Backed by the research at Seoul National University for more than 37 years, the message can only be performed by one their Academy Master Therapists.
2016 was an epic year for the beauty world: CoverGirl announced its first male ambassador, Kylie Jenner solidified herself as the “king” of cosmetics, and Instagram proved to be the birthplace of many a beauty trend.
Originally found only in French pharmacies, the cleansing water first came into prominence as a response to the hard water found in Paris. Recently micellar water, pronounced “my cellar,” has made its way overseas, joining the repertoire of both luxury and drugstore skincare brands, from Garnier to La Roche-Posay to Yves Saint Laurent. Made up of micelles, or small round cleansing molecules, micellar water acts as a sort of cleanser and makeup remover in one, “trapping all the dirt and oil from your skin and pores, like little magnets,” said Kassie Whitteker, of the Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie Paris, in Toronto’s Shangri-La Hotel. Caudalie’s micellar cleansing water is made with the brand’s trademark grape water, and is 98 per cent natural, Whitteker added, making it especially hydrating and soothing.
Lipliner doesn’t mean ‘90s dark lines. (Photo: Jon Paterson) I never thought I’d say this, but lip liner is back in a major way. (Thanks, Kylie Jenner!) If you wore makeup in the ‘90s, you may still be having scary flashbacks of bad lip liner.
There’s an old Korean saying: “Men from the South are handsome, and women from the North are beautiful.” In a brand new clip, viral video producer Cut.com has produced an insightful look at how beauty has changed in both South Korea and North Korea.