The craze of K-Drama has already swept the globe. The fan following of K-dramas in India and across the world is commendable. Apart from amazing K-drama fan-following, K-beauty has also paved its way to India. Koreans are known for their flawless skin and are the creators of glass skin. Glass skin is a Korean skincare concept in which the skin radiates like glass and looks brilliant. Glass skin is defined as having a clear complexion, a smooth texture, and plump skin. You can achieve this crystal-clear Korean beauty using some natural ingredients.
The most important element of Korean skincare is aloe vera. The wonderful natural properties of aloe vera have been used for skin enhancement for ages now. The gel hydrates the skin, repairs dry and damaged skin and helps in fading scars naturally. It unclogs the pores and softens the skin. It contains anti-ageing properties and boosts skin elasticity. Slice an aloe vera in half and separate the gel. Apply the gel to your face and let it rest for an hour. Rinse your face with warm water and pat it dry. For future usage, store the rest of the gel in an airtight container.
Rose hips are the fruit of the rose and have also been used in Ayurveda for ages. It helps in the treatment of ailments and skin problems. The essential oil of Rosehip contains high omega-3, vitamin E, and vitamin A, which helps to remove scars and blemishes. Rosehip oil is a great option if you want to achieve Korean beauty glass skin at home with natural substances and home remedies. This oil is suitable for people of all skin types. You must apply 3-4 drops of rosehip oil to your face every night before bed and wash it in the morning.
One such method that is extremely effective for exfoliating the skin is a sugar scrub. It improves circulation and gives the skin a natural shine by getting rid of dead cells and increasing cell turnover. Take half a tablespoon of each white and brown sugar, and mix them with some water. Then rub the mixture on your skin for two to three minutes and wash it with lukewarm water afterwards. Use this scrub at least once a week before going to bed.
Fermented Rice Water
Rice water is known for reducing UV skin damage and promoting collagen formation, which maintains the smooth texture of the skin and keeps it wrinkle-free. Boil some rice, strain it, and collect the water. Allow it to cool completely and then transfer it to a spray bottle. To avoid boiling the rice you can use another method in which you have to soak the rice in water for overnight and collect the water the next morning. Allow fermentation for 2-3 days before applying the fermented rice water as a face spray in the morning after your shower and right before you go to bed.
Use honey to get Korean-style glass skin since it has many nutrients that are good for both the skin and the hair. Use only organic honey as it contains rich nutrients and antioxidants which helps in maintaining the beauty and smooth texture of your skin. Mix one tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Make a thick paste and apply it to your face. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water and pat your skin dry.