What is skin essence?


What is skin essence?

It may look like tap water, but the new skin essence packs a nutritive punch

By Arshie Chevalwala  July 7th, 2015

Adding another step to your skincare routine is tedious; we barely remember to wear sunscreen everyday. But the Koreans’ love for essence and their to-die-for-skin is making us rethink our strategy (slothfulness). Applied after toner and before moisturiser, it hydrates skin on a cellular level — think quicker skin regeneration. Its light, watery texture provides a boost of moisture minus the grease, and makes your serum and moisturiser more effective. And even though it can’t turn back the clock, essence gives you fresher looking skin instantly.

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