Posts Tagged ‘kbeauty’

Although summer isn’t officially over yet, here in London the temperatures have already started to drop, the first leaves have begun to fall and the days have gotten shorter: all signs that autumn is just behind the corner. The transition from the warmth of the summer months to the chilly air of the autumn season can...

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,...

A hot day spent carelessly frolicking at the beach is one of life’s littlest pleasure. However, the salty water of the ocean and the white sand of the beach tend to stubbornly stick to the skin for hours after you’ve returned to your hotel, dulling your complexion and roughing up your skin’s texture. This is why double...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

You are probably already familiar with double cleansing, the Korean skincare ritual that involves the use of an oil-based cleanser followed by a foaming cleanser to thoroughly cleanse the skin from all the impurities that have settled onto it during the day. It may, therefore, come as a surprise to you to learn that...

It’s the dawn of summer: as the days grow longer and the temperatures rise way up, it’s time for a complete skincare overhaul. Gone are the rich, creamy formulas that helped the skin and lips withstand the moisture-sucking winter winds and chilling weather. Summer calls for lightweight, jelly-like textures that absorb...