Posts Tagged ‘korean skincare secrets’

Cleansing is by far the most underrated step in your skincare routine but also the most crucial to get right. If every last trace of makeup and impurities aren’t completely removed at the end of the day, they’ll prevent your skincare products from fully penetrating your skin, clog your pores and, in the worst case...

When I tell my friends that I use an oil cleanser to remove my makeup at night, their first reaction is one of bewilderment. Maybe it’s because of their oily and slimy nature, but a lot of people think of oils as something that only covers skin with grease when, in fact, it can have the opposite effect. Korean women...

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...

Every Friday night, I like to take some time off for myself to relax and recharge after a long week of juggling work and kids. To make the most of this time, I use it to give my skin – and myself- some extra loving care. That’s why I have created this simple yet luxurious little ritual that involves a sheet mask and...

If there’s one product I never leave the house without it’s sunscreen. This is because the sun’s UVA rays are one of the main factors in premature aging, dark spots, and wrinkles. This is why, come rain or come shine, I religiously use a sunscreen with a high SPF. One of the most popular Korean suncreens – which...

Fermented foods, like my favorite superfood kimchi, have been a staple in the Korean diet for centuries. So, it’s not surprising that the latest skincare trend to sweep across the globe is all about fermented ingredients. Fermentation is a metabolic process that uses microorganisms like Lactobacillus and yeast to...

Originally created to soothe and protect skin after laser and peel treatments, BB Creams have quickly been adapted for cosmetics to rejuvenate and even out the complexion. These all-in-one products act as moisturizer, sunscreen, concealer, and foundation, giving the skin all it needs to look and feel healthy – and me...