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…

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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…

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…

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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…

Taking an Enzyme Bath (or How to Cure Jet Lag)

Korean bathhouses or jimjilbang have been around in New York and LA for sometime now. These communal bathhouses offer a variety of dipping pools, saunas, steam rooms, ice rooms, massage therapies and even cafes, with enough activities to take up a full day of blissed-out relaxation. Lately Korean jimjilbangs have taken it to the next…

4 Ways to Enjoy Misugaru

While we love our products, Glow Recipe is also about beauty from the inside out, and one of the team’s daily habits is to start the day with a healthy Misugaru shake. We’ve been seeing Misugaru mentions more often on cooking blogs & news articles lately and wanted to give you our lowdown. WHAT IS MISUGARU: Misugaru…