Korean Beauty Products
Korea’s growing cultural influence has spread overseas including lifestyle products, k-dramas, and kpop. Thanks to this immense spread in influence, Korean beauty products have been stirring the beauty scene internationally for the last few years. There are now countless websites that export Korean beauty products and the demand has been growing since. With so many products available, we chose the top 6 products that is a must in your beauty care regimen.
Our top 6 picks were selected based on the most crucial steps in skin care: cleansing, toning, and moisturizing.
The Face Shop
The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Cleansing Light Oil is one of the top cleansers of Korea. Oil cleansers lift makeup residue and other impurities. Think of this product as a “pre-wash” for your first step of facial cleaning. This product is usually used first, and then followed by a regular foam cleanser. That’s right, you should wash your face twice, then follow the next step of your skin care routine.
Mamonde Rose Water
This toner called Mamonde Rose Water Toner by Amore Pacific. This toner vaunts it is made of 90% damask rose water formulation derived from Bulgarian roses. Toner is the first stage of applying hydration to the skin. After cleansing, pour a small amount in your hands and tap gently on your skin. Don’t forget to dab on your neck and back of the hands!
Vitalizer C-10 Ampoule
The next step is a serum depending on your skin needs. One product that has been changing lives is the Vitalizer C-10 Ampoule Multi-Vital 10 System. This product contains 10% pure stabilized vitamin C for skin nourishment, whitening, and brightening care. It helps with anti-aging skin regeneration by the added collagen compounds which provide sufficient nutrition supply for healthier and tighter skin. Also, this product provides melanin skin protection. Natural skin protection from melanin by vitamin B3, C, and plant whitening ingredients to help fade blemishes, age spots, and other unwanted marks.
Skin Prestige Crème D’Escargot
Skin Prestige Crème D’Escargot is a moisturizer that contains 21% or snail mucus filtrate. Snail emissions safe guards snails from impairment, UV rays, and contagion. This product has multiple benefits such as regeneration of the skin, healing acne and blemishes, fading old acne marks, and anti-aging properties. In some reviews, it is said that the consistency is not slimy, but is rich in moisture and is a gel-like and creamy texture.
History of Whoo Secret Court Cream
At night, you should add a night cream to lock in all the vitamins and moisture applied in the previous steps. The History of Whoo Secret Court Cream is comprised by an ancient recipe of 32 herbal medicines dating earlier in 1502. It is said that the newly-crowned queen at the time was having skin difficulties from the stress of becoming the new obligated ruler. The previous queen felt pity for the new queen and decided to give the secret anti-aging recipe to the new queen. Miraculously, the new queen’s face had been restored back to porcelain. The design and packaging of this product screams royalty.
Bright Youthful Eyes – Sulwhasoo
The last step of your skin care routine is to apply an eye cream. Sulwhasoo concentrated Ginseng Renewing Eye Cream is well renowned in the American beauty scene. This product has been featured in top fashion magazines such as Elle Magazine. The price is very steep, but is a miracle worker by darkening circles and lifts sagging skin around the eyes. This heavy cream is moisture concentrated, so a tiny amount will go a long way. Sparingly dab lightly onto the eyelids and corers of the eyes. The scent is strong with ginseng and has a medicinal feel.