Ingredient Spotlight: Tremella Mushroom

When I showed a video of a blooming Tremella mushroom to my friend, her immediate response was, “what in the world is this extraterrestrial thing?!” Based Cambio’s article on the fungus and my friend’s reaction, the general consensus is that this fungus number one: looks weird, and number two: sounds terrifying. Despite its appearance and…

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The Origins of Pepero Day (11.11) and a sweet skin treat!

Pepero Day is a South Korean holiday on November 11th (11/11), where friends, couples, and family give the gift of Pepero to their loved ones – it’s kind of like Valentine’s Day! You might be wondering what exactly is Pepero (빼빼로)? The standard Pepero is a stick-shaped biscuit dipped in chocolate. Besides the ubiquitous chocolate…

Join the #MondaytoFridayMasking Movement + Giveaway

As the days get a little colder and a little winder, it’s the perfect time to ‘reset’ your skin so that it’s supple, hydrated and clarified. Monday to Friday Masking is something that we at the Glow Recipe offices started organically – we love both in-office and at-home masking, and after sharing tips and tricks on…

Skincare Advice Passed on from our Moms

When I was young, my dad used to take me to the zoo every Sunday afternoon because that was the time my mom went to the spa with her friends. As a kid, I couldn’t understand why anyone would want to hang out indoors for an entire afternoon when you could look at monkeys swinging…

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#RubberMasking Deep Dive

We’ve been getting a lot of questions on what rubber masks are and how to use them. See below for a deep dive into one of the most buzzed about trends in beauty! What are rubber masks? Rubber masks are a celebrity facial staple that has been around for years in Korea. It’s often used at…

Ingredient Spotlight: Lotus

One of the things that I love about Korean skincare is trying out products with unique ingredients that aren’t commonly found in Western skincare.  Last time, we introduced you to the nutrient-packed natto gum. This time, we’re putting the spotlight on an ingredient that has the entire Glow Recipe team obsessed–the lotus! The Significance of…

KCON LA & NY 2015 Recap & Giveaway Winners

We first wanted to start off by saying a big thank you to everyone who made it to our workshop, panels and booths at KCON. KCON was an event-filled two weekends, spanning LA and NYC across 4 days. We gave tutorials on rubber masks, sheet masks and even had celebrity makeup artist Kira Nasrat give…

Meet us in New York! KCON Workshop & Pop-up Store Updates

The first ever KCON New York will kick off on Friday, and we can’t wait to see everyone this weekend! We’ve summarized the events we’ll be participating in below – email us at love @ glowrecipe [dot] com with any questions! AUG 7th, FRIDAY Glow Recipe K-beauty Workshop at the NY pre-KCON Party 7:10~7:30pm, Edgewater Multiplex Cinemas See a segment…

Meet us in LA! KCON Workshop & Panel Updates

We’re so excited to be in Los Angeles in a few short days….and we’re especially looking forward to meeting everyone this weekend! Here’s a list of our workshops, panels and activities – join us to learn about and try the latest K-beauty innovations and get the latest scoop on trends and new categories! JUL 31st~AUG 2nd,…