Do you guys know Hong Cho? No, it’s not a name of a new Korean celebrity. It is basically a red vinegar drink mixed with fruit concentrate. Vinegar drinks are gaining popularity nowadays in Korea as people become more aware of its benefits. Hong Cho boosts the body’s metabolism, making it effective for detox and fatigue relief. I love…… Continue reading Hong Cho (홍초)
Five weeks ago, I visited Clinic Gyul to get my eyebrows tattooed. Yeah, I can hear you saying, “What?! Tattoo? That hurts!” Actually, I was never interested in getting my skin inked, but the idea of not having to fill my brows in with makeup every morning had obvious appeal. So I introduced myself to the wondrous world…… Continue reading 3D Eyebrow 완성!
Microblading, semi-permanent makeup, eyebrow feathering, eyebrow embroidery, tattoo, whatever you call it, I am glad I discovered this thing! Honestly, I am terrible in putting makeup on and drawing my eyebrows takes most of my time in the morning. I usually have the draw-erase-draw again-erase again routine. Haha! So when I saw Clinic Gyul’s ad on Facebook,…… Continue reading Eyebrow Microblading Experience in Seoul
Character masks have been a beauty trend in Korea since early 2015. If you are bored with your regular white masks, try these cute (others are creepy) character masks to add more fun to your beauty routine and face mask selfie. 🙂 There are several Korean cosmetic brands selling character/animal masks but I have only tried the…… Continue reading The Face Shop Character Masks
SK II Facial Treatment Essence (SK II FTE hereafter), the ‘miracle water’ is one of the many skincare items known to beauty enthusiasts everywhere. It is a high-end skin care product from Japan which contains ‘pitera’ as the primary ingredient. Pitera, the seemingly magical ingredient of SK II FTE helps to improve the appearance of five dimensions of beautiful, crystal clear skin: spots…… Continue reading Korean Alternatives to Japan’s SK II Facial Treatment Essence
Chapped lips can be unattractive and sometimes painful. Protecting your lips from chapping is not only important for appearance but also for comfort and health. Even if you bundle up with extra layers during the winter months, your lips are still exposed to the cold wind and dry air. Here are some basic tips on…… Continue reading Winter Lip Care