Why would you eschew all of those cute puppy, GRWM, and unboxing time-suck content on YouTube in favor of a middle-aged, Korean-speaking woman? Because she may be the key to your skin’s best life.
One night, during one of my K-beauty YouTube binges, I stumbled upon a new-to-me account. The thumbnail showed an older Korean woman, looking like an all-knowing beauty guru, her hands clasped in front of her, and she had a smug yet warm look on her face. I thought to myself, “This woman knows what she’s talking about.” And as I watched her videos, this hunch was proven correct.
Who is this mysterious woman you ask?
It’s none other than Director Pi. A quick snoop over on reddit showed me that I’m apparently late to the game. People have been singing her praises since 2016! Director Pi is a former beauty editor and w...
As we transition into yet another glorious summer, make sure your skincare routine is prepped and ready with some simple summer skincare changes that'll make all the difference (even if you don't live in 100+º weather).
I always have and always will complain about the weather every chance I get as long as I live in Arizona. We’re already seeing highs of 99º F/37º C, so it’s safe to say the “transition” to the warmer months are over and they have fully arrived. I’ve tucked away my winter clothes (read: light hoodies and a single puffy snow vest), started being extra diligent about my body care, which I will definitely talk about in an upcoming article, and also have rotated out some of my skincare as well. I repeat, it’s 99º degrees this weekend. And this is our “nice spring weather.” *deep sigh*
Let’s talk about some of the summer skin...
Make room on your vanity for your next favorite mask brand. Bonus: Steambase masks look super chic there, too.
New favorite masks alert!
In the past couple of years, I've racked up some amazing new finds to add to my favorite mask list, with the 23 Years Rose Gold, the JM Solutions Aqua Water Ringer, and the JayJun Anti-Dust Whitening Mask being the most notable additions. With those high-performing contenders setting the bar so high, it's not often that I come across new masks that make me stop and take notice.
After receiving a package full of Steambase goodies, I was excited to try the wide variety of masks within, but I wasn't holding my breath expecting miracles. Right out of the gate the first thing I noticed was the heft of the packaging. Printed on a heavy paper with clean modern designs, the packaging of the Steambase...