Beauty

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,...

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...