For skin to be healthy and beautiful, it needs a stable environment.
Goh Yee Huay finds out in Seoul how Korean brand Sulwhasoo’s signature serum has been doing that for two decades.
Balance. That just-right point where things are on an even keel, there’s equilibrium, and all things are equal. It’s a delicate, precarious spot that could easily tip over into too little or too much. It’s a state of existence that everyone is striving to reach. Every day.
You see it in the niggling feeling that we’re not quite functioning at our best. You see it in the surge of cleaneating diets and wellness retreats, fad workouts, tailored lifestyle programmes and alternative treatments, all designed to help us achieve harmony in body and mind – the cure-all for the long work hours, utter exhaustion and dwindling me time we experience.
In the beauty industry too, the spotlight is shifting.
The very latest skincare launches are less about troubleshooting superficial problems like wrinkles and spots, and more about helping skin flourish and function well from the inside.