The wintery nightmare of flaky, oily skin is almost upon us! Now is the perfect time to switch out your fall routine for the more hydrating and moisturizing products on the shelf. It’s also a great way to experience the best of K-beauty. Because – let me tell you – these ingredients will keep your skin glowing and healthy, especially during the harsh cold. We’ve curated a list of Korean skincare products below to get your product swap started.

10Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Low pH Gel Cleanser

This snail-infused cleanser is a definite must-have formulated at just the right pH of 5.5 and enriched with 17 types of amino acids alongside ceramide and panthenol for the ultimate skin-plumping and healing. Best of all, it cleanses with a rich lather without irritating or stripping your skin dry.

9COSRX Hyaluronic Acid Hydra Power Essence

This skin-quenching HA essence is the perfect addition to your winter routine! With just seven ingredients, it helps replenish and lock in moisture. It also provides anti-aging and plumping benefits while soothing your sensitive skin. Even better, there’s absolutely no fragrance!

8Innisfree The Green Tea Seed Serum

When it’s cold out, a hot cup of green tea is the best way to warm up your body and soul. Give your skin a taste with this hydrating serum. Not only is there Jeju green tea extract and seed oil to protect and replenish, but there’s also panthenol to strengthen the skin barrier. A pump of this will keep your skin glowing and baby-soft!

7Peach & Lily KBeauty Rescue Balm

If your skin is experiencing a winter crisis, this universal salve will bring back that glow in no time! The balm hydrates and calms the skin with a luxurious blend of ceramides, panthenol, and coptis japonica root extract. Keep it in your pocket/bag for that head-to-toe SOS rescue.

6SKINRX LAB MadeCera Cream

This nourishing cream holds a special place in our Beauty Within hearts! It soothes inflammation, brightens, AND repairs the skin barrier with its CICA-based formula. Other key ingredients include niacinamide (a Fel fave) and ceramide. This velvety touch will prevent TEWL and fight irritation all season long.

5Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Cream

Don’t let the harsh weather intimidate your dry skin ever again! This moisturizing cream contains a powerful complex chock full of ceramides to strengthen the barrier. The formula also has bifida ferment lysate and hyaluronic acid for lasting hydration. Don’t worry, it won’t leave your skin feeling like a greaseball.

4Purito Centella Green Level Recovery Cream

This green tube squeezes out a rich, plant-based formula to hydrate and fight signs of aging for that brightened, youthful complexion. You can also find 2% niacinamide and witch hazel in the mix – music to our oily-skin ears! It’s sensitive-skin friendly, and it delivers all year round without feeling too heavy on the skin.

3Mediheal N.M.F Intensive Hydrating Mask


Is your skin dry and parched? Experience some winter-time TLC with this super hydrating face mask. It contains a plethora of skin-loving ingredients, from hyaluronic acid to amino acids, that will moisturize like no other. Add in exfoliating willow bark, and you’ve got yourself a 15-minute treatment for that much-needed reboot.

2Atopalm Real Barrier Essence Mist

If you want hydration on the go, get your hands on this lightweight mist. It instantly absorbs into the skin to provide 24-hour protection and moisture. Plus, it contains a calming blend of allantoin, madecassoide, and panthenol for some extra nourishment. A great pick-me-up to get you through these few months.

1Missha All Round Safe Block Soft Finish Sun Milk

Sun or snow, a morning routine is not complete without sunscreen. This skin-softening SPF not only protects against UV damage but it also targets signs of aging and nourishes with formulated natural plant extracts. To top it all off, this creamy texture is super light and won’t leave a white cast!

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