Don’t Miss Amazon Prime Day Deals Tonight & Tomorrow!

It’s Christmas in July.  Amazon’s Annual Prime Day starts tonight! if you’re in the U.S. on the East Coast, it’s at 9pm ET, (6pm PT).  The lucky people on Hawaii time get to start it at 3pm! But–if you’re in a different country (like the U.K., Mexico, China), you can participate this year too! If you’ve been eyeing an expensive item (like a computer or fancy TV), … Continue reading Don’t Miss Amazon Prime Day Deals Tonight & Tomorrow!

Look to the Light for Good Skin: Anti-Aging Light Therapy Review

The latest anti-aging beauty trend that’s been brewing for a while has been light therapy for your face to build collagen, remove dark spots and heal acne and eczema. Blue light, red light, what does it all mean? And does it work? Yes! I can safely say that it does! This, besides good genes and sunblock, is one of my secrets to clear, younger-looking skin. … Continue reading Look to the Light for Good Skin: Anti-Aging Light Therapy Review

Dry, Parched Feet No More: Baby Foot Peel Review

Ah, the Japanese. They really know how to make a product creepy and cute at the same time. Baby Foot is a foot peel treatment that transforms your rough, flaky feet into “baby-soft” smoothness. Disclaimer: I’m warning you now. If you don’t feel comfortable with the sight of dead skin shedding on a daily basis off your feet for a couple weeks, then this might … Continue reading Dry, Parched Feet No More: Baby Foot Peel Review

How Snail Mucus Changed My Life: Exotic Anti-Aging Skin Care Products that Work

There are so many advances in skincare coming from Asia, primarily from South Korea and Japan. Compared to the U.S., they are way ahead of other countries in terms of research on anti-aging products. The only catch is that the ingredients used are a bit, um, “exotic.” Snail Mucin – It is what it sounds like, the slime that comes from a snail. Don’t worry, … Continue reading How Snail Mucus Changed My Life: Exotic Anti-Aging Skin Care Products that Work

New Year, New Skin: The 10-Step Korean Skin Care Routine

People ask me all the time for skin care tips because I look a lot younger than my age. Of course some of this is due good genes and being Asian (Korean American)–BUT it’s also the result of good skincare products and habits you can try yourself. Have you heard about how seriously Koreans take their skincare? The now famous Korean approach to skin care … Continue reading New Year, New Skin: The 10-Step Korean Skin Care Routine

The Essence of an Essence: A Hydrating Skin Care Step

To be clear, this post is about a liquid-ey skin care product called an “essence”, not a treatise on philosophy. Like most Korean skin care inventions, there is yet another step to add to the famous Korean 10-step (sometimes 14) skin care routine. Why do it at all? It’s another way to add hydration (by definition, that’s anti-aging!) and exfoliate your skin–that may even be … Continue reading The Essence of an Essence: A Hydrating Skin Care Step

Flawless Skin: Evelyn Iona Natural Cream Concealer Review

Having perfectly clear, even-toned skin is the dream for most of us. Take a look at any pre-tween child and that’s the goal. Youthful skin is wasted on the young–at least until they hit puberty. Thank goodness for concealer! I discovered my new favorite concealer, Evelyn Iona Concealer, from a salesperson at one of my favorite stores, a Sephora for organic beauty products, called Credo. It’s … Continue reading Flawless Skin: Evelyn Iona Natural Cream Concealer Review