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Get the Facts on Bikini Wax

By Michelby Whitehead A bikini wax should be on every woman’s bucket list. It’s got all the makings of a good thriller: suspense, excitement, and a great climax (yes, studies show that women have actually had orgasms while getting a bikini wax).  But, before you take...

The 5 Step K-Beauty Skincare Routine: A Framework for Effective Cosmetics Layering

By Jude Chao Do people ask you for the details of your skincare routine but flinch when you provide an itemized list of your cleansers, actives, toners, essences, serums, sheet masks, creams, and sunscreen? Does intimidation prevent friends and family from following...

How to Identify Your Skin’s Undertone and What This Means for You

When it comes to finding a new lipstick or foundation, color is usually what we’re drawn to first. It’s common to love a color at the beauty counter, only to discover that it doesn’t look right when you try it on at home. The culprit is likely your skin’s undertone....

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Acne Treatments that Actually Work

By Michelby Whitehead  I don’t know any woman who doesn’t hate acne flare-ups with a passion. Whether you suffer from it genetically, only during menstruation, or due to allergies, it’s time to put aggravating acne in its place with these treatments. Self.com...

Why You Should Add Glycolic Acid Treatments to Your Beauty Routine

By Michelby Whitehead  In your 20s, things are amazing. Your knees work well enough to hit the dance floor, your metabolism is on Level Energizer Bunny, and your skin is (mostly) flawless.    Over time, however, skin starts to change and things like sun exposure, acne...

Skincare Routine Building Tip: Please Don’t Start A Full Routine All At Once

By Jude Chao If you hang around online skincare communities long enough, you’ll end up seeing at least a handful of variations on the “I Tried a 10-Step Korean Beauty Routine and My Face Burst into Flames” theme. And if you’re newer to skincare or K-beauty, you may at...

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Acne Treatments that Actually Work

By Michelby Whitehead  I don’t know any woman who doesn’t hate acne flare-ups with a passion. Whether you suffer from it genetically, only during menstruation, or due to allergies, it’s time to put aggravating acne in its place with these treatments. Self.com...

Why You Should Add Glycolic Acid Treatments to Your Beauty Routine

By Michelby Whitehead  In your 20s, things are amazing. Your knees work well enough to hit the dance floor, your metabolism is on Level Energizer Bunny, and your skin is (mostly) flawless.    Over time, however, skin starts to change and things like sun exposure, acne...

Skincare Routine Building Tip: Please Don’t Start A Full Routine All At Once

By Jude Chao If you hang around online skincare communities long enough, you’ll end up seeing at least a handful of variations on the “I Tried a 10-Step Korean Beauty Routine and My Face Burst into Flames” theme. And if you’re newer to skincare or K-beauty, you may at...