Everything You Need to Know About Toun28’s Skincare Collection

Toun28 is a truly unique brand in the niche of K-beauty supply. It’s a one of a kind brand that offers natural and organic skincare products while following ethical and sustainable philosophies. To help your skin look and feel its best, Toun28 uses only natural and sustainable ingredients. They also have 100% fully recyclable packaging…

“Expect Tomorrow” to be a Great Skin Day with Cosrx

At Soak, we’ve fallen in love with K-beauty brand Cosrx! With a tagline of “expecting tomorrow”, we love the innovation and effectiveness that is poured into all of their products. The first product I personally discovered by them was their “Acne Pimple Master Patch” that changed my skin for the better after using it just…

Brand Spotlight: The Heimish Skincare Journey to Natural Beauty

In a world with new, flashy products emerging everyday, Heimish works to bring simplicity and effectiveness to beauty routines worldwide. Heimish is a K-beauty cosmetic line featuring skincare and makeup items. It was launched in 2016 with the goal of enhancing the natural beauty of each individual. Heimish products are cruelty free and paraben free,…

The 7 Best Vitamins & Supplements for Healthy Skin

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…

5 Products Perfect for Sensitive Skin

Think of someone sensitive you know — they tend to react to things more easily and might not get along with everyone. Sensitive skin is the same! It is prone to being more irritated than other skin and isn’t exactly best buds with a lot of skin products out there. You have to be more…

Korea’s New Wave of Cleansing: the Cleansing Oil + Water Hybrid

When it comes to face wash, there are seemingly infinite options. If you want to cleanse your face like a French woman, there are micellar waters. And cleansing oils had their big craze a few years back. But what’s emerging out on the market here in Korea is a new category, a hybrid of the…

LabNo: What is this K-Beauty Brand Saying “No” to?

The “No” in LabNo’s brand name isn’t short for anything. It’s literally a big fat “No” to skincare practices LabNo has deemed unhealthy – namely the shortcuts companies take in developing products. The “No” encapsulates their uncompromising commitment to transparency and good ingredients. So what are they saying “No” to exactly? the 20 ingredients you should…

Mediheal Masks: The Cost-effective Bulk Pack from Costco

Mediheal is one of the most dominant players in Korea when it comes to face masks. They have a variety of different types, so it tends to get really hard to choose even within the Mediheal brand! However, the Costcos in Korea take the trendiest and and most popular skincare products and sell them in…

Why Korea’s Cotton Pad Skincare Trend Actually Works

You might’ve seen Korean Youtubers with cotton pads all around their face. Sticking product-soaked cotton pads on your face has been known as a bit of a DIY skincare trick in Asia for a while. However, in the past year, it’s taken off more than ever as a trend in Korea with videos and tutorials…

Beauty Backstage: Emma Beauty, Model and Content Creator

Emma Beauty is a “Beauty Creator” on NaverTV, one of the biggest online channels and search engines in Korea (think Youtube + Google = Naver). Her channel features product reviews and makeup tutorials and follows her life behind the scenes as a model. Primarily a beauty model, she’s worked with Laneige, Estee Lauder, Espoir, Etude House, Stila,…

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…

This Mediheal Sheet Mask + Ampoule Set Packs a 1-2 Punch

Let’s face it, choosing a new sheet mask to try can be overwhelming. There are way too many on the market to keep up with what’s the new hot product or ingredient. I oftentimes catch myself standing by the sheet mask aisle blanking out at all the different options, not knowing what would even be…

Beauty Backstage: Angella Park, Skincare Clinic Owner

Angella Park is an entrepreneur, beauty guru, and owner of a skincare clinic called 99 Salon – located in the heart of Busan, South Korea. She started working in the beauty industry when she was 21 and has been in the beauty business for the past 10 years with her mother, founder and CEO of…