​Unlock Your Skin's Potential: 5 Essential Vitamins in Korean Skincare for a Healthy Glow

Posted by Skinsider Team on 1st Mar 2024

​Unlock Your Skin's Potential: 5 Essential Vitamins in Korean Skincare for a Healthy Glow

Are you looking to enhance your K-beauty skincare routine for a radiant complexion? Look no further than the power of vitamins. Incorporating vitamin-enriched Korean skincare products into your regimen can provide a multitude of benefits, from reducing signs of ageing to promoting overall skin health. Here's everything you need to know about the top five vitamins you should be incorporating into your K-beauty skincare routine:

Some By Mi retinol line

Vitamin A:

Also known as retinol, Vitamin A is a powerhouse ingredient that can reprogram cells, promoting faster turnover and improving skin elasticity. It's renowned for its ability to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and pigmentation spots, making it a go-to for anti-ageing and acne treatment.

Our Team's Recommend:

- perfect for beginners: COSRX The Retinol 0.1 Cream

- great for sagging skin around eyes: Some By Mi Retinol Intense Advanced Triple Action Eye Cream 30ml

- fast results: Some By Mi Retinol Intense Reactivating Serum 30ml

AXIS-Y Dark Spot Correcting Glow Serum; Korean niacinamide serum

Vitamin B3: 

Niacinamide, a form of Vitamin B3, offers anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps renew the skin, minimize enlarged pores, even out skin tone, and boost moisture retention, making it a versatile ingredient suitable for various K-beauty skincare concerns.

Our Team's Recommend:

Some By Mi Yuja Niacin 30 Days Miracle Brightening Toner 150ml

SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella HYALU-CICA Blue Serum

AXIS-Y Dark Spot Correcting Glow Serum

Some by mi panthenol line

Vitamin B5

Pantothenic acid, or Vitamin B5, is essential for retaining moisture and preventing dryness and irritation. It also boasts antioxidant properties, protecting the skin from environmental damage and promoting overall K-beauty skincare health.

Our Team's Recommend:

Pyunkang Yul Calming Deep Moisture Toner 150ml

Some By Mi Beta Panthenol Repair Serum 30ml

Some By Mi Beta Panthenol Repair Cream 50ml

COSRX The Vitamin C 23 serum; Korean face serum with vitamin c

Vitamin C: 

A potent antioxidant, Vitamin C helps protect the skin against sun damage, fights free radicals, and reduces signs of premature ageing like pigmentation and fine lines. Look for stable forms of Vitamin C, such as L-ascorbic acid, in your K-beauty skincare products for maximum efficacy. Oh... and have you heard of the derivative Vitamin C, Ethyl Ascorbic Acid? Read about it here.

Our Team's Recommend:

Beauty of Joseon Light On Serum: Centella + Vita C

Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Charging Serum 10% Vitamin C

COSRX The Vitamin C 13 serum

Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin E Mask 90ml; Korean vitamin E mask

Vitamin E: 

Another powerful antioxidant, Vitamin E, moisturizes the skin, promotes collagen synthesis, and aids in wound healing. It works synergistically with Vitamin C to combat free radical damage and soothe inflammation.

Our Team's Recommend:

Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin E Mask 90ml

By Wishtrend Vitamin 75 Maximizing Cream (50ml)

LAGOM Cellus Deep Moisture Cream (60ml)

Incorporating these essential vitamins into your K-beauty skincare routine can help you achieve a healthy, glowing complexion. From reducing signs of ageing to protecting against environmental stressors, these vitamins offer a myriad of benefits for your skin.