How to Transition Your Skin Care from Winter to Spring

It’s finally warming up and we’re celebrating the changing season! How are you preparing for it? If you’ve begun to put away your heavier sweaters and shearling boots, that’s definitely a start! But are you preparing to transition your skincare for Spring, too? You should, and can! And I have just the tips to help…

Healthy Skin Inside & Out – Vitamins and Supplements

We’re always told to eat our veggies and take supplements to get our vitamins in, but that’s not the only way to reap their benefits. Certain vitamins can actually be applied topically, and you don’t wanna miss out on great skin, do you? Let’s go over the A, B, C’s, (… and E’s!) of face-friendly…

How to Treat Yourself on Valentine’s Day

Are you the independent type? Does Valentine’s Day with self-care and pampering sound tempting? Or are you ready for a girl’s night out? If so, here are some alternative activities for those journeying solo (because singles should never have to dread Valentine’s Day!). Loving yourself well and the concept of self-care for Valentine’s Day has…

American vs. East Asian Makeup – What’s the Difference?

Both East Asia and America are makeup-centric regions in their own right but often times share little overlap in makeup styles. There’s no denying that the culture we grow up in heavily shapes our perceptions of beauty. And the differences in makeup trends around the world are evidence that there isn’t one strict definition of…

7 Hand Creams to Soothe Your Skin this Wintertime

We’re in the thick of winter and our hands are suffering! All the hand-washing to prevent colds from spreading, and being engulfed in dry wintry weather period, means dry hands could go from bad, to worse. And by worse, I mean cracked and bleeding. Yikes! If you’re a victim to dry hands that may have…

Effective & Cute Gifts K-Beauty Newbs are Sure to Love

The gift-giving season is here! Are you behind on your holiday shopping? Want a little pick-me-up treat for yourself during this busy, wintry time? If so, I have a gift guide to help find your friends, family, (or even yourself) the perfect products for a first-time introduction to the K-Beauty scene. Skincare There’s an overwhelming…

You Should Be Exfoliating–Here’s What You Need

It’s cold, and you know what that means? Dry skin! Yay! While moisturizing is a quick remedy for dry skin, exfoliation is what helps keep that moisture locked in. Exfoliation sloughs off dead skin cells, which our skin accumulates no matter the season. Aside from working alongside your moisturizer to keep your skin supple, exfoliating…

Simplified: The 10-Step Korean Skin Care Routine

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again–I am a simple gal when it comes to skincare! If you simple gals out there identify with me, you may have also been quick to weigh the pros and cons when you heard how amazing Korean skincare was–but that a full routine could near being a…

How Rice Water Changed My Skin for the Better

I’m a simple gal with several skin troubles, which include dry, acne-prone skin, an oily t-zone, acne scarring, and skin texture. I want a clean and clear face just as much as the next person, but for a daily routine I prefer as few steps as possible. That’s why I strive for a simple but…