What is important for perfect skin? There are lots of factors for perfect skin, like moisture, brightening… This post focuses on basic beauty products. Also, you can see in this post, hit or newly-released Korean beauty products, and some foreign products which are used by Koreans a lot. You’ll also find here a lot of products endorsed and modeled by your favorite K-pop stars.
Moistfull Collagen Essence is from Etude House, with Krystal and Sulli of F(x) as models. It is one of Etude’s most popular products. Its main function is protecting moisture and elasticity of skin. So, It has elements from uniting extracts of baobab and collagen, for strengthening moisture and increasing elasticity. It isn’t recommended for oily skin. If they use it, they can look too oily. These day, one main pet-peeve about this product is its size. The bottle has become smaller, compared with the past.
Etude House is a South Korean Cosmetic company, that has been endorsed by many K-pop and K-drama stars, including Lee Minho, Park Shin-Hye, and 2NE1. Etude means “study” in French. Their latest campaign features the rapper Beenzino and Krystal.
Do you know the woman in the picture? Yes, she is Yoona of SNSD. Innisfree, which Yoona model’s for , actually used to be just a normal brand before uniting with Amore Pacific, which has luxury brands in Korea like LANEIGE, and Sulwhasoo. After uniting with Amore Pacific, the quality improved a lot.
This product, Jeju Sparkling Mineral Essence, is Innisfree’s new product released a few weeks ago. The product’s case is a canister. because it contains carbonated water. When you press a button at the top of it, the contents come out like bubbles. It smells sweet like soda pop, but it isn’t sticky. It is also not recommended for oily skin.
One missing thing in this product, is the control of its content. Because of its structure, it’s hard to control the amount of content you get when you push the button. If you push it a little bit too long, too much of the contents comes out.
Korea has their own bath culture. But these day, some people have started looking for other ways for cleaning their body. Because, sometimes our traditional way hurts too much for people who have weak skin. Yeah, and this product will be the answer for that! Geomar’s body scrub is a combination of salt from the Dead Sea and different styles of oil. Together, these have great synergy. After using the product, it makes you feel cool and sweet, because of the scent of the oil. For more great effect, and protecting your skin, you have to wet enough of it before starting to scrub. If you don’t wet enough, you can be hurt because of thick salt grain.