Take one look at the glass skin and honey skin trends and there's no denying that Koreans are serious about their beauty routines. From the ingredients they search for to the Insta-worthy packaging stocked in their vanities, it's safe to say we could take a note from our sisters in the East. Luckily, K-beauty portal Memebox has curated all the very best products and reviews for beauty lovers all over the world. But sorting through the thousands of facial cleansers, masks, toners, mists and makeup products can get quite overwhelming, so we've narrowed it down to 14 essentials. From skin care to makeup, these are the top-rated K-Beauty products Memebox users are stocking up on.
(Warning: You may want to overhaul your beauty routine by the end of this piece.)
You can't go wrong with this much-anticipated, just-launched mask that's especially 'grammable for its holographic finish and fun peel-off formula. Apart from a pretty picture, you can expect a dewy-looking, post-facial glow each and every time you set aside 20-30 minutes to rock the concoction of ruby powder, pearl powder, rose water and hyaluronic acid.
Cleansing is easily one of the most important things you can do for your skin — right alongside moisturizing, of course. And what better way to wipe your complexion clean than with this cult fave, award-winning balm cleanser that transforms into a smooth oil as it's massaged into skin? Infused with papaya extract to naturally exfoliate, vitamin C to brighten and mistletoe extract to help renew, not only will this balm dissolve away the day's makeup, dirt and impurities, but it will take cleansing to a whole new level. No wonder it was praised by Allure Korea as one of the editor's picks.
If you've had the pleasure of walking through Union Square in NYC lately, maybe you've taken note of a showroom flourishing with greenery and skin care products. That would be Innisfree. Becoming more popular every day, the brand's mask set is what really caught our — and so many others' — attention. With a variety of rich, natural ingredients squeezed into nourishing essence wraps, these masks tend to an array of skin care concerns — 15, to be exact. Whether you want to relax with a green tea or cucumber face mask, or prefer a shea butter or blackberry beaut, this bundle will help you cover all the bases.
We love wine and we love skin care, so why not pair the two together? Neogen felt the same way and launched this wine-infused chemical and physical exfoliator that uses natural ingredients and innovative triple-pad technology to promote visibly clearer, smoother, brighter skin. These gentle sloughing pads are an absolute must-have.