End-of-Year VANA Award 2021: 15 Best Korean Makeup Products of STYLEVANA

Although the current mask-wearing situation and rare social outings might have made some of your makeup products seem less important, it shouldn't stop you from pursuing a higher standard with the makeup products that actually deserve a shout-out. This End-of-Year VANA Award 2021 of Best Makeup celebrates the legendary makeup staples that all MUAs have tried, tested, and admired. From the best cushion foundation, eyeliner to setting powder and lip tint, read on to find out the 15 STYLEVANA-approved best Korean makeup products that you'll see in the makeup bags of most beauty editors and makeup artists around the world!


- Best Cushion Foundation -

MISSHA - Magic Cushion Cover Lasting

MISSHA Magic Cushion Cover Lasting

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - MISSHA

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: The MISSHA Magic Cushion Cover Lasting is made for people who hate wearing heavy foundations but still love a little bit of coverage - for dark circles, redness, and other blemishes. Packed with standout ingredients like Bamboo water and Baobab Tree Fruit extract, this best-selling cushion foundation formula also contains SPF 50+ with long-lasting coverage. You can easily take this cushion foundation on the go for mid-day touch-ups and that will keep your skin as light and fresh as you first applied it.


- Best Foundation -

Touch in SOL - Pretty Filter Perfect Finish Foundation

Touch in SOL Pretty Filter Perfect Finish Foundation

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - Touch in SOL

STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Cakey foundation is NOT it, and the same goes for the mid-day oily shine on your forehead during summer. The Touch in SOL Pretty Filter Perfect Finish Foundation offers all-day full-coverage with a beautiful matte finish, coupled with an airbrush effect that is perfect for oily skin types. With a lightweight, easy-to-apply liquid formula, this foundation helps create a flawless, smooth base with buildable coverage for your daytime makeup look.


- Best BB Cream -

PURITO - Cica Clearing BB Cream

PURITO Cica Clearing BB Cream

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - PURITO

STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: We love it when a makeup product doubles as a skincare product. That's why when PURITO launches the PURITO Cica Clearing BB Cream, everyone from our beauty team is going hearty eyes over it! The reason why we're obsessed with it? This vegan, cruelty-free BB cream delivers flawless coverage with SPF protection which ensures a healthy-looking glow for your daily makeup look. Not to mention the cica-infused formula that makes it even more skin-loving, like PURITO always does.


- Best Blush -

peripera - Pure Blushed Sunshine Cheek

peripera Pure Blushed Sunshine Cheek

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - peripera

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: The peripera Pure Blushed Sunshine Cheek has a soft and clear pastel pigmentation which is complementary for pretty much all skin tones. It melts into your cheeks with complete ease and strong staying power, thanks to its fine particles that let you sheer out the color, making it nearly impossible to overdo while withstanding sweat and sebum.


- Best Concealer -

The Saem - Cover Perfection Tip Concealer

The Saem Cover Perfection Tip Concealer

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - The Saem

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Featuring a lightweight, easy-to-apply formula, The Saem Cover Perfection Tip Concealer is a high-performing tip concealer that perfectly covers spots, blemishes, freckles, and dark circles on your skin. Infused with oxygen complex and glacier water, this concealer helps keep your skin moisturized while giving your skin that natural, healthy glow with SPF 28 PA++ sun protection. Make this smooth concealer your new makeup staple to deliver the flawless look of your dream.


- Best Contour Stick -

MEMEBOX - I'M Multi Stick

MEMEBOX I'M Multi Stick Highlighters

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - MEMEBOX

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: MEMEBOX fans were elated to see the brand venturing into the contour game with the release of MEMEBOX I'M Multi Stick (Shading 001 Bronzer). For those who want the most subtle contour possible, use this contour stick to sculpt and shade your face to achieve that perfectly snatched and chiseled look of your dream.


- Best Foundation Pact with Sunscreen -

VT - Essence Sun Pact

VT Essence Sun Pact

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - VT

STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: For a buildable coverage that helps protect your skin under the sun, the VT Essence Sun Pact is a coveted favorite among outdoor junkies, thanks to its impressive SPF50+ sun-protecting formula that also contains brightening essence to prevent hyperpigmentation. Its lightweight texture is perfect for oily skin and can easily transform dull, fatigued complexions into smooth, evenly-toned ones without looking cakey. Enriched with peptides + hydrolyzed elastin, a sheer layer of this foundation provides enough comfort to soothe your summer skin even under the mask.


