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Where to Find Award-Winning Korean Beauty Products in New York City

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Fashion Editor
Updated: 6 February 2018
Korean locals, beauty influencers, and outstanding customer reviews have weighed in on their favorite Korean beauty products. SOKO Glam has compiled the best of the best to bring you the top 10 Korean beauty products. New Yorkers can even visit a pop-up that’s selling these award-winners, courtesy of SOKO Glam.

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From cleansing balm to hair oil to long-lasting lip tint, these beauty products are top-rated Korean beauty faves (in no particular order).

1. H2 Dermadeca spray

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A spray that repairs like a serum, but goes on like a mist. Calms inflammation, plumps skin with vitamin C, and rebuilds tissue with collagen. The sweet scent of peppermint oil offers a nice aroma.

2. klairs rich moist soothing cream

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Shea butter, jojoba oil, and papaya fruit extract help make this moisturizer a must for dehydrated skin.

3. M British Hair Oil

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For hair that shines, you want to make sure that your tresses are healthy from the inside-out. This hair oil has UV protection, argan oil and pH balancing ingredients to fortify your hair without weighing it down.

4. MISSHA Super Aqua Water Cream

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Hyaluronic acid has been proven to be one of the best moisturizers out there, rebuilding skin from the inside out. Oil-free and proven not to clog pores, this water cream keeps your complexion glowing and bright.

5. Klavuu Cleansing Foam

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Pearl-infused cleanser—yes please. How indulgent is this luxe face foam, that leaves skin silky and smooth. Fortified with pearls, algae, and glycerin, this creamy wash is ideal for parched and aging skin.

6. Etude House Gel Tint

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For color that lasts, you can’t pick a better lip tint, but this product really shines as a build-able cheek tint. Use as a base for color as intense as you want it to be, and add shimmer for dimension.

7. Hanskin Complexion Essence

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An essence is ideal for under a serum or moisturizer so you can build layers of hydration, and this award-winning formula contains small molecules of protein to be easily absorbed by the skin.

8. COSRX Triple C Lightning Liquid

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Charlotte Cho, the co-founder of SOKO Glam is behind this product that’s been called liquid gold for skin. Flown in from Korea in small batches to ensure freshness, this serum treats pigmentation and adds luster to skin. A perfect antidote for under-eye circles.

9. E Nature Moringa Cleansing Balm

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Melt makeup away with this gentle yet effective cleansing balm that rids skin of excess sebum along with waterproof mascara.

10. erborian Black Soap

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Charcoal has been hailed the latest innovation in skincare, and for good reason. It detoxifies like no other, making it a perfect ingredient for when you want to get rid of pesky blackheads.

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