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Story Seoul Attends LeanIn Asia Summit 2016

By Team Soul Story / October 2, 2017 /

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, I had the pleasure of attending LeanIn Asia Summit 2016, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  with Caterina Meloni, the founder of LeanIn Bangkok and Connecting Founders. It was inspirational to hear women around Asia to overcome barriers, achieve their career and business goals and dreams.  Story Seoul Skincare believes in gender equality around the world and it…

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Natural Beauty DIY: Shrink Your Pores

By Team Soul Story / October 2, 2017 /

Natural Beauty DIY: Shrink big pores by using natural ingredient face mask. To prevent huge pores trapping dirt and oils which results in blackheads and acne, which leads to scars.  Two Ingredients:  1 tablespoon oatmeal  2 tablespoon yogurtInstructions:  Mix well in a clean bowl and apply with clean hands to the face.  Wait until 15…

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Skin Care Myth

By Team Soul Story / September 25, 2017 /

Skin Care Myth Scrubbing your face with soap will keep your skin healthy and acne free. FALSE!  Korean Skincare Tip: Minimize your use of soaps on your face. Use gentle and non-toxic face wash that are alcohol, paraben and sulfate free to avoid stripping away natural oils.

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Story Seoul Natural Beauty DIY: Coffee Does a Body Good

By Team Soul Story / September 18, 2017 /

Caffeine beauty benefits:  tightening skin and provides antioxidants to the skin when applied topically. When applied religiously, it has been shown to reduce the appearance of cellulite—especially over time (Source: http://www.elle.com/beauty/news/a14975/diy-coffee-cellulite-scrub/)Ingredients: ¾ cup fresh coffee grinds ¾ cup coarse sugar 1 cup coconut oil 3-4 droppers vanilla essential oil  Mix all ingredients together until well combined. Use as…

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Story Seoul Skincare pay homage to the Haenyo in South Korea

By Team Soul Story / September 11, 2017 /

Haenyo, means ‘sea women’, they are the brave and strong women divers on Jeju on Udo Islands. They can deep dive 65 feet in freezing cold waters and hold their breath for several minutes with no breathing equipment. They harvest and fish for abalone, sea urchin, octopus and seaweed, century-old practice. Today, many of them are over 60 years…

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Story Seoul Beauty Tip: Avocado Hair Mask

By Team Soul Story / September 4, 2017 /

Beauty Benefits: avocado helps to repair dry, brittle or damaged hair. Olive oil provides hydration and helps protect hair from damage. Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons honey Accessories: Bowl and hand-mixer or stand-mixer Hair clip (for longer hair) Shower cap Hair dryer or a sunny day Directions:Once all the ingredients are mixed well, apply…

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Story Seoul Beauty Tip: Face Wash

By Team Soul Story / August 28, 2017 /

Often, little changes to our daily beauty regime can improve our skin complexion significantly.  Here’s our face wash rules that we follow religiously for radiant skin:1. Don’t wash your face in the shower 2. Use lukewarm waterUsing water that is too hot or too cold can break capillaries on your face and leaving your face red 3. Choose…

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Story Seoul Beauty Tip: Drink Your Way to Beautiful Skin

By Team Soul Story / August 21, 2017 /

Cucumber, Lemon and Mint Water is the ultimate detox drink by: providing extra vitamins & minerals, soothing the skin and hydrating the body.Cucumber have high level of vitamin K, anti-oxidants and potassium to help revitalize skin.Lemon is an excellent source of vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium and calcium to help skin glow.  Mint leaves helps soothes skin and helps reduce acneIngredients: 12 cups of filtered water 1 medium…

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Natural Beauty DIY: Turmeric Face Mask

By Team Soul Story / August 14, 2017 /

For glowing skin and help treat acne, rosacea and eczema try turmeric paste face mask.Skin Benefits: Turmeric: anti-inflammatory and anti-bacteria agent Honey: anti-bacterial and it moisturizers the skin cells Milk: contains lactic acid which is an alpha hydroxy acid and it exfoliates the skinIngredients: 1 Teaspoon of turmeric 1 Teaspoon of raw organic honey 1 Teaspoon of milk or yogurt Mix well and add extra…

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Story Seoul Beauty Tip: Eight Foods For Gorgeous Skin

By Team Soul Story / August 7, 2017 /

Eat foods that can help improve your skin from the inside out.  Here’s why: Avocados are rich in healthy fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants.Egg yolk locks moisture into your skin cells, leaving your face soft.Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial, helps to prevent skin from becoming too oily or too dry and help skin from sun damage.Coconut…

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