Korean Skincare Ingredient List Breakdown

Posted in K Beauty on December 07 2022 at 07:45 PM

Day after day the world continues to grow its obsession with Korean beauty secrets and Korean skincare. With this speedy ever growing obsession comes curiosity, today customers want to be aware of what they put in and on their bodies. To give answers to a few of your questions we have explained how these ingredients affect your skin when used in skincare. Korean skincare and beauty cater to a vast audience and with that, we mean that there are different products for different skin types. Anything from acne, puffiness under the eyes, Pigmentation, and more have k beauty products that aid in making skin problems better. Natural ingredients like Snail Mucin and Ginseng etc. Dominate the Korean market. So the next time you shop for Korean skincare has an eye out for these ingredients. 



1. Snail Mucin

For some people, it might be a little weird at first but snail mucin but it’s qualities make it a very important ingredient in Korean skincare. This is secreted when the snail moves and leaves behind a slimy, watery sludge that is used in a variety of skincare products. It has multiple benefits, it hydrates the skin, promotes new skin growth, and healing irritation. It also promotes collagen production and locks in moisture content especially useful in the winter when the skin gets dry and flaky. Packed with ingredients like hyaluronic acid, glycoprotein, other microbial and copper peptides, and more, regular use of which can give you the much sought-after ‘dolphin skin’ glow. 




2. Centella Asiatica

Something that has been used for medicinal purposes is also beneficial when used in Skincare to ensure deep hydration. It also strengthens the skin barrier and soothes irritation. Slows signs of aging repairs skin cells, and heals acne and blemishes. 




3. Birch Juice

Birch juice extracted from the sap of Birch trees is rich in nutrients that are good for sensitive skin and help soothe skin irritation. It is a go-to ingredient in Korean skincare. Just like a fresh glass of coconut water, it can quench your skin’s thirst. It also detoxifies the skin and helps reduce inflammation. For smooth skin and a dewy glow like no other.




4. Ginseng

Typically used in its dried form,  ginseng is a plant with fleshy roots traditionally used in making medicines to treat wounds, sores, and other skin conditions. This ingredient in skincare helps in maintaining skin elasticity, balancing oil production, and rejuvenating cells. Liquorice Root is capable of breathing new life into tired and wrinkled skin and also fades Pigmentation.


5. Liquorice Root

A K-beauty ingredient that is quite common in the UV protection skincare range. It assists with hyperpigmentation and keeps the skin hydrated. It can be considered as a replacement for the chemical sunscreens although it might be a little harsh for people with sensitive skin. The extract has anti-inflammatory properties that reduces puffiness and redness. It even fights signs of aging and treats acne. For your convinience we have listed some k beauty skincare products so make sure to check it out.








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