When it comes to caring for your skin this winter, there are three categories of skin care you need to know: humectants, occlusive, and emollients. You need all three to keep skin hydrated. Here’s why. Humectants A humectant is a substance that attracts water, whether it is from the environment or from a deeper … Continue reading Humectants & Occlusives: Skin Care Ingredients You Need For Winter Skin
Ever since my 1-day-1-pack experiment, I've been on a tear, sheet masking like my life depended on it. Between press samples and gifts from friends and family every time they return from Korea, I have a pretty heft stash of them, and I figured at my previous rate of one mask every few weeks, the … Continue reading Now That I’m Sheet Masking More, Some Reviews
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?
It starts out innocently enough. You notice a tiny little dark splotch that wasn’t there before, so you add a brightening serum to your routine. Then you decide your pores are a tad too big for your liking, so you add two serums to your routine. It’s only a matter of time before you … Continue reading 6 Signs You May Be a K-Beauty Addict
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