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

How to Enhance Your Masking Experience (With Products You Already Have)

  Much like exercise, skincare is a lifestyle. In order to see true, long-lasting results, you have to put in the effort, day-by-day, every day. And like exercise, sometimes you have to change up your routine, whether to awaken little-used muscles or just to awaken your own interest level. I mean, we go through our … Continue reading How to Enhance Your Masking Experience (With Products You Already Have)

Get Music Festival Beauty Ready, Glow Recipe Edition

  It’s that time of year — when spring break collides with festival season, all the way from South by Southwest in March (starting tomorrow!) to Coachella in April to Bonnaroo in the summer. And while festivalgoers have their uniform pretty much down — cut-offs, fringe, boots and all manner of gypsy-bohemian accouterment, not to … Continue reading Get Music Festival Beauty Ready, Glow Recipe Edition