Posts by Cathy

#MondaytoFridayMasking Challenge: Which Mask Are You?

One of our New Year’s resolutions was to mask more often in 2016. As we inch toward the end of January, the inevitable resolution slump starts to creep in, making it harder to stick with our aspirations for the year ahead of us. We’re checking in and following up with our masking resolution by bringing…

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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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Trending Now: Milk Peeling

First there was the aqua peel, and now, enter the milk peel – another popular and trending exfoliation treatment! Milk peeling started as a treatment performed in-office at Korean dermatology clinics to help instantly brighten skin skin. The name caught on because not only does this treatment utilize lactic acid (found abundantly in milk) but because…

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Beauty in the Raw: Brand Deep Dive on Primary Raw

You know that bubbling feeling of excitement and anticipation right before you open a package or present? That’s what is feels like to unveil and reveal new beauty and skincare products at Glow Recipe! We’re ecstatic to introduce you to a full skincare routine from new brand Primary Raw for multiple reasons: Primary Raw’s products…

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Glow on the Go: Mini Korean Skin Care Routine Kits

If you’re new to the realm of Korean beauty and need some guidance navigating all of the options and products, we’ve made the Korean skincare routine easy and simple by curating mini-sized, trial kits. We walk you step-by-step through a complete skin care routine for your specific skincare concerns. These trial kits are perfect if…

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Trending Now: Aqua Fill

Next-level hydration technology is blowing up. The first way being: ‘Aqua Peeling’, which we previously discussed on our blog, and the second being ‘Aqua Filling’. Both are derived from names of hydration-based procedures that are now on the menu of most derm clinics in Korea and help achieve the ideal of that custard-like, bouncy texture that is found in youthful…

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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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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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