Nope, cushion foundation is not a quirky interior design trend. Cushion foundations are one of the most common pieces of base makeup found in every cosmetic bag in Korea. Heard of them before? IOPE Air Cushion, Hera UV Mist Cushion, Laneige BB Cushion…just to name a small selection of the most well-known cushion products on the Asian beauty market. These are the products that transformed the Korean makeup industry. Although they’ve now been emulated on a global scale by the likes of Yves Saint Laurent and L’Oreal Paris, they’re arguably still a mysterious foundation product to the average consumer in the UK. Today we’re learning more about these beautiful pieces of makeup, and why they may be your new go-to.
We grow older, we make memories, and our faces and bodies age. Aging is inevitable and it’s not something to be ashamed of. However, we live in a culture striving to find the ultimate fountain of youth. Scientific jargon on face creams claiming to banish fine lines with ingredients that seem questionable; a booming plastic surgery industry that can change any part of your face or body; a wave of at-home device systems; and transforming facial treatments available at your local spa. It’s a fact that we’d all like to slow the process of aging, particularly on our faces, and the way you want to pursue that is a personal choice. But what about something more low-key? A K-beauty routine will not necessarily have the same effect as Botox but taking care of your skin consistently is a great place to start. Let’s see how Korean-inspired beauty practices both can prevent and help with the signs of premature aging.
Your wedding day is about the union between you and your significant other, the celebration of love and embarking on your journey as a married couple. But we’d be lying if we didn’t start thinking about our dress, makeup and hair as soon as the wedding planning began. Is how we look on our wedding day the most important thing? No. Do most brides want to look their best? Absolutely.
Sun, sand, and…skincare? As much as we love a getaway, travelling wreaks havoc with our bodies, and our skin maybe suffers most. So, we’ve gathered our top travel tips to keep your complexion as clear and healthy as possible during the travel season!
Skincare shelfies are the new selfies and tidying is the new therapy. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Marie Kondo, Japanese organising consultant, has got the entire world thinking about de-cluttering their belongings via her Netflix hit documentary and multiple self-help books.