K-Beauty may have turned from a niche trend to a mainstream skin staple but it can still surprise you. Asian beauty may now be more easily available on a variety of portals and you may think you know them all but there are plenty of gems you haven't met yet. Today, it's time to unearth them as we make a list of 9 niche yet fantastic K-beauty products you probably haven't heard of until now.
The Scinic Honey All In One Ampoule contains 90 percent honey extract plus royal jelly and propolis that do the job of multiple products to soften and moisturise the skin.
In the makeup sphere, the IOPE Air Cushion Cover has Air Prism Water to give the skin a moist glow and Coloring Technology for even, meticulous coverage with an embossed 3D sponge.
The Dr. Jart+ Firming Wrapping Rubber Mask lifts and tightens the skin while its rubber mask prevents ingredients from evaporating.
For a week's worth of skin pampering, try the Ariul 7 Days 7 Mask Set. It includes 7 different Tencel sheet masks which are generously soaked with hero ingredients like lemon, avocado and more.
While you snooze, the Laniege Lip Sleeping Mask has a berry formula that softens and moisturises the puckers.
Don't fear pimples with the COSRX Acne + Pimple Master Patch. It shields pimples and absorbs its impurities without irritating the skin.
The Skinfood Black Sugar Strawberry Mask Wash Off is an exfoliating mask with organic black sugar that prevents the breakdown of collagen and excess oil production.
Essence is known to be one of K-beauty's skin legends and this one is no less. The Pure Lotus Waterless 89 Percent Lotus Leaf Extract Essence stands apart from them all. It is an essence and toner rolled in one without any water. Instead, it has 89 percent lotus leaf extract which makes its formula very powerful to recover radiance and reduce dark spots and dullness.
Oil cleansing is another gift that this world gave us so opt for the Klairs Gentle Black Deep Cleansing Oil to make use of it. It contains black currant seed oil, black soybean oil and more to remove pore-clogging impurities in the gentlest way possible.
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If you thought you knew everything about K-beauty, you're in for a surprise.