Posts Tagged ‘best korean skincare products’

Hyggee is, without the shadow of a doubt, one of the most innovative upcoming K-beauty brands about to hit the Western market. As you probably know by now, Korean skincare takes a unique approach that focuses on the buildup of hydrating layers to deliver moisture and nutrients into the skin. Hygge turns this approach...

When it comes to exfoliating my skin, nothing beats a good scrub for me. A scrub is the fastest way to brighten and revitalize my complexion – not to mention how satisfying it is to see those dead cells come off as I gently massage the scrub all over my face. My absolute favorite scrub is Skinfood Black Sugar Mask...

It is no secret that cleansing is the cornerstone of the Korean skincare routine: whereas most women hurriedly skip through this step, Korean ladies (and gentlemen) take their time to thoroughly remove every last trace of dirt and grime from their faces, often utilizing up to three cleansers to get the job done. But,...

By now you are probably familiar with double cleansing, the K-beauty ritual that involves the use of an oil-based cleanser to remove all traces of oil-based impurities, such as makeup and sunscreen, followed by a foaming cleanser to dissolve water-based impurities, including dirt and sweat. Although it requires an...

Dry skin isn’t immune from oiliness: as summer approaches and the temperatures rise way up, the heat causes all skin types to go into overdrive and produce way more sebum that they need to stay naturally soft and moisturize. After a while, this excess sebum isn’t able to freely flow out of the pores anymore. Instead,...

Summer is my favourite season of the year. The hot temperatures and clear skies bring us out of our cozy dens to swim in the crystalline waters of the ocean, gather for barbeques in a friend’s back garden or lie on the grass to stargaze with that precious someone in the middle of the night. But, as pleasant as it is...

Fermentation is a food process as old as time. Before the advent of modern refrigerators, ancient civilizations employed the technique to help their food stores last longer as well as to increase their nutritional load. This incredible feat is due to special microorganisms, including Lactobacillus and yeast, that...

City life can be extremely glamorous – but it comes at a high price. The pollution in the air is a silent assassin that ruins the skin in a number of different ways: it robs the complexion of its natural, dewy glow; weakens its protective barrier, magnifies dehydration, depletes antioxidants, the number one defense...

I’ve always liked to drizzle a few drops of truffle oil on my pizza to give it that added pungent, earthy flavour that makes your mouth water. Recently, I’ve taken my obsession with this rare golden elixir one step further by making it a prominent part of my skincare routine. You may be surprised to learn that these...

If you’ve been following the latest Korean skincare trends, you’re probably heard of enzyme exfoliants. A new alternative to traditional exfoliating acids and scrubs, enzymes derived from papaya (papain) and yeast (lipase and keratinase) gently sweep away dead skin cells and excess sebum without leaving any signs of...