Fact: The Korean beauty world is one step ahead when it comes to the latest and greatest in skincare and makeup. In fact, many believe that South Korea is years ahead of the U.S. market when it comes to beauty innovations. Korean women are the queens of skincare, if you didn’t know, and invest lots of time into their radiant skin. If you want to show off some serious #skingoals, you’ve got to get your hands on some K-beauty.
You certainly can find good Korean beauty products in the U.S., but there’s something special about getting them delivered right to your doorstep straight from Korea. If you haven’t tried out a Korean subscription box yet, you’ve been missing out. They come stocked with everything from fun masks, rich moisturizers, pretty lipsticks, and more. Want the secret to glowing skin? It’s coming right up in these boxes. Keep scrolling for the lowdown on the coolest K-beauty subscription boxes you’re going to want to try now.
Price: $45 per month
The goods: The brand’s website states, “A common saying in Korean Beauty is “less makeup, more skincare.” There you have it, you won’t need to load up on foundation after giving these products a whirl. Forget samples, the Bomibox treats its customers to eight full-size bottles of the region's newest skincare goodies (including tools) tailored to all skin types.
2. Kiyomi Beauty
Price: $40 per box
The goods: Kiyomi offers a curated variety of six to seven full-size K-beauty products, delivered four times per year. The products range from skincare to makeup, so each box is truly a surprise.
Price: $36 per month
The goods: Delivered straight from Seoul, this quality box gifts you five to seven full-size skincare and makeup products every month, valued up to $60. Customers rave about the amazing quality of the products for such a steal.
Price: $20 to $50 per month
The goods: Everyone’s obsessed with Korean sheet masks, so it’s only right that there’s a subscription box dedicated solely to masks. Masking is an essential part of the elaborate Korean skincare routine. Subscribers can treat themselves to four to seven of them every month for less than $20.
Price: $32 per month
The goods: NomakenoLife's boxes are comprised of a hybrid of Japanese and Korean products (think sheet masks, egg pore steam balms and cooling packs). The overarching theme is the cute factor: not only does each product work, but each is also highly Instagrammable.
6. Beauteque Monthly
Price: $24 per month
The goods: You can get six full-size products delivered to your doorstep on the regular in the cutest bag (not box) ever, brought to you by Beauteque Monthly. Even cuter? Each month has a theme. Everything from the latest K-beauty skincare, makeup, and haircare launches are packed into one cutesy bag just for you.
7. Pink Seoul
Price: starting at $40 per month
The goods: Pink Seoul gives you skincare options galore. You can choose from three monthly subscription boxes: one customized box with four regular-size products, one “Pink Plus” box that’s personalized for mature skin, and one mask box. Basically the best of K-beauty is at your fingertips, and it’s up to you to pick your poison.
8. The K Beauty Box
Price: $35 per month
The goods: The K Beauty Box includes five to six skin care items from top Korean beauty brands, plus a handful of free samples, and a complete product list with a how-to guide.