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…

How to Take Your Glow on the Go

Surely, you’ve seen our co-founders Sarah and Christine unabashedly sheet-masking on their flights to and from Seoul. They will do anything, anywhere (including sporting a sheet mask in public) if it means they’ll roll off a long-haul flight looking impossibly glowy and fresh-faced. Are you down? Thought so. Here, their top in-flight tricks that will transform…

7 Skin Method 2.0: Advanced Toner Tips for Lasting Hydration

The 7 Skin Method is our favorite skincare trend to emerge from Korea for its super simple application and immediate and visible results. Reacquaint yourself with the OG 7 Skin Method blog post, as reported on by our co-founder Sarah! To summarize and cover our 7 Skin Method bases: apply multiple layers of a hydrating toner…

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3 Reasons Why Korean Girls Can’t Live Without Cleansing Water

Meet Jo, our intern in Seoul! Like many of us, Jo leads a busy life running around the city. Unlike many of us, her skin is—as many commenters on her K-beauty routine video pointed out—flawless and the very definition of #skingoals. And no, the video didn’t have any filters (pinky promise!). It was just Jo,…

The Glow Recipe Team’s Black Friday Must-have Guide

We test a LOT of products at Glow offices. We’re lucky to have access to samples from some of the best K-beauty brands out there, and on any given day, a product meeting ends up with all of us around a table trying out products on our faces, arms, even legs once we run out…

Goodbye Squeaky Cleanse, Hello Moisturizing Cleanse!

The Cleansing Step In K-beauty, cleansing is such a critical step of the routine – the rule of thumb is, if you’re going to spend 30 minutes applying products on your face, you should spend the same amount of time cleaning it off. You want to maximize your skincare on a clean canvas. In Korea, women/men…

Everything You Need to Know About Winter-proofing Skin

I’ve had dry skin my whole life. If I don’t use the right cleanser, my skin feels tight. If the heater’s on, my skin feels like it’s being torn to papery dry shreds. And along with dryness, redness, flakiness and irritation always happens when the weather is colder or drier. So hydration, to put it mildly, has…

Ready to Mask + CHILL?

Summer’s here, y’all!!! Pack up your sunscreen and get ready to mask + chill. Mask and chill was born when GR staffers co-opted the netflix and chill trend by adding a new element: maximizing self care with a sheet mask! We mask and chill all year long, but wanted to share our tips for summer masking with…