I never use toner, I stopped using eye cream a year ago, I don’t own exfoliator, and my foray into face masks ended when I stopped having slumber parties. Then everything changed.
This may not be the apex of beauty in any society, but the desire for a small baby face is especially pronounced in Korea where eyes tend to be smaller, thereby creating the illusion of a much bigger face.
In the tutorial “East Meets West,” makeup artist Lisa Eldridge teaches us some of the key differences between makeup in the West (primarily Europe and North America) and East Asia (Japan and Korea, in particular).
“Do you see those two women sitting in the corner?” my Korean translator, a young woman in her 20s, asked me. The woman on the right more than her friend on the left.” We stared at two tall, slim, and elegantly dressed women with translucently pale skin who were quietly sipping their own lattes. “These are not natural Korean characteristics,” my translator added.
Charlotte Cho, founder of Soko Glam, has released a guide to Korean beauty. Charlotte Cho, founder of online Korean beauty destination Soko Glam, is releasing her first book and it’s officially the new K-Beauty bible. In The Little Book of Skin Care ($15), Cho talks about the journey that led her to launch Soko Glam in 2012, from her do-nothing attitude about skin care as a teen in California (“I was determined to blaze my own trail, and going to sleep without moisturizing my face — or even (gasp!) washing it — was my forte.”) to diving deep into the world of K-beauty after moving to Seoul after college.
Whether you’re just getting into K-beauty or you’re already a full-fledged fan, you’ll want to add these to your routine now.Source: Yahoo Magazines PYC