So if you're wondering what K-beauty is and how it's any different to any other products, keep reading!
K-beauty is a term to generalise all beauty products from South Korea. You may have heard about the 10 step Korean skincare regime or brands like Laneige and COSRX that have become very mainstream. But what exactly makes K-beauty different? Let's dig a little deeper.
Korean skincare tips and techniques have been handed down from generation to generation and is part of their culture. They believe that great skin isn't something that happens instantly, it's something that you work on consistently over a long period of time. Children are taught proper skincare regimes and techniques (hello sunscreen!) from a young age so they continue this for the rest of their lives. The aspiration is for glowy, plump, dewy skin which is known as 'chok chok' skin. The focus here is on hydration!
But why should you choose K-beauty over other products? Korean skincare is the leader of innovation. Have you heard of weird ingredients like snail mucin or bee venom? Koreans have done a lot of research into what is effective for the skin and have found the most effective yet affordable ingredients to create some of the best skincare in the world. It is also a highly competitive market so they are always looking for the next best ingredient and formula to keep your skin in check.
So if this post has convinced you to try the K-beauty way, you should start off with the basics. Cleanser, moisturiser and sunscreen. Unfortunately, due to Australian laws we can't sell Korean sunscreen, but you can use any sunscreen sold at a supermarket or pharmacy that works for your skin. We've created the Clear Skin Starter Set as a beginner's starting point as these two products can then be used with any skincare product. Our selection of curated Korean skincare are safe for all skin types. Yes, all skin types! These products are gentle yet effective to ensure you have the least chance of a bad reaction. The aim here is for you to get clear, healthy skin since everyone deserves it!