As I frantically finish packing for my impending holiday (why do I always leave it to the last second!?), I wanted to share some skincare travel tips that I swear by. Hopefully these will come in handy for any of you lucky ladies who are also headed off for some (much-needed) R&R this month!

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Double cleansing has been all over the beauty blogosphere recently, but don’t take it as a recent fad or passing trend – this is a centuries old tradition. Legend has it, this cleansing method originated from the porcelain-skinned Geishas that used it to remove their elaborate make-up, leaving their skin squeaky-clean. These skin-savvy Japanese beauties understood that “oily dirt” (like make-up) was more easily dissolved by oil cleansers, so they used it to remove the white paint from their faces followed by a water-based solution to clean any residue and leftover impurities.

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We at The Silk Rose want to bring you the latest and greatest skincare straight from Seoul, so you can experience for yourself all the benefits we have enjoyed by switching to Korean skincare.

But, we recognise that this may be a big step for you – you may have grown-up using certain Western brands that you now feel comfortable with, or you may even feel somewhat uneasy about trying new products from another part of the world. Which is why we believe that our job isn’t just to bring you the most innovative products we have discovered in Korea, but to also help you make that transition. We hope that by giving you as much information as we can about the brands and products we have curated, you will feel more confident to make the move to better skincare.

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I feel like a proud parent when people tell me how one of our curated products has changed their skin for the better. And like a parent I know that I shouldn’t really have any favorites…but unfortunately, I can’t help it. As much as I love our entire handpicked collection, there are inevitably a few skin-saviors that I will always gravitate towards whenever my skin needs a pick-me-up, and the LJH Probiotics Sleeping Cream is definitely one of them.

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