Carolina Malis

Carolina Malis

Born and raised in Chile, and based in New York City, Carolina Malis is an entertainment and pop culture writer and on-camera host with a focus on all things beauty, lifestyle, and Korean entertainment. Her written and on-camera work has been featured on diverse outlets in Asia, the USA, and Latin America such as Cosmopolitan, i-D, Nylon, Nylon LATAM, Harper's Bazaar Chile, Soompi, KpopMatch, and Canal13.

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Start your anti-ageing skincare routine early, say experts – don’t wait for wrinkles to appear, prevention is better than trying to turn back the clock

Your anti-ageing skincare routine needs to start earlier than you think, say experts – don’t wait for wrinkles, fine lines and sunspots to appear.

Your anti-ageing skincare routine needs to start earlier than you think, say experts – don’t wait for wrinkles, fine lines and sunspots to appear.

12 Jan 2022 - 7:15AM
How to take care of your eyebrows: experts on microblading, a Chrissy Teigen-approved transplant and the make-up products to achieve a look like Cara Delevingne

Actress Emilia Clarke and model Cara Delevingne have embraced full brows, and you can too. Here’s how everyone is getting that fluffy, natural look, from simple tweezing to a full-on eyebrow transplant.

Actress Emilia Clarke and model Cara Delevingne have embraced full brows, and you can too. Here’s how everyone is getting that fluffy, natural look, from simple tweezing to a full-on eyebrow transplant.

11 Jan 2022 - 7:15AM
Skincare trends for 2022, from the new retinol and hyaluronic acid to chlorophyll and prickly pear seed oil

A new year means new skincare products, and here are five trending treatments to look out for in 2022, from HPR and PCA – the new hyaluronic acid – to chlorophyll and nano-encapsulated compounds.

A new year means new skincare products, and here are five trending treatments to look out for in 2022, from HPR and PCA – the new hyaluronic acid – to chlorophyll and nano-encapsulated compounds.

30 Dec 2021 - 11:03AM
Is expensive perfume worth the money? What they have that cheaper ones may not, and how to choose the right scent for you

Should you spend money on a luxury fragrance or is a cheaper perfume better? Experts explain what to look for and the things to consider when selecting your scent.

Should you spend money on a luxury fragrance or is a cheaper perfume better? Experts explain what to look for and the things to consider when selecting your scent.

6 Dec 2021 - 7:15AM
Explainer | Does your hair need conditioner? What it does and how to choose the best one for your hair type

Hair conditioners come in many varieties. Do you actually need one and, if so, how to choose the conditioner that best suits your hair?

Hair conditioners come in many varieties. Do you actually need one and, if so, how to choose the conditioner that best suits your hair?

9 Nov 2021 - 7:45PM
What causes dry skin, how to treat it, products to try and is it dehydrated instead? Because that requires a different strategy

Although dry skin and dehydrated skin can feel very similar, there is a huge difference between the two. Experts explain how to tell which you have, and how to counter it.

Although dry skin and dehydrated skin can feel very similar, there is a huge difference between the two. Experts explain how to tell which you have, and how to counter it.

2 Nov 2021 - 5:41AM
Explainer | Collagen helps keep your skin looking young, but what exactly is it? How to increase your collagen and how it benefits your skin

Collagen keeps your skin looking young– we’ve all heard that, but what is it, how does it work, and are collagen products better than those that promote its growth?

Collagen keeps your skin looking young– we’ve all heard that, but what is it, how does it work, and are collagen products better than those that promote its growth?

20 Oct 2021 - 11:50AM
The worst viral beauty trends on TikTok and why you should avoid them, from sunscreen contouring to microneedling at home

Dermatologists want you to know why these viral TikTok beauty trends, from smearing Vaseline all over your face to at-home microneedling, are not worth your time.

Dermatologists want you to know why these viral TikTok beauty trends, from smearing Vaseline all over your face to at-home microneedling, are not worth your time.

5 Oct 2021 - 8:15PM
Beauty sleep is real: five overnight treatments to help give you skin that’s healthy, plump and well rested

Sleep helps our skin recover and heal, and getting seven to nine hours of quality rest is essential; overnight skin treatments can enhance our beauty sleep.

Sleep helps our skin recover and heal, and getting seven to nine hours of quality rest is essential; overnight skin treatments can enhance our beauty sleep.

21 Sep 2021 - 7:15PM
BTS’s Jimin, Exo’s Baekhyun, Stray Kids’ Felix: 7 male K-pop idols using make-up to express who they really are

From BTS’s Jimin and Exo’s Baekhyun to Stray Kids’ Felix and Shinee’s Taemin, these idols are pushing the boundaries of men’s make-up.

From BTS’s Jimin and Exo’s Baekhyun to Stray Kids’ Felix and Shinee’s Taemin, these idols are pushing the boundaries of men’s make-up.

4 Sep 2021 - 7:45PM
Skincare users look for ingredients like vitamin C, Google data suggests, not fancy packaging or miracle cures for acne

Skincare brands such as The Ordinary are coming to the forefront as people turn away from products that promise to fix everything, and towards single-ingredient ones that offer targeted solutions.

Skincare brands such as The Ordinary are coming to the forefront as people turn away from products that promise to fix everything, and towards single-ingredient ones that offer targeted solutions.

24 Aug 2021 - 4:39AM
How beauty brands can avoid greenwashing and take real steps to becoming clean, sustainable and good for the environment

There are no official definitions of what words like clean, organic and natural mean when it comes to beauty products, and any brand can ‘greenwash’ by using them to appear cleaner than they are.

