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!
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
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
Yes, the answer is yes. And here is why: A toner is a liquid moisturizer that can enhance skin’s surface, allowing the skin to look fresher, smoother and hydrated. Toners offer different benefits for different skin types. For example, those with combination and oily skin types can use a toner to reduce enlarged pores and… Read More Do you really need a toner?