My Most Loved from Innisfree Skincare

Happy September everyone!

I’m a sucker for K-beauty and K-skincare! I never really was, because I used to find their makeup too ‘mild’ and their skincare to be too ‘simple’, but now almost my entire skincare routine is filled with Korean products!

Here’s a brand that I’ve known since the beginning of time – Innisfree! They pride themselves as Korea’s first ‘natural’ skincare brand. I say ‘natural’ because their products are not 100% natural but are formulated with an average of 80% naturally-derived ingredients. As of 2020, they are cruelty free!

I have striked off the above statement about being cruelty-free as I have found too many conflicting statements that might indicate they are NOT cruelty free. I do not want to give anyone the wrong information. As of 16/09/2020, Innisfree is NOT cruelty free. 

In this post, I will focus on their skincare as it is what I use on a daily basis now.

I would highly recommend you check them out at YesStyle if they aren’t readily available to you and you can use my code MARSYBUN for 10% off your purchase. This post is NOT sponsored by YesStyle or Innisfree and are all my own opinions.

First up, we have the Jeju Volcanic Pore Toner!

This is a toner I used daily but only in the mornings as I have oily skin and the volcanic powder in it is meant to absorb sebum production. This product is interesting because there is a mix of volcanic powder and toner water and you need to shake it before use. It smells very pleasant and soothing and is not sticky at all. From the Innisfree website, it states:

“The Jeju Volcanic range has a natural ingredient that forms when lava from a volcano eruption solidifies on Jeju Island, hence the unique name. It is excellent for absorbing sebum and dirt.”

I would highly recommend this to anyone and you can use it even if you don’t have oily skin!

Another item I use in the morning is the Bija Trouble Lotion!

This is a lightweight, non sticky moisturiser that I use underneath my makeup. As the name suggests, it is great for acne-prone and sensitive skin. The entire Bija Trouble line is great for people who suffer with oily skin too. This moisturiser also contains salicylic acid for blemish care.

From the Innisfree website,

“Bija seeds are a rare ingredient that can only be used after they have survived 20 years in the wild. Its hardy properties gently smooth skin and enhance the skin’s natural defense system.”

Sounds great and is great!  I also absolutely love the smell of this – it’s fresh and almost calamine-y which is very soothing to me.

Who doesn’t love a face mask? I do! Their Real Squeeze Face Masks are a treat.

As you can tell from the image above, there is a lot to choose from and your needs will definitely be met! My personal favourites are the aloe vera ones, the cucumber ones, the rose ones and the blackberry ones.

How to use these masks –

  1. After cleansing, use toner to refine skin texture.
  2. Unfold and place the mask on face, avoiding lip and eye areas.
  3. Leave on for 10-20 minutes.
  4. Discard the mask and gently pat in for further absorption.

There is also a LOT of liquid that comes with these masks and I try not to waste the remaining in the little sachet that comes with it, so sometimes I rub it into my arms and legs as an extra moisturiser.

I was never a big fan of eye creams until I met their Jeju Orchid Eye Cream.

This is one of the more pricey products I own from them but I didn’t even buy it – I was given a sample pot about a month back when I made a large purchase (whoops!) and it has lasted me a pretty long time, long enough for me to know that I would love to splurge on a full sized tub one day! This product smells amazing and is so rich and creamy for under the eyes. I love it!

An exceptional antioxidant, Orchidelixir™, together with functional active ingredients, works to nourish overly tired skin and treat signs of skin aging in order to yield healthier skin.
I’d never heard of Orchidelixir until now, and it is apparently the “result of several years of effort and research on Jeju orchids that feature the remarkable vitality of being able to flower in the snow”. How amazing does that sound?

We all need some suncare in our lives! The Intensive Triple Care Sunscreen came into play for me here.

I never liked wearing sunscreen because of how oily my skin was and the fact that I wore makeup everyday made me want to put less oil-based items on my face. I don’t like the feeling of heaviness on my skin so I avoided sunscreen but what a big mistake that was! Over the past few months, I have been watching loads of Korean skincare videos on YouTube and it dawned on me that it was very important step I was missing. I live in Singapore where it’s summer all year round which makes it especially crucial for me. This sunscreen has SPF 50 in it which is brilliant.

I also found that wearing sunscreen daily helped with my acne scarring a little bit. It did lighten up the dark pigmentation from years and years of constant battles with acne and for that I am so grateful!

Last but not least, why not slot in some hair care too? Innisfree’s Repairing Hair Mist is something I use every day.

