The Little Book of Skin Care

The Little Book of Skin Care

Korean Beauty Secrets for Healthy, Glowing Skin

Book - 2015
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It all starts with your skin! In Korea, healthy, glowing skin is the ideal form of beauty, achievable by anyone--and this skin-first philosophy has taken the world by storm. In this book, Charlotte Cho, of leading beauty/lifestyle website Soko Glam, guides you through the celebrated Korean ten-step skincare routine--and far beyond--for the clearest and most radiant skin of your life, with step-by-step tutorials, skin-care tips, advice on products at all price levels, and exclusive interviews with beauty experts around the world. You'll love pampering your skin at home and learning the secrets behind the "no-makeup makeup" look we've seen and admired on women in the streets of Seoul. With the knowledge of an expert and voice of a trusted friend, Charlotte's personal tour through Korean beauty culture will help you find joy in the everyday beauty routines that will transform your skin.--Adapted from back cover.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780062416384
0062416383
Branch Call Number: 646.7 CHO
Characteristics: xi, 212 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm

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funfetti_yvettie
Dec 08, 2019

What an enjoyable book! I was genuinely interested in improving my own skin and was looking for tips I could use right away. That’s exactly what I found! I enjoyed the stories the author shared which extended beyond skincare and into Korean culture. A quick, cute-read, I would definitely recommend this book to anyone looking to get motivated to practice a daily skincare routine (and perhaps learn something new about Koreans). I have noticed a vast improvement to my own skin after following some of the author’s recommendations. The book also contains cute illustrations that go along with the book’s content.

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eng8338
Aug 07, 2019

An adorable story of the author's experience moving from California to Korea and discovering the more-than-skin deep beauty of her heritage. It is intertwined with the Korean skin care culture/practices, but is more cute and introductory than in-depth.

ArapahoeElizabeth Sep 23, 2018

A great beginners guide to the world of Korean skin care products!

LPL_KimberlyL Jul 29, 2018

I've been casually interested in K-Beauty for years, but it's been only recently my interest has become a full-blown obsession. If you want to take control of your skin care regimen, if you want to establish a routine, or if you're just curious about how the actors in your fav K-Drama get such perfect skin; this little book is a perfect place to start.

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Margush
Jul 14, 2018

Clever marketing. I learned something new and it was fun to read. Good for Charlotte, the author, to launch her own business and to promote it through this book.

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sirentian
Dec 12, 2016

Fun quick read, but most of the skincare information in the book is freely available on Cho's (Soko Glam) and other Korean beauty websites, blogs, and articles.

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info_crush
Jan 11, 2016

Product placement aside, this is a detailed initiation into Korean skin care. The ten-step regimen outlined in this book has changed the condition of my previously (!!) dry and acne-prone skin after only a few weeks. Gemma Correll's charming illustrations add to the appeal.

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