If it feels like Korean beauty is taking over the beauty world, it’s because, well, it kind of is. In case you didn’t know, Korean beauty is responsible for some of the biggest trends we’ve seen on the beauty market such as sheet masks and CC creams—just to name a few.
It makes sense it’s so popular—not only are they fun with cute packaging but they seriously work. With so many amazing products coming out of Korea, it’s hard to know what really is the best. Which is why we found out the top selling Korean beauty products in the United States from Korean retailers like Glow Recipe, Soko Glam, Peach & Lily, and even CVS. Check out which best selling products are worth their amped up reputation, then learn How to Get Your Best Bold Lip with These 10 Liquid Lipstick Essentials.
Erborian Bamboo Eye Matte
$34; buy now at sokoglam.com
People often forgo under eye creams because of the greasy mess they can leave behind. That’s the beauty of this lightweight formula—it absorbs quickly and finishes matte. It’s formulated with Bamboo Sap to deliver a surge of hydration and Bamboo Fiber to lock it in. Fine lines will smooth out and dark circles will fade. If you like this product, make sure to check the 20 Overnight Beauty Products for Always Waking Up Gorgeous.
Neogen Bio-Peel Gauze Peeling Lemon
$27; buy now at sokoglam.com
These have to be the easiest exfoliators around. Infused with lactic acid and Vitamin C, these pads leave skin glowing while also evening it’s tone and texture. Use just twice a week for a noticeable difference. Their citrusy smell is just an added bonus. Done with that? Now check our selection of essential beauty products to have your whole body looking instantly sexier.
Son & Park Beauty Water
$30; buy now at sokoglam.com
This multitasking product acts as both a toner and a cleanser. So after you wash your face, this next step will remove left over impurities and also balance skin’s pH. Willow bark and papaya extract brighten while rose and lavender water hydrate. The whole experience is just so lovely it’s one of those products you’ll actually be excited to use. After you take care of that, learn how to beat the summer effect on your skin with these 10 amazing skin-care products.
Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask
$45; buy now at glowrecipe.com
This product made a huge splash this summer and continues to be on of the most sought-after in Korean beauty. It sells out often so it can be difficult to get your hands on. If you’re one of the lucky ones who can, we highly recommend making purchase. The luxurious, breathable mask clarifies and hydrates the skin while you sleep. Simply rinse off in the morning and see immediate radiance.
J.One Jelly Park
$42; buy now at glowrecipe.com
The perfect pre-makeup product, this clear gel helps hide pores while providing a grip for makeup to hold on to. You may be surprised that it also has an impressive tightening and firming effect. It is nicknamed the “corset mask” after all. With so much appeal, it’s easy to see why it’s a best seller.
Whamisa Organic Flowers Deep Rich Essence Toner
$40; buy now at glowrecipe.com
Toner is one of those products that people consider unnecessary. However, adding this quick step to your regimen can actually do wonders to the look and feel of your skin, especially this one. If you experience excessive redness, using this product will help calm inflammation and nourish skin, leaving you with a soft, even complexion.
Peach Slices Acne Spot Dots
$5; buy now at peachandilly.com
Yes, there is a spot treatment that doesn’t dry skin out. These stickers are able to remove both present and forming breakouts while reducing inflammation. Note, that they do need to be left on for eight hours, but luckily they’re easy to wear under makeup or overnight. Also, the variety of sizes allow for a comfortable custom fit.
Atopalm Moisturizing Facial Cleanser
$23; buy now at peachandilly.com
This foaming cleanser may feel super gentle to use, but don’t let that trick you into thinking it can’t clean properly. It is able to removing makeup, debris, and other unwanted impurities while also adding back moisture. It’s the perfect cleanser for those with dry and sensitive skin.
Elisha Coy Moist Up Hyalurone Ampoule Serum
$13; buy now at cvs.com
It may seem like a serum with a price tag this low is null, but this super hydrator is actually incredibly effective. It’s made with a high level of fermented lotus water from Australia, hyaluronic acid, and hydrating oil capsules to provide major moisture while lavender and chamomile sooth the skin.
JJ Young Mud Sheet
$5; buy now at cvs.com
It’s not a Korean beauty round up without a sheet mask on the list. This affordable one uses charcoal and volcanic ash to detox the skin and pull gunk out of your pores. On top of its clearing abilities, it also controls the oil balance so skin can be hydrated but not oily.
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