From meticulous skincare to chic hairstyle, K-beauty is everywhere in South Korea. If you are planning a trip to South Korea or have extra hours to spend on pampering yourself, squeeze in a visit to cosmetic stores, spas, and salons or join K-beauty classes. Whether you need to destress or want a new look, here are the K-beauty experiences to have in South Korea:
Shop for Beauty Products
What to buy in Korea if you’re into Korean beauty? The most popular beauty products are serum, moisturizers, lip gloss, face mask, night mask, facial cleanser, and soothing gel. Take a trip to Myeongdong if you are planning to hoard Korean beauty products. The skincare brand names you can find there are Innisfree, Laneige, Etude House, Skin Food, Nature Republic, IOPE, Primera Stylenanda 3CE, Aritaum, Olive Young, and Boots. Inside the Lotte Department Store are premium brands like History of Whoo, Amore Pacific, Sulwhasoo, and Hera.
Know How to Properly Use Korean Makeup
Applying the beauty products and makeup you purchased is a different story. When you’re in Korea and don’t have time to learn how to do Korean makeup yourself, get a full makeover at Boboris Salon & Spa. Choose between lip and eye makeup or a celebrity-inspired transformation at this salon, which is frequented to by South Korean stars like actress Kim Ha-Neul from popular K-drama My Girlfriend is an Agent. Reserve your makeover slot here.
Attend a Korean Eyelash and Extension Class
Complete your beauty experience with Korean eyelash extension and waxing services at Stunning Beauty Salon in Gangnam, Seoul. You can choose the curl type for your eyelashes. The packages available for you are a Double Eyelash package or a Velvet Eyelash experience. Let Korean lash artists highlight the shape and beauty of your eyes. You can also have the hair on your arms, face, and legs removed. Get your beauty voucher here.
Treat Yourself to a Five-star Korean Makeover
Take your Korean makeover to the next level at AHC Playzone, a premier beauty salon in Seoul. Dive in a luxurious makeover that will turn you into one of your favorite Korean celebrities. Let the makeup experts apply high-end cosmetic brands on your face and skin. Professional hairstylists will bring more life and fashion to your hair. You’ll get to pose and experience professional photography inside the salon’s studios. Surprise your friends with your photos on social media and book this rare beauty experience here.
Transform Your Hair on Your Own
Attend a professional hairstyling class at Hair by Pink Bomb salon in Hongdae, Seoul. Gain insights on hair care and techniques on hairstyling the Korean way, from cutting to curling your hair. Enjoy a hands-on lesson on using hair styling tools like rollers, brushes, and diffusers. Give yourself your own brand of makeover. Book this amazing experience here.
Apply Makeup the Korean Way
Want to learn more about Korean makeup so you can do it on your own even if you’re already home? Participate in a makeup class taught by makeup artist and beauty expert, Park Si-young. Gain new makeup techniques while using over 200 products. Order your makeup class voucher here.
Join a Korea Lipstick and Skin Care Products DIY Experience
If you’ve been looking for the lipstick that can complement the color and shape of your lips, attend a Korea Lipstick and Skin Care Products DIY Experience in Seoul. Learn how to design your own makeup collection under the guidance of fashion gurus. Use natural and healthy ingredients for your lipstick and skincare products, from toner to serum. Book this exciting workshop here.
Beauty radiates from the inside too. Treat your body and soul to a Jimjilbang or Korean public sauna or bath. Find relief and healing in a hot tub. Indulge in a relaxing massage. Restore your energy in a steam room and rejuvenate your skin in an open-air bath. Reserve your slot today and experience jimjilbang here.
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