All About Korean Beauty Brand COSRX!

Check out these top COSRX products and use our cheat sheet to choose the right ones!

COSRX is a trusted K-beauty brand for all skin types. COSRX in Norway is a popular Korean beauty brand and throughout the world because their products are inexpensive and effective.

They offer a lot of items, so here’s a cheat sheet:

1. Cleansers

COSRX Low-pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser:

  • Cleanses, hydrates, and restores skin pH.
  • Ideal pH of 5~6.
  • Tea Tree Oil
  • All skin types, especially sensitive and dry

COSRX Salicylic Acid Daily Gentle Cleanser:

  • Cleanses, decreases acne, and sebum.
  • Salicylic Acid 0.5%
  • For oily, acne-prone skin

Ac Collection Calming Foam Cleanser:

  • Removes sebum, dead skin, and pollutants
  • Salicylic Acid, Centella Asiatica
  • All skin types, including acne-prone and sensitive

COSRX Pure Fit Cica Cleanser:

  • Gentle, low-pH cleanser gently cleanses sensitive skin with thick foam.
  • Key Ingredient: Cica-7 Complex, 7 Centella components (Centella Asiatica Extract, Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Root Extract, Asiaticoside, Asiatic Acid, Madecassic Acid, Madecassoside)
  • Ideal for normal-to-sensitive skin

COSRX Low-Ph Centella Cleansing Powder:

  • Water-activated cleanser and exfoliant that foams.
  • Enzymes to remove makeup, pollutants, and dead skin cells
  • All skin types, great for gym or travel

2. Toners

COSRX Aha/Bha Toner:

  • Exfoliating toner daily
  • Refreshes and softens skin, balances pH, prevents whiteheads and blackheads
  • Key Ingredients: Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Water 10%, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Water 10%, Glycolic Acid (AHA) 0.1%, Betaine Salicylate (BHA) 0.1%
  • All skin types

Centella Water Alcohol-Free Toner:

  • Soothes and moisturises sensitive skin
  • Jeju Mineral Water 82%, Centella Asiatica Leaf Water 10%
  • Best for sensitive skin

COSRX One-Step Moisture Up Pads:

  • Combats dry, flaky skin
  • Key Ingredients: Propolis Extract 79.14%, Betaine Salicylate (BHA) 0.50%, Hyaluronic Acid
  • For dry, flaky skin

COSRX One-Step Pimple Clear Pad:

  • Exfoliating pads for oil removal and clean skin
  • Key Ingredients: Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Water 85.92%, Betaine Salicylate 1%
  • Best for oily and congested skin

COSRX One-Step Green Hero Calming Pad:

  • Essence-soaked pads to relax inflamed skin
  • Key Ingredients: Green-RX Complex (Camellia Sinensis Leaf Water, Centella Asiatica Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana, Tea Tree Leaf Extract, Artemisia Princeps Extract) refreshes, calms, and hydrates the skin, while PHA gently exfoliates dead
  • For sensitive skin

COSRX Light Fit Cream:

  • A toner and moisturiser that hydrates and brightens the skin.
  • Key Ingredients: Sea Water and Vitamin C & E (in Hippophae Rhamnoides Extract) moisturise and nourish the skin, while Niacinamide brightens it.
  • All skin types

AC Collection Calming Liquid Mild:

  • A soothing toner that reduces redness and acne.
  • Key Ingredients: Green Tea, BHA, and PHA help treat acne, exfoliate dead skin, and battle sebum.
  • For sensitive or acne-prone skin

AC Collection Calming Liquid Intensive:

  • A quick-relieving toner
  • Key Ingredients: Propolis extract to profoundly moisturise the skin, Betaine Salicylate (BHA), Glycolic, and Lactic Acid (AHA) to treat acne and keep pores clean.
  • Acne-friendly

COSRX Cica Toner:

  • A mild, watery toner that quickly reduces redness
  • 81% CICA-7 Complex (Centella Asiatica Extract, Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Root Extract, Asiaticoside, Asiatic Acid, Madecassic Acid, Madecassoside)
  • For sensitive skin

COSRX Hydrium Watery Toner

  • A watery toner for moisturised, dewy skin.
  • Key Ingredients: Vitamin B5 (panthenol), Hydrium Synergy-8 Complex (six forms of hyaluronic acids), d-panthenol, and allantoin.
  • All skin types

COSRX Full-Fit Propolis Synergy Toner:

  • Daily essence-like toner for bright, moisturised, smooth skin
  • 72.6% black bee propolis extract and 10% honey extract
  • All skin types
  • COSRX from SkinUp in Norway have a large selection of Full-Fit Propolis Synergy Toners

COSRX Daily Toner:

  • A daily revitalising toner to gently exfoliate and refine skin.
  • Key Components: AHA, BHA, Vitamin C, and Niacinamide are the only 16 ingredients.
  • All skin types


Cosrx Aha7 Whitehead Power Liquid:

  • Exfoliates for a luminous, even-toned complexion.
  • Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Water 75%, Glycolic Acid (AHA) 7%
  • Use every other night for all skin types.

BHA Blackhead Power Liquid:

  • Removes blackheads, dead skin, and congested pores
  • Key Ingredients: Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Water 67.80%, Betaine Salicylate (BHA) 4.00%
  • All skin types, but avoid BHA products if you’re allergic to aspirin.

COSRX Two-In-One Poreless Power Liquid:

  • Tightens pores and clears skin congestion.
  • Key Ingredients: Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Water 88.0%, Betaine Salicylate 0.1%
  • All skin types, especially oily skin with enlarged pores
  • Acid layering is possible because this liquid contains only 0.1% BHA.

4. Essence/Serum

COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence:

  • Prevents moisture loss and maintains healthy skin texture.
  • Snail Secretion Filtrate 96%
  • All skin types

COSRX Galactomyces 95 Tone-Balancing Essence:

  • Nourish and moisturise skin, smooths rough, uneven skin, evens skin tone, naturally delays ageing
  • Key Ingredients: Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate 95.4%, Niacinamide 2%, Adenosine 0.04%
  • Best for rough, uneven, ageing skin

COSRX Ha Hydra Power Essence:

  • Moisturize and nourish dry, lumpy skin
  • 4,000ppm sodium hyaluronate
  • Best for average or dry, dehydrated skin

COSRX Advanced Snail Radiance Dual Essence:

  • A dual-action essence that improves skin elasticity and brightness.
  • Key Ingredients: 74.3% Triple Snail Complex intensively hydrates and increases skin suppleness; 5% niacinamide brightens.
  • All skin types