5 Korean Beauty Editor-approved Balms to Shop This Winter

Slather these deep-moisturising essentials on to soothe and save your dehydrated skin.
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Winter is when the skin becomes much drier than other seasons. And there are a host of other skin woes that follow including rough, easily irritated, chapped, itchy and peeling skin. Now it’s time to break out the heavy-hitting balms to save your dry complexion. Let’s take a look at the cold-weather beauty staples the team at L’Officiel Korea turns to.

Dr.G. Filagrin Barrier Balm

We hear flight attendants swear by this deep moisturising balm and use it to tackle the dry cabin air. The formula contains fruit seeds and is made by a fermentation method that takes 240 hours.

La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5

Known as the ‘damage care cream’, this multi-purpose balm is great for soothing skin irritations, especially those caused by external environmental factors.

Goodal Moisture Barrier Rich Moist Balm

This balm-to-oil formula is packed with mistletoe fruit extract, ceramides and milk lipids to ensure skin doesn’t feel dry even in the dead of winter.

Cloud 9 All Alive Deep Moisture Balm

A blend of 40 natural moisturising factors, mineral-rich Icelandic water, and cloudberry (a.k.a Nordic ginseng) makes this the ideal intensive care formula for dry skin.

Avene TriXera Nutri-Fluid Balm

This daily moisturiser, enriched with skin-soothing ceramides and essential fatty acids, is our pick for soothing itchy skin caused by dryness. It also provides up to 48 hours of nourishment and can be used from head to toe.

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