Which products have made it to the 10 best Korean skincare products this year? We can’t deny that there are lots of them, and I might be biased since I began my skincare journey this year because of Korean skincare. I started from the basics, had no skincare knowledge, and now I am a skincare junkie. Korean skincare products drew me into this world of skincare madness (amazingly), and it was a whole realm of ‘awesomeness,’ from getting to know the cleansers to sunscreen to encountering the ten Korean skincare steps!
Koreans have revolutionized the skincare industry from innovative products to great skincare ingredients. They have leveled up the whole skincare game and become famous worldwide. And that is not just because of the cute packaging and your favorite celebrity endorsing the brand but also because of the product’s effectiveness and positive results. No wonder Korean skincare products make it to the list of the most popular products. And, as the year ends, we have picked the 10 best Korean skincare products of 2022. Take a look.
Heimish All Clean Balm
Heimish All Clean Balm effectively melts down waterproof makeup, helps unclog pores, and removes blackheads. It is a gentle oil cleanser that does not strip off the skin’s moisture. It removes excess oil while keeping the skin hydrated and nourished. As the name suggests, it is a solid balm and spreads quickly on the skin. The balm rinses off perfectly without any residue.
Clear clogged pores and reduce excess sebum production with this gentle Cosrx Salicylic Acid Daily Gentle Cleanser. It has 0.5% salicylic acid (BHA) to fight acne and regulate sebum production while providing hydration to the skin. This cleanser has a foam texture. It does not strip off your skin’s natural oil, leaving it soft and refreshed. It is a fantastic cleanser for oily- acne-prone skin.
Cosrx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid prevents clogged pores and helps eliminate blackheads. Its 4% BHA content helps remove dead skin cells, treats acne, reduces dark spots, and brightens the skin. It also has 2% niacinamide, further boosting the skin’s radiance. It does not dry out the skin leaving it hydrated and refreshed.
COSRX AHA / BHA Clarifying Treatment Toner is a gentle exfoliator that removes dead skin cells and improves skin texture. This toner helps improve uneven skin tone and eliminate dullness while leaving the skin hydrated and not stripped o its moisture. It has natural AHA and BHA, which help rid the built-up dead skin cells, unclog pores, and clear black and whiteheads. It has a lightweight watery texture and is mild enough to be used daily.
Well, the snail mucin craving is still not done! The OG COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence is still the product people can’t get over. Why? Because it is an all-rounder. It gives anti-aging benefits, repairs the skin barrier, fades dark spots, and improves skin texture while providing an abundance of hydration to the skin. This COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence is enriched with 96% snail mucin extract. It has a lightweight, slimy texture that absorbs well into the skin, giving you healthy, dewy, glowing skin.
I’m from Ginseng Serum consists of highly concentrated Red Ginseng Extract, power-packed with antioxidant properties to help purify and rejuvenate skin while restoring skin elasticity. It has a herbal scent but is not too overpowering. It has a slightly dense texture that absorbs quickly into the skin without the tackiness, leaving it moisturized and nourished. Ginseng is a great ingredient, and not only does it prevent signs of aging, but it also reduces inflammation and gives a brightening effect to the skin.
Enriched with ‘hanbang’ ingredients like ginseng, the Beauty of Joseon Dynasty Cream helps boost collagen production and gives firms the skin. It has rice barn water and niacinamide to brighten skin and get that luminosity. The Ceramide content strengthens the skin barrier and moisturizes skin giving it a soft and smooth texture. This Cream has a slightly creamy consistency which feels quite luxurious on the skin, with a bouncy and supple finish.
Snail mucin offers an abundance of hydration to the skin, and this Cosrx Advanced Snail Peptide Eye Cream helps hydrate and depuff your under-eye area. It has 72% snail secretion filtrate to rejuvenate skin and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. It also contains niacinamide to brighten dark circles and eliminate your tired and lifeless-looking eye area. It has a lightweight, hydrating texture that sinks quickly into the skin, making the eye area cool and refreshing.
We have seen the hype of this sunscreen, and it was definitely worth the hype. With no white cast and fast absorbing, lightweight- moisturizing texture, this sunscreen has become a favorite for many skincare lovers.
Its main ingredient- rice extract, gives brightening benefits and provides moisture and nourishment to the skin. It also has niacinamide to protect against sun damage and minimize fine lines and wrinkles.
Favorite for many, including myself, this ISNTREE Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel SPF 50 PA++++ keeps the skin super glowing! It has a lightweight formula blends perfectly into the skin without any white cast, giving the skin a dewy finish. It is formulated with eight types of hyaluronic acid to lock in moisture and keep skin hydrated. It also has Centella Asiatica, an impressive ingredient to calm the skin while promoting collagen production and reducing signs of aging.