About the product

What Is It:

Remember all of those times you’d scrub your face clean, trying to remove stubborn makeup? Well, you can kiss those days goodbye! The Beauty of Joseon Radiance Cleansing Balm is a sherbet-like cleansing balm that simply melts away makeup, sunscreen, dirt, and pollution. Rice water extract, an ingredient that’s been used in traditional Korean skincare, brightens the skin, while fermented grains infuse the skin with nutrients. Chysthanamum extract, full of vitamins A and B1, calm the skin and help improve texture. It’s the perfect cleansing balm for all skin types, but it’s especially perfect for those that have dull, dry skin. Oh, and parabens, mineral oil, alcohols or dyes? We don’t know them.

Our insight:

Use nightly as the first step of your PM routine to remove makeup, dirt, and oil. Use the provided spatula to apply to dry skin. Massage into the skin for about 60 seconds, then wet hands to emulsify. Rinse with warm water and follow up with your favorite foaming cleanser.

How to use:

Massage the balm on the face to remove makeup for about 1 minute. Rinse well with lukewarm water and follow with a foam cleanser.


Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Beeswax, PEG-20 Glyceryl Triisostearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Fragrance, Tocopheryl Acetate, Polysorbate 60, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Water, Water, Butylene Glycol, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Water, Borago Officinalis Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower/Leaf Extract, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Extract, Hyacinthus Orientalis (Hyacinth) Extract, Lactobacillus Ferment, Lactobacillus/Soybean Ferment Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin

Brand info:

Beauty of Joseon is inspired by the timeless beauty rituals of the noblewomen of South Korea’s Joseon Dynasty. Based on Gyuhapchongseo, an ancient text of how-to’s and tips in the daily life of the Joseon people, Beauty of Joseon reinterprets traditional Korean beauty rituals for the modern woman today.

Reviews & Comments 2


I absolutely love Beauty of Joseon, and their cleansing balm is one of their standout products. Some balms can be too thick, but this is the perfect consistency. It removes my makeup completely without stripping my dry skin. The rice water ingredient brings a glow to my face when it is looking dull or tired.


Richer cleansing balm that has a light Jasmine scent to me. I enjoy that this Hangbang(Herbal Korean Skincare) has such light fragrance and washes away with moister but no residue. Usually Hanbang products are very rich is thick oils and synthetic fragrance and Joseon dosent.

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