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Article: ESSENTIALS BOX (WINTER 2023-2024)

Skincare products including cleanser, moisturizer, and suncare standing next to each other.


To all the Korean Beauty skincare newcomers out there, welcome to a world of self-care and beauty that can truly transform the way you look and feel. Starting a skincare routine may seem a bit daunting at first, but trust us, it's a journey worth embarking on. The benefits of skincare go beyond just appearance – it's about nourishing your skin, building confidence, and embracing a routine that's all about you. So, we've outlined 3 essentials out of the 5 steps to start with and set you on the path to radiant skin.

Cleanse: Etude Soon Jung pH6.5 Whip Cleanser
Hydrate: Etude Soon Jung 2x Barrier Intensive Cream
Protect: COSRX Aloe Soothing Sun Cream


Skincare layer step 1 cleanse for day and night

ETUDE Soon Jung pH6.5 Whip Cleanser

ETUDE SoonJung Whip Cleanser 150ml

Discover why:

A gentle foam cleanser with a pH of 6.5 closely matching the skin's pH. It provides a smooth and rich lather that cleanses without stripping the skin barrier. The Panthenol strengthens skin barrier and soothes dry skin while the Madecassoside soothes and protects skin.

How you'll use:

  1. Wet your face with lukewarm water.
  2. Apply a small amount of the cleanser to your palms and lather it up.
  3. Gently massage the cleanser over your face for 30 seconds.
  4. Rinse the cleanser off your face with lukewarm water.
  5. Pat your face dry with a clean towel.


Skincare layer step 4 hydrate for day and night

ETUDE Soon Jung 2x Barrier Intensive Cream


ETUDE 2X Barrier Intensive Cream

Discover why:

This cream is designed to strengthen the skin barrier and protect it from external irritants. It contains panthenol, madecassoside, and cica extract to soothe and moisturize the skin.

    How you'll use:

    1. Apply the cream to your face after cleansing and toning.
    2. Gently massage the cream into your skin.
    3. Apply a thicker layer of the cream to areas where you need extra moisture.

    Skincare layer step 5 protect for day only
    COSRX Aloe Soothing Sun Cream

    COSRX aloe soothing sun cream spf50 50ml

    Discover why:

    Formulated with Aloe Arborescens Leaf Extract, COSRX Aloe Soothing Sun Cream is a lightweight sunblock that feels like a luxurious moisturizer, without leaving any white residue. Perfectly travel friendly, it can be easily transported wherever you go, providing a reliable layer of sun protection at any time.

      How you'll use:

      1. Apply the sun cream to your face and neck 30 minutes before sun exposure.
      2. Reapply the sun cream every two hours, or more often if you are sweating or swimming.

      You can use these products together in the morning and evening for best results. Be sure to apply sunscreen during the day to protect your skin from the sun's harmful UV rays.

      Starting a skincare routine is an act of self-love and self-care. With the ETUDE House Soon Jung pH6.5 Whip Cleanser, ETUDE House Soon Jung 2x Barrier Intensive Cream, and COSRX Aloe Soothing Sun Cream, you're equipped to nurture and protect your skin. Embrace these products as the foundation of your skincare journey, and watch as your skin blossoms into a healthier, more radiant version of itself. Remember, consistency is key, and with time, you'll see and feel the difference. Here's to a brighter, more confident you!

      Additional tips:

      • Be patient and consistent with your skincare routine. It takes time to see results.
      • Listen to your skin and adjust your routine as needed. If a product is irritating your skin, stop using it.
      • Drink plenty of water and eat a healthy diet to support healthy skin from the inside out.

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