This Is Not A Drill: You Can Finally Buy Your Favorite K-Beauty Products In Manila!
Good news for the skincare-obsessed: There’s no need for you to get your K-beauty fix abroad anymore—cult brands from South Korea have finally made their way to local shores!
With the rise of Asian trends like glass skin and no makeup makeup, there’s no denying that clear, healthy skin is in—and K-beauty products have made their way front and center. Known for their effectiveness and sleek, minimalist packaging, Korean cult favorites have captured our attention. At this rate, the Asian fever is here to stay.
Thankfully, Beauty Bar recently launched their new K-Beauty line, bringing Seoul’s highly-rated favorites straight to Manila. Below are the cult brands we can’t wait to get our hands on, stat:
At the forefront of skincare trends, NEOGEN proves that the beauty realm can be innovative. Fueled by its 6-Core biotechnology, its products are easy to use, customizable, and beautifully packaged—everything we want skincare to be! They’re also gentle, multifunctional, and cruelty-free.
What to get: foam cleansers and exfoliating pads
Skincare rookies and aficionados alike know that one can’t talk about K-beauty without mentioning COSRX. This cult favorite is internationally known for its three concepts: simplicity, high performance, and cost effectiveness. Shining the spotlight on their key ingredients, COSRX devotes itself to solving each concern for every skin type.
What to get: the invigorating Low Ph Good Morning Gel Cleanser, the refreshing One Step Moisture Up Pad, and of course, the famous Acne Pimple Master Patch!
dear, klairs is built on the principle of “simple but enough.” The brand doesn’t use ingredients like colorants, alcohol, parabens, artificial ingredients, and animal ingredients. Instead, it focuses on what truly matters: high-performing key ingredients at a reasonable price point.
What to get: the ultra-gentle Supple Preparation Facial Toner and the brightening Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop.
CeleBeau applies celebrities’ secret beauty tips to its products. Each product promises diamond-like radiance and a blemish-concealing prism effect.
What to get: the cooling Star Secret Cushion, the moisturizing High Performance Glam Ting Gloss, and the pH-adaptive Super Glam Lip Oil
Yadah is an all-organic brand that offers gentle, effective botanical skincare products. Its range features natural ingredients like camellia, rosemary, macadamia, melon, joobs, and aloe vera, among others—so you can get brighter skin without risking irritation. It also targets every skin concern, covering trouble care, moisturizing, pore care, brightening, cosmetics, and even men’s care.
What to get: the mattifying Yadah Air Powder Pact, the Be My Cushion SPF50+ PA+++, the Be My Tint, and the silky Twin Angel BB cream.
Get all these in Beauty Bar Stores located at Central Square in Bonifacio High Street Central, Eastwood, Greenbelt 5, Power Plant Mall, Shangri-La, Midtown and TriNoma.
Photos via Beauty Bar Philippines