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It's the Year of the Rat, after all!
If you're a sucker for cute packaging (especially when it comes to makeup and skincare), then we bear good news. With Chinese New Year right around the corner, why not gift yourself something to ring in the new lunar year? Korean beauty
We tried it and liked the results!
By now, you probably already know about skin boosters like retinol, collagen, and hyaluronic acid, but madecassoside may be something you aren't familiar with yet, even if it's been around for quite some time. If you feel that you're skin needs urgent recuperation (and
Self-care starts with face masks and some wine.
Korean skincare is known for its elaborate multi-step routine, but if you're just getting into the K-beauty regimen, perhaps your best entry-level product is a face mask. This product is easy to get into, especially because gratification from it is almost instant. And
Give your regimen a full K-beauty makeover!
We don't blame you for falling hard and fast for K-beauty, especially for their skincare. Those glow-inducing options are hard to resist, given that they offer a variety of impressive formulas that are perfect for Asian skin. This is probably why many
Fresh drops from Korea and Thailand!
If you're an Asian skincare enthusiast or just love having more options, then you're up for a treat. Five exciting beauty brands from across Asia have arrived (and are coming to) the Philippines, and they're ready to give you the complexion of
An extra layer of moisture never hurts!
By now, you should know that moisture is king if you want plump and glowing skin. In fact, layering several lightweight skincare products that are hydrating can give you a similar effect to using moisturizers and serums. Plus, having an additional step
Sadly, the famous K-beauty skincare regimen is not for everyone.
The 10-step Korean skincare routine no doubt offers promising results, but the reality is that it may not work for everyone. There could only be two possible turnouts: either your skin loves it and you become the glass-skinned queen you've always wanted to
One product is sold every three seconds!
K-beauty is definitely having its moment here in the Philippines. More and more Korean beauty brands are setting up shop in the country, and while we always appreciate more options and innovations, it's becoming increasingly challenging to stand out. However, when a brand
Looking for a hydrating toner?
Toners deserve almost as much credit for hydrating our skin as moisturizer does. As the first step after cleansing, applying a toner actually helps prevent dehydration by rebalancing the skin's pH level and giving you your first layer of hydration. But to
Upgrade your skincare routine!
Skin essences have gained traction in the past few years because of their popularity in beauty capitals here in Asia, specifically Korea and Japan. Essences are such a huge innovation because of how they can soften the skin and help make other
Nope, it's not a 10-step skincare routine.
Glass skin—or a complexion so smooth and glowy it's basically reflective—is an ideal skin condition in Korea. The term became very popular last year, so you might've come across many tutorials and guides on how to achieve it. However, no matter how
This goes out to all our Preview boys! If you've always admired your fave K-pop idol or K-drama actor's seemingly flawless looks, know that they 've got beauty staples they depend on, too. Here, watch four funny Korean teenage boys sample the
Up your K-beauty game with these serums.
There are tons of serums from Korean beauty brands that are not only effective but also surprisingly wallet-friendly. If you have a specific beauty concern or issue you want to address for your skin type, check out the different options below!While skincare
Is skincare for babies what you needed all this time?
Everyone with acne-prone skin knows that dealing with breakouts involves a lot of trial and error. Aside from trying to look for products that'll zap your zits, you also have to avoid whatever can make them worse. Thankfully, though, the latter is
Good news, K-beauty junkies! You may now shop COSRX's cult-favorite skincare products at Watsons. Before everything gets sold out, here are the top picks you should hoard ASAP. Find out what they are below and why they're worth it!1. AHA Whitehead Power Liquid (P850)COSRX's
Race you to the store!
If you're obsessed with Korean skincare, then you probably spend a lot of time online shopping on K-beauty websites, comparing prices, and doing background checks on the resellers (you don't want to get scammed while trying to achieve that coveted glass skin!).
Safely make the swap.
True-blue beauty girls know that skincare was never a trend—the concept has always been there since the beginning of time. But if you just started a solid skincare routine, or if you've realized you haven't been doing it correctly, or if you're wondering
South Korea, the land of K-Beauty, is where we draw inspiration from not only when it comes to the latest makeup trends but for beauty cheats and skin care tips as well. Koreans are known for their smooth, poreless, and porcelain-like complexion,
Update your skin care routine!
Out of the 10 steps that a Korean skin care routine has, essences are probably what confuses beginners the most—and with good reason. For one, the watery texture of essences feel too similar to a traditional toner. And instead of just ridding
The beaming glow that K-beauty is famous for has a name, and it's not dewy skin. Their 10-step routines are apparently designed to achieve something called "glass skin," which is basically glowing skin but bumped up to a whole other level."Glass skin