Many women are constantly harping on their skin woes such as pigmentation, wrinkles and uneven skin tone. But in humid Singapore, one common problem we all face is clogged and enlarged pores. Pores are essential in allowing our skin to breathe and also HELPS the body get rid of unwanted oils and toxins. According to BBC, our face tends to have larger pores and more sebaceous glands as compared to other parts of our body, so it’s important that you take extra care of it. Thankfully, many beauty brands have released numerous skincare products that target huge, clogged pores and now, there’s even a brand that focuses on products that do just that.
Thankfully, many beauty brands have released numerous skincare products that target huge, clogged pores. One brand that focuses on products that do just that is cult Korean beauty brand Caolion. It specialises in creating hypoallergenic products and combines traditional Korean skincare ingredients with advanced modern technology to create a line of products that not only treat pores, but are also natural, free of colouring, fragrances and alcohol. The brand’s ethos is pretty simple: Calm the skin, awaken the natural strength of the skin and finally “opening up” the skin to nourish it with the proper benefits it needs to restore skin health.
Caolion strongly believes in having a good beauty ritual can transform skin and give it a natural glow. Of course, there’s the cleansing and toning but more importantly, the brand places a huge emphasis on treating pores to help improve skin’s condition. Here, we break down the top four pore treatment products to get your hands on.
Pore Triple Action Cleansing Stick (Charcoal and Green Tea), $37
This is the latest addition to the brand’s line of cleansers that also works as makeup removers. Packaged in an easy-to-use stick, the balm transforms into an oil upon application, and then into foam when in contact with water. It deeply cleanses, exfoliates and effectively removes stubborn blackheads and impurities trapped in pores. How it works: Massage the stick onto skin to remove makeup and grime, before rinsing off with warm water. What else we love about it? Its super convenient and fuss-free packaging that’s perfect for travels or even post-gym sessions.
Pore Deep Toner Set, $45
Toners are a must-have in every skincare regime. This gently purifies pores and hydrates skin. Formulated with refreshing peat water and detoxifying charcoal, it is gentle enough for sensitive skin. With a pH level of 5.5 (which is similar to that of our skin), it helps to balance skin while ridding the excess sebum and impurities. Moreover, it tightens pores for a more refined and polished appearance. The set comes packaged with a full-size and travel-size product, as well as a mist spray pump.
Pore Blackhead O2 Sparkling Soap, $24
This is made with sparkling water, charcoal, medicinal herb powder and cocoa to detox, double-cleanse and eliminates blackheads. It is also formulated with lavender extracts that help maintain skin softness while controlling sebum production, resulting in smaller, less noticeable pores. The hyaluronic acid, coconut and olive ingredients promise to deliver optimum hydration for a plumper, smoother complexion.
Pore Tightening Day & Night Glowing Duo, $51
This two-prong approach to pore care includes a day cream and overnight sleeping mask. The Pore Tightening Bounce Cream comes in a non-sticky, bouncy texture that hydrates and control excessive sebum production while brightening skin and refining wrinkles. The Pore Tightening Memory Sleeping Mask, on the other hand, is formulated with a unique Shape Memory Technology to tighten pores and soothe skin, resulting in a smoother and brighter appearance.
Caolion products are exclusively available at all Sephora outlets in Singapore.
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