South Korea’s booming tourism industry is one of the effects of their culture’s global popularisation. From K-pop idols to award-winning K-drama actors and actresses, Korean culture has taken the world by storm. Korean cosmetics, on the other hand, have dominated their own industry over and over again.
The hype about Korean beauty has given them an edge to market their own cosmetic products. If you’re planning a trip to Seoul, prepare yourself to swim in a sea full of Korean beauty products. Made with the finest ingredients that are good for the skin, these beauty products will surely earn a spot on your beauty regimen.
But… there’s always a brand that stands out from the rest because of its weird, or should we say unique products. SKINFOOD is a brand that uses food as its product’s main ingredient. Tomatoes, egg whites, cucumber, and all of that healthy goodness. Are you up for the weird-beauty-products challenge?
Here is a list of products that are unique but has been proven effective through continuous research and development:
Carrot Carotene Relief Cream
Carrot is a vegetable known for its numerous benefits for our overall health, but who would have thought to use it as a soothing cream? Carrots contain beta-carotene and vitamin C, both antioxidants which can serve as an additional layer of protection from free radicals.
The science behind this relief cream is that they extracted the nutrients from the carrot through steaming. This method ensures minimal loss in nutrients found in carrots. This cream can relieve redness and discomfort in the skin because of the beta-carotene from carrot seed oil. It is safe for sensitive skin as it is dermatologically tested.
Tomato Jelly Lip Tint
Tomatoes are abundant in vitamins and minerals for our body. It is a powerful antioxidant and can act as additional protection for the skin. Did you know our lips are one of the most sensitive parts of our body? The skin on our lips contains one of the thinnest layers of our body.
Providing lip care while making it look beautiful has never been easy with this product. This lightweight tint provides moisture and nourishment to keep the lips supple and soft. It comes in four colors that can be used by itself or with other lip products.
Rice Mask Wash Off
Rice is not only a delicious staple in Latin and Asian countries. Studies showed that rice is also a fantastic ingredient for skincare products as it contains massive benefits for the skin. It can aid in skin irritation, increased sun protection, and skin lightening.
This wash-off mask belongs to SKINFOOD’s Brightening Line where rice water-infused products are formulated to combat skin aging. This mask effectively removes dead skin cells and impurities to keep your skin softer and healthier.
Sun Flower No Sebum Sun Gel
Sunflowers are a sight to see in a beautiful field, sunflower seeds are delicious snacks and sunflower seed oil is an effective skincare ingredient, especially for acne and skin irritation. What a plant!
This sun gel boasts broad-spectrum SPF50+ PA++++ for your daily sun protection. It soothes and moisturizes the skin without leaving any sticky feeling. It does not leave any white casts, and it is easily absorbed by the skin.
Pineapple Peeling Gel
Who would’ve thought that this Piña Colada superstar could be a skincare product?! Pineapple contains alpha hydroxyl acid (AHA) that can effectively remove dead skin cells and impurities on the skin surface.
This peeling gel gently exfoliates the skin while removing any pore-clogging particles trapped in your pores. It also moisturizes the skin to avoid skin drying after peeling. Enjoy the sweet scent of pineapple while exfoliating!
Peach Cotton Juicy Cream
As much as this cream sounds extremely delicious, it’s not edible. Peaches contain surprising benefits for the skin such as vitamin C, A, and K. It also promotes skin tissue regeneration and rapid healing.
Keep your skin hydrated from inside-out with this gel-cream! It contains sebum-controlling properties to prevent your skin from looking greasy after moisturizing. It also possesses anti-inflammatory properties that can calm irritated skin.
ConclusionYou should not be afraid of trying weird skincare products as long as you know the science behind them. If you’re looking at big brands like SKINFOOD, you’re on the safe side. What do you think about these beauty products? Let us know your thoughts below!