Step 1: Oil-based Cleansing
오일 기반 클렌징
In this step, you free the skin of all impurities that can lead to pimples and acne. Oil-based cleansers are great for removing makeup and removing all the harmful effects of pollutants and sebum. Gently massage these cleansers into the skin and rinse with lukewarm water.
Step 2: Water-Based Cleansing
Here we focus on cleaning the face using water-based cleansers. These are known for removing the sweat and dirt that could not be absorbed by an oil-based cleaner.
Step 3: Peeling
This step is all about proper facial exfoliation. This ensures a smooth and radiant skin that everyone is jealous of. Peeling helps to clean the pores and remove dead skin cells from the surface. The focus here is mainly on the nose and cheeks.
Step 4: Toners
This is the step of removing any residue from your face and preparing your skin for the moisturizer. Toners are basically applied every time after the use of cleansers. The product is often swept across the face using a cotton pad.
Step 5: Essence
Essence is something that tackles the dullness of the skin along with fine lines and wrinkles. These are lightweight formulas that are packed with anti-aging and moisturizing ingredients. You can spray it on the face straight from the bottle and just let it soak in.
Step 6: Ampoules & Serums
This step deals with specific skin problems. Ampules or Serums can be used to address problems such as acne, blemishes, wrinkles & fine lines. Does this not occur to you? Then you can leave this step.
Step 7: Facial Masks
These are the soul of any Korean skincare routine. The masks are packed with ingredients that come into contact with your skin and allow it to fully absorb moisture and nutrients. It provides a hydrated skin and a soothing feeling at the same time.
Step 8: Eye-creams
The skin around the eyes is very delicate and needs special care. The correct use of eye creams can keep problems such as puffiness, dark circles and wrinkles at bay.
Step 9: Moisturizers
Moisturizing creams come in several forms, and the kind you choose will depend on your personal preferences. There are different types: creams, gels, lotions or emulsions. Its purpose is to lock in the moisture into your skin so that it looks smooth and fine lines are reduced.
Step 10: Sunscreen
Without sunscreen, not only will you be more prone to wrinkles and fine lines, but it will also increase the risk of skin cancer even when the sun is not shining. This last step is therefore crucial.