I Tried A 10-Step Korean Skincare Routine For A Month

  • Published on Sep 20, 2017
  • I have always been curious about the 10-step korean skincare routine, so I tried it for an entire month to see how it was & if there were any noticeable benefits! I tried a oil cleanser, water-based cleanser, scrub, toner, essence, moisturizer, eye cream, night serum, and SPF every day and night for 31 days to see if they live up to the hype!
    To clarify, I stopped using the sheet masks after the first week and I used the scrub 3-4 times a week! So I guess it was more like ~450 applications a month. I got my kit here: sokoglam.com/products/10-step-skincare-routine-set-combo
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  • Safiya Nygaard
    Safiya Nygaard  Year ago +11426

    HELLO FRIENDS!!! i just wanted to clarify, i know ur not supposed to put on a scrub every single day, i used the scrub like 3-4 times a week! i had a line in the video about it and i think we cut it for some reason. so i guess my math was wrong and it was more like ~450 applications!
    thanks & sorry for the confusion!!

    • Holly Ellery
      Holly Ellery Month ago

      500th reply !!

    • Bree Amman
      Bree Amman Month ago

      I have psoriasis, where my skin gets painfully dry and flaky and red, so I can't do scrubs at all. Also 500th comment.

    • Aditi Pallod
      Aditi Pallod 11 months ago

      last reply ;) #500

    • amy smith
      amy smith 11 months ago

      Safiya Nygaard you forgot the capitals in the "I" and So 😂

    • blue
      blue 11 months ago

      oh thank god i was so worried

  • Dylan Wyllie
    Dylan Wyllie 9 hours ago +1

    I’m Korean but I know English as soon as I saw the word Korean I clicked 🇰🇷

  • Olivia Needham
    Olivia Needham 17 hours ago

    You should do MDacne

  • Zahra xoxo
    Zahra xoxo 2 days ago

    You shouldn't exfoliate your skin every day, it isn't good

  • Danny Cervantes
    Danny Cervantes 3 days ago

    im the only one with a fuggin bat next to my name up in these comments 😍 ily saf

  • Krëmë
    Krëmë 3 days ago

    oil cleanser, water-based cleanser, scrub, toner, essence, moisturizer, eye cream, night serum, and SPF there you go

  • Min Rebecca
    Min Rebecca 3 days ago

    Girl you should only do the exfoliant and mask 2 times a week 😂

  • Kiko kiko
    Kiko kiko 3 days ago

    You can't put the products all together, because you need to apply it in an important way.

  • Angie NONyabidness
    Angie NONyabidness 4 days ago

    YO, I think like 2 of your products were straight up bleaching your skin, I mean they said “whitening" ?

  • CrackerMonster
    CrackerMonster 4 days ago

    I'm too poor for this

  • Jamie Ryu
    Jamie Ryu 5 days ago

    Umm..i'm Korean and we don't do 10 step skincare lol

  • Violet Rodriguez
    Violet Rodriguez 5 days ago +1


  • Yasmine Ayari
    Yasmine Ayari 5 days ago

    Actually double cleansing, toner and essence are really good steps

  • Kathryn Landis
    Kathryn Landis 5 days ago

    I just discovered you (I know, where have I been?!) and am binge watching your videos. If you didn’t find a spot treatment yet try Mario Badescu’s drying lotion. Magic!

  • Emily L
    Emily L 5 days ago

    Omg I love matcha lol

  • mickey M
    mickey M 6 days ago

    I use almond oil to take off my makeup. Just a little on the fingertips then follow with a cleanser. Oil is the truth. Before o was using a ton of makeup remover wipes.

  • Jace L.
    Jace L. 6 days ago

    I don't think it is a good idea to use the scrub everyday. Just once or twice a week will be enough. If you use it everyday, it will make your skin sensitive.

  • Tomi Anne Timm
    Tomi Anne Timm 7 days ago

    I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil before mine eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not. (Isa. 66:4) Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness. (2 The. 2:9-12)

  • Pancakes
    Pancakes 7 days ago

    Saf kind of looks like Fiona Gallagher from Shameless.

  • SwapzYume
    SwapzYume 7 days ago +2

    I love Korean Skin care. I am never using foundation on my skin ever and actually don't have to use filters in photos. Plus, skin texture is a lot healthier. A 10 step process however is out of question. I do 3 - 4 step: wash, tone/essence, Moisturize and Sunscreen. Works just fine.

