15 Gifts for the Beauty-Loving Teen in Your Life

Make sure your gift stands out at Christmas by giving the beauty-inclined teen in your life the tools to upgrade their skincare and makeup needs for the new year! These gifts will give them what they need to create bold new makeup looks or have their skin glowing from within: 15. COSRX Morning PH Cleanser…

How Natural Oils Healed My Skin

I love winter, unfortunately my skin doesn’t. I have struggled with very dry skin for as long as I can remember. No amount of creams, lotions or potions would give me a lasting hydrated effect. The great claims on moisturizers seemed to just not work for me. When the cold winters came rolling around, my skin…

5 K-Beauty Glitter Products to Light Up the Holidays

Glitter has always been a beauty staple, but the year’s end is truly when even your Average Joe feels tempted to light up their life with all the glitz and glam of the holiday season. Here are 5 Korean products available year-round that can help you get your glitter on! The Saem – Echo Soul…

VDL’s Red Collection is a Christmas Delight

Holiday season is here and VDL has got all of your seasonal beauty needs covered. The Red Collection features everything you would need for your lids all the way down to your nails! VDL’s new sleek and red selection of blush, primer, lippies, eyeshadow palettes and cushion foundations are screaming for a rouge-y, sexy Santa Baby…

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…

Shine Bright in eSpoirs’s Holiday Shower

Holiday launches are in full throttle here in South Korea and every brand is competing for the best holiday collection! So far, each has featured everything from shiny new highlighters and sultry blushes to shimmery lipsticks and party-ready nail polishes. With so many equally beautiful and mesmerizing items on the market, it’s up to us…

Holiday Sparkle Peri Pera-Style!

The holiday season is almost here and K-Beauty brands are getting ready! This year the first big holiday collection to catch everyone’s attention is Peri Pera Pearly Night. Peri Pera is known for its extremely cute packaging, but this time they really outdid themselves. Everything glitters or shines and is absolutely gorgeous, but the star of…

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…

Getting Over Your Skin’s Winter Blues

The temperature is dropping, the days are getting shorter, I just ordered a pumpkin- spiced latte yesterday, and even dusted off my ugly Christmas sweater. Did I mention Thanksgiving is coming? The seasons are changing fast here in Korea and I couldn’t be any more excited for the holidays. I wish I could say the…

Is It Time for Korean Beauty to Taste the Rainbow?

We can all agree that when it comes to skincare, Korean products have been adopted on a mass market level. Now occupying shelf space in places like Sephora, copy in magazines such as Allure and air time on YouTube, Korean beauty is being incorporated in the regimen of pretty much every self-respecting beauty aficionado. Thanks…

4 Life-Saving Hacks for Vegans in Korea

Many people–especially in Korea–don’t know what the term vegan means exactly. And before you ask, yes, being vegan and vegetarian are two separate things. And no, it doesn’t mean you only eat vegetables. Though they call being vegan ‘plant-based’, there is an abundance of wholesome vegan recipes crafted to replace the taste of non-vegan foods,…

Getting Skin Deep with Collagen

Choosing the best products for our skin doesn’t always feel like the easiest thing in the world when it comes down to the K-Beauty game. Everywhere you turn, there is a new and powerful ingredient that’s supposedly going to offer our skin a plethora of lifelong benefits and possibly even pay off our debt. You’ve…