The Korean method of facial care

Natural beauty women in the Country of morning freshness can only envy. Koreans erected the procedure of Facials to the rank of the ritual. So they manage to keep the skin young and clear view for years to come.

Korean traditional care consists of five morning and five evening successive stages.

Morning ritual

  • Water deep cleansing cream, foam or powder for washing. Thoroughly, but gently massage the face during the face to awaken the skin and activate blood circulation in it.
  • Softening of the stratum corneum to improve permeability with toner, mist, hydrolate or tonic. The product is applied all over the face with patting movements of the fingertips or a cotton pad, not later than three seconds after washing.
  • The use of essences, serums or ampoules containing highly active ingredients are able to penetrate deep into the interior of the skin. It can be anti-aging, protivokariosnoe, Sebo-regulating or other means, to deal with specific problems of the skin.
  • Application of the cream, emulsion or lotion to «seal» the skin’s nutrients and do not allow to evaporate from the surface of precious moisture.
  • Sunscreen (sunscreen) will keep the skin white and protect it from solar radiation. The sun is one of the main causes of skin aging.

Evening ritual

  • Clean your skin from dust, dirt, cosmetics and natural secret since. Asians use a special hydrophilic oil, which in contact with water turns into a gentle milk and helps persons all the excess.
  • Wash with large amount of thick foam, whipped with a sponge or washcloth. This will help to remove the skin from the remnants of hydrophilic oil and dirt.
  • Holding for release from dead cells of the procedure of exfoliation once a week. Use mechanical or chemical scrubs and exfoliating gel that rolls on the skin and collects on dry skin flakes.
  • Facial massage with warm cream and a special massager to increase the synthesis of collagen and elastin in the skin. The remnants of the cream removed with a napkin.
  • Koreans prefer instead of a night cream to use a special mask that is applied to the face for an hour before bedtime and throughout the night.

Text: Valentine Shmidova