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Well loved by many for their affordability yet high-quality produces, Korean cosmetic brands are continually praised and followed on an international level. Like most of their products, Korean foundations are well received in terms of achieving a clean finish best suitable for asians.

With an abundant of brands and products to choose from, we’ve researched reviews to come up with this list of the best Korean foundations you can get your hands on.

Best Korean foundation for aging and mature skin
1. Ink Lasting Foundation Slim Fit
Best Korean foundation for aging and mature skin

If you like the appearance of healthy and glowing skin, this lightweight foundation would be the perfect fit for you. You can build it up to a medium coverage, which will hide you pores, blemishes and fine lines all the while giving you a smooth finish. The foundation also contains SPF properties for that extra sun protection.

Best foundation with SPF
2. Laneige BB Cushion Pore Control SPF50+/PA+++
Best Korean BB foundation

Laneige’s BB cushion is one foundation that aims to provide you a lightweight, natural finish with buildable coverage. Infused with Exclusive Optimal Mineral Water, this foundation will leave your skin feeling moisturized. It also has SPF50+ for extra protection from UV rays. Unlike many Korean foundations, this range offers shade ranges for tan skin.

Best foundation without spf - suitable for achieving a dewy look
3. 3CE Glossing Waterful Foundation
Best foundation without SPF for a dewy look

If you are a fan of Korean dramas or idol groups, you will notice that most of these celebrities usually opt for a dewy look. Inspired by what you saw? Your can try this Glossing Waterful Foundation by 3CE. Like its name, this ultra lightweight foundation applies on very flawlessly and seeps into your skin like glossy water. 

More: Protect Your Sensitive Skin with these 10 Skin-Loving Foundations

Best water based Korean foundation - has spf, suitable  for dry and pale skin
4. April Skin Magic Snow Cushion Black 2.0
Best SPF water based foundation for dry and pale skin

When April Skin came out with their cushion foundation, everyone was in awe with how amazing its coverage is. Being very moisturizing as it is a water based foundation, the cushion also offers sunscreen protection.  Like most Korean brands that produced foundation, this line offers limited shades and is best suited for those with paler skin complexion. 

Best Korean foundation for sensitive and combination skin
5. Innisfree My Foundation 2.3
Best Korean foundation for sensitive and combination skin

Innisfree is one of the most well-known brands for its cruelty-free products that has natural ingredients and minerals deriving from Jeju Island. Made to suit most Asian skin types, My Foundation is a line of foundation that is customisable based on your preferred level of moisture  (matte, semi-matte or glow), coverage (natural, high or extreme) and shade. 

Best korean powder foundation
6. Tony Moly Cats Wink Clear Pact
Best Korean powder foundation

Tony Moly is known to produce great quality make up whereby all are packed into adorable package designs. In this cute looking cat (don’t worry, this foundation is certified cruelty-free) tis a powder formula which works to control oil production while minimising the appearance of pores. The foundation finishes off matte.

Best for oily combination skin
7. Erborian CC Crème 45ml
Best Korean foundation suitable for tan skin

Do you find it hard to match foundation shades from Korean products because of your tan complexion? This cream foundation from Erborian might just be the one for you. With only one universal shade, the formula claims that its pigments will adjust to your skin tone to give you a flawless finish. 

More: 8 Best Stick Foundations For Easy Midday Touch-Ups

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