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.) …

How To Choose The Best Vitamin C Serum: Everything You Need To Know

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Unlike in Western skincare culture, skin brightening is probably the highest ranking skincare concern in Korean and Japanese skincare. No matter what type of hyperpigmentation your skin has (such as acne scarring, sun damage or melasma) – a vitamin C serum is a must have in your skincare routine if you’d like to brighten your skin. But how does a …

The Best Korean & Japanese Water-Based Cleansers For Oily & Acne Prone Skin

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The first step to starting your Korean skincare routine is finding the right cleanser for your skin type (this post is talking about water-based cleansers AKA second step cleansers only). If you have oily and acne prone skin, this can be especially difficult since you don’t want to start your skincare routine with something that will cause your skin to produce more oil or …

The Best Korean Centella Asiatica Skincare Products

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Do you have red and inflamed skin? Perhaps you suffer from acne, eczema or rosacea. Or maybe your skin is struggling with changing seasons and other products you are using on your skin. There’s an ingredient you should know about that works wonders for soothing and calming red and inflamed skin: Centella asiatica – also known as cica in the …

The Best Korean Skincare Products For Oily Acne Prone Skin

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If you have oily acne prone skin then you’d understand the frustration when it comes to creating your Korean skincare routine. It can be really difficult and take a long time to find skincare products that don’t cause your skin to break out. So, what are the best Korean skincare products for oily acne prone skin? TL;DR: Don’t have time …

Where To Buy Korean Skincare and Beauty Products Online?

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Korean skincare is not only hugely popular in Korea, but it is now taking the world by storm! But if you don’t live in Korean – where can you safely buy Korean skincare products online?  Sadly though, many Western beauty stores still don’t stock Korean skincare products. So how will you get your hands on these amazing products we hear …

Why Snail Mucin Is So Good For Your Skin

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Hyaluronic acid, propolis and honey, cica, AHAs and BHAs, aloe vera, green tea, tea tree oil, licorice root extract, and SNAIL MUCIN – these are just some of the special ingredients that I think really define Korean skincare products. So many Korean skincare products contain one or possibly even more than one of these ingredients. Snail mucin is definitely one of …

Simplify Your Routine For Healthier Skin: Korean Skincare In 5 Steps

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Okay, so you’ve heard about Korean skincare and your ready to jump on board to obtain all the talked about benefits for your skin. BUT…then you realise there are SO MANY BRANDS and EVEN MORE PRODUCTS to choose from! And…there are apparently 10 steps to a Korean skincare routine! Where do you even start in forming a routine for your …

How To Fade Hyperpigmentation And Get Brighter Skin With Korean Skincare

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Hyperpigmentation is a common concern that stands in the way of a bright and glowing complexion. Sun exposure, inflammation and hormonal changes are the most common causes of hyperpigmentation – resulting in either sun spots, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIL) or melasma that seem impossible to fade. But there are steps you can take to fade hyperpigmentation at home without resorting to …