Being the beauty product fiend that I am, I wanted to check out the latest products trending on Sephora's website in light of their store-wide fall sale. When I clicked on the "Beauty's Rising Stars" tab, I was shocked to see that so many of the brands were Korean. For this week, Kaja's Cheeky Blush Stamps made it to Sephora's Beauty's Rising Stars. This is not the first time Sephora featured a Korean brand as a Rising Star; skincare brand Saturday Skin was featured in Volume 14 in Jan. 2018. Before Sephora gave these specific products shoutouts, I was well aware that K-Beauty was increasing in popularity in recent years. I saw Western beauty gurus on YouTube testing out these exotic products packaged in cutesy containers. Cushion foundations, sheet masks, and BB creams were entering drugstores' shelves — all products originating from Korea — and covered the shelves of practically every beauty section in every drugstore I visited. Seeing brands that are more popular in the … [Read more...] about A Korean’s take on the increasing popularity of K-Beauty
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STYLE & BEAUTY 07/03/2018 09:01 am ET Updated 51 minutes ago I have acne-prone skin, hormonal imbalances and am a bit of a product junkie. I thought this was a good introduction to Korean skin care. Arabelle Sicardi On Assignment For HuffPost Korean skin care has truly changed my skin for the better. Having tried an entire drugstore aisle’s worth of acne products and multiple dermatologists’ recommended brands, the most helpful products I’ve used come from Seoul. So it piqued my interest that Costco had launched its own Korean skin care kit, The Case Full of Seoul, geared toward people who might be new to the 11-step Korean beauty routine that involves cleansing, toning, moisturizing, applying serums and masks, and more. The kit retails at $149.99 and includes 11 full-sized beauty products, among them skin care products, makeup primer, sunscreen and face masks. Some of the brands are well-known in the U.S., like Maycoop, and … [Read more...] about I Tried Costco’s Korean Beauty Kit To See What The Big Deal Is
Supported by Business Day By SUI-LEE WEE and ZHANG TIANTIANAPRIL 19, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story TAICANG, China — If China calls for a boycott of American goods, Chinese workers like David Xu could be in trouble.Mr. Xu is one of thousands of residents of this port town who cash paychecks from American companies. He works as a technician at a Procter & Gamble manufacturing and distribution center here, one of the company’s biggest in China. Across town, Nike has opened a huge distribution center, its largest in Asia.In all, more than 40 other American companies have set up shop here, making chemicals, lighters and a broad range of other products for a Chinese market eager for American goods.“There is no deep hatred for American companies,” said Mr. Xu, who has worked for Procter & Gamble for 13 years. “The impact of this trade conflict shouldn’t be big. After all, American … [Read more...] about In a Trade War, China Might Boycott U.S. Goods. That Could Backfire.
Chill out at Bartlett's Fish Camp Bartlett's Fish Camp in Michigan City stars a nautical theme and a menu of appetizing seafood among other dishes.The restaurant, located on the premises of the Michigan City Yacht Club, is owned and operated by the same family who is at the helm of Bartlett's Gourmet Grill and Tavern in Beverly Shores. Bartlett's is the brainchild of husband-and-wife team Nicole Bissonette and Gary Sanders.At Bartlett's Fish Camp, guests will, no doubt, feel like they're on a vacation. The eatery looks out over the waterfront and there are windows all around the main dining areas and the bar for diners to enjoy the view.As one enters the restaurant, they'll face an open kitchen and a raw bar. To the left is the Michigan City Yacht Club.We visited Bartlett's Fish Camp on a recent Saturday for lunch and enjoyed a leisurely meal in the casual back dining room. Our table faced the water and it was extremely calming to look out over Lake Michigan.Our meal that day … [Read more...] about Restaurant Scene: Chill out at Bartlett’s Fish Camp
Boz Hot Dogs still a popular stop on Ridge Road Hot dog fans in the Region have frequented Boz Hot Dogs for decades.The hot dog joint got its start in 1969 in Dolton where it stood at 142nd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue.Boz Hot Dogs on Ridge Road in Lansing has a casual setting which is also retro-inspired as it sports old-fashioned decor and signage. Northwest Indiana residents also will find a smaller Boz on Sheffield Avenue in Dyer.During a recent stop at the Lansing Boz, we felt as though we'd taken a journey back in time. Customers walk up to the counter to order and then can take their food to a table or booth on the premises to dine in.While we dined in the restaurant, there were quite a few people visiting the eatery to carry out their food. Retro tunes played on the radio in the restaurant as we dined. It definitely felt like a throw-back to high school days where "good fast" food such as hot dogs, cheesy fries, onion rings and chili cheese dogs were a favorite.Our dinner … [Read more...] about Restaurant Scene: Boz Hot Dogs still a popular stop on Ridge Road