The best K-beauty face masks to help you achieve glass skin this summer


If there’s one thing Koreans know best, it’s masking. From sheets soaked in snail mucin to jars filled with bouncy exfoliating gels, K-beauty has a skin care product for every concern. We’ve rounded up the most effective and innovative K-beauty face masks for your next self-care session.

Best K-beauty face masks for dewy skin

K-beauty focuses on moisturizing and preventing damage rather than existing damage. Their masks are very versatile. They’re all created with ingredients to help treat a range of skin conditions, and their classic sheet masks are made of different materials, giving you a unique experience every time you use them.

In other words, Korean brands have officially raised the bar for the global skincare market – and our personal standards. For example, double cleansing changed our skin forever.

With Glow Recipe’s Watermelon Glow Sleep Mask, you can achieve that elusive and ever-coveted South Korean glow. This pillow-proof product contains watermelon extract, which is recognized by Korean beauty enthusiasts for its ability to heal irritated and inflamed skin with delicious skin-restoring vitamins, antioxidants and amino acids. In addition to soothing thirsty cells with watermelon extract, this mask contains hydrating hyaluronic acid and exfoliating, pore-refining alpha hydroxy acids that work while you sleep, clarifying and stimulating skin for a soft as a baby that emits unparalleled brightness. Layer it up, rest on the beauty, and get ready to get some accolades.

If you want a bit of skincare fun, this is one of the best Korean face masks to try. This mask combines mattifying kaolin clay with hydrating glycerin, squalane and olive oil to create a balanced mask ideal for combination skin. It cleans the pores while moisturizing the skin. The good thing about it is that it contains little nuggets that melt into the skin and infuse it with fresh ingredients.

Clogged pores are no match for this purifying mask. This mask is excellent for eliminating excess sebum. When you combine volcanic lava with exfoliating lactic acid, you have a great formula to grab when you want to give your skin a deep clean.

Dr.Cryo Jart+ Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid Rubber Mask is a two-step system designed for dry, puffy skin. It delivers a refreshing wave of hydration and lowers your skin’s temperature to stimulate blood circulation and the absorption of nourishing active ingredients for a radiant, healthy-looking complexion.

Saturday Skin Vitamin C & Yuzu Sleep Mask is a lightweight formula that works while you sleep to hydrate while targeting the look of aging, dullness, pores, stress and texture. This unique jelly-textured mask makes skin more pleasant by drawing on the yuzu fruit, which contains 3 times more vitamin C than any other citrus fruit. It works overnight to soothe skin, support better barrier function and improve dryness for hydrated, supple and smoother skin.

Having an egg on your face is actually a good thing when you’re wearing this best-selling mask. It has everything a face could want: hydrating coconut water, brightening niacinamide, vitamin C-rich camu-camu extract, and nourishing and hydrating egg extracts, all packed in an ultra-soft sheet that gives your face a 10-20 minute hug.

The lavender-scented version of the cult water sleeping mask is powerfully effective for long-lasting hydration while you sleep. It is formulated with highly concentrated hydro-ionized mineral water to deliver high doses of hydration to stressed and parched skin.

Sit back and trust the Back To Relax Soothing Gel Mask. Formulated to help soothe irritated, dry skin while providing essential hydration to your complexion, this refreshing and soothing gel mask washes off. Get ready to experience your calmest, most nourished skin yet.

Start preparing to reap the benefits of rice extract. This overnight treatment will heal even the most damaged skin, and the brightening niacinamide will help restore moisture and firm the face without leaving it greasy.

Your skin will love Freshly Juiced Dear, Klairs Vitamin E Mask. Perfect to use as a mask, night pack, or daily moisturizer, this multifunctional moisturizer is packed with the antioxidant power of vitamin E to brighten, improve wrinkles, and prevent signs of aging.

Rejuvenate your skin with TonyMoly’s I’m Real Sheet mask collection! This collection of fun and functional sheet masks contains different ingredients for different skin concerns. It is infused with rice extracts and natural oils to provide elasticity and brightening effects to the skin. This 3-layer paste sheet is filled with a latex-based essence infused with natural oils to provide maximum elasticity and purification to your skin.

This mask helps provide intensive hydration, improving skin firmness, radiance and clarity. The double wrap sheet is Sulwhasoo’s patented technology developed especially for this product that facilitates easy and seamless absorption of the cream as it adheres comfortably to the skin. The result is radiant, firmer skin veiled in elegant luminosity.

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