#Kbeauty hot list: The top Korean beauty products you need in your life
The Korean skincare and beauty industry has become a worldwide phenomenon, thanks to its endless range of innovative — and fun! — products and treatments. One thing's for sure: Korea is always ahead of the game in the beauty department. But with so many interesting options out there, how do you know which products to choose? Don't worry, we're here to help. Read on for a few of our favourite cult K-beauty products.
Su:m37 Miracle Cleansing Stick
This cleansing stick is such a big deal in the beauty world that it's almost always sold out, so get it while you can! Made up of 90% natural ingredients, including coconut oil, camellia oil, glycerol, and rose petals (fancy), this stick cleanser is great for all skin types. Simply cleanse your face with water, rub the stick all over your face, massage it in and cleanse. You'll be looking as fresh as ever, and will smell like (just a hint of) roses all day.
$23 on Amazon.
Belif True Cream Moisturizing Balm
According to Belif, this cult favourite product offers up to "26 hours of hydration" due to the addition of comfrey leaf, a powerful hydrating agent known for helping the skin retain moisture. In other words, this moisturizer is perfect for inclement Canadian weather, but it'll keep you smooth all summer long too.
$36.10 on Amazon.
Laneige Water Sleeping Mask
According to the company's website, one of these products is sold every 12 seconds. Impressive to say the least. As for why? Because this lightweight mask recharges dehydrated skin overnight, leaving skin looking radiant. Once or twice a week, simply apply it evenly across your face, leave it on overnight, and rinse it off in the morning. Your skin will look more supple and glowy than ever.
$30 at Laneige.
Clean It Zero Cleanser
This gentle sherbet cleanser feels like a dream, and easily removes dirt, makeup and oil without leaving your skin tight or dry. Formulated with papaya, acerola and herbal extracts, your face will feel nourished, soft and refreshed.
$16 at Peach & Lily.
Laniege BB Cushion
Want dewy, poreless skin? Then look no further than cushion compacts. If you're unfamiliar, a cushion compact is essentially BB cream stored in a sponge - you take a clean powder puff or another sponge, press it into the cushion, tap around your face and blend. The result is a lightweight, flawless, airbrushed-looking complexion. Bonus: it contains SPF.
$35 on Amazon.
Tonymoly Egg Pore Blackhead Steam Balm
Get brighter, cleaner skin with this egg white balm, which is formulated to get rid of dead skin and purify pores, and reduce the appearance of blackheads. Simply apply, massage into your skin for a few minutes, and rinse off. Once the balm dissolves, so will all of the impurities on your face, leaving you with lovely, clear skin.
$9.73 on Amazon.
Etude House I Need You Hyaluronic Acid Mask
Last but not least, the sheet mask! Otherwise known as an inexpensive 15-minute miracle for your face. This Hyaluronic Acid mask from Etude provides deep moisture to skin, and will leave your face feeling hydrated and soft for days.
$19.99 for a pack of 10, on Amazon.