While the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics come to a close on February 25, K-Beauty is here to stay. A few years ago, beauty mavens became obsessed with the perfect complexion that many Korean women have, and ever since then, K-Beauty has taken over the skincare industry. Inspired by their rituals and popular ingredients such as bamboo, egg whites and volcanic clusters, K-Beauty is definitely standing out from the rest of the crowd. Click through to see our favorite products and find one that's perfect for you. They're sure to give you gold-medal-worthy skin!
Wonder cream, from Amarte, $120, amarteskincare.com
With caviar extract and pearl powder, this hydrating cream promises to gently diminish sunspots, reduce lines and wrinkles and lovingly exfoliate for a beautiful, translucent complexion.
Solid Cleansing Oil, from Erborian, $39, sephora.com
With rosemary and green tea, this balm cleanser will quickly become one of your everyday essentials as it gently removes all the impurities from your skin, including stubborn makeup and leaves your face feeling refreshed and clean.
Pore Clearing Clay Mousse Mask, from Innisfree, $19, innisfree.com
Extract the impurities from your skin with this mousse clay mask that uses volcanic clusters to minimize the appearance of pores, exfoliate the skin, even skin tone and hydrate it.
Egg White Perfect Pore Cleansing Water, from SKINFOOD, $18, theskinfood.us
If you dream of barely visible pores, try rinsing your skin with this cleanser. The egg whites naturally tighten the skin, and don’t worry, they’re made from free range eggs.
SPOT Powder, from Vitabrid C¹², $25, barneys.com
Everybody has blemishes every now and then, and when they do, a spot treatment like this one is the ultimate answer. This powder delivers active and stabilized Vitamin C to problem areas for up to 12 hours, targeting all problems acne-related.
Photo: Vitabrid C¹²
Shake & Shot 'Firming' Rubber Mask, from Dr. Jart+, $12, sephora.com
Inspired by the hottest K-Beauty trend in Seoul, AKA rubber masks, this quirky-looking face mask combines a liquid serum ampoule with an active vitamin dosage that transforms into a colorful gel-cream texture. This one contains retinol, sea buckthorn fruit, grapefruit extract and fullerene to firm the skin and target skin fatigue.
Photo: Dr. Jart+
White Truffle Laycure Oil Stick, from NEOGEN, $24, sokoglam.com
Take luxury to your skincare with a hydrating oil skin rich in white truffle, and because of its high level of Vitamin B, it will help to repair damaged skin and brighten and hydrate it. The stick also protects the skin’s barrier from pollution, so if you live in a city this could be a real skin-saver.
Photo: Soko Glam