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Dewy, luminous skin is as much the standard as it is an art form in South Korea — and "dewy" is not to be confused with the dreaded (in North America, at least) oily or shiny face.
In fact, there's a huge difference here: South Korean women want beauty that is healthy, hydrated, and poreless — not the kind that looks like you simply rolled out of bed greasy. Unkempt is not a thing here; as anyone who has seen Seoul street style knows, every #ootd is an opportunity for showing off.
Fortunately, the way Korean women prep and prime their skin is not as complicated as it might seem — and, perhaps surprisingly, it doesn’t involve highlighter or bronzer. Achieving natural, porcelain-looking skin simply requires a basic combination of multitasking products, such as a BB cream and a mist.
Ahead, we're sharing the step-by-step #sokosecret instructions to help you get glowing, poreless skin this summer.
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