8 Adorable K-Beauty Skincare Products You NEED
Posted by Jasmine Taylor-Moran in Skin Care
Korean skincare and beauty products took the UK market by storm last year with the sales of k-beauty products soaring as more and more UK beauty fanatics and bloggers hurried to buy the adorable beauty products and incredible skincare products to create their new Korean skincare routines.
Somehow adding animals, cute cartoon faces and fruit shaped packing to the market has got us all excited and eager to try them all out for ourselves, I mean, who wouldn’t want a lipgloss with bunny ears, or a sheet mask that will make you look like a tiger?
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Known for their high maintenance and myriad-step daily skincare routines, the Koreans, particularly the South Koreans really are the experts when it comes to skin care.
Having fallen in love with the k-beauty trend myself, I can’t wait to share with you my favourite, adorable Korean beauty products that you can add to your very own Korean skincare routines.
Oh K! Coconut Water Fibre Face Mask is designed to restore a dewy radiance to lacklustre skin. Incorporate these coconut water face masks into your Korean skincare routine to deeply re-hydrate the skin using ingredients specific to Korea.
Skin79 Animal Mask - Monkey - This sheet mask is used to treat dry, sensitive skin. Created with a monkey face design on the mask, you can have fun whilst treating your skin. Enriched with a hydrating formula to leave your skin moisturised and comfortable, it works to hydrate and brighten dry, dull skin. Containing refreshing fragrances, hyaluronic acid and lotus seed, this mask plumps, relieves and calms irritation and leaves skin feeling soft, supple and hydrated.
It’s Skin Macaron Lip Balm in Strawberry is the most adorable lip balm I’ve seen with an oh-so-sweet scent. From the cult-favourite Korean beauty label It's Skin, this cute macaron shaped strawberry lip balm contains vitamin A, E, shea and cocoa butter which leaves your lips hydrated and smelling oh-so delicious. Give us one in every flavour!
CosRx Blackhead Silk Finger Balls are little miracle balls! Perfect for those with oily complexions who are susceptible to blocked pores and blemishes, these silk finger thimble-like-balls are far from innocent, despite their appearance. They help to smooth and refine skin by removing dulling dead skin cells and blackhead-forming dirt and excess sebum to give you clear, porcelain-like skin.
TonyMoly Petit Bunny Gloss Bar in Juicy Strawberry - these are just the cutest things I’ve ever seen. Available in 6 different shades/flavours/bunny expressions, these adorable lip glosses are my go-to lip favourite. The formula is ultra-smoothing and delivers moisture, nutrition and a light wash of seamless colour to give you a hint of colour whilst caring for your lips.
TonyMoly Magic Food Banana Hand Milk is another adorable Korean beauty product. This one’s shaped like a banana and smells incredible too. This hand lotion is ultra-moisturizing and is formulated with shea butter banana extract & milk protein extract. It provides rich nutrients & intense moisture to hands without stickiness and protects sensitive hands from stress & external environment. Free from parabens, this banana scented hand cream is one to add to your Korean skincare routine.
Etude House Open Your Eyes Sheet Mask - De-stress unwind with this gel essence revitalizing eye mask. Rich in walnut lutein from green vegetables chrysanthemum broccoli & natural herbs to help protect eye skin from oxidative stress while brightening & revitalizing through the eyelids. The soothing effect also reduces the look of dark circles & puffiness by penetrating deep into skin to deliver moisture and volume. Apply to area around the eyes and sit back and relax for 20-30 minutes. Remove mask & massage remaining essence into skin with fingertips for a revitalising experience.
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Skinfood Royal Honey Hydro Essence - I’m a sucker for anything honey related and this serum is no exception. A natural hydrating & brightening facial essence formulated with royal black honey & royal jelly extracts to help replenish skin with rich moisture & nutrients. Honey-glaze your complexion and improve your Korean skincare routine by applying it every day and night to a cleansed and toned face.
These adorable products are on my shopping list for sure, however if you’re unsure what product will actually work for you or address your skin concerns, take our beauty quiz to get matched from over 350,000 products and 3500 retailers and add to your korean skincare routine.