Mid-Year VANA Award 2022: 11 Best Korean Skincare Products of STYLEVANA
In a world full of ever-evolving beauty trends and skincare hacks, we splurge on new skincare products every now and then because we're adventurists at heart! And for many of us, we found comfort and joy in our daily skincare routine because skincare is all about having fun in experimenting with what's right and best for you. Our mid-year VANA Award 2022 is all about celebrating that. From cleansers, toners to sunscreens and sleeping masks, we’re looking back at all the best-selling Korean skincare products — hand-picked and most-loved by our loyal fans who have shown their support by their votes! So sit back, relax, and read on to see this elite pack of K-Beauty favorites to upgrade your skincare routine this season!
- Best Sunscreen -
STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Meet the BEAUTY OF JOSEON Relief Sun sunscreen which has officially become our new SPF obsession. This chemical sunscreen features a moisturizing formula to leave your skin with a sheer, comforting finish. Containing 30% rice extract + grain probiotics complex, this new BEAUTY OF JOSEON sunscreen helps nourish and strengthen the skin's natural barrier while keeping your sensitive skin free from irritation.
- Best Cleansing Balm -
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Starting with one of our bestselling facial cleansers - heimish's All Clean Balm, a beauty wonder that will make your daily cleansing step 10 times better and easier. Loved by our VANA Family Influencer Cassandra Bankson who introduces this cleansing balm to her glass-skin skincare routine, this heimish's All Clean Balm will evolve into an oil-like solution that melts into your pore to break down and emulsify your makeup and dirt, all thanks to the rich and nourishing formula featuring Shea Butter, Rose Extract, and Tea Tree Leaf Oil.
- Best Toner -
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Haruharu WONDER Black Rice Hyaluronic Toner (Fragrance Free) was an instant hit when it was first introduced as an unscented version of the original bestseller Haruharu WONDER Black Rice Hyaluronic Toner. This sensitive skin-friendly toner excludes all essential oil but is formulated with equally hydrating and gentle ingredients, including skin-comforting Black Rice extracts and hyaluronic acid to keep your dry skin hydrated.
- Best Ampoule -
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Ampoule packs a wonderful (and hefty) punch of Centella Asiatica extract — at a whopping 100% — from the untouched nature of Madagascar. This centella asiatica ampoule is designed for people with sensitive skin, skin with a weakened skin barrier or unbalanced water-oil ratio, and dehydrated skin. Its EWG green formula helps calm sensitive skin and repair skin barrier that is roughened by the external harmful environment.
- Best Green Tea Serum -
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: What happens when you mix one of the industry's most iconic skin care formula with green tea and soothing power? Introducing the hallmark fan-favorite innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum. Perfect for dry skin, this innisfree green tea serum delivers thirst-quenching hydration and helps to prevent moisture loss. With green tea and other hydrating ingredients in the mix, this bestselling Korean serum is guaranteed to leave your skin looking and feeling renewed, plumped and bouncy.
- Best Anti-Aging Serum -
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: One thing we all love about this Haruharu WONDER Black Rice Hyaluronic Anti-wrinkle Serum is its thin, watery cream texture that helps replenish your skin's natural radiance. It doubles as a spot treatment for wrinkles and tightens your skin with powerhouse ingredients such as fermented black rice and hyaluronic acid. This antioxidant-rich serum helps tackle oxidative damage so you can see your skin visibly smoothened and the sunspots diminished in weeks' time. It gives off a light, pleasant smell which is on the herbal and clean spectrum so your sensitive skin can use it without worry.
- Best Gel Cream for Summer -
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Perfect for oily and acne prone skin, the Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Aqua Gel Cream promises to leave your skin feeling plump and refreshed with its lightweight texture that doesn't clog your pores. Formulated with moisture-boosting hyaluronic acid, this summer-friendly gel cream rejuvenates your oily yet dehydrated skin as a daily moisturizer to replenish hydration, strengthen your skin's natural moisture barrier while maintaining your skin's oil-water balance.
- Best Lip Mask -
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: File under: certified HG for night-time routine around the world. The bestselling LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask EX is a true savior for dry, chappy lips, thanks to its nutrient-packed formula with Vitamin C, berry extracts + hyaluronic acid to retain moisture. The brand's patented MOISTURE WRAP™ technology uses hyaluronic acid to form a moisturizing film to help lock-in active ingredients and the skin to restore your natural lip color and radiance, leaving you with hydrated, plump lips the next morning.
- Best Eye Cream -
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Treat yourself like a modern royal empress with the Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Eye Cream EX. This luxurious anti-aging eye cream is one of our love-at-first-try favorite because of its premium anti-aging formula powered by the brand's very own GINSENOMICS™ technology. Starring ginseng root extract + squalane, this Sulwhasoo eye cream improves the resilience of the skin around your eyes, and takes care visible wrinkles for more resilient and smoother looking eyes with a hydrating finish.
- Best Sleeping Mask -
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Wake up with your most glowing skin with the LANEIGE Cica Sleeping Mask starting 2022! Jam-packed with powerful cica ingredient, Forest Yeast + the brand's patented Sleeping Microbiome™ technology, this best-selling overnight mask keeps your dry, sensitive skin hydrated and supple all night long to prevent moisture loss. This lightweight, gel formula is perfect for those who don't like being aware that there's something on the face while asleep. Your skin will start the morning refreshed and replenished after slathering on this cica-powered sleeping mask before bed.
- Best Spot Treatment -
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Stylevana has a lot of loyal COSRX fans who keep coming back (and also searching) for this one, and we all know why. COSRX's Acne Pimple Master Patch is more than just a concealing solution that hides your pimples, it’s also an overnight fixer for acne-prone skin that will help flatten and heal cystic acne with A.D.F. hydrocolloid material.
Spot anything you like from our award-winning list? I don’t know about you but I’m definitely restocking half of it right now. Pick up your favorite Korean skincare products from our most-loved Korean brands on Stylevana ASAP! Stay tuned for our next VANA Award 2022 announcement for the best Korean makeup products and hair & body products next week! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to get more instant product updates and skincare tips!