Trending Korean Skin Care Products in Summer 2022

Are you interested in delving into the fascinating world of K-beauty this Summer? Perhaps you already consider yourself to be a pro when it comes to Korean Skincare, but you need to catch up with the latest K-beauty trends to keep your skin glowing all season and quench skin-thirst this Summer?

To get the ball rolling, we've collated a list of Trending Korean Skin Care Products right now which will give you some inspiration to take your Korean skincare routine to the next level! To maximise the benefits of your skincare reigime, we'll be taking a look at Korean Skincare products from the likes of major K-beauty brands including Laneige, Beauty of Joseon, and SKIN1004. Along with some newcomers from brands likes Tocobo, and more.


A Summer inspired selection of Korean skincare products wouldn't suffice without mentioning the most sought after sun protection products of Summer 2022. After the controversy surrounding sunscreens in the later half of 2020, Korean cosmetic brands redeemed themselves by creating some of the BEST sunscreen formulas yet. Brands like Beauty of Joseon rised to the challenge to compete with previously favoured sunscreens and K-beauty brands by creating their first sunscreen, a sunscreen which quickly blew other contenders out of the park.

The BEAUTY OF JOSEON RELIEF SUN: Rice + Probiotics, is an all-round UV protector and skin barrier strengthening sunscreen which is inclusive of all skin types. This Worldwide Trending sunscreen from Hanbang (traditional Korean herbal medicine) influenced brand Beauty of Joseon, is a chemical sunscreen that offers gentle and powerful UV block with SPF50+ PA++++ broad spectrum protection. This moist daily sunscreen is enriched with 30% Rice Extract and Grain Probiotics that deeply hydrate and nourish skin.

This everyday sunscreen is formulated with EWG green level certified ingredients with skin calming ingredients suitable for sensitive skin. The lightweight moisturizing cream formula adheres lightly to the skin and absorbs quickly without leaving white cast, making it suitable for all skin tones.

Beauty of Joseon Relief Sun


TOCOBO BIO WATERY SUN CREAM, has been another leading sunscreen in Summer 2022, quickly gaining attention for its watery and moist texture and ability to support the skin barrier with hydrating ingredients. This Vegan-Friendly and hypoallergenic, chemical sun cream provides reliable broad spectrum protection against UV ray damage, whilst maintaining the moisturising and quick-absorbing finish which many of us desire from a facial sunscreen.

The Tocobo Bio Watery Sun Cream contains Mung Bean Extract (1,000ppm) for its excellent antioxidant effects, plus Bio Hyaluronic Acid (1,000ppm) and Beta-Glucan for a moist texture that doesn't make skin feel greasy or weighed down. This sun cream is made with a double stable UV protection formula, meaning the ingredients are both stable in the water layer and oil layer to prevent a white cast and form a flawless UV protection film. This suncreen is Vegan, Cruelty-free, and Reef-safe/Ocean-friendly.

Tocobo Bio Watery Sun Cream


2022 saw the relaunch of one of Laneige's most-sold and long-time popular product lines. The Laneige Water Bank collection is well-known and appreicated for it's lightweight yet deeply hydrating formulas centred around Hyaluronic Acid.

Replenish skin's hydration with the NEW & RENEWED Laneige Water Bank Blue Hyaluronic line. This hydrating skincare collection is packed with the powerful energy of Blue Hyaluronic Acid to simultaneously repair the skin barrier damaged by external irritants and daily life, and to nourish and soften skin to reveal a healthy-looking glow. From this new and improved skincare line, Laneige bring you all the major skincare steps you'll need to form a skincare routine which will deeply rehydrate your thirsty and imbalanced skin whilst maintaining comfortable skin throughout all months of the year.

Laneige Water Bank Blue Hyaluronic Cream for Normal to Dry skin


If you've been in the Korean skincare game for a while you're no stranger to single ingredient Korean skincare products. After all, Korea is recognised for utilising nature-sourced ingredients to their full potential, creating gentle and simplistic skincare formulas which restore skin health.

As we adjust to life after the pandemic, many of us have continued to refine our skincare routines and prefer to stick to gentle skincare formulas that serve their purpose by featuring only the necessary inclusions. Due to the rise in demand for such products, single ingredient toners, essences, and serums that supply soothing and hydrating benefits around the first few steps of a skincare routine have remained popular.

The Mixsoon Soondy Centella Asiatica Essence for example effectively calms irritated skin with 100% undiluted Centella Asistica Extract, providing strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to help reduce the redness and inflammation of sensitive skin and acne-prone skin types. This NO.1 essence from Mixsoon has undergone rigorous testing, and has been proven to significantly reduce skin irritation by a staggering 27.01%.

This skin-calming toner has been evaluated as a non-irritating product with 0.00 point of skin irritation, and holds Bioactive compounds known as 'Saponins' to strenghten the skin barrier and maintain the innate health of skin; with additional support in improving skin's elasticity and resilience by promoting natural collagen synthesis.

Other trending single-ingredient Korean skincare products: Banobagi Heart Leaf 100 Essence, SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Ampoule.

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