It’s Not Just K-Beauty! Crazy Cheap International Beauty Products to Buy in Korea

It’s Not Just K-Beauty! Crazy Cheap International Beauty Products to Buy in Korea

Get your hands on not just K-Beauty but also some of the biggest international beauty brands!

There’s no denying that when someone mentions Korea, beauty products are the first thing that comes to mind. When in Korea, most beauty junkies will head straight to the K-beauty streets to snag cult beauty products at super affordable prices. But it’s not just K-beauty brands that are cheap in Korea; your favourite international beauty brands also just as affordable and well-loved in Korea!

You don’t even have to spend hours hunting them down along the streets of Seoul – you can get the hottest deals from both Korean and international beauty brands from The Shilla Online Duty Free store! Simply make your purchases online anytime between 60 days prior to your trip and up to three hours before leaving Korea. Pick up your buys from the airport and then fly back to home sweet home.

Here are some popular Korean and international beauty products in the region that you need to buy the next time you’re in Korea, for only a fraction of the price!

Best-Selling Beauty Products in Singapore

1. Fresh | Lotus Youth Preserve Dream Face Cream 50ml

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If you’re a person who’s always in a mad rush to get ready in the morning, slap on the Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Dream Face Cream 50ml the night before. Made with Super Lotus and peach leaf extract, this lightweight antioxidant-rich cream works its detoxifying and moisturising magic while you sleep. You’ll wake up to a rested and brighter look that requires minimal upkeep in the morning!

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$40.65
Price on Singapore Retailers: USD$65.80

2. Dr. Jart+ | New Ceramidin Serum 40ml

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Ceramide, an ingredient that plays an essential role in maintaining skin barrier function, is currently generating buzz in the beauty community. If you want to jump on the bandwagon, give the Dr. Jart+ New Ceramidin Serum 40ml a try. This highly-concentrated serum penetrates deep into the skin to improve multiple skin issues, such as dryness, flakiness and sensitiveness.

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$23
Price on Singapore Retailers: USD$48.80

3. Urban Decay | Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette

This massively popular eyeshadow palette has spawned many different versions over the years, with a new one being the Urban Decay Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette. With the same well-loved buttery-soft pigmented formula, the twelve all-new shades include soft mattes and sizzling metallics in a range of aesthetically-pleasing red hues. Whether you’re going for a neutral or smoky eye look, this palette has it all!

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$37
Price on Singapore Retailers: USD$61.30

4. Huxley | Sleep Mask Good Night

Although Huxley is a new kid on the block, the brand has already gained a huge cult following. If you want to know what all the hype is about, you can start by trying out the Huxley Sleep Mask Good Night. This non-sticky gel formula is formulated with ingredients that your skin with love – such as prickly pear cactus extract, vitamin E and linoleic acid – and promises to revitalise your skin in the night. You can look forward to waking up to youthful, supple and radiant looking skin!

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$11.80
Price on Singapore Retailers: USD$25.90

5. Innisfree | Super Volcanic Pore Clay Mask 2X

It’s a no-brainer that this cult favourite is here on the list! With a new formula that is twice as powerful, this 10-in-1 Super Volcanic Pore Clay Mask features Innisfree’s signature Jeju Volcanic Cluster Spheres. Acting like mini vacuums, these spheres adhere to sebum and pull all the gunk out from your pores. Cheers to squeaky clean pores!

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$8
Price on Singapore Retailers: USD$15.50

Best-Selling Beauty Products in Vietnam

6. Melano CC | Whitening Essence 20ml

Acne is no fun. Even after defeating those pesky inflamed bumps on your face, the battle scars can take months to fade. Packed with a highly-permeable vitamin C derivative, the moisturising Melano CC Whitening Essence 20ml purports to fade acne scars and dark spots quickly. This Japanese product also contains antiseptic and anti-inflammatory ingredients to prevent acne bouts in the future.

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$7
Price on Vietnam Retailers: USD$15

7. Laneige | White Dew Emulsion 100ml

Being a big name in the K-Beauty industry, Laneige needs no introduction. The most popular product in their famed White Dew line is the Laneige White Dew Emulsion 100ml. Perfect for lazy nights, you get the benefits of both a cream and serum in one! This emulsion is fast absorbing and works to brighten and moisturise your skin.

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$18
Price on Vietnam Retailers: USD$34.50

8. Vichy | Ideal Soleil Dry Touch

No matter if it’s sunny or cloudy outside, sunscreen is a must in your skincare routine! If you’re looking for a good face sunscreen, look no further than Vichy. The French company’s bestseller is the Vichy Ideal Soleil Dry Touch, a fast-absorbing sunscreen that is effective in blocking both UVA and UVB light rays. Unlike most sunscreens, this one doesn’t leave a white cast or any sticky residue.

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$17.70
Price on Vietnam Retailers: USD$21.90

Best-Selling Beauty Products in Thailand

9. Origins | Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Soothing Treatment Lotion

Although the idea of putting mushrooms on your face might sound weird, Origins’ Dr. Weil Mega-Mushroom line is one of their most popular product lines! Their Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Soothing Treatment Lotion contains nutrient-rich Reishi Mushroom, which helps to reduce redness and restore your skin’s resilience. Your skin will feel and look refreshed and healthy!

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$19.50
Price on Thailand Retailers: USD$36.30

10. Kiehl’s | Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate

Wrinkles are definitely the most troubling skin concern among women, and even men. The Kiehl’s brand is synonymous with fast-acting products that use natural ingredients, such as their Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate. Formulated with 12.5% vitamin C and hyaluronic acid, this potent serum is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. You can now put your quest to find the fountain of youth to rest!

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$63
Price on Thailand Retailers: USD$77

11. Biotherm | Life Plankton Essence 200 ml

Is it just me or does anyone else think of the tiny one-eyed villain from SpongeBob when you hear the word “plankton”? Whatever the case, the Biotherm Life Plankton Essence 200 ml is developed with Life Plankton™, an ingredient known for its regenerative properties. Over time, the essence will transform your skin, making it younger, clearer and brighter.

Price on The Shilla Online Duty Free: USD$47.20
Price on Thailand Retailers: USD$68.30

How to Shop on The Shilla Online Duty Free Store

Now that your shopping list is brimming with the best beauty products to buy, start shopping at The Shilla Online Duty Free store! On top of enjoying duty-free prices, you also get to enjoy membership discounts of up to 20% as well as Shilla Duty Free mileage discounts! For those who aren’t members yet, you can get US$200 in mileage upon signing up. That’s a massive amount of savings!

From 60 days before your flight to up to 3 hours before your departure, make your purchase on The Shilla Online Duty Free store. When you’re done getting your fill of fun in the land of kimchi, show your passport at the pick-up counters at the airport and you can collect your purchase before flying home. It doesn’t get any more convenient than that!

Fire up The Shilla Online Duty Free website and say annyeong haseyo to unbeatable beauty deals!


Brought to you by The Shilla Online Duty Free store, part of Samsung Group.

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