Posts by The Glow Recipe Team

This New Pad Lets You Exfoliate and Glow At the Same Time

If you have even remotely sensitive skin, the phrase “peel pad” can conjure up some pretty scary memories from one bad experience with an acid-soaked cotton round. We’re talking red T-zone, stinging cheeks, and flaky, patchy skin. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, if your exfoliating process is painful, you’re doing…

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These New Cleansing Pads Are Changing the Game

Whenever someone asks me how to improve their skin, the first thing I do is analyze their cleansing habits. Are they using the right products? Are they following the 1+1 rule? Are they patting after, or are they drying their skin with a harsh towel? I’ve found that time and time again, the way to kickstart a better, more…

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Everything You Need to Know About Cica

You don’t need to raise your hand if you’ve ever been personally victimized by acne, rosacea, eczema, product formulas, or aggressive environmental conditions — we know all but a lucky few of you have. The good news is that there’s a solution you might not have tried yet for your redness and irritation, and it…

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How To Get Your Skin Right For Spring

After what felt like seven months straight of winter dullness and skin that’s decidedly devoid of luminosity, we’re ready to remedy the effects of brisk, blustery weather on our complexions. To bring out skin’s brightness after being ravaged by the elements during the colder months, it’s all about a simple spring skin care routine. “As…

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How to Get the Honey Glow Look

If you’re into Korean skincare, you know that gwangs (aka that K-beauty glow) are what it’s all about. You also probably know that there are what seem like a million different types of them trending at the moment: “baby,” “mochi,” “glass,” “cloudless;” what does it all even mean? We feel you on that one. And…

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How to Get the Water Glow Look

Have you ever looked at Korean pop stars and wondered how they achieve such perfect, dewy skin? You’ve probably thought to yourself that it costs an arm and a leg to get to that level of flawless sheen. We’ll let you in on a little secret, it doesn’t. In fact, the intensely hydrated, almost wet-looking…

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How to Get the Natural Glow Look

Once upon a time, glowy skin was glowy skin was glowy skin. It more or less looked the same and getting it usually involved some sort of makeup—foundations with optical diffusers, luminous concealers, shimmery highlighters, or some strategically-placed combination of it all. Today, thanks to skin-obsessed women in Korea whose goal it is to get…

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