10 Korean Skincare Brands You Should Try

People have discovered glass skin and the steps to achieve that desirable skin texture. Because of that, skincare aficionados are always on the hunt for the best Korean products in the market. If you’re looking for your next skincare must-have, you can start by looking at the top Korean brands to date.

Here are 10 Koreans brands you might want to try:

1. Skinfood

The Skinfood philosophy tells us that food is the root of everything. Skinfood sources food that is produced ethically from around the world to create their skincare products. Their natural ingredients are safe for all types of skin.

a brown cream inside a white with brown label container, and grains of sugar outside

2. Dear Klairs

Dear Klairs focuses on making pure and natural products. This brand steers away from parabens, colorants, alcohol, and even artificial fragrances— making their products the best option for acne-prone skin. They develop products that are ideal for people with sensitive skin and is a 100% cruelty-free company.

a black container with white bottles at the back

3. Missha

Established in 2000, Misha gained popularity when it launched Time Revolution First Treatment Essence. Missha continued to create its brand as the perfect option for women from all walks of life and it’s not only famous for its skincare but also its cosmetics like the BB Cream cushions with SPF.

a brown liquid in a bottle placed in a brown wooden tray


COSRX means Cosmetics + RX. This Korean brand was founded in 2014 and based in Seongnam, South Korea. COSRX sold their products online or through authorized distributors to keep the cost low. This brand is known for its effective formulas and producing holy grails like their BHA and AHA products.

white box and bottle with black and yellow color of design

5. Sulwhasoo

Sulwhasoo is a premium brand of Aritaum. They specialize in fermented products, making this brand a little more pricey compared to others. Sulwhasoo may not be budget-friendly, but their products are top-notch in protecting your skin from harmful elements and aging.

small yellow bottle with a pressed powder and a lipstick

6. Dr. Jart+

Dr. Jart is one of the first Kbeauty brands in Sephora curated years ago. This brand produces skincare for all skin types but is well known for its aging prevention. Their first product was their BB cream and they were the first brand to ever release this product.

three bottles on a yellow background

7. Etude House

The Etude House has a wide selection of products and an addictive princess pink shopping vibe. The brand is popular for teens and those in their early twenties. They have long-lasting products that won’t run out even with daily use.

two blue bottles


IOPE is considered to be the best option for middle-aged women or women with older skin because their products focus on anti-aging and skin rejuvenation. IOPE is all about plant science and makes products with naturally-derived ingredients. Their claim to fame is their cushion compact that contains BB cream, making them the first company to create this trend.

a pink bottle on a pink circle at the back

9. Goodal

Goodal gained its popularity in Ulta and Target. This Korean skincare brand is known for its sleek packaging, affordable price, and effective ingredients. 

three yellow bottles

10. Blossom Jeju

Blossom Jeju was founded in 2012, inspired by South Korea’s beautiful Jeju Island. Blossom Jeju is known for its decorative aesthetic and the signature ingredient Camellia Seed Oil. 

a white bottle printed with gold designs of text and flowers

Which Korean brands have you tried using?

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