Basics of glow: Prickly pear seed oil

Basics of glow: Prickly pear seed oil

by Azraëlle I. May 19, 2019 1 Comment

All you heard about it is true. Let’s talk about the Rolls Royce of facial oils. Since the weather is being a little crazy lately and taking a toll on our skin it’s the perfect moment to adjust the spotlight and direct it towards this marvelous ingredient. You thought argan oil is powerful? Wait until you read this. Acne-prone skin people, you might want to read this too.

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REVIEW: Rich Moist Soothing Tencel Sheet & Midnight Blue Calming Sheet Mask

REVIEW: Rich Moist Soothing Tencel Sheet & Midnight Blue Calming Sheet Mask

by Virgina F. September 23, 2018 6 Comments

Today it’s products, not product, as I am going to tell you about two sheet masks that almost look the same, but work in ever so different ways on your skin. One is calming to your skin, the other soothing. - I know, you are thinking ‘But Virginia, that does sound so similar! How are they actually different?’. No worries, I will tell you in a minute, first I want to talk about the packaging!

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All you need to know about Cosrx Low pH First Cleansing Milk Gel

All you need to know about Cosrx Low pH First Cleansing Milk Gel

by Azraëlle I. August 22, 2018 7 Comments

We’ve all been waiting for this one and it’s finally out and available in Switzerland now. Here’s all you need to know about this new baby.

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Glowrious In The Air || Travel Edition

Glowrious In The Air || Travel Edition

by Azraëlle I. July 16, 2018 9 Comments

This post is brought to you by Glowrious Airlines. Oh well.. or something along the lines. We asked our beauty staff to share their beauty hacks with you on how to keep your skin glowrious while you're up in the air. We ask that you please fasten your seatbelts at this time and secure all baggage underneath your seat or in the overhead compartments. 

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REVIEW: Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin E Mask

REVIEW: Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin E Mask

by Virgina F. July 05, 2018 6 Comments

I’ve told you many things about vitamin C and how marvelous it can be for our skin in terms of anti-ageing and protection from environmental influences. But do you remember that I also told you about how easily its effects are supercharged by manyfolds if you just combine it with a product containing vitamin E?
Btw. it looks and feels like pudding. It doesn’t taste like it tho. Sad life of Virginia. 

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Behind the sheets: Troiareuke GPS Mask - Perfect 3 Step solution for dry skin

Behind the sheets: Troiareuke GPS Mask - Perfect 3 Step solution for dry skin

by Vanessa K. April 02, 2018 8 Comments

Do you ever forget to take care of your face as well as you should and end up in a downwards spiral of dry skin, acne, and all the other wonderful things that come with neglect? I definitely know what that’s like and thank the lawd Troiareuke exists because they can save you from even your worst bad skin episodes.

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Basics of glow: Retinol

Basics of glow: Retinol

by Virgina F. March 25, 2018 8 Comments

Drumroll please! Silence! Curtain up, lights on! On the stage we see our star of the evening, the unmistakable unbelievable one and only Retinol. The star ingredient of anti-ageing sways in applause from the audience.

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Basics of glow: Galactomyces

Basics of glow: Galactomyces

by Azraëlle I. February 27, 2018 9 Comments

If you are frequently using Asian skin care products in general you have probably made acquaintance of Galactomyces. But what exactly is this galactic sounding ingredient and why is it so popular? Let’s dig in and find out. 

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REVIEW: Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream - A blue wonder for extremely sensitive skin!

REVIEW: Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream - A blue wonder for extremely sensitive skin!

by Virgina F. January 24, 2018 11 Comments

Is your skin sometimes being a lil child, getting upset at literally EVERYTHING you could possibly get upset about? Sunrays: Screeching! Stress: Infernal punishment! Hormone fluctuations: Divorce! Have you tried pretty much all moisturizers/spot treatments and none seem to do what you want them to do? Has it become the bane of your existence to live with your irritations with your hands tied behind your back?

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All about pores || Fact or fiction?

All about pores || Fact or fiction?

by Azraëlle I. January 06, 2018 7 Comments

I am super happy to finally start this topic as it concerns many of us and I am sure pretty much everyone has once tried one or the other pore care product. So let’s get straight to the point: you want to know how to get rid of them? Keep reading to find out how.

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REVIEW: ACSEN Pore Control Mask - Your miracle for acne-prone skin delivered by TROIAREUKE

REVIEW: ACSEN Pore Control Mask - Your miracle for acne-prone skin delivered by TROIAREUKE

by Virgina F. January 02, 2018 6 Comments

Don’t you sometimes get the feeling, that something’s bubbling underneath your skin, just waiting to erupt all over your face, leaving you with ghastly pimples? Your skin feels tender and tight, hot to the touch and you just know that you’ll wake up tomorrow with a new friend called Mr. Zit on your face. Ugh, we’ve all been there, and we’ve all been desperate for a waterproof solution so that Mr. Zit doesn’t even try to make an appearance on your face. 

