the claim The Good Molecules Squalane Oil claims to 100% plant-derived squalane to soften and seal in moisture for a healthy, hydrated complexion. the science Plant derived Squalane comes from olives. Squalane is non-comedogenic (won’t block pores) and a natural component of human sebum. This assures that it’s quickly absorbed without greasy or oily residue, protecting skin against
the claim The Pyunkang Yul Nutrition Cream is a luxuriously thick and smooth moisturizer that melts into skin without feeling heavy or greasy. Safe and gentle, this nutrient-rich cream delivers intense hydration that lasts all day. Perfect for those with parched, rough and dull looking skin, Nutrient Cream prevents signs of aging, improves elasticity and boosts skin with youthful radiance.
the claim The Ordinary’s “B” Oil claims to solubilize a purified form of micro-algae in a blend of squalane and marula, argan, baobab, pataua, brazil nut, inca inchi, rosehip and borage oils to support healthy skin defense, enhance radiance, quench free radicals and help balance pro-irritant mediators. the science The oils included at the largest volumes in the
the claim The Pyunkang Yul Oil claims to be a quickly absorbed, light weight natural oil blend of 7 plants to provides gentle yet intense hydration. the science Dominating the Pyunkang Yul Oil formula are oils that resemble human sebum for fast and deep absorption without clogging pores or leaving greasy residue. High levels of fatty acids allow
the claim B-Liv HA Temptation claims to recharge the skin and build a reservoir for tomorrow with this luxurious moisture-locking potion. It instantly infuses with essential hydration to quench skin’s thirst and reverse the visible signs of aging; consequently, improving skin’s density creating a soft and supple veil. the science The hero of the formula is of course
the claim The Heimish Black Tea Mask Pack is a soothing gel mask infused with ingredients extracted from Black Tea, Berry, Aloe, and Centella Asiatica, delivering a 5 minute cooling treatment. It nourishes dry, fatigued skin while boosting its moisture level for the perfect water/oil balance. It also helps improves skin elasticity and minimises the appearance of pores.
the claim The Cosrx Ultimate Moisturising Rice Overnight Spa Mask comprises more than 68.9% rice extract. It claims to deliver intense, powerful hydration while rejuvenating and nourishing skin overnight, promising healthier more radiant skin. the science Rich in amino acids, vitamin E and ferulic acid, Rice Extract has anti-inflammatory and calming effects, also providing short and long term
what is “glass skin”? As a Korean skincare enthusiast, you may have recently heard the term “Glass Skin”. The clear, translucent, even and smooth properties of glass are a reflection of skin goals. To achieve glass skin is to achieve a complexion so clear that it resembles a sheet of glass. It is the ideal skin state, one of dewiness,
the claim The Trilogy No 15 Beauty Oil claims to be a one-of-a-kind anti-pollution multi-tasking oil suitable for all skin types. It is said to protect the skin at the cellular level with antioxidants while also conditioning and strengthening the natural barrier function. the science Baobab Seed Oil is packed with vitamins and Omega 3, 6 and 9
what does it mean to have dry skin? Skin that is dry is inefficient at producing enough sebum which can lead to dullness, cracking, tightness, itchiness and flaking. Dryness is not equivalent to dehydration. When skin is dehydrated, it lacks water; when skin is dry, it lacks oil. Dehydration is typically the result of environment, causes including inadequate water intake,