- Best Eyebrow Tint -

RiRe - Fork Eyebrow Tint

RiRe Fork Eyebrow Tint

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - RiRe

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Not skilled at drawing brows? No worries, the RiRe Fork Eyebrow Tint is a lifesaver, especially for makeup beginners. Its fork-shaped tip is designed to help you create sharp, hair-like strokes for the most natural-looking eyebrows. This Stylevana beauty hit is a must-have to make your eyebrows look “on fleek” every day.


- Best Eyeliner -

MACQUEEN - The Big Waterproof Pencil Gel Liner

MACQUEEN The Big Waterproof Pencil Gel Liner

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - MACQUEEN

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Whether you're a makeup beginner or a "frequent flyer" (a nickname we have for winged-liner experts), the MACQUEEN The Big Waterproof Pencil Gel Liner makes it fun for everyone who's down to experiment with different eye makeup looks. It's easy to mess up a perfect wing but with a fine-tipped eyeliner like the MACQUEEN The Big Waterproof Pencil Gel Liner, you can create deep and defined eye lines quickly and effortlessly in easy-to-contour thin, smooth strokes that can be layered for a bold look.


- Best Eyeshadow Palette -

Romand - Better Than Eyes

Romand Better Than Eyes

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - Romand

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Ready to fall head over "hues" for the best summer eyeshadow palette? The Romand Better Than Eyes comes packed with a quad of 4 harmonious shades ranging from matte to glittery finishes which land the perfect uplift to help with versatile summer eye makeup from everyday wear to special occasions. The smooth and fine particles help create a defined look and are infused with oil-blotting ingredients for prolonged wear.


- Best Lash Serum -

Etude House - Dr. Mascara Fixer For Perfect Lash

Etude House Dr. Mascara Fixer For Perfect Lash

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - Etude House

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: The fan-favorite Etude House Dr. Mascara Fixer For Perfect Lash is a transparent fixing mascara gel that offers perfect curl, volume, and waterproof fix in any environment and climate. Infused with Black Food extracts, this lash volumizer coats and conditions your lashes before the mascara step to help hold up the lashes while making them smudge-free and more long-lasting.


- Best Mascara -

ISEHAN - Kiss Me Heroine Make Long & Curl Super Waterproof Mascara

ISEHAN Kiss Me Heroine Make Long & Curl Super Waterproof Mascara

Courtesy of Japanese Makeup Brand - ISEHAN

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Want to go smudge-free, care-free throughout the day? Nothing beats the ISEHAN Kiss Me Heroine Make Long & Curl Super Waterproof Mascara when it comes to volumizing your lashes. This J-Beauty bestseller will curl, lift, lengthen AND stay on all day, even on the muggiest and humid days. And forget about oily lids, this one doesn’t smudge. No wonder our Stylevana shoppers all have full, curled lashes for days.


- Best Eyelash Curler -

Shiseido - Eyelash Curler 213

Shiseido Eyelash Curler 213

Courtesy of Japanese Makeup Brand - Shiseido

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Shiseido Eyelash Curler 213 is hailed as the best-selling eyelash curler for all the right reasons. The broad curve is designed to effortlessly curl your lashes from the inner to the outer corner while the edge-free design prevents pinching and reaches even the smallest lashes to help you achieve glamorous, traffic-stopping curl.


- Best Lip Balm -

Rohto Mentholatum - Water Lip Colour Balm

Rohto Mentholatum Water Lip Colour Balm

Courtesy of Japanese Makeup Brand - Rohto Mentholatum

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Cracked, chapped lips are no match for the Rohto Mentholatum Water Lip Colour Balm. Enriched with hyaluronic acid, aloe vera leaf extract, collagen, and honey, this lip balm feels rich and moisturizing on the lips. Depending on swipe strength, this lip balm will also leave your lips with a wash of color ranging from a sheer tint to a glossier, more saturated sheen.


- Best Lip Tint -

Romand - Juicy Lasting Tint

Romand Juicy Lasting Tint

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - Romand

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: There's no doubt that Romand Juicy Lasting Tint (#06 Fig Fig) is a bestselling favorite at STYLEVANA because of its unique blend of berry red and rose pink shade, which is what makes it look so appealing and alluring on fair skin toned beauties like you. This lip tint delivers a lust-worthy shine and a subtle burgundy undertone that will warm up your complexion with a kissable, glossy finish in just one swipe. With just the right amount of pigmentation and color payoff, this Romand lip tint will leave your lips plump and shiny for a perfect date with bae.


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