Best Products From Beauty Of Joseon

It’s no secret that K-beauty products are simply some of the best products out there. Whenever we hear of our friends and family travelling to Korea for the holidays, the phrase “eh, can help me buy stuff from Olive Young?” is always at the tip of our tongues.   

With so many K-beauty brands available at Olive Young, it can be a little overwhelming for first-time travellers. We’ve narrowed down 12 best products to get from Beauty of Joseon, a skincare brand that’s been trending all over social media lately, so you can get the best bang for your buck. 

What is Beauty of Joseon known for?

For those who may already be familiar with the brand Beauty of Joseon, you’ve probably heard of their cult-favourite sunscreens, which are best known for their brightening and moisturising properties.

Why are Beauty of Joseon’s sunscreens popular?

Beauty of Joseon’s sunscreens have gained popularity due to the products containing natural ingredients such as green tea, Vitamin E and rice water, that are safe for the skin. These have proven to protect the skin from both Ultraviolet A and Ultraviolet B, which are associated with skin ageing and burning.

Which Beauty of Joseon products are worth it?

Here are the best products to buy from Beauty of Joseon:

Product name Product type Price
Relief Sun: Rice + Probiotics (SPF50+ PA++++) Sunscreen $25
Matte Sun Stick: Mugwort + Camelia (SPF 50+ PA++++) Sunscreen $25
Green Plum Refreshing Cleanser Cleanser $18
Ginseng Cleansing Oil Cleansing oil $28
Ginseng Essence Water Essence $25
Revive Eye Serum: Ginseng + Retinal  Serum $24
Glow Serum: Propolis + Niacinamide Serum $24
Calming Serum: Green tea + Panthenol Serum $24
Revive Serum: Ginseng + Snail Mucin Serum $24
Red Bean Water Gel Moisturiser $25
Dynasty Cream Moisturiser $34
Red Bean Refreshing Pore Mask Mask $28

1. Relief Sun: Rice + Probiotics (SPF50+ PA++++)


When it comes to Beauty of Joseon, it’s impossible not to mention the Relief Sun: Rice + Probiotics (SPF50+ PA++++), which even gained international recognition. What makes this sunscreen stand out from the others is its lightweight cream texture, which isn’t sticky or oily even after applying several layers. 

The sunscreen is made with rice and grain fermented extracts, which helps to moisturise dry skin, perfect for combating the hot weather in Singapore all year round. 

Get the Relief Sun: Rice + Probiotics (SPF50+ PA++++) for $25.

2. Matte Sun Stick: Mugwort + Camelia (SPF 50+ PA++++)

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For easier sunscreen application, perhaps you may want to consider the Matte Sun Stick: Mugwort + Camelia (SPF 50+ PA++++). It’s known for its smooth matte finish without leaving any white cast nor oily textures. The sun stick’s small and compact size is another bonus, as you can put it in your handbag for reapplication at any time, while on the go. 

Get the Matte Sun Stick: Mugwort + Camelia (SPF 50+ PA++++) for $25.

3. Green Plum Refreshing Cleanser


The Green Plum Refreshing Cleanser is a great everyday cleanser that doesn’t strip your skin. Rather, it leaves the skin feeling soft and hydrated throughout the day. The cleanser is also slightly acidic to help cleanse the face without damaging the natural skin barrier. 

Its main ingredient, plum, is sour and non-toxic, known for its healing properties of reducing fever, relieving heartburn and rejuvenating the muscles. 

Get the Green Plum Refreshing Cleanser for $18.

4. Ginseng Cleansing Oil


Beauty of Joseon’s iconic ginseng series is not one to be missed from this list. The Ginseng Cleansing Oil is made from soybean and ginseng seed oil, which removes impurities and moisturises the skin without clogging pores. 

There is a slight downside to this product though — it doesn’t remove stubborn waterproof makeup completely, so we would advise users to double cleanse. 

Get the Ginseng Cleansing Oil for $28.

5. Ginseng Essence Water

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Next is the Ginseng Essence Water — the best-seller of the ginseng series. Made with 80% ginseng water, this essence harnesses the natural power of ginseng by nourishing and hydrating the skin deeply. 

