Get Your Glow On: K-Beauty Products We Can't Live Without


It's time to upgrade your skincare game with some seriously amazing addition to Salon Style - K-beauty! If you're not familiar with K-beauty, it's all about innovation, natural ingredients, and achieving that coveted "glass skin" look. Don't worry if you're not fluent in Korean yet, because these products speak for themselves! 

So, sit back, relax, and let's explore the exciting world of K-beauty together. Say "Annyeonghaseyo" (hello), gorgeous skin!

Beauty of Joseon

This brand is all about combining traditional Korean holistic medicine with modern skincare. What does that mean for you? Luxurious products without the luxury price tag, that's what! Their herbal-based products use natural ingredients, so you can wave goodbye to artificial nasties like fragrances and colourings. That means your skin will be left looking clear, healthy, and glowing - without the need for makeup! 

Let's get down to the nitty-gritty and talk about some of our faves from Beauty of Joseon! Trust me, these babies are gonna change your skin game forever.

First up, we have the Relief Sun: Rice + Probiotics. This organic sunscreen is lightweight, creamy, and comfortable on the skin. It's not sticky, and it gives you a moist finish like a light moisturizing cream. Plus, it contains 30% rice extract and grain fermented extracts, which provide your skin with moisture and nourishment. Say goodbye to dry, dull skin and hello to a healthy, glowing complexion!

Next, we have the Glow Serum Propolis + Niacinamide. This bad boy is perfect for those of us with large pores and inflamed skin. It contains 60% propolis extract and 2% niacinamide, which helps control sebum secretion and keeps your skin moist. Not to mention, it's a lifesaver when it comes to fighting breakouts!

Now, let's talk about the OG, the Dynasty Cream. This multi-functional cream has been loved by many for a long time, and for a good reason! With its firm texture, it provides dense moisture and nourishment that prevents your skin from drying out. It contains rice bran water, ginseng water, squalane, and niacinamide, which promote skin health, moisture, and maintain the oil and moisture balance. Trust me, your skin will thank you for using this cream!

Moving on, we have the Glow Deep Serum Rice + Arbutin. This serum is specifically designed for those of us who struggle with pigmentation and uneven skin tone. With its 68% rice bran water and 2% alpha arbutin, it helps to improve skin tone, leaving you with a brighter, healthier complexion. Say goodbye to hyperpigmentation and hello to even, glowing skin!

Now, let's talk about ginseng, a vital herbal ingredient that has been used for centuries in Korean history. The Ginseng Essence Water contains 80% ginseng water and focuses on the benefits of ginseng itself, providing your skin with sufficient moisture and nutrition. It fills moisture and nutrition firmly to help keep your skin moisturized for a long period of time. Trust me, your skin will feel rejuvenated and refreshed!

Lastly, we have the Ginseng Cleansing Oil. We all know that cleansing is the most important step in any skincare routine, and this cleansing oil does the job right. It gently dissolves and emulsifies dirt, sebum, and makeup residue, leaving your skin clean and refreshed. The base ingredient, Glycine Soja oil, is the lightest yet most effective oil for removing skin waste, and the ginseng seed oil gives it a subtle grassy scent, making your cleansing time more calm and peaceful. Trust me, your skin will feel like a dream after using this cleansing oil!

The Face Shop

These legends are all about using natural ingredients like flowers, plants, fruits, and mineral water to nourish and revitalise your skin. And their sheet masks? Umm, hello! We can't get enough of them! 

Get ready to discover some skincare gems that'll have your skin feeling fresh and fabulous.

First up, we have the Face Shop Mild 100% Cotton Facial Pad. It's the perfect pick for sensitive skin, thanks to its soft and gentle texture. This little wonder will leave your skin feeling pampered and loved.

Now, let's talk sheet masks - they're seriously the best invention ever, am I right? Our top picks are the Real Nature Tea Tree Mask Sheet, Lemon Mask Sheet, Charcoal Face Mask, Green Tea Mask Sheet, and Honey Mask Sheet. Each mask is specially formulated to target specific skin concerns, so you can choose the one that suits your needs best.

Feeling oily and troubled? The Tea Tree Mask Sheet will refresh and soothe your skin, while the Charcoal Face Mask will purify and revitalize tired skin. Want to brighten up dull skin? Look no further than the Lemon Mask Sheet! And if you're dealing with stressed-out skin, the Green Tea Mask Sheet will calm and refresh it.

