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Essence

With an essence you give the skin a hydration boost.

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Contains blueberry extract and blue lotus water to moisturise, soften and combat skin ageing. Read more
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Mary & May Vegan Blackberry Complex Cream Essence
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Mary & May
Vegan Blackberry Complex Cream Essence
Contains blueberry extract and blue lotus water to moisturise, soften and combat skin ageing.
€27,99
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€69,99
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Perfect gift set with basic necessities for the face. Read more
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Sioris Holiday gift set
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Sioris
Holiday gift set
Perfect gift set with basic necessities for the face.
€69,99
€34,99
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Essence that revitalizes dull and irritated skin for a radiant complexion. Read more
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Mixsoon Lotus Flower Essence
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Mixsoon
Lotus Flower Essence
Essence that revitalizes dull and irritated skin for a radiant complexion.
€34,99
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Essence that restores the skin barrier which reduces acne and redness and ensures healthy glowing skin. Read more
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Mixsoon Noni Fruit Essence
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Mixsoon
Noni Fruit Essence
Essence that restores the skin barrier which reduces acne and redness and ensures healthy glowing skin.
€34,99
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Daily essence that soothes irritated skin and minimizes the appearance of pores. Read more
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Mixsoon Mung Bean Seed Essence
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Mixsoon
Mung Bean Seed Essence
Daily essence that soothes irritated skin and minimizes the appearance of pores.
€34,99
€34,99
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Essence that soothes irritated skin and strengthens the skin barrier. Read more
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Mixsoon Soondy Centella Asiatica Essence
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Mixsoon
Soondy Centella Asiatica Essence
Essence that soothes irritated skin and strengthens the skin barrier.
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100% Reishi Mushroom Extract to protect the skin from external factors and to soothe and moisturise. Read more
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Mixsoon Reishi Mushroom Essence
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Mixsoon
Reishi Mushroom Essence
100% Reishi Mushroom Extract to protect the skin from external factors and to soothe and moisturise.
€34,99
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Contains 100% undiluted panax red ginseng extract to care for the skin in various ways. Read more
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Mixsoon Panax Ginseng Root Essence
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Mixsoon
Panax Ginseng Root Essence
Contains 100% undiluted panax red ginseng extract to care for the skin in various ways.
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€34,99
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Contains a booming 100% Bifida Ferment Extract to hydrate, nourish, protect and soothe the skin. Read more
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Mixsoon Bifida Ferment Essence
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Mixsoon
Bifida Ferment Essence
Contains a booming 100% Bifida Ferment Extract to hydrate, nourish, protect and soothe the skin.
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€37,99
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Contains fermented ingredients to revitalize and repair the skin. Read more
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Mixsoon Bean Essence
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Mixsoon
Bean Essence
Contains fermented ingredients to revitalize and repair the skin.
€37,99
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€26,99
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Contains 78.5% Collagen Water and Baobab Oil to hydrate and soften the skin. The essence leaves the skin smooth and radiant. Read more
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Etude House Moistfull Collagen Essence
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Etude House
Moistfull Collagen Essence
Contains 78.5% Collagen Water and Baobab Oil to hydrate and soften the skin. The essence leaves the skin smooth and radiant.
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Plant-based essence to provide optimal skin care. Read more
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Blithe Vital Treatment 6 Calming Leaves
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Blithe
Vital Treatment 6 Calming Leaves
Plant-based essence to provide optimal skin care.
€34,99
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€25,99
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The gentle pads cool irritated areas while delivering ample moisture and soothing the skin. Read more
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I'm From Pear Soothing Pad
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I'm From
Pear Soothing Pad
The gentle pads cool irritated areas while delivering ample moisture and soothing the skin.
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€24,99
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A travel-friendly best seller set to take your favorite skincare products with you not matter where you go. Read more
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COSRX Favorites Best Sellers Travel Set
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COSRX
Favorites Best Sellers Travel Set
A travel-friendly best seller set to take your favorite skincare products with you not matter where you go.
€24,99
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€22,99
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Chemical sunscreen that soothes the skin with centella asiatica while niacinamide works on brightening the skin. Read more
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Barr Cosmetics Centella Soothing Sun Essence
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Barr Cosmetics
Centella Soothing Sun Essence
Chemical sunscreen that soothes the skin with centella asiatica while niacinamide works on brightening the skin.
€22,99
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€26,99
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Formulated with 7 plant-derived ingredients that intensely soothe the irritated and dry skin. Read more
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THE LAB by blanc doux Oligo Hyaluronic Acid 7 Multi-formula Pad
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THE LAB by blanc doux
Oligo Hyaluronic Acid 7 Multi-formula Pad
Formulated with 7 plant-derived ingredients that intensely soothe the irritated and dry skin.
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€29,99
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Enriched with 54.000ppm Jeju green tea for soothing and antioxidant benefits. Read more
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Miguhara Green Tea Calming Essence Toner Origin
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Miguhara
Green Tea Calming Essence Toner Origin
Enriched with 54.000ppm Jeju green tea for soothing and antioxidant benefits.
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€35,99
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A nourishing essence that tackles redness, scarring, and hyperpigmentation. Read more
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Miguhara Ultra Whitening First Essence Origin
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Miguhara
Ultra Whitening First Essence Origin
A nourishing essence that tackles redness, scarring, and hyperpigmentation.
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€34,99
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Packed with the best ingredients for a brightening, firming and anti-aging effect. Read more
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Miguhara Anti-Wrinkle First Essence Origin
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Miguhara
Anti-Wrinkle First Essence Origin
Packed with the best ingredients for a brightening, firming and anti-aging effect.
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€23,99€19,19
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Provides powerful moisturization to dry skin. Read more
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Abib Hemp Seed Essence
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Abib
Hemp Seed Essence
Provides powerful moisturization to dry skin.
€23,99€19,19
€23,99
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Infused with antioxidants to help brighten and fight off dull-looking skin, giving it a glowing radiance from within. Read more
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Abib Yuja Essence Vitalizing Pump
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Abib
Yuja Essence Vitalizing Pump
Infused with antioxidants to help brighten and fight off dull-looking skin, giving it a glowing radiance from within.
€23,99
€23,99
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Exfoliates the skin and keeps sebum production under control. Calms sensitive and irritated skin while delivering long-lasting hydration. Read more
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Abib Heartleaf Essence Calming Pump
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Abib
Heartleaf Essence Calming Pump
Exfoliates the skin and keeps sebum production under control. Calms sensitive and irritated skin while delivering long-lasting hydration.
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€23,99
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Nourishes the skin and strenghtens the skin barrier. Keeps skin moisturized throughout the entire day and improves wrinkles. Read more
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Abib Jericho Rose Essence Nutrition Pump
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Abib
Jericho Rose Essence Nutrition Pump
Nourishes the skin and strenghtens the skin barrier. Keeps skin moisturized throughout the entire day and improves wrinkles.
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€24,99
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Strengthen the skin barrier and revitalize the skin with 3 probiotic lactic acid bacteria. Read more
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Tocobo Bifida Biome Essence
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Tocobo
Bifida Biome Essence
Strengthen the skin barrier and revitalize the skin with 3 probiotic lactic acid bacteria.
€24,99
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Essence

