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Even if you haven’t had the chance to explore Korea, odds are you’ve heard buzz about the local gem, Olive Young. Social media is flooded with people flaunting their Olive Young hauls, turning it into an absolute beauty paradise!

The good news is, for those who can’t swing by stores in Korea, Olive Young has got your back with an online platform. But let’s be real, even with that option, deciding what to grab, especially in the skincare aisle, can be overwhelming.

So, to make things easier for you, we’ve rounded up the best-selling skincare products at Olive Young in 2023, covering everything you need for your skincare routine.

Keep on reading, scrolling, and get ready to load up your cart!

About Olive Young

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Olive Young is a must-visit spot in Korea, known for being a global lifestyle platform and a curator of healthy beauty since it opened the first Korean health and beauty store in 1999.

As the trendsetter in the market, Olive Young continues to bring beauty and health benefits to more people each year through its 1,200 stores in Korea and global delivery system to 150 countries.

Best Selling Cleansers at Olive Young

Ma:nyo Pure Cleansing Oil

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Claiming the top spot is The Ma:nyo Pure Cleansing Oil! Packed with 14 plant oils, lipophilic oil, and hydrophilic foam, it achieves a remarkable 99.73% cleanliness by effectively removing sebum, makeup, and fine dust through emulsion.

This gentle yet potent cleansing oil suits all skin types, transforming into a lavish milk that removes impurities while restoring natural moisture and pH balance. It actively fights blackheads and whiteheads without clogging pores, leaving the skin soft, hydrated, and balanced after rinsing.

The formula, featuring rice bran oil, gently exfoliates dead skin cells, visibly reducing large pores. Plus, it boasts a light feel and a pleasant herbaceous scent from natural ingredients.

Ma:nyo Pure Cleansing Oil (200ml) retails for S$29.65 at Olive Young online, and S$22.89 on Shopee.

Bioderma Sensibio H2O

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The Bioderma Sensibio H2O is a specialised micellar water for sensitive skin, offering effective cleansing and makeup removal. This facial cleanser, suitable for both morning and evening use, acts as a shield against environmental pollutants that can worsen skin sensitivity.

Inspired by skin lipids, Bioderma’s micellar technology seamlessly aligns with the skin, preserving its natural protective film. With a balanced pH of around 5.5, Sensibio H2O maintains the skin’s biological balance for overall skin health!

The formula not only calms and reduces inflammation, but also uses highly purified pharmaceutical-grade water. Additionally, it features a blend of three biomimetic soothing sugars that actively prevent the inflammatory process.

Bioderma Sensibio H2O (250ml) retails for S$29.40 at Watsons online.

Banila Co Clean it Zero Cleansing Balm Original

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Taking the third spot is the classic Clean It Zero Original! It effortlessly removes heavy face, eye, and lip makeup, transforming from a sherbet-like texture to a smooth oil on your skin.

The Zero Balance Technology deeply cleanses while keeping the skin hydrated, thanks to a special blend of actives. Packed with active botanicals, hot springs water, vitamin E, and vitamin C, it ensures a healthy complexion!

Banila Co Clean it Zero Cleansing Balm Original (80ml) retails for S$44.90 on Banilla Co, and S$37.90 on Shopee.

Best Selling Toners at Olive Young

Round Lab 1025 Dokdo Toner

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First on our lineup is the Round Lab 1025 Dokdo Toner! It’s a water-based formula that quickly absorbs into the skin without any sticky residue.

Packed with deep-sea water and 72 natural minerals, including magnesium, calcium, and zinc, this toner helps maintain the skin’s moisture balance through patented mineral water manufacturing technology.

Round Lab’s patented Hatching EX-07 technology controls excess sebum, exfoliates grime and dead skin cells, while panthenol, allantoin, and betaine provide soothing care for tired and irritated skin.

The toner also features active ingredients like chondrus crispus extract (red algae), rich in protein, vitamins, and antioxidants, and saccharum officinarum (sugarcane) extract, known to minimise blemishes and keep the skin hydrated.

Round Lab 1025 Dokdo Toner (200ml) retails for S$22.04 at Olive Young online, and S$21.90 on Cocomo.

Anua Heartleaf 77% Soothing Toner

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You’ve likely seen this toner making waves, especially on TikTok, and it’s now a bestseller at Olive Young!

The Anua Heartleaf 77% Soothing Toner helps you achieve a balanced and radiant complexion. With 77% heartleaf extract water from Korea, known for its soothing properties, this toner calms, hydrates, and rejuvenates your skin.

What’s special about it? It’s suitable for all skin types, taking a gentle approach without harsh ingredients. It gives you a clarified complexion, evened skin tone, and lasting hydration, no matter your skin type or concerns!

