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Beauty, Fashion, art, culture... from Paris to Seoul, the Erborian blog explores the trends and the highlights of cultural and beauty life.
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Designer Ko shares tips for success

Designer Ko shares tips for success | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
There have been many Korean fashion designers who have published books about their paths to success. 35-year-old Ko Tae-yong is a fashion designer who wrote a new self-help book called “The World Cannot Put Me Down.” His publishers discouraged him from publishing the book at first but Ko was confident that it could truly tell a unique experience for two reasons: he had not studied abroad and he joined the fashion industry late in his mid-20s. Now, his book is a bestseller at the online bookstore YES 24 and it’s already in its third printing.
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Korean designer Ko Tae-yong shares his success keys in fashion!

 

Ko Tae-yong was the youngest designer to participate in the last Seoul Fashion Week, at the age of 27, ten years only after his debut.

 

How to become an international successful fashion designer when you come from a bubbling but very competitive country? Ko Tae-yong reveals all his recipes for success.

 

Get ready to learn!

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[Hallyu power] Han Dong-chul, mastermind of Korean hip-hop boom

[Hallyu power] Han Dong-chul, mastermind of Korean hip-hop boom | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
When Korea’s rap competition series “Show Me the Money” aired in 2012, it was the first and only television program here which showcased Korean rappers to the public.  The program uncovered not only underground rappers like Loco, but also introduced major rappers from the mainstream hip-hop scene, such as Swings and Basick, to a wider audience.  Hip-hop is now an integral part of Korean pop music, which ha
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Korean pop culture, what about diversifying?

 

Korean pop music, which has long been dominated by idol dance music and ballads is about to move deeply!

 

Han Dong-chul, mastermind of Korean hip-hop boom talks about diversifying Korean pop culture.

 

Let’s go to seoul, the new place to be : it’s gonna rock!

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the strange beauty ingredients south koreans swear by

the strange beauty ingredients south koreans swear by | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
K-beauty uncovered
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The beauty ingredients South Koreans are mad about!

 

The world has become fascinated with the immaculate complexions of the K-Pop stars and Korean people in general.

 

Smooth, poreless and with just the right level of dewiness, it’s time to discover each one of their beauty secrets for this skin perfection!

 

Let’s have the Korean beauty revolution!

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Seoul Fashion Week Shows Off Newcomer Talent

Seoul Fashion Week Shows Off Newcomer Talent | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
Though its origins were humble, Seoul Fashion Week has become an incubator of promising new talent. These are just a few of the highlights out of Fall 2016.
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Seoul, beauty capital, is about to become a new fashion capital!

 

If we already know that Korea is the capital of radiante beauty, we also know now that Seoul is a new fashion capital!  Yeah, in the first place we kind of doubt that Seoul was the new generation of fashion buzzing cities.

 

Now Seoul Fashion Week has become an important incubator for young talent whose the whole world is mad about! You don’t know what to wear this summer? 

 

Keep a close eye on Korean people!

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3 ways you can wear Korean eyeliner to work

3 ways you can wear Korean eyeliner to work | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
Trend alert: Pastel peepers are still as perfectly pretty and "ulzzang" as ever - and for the uninitiated, ulzzang is Kool Korean kid's street slang for Insta-popular bloggers with the "best face".At first blush, a pale palette may seem like an obvious choice for the eyes - baby blues and powder pinks are so fun, flirty and feminine. Nope. There are some crucial caveats to KIV if you want to avoid looking clownish.
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3 ways to go to work with the Korean eyeliner!

 

All eyes on the next Korean beauty trends! This is a beauty alert! Having eyes make up as perfect as Korean girls to go to work is now possible thanks to those 3 advices.

 

Your colleagues are going to be so jealous!

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Three Photographers - In the Spirit of George Rose - Culture Victoria

Three Photographers - In the Spirit of George Rose - Culture Victoria | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
Watch as photographer William Yang and South Korean photographer Koo Bohnchang create new images in…
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Watch great Korean photographer paying homage to George Rose

 

The very famous Australian photographer George Rose, known for having immortalized Korea in the early 1900’s during the Japanese conflict, is having another posthumous tribute after In the spirit of George Rose.


