Have you seen the latest Netflix show which everyone is raving about? It is “Tidying up with Marie Kondo”, which teaches us how to find happiness in cleaning and minimizing our possessions. She always asks, “Does it spark joy?” If it doesn't, it is time to throw it away. This is what inspired me to write a blog about tidying up, but with makeup. read more
I think everyone is guilty of using bar soaps to wash our faces, instead of using facial wash. This happens especially when we get in the shower and forget to grab our facial cleanser, we feel lazy to step out again. Because it is such a hassle, we use that bar soap just to be done with washing the skin on our face.
Believe it or not, I am also guilty of using bar soaps, especially when I am too tired to care about the difference between these two! We think that since they can clean our skin and remove dirt and debris, they are one and the same thing. But we are just so wrong! The skin on our faces is thinner & more delicate than the skin on the rest of our body. Our face is more exposed to dirt throughout the day. That said, our facial cleanser should be POWERFUL yet GENTLE. read more
Health benefits of volcanic ash were known by native Melanesians way back before we knew that it can be used on our skin. Volcanic ash contains sulphur which destroys bacteria. Therefore, at that time Melanesians used it to disinfect blood, oxidize harmful radicals, stimulate bile secretions & synthesize collagen to protect your skin. Imagine, they were way ahead of us at that time when it comes to skin care!
Nowadays, plenty of companies are incorporating volcanic ash on skin care products like masks, toners and exfoliators. It is because volcanic ash is rich in minerals which has antibacterial, anti-oxidant and antiseptic properties. Volcanic ash is also known as Sodium Bentonite Clay. It can be used to address different skin concerns like… read more
Visiting a dermatologist for your monthly facial cleaning routine is very important. This exfoliates and removes dead skin cells, and cleanses your pores. In the spa, they use up-to-date and high-end equipment to easily clean your skin.
So what if you cannot afford going to a dermatologist twice a month for your facial cleaning? You can find alternative ways and products. You can even do it at the comfort of your own home. Just buy the right type of skin care for your skin and you're good to go! read more
Are your lips dry, flaky & patchy? There may be a variety of reasons why. These may include the weather, humidity, hydration & constant wearing of lipstick. Most of the time we tend to just focus on our face & forget that our lips are also part of it. We have to take care of them too. At some point of our lives, we notice our dry lips when it's a little bit too late. They have become too dry & flaky. That is why, it is very important to always exfoliate, hydrate & nourish your lips. Doing so removes dead skin cells, leaving them plump and moisturized. read more
We haven't gotten over the hype that is glass skin and now another skin care trend has come our way. Make way for cloudless skin. Simply put cloudless skin is described as flawless & radiant skin that has always been #skingoals for Korean Women. With the popularity of K-beauty these days, it is now #skingoals for every woman on the planet. read more
In the recent years, we've all seen the rise of the Korean beauty industry in the global scene. The abundance of products and brands in the market today have truly left us spoilt for choice. It is now both a good thing and tiny bit of a problem =). It's good that we have plenty of variety for the different skin care types and problems one might encounter. However, the sheer number of choices and the brands are just overpowering. Which among the many can we say are the best Korean skincare products? Let's find out. read more
Since K-beauty took over the beauty world, women from all over have always been anxiously waiting, with bated breath, what's the next big thing when it comes to K-beauty. In a world obsessed with beauty, Koreans have always been regarded highly because of how hard they work on having crystal-clear skin. It's only natural that the whole world stops to take notice when a new skin care trend gets out. One of the most recent is the much raved about ‘glass’ skin. read more
K-beauty has always been ahead of the game when it comes to beauty & makeup. The world owes to the Korean beauty industry the many skin care & makeup innovations we now enjoy such as BB creams, cushions & masks. Women are always on the quest on how to melt-proof their makeup. Enabling makeup to wear longer under different weather conditions has always been a big challenge. This is why nowadays, setting sprays and powders abound in stores in hopes of helping countless women create gorgeous makeup looks that last all day. With all these efforts to help women make their looks invincible to sweat and fading, leave it to our Korean sisters to be, once again, ahead of the game. JAMSU is a new beauty hack that is taking the beauty world by storm. read more
When K-drama, K-pop & the BB cream had their big debut, beauty junkies from over the world have become obsessed with Korean skin care, beauty and just about all things Korean. As the new year is fast approaching, beauty enthusiasts are once again eager to find out trends to look forward to in the world of Korean beauty. read more