Product Review & Giveaway: Whamisa’s Organic Sea Kelp Mask

Sarah and I have been in the beauty industry for a combined 19 years. We’ve touched, tried and tested thousands of beauty products over the years and it takes a lot to surprise us. Whamisa’s Organic Sea Kelp Mask? Completely blew us away. We were fortunate to discover Whamisa during one of our beauty-hunting trips in Korea.…

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Glow Recipe is in Fashionista.com

Photo: Nina Frazier Hansen/Fashionista  Glow Recipe is in Fashionista.com! An excerpt from the article: “Now imagine a Venn diagram with Korean beauty in one circle, and “safe, natural” products in the other. Glow Recipe, a newly launched K-beauty e-commerce site, sits squarely in the intersection of these two concepts….” Read more here: http://fashionista.com/2014/12/safe-natural-korean-beauty-products

Nuts for nuts? Macadamia Oil in Skincare

Macadamia nuts. We’ve all eaten them, had them covered in chocolate and toffee, and baked into cookies with white chocolate and even sprinkled on lattes. After a recent series of highly unfortunate events in Korea – and where Macadamia nuts were a minor player – news outlets are reporting that sales of Macadamia nuts have…

Recipe for Winter Skincare: Treating Blemishes with Tea Tree

Does Tea Tree really Treat Acne & Troubled Skin? Since I was a teenager going through the all-too-common phase of angsty teenage blemishes, I’ve commonly heard that Tea Tree extract was the solution. So I’ve just assumed – like many of you, I’m sure – that tea tree was for treating breakouts and never questioned its…

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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,…

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…

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…