Best Korean Face Mask Featured

If you’re familiar with Korean skincare routines, you’ll know that face masks are one of the most important steps. A convenient skin-booster, face masks aren’t just pampering, but are also a saviour when you’re feeling like you’re having a “bad skin day”.

Since sheet masks are such an integral part of Korean skincare routines, you probably won’t be surprised that Korean beauty brands offer a huge variety of them that are suitable for different skin types. Here are 23 of the best face masks in Korea, listed according to skin concerns.

Acne Prone Skin

1. Innisfree My Real Squeeze Tea Tree EX

Best Korean Mask Innisfree

This sheet mask is made of cellulose taken from the eucalyptus tree, making it sturdier than most mask sheets you can find in the market. This means that it adheres snugly to skin and is thin enough to make sure every drop of serum is delivered into your skin.

Enriched with acne-preventing ingredients like tea tree, as well as green tea, tangerine, cactus, camellia leaves, and orchid sourced from Jeju, this mask is a skin-saviour for those who are prone to acne.

Innisfree My Real Squeeze Mask Tea Tree EX retails for SGD24 for a box of 12 pieces on Lazada.

2. Tony Moly I’m Real Tea Tree Mask Sheet

Tea tree is a well-known ingredient used in many skincare products for combating acne, thanks to its healing and antibacterial properties. Besides helping you to manage acne, this hydrating Korean sheet mask also moisturises your skin at the same time.

Many users have commended the calming and soothing effect of the face mask on redness and inflammation. One reviewer even calls this Korean face mask a “must-try” especially for those use sheet masks regularly.

Tony Moly I’m Real Tea Tree Mask Sheet retails for SGD5.66 on Shopee.

3. It’s Skin The Fresh Mask Sheet Tea Tree

Here’s another tea tree sheet mask for you to consider. Developed by dermatologists at It’s Skin, this mask is formulated to calm skin and promote healthy and glowing complexion, and is often regarded as one of the best Korean face masks in the market right now.

Despite its relatively hefty price tag, this face mask is still loved by users because of its effectiveness in fighting acne. Users swear by its cooling and soothing effects, as well as ability to clear acne.

It’s Skin The Fresh Mask Sheet Tea Tree is available at It’s Skin stores. You can also find it retailing at SGD10 on ASOS Singapore (But it’s available at a discount at the time of writing!)

4. Etude House 0.2 Therapy Air Mask (Lemon)

Look up any DIY mask and chances are you’ll see lemon juice as one of the most popular ingredient options. This mask offers you the benefits of lemon juice without the trouble of squeezing a lemon yourself.

Take note that this is recommended for lightening the appearance of scars after your pimples have healed, but not such a good idea to apply on red and irritated zits. You may also want to give this a miss if you have sensitive skin.

A reviewer liked that the mask is extremely light and does not feel too watery. She also says that the mask improved hydration and brightness, making it a perfect quick fix before a big party or major event.

Etude House – 0.2 Therapy Air Mask (Lemon) retails for SGD9.50 for a box of five sheets at Lazada.

5. BANOBAGI VitaGenic Jelly Mask (Relaxing)

Best Korean Face Mask Banobagi Vitagenic Jelly Mask Relaxing

Acne-prone skin is usually easily irritated and prone to redness as well, so it’s important to use a face mask that can help you to soothe and heal the skin.

BANOBAGI’s VitaGenic Jelly Mask is well-known for being effective in softening and calming sensitive skin, thanks to its Jeju-derived aloe vera and vitamin complex. It is also formulated with other ingredients that will provide whitening and anti-wrinkle effects – sweet!

BANOBAGI VitaGenic Jelly Mask (Relaxing) retails at SGD4.90 on Guardian.

Tired Looking Skin

6. Medius Ampoule Synergy Mask (Brightening Plus)

Best Korean Face Mask Medius Ampoule Synergy Mask Brightening Plus

With highly enriched jelly essence and high-fitting long-fiber mask sheet, this premium facial mask from K-beauty brand Medius is also formulated with pearl extract and Vitamin C. This helps to add needed moisture to your skin, while also making it vibrant and clear. You will definitely be on your way to dewy and glowing skin with long-term usage of this face mask!

Medius Ampoule Synergy Mask (Brightening Plus) retails at SGD25.90 for a box of five sheets on Lazada. (But it’s available at 30% off at the time of writing!)

7. Holika Holika Pure Essence Mask Sheet (Damask Rose)

Damask Rose Oil is known for numerous benefits, including promoting skin vitality and elasticity. This face mask, in particular, is especially effective in revitalising dull and lifeless skin. The scent of the Damask Rose Oil from the Holika Holika face mask can also calm anxiety and promote relaxation.

