In Your 40s? 5 Anti-Aging Things To Do For Your Skin and Hair

  I find it laughable when female celebrities extoll the virtues of being 40 — I've never looked better! I've never felt more confident! I've never been healthier! It's almost like, me thinks thou doth protesteth too much. Well, maybe it's true for them because by the time they're in their 40s, they can afford to … Continue reading In Your 40s? 5 Anti-Aging Things To Do For Your Skin and Hair

6 Signs You May Be a K-Beauty Addict

  It starts out innocently enough. You notice a tiny little dark splotch that wasn’t there before, so you add a brightening serum to your routine. Then you decide your pores are a tad too big for your liking, so you add two serums to your routine. It’s only a matter of time before you … Continue reading 6 Signs You May Be a K-Beauty Addict

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

Deciphering K-Beauty’s Mul-gwang, That Juicy, Wet-Sheen Look

  If you've visit Korea, watched Korean dramas, or followed K-pop at all in the past decade, one thing you'll notice — other than the thick, straight brows ubiquitous on both men and women — is the dewy, juicy, almost wet-looking skin favored by all the women. It's probably no coincidence that this preferred complexion arose … Continue reading Deciphering K-Beauty’s Mul-gwang, That Juicy, Wet-Sheen Look

How to Get the Strobing Effect With Your Skin Care

  There have been some seriously wacky beauty trends in the past couple decades. Orange faux tans? A bad look. Overplucked eyebrows? Many still rue the day. And don’t get me started on lining the lips with black liner. More recently, there’s been contouring — that Kim Kardashian mainstay of shading and highlighting to create … Continue reading How to Get the Strobing Effect With Your Skin Care