A good moisturiser is an essential for a perfect skincare routine. When you hydrate your skin, not only does it strengthen your skin, it gives a more youthful and an overall healthier-looking complexion. Koreans are well-known for their bright and dewy complexion, which is why we’ve decided to turn to them to pick out moisturisers that are perfect for Asian skin. Scroll through the gallery for the best ones that we love!
#1: Mamonde Ceramide Light Cream, $42
This cult favourite beauty item is formulated with hibiscus extract and ceramides to help repair, hydrate and plump up skin.
#2: LANEIGE Water Bank Gel Cream, $52
This gel cream is suitable for those with oily and combination skin. It contains winter cypress extracts to help cool irritated skin.
#3: Innisfree White Tone Up Cream, $34
Enriched with pure berries extracts, this lightweight cream helps brighten and deliver long-lasting moisture to skin.
#4: Dr. Jart Ceramidin Cream, $77, Sephora
This soothing cream contains ceramides to strengthen the skin’s natural protective barrier while delivering a moisture boost.
#5: Sulwhasoo Hydro-Aid Moisturizing Soothing Cream, $110
Achieve smoother skin with this powerful moisturiser. Great for sensitive skin, it contains birch sap, liriope platyphylla and ginseng sprouts to cool and strengthen the moisturising barrier for long-lasting hydration.
#6: ETUDE HOUSE Moistfull Collagen Water Jelly Cream, $33.90
This clear, jelly-like cream contains 61.03 per cent of super collagen cooling water, leaving your skin hydrated and refreshed.
#7: Erborian Yuza Sorbet Day Creme, $69
This day cream is enriched with 13 plant extracts and plant oils to protect skin against environmental aggressors and helps fight visible signs of ageing.
#8: Belif The True Cream Moisturising Bomb, $54
Infused with comfrey leaf, a powerful hydrating agent, this moisturiser is said to provide up to 26-hour hydration.
Text: Sofia Kim, FEMALE / Additional text: Cheryl Lim