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 3 Best Korean Emulsions & How They Fit Into Your Skincare Routine

If you have been using Korean skincare products or would like to start a Korean skincare routine, you might have noticed a type of product called an “emulsion”. AND, you might have wondered what an emulsion is and when in your routine to use one. So, what is an emulsion in the Korean skincare world? What does it do for …

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 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 …

The 7 Best COSRX Products For Oily Acne-Prone Skin

COSRX is probably one of the most popular Korean skincare brands, with many of their products being long-term bestsellers and favorites for many skincare enthusiasts. It is actually the first Korean skincare brand that I turned to last year when I started looking after my skin. But, COSRX has a pretty big range of products, making it overwhelming trying to …

Is Mugwort The Korean Skincare Ingredient of 2020?

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Korean skincare is definitely trending towards cleaner and simpler product formulations with more natural, and Asian-centric ingredients (those used for centuries in traditional herbal medicine). Say goodbye to the 10-step Korean skincare routine and products which promise ‘glass skin’, because 2020 is all about keeping it clean and simple (yet effective) by incorporating soothing, healing and protective ingredients into your …

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 …

Cleansing Balms vs Cleansing Oils – Which Is Better?

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Double cleansing is probably one of the most defining (and important) steps of any Korean skincare routine. It involves cleansing your skin in two steps: first with an oil-based cleanser, followed by a water-based cleanser. Using an oil cleanser in addition to a water-based cleanser ensures that you remove oil-based impurities including sunscreen, makeup and excess sebum to help prevent …

A Guide To iUNIK Serums: Which Is The Best For Your Skin?

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If you’re already a little familiar with Korean skincare, then you’ve likely heard of iUNIK. Today I wanted to write a guide to the various serums available from iUNIK for you – because I am going a little bit crazy for this brand right now. iUNIK is a Korean skincare brand that I’ve been loving a lot lately. So much …

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 …