5 Korean Skincare Tips For A Radiant Complexion

SEOUL CALLING While most skincare philosophies tend to privilege the quick-fix—think retinol or harsh exfoliants. Korean skincare savants, on the other hand, know that instant results from a skincare product are cosmetic and temporary at best. The K-beauty mandate calls for the cultivation of a beauty ritual as well as long-term maintenance: the best products are understated, elegant, and effective.…
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Rose Quartz Pantone Glow

GLOW GETTER Rose Quartz—one of Pantone’s 2016 Colors of the Year—is the hue du jour that’s decidedly appropriate for Valentine’s Day. Here is your how-to for a look that is equal parts romantic and on point, imbued with a hint of playfulness. Undoubtedly, 2016 is the year of dewy skin—as the constant strobing tutorials attest. The concept behind this trend…
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April Favorites & Bridal Beauty Month

T. S. Eliot once said that April is the cruelest month. Perhaps the new month will help us forget the ways in which April has been unkind to us. For starters, it’s been a productive, yet incredibly stressful month, and the stress has not been kind to my skin. Despite having the luxury of generally well-behaved skin, my complexion is…
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March Favorites & Korean Beauty Month

Two special announcement for the day, both of which are related: I’ve decided to switch things up for our monthly round-up and do a Korean-drama inspired monthly favorites. Of course, this isn’t just any Korean drama, this is the Korean drama that was responsible for the internationally sold-out YSL lipstick, bringing back headbands in a post-Gossip Girl era, and for…
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September Favorites

It’s been a month of mostly French and Korean skincare staples. First up is Avène Thermal Spring Water, a French drugstore classic that is readily available in most global cities. I have always loved this soothing elixir for my dry, sensitive skin that can be prone to redness. It soothes my skin during the North American winters, and has recently…
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