William Yang and South Korean photographer Koo Bohnchang created new pictures inspired by the George Rose’s work. It’s crazy but it’s working! More than a hundred years later, William Yang and Koo Bohnchang succeeded in doing this return to the past to let us have the experience of the George Rose’s Korea. You have a look on those images you feel instantly carried away : traveling into time and living same emotions as George Rose.


Nostalgia you’re thinking? Much more than that! So ready to test it?

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The art of Hanji paper!

Design Hwang In-cha Wrapping Institute Holiday gifts enable us to express our gratitude to people around us, and heartfelt wrapping designs can enhance the v...

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The art of Korean baths!

The art of Korean baths! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
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Korean baths are a Korean tradition full of history. They represent a privileged moment of relaxation, you can even sleep in there. At the beginning of your experience, they give you a pajamas to erase all the social differences once you are inside. 

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French and Korean Beauty, focus and new trends !

French and Korean Beauty, focus and new trends ! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
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Have you ever wondered about the beauty secrets of French and Korean women? Look no further! The team at Foreo interviewed Erborian co-founder Katalin Berenyi on what makes each culture’s beauty regime and style so unique. Merging the east with the west, learn about what makes French and Korean beauty a perfect match. 

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Do you know where the yuzu comes from?

Do you know where the yuzu comes from? | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
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Stamped by UNESCO as a world heritage site, Jeju Island is home to many treasures of nature and especially of yuzu, the invigorating and energizing active ingredient of the Erborian Yuza skincare line. Find out more about the many properties of yuzu. 

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Glass Nails : The last Korean beauty trend!

Glass Nails : The last Korean beauty trend! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
Find out more about this viral Korean beauty trend.
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As usual, the latest beauty trend comes from Korea, and for once it is not about skin care but nails with the " glass nail " concept. Pioneered by a famous manicure in Seoul who takes care of numerous celebrities, this technique even starts to be declined in DIY and stickers so we can easily reproduce this effect at home.

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Seoul Fashion Week 2015 starts today!

Seoul Fashion Week 2015 starts today! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
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Today marks the start of Seoul  Fashion Week, after the success of Paris Fashion Week which just ended, Korea and his own will hit the catwalk. Further proof if any were needed that Korea attaches great importance to fashion and use it to stand out.

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France-Korea Year starts in France!

France-Korea Year starts in France! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
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The celebration of 130 years of diplomatic relations between Korea and France has started in France in September and will be followed in a few months by Korea. The organization committee has announced that it has selected of 117 projects so far. Discover some of the events planned in the coming weeks in France…

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Moon Hoon designs fingerprint tower in Seoul, Korea

Moon Hoon designs fingerprint tower in Seoul, Korea | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
Architect Moon Hoon of Moonbalsso, who's based in the Gangnam district in Seoul, South Korea, is known for his sculptural, whimsical designs like the Wind
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An architect designs …a fingerprint tower in Seoul!

 

One of his latest Architect Moon Hoon of Moonbalsso projects, the YDP Tower, is slated for a Seoul neighborhood south of the Han River.

 

It's so innovative and looks like a tube of lipstick covered with a swirling fingerprint.

 

Welcome to the future!

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Why K-Pop has Korean Men Wearing Makeup — Cuepoint

Why K-Pop has Korean Men Wearing Makeup - Cuepoint - Medium
Traditional masculine ideals in South Korea are being redefined by cultural, social, and economic forces
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K-pop men stars mad about cosmetics!

 

Korea accounts for about 20% of the world market for men’s cosmetics, no less! How is this possible?

 

In Korea “appearance is power” and “youth equals ability” so, men are not afraid to be expert on their beauty and to have k-pop stars role models. How k-pop model helps men to deal with their beauty?

 

Let’s experience the k-pop beauty effect!

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All That Korean Art Is There for a Reason

All That Korean Art Is There for a Reason | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
The Korea Foundation has helped create permanent galleries at 18 American museums, part of a larger program to promote South Korea’s cultural offerings.
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Korea is moving to New York!