There are no official definitions of what words like clean, organic and natural mean when it comes to beauty products, and any brand can ‘greenwash’ by using them to appear cleaner than they are.

18 Aug 2021 - 4:15AM
Explainer | How our skin protects us, and how to keep it healthy and strong

Our skin can be weakened by UV rays, pollution and a host of other stressors. Keep it healthy with the right diet, a good lifestyle and suitable skincare products.

Our skin can be weakened by UV rays, pollution and a host of other stressors. Keep it healthy with the right diet, a good lifestyle and suitable skincare products.

10 Aug 2021 - 2:37PM
Viral fashion and beauty trends K-pop idols started, from ‘glass skin’ to men in crop tops to hair dye in every colour imaginable

K-pop idols have been responsible for a surprising number of viral beauty trends, from coloured hair to coloured contact lenses to men wearing crop tops.

K-pop idols have been responsible for a surprising number of viral beauty trends, from coloured hair to coloured contact lenses to men wearing crop tops.

2 Jul 2021 - 7:15AM
How to pair the active ingredients in your skincare routine, from retinol to vitamin C, to get the best results and avoid irritation

The right actives can completely change your skincare game – but not all ingredients should be used together. Read on to find out which pair well and which result in skin irritation.

The right actives can completely change your skincare game – but not all ingredients should be used together. Read on to find out which pair well and which result in skin irritation.

29 Jun 2021 - 7:43AM
Explainer | Lose that dead skin: exfoliation secrets, tips and everything else you need to know to keep your youthful glow

Dead skin causes problems that can affect your appearance. Exfoliating is the answer, but there is more to it than scraping off those dead cells.

Dead skin causes problems that can affect your appearance. Exfoliating is the answer, but there is more to it than scraping off those dead cells.

28 Jun 2021 - 8:15AM
The dos and don’ts of hair care to live by, from not washing it every day to why you should cover your head in the sun

Follow these basic rules when picking the best products for your hair, from not washing it every day to ensuring proper cleansing, hydration and exfoliation as you do for the rest of your body.

Follow these basic rules when picking the best products for your hair, from not washing it every day to ensuring proper cleansing, hydration and exfoliation as you do for the rest of your body.

9 May 2021 - 7:38PM
Blackpink’s Jennie, Joy from Red Velvet, Jessica Jung, Kai of Exo: 10 K-pop idols making waves with their fashion choices

Blackpink’s Jennie, Joy from Red Velvet, Jessica Jung, and Kai of Exo are among the sharpest dressers in K-pop.

Blackpink’s Jennie, Joy from Red Velvet, Jessica Jung, and Kai of Exo are among the sharpest dressers in K-pop.

2 May 2021 - 8:15PM
It’s not enough for celebrities to put their names to beauty brands – the power is in the product, too

Celebrities are the next big thing in beauty. But in 2021, new make-up and skincare brands need more than a famous name – they also need a big idea.

Celebrities are the next big thing in beauty. But in 2021, new make-up and skincare brands need more than a famous name – they also need a big idea.

2 Apr 2021 - 4:20AM
The top 2021 nail trends, from at-home gel manicures to sustainable polish to how to keep your cuticles looking healthy

Thanks to lockdowns across the world in 2020, many people turned to at-home nail care to keep their hands looking neat and tidy. Here are eight of the nail trends that we’re expecting to see this year, from colours to accessories.

Thanks to lockdowns across the world in 2020, many people turned to at-home nail care to keep their hands looking neat and tidy. Here are eight of the nail trends that we’re expecting to see this year, from colours to accessories.

30 Mar 2021 - 7:15PM
Seven beauty essentials worth spending extra money on to give your skin that spa treatment at home

Don’t spend a lot on things like cleansers, brushes, mascara, shampoo, and sheet masks – save your money for a multitasking serum, lipstick and nude eye shadow palettes, high-quality moisturisers, and more.

Don’t spend a lot on things like cleansers, brushes, mascara, shampoo, and sheet masks – save your money for a multitasking serum, lipstick and nude eye shadow palettes, high-quality moisturisers, and more.

16 Mar 2021 - 4:45AM
What you need to know about fragrance in skincare, what it does to our skin, and five fragrance-free products to try

Is fragrance in skincare bad for your skin? A growing number of brands are pivoting away from adding fragrances to their products thanks to the rise of social media, ‘skinfluncers’ and savvy shoppers aware of today’s skincare dos and don’ts.

Is fragrance in skincare bad for your skin? A growing number of brands are pivoting away from adding fragrances to their products thanks to the rise of social media, ‘skinfluncers’ and savvy shoppers aware of today’s skincare dos and don’ts.

25 Feb 2021 - 8:14AM
5 great skincare products with fruit and vegetable extracts and why the ingredients are so good for your beauty routine

Fruit- and vegetable-based extracts and oils are packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that can boost your skincare. Here are five of the best products to try.

Fruit- and vegetable-based extracts and oils are packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that can boost your skincare. Here are five of the best products to try.

2 Feb 2021 - 11:44AM
Glitter, niacinamide, Fenty Skin by Rihanna: 10 make-up trends we’ve loved this year that we will see a lot more of in 2021

From niacinamide to rhinestones to celebrity beauty line launches by Rihanna and Selena Gomez, 10 beauty trends that went viral on Instagram in 2020.

From niacinamide to rhinestones to celebrity beauty line launches by Rihanna and Selena Gomez, 10 beauty trends that went viral on Instagram in 2020.

30 Dec 2020 - 1:32PM