With everywhere from Sephora to CVS stocking Korean skin care products these days, it's easy to feel a little overwhelmed by the sheer amount of options. Enter Reddit: The AsianBeauty subreddit is packed with skin care aficionados who have tested and reviewed just about every K-beauty product under the sun.
Even if you're lucky enough to have beautiful skin, chances are you're still met with at least a few visible or clogged pores. You might wonder why the heck pores even exist if they cause so much trouble, but they do actually serve a purpose. Your pores act as tunnels that can release sebum to help lubricate skin and keep it healthy (yes, sebum can be good!). Issues occur when you have too much sebum.
Ever had a beauty product you love so much that you shook, hacked, scraped or squeezed its container until you were absolutely positive you had expended all of its precious contents? Rare indeed is the product that elicits that deliciously desperate feeling, especially in beauty editors. So when our team of beauty mavens encounters a rave-worthy product, you know it's the real deal. Herewith, our editors rattle off their "beauty empties," aka the best beauty products that they can't help but use until the last drop. Read on for their best nail polishes, hair products, skin care products and makeup now.
Seeking an airbrushed makeup look for a bargain? Made for all skin types, this applicator takes the work out of blending out your foundation with a sponge attachment that vibrates to ensure seamless application. This product is also developed with the help of dermatologists and is allergy-tested and fragrance-free.
If you're a fan of homeopathic medicine, you've probably heard of arnica — if not, listen up. Arnica, also known as arnica montana or wolf's bane, is a yellow flowering plant from the sunflower and daisy family that is native to Europe. It's commonly used in homeopathy to treat a large array of conditions. Arnica can be used topically or taken orally, but to do so, it must be diluted because consuming too much can be toxic.