Koreans have taken the world by storm. From pop groups to skincare, they have been all over the place and solidified their place at the top trends of 2019.
Read on, as listed below are 16 of the best Korean skincare products of 2019
- Laneige Water Sleeping Mask
Face the morning with fresh and hydrated skin as this sleeping mask packs in ample hydration to last for eight hours.
- CosRX Acne Pimple Master Patch
These tiny and clear pimple patches help minimize those bulging red pimples while you have your beauty rest. The other thing to love about these little round patches is that they are not drying while doing the dirty work.
- Banila Co. Clean It Zero
Beauty aficionados are in love with this makeup remover. With its soft gel-like consistency, it removes all traces of makeup without drying up the skin and eliminates dead skin cells.
- The Face Shop Face Mask Sheets
Face masks hydrate the skin and give the face the soothing it deserves. The Face Shop has a wide range of masks that lets you choose from firming to energizing or minimizing the pores of the face.
- Son & Park Beauty Gel
Son & Park’s Beauty Water was the first popular item of this brand. However, for this 2019, the Beauty Gel has taken over its place. This lightweight moisturizer aids in soothing and cooling the skin while minimizing the pores. Furthermore, this also acts as a primer and gives your makeup a smoother finish.
- The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Foaming Cleanser
A personal favorite of many beauty junkies, this cleanser leaves your face glowing and visibly brighter. Infused with rice water, moringa oil, and soapwort, your skin will feel fresh and smooth all day long.
- Jullai Super 12 Bounce Thin Oil
If you are one of those who are not into cream moisturizers, this watery and weightless oil is an excellent alternative. This oil from Jullai is named Super 12 because of its dozen superfood ingredients – making it even more appealing for those looking for products with only natural ingredients.
- Klairs Youthful Glow Sugar Mask
Even if you are on a sugar-free diet, this versatile product is something your skin will love. With superfine sugar granules and hydrating ingredients like shea butter, jojoba seed oil, and grapefruit extract, the Klairs Youthful Glow Sugar Mask works great for those customising their own skincare routine.
- Sweet Chef Kale + Vitamin B Serum Shot
A lot of people that skip some steps in the 10-step Korean skincare routine often skip the ampoule/serum step. This product makes not skipping the serum step worth it! It is much lower-priced than other Korean brand serums.
- Acropass Trouble Cure
Even Korean skin is not immune to acne, so count on a Korean brand when it comes to battling your pimples and acne. This comes with a skin cleanser and a patch that you can put on your acne. With ingredients like niacinamide and hyaluronic acid to speed up healing and its innovative microneedling technology, you won’t have to worry about acne outbreaks again.
- Mamonde Petal Spa Oil to Foam Cleanser
If you can make your 10-step Korena skincare routine easier by combining the oil cleanser and foam cleanser, then this product is what you need. It has become a popular alternative for those who want to double cleanse in one single step.
- Goodal Black Charcoal 2 Step Clear Nose Pack Set
Even before Korean skincare routine became popular, nose blackhead remover patches has become an item that provides quick and easy extraction of blackheads and whiteheads. This product does more than just extract your blackheads and whiteheads, it is spiked with charcoal to detoxify and with lemon, lime, and apple extracts for the ultimate exfoliation.
- Manefit Natural Gift Green Tea Pore Care Sheet Mask
If you are looking for an alternative to the crazy popular face sheet mask from The Face Shop, then this green tea drenched sheet mask is worth a try.
- Peach & Lily Power Calm Hydrating Gel Cleanser
Want a super gentle cleanser? This might be your answer. It is gentle on the skin but packs a lot of power (yet soothing) ingredients such as chamomile and camellia extract.
- Innisfree Super Volcanic Pore Clay Mask
There is nothing more Korean than a product that has an ingredient that can only be found in Korea. This clay mask has real volcanic ash from none other than the Korean island of Jeju. This mask addresses a range of issues – from acne and blemishes to dryness.
- Klairs Supple Preparation Unscented Toner
No matter what skin type you have, this no-nonsense toner devoid of fragrance, essential oils, alcohol, and paraben cleans and exfoliates gently while softening and moisturizing your skin. Not only that, it also balances your skin’s pH levels.