Posts Tagged ‘iope’

Now that summer has officially arrived, it is time to retire high-coverage liquid foundations and tinted BB Creams in favour of more lightweight cushion compacts. These sheer formula-soaked sponges give your skin that natural, dewy radiance that makes it look like it’s glowing from within and are loaded with skincare...

If there’s a makeup product Korean women would never leave the house without is eyeliner. Thick or thin, winged or straight, eyeliner beautifully defines the lash line, opens up the eyes and turns you into a sexy vixen that stands out among the crowd. However, when the weather turns hot and humid, eyeliners can play...

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...

I am often asked what the secret of Korean skincare is. Breakthrough technological advances and the focus on hydration undoubtedly play a big part, but they only tell half of the story. The other reason why Korean skincare delivers powerful benefits in such a short space of time is its understanding of the mechanisms...

As we all know, Korean women have elevated the “no makeup” makeup look into an art form that makes them look effortlessly young and chic. It may, therefore, come as a surprise to learn that the ombre lip is one of the hottest trends to have swept the Asian peninsula for the past few years. However, the SoKo ombre lip...

Essence is one of the most important products in the Korean skincare routine, yet there is still a lot of confusion about what it truly is and in what way it benefits the skin. Essences are, for example, often mistaken for toners, but they have very little in common with them. While toners help remove the few...

If you ever take a trip to Korea, you’ll soon notice that most of the skincare products in the shops are sold under the name of “whitening.” This can be misleading to anyone who hasn’t grown up in Korea, or the rest of Asia, because, far from whitening skin, these products simply reduce discolorations and brighten the...

For Korean women, beauty is synonymous with healthy skin, while makeup is simply seen as an extra tool used to enhance, rather than hide, a woman’s natural beauty. This is why Korean makeup is all about looking natural and effortless, like you’re not wearing any makeup at all! Below is a list of ten great Korean makeup...

I believe that taking great care of your skin is an investment that will always offer tremendous return. This is why I never hesitate to splurge on luxury products with proven results. If a skincare product is sure to help rejuvenate and nourish my skin, it’s worth the high price tag. Some Korean products are...

Nothing betrays a woman’s age faster than a sagging, crepey neck. This delicate area develops wrinkles faster because it is exposed to the harsh effects of the environment all year round, yet it is often left out of our beauty regimes. This oversight is particularly regrettable because wrinkles on the neck are...