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Here are the best Korean beauty products celebrities swear by

It’s no secret that K-beauty is taking over the world, and it isn’t hard to see why either.

After all, Korean celebrities are always sporting a dewy, flawless, radiant complexion wherever they go, despite the amount of makeup that goes onto their skin. Yes, we’re jealous too.

If you’re considering trying new products to improve your complexion or makeup routine but don’t know what to get, don’t fret. Read on for the best Korean beauty products celebrities swear by.

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Award-winning singer-songwriter-actress IU (it seems like there’s almost nothing she can’t do) has so many activities on her plate that it’s a real wonder how she gets her dewy skin picture-perfect all the time. We reckon it’s from one of her favourite products — the CNP Propolis Energy Ampule — an after-toner step that contains hyaluronic acid, propolis extract and madecassoside to soothe redness and provide tons of antioxidant properties to combat the skin from environmental factors.

Laneige gained started gaining a cult following in 2015, and has never looked back since. The Lip Layering Bar has proved to be an incredibly convenient tool for those looking to recreate the popular gradient lip look in one swipe, used by celebrities like such as Song Hye Kyo and Lee Sung Kyung. The other most popular product? The BB Cushion Cream. Olympic gold medalist snowboarder Chloe Kim prizes the cushion for its high SPF and ability to keep her skin moisturized even in the coldest of climates.

Medicube Zero Foam Cleanser is used by celebrities like Twice’s Jihyo as well as Korean host and Running Man personality, Yoo Jae Suk. The product is best for those looking to deep cleanse their pores from micro dust, and it also contains metallic chelate polymers and strong antioxidants, which block pollutants in the air from infiltrating the skin barrier.

One can’t talk about K-pop without mentioning BTS these days, so what better way to steal their concert-ready skincare routine than with these Mediheal masks? The band has been endorsing products from Mediheal for the longest time, and rightfully so. Each mask are formulated in collaboration with skin experts and dermatologists, so you can expect maximum efficacy and benefits when used at home too.

Attending the Golden Globes might only be a dream for us, but it doesn’t mean we can’t get #cameraready for the moment when it comes. Emma Stone was spotted using KNC Beauty’s Collagen Infused Lip Mask before she stepped onto the red carpet. The jelly-like product is formulated with rose flower oil, cherry extract, hyaluronic acid, and Vitamin E to create soft, luscious lips.

How to get Jennie’s flawless, glowing skin, you ask? Here’s the Kpop star’s secret: Hera’s Glow Lasting Cushion. The product is formulated with groundbreaking technology that forms a natural, glowing sheen across your face that stays fresh even after 24 hours.

Here are the best Korean beauty products celebrities swear by

Jocelyn Tan

Senior Writer

Jocelyn Tan is a travel, food and design writer who loves to explore lesser-known cities abroad and chat with locals about their favourite eats in town. When she's not writing, she's probably indulging in serial killer podcasts or reading one too many books on East Asian history.


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