Author Archives: Thea Christie

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Why Beta Hydroxy Acid Is Your Solution To Oily Skin

  Here’s your complete guide to beta hydroxy acid (BHA) for skin care. You’ve reached the exfoliating step of your Korean skin care routine, but it can get confusing when 2 different exfoliating terms appear – chemical and physical exfoliation. So, what on earth is the difference? Essentially, chemical exfoliation is the preferred method as […]

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The Honey Face Wash Insta-Trend For Clearer Skin

In skin care, there are always moments when you wonder whether what you’re doing to your skin is working. And there are moments you feel thrilled because you’ve reached a time when you’re skin is at the clearest and glowiest it’s ever been. My own ‘aha’ moment came from a simple ingredient – honey, pure […]

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How To Apply Makeup For Wide-Set Eyes

It’s important to understand that not all makeup looks or application techniques are universally flattering. Since makeup is meant to enhance our natural beauty, finding the right techniques to complement our facial features is the very first step in achieving a flawless makeup application.  This is especially true when it comes to eye makeup. For […]

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How Alpha Hydroxy Acid Can Treat Your Skin Issues

When it comes to step 3 of your Korean skincare routine, finding a good exfoliator is no easy task, especially if you have sensitive or very dry skin. If you’re experiencing such skin, you want something powerful enough to slough away dead skin cells, but not too harsh nor irritating. When deciding on an exfoliating […]

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How to Apply Makeup for Deep-Set Eyes

Deep-set eyes have nothing to do with the shape of your eye. What we’re talking about here is where they’re positioned.  To explain, almond, round or monolid eyes describe the shape of the eye, usually by looking at your crease and the distance between your eyebrow arch and the lashes.  With deep-set eyes, however, we’re […]

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Flattering Makeup and Hairstyle Tips For Close-Set Eyes

What’s the secret to applying perfect eye makeup? Well, it’s not much of a secret but a good place to start is knowing your eye shape. That’s because not all makeup looks and techniques are universally flattering.  What looks great on a pair of wide-set eyes is definitely not going to have the same effect […]

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Simple Eye Makeup Hacks for Protruding Eyes

Protruding eyes are when you have big, round eyes — like doe eyes! Lovely eyes! But as you’ve probably realized through experimentation, the wrong eye makeup look can be unflattering. The goal for protruding eyes is to make them appear softer and more beckoning instead of exaggerating their size.  If you too want to enhance […]