Serums are very popular in Western skin care, but what the heck are ampoules and essences? If you are not familiar with the Korean skincare routine these products might be foreign to you, get it? Bad joke. But in all seriousness, what the heck are they and why should you care about them? Well, my… Read More Serums, Ampoules & Essences, Oh My!
I suffer from very dry skin and even more so in the winter. My family heats our house with wood which sucks all the moisture out of the air dehydrating everything in its path. When those winter months come along I am in desperate need of all the moisture I can get. K-beauty came to… Read More Rescue Dry Skin With The 7 Skin Method
Finding a cleanser that works well and hydrates my dry / combination skin has always been a difficult task. I have been to numerous dermatologist and tried hundreds of different cleansers searching for one that worked. But every cleanser I tried fell short of my high standards, until recently. Enter Osea Malibu. I discovered this… Read More Osea Malibu Cleansing Mudd
What is the double-cleansing method? The double cleanse is the process of using both an oil-based cleanser and water-based cleanser to thoroughly cleanse your face. Get it, you’re cleansing your skin twice?! Double cleansing ensures that your skin is cleansed completely from all oil-based and water-based impurities clogging your pores. Here’s how it works. Step… Read More Double Cleansing Method
Vitamin C provides many benefits to the skin including; anti-aging, brightening, and protection against damage. Here are a some of my favorite affordable vitamin c serums. Claire-ity Vitamin C Serum I am currently using Claire-ity Vitamin C Serum and I am loving it. It’s an organic formula with hyaluronic acid and vitamin E. The product… Read More Affordable Vitamin C Serums
If you’re fighting the battle against aging skin vitamin C should be at the front line. Vitamin C is an essential vitamin that the body (including the skin around your face) needs for all sorts of reasons. Vitamin C serum is an oil- and water-based liquid that contains highly concentrated amounts of vitamin C. The… Read More Why Vitamin C Serum Should Be At The At The Font Line Of Your Battle Against Aging Skin
Currently, I am using the Green Apple Brightening Essence by Juice Beauty. I don’t have a ton of experience with essences, but I do really like this product. I feel as my skin is instantly hydrated and plumper upon application. I have extremely dry skin, especially in the winter (we heat with wood aka dehydration… Read More Green Apple Brightening Essence
Essence is completely underrated in Western skin care. In Korea, it is considered the heart of skincare and rightly so (hello, hydrated glow). Essence is a concentrated formula, traditionally, more lightweight than serum, that specifically targets wrinkles, fine lines, and dull and uneven skin tones. While this step is not required in your skincare routine… Read More What Is An Essence, & Should You Be Using One?
Since you are here, (so kindly reading this post) I will assume you love and care for your skin, right? Good, now that we are on the same page I’m about to drop some knowledge. As convenient as it may be, washing your face in the shower can actually cause more harm than good. The… Read More Why You Should Not Be Washing Your Face In The Shower
Toners are such an important part of a skincare routine (here you can learn more). Thayers is one of my favorites because it is natural and alcohol-free. It’s extremely hydrating and perfect for day or night time use. This toner is very gentle and works great for everyday use. I pour the product onto an… Read More Thayers Witch Hazel