It is definitely a struggle for people who have sensitive skin to find the right product that suits their skin type. Imagine, all your friends and even family are recommending you a product than when you finally tried it… breakout and inflammation are everywhere. Yes, we’ve all been there. Yes, it sucks but we can’t change our skin like we change our clothes, can we? Due to the growing beauty industry, more and more cosmetic brands are doing their best to meet the needs of each and every skin type there is.
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Korean skin care is known for its gentler and healthier approach in formulating skincare products. One of the leading K-beauty brands, COSRX, is focused on formulating products that do not involve any ingredients that can trigger skin irritations. Making sense of their brand name, Cos (cosmetics) Rx (prescription), they provide mild skincare products for sensitive skin and infuse only the essential ingredients that will benefit and not harm the skin.
Let’s talk about some of their best-selling products that are suitable for sensitive skin.
Aloe Soothing Sun Cream
Aloe vera is a wonder plant that contains a lot of benefits for our skin.
This is a great product for sensitive skin because aloe vera extract is able to soothe and calm skin redness and irritation. It is also highly moisturizing and contains antifungal properties which may help serious skin conditions like eczema.
This mild sun cream is SPF50 PA+++, does not give off any white cast, very lightweight, and is highly hydrating.
Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
Snail mucin is also a powerful natural ingredient that provides numerous benefits for our skin. It is also perfect for sensitive skin.
In fact, Cosrx has popularly known for its snail mucin infused products as people went crazy over it. This ingredient is known to relieve skin damages and contains antibacterial properties. It is also highly hydrating and anti-aging since it stimulates collagen production and improves skin cell turnover.
And those are not the only benefits it offers, detailed benefits would be a different article but those mentioned above are some of the greatest benefits it offers. This essence will surely provide your skin the hydration it needs making your skin soft and supple.
Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser
It is definitely a good morning with this gel cleanser. A mild cleanser that effectively gets rid of dead skin cells, dirt, and excess oil left on your skin after a good sleep. It doesn’t mess with the skin’s pH level balanced and strip off our natural oils unlike other cleansers, it does not sting! Even though it effectively cleanses, it does not irritate even people with sensitive skin. This product received so much love from its users especially from the people with sensitive skin and acne-prone skin. It will make your skin hydrated and softer all day long.
Centella Blemish Cream
This is possibly the most favorite product of people with acne-prone and sensitive skin. Because of its ingredient Centella Asiatica or CICA along with other essential ingredients, it effectively soothes and reduces inflammation on the skin. This ingredient is very famous in Korean skincare products as it provides a lot of benefits for the skin like those mentioned above. It is highly hydrating and it contains antioxidants (flavonoids also found in green tea) which makes it a good anti-aging product. This blemish cream is formulated to reduce inflammation from within while leaving the skin well hydrated and more relaxed skin.
BHA Blackhead Power Liquid
Getting rid of blackheads without irritating the skin is as easy as ABC.
This liquid truly has power in removing dead skin cells and even the stubborn blackheads in your pores. Even though it possesses this power, it remains gentle and non-irritating to the skin. It can even help blemishes to heal quickly.
Some users also claim that it can reduce their pores’ visibility, isn’t it amazing?
Just remember to use sunscreen after use as this contains BHA which makes our skin more sensitive to UV rays.
Make sure you don’t have any allergies to these natural ingredients before purchasing. Save yourself a trip from the doctor and do your own research about the products you want to try. Getting skincare products from a reliable brand like Cosrx can help ease your mind.
Let us know if these products work for you!