12 Gifts for the Korean-Beauty Obsessed

Updated 12/12/17

You probably know at this point that we're K-beauty fanatics here at Byrdie HQ. From the kitschy packaging to the groundbreaking (and often downright weird) ingredients, we're perpetually hounding our go-to guru, Peach & Lily's Alicia Yoon, about which trends and products we should be trying next. What can we say? Rubber-masking and fermented skincare appease the daredevil within us, and putting a premium on a flawless complexion? Even from the other side of the globe, they're speaking our language.

And aside from the fact that sheet masks and TonyMoly's fruit-shaped hand creams are fabulous stocking stuffers, there's no time like the holiday break to get your 10-step routine down pat. These gift sets cater to all of the above.

TonyMoly I'm Real Holiday Mask Set $6
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Your favorite sheet masks have gotten a holiday spin. Distribute this one of these adorable (and effective) sheet masks to recipients of all ages, or give the entire collection as one. Or, you know, keep some for yourself. (We won't tell.)

The Original BB Set
Dr. Jart The Original BB Set $34
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Battling redness or fending off a breakout? This quartet serves up four travel-friendly formulas designed to tackle whatever complexion issue plagues you while priming skin for flawless makeup application.

Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask 2.7 oz/ 80 mL
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask $45
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A must-have for anyone fighting dull, winter-beaten skin, this formula boasts ultra-soothing watermelon extract as one of its main ingredients.

Missha Time Revolution Best Seller Special Set 1 $98 $67
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Reverse the clock with Missha's finest essences and serums, which are priced at a bargain in this holiday collection.

Pocket Bunny Mist
TonyMoly Pocket Bunny Moist Mist $15 $11
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It looks like a cutesy toy, but this sweet bunny's head actually conceals a moisture-boosting face mist. Slip it into the stocking of your 10-year-old niece or your kitsch-obsessed BFF. 

Green Tea Me Gorgeous
AmorePacific Green Tea Me Gorgeous $108
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One of the reasons Asian skincare tends to be so effective is the scientifically perfected botanical blends used in many of the formulas. AmorePacific embodies that—which is why this gift box has a lot to offer.

Mizon Intensive Skin Barrier Eye Care Set $14
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Real talk: If it were possible, we'd ask Santa for permanent removal of our dark circles. This duo is the next best thing.

Signature Set
Sulwhasoo Signature Set $324
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The truly transformative qualities of Sulwhasoo's ginseng-infused serum have earned the luxury brand a cult following in Asia—and now is a great time to get on board. (Seriously, this stuff gives even the driest complexions a second lease on life.)

Get A Glow Holiday Kit
Erborian Get a Glow Holiday Kit $45
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For the K-beauty newbie, there's no finer introduction than an easy-to-follow three-step routine—and this collection removes all the guesswork.

Slumber Party
Laneige Slumber Party $28
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Complete with Laneige's award-winning water sleeping mask, this box set is the perfect playground for any skincare junkie in your life.

Too Cool For School Jelly Blusher & Solid Perfume Trio -
Too Cool for School Jelly Blusher & Solid Perfume Trio $39
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The limited-edition Tartan tin packaging is worthy of display—and the sweet floral scents are just plain addictive.

TonyMoly Taco Pore Set $34 $29
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For some Insta-worthy fun, this pore-minimizing trio uses a powerful blend of marine plant extracts to reveal clearer complexion.

Which K-beauty set would you want to unwrap? Tell us in the comments below!

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