Korean skincare is known for its elaborate multi-step routine, but if you're just getting into the K-beauty regimen, perhaps your best entry-level product is a face mask. This product is easy to get into, especially because gratification from it is almost instant. And with continued use, you're already pretty much guaranteed good skin days ahead.
So if you're looking for your skin’s next glow booster, wrinkle-fighting, and moisture enriching mask, you better start adding these items for your next K-beauty shopping haul. And because we know the journey to finding the perfect mask that suits your needs can be a little daunting, we've curated the 10 best ones. Get ready to shop (or maybe hoard?) these masks for your beauty arsenal!
10 Best Korean Face Masks
1. Laneige Water Sleeping Mask
Let’s start with a cult fave. The Laneige Water Sleeping Mask is a must-have because of its highly concentrated formula designed especially to recharge your parched skin. If you're feeling that your skin is a bit dehydrated, this mask should be your go-to as it delivers intense doses of moisture to de-stress your skin. Wake up to radiant, soft, and refreshed skin every day!
LANEIGE Water Sleeping Mask, P1550, SM Makati
2. Cosrx Ultimate Nourishing Rice Overnight Spa Mask
Cosrx’s fragrance-free rice mask is packed with niacinamide, an ingredient that will help boost your skin to give you a glow-from-within radiance. It works hard overnight to brighten and even out your skin tone while leaving your skin hydrated and moisturized. It has a lightweight formula that your skin will have no trouble absorbing.
COSRX Ultimate Nourishing Rice Overnight Spa Mask, P810, Watsons
3. Dear Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Sleep Mask
Dear Klairs' Midnight Blue Calming Sleep Mask is a must if you've got sensitive skin or have stayed too long under the sun. This mask made with bamboo charcoal soothes irritation and cools your skin while unclogging your pores from impurities.
DEAR KLAIRS Blue Calming Sleep Mask, P160/sheet, Althea
4. Leaders Insolution AC-Dressing Skin Clinic Mask
This sheet mask is definitely something you should stock up on. Apart from being the best sheet mask in this year's Preview Beauty Awards, Leaders Insolution’s AC-Dressing Skin Clinic Mask will help in controlling the production of sebum that can clog the skin. And with continued use, this sheet mask will clear dead skin cells and lighten acne marks as well.
LEADERS INSOLUTION AC-Dressing Skin Clinic Mask, P139/sheet, Watsons
5. Dr. Jart+ Lover Rubber Mask
Fancy having supple skin? Then reach for Dr. Jart+’s Lover Rubber Mask. This two-step sheet mask includes a highly concentrated ampoule serum and a rubber mask that stimulates the delivery of active ingredients into your skin. Trust us, for a quick pick-me-up, this product's concentrated ampoule serum formula will get the job done.
DR. JART+ Lover Rubber Mask, P603/sheet, Sephora.ph
6. Sulwhasoo Clarifying Mask EX
If you’re in need of a clearing mask to fully take out the gunk from your skin, then better get on Sulwhasoo’s clarifying mask. This honey-textured peel-off mask has a nutrient-rich formula that will help you achieve your skin’s smoothest texture and brightest complexion yet.
SULWHASOO Clarifying Mask EX, P1910, Althea
7. Innisfree Super Volcanic Clay Mousse Mask
You'll love this mousse-type clay mask for its superior sebum absorbing power. It applies well on the skin, targeting your pores to take out the fine debris that might have settled in. What's more, this mask also exfoliates the skin as it's formulated with AHA and BHA that will help slough off dead skin cells.
INNISFREE Super Volcanic Clay Mousse Mask, price unavailable, SM Megamall
8. Huxley Sleep Mask Goodnight
After a tiring week, this revitalizing sleep mask works to intensely moisturize the skin. The mask is packed with antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and vitamins, making it your ultimate weekend buddy. The result? You'll wake up refreshed and your skin looking radiant and supple!
HUXLEY Sleep Mask Goodnight, P1350, Frejya, Glorietta 2
9. Papa Recipe Bombee Honey Mask
Dreaming to achieve glass skin? Papa Recipe's Bombee Honey mask will help you make this dream come true. It nourishes and draws moisture with its complex formula to repair and protect your skin. Expect long-lasting hydration that seeps into the skin, leaving it smooth and revitalized, with a healthy glossy look!
PAPA RECIPE Bombee Honey Mask, P149/sheet, Beautymnl
10. Banila Co. White Wedding Sleeping Essence
This affordable mask will be your new best friend. It's an overnight gel-type mask that is bursting with tiny essence capsules for brightening. Say goodbye to bad skin days and hello to clearer and brighter skin every day!
BANILA CO. White Wedding Sleeping Essence, P1695, Zalora