What is all the hype behind Korean skincare?
- August 28, 2022
Skincare routine? What does it mean? This was the situation a few years back for most of us. People weren’t aware of skincare or even cared about it. It was something that was reserved for celebrities, not for normal people. It was the ingredients that were available in our kitchen that became our way to keep up with whatever we felt like works the best for us. The max one would do is, have a ponds moisturizer and sunscreen in our vanity. But this changed when Korean skincare entered the global skincare market.
Especially during the last decade and a half, the biggest innovation Korean beauty brought to the global skincare market is the Korean 10-step skincare routine, which totally changed the game altogether. But the impending question is why did they become so popular?
Ground mung beans, Ginseng, Tea tree, Snail mucin, and Licorice root; their natural ingredients are the staples of their products but that’s not the case for other countries. These ingredients along with the groundbreaking formulas deliver results that could never have been possible before. And most importantly they use a gentle formula from nature thanks to the high use of natural ingredients that provides high-quality products.
They attract a lot of younger generations with their cute and fun packaging. Once you see them, you can’t help but buy them just for the packaging itself. How can one avoid getting their hands on some cute products for a long time? And another important factor is they list out all the ingredients they use on their packaging. This is quite useful for someone looking for a product with a particular ingredient they need or with any specific skin concern.
Quite Affordable Cost
Even though they are not cheap compared to other skincare products that are available in India, they prove to be good investments in the longer run. If you are paying a particular amount to get any K-beauty product, one they will last for a longer time, and two, they provide desirable results. One can enjoy using products like sheet masks, lip masks, toners, etc., at a more affordable price. If you research hard enough you might even be able to find high-end product dupes in the K-beauty market for sure. This way there is no need to send a lot of money which is an added bonus.
The holistic Korean beauty philosophy focuses on improving skin from the inside out. You can never expect results overnight. It is a slow process to achieve truly radiant skin. They totally go by this fact, thereby concentrating on maintaining healthy and well-hydrated skin at all times which provides everlasting results. Korean skincare concentrates on the inner layers of the skin, treating them from the root. Above all, one can never question the quality of their products as they have proved time and again that once you get to try their products once you are bound to fall in love with them.
There is always something for everyone.
Speaking about the products, there is a wide range of them available in the market. There is one for everyone, irrespective of their skin type and skin concerns. You will definitely find quite good choices of products to choose from based on your need and preferences. From cleanser, toner, and serum to moisturizers and sheet masks the variety that they provide is truly impressive. If you want a sheet mask with a particular ingredient it is totally possible. Or if you want a moisturizer with a fruity smell, it’s also possible. Just take a look at their sunscreen varieties, the different formulas that are available will for sure blow your mind.
Overall, it is always a hit or miss when it comes to K-beauty products. But it’s definitely worth a try because of the experimental nature of the Korean beauty industry, you are always getting new ingredients out on the market which means you also get to have fun experimenting with which product works well for you and which doesn’t. And also figure out your skin concerns and requirements.
Now, do you love Korean skincare products? If so, do mention your favorite product in the comments below and why you like them. If you haven’t tried them yet, please go ahead and make your first purchase. Start with something as simple as a moisturizer. You will definitely fall in love with them. Hurry up, It’s time for SKIN.VEST.MENT!
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