Everything you need to know about Korean Essence.

What is it, how and when you use this powerful hydration injection.

Today we are talking about Korean essence: an important element designed to enhance, hydrating in a targeted way, every K-beauty routine devoted to immediately visible results. Korean essences is a truly vast world. there are many proposals to satisfy the needs of all skin types and to treat and prevent unsightly blemishes. 

What is a Korean essence and at what point of the routine should it be used?

Imagining a cleanser as a skin cleanser, then Korean essence would be the softener. In the classic 10-step Korean beauty routine, the essence is in the fifth position. It should be used, in the morning and/or evening, after the cleaning and tonic steps, to add a first layer of moisture to freshly cleansed skin. This helps it to better absorb the products of the following steps, thus increasing their effectiveness.

What are the benefits of Korean essence?

Korean essence is an important ally of your beauty thanks to its extraordinary super powers. Here they are listed: 

  • Increases skin density;
  • Illuminating; 
  • Fights the signs of time;
  • Strengthens the skin barrier;
  • Improves the skin’s grain;
  • Nourishes in depth.

What is the difference between an essence and products such as tonic and serum?

A Korean essence is half way between a toner and a serum. It is usually not as light and watery as a toner, but at the same time it is not as concentrated as a serum. In fact, the main goal of a Korean essence is to nourish the skin with safe ingredients for regular, daily use.

What are the skin types and problems that can benefit most from the use of a Korean essence?

Korean essence provides an extra layer of moisture, which is perfect for dry skin. This increased moisture level can also help relieve fine lines and prevent wrinkles. This can also help strengthen the skin barrier in case of sensitive skin.

The moisturizing power of the essence is such that, in the case of combination or oily skin, it may be sufficient to apply it, thus skipping the moisturizer step.

But if your skin belongs to a different type or has other problems… no problem. In fact, you can always choose between many Korean essences with different formulations.

How important is it really to use a Korean essence? 

According to the Korean routine by Miloon, essences are an optional step. But this does not mean that they do not bring benefits. Essences can make a difference especially if you are dealing with dryness, signs of aging or sensitivity. But that’s not all: if you have not obtained visible results from the use of serum, the essence could give the product more strength and make a greater effect. As a new case of any other product, when evaluating an essence, the usual rule always applies: Listen to Your Skin. Take into consideration its specific problems, which are the most suitable ingredients to solve them. You will see the difference in a short time. Choose your favorite Korean essence on Miloon and … get ready to shine. 


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