If you are new to Korean Skincare, it can get a bit overwhelming with all of the various products as well as some descriptions not being fully in English or using words that we have never heard of! Check out my post outlining Korean Skin Care Routine for a quick introduction to the methods while this post is focusing on one of the last steps in the moisturizing section: Sleeping Packs.
So what exactly is a sleeping pack?!?! A sleeping pack is a final moisturizer that you apply in a thick layer and then go to sleep with it! It can be a bit weird at first going to bed with a sticky face (especially if you have cats walking all over you like me!), but I can assure you, when you wake up and have baby soft skin you will be obsessed like me!
How to Use:
After your night time skincare routine is done, apply a nice layer all over skin and then go to bed!
In the morning, rinse off the product and then begin your morning routine!
I use this once a week or if my skin is really dry especially during winter!
Lazy Girl Hack: If I’m too tired to do my whole routine, I’ll simply cleanse my skin then slap some sleeping pack on and then wake up moisturized and refreshed, not to mention not guilty from neglecting my 10 step regimen.
Sleeping pack is a must have for those with dry skin (like me), who want to potentially simplify their regimen, or are new to the Korean skincare routine and don’t have the funds to do a bunch of products.
My Personal Favorite: The Face Shop Jeju Tangerine Sleeping Pack! Unfortunately I was not able to find it on Amazon anymore, but this not only smells great, but also works really well. I don’t have anything to compare it to as this is my first sleeping pack, but I plan to update this post once I try more. It always leaves my skin really hydrated and happy. For more of my beauty favorites click here!
Sheet Masks are amazing instruments to add to your skincare routine. They treat skin concerns with different essences, extra essence can be applied all over body and are a quick way to relax! Try adding this once a week to your beauty regimen for relaxing hydration!
Contains 16 Masks: There are a variety of packs of these but here are all the types: Vegetable Placenta, Olive, Bamboo, Milk, Bee Venom, Acerola, Red Ginseng, Apricot, Pomegranate, Wine, Strawberry, Honey Grapefruit, Rose, Grape, Acai Berry, Seaweed.
These masks have such easy to follow and visually appealing packaging with the cutest drawings!!
Author Note: TonyMoly does not have an official Amazon store, so be cognizant of that information if purchasing through Amazon. They sell the types individually for customizable orders. Each selection contains 2 masks priced at $6.00 or $3.00 per mask sheet.
Uses a Three layered pulp sheet to prevent evaporation.
Talc, paraben and artificial pigment free so perfect for sensitive skin.
They contain unbleached cotton sheets, thick and saturated with essence
Author Note:TonyMoly does not have an official Amazon store, so be cognizant of that information if purchasing through Amazon. They sell the types individually for customizable orders. Each selection contains 2 masks priced at $6.00 or $3.00 per mask sheet.
These masks have a high end type of feel with the type of cotton and packaging.
I am interested in these masks mostly because they have interesting types that you don’t see often in masks like Horse Fat, Birds Nest and Jeju Tangerine, Although these unconventional types may turn some people off.
I figured I’d add this last one as a hydrogel variety pack as they are usually VERY expensive and usually only come in one type.
What makes hydrogel so great?! This gelatinous sheet mask alternative carries higher amounts of essence to be absorbed into the skin. They are usually higher end and pricier but the benefits of a gel mask are usually better than traditional cotton or cellulose sheet masks with more absorption and nutrient delivery.
These indulgent masks have a 5 star rating on amazon so they are worth giving a shot for a super pampering session once a season!
Are you in love with sheet masks too? Let me know your favorite down below in the comments!!
Korean Skin Care Essentials: These are part of my current skincare routine! In order of use, too!
Innisfree Olive Real Cleansing Tissue, These are hands down the best makeup wipes I’ve ever used. They have a light healthy scent and one wipe cleans off all of my makeup. Claims to have antioxidants and vitamins to help skin, but they are seriously amazing wipes.
Benton Snail Bee Essence, I tried this essence because I was new to Korean skincare and it was relatively inexpensive compared to others. I personally don’t like the smell, but it has snail and bee venom in it which maybe thats the smell. The bee venom firms the face. If smell doesn’t bother you its a great product for the price ($20)
Dermal Korea Collagen Essence Full Face Facial Mask Sheet (16 Combo Pack), These aren’t the best sheet masks in the world, but they are super affordable and get the job done. I hope to check out some more renowned brands in the future! There are some weird ones in this collections like Vegetable Placenta and bee venom but also some fun ones like wine! I think this is a great intro to face masks for people to try.
The Face Shop Jeju Tangerine Sleeping Mask, I like to use this in the fall and winter when my skin needs extra moisture! It smells so good and in the morning my skin is so plump from absorbing the mask over night. It comes with a large amount of product too which is good because it seems to be out of stock everywhere I look.
Korean Beauty Lust List: These are products I’d love to get my hands on to try next!
Etude House Sleeping Pack Bubble Tea: Black Tea, I really want to try this next once my current sleeping mask is finished. It has cute tapioca inspired hydrating pearls and the packaging is adorable. There are three different flavors, green tea, black tea and strawberry. It just looks like such a fun product!
Chateau Labiotte Wine Lip Tint, I’ve seen quite a few reviews of this product and would love to try it and recommend it to my lip tint friends. The packaging is a cute wine bottle and there seems to be a variety of colors. There is also apparently a nice scent and I’m glad that they have small sample sizes too!
Skinfood Peach Sake Toner and Emulsion, I’m currently using a traditional american toner and I know that Korean ones are gentler on the skin and overall have a different purpose. Korean toners are applied similarly to moisturizers and it preps the skin to absorb moisture which is why its after the cleanser step. This one has gotten a lot of love on blogs so I think it would be a good starting point.