7 Most Popular Korean Skincare Products You Need To Know!

Sucharitha V

Updated At  14 Dec 22

Korean skincare products have become famous worldwide due to their ingredients and effectiveness. But, if you are confused with so many different options, then here is a list of top 7 Korean skincare products!


1. CosRx Acne Pimple Master Patch


Finally there is a product in the market to remove pimples instantly without any false claims! It helps with pimples, whiteheads and blackheads. The product has 24 patches in different sizes.

How to use it: All you need to do is choose the patch according to the size of your acne and apply it on clean face. Apply it at night and remove it when you wake up in the morning.

Why it is popular: The idea for this patch came from medical wound care. It treats pimples by removing bacteria and absorbing the gunk from the pimple. It heals acne in 1 to 2 days without leaving any acne marks.


2. Neogen bio peel gauze peeling wine


It is one of the best ways to exfoliate your skin gently but effectively! The main ingredient in this product is Resveratrol, which comes from red wine and helps with anti-ageing. This product comes in a huge jar with 30 pads.

How to use it: Insert your fingers in the exfoliating pad, and move it in circular motions from your neck to your forehead. Now use the opposite side of the pad and use swiping motions to remove the remaining dead skin cells. Use this once a week.

Why it is popular: It combines the physical exfoliation process with chemical exfoliation and still keeps your skin moisturised. It effectively removes dead skin cells which you can see on the pad and leaves your skin soft and smooth. In addition to that, it prevents wrinkles, fine lines and keeps your skin firm.


3. Klairs Supple preparation facial toner


This was rated as one of the top toners in Korea as it balances your pH level and keep your skin hydrated. It comes in a 180ml bottle and is perfect for all skin types.

How to use it: Take a bit of the product and pat it in your skin after cleansing.

Why it is popular: It contains hyaluronic acid and extracts like aloe, centella asiatica and althaea rosea flower. It helps in tightening your pores and keep your skin smooth and firm.


4. Missha Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence Intensive


This is one of the best pocket friendly essence you can get your hands on! It comes in a 130 ml Bottle perfectly sleek and travel friendly. One of the korean cult beauty products, this hydrates the skin and gives an amazing glow. 

How to use it: Take a bit of the product and pat it in your skin after cleansing.

Why it is popular: It consists of fermented yeast which adds moisture to your skin and makes it supple. It also has Niacinamide and Lactic Acid, which will brighten your skin.


5. SkinFood black sugar mask


Skinfood black sugar mask is one of the most famous product among the Koreans. It comes in a tub and you can use a spatula to remove the product.

How to use it: Wet your face slightly and apply the product on your skin in circular motions. Massage it gently for a minute and then let it rest for 10 minutes. Use this once a week.

Why it is popular: The product has natural ingredients which will clean your skin thoroughly to keep it smooth and bright. It is made of brown sugar which is known to best one of the best natural exfoliators. It is easy to use and is highly effective.


6. Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream


This is a high end Korean product but it is worth every penny! It is a cream which moisturises your skin and helps your skin deal with many issues such as hyperpigmentation, acne and spots.

How to use it: Take a pea sized amount of the cream and apply it on your face at night.

Why it is popular:  The product uses 4 year old ginseng, which has a high saponin content. Saponin has anti-aging, antioxidant effects and anti-inflammatory properties. It has a powerful effect in stimulating collagen production and cell regeneration which keeps your skin healthy and youthful. It also has Jojoba, Avocado, and Sunflower Oils which hydrates your skin and keeps it soft.


7. Innisfree It's Real Squeeze Mask


Innisfree sheet masks’ has 16 different varieties like black berry, cucumber, green tea and lime which is perfect for every skin type.

How to use it: After cleansing and toning your face, apply the mask on your face. Remove the mask after 15 minutes and pat in the liquid onto your skin.

Why it is popular: It is travel friendly and easy to use. Its results can be seen instantly and it has a soothing effect.


These 7 cult favourites of Korea can transform your skin. So try getting atleast a few of them. As they say, K - Beauty is life!