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Savor Beauty founder Angela Kim’s passion for beauty began with her mother. Growing up, Kim watched her mother always applying something new to her skin that was sent over from her sisters in Seoul. Inspired to craft her own skin care products in her kitchen, Kim began to study ingredients with tremendous skin benefits like champagne, caviar, and truffles to add to her creams, becoming what she refers to as an “accidental entrepreneur.”
As a busy mom and wife living in the hustle and bustle of New York City, Kim needed flawless skin in a New York minute. Looking to incorporate the Korean beauty rituals that she grew up with, she wanted her skincare line to be two things: organic and t
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What did we do before vitamin C? For starters, we got scurvy (but that was a long time ago). As far as our skin is concerned, research began to shed light on the beneficial effects of this antioxidant back in the late 90s, and advances in technology have helped optimize potency, absorption and its visible anti-aging effects. Known to stimulate collagen production and brighten the complexion, liquid-based serums were the only way to give your skin its daily dose before SkinCeuticals introduced their groundbreaking Phloretin CF Gel in 2011. But today, these alternative vitamin C formulations are having their moment in the limelight.
Vitabrid C12 FACE Brightening Powder ($60)
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Foundation during the warmer months is a challenge. As the temperatures and humidity rise, who wants goopy pore clogging liquid and creamy options when you can go for something so much lighter. While sheer formulations have been on the market for years, a growing trend is the cushion compact.
Lancôme launched its first miracle cushion compact that makes foundation portable, light and stylish ($47).
Available in 11 tone-to-tone shades from ivory to suede, the cushion compacts take their roots from Korea, where brands like AmorePacific Color Control Cushion Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 5