Blithe Patting Water Pack/ Splash Mask Review + Tips

I’ve been reintroducing K-Beauty into my routine. I started adding a new step into my routine called Splash Mask. As according to Sarah Lee from Glow Recipe, “Splashing the face with milk or botanical-infused waters after cleansing comes from a centuries-old Korean bathhouse tradition to clarify and brighten skin.” Of course with new technologies, comes products…

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….

I replaced coffee with matcha for a week and this is what happened…

I’ve been a religious coffee drinker for over a decade. It started with just your regular 3-in-1, and then it progressed to the really strong stuffs- black coffee and espressos without milk or sugar. It became part of my morning ritual, in order to kickstart my day. The fact I have my coffee first thing…

How to Get Rid of Dry/ Flaky Skin Overnight? 🌜🌨

The days are getting colder, the air is getting dryer. It’s evident that winter is coming. So how do you get rid of the inevitable dry, flaky skin? The following is my “reverse dry/ flaky skin overnight” routine: Cleanse (use a cream/oil based cleanser) Exfoliate Tone (preferably something with glycerin- tends to hold moisture better) Serum Facial…

Top Trending Facial Oils Cheat Sheet: Become a Beauty Guru in 5 Minutes

Facial oils are lipophilic, they can penetrate deep into the skin, trapping water and other moisturising goodness in, while some oils even have an anti-microbial effect. Some oils also help to fortify and strengthen our own natural skin barrier. This is especially important for city dwellers who need extra protection against pollutants and smog, a…

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…

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…