Life as a Beauty Editor: Beauty Favorites & New Discoveries, Part 2

  Like I said in the first part of this post, I go through a  lot of beauty products in order to winnow down the best and brightest featured in each issue of Composure Magazine. (Hey, it's a tough job, but someone's gotta do it.) It's a good thing I'm a product junkie, because the more … Continue reading Life as a Beauty Editor: Beauty Favorites & New Discoveries, Part 2

How to Keep Your Skin Hydrated All Day, 24-7

  I've got super finicky skin. It's not sensitive in the typical sense — I don't usually break out from new skin care products or have rosacea or anything. But I still suffer from hormonal breakouts (when will it end???), battle an oil slick of a T-zone in the summer and more recently, dry up … Continue reading How to Keep Your Skin Hydrated All Day, 24-7

The Hottest Asian Beauty Trends You Need to Know

  In my latest story for Composure Magazine, I highlight five hot beauty innovations out of South Korea and Japan, from the oft-praised cushion compact, which I cannot emphasize enough needs to be in every woman's beauty arsenal, Asian or otherwise, to the super convenient, super easy patting splash mask, which will transform the way … Continue reading The Hottest Asian Beauty Trends You Need to Know

Intimidated by K-Beauty? Start By Adding These 3 K-Beauty Basics Into Your Regimen Now

  You can no longer ignore K-beauty (the K-pop of Korean beauty) now that Sephora has the stunning visage of Korean model Ji Hye Park (in a Chanel cruise 2016 show-inspired hair look) splashed over every window display across America. And yes, to the skin care aficionado, the likes of the Egg Mousse Soap by Too Cool … Continue reading Intimidated by K-Beauty? Start By Adding These 3 K-Beauty Basics Into Your Regimen Now