Korean skincare isn’t going anywhere, in fact, it’ll only get better with more innovative products and formulas to give you radiant, dewy skin! If you’re looking to revamp your entire skincare routine in 2023, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our picks on some of the best k-beauty products, all available on StyleKorean, perfect to help you get the clearest skin ever.

Best K-Beauty Products to Get Flawless Skin

1. Benton Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel

If you’re looking for a super lightweight, fast drying moisturiser, look no further than Benton’s Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel. It’s been reformulated to its best version ever! With 80% aloe, it’s intensively soothing, and with an even higher concentration of propolis at 83.320ppm which is derived from honeycomb, and is excellent in protecting and soothing the skin. It also has anti-inflammatory properties which helps to reduce redness, hydrate the skin, and even helps in combating acne. This gel type moisturiser now also contains Houttuynia Cordata extract,  Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Psidium Guajava Fruit, and Allantoin, which are all amazing botanical ingredients to soothe the skin. It’s dermatologically tested and suitable for all skin types including oily or sensitive skin, and great for dry or itchy skin.

Why we love it: 

  1. Perfect for oily/ sensitive skin
  2. Dries down fast
  3. Great for hot and humid weather
  4. Non-peeling, non sticky texture

Price: RM75.56

Where to buy: Shopee

2. Pyunkang Yul Calming Sun Cream 50ml SPF 50+ PA++++

We all know how sunscreen is super important in our routine, especially in our tropical climate. One of our favourite K-beauty products ever, Pyunkang Yul’s Calming Sun Cream not only provides protection to shield your skin from harmful UV rays, but it’s also incredibly nourishing to the skin. It contains ceramides, panthenol, and hyaluronic acids to hydrate and strengthen the skin’s moisturising barrier, it’s also packed with soothing ingredients such as madecassoside which is extracted from Centella Asiatica, Tea Tree Extract, and Lonicera Japonica flower extract, which are all extraordinary ingredients to help soothe irritated and sensitive skin. An ultra dewy sunscreen, it’s an amazing sunscreen that’s bound to help your skin look its best.

Why we love it:

  1. Perfect for sensitive skin
  2. Won’t sting eyes
  3. Doesn’t have that sunscreen smell

Price: RM71.11

Where to buy: Shopee

3. Heimish All Clean Balm Mandarin 120ml

We’re leaving sleeping with our makeup on in 2022, how about you? The All Clean Balm by Heimish is a cult favourite, and for good reason. It’s a makeup remover balm that will melt in your hands and leave your skin squeaky clean – without the dryness! So gentle that you can use it on your eyes without feeling irritated or heavy, it not only takes off your makeup and impurities from the day. It’s also a cleanser, so you won’t have to worry about double cleansing. It penetrates and works deep to remove impurities from your pores, so it helps to get rid of blackheads, sebum, and dead skin cells. Not only that, but it comes with a tiny spatula so if you’re like us, and you feel icky about dipping your fingers into the balm, simply scoop up a small amount of this balm that has a mandarin scent (you’re gonna feel like you’re in a spa) with the cute spatula, work it into your skin, and wash it off. And trust us, it can even remove dark lip tints. It’s even vegan and cruelty-free, so your skin and your conscience is gonna feel so good. 

Why we love it:

  1. Perfect for all skin types
  2. One-step double cleansing
  3. Has a refreshing mandarin scent

Price: RM147.78

Where to buy: Shopee

4. Jumiso All Day Vitamin Pure C5.5 Glow Serum

If you have dark spots, why not try Jumiso’s All Day Vitamin Pure C5.5 Glow Serum? This serum has been clinically tested and proven to fade dark spots by a whopping 30%! It doesn’t sting, and is free from fragrances, so it’s great for sensitive skin. The All Day Vitamin Pure C5.5 Glow Serum contains 5.5% L-Ascorbic Acid, which is a really powerful antioxidant to brighten your skin, and 2% ascorbyl glucoside, which boosts the ascorbic acid and helps to fade dark spots efficiently. With other potent ingredients such as alpha arbutin to even the skin tone and tocopherol to help strengthen the skin barrier, your skin is gonna look so bright after consistent use of the All Day Vitamin C Pure 5.5 Glow Serum. Remember that your skin needs to build tolerance to vitamin C, so incorporate it slowly into your routine and wear sun protection! And don’t worry, peeling and/or purging in the first stage is totally normal.

Why we love it:

  1. Perfect for dull skin
  2. Free from fragrances
  3. Pulls double duty to brighten skin and strengthen skin barrier

Price: RM63.99

Where to buy: StyleKorean

5. MARY & MAY Premium Idebenone Blackberry Complex Essence  Mask

Mary&May Premium Blackberry Complex Essence Mask is a daily multi-functional sheet mask that contains the nutrients of Mary&May’s best-selling 5 serums, idebenone blackberry, hyaluronic, cica, niacinamide, and peptide that delivers a total solution of brightening, wrinkle-relieving anti-oxidation, as well as provide a soothing and moisturizing effects to dry and dull skin. It contains 10,000ppm of blackberry complex with antioxidants to quickly recover exhausted skin.

