Korean Beauty Products: What is the 'Secret'? July 27 2014, 0 Comments

Every year a new “secret” to beauty is found in another part of the world. People with perfect skin seem to pop up everywhere and we assume that its because they have access to something that we don’t.  The makers of cosmetics in America take advantage of that. They bottle it and apply it to every face that will have it just to find out that the packaged product isn't all that was promised.

Korean Cosmetics Ad

Lately, Korean beauty products have been the new hotbed of seemingly natural beauty. From BB cream to snail facials, to hear many blogs tell it Korea seems to have all the secrets to great skin. The truth is, there is no regional or national secret to great skin anywhere in the world. People in all countries, including Korea, have have a variety of skin care issues. Skin care is about healthy habits not your nationality. 

So, here are  few good habits to pick up in order to improve the health and beauty of your skin:

  • Protect your skin from the sun by using sunblock year-round.

  • Avoid direct sunlight if you can and always avoid tanning and sunburn.

  • Eat right

  • Don’t drink or smoke.

  • Sleep enough every night.

  • Use beauty products that don’t contain irritants

  • Exfoliate regularly

The worldwide craze for new and exciting beauty products is just a wild goose chase. The secret to great skin is taking care of yourself. There are pros and cons to all beauty products Korean and American. For some, the grass will always be greener on the other side, but the best thing you can do is find the regimen that is right for you and stick to it. Take care of yourself and don’t fall into this common advertising trap.