Introducing...
The Korean Skincare Routine

How to follow the Korean Skincare Regimen, step by step and build the customized beauty program that perfectly fits your needs.
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Step 1

Cleansing Oil

The gist

The cleansing oil attracts and removes all the impurities, sebum and dead cells accumulated during the day. It easily melts your make up, including waterproof make up and sunscreen.

How to?

Take 1-2 pumps of your cleansing oil onto palms of hands and massage gently on face and neck, with circular motions. If you wear make up, insist on eyelashes from the bottom to top, by taking them into your fingers. Emulsify the oil with lukewarm water, continue massaging and rinse thoroughtly.

When?

At night routine, no matter if you wear makeup or not.

Don't use!

  • Essential oil
  • Cleansing water
  • Cleansing milk
  • These products are not oily enough to catch all the impurities.
Step 2

Water-based cleanser

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The gist

Second step of the Korean double cleansing method, the cleanser swips off the remaining impurities after using a cleansing oil, and deeply unclogs pores from sebum and dead cells.

How to?

Humidify your face and neck. Take a pea-sized amount of cleanser onto your palms or spread it directly on ourCoringco Coc Peach Cleansing Brush. Make it foam with your fingers and massage in circular motion. Rinse thoroughtly with lukewarm water.

When?

Morning + night

Don't use!

  • No high-pH soapor foaming cleanser (pH> 7)
  • Face scrub with seeds
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Specific treatment

Exfoliation / wash-off mask

The gist

Exfoliating your skin is a must-do every week. The Korean exfoliation method is based on the strength of AHA / BHA (fruit acids, lactic acid, salicylic acid…). These natural chemical agents break the bonds between dead skin and healthy skin, thus accelerating cell renewal. The skin feels like new, without irritation. A new beauty gesture that suits even sensitive skins.

How to?

On dry and clean skin, apply your peeling regarding the instructions on the packaging. Some peelings are rinse-off, some others not.

When?

1-2 times a week, after cleansing your face.

Step 3

Skin / Toner

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The gist

The Korean toner (or « skin ») prep the skin for an optimal and quick skincare absorption. Without alcohol neither harmful ingredients, it balances the skin pH and minimizes the itchy feeling, while eliminating the remaining impurities.

How to?

Take 3-5 drops of toner directly onto palms of hands, and gently pat onto face and neck until complete absorption.

When?

Morning + night.

Don't use!

  • Thermal water (no active ingredients)
  • Cleansing water (due to micellar particles)
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Specific treatment

Sheet mask

The gist

The sheet mask is a deep treatment which replenishes your skin. Made of cotton, bio-cellulose, rayon, gauze or hydrogel, it is richly infused with a concentrate serum tobring a deep hydration and targeted treatment.

How to?

Remove the mask of the pouch and apply on clean and dry skin. Use it after the toner and before applying a serum for a maximal result. You can also skip the serum and apply directly your face cream to seal the active ingredients in your skin.

When?

Morning or night.
1-3 times a week, or daily for an intensive treatment.

Step 4

Serum

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The gist

The serum(or essence) is an highly-concentrated formula, which deeply targets your skin troubles :hydration, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, acne and breakouts...According to your beauty concerns, use a moisturizing, exfoliating, antiaging or brightening serum. You can also use a face beauty oil instead.

How to?

Take 3-5 drops of serum onto hands and massage on face and neck with circular motions. Finish by gently patting with palms. Tips : you can use 2 different serums from day to night, and also apply one serum after another one.

When?

Morning & night.

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Step 5

Eye treatment

The gist

In Korea, the eye treatment is declined in many forms : serum, cream, patch, eye mask... It takes care of this sensitive area and fight efficiently against the main issues: wrinkles, dark circles, tired skin....

How to?

Apply a pea-sized amount of your eye cream on dark circles under eyes. Tap gently under the eye and up to the eyebrow bone to activate the blood microcirculation.

When?

Morning and night for daily treatment (eye serum or cream).
1 to 2 times a week for specific treatment (eye patch).

Step 6

Cream

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The gist

Balancing, moisturizing, firming, antiaging, brightening… The korean creams can target all your skin concerns. Used after serum, it seals the active ingredients into skin, while protecting it from harmful environment (pollution, stress, sun...).

How to?

Apply a pea sized amount of cream all over the face and neck after using a serum. Gently pat onto skin for best results. At night, replace your cream by a sleeping mask 1 to 2 times a week.

When?

Morning & night.

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Step 7

Sunscreen

The gist

High SPF sunscreen are one of the masterpiece of the korean beauty journey.Rightly after finishing your skincare regimen, apply a sunscreen, a BB cream, CC Cream or cushion compact that includes SPF, to protect your skin from harmful effects of sun, thatpremature aging and hyperpigmentation.

How to?

Apply a pea sized amount of sunscreen all over the face and neck after using a daily cream. Gently pat onto skin for best results. Some korean make up foundation products already contain a sun SPF : BB cream, CC cream, cushion cream...

When?

At morning.


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