Posts by: Vicky Lee

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...

South Korea is known as The Land Of Morning Calm both for the picturesque natural beauty of its rivers and mountains that never fails to take your breath away and the relaxing meditation practices that originated in this Oriental land. Although the pace of life in Seoul is as chaotic as in London, it is a...

There is something about Bruno Acampora perfumes that takes me in every time. It’s the meticulous craftsmanship coupled with the use of the highest quality raw materials, which are distilled using traditional processes of extraction, maturation and preservation that keep intact their aromas. Whether it’s the zestiness...

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,...

A few months ago, I was appointed a board member of the Walkabout Foundation. I am so honoured to be a part of the organisation and be able to support those who are in need of medical equipment and have been housebound, alone and distressed all their life. The foundation gives wheelchairs to such people in very...

Not many people know this, but the perennial Konjac plant is a staple in the Korean diet. Affectionately nicknamed devil’s tongue because of the long-shaped tuber that emerges from its flower, konjac is cultivated in the warmest, subtropical regions of Asia, including Korea. It is hard to miss: not only the flower is...

Cartier is a luxury brand that is synonymous with alluring and timelessly chic jewellery that dazzles women the world over as much for the outstanding beauty of its designs as for the exquisite craftsmanship that brought them to life. This summer, the French luxury Maison is casting its dazzling spell on the British...

I believe I am not the only woman who ever wished she could roll out of bed and out the door in her pyjamas. This summer I’ve finally got my wish: first glimpsed on last year’s runaways, the elevated pyjama trend is now taking the fashion world by storm, with the likes of Gigi Hadid, Kim Kardashian and Rihanna seen...

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...