Welcome to the first article of our Top 10 series! Our Top 10 series will cover the best items from Korean cosmetics and skincare brands. We’ve got you covered as we reveal the best-sellers and cult favorites for popular Korean brands. The first brand we will spotlight is Innisfree. With the ever-gorgeous Girls’ Generation’s YoonA as their longtime spokesmodel, the brand has become increasingly popular with their nature-themed products. The natural brand draws much of its inspiration from Korea’s own Jeju Island. This list will incorporate statistics from Innisfree, popular opinion, and personal experiences to determine the top items. Without further ado, I introduce the Top 10 Must-Have Innisfree Products below!
Innisfree has a large variety of wonderful sheet masks free of harmful ingredients like parabens. There are different types of sheet masks that are suitable for everyone’s budget and skin type. The brand’s most affordable It’s Real Squeeze Sheet Masks remain their most popular sheet mask product. If you have acne-prone skin, try the tea tree version. If you have dry skin, the shea butter mask is moisturizing. Their sheet masks also come in fruity variations like kiwi, blackberry, and lime. You can buy them in larger sets and pamper your skin often. Innisfree also has fancier sheet masks including their Second Skin Masks, Intensive Ampoule Masks, and Hydrogel Masks.
The No Sebum Mineral powders are great for individuals with oily skin who want to banish excess shine. They come in two different forms: loose powder and pressed power. Both work wonders for setting foundation and bb cream beautifully. If you reside in the U.S., click here for the loose powder and here for the pressed powder version. The brand recently came out with a No Blur rendition of their popular finishing powder which acts like a HD powder to blur imperfections. It also comes in loose powder and pressed powder variations.
Innisfree is a go-to brand for anyone concerned with blackheads and enlarged pores with over 18 products designed to target those problems. Their Jeju Volcanic products utilizes volcanic clusters which are basically volcanic minerals found around Jeju volcanoes. They are super effective at clearing out blackheads and impurities. Both the volcanic pore scrub foam and clay mask are popular best-sellers. The scrub is gentle enough to use a couple times a week depending on the sensitivity of your skin. The super volcanic pore clay mask can be used weekly or bimonthly based on your specific pore concerns. The original pore clay mask is better for individuals with smaller pores or more sensitive skin.
This sunblock is Innisfree’s most popular sunblock product. With its SPF 50+ and PA+++ coverage, it will surely help to protect you from sun damage. It uses titantium dioxide and zinc oxide to provide sun protection. These ingredients are considered to be safer than oxybenzone which might be linked to breast cancer. This sunblock is lightweight and great for everyday use. It also has a No Sebum version for individuals with oily skin.
We couldn’t leave out the guys for this top ten, especially with the hunky Lee Min Ho as the male spokesmodel for the brand. Actually, Innisfree’s male products are quite popular and effective. This Forest for Men Grooming Set is included amongst their top-selling items. It includes a deep cleansing foam, skin (moisturizing toner), and a lotion. Basically all the essentials a male would need.
Innisfree really caters to customers of all ages and skin concerns. The brand has many popular anti-aging products. The most popular of those has to be the Eco Science Wrinkle Spot Essence. This essence is used to target any wrinkle areas you might have. It is widely used around the eye area and laugh lines. If you don’t have any wrinkles yet, it’s also a great product to use for prevention. The Eco Science Recover Spot Essence is also popular for targeting various problem areas.
The Soybean Energy Essence is designed to be used as the first step in a skincare routine. The amino acid-rich essence provides moisture and calms skin while smoothing and softening skin with its soybean extract. The essence can be used straight from the bottle or with a cotton round depending on your preference. After application the product gets quickly absorbed by skin and is odorless.
The Apple Juicy Cleansing Oil is the brand’s most popular make-up remover. The cleansing oil is gentle and boasts a delicious, light apple scent. Effectively removing make-up, this is great for taking off any foundation or bb cream. If you want to remove more, pair this cleansing oil with the Apple Juicy Lip and Eye Makeup Remover. For individuals who prefer cleansing waters, their Green Tea Pure Cleansing Water is also great.
Basic skin essentials are one of the brand’s greatest strengths. Their green tea line is popular due to being suitable for a wide range of varying skin types. The Green Tea Moisture products are targeted toward individuals with dry skin while the Green Tea Fresh items are great for those with oily skin. If you have combination skin, the most popular Green Tea Balancing line will be perfect. From the Green Tea line, the Green Tea Balancing Cream remains a best-seller. Click here if you are a U.S. resident and here if you reside outside of the United States.
Despite the popularity of the regular Green Tea line products, the Green Tea Seed products are even more well-loved. The Green Tea Seed Serum remains the brand’s most popular and best-selling product.The lightweight serums gives your skin moisture that’s full of amino acids and minerals from the squeezed green tea and green tea seed oil. This product should be among one of the first steps in your skincare routine (after the Soybean Energy Essence) as it helps subsequent products absorb much deeper which helps nourish your skin effectively. With a fresh scent to boot, the product is a favorite for individuals who want to calm and restore their sensitive skin. As for the Green Tea Seed Cream, it provides more moisture as the last part of a skincare regimen by locking everything in. There is a Green Tea Seed Deep Cream version that is great for people with dry skin or in cold winter months.
These are our top 10 must-have Innisfree products! Which of them have you tried and loved? Which products are you interested in trying next? Be sure to leave your comments and questions below!