30 sheet masks in a large-capacity case, for easy pulling out one sheet a day, making it convenient, reasonable, and eco-friendly by reducing unnecessary waste.

The black bamboo charcoal sheet mask adheres perfectly onto the skin, holds more essence and delivers rich nutrition fast to the skin, while the charcoal itself absorbs skin impurities. The vegan-certified sheet masks are safe for the environment as they will decompose naturally after disposal.

Why we love it

  • Perfect for anti-ageing
  • Vegan
  • Convenient packaging

Price: RM89.31

Where to buy: Shopee

6. TOCOBO Collagen Brightening Eye Gel Cream

One of the most innovative k-beauty products with its gel texture, TOCOBO’s Collagen Brightening Eye Gel Cream is the one product you need to finally get rid of fine lines and wrinkles under the eyes. It contains 81% lavender water which is super calming, and infused with plant-derived collagen as well as retinol to boost hydration and increase vitality under the eyes for that youthful look. With quartz water and d-panthenol at 1000 ppm each, this eye gel cream promises to hydrate and calm sensitive skin. It’s even great under makeup, and multi-use, as it’s also suitable for wrinkles on other parts of the face.

Why we love it: 

  1. Perfect for dull/tired skin
  2. Innovative gel formula
  3. Great under makeup

Price: RM63.97

Where to buy: StyleKorean

7. Beauty of Joseon Red Bean Refreshing Pore Wash-Off Mask

Who knew that apart from being loved in desserts, red bean can be amazing at cleansing pores too? Beauty of Joseon has come out with a whole Red Bean line, including the Refreshing Pore Wash-Off Mask! One of the most multifunctional k-beauty products, the red bean powder and the red bean extract helps to gently exfoliate the skin, which helps to improve skin texture and clean out pores by absorbing excess sebum, removing impurities, and dead skin cells, which in turn helps to minimize pores. The Red Bean Refreshing Pore Wash-Off Mask also contains kaolin, which absorbs the sebum without leaving the skin feeling dry. After applying the mask, leave on for ten to fifteen minutes, massage with lukewarm water and wash off to experience healthy and glowy skin.

Why we love it:

  1. Perfect for oily skin
  2. Acts as an exfoliant
  3. Doesn’t leave the skin feeling tight or dry

Price: RM75.90

Where to buy: Shopee

8. numbuzin No.6 Deep Sleep Mask Serum 50ml

This is the one if you want to get that glowy GLASS skin! The numbuzin No.6 Deep Sleep Mask Serum provides deep hydration and instant glow with 5 types of different-sized Hyaluronic Acid with varying molecular weight to provide deep hydration into the skin. It has also exchanged average purified water, one of the main ingredients in skincare products, with 63% Iceland Glacier Water which is especially rich in minerals for extra nourishing and to create a hydrating effect. 

Even though it is a ‘Deep Sleep Mask’, it is highly recommended to use both during the day and night.  You will find your makeup glides on amazingly smooth with a healthy glow. It really lives up to its name, hydrating your skin with just a few drops, as if you’ve put a sheet mask on for 15 minutes!  It has a watery texture which is easily absorbed deep into your skin without any stickiness.

*Clinically tested: Locks in moisture for 48H

Clinically tested: Deep moisturizing effect at 2.5mm

Clinically tested: Instant hydration by 17.88%

Why we love it: 

  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Creates a healthy glow
  • Provides deep hydration throughout the day
  • Absorbs fast and doesn’t leave a sticky residue

Price: RM86.40

Where to buy: Shopee

9. Abib Heartleaf Essence Calming Pump 50ml

The Heartleaf Essence Calming Pump has seen a massive rise in popularity lately, and we know exactly why. Loved for its intensive calming properties, it’s enriched with watermint extract, wintergreen leaf extract, and succinic acid to soothe irritated skin. This powerful yet lightweight serum gently penetrates into the dermal layer to calm redness and imbue the skin with moisture, leaving your skin feeling soft and hydrated. Suitable for acne-prone and sensitive skin, the Heartleaf Essence Calming pump is one of the best and most underrated k-beauty products out there, and it’s definitely going to be your new best friend.

**Clinically proven to:

Improve whiteheads by 27.5%

Improve blackheads by 62% 

Reduce oil on the skin by 37%

Why we love it: 

  1. Perfect for all skin types
  2. Calms redness in skin
  3. Ultra-light finish with watery gel-like texture
  4. Non-comedogenic

Price: RM92  

Where to buy: StyleKorean

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