The 7 Deadly Sins of Beauty, Glow Recipe Edition

  A few years ago, this tag was circulating in online beauty communities, so I thought I'd bring it back with a Glow Recipe edition. So here they are: My Glow Recipe beauty picks for greed, wrath, gluttony, sloth, pride, lust and envy.   LUST: What attributes do you find most attractive in a person beauty product?  I admit … Continue reading The 7 Deadly Sins of Beauty, Glow Recipe Edition

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My 13-Step Summer Skin Care Regimen: Morning

  As a beauty editor, I have to incorporate and test out a lot of beauty products, oftentimes far more than I have time or room for in my regimen. I believe you have go through almostthe entire jar/tub/bottle of product to really be able to get the full benefits of its ingredients and to notice a … Continue reading My 13-Step Summer Skin Care Regimen: Morning

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

How Korean Beauty Is Influencing American Beauty — And Why It’s No Passing Fad

  It started with BB cream. I was an editor at Audrey Magazine, and one of our summer interns pitched a story about BB cream. Now, I had heard of BB cream — the miracle product discovered by a German doctor to soothe the skin of post-peel patients and co-opted by Korean chemists as a do-it-all moisturizer, primer, … Continue reading How Korean Beauty Is Influencing American Beauty — And Why It’s No Passing Fad