10 Top Korean Facial Products
Korean facial products have become very popular in the western hemisphere over the past few years. And understandably so; the ingredients in top Korean facial products use ingredients such as green tea, rice, algae and many other natural ingredients. These ingredients are very simple, powerful and stretch back centuries. When used daily these natural potent top Korean facial products are very effective. Just like all natural things it takes time to see results. In the long run, you will be glad you started.
At a very young age, Korean women begin to become very attentive with their outward appearance. Making a good first impression is very important. Which makes them have very high standards when it comes to beauty products, so top Korean facial products are a must in the Korean culture. With that said; Korean cosmetic companies are always at work to meet the demands of their finicky consumers. Thus benefiting consumers worldwide with their super innovated beauty products.
After some research, I came across a few well-rated top Korean facial products with very good feedback. The best thing is you can purchase these products here in the US without having to wait weeks to receive your very anticipated Korean beauty product.
The Korean routine has 10 steps which means you need 10 products. Keep in mind these steps are not done every day. It’s more like seven steps before going to bed and six steps in the morning. You alternate the rest of the steps and products throughout the week. Click here for the 10 Step Korean Beauty Routine.
Here is the list in the order they should be done and what they are for.
- Oil Cleanser – used to remove all oil-based impurities such as sebum, sunscreen and makeup.
- Water-based facial cleanser – it’s the second cleanse which makes sure all impurities are gone.
- Exfoliator- removes dead skin cells and unclogs pores.
- Toner– it balances out your skins pH and kick-starts hydration.
- Essence – meant to amp your skin’s hydration.
- Serum – treatment that targets concerns such as dark spots, fine lines, acne scars etc…
- Sheet mask– they serve as an extra boost for beautiful skin.
- Eye Cream – keeps your eyes looking rested and prevents premature signs of ageing.
- Moisturizer – that extra oomph to your skin, making it look and feel supple all day.
- Sunscreen – Protects your skin from sun damage that also causes premature signs of ageing and not to mention dark spots.
Oil Cleanser: KOSE Softy Mo Deep Treatment Oil is an oil cleanser that is suitable for all skin types and can be used to remove eye makeup. It removes all trace of makeup, including stubborn waterproof mascara. Cleanse and purifies deep in pores. Washes away sebum that blocks pores. Improve blackheads problem. Pores are cleared and the skin is refreshed, purified and clean. Leaves skin hydrated. Use this daily before you go to bed. Note: oil cleansers are to be used without water and followed by a water-based facial cleanser.
Water-based Facial Cleanser: Innisfree Green Tea, Pure Cleansing Foam this mild cleanser contains juju organic green tea moisturizing, antioxidant ingredients and kaolin. Suitable for all skin types.
Toner: Jadience Face Toner is one of the top Korean facial products that is made in the USA. This toner is very popular because of it’s natural herbal formula. Anti Aging Wrinkle Reducing, Pore Cleanser Minimizer, Purifying Acne Facial Wash & pH Balancer with Adaptogens. Another great thing is that it’s alcohol-free and 100% natural. Oh and one more thing, this toner has the powder of Jade as part of its ingredients. Jade is believed to slow down the process of cell ageing and it has the excellent ability to strengthen the body’s natural defences and healing powers. Which to me makes it one of the top Korean facial products in my book even if it made in the US.
Exfoliator: Dr.G Brightening Peeling Gel Exfoliator, is a gentle exfoliator for all skin types, contains natural moisture rich cellulose, vitamin C & E. It also has natural extracts from mushroom, Althaea Rosea flower, Aloe leaf, kaki leaf and many other rich ingredients. It leaves your skin moisturized, glowing and super soft.
Essence: Seoul Ceuticals Marine Mineral Pump & Glow Essence, packed with super nutrients such as Tamarind extract, Japanese Green Tea, Aloe Vera, Cucumber Extract & Marine Minerals that help boost hydration to your skin.
Serum: Seoul Ceuticals Korean Skin Care, this serum is a Godsend for people with melasma (dark spots on the skin usually around the cheeks, forehead, chin or nose). It’s packed with vitamin C which fades away dark spots and brightens your skin giving you a youthful glow. And not only that this serum is antiaging, helps reduce the appearance of crows feet and wrinkles.
Serum: I just had to add this other serum that has great reviews and is very popular. It’s perfect for people who struggle with acne scars. MIZON Snail Repair Intensive Ampoule, yes it has snail mucin. This miracle liquid is said to repair skin while protecting, nourishing, brightening, and firming the skin. It regenerates the skin and improves the skin’s elasticity. Pretty powerful serum.
Sheet Mask: Dermal Korea Collagen Essence Full Face Facial Mask Sheet, 16 Combo Pack, super popular and another top Korean facial products. This combo pack comes with 16 powerful facial mask sheets that moisturize, rejuvenate, brighten and pack your skin with vitamins and minerals that make your skin radiant and healthy.
Eye Cream: Tree to Tub Pure Retinol Repair Eye Cream, infused with ginseng to boosts blood circulation and brightens under the eye. Green tea to soothe and refresh the skin and moisture surge botanicals like cucumbers, aloe vera, chamomile, jojoba oil and rose water to give your eyes a youthful look.
Moisturizer: Seoul Ceuticals All in One Korean Skin Care Snail Repair Cream Moisturizer, yes again with the snail mucin and this is why; this moisturizer has 97.5% of it. You are probably thinking yuck! why would I want more of that stuff on my face? With daily use of this “yucky” stuff has been shown to fade away acne scars and hyperpigmentation. It also moisturizes and firms the skin, gives you clear complexion, and minimize pores. And even if you don’t see any signs of skin damage yet this stuff will keep it that way because it clears early signs of damage.
Sunscreen: COSRX Aloe Soothing Sun Cream SPF50 PA+++, this aloe soothing sun cream not only improves the skin’s moisture barrier but also protect skin against UVA and UVB rays. This sun cream has light-weight texture, which absorbs quickly and leaves skin feeling intensely hydrated. It’s suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin.