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About the product

What Is It:

With a base of tea tree leaf water (instead of plain ol’ water), and a slew of ingredients to hydrate and balance oil production (like zinc, hyaluronic acid, jojoba seed oil, willow bark, and soybean ferment, among others), the Swanicoco A.C Control Care Emulsion, like its skintoner counterpart, not only says buh-bye to excess sebum, it also helps soothe irritation and protect skin from harmful environmental factors.
This hardworking Swanicoco moisturizer also contains hydrolized algin, a marine plant, that is chock full of minerals and fatty acids to gently exfoliate for smoother skin. Ceramide, another key ingredient for skin health, infuses the skin with long-lasting moisture to strengthen the skin’s elasticity. And of course, this lightweight moisturizer helps soothe and calm easily irritated, sensitive skin while controlling excess oil production. Great for acne-prone, oily, or combination skin types, this emulsion is also good for those suffering from breakouts but who also have dehydrated skin.
To complement your oil-control regimen, kick off your hydrating and oil control routine with the the Swanicoco A.C Control Care Toner.

Our insight:

Michele of beautyfindsforme raves about the Swanicoco A.C Control Care Skintoner:

“This emulsion has the same great scent as the toner and it is a nice light weight lotion, that glides on easily and absorbs quickly without any sticky or greasy residue.  In fact, if my face is still “drying’ down from the toner and I apply the emulsion over it, it seems to help the toner absorb quicker.  This is more of an moisture-oil balance product, as it pretty much evenly increased my moisture and oil by around 20%.”

Read her full review of the A.C Control Care Skintoner and A.C Control Care Emulsion here.

How to use:

After cleansing and toner, pump a moderate amount into the palm of your hands and gently apply evenly over your face. Pat gently to promote full absorption. Usage caution: If you have experience the following symptoms after using this product, Swanicoco advises you to stop using the product immediately. If symptoms persist or worsen, please consult a dermatologist. These symptoms include: red rash, swelling, itching, particularly if these symptoms are stimulated by direct sunlight. Do not use this product on open wounds, scars, eczema or dermatitis. Should this product be applied directly to the eyes, please wash out thoroughly with water. Keep the lid on the pump when it is not in use, and keep this product out of infants’ or children’s reach. Please keep the product out of direct sunlight, in a room with moderate temperature.


Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Water, Hydrolyzed Algin, Zinc Sulfate, Butylene Glycol, Heptyl Undecylenate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Isopropyl Myristate, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Erythritol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ceramide NP, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Diheptyl Succinate, Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Glyceryl Stearate, Allantoin, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Azelamide MEA, Lactobacillus/Soybean Ferment Extract, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Cinnamomum Cassia Bark Extract, Origanum Vulgare Leaf Extract, Chamaecyparis Obtusa Leaf Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Artemisia Annua Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extract, Helichrysum Arenarium Extract, Azadirachta Indica Leaf Extract, Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, Glycerin, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate, Tocopherol, 4-Terpineol, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Cedrus Atlantica Bark Oil, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Polysorbate 60, Xanthan Gum, Carbomer, Arginine

Brand info:

Beauty brands that claim to be nature-based are a dime a dozen in South Korea, but Swanicoco takes that claim seriously. With the commitment to ensuring that each Swanicoco product consists of 90% to 100% natural ingredients, Swanicoco has risen to the top of Rankey.com’s list of natural cosmetics in Korea. And it’s no wonder. Beloved for their standout products like the Bitamin C line, the Centella Asiatica Salve (an editor favorite), and PHA 10% Coco Soft Peeling Cream, Swanicoco is on a mission to disprove the notion that natural ingredients are less effective. Swanicoco harnesses Korea’s high-tech biotechnology to provide products with not just time-honored botanical ingredients but those that are science-based, ranging from epidermal growth factors to snail mucin to fermented ingredients. Originally founded in 2000 by Seong Chunseon as a way to treat her family’s sensitive skin, Swanicoco soon expanded to a business after Seong started getting rave reviews of her naturally fermented soaps from her neighbors. Today, Swanicoco boasts a collection of over 150 products, ranging from skincare and color cosmetics to hair and body care and, of course, Seong’s fermented soaps (now offered in nine varieties). There are 28 Swanicoco retail locations throughout Korea as well as a robust online presence. A favorite of insiders in the beauty community, Swanicoco continues to operate in the spirit of its founder, making each product as if it were for their own family.

Reviews & Comments 2


It's between a 3 or 4 for me because it's stays a bit oily for me personally so I can't use it for daytime. I have combo skin. Bumping it to a 4 as I've noticed it's definitely a safe rescue product. I've used it whenever my skin feels sensitive or irritated. I have normal sensitivity skin that occasionally acts up (prob my own fault) and this helps soothe my skin. It's a thin consistency. It's hard to describe the fragrance but it's light and not unpleasant


I’ve been trying out using a couple of pumps of this as my daytime moisturiser under sunscreen. It works nicely to offset tightness in my cheeks and prevent my T-zone getting oily as the day wears on, and feels very light and sinks in quickly. A good purchase.