Hi loves! It’s Bronwyn from BiiBiiBeauty here again today to share with you the top trending Asian Beauty secret from South Korea that are known to not only make the skin look glowy and healthy, but also help to repair and heal acne prone skin! So if you know for a fact you have dry acne prone skin, then you have stopped off at the right place to find out what the best ingredients in Asian beauty are for you.

Korean Asian Beauty Secrets

For dry, sensitive, acne prone skin types.



Ginseng has been a traditional Chinese medicine used for hundreds of years. The power of Ginseng is even beyond that of basic health. Ginseng is probably the #1 Asian beauty secret that has been known throughout not only Asian countries but even on an international scale. Ginseng works to improve your body’s health from the inside and on the outside.

Internal Health Benefits

  • Boost Energy Levels
  • Reduce Cholesterol
  • Prevent / Reduce Diabetes
  • Lower Blood Pressure
  • Promote body relaxation
  • Anti-Cancer
  • Reduce stress hormones
  • Anti Viral
  • Anti-Inflammatory

Skin Benefits

  • Brighten Dull Skin
  • Powerful anti-oxidant for anti-aging
  • Improve blood circulation of the skin
  • Improve skin conditions such as Eczema
  • Improves acne with anti-inflammatory benefits

As you can see, Ginseng is not only an all-star Asian beauty secret when it comes to maintaining your health, but it also has amazing anti-aging, anti-acne and anti-eczema benefits. Making Ginseng our #1 Asian beauty must have!

TRY: I’M FROM Ginseng Serum, I’M FROM Ginseng Mask



Honey is not only a recent viral skin trend in South Korea, but it has also been widely popular internationally for many years for its acne healing benefits. Not only for skin, but also for general health benefits!

Internal Health Benefits

  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-cancer
  • Lowers risk of heart disease
  • Intestinal Support
  • Boosts immune system
  • Anti-fungal
  • Lowers Cholesterol
  • Aids in the treatment of yeast infections

Skin Benefits

  • Nourishes and Moisturizes Skin
  • Fights acne with anti-bacterial & anti-fungal properties
  • Fights acne with anti-inflammatory benefits
  • Calms and soothes skin ailments such as eczema and psoriasis
  • Brightens dull skin
  • Helps to heal damaged skin from sensitivity to burns

If you have dry acne prone skin, indulging in honey products is one of the best things you can do for your skin. Honey used topically is outstanding for maintaining the skins protective moisture barrier, blocking out acne bacteria while calming and aiding in the healing of dry skin acne.

TRY: I’M FROM Honey Cream, I’M FROM Honey Mask


Rice is another traditional Chinese method of extract for aiding in health and beauty. Rice water in particular has been used for centuries in traditional beauty routines for brightening and smoothing skin texture. Not only for is it an Asian beauty secret for the skin, but also for health!

Internal Health Benefits

  • Boost energy levels
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Prevents constipation
  • Relief of Diarrhea
  • Anti-oxidant for free radicals in the body
  • Promotes healthy muscle tissue
  • Regulates a health body temperature

Skin Benefits

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Oil Control
  • Reduce Enlarged Pores
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Brightens dull complexion and uneven skin tone
  • Calms & soothes skin irritation
  • Calms Eczema
  • Smooths rough skin texture

Rice water is an excellent way for those who suffer with oily skin and acne to get control. Rice water is gentle enough yet effective at balancing out the skin without overly drying it. An excellent alternative to toners if you’re looking for an all natural alternative for your acne prone skin.

TRY: Skinmiso Rice Foaming Cleanser, COSRX Ultimate Nourishing Rice Overnight Spa Mask



Another best kept Asian beauty secret from South Korea is Centella Asiatica Extract. Centella has just in recent years become a must have skincare ingredient in Korea, becoming widely popular for it’s outstanding abilities to repair skin while healing and treating acne at the same time dating back to traditional Chinese medicine.

Internal Health Benefits

  • Aids in recovery from colds & flus
  • Promotes healthy blood circulations
  • Anti-oxidant
  • High in Amino Acids, Fatty Acids, Beta Carotene & Phytochemicals
  • Relief in Menstrual Symptoms
  • Diarrhea Relief

Skin  Benefits

  • Promotes collagen production
  • Speeds up the healing of wounds
  • Soothes Eczema
  • Sooth Psoriasis
  • Anti-aging from amino & fatty acids
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Increase blood circulation improving dull skin and skin conditions
  • Promotes fast healing of acne, stretch marks & scarring

Centella Asiatica is one of the ultimate ingredients to look for if you suffer from multiple skin conditions and concerns. This power house plant will be your holy grail skin savior and is one of Souths Korea flourishing Asian beauty secret.

TRY: AliveLab Centella Dressing Powder(pure powder additive for other skincare products), COSRX Centella Blemish Cream, COSRX Centella Alcohol-Free Toner


This one certainly is a tough one to pronounce, however it’s outstanding calming, soothing and healing properties make it all worth your while. A derivative of Azulene originally discovered from the distillation of German Chamomile, this stunning blue extract has recently been adopted into Korean skincare and is now becoming a new found Asian beauty secret.

Skin Benefits

  • For topical use
  • Speeds up skin healing
  • Anti-irritant
  • Anti-allergen
  • Calming & soothing
  • Skin cooling
  • Cell recovery
  • Anti-wrinkle
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-bactrerial
  • Relief in skin conditions such as Eczema & Psoriasis
  • Anti-acne

TRY: Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream, Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop, Klairs Mid Day Blue Sun Lotion

If you have never heard of this ground breaking skincare ingredient before, then I sure hope you now know why you were missing out! This bad boy is the holy grail of skin recovery no matter what skin type you have! If you suffer from literally any skin condition, this will be the answer you were looking for!

There you have it loves! The top best Asian beauty secret’s for skincare that have been sweeping the South Korean beauty industry by storm these past few years. I hope this article could be helpful to all dry skin and acne sufferers out there! Even if you don’t suffer from acne, incorporating these ingredients into your routine will revolutionize your skin.

Good luck xoxo




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Hi! My name is Bronwyn Papineau AKA BiiBiiBeauty & BiiBiiBap Beauty & Vlog Youtuber and Blogger at Wishtrend Glam Editor, Social Media Coordinator