I love hair mists and I stay away from oils as I find it harder to gage how much to apply and it usually ends up with my already oily scalp feeling greasier than before. This is a very light hair mist but I also find it is very moisturising. My favourite part of it has to be the smell – I would compare it to the smell of fresh laundry which is very pleasant.

Innisfree has lots of products that I have yet to try but I am very excited for. This is not all I love! Do leave me a comment if you’re interested in seeing a post of my favourite Innisfree makeup products.

What Korean beauty or skincare products have you been enjoying recently? Did my post make you want to try Innisfree? If you’ve already had experience with this brand, what are your favourites? Let’s chat about them in the comments below!

Don’t forget to use my code MARSYBUN for 10% off if you’re purchasing from YesStyle.

63 responses to “My Most Loved from Innisfree Skincare”

  1. I have to admit, I am terrible with skin care and probably only know the bare minimum but I love reading posts like these because I always feel like I learn something. I liked that they had a huge variety of face masks which is something I’ve actually never tried before but maybe I should give them a go. I’ll definitely check out the cucumber one. Thanks for sharing x

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    1. I loooove face masks, I’m going to post a face mask faves post soon! 😊 I feel honoured that you might’ve learned something from this post, thank you for reading!

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  2. I have always been intriqued by Korean Skincare but have never actually tried it. I love the sound of the Toner and moisturiser. I have oily skin too and they would work well on my skin. Thank you for introducting me to Innisfree x

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    1. You’re very welcome, I do hope you’ll find something you enjoy using within the brand! 😊

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  3. i’m such a skincare hoarder, but i really do need a new moisturiser so i might check out some of their other stuff too!✨

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    1. Awesome! I hope you find something you love 😊

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  4. I’ve recently gotten into skincare more because of Kdrama and went on a shopping spree of Innisfree products too. I can’t wait to try out the Triple Care sunscreen 🙂 Would you know if the hair mist is okay for curly hair too? And yes to a post on your fave Innisfree makeup products!

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    1. I would think that the mist is suitable for all types of hair as it is for damaged hair in general, but they also have a hair mist that is specific for curly hair called My Hair Recipe Curl Up Hair Mist which might be more suitable for you 😊

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  5. I haven’t heard of this brand before. I am trying to learn more about skincare and what I should and shouldn’t be using. Thank you for sharing this post.

    Lauren | http://www.bournemouthgirl.com

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    1. Skincare is really therapeutic for me, I hope you find something you like! 😊

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  6. I’ve never actually tried any K-beauty products but I’ve heard so many good things. This brand sounds fab! I love the look of all the face masks! 🙂 xxx

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    1. It is such a great brand and they have so much to choose from! 😊

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  7. Awesome post! I’d say towards the beginning of this year I started to get into K- skincare as their products are amazing! I use the purito sunscreen and iunik black snail serum. I also used their moisturizer before and it was lovely! Super light especially for someone like me with oily skin

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    1. I’ve heard great things about Purito, haven’t managed to get my hands on them yet but I need to try it as well as some snail-related items! I have oily skin, same as you 😊

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      1. I went to Stylevanna and got the products there if you wanted to check them out!

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  8. I love K-Beauty! Thanks for sharing!

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    1. No problem, thank you for reading 😊

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  9. I used to be super lazy and only just recently got into skincare! I’ve heard so much about how amazing kbeauty products are but honestly it’s kind of intimidating trying to start and find out which ones to use! Definitely going to try some of these recommendations!

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    1. There is SO much to discover when it comes to the world of k-beauty, I would highly recommend browsing YesStyle to get a taste of what you’d like 😊

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  10. This looks great and it’s definitely something I want to get into more, so thank you for informing me!

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  11. I have oily, acne-prone skin so the volcanic toner & trouble lotion sound amazing!
    I haven’t used a hair mist before, but this one seems nice!

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    1. I love the hair mist lots! I’ve repurchased it twice now 😊

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  12. Oh my gosh I absolutely ADORE Innisfree products! At the moment I’ve only really tried their face masks but I’ve been eyeing up their toner a lot lately and sunscreen a lot lately. Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on these products! I’m so happy to “meet” another blogger who loves k-beauty!

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    1. Yay, I am so happy someone can join me in the Innisfree fandom! 😛 They have a lot of great products, I would highly recommend their toners as they have a huge variety to choose from. Their makeup is also great!

