Beauty

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...

By now you are probably familiar with double cleansing, the K-beauty ritual that involves the use of an oil-based cleanser to remove all traces of oil-based impurities, such as makeup and sunscreen, followed by a foaming cleanser to dissolve water-based impurities, including dirt and sweat. Although it requires an...

When you think of Korean skincare, sheet masks instantly spring to mind. The product that got K-beauty on the radar, sheet masks are sheets of cotton or hydrogel infused with a hydrating and anti-aging essence that imparts moisture and radiance to the complexion. On top of it, sheet masks are extremely convenient as...

Dry skin isn’t immune from oiliness: as summer approaches and the temperatures rise way up, the heat causes all skin types to go into overdrive and produce way more sebum that they need to stay naturally soft and moisturize. After a while, this excess sebum isn’t able to freely flow out of the pores anymore. Instead,...

If there’s a makeup product Korean women would never leave the house without is eyeliner. Thick or thin, winged or straight, eyeliner beautifully defines the lash line, opens up the eyes and turns you into a sexy vixen that stands out among the crowd. However, when the weather turns hot and humid, eyeliners can play...