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24 Beauty Products From Asian-Owned Brands Your Skin Will Thank You For

Reviewers swear by them too for ~glowing~ results.

While BuzzFeed celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), we also believe in celebrating the contributions from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders year-round. Please enjoy this APAHM-themed product post from BuzzFeed Shopping, the entrepreneurs who create these great products and services, and know that you can enjoy these businesses well beyond this wonderful, dedicated month.

1. Tower 28 SOS Daily Rescue Spray spritzes right on your face whenever your skin needs a little de-stressing. The three simple ingredients are designed to trigger your skin's immune response to tone down redness, calm irritation, and reduce inflammation.

A before/after showing reduced redness and irritation after using the spray

2. Mount Lai's Gua Sha Facial Lifting Tool helps you perform the traditional Chinese facial massage on your face right at home. It can reduce puffiness and tension in your face, and it just feels darn good. Just follow the handy video tutorial right on Mount Lai's website to ensure you're getting it right!

3. And Mount Lai's Calming Facial Repair Massage Balm is the perfect product to pair with your gua sha, because a serum, oil, or balm is needed to help your tool ~glide~ and reduce tugging on the skin. This leave-on balm is formulated with squalene, licorice root, and murumuru to lock in moisture and reduce irritation.

The jar of balm with a scooper

4. Kulfi Beauty Kajal Eyeliners not only add intensely pigmented and long-lasting color to your peepers, but are actually formulated with aloe vera and vitamin E for a boost of hydration on what is literally the thinnest skin on your entire body.

5. Lapcos Sheet Masks take your typical at-home spa night to the next level. Not only do they feel great like the other ones you've tried in the past, but reviewers actually swear by them for glowier skin.

Several of the sheet masks with a glass of wine

6. And Lapcos Charcoal Exfoliating Pads remove dead skin cells *without* stripping your skin in just a few easy swipes. The quilted texture, charcoal powder, and witch hazel extract remove impurities while the rice and soybean seed extract hydrate and provide antioxidants to soothe irritation.

A model using the round pad on their face

7. Live Tinted Unity Balm Gloss conditions skin like a balm (squalene, hyaluronic acid, and vitamins C & E, we love you) but shines like a dewy highlighter. The "glass skin" effect just got a whole lot easier.

A swatch of the gloss on three hands with different skin tones

8. Prim Botanicals Spoil Yourself Silly Grapefruit and Rose Body Scrub is the perfect addition to your next shower for ~big spa energy~. Mediterranean sea *and* Himalayan pink salts, mango butter, and hydrating oils combine to slough off dead skin and add a mega-hydrated glow.

the packet of body scrub with some poured out on a table

9. And Prim Botanicals Gardens at Midnight Body Oil is a great option once you're out of the shower to double up on that GLOW, while your skin is still damp. The blend of oils like jasmine, bergamot, sweet almond, and andiroba are super popular with reviewers who *love* the product's gorgeous scent.

The bottle of oil

10. Love & Pebble's Beauty Pops Kit helps you create ice pops...FOR YOUR FACE. That's right, just mix the included mask powder (formulated with papaya, aloe, banana, and turmeric to fight inflammation) with water in the ice pop mold, freeze, and then roll the Maskcicle over your face for a refreshing spa treatment on the hottest summer days.

The jar of mask powder, ice pop cold, and the frozen mask sticks, which are a little bigger than tootsie roll pops

11. The Crème Shop 2-in-1 Facial Foam Cleanser acts as your double cleansing routine in just *one* product. The green tea, white lily, and rice water–based formula removes makeup, combats acne, and softens skin with just a quick lather.

The tube of brightening cleanser

12. And The Crème Shop How Do Eye Look Under Eye Patches are not only fully adorable with their night sky print, but are packed with retinol, caffeine, and vitamin C to help put dark circles to BED.

A model in the under eye patches

13. Kim Chi Candy Lips Scrub lightly exfoliates and hydrates (hello vitamin E and jojoba oil) — with a refreshing minty scent to boot. Just rinse off and follow up with your favorite mask or balm for softer, smoother lips.

The tubes of scrub with a swatch of product to show the texture

14. Glow Recipe’s Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask works like a facial WHILE YOU SLEEP — the breathable, oh-so bouncy formula is made with soothing watermelon (duh), hyaluronic acid, and AHAs to moisturize *and* resurface your skin while you snooze. Aaaand it won't get all over your pillow.

The jar of the pink viscous mask, with a hand scooping some out with a tool

15. And Glow Recipe Niacinamide Dew Drops are alllllll over TikTok for a reason. They work instantly aaaand over time to boost your skin's brightness (without any glitter). Use a couple drops before your makeup as a primer, alone as a serum, or as a last step for a dewy finish to ~show off your glow~.

A model with glowing skin holding the pump bottle

16. Acaderma Barrier Booster is a great go-to if your product-trying ways (who hasn't overdone the chemical exfoliation, amirite?) haven't been the beeeest for your moisture barrier. This reduces irritation immediately and builds your protection back up thanks to its soothing, antioxidant rich powerhouse ingredients.

17. And Acaderma Chrono Warp Restoring Essence plumps skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines, with a potent blend of retinol, peptides, ceramides that restore ~collagen cross-linking~ and elasticity.

A model holding the bottle of product in the bath

18. Allies of Skin Peptides and Antioxidants Daily Treatment goes on like a moisturizer, but does way more. It's chock-full of various peptides, brighteners, fat-soluble vitamin C, and more to protect skin from environmental stressors and reduce the appearance of tired skin, large pores, and wrinkles.

The squeeze tube of product

19. And Allies of Skin Promise Keeper Blemish Sleeping Facial works while you snooze to refine skin's texture, soothe irritation and redness, and reduce the appearance of old blemishes and congestion. Who's ready for bed?!

Hands holding the squeeze tube of product

20. PSA Heroine Superfood Glow Toner has all your favorite ingredients, like AHAs, niacinamide, centella asiatica, licorice root and more to brighten skin and say "buh-bye" to blemishes, without causing irritation and WHILE adding extra moisture. You love to see it!

The bottle of product with text highlighting ingredients mentioend above

21. And PSA The Most Super Nutrient Hydration Serum quenches your skin's thirst and plumps it up without feeling sticky like so many hyaluronic acid–based serums. Several reviewers mention how this is their favorite one they've ever tried!

The dropper bottle of product

22. Em Cosmetics Face Cuddle glides right over your skin and offers a travel-friendly (no drips! no spillage!) dose of squalene-based hydration and protection. Skin benefits, no greasy residue, and a boost of glow? Sign me up.

A model applying the stick to their cheekbone

23. Blume Meltdown Acne Oil is great spot treatment to use pre-moisturizer whenever you feel a breakout coming on — it'll help soothe, heal, and reduce inflammation while you get your Zzs in. You can also add it to your favorite clay mask!

A model applying the spot treatment

24. Aavrani Softening Hydra-Whip is made with coconut milk, rosehip oil, and other nourishing but not super-heavy ingredients. 100% of clinical trial participants say it made their skin softer.

A model with three dots of the moisturizer on their face

Want more cool recommendations from businesses owned by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders? Check out Cool Asian-Owned Businesses Our Readers Really Love!

Also, feel free to enjoy all of BuzzFeed's APAHM 2021 coverage!

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