Posts Tagged ‘skinfood’

“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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

As you all probably know, for centuries Korean traditional medicine has relied on natural herbs to heal ailments and prolong life expectancy. One of these herbs is Gotu Kola, more commonly known as centella asiatica, a heart-shaped plant that grows in the wetlands of Japan, China, Indonesia and the South Asian...

Caviar is the most luxurious and exclusive food in the world. For centuries, the tiny eggs of the sturgeon fish have only graced the tables of the wealthy and powerful but now this delicacy is becoming a regular on the menu of many prestigious spas and even finding its way into plenty of skincare products, such as...

If there is one thing absolutely every woman in the world craves is beautiful, plumped skin. Plumped skin is synonymous with youth because the extra volume greatly reduces the look of fines lines and wrinkles on the face, taking yours off of your appearance. On top of it, the burst of moisture that plumps up the skin...