korean skincare

  • Estee Lauder micro essence activating treatment lotion

    What’s An Essence (And Do You Need One)?

    What’s an essence?! Is it a toner, only thicker? A serum, only less moisturising? A hybrid in between the two? Most importantly, do you need one in your skincare routine? Let’s find out: What’s An Essence? An essence is a hybrid between a toner and a serum. It’s not as heavy and concentrated as a […]

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  • Triple Cleansing: Should You Do It?

    I sometimes think Korean women add new steps to their skincare routine just for the sake of it. Like, it wasn’t enough to double cleanse their skin every night. Now, they have to triple cleanse it. No wonder they have to apply 12 hydrating products afterwards. There’s cleansing your skin and there’s stripping it bare. […]

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  • eucerin dermopurifyer oil control toner

    Do You Really Need A Toner? (The Answer May Surprise You)

    Is toner necessary? Yeah, yeah, yeah, I’ve heard the mantra: cleanse, tone, moisturise. For years, I followed it. Every day after cleansing, I’d pour some toner on a cotton pad and swipe it on my face. Until, one day, I ran out. I was too lazy to go all the way to shop and buy […]

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