Korean Skincare Essence

When you think of Korean skincare, essences come to mind. Essences form a crucial part of Korean skincare, and they are what makes Korean skincare unique. To understand what an essence is, it’s important to look at the distinct features. When should you use this product? Where in your Korean skin care routine does an essence fit in? We’ll lay it all out for you.

What is an essence?

Perhaps you already know a little about the Korean 10 steps. In that case, you’ve probably heard about essences before. They truly are the backbone of the Korean skincare tradition. Essences are meant to deeply hydrate the skin, ensuring that your skin has sufficient water levels. A healthy moisture barrier is key to maintaining healthy skin, making essences an important feature in any skincare routine. Whether your main skin concern is dryness, scaly skin, moderate acne or skin irritation: you’ll want to include an essence in your routine. 

Some people have trouble distinguishing essences from toners. It’s true that toners, like essences, provide hydration to the skin as well. However, there are certainly distinct differences between these two skincare products. Read on if you want to know what makes essences unique, and you’ll understand why we love them so much!

Essences are concentrated

Look at the first ingredient of your favorite essence. This could be any skin beneficial ingredient, depending on your current formula of choice. Is it propolis? The ultra hydrating superstar hyaluronic acid? Mugwort perhaps? Whatever it is, the first ingredient on the list is probably not water, but a superstar ingredient with several benefits for your skin. This is because essences tend to be very concentrated, and they contain high amounts of active ingredients that nourish, brighten or soothe your skin. 

Essences for acne and skin problems

This brings us to our next point. Essences are hard to beat when it comes down to addressing specific skin problems, like dry skin, sensitive skin or irritated skin. They contain high concentrations of skin beneficial ingredients geared towards soothing, brightening, or firming the skin. Moreover, they really amp up the hydration levels in your skin. And hydrated skin is healthy skin. Long term use of an essence suited to your needs will lead to supple skin with less wrinkles, a more even toned complexion, and a beautiful glow.

There is a difference in packaging, too. Essences usually come in sturdy glass bottles or luxurious ampoules. So you can be sure your precious liquid is protected from light and air. These external influences can diminish the effectiveness of the product over time. These sturdy bottles are a lot more hygienic, too. And they make your essence look very good on a shelfie! 

When do I need an essence?

Now that you know what an essence is, you want to know when to use it. You’ll be glad to hear that that’s very easy: morning and night. And if you’re not sure where in your routine it goes, we’ll help you on your way too. Generally speaking, you should an essence after cleansing your face and after using a toner, but before the more moisturizing products such as moisturizers, gel-type moisturizers or emulsions. Cleanse your skin, preferably using the double cleansing method, and gently tap your skin dry. Apply your toner to cleansed skin, and wait for the product to be absorbed. Then you apply your essence. Spread some of the product over the palm of your hands and apply it on the dampened skin of your face and neck. We recommend that you apply your essence when your skin is still damp, to ensure maximal absorption of your product.

Buy essences at Little Wonderland

At Little Wonderland, we love essences. We have a big range of essences, so you’ll be sure to find your new holy grail. We have essences from Korean cult brands, and global best sellers like COSRX, Neogen and Secret Key. We’ve got everything you need when it comes to K-beauty and skincare.

Essences that are currently popular are the Neogen Real Ferment Micro Essence and the I’m From Mugwort Essence. If you order on a weekday before 22:00, we’ll send your package your way the same day. If you’ve got any questions about which essence fits your skin type, our customer service team is always happy to help.