  • Cheshie loopis
    Cheshie loopis 8 days ago

    "the only people who do this in korea are kpop idols and movie stars" yeah but...that's exactly the point lmao. Who wouldn't want that idol skin?

  • HE is LJ
    HE is LJ 8 days ago

    Hairy arms ha

  • one_heck_of_a_ fanboi

    8:51 what is the weird tongue thing your doing Tyler

  • Suga's Wife
    Suga's Wife 9 days ago +1

    So this is how BTS' skin is so clean....

    I see...

  • MMOoTN64
    MMOoTN64 10 days ago

    You're the only female TheXvidr I actually like lmao

  • hat dog
    hat dog 10 days ago

    Do i put whitening cream before moisturizer?

  • London Urie
    London Urie 11 days ago

    This routine is ridiculous. It might only work for asians since caucasian, black, and other skin types get things like acne, dark spots, hyperpigmentation, lines, wrinkles, etc., and NOTHING in this routine helps with that. And no, using a scrub and doing masks won't help with that, neither that serum that I'm pretty sure it doesn't contains any of the ingredients that are proven to reduce wrinkles like retinol or vitamin c. I think that all they want to achieve with this ridiculous routine is that excessive moisture to get that glass-looking skin, because other than that is useless for actual skin problems.

  • shinyshinythings
    shinyshinythings 12 days ago

    This really seems like it should not have been as entertaining as it was. Safiya is very funny and endearingly awkward, and thanks to Tyler I know now not to try to eat any skincare products even if they smell delicious lol (just kidding Tyler, ladies learn this at about age 11 I think)

  • Nancy Rei
    Nancy Rei 12 days ago

    I use 5 steps (changes depending if it’s morning or night)
    1. Cleansing (Foaming)
    2. Toner
    3. Essence
    4. Moisturiser
    1. Double Cleansing (Oil + Foaming)
    2. Toner
    3. Essence
    4. Sheet Mask
    5. Moisturiser

  • Yadira Avila
    Yadira Avila 12 days ago +4

    is anyone else bothered by that wet chunk of hair on the side of her face 🙋🏻‍♀️ lol i just want to put it behind her ear

  • CharmaineNesha Nathan
    CharmaineNesha Nathan 13 days ago

    What's the eyecream brand

  • 나윤방
    나윤방 13 days ago

    1) oil-cleanser: takes off makeup gets impurity out from ur skin.
    2) water-based cleanser: takes off left over of step one. and just cus double clean is better/recommended. also can get things like dirt that the cleanser doesn’t pick up
    3) exfoliating- makes skin soft cleans pores and helps other skin care product absorb
    4)toner: removes any left over impurity on skin and help let moisturizer in later step absorb into skin
    5)essence: hydrate and aid skin cell turnover or something
    6) treatments: targets specific concern in skin like acne
    7) sheet mask: doesn’t need to be used everyday ( twice or so a week ) it is like a mask of extra essence on ur face
    8) eye cream: helps hydrate skin around ur eyes. also helps prevent certain things like dark circles and puffy
    9) moisturizer: seals in moisture to plump ur skin and smooth it
    10) SPF: even if ur indoors, sun rays still get to you. SPF is easiest way to prevent premature aging. basically protects skin from UV rays.
    *different skin types need different products for their skin concerns. like oily skin and dry skin wouldn’t use same products.*

  • Victor Cisneros
    Victor Cisneros 13 days ago

    Saf: I didn't sleep that much last night.
    Saf's mom : go straight to bed young lady!!!!

  • lissa xoxo
    lissa xoxo 13 days ago

    Wow $199! That’s crazy! Ima save up for this 👌🏻

  • DelaCremeDela
    DelaCremeDela 14 days ago

    I customized the steps for my skin and made the spot treatment step 10 during those wavy weeks.

  • Stella V
    Stella V 14 days ago +1

    I am so creeped out of the way she says HELLO FRIENDS

  • sumaliworld
    sumaliworld 14 days ago

    Might be a lot of steps, but there's a reason Asian don't raisin. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ My grandma is a religious Shiseido skincare user and at 65 she looks amazing. I'm only 21, but I can tell my skin care routine makes a huge difference in the texture and oil-ness of my face. I put my boyfriend on a skin care routine and he loves it too.

