Why You Need To Add An Essence To Your Skincare Routine

Jyotika Udeshi , 16 Jan 2018
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Source: Shutterstock

If you are a beauty addict, chances are that you’ve heard about essences. Popular in Korea, these products are designed to prep your skin for serums and moisturisers. Whilst toners are used to remove all traces of dirt and makeup, essences are applied so that your other skincare products can penetrate better. They usually contain high concentrations of active ingredients that work to balance and prime skin. So, let’s get you started on which essence you should use for your skin type!

1. Laneige Water Bank Essence

For dry and flaky skin, turn to this powerful essence. Packed with 6 incredible mineral such as zinc and magnesium, this formula delivers hydration throughout the day. It even works wonders for those with sensitive skin.

Source: Laniege
Source: Laniege

2. Belif Problem Solution Essence

Belif’s gentle essence is the one for acne-prone complexions. Formulated with white willow bark extract and tea tree oil, it works to detoxify and calm skin, whilst leaving behind a matte glow.

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Source: belif

3. Caudalie Vinoperfect Concentrated Brightening Essence

Plagued by lacklustre skin? This brightening essence is here to save the day. The presence of glycolic acid buffs away dead cells, whilst grape water soothes and hydrates.

Source: Caudalie
Source: Caudalie

4. Innisfree Soybean Energy Essence

Composed of 91% of highly concentrated, fermented extract of Jeju soybeans, this essence is ideal for those concerned with aging. Not only does it give you a firmer and more youthful complexion, but also improves the texture of your skin and return its luminosity.

Source: Innisfree
Source: Innisfree

5. COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence

If your face turns shiny by mid-day, this bottle holds a solution for you. Created with 96% Snail Secretion Filtrate, this essence keeps moisture in check, without an overload of sebum production. Plus, it helps with breakouts and pigmentation!

Source: COSRX
Source: COSRX

Are you keen to try essences out? Let us know in the comments below.

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