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A look at how the bee propolis can be a game-changer in your skincare routine

Propolis is one of the lesser-known ingredients in Korean skincare that has garnered its own fan following in recent years. Many of us may still be unaware of the benefits this ingredient offers. If you dig deeper, you will realize what a real gem of a skin ingredient this ‘Propolis’ is.   WHAT IS PROPOLIS? Propolis is a resin-like mixture that the bees create by combining the tree buds sap flows and their own beeswax. This blend results in a glue-like sticky [...]

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The Incredible Skin Benefits of Sea Buckthorn

One of the best ways to ensure a healthy and supple skin is to replenish it with multi-vitamins and skin nutrients. And when you find an ingredient that comes loaded with all the super vitamins and nutrients that nurture your skin, that is the ultimate find. We are talking of Sea Buckthorn oil that is immensely rich in vitamins and nutrients, that work together to boost the overall health of your skin complexion. SO, WHAT EXACTLY IS THE SEA BUCKTHORN? Sea buckthorn, [...]

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Acid Mantle

Ever wondered why your skin acts weird and crazy on some days?  Well, many of us may not realise this but the acid mantle determines the way our skin behaves. Your skin can totally flip out, causing havoc on your skin, if the acid mantle is disrupted. We lay down the details on why it is so important to maintain the acid mantle of our skin. Before getting into the details, let us first understand what an acid mantle means.   WHAT [...]

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BENEFITS OF SNAIL

From dwelling in the garden to French foods, snails have now found their way into Korean skincare products. The hype around the snail mucin has been doing the rounds for quite someyears now.Often touted as the holy-grail of anti-aging, snail mucin has so much more to offer… In today’s post, we would like to dwell on what the snail hype is all about. BACK TO HISTORY The buzz around the skin benefits of snail mucin were created by Korean skincare brands. Little [...]

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How Korean Products Cleared My Acne

After struggling with cystic acne for many years, blogger Yashwant Singh finally cracks the code with Korean beauty products. Let’s take a look… Back in 2011, I remember struggling with cystic acne and skin irritations for over a year. I decided to do something about it as all my friends had clear, normal skin. I had red, cystic acne all over my face, which attracted unnecessary attention from others. I tried everything – from supplements to DIY homemade masks, [...]

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ISntree AHA Essence review

Skin Type: Even though it’s written that this exfoliating essence is for dry skin, I feel that everyone can use it. Just adjust the frequency as per the suitability and weather change.   Ingredients List: Glycolic Acid and Lactic Acid are known potent AHAs. Glycolic Acid has the smallest molecule, penetrates deeper, therefore works very efficiently in removing the dead skin cells whereas Lactic Acid is a milder AHA,it works on the surface to dilute excess keratin and moisturises skin. Both together keep [...]

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The pimple patches that helps heal zits overnight

Some By Mi Patches are my current favourite, and I don’t see myself exploring anything new now. Yup! I got to accept that the Some By Mi Patches have pushed aside my love for Cosrx Pimple Patches, which I had been using for more than 2 years. Some By Mi patches come in 2 different sizes, 9 in bigger size (12 mm) and rest 9 in the medium size (10 mm). So we get total of 18 in a Pack. These [...]

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K-POP a Global Phenomena: More Than Music

With the entry of the Gangnam era in the early 2000’s, Korean Pop music popularly known as K-pop has now swelled up its market value all around the world with its catchy beats, top-notch music videos, trendy clothes and bright-colored hairs. It is a genre that focuses on visual elements, that allows you to dive deeper than just music and process you to understand the concept and the message behind the songs even if you don’t understand the language.   Here [...]

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WHY YOU SHOULD BE USING EYE CREAM?

Does eye cream make any difference? Can they really reverse or stop the aging process around the eye? Why should I invest in an eye cream? They are costly and hardly do anything! I am sure many have such questions in the head when asked to use an eye cream. Eyes creams can turn out to be a failed purchase if not selected as per actual concern and without tackling the underlying reason behind dark circles and fine lines. Always [...]

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BHA BLACKHEAD POWER LIQUID REVIEW

BHA BLACKHEAD POWER LIQUID REVIEW   The cosrx BHA Blackhead power liquid is one product that I love and I cannot do without. I have super oily skin that tends to get clogged every other day.  Before I started using korean skincare  my skin got really bad, I had big open pores and it was kind of starting to spread all over my face. I had to regularly go for facial clean ups to the salon to keep my pores clean. However as [...]

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