Hi all, these are the new K-beauty skincare releases this second week of December.
Most are freshly announced, or only available on their official Korean websites. These products can be purchased through using a buying service like the one provided by Avecko.com. One of the first stores with international shipping to carry new releases is Tester Korea. At times, new releases will start popping up in their store within a couple of days, so make sure to check them out!
3 Concept Eyes White Milk Cream
3 Concept Eyes, the beauty line at one of Seoul's most popular high street fashion destinations, Stylenanda, released a whitening cream called the 3CE White Milk Cream. It retails for $35.23 for 50 ml at their global storefront. The ingredients are listed on the website, and feature the brightening powers of milk protein extract and niacinamide. For moisture it also contains cocoa butter. It claims to have instant brightening effects, but frankly, that is probably to do with the white cast lent by the titanium dioxide in the formula as well. It comes in a cute white plastic container, with a spatula, and a milk carton box.
NEW Holiday Akma Creams at Lalavesi
Lalavesi's original akma cream is one of the bestselling creams in South Korea. They recently came out with a few holiday versions.
Clockwise from Top Left: Akma Cream F/W 96 Hours - This is the cream with the reindeer on it. 23000 KRW / 75g
Akma Cream LV. 9. Ice Cute X-mas Edition 96 Cream - This is the cream with the Lalavesi girl icon on it. This particular version of the cream is sold out. 26000 KRW / 75g
Akma Cream FW 96 Organic Moisture Organic Argan Oil - This is the one with the vintage Santa on the packaging. 23000 KRW / 75g
All of the creams feature Moroccan argan oil, organic chamomile extract from France, and Hyaluronic Acid.
Tony Moly Timeless Ferment Snail Esthe Foam Cleanser
Tony Moly's newly announced Timeless Ferment Esthe Foam Cleanser contains gold, green tea, and fermented snail mucin to give a moisturizing cleanse. It will soon be available at eTonyMoly.com.
New Brand Alert: Arcoco
Arcoco is a new brand based on fermented coconut oil. The new line launched with 4 skincare products and one pore brush.
1. Arcoco Compact Oil Foam - This is a hybrid balm and foam cleanser that contains fermented coconut oil, lavender oil, camellia oil, and olive oil and is the cleanser of choice for actress Han Chae Ah. It supposedly eliminates the need for a double-cleanse. 52000 KRW / 130 ml.
2. Arcoco Water Capture Marble Cream - Contains fermented, marbleized coconut oil, green tea extract, aloe vera extract. 36000 KRW / 50 ml.
3. Arcoco Skin-shield Cream - The skin-shield cream is an anti-pollution cream that also contains fermented coconut oil, and moringa seed oil. 43000 KRW / 50ml.
4. Arcoco Miracle Beauty Balm - The beauty balm contains fermented coconut oil, rosemary leaf oil, sunflower seed oil, bergamot fruit oil. 42750 KRW / 45ml.
5. Arcoco Dual Pore Brush - The pore brush is 48000 KRW.
They can be purchased here.
CNP Laboratory Propolis Ampule Mist + Mugener Ampule Mist
CNP is about to debut two mist versions of their bestselling propolis and mugener ampoules.
The CNP Laboratory Propolis Ampule Mist contains propolis extract and can be used before and after applying makeup. It is 15000 KRW / 100 ml.
The CNP Laboratory Mugener Ampule Mist is for sensitive skin types and contains madecassoside and glycosaminoglycans. It will also retails for 15000 KRW / 100 ml.
VDL SKIN P+R+O Line
VDL has quietly brought out a few new skincare items. The Skin P+R+O line has an eye cream, an essence, and a facial oil. The PRO stands for Protection + Recovery = Optimum Skin.
VDL Skin P+R+O Almighty Eye Cream - contains Medimin A and Oxytalan-SF (proprietary), along with Centella Asiatica extract. 35000 KRW / 20 ml.
VDL Skin P+R+O Hydro Prep Essence - contains trehalose, panthenol, and brown algae extract. 35000 KRW / 100 ml.
VDL Skin P+R+O Treatment Essential Oil - contains 60% camellia oil, centella asiatica, among other moisturizing ingredients. 42000 KRW / 30 ml
New Skincare at Espoir
Ok well Espoir has a few new items but doesn't offer any information on their ingredients.
The Espoir Pro Extra Face Oil is 38000 KRW / 20 ml and the Espoir Water Splash Sun Cream is 15000 KRW.
23 Years Old Sibiton Cream
The brand 23 Years Old has a new product out called the Sibiton Moisture Seabuck Cream. It's a cream that contains seabuckthorn oil and 'four seed oil'. Seabuckthorn oil contains vitamins A, B, C, E, F, and K. The 'four seed oil' consists of macadamia seed oil, sweet almond oil, moringa seed oil, and jojoba seed oil. The cream is orange in color from the seabuckthorn oil and is rumored to look like pumpkin soup or gelato. It retails for 27700 KRW / 50 g.
New Brand: Huxley
Huxley is a new brand that just celebrated it's launch at Korean Ulta, Belport. The line was inspired by Aldous Huxley and features the moisturizing and anti-aging powers of cactus seed oil (also known as prickly pear oil).
According to Huxley, it takes 1 million cactus seeds to produce 1 liter of cactus seed oil. Also, cactus seed oil has been an important beauty ingredient for Moroccans and Berber women. One of the reasons why it is so prized is because cactus seeds are very hardy, able to withstand temperatures of over 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit) and is lighter and contains more linoleic acid than even argan oil. It also contains 400 times more vitamin E than olive oil.
