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skincare basics

Oil vs Balm Cleanser

Oil cleansing is an important but often-skipped step in a...

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beauty tips

Is Expensive Skincare Better?

To splurge, or not to splurge It’s not unusual to be temp...

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Travel Skincare

For a lot of people, traveling is one of the great joys i...

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How To Choose a Sunscreen

The one skincare product you should never go without isn’...

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“Expiry Dates 101” – Understanding Korean Beauty Expiration dates

  It’s tempting to try and get a few more weeks (or month...

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Skin Microbiome 101

My skin has what on it? Bacteria, fungi, and viruses, oh ...

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beauty trends

Skincare Trends 2021-2022

Whether you exclusively use K-beauty skincare or not, the...

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Acids in Creams

  When we’re looking to add some exfoliating acids to our...

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How To Use Skincare Ingredient Databases

Today’s skincare consumers are savvier than ever, and we ...

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5 Mistakes You’re Making with the 10-Step Routine

The “10-step routine” If you’re at all interested in K-be...

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Hyperpigmentation 101

  At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I’m going...

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Enlarged Pores and Uneven Skin

  There are all sorts of tricks and hacks out there that ...

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The Quick Fix: Using Pimple Patches

Waking up the morning before a school dance with a pimple...

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WHEN TO START ANTI-AGEING SKINCARE?

  Many people don’t really think about anti-aging skincar...

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CLEAN BEAUTY

It often feels like the more we know, the more we need t...

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GOING GREEN

What is Green Beauty? The new year is rolling along, and ...

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SKINCARE IN THE STARS

Your Shelfie according to the stars :) We're covering eac...

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SLEEPING MASKS - GLORIFIED NIGHT CREAM?

If you are new to Korean skincare, you might just be hear...

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beauty trends

LAMELLAR TECHNOLOGY: RESTORING YOUR SKIN BARRIER

Keeping your skin barrier healthy is one of the most impo...

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beauty trends

BEE KIND TO YOUR SKIN: HONEY, PROPOLIS, AND ROYAL JELLY

Some people have that amazing skin that just glows. It’s ...

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DRY VS DEHYDRATED SKIN

The terms “dry” and “dehydrated” often get confused when ...

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WHAT TO DO IF YOU GET SUNBURNED

Summer is for beaches, outdoor patios, picnics… Oh yes, a...

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A IS FOR ANTIOXIDANTS

Antioxidants seem like they could possibly be the answer ...

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KEEP CALM AND... CALM YOUR SENSITIVE SKIN

It can be frustrating when your skin seems to react to ev...

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product reviews

INTO THE BRAND: BENTON

People invest in skincare for different reasons, but most...

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product reviews

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE? Comparing Similar Products to Find What’s Best For You

Before trying a new product, many people will go online a...

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SKINCARE DURING PREGNANCY

The amount of information and advice you get when you’re ...

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MIXOLOGY: ACIDS AND VITAMIN C

Acids are a staple when it comes to efficient, effective ...

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SKINCARE PRODUCT COCKTAILS: Can and Should You Mix Products?

If you watch skincare tutorials or beauty guru videos onl...

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MYTHBUSTING: DEBUNKING SKINCARE MYTHS

From shrinking pores, to DIY products - there are a lot o...

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product reviews

INTO THE BRAND: BY ECOM

Many new skincare lines are being launched by beauty guru...

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BECOME SHELFIE AWARE

Skincare vs Marketing Labels: What Do They Really Mean? ...

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DARK CIRCLES AND HOW TO TREAT THEM

This might be a familiar scene to you: You wake up in the...

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7 BEAUTY SINS

It’s early in the year, and a great time to reevaluate ho...

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BYE BYE WHITEHEADS AND BLACKHEADS 👋

Whiteheads and blackheads are, along with pimples, among ...

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VITAMIN C

Vitamin C is one of the most effective actives that you c...

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SKINCARE RESOLUTIONS FOR 2020

Nothing feels better than the beginning of a fresh, new y...

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K-BEAUTY TRENDS 2020

While you might love the products and routine that you’ve...

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ACIDS 101

Acids can be valuable additions to your skincare routine,...

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INTO THE BRAND: BY WISHTREND

By Wishtrend isn’t a brand known for pumping out product ...

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FANTASTIC INGREDIENTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

The Korean beauty scene is a fast-evolving, innovative co...

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LET’S TALK ABOUT TABOOS: SKINCARE FOR SMOKERS

Skincare has a few basic tenets that don’t change too muc...

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INTO THE BRAND: COSRX

If you’re new to the world of K-beauty and have no idea w...

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ANTI-POLLUTION SKINCARE

It’s the end of a long, hot day. You get home and sweep a...

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5 TONER HACKS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Ah, the bad old days as a teenager when we’d wash our fac...

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HYPE SKINCARE. HYPE MISTAKES.

One minute you’re watching the latest skincare fad as you...

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CLEAN SKIN STARTS WITH...CLEANING!

3 Things To Clean (Besides Your Face) For Nicer Skin Most...

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HOW TO KEEP ACNE AT BAY IN SUMMER

Ah, summer. Warm weather and sunshine are just around the...

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product reviews

INTO THE BRAND: dear, KLAIRS

If you’ve ever gone online and searched for the “best k-b...

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KEEP COOL WITH SUMMER SKINCARE

As the weather heats up, use your daily skincare routine ...

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beauty trends

Skip-Care Vs. The 10-Step Routine

How Many Steps Do I Need? Have you heard of the Korean 10...

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WE ♡ FERMENTED SKINCARE

Kimchi, beer, and cheese are just some of the great thing...

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product reviews

INTO THE BRAND: HUXLEY

If you have aspirations to live simply and use only natur...

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OUR 7 BEST KOREAN DUPES FOR WESTERN PRODUCTS

It’s always nice to have some tried-and-true skincare pro...

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5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EYE CARE

If the eyes are truly the windows to our souls, then let’...

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INTO THE BRAND: E NATURE

Are you trying to live cleaner, be healthier, or be green...

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beauty trends

FOLLOW THE LEAPING BUNNY 🐇

While most people would whole-heartedly agree that the ne...

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GLASS SKIN - OUR NEW SKINCARE GOAL

The Korean beauty industry has a reputation for starting ...

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product reviews

PACKage KOREA MASK REVIEW

If there are two things that KBeauty is known for, it is ...

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1 DAY 1 MASK - MAKE EVERY DROP COUNT!

The “1 Day 1 Mask” challenge is a Korean beauty trend tha...

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SUN PROTECTION 101

Did you know that sun damage is the cause behind 80% of v...

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GET PLUMP, HYDRATED SKIN WITH THE 7 SKIN METHOD!

The 7 Skin Method has made a major splash in the beauty c...

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CLEANSING 101

Cleansing your skin properly is the foundation for your e...