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How to remain on fleek in HK

Chatteris' own Jakub Zaborski on how to stay on fleek in the HK heat.
There are a lot of myths about makeup in Hong Kong: -It's super expensive -It's dominated by skincare products -It's almost impossible to find good, full, Western-style fake lashes -Lots of skin products are infused with bleach and other skin-whitening ingredients -Not many brands are vegan and cruelty-free -Generally, only Asian-style makeup is catered for (i.e. light & natural makeup, the very opposite of most Western-style makeup ideologies).

All of these myths are true. Especially if you're a makeup lover from somewhere like the UK, the US, or Canada, you're going to experience a bit of a learning curve coming to Hong Kong. This is for 3 main reasons: 1) The things mentioned above 2) HK is one of the most humid places in the world, with 80-90% air humidity being quite standard figures 3) Somehow seeing other people do their makeup a little bit more low-key, more natural, has some impa…

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