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When choosing the right skincare products for your skin type, do you know the key functions of different skincare ingredients? Here is the ultimate guide to understanding the beauty benefits of various skincare ingredients and how long they take before you see the major improvements.


BHA means “Beta Hydroxy Acid”, which is oil soluble. You can find this ingredient in facial cleansers, toners, moisturizers, scrub, deep cleansing masks, etc for skin exfoliation. It can get deeper into pores to dissolve clogging debris and reduce excessive sebum. It also helps enhance subcutaneous turnover for softer skin and lighten blemish spots. Generally, it works instantly! You are recommended to apply it at night-time only. And use it 2-4 times a week.

Centella Asiatica

Centella Asiatica is a medical herb that is especially great for sensitive and inflamed skin. Korean skincare products containing Centella Asiatica are labeled “Cica”, which means to calm and soothe irritated skin. It is rich in anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce redness. It also provides long-lasting hydration. It takes around 2-4 weeks to see the major improvements.

Chamomile Extract

Chamomile Extract can be commonly found in skincare products formulated to calm, heal, and soothe irritated skin. It contains superior regenerative properties that reduce skin irritation, soothe skin, clear acne, and revitalize skin. It also provides long-lasting hydration and nourishes the skin. It takes about 2-4 weeks to bring out naturally glowing skin and visible improvements.

Green Bean

Green Bean is great for skin purifying to clear pores, impurities, and make-up residues. It helps enhance skin tone and texture visibly. It also can strengthen the skin barrier by its ability of moisture retention. It takes a certain period of about 3-6 weeks to see the major improvements.


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