Top Trends in Korean Beauty

When it comes to beauty trends, Korean women are the ones who top the list. They are always ahead when it comes to cosmetics. That shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone, considering that Koreans are very meticulous with how they look. If you just look at Korean actors and actresses, you can easily see why Koreans have set a name for themselves in the cosmetics industry. Their Korean beauty routine is very effective as shown through their glowing skin.


Here are some of the top trends in Korean beauty that are worth following if you want to achieve a youthful glow on your face:


For Koreans, it is better to have a dewy look on their skin. Unlike with American cosmetics that condone having moisture on the face, a dewy-looking skin is more appealing for Koreans. After all, that allows the skin to look plump. Moreover, it allows the skin to have a luminous and youthful glow to it.

Numerous products and foundations for perfect Korean skin are available in the market these days. The said products exist to give your skin the kind of radiance that will make other people envious. To achieve that dewy look, you better invest in foundations and compacts with yellow undertones. Avoid pink undertones because they diminish your skin’s redness.


For other people, they prefer having cat eyes. However, there is a cuter and easier-to-achieve look that’s a great alternative to cat eyes. That is the puppy eyes. To achieve that look, you simply have to draw a line along your upper lash line. Right when you are about to reach the midpoint of your eye, you drop it down and then follow the eye’s natural curve instead of swooping up like what you would do to achieve a cat’s eye look. When doing the lower line, you line along the lower lash line and then connect it to your top line. This should let you form a tiny triangle at the corner of the eye. Doing this will allow you to create a puppy look.


You don’t have to practice a lot just to achieve that heavy contouring look. In fact, you might even prefer to get a naturally sculpted face the Korean-beauty way. With Koreans, contouring will involve a subtle light play. Highlighting is one of the crucial parts Korean contouring.

To achieve this, you simply use a concealer under the eyes, on the bridge of the noise, and the center of the forehead and chin. This concealer should be lighter than your skin tone. Do a slight contour after that using a matte brown powder, focusing more along the face’s parameter.


To match with Korea’s desire to obtain doll-like features, ombre lips are just perfect. They give off that just-bitten look on your lips. To have ombre lips, you will need to first apply a darker color to the inner lip area. You will then have to gradually fade it to a lighter shade as you make your way toward the outer lip edges.

If you want an easier way to achieve ombre lips, you can look for two-toned lip products. You can just swipe this on your lips, after all.


Framing faces, when it comes to Korean beauty, is better with using a softer and straight brow. With a straight, light brow, you can achieve a youthful appearance to your face. The best thing about this particular trend is that your brow will retain their natural shape. There is also no need for you to use a razor since this particular trend can work well with rounded brows.

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