Hong Kong's climate is infamous for its toll on the skin, but fear not. Unearth the holy grail of Korean skincare products in Hong Kong, as they’re your trusted allies against the city's harsh elements.
In the bustling metropolis of Hong Kong, intense heat and humidity dominate the summers, making the quest for the perfect skincare routine feel endless, but don’t worry. In addition to vegan skincare and various facials, we’ve scoured the beauty aisles to bring you a curated selection of Korean skincare gems in Hong Kong that will revolutionise your beauty routine.
Unlock flawless skin with Hong Kong’s Korean beauty products
1. Cosrx: Aloe Soothing SPF50 PA+++ Sun Cream
The Cosrx Aloe Soothing SPF50 PA+++ Sun Cream is a game-changer for all skin types, but especially those prone to dryness. Hydrating and smoothing, its aloe-infused formula works like magic. Apply it alone or under makeup for that extra layer of protection against UV rays – the biggest culprits behind premature ageing. With its milky fluid texture and non-sticky finish, this suncream is your go-to skincare step and perfect for on-the-go touch-ups.
Shop Cosrx Aloe Soothing SPF50 PA+++ Sun Cream in Hong Kong at YesStyle.
2. Banila Co: Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm
Say goodbye to stubborn makeup and hello to clean, fresh skin with the Banila Co Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm! This solid balm effortlessly melts into a silky oil upon contact with your skin. Formulated with papaya and acerola extracts, it not only removes makeup and impurities, but also naturally exfoliates for a brighter complexion. Suitable for all skin types, this lightweight cleanser is a great first step in the double-cleansing method that leaves your skin feeling rejuvenated.
Shop Banila Co Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm in Hong Kong at Mannings.
3. Cosrx: Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser
Cosrx has truly mastered the art of skincare, and their gel cleanser is a prime example of their expertise. Their Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser is a game-changer as the second step in double-cleansing. This low-pH formula gently cleanses your skin without stripping away essential moisture. With its quick foaming gel texture and powerful ingredients like tea tree oil, this Korean skincare product effectively clears dry and sensitive skin while maintaining a healthy balance.
Shop Cosrx Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser in Hong Kong at YesStyle.
4. Pyunkang Yul: Peeling Gel
A powerful potion for achieving a fresh and glowing complexion is the Pyunkang Yul Peeling Gel. This exfoliator operates gently yet effectively as a fragrance-free formula. Bid farewell to excessive oil and annoying blemishes as this Obagi-type exfoliator, containing betaine salicylate derived from sugar beets, smoothly strips off unwanted dead skin cells without causing any discomfort.
Shop Pyunkang Yul Peeling Gel in Hong Kong at YesStyle.
5. Dear, Klairs: Supple Preparation Facial Toner
The cult-favourite Dear, Klairs Supple Preparation Facial Toner is a vital addition to any skincare regimen. This popular product is renowned for its fragrance-free formulation, making it suitable for all skin types. It excels at priming the skin, optimising the absorption of serums, and eliminating excess dirt and sebum. Enriched with amino acids, licorice root extract, Centella asiatica extract, and aloe leaf extract, it provides a calming effect on skin irritations. The updated formula ensures rapid absorption and presents a featherlight consistency, making it ideal for sensitive skin.
Shop Dear, Klairs Supple Preparation Facial Toner in Hong Kong at iHerb.
6. Neogen: Real Ferment Micro Essence
The Neogen Real Ferment Micro Essence is an effective choice for nourishing dry skin and achieving a luminous complexion. Containing 93% fermented ingredients, it deeply hydrates the skin, leaving it feeling soft and supple. It’s also fragrance-free, which helps reduce the risk of irritation. Combined with 17% birch juice and 9% rice extracts, the results speak for themselves – skin that glows from within.
Shop Neogen Real Ferment Micro Essence in Hong Kong at YesStyle.
7. Innisfree: Green Tea Seed Serum
Rich in diverse green teas, the Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum strengthens the skin’s moisture barrier while delivering intensive hydration to combat dryness. The Green Tea Tri-biotic Complex and Jeju Green Tea work together to nourish and replenish deprived skin. Thanks to Jeju Green Tea Seed Oil which seals in moisture, your skin will appear plumper, softer, and glow with renewed radiance after a few uses. And here’s an extra perk: Green tea’s antioxidant properties may help fade acne scars, making this Korean skincare product an ideal choice for acne-prone skin types as well.
Shop the Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum in Hong Kong at Watsons.
8. Dr. Jart+: Dermask Soothing Hydra Solution Face Mask
The lightweight Dr. Jart+ Dermask Soothing Hydra Solution Facial Mask replenishes thirsty, sensitive skin with hydration. The cellulose sheet formulation allows the skin to absorb active ingredients that deliver deep nourishment. Moreover, botanical extracts such as aloe vera and phytoncides cool and calm inflammation from redness, blemishes, and sun damage.
Shop Dr. Jart+ Dermask Soothing Hydra Solution Facial Mask in Hong Kong at Mannings.
9. Saturday Skin: Wide Awake Brightening Eye Cream
Designed to be your ultimate secret weapon, the Saturday Skin Wide Awake Brightening Eye Cream is enriched with a blend of powerful ingredients. Those tired-looking eyes will regain their sparkle as the antioxidants present in date seed extract work their magic, while avocado protein aids in boosting hydration for that coveted moisturised feel. If that’s not enough, the hyaluronic acid present in the cream helps to reduce fatigue and provide plumpness, and a little goes a long way!
Shop Saturday Skin’s Wide Awake Brightening Eye Cream in Hong Kong at Sephora.
10. belif: The True Cream Moisturising Bomb
Belif’s The True Cream Moisturising Bomb features a lightweight, water-gel formula that provides deep hydration without the burden of heaviness or oiliness. It’s absorbed quickly into the skin, leaving it soft, supple, and thoroughly moisturised. Along with its intensive hydrating benefits, the cream also contains ingredients that strengthen and firm the complexion, resulting in a tighter and more lifted appearance. With regular use, your skin will regain a smooth, healthy tone.
Shop belif’s The True Cream Moisturising Bomb online.