• Dry or Dehydrated Skin? Identify it, fix it and maintain it.

    Is your skin dry or dehydrated? Do you know how to pick the right ingredients for your skin? Learn the difference between dry and dehydrated skin, which natural skincare ingredients are ideal, and how to maintain your dry or dehydrated skin perfectly nourished and hydrated. View Post
  • Toner or Essence ? Everything you need to know

      Let's admit it - Korean skincare not only changed the way we apply skincare products but got us more confused by new product categories we never ever heard of before, such as essence and ampoules.  The reality is that there is nothing new - just an extra step added to your beauty routine that m... View Post
  • All you need to know about Hyaluronic Acid

    Hyaluronic acid - not an acid as you may think of but a wonder skincare ingredient, a must-have in your skincare routine and THE wrinkle-plumping savior and hydration booster we just can't get enough. Let's deep dive into this star skincare ingredient.    Humectants - hydrating agents     Hydrat... View Post
  • Guasha - a skincare tool you can't live without

    Guasha 刮痧 - the latest must-have skincare tool that everybody is crazy about. But does Guasha massage really lives up to its hype? Our answer is YES! Guasha massage can be done on the whole body and when done on the face, the technique is much gentler and it's truly very relaxing.   Its benefits ... View Post
  • 5 acids to power your skincare routine

    We see acids in so many skincare products and they can sound like really scary ingredients. The truth is that there are so many types of acids and they all do different things. Some are totally mild and can be used every day, some others are quite active so you may need to know some basics before... View Post
  • Sensitive skin: skincare ingredients to avoid

    What is sensitive skin? Sensitive Skin is the general definition of a skin type triggered by a variety of factors resulting in stinging, burning, itching, tightness, and tingling sensations. When your skin’s natural barrier function is weakened by a trigger, the skin's top nerves' endings beco... View Post
  • Whitening or Brightening Skincare? Everything you want to know

      Hyperpigmentation? dark spots? Freckles out of control? All women, regardless of age or skin condition, want to achieve flawless radiant skin and minimize the use of colored foundations. Is there a magic potion? Many brands targeting especially the African, Indian and Southeast Asian markets, ... View Post
  • Switching to new skincare - how fast can I see results?

    When starting a new skincare product or a complete routine, results are never immediate and in some cases, the skin may even temporarily react (called 'purging') before benefitting from the new regime. This is not because the new product or routine is not effective, but because of new ingredients... View Post