You have probably heard the phrase “do X, Y, and Z to restore pH balance” in reference to both skincare and haircare. However, little information is provided about what pH is and why it is important not only for your skin and hair but also for your body in general. This self-care Sunday we will show you how to achieve true balance.
In our three-part “Dirty” Dictionary series we are going to discuss a few ingredients that you should genuinely run from, some you might want to limit your use of, and others that require A LOT more research to substantiate the dangers commonly associated with them.
Along with the wave of South Korean pop music, addictive sheet masks, and 10 step skincare routines, has come an appreciation for fermented foods. Kimchi any one?!?! Fermentation has been a staple in Korean culture for centuries. It is no surprise that the ever-inventive Korean skincare industry has been incorporating fermented ingredients into their cosmetics.
This year we are seeing a significant increase in food-based beauty and we are totally here for it! If it is safe enough to eat then nine times out of ten it is safe for you to apply on your skin and/or in your hair.
We travelled to Japan and took time exploring Kyushu. While there we visited the town of Ibusuki, which is known for its Hot Sand Baths. In Japanese this is called suna-mushi.