For those with uneven skin tone, this essence helps to calm down the skin surface and improves skin texture to be smooth and bright. 

Get the Ginseng Essence Water for $25.

6. Revive Eye Serum: Ginseng + Retinal

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There’s no need for any magical hair or flower to stay youthful-looking — CC: Mother Gothel from Rapunzel. The Revive Eye Serum: Ginseng + Retinal is an anti-ageing staple for wrinkles around the eyes and fine lines on the face. 

If maintaining skin elasticity has been your top skincare concern, this eye serum combines ginseng extract and retinal to mitigate these wrinkles. 

Get the Revive Eye Serum: Ginseng + Retinal for $24.

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7. Glow Serum: Propolis + Niacinamide

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For those with acne-prone skin, the Glow Serum: Propolis + Niacinamide targets enlarged pores and skin inflammation. Like its name, it contains a blend of 60% propolis extract and 2% niacinamide to manage sebum production, hydrate the skin and give you a natural glow from within. 

Fun fact: It was recorded that women in the Joseon Dynasty used honey and grain powder as mask packs to hydrate the skin, which contains the ingredient propolis.  

Get the Glow Serum: Propolis + Niacinamide for $24.

8. Calming Serum: Green tea + Panthenol


The Calming Serum: Green tea + Panthenol was created to soothe skin inflammation and irritation caused by UV exposure. It contains green tea and mugwort as its base ingredients, which are known for their antioxidant and skin-soothing properties. 

Get the Calming Serum: Green tea + Panthenol for $24.

9. Revive Serum: Ginseng + Snail Mucin


For skin that has lost its vitality, the Revive Serum: Ginseng + Snail Mucin aims to repair the skin barrier. It contains 3% snail mucin, which is a purified extract secreted by snails to help protect damaged skin. According to reviewers on TikTok, it’s highly recommended for mature skin, so this serum also works as a perfect gift for mums all year round. 

Get the Revive Serum: Ginseng + Snail Mucin for $24.

10. Dynasty Cream


Fun fact: the Dynasty Cream was the very first product that Beauty of Joseon came up with, which comes with a thick and creamy texture that’s suited for dry and sensitive skin. It has since been a long-time favourite for many customers, and for good reason too. 

It’s made with traditional Korean herbal ingredients to make the skin feel soft, plump and healthy. The cream also contains rice water extract to brighten the skin, serving as an all-in-one cream to provide nourishment from deep within. 

Get the Dynasty Cream for $34.

11. Red Bean Water Gel


For those with an oily skin type, the heaviness of the Dynasty Cream may not be the most suitable for you. Fret not, as the Red Bean Water Gel was created with these concerns in mind, aiming to deliver abundant moisture to the skin without any greasy feeling. 

This lightweight water gel minimises the feeling of oiliness with red bean as its main ingredient, known to absorb abundant sebum and maintain the skin’s oil-water balance. 

Get the Red Bean Water Gel for $25.

12. Red Bean Refreshing Pore Mask

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If you can’t get enough of all the good properties of red bean, don’t forget to end your skincare routine with the Red Bean Refreshing Pore Mask. After cleansing, apply onto dry skin and wait for five to ten minutes before rinsing off. It’s good for acne-prone users and gets rid of excess oils without drying out the skin. 

Some reviewers on TikTok have also mentioned that the mask smells good enough to eat, so you’ll be in for a treat to all your senses. 

Get the Red Bean Refreshing Pore Mask for $28.

Where is Beauty of Joseon made from?

The brand is called Beauty of Joseon because of its reinterpretation of traditional methods of beauty from the Joseon Dynasty. Customers can purchase these products at Olive Young stores in Korea, as well as on their global website, which ships worldwide.

These Skincare Products From Beauty Of Joseon Aim To Brighten & Hydrate The Skin

The next time you feel yourself getting overwhelmed by the endless rows of K-beauty products at Olive Young, this listicle might help you to narrow down the options. These 12 best products from Beauty of Joseon target different skin concerns, all while leaving your skin feeling refreshed and hydrated. 

Head over to Beauty of Joseon’s website for more information.

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