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9 Best K-Beauty Essences That Take Your Skin-Care Routine to the Next Level

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Posted on: January 18, 2018
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Yuri Pibu Artichoke Power Essence

This powerhouse treatment is formulated with 60 percent artichoke extract to firm, hydrate, and tighten the look of large pores. It’s suitable for all skin types and also features hydrating squalene and ceramides, which go to work on dried-out skin.

Erborian Dong Baek Camellia Essence

The hero ingredient in this serum is camellia, a wildflower from Jeju Island in Korea, which, in combination with other nourishing oils — macadamia seed, argan, sunflower seed, and grape — deeply hydrates and soothes the skin. Consider it dewiness in a bottle.

Huxley Oil Essence Secret of Sahara

A winner of one of Glow Recipe’s Gamechanger awards, this unique treatment combines the feel of an oil with the effectiveness of an essence. Infused with free-radical fighting antioxidants and vitamin E, it absorbs quickly into the skin to combat stress-induced irritation.

Hanskin Hyaluron Skin Essence

Recommended by Soko Glam’s Charlotte Cho, this elixir is a personal favorite. Over the last two months, our tester found it to be incredibly hydrating, as it soothed dry spots and redness in seconds.

Missha Time Revolution First Treatment Essence Intensive Moist

The brand’s best-selling essence is formulated with 90 percent yeast, which might sound odd, but believe it or not, is known as a “superstar ingredient.” This is because yeast extract plumps the skin, smooths texture, and reduces hyperpigmentation. It also contains niacinamide to brighten, clarify, and soothe. Need we say more?

Mizon Mela Defense White Capsule Essence

This ultra-brightening essence addresses hyperpigmentation issues, like dark spots and discoloration from acne, sun damage, etc. Sakura and white flower even tone and give skin an overall healthier-looking glow. Also, how cute would this pink bottle look sitting next to your sink?

Saturday Skin Freeze Frame Beauty Essence

First of all, can we just appreciate this elixir’s adorable water bottle-esque packaging? Aesthetic aside, this essence means b-u-s-i-n-e-s-s, as it contains squalene (a mega hydrator), pomegranate extract (it targets elasticity), as well as a special complex that promotes the skin’s natural turnover. Sold?

Neogen Real Ferment Micro Essence

Neogen’s very first essence is packed with more than 93 percent (!) of naturally fermented ingredients that work to deliver immediate hydration and plump up the skin. It’s also free of any fragrances of irritants, so it’s ideal for all skin types.

9 Best K-Beauty Essences That Take Your Skin-Care Routine to the Next Level

A wise man once said, “moisture is the essence of wetness, and wetness is the essence of beauty.” And you know what, folks? He was certainly on to something. Koreans will be the first to tell you so, too, as essences— highly-concentrated treatments with a water-to-serum-like consistency — happen to be the heart of their 7-step routines. This is because essences contain impressively high doses of active ingredients, like hyaluronic acid and glycerin, meant to intensely nourish the skin post-cleanse and prep it for any oils, ampoules, or serums that should come after. Don’t believe the hype? Let me ask you this: Have you heard of “glass skin”? Enough said. We should all be riding the essence wave. Here, nine essences worth the hype (and price tag).

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https://www.allure.com/gallery/best-essences-korean-beauty

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