Hi there! If you've made your way to this blogpost then you probably know a thing or two about Korean beauty and skincare. But hey...have you ever wondered, is there something even better than all the trending K-beauty within the market, something beyond, something 'they' don't want you to find out about. Well, you've made it, you've landed on the right page. ISOV might be exactly what you've been looking for. The brand probably sounds unfamiliar to you, but let me tell you what, its been loved by many Koreans for many years since 2000 especially amongst Korea beauty clinics, where you know...all the hidden gems are.
Founded on March 6, 2000 in Soul, ISOV is a brand developed by a professional team, based on countless clinical experience, adhere to the use of natural essence plant formula, the use of cutting-edge scientific research technology to produce safety, efficacy cosmetics with exclusive patent ingredients.
I have been personally invested in skincare since I was around 14 or 15 years old, which means I've dedicated a solid eight years to exploring and experimenting with different skincare routines. I am so easily influenced, so I will buy pretty much whatever I see on the internet. But you know, most of the times the products are just not as good as you expected. So I've wondered, how? How do I get that Korean glassy, flawless milk skin? How do I get actual visible results with my skincare?
ISOV might be our solution. So what makes this brand so different from other brands? After doing a little bit of research, I know why. It is a medical based skin care solution, effectively delivering fast results using the finest ingredients and edgiest technology. All of ISOV's products are backed up by years of research and clinical trials, in fact, they have their own patents and certificates and have been recognized internationally. Hop on and keep reading to find out ISOV's best-selling products, and get ready to change your skin!
So Where Do I Start?
ISOV has quite a few product lines, I was pretty lost when was first introduced to the brand. Luckily, after experimenting and loving some of their products, I have put together some of their most loved products with some tips on how to use them like a pro! Absolutely no B*S and gatekeeping in this blog, keep reading to unlock beautiful skin!
Explore ISOV Serums
I'm an acne-prone sensitive skin girlie, there's always something wrong with it. I never had the confidence to leave my house without layers of foundation and concealers until I started using ISOV serums. Last week when I had lunch with my friend, she was shocked by how clear and glowy my skin was looking. Before I give you all my tips, let me introduce you to some of my favorite ISOV serums.
Before I start telling you about this bottle of magic, let me tell you the necessity of using an anti-oxidant. Our skin are exposed to harmful free radicals every single day which can damage our skin cells and accelerate the aging process! Antioxidants work by scavenging free radicals, reducing inflammation, and promoting the repair of damaged skin cells. This helps to minimize the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots, while also promoting a more youthful, glowing complexion.Do you guys notice how clear and bright our skin looks immediately after washing our face, however it becomes dull later on? This is because our skin has oxidized over time.
If you want that clean, spotless glass skin, you need to invest in this ISOV Complex VC Serum , which is the perfect answer to your skincare needs. Its powerful blend of brightening and anti-oxidizing ingredients works on all skin types to achieve visibly brighter and nourished skin. Its combination of rosa centifolia flower water, lactobacillus ferment, and patented whitening ingredients boosts moisture, elasticity, and pore tightening of your skin.
Unlike most whitening products which could feel dry or irritative on the skin, the texture of this product is just too good to be true. Its super watery and blends right into the skin! Shop now
Like I said, I have acne-prone and sensitive skin, but I'm also a skincare-holic who is obsessed with trying out different products. A couple of months ago, I started using retinol and went through a horrifying skin-purging phase when my skin become red, dry and itchy all at once! Find out more about how to deal with skin purging here.
That was when the ISOV Complex Calming Serum came in like a superhero in a lightweight, 80ml bottle! Packed with a dynamic duo of squalane and ceramide, this serum works wonders in fortifying and shielding your skin's natural barriers. So, whether you're dealing with irritated skin or simply seeking a dose of hydration, the ISOV Complex Calming Serum has got your back. Shop now
Having both sensitive and acne-prone skin can often leave us in a tricky situation: Do we prioritize treating our acne or focus on repairing our skin barrier? It's a conundrum many of us can relate to. We want clear, blemish-free skin, but we also understand the importance of a strong and healthy skin barrier. The good news is, you don't have to choose one over the other anymore.