The line is as follows...
Huxley Secret of Sahara Cream: More than Moist 38000 KRW / 50 ml
Huxley Secret of Sahara Cream: Anti-Gravity 35000 KRW / 50 ml
Huxley Secret of Sahara Oil: Light and More 48000 KRW / 30ml
Huxley Secret of Sahara Toner Extract It 32000 KRW / 120 ml
Huxley Secret of Sahara Oil Essence 43000 KRW / 30 ml
To view the entire line, go here.
New at Dewytree: Holiday Honey Drop Kit, Deep Masks
Dewytree Christmas Honey Drop Town / Special Kit - This is a holiday hand cream and lip balm kit. The hand cream and lip balm contain royal jelly, propolis, manuka honey, neroli, and rose. 26000 KRW / 70 ml / 3.5g.
Dewytree ______ Deep Masks - Dewytree has come out with 5 new sheet masks, an Aqua Deep Mask (lavender), Firming Deep Mask (rosemary), Fitness Deep Mask (bergamot), Whitening Deep Mask (lemongrass), and an AC Control Deep Mask (peppermint). Each mask is green and contains an ampoule's worth of product. They are available separately for 3300 KRW each, or as a set of 10 for 33000 KRW here.
New Skincare at TheSAEM
TheSAEM has two limited edition cleansing waters out. They are already bestsellers - the Healing Tea Garden Teatree Cleansing Water and the Healing Tea Garden Green Tea Cleansing Water. These limited editions are extra large bottles with 500 ml of product for 8500 KRW.
Avocure Hand Cream Line - There is a whitening hand cream with SPF 15, an anti-wrinkle hand cream, and a nourishing hand cream. 6000 KRW / 50 ml.
Perfumed Hand Shea Butter Line - There are 5 - Floral Musk, Red Plum, Clean Cotton, Soft Powder, and Rose Garden. 3000 KRW / 30 ml.
Perfumed Body Moisturizer Line - These contain olive oil, jojoba seed oil, and sunflower seed oil. There are 5 in all - Warm Cotton, Apricot, Acacia, Cherry Blossom, and Peach Blossom. Each is 5500 KRW / 200 ml
Touch On Body Coconut Line - there is a body butter (12000 KRW / 300g), a gel cream (12000 KRW / 300g), body wash (9000 KRW / 260 ml) and a body lotion (10000 KRW / 260 ml).
Apieu My Skin-Fit Sheet Masks
Apieu has a new set of 5 1000 KRW sheet masks. They come in honey, lime, baobab, rose, and quinoa flavors, available now at Apieu Korea.
Ami Cosmetics: BRTC Medi Stem and CL IV Character Masks
Ami Cosmetics announced that two of its brands would be launching new products and sets this month.
BRTC's Medi Stem Eye Care Set (98000 KRW / 15ml x 2) contains the Medi Stem Eye Cream, a vibrating applicator, nd a 15ml refill in a value set. Unfortunately the set is already sold out, but the parts are purchasable at BRTC Korea. The eye cream, containing 'Medi-Stem Complex' or rice and green tea stem cells for 39000 KRW.
CL IV debuted 4 character masks in panda (bamboo), penguin (glacial water), tiger (ginseng berry Fermentox), and bee (propolis EM Vector) patterns and flavors. They're made of cotton and a pack of 10 is 45000 KRW.
Memebox Korea's New Bon Vivant Skincare Brand
Memebox Korea debuted its first skincare brand called Bon Vivant with its first products - the Botanical Real Sheet Masks. The sheet mask is made out of 100% all natural plant extracts and fibers. There are three flavors in all: Rose, Aloe, and Mint Tea Tree. They are available for sale for 1000 KRW each, or in packs of 10 for 9900 KRW at Memebox Korea.
New Skincare at Missha
Missha Time Revoluation Vitality Oil - has orange peel, pomegranate seed, rosehip fruit, jojoba seed, black cumin seed, and camellia oleifera oils. 26000 KRW / 30ml.
Missha Near Skin Real Essential Moringa Oil - contains 30% moringa oil among others including evening primrose, grapeseed oil, capric triglycerides, and more. 24800 KRW / 30ml.
Missha Near Skin Real Essential Argan Oil - contains 30% argan oil among others including sweet almond and macadamia seed oils, and more. 24800 KRW / 30ml.
Missha Near Skin Real Essential Jojoba Oil - contains 30% jojoba seed oil among others including safflower, sweet almond, grapeseed, and more. 24800 KRW / 30ml.
Night Glow Masks (special edition) in Butterfly, Bat, and Spider patterns. These masks glow in the dark! They all contain adenosine for anti-aging, propolis extract for anti-irritation, and hyaluronic acid for moisture. It costs 3000 KRW each to look and be this cool.
Immortal Youth Cream Special Set - This set comes with the Immortal Youth Cream and samples of the essence and cream. 37800 KRW / 50 ml + 7 ml + 10 ml.
Immortal Youth Blue Essence Special Set - This set comes with the Immortal Youth Blue Essence and samples of the essence and cream. 33600 KRW / 50 ml + 7 ml + 10 ml.
Near Skin Green Tea Toner - is for oily skin. 12800 KRW / 415 ml.
Near Skin Rose Toner - is for sensitive skin. 12800 KRW / 415 ml.
Near Skin Black Tea Toner - is for dry skin. 12800 KRW / 415 ml.
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