Beauty

If you live in London, you’ve probably noticed that thermal cutting is the latest hair innovation to have taken the city by storm. This revolutionary technique, which uses heat to cut and strengthen hair at the same time, has recently been introduced to the Urban Retreat Hair Salon on the fifth floor of...

A glass of red wine is a healthy addition to any meal and a guilty pleasure that helps you unwind at the end of a tiring working day, but did you know it is also the latest upcoming anti-aging ingredient in K-beauty? Although we have all known for a while now that a glass of vino a day has health-boosting properties...

You’ve probably heard the phrase “beauty sleep” at least several times in your life. While sleeping your way to beauty seems too good to be true, slumber is nature’s most powerful beauty treatment and the closest thing we have to the fountain of youth. The truth of the matter is that the state of your skin and the...

I can hardly imagine a more relaxing way to unwind at the end of a long and tiring day than a warm bubble bath. But for Korean women, a pampering bath is also the perfect occasion to exfoliate the body. While in the West, exfoliation is a practice reserved only for the face, Korean women understand how important it...

Korean skincare has a strong focus on hydration, which we all know is the key to a flawless complexion. Hydration plumps up the skin, giving it a beautiful glow and a younger and healthier appearance. Toners, essences, serums, ampoules, sheet masks, and sleeping masks are all Korean products that are designed to...

Those of us experts in Korean skincare know that Korean women never go to bed at night without double cleansing. This process is rigorously followed to ensure that the skin is kept squeaky clean, as well as being better prepared to absorb the numerous skincare products applied next. What’s not so well known is that...