Korean beauty experts search for better ingredients at all times. Knowing the benefits of each ingredient will help you make smart choices!
1. Snail Mucin: You've probably seen at least one Korean product with snail mucin. Not to mention, K-beauty skincare isn't complete without snail mucin. These are naturally produced by snails to heal cuts and scrapes on their fragile bodies. Most of the times, snail mucin are found in facial creams and sheet masks. Snail mucin helps soothe acne, reduce hyperpigmentation, and provide skin with long-lasting moisture.
2. Hyaluronic Acid: Hyaluronic acids are also familiar ingredients. This powerful humectant naturally occurs in our own skin tissues and can hold 1,000 times its weight in water. Sadly, our bodies produce less and less amount of water as we get older which later eventually leads to sagging, dryness, and wrinkles on the skin.
3. Ginseng: A popular ingredient in East Asian herbal medicine, ginseng makes its way to be the most popular and effective ingredient. Ginseng extract boosts powerful anti-aging benefits. Its antioxidants protect against the free radicals. Scientifically proven that it also vouches for its brightening benefits!
4. Vitamin C: Vitamins are always right! Not only consuming vitamins but also applying into your skin now has become a part of our daily routine. This antioxidant boosts collagen production, fights free radicals, and lightens dark spots!