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First Care Activating Serum
60 mL
 60 mL
90mL
Sulwhasoo

First Care Activating Serum

4.1( 358 Ratings )
Details
Fragrance-FreeOil-freeParaben-Free
Highlights
What It IsA prep serum deigned as the first step post-cleanse that hydrates, nourishes, visibly firms, and helps boost your next skincare products’ absorption.
What Else You Need to KnowThe post-cleanse preparatory serum hydrates and balances skin for a healthy glow. The secret is in JAUM Balancing Complex™, a potent cocktail of five Korean herbs that hydrates, nurtures, and visibly firms. A proprietary blend of herbs works to improve overall texture, tone, and boost moisture.
Ingredients
51 ingredients
Effects
Carrageenan
Comedogenic
Glycerin
Hydrating
Licorice Root Extract
Soothing, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant
Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract
Soothing, Hydrating, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant
Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract
Soothing, Hydrating, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant
Butylene Glycol
Hydrating
Cocoa Extract
Soothing, Hydrating, Anti-Oxidant
Carbomer
Comedogenic
Natto Gum
Anti-Aging, Anti-Oxidant
Tocopherol
Anti-Aging
Portulaca Oleracea Extract
Soothing, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant
Castor Oil
Soothing, Hydrating, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant
Lecithin
Soothing, Hydrating, Fungal Acne
CITRIC ACID
Exfoliating
Hydrogenated Lecithin
Soothing, Hydrating
Propylene Glycol
Hydrating
Honey
Soothing, Hydrating, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant
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Reviews

Routine Update!
Routine Update!
I've been using this past month to try some new products and I've got to say, thank you@skintellectfor recommending The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%! It's been such a game changer. Current AM routine: 1. Sulwhasoo - Gentle Cleansing Foam Hydrating Makeup Remover 2. Sulwhasoo - First Care Activating Serum 3. Sulwhasoo - Essential Balancing Water 4. The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% 5. Sulwhasoo - Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Eye Cream 6. Sulwhasoo - Essential Firming Cream+ sunscreen Current PM routine: 1. Sulwhasoo - Gentle Cleansing Foam Hydrating Makeup Remover 2. pixi - Glow Tonic 3. I DEW CARE - Bright Side Up Brightening Vitamin C Serum 4. Sulwhasoo - Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Eye Cream 5. Sulwhasoo - Essential Firming Cream I've also switched to using the AZTEC SECRET - Indian Healing Clayfollowed by a sheet mask once to twice per week (instead of once per week) and The Ordinary - AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solutiononce every 1-2 weeks (instead of every week). The clay mask has been a godsend lately! I've been breaking out so badly from wearing a mask everyday at work. Definitely also loving MARIO BADESCU - Drying Lotionright now for spot treating. How is everyone else dealing with mask-related breakouts right now?
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caristeena
AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution
The Ordinary-AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution
After trying the samples sache
After trying the samples sachets and deluxes, I’ve decided to get the full-sized of the above Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum EX! Kinda worried if the ginseng scent is too strong for my nose but it’s definitely not!
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myrabeautydiary
First Care Activating Serum
Sulwhasoo-First Care Activating Serum
sulwhasoo First Care Activatin
sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum and it is a delight to have it back in my collection. This is not a new product to me. I have used a whole bottle of this last year. But just a little recap of what this Serum is all about. It is just fun to read and learn more about the product and the way it is formulated. . . A combination of Asian tradition and sophisticated skincare technology goes into the making of First Care Activating serum. It is formulated with JAUM Balancing Complex™ that is a blend of five Traditional Medicinal Herbs namely Rehmannia, Lotus, Peony, White Lily, and Solomon’s Seal, the hidden beauty secret for Resilience, Regeneration, Vitality, Nourishment and Clarity. In a unique artisianal process these Herbs are thinly sliced, not ground and brewed for 18 hours. It is then precisely extracted for the highest concentrations of actives and aged with all-natural honey. How cool is that! So much dedication and patience goes into making of this. . The amber colored, fluidy gel like serum is light weight, not sticky, spreads easily and is absorbed quickly. It does stay tacky for half a minute and then sets in. I used it after using cleanser, toner and the product layers well. It has a pleasing herbal scent that is very soothing and calming. The skin feels healthy, bouncy and hydrated. Back when I tried it, I made sure I used it on its own and see the results without confusing with the results of other products and I am pretty sure it made my skin very even toned, considerably masking the appearance of dark shadows. It is a good serum. 
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dazzlensparkle
First Care Activating Serum
Sulwhasoo-First Care Activating Serum
After 6 months of usage does this really work?
After 6 months of usage does this really work?
So I purchased this product almost about a year ago when my original essence Sulwhasoo - First Care Activating Serum also known as Yoon Jo Essence ran out and I didn’t have the 90 dollars to repurchase it 😢. I’ve been using this Missha essence religiously for the last 6 months and I haven’t noticed any huge differences on my skin. While I do notice that it does moisturize my skin more and it does help my skin feel a bit smoother. But since I stopped my Sulwhasoo essence my skin has a bit more fine lines again and I don’t think the Missha essence helps with this . To experiment for about two weeks I stopped using this essence but used all other products as usual then I reintegrated this product and only noticed a bit more moisturizing that gives momentary smoothness and brightness but that’s it. Nothing long lasting. Perhaps for me this product isn’t enough but I do think that this product is a bit over hyped. I believe that there are better essences out there. I still gave it four stars because it still did help my skin even if it was only temporary and you get a good quantity for a reasonable price so I’m not mad at it. MISSHA - Time Revolution FTE Intensive Moist
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jackieisthename
First Care Activating Serum
Sulwhasoo-First Care Activating Serum
I was curious to see if the hy
I was curious to see if the hype was real....and this is a very, very lovely serum. Life changing? Maybe not, but certainly something I'd like to have in my routine for a long time to come. The sulwhasoo first care activating serum is a luscious serum with traditional medicinal herbs. It absorbs quickly without stickiness and gives me a really good amount of hydration. I've been using it as my only serum step for the past week and I'm impressed at how my skin hasn't suffered at all by decreasing the number of steps in my routine. Sometimes a short and easy routine is what I need! I do avoid putting this on my dermatitis patches because there's some alcohol in this serum, but the rest of my face continues to be plump and bright. There are some great antioxidants and although I don't think this is going to smooth out all my fine lines it is definitely helping in the overall luminosity and glow department.
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gracefulfaceblog
First Care Activating Serum
Sulwhasoo-First Care Activating Serum
My favorite K-beauty skin care product!
My favorite K-beauty skin care product!
SULWHASOO First Care Activating Serum This is my previous favorite first step serum. I’ve emptied over five bottles of this product, and it has many ways to use it. I keep these three limited-edition bottles because they are so pretty. I enjoy the smell of this product, it has ginseng and other herbal smelling made me calm and let my all sense know skincare is starting. The texture of this product is very light and easy to absorb by skin. There are three ways to use it, 1. Direct apply after wash and dry the face as a first step serum to help skin absorb next step products; 2. Apply it after cleaning toner, as a serum, followed by serum water, I usually use this method in the morning; 3. Apply it before putting a sheet mask, it can help the skin to catch up the nutrition, and you can see a double effect. Sulwhasoo - First Care Activating Serum
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littletaro
First Care Activating Serum
Sulwhasoo-First Care Activating Serum
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