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Say Goodbye to Acne with these Top 10 Korean Skincare Brands

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It’s common for anyone to come across blemishes and acne on his or her skin, including our Korean beauties who are out there slaying the center stage. But if acne is left untreated, it will clog your pores and probably cause serious inflammation. So, if you want to treat this matter seriously and look flawless like your K-goddesses and gods, check out these K-skincare products below that could help bust this acne problem.

1. Cosrx Centella Blemish Cream
Updated on 25th November 2020

With all-natural ingredients like Centella Asiatica Leaf Water, this cream is undoubtedly built to calm acne and redness on the skin by providing it with hydration. The Centella Asiatica Leaf Water also promotes collagen synthesis to increase pore elasticity and reduces the size of the pores. This hydrating cream treats acne and blemishes without causing post-acne marks.

As Innisfree is famous for its good volcanic skincare products, this right here is no less than the other products. With its Jeju volcanic scoria, an all-natural ingredient, this cleanser helps clean open pores and closes them nice and tight. The tiny granules in this cleansing foam also act as an exfoliant for your skin.

This medicated cleanser is the first step to busting acnes. Triclocarban is the ingredient in this cleanser that helps reduce sebum excretion. Not only will this cleanser remove excess oil and dead skin cells, the green tea extract will do its part in soothing and healing the skin.

From deep cleansing to tightening pores to moisturizing the skin... This toner that does 10-in-1 wonders is the second step to the double-cleansing routine as it helps remove any missed residues on your face. The pH value of a toner makes a difference in combating acne and this toner balances your skin’s pH value which is important if you wish for baby-soft skin.

5. Laneige Trouble Relief Spot Gel
Updated on 12th August 2020

From the Laneige Trouble Relief range, this spot gel reduces acne inflammation, soothe redness and lightens acne scars. One of the ingredients in this gel is the rose extract which is an excellent anti-bacterial extract that relieves bacterial-induced inflammation. This product has a small tip at the end that is designed to make it easier for the gel to be applied to the affected areas of your skin.

6. SkinFood Egg White Pore Mask
Updated on 2nd July 2020

Heard of the Egg White Story that beauty-concerned people often discuss? This mask is super duper hassle-free as it contains egg white extract that provides the ever-so-magical albumin. Albumin from the egg white extract helps regulate excessive sebum excretion and tightens enlarged pores. Oh, and it also promotes firmer skin while reducing redness caused by acne.

Afraid that sunscreen will leave your skin oily and your pores clogged? This cream right here is a long-lasting, water-resistant UV protection cream that protects your skin against UV rays while keeping it away from being greasy. Not only will it protect you from the fierce UV rays, it promotes anti-aging and whitening.

Acne occurs easily around the nose area due to clogged pores. There are 3 types of pore strips in this kit and each has a different purpose to counteract the acne problem. The first strip is to clean pores and reduce sebum production. The second strip removes stubborn blackheads and dead skin cells on the nose, and the third strip is to tighten the pores. With a clean and unclogged nose, it’s easy to say bye to acne.

This super silky sheet mask has a trio of essential ingredients including salicylic acid, tea tree oil and niacinamide. The salicylic acid gently clears off dead skin cells and cleans pores while the tea tree oil reduces redness on the skin. As for niacinamide (a type of vitamin B), it helps improve skin’s barrier function over time, promising a clean and luminous skin.

10. COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patch
Updated on 12th August 2020

This hydrocolloid patch prevents secondary infections while your blemished areas are healing. No two acnes are the same but do not worry because this spot patch is available in various sizes and is catered to both adults and teenagers. This spot patch protects the blemished area by absorbing the exudates and heals the wounded area, preventing it from future breakouts.

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thanks!

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