So you’ve mastered the straight eyebrows, poreless skin, and now you’re ready for the next stage in your K-beauty life. It’s time to learn the language. There’s no surprise that in the land of glass-skinned unnis and oppas, there’s a term for everything beauty-related. While you could diligently watch several K-dramas and madly transcribe every conversation the characters have about skincare secrets, that would be too much effort and who wants to think about vocabulary when they’re watching Park Bo Gum? Don’t worry, we’ve done the work and collected 14 essential words to talk like a K-Beauty queen.

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Text: Kelly Im