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  13. ooo these skincare products sound fab! I’ve never heard of a bunch of these ingredients, but I love discovering new products that are good for skin xx

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    1. Glad you now know of this amazing brand 😊

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  14. So many great products I haven’t discovered before in this list, I love it! The Jeju Volcanic toner is definitely going on my wishlist, that sounds like the perfect product. Lovely post!

    Anika | chaptersofmay.com

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    1. I’m glad you like the sound of it, it is a really great product. Thank you for reading!

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  15. Ooooh the eye cream looks amazing and I love the packaging!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

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    1. I looove the eye cream, it smells so good too!

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  16. I love K beauty and I’m always interested in looking into new products especially by small brands and brands who have a unique take on beauty products 🙂

    Shannon x
    http://www.shanylou.co.uk

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    1. Happy to have introduced you to Innisfree 😊

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  17. Cool post! I am an innisfree user also. I am not using the Cherry Blossom line. So sad Yoona is no linger Innisfree endorser. She now endorsed for Estée Lauder.

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    1. I tried a couple of Cherry Blossom products too, the smell is phenomenal 😊

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  18. I’ve never tried any K beauty products but I’ve heard so much about their face masks! Don’t know too many brands so thanks for the heads-up!

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    1. Their sheet masks are great, but also their clay masks – I prefer them as I have oily skin.

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  19. I am SOOOOO glad that they are now cruelty free! I am a massive fan of the Innisfree sheet masks, I purchased a lot when I went to |Japan last year but always felt guilty about them not being cruelty free. The Jeju Volcanic Pore Toner sounds really interesting and fun to use. I have oily skin so I am deffo going to check out the Bija Trouble range. I like the sound of the suncream too, I am so excited to do a Innisfree haul now. Thank you for this post and your recommendations! xx

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    1. The Bija trouble range is great for acne, they have quite a few products including moisturisers and spot treatments. I hope you find something new to enjoy! 😊

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  20. I’ve tried a few Innisfree products before but the only thing I’ve tried from this list are the real squeeze masks. I love the sound of the eye cream! x

    Sophie

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    1. The eye cream is amazing! Would also highly recommend their toners.

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  21. I’m yet to try K beauty skincare but it seems really good!

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    1. I do love this brand 😊

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  22. I love face masks! I’ve never used an eye cream, I always thought I was ‘too young’ but I’m 27 now and a mom in a few months.. I think it’s time!

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    1. I’m 26 and I only just started using eye creams maybe last year! 😊

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  23. Ooh, that eye cream looks so nice! You said this brand is cruelty free, right? I’ve never heard of them before! Thanks for sharing!

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    1. They are cruelty free! And accessible through Yesstyle if not in your local drugstore 😊

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  24. First of all Marissa, I was lurking on your blog for the past hours and I’m absolutely in love with your posts. My holy grail from Innisfree would be the No Sebum Powder! Can’t go anywhere in Malaysia without oiling up my makeup ;;

    Love,
    Melody
    atelierbymel.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you for the lovely compliment! And I loooove the no sebum powder too, think I’ve repurchased about 5 times now!

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  25. Looks like a great selection of products!! I’ll have to try out this brand 🙂
    Jenna ♥
    Stay in touch? Life of an Earth Muffin

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    1. Thank you very much! 😊

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  26. This sounds like a great product!!

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  27. I’ve heard good things about Innisfree, and I was thinking of checking out their products. I wasn’t sure what items to try first, so I’m really glad to read your post. Thanks for sharing your recommendations 🙂

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    1. I’m glad I could give you a hand, I hope you enjoy 😊

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  28. I need to get better at looking after my skin! This has just gave me motivation!

    Amber | The Unpredicted Page

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    1. Yaaay! Innisfree is a great brand 😊

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  29. I recently bought this brand’s sunscreen and LOVE it! I had never heard of it before and was kinda hesitant, but it’s SO great! Thanks for sharing these other products I will need to check out

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    1. Their sunscreen is so popular within the K-beauty community and I totally understand why, it’s awesome 😊

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  30. This looks so Good dear! I love Innisfree’s masks too!
    Thanks for sharing

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    1. They are so good and affordable 😊

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  31. Hi Marissa, thank you for your introduction and review of Innisfree products. I wasn’t aware of this Korean beauty brand so far. Sounds Interesting! As an independent beautician, I’m always on the lookout for exciting new skincare products.
    Best, Semra | skinra.beauty

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    1. I absolutely love k-beauty, you should give it a try 😊

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