Posts Tagged ‘best korean sheet masks’

“You are what you eat” is one of the cardinal principles of Korean skincare. Not many people know it, but the Koreans have always believed that food is the best medicine for the skin and, therefore, for centuries have been looking at the kitchen table for inspiration and aid to moisturize their skin, treat their...

When it comes to skincare, there is hardly a people more adventurous than the Koreans. In their search for miracle ingredients that keep their skin flawless and bright well into old age, the Koreans leave absolutely no stone unturned. The only caveat is that these ingredients should preferably be of a natural origin,...

Summer is a very stressful time for the skin: from sun damage to dehydration and even oiliness, the hot temperatures mixed with the sun’s ultraviolet radiation can wreak a lot of havoc on your face! The quickest ways to fix these summer woes is a sheet mask treatment. This pampering ritual banishes dry and rough spots,...

Green tea is, without the shadow of a doubt, the ultimate summer drink. Sipping this green liquid in my back garden on the hottest days of the year is a refreshing treat that cools me down and keeps my skin safe from environmental harm, particularly sun damage. As Korean women understand all too well, the sun is a...

There is no doubt that watermelon is the ultimate summer treat: this juicy, giant melon is the most delicious way to cool down and stay hydrated in the unrelenting heat. Its secret lies in its high water content, which can reach up to a whopping 92%! As every K-beauty aficionado knows, hydration also happens to be...

When you think of Korean skincare, sheet masks instantly spring to mind. The product that got K-beauty on the radar, sheet masks are sheets of cotton or hydrogel infused with a hydrating and anti-aging essence that imparts moisture and radiance to the complexion. On top of it, sheet masks are extremely convenient as...

What if I told you that the key to fighting blackheads, large pores and dehydration has been hiding in your kitchen all along? This little multi-tasker is none other than the simplest of pantry staples: an egg. Eggs are a rich source of proteins, including collagen, which is absolutely essential to maintain...

Spring has finally sprung. As I walk down the streets of London, I am greeted by the cheerful chirping of the birds building their nests on the treetops, the sight of children kicking a football in the parks and the fragrant smell of flowers in their full bloom. The roses, in particular, are beautiful at this time of...

Blackberries have a sweet and tart citrus-like taste that has made them a favourite with children and adults alike. But these juicy summer fruits have a lot more to offer: they are also tiny anti-aging powerhouses that can stave off premature wrinkles, prevent cancer and keep both your skin and your body looking...

One of the things that I most enjoy doing on my frequent trips to South Korea is discovering new skincare brands, especially those that make extensive use of natural ingredients. My latest find is Papa Recipe, a Korean skincare brand known for its delicious and high-performing honey-themed products. Honey is a...