Call me a gullible gal, but anytime a skincare or makeup product is labeled with the word “Korean,” I’m hooked. I’ve tried my share of Korean products that have essentially changed my entire skincare routine (hi, sheet masks and essences) and, consequently, the state of my skin, so I trust the efficacy of each new K-beauty product I use with every fiber of my being. And the powerful performance of K-beauty products is only equaled by how fun they are to use.
“KOREAN BEAUTY APPEALS TO CUSTOMERS BECAUSE IT TOUTS A FOCUS ON FORMULATION AND INGREDIENTS, WHILE STILL BEING APPROACHABLE, INFORMATIVE, AND FUN.” RACHEL ALBRIGHT, URBAN OUTFITTERS
Seoul Apothecary is the ideal place to shop for all your Korean based skin care needs, from masks that treat hyperpigmentation to ampoule’s than can cure pimples and make wrinkles less apparent. Seoul Apothecary curate and customize bringing together Korea’s best skin care brands and products, creating unique kits and regimens made exclusively for you.
Mizon Good Night White Sleeping Mask is a moisturizing night cream that’s superb for those with dry or uneven skin. It’s nourishing, hydrating, brightening and light-weight enough to be worn all the way into the summer months. If you’re looking for an extra moisture boost, try this sleeping mask- you’ll love it, plus at $24 it’s a budget-friendly steal!
I was very keen on deciding to try Missha Time Revolution Night Repair Science Activator Ampoule. An ampoule is usually step 8 in the multiple step K-Beauty routine. Ampoules are similar to serums in that they contain high concentrations of active ingredients designed to treat specific concerns like dark spots, fine lines or wrinkles. However, ampoules contain even higher concentrations of active ingredients than serums, making them perfect for giving your skin the boost it needs.
It’s calming, similar to Missha’s Treatment Essence and a small amount goes along way. It contains so many great ingredients like:
- Probiotics which have been shown to strengthen the skin’s barrier function, which protects the skin from harmful environmental impurities.
- Chamomile which possesses natural anti-inflammatory properties, Chamomilla Recutita helps reduce redness and irritation. It has also been found to help inhibit the spread of acne causing bacteria.
- Retinol is naturally found in a number of plants, but most notably in grapes. The compound works as a powerful antioxidant, preventing damage from free radicals that can result in wrinkles and other signs of aging.
- Saccharomyces Ferment is an excellent source of amino acids and antioxidants, saccharomyces ferment is a naturally derived enzyme from yeast proven to soften and brighten dull skin for an even, dewy complexion.
I like to apply the ampoule in the morning before my moisturizer because it gives such an amazing glow and evens out my complexion.
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