11 Amazing Korean Beauty Products You've Got to Try (PHOTOS)

Korean beautyKorean beauty products have really started to take off in the States, and lucky us! It's awesome to have access to the vast array of truly incredible goodies. And that's not even mentioning the often ridiculously cute or super cool packaging!

The sheer array of choices is truly overwhelming, so I've narrowed it down to some really great picks to get started! As you'll see, you can find more and more Korean beauty products at stores like Sephora, Target, and Urban Outfitters, and there are also a few new and super fab online retail sites to check out.

Have you tried any Korean beauty products?


Image via PeachandLily.com, Sephora



  • Erborian One-Minute Perfect Morning BB Mask

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    Image via Sephora

    This stuff is truly amazing. And yes, you only leave it on for ONE MINUTE ... and it works wonders. The key ingredient is organic green tea matcha (from the famous Korean Boseong botanic garden), plus a proprietary "triple-action cleansing complex." It's all about pore-tightening, cleansing, and giving dull, tired skin a pretty glow. ($35 at Sephora.com)

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  • Milk Tint

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    Image via us.MemeBox.com

    MemeBox is another great online destination for Korean beauty supplies -- you can buy items a la carte, in specially curated boxes. Milk Tint is made with, yep, real milk extract, and it goes on smooth and sheer. ($8.99 at us.MemeBox.com)

  • Dr. Jart+ Water Replenishment Cotton Sheet Mask

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    Sheet masks are huge in Korean beauty solutions, and Dr. Jart+ makes several great ones. You can buy them individually or in packs, so test out a few to see which ones work for you the best. The Water Replenishment Cotton Sheet Mask is literally made of a lightweight fabric-like material, infused with ultra-hydrating ingredients. ($7.50 each at Sephora)

  • Laneige BB Cushion

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    Image via Target

    Guys, it's a brightening BB cream foundation with SPF 50! What?! The Laneige BB Cushion compact consists of one sponge soaked in the formula and another sponge for application. ($34 at Target)

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  • Skinfood Eggplant Eye Makeup Remover

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    Image via SokoGlam.com

    These are ingenious little cotton swabs, filled with eye-makeup remover containing eggplant extract. They're great for touch-ups on the go. ($8 per box at SokoGlam.com)

  • Caolion Blackhead Steam Pore Pack

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    Image via PeachandLily.com

    Peach and Lily is a great beauty product from Korea (and they are fun to follow on Instagram!). This Caolion Blackhead Steam Pore Pack mask is one of their best-sellers; the formula, made with active charcoal, warms on application and draws out dirt, oil and impurities from your pores. It's also great for acne! ($38 at PeachandLily.com)

  • CLIO Gelpresso Pencil Gel Liner

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    Image via SokoGlam.com

    These gel eyeliners are long-wearing, shimmery, creamy, waterproof, and smudge-proof. And they come in a variety of such gorgeous colors! ($20 each at SokoGlam.com)

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  • TonyMoly Bbo Bbo Lip Balm

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    Image via Sephora

    If you're a sucker for packaging like me, then it's love at first sight with TonyMoly Bbo Bbo Lip Balm! "Bbo bbo" means "kiss kiss" in Korean, and apparently this honey-infused kiss kiss is a cult favorite among Korean pop stars. It smell and feels great and can be worn alone or under your lipstick. ($9 at Sephora.com)

  • belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb

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    Image via Sephora

    This gel-like cream is another cult favorite in Korea, and it just launched in the states, exclusively on Sephora.com, this month. Formulated to "burst" when applied, according to Sephora, it releases a "flood of weightless moisture onto skin," and then absorbs completely. It promises long-lasting moisture for all skin types (even oily). ($38 at Sephora.com)

  • Peripera AH Much Real My Cushion Blender

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    Image via PeachandLily.com

    Sister products to cushion compacts, cushion blushes create dewy-looking, non-matte color. Plus, the cushion applicators come off easily for cleaning. PLUS, HOW CUTE ARE THESE?! ($16 each at PeachandLily.com)

  • THE FACESHOP Rice Water Cleansing Oil

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    If you've never tried a beauty oil, this is a great product to start with (and if you already love beauty oils, you'll love this, too!). The blend of natural rice bran, jojoba seed oils, and rice water will cleanse without stripping your skin of moisture. ($18 at UrbanOutfitters.com)

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