A reviewer said the mask was heavily soaked in the treatment serum and did not dry out easily. The gel-like consistency also makes it less messy compared to other watery face masks. If your skin shows signs of fatigue, give yourself a pampering evening with this face mask.

With capabilities like this, it is no wonder the Holika Holika Pure Essence Mask Sheet Damask Rose is considered to be one of the best Korean face masks in the market!

Holika Holika Pure Essence Mask Sheet (Damask Rose) retails for SGD3.40 at Shopee.

8. TOSOWOONG Pure Snail Mask Pack

Before you go “eww” at the snail essence, did you know that snail slime contains anti-ageing benefits?

Many Korean beauty brands use snail slime in their skincare products because the ingredient can brighten skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. We agree that the packaging of this product isn’t the most attractive, but its effectiveness has won over a huge pool of loyal customers.

Many users have commented that TOSOWOONG’s masks have a pleasant and “delicate” smell that is not too overpowering but still relaxes them. They also said that the mask evened out their skin tones and left their skin feeling hydrated for days.

TOSOWOONG Pure Snail Mask Pack retails for SGD2 for a piece or SGD15.98 for 10 pieces at Shopee. (But it’s available at 18% off at the time of writing)

9. The Saem Pure Natural Mask Sheet (Snail)

Best Korean Face Mask The Saem Pure Natural Mask Sheet Snail

This is another snail facial mask that Korean face mask users love. While snail slime is the key ingredient in this face mask, The Saem also includes essence of White Flower complex in their face masks to further enhance the brightness of skin and improve overall skin health.

The Saem is incredibly generous with their product, according to a reviewer.  She was impressed by how bright and hydrated her skin looked after removing the mask. On the other hand, if you have acne-prone skin, you may want to avoid this mask as it might be too rich for your skin.

The Saem Pure Natural Mask Sheet (Snail) retails for SGD2.80 at Shopee.

10. 3W Clinic Fresh Collagen Mask Sheet

Promising 23g of collagen in each face mask, this product is said to reduce the look of wrinkles and improve overall skin elasticity. A reviewer said this sheet mask is the reason why she started using Korean face masks more regularly. No wonder K-Beauty junkies often refer to this mask as one of the best Korean face masks of all time!

3W Clinic Fresh Collagen Mask Sheet retails for SGD16.90 for 10 pieces at Lazada.

11. seaNtree Snail Mask Sheet

We told you that snail slime is a thing in Korean skincare – believe us now?

Here’s another well-loved snail face mask that helps improve skin elasticity and radiance. seaNtree Snail Mask Sheet provides intense hydration to skin and healing properties to soothe any irritation and redness.

A reviewer highly recommended this mask on her blog. She reported that the mask is affordable and basic for everyday use. It also kept her skin “plump” and “hydrated.”

seaNtree Snail Mask Sheet retails for SGD2.99 on Shopee.

Dry Skin

12. MEDIHEAL N.M.F Aquaring Ampoule Mask

Best Korean Face Mask Mediheal N.m.f Aquaring Ampoule Mask

Anyone who loves using Korean sheet masks would surely have heard of Mediheal before. The brand sells one of the best-fitting cellulose sheet masks on the market, and the N.M.F Aquaring is one of the most popular variants.

It not only provides instant moisture for the skin, but also helps to tighten pores, regulate sebum, and even solve any allergies caused by dry skin!

MEDIHEAL N.M.F Aquaring Ampoule Mask retails for SGD11.70 for three pieces on Shopee or SGD23 for 10 pieces on Lazada.

13. By Wishtrend Hours-Long Moisturizing Gauze Sheet Mask

This face mask from By Wishtrend guarantees full-day hydration to ensure your skin stays supple and moisturised throughout the day. The key ingredients in this face mask help enhance hydration, as well as smooth out rough and flaky skin. Use it faithfully and it’ll also help strengthen your skin over time.

By Wishtrend customers are largely satisfied with this face mask and love that it gives them baby-smooth skin. In fact, one review even mentioned that the mask “(deserved) 10 stars.”

By Wishtrend Hours-Long Moisturizing Gauze Sheet Mask retails at USD45 for 10 sheets on Wishtrend.

14. esfolio Pure Skin Honey Essence Mask Sheet

Honey is an antidote for flaky and dry skin. This face mask is infused with honey essence in order to deeply hydrate skin, while boosting overall radiance. If you have occasional breakouts because your skin is too dry, then this is your go-to mask.

The reviews for this Korean face mask are generally positive. Some users commended the fast-absorbing effect of the face mask. Furthermore, it smells really sweet and pleasant. Also, fans of this honey mask from esfolio have commented that the face mask leaves little stickiness.

esfolio Pure Skin Honey Essence Mask Sheet (10 pieces) retails at SGD28.10 on YesStyle.

