Happy weekend, everyone. Since the article will be long, I’ll start with my skin type. I have combination, sensitive skin prone to breakouts with light couperose veins. At the same time, it’s where hot and dry where I live so I want extra hydration and anti-aging. (more…)
I have combination, sensitive skin prone to redness. Oily sheen, pores clog up immediately, when it’s hot, small pimples appear. Pink undertone and a few capillaries close to the skin on the cheeks. Easily irritable skin, the face often turns red after a shower and when I’m nervous. (more…)
I’m currently using three products with BHA from Korean manufacturers. I thought that’s not a bad reason to talk about this wonderful ingredient.
So, what is it? It’s an acid (surprise surprise) which can reach deep into the pores and regulate sebum production. (more…)
Today, let’s talk about hydration. The subject is, of course, very broad, but we will not ramble on.
Let’s start with the fact that water enters skin from within. Because the skin is well protected by its outer layer and lipid barrier, it is quite difficult to penetrate it with moisture from the outside. Our skin loses moisture under the effects of the environment.
In a healthy, young person, up to ⅓ of the epidermis is made up of water. This level of hydration results in great appearance of skin, quick healing of any injuries, and absence of hypersensitivity. (more…)
In Korean beauty routine, toner is applied onto clean skin right after cleansing. Toner is the bridge between cleansing and the main skin care regimen. It tones the skin and gets it ready for the subsequent moisturizing steps. After the toner, the rest of the treatments are better absorbed. The toner is applied right after cleansing with either a cotton disc or hands.
This list was made using reviews and best sellers from 2016-2017. All toners are alcohol free and suitable for sensitive skin. (more…)