Anua Heartleaf 77% Soothing Toner (350ml) retails for S$40.67 at Olive Young online, and S$17.99 (250ml) on Shopee.

BringGreen Tea Tree Cica Soothing Toner

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Ranked third on the list, the Bring Green Tea Tree Cica Soothing Toner gently calms and addresses issues for acne-prone, oily skin by clearing away impurities and unclogging pores.

This revitalising toner provides a cool, moist feeling that soothes the skin. It features Jeju tea tree extract for effective control of oily and acne-prone skin, along with cica extract to alleviate and repair irritated skin.

The formula also features tea tree extract for acne treatment, centella asiatica extract for calming inflammation, and panthenol for improved hydration and reduced inflammation.

BringGreen Tea Tree Cica Soothing Toner (500ml) retails for S$39.17 at Olive Young online, and S$25.62 on Shopee.

Best Selling Serums at Olive Young

Isoi Blemish Care Serum

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Isoi’s best-seller, the moisturising and brightening Bulgarian Rose Care Up Serum, takes the top spot!

Packed with Bulgarian rose oil, arbutin, and natural extracts, this serum tackles uneven pigmentation, clarifies blemishes, and reduces dark spots. It also brightens skin, evens out tone, hydrates, and soothes redness—perfect for those with sensitive or blemished skin.

Isoi Blemish Care Serum retails for S$64 on Isoi.

Goodal Green Tangerine Vita-C Dark Spot Care Serum

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This Korean skincare sensation is perfect for all skin types, even sensitive skin! The serum tackles common skin concerns like dark spots, uneven tones, fine lines, dullness, and dehydration.

Packed with stable and non-irritating vitamin C (ascorbyl glucoside), along with arbutin and niacinamide, the lightweight serum ensures lasting hydration and a brighter, even skin tone.

The updated formula includes skin-loving ingredients like madecassoside, asiaticoside, and centella asiatica, making it gentle yet effective for sensitive skin.

And there’s a bonus – a subtle, refreshing citrus scent for a delightful skincare experience!

Goodal Green Tangerine Vita-C Dark Spot Care Serum retails for S$27.93 at Watsons online, and S$36.48 on iHerb.

Torriden DIVE-IN Low Molecule Hyaluronic Acid Serum

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The Torriden DIVE-IN Hyaluronic Acid Serum is your go-to for quick and soothing hydration. Packed with a powerful mix of 5D-Complex hyaluronic acid, D-panthenol, allantoin, and madecassoside, it’s a lightweight formula that absorbs fast without any sticky feeling.

The serum’s calming pastel blue colour, derived from malachite extract, gives your skin an extra boost! For a natural, radiant glow, use it daily on a clean, toned face before applying your moisturising cream.

Torriden DIVE-IN Low Molecule Hyaluronic Acid Serum retails for S$20.66 on YesStyle, and $21.50 at Guardian online.

Best Selling Moisturisers at Olive Young

Dr.G Red Blemish Clear Soothing Cream

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Securing the top spot is the Dr.G Red Blemish Clear Soothing Cream – a powerhouse for soothing and hydrating the skin! Tailored for sensitive skin, it offers a strong calming effect with 10 cica ingredients and penetrates deeply with ultrafine particles.

The result? 100 hours of lasting hydration! The formula is gentle, upgraded with Dr.G’s exclusive Eco-Cica obtained through an eco-friendly extraction process.

Dr.G Red Blemish Clear Soothing Cream retails for S$52.40 at Watsons online.

Aestura Atobarrier 365 Cream

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Looking for a new gel-based moisturiser? Give this one a shot! Its moisturising capsules smoothly absorb into the skin, delivering deep hydration. Packed with high-density ceramide, it provides intense moisture and protection from environmental damage.

The soft gel texture glides on effortlessly, giving instant hydration. It strengthens the skin barrier for better moisture retention, featuring patented moisture capsules with a long-lasting effect of up to 100 hours and an 80% increase in moisture absorption.

Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin!

Aestura Atobarrier 365 Cream retails for S$29.98 on Shopee.

Physiogel Daily Moisture Therapy Cream

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If you have dry or sensitive skin, check out the Physiogel Daily Moisture Therapy Cream. It’s a long-lasting facial moisturiser with ceramide that’s gentle, hypoallergenic, fragrance-free, and won’t clog pores!

Inspired by the skin’s natural structure, this clinically proven formula strengthens and restores the skin’s moisture barrier. It repairs the barrier, leaving your skin soft, smooth, and less sensitive.

Thanks to the Physiogel BioMimic Technology, the cream contains lipids similar to those in your skin, helping repair and strengthen the moisture barrier. This ensures your skin stays hydrated, resilient, and visibly healthy!

