The K-Beauty Brands Recommended by Hallyu Stars
See & Do Tours
Moonshot Flagship Store - Lyanature Samcheong-dong House - KoY - Blanc & Eclare
Moonshot is the makeup brand launched by the agency behind BigBang, 2NE1, and other stars, YG Entertainment. The store is as unique as the brand's name. Moonshot refers to a spacecraft launched to the moon, and the store's items are out of this world.. Located near the end of Samcheong-dong’s cafe area, the store has an exterior that stands out from even far away. Visitors will surely be drawn to the makeup's colorful and vivid hues. There is an array of over 100 different colors and hues! It's enough to make one’s eyes spin. Popular products are the GD cushion, GD cologne, and the Dara cushion which are modeled by their namesakes, G-Dragan and Sandara Park.
Address : 111 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Telephone : +82-70-4100-4607
Operating Hours : 11:00 - 20:00
Closed : Lunar New Year, Chuseok
Website : www.moonshot-cosmetics.com
One of the trademark features of popular actress Lee Young Ae of "Jewel in the Palace" is her beautiful and clear complexion. Lee is behind Lyanature and the company's name is a combination of her initials, LYA and the word nature, due to its focus on natural ingredients. The cosmetics line came to be after Lee Young Ae became pregnant and had trouble locating makeup that was free of chemicals and other unnatural ingredients. The brand prides itself on using natural ingredients in its products and the brand's slogan is "Good things are found in nature." Lyanature's store in Samcheong-dong stands out with its beautiful minimalist exterior. The store and its products heavily feature Korean elements from its products to its packaging. The store's interior features black lacquered furniture, pottery, and more. The first and second floors have sinks so that customers can easily test products and wash up right after. There is a lounge on the upper floor that features books on natural cosmetics and offers stunning views of the Samcheong-dong area. The lounge is the perfect place to rest after browsing Lyanature's natural products.
Address : 67 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Telephone : +82-2-732-2833
Operating Hours : 10:00 - 20:30(winter season) , 10:00 - 21:00 pm (summer season)
Closed : Open year-round
Website : www.lyanature.com
KoY is a cosmetics line launched in 2015 and is known as the secret behind actress Go Hyun Jung’s silky smooth skin and clear complexion. The line was officially launched after 5 years of meticulous development by Go herself. Located within Itaewon’s Belport store, KoY also features various candid photographs of Go Hyun Jung. Bestsellers include the Attune O'assis Cream which is nicknamed the "Go Hyun Jung Cream."
Address : 257 Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul inside the Itaewon branch of Belport
Telephone : +82-2-797-9281
Operating Hours : 11:00 - 22:00
Closed : Open year-round
Website : koycosmetic.com
Blanc & Eclare is the fashion and beauty brand from former Girls’ Generation member Jessica. Jessica is known to have taken part in the planning and designing of the various clothes, accessories and beauty products. here including their popular eyewear, jeans, and cosmetics. There are two Blanc &Eclare branches in Seoul, one at Sinsa-dong’s Garosu-gil and another in Dongdaemun’s Doota Duty Free Mall. However, Blanc & Eclare's beauty products such as cleansing foams, creams, face masks, and so on are only found at Doota Duty Free Mall.
Address : 275 Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 6th floor of Doota Duty Free Mall
Telephone : +82-2-3399-9261
Operating Hours: 10:00 - 2:00
Closed: Open year-round