Beauty of Joseon Radiance Cleansing Balm Review

Beauty of Joseon Radiance Cleansing Balm Review

So, we’re all fully subscribed to the double cleansing mantra, right? This nightly ritual has rightfully taken the world by storm – you know the drill, somewhere somebody does something right, then America and Europe get involved, and there’s no looking back. I mean, sure, Caroline Hirons might have immortalized the phrase double cleanse, but … Read more

Numbuzin No.3 Radiance Glowing Jumbo Essence Pad Makes My Skin Glow

Numbuzin No.3 Radiance Glowing Jumbo Essence Pad Review

Anyoung haseyo! As I type this, I still get the same happy, giddy feelings over the huge Numbuzin haul Garden of Muses did for its editors. After reading Seo Yeon Lee’s review of the Numbuzin No.3 Super Glowing Essence Toner, I picked the No. 3 essence pads to try and review. I’m glad I did. … Read more

Beauty of Joseon Relief Sun: Rice + Probiotics Lives up to the Hype

Beauty of Joseon Relief Sun Rice Probiotics Review

One of the hardest things I find to buy is sunscreens. It is a love/hate relationship with me as I know and love the protection sunscreen gives my skin, but I also hate how hard it is to find a decent sunscreen. In the past, many of the sunscreens I have come across smelled terrible … Read more

Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate in Skincare

Benefits of Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate in Skincare

Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate has considerable benefits for the skin and is a beloved skincare ingredient in Korea and Japan. As usual, Koreans are ahead of the game and have had fermented skincare on the market for a while, but only recently has it become popular out West. Several products have Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate as the … Read more

Numbuzin No.3 Super Glowing Essence Toner – 50 Shades of Ferments

Numbuzin No.3 Super Glowing Essence Toner Review

The numbuzin No.3 Super Glowing Essence Toner introduced me to the numbuzin brand. When I read Mia’s experience with the numbuzin No.3 Skin Softening Serum, I decided to get acquainted with the rest of the brand’s products. Someone’s got to try them all, right? I chose to start with this essence toner because of its unique formulation. Never … Read more

Numbuzin No.3 Skin Softening Serum – The Pore Hero

Numbuzin No.3 Skin Softening Serum Review

Confession time: I bought Numbuzin No.3 Skin Softening Serum after reading a single raving review on the AsianBeauty Reddit community.

I happily trotted to Amazon after a rave review of the serum on /r/AsianBeauty (the user of which I have sadly forgotten) and bought the serum, thinking of great skin and sunshine.

Was my impulse buy successful?

Is Your Skin Barrier Damaged and How to Repair It?

woman repairing skin moisture barrier

Picture this: you’ve been taking excellent care of your skin and love how it looks and feels. You recently purchased an exfoliating serum everyone’s raving about on social media. But within a week or so, your skin seems to have turned on you, like it’s ANGRY. Maybe it’s burning, itchy, really dry, and flaky. Your … Read more

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