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Unboxing My First Bomibox, the K-Beauty Subscription Box

  I recently got my first K-beauty subscription box, courtesy of BomiBox, and wow — it's good. I have to admit, I've been slow to jump on the beauty subscription box bandwagon. Mainly because as a beauty editor, I get a lot of samples I have to try out, but also because I really feel … Continue reading Unboxing My First Bomibox, the K-Beauty Subscription Box

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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

Overnight Sensation: Sleeping Masks For Every Skin Type

  I’ve got to hand it to those one-sheet-mask-a-day girls you see all over Instagram. I mean, for me to set aside a good two hours for a masking session (which includes, of course, double cleansing, exfoliating, two rinse-off masks, and finishing with a nourishing sheet mask), it takes some serious planning and aforethought — … Continue reading Overnight Sensation: Sleeping Masks For Every Skin Type

Retinoids & Retinol: Skin Care Ingredients You Need in Your Regimen

  Of all the serums and boosters and creams in my skin care regimen, one thing I always ensure to include (as does seemingly every other beauty editor) is what dermatologists like Dr. Jwala Karnik of Suneva Medical call the gold standard in anti-aging skincare: retinoids. “Retinoid is a vitamin A derivative that unclogs pores, … Continue reading Retinoids & Retinol: Skin Care Ingredients You Need in Your Regimen