The Complex AC Serum 80ml is a lightweight serum packed with carefully selected natural extracts that reduce sebum production, control skin troubles, and soothe acne skin while repairing skin barrier. It contains Lactobacillus/Punica granatum fruit ferment extract to reduce red spots; calendula flower extract for anti-inflammatory and relaxing effects; and lemon and loquat leaf extract for the ultimate balanced skin care solution.
The result of this serum is definitely visible, within just a couple of days. Your skin will look more clean and refreshed and your acnes should be gone and stay under controlled! If you've already tried countless anti-acne products without success, this one might just be the 'one'. Shop now
Explore ISOV Cream masks
Why are Cream Masks Trending in Korean?
So what's the different between sheet mask and cream mask? Unlike sheet masks which are pre-cut fabric or paper masks soaked in a concentrated serum; cream masks have this thick, creamy formulas that can be applied directly to the skin and left on for a specified period before being rinsed off.
They typically have a richer texture and are formulated with magical ingredients that provide deep hydration, nourishment, and targeted skincare benefits. The truth is, Cream masks are often more versatile than sheet masks, as they can address a wide range of concerns, such as firming, clarifying, or soothing the skin. They are ideal for those with dry or dehydrated skin, as they create a protective barrier that locks in moisture and allows the active ingredients to penetrate deeply. Keep reading to explore ISOV cream masks.
Did you know this Centella Cream Mask Expert 200ml is often used in Korean beauty clinics as a quick soothing solution for irritated skin after intense facial treatments? Formulated with Centella Asiatica Extract, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, and Lepidium Meyenii Root Extract, this cream mask offers quick relief to facial flush, erythema, and sensitive skin.
And let me tell you, this might be one of the best mask you've ever used in your life! It offers this heavenly cooling effect the moment you apply it, my skin has never felt so soothed and hydrated! Just imagine this soft, cool creamy feeling! This product can not only be used when you have sensitive skin, you can also use it as a moisture booster mask, works like a dream! Shop now
Does your skin ever feel crispy dry? Well my skin gets super dry and flaky during the cooler seasons, while sheet masks hydrates my skin for a couple of hours, my skin still feels tight and dry the next morning.
So if you're looking for a product that gives you that instant boost of hydration, Azulene Care Cream Mask 200ml Expert is your go-to. Infused with Azulene, Hyaluronic acid and Protein ingredients, it quickly calms and moisturize the skin while regenerating damaged skin. Shop now
If you have oily acne-prone skin and you're looking for a face mask, stop right there. This AC Cream Mask 200ml Expert is all you need. This is an all-in-one cream mask formulated with natural bentonite clay, Tea tree oil and active, oily trouble-solving ingredients making it just perfect for those whose skin produce excessive oil, inflamed skin and acne skin.
Here's a pro tip for you! You don't have to apply this mask all over your face; instead, focus on those specific areas with excess sebum or acne. Apply a generous amount of the AC Cream Mask to your T-zone, where you need it most, while reserving the Azulene Care Cream Mask for other parts of your face. By customizing your mask application, you can address different skincare concerns and provide targeted care to specific areas. Thank me later! Shop now
Explore ISOV Cleansers
Ask anyone with good skin what their secret is. More often than not, they'll attribute their healthy skin to one fundamental practice: proper cleansing. Keep reading to find out three of my favorite cleansing products from ISOV!
Double cleansing is my favorite way to take off my makeup for cleaner, softer, and smoother skin! However, a good oil cleanser is not that easy to find, some cleansing oils actually caused me breakouts and clogged my pores, until I laid my hands on the ISOV pH Balance Pure Cleansing Oil.
