Product Review: Whamisa’s Organic Hydro-Gel Mask

While we have many a product obsession at Glow Recipe, the team definitely tries to find every excuse possible to ‘test’ the Whamisa Hydro-gel Sheet Masks. “Oh, a new version with tomato and fruit extracts? I think I should try this out…(for the 10th time)” Long before sheet masks became a staple in Korean skincare regimes,…

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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 In-Flight Beauty

We’ve been travelling a lot lately, and the dry, stuffy airplane air definitely does a number on your skin. Not great if you have to go straight to a meeting from the airport! Airplane air is 50% fresh and 50% recirculated air, and has a humidity of around 12% to 15%. This humidity level is…

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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24 hours with a Mist

We are thrilled to introduce our intern Elle, who has a bi-cultural background (Korea and U.S.) and loves skincare, just like the founders of Glow Recipe. Thanks to her discerning eye, Elle has been a critical member of the team, especially when it comes to product testing – here’s her journey with one of our…

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…

Probiotics….for the skin?

It’s well known that probiotics are good for the body – these live microorganisms found in yogurt and other fermented foods boost the ‘friendly bacteria’ in your gut. In modern day, stress, work, travelling, taking antibiotics all take a toll on the body’s bacteria balance, so probiotics are a must keep the body healthy and reduce…

4 Time Saving Beauty Tips

It’s hard enough to get out the door in the morning without struggling with your daily beauty routine. We’ve summarized a list of our favorite time saving beauty tips – a combination of ways to cut down time consuming beauty routines but also little daily hacks that ultimately will save you time in the long…