Obsessed with K-beauty but don’t have the time to fly to Myeongdong to stock up on your favorite products? Since skincare is life (especially in your 30s), here is a list of online K-beauty stores and some of their best-selling products so you can get that Korean glow without leaving your house. Good luck trying not to add everything to your cart!
1. Althea Korea
A treasure trove of beauty gems, Althea Korea carries some of the country's most well-known beauty and skincare brands, like Laneige (you will be missed), Etude House, Nature Republic, The Face Shop, Tony Moly, Banila Co., and more. Brands like COSRX, Dear Klairs, Innisfree, The Saem, and Mise-en-scène are also available on the website. The best part? They offer free shipping for orders above P999!
TRY: Mise-en-scène Perfect Repair Serum (P450), Nature Republic Aloe Vera 92% Soothing Gel (P180), COSRX Low PH Good Morning Gel Cleanser (P600)
2. Shop Pibu
Shop Pibu is where you can get your favorite K-beauty products at lower prices (some at around P20 to P50 off compared to store prices). Shipping fee is P79 for Metro Manila and P120 outside Metro Manila, but the fee is waived when you make a purchase over P1,800.
TRY: Son&Park Beauty Water (P450), Dear Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Serum (P1,150), COSRX Centella Blemish Cream (P900)
Similar to Shop Pibu, Daraholic is where you can shop some of your coveted K-beauty brands at a discount—just note that you'll be charged shipping fees according to the weight of your purchase. Daraholic carries brands like Biore, Tony Moly, Missha, COSRX, Laneige, Dr. Jart+, CLIO, Sulwhasoo, Belif, Banila Co., Mediheal, Iope, and more.
TRY: Tony Moly I’m Real Mask Sheet (P40/each), COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patch (P150), Missha All Around Safe Block Essence Sun Milk (P600)
4. K-beauty Café
It's best to sit down and half a cup of coffee if you're planning to browse through K-Beauty Café because they have a wide selection of products, including those from Innisfree, Mediheal, Pyunkang Yul, Dear Klairs, Missha, and Peripera (hooray for their long-lasting lip tints!). Apart from credit card and bank deposit, K-Beauty Café also has a cash-on-delivery payment option perfect for people who aren’t comfortable sharing their bank details online—you just have to pay an additional P50 once your package arrives.
TRY: Peripera Ink Velvet (P350), Pyunkang Yul Essence Toner (P925), Neogen Real Fresh Cleansing Stick Green Tea (P870)
5. Go Bloom & Glow
Go Bloom & Glow is a Cebu-based online shop that carries various Korean skincare and makeup products from brands like Skinfood, Etude House, Banila Co., Laneige, Innisfree, Tony Moly, Missha, and Mizon. Shipping fee varies based on your chosen courier, but free delivery applies for orders over P1,800.
TRY: Skinfood Black Sugar Mask Wash Off (P390), Laneige Water Sleeping Mask (P1,200), Mizon Snail Repair Eye Cream (P690)
6. Skincare Curator
Skincare Curator is where you can shop your fave products from COSRX, Leejiham, Benton, Neogen, Dear Klairs, T’iam, Deciem, and Pyunkang Yul. They even throw in a free gift for every order! You can have your picks shipped within the day via GrabExpress if you can’t wait to get your hands on your K-Beauty products. Otherwise, you can pay through Paypal, BDO or BPI bank deposit, or your Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover credit cards.
TRY: Leejiham Tea Tree Soothing Mask (P100), Benton Snail Bee High Content (P650), COSRX BSA Blackhead Power (P990)
Yef is an online shopping mall for anything beauty-related. They mostly carry Korean beauty brands like April Skin, COSRX, Karadium, Leaders, Innisfree, The Face Shop, Etude House, Tony Moly, The Saem, CLIO, Peripera, but they have a couple of international brands as well. Shipping fee within Metro Manila is P70; outside Metro Manila is P110.
TRY: April Skin Magic Snow Cushion White (P890), Karadium The White Tone Up Cream (P640), COSRX One Step Pimple Clear Pad (P900)
8. Style Korean
Style Korean carries a wide selection of K-beauty brands like Sulwhasoo, Laneige, Banila Co., AprilSkin, Belif, Dr. Wonder, Natural Pacific, Innisfree, and Neogen among others. Even though their warehouses are located in various countries like Korea, Hong Kong, China, and the U.S., it's still easy to make a purchase—they've partnered with a local courier so you don't have to worry about paying customs fees.
TRY: The Saem Cover Perfection Tip Concealer (U.S. $5.61, roughly P300), Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder (U.S. $8.41, roughly P440), Natural Pacific Fresh Herb Origin Serum (U.S. $29, roughly P1,500)
This story originally appeared on Spot.ph.
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