These Hollywood celebrities and influencers are K-Beauty fans

Get to know the K-beauty products that are taking over the west

K-beauty has truly taken the world by storm that it has become a skincare trend that is too good to pass up on, which is why Hollywood celebrities and beauty influencers have already jumped on the bandwagon and never looked back since then. 


Most of them share their love for K-beauty and share the testimony of their favorite K-beauty products with their followers. Here are the top Hollywood celebrities and beauty influencers  using K-beauty as part of their skincare routine and seeing which Korean beauty products you should splurge on.

 Lady Gaga


Who doesn't envy the beautiful features of the one and only mother monster and Grammy award winner, Lady Gaga? The popstar swears by K-beauty products to take care of her skin. She's using lip jelly masks and face masks as part of her skincare routine. Lady Gaga used a honey jelly lip patch from the famous Korean beauty brand Etude house to moisturize her kissable lips.


She shares on a series of Instagram posts her love for K-beauty products, "While my hair keeps working, I do a series of plant stem cell masks and collagen lip jelly masks," Gaga writes in the caption. She also uses the Tony Moly Kiss Kiss Lovely Lip Patch to add additional hydration and plumping effect to her lips. She also shared on her Instagram the benefits of the product, "Good for hydration and plumping with no needles or silly bruising." She's a busy person with a lot of work to do, but she still carves out time to practice self-care and see the power of K-beauty. We stan a girl boss who takes care of herself. 


Chloe Kim


Chloe Kim is a Gold medalist Olympic snowboarder,who is also a beauty influencer. It can be challenging if you're constantly exposed to extreme weather temperatures. K-beauty is her go-to product to nourish and protect her skin from the extreme cold whenever she's snowboarding. 


Chloe uses Laneige BB Cushion Cream, and she spilled the beans on the beauty product since, in an interview with StyleCaster, Chloe stated, "I use the BB Cushion every day because it has an SPF 50. It's also super moisturizing and gives a killer glow," 


 Laneige's Water Bank Serum and lip sleeping mask are other products she uses at night. If you're unfamiliar with Laneige, it's a South Korean cosmetics brand founded in 1994 by Amore Pacific. Its name derives from the French word "la neige," which means "snow." That alone shows that Chloe Kim and this K-beauty brand are a match made in heaven!


Drew Barrymore


Another Hollywood A-lister who is a huge fan of K-Beauty is the actress Drew Barrymore. She's one influential person who wholly embraces Korean beauty products as part of her skincare since it's a game-changer. In The New York Times, she stated about her love for Korean sheet masks and said, "The biggest game changer is, no question, Korean beauty," "Korean masks have changed my life." 


When she went to Korea in 2017 to conduct research for her Flower Beauty skincare line, she learned about the Korean skincare industry and took inspiration from it. She's also vocal about her favorite Korean face mask, JAYJUN's three steps Intensive Shining Mask, a 3 step K-beauty routine that brightens, moisturizes and reduces aging. She also uses the Hanacure mask, an innovative at-home facial from South Korea that moisturizes and tones your skin.


Kate Hudson


Aren't gold foil masks very Instagram-worthy? It looks cute and has plenty of skincare benefits that got celebrity Kate Hudson hooked on K-beauty. 


The A.H.C. Premium Hydra Gold Foil Masks are the shimmering golden sheet masks you've seen all over your Instagram feed. During her Met Gala appearance in 2017. It sounds like a beauty spa all packed in one sheet mask, and we all want to have it too! 


Kate Hudson wore the golden sheet mask to give her tired face a radiant glow. The advantages of the golden face mask include deep penetration of the skin and fast absorption of nutrients and hydration. The benefits are gained by capturing the heat generated by your skin and generating a steam effect that opens up the pores.


Exfoliating has always been a fun technique to remove dead skin and brighten your complexion. Another K-beauty brand Kate Hudson swears by is Aloisia Beauty, a Korean company that focuses on beauty products that are both creative and delicate on the skin. 


In a Fat Mascara podcast, Kate Hudson acknowledged her love for the K-beauty brand, saying, "They have an exfoliator [that] I have been using… I've actually been doing it all over my body. It's just kind of fun and it just sort of like, rubs the dead skin off. I do it on my hands and on my face," "I do it on my hands and face," the actress said. "It's fantastic. It makes me feel all soft." 


The K-beauty product contains natural components such as papaya fruit enzymes and plant-based Microcrystalline Cellulose to scrape impurities from your skin, as well as Aloe Vera, Green Tea, and Vitamin E to soften and tone your skin.


Olivia Palermo

We all know that essence is a part of the usual K-beauty 10 step routine. Some K-beauty routines don't follow the 10-step procedure since it depends on the beauty brand and skin type needs. The beauty enthusiast and fashion influencer Olivia Palermo wrote an in-depth write-up about her K-beauty routine, consisting of seven steps. She raved about the Whamisa Organic Flower Deep Rich Essence Toner.

Whamisa's Organic Flower Deep Rich Essence Toner was praised by Olivia Palermo, who described it as a "glow game-changer." "For the Seven Skin technique, I've been personally utilizing this lovely combination of botanical extracts with a cushiony and bouncy texture," she added. "It's not only wonderful for patting into the skin with your hands but it can also be wiped away with cotton pads. 

This product restores moisture loss that occurs soon after cleaning, in addition to regulating the pH level of the skin." Olivia clearly understands her skincare routine and uses the post to demonstrate her beauty expertise.


Lana Candor


The To All the Boys I've Loved Before main star, Lana Candor is a self-professed, K-beauty lover. She used gua sha, a traditional Chinese healing method in which a trained professional massages your skin while pushing on it with a smooth-edged tool. Petechiae are tiny, red, rash-like patches that develop beneath the skin due to this activity.

