Korean Skincare

The Top Shelf

Jenni Lee, Director Of Brand Marketing, Harry's

"I don’t know if it's an urban myth, but [my mom] would say stuff like, every night you don’t wash off your makeup, your skin ages by a week or something. Now I’m very diligent about having good skincare."Read more >


The Fem-Lit Editor With The Highlighter Obsession

Plus, how she keeps eczema and sensitive skin under controlRead more >

The Face

Cleo Abram, Brand Manager, Vox.com

On her loves of Korean skincare and drugstore makeup—including her tip for a natural nude lip Read more >

ITG ♥s

Our Favorite Products: April Edition

How did THREE scalp products get in here? Oh well.Read more >


The Auditor Who Mists At Her Desk

And who maintains that snail mucin "changed her life" Read more >


Esther Yu, Writer & Editor

"To me, beauty and skincare can be deeply feminist acts...it lends me a sense of power and authority, even when I don't feel it yet."Read more >


Bo Ren, Product Manager, Tumblr

With beauty advice from Iris Apfel and the best sheet mask $2 can buyRead more >

The Face

Irene Kim, TV Personality

Plus—her makeup-skincare trick for dewy blush, demonstrated on videoRead more >


Rhiannon McGavin, Poet

With the makeup routine you can do on the bus, plus a convincing case for putting snail cream all over your faceRead more >


Alexa Sandidge, Structural Engineer

Turns out, engineering and skincare have more in common than you might thinkRead more >


Margaret Park, Art Director, VP+C

Here to tell you about a little thing called a "purple eyebrow manicure"Read more >

The Review

Sheet Mask Snow Day

When the world stocks up on milk and bread, Emily Ferber stocks up on skincare—here's how she spent Winter Storm JonasRead more >

The Face

Bo Carney, Owner, Mohawk General Store

"When I go back [to Korea], I feel like some country bumpkin because everyone is polished—the hair is done, the makeup is done....Here, you try hard to look like you haven’t tried."Read more >

The Review

The Korean Solution For Oily Skin

Peach & Lily's Alicia Yoon lays out the 10 best tips for fighting acne scarring and unbalanced skin with some of the highest tech products on the marketRead more >

The Review

The Masks That Really Aren't Masks At All

Say hello to "patting water packs," the latest Korean product export coming to a Top Shelf near youRead more >


Your Korean Skincare FAQs, Answered

Very thoroughly, by Peach and Lily Founder Alicia YoonRead more >

The Review

The Waterless Skincare Routine

Meet the Korean products nixing water as an ingredient in favor of more concentrated (and hydrating) formulasRead more >

The Extras

Perfect Skin From A Syringe

Why stop your hyaluronic acid addiction at masks alone?Read more >

The Top Shelf

Alicia Yoon, Founder, Peach & Lily

The Harvard Business School grad built one of the main pipelines for Korean beauty in the United States—she talks about how she did it and the products currently in her testing rotationRead more >