjoy free delivery ($65 for anything under $300) and take two to three working days to arrive.
Not only is this a go-to for vitamins and other health products, but iHerb also stocks several well-known makeup lines including bareMinerals, E.L.F. and Laura Mercier. Browse other beauty must-haves like cleansers, toners, face scrubs, face creams and bath products for you and the baby. You can even get makeup brushes! Using SF Express, parcels usually arrive in less than a week (if coming from Asia) or around seven to 10 days from the US. There’s a flat fee of $4 (USD) for delivery or you can get free delivery for orders over $20 (USD).
A staple on the beauty front, the Sassy Mama team were super excited when Sephora finally opened their physical doors here in Hong Kong back in 2019. Stocking a wide range of luxury, classic and emerging brands, you’ll find all your beauty needs online here as well. Skincare brands include Drunk Elephant, First Aid Beauty, Origins, Mario Badescu and more, while on the makeup side there are big names like MAC, NARS and Urban Decay alongside lesser-known brands. Place your order before 12pm and it’ll take around two to three working days to arrive via SF Expres. Delivery is free for orders $299 and above.
Sephora, ifc mall (flagship store), shop 1073-75 on Podium Level 1 of IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central Hong Kong, 3168 4088
Sephora, Windsor House, shops G21-G23 and G25 on the Ground Floor, Windsor House, 311 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 3153 2783, www.sephora.hk
This online beauty store sprung to life in the UK before opening a localised site right here in Hong Kong. With over 12,000 products from leading beauty brands (Elemis, Caudalie, Christophe Robin etc.) it aims to not only supply luxury names but also vegan and organic brands for the eco-conscious. You can also browse a range of electrical beauty items, and there’s also a whole dedicated page for papas to meet their grooming needs. Standard delivery is completely free, though there is no tracking information. Orders usually arrive within 10 to 15 working days (most products are sent from the UK warehouse but some are from the Hong Kong location). Tracked delivery is available for an extra $70, or is included for free if your shopping basket is worth over $600.
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What started as an online community for beauty lovers to share their wisdom (with “looks”, reviews and tutorials), Beautylish evolved into an online boutique store as well in 2012, offering over 100 tried and tested brands. With makeup, skincare, fragrances, hair care and tools, it’s a definite go-to online beauty store for Hong Kong mamas. Here, you’ll find a huge range of top brands like Charlotte Tilbury, Good Molecules and The Ordinary, as well as eco-conscious lines like MAHALO Skin Care. Based in San Fransisco, it offers free shipping to Hong Kong on all orders over $550, for anything under there’s a flat rate shipping fee of $75. You’ll receive your goods via FedEx, two to four business days from the order shipment date – not bad!
This Hong Kong/China-based luxury department store packs a bunch of women and menswear, shoes, accessories, jewellery, home and lifestyle and also beauty products. The online beauty store not only stocks a huge range of luxury brands selling every item you might need, but there are useful articles and interviews taking you behind the brands as well. Take a look at the cute mother and baby section for baby-friendly shampoos, face creams and lip balms. If you live in central commercial areas of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon you can have same-day delivery by placing orders before 11am (next day delivery for orders after 11am) – all other areas take one to two working days. All customers get free standard delivery (except for purchases of Ellermann products). Platinum members, or Gold members for orders over $1,000, can opt for the free delivery service. All other customers need to pay $50 to upgrade to this.
With top makeup brands like Christian Dior, Clinique, Giorgio Armani and Yves Saint Laurent to name just a few, this Hong Kong-based company is another online beauty store to try. As well as makeup, you’ll find skincare, haircare and also men’s products for the papa of the house. There’s free shipping to Hong Kong and Macau for all orders $300 or over, anything under has a $30 shipping charge. Packages are usually shipped within 24-hours; look-out for an email to let you know when it’s on the way.
Strawberrynet, postal queries: Strawberry Fields, 4A Kung Ngam Village Road, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong, 2110 8642, www.strawberrynet.com
Based in Portugal, Care To Beauty ships its European products to Hong Kong within two working days. With a mama and baby section that covers anti-stretch mark creams right through to baby face-care, you’ll also find makeup from well known (and less-well-known) European brands, facial mists, nail varnish, makeup brushes and more. Get free shipping on orders above $1,073 via DHL; delivery prices for orders below this will vary depending on the delivery method and weight.