It’s been long enough. Today we are finally getting into snail mucin! Snail mucin was the first Korean Skincare Ingredient I learned about. I know, I know, it sounds really gross. But once you learn just how magical these little mollusks are, you won’t turn back.
A moisturizer can really make or break your skincare routine. Finding the right moisturizer is so important because it’s the difference between sealing in all your hard work, or letting it evaporate, wasting your time and money. Moisturizing is step 9 of your skincare routine during the day time, but your last step at night.
Glow Recipe is a K-Beauty brand that is run by two women, Christine Chang and Sarah Lee. Their goal is to curate K-Beauty products that are natural and gentle for the skin, as well as create their own products. I’m sure you’ve seen their trendy packaging all over social media, I know I have!
Aloe vera is one of those classic ingredients that just works. It’s on par with green tea, rose water, and tea tree to me. Aloe vera is known for being healing, soothing, and moisturizing. Someone who has irritated skin, redness, sunburn, or acne-prone skin will benefit from using products with this ingredient.
Sheet masks are the most iconic part of the Korean Skincare routine. They have been blowing up across the world, but Korea did it first. What’s so great about sheet masks, and do they even do anything?
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.
Nature Goddess Skincare is a gem that I came across on Instagram. This brand is focused on creating quality products with nature-based ingredients. All their products are cruelty-free and hand made in small batches.
Essence mists have become very popular in the past year. Maybe it’s because more are being produced, or maybe it’s for the convenience factor. Regardless, I’ve fallen in love with the concept. It’s my favorite part of my skincare routine.
Welcome to the All Eyes on series. This series will highlight an extraordinary ingredient found in popular skincare products. I couldn’t think of any better way to kick off this series than with hyaluronic acid!