Ginseng: Hanbang ingredient in skin care

Ginseng, a root that is thousands of years old, has emerged as one of the key ingredients in traditional Korean Hanbang skin care. Hanbang is known for its organic ingredients and holistic approach to health. In this article, we delve into the world of ginseng from the perspective of the Hanbang tradition and reveal why it is the secret weapon of Korean skin care.

The ginseng plant has been an important part of Korean tradition for thousands of years and is one of the most used ingredients in Hanbang cosmetic products. It is used in various forms, such as extract, oil and powder, in both medicine and cosmetics.

Growing ginseng takes several years, usually the rhizomes are harvested after about 4-6 years of growth. Ginseng grows naturally in shady forests, so its cultivation requires careful planning in terms of shading. Wild ginseng is the most valuable of all, as it is much rarer than its cultivated relative.

The most commonly used variety, panax ginseng root, can be seen in the ingredient list under names such as Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Oil, and Panax Ginseng Root Powder.

Ginseng eye cream


The benefits of ginseng in skin care

Anti-aging effect: Ginseng contains antioxidants that fight against free radicals and slow down premature aging of the skin. Regular use of ginseng can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, maintaining the skin's elasticity and youthfulness.

Firming effect: Ginseng enhances cell renewal and promotes the growth of healthy skin, and stimulates collagen production and thus increases skin elasticity. This makes the skin firmer and firmer, and therefore more youthful looking.

Brightening and skin tone-evening effect: Regular use of ginseng helps to brighten the skin tone and reduce pigment spots, leaving the skin brighter and more even.

Anti-inflammatory effect: Ginseng has anti-inflammatory properties that can help soothe irritated skin and reduce redness and swelling.


Products containing ginseng

Beauty of Joseon Ginseng Essence Water treatment liquid contains 80% ginseng root water and together with niacinamide and adenosine it strengthens, softens and brightens the skin.

Another product that has already become a cult product Beauty of Joseon Revive Eye Serum: Ginseng is based not only on retinol liposome but also on ginseng root extract. The product repairs the skin effectively and helps improve visible eye lines.



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