Best Korean Beauty Ingredients for Your Skin Type Ep-23

January 13, 2021

Best Korean Beauty Ingredients for  Your Skin Type Ep-23

Best Korean Beauty Ingredients For Your Skin Type Ep-23

Episode Title: Best Korean Beauty Ingredients for Your Skin Type Ep-23

Episode Description

If you’re wondering what K-Beauty ingredient is perfect for your skin type or any skin issues you are experiencing, then stay tuned becausetoday I’m running through a massive list of some of the most popular ingredients in Korean skincare.

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Episode Summary:

Snail Mucin

Who Should Use It: Those with acne and hyper-pigmentation

Key Benefits: Filled with skin-friendly goodies plus provides skin with long-lasting moisture.

Best Products: APLB Healing Moisture Snail CreamCOSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence


Who Should Use It: Those looking to manage anti-aging concerns

Key Benefits: Antioxidants protect against the free radicals + brightening

Best Products: Beauty of Joseon Repair Serum: Ginseng + Snail Mucin

Beta Glucan

Who Should Use It: Excellent for improving the look of redness and other signs of sensitivity.

Key Benefits: Has antioxidant properties and soothes skin. An ingredient derived from the cell wall of mushrooms, it has antioxidant properties and is a skin- soothing agent, making it ideal for sensitive skin.

Best Products:

Jelly Ko Bubble Tea Steam Cream

iUNIK Beta Glucan Daily Moisture Cream

iUNIK Beta Glucan Serum

Hyaluronic Acid

Who Should Use It: Perfect for dull, dry, dehydrated, oily and aging skin

Key Benefits: Hydration and oil control.

Best Products:

APLB Hyaluronic Acid Ampoule Serum


Who Should Use It: Those looking for anti-aging products.

Key Benefits: Supports collagen and elastin and skins texture and elasticity. It can hold on to moisture in the skin to help it maintain optimal levels of hydration.

Best Products:

APLB EGF Facial Repair Essence


Who Should Use It: Mature skin; troubled skin

Key Benefits: Soothes irritation, fights blemishes, and reduces inflammation.

Best Products:

APLB Bee Pollen Propolis Ampoule Serum

APLB Vitamin Propolis Moisture Cream

Green Tea

Who Should Use It: Those with redness, inflammation and acne

Key Benefits: Green Tea is rich in antioxidant EGCG which, helps to rejuvenate the dying skin cells that, in turn, helps to fight the signs of ageing. It is also rich in Vitamin B-2 which keeps the skin firm and young.

Best Products:

JJ Young by Caolion Lab Green Cleansing Stick

Tosowoong Pure Green Tea Mask

Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum

Birch Sap

Who Should Use It: Red skin, irritated skin, sensitive skin.

Key Benefits: Birch Juice contains 17 amino acids, minerals, enzymes, proteins, antioxidants, and vitamins which are beneficial for the skin. They also have detoxifying properties. Can be used to battle extreme sensitivity. With its many vitamins and minerals, it provides ample nutrition to the skin.

Best Products:

COSRX Oil Free Ultra-Moisturizing Lotion

Aloe Vera

Who Should Use It: Those with redness, sunburn and breakouts.

Key Benefits: Great for after-sun care, and to prevent redness and calm breakouts. Thanks to its high water content, it is super hydrating.

Best Products: APLB Aloe Hyaluronic CreamBenton Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel

Vitamin C

Who Should Use It: Those with acne scarring, pigmentation and dull skin.

Key Benefits: This antioxidant fights free radicals, boosts collagen production, and most importantly, lightens dark spots. That makes it perfect for hyper-pigmentation, acne scarring, and patchy skin tones.

Best Products:

APLB Vitamin C Ampoule Serum

Neogen Real Vita C Serum

Purito Pure Vitamin C Serum

APLB Vitamin C Propolis Lotion


Who Should Use It: Those with acne and pigmentation.

Key Benefits: This powerful antioxidant also has the ability to brighten and even out the skin tone. It treats acne directly and helps reduce the number of acne scars, uneven skin tone, and marks caused by acne, which is important for keeping the skin healthy in the long run.

Best Products:

APLB Glutathione Ampoule Serum

APLB Glutathione Brightening Tone Up Cream

APLB Glutathione Hyaluronic Acid Essence


Who Should Use It: Pigmented and Dull Skin.

Key Benefits: Like other brighteners, it prevents the formation of tyrosinase in your skin—a UV-activated chemical that causes darkened scars and sun spots. By incorporating arbutin into your regimen, you can reduce the amount of pigmentation your skin takes on after a long day under the sun.

Best Products: Tosowoong 5% Arbutin Cream

Tea Tree

Who Should Use It: Those with acne.

Key Benefits: In concentrated amounts, its disinfecting properties can banish pimples and fight bacterial infection.

Best Products: iUNIK Tea Tree Relief SerumiUNIK Tea Tree Relief Toner


Who Should Use It: Those looking for anti-aging benefits and pore care.

Key Benefits: Significantly reduces the size of enlarged pores as well as blackheads. Also it helps the skin to brighten up tired and dull looking skin.

Best Products:

Missha Time Revolution First Treatment Essence RX

APLB Galactomyces Mugwort Nutritional Cream


Who Should Use It: Those with breakouts, redness and troubled skin.

Key Benefits: Hydrates the skin by strengthening its protective barrier. It also has antioxidant properties and contains amino acid which helps to soothe the irritated skin.

Best Products:

APLB Centella Cica Repair Cream

Dr Jart Cicapair line

Brown Sugar

Who Should Use It: Dull skin and acne prone skin.

Key Benefits: Brown sugar is used for exfoliation as the small granules are perfect to slough the dead skin cells. It also acts as a moisturizer as sugar granules draw moisture from the environment. When the skin is free from dead skin cells, impurities and residues, there are fewer chances of having breakouts or acne.

Best Products:

Skinfood Black Sugar Wash Off Mask

Mizon Honey Black Sugar Scrub


Who Should Use It: Red, Sensitive Skin

Key Benefits: Soothes and nourishes the skin, helping treat redness and other skin sensitivities. Mugwort is one of Korean skincare’s hottest trending ingredients. In traditional Korean medicine, mugwort is known as a “warming” ingredient for the body and is used to improve circulation and relieve muscle pain.

Best Products:

APLB Galactomyces Mugwort Nutritional Cream

Rice Water

Who Should Use It: Everyone

Key Benefits: Rice Water is an old K-Beauty go-to from the Joseon Dynasty. It helps to battle large oily pores. It also helps to deep cleanse the skin and is good for brightening.

Best Products: Skinfood Rice Mask Wash Off

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