10 Easy Steps To Follow Korean Skincare Routine

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Koreans are really gorgeous according to their beauty standards. But what makes them gorgeous is that they follow their daily skincare routine to maintain their flawless and glowing beauty.

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This skincare routine doesn’t depend upon how much product you have, but it depends upon how to apply it. First of all, you need to understand what kind of skin type you have whether it is oily, sensitive, or dry and also you don’t need to spend your entire day when you follow this routine to maintain your skin. 

Here are 10 steps you need to follow!!

  1. Double Cleanse With Oil Cleanser

This is 1st essential step of this routine preferably for dry skin type. This method helps to remove excess oil from your skin. Oil cleansers remove your makeup foundation, mascara, SPF, and pollutants, much better than a regular makeup remover.

How to apply: Gently massage your face with the oil for a minute or two. Next, use a cotton pad to wipe off the oil.

2. Double Cleanse With Foam Cleanser

This is the last part of the double-cleansing process. After cleaning your face with an oil cleanser, use a water-based foam cleanser to remove all the dirt and impurities that are left after cleaning your face with an oil-based cleanser.

How to apply: Apply this like any other face wash. Rinse it with water.

3. Toner

Toner helps you skin to rehydrate as well as restoring the pH balance of your skin after using soap on your face.

How to apply: You can either use a cotton ball to gently dab on your face or just use your fingertips to rub them across the skin.

4.  Sheet Masks

Sheet mask helps to give your skin a second layer of nourishment and help you to relax.

How to apply: Sheet masks should be placed on your face for 15 to 20 minutes so that all the ingredients are soaked up. You don’t need to use a sheet mask daily. Applying a mask 2-3 times a week will give you the results you’re looking for.

5. Essence

Essence nourishes your skin and gives it a natural glow.

How to apply: This product needs to be gently patted on your face and neck.

6. Emulsion

It is the type of moisturizer that is water or gel-based which gets absorbed into the skin. It seals in the moisture of your essence and later your face cream. If you have an oily skin type you can apply an emulsifier alone and skip applying face cream.

How to apply: Since it spreads easily, take a small amount of emulsion and massage it into your face.  

7. Ampoule/Serums

Face serums, ampoules, and boosters help to tackle very specific skin problems, ranging from skin lightening and treating acne scars, to reducing the signs of aging. It helps to g your skin’s health over a considerably long period of time.

How to apply: You can either take a small amount and massage it all over your face, or apply it over specific problem areas.

8. Eye Cream

It helps to prevent dark circles and develops wrinkles around the eyes. it is an important part of Korean skincare.  

How to apply: You should just use your little finger and gently spread it over the area where the dark circles are noticeable. Be careful to not apply it on the waterline

9. Moisturiser

Moisturizer plays a big role in keeping skin moisturized and hydrated especially for dry skin type. If you have oily skin you can skip this step as emulsion will keep your skin moisturized enough.

How to apply: You can use moisturizer daily but you should not apply too much at once. It is best to apply it to your face both morning and night.

10. Sunscreen 

This product helps your skin to protect from harmful UV rays from entering into your skin’s pores, regardless of the skin type you have.

How to apply: Apply sunscreen lotion on your face at the end of your Korean skincare routine before you are heading out under the sun. If you are heading out again after sometime when the sun is still out, apply it again.

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