New to the Korean beauty game? It can definitely be overwhelming with such a wide array of products currently on the market (and more becoming available every day). That's where Reddit comes in: specifically, the /r/AsianBeauty subreddit, a veritable gold mine of Korean beauty tips and tricks. We've used it as a sort of dowsing rod to point us towards the best Korean skin care products and today we're using it again to help us track down the best Korean makeup picks.
It certainly didn't disappoint — K-beauty fans have written up raves and reviews of all their favorite makeup products, ranging from cult-favorite lip tints to easy-to-use contour kits to a selection of the best cushion foundations. Ready to meet your new Korean makeup faves? Keep on reading.
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VDL Lumilayer Primer, $26
VDL recently made its way stateside this summer and how lucky we all are for that. This lilac-tinted primer is one of its most popular products, well-loved for its dewy glow. "VDL's Lumilayer primer helps give me that glow," says Reddit user honeybobunny. She also adds that it helps her foundation last all day long.
A'Pieu Juicy Pang Water Blushes, $8.90
Can't get enough of Glossier's Cloud Paints? Well, word on the street is A'Pieu has a solid dupe. "These are the better version of Glossier Cloud Paints," writes bbimyou. "Much more affordable and larger shade selection."
3CE Creamy Lip Color, $20
If you like glossy lipsticks, you might just want to give this pick a try. "True to their name, they're so creamy, melty and pigmented," says user yuna-doll. "Great for moisturized and glossy lips especially if you have dry lips like me."
Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder, $8
At $8, this powder from popular brand Innisfree is a total steal — not to mention, a cult favorite. "It's so finely milled, it's not cakey and it doesn't leave a white cast on me," raves user jigglywigglybooty (who also notes that she has a darker complexion). User hipsterfishez adds, "It takes away my shine and doesn't look at all powdery on me..."