When it comes to skincare, K-beauty knows what is talking about! Korean skin care routine deviates into 10 simple technical steps that every female should learn. Even though it’s the extended version of every other regimen, these Korean beauty tips are the ultimate processes that you need to follow for glowing, healthy porcelain looking skin!
The steps most of the Korean women follow on a daily basis are what differs them from the others. The truth is, nowadays, these steps have become so popular, almost every Us and European woman knows about them. For all the skeptical females out there, staying loyal to their expensive and famous brands that spend millions in promoting their foundations and cover-ups, we might have a little advice for you: Why don’t you try just once the real deal? Korean skin care secrets might just make you see the results you have been searching for so long…
Here are the ultimate Korean skin care steps:
Eye makeup removal
This is the first step which involves removing your entire makeup with a cotton pad. Select an oil based cleanser and start gently removing your oil based makeup especially from your eyes.
For a perfect result, select a water-based cleanser to gently remove all the makeup and impurities with a cotton pad. Be careful to apply the cleanser to every part of your face with circular motions. Korean women believe that the proper way of cleaning is the key to a healthy and radiant skin. That is why they prop to double clean the face, but in the second step, your main focus should be your face, not your eyes.
Even though you may not apply this step every day, it is important to know where it stands on the 10-steps list. K-beauty experts claim that this step should be applied at least three times a week. Exfoliator removes your dead skin cells and lets your other products to get fully absorbed by the healthy skin. Exfoliator sets your blocked pores free and makes your skin appear cleaner and healthier. Try to mostly focus on the areas where pores and blackheads are more visible.
On this stage, your face is very fragile and it needs a toner/refresher to calm down and be ready to better absorb the following treatments. Many women skip toner, but Korean Beauty brands have been always focused on this product. The most important: it restores your pH balance. K-beauty experts really promote applying toner every time as the fourth step because it’s vital for your delicate skin.
Just like the toner, the essence is considered to be one of the essential parts of your face treatment. Or better say, is the utmost part of your face regimen! It helps your skin to be more elastic and boosts your skin’s cellular renewal process. It is a product similar to ampules or serums but its consistency is a little bit more like water (just like the toner).
Ampoule, serum treatments
It just likes the essence but it has much more powers. And its consistency is different from essence too. Its main purpose is to directly work on every problem that your skin might have. It deeply helps your skin to be more elastic, to destroy every age issue that is ready to appear and also, to deeply hydrate and feed your skin with its vitamin-rich elements.
The sheet mask is a Korean beauty tip perfect for every type of skin and every age. The main benefit of this mask is to hydrate and prevent wrinkles on your skin. Depends on what your skin needs the most, you can choose a rich in vitamin C mask for a brighter skin tone, a snail mucus for a deep hydrating it and a lot more. Just like the exfoliator, this mask should be applied two to three times a week.
Once you have finished with all the previous steps, now your skin is finally ready to absorb the final ingredients. These ingredients help moisturize and protect the delicate areas such are underneath your eyes. An eye cream will also eliminate your dark circles and deeply hydrate your skin cells.
A pre-final step to give your skin a soft and delicate touch. Do not underestimate this step. It is responsible your skin’s regeneration!
The point of night cream is to make sure your skin will stay well hydrated through a night. Korean skin care products promote organic/natural ingredients for best effect. Some of them are Algae Extract, Apple Extract, Arnica Extract, Bamboo Extract etc. You just have to choose…