Last but certainly not least, we have the Honey Mask Sheet. This little gem is perfect for promoting radiance and giving your skin that healthy glow. Plus, it's super moisturizing, so you can say goodbye to dry, lackluster skin.

Oh, and did we mention that all of these masks are formulated without 5 additives that can harm your skin? That's right, no parabens, triethanolamine, propylene glycol, tar colourant, or mineral oil. So go ahead and indulge in a mini facial in the comfort of your own home - you deserve it, babe!


Their mission? To find the perfect solutions for your skin concerns. And they've nailed it with their Snail Mucin range. Yes, you heard that right - snail mucin. Don't worry, it's not as gross as it sounds. In fact, their Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence and Advanced Snail Peptide Eye Cream are total game-changers. They'll leave your skin feeling hydrated, plump, and oh-so-glowy.

Oh, honey, if you haven't tried COSRX, you're missing out on some serious skin-loving goodness. Their products are like magic potions, giving your skin the hydration, nourishment, and glow it deserves.

Let's start with the Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence. Now, I know what you're thinking, snail mucin? It's enriched with 96.3% snail secretion filtrate, which might sound icky, but it's actually a superfood for your skin. This light-weight essence absorbs quickly and gives your skin a natural glow from the inside. And, it keeps your skin moisturized and illuminated all day long.

Next up, the Advanced Snail 92 All In One Cream. This moisturizer is enriched with 92% snail mucin, which gives your skin the nourishment it craves. It's an all-in-one solution cream that repairs and soothes irritated, sensitized skin after breakouts. It's a rich gel-type cream that absorbs instantly, leaving your skin feeling fresh and comfortable.

If you're dealing with unplanned breakouts, you need the Acne Pimple Master Patch in your life. It's the original acne patch, but more intense. It's a comfortable spot treatment that perfectly blends into any skin tone for a discreet appearance. You can leave it on and stress no more.

The Vitamin C 23 Serum is a hypoallergenic 23% pure vitamin C antioxidant brightening booster. This high-performance serum prevents early signs of anti-aging and gives your skin a healthy glow.

The AHA/BHA Clarifying Treatment Toner is the solution if you want clear, glowing skin. The formulation of AHA, BHA, and purifying botanical ingredients helps to improve skin texture, increase vitality, and control pores. It eliminates impurities, exfoliates, and hydrates all in one step.

Last but not least, the Clear Fit Master Patch. This ultra-thin acne patch in a gradient form with a matte finish is barely noticeable when applied to the skin. It acts as a barrier against bacteria and prevents secondary infection. It reduces inflammation by absorbing exudate of breakouts while protecting them from secondary infection. The zit size will shrink remarkably without leaving scars after a few hours.


This brand is all about keeping it simple, but effective. If you’re looking for some amazing skincare products to enhance your skin’s natural glow then look no further than Klairs!

Their Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop is packed with pure Vitamin C to give you the kind of clear, lively skin that'll make you the envy of all your friends. Who needs a juicer when you've got this little bottle of goodness?

Next, we've got the Freshly Juiced Vitamin E Mask. This hydrating mask is formulated with Niacinamide and Adenosine to give your skin a serious boost. Plus, it enhances the effects of other Vitamin C products - talk about a power couple!

For those with sensitive skin, the Midnight Blue Calming Cream is the go-to choice. Packed with azulene, this gentle cream rapidly soothes and calms your skin. It's like a hug in a jar!

For a deep replenishing moisturizer, check out the Rich Moist Soothing Cream. This baby has been put through all the tests and came out a winner every time. Plus, it's made with a rich blend of hydrating ingredients, so you know your skin is in good hands.

Don't forget about the Supple Preparation Unscented Toner. This essential oil-free toner has a base of botanical extracts that balance your skin's pH level and provide full nourishment. It's like a multivitamin for your face!

Lastly, we have the Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil. This oil-based cleanser is perfect for removing all the gunk and grime from your pores without stripping your skin of its natural oils. Plus, it's made with natural black grains - how cool is that?

That's a wrap, beauties! Get ready to elevate your skincare game with the hottest K-beauty brands at Salon Style! From the luxurious herbal-based products of Beauty of Joseon to the nature-inspired offerings of The Face Shop and the individualized solutions of COSRX and Klairs, there's something for everyone. 

So what are you waiting for? Time to add some K-beauty magic to your beauty routine!

Jillian O.

Jillian is a marketing pro of 10+ years learning to live slowly and consciously in a small surfing town with her smol hooman. Her self-care must-haves are: Allan Watts mixtape, iced coffee, and a good end-of-day face cleanse.