The Korean Wave is already here!
If you’re not a fan of BTS, we have to ask: where have you been? Then again, you don’t need to have K-Pop playlists on your Spotify account to know that Korean popular culture is sweeping the world. Best of all, it’s arrived in our salons and bathrooms, meaning we can all get familiar with awesome Korean beauty products and regimes.
Are you K-beautiful?
There are a lot of reasons why Korean beauty and skincare is so popular right now. All those billion-view BTS videos on YouTube have definitely helped raise awareness of all things Korean, but there’s more to it than that.
Skincare experts have been raving about Korean beauty products for a while now, thanks to their quality, innovation and use of natural ingredients. Many of the products are designed to be used together in a multi-step or layering process that can give you long-term skin benefits.
Skincare with Seoul
Korean women especially are famous for having very high standards when it comes to their appearance and the products they use. The good news is that, thanks to the wide range of Korean beauty products available on bidorbuy, you can now get the look, too.
Accessible and affordable
Korean beauty products are surprisingly affordable, considering their quality. You can think of them as an everyday luxury – and appreciate the fact that they tend to double down on using natural ingredients (including snail mucus – no, really!), which makes them both kinder to your skin and more effective.
The emphasis with Korean beauty is on having healthy skin – something we can all aspire to! There’s also a recognition that everyone’s skin is different, so you’ll notice that Korean skincare products often come in a wide variety of versions, suited to many different skin types.
Healthier skin is just a few steps away
Perhaps the aspect of Korean skincare that has resonated most with consumers around the world is the idea of following the famous ten-step routine (or the streamlined five-step version if you’re in a rush)! Of course, this means having to buy more products, but there are great deals available on bidorbuy for all the cleansers, moisturisers, sunscreen, serums and masks you’ll need to get into the K-Beauty vibe.
Your new bedtime beauty routine
Let’s take a look at the ten steps you need to follow before bed to achieve the luminous look so prized in Korea…
- Protect the delicate skin around your eyes with a specific eye make-up remover.
- Cleanse then cleanse again – start with the surface of your skin, then tackle the pores.
- Exfoliate – but gently, and not too often.
- Prep your skin with a fresh toner.
- Get your essence on – that’s a lighter kind of serum, if you didn’t already know.
We’re already halfway there – it’s really not too much of a schlep. But back to our list…
- Treat your skin with serums and boosters – whichever ones work best for you.
- Add moisture to your face with a sheet mask (a weekly treat).
- Give your eyes some extra TLC with a dedicated eye cream.
- Before you get into bed, add an overnight pack for extra hydration… sweet dreams!
Step 10 comes in the morning, and it’s vital. Put on that SPF sun cream before you leave the house, and you’re good to go.
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