Phew, this winter has been a serious challenge for my skin. Between a weird itchy rash (with no visible symptoms, just the itchiness), a probable overload of product testing, and super dry conditions, I can't wait for warmer weather to return. (My skin does best in super humid climates, like Korea in the summer, … Continue reading Ready For a Spring Skin Care Detox? Recover, Revive, and Renew With These Star Skin Care Products
Today, just some eye candy from a holiday gift guide story I worked on with Composure's contributing fashion editor, Min A. Lee (who also laid out the story). I love putting together style and beauty pages, coordinating the colors and silhouettes that will result in a harmonious story, both visually and substantively. While I'm not a … Continue reading Composure Magazine’s Ultimate Gift Guide
It all started with the K-beauty cushion compact, probably the greatest makeup-skin care hybrid invention ever. Now you can add some spring in your (makeup) step for everything from lip color to blush. A glossy crayon lip color on one side, while the cushion side gives you a highly pigmented, matte … Continue reading Let’s Bounce: The Cushion Trend in Beauty
When I think of autumn, I always think burgundy, cognac, and other hues associated with the changing of the leaves. After all, I grew up jumping into piles of crunchy, freshly raked leaves (there are a lot of trees in Michigan — we kids had to rake our lawn every week, it seemed) and … Continue reading Brighten Up a Fall Complexion With Just a Blush of Color
Are you unknowingly dehydrating your skin? Are you letting bacteria run amok? Have you been sabotaging your skin care regimen? I recently wrote about some common skin care mistakes we can't afford to make. Here, some additional #beautyfails you need to watch out for. 1. You’re not hydrating oily skin Just because you have … Continue reading #BeautyFail: Are You Making These Beauty Mistakes?