Try this 10-Step Korean Skin Care Routine
  • by Rachel Chen
  • June 17, 2014
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Ever wonder how Korean celebrities are able to maintain their seemingly flawless skin? It seems impossible, especially this time of the year under the blazing hot sun! Of course, we can only assume that their pictures were most likely airbrushed and photo shopped. While it is likely that there are at least some touch-ups involved, it turns out Koreans have adopted a 10-step skincare routine that has proven to make their skin smooth and silky. Though it may seem like a hassle, these efforts may be very well necessary in order to achieve perfect, glowing skin like Korean celebrities!

 

Here are the steps:

 

1. Wipe It All Off

First, remove your makeup (duh), as leaving makeup on could eventually lead to acne in the long run.

Rinse off all traces of makeup with Innisfree Real Cleansing Tissue.

2. Deep Cleansing

Next, using the Face Shop Rice Water Cleansing Oil, gently use circular motions with your fingers to massage your face.

3. Exfoliate

 Scrub your face with this Skin Food Black Sugar, but only twice a month. Apply on t-zone and where blackheads appear most.

4. Tone It Up

Apply toner to remove any leftover residue and restore your pH balance. Try this TonyMoly Floria Nutra Energy Toner

5. The Essential Step

Regarded as one of the most important steps of this routine, applying essence to your face helps keep your skin firm with a brighter complexion. Spritz on this Missha Treatment Essence Mist

6. Amp it Up

Ampoules are necessary to help brighten skin, as well as address dulling skin and uneven tones. Use Missha Time Revolution Night Repair Activator Ampoule

7. Cover It Up

 Masks are great for absorbing nutrients and moisture, but are only needed once or twice a week. Layer your face with this Manefit Bling Bling Hydro Gel Mask

8. Eye Cream

 Gently tap some Etude House Moistfull Collagen Eye Cream around your eyes. Be careful not to tug or pull at your skin when applying.

9. Moisture

 Relax, your almost there! Softly apply a light layer of Etude House Moistfull Collagen Emulsion on top of everything else on your face, to promote circulation.

10. The Night Cream

 And for the final step – tap on some SU:M37 Waterfull Timeless Moisturizing Cream to keep your face hydrated over night.

 

 

Congratulations, you have now aged 50 years. But hey, at least you have skin as flawless as a baby’s butt!

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