Korean’s are the ultimate beauty experts. They’re so innovative that it seems like they’re willing to practically try anything to see how the skin reacts to it. Some of their products are made up of truly bizarre ingredients but they seem to do the trick. Their willingness to experiment has opened the doors to game changing beauty products that continue to shock and amaze. So what are these products that they use to keep their complexions so clear? Well here are a few of our favourites.
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Missha Time Revolution
If you follow us on Instagram, you’ll know that we’ve posted about this product before. Time Revolution gives you a dewy, supple and clear complexion. This night serum includes 4 fermented products as the key ingredients, the main one being Bifida Ferment Lysate, a fermented yeast that visibly reduces signs of aging and improves the skins elasticity by 100%, while also working as a protective barrier for the skin. We all know the skin barrier is so important, it’s what prevents dirt from getting into the skin and creating problematic concerns such as acne. This product has even been compared to Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair Serum, though a much more affordable version.
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Easydew DW-EGF Derma Roller Program Special Kit
Next up is the Easydew Derma Roller Kit. So many of us pay hundreds of dollars to go to our dermatologist or cosmetologist to get our micro-needling done. This is the process where little punctures are made in the skin to generate the healing process and build up your level of collagen. This reduces fine lines and make you appear younger. Well, in Korea, this is something they do themselves, in fact you can purchase your own multiple use kit for only $93. Each roller has 3,000 micro needles that are made of something called epidermal growth factor or EGF (which is produced in a lab out of baby’s foreskins). EGF are proteins that promote cell regeneration and can help with signs of ageing by decreasing the appearance of fine lines, acne scarring, and hyper pigmentations.
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CosRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
So this one had to be added to the list, just to clarify for those who aren’t up to date with Korean skin care, just how willing they are to try anything, and I mean anything in their skin care products to rejuvenate the skin. CosRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence is made with snail mucin. Apparently it’s very hydrating and helps to recover the skin. It’s the perfect product for those of you who live in climates that get cold in the winter. It prevents the skin from getting dry, the lips from cracking and also cuts the healing time of blemishes in half.
If anyone knows skincare, it’s clearly Korea. No wonder they appear so porcelain and perfect. Of course we’d all jump at the opportunity to have radiant skin like theirs, and we can. Koreans are truly dedicated to their routines and know what works for them, so if you’d like to further your knowledge, and find out how to achieve a flawless complexion, head to our Red Scout Skincare Express Course.
The course begins by ensuring you have a solid understanding of how the skin works, and how to identify the various skin types. The basics are then supplemented with commonly used skincare terminology, skincare steps and product types, common skin concerns and understanding the skin by age group.
Module length: 4 modules (approx. 1.5 - 2 hours of learning)
Cost: $110.60 AUD
By Maddison Mathot.