Autumn K-beauty Skincare Tips
The change in season signals a new reality, and with autumn upon us, days get shorter and colder. You might feel that your skin gets easily dehydrated with the low humidity and the constant chill in the air. It’s because your current skincare routine isn’t working just as well! It’s important to modify your products, make a change here and there, and incorporate hero ingredients like hyaluronic acid and propolis to your current arsenal.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to help transition your current routine to one fit for the autumn season.
Tip #1: Don’t be afraid to layer your products!
You may be incorporating more layers to your clothing, going for chunky sweaters and big scarves with the cooler weather upon us. It’s safe to say that you should be doing the same thing to your skincare routine. Adding extra steps may feel like a bit of a chore but it doesn’t really take much time to lather on all your products—a few minutes is enough!
Adding more than a single layer of your hydrating toner is highly recommended, and it feels weightless on skin! The COSRX Hydrium Watery Toner packs a punch with hyaluronic acid as one of its superstar ingredients. It retains moisture into skin and even provides anti-wrinkle properties to help prevent early signs of aging. It’s also formulated with safe and effective humectants like glycerin, allantoin, and panthenol for extra hydration. The toner absorbs fast into skin, and it feels deeply moisturizing. It’s non-irritating and fragrance-free, too!
Tip #2: Plump up your skin with propolis.
If you haven’t yet, it’s time to add an essence (a supercharged serum with active ingredients) and/or an ampoule (a highly concentrated special treatment) to your arsenal of products. These products are formulated to penetrate deeper into skin for maximum results.
Incorporate products made with propolis in your skincare routine to double the hydration. It’s a powerful ingredient to regenerate and calm irritated skin, too. For acne-prone skin, propolis is effective as a healing and anti-inflammatory agent.
Protect your skin with the COSRX Full Fit Propolis Light Ampoule, an intensive caring ampoule made with 83% Black Bee Propolis Extract to help increase the skin’s ability to absorb moisture. The lightweight product also leaves a natural glow for lit-from-within skin!
Nourish your skin with the COSRX Full Fit Propolis Light Cream, a lightweight cream infused with Full Fit Pro Complex, which absorbs effortlessly into skin. The pudding-like texture sinks into skin like a dream for skin that’s plump with hydration. Generously apply after your essence and ampoule for both day and night.
Tip #3: Pick a moisturizing eye cream.
The thin skin under your eyes is one of the first parts of your body to show early signs of aging. Such a delicate part of your face needs extra TLC! Include a moisturizing eye cream in your routine. Choose from our new curations: the Benton Fermentation Eye Cream and the Klavuu White Pearlsation Completed Revitalizing Pearl Eye Cream.
The intensive, anti-aging Benton Eye Cream is formulated with a high concentration of bifida ferment lysate and galactomyces ferment filtrate, both fermented ingredients known to help repair skin damage and diminish the look of wrinkles. With ceramide, it smoothes the eye area and leaves it looking brighter.
Meanwhile, the Klavuu Pearl Eye Cream plumps the eye area for younger-looking eyes. The power of seaweed complex and the whitening properties of pearl decrease elasticity around the eyes and brightens the look of dark circles. Gently tap and spread evenly to enhance absorption.
And did you know that eye cream can also double as a face cream? After applying on your under eyes, layer a small amount on your forehead and even your smile lines where the early signs of aging are most visible.
Tip #4: Seal in the moisture with a sheet mask.
Spending another night bingeing another episode of your favorite K-Drama? Why not maximize your time and do a sheet mask while you’re at it? Layer a sheet mask after your full night routine or even leave it overnight.
Choose from Innisfree’s ultra lightweight Skin Solution Masks. Each type of cotton sheet mask is infused with good-for-skin ingredients to address different skin concerns. Choose from collagen (firming), peptide (anti-aging), madecassoside (soothing), ceramide (moisturizing), and vitamin C (brightening). You’re bound to find a favorite, or two, among these variants!
You can also try Neogen’s Dermalogy Super Hydra Aqua Capsule Mask, which delivers double the moisture for skin-deep hydration. With nano-sized hyaluronic acid and a moisture glow barrier, it allows for rapid, long-lasting moisture into skin.
We’re looking forward to seeing how these tips can be of help in your day to day skincare routine. We’re always thrilled to join you in your skincare journey. Let us know in the comments below if this works for you!