15 BEST Korean skincare products for 2021
Korean beauty products have become immensely popular worldwide and taken over the global skincare industry! When it comes to caring for your skin, the world of Korean skincare is always two steps ahead of the game.
With the plethora of brands and products hitting the markets, it can get quite overwhelming to make the right choice. So, what are the best Korean products out there, especially the products available in India? Here, we have outlined the best Korean products in 2021 you must definitely try out!
Korean skincare routine is incomplete without a gentle, pH balanced cleanser. And what better way to begin your skincare routine with the Cosrx Low PH Good Morning Gel Cleanser. Formulated for all skin types, this super, gentle cleanser works great for both morning and evening routine, and makes a great choice, especially for oily skin types. This calming, gel-based cleanser helps to balance your skin’s pH without stripping your skin dry.
Etude House SoonJung pH 5.5 Relief Toner is made with 97% naturally derived ingredients that not only gives skin an instant boost of hydration, but also helps to calm and soothe irritated skin while, balancing the skin’s pH level. Free of potential irritants like fragrance, artificial colour, and parabens, the Etude House Soon Jung toner is highly recommended for those with sensitive and oily skin types.
Rice has been a popular ingredient in Korean skincare for ages. So, if you haven’t yet discovered the skin brightening effects of rice, then I’m From Rice Toner is truly worth the hype! The rice extract aids in skin whitening and firming as it rejuvenates dull, dehydrated and tired skin. The milky-white, watery consistency absorbs fast and leaves a moist and hydrated feeling. It protects the skin from water loss and exfoliates dead skin cells to give you instant brightening results.
Cleansing, hydrating and brightening- these are the reasons why the Acwell Licorice pH balancing Cleansing toner is on everyone’s skincare list. It helps to balance the pH level of the skin and aids in skin brightening. Thanks to its core ingredient Licorice, which is famed and even proven for its skin brightening effects.
Fermented ingredients are a staple in Korean skincare routine for instant dewy skin. Packed with 80% fermented ingredients it helps to transform dull, and dry skin to a firmer, and plumper look. Missha’s double fermentation allows deeper penetration for best skincare results. This watery essence improves fine lines and wrinkles as it hydrates, and rejuvenates to give you translucent, glowing skin.
The Purito Galacto Niacin Essence comes packed with Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate for smoothening fine lines and wrinkles, also improves skin tone and texture. And Niacinamide that brightens the overall skin tone and Bifida Ferment Filtrate strengthens skin barrier and deeply moisturizes the skin. If you are a K-beauty enthusiast, then you surely know the benefits of fermented ingredients in skincare. And this one is definitely worth trying.
Snail as a skin ingredient is synonymous with K-beauty skincare. The popularity of Snail creams also gave way to the rise of Korean skincare around the world. The COSRX Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence, is a lightweight essence that makes an ultimate choice for skin repair. Formulated with 96% Snail Secretion Filtrate, it helps to repair, soothe, and nourish troubled skin. Recommended for all skin types, especially dull, dehydrated, and acne-prone skin types.
Your skincare routine is incomplete without this cult favorite – The Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop for all your skin needs. It contains 5% Vitamin C— mild and gentle enough for those with sensitive skin to use without irritation, but strong enough to even out skin tone, tighten pores, brighten skin, and fade pigmentation.
The Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin E Mask is a multi-purpose skincare product that can be used as a treatment, an overnight mask, or a moisturizer. Packed with vitamin E, niacinamide, and adenosine, you may use this versatile product during the day to protect the skin from UV damage and at night for wrinkle improvement and skin regeneration.
The Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream has slowly, but firmly found its way into everyone’s favorite list! It works as a gentle spot treatment cream that provides comfort to irritated skin, and works to rapidly calm and soothe skin sensitivity. The star ingredient is Guaiazulene, a natural component extracted from chamomile oil, which carries powerful skin calming abilities, and Centella Asiatica, that helps to hydrate and relieve redness.
The Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patches are hydrocolloid patches that help heal acne overnight. You can even use it during the day, as it is transparent and barely noticeable. It acts as a barrier against bacteria, further irritation, and extracting impurities so your pimple deflates faster than ever before.
The Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask is the best lip care product you could ever own. Use it at night and get hydrated, soft, and smooth lips in the morning. The berry mix Complex™ with ingredients such as raspberry, strawberry, cranberry, blueberry, and gojiberry that are rich in vitamin C melts dead skin cells from the lips and makes the lips feel smooth and hydrated all day long.