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

Secrets to Looking Young: Sheet Mask 101

I mistakenly assumed that most people already knew about the miraculous sheet masks from Asia for your face. I’m now realizing that there are some poor souls who don’t know about the fountain of youth-like effects that face sheet masks can offer: hydration, anti-aging, brightening, and more. Personally, these have been helping me with keeping my skin in an ideal state to ward off irritation, … Continue reading Secrets to Looking Young: Sheet Mask 101