Why Korean cosmetics?
Cosmetic science in South Korea is decades ahead of the U.S. in many respects--and cheap too! I use my decades of molecular science and science journalism experience to take a deeper dive into the science behind skincare and other cosmetics as I review some of my favorite products and why they work. Read more about me and the blog here.
This is a labor of love. This blog is not intended to provide any professional endorsement or advice. You should always seek a medical professional's opinion regarding any skin condition. All content (c) copyrighted.
Skincare is different for everyone. Because of variations in skin chemistry and pH, what works for one person may not work for someone else. So experiment, take notes and--most importantly--read the ingredients!
You don't have to travel to Seoul to benefit from Korean cosmetics. Many Korean beauty products are available in the U.S. or ship worldwide: Read about some of the most affordable and interesting brands here.