Best Korean Skincare 2017 by BestOfMakeupAlley

Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask

4.3 /5

20 reviews

Facial Mask:

"Absolute radiance and clean skin! I knew for sure it worked today when applying my makeup and my skin just looking overall cleaner and fresher and pores were smaller."

Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Cream

4.4 /5

14 reviews

Moisturizer:

"The texture of the cream is super luxurious! feels thick, rich and slightly oily for my skin but next morning my skin feels and looks healthier!"

Sulwhasoo Overnight Vitalizing Mask

4.1 /5

14 reviews

Overnight Mask:

"This mask is very good with oil-free cream like texture and absorbs right away, no greasy feeling afterward...Man oh man does this product help brighten and clear skin up!"

Etude House Moistfull Collagen Toner

3.8 /5

6 reviews

Toner:

"This toner remove any excess makeup my cleanser missed really well, it also leave skin feeling soft and supple."

Etude House Moistfull Collagen Cream

4.1 /5

28 reviews

Moisturizer/Treatment:

"It is extremely moisturizing and leaves my skin feeling so soft and hydrated...It's very light on the skin. It doesn't feel sticky, unlike the other moisturizers out there. It's easy to apply and spread. The scent is totally amazi

Etude House Happy TeaTime Cleansing Foam (All)

4.1 /5

8 reviews

Foam Cleanser:

"After a week of using it, the tea tree did its wonders. My blackheads lessened and I had clearer and smoother skin. You only need a tiny amount of product because it really is foamy. Afterwards, you'll have that clean & very fresh feeling

Skinfood Rice Mask

4 /5

49 reviews

Mask (Exfoliating):

"The mask smells really nice, not too strong, just a hint of cooked rice and it smells just fresh.
It moisturizes the skin well and is a mild exfoliate at the same time."

Skinfood Wash-Off Black Sugar Mask

4.1 /5

102 reviews

Mask (Exfoliating):

"This mask has become my HG exfoliator, and my skin has become much more even and smooth after using this 2 - 3 times a week for a month."

InnisFree it's real rice mask

4.3 /5

6 reviews

Facial Mask:

"I'll leave it on for 20 minutes and massage the excess serum, it'll leaves your skin instantly soft and brighter."

TonyMoly I'm Real Broccoli Mask Sheet - Vitality

4.3 /5

4 reviews

Sheet Mask:

"This is a great mask for the days when you feel your skin is just worn out and dull looking...Super nourishing, cooling, moisturizing, easy to use and inexpensive."

TonyMoly Magic Food Banana Sleeping Pack

4.4 /5

11 reviews

Overnight Treatment:

"I have had dry patches under my eyes and on my nose for years, with no relief. That is until ONE NIGHT of using this product. I woke up to every dry spot GONE. I swear this is a miracle product."

TonyMoly Appletox Smooth Massage Peeling Cream

3.8 /5

8 reviews

Exfoliation:

"It smells like green apples! The exfoliating cream is white. It's pretty smooth, but it feels just a tiny bit grainy... After I rinse this off, my skin is VERY silky and smooth!

TonyMoly Pocket Bunny Mist

4 /5

13 reviews

Facial Mist/Spray:

"I just add one or two sprays, and my skin feels refreshed... I love how youthful it makes me look... I love how refreshing this feels."

InnisFree Olive Real Cleansing Oil

4.9 /5

8 reviews

Oil cleanser:

"The oil works well as the first step in double cleansing (however, I would use a separate eye mu remover) and doesn't dry my skin out."

Etude House Real Art Cleansing Oil Moisture

4.5 /5

11 reviews

Oil cleanser:

BEST FOR: drier skins and/or winter.
"...there is some kind of 'Moisturizing residue' left after the Moisturizing type."

Amore Pacific Treatment Cleansing Oil

4 /5

25 reviews

Oil cleanser:

"There was no trace of makeup left [on] my face, [including the] eye area without burning or irritation. I used a separate cleanser just to see if there was any residue left over and [there] wasn't..."

Banila Co. Clean it Zero

4 /5

54 reviews

Oil cleanser:

"It goes from gel-like to milky when you wash it off. For more stubborn make up, you can wipe it off with cotton pads, and then wash it all off...[also] my pores have gotten a lot smaller after using this [nightly]!"

IOPE Moisture Skin Cleansing Foam

5 /5

1 reviews

Foam cleanser:

"It makes the most fluffy, cushiony, whipped cream-like lather. it removes makeup well, and softens skin with hyaluronic acid and other Korean skincare magic. I have bought it several times over."

