Beauty

From self care routines to the latest makeup trends, we cover what makes us beautiful inside and out.

A Beginner’s Guide to Korean Skincare: The 10-Step Routine

A Beginner’s Guide to Korean Skincare: The 10-Step Routine

By now, everyone with an inkling of interest in beauty and skincare knows that Korea holds the gold standard for skin products. Koreans are known for their flawless skin, and it’s not because of genetics—it’s because they have a long tradition of taking care of their...

Beauty on a Budget: How to Make Your Own Products

Beauty on a Budget: How to Make Your Own Products

Freaked out by the lengthy lists of unpronounceable ingredients in some of your beauty products? Looking for an alternative that saves you some money? Roll up your sleeves and try making your own necessities like deodorant and toothpaste right at home. You’ll be...

We Tried It: Wacky Beauty Trends from Snail Masks to Pig Collagen

We Tried It: Wacky Beauty Trends from Snail Masks to Pig Collagen

If you’re as beauty obsessed as we are, you know that Asian, particularly Korean, beauty trends have been hitting the U.S. market hard this year. The best part is that many of these products double as beauty and skincare items. To give it a try, we reached out to our...

Summer Beauty Hacks: 4 Multi-Purpose Products to Beat the Heat

Summer Beauty Hacks: 4 Multi-Purpose Products to Beat the Heat

Summer’s searing temperatures and sweat-inducing humidity can turn any great look into a melted mess. So, here’s a summertime secret: Less is more when it comes to makeup and skin care. You can probably skip the heavy serums, wrinkle creams, dense powders, and thick...

Mochi Exclusive: Q&A with Beauty Blogger Irene Kim at KCON 2015

Mochi Exclusive: Q&A with Beauty Blogger Irene Kim at KCON 2015

Fans of all ages gathered at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 31-Aug.2. Korean culture's fan base has exploded in recent years, particularly with the growing popularity of Korean beauty vloggers, K-dramas and K-pop music online. It’s truly a cultural...

21 Tried-and-True Beauty and Fashion Tips From Our Editors

21 Tried-and-True Beauty and Fashion Tips From Our Editors

These foolproof fashion and beauty tips from Mochi staffers will have you looking (and feeling) fresh this spring.Tiffany Yu, Recruiting Director & BloggerTo tame flyaways, use clear mascara—or spray a comb with hairspray and comb through.Go for one bold...

How to Rock Your Look When in Between Styles

How to Rock Your Look When in Between Styles

We’ve all been there—opted for a beauty trend that we eventually no longer want to maintain. Whether you’re tired of your ombre look, struggling to grow out your bangs, or trying to fix over-plucked brows, here’s how to handle those moments when you’re in between...

Tori Smith

Tori Smith

Beauty Editor

Tori Smith is the Beauty Editor at Mochi magazine and the editorial assistant at Quartz. She was previously the administrative manager at Truth Revolution Records, and studied classical piano at The Crane School of Music. Adopted from South Korea, she currently lives in New York City and is actively involved with the thriving adoptee community there.

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