Brighten up your summer by enjoying the POLA x InterContinental Hong Kong “Beauty Promise” Afternoon Tea Set in the Lobby Lounge now through July 31. InterContinental Hong Kong is collaborating with POLA, the prestigious skincare brand from Japan, for its new afternoon tea set inspired by POLA’s newest products, “White Shot LX” and “White Shot MX”.

The tea set theme of “The Promise” refers to your promise to look after yourself and POLA’s promise to bring beauty transformation to women’s skin with its highly specialised whitening products.Enjoy the beauty, brightness and translucence of summer over an afternoon tea set for the senses – with stunning harbourview views, delicious tastes and rejuvenating POLA skin products. POLA’s custom-made linear “White Shot” afternoon tea stand is inspired by kinetic art, with curves connecting the spaces between the squares to symbolise the explosive energy in the concept of “Energy Brightening”.  Inspired by POLA’s vision for “whitening” and “translucence” and the company’s Japanese heritage, Executive Chef Maxime Luvara and Executive Pastry Chef Christian Gonthier have incorporated Japanese produce when creating the savoury and sweet delicacies incorporating POLA’s white theme along with an iconic bright red dessert emblematic of the POLA White Shot logo.
The Japanese Fusion Afternoon Tea Set includes: Savoury items by Executive Chef Maxime Luvara– Japanese Scallop & Seaweed Bread- Dungeness Crabmeat & Pineapple, Yuzu Dressing- King Prawn & Coconut Foam, Crispy Rice- Seabass Rillette & Japanese Pickled Ginger, Choux
Pastries by Executive Pastry Chef Christian Gonthier– Raspberry and Matcha Sphere
– Green Lemon Macaron- Vanilla and Lychee Cream with Crunchy Pearls- Almond Mousse with Gluten-free Financier- Coconut and Black Sesame Seed Cake The tea set is served with Plain and Raisin Scones, served with Clotted Cream, Earl Grey Tea Jelly and Rose & Strawberry Jam and a selection of Mariage Frère teas.
For an additional HK$60+10% service charge, guests can enjoy “Promise for Myself”, a refreshing ginger beer drink with raspberry syrup, green apple syrup and fresh lemon juice. POLA x InterContinental Hong Kong “The Promise Afternoon Tea”Monday to Friday:2:30 – 6:00 pm / Saturday, Sunday & Public holiday:1:30 – 6:00 pmHK$688 for two persons + 10% service charge Each guest enjoying “The Promise Afternoon Tea Set” will receive one POLA White Shot “Energy Brightening” Experience Set, including the new White Shot “Energy Brightening” Lotion and Milk Trial Package, White Shot RXS Travel Size, Hand Massage Voucher and an exclusive POLA shopping privilege.
About POLAFounded by Mr. Shinobu Suzuki in 1929, POLA is a prestigious skincare brand that is renowned for its high quality products. Over the past 90 years, POLA has continued to evolve; and  with break-throughs and advanced technology, POLA has helped women seek solutions for finding ultimate beauty. As the winner of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) for three consecutive years, POLA has also become a world leader in skincare development. Thanks to the “Genesis Bio-Active Care Theory”, POLA has developed a number of anti-aging products. It continues to embody founder Mr. Shinobu Suzuki’s principle – “directly present the very best things, together with the grooming that is right for each customer.” 
Experience the Whitening and Transparency of POLA White ShotSunshine is often a big challenge for whitening. POLA seeks to break down conservative ideas and continuously update skin brightening theories with the launch of its newest product, “White Shot LX” and “White Shot MX”.  After 10 years in development, POLA discovered a new brightening active ingredient “PCE-DP” which is newly approved. It explosively enhances the energy of epidermal cells. It awakens your latent brightening power to create radiant skin with luster and clarity.

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