  • Arron Justin
    Arron Justin 14 days ago

    Tried it also and I think it’s working! I made an awkward video if you’re curious! 😸

  • Yolisma Sanchez
    Yolisma Sanchez 15 days ago

    “ I think I’ve played the piano quite well”.😂💯❤️

  • jordyn scott
    jordyn scott 15 days ago

    hellppp meee please :)

  • The Holy Memeist
    The Holy Memeist 15 days ago

    Your face looks lighter and silky-smooth.

  • Yo Queen
    Yo Queen 16 days ago

    I only do up to 4....

  • Shauna Hampel
    Shauna Hampel 16 days ago

    I mean your skin really does look good

  • Marie Bitters
    Marie Bitters 16 days ago

    honestly, the only multi-step routine I liked and worked was the mary kay timewise routine. It was like six steps and I didn't have acne for month

  • Sofie colacicco
    Sofie colacicco 17 days ago

    the serum is meant to be put in last

  • Deja Washington
    Deja Washington 17 days ago

    I feel like if she would've waited for each step to dry, I think it would've worked for her.

  • Jhope Is the best
    Jhope Is the best 17 days ago

    Get that jhope skin

  • fCLEF007
    fCLEF007 18 days ago

    I find more than 3 steps exhausting ...
    Ok - 2 steps.

  • Amor Santo
    Amor Santo 18 days ago

    it looks super different and healthy looking.

  • path finder
    path finder 19 days ago

    Tyler looking great after one use of one product - it's the asian in him ☝️

  • Anna Pugh
    Anna Pugh 20 days ago

    Your skin is amazing before the skin care routine and after. love all your vids 😋😃

  • Laurann Scarlett
    Laurann Scarlett 21 day ago

    You need to use try curology

  • Kookie's cookie
    Kookie's cookie 21 day ago

    Is it bad that I clicked this because I love Saf and I love K pop?

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  • ᄋ ᄋ
    ᄋ ᄋ 22 days ago

    Im a korean girl my skin is always nice even tho i dont even apply lotion lol

  • Idk Abbie
    Idk Abbie 23 days ago

    I use the snail bee lotion everyday 😩💕 I love it so much

  • Lindsey Lucas
    Lindsey Lucas 23 days ago

    Apparently zits will come when it gets rid of the toxins.. Did it get any better?

  • Lindsey Lucas
    Lindsey Lucas 23 days ago

    Remember to do your neck area (front and back) of neck..trust me!!

  • Dayle Kuchta
    Dayle Kuchta 23 days ago

    be careful with tea tree oil and crusty! tea tree oil is toxic for cats!

  • Rachel Walton
    Rachel Walton 24 days ago

    Safiya, I know this video is old now, but have you looked into the chemicals in the products you're using? That's a LOT of different products and a lot of chemicals you're putting on your skin and absorbing. Just be aware that if it's bad for you, you may not have an acute reaction, but somewhere down the line in the future you may start to have problems. A lot of chemicals have a chronic effect on the body and by the time you notice something going wrong, your health is already affected. Please be careful! Do some research on the chemicals in the products. Wishing you the best. Love your videos!

  • 송지은
    송지은 24 days ago

    I'm tired of how koreans are so obsessed with beauty. The first thing I heard when I came to korea was "i love your thin legs" and that was when i was having trouble being underweight.

  • Krolockinchen
    Krolockinchen 24 days ago

    ok so ... I put a mixture of olive oil and wax on my face when it's dry. and then ignore it until it feels dry again. I had no idea you can do that much stuff to a face.

  • Ina Chic
    Ina Chic 24 days ago

    Too lazy medic8 it’s what I’m using when mine skin is breaking out 💩

  • imthegayone ok?
    imthegayone ok? 25 days ago

    Snape, is that you?

  • Dark Angel
    Dark Angel 26 days ago

    "the crimson wave" lmfao

  • yueun
    yueun 26 days ago

    i just want to recommend moisturizing after the sheet mask for a better result

  • Min Min
    Min Min 27 days ago

    Anyone thought this was a buzzfeed video?

  • Eugene Kang
    Eugene Kang 27 days ago

    I'm Korean and I would say it's... genetic+diet+cleansing+sleep. But the most important one may be the first one.

