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5 Korean Beauty Secrets You Must Know

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Koreans are way ahead of other countries when it comes to skincare. We love to follow their beauty trends- Double cleansing, BB creams, Sheet Masks, Overnight Masks and it’s a long list! Also, who can forget their famous 10 step skincare routine? Although I have never thought about trying all these steps, double cleansing method and sheet masks have found a place in my skincare routine. In fact, sheet masks are slowly becoming my favorite beauty quick fix. They are simple to use and leave the skin incredibly soft in minutes.

Korean women follow a disciplined beauty routine which is the secret to their flawless skin. Although there is so much to learn from them, I have compiled a list of 5 Korean beauty secrets that we can easily incorporate into our daily routine. Interested? Keep reading to know more about the Korean Beauty Secrets you must know!

Facial Massage: While Korean women are known to use the best skincare products, they also lay a lot of emphasis on massages. Facial Massage is great for our skin, it improves circulation and tones our facial muscles. Regular massages add a glow to our skin and improve its texture. Not to mention, it helps in keeping the skin young and prevents wrinkles.  All you have to do is to apply some cream on your face and massage it into the skin. Use your knuckles and fingertips to put the right amount of pressure and allow the cream to sink in. This massage feels relaxing and is excellent for upgrading your beauty routine.

Korean Beauty Secrets

Double Cleansing:  Double Cleansing is a two-step cleansing process which involves the use of an oil cleanser followed by a water-based cleanser. Since oil is great for dissolving makeup and stubborn SPF, it lifts the impurities from the surface, The next step ensures that every remaining trace of impurity is removed and the skin gets a thorough cleanse. When followed regularly, double cleansing improves skin texture and appearance. It also prepares our skin for the next steps and allows the serum and moisturizer to work more effectively.

Double Cleansing: Korean Beauty Secrets

Essence: A part of Korean 10 step skincare routine, the essence is used right before the serum. It is lightweight and provides necessary hydration to the skin. Essense prepares the skin for the next steps and allows better absorption of the other products. It is loaded with active ingredients( like hyaluronic acid) that reach deep into the skin to nourish it. Essense tightens, brightens the skin and improves its health. However, it should be noted that while essence works wonders for dry skin, you can skip it if you have oily skin.

Sheet Mask: Sheet masks are everywhere! Your favorite beauty bloggers keep talking about its benefits and it seems like a quick fix to most of your skin worries. Korean women use a sheet mask every day to give a boost of active ingredients to their skin. Sheet masks provide ample moisture to the skin and keep it hydrated. In fact, they are the quickest way to add a glow to the skin. Sheet masks are easy to use, all you have to do is to lace a mask sheet on your skin and leave it for 20 minutes. Massage your skin to allow the remaining serum to reach into your skin. Since they are simple to use and come in a travel friendly packaging, sheet masks are a wonderful way of rejuvenating the skin when you are on a vacation.

Sheet Mask: Korean Beauty Secrets

Sleeping Mask: Since our skin repairs itself while we are fast asleep, it is the best time to provide it with some intense nourishment. Sleeping masks are perfect for use on the skin for this reason. These masks give Korean women glowing, radiant skin as soon as they wake up. Sleeping masks are the upgraded versions of your regular night creams that hydrate, brighten, repair skin damage and help in keeping it young.

5 Korean Beauty Secrets You Must Know

Diet: No beauty product can give you flawless skin if you do not follow a healthy diet. In fact, I won’t be exaggerating if I say that the diet Korean women follow is as effective as their skincare routine. It is rich in protein and vegetables. Khimchi, seaweed soup and barley tea are some of the most commonly consumed foods in Korea.

Koren Beauty Secrets

Since our skin is the largest organ in the body, it becomes important to give it the attention it needs. And it is no secret that we have a lot to learn from Korean women when it comes to skincare trends. They focus on overall health of the skin by consuming a healthy diet, pampering their skin with face massages and using the best products. Since it is not possible for everyone to follow an extensive skincare routine, I have focussed on the simplest and most effective Korean Beauty Tips in this post. These steps can be easily included in your beauty routine and can completely transform your skin.

Have you ever tried any of these Korean Beauty Trends? Which is that beauty secret you would love to include in your beauty routine? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. I would love to hear from you!

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Vasundhra Singh

27 Comments

  1. livingworks60

    Hi, to answer your question, I have not tried any of these beauty trends but I can see the benefits of them especially the massage and the double cleansing. I have always felt that diet is an important item in any health and wellness routine. The suggestions your have offered can easily be added into my skincare routine.

    16 . Feb . 2018
  2. Kathy Myers

    These are some great tips for great skin. I especially like the double cleansing and face massage with a good face cream.

    16 . Feb . 2018
  3. Mary B

    10 steps seems like an awful lot of effort! I want my beauty routine to be quick and easy, and of course I want my skin to look fabulous and I also want to have these extra pounds instantly disappear. Why can’t beauty be quick and easy?

