No conversation about skin care can ever be complete without mentioning Korean beauty. Have you tried any of the Korean skincare ingredients such you just can't stop raving about? All thanks to Koreans and their fabulous skin because it is because of them that we all have been giving more attention to every skincare product we apply to our skin. Ginseng, rice water and more have been gaining popularity for multiple skin and health benefits.
Finding natural yet nourishing ingredients in skincare products seems difficult. But you can find the best nourishing ingredients such as aloe vera, kale, and blueberries in Quench’s products that help you to enhance your skin texture while providing that healthy glow. If you are a full-blown skincare enthusiast, here are some of the Korean skincare ingredients that you should introduce into your skincare regime.
What are superfoods?
Foods that are nutrient-dense, and are supercharged with health benefits, are superfoods. Enriched with vitamins and antioxidants, they boost overall health and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
A powerhouse of nutrients such as polyphenols that work wonders to detoxify your skin. They protect your skin from UV rays as well as reverse the early signs of ageing. Rich in amino acids, vitamin c and minerals, pomegranate gives your skin a natural glow.
We recommend: Bravocado Ultra Light Nourishing Face & Body Cream, which is packed with the goodness of pomegranate extracts, apricot kernel oil, avocado oil and rice water that intensively nourishes your skin. This luxurious cream has great anti-aging benefits and is known to boost your skin radiance.
Blueberries are known for their high antioxidant levels and also for having anthocyanins, which help to fight cancer. Eating blueberries is an amazing way to rid the skin of toxins while it helps to clear your skin from the inside out. Known to naturally boost collagen, blueberries improve blood circulation. It also contains vitamin K that is great for people with sensitive skin. Yuzu Fine Brightening Peeling Gel is what your skin has been craving! It’s a gentle facial peeling gel that deeply exfoliates, unclogs pores, and removes excess sebum while giving your skin a radiant healthy makeover. Rich in vitamins A, C, E, and K and loaded with antioxidants, this peeling gel helps to soothe, nourish and rebalance the pH levels of your skin easily. It is best to use it once a week to get rid of those impurities and clogged pores!
Kale has been Korea's original superfood muse. It has vitamin C, an antioxidant that’s great for brightening the skin. Kale also helps to reduce the appearance of dark spots and age spots. Including this in your diet will help in defending skin from free radicals, and environmental aggressors. It is packed with carotenoids - a type of pigment that helps to slow down ageing and protect your skin against the damaging effects of the sun.
We know that green tea holds multiple health benefits for your skin. But did you know it has powerful antioxidants that help to nullify the damage caused by the sun rays? Yes, it also helps in skin regeneration and rejuvenation so that your breakouts have better chances in healing.
We recommend: Matcha Green Tea range houses skincare products that refresh, hydrate and protect your skin from cell damage. It’s a powerhouse of catechins, vitamins A, C, K and B-complex, known to detoxify your skin, improve skin elasticity while soothing down your irritated skin. Matcha green tea also helps to protect your skin from sun damage, retains moisture and gives it a healthy glow.
These beautiful green babies, avocados are a key to healthy skin, hair and gut. This super fruit has super hydrating powers as it comes packed with healthy fats to give you a plump and healthy glow. Rich in vitamin E, it helps maintain the skin's barrier and prevents moisture loss. It’s an excellent source of vitamin C that helps to protect your skin from sun damage and inflammation. It also improves the skin elasticity and overall skin health.
We recommend: Bravocado Pollution Rescue Cream Face Wash that deeply cleanses, exfoliates and removes excess oil and pollutants from the pores. Avocado being the main ingredient in this face wash, enhances your skin texture and protects it from pollutants.
Super cooling and hydrating, watermelon is more than a refreshing summer fruit. Consisting of 92% water, rich in vitamin C, watermelon is a plant compound with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. It helps to soothe your skin, treats acne and breakouts. Watermelon provides lightning moisture change that gets sunk into your skin giving a strong moisture barrier that gives an ultimate healthy glow.
We recommend: Yuzu Fine Vitamin C Brightening Toner is a glow-boosting, alcohol-free formula that deeply cleanses pores, removes impurities while balancing the skin pH levels. Packed with super nourishing watermelon, this formula helps to deeply moisturize your skin. Also, it soothes irritation, smoothens fine lines, and even minimizes the appearance of pores. Isn’t it a perfect toner your skin needs in these scorching summers?
Tomato is a game-changer ingredient when it comes to controlling oil production, banishing tanning and brightening the dull complexion. Did you know you can even use a raw tomato as a DIY ingredient to give a brighter, supple and glowing-looking skin. With the presence of vitamin C in tomatoes, it helps to keep the skin clear. You can even rub tomato slices on the blackhead affected areas as it helps you to get rid of sebum accumulation.
Full of nutrients, olive oil is packed with anti-aging antioxidants that keeps your skin healthy. It helps to moisturize your skin while fighting bacteria. If you're prone to acne and breakouts, investing in a skincare product infused with olive oil helps to decrease acne by killing off the bacteria that causes breakouts. Also, it is known to moisturize and hydrate your skin.
We recommend: Mesmerice Gentle Exfoliation Cream Face Wash, a gentle creamy face wash polishes your skin to add a healthy glow, refines pores and improves the skin elasticity. Packed with olive oil, it deeply nourishes and prevents skin damage while giving you a clear and healthy look.
Papaya is boon for those with dry skin. It moisturizes, calms and soothes your irritated and dry skin. A nourishing ingredient that helps to lighten your dark spots, it decreases skin tan leaving your skin blemish-free and hydrated.
We recommend: Mama Cica Instabright Peel Pads are at-home use exfoliation peel pads that address skin concerns like acne, open pores, and breakouts. Crafted with skin-soothing papaya extracts it gently exfoliates, unclogs pores, lightens spots and helps to boost your skin radiance.
Isn’t this what your skin needs the most RN? Your skin is all about what you eat and apply. Trust is, it will definitely thank you for making a healthy choice full of superfoods ingredients.