5 Weird Old School Korean Beauty Secrets You Need To Try ASAP

Think you’re hip to all the Korean skincare routines and latest cosmetics? Bet you’ve never heard of these before. Here are the top old school beauty tricks Korean moms pass down to their daughters. Real Rice Water (aka Rice Rinse Water) Koreans eat a lot rice, and whenever we cook rice, we rinse the grain vigorously — at least 2-3 times. The second and third … Continue reading 5 Weird Old School Korean Beauty Secrets You Need To Try ASAP

Why I Miss Teaching…And Why Don’t

It has now been over a whole year since I left the classroom, and here’s what I miss and don’t miss about being a high school teacher in NYC. Why I Miss Teaching: Kids — Most people assume that I left teaching because of difficult kids, but for the most part, my students were bright, curious, and respectful. Even the most difficult students were just … Continue reading Why I Miss Teaching…And Why Don’t

What I Learned During 9 Months of Unemployment

2016 started with much excitement and hope. I had made my vow public by having a wedding celebration, and I had left my teaching job, which was making my life pretty miserable. I thought that my unemployment period would be relaxing and fun; I thought that I would find a job in 3-6 months. But the “funemployment” period turned into something else entirely, and I … Continue reading What I Learned During 9 Months of Unemployment

4 Things I Tried And Hated In 2016

1. DIY Ombre Hair #hair is so #yellow #orange #셀프염색 #탈색 #diyhair #bleach #ombre #selfie #망함 but will fix soon #experiment will continue A post shared by Alice (@alice.jy.lee) on Sep 21, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT Can’t exactly remember how I was bewitched into giving myself a DIY hair makeover, but it happened in mid-September and lasted less than two months. For whatever reason, I … Continue reading 4 Things I Tried And Hated In 2016

4 Things I Tried And Loved In 2016

2016 was an interesting year for me for many reasons, but one “gold star” I can give myself is that I tried many, many new things. Here are the ones that made my life happier, easier, and overall, more fun. 1. Diva Cup Why, oh why, haven’t I been using this for YEARS. This is probably the best thing that’s happened to women since birth control … Continue reading 4 Things I Tried And Loved In 2016