A Skincare 101 Layering Guide

Ever wish for that flawless, dewy look, but feel intimidated by multi-step, multi-product routines?  Don't worry! We've got you covered!

A Skincare 101 Layering Guide

Ever wish for that flawless, dewy look, but feel intimidated by multi-step, multi-product routines?  Don't worry! We've got you covered!

Our award-winning product line, developed in collaboration with a premier skincare laboratory in Korea, offers an easy-to-follow skincare routine inspired by the traditional Korean Beauty 10-step regimen. Think of this as your K-Beauty cheat sheet, where you can achieve that flawless, dewy look with fewer steps.

But first, Set the Mood for Self-Care

Before diving into your routine, take a moment to unwind. Light a candle, put on some calming music, or take a few deep breaths. This sets an intention of self-care and helps melt away the day's stress.

Step #1. Oil Based Cleanser (PM):

Cleansing is a crucial step to remove makeup, sunscreen, and the day's buildup! For a deeper cleanse, perform a double cleanse. Start with an oil cleanser like NOURISH Oil Cleanser to gently dissolve eye makeup, sebum, and sunscreen. Apply on dry skin and gently massage. Fun Fact: oil attracts oil, so even if you have oily skin you can still use an oil cleanser. 

Step #2. Water Based Cleanser (AM & PM):

Follow up with a water-based cleanser like REFRESH Jade Purifying Cleanser to remove any residue from the oil cleanser and balance your skin's pH without stripping natural oils. Apply to damp skin and gently massage in circular motions. 

Step #3. Exfoliate (AM or PM, 2-3 times a week):

Exfoliation removes dead skin cells, unclogs pores, and refines skin texture, preparing it for better absorption of subsequent products. GLOW Exfoliating Soft Peelawarded "New Beauty Best Exfoliator for Reactive Skinuses papaya fruit enzymes, and plant based microcrystalline cellulose to  gel, roll, and free your skin of all the yucky buildup, giving its texture a soft refresh without any harsh agents that can scratch, burn, or damage the skin.  

Step #4. Toner ( AM & PM):

Dab on a hydrating toner like BALANCE Moisturizing Toner to remove any leftover impurities, add moisture and prep your skin for the next steps.  Apply after cleansing, dispense onto a cotton pad or the palm of your hand, and just pat onto your face, neck, and décolleté.

Step #5. Serums and Ampoules (AM & PM):
Apply serums or ampoules to address specific concerns like wrinkles, dryness, or uneven skin tone. Our RENEW Concentrated Serum is a daily use serum packed with antioxidants, to protect, brighten and delay premature aging. If you are looking to harnesses peptides, amino  acids, and hyaluronic acid to hydrate, repair, and plump your skin, on damp skin, use our REPLENISH Hyaluron Peptide Ampoule. This concentrated treatment is ideal for use 1-2 times a week or whenever your skin feels especially dry or needs a boost, such as after a long flight, exposure to cold air, or sunburn. 

    Apply your serums and moisturizers with a gentle massage to stimulate circulation and promote product absorption. You can even incorporate a Gua Sha tool for an extra lymphatic drainage and aid in depuffing the eye area in the mornings!

    Step #6. -Sheet Mask (1-2 times a week, AM or PM):

    Sheet masks deliver for an extra dose of hydration and pampering. The secret lies sheet mask containing the serums on your skin without them evaporating this way your skin is treated to a full  nutrient dense treatment. At Aloisia Beauty, we're currently working on an update to our award-winning line of sheet masks that involves a new biodegradable element – stay tuned, and watch for exciting announcement. 

          Step #7. - Eye Care (AM & PM):

    Don't neglect the delicate undereye area!  The delicate skin around your eyes is thinner and more delicate than the rest of you face and it requires special attention. Eye creams hydrate, reduce puffiness, and minimize the appearance of fine lines and dark circles. Try REVITALIZE Eye Cream – formulated with ingredients to brighten, soothe, and reduce wrinkles, making it perfect for under makeup application.

           Step #8. Moisturizer (AM & PM): 

    Layer and seal in all the moisture and goodness with moisturizers that flood the skin with hydration and protect the skin barrier. In the morning apply a lightweight moisturizer before your SPF.  Try LIGHT HYDRATION Emulsion this weightless and fast-absorbing moisturizer is an excellent source of antioxidants and nourishing vitamins to restore, boost hydration and promote soft, dewy-looking skin. In the evening, follow with our ULTRA-RICH Moisture Cream – a rich formula that repairs and protects the skin barrier while locking in long-lasting moisture.  If you prefer a gel type moisturizer, try our RESTORE Propolis Collagen Gel – Repairs, plumps, softens, and brightens with a blend of collagen and propolis. 

      Morning Must-Have: SPF

      This is the most essential step to prevent premature aging and protect your skin from harmful UV rays. There are many options to choose from, so whichever is your favorite, do not skip this step, even on cloudy days, and remember to reapply.

      The Power of Consistency and Customization

      Take this guide as a reference and use what works for you! The important thing is that you stay consistent with the core steps (double cleanse, moisturize, SPF), and over time, you'll experience a healthier, more resilient skin barrier that looks and feels radiant and helps delay premature aging.

      Frequency: While double cleansing and moisturizing are daily must-haves, adjust the frequency of exfoliation, sheet masks, and ampoules based on your skin's needs or the seasons.

      Customization: At Aloisia Beauty, we also offer simplified and customized routines tailored to specific skin types and goals – take our easy skin quiz to find your perfect match!

      Lifestyle: We believe in a holistic approach to skincare. Skin health starts with getting a good night's sleep, movement, a diet rich in nutrients, and lots of hydration.

      No matter your age or current skincare routine, it's never too late to discover your healthiest skin yet with the transformative power of a consistent, intentional skincare routine using Aloisia Beauty's results driven skincare for healthy, glowing skin!

      - The AB Team