Mid-Year VANA Award 2022: 11 Best Korean Makeup Products of STYLEVANA
Here at the STYLEVANA headquarter we're always on the lookout for the best ulzzang-inspired makeup looks while in the pursuit of a higher standard with the makeup products that actually deserve a shout-out. This Mid-Year VANA Award 2022 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 11 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 -
moonshot - Micro Glassyfit Cushion SPF 50+ PA++++
Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - moonshot
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: The moonshot Micro Glassyfit Cushion SPF 50+ PA++++ 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 moisturizing essence ingredients, 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 Primer -
innisfree - No Sebum Blur Primer
Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - innisfree
STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Before applying foundation in your makeup routine, it’s important to prep your face with a K-beauty makeup primer like the innisfree No Sebum Blur Primer to set your oily skin and uneven skin tone on a mattifying note. This pre-foundation makeup primer from innisfree features sebum-controlling skincare ingredients that allow your oily skin to restore its natural balance. Struggling with large pores? No worries, this makeup primer also helps tighten your pores, leaving your oily skin comfortable, smooth, and soft right before your foundation step.
- Best 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 Contouring Palette -
Too Cool For School - Artclass By Rodin Shading
Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - Too Cool For School
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: If your Valentine is trying to incorporate contouring into their more-than-advanced makeup routine, give them a push with the helping of the bestselling Too Cool For School Artclass By Rodin Shading. This all-in-one contouring palette is designed to help you achieve a naturally contoured, chiseled look and refine your features with three skin-blending shade blocks in a handy compact that comes with a mirror.
- Best 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 Makeup Setting Powder -
SKINFOOD - Peach Cotton Multi Finish Powder
Courtesy of Korean Skincare Brand - SKINFOOD
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: If you fancy a setting powder that gives your skin a flawless, air brushed finish, try the SKINFOOD Peach Cotton Multi Finish Powder which contains ultra-fine micro-silica powder to absorb oil and sweat for a fresh and matte appearance all day long. Not to mention the peach and sake extracts that will help soothe and comfort your sensitive skin, preventing further irritation and inflammation.
- Best Eyebrow Pencil -
Etude House - Drawing Eye Brow New (No.02 Grey Brown)
Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - Etude House
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Not skilled at drawing brows? No worries, the Etude House Drawing Eye Brow New (No.02 Grey Brown) is a lifesaver, especially for makeup beginners. Its triangle-shaped tip is super easy to apply and allows you to 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 -
MERZY - The First Pen Eyeliner
Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - MERZY
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Some might say the MERZY The First Pen Eyeliner is a work of art, and we totally agree. Inspired by Korean calligraphy pens, this smudge-proof liquid eyeliner has an ultra-rich, calligraphy brush tip that is designed to give you an effortless, bold definition. The smudge-proof eyeliner formula doesn't budge when it comes to water and oil, which works great for a sweatproof makeup look with up to 12 hours of staying power. Whether you want a subtle winged eyeliner look or a dramatic cat eye for the night, this smudge-proof eyeliner delivers features an array of soft pastels to bold pop art shades.
- Best Eyeshadow Palette -
Romand - Better Than Eyes (Dry Ragras)
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 (Dry Ragras) comes packed with a quad of 4 harmonious earthy 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 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 Lip Tint -
peripera - Ink Airy Velvet Tint (No.03 Cartoon Coral)
Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - peripera
Stylevana K-Beauty Review: There's no doubt that the peripera Ink Airy Velvet Tint (No.03 Cartoon Coral) is a favorite among our Beauty Team because of its unique blend of coral-toned rose pink shade, which is what makes it look so appealing and alluring on all skin tones. The velvety-smooth lip tint, all enriched with mango oil and green tea seed oil to nourish and contour your lips, has a super-hydrating, mask-proof finish so you don't have to worry about leaving an awkward stain when you're on a romantic summer date.
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