5 K-Beauty Trends to Level Up Your Skin Care Routine

5 K-Beauty Trends to Level Up Your Skin Care Routine

Skip-Care 

Skip-care is a new trend in the Korean Beauty community that involves using multi-functional hybrid products to simplify the very old school 10-step Korean routine. The idea is to focus on what your skin needs to achieve a healthy and glowing complexion. The goal is to streamline your skincare routine without sacrificing the benefits of a complete regimen.

Skin Flooding

Skin flooding has gained popularity on TikTok and is a relatively new skincare trend that has taken the world by storm. The technique involves saturating the skin with a lightweight, hydrating serum, which is then applied to the face in multiple layers to ensure that the skin fully absorbs the moisture and lock it all in. The process of skin flooding is said to help plump and hydrate the skin, leaving it looking dewy and glowing.

Fermented Ingredients

Fermented ingredients have been used for centuries in traditional medicine and skincare practices. One of the main benefits of using fermented ingredients in skincare is their ability to increase the bioavailability of certain compounds. When ingredients are fermented, they are broken down into smaller molecules that can more easily penetrate the skin and deliver their beneficial properties. This enhanced penetration can lead to better hydration, increased collagen production, and improved skin texture.

Double SPF

Double SPF involves applying two different types of sunscreen in order to increase the level of protection against harmful UV rays. The first layer is typically a mineral sunscreen that physically blocks UV rays, while the second layer often in the form of makeup such as BB cream with SPF. Studies have shown that using two different types of sunscreen can offer better protection against different types of UV rays, including UVA and UVB.

Double Cleansing Stays

Double cleansing remains the backbone of K-beauty skincare routine. The process involves washing your face twice, first with an oil-based cleanser and then with a water-based cleanser. The oil-based cleanser helps to remove makeup, dirt, and excess oil from your skin, while the water-based cleanser helps to remove any remaining impurities. The benefits of double cleansing are numerous. By removing all traces of makeup and dirt from your skin, your pores are less likely to become clogged, reducing the likelihood of breakouts. This process can also help to improve the appearance of your skin, leaving it looking clearer, brighter, and more hydrated.

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