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Beauty Starter Kit: Must-Have Korean Makeup Products

Korean beauty brands have been leading the way when it comes to innovative makeup products that not only care for the skin but provide the coverage, colour pay-off, and performance we've all come to expect from our makeup products.

So if you're looking to add more Korean makeup products into your beauty kit, here are a few must-have items that every beauty lover needs.


Laneige BB Cushion

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BB Cushions are all the rage in the Korean beauty world. Almost every brand carries their own version of the BB Cushion. But for its pore control and resistance against perspiration and sebum, Laneige's BB Cushion (Pore Control), is a definite makeup kit must-have. It offers a semi-matte finish with buildable coverage that looks and feels comfortable in our region's humidity. 

3CE Cream Blusher

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To get that dewy flush that looks like you're blushing for within, get your hands on 3CE's Cream Blusher. Its creamy, silky texture adds a pop of shine to your cheeks while tinting it with a long-lasting flush. We find it's best applied with your fingers as the heat from your fingertips effortlessly blends the product into your skin for a flawless application.

Etude House Color In Liquid Lips

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No one wants dry, chapped lips. So for kissable, supple lips with a moisturising shine, go for Etude House's Colour In Liquid Lips. It's a melted liquefied lipstick with a water-like texture that slides easily across your lips for intense colour and long-lasting moisture. 

Innisfree Mineral Shadow

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Mineral eyeshadows are generally better for your eye lids as they contain purer ingredients that won't irritate the sensitive eye area. So if you're the type who can't go a day without a touch of eyeshadow and are looking to shift to using purer ingredients, get your hands Innisfree's Mineral Shadow. Their eyeshadow quads with their easy-to-wear complementing colours make putting together the perfect eye makeup look generally fuss-free. 

Laneige Water Supreme Primer Base

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The secret to baby-smooth skin that looks clear and supple to the touch: Laneige's Water Supreme Primer Base. This is the go-to product if you want to re-create the dewy glow that top Korean actresses have been known for. Its Aqua texture smoothens the surface of the skin while moisturising and priming it for your base makeup---giving you a natural, radiant glow throughout the day.

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