This cleansing oil is formulated with Jojoba seed oil to moisturizes and nourishes skin; Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil to provide care for dry and weakened skin and Rosa Multiflora Fruit Extract for a strong anti-oxidant effects. It almost felt like a spa when I used this cleansing oil to remove makeup, it felt unbelievably soft and silky and it took off my makeup (including waterproof mascara) without leaving any residues! Shop now
2. Complex AC Bubble Cleanser 150ml: Best cleanser for acne-prone skin!
I swear by this cleanser! Packed with my favorite soothing ingredients: tea tree oil, Centella Asiatica extract and Calendula Flower extract + a coconut surfactant, the Complex AC Bubble Cleanser 150ml deep cleanses my face without stripping my skin. The biggest difference that I noticed after using this cleanser was that my t-zone is a lot less oily and definitely less Acnes! And it doesn't just end here, this cleanser is also infused with Lemon Fruit extract which offers powerful pore care. I could cry if I go on a trip without this baby. Shop now
3. O2 Snow Bubble Activator 150ml: Take cleansing to the NEXT LEVEL
I have personally been blown away by this incredible product. Its refreshing gel-to-foam texture instantly transforms into oxygen bubbles, creating a unique and tickling sensation on my skin. These bubbles work wonders, effortlessly removing makeup residue and deeply embedded dirt from within my pores.
The result? Every time after I use this O2 Snow Bubble Activator, my skin feels noticeably smoother, healthier, brighter and refreshed! If you have Skin texture, Clogged pores, definitely give this product a try!
With powerful ingredients like Hyaluronate, Arginine, Dimethyl Sulfone, Allantoin, and Panthenol, it not only cleanses but also provides strong moisture and nourishment to my skin. I'm in love with the way my complexion looks and feels after using this amazing cleanser.
Here is how you should use it:
Squeeze 1 or 2 pumps applying evenly to the face, massage and remove oxygen bubbles after 1 minute. Shop now
This is a luxurious, whipped cream is designed to regenerate and repair damaged skin. If your skin looks something like:
Then your probably have damaged skin! Still not sure if you have damaged skin barrier or not? Let's see if you tick the following boxes:
- Skin always feels tight and dry
- Must apply skincare immediately after washing your face
- Flaky skin
If you tick more than 3 of the symptoms above, then you have to try the Meso Repair Cream 100ml Expert. It is formulated with a powerful blend of peptide ingredients, Meadowfoam seed oil, Hydrolyzed collagen, Lavender extract, and Adenosine have been expertly chosen to help improve skin elasticity, reduce erythema, and soothe sensitive skin.
You know this cream is actually good when it is used in professional facial clinics, often used as the final step in acne treatment or anti-wrinkle ampoule MTS treatment to help regenerate cells and repair the skin. Shop now
Packed with polylactic acid, peptides, copper tripeptide, adenosine, and aspalathus linearis extract, this Meso-fills Cream 50ml is really the anti-aging whole bundle. Unlike most anti-aging creams, this one is fast-absorbing, lightweight while instantly improving skin elasticity and wrinkles, delivering maximum hydration and nutrition.
If you want that ultimate youthful glam look, use the Meso-fills Cream with the Meso-fills Ampoule 10ml*5ea Expert which is a powerful ampoule for mature skin with its age-defying formula. It contains polylactic acid and hydrolyzed collagen to strengthen skin density, resulting in improved elasticity and youthful appearance. Shop now
Formulated with potent brightening ingredients, stem cell, peptides, niacinamide and precious botanical extracts, the Meso C Cream 50ml is a powerful whitening cream that helps regenerate skin, reduce the appearance of dark spots and build elasticity for that light, clean glassy Korean skin look. Shop now
If you have sensitive or acne-prone skin, this Centella TC Cream 30ml is your holy grail. It is packed with Centella Asiatica Extract, Salicylic Acid and Niacinamide. It helps to strengthen and protect the skin's barrier, providing long-lasting moisture and calming sensitive skin affected by external irritants. Its ultra-hydrating formula hydrates skin up to 24 hours, leaving it feeling soft and smooth.
This is your go-to cream whenever your skin is flaring up or having a reaction, just slap it on, go to bed and voila! Your skin will be good as new the next morning thanks to the magical formula of this cream. There's just something about the formula of this cream that is so so good...Shop now