Physiogel Daily Moisture Therapy Cream retails for S$37 at Olive Young Online, and S$24.30 at Watsons online.

Best Selling Sunscreens at Olive Young

Round Lab Birch Moisturizing Sunscreen SPF 50+, PA++++

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If you’re on the lookout for a sunscreen that not only shields your skin from UV rays but also keeps it nicely moisturised, here’s a recommendation for you!

The Round Lab Birch Moisturizing Sunscreen SPF 50+, PA++++ pulls double duty as a hydrating sunscreen and moisturiser, suitable for all skin types. It boasts enhanced hydrating, soothing, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory effects compared to its previous version.

This sunscreen not only forms a protective barrier against harmful UV rays, but also boasts a super-lightweight formula infused with ingredients like birch juice and vitamin hyaluronic acid to ensure your skin stays hydrated!

Round Lab Birch Moisturizing Sunscreen SPF 50+, PA++++ retails for S$23 on Cocomo and Shopee.

Dr.G Green Mild Up Sun+ SPF50+ PA++++

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The Dr.G Green Mild Up Sun+ SPF50+ PA++++ is a gentle sunscreen with an essence formula, perfect for applying throughout the day. Packed with hyaluronic acid and vitamin D, it works to keep your skin hydrated!

The formula, featuring eight-fold hyaluronic acid and provitamin D, enhances skin moisture levels regardless of the temperature. Offering 6-layer protection, it shields against mask irritation, blue light, infrared, fine dust, and UVA and UVB light.

Dr.G Green Mild Up Sun+ SPF50+ PA++++ retails for S$46.35 at Watsons online.

Cell Fusion C Laser Sunscreen SPF50+/ PA+++

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Yet another must-have is the Cell Fusion C Laser Sunscreen SPF50+/PA+++! This laser sunscreen is your go-to product for hypoallergenic, long-lasting, and robust UV protection, specially crafted for sensitive skin.

Perfect for your daily routine, it holds up well in water or during your workout sessions. The formula combines the benefits of inorganic/organic UV filters, blocking out potent UV rays during outdoor ventures.

A hypoallergenic daily sunscreen, it glides on smoothly like skincare, ensuring your delicate skin stays protected.

Cell Fusion C Laser Sunscreen SPF50+/ PA+++ retails for S$20.17 on Shopee, and S$27.90 at Guardian online.

Best Selling Masks at Olive Young

Mediheal Tea Tree Care Solution Essential Mask REX

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Looking for a great mask to calm your skin? Check out this top best-selling pick!

Packed with tea tree oil, chamomile, and asiatic pennywort (centella asiatica) extract, it tackles excess oil, tightens pores, and soothes sensitive skin. The bamboo cellulose sheet ensures a snug fit, delivering the essence efficiently.

With tea tree actives and Mediheal’s patented ingredient, Hydrodeeper, this mask takes care of sebum control, skin balance, calming, and even helps improve those pesky wrinkles. Plus, it gives your skin an extra boost of hydration!

Mediheal Tea Tree Care Solution Essential Mask REX retails for S$39.70 (Box of 10pcs) at Watsons online, and S$9.31 (Box of 4pcs) on iHerb.

Torriden Dive In Low Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Mask Sheet

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The Torriden Dive In Hyaluronic Acid Sheet Mask is packed with a serum for deep and lasting skin moisturisation. Using it regularly can soothe, cool, and hydrate your skin, reducing sensitivity and redness!

The hyaluronic acid with five different molecules ensures quick and deep absorption, forming 3D networks in your skin layers for lasting moisture. Made from a soft bio-cellulose material, the mask efficiently delivers hyaluronic acid essence without any greasiness.

It’s free of artificial additives and suitable for all skin types, even sensitive and acne-prone skin!

Torriden Dive In Low Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Mask Sheet (Box of 10pcs) retails for S$22.90 on Cocomo, and S$30.30 at Guardian online.

Ilso Natural Mild Clear Nose Pack

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Want a gentle solution for blackheads and sebum without irritating your skin? Try Ilso’s Natural Mild Clear Nose Packs!

These packs use a patented ingredient and ultra-fine net structure to gently dissolve blackheads and sebum, adhering seamlessly to your skin. Made of bio-cellulose fabric, they efficiently remove sebum without causing damage, calming your pores.

Just two steps for clear, healthy skin—use once or twice a week!

Ilso Natural Mild Clear Nose Pack (Box of 5pcs) retails for S$21.33 at Olive Young online, and S$23.13 on Shopee.

Featured image credits: @trishlovesskincare/TikTok, @jasmineflowerable/TikTok, @kbootyjenny/TikTok.