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REGIME FOR GLASS SKIN
Hey, you lovely folks! If you've heard about glass skin, you probably know what it is and why Koreans in particular are well-known for having it. If you're unfamiliar, let me quickly explain that having "glass skin" means having clear skin that is free of blemishes and uneven skin tone. It's true that someone with glass skin has gorgeous, glowing skin.
Since you can't just stretch your hands out and pull out a diamond similarly getting glass skin is not exactly a simple process, and you also can't expect a single product to instantly give you glass skin. To get glass skin, it would require a number of products and an appropriate regimen.
STEP 1 ~ Double cleansing
Double cleansing's remarkable effects have been seen by many people. Wash your face with a basic oil cleanser first. You can also use micellar water. Then, use a regular foam cleanser.
STEP 2 ~ Exfoliation
The most important step, exfoliation, is how can one forget. The removal of dead skin cells through exfoliation helps to clear clogged skin pores. Don't overdo it; exfoliate your skin no more than twice or thrice weekly.
STEP 3 ~ Toner
Most people believe that toners usually make their skin dry, but the Korean beauty regimen says otherwise. In fact, toners assist in resetting the PH level of our skin, hydrating it, and aiding in the better absorption of the products after applying a toner.
STEP 4 ~ Essence
What is an essence you ask? An essence is nothing more than a water-based solution that often serves as a moisturizing agent. These aren't serums since the serums are quite concentrated than that. Essence works on the pigmentations and redness of our skin, but its primary purpose is as a hydrating and moisturizing ingredient.
STEP 5 ~ Ampoule/Serum
In contrast to Korea, where ampoules—which are concentrated versions of serums—are used—we use serums. Ampoules begin to act quickly and help you reverse the effects of age, obtain an even skin tone, and many other things. However, because they are very concentrated versions and are meant to address a specific issue, it is advisable to use a serum. The hyaluronic serum is particularly popular because it functions as a moisturizing agent.
STEP 6 ~ Moisturizing
A moisturizer is a necessity in literally every regimen we have come across. Our skin still has to be moisturized if we want to get glass skin.
STEP 7 ~ Eye cream
Applying eye cream is necessary since bags under the eyes demand special attention. Use an eye cream or serum instead if your under-eye feels drier than the rest of your face because a regular moisturizer can't fix it.
STEP 8 ~ Face oil
You might be thinking why, after doing everything else, I need to apply face oil, but doing so helps to seal in the moisture and nourish it all at once.
STEP 9 ~ Sunscreen
When leaving the house, Koreans never forget their sunscreen. If you want glass skin and you leave the house without using sunscreen, your hopes of getting glass skin will be shattered.
STEP 10 ~ Sheet masks
Using sheet masks is the newest skincare trend right now. Because they truly aid in calming, healing, hydrating, imparting an immediate glow, and providing moisture in just 15-20 minutes, sheet masks are very miraculous. If you want to see a difference, use a sheet mask 2-3 times each week.
Get glass skin by adhering to this regimen religiously. However, it's important to keep in mind that because everyone is different and has a distinctive skin texture, we might not see the desired effects in the expected timeframe even after following this regimen.
Furthermore, your lifestyle has a role to play as well. It depends on how well you take care of yourself and how your lifestyle is, including your sleeping habits, the amount of fruits, vegetables, and other nutrients you consume, and whether or not you exercise. Glass skin may seem like too much work, and it is, in fact, a lot of work, but having glass skin indicates that a person has the healthiest skin type.