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When one thinks of K-beauty, face masks come immediately to mind. South Korea is the worldwide leader in the sheet mask, eye gel patch and sleeping mask trends. All across social media, face masks are the Korean beauty products that have commanded the world's attention due to their innovative applications, concentrated ingredients and adorable packaging. Check out YesStyle's best Korean face masks below.
Korean skin care brands took a simple cotton sheet mask soaked in hydrating liquid and created a worldwide trend. With the active ingredients, groundbreaking technologies and affordable pricing of sheet masks, South Korea elevated a lesser-known Asian beauty secret. Sheet masks are a user-friendly and affordable way to boost your current skin care routine and serve as a great introduction to Korean Beauty. Night or day, after you've removed all makeup and/or SPF, cleanse your face and jump straight into the sheet mask step. Simply remove the packaging, unfold the sheet mask, separate any paper or plastic backing from one side from the mask, and apply either side of the mask to your clean face. Leave on for 10-20 minutes, depending on the individual mask instructions. Be sure to remove the mask before it dries completely for the best sheet mask experience. Gently pat in any remaining essence and carry on with the rest of your routine. K-beauty masks are perfect for a long flight, long night, special occasion, Sunday morning or just because. Whether you're looking for a hydrating face mask, a Korean face mask for acne, or a solution for dark spots, every skincare routine will benefit from a Korean sheet mask. Sheet masks come in all shapes and sizes; lace sheet masks, animal sheet masks, and foil sheet masks are among the popular Korean face masks pictured on social media. Our bestselling sheet masks include Papa Recipe bombee honey mask and Benton snail bee mask along with the Tony Moly mask, Dr. Jart+ mask, and Innisfree mask with Tea Tree Oil. Lovely packaging is not the only element that sets Korean face mask sheets apart; South Korean brands have formulated masks with leading innovative ingredients for the ultimate face masks. Korean snail mask, mugwort mask, and clay face masks are among the trendy yet effective Korean sheet masks to hit the market.
Available in cloud-like sheet masks or as foaming face masks, the Korean Bubble Mask comes in many forms, gives you a thorough cleanse, and hydrates skin. The bubbling sensation is not only a unique masking experience, but also dives deep into your pores to purify your skin. Bubble masks are the go-to Korean pore mask; after you've removed your makeup/SPF, apply the sheet mask or face mask to cleansed skin for the ultimate pore treatment. Formulated with clay or charcoal, these carbonated/oxygenated masks pump oxygen into your pores, clearing out excess oil, dirt and debris. By bubbling on the surface of your skin, the mask also helps to stimulate blood circulation in the face leaving you with bright and glowing skin. Purederm's deep purifying black O2 bubble mask combines bubble power with sheet mask convenience. Apply this mask for 10-15 minutes, watch the bubbles form, rinse off any remaining bubbles, and reveal bright softened skin. Elizavecca bubble clay mask is the mask behind the foaming faces social media craze. Formulated with carbonated water, clay, charcoal, collagen and green tea, this Instagram-famous mask has quickly earned a reputation as the best face mask for pores. If you're normal-oily and experience clogged pores, breakouts and/or dull skin, give this bubble mask a go.
Korea's luxurious innovation, the gel eye mask, brings the spa experience home. Perfect when taking a bubble bath, catching eye shadow fallout, or paired with a sheet mask. Korean Eye Masks include the most delicate part of the face in the masking ritual. Under eye masks are suitable for all skin types, can be worn morning or night, and can be paired with any sheet mask. After all makeup/SPF is removed and the face is thoroughly cleansed, apply eye masks from the inner to the outer corner of the eye. Add a sheet mask or simply apply moisturizer on the rest of the face. After 20-30 minutes, depending on the amount of time you have, remove your under eye patches and seal in the hydration with an eye serum or cream. The JAYJUN eye patch, which are popular Korean eye gel pads, is infused with niacinamide, flower extracts, and hyaluronic acid to smooth the under eye. The JAYJUN mask is perfect for those looking to hydrate and brighten dark under eyes. If you're looking for anti aging eye masks, the PETITFEE gold hydrogel eye patch is 30 pairs of bang for your buck. Formulated with gold, ginseng and rose extracts, the PETITFEE eye patch helps to firm and plump your skin for a youthful under eye.
Korean Sleeping Masks are the key to getting your beauty sleep. Sleeping Masks act like a moisturizer but are packed with concentrated ingredients to perfect your skin as you sleep. Instead of reaching for your moisturizer after you've cleansed, toned, and treated your skin, use a sleeping mask for an easy Korean hydrating mask. Lastly, go to bed. No rinse required. Korean Sleeping Masks are designed to treat countless skin concerns and varying skin types. Honey face masks are formulated to treat dry, dull skin overnight, while ultra-lightweight water-based sleeping masks treat oily skin. The COSRX honey overnight mask is formulated with propolis, hyaluronic acid and herbal extracts to soothe irritated skin. This hydrating face mask in a squeezable tube is the perfect night cap for sensitive skin with fine lines, or dry and acne prone skin. If your skin type is combination-to-oily, the LANEIGE water sleeping mask provides the optimal amount of moisture for a good morning glow without the grease. This Laneige mask is designed with LANEIGE's patented Sleeptox™; to keep skin moisturized throughout the night while MoistureWrap™; supplies mineral water, evening primrose root extract, and apricot extracts to soften and plump skin. LANEIGE's patented technology and water gel texture combined create the best oily skin sleeping beauty treatment.