10 Step skincare routine: Korean Glass Skin

Interested in skincare and how to keep your skin feeling fresh, dewy and and make your face glow? Heres the place for you to explore skincare products from Korea that will absolutely change your life! The latest K-Beauty trend that has taken over by a storm – Glass Skin – which is a fancy name for clear, luminous and shiny skin!

Step 1

The first step to any skincare routing is to remove your makeup! You would want to remove all of your face, eye and lip make up with makeup remover or wipes. Oil cleanser are the base for Korean skincare users. You gently massage the cleanser into your skin and all it does it removes any remaining makeup or dirt left on your face, this is the first step to double cleanse.

Step 2

Now it’s time for the second step of double cleansing. Cleansing twice is recommended by dermatologists because it helps to completely remove any impurities that can cause breakouts. For this cleanse, it’s good to use a water based cleanser because the water dissolves the water based impurities that your oil cleanser did not manage to pick up. Products that have green tea and rice extract would be the ingredients to look for!

Step 3

Exfoliate. Exfoliator helps to clean out all your pores and dead skin cells for a bright looking and smoother skin. All you need to do it gently rub it into your skin, mainly focusing on your pores, you should do this twice to three times a week, day and night!

Step 4

Toner. This is a lotion designed to cleanse the skin and minimise the appearance of large pores. It moisturises, and refreshens up the skin as well as protects the skin. You can apply toner onto your face by applying it on a piece of cotton pad and then gently rubbing it into your skin. You can also apply by spraying it on and then using your hands and fingers dab it into your skin.

Step 5

Essence. Essence helps with an extra layer of hydration to your skin. They are very lightweight with a lot of complexion enhancing ingredients.

Step 6

Treatments. Serums are one of the most best skin perfecters out there. They target specific skin concerns such as acne. You apply some on your fingers and hands and then gently dab or tap it into your skin.

Step 7

Sheet masks. Korea is probably known for their sheets masks, and you can buy them now basically everywhere. Their packaging of sheet masks are very cute and fun, thats what probably attracts people. Once you put the face mask on, it allows your skin to fully absorb all the nutrients and moisture from the sheet mask. After you put it on you can relax for 10 – 15 mins, then remove it and then lightly pat the excess into your skin. You can use the remaining juice from the package to use as a serum.

Step 8

Eye cream. The most delicate and thinnest skin on your face is around your eyes. Eye eye enhancing products such as eye cream, eye masks or eye gel can help prevent bags and dark circles. You apply by gently dabbing the cream around your eye area.

Step 9

Moisturiser. Using moisturiser plumps your skin and leaves your skin looking healthier than ever. There are moisturiser for different skin types. You rub or gently pat onto face and neck.

Step 10

Sun screen. It is always important to wear sun screen, even if you’re indoors. This is the most sufficient way to prevent ageing and skin cancer! Applying sun screen would be your last step to get the glass look! You would want to re apply your sun screen through out the day.

And there you have it! A guide on how to get glass skin! If you follow these 10 steps everyday then your skin will be as clear as ever!