"Using a facial oil helps keep moisture in the skin while protecting it from the environmental damage." - Ling Chan, celebrity facialist and founder of Ling Skin Care Listen, we get it. The idea of putting oil on your face sounds terrifying and counterintuitive, but believe it or not, oil isn't the enemy. Contrary to popular belief, it's something your skin craves, not a surefire way to enter total complexion pandemonium. And yes, this is also true for those of us with acne-prone, oily, or combination skin. The truth is - Oils have kinda become all the rage in skincare lately...
Don't let the word 'acid' freak you out - Hyaluronic Acid (or HA) is a clear, gooey liquid that is naturally produced by our body. It's primarily found in our skin, eyes, and connective tissues, and it serves to keep things well-hydrated. See? Not scary at all!
Read on to discover why Neroli has been the spotlight beauty oil for treating aging, damaged, and acne-prone skin since the 17th century - You’ll also find out how to get your hands (or your face) on some!
I'm Charlotte Cho, the co-founder, esthetician, and curator behind Soko Glam and the skincare content site The Klog. I'm passionate about scouring Seoul for the latest and greatest innovations and bringing them to the U.S. so that your skin will see results. Ahead are some of my current fave K-beauty products you need to know about.