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    10 Korean Skincare Products Our Readers Say Are 100% Worth It

    If you're not sure how to get on the K-beauty trend, we've got you.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    Korean skincare has been a huge trend in the beauty industry for a while now, but if you're new to it all, it can be hard to figure out which products to try. We asked members of BuzzFeed Community which Korean skincare faves they love, and they gave us some really helpful answers! Here are some of the best.

    1. Some Nature Republic soothing aloe vera cleansing gel, which cleanses your skin without stripping it of moisture.

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    "Nature Republic's aloe vera soothing gel works wonders. WONDERS."


    Price: £9.

    2. This set of 12 Korean face masks covers all bases (from dry skin to texture issues).

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    "Literally any Korean face mask. They can be sometimes be a bit pricey but they are totally worth it! Leaves my skin refreshed and clean. Best put on before you go to bed!"


    Price: £11.99 for a pack of 12.

    3. Some very hydrating Nature Republic aqua face cream, which moisturises thirsty skin without just sitting on top of it.

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    "Nature Republic's aqua face cream feels great on my sensitive dry skin."


    4. This egg pore balm, which is great for getting rid of blackheads.

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    "Tonymoly egg pore balm!"


    Price: £8.44.

    5. Some COSRX spot patches that will draw all the gunk out of your zits (some reviewers find they're subtle enough to wear during the day, too.)

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    "COSRX patches. Absolutely amazing."


    Price: £15 for a pack of 24.

    6. This vitamin C-rich Laneige lip mask will hydrate your lips and comes in a variety of sweet flavours.

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    "Laneige lip sleeping mask. This stuff is amazing! You can either put it on overnight or use it like a regular lip balm. I've always had problems with dry lips and this genuinely worked overnight, I've been using it for a year and still have half the pot left! It comes in different flavours which smell and taste gorgeous –berry is my personal favourite."


    Price: £11.50.

    7. And some of Laneige's cream skin refiner too, which acts like a cross between a moisturiser and a toner.

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    "The Laneige cream skin refiner is absolutely life-changing! I struggle with acne and terrible skin texture and I’ve never had such soft, glowing and healthy skin in my life!"


    Price: £26.99.

    8. Some Skin Food pineapple peeling gel, which exfoliates your skin and removes buildup of dead cells.

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    "Skin Food pineapple peeling gel is amazing."


    Price: £14.98.

    9. This Erborian CC cream, which contains factor 25 SPF and helps to perfect your skin without looking cakey.

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    "Erborian skincare!"


    Price: £13.83.

    10. Some MediHeal X BTS face masks, which come with a free BTS photoset.

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    "Korean sheet masks are far superior. I really rate the TonyMoly ones and even the MediHeal X BTS collaboration is worth looking at."


    Price: £27.99 for a pack of ten masks.

    Answers have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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