About the product

What Is It:

Formulated with 70% birch sap, this lotion helps hydrate and treat sensitive, irritated, or acne-prone skin types. Birch sap is known for its humectant and anti-inflammatory properties; it’s also flush with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, which translates into a super nourishing, soothing moisturizer for your skin. Especially great for use while on an AHA, BHA, or vitamin C regimen or after laser or peel treatments.

Our insight:

Lightweight yet rich, this lotion can work as the final moisturizing step for normal to oily skin types, or as a layering, emulsion step for dry skin counterparts.

How to use:

After your chemical exfoliants and before your face cream or sunscreen, apply on face and press in to enhance absorption.


Betula Platyphylla Japonica Juice, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Betaine, Cetearyl Alcohol,1,2-Hexanediol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Sodium Lactate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Allantoin, Panthenol, Xanthan Gum, Ethyl Hexanediol, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil

Brand info:

A true breakout star in the highly competitive world of K-beauty, COSRX’s popularity spread by word-of-mouth through the blogosphere rather than marketing. Founded with the simple mission of good, effective skincare ingredients, as little of the bad stuff as possible, open communication with their customers, minimal marketing, and affordability, COSRX believes in spending their money on ingredients and effectiveness rather than packaging and promotions. To that end, they focus on their ground game, listening to customer feedback to refine and formulate their products and provide better service. From their cult favorite One Step Pimple Clear Pads to their Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser, COSRX epitomizes the future of K-beauty.

Reviews & Comments 7


Super hydrating and lightweight. I love the gel-like texture.


Once again COSRX takes it using spectacular star ingredients! This product is a must, especially for acne prone skin. No oils, yet packed with Birch Sap that will surely keep your skin plump and hydrated with its powerful humectant properties and great antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to keep inflammation at bay and your skin nourished! I use this every morning after my toner, and hydrating serum (which I mix with 2 drops of vitamin c) and before my sunscreen.


Fantastic product for oily skin or those that love light textures that completely soak into the skin. Especially great for those that are sensitive and seems to reduce redness as well.


This is honestly one of my favorite products, and absolutely my favorite facial moisturizer. I have incredibly sensitive combination skin and I'm prone to acne. I can't even tell you how many moisturizers I went through. I've been using this moisturizer for the last few years, and I adore it. Light enough that it doesn't feel sticky or clog up my pores, but still moisturizing enough to keep my skin soft and clean.


For a lightweight, ultra hydrating, serum-like hydrator this is wonderful.
It isn't exactly a gel or a cream. It has a very unique texture. I have never experienced anything like it before! If you like trying new and unique products this one is really fun to add into your routine!

4 stars because If you are severely dry you'll need to add another step into your routine. I recommend Embroylisse... it is liked on my profile! Check it out and follow me!


I have combination skin, so this was have been nicer for the summer. Unfortunately, I finished the bottle in late Northern Hemisphere winter, and it had to be paired with a heavier cream or gel. It felt nice, but I don't know if I can say more from my memory.


There's something so soothing about this rich, bouncy gel-like moisturizer. I use it on my dry cheeks, but somehow I thought it might be too rich for my T-zone, even though it's supposed to be formulated for oily skin types. It's definitely something I'd like to try again, especially for winter when my skin gets drier and I like my skincare to feel more nourishing as opposed to fresh.

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