You’ve heard it all. The routines and the hype around the Korean beauty products have set the world abuzz. Seoul, the capital city of Korea is a sort of paradise for people obsessed with skin care and cosmetic whatnot. From foundations served in ‘cushions,’ mud to oil to foam cleansers to ‘glass skin,’ ‘baby feet’ and ‘eye smiles,’ Korea fails to disappoint with its beauty products.
In addition to the adorable packaging they come in, Korean beauty products are prevalent for the unique ingredients they use and their emphasis on glowing skin. Here are 8 products that will set you off on an addiction that could actually be good for you.
1) The Skin Food Black Sugar Honey
Featuring organic black sugar granules for exfoliation and rich honey that softens the skin, the Skin Food Black Sugar Honey is enriched with minerals to hydrate and nourish the skin.
2) The Secret Key Snow White Cream
The Secret Key’s Snow White Cream basically serves as a BB cream, whitening product, makeup base, and lotion, and doesn’t irritate skin. It contains niacinamide, a brightening instrument that also offers UV protection and helps to control acne.
3) Innisfree Super Volcanic Pore Clay Mask
Formulated with powerful volcanic clay from Jeju Island, this clay mask helps in absorbing sebum, removes insecurities and tightens pores. This mask, which is also featured in a lot of selfies these days, deeply cleanses the skin leaving it with a cooling result and a softer, brighter and firm looking skin.
4) The Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop
This product contains 5 percent vitamin C to fade dark spots and protect skin from pigmentation. Planned with natural ingredients that are safe and anti-inflammatory, the vitamin drop invigorates and rejuvenates your skin with the power of pure vitamin C!
5) Neogen Bio-Peel
A gauze-style chemical exfoliator which promotes brighter and clearer skin, the Neogen Bio-Peel exfoliating pads are not only effective but super easy to use. They offer both physical and chemical exfoliation, leaving the skin glowing, and infused with antioxidant benefits.
6) The Laneige Water Bank Trial Kit
The Laneige Water Bank Trial Kit comprises of the essence, cream, gel cream and eye gel from their water bank range. That means radiant skin at your fingertips.
7) The Skin Food Peach Sake Pore Serum
Especially for enlarged pores, the Skin Food Peach Sake Pore Serum features rice sake and peach extract that eliminates the shine and visibility of those pores.
8) The Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Cleansing Foam
Using Jeju’s volcanic clay in a foam formula to purify pores and banish, it strongly absorbs sebum and purifies clogged pores. The Volcanic scoria, one of Jeju’s natural ingredients is an alkaline substance with a pH level similar to the human body.
From a trendy craze to a worldwide essential, the past few years have been transformative for Korean beauty. And of course, we can see why.