THE PERFECT KOREAN BEAUTY PRODUCTS FOR MUMS
Mother’s Day is fast approaching!
To celebrate we’re taking a look at some of the perfect Korean Beauty products for Mums!
KEY SKIN CONCERNS
Many Mums share similar skin concerns – dull skin (which can be caused by a wide range of factors, include stress, lack of sleep and deficiencies in diet), skin becoming drier with age, pigmentation (caused by pregnancy and sun exposure), as well as fine lines and wrinkles.
In order to combat these common skin problems, look out for these ingredients, which take care of concerns like dryness, dullness, pigmentation, ageing and more:
Peptides – ideal for anti-aging, peptides have cell-communicating and skin restoring abilities.
Galactomyces – a type of yeast extract made through fermentation technology, galactomyces offers nourishment, hydration, renewal and toning.
Niacinamide – a Vitamin B3, niacinamide improves skin’s elasticity, enhances barrier function and revives skin’s tone and texture.
Adenosine – a yeast-derived ingredient, adenosine functions as a soothing and skin-restoring agent.
rh-Oligopeptide – a small polypeptide of 53 amino acids that stimulate epidermal cell growth, this ingredient has been shown to speed the healing of wounds and reduce scarring.
Ceramides – lipid molecules found within cell membranes, ceramides form a protective layer that plump skin and retain moisture.
Sodium Hyaluronate – composed of amino and uronic acids, Sodium Hyaluronate is a naturally occurring chemical that is able to retain up to 1,000 times its own weight in water, making it an excellent moisturiser.
BEST PRODUCTS FOR MUMS
These are some of the best Korean Beauty products in 2019 to take care of skin no matter which age or stage:
1 Oil Cleanser
Beauty of Joseon Radiance Cleansing Balm captures the ancient secrets of Korea’s ancestors. It offers a beautiful oil cleanse made on a base of rice water and fermented grains. It melts when it touches the skin, boasting brilliant cleansing abilities that eliminate thick makeup, dirt and dead skin.
2 Foam Cleanser
Perfect for busy mums with places to be, JJ Young’s Green Cleansing Stick is a travel-friendly cleanser. It dissolves makeup and removes deep-seated dirt with its gentle foaming formula. Packed full of natural extracts like green tea, oat bran and licorice, the handy stick makes it an ideal cleanser for skincare on-the-go!
d’Alba Piedmont Peptide No Sebum Toner is an anti-aging toner. Combining luxurious white truffle with pearl, niacinamide and more, it has a lightweight consistency. It keeps oil and moisture levels in check while also working to tackle the appearance of fine lines and pigmentation.
Cosmetea’s divine Black Tea Pink Clay Mask looks good enough to eat! It offers skin resurfacing benefits that target loss of firmness and elasticity. This creamy clay mask works to hydrate, tighten and improve uneven skin.
Essence is a quintessentially Korean skincare step that focuses on restoring the skin’s natural rhythm and promoting cell turnover. One of our favourites for busy mums is Soroci Repair Skin Softener. This is an all-in-one product that tones, repairs and hydrates. It’s perfect for condensing your skincare routine and contains gentle ingredients that immediately improve skin’s texture, making it softer.
In addition to Korea’s dizzying array of sheet masks, which are perfect for skin at every age, hydrogel eye patches like Mizon’s Snail Repair Intensive Gold Hydrogel Eye Patches help you relax after a busy day and take care of tired eyes.
It’s a cult-favourite beloved by Korea’s air hostesses and d’Alba Piedmont’s First Spray Serum is perfect for busy Mums too. This Korean product went viral after it was revealed to be the secret behind Korean airline hostesses’ beautifully hydrated complexions in flight. Strong enough to combat dry cabin air, it is made on a base of white truffles and lotus with avocado oil. It helps to reduce wrinkles, brighten skin and supply moisture.
8 Eye Cream
To make tired, dark eyes look brighter and more youthful our favourite is Mizon Snail Repair Eye Cream, a deluxe cream containing 80% of Korea’s favourite ingredient – snail mucin. It is the ultimate treatment to fortify and repair delicate eye skin.
d’Alba Peptide No Sebum Repair Cream acts as multi-purpose facial cream. It is packed with peptides and amino acids to tackle all the key signs of aging, as well as calm skin, leaving it fresh and matte.
10 Sleeping Mask
Commleaf’s ultra-hydrating Rose Sleeping Mask is infused with 75% rose water and rose petals to replenish lost moisture throughout the day.The serum-like mask absorbs into the skin while sleeping providing your skin with a glow by morning.
Know some other great Korean beauty products for Mums? Drop them in the comments!