What’s the Difference between Laser & IPL?

Many of you maybe reading this and thinking, “What? Aren’t they the same thing?” There is a misconception that they are but no, they certainly aren’t. As a rule of thumb, IPL is a “light” treatment, whereas laser uses laser energy. Also, IPL targets closer to the surface of the skin, whereas laser penetrates deeper….

What’s Skin Icing?: We’ve Tried It & So Should You

Skin Icing is probably one of the Best Kept Secret in the Beauty World. So what is it exactly? It’s basically using ice cubes on your skin (not directly of course! *note: please excuse the image above). Make sure that you have the ice cubes wrapped prior to applying it onto your skin to avoid…

Is Moringa The New Matcha?

Since the past 2 years, Moringa has quickly become one of the most sought after superfood in the market. So what is it exactly? It is also known as Moringa oleifera, a green plant with small rounded leaves (as shown below). The plant is most commonly consumed in Africa and Asia. Interestingly enough, since 2013, moringa…

Toners, Tonics & Facial Mists: Do They Hydrate or Dehydrate the Skin?

Facial Mists For decades I’ve noticed women would frequently use hydrating mists on their face, most commonly on planes or at the office especially when the heater has been cranked up high. I’ve always wondered about this, “does the product truly hydrate the skin? If so then why do they have a tendency to spray…

How Your Facial Cleanser Can Affect Your Skin: Cleansing 101

I’ve mentioned this one on of my previous post. Make sure you choose a cleanser than is hydrating to your skin. It may seem as counterintuitive but leaving your skin feeling taut after a wash only indicates that your cleanser is too harsh for your skin. Even if you have acne/oily skin it is best…

Foolproof: Skin care Routine 101 + K-Beauty Steps

Even if you have splurged on the best skin care products in the world, it wouldn’t be worth a dime if you do not know the how to apply them properly. One of the key takeouts is that every time you layer on a product, make sure you leave a little “breather” between each product…

Hollywood Celeb-Crazed Vitamin IV Infusions: Yay or Nay?

Ok, I’ve to admit IV infusions/ Drips and Vitamin Boosters, has been around for quite sometime. Many Tinseltown celebrities swear by it. Most celebrities use Vitamin IV infusions to give their immune system a kick. It is known to not only boost your immune system but also brightens your skin. This treatment is particularly popular…