Posts Tagged ‘korean makeup’

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...

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...

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you probably know that South Korea is always at the forefront of beauty innovations. After revolutionizing our skincare regimes with 10-step routines, hydrating essences and nightly sheet masks treatments and introducing BB Creams and cushion compacts into...

A moment too long spent in the sun, an inflamed pimple on my cheek or an unwanted reaction to a new moisturizer can all turn my flawless skin tone a flushed lobster red. Using a soothing sheet mask with aloe vera before going to bed and letting it work its calming magic overnight never fails to subdue the redness,...

Dark circles are one of the most common and bothersome skincare issues a woman can experience in her life. Not only are they almost impossible to prevent, but also very difficult to conceal and give your face a tired and haggard appearance. Over the years I have tried many different methods and products to deal with...

As we all know, Korean women have elevated the “no makeup” makeup look into an art form that makes them look effortlessly young and chic. It may, therefore, come as a surprise to learn that the ombre lip is one of the hottest trends to have swept the Asian peninsula for the past few years. However, the SoKo ombre lip...

Red lips are a classic and timeless look that will never go out of style. They’re the quickest way to boost your mood, upgrade your outfit and turn you into a femme fatale. They also happen to be one of my favorite signature looks, which is why I always tend to go with red whenever I am shopping for a new lip product...

Since they first appeared on the beauty scene a couple of years ago, cushion foundations have been all the rage in South Korea. These innovative formulas are featherless and weightless, providing just that hint of tint that allows you to even out your skin tone and cover imperfections without suffocating your skin or...

Korean women are known the world over for their glowing and flawless complexions and, being born and bread in Korea myself, I often get asked what our secret is. While to the outside world it may appear that we have all won the genetic lottery and are completely immune to blemishes, wrinkles and sensitivity, this is...

The predilection of Korean women for sheer and featherlight foundations can sometimes lead to formulas that provide a flawless and glowing complexion but only for a few short hours. To help these foundations stand the test of time even on the oiliest of complexions, women are now turning to facial mists and makeup...