5 Korean Beauty Secrets to Follow for Flawless Skin

It is absolutely no surprise that Korean women have absolutely radiant, clear and translucent skin complexion, and use the most innovative products and techniques to keep them looking that way. Korean women follow a strong routine each day to maintain their absolutely beautiful looks by investing both their time and money. This article will take you through 5 steps/ beauty secrets used by all Korean women to look their astonishingly flawless selves.

Skin Oils

Skin Oils

Korean women swear by a technique called double cleanse system that involves removal of the entire day’s makeup by using a gentle oil based cleanser that extracts all the sebum and bacteria from the skin and a water-based cleanser to remove sweat etc.

The whole point of using oil is to ensure that your skin doesn’t dry out and lead to a minimal amount of tugging. Also, only oil-based cleansers can extract all the oil-based debris because water-based cleansers cannot mix with oil.

Next, usage of a gentle foaming water-based cleanser helps in removing impurities(such as sweat) that are left behind. You never tug on the skin, only move your fingers in circular motions(if it turns milky, you’re doing it right!)

Essence

Essence

Essences, which are nourishing liquid concentrate that preps the skin for serum application by bringing water deep into the skin and balancing the pH. It also enhances the skin’s cellular renewal process, leading to a lighter complexion and firm skin. It is used post cleansing and applied directly onto the skin till absorbed by using the heat generated by the hand to allow deeper penetration.

Sun Protection Cream

Sun Protection Cream

Koreans maintain their fair skinned complexion by avoiding sun damage at absolutely all costs. Sunscreen products of Korea are available with a UV rating include a PA+ rating(more the number of +s, more the protection from UVA rays). Korean sunscreens are also the best available in the market, with more protection and easier wear.

Sleeping Mask

Sleeping Mask

Sleeping masks are a Korean beauty must-have. It gives the skin a healthy, dewy appearance according to the norm of the Korean society. These contain a variety of ingredients, occasionally weird ingredients like snail mucus(hydrating) for deep skin hydration, firming, brightening and dead skin removal. One of their main ingredients is collagen for skin renewal and tightening. This is a post-cleanse, post-essence and post-serum application, applied right before going to bed. It creates a permeable seal on top of the skin, that allows everything underneath it, to be absorbed.

Sheet Masks

Sheet Masks

The sheet mask is usually used in order to address a specific issue of the skin like dullness. There is a vast variety of these available, like brightening sheet mask, hydrating sheet masks, etc. They are cotton based sheets infused with serums and essences meant to address a specific issue. The whole point of using a sheet mask is to ensure that a tight seal is created on the skin and none of the essential ingredients of the mask evaporate off of the skin. Devoid your skin of all makeup, then cleanse and tone it and apply a sheet mask for 20 mins.

Even though this regime might be time-consuming, it is absolutely worth it in the long term, leaving these Korean beauties looking airbrushed and unto 10 years younger.…

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Korean Beauty Tricks for When You are Low on Time

Women in Korea are taught how to properly care for their skin from a young age. Mothers, aunts and older sisters all teach us how to keep our skin healthy and flawless. With today’s busy lifestyle, it is sometimes difficult to do the whole ten-step skincare routine. On days like that, we take a few shortcuts that still give us great results. Our tricks for beautiful skin will make you glow.

Exfoliate with a washcloth. The trick for fighting wrinkles? Use a washcloth soaked in hot water to massage your face every day.

Essence between moisturizing layers. Koreans believe that essence is the key to keeping all the nutrients in your skin. Apply a layer of essence after your first layer of moisturizer and then seal it with the last layer of moisturizer.

 

Steam massage in the shower. The massage will improve circulation and give you a dewy complexion. Use circular motions that start from your forehead to your jaw.

Blurring hides imperfections. Blurring is a method used by Korean women to cover up things they want hidden. They use a combination of cover-up products to blur the imperfections away.

 

Charcoal sheet face masks. This is a great way to detox and exfoliate your skin with very little effort. Apply and leave the mask on for 15 to 20 minutes while you relax. Easy as that. Walmart even sells it.

Enhance your lips. If you enhance your natural lip color your complexion will already be more vibrant. You can also make use of lip oils. These oils give your lips the necessary nutrients and also add some color.

 

Drink Barley tea. Korean babies are given Barley tea to already start caring for their skin. This tea is filled with antioxidants and increases blood flow.

Sleep with a mask. While you sleep is the best time for your skin to rejuvenate and renew its cells. Help the process along and relieve your face of a few years by using an overnight sleeping mask.

Try some of these tricks and see how easy it is to get great-looking skin with minimal effort.

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