5 Natural Korean Beauty Secrets

Natural Korean Beauty Secrets

5 Natural Korean Beauty Secrets

Why natural products?

Beauty products today contain so many chemicals that in the long run they do more harm than good. Here are 5 natural Korean beauty secrets you can use as an alternative.


Milk photo

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Applying raw milk to the face is very common in South Korea, especially among K-Idols, who are considered like Korean beauty. Milk helps to improve skin complexion, shrink pores, reduce swelling, lighten red spots, and helps to smooth fine lines and wrinkles. Milk contains many beneficial vitamins and minerals.

Raw milk contains Vitamin A which helps with dry skin that may be peeling due to harsh weather. Vitamin A helps with new skin cell generation. Raw milk also contains Protein which helps with tissue repair in turn diminishing wrinkles. Vitamin B12 is by far the most advantageous factor of applying raw milk to the face. Vitamin B12 contains skin lightening agents which help with skin discoloration and pigmentation.

Rose Water

Photo of Rose Water

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Rose water is distilled water infused with steamed rose petals. Often used as a toner, rose water helps to slow the signs of aging, reduce puffiness, soothe irritated skin as well as hydrate the scalp and hair.

Rose water contains Vitamin A and Vitamin C. Vitamin C’s antioxidant properties make it an ideal ingredient to include in your skin care regimen.

These vitamins when working together can diminish wrinkles and pores, absorb excess oil which helps to kill acne causing bacteria, and helps to reduce puffiness.

Along with being beneficial to the skin and hair, rose water also helps the body from the inside. Rose water helps the digestive system relieving constipation and gas. Along with aiding the digestive system, rose water is also known to help keep a healthy heart. Rose water helps with blood circulation as well as strengthens the heart.

Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil contains vitamins and minerals such as: Iron, Vitamin K, and Vitamin E. Iron helps fight hair loss and dark circles by increasing the flow of oxygen throughout the body. Vitamin K aids in clearing stretch marks, scars and dark spots. Vitamin E protects the skin from UV damage, preventing discoloration and wrinkles.

When ingested coconut oil can lessen breakouts, help even out skin tone, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Coconut oil is also beneficial for the hair. When applied to the scalp, it can help fight dandruff as well as strengthen and soften your locks.

Rice Water

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Rice water is the milky substance you get when rice is soaked in water. Applying this to your face can help slow down the signs of aging. It is also said to be a good moisturizer and toner. Rice water helps to keep the skin smooth and bright in appearance.

Aside from benefiting the skin, rice water is also beneficial for the hair. Rice water helps to repair damaged hair, strengthens the roots, promotes hair growth, increases hair volume as well as makes hair glossy and smooth in appearance.

Ginseng Tea

Photo of ginseng tea and root.

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Ginseng root is a tuber plant widely known for it’s medicinal properties. Consuming ginseng tea improves skin complexion, reduces the appearance of dark circles, promotes hair growth, and fights hair loss. Aside from beauty benefits ginseng tea is also beneficial for the body. It boosts the immune system, reduces menstrual cramps, helps with weight loss and works as a natural detox.

The reality of using chemical products.

Years worth of use of chemically laced products can leave damaging results on the skin. While trying to rid blemishes such as cystic acne, acne scars, wrinkles, discoloration and acne holes; the skin is left exposed to the harsh reactions of these chemically enhanced products.

While these products may help, they leave the skin looking dull, aged, and worn down. Consistent use of chemical infused products damage the skin whilst ‘fixing’ it.  Using these 5 Korean beauty secrets will help in restoring your skin to its natural state.

How Seoul Cosmetic Surgery can help.

At Seoul Cosmetic Surgery we understand that years worth of harsh skin conditions can leave scars, discoloration, and holes in the face. The marks that remain are sometimes too deep to be fixed naturally. This is where cosmetic surgery comes in.


Seoul Cosmetic Surgery Connects Patients With Qualified Surgeons


Our medical tourism agency is trusted by both patients and top rated surgeons. Therefore, we strive to bring together our clients with the best Korean medical practice and clinics. Our doctors are pioneers of numerous surgical treatments like transplants, body contour, skin and more. 

Furthermore, Korea is home to premier plastic and cosmetic surgery clinics. Whatever your beauty goals are, we’ll make it a reality. Get in touch with us today.


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