If you're currently working from home, or just spending more time at home in general, you may have been able to incorporate more of an element of self-care into your daily routine – and in turn may have noticed the needs of your skin and how it reacts to changes in your environment or by season.
With all this said, wouldn’t it be helpful to have a straightforward guide outlining Korean skin care moisturisers for your skin type? Well, you've come to the right place for today we will be taking a look at K-beauty moisturisers for all skin types. For each skin type, we have selected a moisturiser available at Kōsame – some of which are customer favourites, whereas some are long-term staple Korean skincare products used by the Kōsame Team.
Are your ready to discover the perfect Korean moisturiser for you?
Similarly to sensitive, oily and acne-prone skin types – combination skin types also require specialist attention in regard to balancing hydration and sebum. The Klairs Fundamental Water Gel Cream is feather-light, packed with nutrients and admirably glossy for working into skin smoothly: limiting dragging of skin. It is advertised as being suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin, although due to the nature of it’s ingredients it makes for a deep hydrator without overloading skin with richness.
This gel-cream holds 63.7% Jeju green tea extract, which mainly contributes to the flowy texture and quantity of antioxidants. Most noticeable of all is it’s ability to make skin feel refreshed and supple. Panthenol helps skin to regulate and retain long-lasting moisture throughout wear.
OILY & ACNE-PRONE SKIN
K-beauty brands are particularly knowledgeable about skincare for oily/acne-prone skin types. Just one moisturiser to mention is the COSRX Centella Blemish Cream. Aside from Centella Asiatica Leaf Water, this cream is also enriched with Zinc Oxide for it’s antiseptic and skin protecting properties which treat breakouts and blemishes. Sunflower seed oil has been used for nourishing skin with Vitamins A & E; it’s non-comedogenic therefore making it ideal for oily/acne-prone skin types which typically have enlarged pores.
It goes without say that a lack of sufficient hydration is the main reason why many of us have dry skin, although notably external factors also cause skin dryness. Nowadays more individuals are in seek of natural skin care to treat intensive skin dehydration, in replacement to chemical based moisturisers targeted at dry skin.
The Sioris Stay With Me Day Cream is clean, made from all-natural seasonal ingredients, cruelty-free and Vegan-certified. It’s a all-round moisturiser which soothes, replenishes and repairs dry skin. If you aim to make your dry skin supple with the absence of flaky patches, you’ll appreciate the amino acids in this cream which restore skin health minus the greasy finish.
For those with sensitive skin, you’ll know how essential it is to include a dose of skin calming and comforting ingredients into your skincare routines. If you’re familiar with K-beauty, you may be aware that Centella Asiatica (Cica) is fantastic for eradicating irritation, redness & minor inflammations. However, we also need to take into account the health of the skin barrier and provide an overall balance to skin to maintain that feel-good soothed condition.
All points considered, the Dr.Ceuracle Pro Balance Biotics Moisturiser is the ideal candidate for meeting the diverse needs of sensitive and sensitized skin types. It contains PhytoG.Fer-kefir, a complex of 5 Probiotics, plus Biomimetic Water for strengthening a weakened skin barrier whilst remaining gentle with a low pH level. What’s more, this moisturiser also contains Cica. This innovative moisturiser is appropriate for all seasons, due to it’s gel-cream texture which hydrates and nourishes skin enough to leave a lightweight finish without excess residue.
Anti-ageing/aging skin constitutes as a skin type and concern. Everyone’s skin is aging, so we could all benefit from the Dr.Ceuracle Royal Vita Propolis 33 Cream. This cream is highly recommended for rejuvenating tired and dull skin. Its formulated with 33% worth of Propolis extract. Royal jelly also plays a role in deeply nourishing skin to reveal a more youthful and radiant complexion.
It contains several plant derived oils and fruit extracts such as orange oil – for correcting uneven/dull skin tone, fig extract – for its ability to prevent hyperpigmentation, prevention of trans-epidermal water loss plus anti-wrinkle benefits, and sunflower oil for softening skin without clogging pores. Hyaluronic acid has been added to improve skin elasticity and bring that commonly desired bounce back to depleted skin.
Now that concludes this blog post, but it doesn’t end there! Why not head over to our online shop to discover more moisturisers suited to your skin type? You can refine your search by skin concern.
Emma Moseley from SimplyEm's Blog
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