All about essence:types & efficacy & how to use!

All about essence:types & efficacy & how to use!

Formulated using hydrating ingredients and nourishing nutrients, essence is the perfect product for relieving different skin problem. But do you really know about the types and effects of essences? How to choose the suitable product? This article will take you to explore the answers!

Different kinds of essence and suitable skin type

There are many kinds of essences on the market, which can be mainly divided into three types according to texture: water essence, oil essence and water-oil essence. Different textures suit different skin types.

Category Texture Suitable skin type
Water essence Light All skin types, especially oil skin
Oil essence Moisturizing All skin types, especially dry skin and aging skin
Water-oil essence Combine the two above All skin types

Choose the right product according to your skin condition

According to functions, the essence can also be divided into five categories: moisture essence, whitening essence, repairing essence, anti-aging essence and oil control essence. We can choose the proper ones according to skin conditions in order to improve our skin effectively .

Efficacy product Commonly-used ingredients Suitable skin condition
Moisture Essence Hyaluronic acid, Squalane Dryness, Dullness, Dry lines
Whitening Essence Arbutin, Tranexamic acid, Vitamin C Spots, Dullness, Uneven skin tone
Repairing Essence Scutellaria baicalensis, Centella extract Allergy, Redness, Peeling, Itch
Anti-aging Essence Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Polypeptide Aging, Dryness, Dullness, Wrinkles
Oil control Essence Salicylic acid, Glycolic acid Grease, Enlarged Pores, Acne, Pimple

Correct steps/recommended using time

Except for choosing the right essence, how to use it properly is also important, which is directly related to the absorption of nutrients. Generally, essence is applied after using a cleanser and toner so that fully-softened skin stratum corneum can absorb nutrients fully and then a lotion or cream should be applied immediately to form a protective film on the skin surface locking the nutrients further. What’s more, the using time of the essence is also essential. There is ought to be emphasis in daytime and nighttime respectively so as to achieve comprehensive maintenance effect.

Recommended using time Category of product
  1. Moisture Essence: Used before makeup, not creasing
  2. Oil control Essence: Much oil secretion in the day

(Use in the morning, be aware that the active ingredient may not be effective due to light exposure)

  1. Whitening Essence: Some ingredients of light sensitivity need to be used in the night
  2. Anti-aging Essence: More active metabolism of cells improve absorption in the night
  3. Repairing Essence: More Melatonin produced in the night make better skincare effects

Unicare can design essence products of different textures and functions according to customer needs to meet customers’ various maintenance needs with satisfactory effects. Welcome to consult us for more product details.

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