TheFACEShop Herb Day 365 Cleansing Foam- Mung Beans

4.1 /5

9 reviews

Foam cleanser:

"It's everything I want in a cleanser, it cleans, doesn't dry out my skin, has a nice rich lather that doesn't feel too foamy, and it doesn't break me out."

NOTE: mung beans purportedly good for acne-prone skin

Amore Pacific Treatment Cleansing Foam

4.2 /5

21 reviews

Foam cleanser:

"It goes on smooth and lathers [nicely], not soapy which is a big reason why I stopped foaming cleansers. [Nice] smell is nice and...no reactions...Rinses clean."

Etude House Etude House Baking Powder Cleansing Foam Moist

4 /5

2 reviews

Foam cleanser:

"...it gets rid of all of the dirt. I didn't notice any breakout or allergy with this product when used in summer or winter. The scent is very faint. great value for money."

TheFACEShop Herb Day Cleansing Foam, Clarifying Acerola

3.9 /5

18 reviews

Foam cleanser:

"A great cleanser with very subtle to no scent at all, and amazing foaming abilities. You honestly only need to wet your hands and get a pea-sized of it to clean your entire face."

NOTE: brightens; ymmv

Likas Papaya Soap

4.1 /5

115 reviews

Cleanser;Exfoliation:

"I use this for treatment...not as a cleanser. [I use it as] an exfoliant, like say, glycolic acid. [After] (1) with oil cleanser, (2) with foam cleanser...I leave it on for 20-30 minutes."

Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patch

4.5 /5

35 reviews

Exfoliation:

"...you do need to apply before moisturiser or clean the spot with a cotton swab saturated in tea tree oil or BHA toner. Really, these are the little leaders of my acne fighting team."

RE:P Bio Fresh Mask with Real Calming Herb

4.5 /5

2 reviews

Exfoliation:

"I have VERY sensitive skin...The day after the very first use...the redness...diminished, and the pimples themselves started to fade away..."

InnisFree Jeju Volcanic Pore Clay Mask

4.1 /5

93 reviews

Exfoliation:

"-Did what it promised, tightened pores and also lessened redness in cheeks
-Did not irritate my sensitive skin
-Good value for amount of product"

Amore Pacific treatment enzyme peel

4.4 /5

50 reviews

Exfoliation:

"I use my fingers are lather the powder so it turns into a creamy liquidy foam-type texture and massage it on my face for about 30 sec and then rinse."

Caolion Pore Minimizing Pack

4 /5

4 reviews

Exfoliation:

"...my skin is not only left feeling smooth, but my pores are diminished considerably."

NOTE: one user says "stings the skin and the eyes for the first 1-2 min"; avoid eye area.

Too Cool For School Egg Mousse Pack

3.4 /5

8 reviews

Exfoliation:

"It really smoothens out and brightens the skin and really refreshens it! It helps with the skin texture and make up slides on just perfectly!"

NOTE: packaging can dispense too much product

Dr. Jart+ All Out Black head

4.3 /5

3 reviews

Exfoliation:

"...you can feel the black heads...seep out of your pores and form little clumps of oil...as you massage the product on to your skin...disgusting but...also very satisfying/gratifying to see all your black head[s] fall out..."

Cosrx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid

4.1 /5

36 reviews

Exfoliation:

"This BHA uses a slightly different form of salicylic acid- it uses betaine salicylate, which is a much gentler BHA. I find this clears out my sebaceous filaments and smooths my texture without drying my skin or stinging."

Secret Key Lemon D-Toc Peeling Gel

4 /5

2 reviews

Exfoliation:

"...for everyone trying this for the first time, the initial results will be ah-mazing. The next few times, the results aren't as drastic, but it still feels like I've rubbed off a dead layer of skin."

NOTE: #firstreview

Mizon AHA & BHA Daily Toner

4.8 /5

9 reviews

Toner:

"This is my HG toner...It's extremely gentle yet powerful. The ph of this product is the key to its success and preps your skin to better absorb other lotions."

Benton Aloe BHA Skin Toner

3.9 /5

16 reviews

Toner:

"It has a thick, gel-like texture so I...Just [use] my hands. It adds light, soothing hydration (amazing for the summer) and plumps my skin. [Not] sticky, doesn't make makeup pill up..."

Secret Key - Witchhazel Pore Clear Toner

4 /5

1 reviews

Toner:

"...it absorbs very quickly and has a tightening feeling. The scent is very light, soft and kind of relaxing. I have combo/dry...skin...but sometimes my skin feels a bit oilier than usual and this is really refreshing."

Goodal Super Seed Oil Plus Skin Mist

4.3 /5

3 reviews

Toner:

"I like the product as a moisturiser for my combo acne skin . It smells good , light and non irritating . Can feel oily on the skin hence I only use it at night."


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