Korea is primarily known for its beauty industry, which is gaining global popularity. One of the most notable K-beauty trends is achieving Glass Skin. Whether it’s through skincare or makeup, having clear and glowy skin is everyone’s common goal.

A quick and easy way to achieve smooth skin is through makeup. If you’re not sure where to start, here are some of the best foundations that will help you achieve this latest beauty trend.

1. Etude House Double Lasting Serum Foundation

Best Korean liquid foundation for pale skin

Price from SGD30.51

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Most full coverage liquid foundations can be quite drying and cakey. However, this Etude House Double Lasting Serum Foundation is completely the opposite. Formulated with 61% hydrating serum, this foundation gives your skin the healthy, dewy look without compromising on coverage.

2. Eglips Saranghae-Zoo Foundation

Best affordable Korean foundation for acne prone skin (under SGD 20)

Price from SGD12.00

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K-beauty is all about hydrating the skin, so expect nothing less from Korean foundations. The Eglips Saranghae-Zoo Foundation is not only high in coverage, but it’s also soothing and hydrating. It’s also packed with Centella Asiatica, tea tree oil and witch hazel which can help treat acne and control excess oil production.

3. Pony Effect Seamless Foundation

Best Korean foundation with SPF for combination skin

Price from SGD49.90

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Whether you have wrinkles or acne, the Pony Effect Seamless Foundation has got you covered for better-looking skin texture. This liquid foundation is formulated with rice and daffodil extracts to balance your skin’s oil production by imparting hydration. With a lightweight and smooth finish, your skin will look red carpet ready.

4. MIZON Snail Repair Intensive BB Cream SPF50+ PA+++

Best Korean foundation BB cream for sensitive skin

Price from SGD26.50

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Snail slime in skincare is all the rage now; it's even used as makeup's base. Thanks to the infusion of snail slime, this lightweight and natural MIZON Snail Repair Intensive BB Cream nourishes your skin as it covers. It’s everything you would want in a BB cream: covers imperfection, hydrates and is non-irritating.

5. BBIA Spa Light Foundation

Best Korean cushion foundation for aging skin

Price from SGD12.00

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Give your skin a well-deserved treat with BBIA’s Spa Light Foundation. Formulated with carbonate hot spring water from Jeju, this moisturising cushion foundation is rich in minerals and nutrients. It works to help prevent skin dullness and premature ageing. Also, this product has SPF 50 and PA+++ to protect your skin against the harmful UV rays.

6. 3CE Glossing Waterful Foundation

Best Korean foundation without SPF for dewy look

Price from SGD43.00

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With 3CE’s Glossing Waterful Foundation, you can achieve that lit-from-within glass skin with ease. Due to its lightweight and watery texture, it will blend into your skin effortlessly for that natural, no-makeup makeup look. If you want that fresh, illuminating and natural finish, this is the perfect pick for you.

7. Pony Effect Coverstay Cushion Foundation

Best Korean foundation compact for oily skin

Price from SGD59.90

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If you have oily skin, don’t be intimidated by cushion compacts! Unlike common cushion foundations that have a dewy finish, the Pony Effect Coverstay Cushion Foundation contains oil-controlling powders. It’s matte, long-lasting and portable, perfect for when you’re on the go.

8. Mamonde Cover Glow Foundation

Best Korean foundation for dry skin

Price from SGD32.00

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Mamonde Cover Glow Foundation makes sure your makeup doesn't become dry and cakey at the end of the day. The highly moisturising foundation can help you stay glowy and fresh all day. It provides excellent coverage without drying your skin out so fret not.

9. Etude House Double Lasting Foundation SPF 34/PA++

Best full coverage Korean foundation for tan skin

Price from SGD33.90

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This Etude House foundation is lightweight, long-lasting, and has good coverage; it comes in a variety of shades. The Double Lasting Foundation uses Double Shot Technology and Magnet Fit Effect to ensure your base does not fade, crack or cake up throughout the day. One layer is all you need to slay the day with flawless and smooth skin.

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