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Double cleansing – your key to glowrious skin

Double cleansing – your key to glowrious skin

by Roger S. December 29, 2017 12 Comments

Most K-Beauty enthusiasts know it already: glowy complexion begins with proper (double) cleansing. Even your best serum wont work properly if there is still residue on your face. Double cleansing is a 2 step cleansing method consisting of step one which is an oil-based cleanser and step two which is a water-based cleanser. Find out how it works, why it works and why oily skin types shouldn’t skip the oil cleanser.

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REVIEW: Propolis Light Ampule by COSRX - Mother Nature’s gift for your skin

REVIEW: Propolis Light Ampule by COSRX - Mother Nature’s gift for your skin

by Virgina F. December 03, 2017 6 Comments

Brrr… It’s cold outside and the first snowflakes already fell. Time for hot cocoa and a cozy sweater. But don’t forget about your skin! In the colder seasons your skin needs some extra tender love and care because who likes to be dried out by the cold everyday? Dry air and freezing temperatures take a toll on your skin. Luckily in summer, the bees have been working hard to produce sweet sweet honey and also propolis - the main ingredient in the product I’ll present to you in this review. 

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How to stay glowrious - 6 hot tips for the chilly season!

How to stay glowrious - 6 hot tips for the chilly season!

by Azraëlle I. November 11, 2017 5 Comments

Finally! It’s time to rock those coats and over-knee boots! The leaves are turning yellow and red, the days are shorter. But hey.. the nights are longer and the party season has arrived. Giving the fact that the nature is changing and the temperature is dropping it’s no surprise that your skins needs are changing as well. Here are out 6 tips on how to stay glowrious through cold season.

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REVIEW: Bio-Peel Gauze Peeling by Neogen - Have some wine without a hangover!

REVIEW: Bio-Peel Gauze Peeling by Neogen - Have some wine without a hangover!

by Virgina F. November 06, 2017 7 Comments

Have you ever thought of putting wine on your face? No? Me neither. The consistency makes it a bit difficult. I’d rather just drink it and complain to my girl friends about stupid boys and later have a guilt trip for no reason at all. I’m wandering off, I’m sorry.

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Basics of glow - Propolis

Basics of glow - Propolis

by Azraëlle I. October 20, 2017 2 Comments

Long time no glow talk. Recently, there has been a lot of talk about an ancient remedy which has been a steady ingredient in many K-Beauty products over the past years: Propolis. The ancient Greek citadel? No… Not Acropolis. Hydrating, soothing and a powerful weapon against acne and oily skin are only a few good things about Propolis. Keep on reading why Propolis is the employee of the month when it comes to many skin care ingredients. Let’s talk about honey, honey.

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Basics of glow - Vitamin C

Basics of glow - Vitamin C

by Virgina F. September 19, 2017 5 Comments

Are your first tiny lines about to appear? Red spots, scars and discoloration drive you insane? You want your birth-face back? Well, me too. I have found a very good combat companion against premature ageing in Vitamin C serums.

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Basics of glow - Snail mucin

Basics of glow - Snail mucin

by Azraëlle I. August 20, 2017 2 Comments

It’s that time again – basics of glow is back. In this post, we will talk about snail mucin. What is it? Where does it come from? Why is it beneficial? 

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REVIEW: Mad Matte Lipstick by CLIO

REVIEW: Mad Matte Lipstick by CLIO

by Virgina F. August 17, 2017

You are dazzling up for a date, you are putting on your favorite dress and a fierce cat eye-liner. Meow! But which lipstick should you wear? It'd best be one that's moisturizing, doesn't bleed out and stays on your lips even when you smooch a little, right?

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REVIEW: J.ONE Hana Cream

REVIEW: J.ONE Hana Cream

by Azraëlle I. July 17, 2017

A pearl a day… Keeps the wrinkles away. Beauty enthusiasts probably need no introduction when it comes to J.ONE. My review today will focus on the Hana Cream. 

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Basics of glow (from acids) - BHA (beta hydroxy acid)

Basics of glow (from acids) - BHA (beta hydroxy acid)

by Azraëlle I. June 20, 2017 1 Comment

In our previous post we talked about the skin cell regeneration and what can go wrong (many things actually). Today, we will introduce you another acid, that transforms your skin and gets your glow to a new level.

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Basics of glow (from acids) - AHA (alpha hydroxy acid)

Basics of glow (from acids) - AHA (alpha hydroxy acid)

by Azraëlle I. June 19, 2017

Let’s sit down and talk about what’s under the skin but isn’t skin deep at all, eh? In fact, let’s discuss chemical exfoliation and why everyone should practise it.

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REVIEW: COSRX Centella Blemish Ampule

REVIEW: COSRX Centella Blemish Ampule

by Virgina F. June 11, 2017 1 Comment

Ah, summer, isn't it the nicest season of all? Underboob sweat, heinous wasps, sticky layers of sunscreen, smelly BBQs, the gassy death orb in the sky making your skin age prematurely...

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How to stay glowrious in summer

How to stay glowrious in summer

by Azraëlle I. June 04, 2017 1 Comment

Ah, the pleasures of summer! Long sunny days, BBQs, lido, ice-cream and bikinis… However, the warm jaunty season bears many risks for your skin. Here is how to keep your skin hydrated, glowy and healthy during hot days.

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