Beauty trends may be fleeting, but the one that has stood the test of time, as it is currently making a comeback, is the Korean-style beauty ritual. The experts at K-Beauty focus on perfect skin as the essence of all beauty. Read on as we share 6 secrets to gorgeous, radiant, and healthy skin – Korean beauty style.
Korean women learn early on that perfect skin is a lifelong investment, and they start early. Just look at the results to appreciate the visible benefits of a nourishing and healing skincare regimen. Let’s accept that in order to have perfect skin, maybe we need to change our mindset and start to catch up. Flawless skin is a lifestyle that can be learned in 6 magical steps!
Step 1: Double cleansing, the secret to perfect skin
Perfect cleansing is a simple step on the road to perfect skin. Here’s why Korea’s double-cleansing trick is paying off. Start with an oil-based cleanser such as BIOSOURCE Balm-to-Oilto remove makeup, even water-resistant cosmetics, without greasy film thanks to its three-phase transformation formula with Life Plankton. Follow up with a water-based cleanser such asBIOSOURCE Cleansing micellar waterwith pure extract of living plankton to effectively remove other impurities such as sweat and dirt. The Korean beauty routine for perfect skin starts with perfectly clean skin.
Step 2: Deep cleansing to keep skin rejuvenated
Keeping skin healthy starts with cleansing and is followed by deep cleansing once or twice a week in the Korean beauty world. According to research by N. Koski in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology , clay masks are inherently effective in deep cleansing pores and refining skin texture. SKIN BEST WONDER MUDis enriched with ghassoul clay and the antioxidant, astaxanthin, for a powerful cleanse against the build-up of city, makeup and toxins. These mineral clay masks absorb oil and impurities, effectively removing them from pores to leave our skin glowing, soft and flawless.
Step 3: Use toner to keep skin flawless
Korean beauty’s take on toning as part of a flawless skin regimen is that it “fixes” the skin after cleansing and exfoliation so that it can better absorb subsequent treatments. Known in Asia as “refreshing,” that’s exactly what toners do.BIOSOURCE TONER Normal Skin reaches all traces of deeply rooted impurities and leaves the skin freshly moist to allow better penetration of subsequent products.
Step 4: The essence for perfect skin
The heart of the Korean way to flawless skin is hydration and at the center of this, the most important secret: essence. Lighter than a moisturizer, the essence has an affinity with the skin cells, which is simply the most necessary step towards perfect skin.LIFE PLANKTON ESSENCEof Biotherm is absorbed by the skin almost immediately, thanks to its light texture which contributes to maximum absorption and in-depth working efficiency. Enriched with a variety of 35 nutrients, vitamins, amino acids and more, this healing essence works to rejuvenate the skin, working its magic to reach newborn skin in just 8 days!
Step 5: Perfect skin needs to be hydrated
Regardless of our skin type, in the quest for perfect skin, hydration is a must. Those of us with oily skin should use a light water-based texture, such as Aquasource Gel. Enriched with Life Plankton and hydrating Mannose, this powerful moisturizer keeps skin deeply hydrated, hour after hour, for rejuvenated, glowing, flawless skin. For normal or dry skin, a smoothing moisturizer like COCOON AQUASOURCE is full of hydration that protects, regenerates and strengthens the skin, creating that incredible dewy smoothness that characterizes flawless skin – Korean beauty style.