Every skin care junkie knows that serums have the ability to boost a skin routine's power through the roof. All those skin-friendly ingredients in one bottle? Yes, please. But when it comes to potency, serums have tough competition. Introducing, ampoules.
Compared to serums, ampoules have more concentrated ingredients—hence making them more potent. Most of them even come with a dropper so you can't overapply! Also, they're generally packaged in smaller jars and bottles, and they are a bit more expensive than other products.
At this point, you might be questioning your entire relationship with your serums. But don't fret, ampoules aren't here to ruin that bond. Ampoules address very specific skin care concerns, and in Korea, they're mostly used as a two to three-week treatment course. Which means, they're only necessary while its targeted issue is ongoing.
Convinced yet? Well, you should be. You can never go wrong with a skin care boost! Start your ampoule collection ASAP with our favorites below:
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Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Intensive Recovery Ampoules, P6840, SM Aura
No doubt about it, sensitive and irritated skin should drink these tiny miracles up. Its anti-aging properties are a wonderful bonus, too.
Laneige White Plus Renew Spot Ampoule, P3200, SM Megamall
Sign yourself up for this four-week brightening regimen and be amazed with the results.
Mizon Snail Repair Intensive Ampoule, P850, Suesh
Formulated with 80% snail secretion filtrate, this potent ampoule helps acne-prone skin recover from irritation and scarring.
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Cosrx Centella Blemish Ampoule, P1224, Skin Care Curator
Centella, the hero ingredient of this ampoule, is a medicinal herb used to heal wounds and infections. It just so happened that it's amazing for treating acne, too.
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Lee Ji Ham Vita Propolis Ampoule, P1500, Skin Care Curator
This bottle is 15ml of pure goodness. It has the acne-fighting centella, glow-inducing propolis, and more skin-loving ingredients.
Missha Time Revolution Night Repair Science Activator Ampoule, P1600, SM Annex North Edsa
For healthier, firmer, and more resilient skin, make this fermented ingredient-rich serum your new go-to.
Nature Republic Real Nature Lotus Ampoule, P665, Lazada
Protect your skin from hyperpigmentation and irritants with the soothing feel of lotus and healing niacinamide.
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