Skin Care Like a K-Drama Star

  Korean dramas are winning hearts the world over, and it’s not just for their meme-worthy tropes (back hugs!), easy-to-love storylines and easier-on-the-eyes stars. K-dramas provide an insight into the hottest trends coming out of Korea, whether it’s fashion, food, or jjimjil-bang (bathhouse) etiquette, and Korean beauty is no exception. Indeed, if Korean dramas are … Continue reading Skin Care Like a K-Drama Star

Composure’s Issue 11: Best Beauty Discoveries, Skin Care Edition

  Another issue of Composure Magazine, another slew of beauty products that have wow'd me. Some are old favorites, some I've already practically emptied, some are utter revelations. All are amazing finds that will keep me as much a consumer as I am an editor. In this skin care edition, I review my favorite products … Continue reading Composure’s Issue 11: Best Beauty Discoveries, Skin Care Edition

Estée Goes Millennial: The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Is Here

  There's been a big push lately for prestige beauty brands to reach out to beauty-lovin' Millennials. New collections are introduced through social media, press events abound with recommended hashtags for selfies with the latest product, and while magazines are still the gold standard, influencer marketing is slowly becoming the norm. Just today, I went to … Continue reading Estée Goes Millennial: The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Is Here

How Korean Beauty Is Influencing American Beauty — And Why It’s No Passing Fad

  It started with BB cream. I was an editor at Audrey Magazine, and one of our summer interns pitched a story about BB cream. Now, I had heard of BB cream — the miracle product discovered by a German doctor to soothe the skin of post-peel patients and co-opted by Korean chemists as a do-it-all moisturizer, primer, … Continue reading How Korean Beauty Is Influencing American Beauty — And Why It’s No Passing Fad