Birch Sap in K-Beauty - Why You Need It

Birch Sap in K-Beauty - Why You Need It

Birch Sap in K-Beauty - Why You Need It


If you haven't already been drinking up the benefits of birch sap in your skincare routine here's why you need to stop sleeping on this K-Beauty favourite. 

But first, time for a more basic question. What exactly is birch sap?



Birch sap (also known by its Latin name, Betula alba) is a naturally occurring ingredient derived from plants. It has multiple functions in a skincare formula thanks to its ability to boost the skin's barrier, increase hydration and reduce trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). In addition, it is a great fit for a wide variety of skin types, from oily, to normal and dry. Unlike other hydrating ingredients, which can weigh the skin down, Betula alba is well tolerated by many skin types. 

That has made it a favourite among Korean beauty companies, who are always at the forefront of the latest skincare technology. 

Birch Sap in K-Beauty - How It Can Benefit Your Skin

Let's take a look at birch sap in K-Beauty - why you need it and how it can benefit your skin:



Birch Sap Benefit 1: Hydrates Skin 

When it comes to skincare, birch sap water is known for its excellent hydrating properties. Not only does it help your skin to replenish moisture, it also helps it to retain moisture as well. It therefore also has emollient properties. 

Because maintaining proper hydration is fundamental to healthy skin, ingredients like birch sap that can assist to keep skin hydrated are often highly prized.


Benefits of Birch Sap in Skincare


Birch Sap Benefit 2: Conditions and Nourishes Skin  

In addition to its hydrating function, birch sap water is also able to condition and provide rich nourishment to the skin. That's because it contains essential minerals like potassium, calcium, and magnesium, all of which promote a healthier complexion.


Birch Sap Benefit 3: Provides Antioxidants to Skin

Antioxidants play a crucial role in skincare because they can help to combat free radicals. When left unchecked, free radicals contribute to skin damage, including premature aging. Because birch water is rich in antioxidants, including vitamin C, it's a natural fit in anti-aging skincare formulations. 


Benefits of Birch Sap in Skin Care


Birch Sap Benefit 4: Skin Soothing and Calming 

Perhaps best of all, birch sap is a natural fit for a wide variety of skin types thanks to its natural soothing properties. Not only is it able to calm and relieve irritated or sensitive skin, it can also be beneficial for those with skin conditions like eczema and rosacea.


Birch in K-Beauty - Why You Need It

Now that we've taken a look at the many benefits this natural beauty ingredient can offer to the skin there's probably only one question you have left.

Where can I find it?!

Try Dewy Glaze Toner, a unique jelly-textured 2-in-1 essence toner that contains Betula Alba Leaf Water as the first ingredient in the formula (instead of regular water). Your skin will drink up the benefits from the first step after cleansing. Best of all, it can be used multiple different ways; as a toner, essence or for Korea's famous 7 Skins Method


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