Archive for January 2016

All You Need to Know About Masks – Updated

Our Masks 101 post has always been one of our most popular masks – as we do every year, we’ve updated this post with the newest mask innovations and tips straight from Korea. The latest buzzword in skincare have been masks. Masks are essentially at-home facials with a variety of ingredients and formats that do everything from…

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Product Review: J.One Jelly Pack

If you are familiar with Korean television dramas, then Ha Jiwon’s name should be a familiar one – she starred in the much-loved romance Secret Garden, among other titles. Besides being known for her acting chops, Ha Jiwon’s flawless skin has been the source of envy for years. Now, she is sharing her beauty secrets with…

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Bidding Microbeads Goodbye

As one of the first acts of legislation in 2016, President Obama signed a bill that bans the sale and distribution of cosmetics with microbeads. The small plastic particles that are often found in exfoliating scrubs and toothpastes will be phased out of manufacturing by July 2017. In the past few years, the argument against…

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Product Review: Trouble Escape Trial Kit

I’ve been plagued with acne-prone skin since my early teens, and now, over a decade later, I’m ready for a change. Well… I was ready for a change quite a few years ago, but I’ve been going through a lot of trial-and-error with skincare products that claim to heal acne for the last few years.…

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3 Tips to Get the Most Out of your Moisturizer

Winter is a time of snow, cold weather, steaming mugs of hot chocolate, roaring fires, woolen socks. It’s also a time where sometimes, no matter how much skincare you apply, your skin still seems rough and dehydrated to the touch. Or your moisturizer doesn’t seem to sink in and absorb. Sound familar?  We’ve rounded up 3…

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Awake Your Face! 4 Quick Hangover Beauty Tips

Happy new year! We wish everyone health and happiness in 2016! A long, fun-filled night can take its toll on the skin. We’ve rounded up 5 easy hangover beauty tips so that you can start off the first day of the year, looking refreshed and awake. 1. Calm Swelling Alcohol causes inflammation and fluid retention, which can lead…

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