Skincare Routine Deep Dive: Getting An A+ In Glowing Skin

Skincare 101 is now in session! Between studying for tests, writing papers, going to class, volunteering, and socializing with friends, where is there time for a nourishing skin care routine? I know as a busy, constantly on the go student, bouncing between what seems like countless activities in a day, my skin doesn’t get all…

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Cushion Compact 101: What it is, Usage, Tips & Tricks

With the very recent launch of Lancome’s Miracle Cushion Compact in the US, joining the ranks of Amore Pacific’s Color Control Cushion Compact and Laneige BB Cushion, it’s official. The global cushion compact wars have started – and we expect customers everywhere to be the happy beneficiary of an increasing range of choices. Here’s a summary…

Did You Know Pollution Can Actually Damage the Skin?

Pollution to us means car exhaust, smog, dirt, grime and pollen. And these elements clogging and dirtying the skin. City smog: Photo Source Unfortunately, pollution is also a constant in our lives, wherever we live. But did you know that pollution can go beyond surface grime to actually damage the skin? While it’s commonly known that UVA…

Beauty Banter: Korean Skincare Phenomenon- Waterless Beauty Products

Korean water-less beauty products are taking the world by storm! In a recent article by BeautyBanter, our co-founder Sarah Lee talks about some of her favorites: Korean Skincare Phenomenon: Waterless Beauty Products. Check them out below. 1. Whamisa Organic Flowers Water Cream with Natto ($35) – I love this cream because of how soft and hydrated…

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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…

Earth Day Giveaway: Win a Year’s Worth of Whamisa Products

At Glow Recipe, we always try to partner with brands that have a mission beyond profit & products. One of our favorite partners is Whamisa, a company dedicated to creating high quality organic beauty. Whamisa was also one of the pioneers of fermentation in skincare in Korea (the CEO Junhan Park started it in the 1990’s)…

Skincare Routine Deep Dive: Christine Chang

One of the most frequent requests we get from our customers is to recommend a skincare routine. And what better way than to take a peek into how others care for their own skin? We’ll be doing Skincare Routine Deep Dive posts on Glow Recipe’s blog on an ongoing basis, interviewing some of our friends…

Refinery29: The Missing Step in Your Skincare Routine

We’re loving Refinery29’s recent article: The Missing Step in your Skincare Regimen With a recent slew of articles on essences, ampoules and serums – how and when exactly does one use all of these treatments? We break it down for you below (3 of these products were also editor-tested and recommended by Refinery29’s Joyce Kong!) WHO:…

5 Ways To Glowing Skin with an Ampoule

So we’ve done a deep dive on essences vs. serums and essences toners vs. toners. And we thought it was high time to give a little love to another recent skincare hotword – ampoules. Ampoules are very concentrated treatments that are used to target skin concerns such as fine lines, dullness and rough texture, and…