Desiree Nicole

✨self-care for the soul ✨

Hey There!
Finding yourself is not really how it works. You aren’t a ten-dollar bill in last winter’s coat pocket. You are also not lost. Your true self is right here, buried under cultural conditioning, other people’s opinions and inaccurate conclusions you drew as a kid that became your beliefs about who you are. 'Finding yourself' is actually returning to yourself. An unlearning, an excavation, a remembering who you were before the world got its hands on you" -Emily McDowell


[REVIEW] Shero Science: POWER-C AM Serum

Shero Science started with two dermatologists who wanted to give women high-quality skin care products for an affordable price. Their manifesto states, "We don’t shy away from science and research, but we don’t overcomplicate it, either. We know that the status quo isn’t serving you well, and…

Nights Like This (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) - Kehlani

So here's a super last minute shoot shot by my good friend, Pierre. It was a super cold evening the day of this shoot but it was worth it. We headed to Soho to snap a few pics right before going to Little Italy for some bomb-ass New York City pizza.

In these photos, I am wearing: a thrifted ca…

[VIDEO] Pack With Me: ASIA 2019

[VIDEO] Harajuku Inspired Accessory Lookbook

[REVIEW] Peripera Milk Wash Cleansing Foam

As someone who has been traumatized by their acne since middle school, as an adult, I try my very best to maintain healthy-looking skin. The main attribute for healthy-looking skin is consistency. Just like your day-to-day life, your skin needs to have a routine too. Through years of trial and err…

[VIDEO] $50 Korean Beauty Haul from Jknlee

December Favorites

We are officially back to square one. January is the month of new blessings, new opportunities, new life lessons and so much more. While we're moving forward, I want to take a moment to backpedal a bit just to share with you a few of my December faves!
Mac Book Air Now that I'll be moving …

[VIDEO] I Embarrassed Myself In Front of NCT127

[VIDEO] The Spicy Noodle Challenge

Why Working with Friends Can (Sometimes) End Friendships

In May 2018, my Korean pop-culture news site Kurrent News was launched. Over the years in college, I've always envisioned being a small business owner especially once I developed a strong love for writing. It grew even stronger once I started my career over at Seoulwave, another Korean pop-cul…