What it does
Breaks down oil-based debris such as makeup and sunscreen
Morning and night, gently massage into dry skin, add lukewarm water to emulsify, then rinse
Water Based Cleanser
The second step of the double cleanse. Cleansing twice is recommended by aestheticians and dermatologists because it helps to thoroughly remove any impurities that can cause breakouts. Water-based cleansers dissolve the water- based impurities such as dirt and sweat that your oil cleanser didn't pick up.
Morning and night, apply to your damp face and neck and massage in a circular motion, then rinse with lukewarm water
Physical and chemical exfoliation help clean pores and slough off dead skin cells for visibly brighter and smoother skin. Regular exfoliation will also help your other skin care products absorb and work more efficiently!
Gently exfoliate 1-2 times/week, focusing on your nose and the visible pores on your cheeks
Toners are the ultimate prep product, removing any leftover residue from your cleansers while also repairing your skin’s barrier to effectively absorb the moisturizers that follow. Think of your skin like a sponge—it’s more difficult to rehydrate it when it’s dried up and hardened than when it’s already a bit damp.
Use a cotton pad to swipe all across your face or pat gently into your skin using your hands.
Essences are lightweight and packed with a concentrated blend of hydrating, anti-aging, and complexion-enhancing ingredients
Sprinkle into hands and lightly pat into face and neck
Boosters, serums, and ampoules are the ultimate skin perfectors. Packed with powerhouse ingredients, they target specific skin concerns such as acne, fine lines, and hyperpigmentation.
Gently tap into skin, focusing on areas affected by skin concern
If essences are the heart of the Korean skincare routine, sheet masks are the soul. The key to sheet masks is the sheet, which when in prolonged contact with your face allows the skin to fully absorb the nutrients and moisture. Plus, they promote the quiet, meditative ritual of relaxation.
Smooth onto clean skin, lie back and relax for 15-20 minutes, then pat in excess essence
The skin around your eyes is the thinnest and most delicate on your face, and regularly using an intensive eye cream can keep dark circles, puffiness, and crow’s-feet at bay. Eye creams are concentrated with beneficial ingredients and formulated to be extra gentle and non-irritating.
What it does
Hydrates and prevents dark circles, puffiness, and crow’s feet
Use your pinkie to gentle tap (never rub!) around the entire orbital bone, avoiding the water line
They come in many forms (emulsion, lotion, gel, cream, and sleeping mask) and seal in moisture to plump up skin and smooth fine lines.
Pat into your face and neck morning and night, every day.
Ingredients to love
Bamboo Hyaluronic acid Centella asiatica (cica) Snail mucin Green tea
You should always wear sunscreen, even if you’ll be inside most of the day. It’s the easiest and most effective way to prevent premature aging (and skin cancer!). Sunscreen should be your last step so it can shield your skin without being diluted by additional products.
Gently pat into your face and neck as the last step in your morning routine. Re- apply throughout the day.
Ingredients to love
Titanium dioxide Zinc oxide