Korean Beauty hacks have always been a hype and it is for all the right reasons and their outstanding results. Many leading beauty brands have even introduced K-beauty products in their ranges.
In summers, our skin becomes prone to many skin conditions such as pigmentation and acne as the summer sun can be quite harsh and brutal on our skin. The hot months make tanning inevitable and our obsession for DIY remedies starts growing. Here we try to list out some of the best K-beauty home remedies to take care of your skin this summer:
Yogurt Face Mask
We all are pretty much aware of the natural moisturising properties of yogurt. The properties of yogurt which makes it a staple food in most Korean kitchens is its probiotic nature which makes it a preferred ingredient for skincare.
-Mix two tablespoons of yogurt with honey and one teaspoon of lemon juice
-Apply the mixture all over your skin and let it settle down for 15-20 minutes
-Wash it off and apply soothing moisturiser
Lemon and Strawberry Face Pack
Lemon is an antioxidant which naturally contains Vitamin C. Vitamin C helps in reducing skin damage and premature ageing. Strawberry is a strong astringent and has anti-inflammatory properties which can protect our skin from UV rays and can also prove helpful in treating acne.
-Mix 2 drops of lemon juice with 3-4 strawberries mashed to pulp
-Add 2 tablespoons of yogurt to give it a thick consistency
-Apply the pack to your skin and let it sit for 30 minutes
-Wash it off with warm water
-Repeat the process twice a week
Rice Water Mist
Rice water is one of the most popular ingredients used in many Korean beauty remedies and even in their beauty products. Rice water is known for its skin brightening and anti-ageing properties which help in getting a clear and glowing skin.
-Soak clean rice in water for around 30 minutes
-Pour the water in a spray bottle
-Add some clear aloe vera gel in the bottle
-Shake it up and use it as a mist on the tanned areas of your skin
Green Tea Mist
Green Tea is widely used as a key ingredient in Korean skincare. Women use green tea as a facial rinse to get the clear glass skin. Green tea not only hydrates the skin but also acts as a great toner for skin.
-Boil some green tea leaves
-Let it cool
-Strain the green tea
-Pour the green tea water in a spray bottle
-Use it as a face mist for 1-2 times in a day
By: Chhavi Keswani