6 Beauty Products You MUST Buy in Korea

How can you leave South Korea before taking advantage of the awesome beauty products on offer? From the trendy gradient lips on K-pop stars to BB cream that gives you dewy skin and even cosmetics with LINE merchandise printed on them, Korea simply has it all. KKday brings you 6 beauty products all under 25,000 won (about US $20) that you have to buy when you’re in Korea.

 #1 Innisfree green tea seed serum | 22,000 won

Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum
Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum

Now we all know that that Innisfree is a popular skincare brand amongst Koreans, and their secret is this flagship product of theirs is suitable for all skin types. Made of natural ingredients and gentle on the skin, this serum contains green tea extract planted by Innisfree on Jeju island.

#2 Too Cool for School Glossy Blaster Tint | 10,000 won

Too Cool for School Glossy Blaster Tint
Too Cool for School Glossy Blaster Tint (Too Cool for School)

This product is highly raved by many beauty YouTubers and was 2015’s best selling cosmetic in Korea. Coming in many different shades, there’s bound to be something you’d like. Don’t forget to grab some for your bestie while you’re there!

#3 Banila Co. Clean It Zero Sherbet Cleanser | 25,000 won

Banila Co. Clean It Zero Sherbet Cleanser
Banila Co. Clean It Zero Sherbet Cleanser (Banila Co)

How can we not want this when it’s promoted by goddess Song Ji-hyo? Many korean beauty bloggers swear by this product as their secret to clear refreshing skin!

Banila Co. Radiant CC Cream | 25,000 won

Banila Co. Radiant CC Cream
Banila Co. Radiant CC Cream (Banila Co)

The price is relatively cheap for a CC cream with such great coverage. Other than the pink tube, the other variations of this product are not commonly found most places so remember to stock up some for your girlfriends and you when you’re there!

#4 Missha Magic Cushion | 6800 won

Missha Magic Cushion
Missha Magic Cushion (Missha)

Yes, you got that right, you can get this Missha Magic Cushion for less than 7000 won. Un-un-un-un-unbelievable! Even better, purchase refill packs along with your magic cushions for more discounts! Hmm, maybe we shouldn’t be saying this but… Buying in bulk and selling them on Carousell would earn you a neat profit.

#5 Etude House Tint My Eyebrows Gel | 8500 won

Etude House Tint My Eyebrows Gel
Etude House Tint My Eyebrows Gel (Etude House)

Want eyebrows that are on fleek? The product has taken the internet by storm and it’s popularity speaks for it’s ability to give you on-point eyebrows!

#6 Missha LINE series

You can’t buy this line of product (no pun intended) even with money because it’s sold out across Korea, but it’s too adorable to not be featured here! Missha launched another LINE series soon after but all of its products were sold out as well.

Other than shopping, consider:
>> SMTOWN STUDIO idol experience trip
>> Lotte World tickets
>> Everland – South Korea’s largest theme park
>> Private guided tour

Can’t get enough of Korea?
>> 20 Things You Must Do on Your First Trip to Seoul 
>> 4 Places You Can Visit to Relive Descendants of the Sun
>> 10 Must Go Shopping Spots in Korea

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