October 03, 2017

What Is Hanbang & Why You Need It in Your Skincare Routine

Curious about the principles behind famous hanbang beauty brands like Sulwhasoo and The History of Whoo? Editor at Large Jude Chao sifts through some dried herbs to bring you the scoop on hanbang skincare.

About the product

What Is It:


This exquisite bottle may just be your secret to exquisite skin. A regal complexion awaits you with The History Of Whoo All In One Balancer. The power of Korea’s ancient herbal wisdom is distilled into an intensely hydrating hanbang based toner.
This anti-wrinkle toner helps revive aging dull skin back to life by delivering rich nutrients deep into the skin. The formula replenishes and balances skin’s moisture levels, purifies, and fortifies your skin’s precious moisture barrier.
The History of Whoo All In One Balancer draws its strength from a complex formulation firmly rooted in Korean hanbang medicine. Croix Seed, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Dioscorea Japonica (Wild Yam) Root Extract, and Velvet Extract work together in harmony to moisturize, deliver strong antioxidants, condition, and strengthen the skin.
Made with a unique gel cream this toner transforms to a watery texture when applied, ensuring a deep penetration to maximize its effectiveness. The History Of Whoo All In One Balancer will give your skin a noticeably dewier sheen and plumper feel. You’ll feel as elegant as this bottle looks!


Our insight:


This toner is great for dry and aging skin. Since it is on the thicker side, we suggest applying any Vitamin C serums you may be using first before using this toner.


How to use:


Use it morning and night after washing your face. Apply a moderate amount and pat in to absorb.


Ingredients:


Water,Glycerin,Hydrogenated Polydecene,Isostearyl Isostearate,Dimethicone,Cyclopentasiloxane,Butyrospermum Parkii,1,2-Hexanediol,Cetearyl Alcohol,Ceteareth-6 Olivate,Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane,Dipentaerythrityl hexahydroxystearate,Hydroxyethylpiperazine Ethane Sulfonic Acid,Panthenol,Urea,Soybean Seed Extract,Inulin Lauryl Carbamate,Jojoba esters,C14-22 alcohols,Squalane,Xanthan Gum,Hydroxyproline,Silica,Macadamia ternifolia,Triethylhexanoin,Fragrance,Cornus Officinalis Fruit Extract,Angelica Acutiloba Root Extract,Thymus Vulgaris Extract,Velvet Extract,Arachidyl Glucoside,Hydrogenated lecithin,Dioscorea Japonica Root Extract,Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract,Panax Ginseng Root Extract,Thuja Orientalis Water,Typha Angustifolia Spike Extract,Mica,CI 77891,Cinnamomum Cassia Bark Extract,Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract,Tromethamine,Ophiopogon japonicus root extract,Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract,Saposhnikovia Divaricata Root Extract,Atractyloides Japonica Rhizome Extract,Glyceryl Stearate,Stearic Acid,Zingiber Officinale Root Extract,Zizyphus Jujuba Fruit Extract,Acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer,Sodium Hyaluronate,Trisodium EDTA,Angelica Gigas Root Extract,Carbomer,Ceramide 3,Cholesterol,PEG-100 Stearate,CI 77491,Brassica Napus Sprout Extract,Brassica Oleracea Capitata Leaf Extract,Brassica Oleracea Italica Sprout Extract,Sodium chloride,Sodium bicarbonate,Glucose,Potassium chloride,Poria Cocos Extract,Hydrolyzed Coix Lacryma-Jobi Ma-yuen Seed,Malt Extract,Nelumbo Nucifera Root Extract,Nelumbo Nucifera Seed Extract,Sodium phosphate,Sodium Pyruvate,Calcium chloride,Anthriscus Sylvestris Extract,Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract,Bupleurum Falcatum Root Extract,Mentha Arvensis Extract,Platycodon grandiflorum,Schizonepeta Tenuifolia Extract,brassica juncea sprout extract


Brand info:


This prestige beauty brand focuses on exclusive hanbang ingredients in an elegant, sophisticated package. With jars and vials that look more like little works of Korean art, Whoo was founded to revive the aesthetic of Korean royal culture through modern science and technology. From their essential ginseng-based Gongjinhyang line to their whitening Cheongidan line, formulated with rare ingredients like velvet deer antler extract and jade extract, The History of Whoo truly offers a luxury hanbang experience. With Lee Young Ae as the face of the brand for the last decade, The History of Whoo is best known in Korea and is slowly making their way to the rest of the world.