SKINCARE SCHOOL

SUMMER SKINCARE MISTAKES TO AVOID

SUMMER SKINCARE MISTAKES TO AVOID   Summer's in full swing and that means barbies with friends and family, days spent by the beach, hiking, hanging out and plenty of picnics.   From pore problems to thick makeup and sunburn, get our list of top...

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PEPTIDES IN SKINCARE: WHY K-BEAUTY IS OBSESSED

PEPTIDES IN SKINCARE: WHY K-BEAUTY IS OBSESSED Today we're exploring the benefits of peptides in skincare and why K-Beauty is obsessed with them.    Hint: More peptides = more collagen, better hydration and younger looking skin.   WHAT ARE...

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BEST FACIAL OILS FOR OILY SKIN

BEST FACIAL OILS FOR OILY SKIN   It might seem counterintuitive to apply oil to oily skin. Turns out, it's actually a great idea!   We're exploring why oily skin types can actually benefit most from oils, and the best facial oils for oily skin...

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THE BEST ACIDS FOR COMBINATION SKIN

THE BEST ACIDS FOR COMBINATION SKIN   This week's skincare Q&A was put to us by one of our lovely Instagram followers, who asked whether combination skin can use an AHA / BHA Toner.   It's a great question, especially because combination...

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BEST KOREAN SKINCARE FOR SENSITIVE SKIN

BEST KOREAN SKINCARE FOR SENSITIVE SKIN Caring for sensitive skin requires extra caution and careful patch testing of products before slathering them all over your face, but have you ever considered the reasons why skin becomes sensitive in the first...

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HOW MANY TIMES A WEEK CAN YOU USE A BHA?

HOW MANY TIMES A WEEK CAN YOU USE A BHA? Many of you are curious about, if not already dabbling in BHAs, but for those just starting out, it can be tricky to know how best to incorporate BHAs into your skincare routine and what the do's and don't are. Case...

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WHAT IS GALACTOMYCES AND WHY DOES SKIN LOVE IT?

WHAT IS GALACTOMYCES AND WHY DOES SKIN LOVE IT? It's the star ingredient in many Asian beauty products, touted for its ability to do everything from balancing uneven skin tone to fighting bacteria. But what is galactomyces and what does it do? We're...

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BAD SKINCARE ADVICE

BAD SKINCARE ADVICE   From toothpaste on pimples, to bicarb soda as a DIY exfoliator - we're talking terrible skincare advice and how to remedy it.   This week on our Instagram, we put the call out for you to send us the worst skincare advice you've ever...

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DO YOU APPLY TONER TO A WET FACE OR A DRY FACE?

DO YOU APPLY TONER TO A WET FACE OR A DRY FACE? Toner is an essential part of any good skincare routine, as it helps to reset the skin's pH balance after cleansing. Today we’re answering a question put to us by one of our Instagram followers: Do you apply...

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WHAT IS NIACINAMIDE AND WHY DOES K-BEAUTY LOVE IT?

WHAT IS NIACINAMIDE AND WHY DOES K-BEAUTY LOVE IT?   You may have heard the old saying, "if you can't pronounce the name of an ingredient, then it doesn't belong on your face". Well, throw the saying book out because you're unlikely to be able to pronounce...

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