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Our Favourite Korean Moisturisers!

In skincare, one of the most important items you use is moisturiser. But choosing the right one for your skin-type isn’t always easy – so we’ve put together some of our favourite Korean moisturisers that cater to a wide range of skin-types~!

COSRX Hyaluronic Acid Intensive Cream – $21.00 US

©Hyaluroni Acid Cream, 23.10.2017, sokoglam.com

©Hyaluroni Acid Cream, 23.10.2017, sokoglam.com

Skin-Type: Dry and Oily

Kicking off our list is the COSRX Hyaluronic Acid Intensive Cream! This hydrating cream boosts and protects your skin’s moisture content whilst controlling it’s water and oil mass, which is perfect for those with dry skin.

Since the cream is quite thick, we recommend using this product at night so that it can work it’s hydrating wonders on your skin while you sleep!

Chok Chok Green Tea Watery Moisture Cream – $25.00 US

©Chok Chok Moisturiser, 23.10.2017, tonymoly.com

©Chok Chok Moisturiser, 23.10.2017, tonymoly.com

Skin-Type: Oily

Specially made from the fermented Korean green tea Chungtaejeon (청태전), this cream has an intense hydrating effect that neither feels too heavy or greasy on the skin.

And since it uses various hyaluronic acids, like lemon seed oil and green tea extract, the Chok Chok Green Tea Cream is ideal for those who need to moisturise their skin whilst preventing it from getting too oily.

MIZON All In One Snail Repair Cream – $16.09

©MIZON Snail Repair Cream, 23.10.2017, tokopedia.com

©MIZON Snail Repair Cream, 23.10.2017, tokopedia.com

Skin-Type: Dry and Sensitive

You might be a bit apprehensive about using a product made from snail mucin (or mucus) but believe us when we say that the MIZON Snail Repair Cream is the best thing for both dry and sensitive skin!

The cream might initially seem thick and somewhat slimey, but once you get past that you’ll see how well it hydrates your skin – it also soothes irritated skin, clears pimples and whiteheads and improves the skin’s elasticity. 

Aloe Vera 92% Soothing Gel – $6.60 US

©Nature Republic Aloe Gel, 23.10.2017, naturerepublic.com

©Nature Republic Aloe Gel, 23.10.2017, naturerepublic.com

Skin-Type: Dry  

Aloe vera is always one of the best ingredients for oily skin, so Nature Republic’s Aloe Vera Soothing Gel is a must have for those who are prone to easily greasy skin. Using 92% aloe leaf extract, this cream firms, soothes and moisturises the skin whilst keeping the face and body healthy!

This aloe cream doesn’t only act as a day/nighttime moisturiser, it can also be used as hair treatment, aftershave soothing gel, hydrating nail essence and for moisturising sleeping packs – making it a multipurpose gem that should be on many people’s wish-lists.

COSRX One Step Moisture Up Pads – $19.00

©COSRX Moisture Pad, 23.10.2017, sokoglam.com

©COSRX Moisture Pad, 23.10.2017, sokoglam.com

Skin-Type: Combination

Last but not least we’re ending on another COSRX product; the One Step Moisture Up Pads! These convenient wipes work to, not only hydrate and soothe the skin but also, treat acne, blemishes and redness.

The pads also effectively remove makeup and exfoliate the skin whilst giving it a bright and healthy glow – all this making it ideal for anyone with from skin-types from oily to dry to sensitive!

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Featured Image Source: ©COSRX Moisture Pad, 23.10.2017, meetunni.com

Claudia Deborah (이보라)

Local book dealer by day - goblin writer by night. Always looking for ways to include obscure SHINee references in my articles.

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