Snow. Sleet. Frigid temps. Searing heat. These are some of the extreme climates from around the globe. And while an August in Seoul can sometimes feel like it pushes the limits of human tolerance (seriously, try walking to the subway in heels and office wear in sheets of rain and 100% humidity and 90+ … Continue reading Ingredient Spotlight: Sahara Prickly Pear Cactus and Other Survival Botanicals
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
We’re in a golden age of beauty. The cosmetics industry is forecast to exceed $62 billion in gross revenues in the United States alone. Skin care, one of the fastest growing segments of the industry, makes up over 35% of the global beauty market, reaching $121 billion in revenues 2014. Beauty is also one of … Continue reading Are You Making These 4 Skin Care Mistakes?
It’s an annual ritual. As soon as we’re on the other side of Easter, and as plans for summer vacation looms, I break out the big guns. No, not the ice cooler and sun umbrella and picnic basket. No, I have a different type of summertime arsenal at the ready: my oil-control skin care. … Continue reading Mind Over Matte: Oil Control For Every Step of Your Regimen
With the unofficial start of summer now underway, the official start of my summertime skincare routine is here. After all, what may work wonders in the wintertime may become superfluous when temperatures and humidity begin to soar. Of course, my regimen switch-up also has to take into consideration upcoming vacations and overseas travel that … Continue reading Keep It Easy: Weekend Getaway Skin Care