Have you seen the latest Netflix show which everyone is raving about? It is “Tidying up with Marie Kondo”, which teaches us how to find happiness in cleaning and minimizing our possessions. She always asks, “Does it spark joy?” If it doesn't, it is time to throw it away. This is what inspired me to write a blog about tidying up, but with makeup. read more
I think everyone is guilty of using bar soaps to wash our faces, instead of using facial wash. This happens especially when we get in the shower and forget to grab our facial cleanser, we feel lazy to step out again. Because it is such a hassle, we use that bar soap just to be done with washing the skin on our face.
Believe it or not, I am also guilty of using bar soaps, especially when I am too tired to care about the difference between these two! We think that since they can clean our skin and remove dirt and debris, they are one and the same thing. But we are just so wrong! The skin on our faces is thinner & more delicate than the skin on the rest of our body. Our face is more exposed to dirt throughout the day. That said, our facial cleanser should be POWERFUL yet GENTLE. read more
Visiting a dermatologist for your monthly facial cleaning routine is very important. This exfoliates and removes dead skin cells, and cleanses your pores. In the spa, they use up-to-date and high-end equipment to easily clean your skin.
So what if you cannot afford going to a dermatologist twice a month for your facial cleaning? You can find alternative ways and products. You can even do it at the comfort of your own home. Just buy the right type of skin care for your skin and you're good to go! read more
K-beauty has always been ahead of the game when it comes to beauty & makeup. The world owes to the Korean beauty industry the many skin care & makeup innovations we now enjoy such as BB creams, cushions & masks. Women are always on the quest on how to melt-proof their makeup. Enabling makeup to wear longer under different weather conditions has always been a big challenge. This is why nowadays, setting sprays and powders abound in stores in hopes of helping countless women create gorgeous makeup looks that last all day. With all these efforts to help women make their looks invincible to sweat and fading, leave it to our Korean sisters to be, once again, ahead of the game. JAMSU is a new beauty hack that is taking the beauty world by storm. read more
Winter is coming. During winter, temperatures drop and the air gets very dry. With changes in season come changes in your skin. The best thing to do to spare your skin from the ravages of weather changes is to adapt by making a few changes to your skincare routine. In this post, we will be rounding up some of the best K-Beauty Products for winter. read more
Properly applied eyeliner can spell the difference between looking fresh, well-groomed & more “awake” as opposed to looking blah, tired & sleepy. After learning what eyeliner can do to enhance your eyes in the previous post, it's time for other brilliant eyeliner hacks that you can use for those days when you're in a hurry & those days when you need a little something extra. read more
Eyeliner is one makeup product that can be considered as OPTIONAL. Most women can go about their day without it. Unlike foundation, eyebrow makeup & lip makeup, applying eyeliner can be intimidating. It is perhaps the trickiest and most difficult makeup application step to master. Most women dread using the eyeliner or just skip it altogether. Who can blame them? Their fear is justifiable.
Before you completely toss the idea of applying eyeliner, consider these facts. Proper application of eyeliner can: read more
We often use the term whiteheads & blackheads when referring to the presence of dirt & bumps in our pores. What really is the difference between whiteheads & blackheads? Are these terms even interchangeable?
Here at Niniko, we would like to help you not only by finding the right product to use on your skin, but also on how to deal with your skin problems. read more
Skin should be treated with utmost respect. It should be lovingly cared for and treated like a fine piece of silk. We've talked about common skin sins that we all should avoid in this blog post: 7 SKIN SINS you must stop doing ASAP Now here's another thing that we want to focus on: PIMPLE EXTRACTIONS. Does this procedure help your skin or will it just do more harm?
With the unlimited choices for pimple remedies these days, is pimple extraction still a foolproof way to treat pimples? read more
Everyone loves facials. People love it so much that next to massages, it is the second most booked treatment at spas. What's not to love? Facials leave you with cleansed, pampered & nourished skin. They're very good for your soul as well. You feel more relaxed & refreshed after each treatment. Your skin looks great, so you feel great too!
Like any treatment, there are pros & cons to facials. Facials are good for you when done right. Otherwise… read more