Posts by Amy

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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Skincare Advice Passed on from our Moms

When I was young, my dad used to take me to the zoo every Sunday afternoon because that was the time my mom went to the spa with her friends. As a kid, I couldn’t understand why anyone would want to hang out indoors for an entire afternoon when you could look at monkeys swinging…

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Ingredient Spotlight: Lotus

One of the things that I love about Korean skincare is trying out products with unique ingredients that aren’t commonly found in Western skincare.  Last time, we introduced you to the nutrient-packed natto gum. This time, we’re putting the spotlight on an ingredient that has the entire Glow Recipe team obsessed–the lotus! The Significance of…

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Ingredients Spotlight: Natto Gum

I first encountered natto when I was studying abroad in Japan and a couple of my friends thought it would be funny to challenge each other to eat natto (think the cinnamon challenge, except with natto). If you’ve eaten/seen natto, you know it is not the most appetizing looking food. It’s slimy and gooey, and…

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