Editor's Pick: Greek Skincare Line Korres
Get that covetable Greek glow!
We're familiar with skincare brands from South Korea, Japan, and even China, but have you heard of the newest from Greece? If you haven't yet, then you're in the right place, because today, we introduce you to the latest brand to hit our shores—KORRES from Greece! Get ready to cop that Greek glow, METRO ladies!
The brand was born out of Athens' longstanding homeopathic pharmacy in 1996, which continues to deliver safe, clean, effective, plant-powered products. It's founded by pharmacist Giorgos Korres and chemical engineer Lena Korres, and the brand promises sustainability, with its seed-to-skin system.
Lots of cosmetics brands all over the world have started to shift to a cleaner way of producing and selling their products, and it's definitely inevitable to start doing so, especially in times like these. Korres is one of those brands that thrive on a clean system and product, to ultimately give its customers a kinder, more effective experience in skincare. It boasts of a Full Circle system which consists of a six-step process that encompasses its entire production process.
Apart from sustainability, Korres also highlights its use of uniquely Greek ingredients, as well as a library of 3,000 herbal remedies and established Korres formulas from a deep knowledge of homeopathy and biological research. Among its powerful ingredients are Greek Yoghurt, Green Olive Oil, Wild Rose, and Pomegranate.
Soothing Greek Yoghurt
We love eating Greek Yoghurt, but did you know that it does wonders for your skin too? It is said to soothe inflamed and irritated skin, is rich in pre+probiotics, which in turn hydrates, reduces redness, and rebalances the most sensitive of skin. Choose from the cleanser, serum, moisturizer, sleeping facial, and face mask!
Hydrating Yoghurt: The Sun Care Collection
Yoghurt also comes in Korres' sun care collection, which helps us sun-loving Filipinos stay protected under the harmful UV rays out there. In this lineup are four products: cooling gel, sunscreen face + eyes cream gel, tinted sunscreen face cream.
Healing Pure Greek Olive
In the Greek isle of Crete, which is also called 'Mother Earth Crete', are ancient olive trees that produce superior olive oil, which Korres integrates into its line of skincare, body care, and lip care essentials. Olive oil promises elastic skin, soft and shiny hair, and velvety lips.
Brightening Apothecary Wild Rose
This ingredient on the other hand, promises to reduce discoloration, brighten and even out your skin tone. A lot of us suffer from blemishes caused by acne, so this line would suit us best. Korres products are infused with Wild Rose Oil and Super Vitamin C that has 1000% better absorption than pure ascorbic acid. Stock up on their day and night creams, cleansing foam creams, exfoliating cleansers, and Brightening Bi-Phase Booster with 15% Super Vitamin C to reduce all signs of premature aging.
Last but not least is Pomegranate, a delicious fruit that bursts with antioxidants. Perfect for combination and oily skin, this Korres collection helps minimize pores, smoothen texture, and balance oil production. Get armed with their pore-blurring gel moisturizer, resurfacing mask, and cleansing gel.