2019 has come to an end and it’s truly a glamorous year for K-Beauty! Here, we wrap up the year by listing the best makeup products K-Beauty had in store for us this year.
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The Saem 3 Edge Glow Base – If you’re a fan of Guerlain’s ever-popular gold base, then here’s a more affordable Korean brand alternative that also swept many K-Beauty enthusiasts this year! It features real gold dust, hyaluronic acid, honey extract and collagen water to bring instant radiance to the skin. Not only does it provide skin luminosity, but it also boosts the longevity of your makeup!
Innisfree Pore Blur Primer – this one works great for those who prefer a semi-matte base. It’s a lightweight pore-blurring base that works perfectly especially with oily skin for it helps control excessive sebum efficiently. It’s non-comedogenic so you don’t have to worry even if you have sensitive skin!
Klavuu Urban Pearlsation Silk Wear Lasting Foundation – 2019 is full of great surprises and so here’s a Korean brand that may sound new to many of use, but it truly brought the foundation game to the table! It offers medium to full coverage and it also has pore blurring properties, so it basically serves the purpose of a matte base too! It offers superior sun coverage with its SPF 47 PA+++ content as well.
Jung Saem Mool Essential Skin Nuder Cushion – This celebrity makeup artist brand has a great series of top-notch makeup products. For 2019, its cushion foundation became very popular in the scene for its flawless, dewy skin finish and coverage. It features a hue balancing powder that efficiently corrects and brightens the complexion for healthy-looking skin that lasts all day.
Luna Long Lasting Tip Concealer – Troubles with dark circles, blemishes and skin discolorations? This tip concealer from Luna provides full coverage to hide skin imperfections. Its formula is quite creamy so it’s very easy to blend out to achieve flawless and natural-looking coverage.
Banila Co Prime Primer Finish Powder Matte – This lightweight translucent powder has sebum-absorbing properties that help eliminate shine without causing the skin to be too dry. It sets makeup flawlessly to boost the longevity of your makeup for up to 12 hours!
Makeup Setting Spray
Hera Makeup Fixer – This luxurious setting spray from Hera features premium botanical ingredients to hydrate and nourish the skin while also sealing your makeup for a long-lasting effect. It’s dual-functional as well because it can be used prior to makeup as a primer and after makeup as a fixer.
Etude House Play Color House Bake House – Etude’s Play Color series eyeshadows have always been a hit! And for 2019, many fell in love with the warm, delectable shades of brown from the Bake House palette. It has matte, shimmer and pearlescent hues that are perfect for everyday wear.
Bbia Last Auto Gel Eyeliner – This auto gel eyeliner comes in 10 wearable colors perfect to complete your makeup look. The 2019 renewed version has an improved waterproof formulation and has a skinnier 3mm tip for more precision.
Clio Waterproof Pen Liner XP – If you’re looking for a pen-type eyeliner, Clio still nailed its eyeliner game this year with their iconic Kill Black liner series. It’s smudge-proof and waterproof so it lasts all day even if you have oily lids. This liner comes in 6 wearable shades, too!
Innisfree Skinny Microcara Zero – Their series of microcara has changed our love for mascara! Innisfree’s innovative skinny mascara wand offers a more precise application, perfectly coating every lash strand. It’s waterproof and it has a special formulation that lengthens and holds the lash curls efficiently.
Innisfree Two Tone Eyebrow Kit – The classic natural Korean eyebrow makeup is very easy to achieve with this functional brow kit! It also comes with a stamp and a spooly for quick and easy brow application. No need to worry about uneven brows!
Missha Dare Rouge Velvet – This creamy and velvety lipsticks come in rich 15 shades to match every trendy makeup look. It features Missha’s unique Porcelain Velvet Gel Technology to provide smooth and even application with the intense color payoff.
Bbia Last Velvet Lip Tint – You can easily find your MLBB lip tint within the 5 shades Bbia has to offer. It features flattering brown undertones that surely matches every skin tone. This tint is specially formulated to last long as well, even after eating or drinking!
Romand Better Than Cheek – If there’s MLBB, there’s MCBB (My Cheeks But Better) as well! What we all love about Romand’s blusher is that it comes in soft, diffused shades that mimic the skin’s natural warm flush. Its lightweight formulation does not cake as well!
Missha Satin Highlighter Italprism – 2019 is a year for glowy highlighters. While K-Beauty also hopped into this trend, brands still opted for something not too blinding, but rather healthy-looking and natural. Missha’s Italprims offers real pearl powder to provide this natural radiant glow in just one application!
Too Cool for School Art Class By Rodin Shading – Last but definitely not the least is the makeup product that has been trending since 2017! It’s every K-Beauty lover’s go-to contour powder thanks to its very subtle and natural contouring effect perfect for everyday wear!
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