Hanbang fans rejoice! Lotus, specifically sacred lotus or water lily, exists as a staple in Korean and Chinese holistic medicinal practices. A botanically sourced ingredient, lotus contains antioxidants in the form of vitamin C and linoleic acid. On ingredient lists, it’s also referred to as its scientific name, Nelumbo nucifera.
Benefits: Lotus soothes the skin while simultaneously protecting the barrier from free radicals. It’s also been said to help in anti-aging efforts due to its proposed exfoliating properties.
Skin Types: Antioxidant lovers of all skin types can indulge in sacred lotus extracts.