The 5 Best Korean Moisturizers For Oily Skin

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Many people with oily skin tend to avoid using moisturizers, not only because they can feel heavy, greasy and suffocating, but also because of the fear that they will clog up pores and lead to acne. However, even if you have oily skin, moisturizing is a very important step in your skincare routine that you shouldn’t skip. Although oily skin …

Skin Hydration: The Importance of Humectants In Skincare Products

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When wanting to improve our skin, we’re often so busy searching for the best anti-aging, anti-inflammatory or anti-acne ingredients to include in our skincare routine that we often forget about one of the most important and basic things we can do to keep our skin healthy and glowing – hydration! There are many ingredients that help to keep the skin …

The 4 Best Korean Hydrating Toners

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Korean skincare is all about hydration and maintaining a healthy moisture barrier. This is because skin that is hydrated not only has that dewy glow, but is less prone to irritation and breakouts and helps prevent fine lines and wrinkles. Hydrating toners (which are commonly called ‘skin‘ in Korea or ‘lotions‘ and ‘softeners‘ in Japan) are beneficial for any skin …

The 4 Best Korean Skincare Products With Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs)

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Regular exfoliation with chemical exfoliants such as alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) has significant benefits for every skin type and skin concern. AHAs are similar to beta hydroxy acid (BHA) and are much less abrasive than physical exfoliants (such as scrubs). These leave-on products will gently help to shed the build up of dead skin cells, leaving your skin hydrated, smooth …

Why So Many Skincare Products Contain Butylene Glycol – Is It Safe For Your Skin?

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If you want better skin, it’s so important to have a little bit of knowledge about common ingredients used in skincare products. Not only is it important to know what ingredients your skin would really benefit from, but it’s equally important (or maybe even more so) to know which ingredients might be damaging for your skin or health. Since I’ve …