Irene Kim

Say Sayonara To Dry Lips

Lately, I’ve been noticing how so many people walk around with dry lips.
It bothers me just to see it, so I can only imagine how uncomfortable it must feel.
Dry, Flaky, Cracked Lips are not good~ For the people who have them or the people looking at them.
Here are a few quick tips to help you get rid of chapped lips and turn them kissably soft.

Helping A Hangover: Prevention and Recovery

Koreans like to drink.
Soju, Tequila, Whiskey, Wine~ Pick your poison.
Unfortunately, there can be some negative side affects when you drink too much:
Bad Hangovers and a Red Face are two bad ones that come to mind.
This may not work for everyone, but here are some tips to prevent the horrible hangover, what do if you get a hangover, and how to prevent the dreaded Red Face while drinking.

    Back To Basics: Brushing Your Teeth

    For the past week, I’ve been struggling to learn something new:
    How To Brush My Teeth.
    No, I’m not a gross girl who doesn’t brush her teeth… but I have apparently been brushing my teeth the wrong way… my whole life!
    It doesn’t matter how great you look or how white your teeth are if you don’t
    have clean and healthy teeth.
    -Improper brushing can lead to

    An American Korean: Small Cultural Differences

    I love being a Korean-American.

    I feel I have the best of both worlds. 
    I’m an American Girl, but my Korean cultural ties are a huge part of who I am.
    Last year, I befriended some typical All-American guys from my apartment and met many American people through work and play.

    I always thought I was very “American”… but I realized that there are a few big differences that perhaps Koreans could learn from.

    Boy, Boys, Boys: Male Grooming

    When I watch Korean dramas, it seems that the boys in Korea take very good care of themselves.
    Maybe it’s only extremely rich Korean boys (such as the characters in “Boys Before Flowers” or “Brilliant Legacy”) or K-Pop stars, but it seems that boys in Korea pay more attention to their appearance than the ones in America.
    Now I’m not suggesting that guys should start wearing guy-liner or headbands, but there are a few basic grooming habits that guys should have.
    If you’ve already gone through puberty, it’s time to become a well-groomed man!

    No Joking~ Stop Smoking!

    Drop 5 Years in 5 Minutes

    “Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been”
    -Mark Twain
    Another year has passed and I’m getting older.
    Aging isn’t so bad, but unless you’re 16, you probably don’t want to look older.
    (Ohh… the days when I longed to be older.  How I miss the impatience of my youth!)
    Here are some tips from an old(er) Instyle magazine issue  (1/09).
    * Eyes *

    Burn Baby Burn: Sunburns

    You wanted to get a nice dark tan while laying out and you ended up getting burned.
    You should know better than to skimp on the SPF, but I’m not here to lecture you (or I’ll try to refrain….)
    The Damage is done (literally), so here a few tips to help you deal.

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