Meet the 7-Skin Method: Korea's New Skincare Craze
WHAT IT IS
There’s been a bona fide obsession with this skincare technique in recent months—not only in Korea, but across the World Wide Web. The idea is simple: apply seven layers of the same toner in succession for super-charged hydration. Since toners are incredibly lightweight, you can really pack them over your skin to boost and balance your moisture levels.
Now, to answer the question in the back of your minds, yes, this technique is good for all skin types. It’s especially beneficial if you’re dry! And sure, seven layers of anything sounds majorly inconvenient. But if it gives you baby skin with a post-spa glow, wouldn’t you at least try it once?
WHAT TO USE
When the girls at the BeautyMNL office took on the 7-Skin Method, we wanted to do it with the best possible product. After a little research, we realized we needed the most hydrating toner we could get our hands on to really make this work. So, we went for a crowd-pleaser: the Dear Klairs Supple Preparation Facial Toner.
This toner-essence hybrid is especially recommended for the 7-Skin Method (Google it). Not only does it have this lovely, nourishing gel consistency, it’s also made with wheat amino acids to improve overall skin-health. Plus, it absorbs in a hot minute! You won’t waste too much time waiting between layers.
WHAT TO DO
ORDER OF APPLICATION: The 7-Skin Method should start immediately after cleansing, when you would normally apply toner.
STEP 1: Pour about 3 to 4 drops of the toner into your palm.
STEP 2: Using your fingertips, dab the toner over your forehead, nose, chin, and cheeks.
STEP 3: Gently sweep the toner over your face in circular motions to get an even layer.
STEP 4: Pat your face until the toner has fully absorbed. This will take one minute or less. You know you’re ready for the next layer when your skin feels smooth, not sticky.
STEP 5: Repeat STEPS 1 through 4 until you’ve reached seven layers of toner.
STEP 6: For devoted skincare junkies with time to spare, this is the part when you move on to the rest of your routine. But we know the struggle of busy girls all too well, so if you don’t have the time, just top off your toner with night cream or a sleeping pack. This last step will seal in all the moisture.
With the Dear Klairs toner, the 7-Skin Method took us about 12 minutes to complete. Depending on how quickly your formula absorbs, it could take a little longer or a little less.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Feast your eyes on that dewy, bouncy skin. You can practically see the health radiating from the face after just one go-around. With regular practice, the 7-Skin Method will bring your skin to its softest, most supple, and most noticeably radiant state. And is that worth all the time and toner? We sure think so. New nighttime routine alert!
The Dear Klairs Supple Preparation Facial Toner is available on BeautyMNL for the sale price of P1,050 (limited time only). Shop it right here!
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