  • Patricia Gonzalez
    Patricia Gonzalez 28 days ago

    Ur so pretty and your bf is cute. Overall y'all make a great couple

  • Lilly Luna
    Lilly Luna 28 days ago +2

    Safiya, just so you know, for your skin instead of using powder which contributes to pimples and blackheads, use an oil blotting sheet

  • Jeddie Cabasag
    Jeddie Cabasag 29 days ago

    The 10 step korean skin care routine is suppose to make your skin look like glass. Your skin seemed like it glowed more and you can see that glass skin after a month.

  • InFamous ShE
    InFamous ShE 29 days ago

    Dude only use vasline

    • Ro
      Ro 24 days ago

      Simply MuMu for?

    CHEERFUL DIY 29 days ago +1

    If you don't mind can I ask you something?????(safiya nygaard)

    Are you Muslim???Because you had set Eid-Ul-Adha's date on your calender....

  • Lily Smith
    Lily Smith 29 days ago

    A good skincare tip: tone after every step! Cleanse, tone, exfoliate, tone, mask, tone, moisturize :)

  • Mossy Deer Bones
    Mossy Deer Bones Month ago

    Anyone else moisturise after this lmao

  • Elena
    Elena Month ago

    um I know this is old but she say the skincare kit had no instructions, but at 0:38 its literary says "How to" with the steps of the routine so idk what was up with that

  • Hilde Sophie
    Hilde Sophie Month ago

    Rub your exfoliator gently miss.

  • Tamara Mobbs
    Tamara Mobbs Month ago

    pretty sure the whitening cream is literally to whiten your skin... ? i have seen them all over malaysia and thailand

  • Sandra Tran
    Sandra Tran Month ago

    Lol ur only supposed to use a sheet mask twice a week

  • arzagoytia
    arzagoytia Month ago

    Do you do this after you shower?
    When you shower should you use soap on your face or wait for the skin routine outside with all the products?
    When you are doing the routine should you wait for each product to dry out before applying the next one?
    Should the sunscreen be applied at the very end of the routine?

  • Jovani Ortiz
    Jovani Ortiz Month ago

    No the essence goes first before the mask. Since the mask is a sheet mask it has a serum! Serums go after essence. Anything you put on after essence will make it work sooo much better!

  • pugdogic e
    pugdogic e Month ago

    Shave your arms

  • salsa salsa
    salsa salsa Month ago

    your under eye also looks better!!

  • puffin
    puffin Month ago

    ok yea but what if you dont wear makeup

  • La Fleur
    La Fleur Month ago

    Make a mask of all the liquids in the routine!

  • Serenity DoesStuff
    Serenity DoesStuff Month ago

    crusty melted my heart with his meow omg 😱😻

  • Fluffhead
    Fluffhead Month ago

    Uh, just thought I'd let you know - tea tree oil is pretty toxic for cats! A few essential oils actually are.

  • Kristina Smelser
    Kristina Smelser Month ago

    I finally made a TheXvid account can’t believe I finally get to subscribe to al my favs!!!

  • Farawell C
    Farawell C Month ago

    You can use Vapo rub to help reduc pimples

  • Annie's cup of tae
    Annie's cup of tae Month ago

    i live in chicago!!

  • Luna Canal
    Luna Canal Month ago

    Sometimes, she... sorta looks like Brizzy voices
    Also, I would love to do all this
    but I don't have the money or time
    and I wouldn't be able to track using it every day

  • Faith Sweet
    Faith Sweet Month ago

    Omg you did Skinfood that is my favorite skin care company!

  • Yedidah Vergara Olivo

    I thought you were only supposed to do the mask once a week

  • Saptarshi barik
    Saptarshi barik Month ago

    You look better without makeup

  • Claire Lim
    Claire Lim Month ago

    essences are great! they’re pretty common in asian countries, but from what i hear, they’re not really used in the states. my skincare routine consists only of face wash, essence, and moisturiser. using an essence really evened out my skin tone and helped get rid of the dry patches of skin on my face :)

  • Josipa ARMY
    Josipa ARMY Month ago

    Any ARMY?

  • Angela Herrera
    Angela Herrera Month ago

    Who else was bothered when she wouldn’t dry her face after washing it?

    • Ro
      Ro 24 days ago

      Angela Herrera you shouldnt dry your face actually. Washing your face actually causes waterloss from the skin. Its better to moisturize your face when its wet and then let it dry on its own

  • Claire Banks
    Claire Banks Month ago

    You should have written with A sharpie 1-9😂

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    Madalyn Bernard Month ago

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  • andy leonardo
    andy leonardo Month ago

    You know a couple is gonna last when they literally are the same person