Korean beauty

Etude House Sunprise Airy Finish SPF 50+ Sunscreen Review: Mineral sunscreen from a Korean beauty brand

This fragrance-free physical sunscreen includes soothing ingredients like tiger grass and received a glowing review from my friend, who has sensitive skin.

Old friends are like your favorite sunscreens: They make you feel beautiful (not oily or flaky), and they’re always there when you need them. Two years in a row I’ve decided to buy an old friend sunscreen as part of her birthday gift. Last year I chose CeraVe baby sunscreen, because she has sensitive skin. Unfortunately, she found that one to be a bit too thick and pasty for everyday use. This year, I decided to make up for that one by buying Etude House Sunprise Mild Airy Finish SPF…

Curesys Trouble Clear Toner review

This toner is designed to soothe and exfoliate your skin before your nighttime treatments. But don't apply it in the morning, since it contains glycolic acid.

This Curesys Trouble Clear Toner was part of my TJ Maxx skin care haul a few weeks ago (when I picked up this Jeju:en Hyaluronic Acid Sleeping Mask. Curesys is a Korean beauty brand that I can’t find much info about online. It appears to be pretty new, and I’m not sure how this lone bottle of toner ended up on the shelves of my local TJ Maxx.

Mizon Snail Wrinkle Sleeping Pack Review

This sleeping pack is formulated with 50 percent snail secretion filtrate. What's in the other 50 percent? A slew of anti-aging ingredients like peptides and natural extracts and oils.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms out there! Although I have decades of experience being a daughter, I still haven’t mastered the art of finding the right Mother’s Day gift. Other than Sudoku books, it’s hard to find something that she’ll actually like. My mom’s a fan of Korean dramas, so last year, I decided to try sending her some K-beauty products. If she likes Korean dramas, why wouldn’t she like Korean skincare?