Archive for November 2015

Trending Now: Pressed Serums

Pressed serums hit the local Korean beauty scene hard this year and we are excited to introduce the originator of new category, Blithe. Despite all the pre-conceptions of a 10, 15 or even 20 step skincare routine, the true Korean beauty routine is about having a range of versatile, high-performance products that can be customized to…

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Seoul Beauty Haul!

Glow Recipe’s co-founder Christine recently came back from a trip to Seoul, South Korea. The anticipation in the office was palpable as her return meant suitcases full of new beauty products straight from the source! A haul in its truest sense, Christine literally hauled her suitcases (note the plural) across the globe. This time, Christine…

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Fungus For The Face…. and Other Winter Skincare Obsessions

This time of year, your skin can feel a little dull and under the weather- probably because it’s due for a nourishment boost! The cure for your skincare woes lies with these incredible, superstar medicinal ingredients that have been cherished for centuries, bringing health and happiness to both the body and mind. These key ingredients that the…

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Happy Holidays from Glow Recipe!

Though we’ve just barely passed Halloween and Pepero Day (not to mention it’s not even Thanksgiving yet), it’s already time to start thinking about gifts for the winter holidays. Glow Recipe has your holiday gift shopping covered with special sets of skincare essentials for every skin type! For dry, dull skin… try the Hydrate Through…

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How-To: Splash Mask in the Shower

On the blog we’ve covered almost every type of mask available from rubber masks, hydrogel masks, to the tried and true sheet mask. One innovation that we have yet to discuss is the splash mask! Recently, splash masks have been blowing up on beauty destinations – Allure, Cambio, Into the Gloss, and the like have…

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Product Review: Blithe Tundra Chaga Pressed Serum

Anyone who knows me knows that I love autumn! Everything about it makes me squeal like a high school girl on the inside: the endless variety of pumpkin-themed foods, the beautiful array of red and gold leaves scattered everywhere, and cozy sweaters in every knit imaginable. As much as I love fall, the transition from…

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Ingredient Spotlight: Tremella Mushroom

When I showed a video of a blooming Tremella mushroom to my friend, her immediate response was, “what in the world is this extraterrestrial thing?!” Based Cambio’s article on the fungus and my friend’s reaction, the general consensus is that this fungus number one: looks weird, and number two: sounds terrifying. Despite its appearance and…

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