de⋅si⋅pol⋅i⋅tan - 1. of or pertaining to the South Asian diaspora. 2. a blog committed to desi perspectives in beauty, culture, fashion, lifestyle, & parenting. 3. a Bollywood-loving, sleep-deprived mama of 3.
In case all the Golden Globes cuteness between costars Dev and Sunny wasn't enough, Dev I'm-not-just-Slumdog-anymore Patel featured in a glorious spread in the December 2016 issue of InStyle. For your viewing pleasure:
Our trip to Seoul last year was all about the food for my husband, and all about K-beauty for me. I was especially intrigued by the way South Korean women treat cleansing their faces as a ritual rather than as a chore to be grudgingly performed. The science behind the K-beauty concept of double cleansing is remarkably simple yet ingenious in its nature. It is recommended that one's cleansing regimen begin with an oil based cleanser. This is to be followed by a foaming, water-based cleanser.
For my foray into the ritual of double cleansing, I selected Eroborian Solid Cleansing Oil to be followed by the Caolion Foam Cleanser. The solid cleansing oil is exactly what you might picture: a solid product to be scooped out using the included spatula, and rubbed onto dry skin. It rubs is quite easily and instantly turns to an oil form. It is said that oil draws out oil most successfully, so for an oily-skinned gal, this is a bonus. Once you've massaged it in all over your face, simply …