It's nothing new, Korean facial routines are on the lips of all lovers of cosmetics and care. A perfect complexion without wrinkles, where should I sign?

Porcelain, luminous and healthy-looking skin, what makes Korean skin look so radiant?

What is the Korean Facial Routine?

In honor of the truth and because we do not like to promote false promises, one of the key factors why Korean women mostly have a skin free of blackheads, wrinkles and uniform, is the genetic component.

In addition to this, your diet is rich in antioxidants and fatty acids. They consume them through rice, gohan, rich in B vitamins, inositol and linoleic acid, which helps slow down aging thanks to its ability to promote collagen production and regenerate the skin.

Also soy, algae and fatty fish that are an excellent source of omega-3 and protein.

In summary, there are three fundamental factors for them to have such a beautiful complexion:

  • Genetic factor.
  • Diet rich in antioxidants and fatty acids.
  • Facial care routines focused on maintaining collagen and skin elasticity. 

On average, Korean women spend 30 minutes on their nighttime facial care routine. Let's answer the question of what is korean cosmetics. Let's talk about the step by step of these routines.

Step 1: Double cleaning. Remove make-up and remove impurities

The first step in any Korean skincare routine is remove make-up with an oil balm, only in the night routine to be able to remove makeup and sunscreen effectively.

The reason for using an oil balm as the first step in double cleansing is that Being formulated with oil as the first ingredient, they better drag away dirt and impurities.

The Star Oil Balm All Yours, is he Orange Cleansing Sherbet de Aromatica Containing orange extract, it smells amazing and dissolves makeup like magic.

  • For all skin types:

Sioris “Fresh Moment” Oil Cleanser

Step 2: Double cleaning. deep clean

The second step of double cleaning is the use of a gel or foam cleaner, that is, with water based, to remove any remaining dirt that may have remained after the first cleaning.

  • For dry or sensitive skin:

Sioris “Cleanse Me Softly” Cleansing Milk

  • For oily skin with blackheads

Cleansing Gel with salicylic acid "Puri-tea" by Meisani

Step 3: Facial exfoliation

The exfoliation is done to remove impurities and clean blackheads. It also manages to remove dead cells that accumulate when the skin renews itself naturally, every 15-20 days.

This step in sensitive skin it is advisable to do it only 1 or 2 times per week to avoid irritating the skin, or depending on your tolerance to exfoliating acids.

In Korean routines, soft and gentle exfoliants are used with the skin that do not cause redness, so they perform this step daily. Some examples:

  • Exfoliating for sensitive or oily skin:

BHA Tonic with Aloe Vera by Benton

  • Scrub for all skin types:

Benton PHA Peeling Tonic

  • Exfoliating for dry and mature skin

Sioris “My Soft Grain” Gentle Mechanical Scrub

Step 4: Apply toner to balance the pH

The function of the toner is to balance the skin's pH and refresh you a little, which never hurts. Besides, helps the following treatments penetrate better. Ideally, apply it with your hands so that the product penetrates the skin better.

  • For dry, mixed or sensitive skin:

Aromatica “Reviving Rose Infusion Treatment” Tonic

  • For oily and acne-prone skin:

Aromatica Tea Tree Balancing Tonic

  • For sensitive and red skin:

Sioris “Feel so Fresh” Tonic

Step 5: Essence for all skin types

The essences are a mixture between the tonic and the serum. They comfort and soothe the skin and thanks to its high concentration of active are effective in treating acne scars and blemishes.

There Meisani “Rice & Shine” hyaluronic acid essence, repairs, calms and deeply hydrates your skin. You will feel your skin super soft and juicy after its application and it is suitable for all skin types.

Step 6: Ampoules or facial serum

Serums are cosmetics with higher concentrations of active ingredients, contain skin-transforming ingredients like retinol, vitamin C, niacinamide, among others.

For us, the three essentials are the following:

  • For skin that wants to treat wrinkles, expression lines, acne and scars: 

Retinol serum "Blue Elixir" by Meisani

  • For skin that wants to improve luminosity, skin texture and sun spots: 

Vitamin C Serum “Glow Drops” by Meisani

  • For sensitive and red skin: 

Serum “A Calming Day Ampoule” by Sioris.

Step 7: Time for the masks

To add the icing on the cake to your routine, you have to add a mask that meets the needs of your skin. And it will only be necessary 1 or 2 times a week for that extra hydration and treatment.

  • For dehydrated skin:

Mask "CHOK-CHOK Hyaluronic Acid & Algae Moisture" by Ondo Beauty 36.5

  • For acne-prone and red skin:

Benton Goodbye Redness Centella Mask

  • For combination and oily skin:

Masks "Aloe Propolis Soothing" by Benton

Step 8: Take care of the eye contour

Prevents expression lines, provides luminosity and treats dark circles, and all this is not done by any product!

But Ondo Beauty 36.5 Niacinamide and Green Tea Serum Yeah!

Step 9: Moisturizing Cream to Lock in Moisture

This step of the routine is important, as the goal of the moisturizer is to seal the moisture that you have brought to your footl with the products applied previously.

  • For dry and mature skin:

Sioris Enriched by Nature Moisturizing Cream

  • For oily and combination skin:

Moisturizing Gel with Aloe Vera and Benton Propolis

  • For dehydrated and sensitive skin:

Moisturizing cream “Calendula Juicy” by Aromatica

Step 10: Sunscreen to prevent skin breakdown

If you have been looking for a cream that is effective against wrinkles and skin blemishes for some time, we have the perfect one. sunscreen, the best anti-wrinkle on the market.

In the Korean routine there is never a lack, it is an essential step in the morning. They protect themselves daily from the sun, a habit that we are still introducing in the West and it is very important to maintain a healthy state of the skin.

How often to perform the Korean facial routine?

The 10-step facial care routines are not designed to be done every day, besides, who has the time!

What we do recommend is that you get used to applying this routine on weekends to give yourself a moment and pamper yourself.

In this way, you will deeply repair the skin barrier and you will be ready to show off revitalized and radiant skin during the week.

And remember that The best gift you can give yourself is to take care of yourself.

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