A Guide To Using Niacinamide and Vitamin C Together in Your Skincare Routine

Niacinamide and vitamin C are two of the most effective (and also widely studied) skincare ingredients. They both have multiple benefits for your skin, particularly when it comes to anti-aging and hyperpigmentation. Many people fear using both niacinamide and vitamin C together in their skincare routine. This is because some people believe that using them at the same time renders …

The Best Korean Anti-Aging Skincare Products

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In this article today, I’d like to share with you what I think are the best Korean anti-aging skincare products, no matter what your age or skin type. When researching what skincare products to use, I always focus heavily on product formulations (what ingredients products contain and how they benefit your skin). This way I know I’m not just falling …

The 6 Best Korean Anti-Aging Serums & Ampoules Of 2020

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Prevention is always best when it comes to anti-aging and keeping wrinkles and sagging skin at bay. Using hydrating products such as a moisturizer and protecting your skin from the sun with a high SPF sunscreen will go a long way to prevent skin aging. In fact, Korean skincare focuses heavily on skin hydration and sun protection as a means …

The 5 Best Korean Vitamin C Serums For Anti-Aging & Skin Brightening

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Pure Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) is one of the most powerful skincare ingredients for improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, fading hyperpigmentation, protection against photo-aging and pollution AND treating acne scarring! It’s one of the most thoroughly researched skincare ingredients and dermatologists definitely agree that it is one of the most effective ingredients to include in your skincare …

The Anti-Wrinkle Benefits Of Adenosine In Skincare Products

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An ingredient that is commonly found in a lot of Korean skincare products (especially in serums and creams) is adenosine. You may have spotted it in ingredient lists before and wondered what this ingredient is. Today I’m shining the spotlight on adenosine, and I’ll explain how this somewhat lesser known skincare ingredient can help you fight wrinkles. Don’t have enough …

What Is Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate And How Can It Improve Your Skin?

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Starting a Korean skincare routine can seem a bit daunting sometimes, since there are so many ingredients to figure out. It can be difficult to know what these ingredients do, and which ones are best for your particular skin concerns. Galactomyces ferment filtrate is an ingredient often used in Korean skincare products that many people starting a skincare routine (including …

Why Korean Skincare Products Typically Shy Away From Retinol

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Retinol is probably one of the most beneficial ingredients for your skin and it’s no wonder that everyone seems to be eager to incorporate some form of retinoid into their skincare routine! Retinol has powerful anti-aging properties, as well as the ability to fade hyperpigmentation and fight acne. Research also suggests that retinol is the most effective ingredient for fading …

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 …

The Best Korean Eye Creams For Wrinkles & Fine Lines

I follow a simple Korean skincare routine (which is helping me to keep acne at bay and fade my hyperpigmentation), but this winter I’ve noticed I actually have quite a lot of fine lines underneath my eyes. So, I’ve decided to include an eye cream in my skincare routine to: 1.) try to prevent any worsening of wrinkles, and 2.) …

Why You Need Ginseng In Your Skincare Routine & The Best Korean Products To Try

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Korean herbal ingredients that have played an important role in traditional Asian medicine since ancient times are being used more and more in Korean skincare products. One of these ingredients is ginseng – also known as ‘the root of immortality’ for it’s powerful anti-aging properties. Ginseng has traditionally been consumed orally, however research has found that it also has anti-aging, …