The Sulwhasoo Facial: A Tale of Korean vs. American Facials

  It's a tale of two facials, really. The American facial and the Korean facial. Each can be amazing. Each has its pros and cons. But I definitely prefer one over the other. I'll let you know which I prefer after I break down the difference between the two. What made me really think about … Continue reading The Sulwhasoo Facial: A Tale of Korean vs. American Facials

The K-Beauty Glossary: Terms You Need to Know

Confused about essences? Not sure what chok-chok means? And why do some Asian skin care brands call toners "lotions" and lotions "emulsions"? Here, a handy guide to all the words and terms you’ll need to decipher K-beauty like a pro. Ampoule: In Korea, ampoules are hyper-concentrated versions of serums, made for use as a two- to … Continue reading The K-Beauty Glossary: Terms You Need to Know

Don’t Just Layover — Makeover with These Beauty Offerings at LAX

  Long layover? Sure, you could hang out at the bar until your connecting flight, but why dehydrate your already parched winter skin when you can get runway ready, courtesy of LAX’s newest beauty offerings. When Los Angeles’ LAX airport, one of the busiest in the world, began its $8.5 billion renovation in 2009, its … Continue reading Don’t Just Layover — Makeover with These Beauty Offerings at LAX