I moved to Vietnam in April 2014 from South Korea to teach English.

After living in Korea for two years, and adopting a Korean skin care routine, my skin was pretty flawless. But after my move, my skin rebelled, and I had one of the worst breakouts I'd ever had. Enter my new issues with hyperpigmentation.

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Like the saying goes, great skin starts from the inside out. Our skin is our largest organ, so it definitely makes sense that what we put inside of it, or whatever stress we are dealing with, would have an effect on our skin.

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This At-Home Chemical Peel Helped Fade My Acne Scars

After my post on AHAs and all the wonderful things they do for hyperpigmentation, I wanted to take my chemical exfoliation to the next level.

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In my mid-twenties, I was diagnosed with depression.

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Naked With Strangers: My Korean Spa Experience

If you know nothing else about South Korea, you must know that they rule the spa scene.

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With all of the magazines and TV commercials touting the latest skincare product, it’s easy to believe that a jar of miracle cream will solve all of your skin issues. And like a true skincare and product junkie, I’ve definitely bought into my fair share of gimmick and hype. No doubt about it, products can definitely help, but for me, nothing is more important than knowing the science behind my skin, and using that knowledge to get my glow on, for real.

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