    17 . Feb . 2018
  4. EmpowerandHelp

    The tips are so cool, especially love the double cleansing part and ofcourse must ehalthy diet

    17 . Feb . 2018
  5. Ann F. Snook-Moreau

    I already use sheet masks a lot and I absolutely love them! I’ve also heard about facial massage so that’s next on my list to try.

    17 . Feb . 2018
  6. Amber Nelson

    Facial massages would be amazing right now. I need something to clear up my skin. Definitely going to try some of these!

    17 . Feb . 2018
  7. Alison Rost

    Koreans definitely know their stuff when it comes to skincare and I love that you’re sharing their secrets. I’ve never tried double cleansing before and it looks like I’m totally missing out on the benefits!

    17 . Feb . 2018
  8. kumamonjeng

    I always wonder why Korean women has such flawless skin, now I understand … you have reveal their secret! I shall follow their secret diet, lots of kimchi & seaweed. I love their barley tea too, didn’t know that is another secret to be youthful and beautiful. I shall start drinking daily now.

    17 . Feb . 2018
  9. therecklessbabe

    I’ve been obsessed with Korean beauty for the last few months! I follow some of the tips you listed here like the double cleansing, sheet masks and essence, but what I didn’t know was about the massages! I’ll definitely try. What I struggle the most with is with the diet though, I need to pay more attention to that.

    17 . Feb . 2018
  10. Ami Rose

    Oh I love Korean Beauty. I try and use it as much as possible. Korean’s have such beautiful skin and I always find that Korean Beauty products really help my blemish/acne prone skin.

    Ami xxx

    17 . Feb . 2018
  11. Kesha Holloway

    I’ve found that my diet effects the way my skin appears. When I am on a plant-base diet, my skin detoxes and my skin is glowing. When I add fast foods back into my diet, my skin suffers. I haven’t tried any Korean methods but I am definitely interested in the facial mask and oil/water treatment.

    17 . Feb . 2018
  12. Alfonzowords

    wow these are awesome. great tips and tricks shared. my mum would love them

    17 . Feb . 2018
  13. Elizabeth O

    Ooh this post reminded me how much I love a sheet mask, I must pick some up when I shop next. Korean beauty regimes look really thorough, I had never heard of double cleansing!

    18 . Feb . 2018
  14. adstanfield25

    I have really gotten into the sheet masks lately, but I hadn’t heard of the 10-step process! Thanks for teaching me something new. The double cleansing looks very effective and hydrating.

    18 . Feb . 2018
  15. Shubhada Bhide

    These are some great tips on taking care of our skin. I really love using sheet mask and that double cleansing looks effective and perfect for my sensitive skin.

    18 . Feb . 2018
  16. Taslyn Russell

    I love Korean skincare especially sheet mask and their skincare products. Also seaweed is my favourite it is so yummy.

    18 . Feb . 2018
  17. fashionandstylepolice

    I am loving the beauty tips here. Recently fallen in love with Asian skincare. Love them so much.

    18 . Feb . 2018
  18. oyibougbo

    Wow!.. is this why they usually look so spotless? this is amazing.

    18 . Feb . 2018
  19. Ayana Christine Nell

    All the women in your post do seem to have amazing skin! I really need to work harder at this! I think the double cleansing process sounds like a great plan!

    19 . Feb . 2018
  20. Msddah

    Such great tips. I have been using sunscreen lately and it has been giving me a lovely glow.

    19 . Feb . 2018
  21. toastycritic

    I don’t know if I would use any of those. Although my daughter would really like using the sheet mask to take care of her face. And we definitely could do things to eat healthier to avoid some of the skin issues she is dealing with now.

    19 . Feb . 2018
  22. toastycritic

    Sounds like these are great tips. My daughter would be more into doing the face mask. But I think we could really do a lot to help with our diet. I do love Korean cooking but I would need to find things less spicy for my daughter.

    19 . Feb . 2018
  23. jhilmil

    So I had heard about Korean beauty products , but did not know about these secrets and some traditions which we should follow to have a flawless skin. Double cleansing is something, I am planning to start off with!

    19 . Feb . 2018
  24. Nati

    I have introduced many of these Korean trend in my beauty routine! I use a double cleansing, essences and I massage my skin. I also use sheet mask a few times per week. I also try to keep a healthy diet but I don’t eat Korean food 🙂

    19 . Feb . 2018
  25. Nati

    Hello! I have introduced many of these Korean trends in my beauty routine! I use double cleansing and essences as well as massaging my face. I also use sheet mask a few times per week. I also try to keep a healthy diet but I do not eat Korean 🙂

    19 . Feb . 2018
  26. Tiffany Yong

    Are you able to share the facial massage tips? I do know that massage will help the absorption of the essence and nutrients, as well as the detox of the face and dead skin cells! But I don’t know what are the actual steps~

    19 . Feb . 2018
  27. oyibougbo

    No wonder most koreans look so flawless.. Awesome tip.

    19 . Feb . 2018

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