Skin – the body’s largest and fastest growing organ. With modern day technologies resulting in air pollution and natural factors, like the sun that are harming our skin constantly, taking care of the skin has become a crucial step in our everyday lives. For me, achieving almost flawless (because no one is 100% flawless) skin has now become my number 1 goal!
Thus, I’m always on the lookout for great skincare products that could help me with my goal. Klairs is a Seoul South Korean brand that aims to help people who has sensitive skin. If you have sensitive skin, you will know how annoying and frustrating it is to find products that will not react negatively on your skin. Although I’m lucky enough to not suffer from sensitive skin, I do have dry skin and could still benefit from Klairs’ choice of using safe and quality ingredients! In addition, it’s good to hear that they have opposed to take part in any animal testing since 2009.
KLAIRS RICH MOIST FOAMING CLEANSER (100ML: USD16.99)
A hypoallergenic face wash, Klairs’ Rich Moist Foaming Cleanser uses a low irritant Amino Acid cleansing formula (the main component of Protein) instead of the usual chemical detergent (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate SLS). This enables skin to be moisturized while pores are cleansed thoroughly. Other ingredients include Hyaluronic Acid, Cermide 3 & Olive Oil for maximum hydration and Tea Tree Oil & Houttuynia Cordata extract to treat skin troubles.
This is the kind of cleanser that doesn’t leave your skin feeling squeeky clean which is good news. That means that skin is not over cleansed and is still moisturized. After cleansing, I feel that my skin is soft and cleansed without feeling an uncomfortable tightness.
KLAIRS PORE GENTLE BLACK SUGAR CHARCOAL SOAP (120G; USD12.90)
Block soaps may not be the most convenient so I recommend getting a soap container to store it. Klairs’ Pore Gentle Black Sugar Charcoal soap is suitable for oil skin and helps to minimize sebum production. Artificial ingredients, such as surfactants, hardener, preservatives or fragrance are not used either, which is great news!
I’m not a huge fan of block soaps. And since Klairs’ block soap is more suited for oily skin, it’s a little drying for me since I have dry skin. But nothing a good serum and moisturizer couldn’t help! I would think that it would work perfectly for oily skin types.
KLAIRS SUPPLE PREPARATIION FACIAL TONER (150ML; USD21.99)
A toner is a crucial step in any skincare routine as it helps to remove the excess dirt and debris that is missed out by your previous cleansing step. If these excess bad stuff are not removed, it would affect the absorption of your serums and moisturizers. Toners also help to close up pores so the skin would be less prone to any irritations.
Main ingredients include Phyto-Oligo, which helps moisture spread evenly throughout and hydrate every part of the skin and Amino Acid, which are anti-inflammatory.
Just like any other toners, Klairs is a liquidy formula that is gentle to the skin. But unlike other toners in the market, this has no alcohol in it. Alcohol is the main irritant to sensitive skin, so a water based toner is created by Klairs to cater for such a market. I have to say that this is one of the most gentle toners I have ever used. I’m also loving the fact that I do not have to smell the strong alcohol scent which has always put me off.
KLAIRS RICH MOIST SOOTHING SERUM (50ML; USD22.99)
I’ve heard people say that serums are the supplement to your skin, the magic potion, the bottle jam-packed with nutrients that your skin will be thankful for. Serums are the treatments and depending on what you are trying to treat, you would require different serums. Klairs Rich Moist Soothing Serum claims to help with hydration.
- Sensitive skin that needs calming.
– Dry, dehydrated skin that needs long-lasting moisture.
– Smoothing and reducing redness and irritation.
– Constant flaking and peeling of skin.
– Smoothing out fine, dehydrated lines.
– Preventing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
I have dry skin so this product is just perfect for me. It is easy to spread and only a little bit is needed to cover my whole face. However, it is a tad sticky. On the flip side, the stickiness only last for a while and will be gone soon enough. After application, my skin felt adequately hydrated and comfortable.
I think that it’s rather tough to find brands that cater to sensitive skin that uses safe and quality ingredients. So it’s definitely worth a shot to try out their products! For more information about Klairs or all things Korea, check out