10 Must-Buy Items from Korea with Boxer Jess

So the first thing you think about when it comes to ShopandBoxing items from South Korea? Rather likely that beauty products pops up in your mind if you’re a girly girl who loves indulging in makeup. But today, we give you an insider’s perspective on what the top 10 must-buy items from Korea are, covering a range of beauty, lifestyle and food products that we all could use in our lives.

Our very own Boxer Jess (who’s a lover of local Korean stationery and the cutest stuffed animals) shows us her regular shopping bag that she always stocks her home with, and you’d never guess what’s the last item on her list!

Hera Sun Mate Daily SPF35 PA+++ , KRW32,000, + Add To Wishlist


“This is my longest using Korean product. Whenever a friend visits Korea, this sunblock will be on their “please-help-me-buy-list”. I’ve been using this sunblock daily since 2012!”


Laneige Water Sleeping Mask, KRW28,000, + Add To Wishlist


“With the endless sleeping packs/mask out there, Laneige is one that I always go back to. I personally think that this type of masks works better than regular face mask sheets, and the best part is that there’s no waiting time. Put on and snooze away!


Etude My Brows Gel, KRW8,500, + Add To Wishlist


“I was skeptical at first but once I tried it, I can see why people love it. If you are not into long term brow commitments such as eyebrow embroidery and the like, this temporary eyebrow tattoo can last for days and you don’t even need to touch up with a brow pencil. It’s fantastic!”


Belif Moisturising Bomb, KRW 39,000, + Add To Wishlist


“I have really dry skin (no thanks to winters here) and this is the latest edition to my constantly-evolving moisturising routine. I love the feeling upon application – you can literally feel that instant blanket of moisture on your skin! Yes, it’s worth Belif-ing *I couldn’t help it*.”


3CE Pink Kabuki Brush, KRW 7,900, + Add To Wishlist


“I was looking for a compact blusher brush for my daily makeup bag that is easy to bring around, and this fluffy kabuki brush fits the bill. Plus it comes with its own case to keep it clean and pristine so you won’t have to worry about it catching dust or bacteria from your bag.”


Modi Nails Nail Decal/Stickers, KRW 2,500 onwards, + Add To Wishlist


“DIY-manicures at home is huge in Korea and Modi Nails is a lot like an affordable O.P.I of Korea with an extensive range of nails product that works wonders. You can get professionally-done looking nails in seconds with these fun nail decals.”


Lock&Lock Hot&Cool Vacuum Bottle, KRW19,800, + Add To Wishlist


“I bought this red Lock&Lock vacuum bottle 3 years ago when I just moved to Korea and it still is keeping my drinks hot/cold accordingly. Even if my drink is iced, the ice doesn’t melt for hours! Don’t bother with other brands, Lock&Lock is pretty much the one, and it comes in with various sizes and colours too. Great for picnics, work and daily use.”


Osulloc Green Tea Milk Spread (200g), KRW8,500, + Add To Wishlist


“If you are a green tea fan, you would want to spread this on literally everything edible and gobble it up soon after! Don’t worry as it isn’t overwhelmingly sweet or cloying, and its green tea taste balances perfectly with a slight milky undernote.”


CJ Organic Chestnut, KRW10,650, + Add To Wishlist


“It’s not everyday that you can bring along a packet of yummy chestnuts in your handbag. But with these healthy organic chestnuts you can chuck it in your bag and snack all-year round without feeling guilty.”


Cucken Rice Cooker, KRW266,000, + Add To Wishlist


“This is probably the most expensive rice cooker I’ve owned so far, but the best thing about this (or just Korean rice cookers in general) is the quick cook option that allows you to cook your rice within 15 minutes. Cucken is one of the leading brands in Korea if you want to consider a really great rice cooker that can last you a while.”


Get Started in less than 10 seconds:

  1. Simply click on the ”Add To Wishlist” links above!
  2. This will automatically add the items into your ShopandBox wishlist after it prompts you to sign in/sign up.
  3. You can add as many items as you want into your wishlist (even items not mentioned above).
  4. Once you’re ready, simply select the items you want bought, name your order, and hit the “Submit Order” button.
  5. You will be assigned a personal Boxer who will help you buy all your coveted items.
  6. Your box of goodies gets shipped to your door in 1 – 3 days wherever you are in the world!

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