When it comes to J-beauty, it's all about the routine.  A simple regimen that fits any lifestyle with quality and effective products, for healthy glowing skin! Check out what was in the Yoku Glow October box below.  Don't miss out on our next J-beauty box, Subscribe now!
The Japanese Skin Care routine has a two step cleansing method. First, use an oil base cleanser to remove impurities and then, a gentle face wash for a deeper cleanse. Follow along glowers!
The DHC Cleansing Oil is one of our favorite facial cleansing oil and makeup remover. Popular for its effectiveness in removing impurities, while leaving skin feeling soft and radiant. Its botanical formulation features antioxidant-rich organic olive oil and vitamin E to soften and protect against free radical damage, and rosemary leaf oil to invigorate and refresh. 
INGREDIENTS: Olea Europaea (olive) Fruit Oil, Caprylic/Capric triglyceride, Sorbeth-30 tetraoleate, Pentylene glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopherol, Stearyl glycyrrhetinate, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) Leaf Oil
HOW TO USE: Dispense 4-5 drops into dry hands, then massage onto dry face to dissolve makeup and other impurities. Rinse thoroughly.
Who doesn’t love a product where a little goes a long way? The Senka Perfect Whip is your holy grail of face wash.  Its soft and creamy texture creates a luxurious foam acting as a “cushion” to protect the skin from harsh cleansing motion. Made with naturally derived silk essence and white cocoons, the Senka Perfect Whip protects skin’s natural moisture barrier while penetrating into the pores to clean impurities and excess sebum. This cleanser is recommended for all skin types.
INGREDIENTS: Water, Potassium Stearate, PEG-8, Potassium Myristate, Glycerin, Potassium Laurate, Dipropylene Glycol, Stearic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate Se, Myristic Acid, Lauric Acid, Polyquaternium-7, Beeswax, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance
HOW TO USE: Dispense a pea size amount onto your palms and add a small amount of water to work up a good lather. Apply onto face, massage and rinse thoroughly.
*Recommend to use The Foaming Net! Tutorial will be coming soon!
The Minon Amino Moist Charge Lotion II is recommended for those who like rich texture toners with great absorption. This lotion consist of 9 kinds of moisturizing amino acids and 2 kinds of clear & penetrative amino acids that conditions the base for retaining moisture in skin. We love it because it refines the texture of your skin, leaving it plump and hydrated!
INGREDIENTS: Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Propanediol, Methyl Gluceth-20, PEG-75, Serine, Xanthane Gum, Betaine, PEG-50 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Triisostearate, Sodium Citrate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizinate, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Arginine, Citric Acid, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Tocopherol, Ceteth-20, Sodium PCA, Alanine, Lysine HCL, PCA ethyl cocoyl arginate, Glycine, Threonine, Valine, Histidine, Proline, Leucine, Pentasodium pentetate, Carnosine, Polyquaternium-61, Hexanediol, Hydrogenated lecithin, Polyglyceryl-10 laurate, Sodium Hyaluronate, phenoxyethanol, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronanic Acid
HOW TO USE: Dispense 3-4 drops onto palms, rub hands together, then smooth or pat dry over skin until fully absorbed.   
Learn more about Japanese Toners HERE!
*In the Hydration Stage, you have the option to use the moisturizer or facemask. When it comes to face masks, we recommend 1-2 times a week depending on you skin’s moisture level.   
MINON AMINO MOIST CHARGE MILK: If you're looking for a milky moisturizer without the stickiness, this is for you! This product spreads well, seeps easily and absorb quickly into your skin. 
INGREDIENTS: Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Xylitol, Diisostearyl Malate, Dimethicone, Arachidyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, Beeswax, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Glyceryl Stearate, Arachidyl Glucoside, Phenoxy Ethanol, Squalane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Clyceryl Caprylate, Polysorbate 60, stearyl glycyrrhetinate, Xanthane Gum, Dimethiconol, Carnosine, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Histidine, Taurine, Lysine HCL, Polyquaternium-61, Glutamic Acid, Glycine, Leucine, Histidine HCL, Serine, Valine, Sodium Aspartate, Threonine, Alanine, Isoleucine, Allantoin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Phenylalanine, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Arginine, Proline, Polyglyceryl-10 laurate, Tyrosine, Disodium Inosinate, Disodium Guanylate
HOW TO USE: Apply cream onto the palm of your hands. Smooth gently over face and neck until fully absorbed. 
MINON AMINO MOIST FACE MASK: Need a quick skin fix? Put on an Amino Moist Face Mask to instantly plump, glow, and smooth skin in the morning or at night.  This face mask contains 9 moisturizing amino acids, essential for healthy, highly hydrated skin. It locks in moisture and supports the skin’s natural barrier function. This mask works well for all skin types and to be used 1-2 times a week.  
INGREDIENTS: Water, Butylene Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Glycerin, Arginine, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Serine, Phenoxyethanol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, PCA Isostearate, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Threonine, Valine, Histidine, Proline, Lysine HCL, Leucine, Pentasodium Pentetate, 1-2 Hexanediol, Cararnosine, Polyquaternium 61, Polyglyceryl 10 Laurate, Sodium Hyaluronate
HOW TO USE: Use in place of moisturizer.  Open package and unfold mask. Position over clean, dry skin and adjust mask to hug your face.  Leave on for 10-15 minutes and soak in the magic!  Remove mask and massage any remaining serum into skin. No need to rinse.
Your morning routine is not complete without adding  a layer of protection.  UV rays from sun exposure can damage your skin at a cellular level, which will lead to wrinkles and hyper-pigmentation (signs of skin aging). The Biore UV Perfect Milk SPF 50 PA+++ is not only effective and long lasting, but also very lightweight (liquid milk texture) when applying on your skin. Leaves a matte finish without any white cast. 
INGREDIENTS: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water, Alcohol, Zinc Oxide, Dimethicone, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Lauryl Methacrylate/Sodium Methacrylate Crosspolymer, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, Titanium Dioxide, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, Talc, Methicone, PEG-12 Dimethicone, PEG-3 Dimethicone, Polysilicone-9, Alumina, Silica, Sodium Hyaluronate, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance

 HOW TO USE: Shake bottle before use. Apply a thin layer over your face. Apply 15 minutes before sun exposure with your morning routine, and reapply as needed throughout the day to block out damaging UV rays.
Foaming Net: A skincare tool that allows for you to create a voluminous foam with your facial cleanser.  Place a pea size amount of your facial cleanser into the mesh, rub under water, and you'll see your cleanser transform into a luxurious foam. Use with the Senka Perfect Whip!
Furoshiki Cloth: Furoshiki translate to “bath (furo) spread (shiki),” and was first used in Japan as a means to protect valuable goods. Your furoshiki can serve as a versatile, environmentally-friendly way to carry everyday necessities or as a way to wrap a gift for a friend. However you choose to use your furoshiki, we hope you enjoy it!