Archive for July 2016

See you at KCON LA!

We’re going back to Cali… for KCON LA. If you missed us at KCON NY or Beautycon LA, come meet us at KCON at the LA Convention Center! As a refresher, KCON is the biggest Korean culture (Hallyu) conference in the US, covering Korean pop culture, food, film, fashion and even beauty! We will be…

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The K-Beauty Glossary

Our definitive guide to all the words and terms you’ll need to decipher K-beauty like a pro.   Ampoule: In Korea, ampoules are hyper-concentrated versions of serums, made for use as a two- to four-week special treatment course before your essence or serum. Generally, ampoules come in smaller sizes due to their concentration, sometimes in small,…

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Polatam: Masking’s New Miracle

Our discovery of the Polatam Water Gel sheet masks began with our team’s group trial in our offices. As we swivelled around in our chairs and removed our respective sheets after just 10 minutes (versus the normal 20 minutes required of a sheet mask), we were delighted to find that the masks had seriously delivered…

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Ready, Set, Cleanse! The Best Oil Cleanser For Your Skintype

Not sure which cleansing oil is best for you? We’ve covered why oil cleansing is important and how to do the K-beauty double cleanse, and we’ve curated three very different oil cleansers that can help you complete your double cleansing regimen- but what’s the difference between them? Our family of oil cleansers is ever-growing as we happen…

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Glow Recipe at Beautycon LA 2016

Under the uncommonly overcast sky in Los Angeles, a pink banner proudly proclaiming “#BeautyconLA” broke through the concrete landscape. Moving towards the LA Convention Center like a moth attracted to a flame, our Glow Recipe team entered through the sliding doors of the Los Angeles Convention Center. After ascending the escalators, Kandee Johnson’s smiling face…

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Keep Your Pore Game Strong: Pore Care 101

Our Co-Founder Christine and I sat down today for our second-ever Facebook live to talk about pores- specifically, how to keep them clear and minimized! We took questions from our viewers and shared some of our favorite tips, ingredients, and pore minimizing routines. Catch the video in full below:   Ready to get your pore…

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