How to Spot Fake Skincare Products

We've all heard of fake designer products, but what about fake beauty products? Recently, fake beauty and skin care items are becoming more frequent as online buying (and bargain seeking) becomes more popular. Knockoff or imitation Korean cosmetic products have been on the rise, much to our dismay! We know it's not easy to spot fake K-beauty, especially because most of K-beauty shopping is done online. Here are some pointers to help you avoid wasting your hard-earned money and shop for authentic Korean skincare products!

  • Shop from reputable sellers: When purchasing any K-Beauty product, this is by far the most significant recommendation. Always check reviews and make sure the vendor is an authorized seller or a reputable one (in a good way, of course) whenever you shop online! You can also do a quick Google search to see what other customers have to say about the seller and make sure they haven't been linked to any bogus products! Reviews are your best friend at this point.
  • Carefully examine the label: Usually, important aspects are frequently overlooked by counterfeiters. Therefore, ensure you examine the label for these common scams: tags, typos, misspellings, and poor printing should all be on your radar. Also, all retail packaging for new products, such as manuals or printed materials, as well as UPC barcodes, should be included. To ensure that you are buying the right Korean face products, compare the product to the one on the brand's official website.
  • Always ask questions: Always inquire if something doesn't feel right. You can contact the brand directly to ensure you're buying from an authorized store or to report anything that doesn't look right. We at Glittair Cosmetics are always delighted to assist you with your shopping decisions and point you in the direction of a reputable reseller in your region.

  • Common sense: Lastly, if a retailer's offer appears to be too good to be true, it most likely is. Pay great attention to the product's price, packaging, and quality. You're looking at a counterfeit product if the pricing is too good to be true, the box is discolored or lacking a barcode, or the consistency or texture of the product differs from the original. It's most likely a knockoff if it seems suspiciously cheap or is sold in quantity.

All counterfeiters worry about is your money at the end of the day. They don't mind if they deliver customers a subpar product or none at all. Visit our website today to find the best Korean skincare products and your skin will thank you!