“South Korea has very few natural resources. The country isn’t stocked with oil, much natural gas, or even many minerals. What it does have is a shitload of sheet masks, BB creams, essences, and face masks packaged to look like tomatoes. These beauty products are on the verge of becoming — in addition to electronics and cars — one of Korea’s biggest exports. And they’re getting there with help from an entity you might not think would trouble itself with banana-shaped lip glosses or lace sheet masks: the Korean government.” Read more at NYMag.com.