Product Review: Blithe Vital Treatment Pulp Essence—8 Nourishing Beans

  The more literate one becomes in the language of K-beauty, the more fluent one becomes, by necessity, in the ingredients, technology and science underlying those cushiony creams, dripping sheet masks and bouncy essences. Less starry-eyed are we over the bells and whistles and gimmicks of a product, and more laser-focused on a well-formulated serum … Continue reading Product Review: Blithe Vital Treatment Pulp Essence—8 Nourishing Beans

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Skin Care Product Review: Yuri Pibu Cucu Black Truffle Cream

  When a skin care brand’s name translates into “Glass Skin,” you’re setting the bar pretty high. Glass as in transparent, clear, reflective? All adjectives I want used for my skin. And then when said loftily-named skin care brand releases a cream called Cucu Black Truffle Cream, you better believe I’m thinking I’ve got to pay … Continue reading Skin Care Product Review: Yuri Pibu Cucu Black Truffle Cream

Don’t Just Slather — Be Smart About Hydrating Your Dry Winter Skin

  It's right around this time of year that my skin starts to get that "tight" feeling around my cheekbones and eyes by midday. This never used to happen, having had more normal-oily combination skin all my life, as opposed to dry-oily. But now that I'm in my 40s, what was once the happy-normal half of … Continue reading Don’t Just Slather — Be Smart About Hydrating Your Dry Winter Skin