Winter Skincare Tips: Hydration, SPF & More

Just in time for Christmas, we’re introducing the second part of our winter skincare series. (Also check out how we recommend to treat blemishes and troubled skin in the winter time here) 1. Hydration is King No matter what your skin is like during the summer months, winter is a season where skin seems to get…

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Nuts for nuts? Macadamia Oil in Skincare

Macadamia nuts. We’ve all eaten them, had them covered in chocolate and toffee, and baked into cookies with white chocolate and even sprinkled on lattes. After a recent series of highly unfortunate events in Korea – and where Macadamia nuts were a minor player – news outlets are reporting that sales of Macadamia nuts have…

Holiday Recipe: A Korean Twist on Pumpkin

We always love a good pumpkin or squash recipe for the holidays. We’re sharing an easy Glow Recipe team favorite below! Recipe for Kabocha Squash Gratin with Spicy Rice Cakes (dukbokki) 1. Thoroughly wash, then dry a Kabocha squash. Microwave it for 8 minutes 2. Saw off the top and hollow out the inside 3. Bring…

Recipe for Evening Skincare

Part 2 of our skincare routine series – our Evening Skincare Routine. The foundation of our evening skincare routine follows the below 6 steps with ‘add-ons’ depending on your skin type and skin needs. Similar to our morning skincare routine, each step serves a distinct purpose, and the main difference is the additional cleansing step in the…

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Recipe to Get Skincare to Absorb Better

Did you know that the surface layers of skin, also called the stratum corneum, is anywhere between 9~11 layers? Cosmetic brands aren’t allowed to speak about penetration beyond these surface layers, so if you are seeing claims like ‘reproduces collagen’, an action that takes place in the dermis beyond the stratum corneum, note that this is actually against…

Does Your Skin Give Away Whether You’re Right or Left-handed?

While we’ll be uploading our interview with Dr. Ro of Koracle Dermatology shortly, we wanted to give you a teaser of one of the many insights we gained from our talk. Koracle Dermatology (called Oracle Dermatology in Korea) boasts a network of over 70 dermatology clinics – the largest number of dermatology clinics in Korea and branches in…

How to shop the Glow Recipe E-Popup Store

We’ve excited to introduce the opening of the Glow Recipe E-Popup Store! Our E-Popup Store features the latest and greatest products from Korea. One product that has been hand-picked by the Glow Recipe team is featured for a limited time, every few days. Sign up for the Glow Recipe email list  to be notified of new…

Why do the Double Cleanse?

Using a cleanser at the end of a long day to remove dirt, debris, makeup, and sebum is a part of most modern skincare routines. Throughout Asia, cleansing is widely considered the most important part of skincare, which has resulted in the development of highly specialized products and methodologies. The double cleanse method is commonplace in Korea and Japan,…

Welcome to Glow Recipe

Dear friends, We are incredibly excited to introduce Glow Recipe! Our goal was to design a lovingly curated destination site that makes natural Korean beauty products and the latest skincare trends accessible to beauty-forward women around the world.