 Gua sha is a type of Chinese medicine used to treat chronic pain in various regions of the body. Lana also uses an ice roller to sculpt her facial structure, then topping it all off with a Korean sheet mask. 

As we all know, K-beauty is big on sheet masks since it moisturizes, sculpts, freshens up the face. Lana also loves to use hydro boost hydrating serum to maintain her skin's suppleness and youthful glow.


Lucy Hale


Do you want to have a squeaky clean face but without the harsh effect of the chemicals from facial cleansers? Then you should opt-in for a bubble mask! Lucy Hale posted an Instagram photo with the Korean bubble mask. 


Green tea, charcoal powder, and pomegranate extracts are among the natural components in the Korean bubble mask, which are commonly found in K-beauty products. While the bubbles scrub dead skin cells and unclog pores, the nutrients are added deeply into the skin.


You can apply a small quantity to clean skin and wait a few minutes for the bubbles to form. Massage it all over your face after the bubbles emerge before washing it off. The blue-hued Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask is an eye-catching yet highly effective way to clean your face after a long day of wearing makeup or dirt and oil resurfacing on your face. 


Emma Stone



The award-winning actress Emma Stone is well known for her acting prowess and her love for anything Korean. She's a big fan of 2NE1, Girl's Generation, and K-beauty products, specifically gel lip patches, the same as Lady Gaga since 2015. 


Emma's makeup artist, Rachel Goodwin, said during the 2017 Golden Globes that the actress used The Face Shop patch to keep her lips nourished and healthy. KNC All Natural Collagen Infused Lip Mask is another K-beauty product she uses for her lips.


To use the lip patches after placing them on your lips, you have to leave them for about 10 to 15 minutes. The natural ingredients found in the patches, such as glycerin and rose oil, will leave your lips feeling smooth. Another benefit of lip patches is that it allows your lipstick to last all day—just like Emma did at the Golden Globes. Lip patches might come in handy if you're on the road and want kissable lips while you're on the run.


Maisie Williams


Maisie Williams is well known for her role in Game of Thrones, but other people don't know her love for K-beauty. At an early age, she knows the importance of skincare which is what Koreans have been practicing. 

During the Golden Globes last 2017, Maisie snapped a photo wearing a hydrogel sheet mask as part of her beauty prep. K-beauty must-haves are sheet masks, and it's no doubt celebrities are following this skincare trend.


Hyaluronic acid is often added to hydrogel masks, making them highly hydrating and effective. Hydrogel masks have a firm grip on your skin, allowing the active ingredients to penetrate deeply. Some individuals use a cosmetic product such as a gemstone roller on their mask to aid absorption. On the other hand, others gently press the sheet mask into the skin to allow maximum absorption.

Jessica Alba


Jessica Alba is also one of the Hollywood celebrities who are obsessed with K-beauty products. She's seen using Tony Moly's Kiss Kiss Lovely Lip Patch to nourish her lips. The actress turned entrepreneur takes inspiration from K-beauty products for her cosmetic brand, the Honest Company.

Aside from being a wonder mom dealing with sleepless nights at work or home, she's using Etude House Collagen eye patch to combat dark circles under her eyes. Jessica told Elle in an interview, "I like the collagen eye mask. It's like the same thing that goes on the lip but it goes right under the eye. I felt like it smoothed everything out."

Jessica Alba uses Tony Moly's Kiss Kiss, Lovely Lip Patch, to boost her lips in 20 minutes. Vitamin C, witch hazel, collagen, and strawberry, blueberry, and blackberry extract are among the moisturizing components in the lip mask, which help to seal in moisture and leave your lips appearing smooth and plump.


Emily Ratajkowski


How does the bombshell model Emily Ratajkowski keeps her skin flawless? The answer is snail mucin. Yes, her skincare routine involves snail mucin, which is commonly an ingredient for K-beauty products. She shared her skin dilemma in her Instagram story.


Emily uses a snail product from the Korean cosmetics brand COSRX, which is recognized for using the snail component in various products. The Advanced Snail Mucin Power Essence highlights Emily's beauty routine, an ultra-hydrating spray that may be used after washing to restore hydration and soothe skin conditions.


So it includes hydrating hyaluronic acid, antimicrobial properties, and copper peptides. Snail mucin is an excellent component for all skin types. It works to minimize the appearance of pores, heal scars, and improve the look of the skin.



Chrissy Teigen


The gorgeous Chrissy Teigen, a mom of two, model, and cookbook author, uses sheet masks in between flights to make her skin glowing and flawless. It's hard to keep up with the daily hustle of being a mom and entrepreneur, but Chrissy makes it look effortless, and it's all thanks to the K-beauty products that she uses. 


Chrissy raved about the anti-aging properties of the Regen Cos's V Fill-Up Mask. Refinery 29 spoke with Chrissy Teigen about her K-beauty routine. "I'm always dry, so anything that adds moisture to my life makes me happy. I enjoy having healthy, bright skin, which explains why she splurges on face masks to stay hydrated despite her busy schedule.


Arden Cho


Arden Cho is one of the many Hollywood celebrities that have succumbed to the K-beauty bug! The Korean cosmetic business seeks to develop dual-purpose beauty products for beautifying and correcting using the brand's color-fixing complex, which creates a thin membrane on the lips that allows the pigment to last more. The Teen Wolf star used Too Cool for School's Hot Girl Lipsticker, which is a traditional lipstick and contains jojoba oil to hydrate the lips.



There you have it, the top celebrities who are going gaga over K-beauty, and you'll see the influence K-beauty has in the western world. These celebrities in Hollywood will help K-beauty flourish through their fans, and there are no signs of stopping the K-beauty craze on a global scale.



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