Skincare FAQ With @Skinchemy: On Oxidized Vitamin C Serums

Skincare FAQ With @Skinchemy: On Oxidized Vitamin C Serums

This is a new column created in collaboration with Lalita (@skinchemy on Instagram), a certified and professional cosmetic chemist. Each week, Lalita answers frequently asked skincare questions, based on results from existing scientific research!
March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
Picky Guide: Fungal Acne 101

Picky Guide: Fungal Acne 101

Find yourself having persistent blemishes that just never seem to go away? If you’re caught in this predicament, don’t just go ahead and diagnose yourself as having fungal acne yet!
March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
Picky Guide: All About Skin Barrier

Picky Guide: All About Skin Barrier

Hands up if you’ve seen the term “skin barrier” being thrown around endlessly when researching on the latest skincare products. What exactly is this “barrier”, and why is it important?

In today’s post, learn about our skin’s first line of defense that we need to carefully protect and love. Let’s get started!

March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
Picky Guide: How to Layer Skincare Products

Picky Guide: How to Layer Skincare Products

We know that most of you feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of skincare products available in the market right now. To make things even more complicated, there are so many different categories of products! We often have users asking us this question: “Which product should I use first in my routine?”. If you are feeling lost and clueless about how to layer skincare products, you’re not alone!
March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
How To Soothe Skin Irritation – 9 Ingredients You Need To Know

How To Soothe Skin Irritation – 9 Ingredients You Need To Know

Regardless of skin type, your skin will go through episodes of angry irritation. Contributing factors to skin irritation may include stress, overexposure to the sun, or air pollution. In most cases, however, skin irritation can be attributed to a skincare product mishap. This could happen when you cleanse too much, over-exfoliate or simply experience a negative reaction to the chemical makeup of your new skin product!
March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
All About Retinoids: The Royal Family of Anti-Aging Skincare

All About Retinoids: The Royal Family of Anti-Aging Skincare

Do you have dull-looking skin and fine lines? Have you also been experiencing a loss in skin elasticity, or suffer from adult acne? These are all symptoms of aging skin, which is a natural and unavoidable biological process. Surprisingly, one ingredient has been proven by science to be able to address all these problems — Retinoids, or the Vitamin A group. This group of ingredients has been hailed as the “royal family” of skincare because they are the scientific “gold standard” of topical treatment for aging skin!
March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
Most Picked: Popular Skincare Products Chosen By Picky Users

Most Picked: Popular Skincare Products Chosen By Picky Users

We looked into your Picks to see what are the most popular skincare products in the Picky database. Do you see your Picks on the list?
March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
5 Questions with: Denise of @ounceofglow

5 Questions with: Denise of @ounceofglow

Who knew popular culture could change someone’s skincare routine forever? Picky user Denise (@ounceofglow on Instagram) shares with the Picky team how one Korean actress changed her life, and also her favorite go-to skincare ingredient. Hint: it might be sound a tad too natural, but trust us, it works.
March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
Pore-loving Ingredients – Minimize Pores With These Ingredients

Pore-loving Ingredients – Minimize Pores With These Ingredients

Do you notice your pores getting visibly bigger in size as you age? Enlarged pores are a huge concern for a lot of people, but don’t worry, because we’re here to help. We explain what pores are and which skincare ingredients can help minimize pores — or at least how big they appear to be.
March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
All About Salicylic Acid

All About Salicylic Acid

Do you have acne-prone, congested or oily skin? If you said yes to the above and have yet to incorporate salicylic acid-based product in your skincare routine, you’re in luck. In this article, we’ll talk more about what salicylic acid really is, and spill the tea as to why so many people are swearing by this hero ingredient!  
March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
All About Niacinamide, From 2% To 20%

All About Niacinamide, From 2% To 20%

If you’re into skincare, you would have heard of this hero ingredient by now. Also known as Vitamin B3, niacinamide has been hailed by skincare gurus as one of the most powerful ingredients you can incorporate into your skincare routine. A multitasking, all-performing ingredient, not only does niacinamide perform as an anti-aging agent and smooths wrinkles and large pores, it also increases ceramide synthesis, effectively moisturizing and strengthening the skin barrier. That’s not all – niacinamide also has known acne-fighting properties, and can be used to improve skin conditions such as acne, rosacea and atopic dermatitis.
March 11, 2021 — cosrx inc
First Look: COSRX Sheet Masks

First Look: COSRX Sheet Masks

This just in: new CosRX sheet masks have been launched in Korea, and we have ingredient analyses for these babies!

Developed with a focus on hydration and soothing skin irritation, these new sheet masks have become a hot new favorite among South Korean skincare enthusiasts.

What exactly can you look forward to with each new formula? Also, which one should you get out of the three new sheet masks on the block? Scroll on right down, because Picky has the deets.

February 23, 2021 — cosrx inc