Keeping it Trendy: Korean 10-Step Skincare

The Korean 10-step skincare philosophy is not just a routine – it’s a ritual. Unlike many Western approaches that emphasize fixing damage, K-beauty is more of a prevention and protection, a graceful routine that nurtures the skin rather than merely reacting to issues.

Why the 10-step?

At the heart of this beauty revolution is the pursuit of “glass skin” – a complexion that is not just clear but possesses an otherworldly transparency, akin to delicate glass. This is the goal of the Korean skincare routine – to achieve a smooth, clear, and intensely hydrated canvas that radiates health and vitality.

While the term “10-step skincare” often floats around, consider it a mere guide, not a rigid rule. In reality, the steps can vary; it’s a fluid concept, as fluid as the dewy skin it aims to create. It’s more actually  about customizing your skincare to meet your skin’s unique needs. Feel free to adjust, tailor, and experiment. 

Let’s explore the world of Korean 10-step skincare, where each step is a gentle caress, and the destination is the coveted ‘glass skin’ – your skin, but better.

The Korean 10-Step Skincare Routine: What, When and How


  1. Makeup Remover/Oil Cleanser
  • What it does: Breaks down oil based impurities such as sunscreen, pollution and makeup
  • When to use: Morning and night.
  • How to use: Give your face a little massage with a suitable amount, and rinse away for that ‘just woke up like this’ glow.
  • Consider: ELYON Clean & Fresh Foaming Cleanser
  1. Cleanser
  1. Exfoliator
  • What it does: Cleans pore and removes dead skin – clearing out the old to make room for the new, vibrant you.
  • When to use: 1-3 times a week (depending on your skin type).
  • How to use: Massage on skin, lay back for 5 mins, and rinse off for that fresh feel.
  • Consider: ELYON-Lite Gentle Exfoliator


  1. Toner
  1. Essence
  1. Treatments
  1. Sheet Masks
  1. Eye Cream
  • What it does: Your skin’s lullaby – tucking those dark circles and puffy eyes into bed and whispering bye-bye.
  • When to use: Only at night (if it’s got retinol), after a sheet mask.
  • How to use: Softly tap with your pinky under your eyes, avoiding waterline.
  • Consider: ELYON Anti-Dark Circles Eye Cream


  1. Moisturizer
  1. Sun Protection

Bottom Line

In the realm of Korean skincare, it’s not about conforming to a rigid set of steps but dancing to the rhythm of your skin’s needs. Whether you start with 10 steps, scale it down, or add a little extra flair, the goal remains the same – to nurture and celebrate the beauty that is inherently yours.

May your skin continue to radiate health, vitality, and the unmistakable confidence that comes from embracing your true self!

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