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The Korean beauty industry is a huge industry that have been making waves in the beauty industry. Many of us have joined the bandwagon to see if achieving youthful ‘glass skin’ like the Koreans really work. The Korean skin care routine have been criticised like every other innovation. One for being too expensive, time-consuming and a hoax. This new experiment of mine costs about Euro 150 every month
However, on whichever fence you are sitting on, I hope you take time to read about my personal experience with the Korean Skincare Routine and the right way to go about it.,
There are about eleven steps in this Korean skincare routine, but I will share my thoughts with you on the most important and the least important.
THE CLEANSING OIL
Oil cleansers are actually the base and usually the first step in the Korean skincare routine. It helps to remove makeup, dirt and other invisible junks from the face. Also it helps to ensure that the skin is not dried out during cleansing.
OBSERVATION: I find this to be useful only if you wore makeup prior to cleansing. Or at least twice weekly.
WATER BASED CLEANSER
This sounds like a lot but the Koreans swear by double-cleansing. It helps to purify the skin and get it ready for the next process.
OBSERVATION: This step is very important and should be incorporated into the morning and night routine.
This process keeps the pores clean and help to remove dead skin cells making it easy for the products to penetrate.
OBSERVATION: This shouldn’t be done daily. Personally, I think three times a week is sufficient especially for people with acne-prone skin.
This helps to balance the skins pH levels and to enable the skin to absorb the subsequent products.
OBSERVATION: This step should not be substituted!
I never knew that essence was a thing in the skin care industry until I started the Korean skincare regimen. This helps to hydrate the skin. They also contain anti-aging and complexion-enhancing ingredients. This step is indespensible in the Korean Skin routine.
This targets a particular skin care concern like fine lines or acne. However, I use Ampoules to treat hyperpigmentation and scars from my chemical burn. I believe that this step is not for everyone, but for people with dark scars or fine lines/ wrinkles.
This is very necessary in the korean skin care routine. They help with hydration and also target specific skin care concerns like Ampoules.
Eye cream is used to moisturize the eye area which is very delicate and often neglected by many. Eyecream should be used every morning and night.
This is the soul of the Korean skincare routine. They help your face to absorb all the nutrients.
OBSERVATION: I realised that this does little or absolutely nothing for me which is why i use it once a week. However, it has a soothing effect and tricks my brain to think that my skin is being pampered.
This is used to seal in the moisture and to plump the skin. It is one of the integral part of the Korean skincare routine.
This is a huge aspect in the Korean skincare routine. They help to prevent premature aging and of course Melanoma. It is usually used in the morning , whether you are indoor or outdoor.
I know, it sounds like it is a lot of work , but when you get the hang of it, you will enjoy this daily skin pampering routine.
Also, I use a cleansing brush and later bio oil after the 7th step to clear my acne scars.
Please note that the prices of the products are accurate at the time this post was published .
MY SKIN IS ALSO NOT FLAWLESS YET BUT IT HAS IMPROVED A GREAT DEAL AND I HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING THIS REGIMEN FOR A MONTH!
Also, most of these products are available on http://www.amazon.com or yvesrocher.de
Do you religiously follow the Korean Skincare Routine? Please share your experiences below