The Resting Happy Face
I remember sitting in the pews at church and a guy who was in the choir always stood out because he looked so happy and gleeful all the time. I concluded it must be his naturally raised cheeks that lifts the sides of his eyes and his "aegyo sal" which is the Korean term for the "charming pocket of fat" right beneath the eyes, and is known to make people appear younger and more cheerful. Women in South Korea are known to have cosmetic surgery to pronounce this facial feature or apply contouring makeup to create a slightly protruding illusion in the undereye area.
10 Things the Pandemic Has Taught Me
It’s hard to believe that almost two years have gone by since COVID-19 took over the world. The pandemic isn’t over yet, but in the midst of it, I know it has made a lot of people, including me, more reflective and appreciative. It has also helped me recalibrate old habits and spark new interests. Here are 10 things the pandemic has taught me.
5 Less Caffeinated Starbucks Drinks Worth Trying
When I tried my first secret menu drink at Starbucks, it was “The Grasshopper”—a Mocha Frappuccino with java chips and peppermint syrup that was pure delight—like eating mint chocolate chip ice cream.