October 4, 2023

The 5 Best Korean Beauty Cleansers For All Skin Types

We've complied a list of our favorite K-beauty cleansers for glass skin.

If there’s any goal I have for 2024, it’s to achieve perfect glass skin. While my skin isn’t problematic whatsoever, it’s not quite as dewy and clear as I’d love for it to be. That’s where K-Beauty, and more specifically, these Korean beauty cleansers, comes in. If you don’t know, Korean skincare, also called K-Beauty, is currently taking over the skincare market as their products are typically clean, affordable, and incredibly effective. 

While sticking to a solid skincare routine is the best way to get clear and happy skin, we also know if you’re not using the correct products, you’re not doing your skin any favors. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the 5 best Korean beauty cleansers for all skin types that we’re absolutely loving at the moment.

What Korean Beauty cleansers are we loving at the moment?

Here are my 5 picks for the best Korean Beauty cleansers we’re loving at the moment. 

  • Ma:nyo Oil Based Cleanser
  • Soon Jung Water-Based Cleanser
  • Cosrx Low pH Good Morning Cleanser
  • Innisfree Green Tea Cleanser
  • The Face Shop Rice WaterBright Cleansing Foam

Ma:nyo Oil Based Cleanser

The Ma:nyo Oil Based Cleanser has a blend of 14 light and cleansing plant oils meant to enter deep into your skin’s pores and wash away impurities. Once finished, your skin will be left feeling moisturized, hydrated and cleansed and soothed. Suitable for all skin types, this cleanser also effectively treats blackheads and balances the pH level of your skin while nourishing it outside, in. 

Soon Jung Water Based Cleanser

The Soon Jung Water-Based Cleanser from Etude House is a moisturizing cleansing foam that gently but effectively cleanses the skin. With a low pH,  natural ingredients and minimal ingredients, it leaves the skin moisturized and even repairs skin damage while being free of potential irritants. This cleanser will leave your skin feeling cleansed, moisturized and soothed. 

Corsx Low pH Good Morning Cleanser

The Corsx Low pH Good Morning Cleanser is the most gentle cleanser on our list of the 5 best Korean Beauty cleansers for all skin types. Perfect for sensitive skin, this cleanser has a gentle formula, mild ingredients and a low pH to remove dirt, makeup and impurities without irritating the skin. This cleanser is our most ideal for sensitive skin, but you can use it even if your skin can handle a more robust cleanser. 

Innisfree Green Tea Pure Cleansing Foam

The Innisfree Green Tea Pure Cleansing Foam is suitable for all skin types, including normal, oily, combination and dry. It uses green tea extract that gently cleanses the skin while removing makeup, dirt and impurities and leaves your skin cleansed, moisturized and silky smooth. 

The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Cleansing Foam 

The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Cleansing Foam is definitely one of the more popular cleansers on our list. With a base of rice water which gently clarifies and detoxifies the skin, it leaves your skin feeling cleanser, moisturized and nourished for the remainder of your 10-step Korean beauty skincare routine. This cleanser is suitable for all skin types, and contains natural ingredients that allows it to work especially well for sensitive and dry skin types. 

Kami Thomas

Kami is a fashion and features writer and editor based in Atlanta and New York City. She got her start in writing over 10 years ago and while her career has taken her on a rollercoaster of twists and turns, writing is and has always been her first love. When she's not writing, you can find Kami traveling with her fiancé and family, scouring the internet for recommendations for her next book series obsession, or playing on Tiktok or Pinterest in the company of her sweet puppy (8-year-old senior dog), Myla.

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