15. Kocostar Rose Flower Mask Sheet

Infused with rose extract, this mask from Kocostar is a face mask unlike any other. Each pack contains small pieces of mask shaped like rose petals for you to place all over your face for a pamper-me evening.

A blogger has given a glowing review of this face mask. She loved that using this Korean face mask has allowed her to see a stark difference in the brightness of her skin. If you’re tired of the usual full-face face masks, give this product a try!

Kocostar Rose Flower Mask Sheet retails at SGD7.99 on ASOS (shipping fees apply).

Oily Skin

16. Skinfood Everyday Facial Mask Sheet (Olive)

Why would you apply olive oil on your face if your skin is oily? Well, olive oil actually has strong antibacterial properties and is great for regulating excess sebum if used regularly.

A reviewer praised the texture of the mask as it did not feel too watery or stiff nor does it dry out her skin.

Skinfood Everyday Facial Mask Sheet (Olive) (3 pcs) retails at SGD9 on Shopee.

17. Oh K! Avocado Super Silky Sheet Mask

Besides being delicious, avocado also has massive benefits for your skin. Rich in Vitamin A, B and E, avocado is infused into this Korean face mask to tackle blemishes and soften skin without drying it out.

Users of this mask have given it generally positive reviews. If you have been struggling with oily skin, this mask might be an effective alternative to clay masks. Give it a try for a refreshing experience!

Oh K! Avocado Super Silky Sheet Mask retails at SGD11.99 on ASOS (shipping fees apply).

18. Farm Stay Visible Difference Mask Sheet in Greentea Seed

This mask contains Green tea seed extract, which promotes the healing of scars and wounds and is a superb moisturiser.

Users hold this face mask in high regard. One reviewer even commented that the mask was able to soothe redness and freshen up her skin. If you have accumulated a lot of scarring from pimples, you must give this Korean face mask a try

Farm Stay Visible Difference Mask Sheet in Greentea Seed retails for SGD10 on Lazada.

Combination Skin

19. Skinfood Everyday Green Tea Facial Sheet Mask

Gentle and hydrating, this face mask contains Green Tea, which is rich in antioxidants to further protect your skin.

According to a reviewer, this face mask “smells amazing” and is great for days when you need some pampering.

Skinfood Everyday Green Tea Facial Sheet Mask retails at SGD6.12 on YesStyle.

20. MISSHA Pure Source Cell Sheet Mask (Aloe)

This variation of MISSHA’s Pure Source Cell Sheet Mask contains Aloe Vera that has cooling properties to soothe skin and keep it moisturised throughout the day.

This Korean face mask has received excellent reviews on the MISSHA website. One reviewer commented that the mask felt very refreshing and that the fragrance was delightful.

Aloe Vera is effective in treating sunburns. So if you’re out in the sun a lot, remember to stock this product up as an emergency help when you get burned!

MISSHA Pure Source Cell Sheet Mask (Aloe) retails at SGD1.80 on Shopee.

21. A’PIEU Grapefruit & Sparking Sheet Mask

Best Korean Face Mask Apieu Grapefruit Sparking Sheet Mask

This face mask from Korean brand A’PIEU is suitable for combination skin types because it combats multiple skin problems. Besides balancing the pH level of your skin, it also hydrates skin thoroughly.

A’PIEU’s sheet mask has received high ratings and one reviewer commented that the mask smells very pleasant and kept her skin bright and radiant. Even if you’re not a fan of grapefruit, check out this mask if you’re thinking of trying something new.

A’PIEU Grapefruit & Sparking Sheet Mask (3 Pieces) retails at SGD9.26 on YesStyle.

22. LEADERS INSOLUTION Coconut Water Gel AC and Pore Care Mask

 

Those who swear by coconut water as a skincare goodie is going to love this face mask. Besides being super moisturising, this mask also guards against clogging of pores, thanks to the inclusion of Witch Hazel in its formula. You’ll find your pores looking cleaner and tighter after using this product.

This mask has received splendid reviews on Sephora. One reviewer commented that the mask has never disappointed her and gave her skin a radiant glow after use. Another reviewer highlighted that the essence in the mask “absorbed really well”.

LEADERS INSOLUTION Coconut Water Gel AC and Pore Care Mask retails at SGD10 on Sephora.

23. A’bloom Water-Me-Long Moisturizing Watermelon Mask

Best Korean Mask Abloom

Just like how you crave for watermelon juice on a hot and humid day, this sheet mask from Korean brand A’bloom delivers thirst-quenching benefits to your skin with watermelon extract.

The mask is also infused with lavender extract to help soothe your skin and calm your senses.

A’bloom Water-Me-Long Moisturizing Watermelon Mask retails at SGD10 for 10 sheets on Althea.


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