Korean makeup brands you need to try this 2018

There’s a reason why many people flock to South Korea just to buy makeup and skin care products. With smooth flawless skin, youthful glow, and all their pretty makeup looks, South Koreans really know their stuff. Just look at their top stars and you’ll see their subtle yet unique makeup styles that will make you want to update your playbook. Here are some makeup brands you need to try (if you haven’t already):

Stylenanda 3CE Makeup

If you’re the adventurous type and want to switch up the colors of your makeup, this brand is known for their highly pigmented eyeshadow shades and lipsticks. Just one look at their wide collection and you’ll want to buy every single item. The colors are so versatile that you can wear them from day to night.

Must-try: 3CE White Milquidro Glossy Essence for a glossy skin finish and their MOOD Matte lip colors that come in beautiful orange, nude, pink, copper, and deep red shades.

Website: http://en.stylenanda.com/


Peripera is best for those looking to have a brighter, younger makeup look. The brand is known for their ink velvet lipsticks, correctors and concealers that come in cute ink bottles.

Must-try: PERIPERA ink airy velvet lip tints that will give you that ombre/ bitten lips

Website: http://www.periperacosmetic.com/en/bq/look.asp

Pony Effect

With hundreds of thousands of followers both in Korea and other countries, Pony is considered as one of the country’s best beauty gurus. She started out as CL’s (formerly of girl group 2NE1) makeup artist. Not only are here tutorials easy and extremely beautiful, she has great taste when it comes to skin and makeup products. That is why many brands have collaborated with her, particularly Etude and Bobbi Brown. With her steady success and increasing following, Pony has released her own makeup collection called Pony Effect.

Must-try:  Radiance Glow Highlighting Starter to get that instant luminescent effect and eyeshadow palette for standout eyes

Website: https://us.memebox.com/brand/PONY-EFFECT

Photo credit: Websites indicated and www.instagram.com/ponysmakeup



About Dianne Pineda 394 Articles
Magazine and online writer based in South Korea. Nerdy news writer by day, Korean pop culture writer by night.

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