The Antioxidant Squad: Your New BFFs

The power of antioxidants has been touted for years, ever since health experts declared the blueberry and red wine your new best friends. In fact, the term “antioxidant” has been used so pervasively in the language, culture and industry of health and nutrition — antioxidant supplements alone represent a $500 million industry — it’s easy…

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All You Need to Know About Masks – Updated

Our Masks 101 post has always been one of our most popular masks – as we do every year, we’ve updated this post with the newest mask innovations and tips straight from Korea. The latest buzzword in skincare have been masks. Masks are essentially at-home facials with a variety of ingredients and formats that do everything from…

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…

3 Tips to Get the Most Out of your Moisturizer

Winter is a time of snow, cold weather, steaming mugs of hot chocolate, roaring fires, woolen socks. It’s also a time where sometimes, no matter how much skincare you apply, your skin still seems rough and dehydrated to the touch. Or your moisturizer doesn’t seem to sink in and absorb. Sound familar?  We’ve rounded up 3…

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Awake Your Face! 4 Quick Hangover Beauty Tips

Happy new year! We wish everyone health and happiness in 2016! A long, fun-filled night can take its toll on the skin. We’ve rounded up 5 easy hangover beauty tips so that you can start off the first day of the year, looking refreshed and awake. 1. Calm Swelling Alcohol causes inflammation and fluid retention, which can lead…

4 Glow Tips to Getting the Most Out of your Sheet Mask

It’s no secret that sheet masks are on fire. This category was growing double digits in 2014 and showed no signs of slowing down in 2015. Sheet masks vary in the skin-loving material they come in, but one of the most innovative masks that we can barely keep in stock at Glow Recipe is the…

5 Ways to Use a Pressed Serum

Juggling Glow Recipe, family and everything in between, I have to say I’m always a little ‘pressed’ for time. I’ve never been a big proponent of extravagant multi-step routines, simply because on some nights, it’s hard enough to wash your face before collapsing into bed. Having a routine that doesn’t seem insurmountable makes it that…

Ingredient Spotlight: Propolis

A decade or so ago, my parents came back from a business trip to Brazil. I was eager to see what souvenirs they brought back — Brazilian coffee? Christ the Redeemer figurines? At least some Havaianas? — and was surprised when they presented a handful of throat sprays with the word “propolis” written across the…

K-beauty for Beginners

We’re so excited that Korean beauty products and trends continue to grow worldwide and that Glow Recipe has been a part of this global beauty dialogue. At the same time, there’s so much unfiltered information, we wanted to put this burning question – one our customers and readers email us about almost every day –…