 

It’s the wedding of the century!

 

The director of the Korean Cultural Service of New York and the Met’s president, signed a pact establishing a long-term partnership between the Met and South Korea’s Ministry of Culture.

 

Let’s go to NYC to experience Korean art at American museums!

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Paris Book Fair to feature literature from Korea

Paris Book Fair to feature literature from Korea | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
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Korea “blue-eyed” star to Paris Book Fair!

 

We are talking about Korea-France year for month and you are thinking “argh we already know that’s Korea-France year”. Well true but that’s not the point!

 

We are going to experience the Korean literature by meeting Korean authors!

 

Your flight is booked, one way ticket!

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Korean Independence History Sites in Seoul

Korean Independence History Sites in Seoul | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
From 1910 until 1945, Korea was annexed by Japan and ruled as its colony. The period evokes a ra
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The places to be for the Korean Independence Day

 

To get a broad overview of Korea’s history, Korean can go through a cultural journey which really worth it! If you’re determined to discover real Korean culture it’s now or never! To weave between amazing museums, palaces or even prison is the all plan!

 

How many times do we have the chances to experience the past? Very few right? Get ready! You won’t forget those amazing moments!

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The 5-Step Secret to Dewy Skin From Star Korean Makeup Artist Park Tae Yun

The 5-Step Secret to Dewy Skin From Star Korean Makeup Artist Park Tae Yun | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
Top Korean makeup artist Park Tae Yun shares his tips for getting a radiant, youthful glow in five simple steps.
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Seoul, the capital of radiant beauty


Korea has its own beauty secrets, we got it for a long time now. Fortunately, Korean girls love sharing their precious beauty rituals.


All over the world, women are looking for having the same radiant and youthful skin as Korean girls who spread around the world their fabulous cosmetic tips and so their beauty way of life. After detox care, skin exfoliation programs, etc., we are about to live a beauty revolution that Parks Tae Yun, a Korean make-up artist, explained and so revealed to us. It’s the story of a secret. 

The dewy complexion is powerful, here are the 5 steps to master perfectly this very trendy make-up technic!

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The many advantages of Korean ginseng!

The many advantages of Korean ginseng! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
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Korean ginseng is the main asset in the Erborian Ginseng range, it has many properties for mature skin but not only. Discover the many qualities of this root that is used in Asia in various ways: infusion, sliced roots… 

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The France Korea Year continues with a new exhibition in Paris !

The France Korea Year continues with a new exhibition in Paris ! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
Sung-Pil Chae
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Galerie Baudoin Lebon highlights French-Korea Year around four intimate exhibitions of contemporary Korean artists from different generations and different inspirations. Since yesterday and until January 9, discover Chae Sung-Pil work. 

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Sunshine Cupcakes!

Sunshine Cupcakes! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
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Yuzu is the Erborian star of this month! This little relatively unknown citrus has many cosmetic properties but not only. This week, enjoy yuzu cupcakes. Take time pampering yourself and others by cooking these delicious cupcakes as winter is coming!

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The benefits of Yuzu!

The benefits of Yuzu! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
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The Korean Yuzu bath corresponds to an ancestral tradition based on the many benefits of Yuzu! Despite its lumpy appearance this little lemon has many properties such as its two times higher concentration of vitamin C compared to mandarin‘s!

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Korea is on « les quais de Seine »!

Korea is on « les quais de Seine »! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
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Since 2007, the museum of “Quai Branly” organizes the Photoquai event which will take place this year along the “Quai Branly”. You will discover numerous photographs including two renowned Korean photographers, Lee and Kim Daesung Chulsu.

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Experience the K Pop!

Experience the K Pop! | Blog Paris - Seoul | Scoop.it
Breaking K-pop news, videos, photos and celebrity gossip | allkpop
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France Korea year is the opportunity to discover Korean culture, so let's do it in music !! The K- Pop is a very rhythmic style of music in which the Korean love inventing colorful and energetic choreography. They practice it in groups in an atmosphere very boys band or girls band. Essential element of Korean culture and proof of his fancy, immerse yourself in this world that will make you forget the arrival of winter !

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