The 10-step Korean beauty has been touted as one of the best beauty
routines in the world. It’s a lifestyle that rooted in Korea’s obsession with
healthy skin and worth a try!
remover and oil cleanser: Oil cleansers are an effective way to remove makeup
and draw out oil-based skin impurities. These types of cleansers break down
oil-based debris and are easy to apply and rinse off.
cleanser: After using an oil cleanser, a water-based cleanser
is needed to remove water-based impurities like sweat and dirt. Double
cleansing is an excellent way to remove any remaining impurities that can cause
exfoliator helps clean pores and remove dead skill cells for brighter and
smoother skin. Other skin care products will also work more efficiently with
Toner: The next
step is to balance moisture and pH levels with a toner. This preps your face
for the next steps. Aloe and citric acid are great toner ingredients.
is the first step for nourishing your skin and the heart of the Korean skincare
routine. They are typically a lightweight form of hydration to encourage the
skin to absorb additional products.
Treatments: This is
the time to treat problem areas of your skin. Boosters and serums can help
target specific skin concerns, such as tea tree for acne.
masks: A sheet mask typically includes concentrated beneficial skin
ingredients. By allow the mask to soak into your face for 15-20 minutes, your
skin will be able to fully absorb the nutrients and moisture! This is easily
the most relaxing part of the Korean beauty routine.
cream: Eye cream is essential for preventing dark circles, puffiness, and
crow’s feet. Remember to use your ring finger or pinkie to tap in the product
since this part of the skin is delicate!
people are familiar with this step. Lotions, gels, and creams are different
forms of moisturizers and will help keep the skin smooth and plump.
protection: The last skip may be one of the most important
steps. It’s crucial to protect your skin from damaging UV rays that cause aging
and skin cancer. Don’t forget to re-apply throughout the day, especially after
contact with water and sweat!
the 10-step routine may seem overwhelming and even excessive, remember to use
this as a guideline to help you do what’s best for you and your skin. A daily
sheet mask isn’t absolutely necessary, so feel free to pick and choose the best
combination for you!