Korean Skincare: Step 5. Essence

The essence step is really what makes a Korean Skincare routine. Essence has recently popped up in western skincare conversations, so it might be hard for some to comprehend exactly what it is. Essences are not as thin as toners, but they’re not as thick as serums either.

All Eyes on: Rice

Rice, rice baby! This week I want to give all my love to rice as a skincare ingredient. Many East Asian countries are knownย for using fermented rice water for centuries. It’s an ingredient that is bountiful and simple to use.

Korean Skincare: Step 1. Oil Cleanser

Oh, Korean Skincare. Let me count the ways I adore thee! Korean Skincare is spreading across the western world like wild fire. While it may sound like just another trend, it’s actually a very cemented part of Korean culture.