Episode 12 – Latest K-Beauty Product Release Round-up
If there’s one thing you can always count on with K-Beauty it’s new beauty. Koreans are obsessed with the “next big thing” in beauty and are never content to keep using the same old stuff.
Cue – Korean skincare companies, always keen to find the season’s next trend! From new products, ingredients and concepts Korean skincare is always coming out with the latest trends.
In Latest K-Beauty Product Release Round Up Ep-12, we’re running some of the best new Korean skincare releases!
Idebenone is a new antioxidant ingredient that’s trending in K-Beauty and it’s not hard to see why. Not only can it assist with managing wrinkles and fine lines, it is ideal for skin that has been damaged by the environment. It helps with textural issues.
Antioxidants are, rightly, having a big moment in beauty. This is because they help prevent or delay damage to skin cells from free radicals such as pollution and sun damage.
APLB has combined hard-hitting antioxidant Idebenone with patent ingredients. This gives it the added benefits of brightening and improving elasticity. Considering it is a fraction of the price of other popular Idebenone Serums on the market, this is one serum not to skip!
This product is a winner of multiple Allure “Beauty Awards”.
Beigic Regenerating Oil is a fast absorbing blend of pure oils. It brightens skin while keeping it hydrated, healthy and glowing no matter the weather. The price point is higher to reflect the fact that it is fair trade, vegan and cruelty free because unfortunately, those certifications don’t come cheap.
The lightweight formula penetrates the skin straight away to leave our skin intensely hydrated with a dewy glow.
All Beigic products use only organic and Fair Trade certified premium coffee beans from Peru.
It has a watery consistency that is light enough to wear under makeup for an extra glow. The formula is made without silicones, SLES, SLS, parabens, artificial colours or fragrances and 100% vegan and cruelty free.
You asked for it and Purito heard you – behold a 100% unscented version of their best-selling Centella Serum and Toner These are both great options for super sensitive skin. If you’ve been hesitating to use the existing Centella products because your skin is particularly sensitive to fragrance and alcohols, then this is the product for you!
If essential oils are a problem for your skin, it can be a struggle to find products to use, especially in K-Beauty.
With this unscented version of their popular Centella Serum, Purito has upgraded the product’s safety while maintaining its efficacy, removing essential oils completely from the formula. Not only that, it is completely free of alcohol and other harsh ingredients.
Purito’s Unscented Serum contains 49% Centella Extract, which prevents premature aging and calms damaged skin and skin with a weakened barrier.
For many people, the under-eye area is more delicate and thinner than the skin on the rest of our faces, which necessitates a different approach to dealing with damage and signs of aging.
This formula beautifully hydrating and provides lasting moisture to dry, dull, damaged and aging skin.
This serum is packed full of brightening Vitamin C, Niacinamide, Licorice and Sea Buckthorn fruit extracts to lighten up dull skin tone, pigmentation, melasma and more It gives instant hydration to the skin, filling it with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that are great for fighting aging.
The Vitamin C content comes from the star ingredient sea buckthorn extract, which contains 200 times more Vitamin C than apples and 30 more than lemons and Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, a stable form of Vitamin. It gives faster visible results, and offers a much better stability profile than any known direct-acting form of Vitamin C, such as L-Ascorbic Acid.
SOME BY MI Snail Truecica is formulated with the brand’s patented Snail Truecica™, which contains black snail, and 5 types of ceramide components to strengthen skin’s barrier. They protect skin from external stress and can also help prevent it from experiencing sensitivities. The brand claims that their snail cream in particular is a good option for those who dislike sticky snail creams.
Formulated with snail, tea tree, cica and mugwort, it has a good formula that skips out on artificial fragrance and colors, parabens, sulfates, animal products, mineral oil and silicone.
This cream strikes the right balance between hydrating and mattifying in a texture that won’t weigh the oily parts of your skin down. APLB’s unique blend of patented ingredients adds aloe vera, niacinamide, sodium hyaluronate and more to your skin, leaving it fresh and hydrated.
"Koreans are obsessed with the “next big thing” in beauty and are never content to keep using the same old stuff."- Lauren Lee, Host of the Korean Beauty Show podcast
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