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Seoul, mecca for dermatology care
The Korean capital, the epicentre of the beauty world, has become a popular destination for dermatology care, with more and more foreign tourists flocking to Seoul for the best treatment. According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, nearly one third of the total amount spent by travellers on medical care was on plastic surgery and dermatological treatment, which was about...
Wanna One's new EP hit by inappropriate remarks
K-pop boy band Wanna One caused controversy after Mnet broadcast their candid comments, Monday, hurting sales of their recently released album. The group's agency YMC Entertainment apologized for Wanna One's scandalous remarks on Mnet's “Star Live.” The band released their second EP “0+1=1 (I Promise You)” the same day.
Investing 15 minutes every day makes skin more than just good
There is a popular saying that having flawless skin is purely a genetic game of chance.But such perfect skin, often meaning firm, glowing and blemish-free, might be impossible and even those lucky to be born with better skin than others need consistent effort to keep their skin healthy due to the changing environment and health conditions.I was one of the lucky ones to have f...
Seoul fashion ready to turn buzz into business
Top Korean designers will be unveiling their 2018 fall and winter collections at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) in Seoul from March 19-24, beginning with a hanbok show to herald the overall concept _ Korean beauty.
Hunion challenges diversity in gender roles
More men are becoming courageous enough to change the country's strict conventions, especially in beauty and fashion, and Hunion is one of the brave ones.The YouTube beauty expert, whose Korean name is Park Sang-hoon, calls himself a beauty creator who specializes in cosmetics product reviews. He has over 54,000 followers.
BTS wins prestigious design award
K-pop boy band BTS has received a prestigious iF Design Award 2018 for brand identity.The band's agency Big Hit Entertainment said Thursday the seven-member group won the Corporate Identity and Branding Award in the communication design category.
Proper skincare key to protecting skin from fine dust
Even outside of yellow dust season, Seoul's air quality is not great. Experts say the more time spent outside, the worse the skin gets _ causing skin aging and various other problems. But with a proper skincare regime, such troubles can be minimized, they said.
Ultra violet takes potential to higher level in 2018
The color “ultra violet” is everywhere in the fashion and beauty world. Fashion label Stella McCartney and Balenciaga's purple pieces for their spring/summer 2018 collections are among the season's “it” buys.As experts at global color authority Pantone describes, “complex and contemplative” ultra violet suggests the “mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead an...
Korea leads way for nail art trends
Hyper-trendy, beauty-conscious Korea has risen to leadership status in the world of nail art, which is positioned as a way of expressing individuality, fashion savvy and even humor. Nail art, a meticulous business that turns manicures into art, uses nail polish, nail stickers and tiny jewels to decorate nails often lengthened with extensions to create certain looks. Nail arti...
Korean vocalist rises to stardom on YouTube
Korean pop sensation J.Fla, known for covers including Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” has become one of YouTube’s best cover stars, gaining over 5 million subscribers to her channel. J.Fla, whose Korean name is Kim Jung-hwa, is a songwriter and vocalist from Seoul. She has written songs for people including American-born Japanese artist Ito Yuna.
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