Category: Trends

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Korean Face Mask Comparison Megapost

Korean Face Mask Comparison Megapost!!! Here is the megalist of all the face masks (AKA sheet masks in Korea) that I’ve been using the past year-ish. I apologize that the identification categories aren’t universally standardized — I kept adding things on as I went along! Quick tip on using face masks: Those who put them […]
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K-Beauty Skincare Trend: #1day1pack #1일1팩

    Missha’s “Herb In Nude Sheet Mask” that I’ve been enjoying of late. It’s super-thin allowing a flawless fit without any air pockets. Currently wearing the lemongrass one as I’m writing this!     Before anything, I’ll post this first, since I don’t actually recommend following 1day 1pack everyday as the trend suggests. TLDR: Applying […]
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Kbeauty at Nordstrom?!

    I knew that the Kbeauty trend was catching on, but to me, this confirms it: It’s now officially mainstream. Nordstrom, a major department store in the US is having a month long event on promoting Kbeauty products. Amidst the candy coloured, Californian dreamlike photos, it was exciting to see Kbeauty gain such rapid […]
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Best Toners for 7 Skin Method

    Hey everybody, Morrigan here! Happy 2017, everyone that reads my blog!   Today I wanted to share some recommendations on toners to use for Korea’s hottest beauty trend — the “7-Skin Method”. As previously mentioned, the 7 Skin Bup (7 Toner Method in Korean) comprises of patting on layers and layers of toner […]
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K-Beauty Skincare Trend 2016: “7-Toner Method”

  Hey there, beauty fiends! I’ve brought some Korean Skincare Routine news for you! It’s a cult hit among the beauty fanatics in Korea right now, and it’s perfect for those who are suffering from winter dryness. Dermatologist recommended (at least in Korea), this is a surefire way to beat dry skin out the window. […]
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2016 Korean Cosmetics Holiday Editions!

  Hey there, K-Beauty fans! Morrigan here with some K-Cosmetics (Kosmetics, as I like to call it!) holiday edition news. This year the list doesn’t seem as extensive as some years in the past, but that doesn’t stop us from shopping limited holiday edition products! Beware of this megapost.   Photodump, here we go!   […]
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Booster Essence Megalist! (FTE Yeast & ferment extract types)

  One of the most essential steps of Asian Skincare is probably the use of booster essences, also known as First Treatment Essences (FTE) for some of you. Since First Treatment Essence is a product name of Missha, Koreans generally refer to this type of products as booster essences — a product that is designed […]
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Black Tea Skincare

  The most recent trends of Korean Skincare is using black tea in their skincare products. Black tea is known to contain polyphenols, and we can hope that the positive effects of this compound will help our skin, when black tea is substituted in cosmetics in place of regular distilled water. Below are some skincare products that […]
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Advancement in K-Body Care

  Perhaps this is something that I should write on “Products I’m lusting over”, however I think it deserves its own post. I’ve been watching one of AmorePacific’s new brand “illi” with interest. Although the product that I’ve been wanting to purchase then was their sheet masks (The Korean beauty forums have been buying them […]
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The Evolution of “Korean Skincare Routine”

  I have mentioned previously about my personal encounter on Korean skincare routines back in 2001 ish when I was still a little girl. The methodology on how to apply skincare products is quite similar to what we consider today as the “10-step Korean Skincare Routine”, introduced by Charlotte Cho. However, back then the trends, […]
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