Get the ever-famous glass skin with these Korean home remedies that you can easily follow at home!
Flawless skin is a specialty of Korean and skin enthusiasts all over the world would be familiar with the excellence of K-beauty products. You can thank Koreans for lots of innovations in the beauty industry, including the latest trend of glass skin.
If, by any chance, you new to this, you’re in the right place! Glass skin is a Korean skin care trend where the face looks so clear and bright that it almost appears luminescent. The glowing skin is almost reflective like a glass – which is how it gets its name! Although it’s an exaggeration, but in reality, its about a routine that results in clear, blemish-free, glowing skin.
Korean Home Remedies
Most of the Korean beauty industry innovations come from traditional Korean home remedies. Many of the products follow some or the other timeless remedies using traditional herbs.
Here are some of these Korean home remedies that you can add to your routine and see some improvement in your skin tone.
#1 Rice Flour and Aloe Vera Face Mask
Rice Flour is an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant ingredient that prevents skin aging, reduces UV damage, and promotes skin lightening. Aloe vera and its benefits on the skin are pretty well known. It is a moisturizing and skin-lightening ingredient along with providing many other benefits.
How To Use?
Mix 3 tbsp of rice flour ground into a fine powder with 2 tbsp of aloe vera pulp. Add cold water in equal proportion to create a thin liquid. Apply the mask on the face in a thin layer and leave it on for an hour. After it is dry, wash it out with cold water to soothe and revitalize the skin. You can use this Korean home remedy once a week for the best results.
#2 Lemon and Strawberry Face Mask
Lemon is a natural anti-oxidant containing vitamin C and can help reduce skin damage and reduce premature aging. On the other hand, Strawberry is a strong astringent with anti-oxidant properties. It can help treat acne, protect from UV damage, and eliminate dead skin cells.
How To Use?
Mix 5-6 mashed strawberries with 2 drops of lemon juice and 2 tbsp of fresh yogurt. Apply the mask gently to the face and let it stay on for 30 minutes. Wash it off to feel rejuvenated and fresh every time.
#3 Green Tea Facial Rinse
Green tea is one of the most popular home remedies in Korea. The ingredient is mainly known for protecting against skin cancer. Green tea also fights premature aging, moisturizes the skin, and helps in treating acne. This Korean home remedy contains several potent ingredients like polyphenols and catechins that are super-effective in treating several skin conditions.
How To Use?
Brew fresh green tea in a quarter cup of water. Allow the tea to cool down, and then use it as a final rinse for your face every time you wash it.
This will help in skin detoxification and help in getting rid of blemishes and breakouts. Use it twice a day so that you can get the best results!
#4 Fermented Rice Water Face Mist
Rice is not just a staple food dish in Asian countries but also a traditional medical ingredient in several Korean home remedies. Fermented rice water can help in improving skin damage from the sun. Rice water also increases collagen in the skin, helps keep the skin supple, and reduces wrinkling.
How To Use?
First boil rice, strain, and collect the remaining water to make fermented rice water. Allow the water to cool down and store in a spray container. Keep it for fermenting for 2-3 days and then you can use this fermented rice water as a face mist. Just apply it after the shower and before you go to bed.