Episode TWO of The K-Beauty Podcast is all about K-Beauty skincare trends for 2018: from the oddness that is „glass skin“ to groovy ingredients such as peptides, I am casting a tentative look into the future and predict what will be huge this year in terms of Korean beauty trends!
I am so excited to present episode 2 of The K-Beauty Podcast today! Episode 1 was nerve-wrecking because it was my very first time recording anything, let alone share it on the internet. Well, episode 2 of The K-Beauty Podcast feels even scarier in a way, since now I cannot claim complete amateur status anymore, just semi- to two-third parts of amateurishness.
Today’s podcast episode mainly revolves around predicting Asian skincare trends that I think will be big in 2018! I already wrote a blog article on this topic in English, but felt this would be an interesting topic to discuss further on the podcast. I also talk a little bit about the supposed „frivolity“ of skincare in light of a recent article that had the skincare community reeling on social media this Wednesday…
Here is episode TWO of The K-Beauty Podcast:
The K-Beauty Podcast Episode Two Episode Notes:
- Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacological Review on Centella Asiatica: A Potential Herbal Cure-All
- Article on centella asiatica from Labmuffin
- Skin 1004 Madagascar Centella Asiatica Ampoule – buy at Amazon US*
- Cosrx Centella Blemish Ampoule – buy at Stylekorean*
- Cosrx Centella Blemish Cream – buy at Stylekorean*
- By Wishtrend TECA 1% Barrier Cream – buy at Wishtrend*
- LJH Tea Tree Essence – German review here, buy at Amazon Germany* or at Amazon US*
- Article: What is Cica?
- La Roche Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 Healing Balm – buy at Amazon Germany,* buy at Amazon US*
- La Roche Posay Gel B5 – buy at Amazon Germany,* sorry, I couldn’t find a source to buy in the US
- Leegeehaam Cica Cream – buy at Amazon US*
- Innisfree Bija Cica Balm – buy at Stylekorean*
- Etude House Soon Jung 5-Panthensoside Cica Balm – buy at Stylekorean*
- Dr Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Cream – buy at Amazon Germany,* buy at Amazon US*
- Informative Beverly Hills MD article about peptides
- Article on peptides from Beautiful with Brains
- Paula’s Choice also has stuff to say about peptides
- Ärztin Regenerative Schild Ampoule – buy at kmall24, read about Ärztin here on the blog
- Ärztin Regenerative Creme – buy at kmall24
- Swanicoco FGF Ampoule R – read my English review, buy at Beautytap*
- Swanicoco Lifetime Saver Bio Cream – read my English review, buy at Beautytap*
- Short documentary feature on Dr. Wu as a family company
- Dr Wu English website, or you can buy lots of Dr. Wu goodies* at Amazon US, most of them even with Prime shipping!
- Taiwanese sheet masks at Beautius and Beautibi
- Bevy C. on Instagram; some products available at Yesstyle* and at Amazon US*
- Naruko English/US website, offers international shipping, Naruko products at Yesstyle*
- For Beloved One English website, buy products at Amazon US*
- Timeless Truth Masks – some are offered at Yesstyle,* though for a hefty price, and also at Amazon US*
- Some Neogence products at Yesstyle*
- Gothamista video about her Taiwanese skincare haul
- Here’s Ellie Choi’s viral Instagram post that kicked off the glass skin trend! I forgot to add that she also uses sheet masks and a toner when I talked about her routine, sorry…
- Allure article about the glass skin trend
- Byrdie article claiming it’s actually all about „cloudless skin“ – oh well…
- N.B.: I do NOT think that skincare is „a scam“, like this crazy The Outline article does; here is a wonderful, much better-researched response to that horrible piece claiming all skincare is merely frivolous nonsense
- Coco Park also wrote a beautiful piece on how sheet masking helped her cope with mental illness – I myself can attest to the soothing power of a skincare routine during times of high anxiety and/or depression
- Sady Doyle argues that painting skincare as frivolous is one of many ways we belittle female pleasure in her excellent response to the „Great Skincare Debate“
- For that „glass skin“ glow: VDL Lumilayer Primer – buy at Amazon Germany* or at Amazon US; ZOEVA Strobe Gel – buy at Douglas* or at ZOEVA Cosmetics; Illamasqua Hydra Veil Primer – buy at Lookfantastic*; Sleek Summer Solstice Highlighting Palette – buy at Amazon Germany* or at Amazon US*
The weekly craves, faves and misbehaves
- Crave of the week: Chateau Labiotte Wine Lip Tint Velvet – buy at Stylekorean*
- Fave of the week: Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream – buy at Wishtrend*
- Misbehave of the week: Klairs Rich Moist Foaming Cleanser – buy at Wishtrend* (at your own risk)
That’s all from episode 2 of The K-Beauty Podcast. Please make sure to subscribe on ITunes to never miss a freshly launched episode – I am super happy to now finally be able to reach so many more of you via this platform! As always, I look forward to hearing your thoughts on this episode!
Take care guys!
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