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The Twelve Lunar New Year Signs as Staple K-Beauty Skin Care Products

Ready to find out which K-Beauty fave you are?!

Thought the new year already passed? Think again. In many cultures, the Lunar New Year has yet to begin! 

Soko Glam is welcoming the Lunar New Year, and ushering in the Year of the Tiger, with a celebratory sale of up to 30% off over 100 renewing and strengthening products! This shared celebration spotlights revitalizing and skin barrier strengthening K-Beauty picks. The best part? There’s no code needed! Revitalizing K-Beauty staples will simply be marked down on

Though there’s plenty of star products to choose from, we’re picking out 12 extra special items to keep an eye out for as you browse the sale.

The Korean zodiac is a repeating 12-year cycle of animal signs and their ascribed attributes, based on the lunar calendar. In order, the zodiac animals are: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig. To celebrate Lunar New Year and help you shop Soko Glam’s Lunar New Year sale, we’ve hand-picked products to match each special sign! (Find out your sign here!)

The Rat: Saturday Skin Yuzu Vitamin C Bright Eye Cream

Those born during the Years of the Rat are said to be logical realists, shrewd, charming, ambitious, and inventive. These people are clever, bright, and sociable. This eye cream by Saturday Skin with vitamin C is ideal for brightening and infusing energy into the skin!

The Ox: SKINRX MadeCera Cream

The Ox symbolizes prosperity and hard work. Those born under the influence of the Ox are seen as stable and persevering. 

Typically, these are tolerant people with strong character. SKINRx Lab’s MadeCera Cream matches the ox’s strength as it strengthens the skin barrier, brightens, and fights premature aging.

The Tiger: Acwell Licorice pH Balancing Cleansing Toner

Those that fall into the Years of the Tiger are seen as sensitive, given to deep thinking, capable of great sympathy. This mildly acidic and hypoallergenic cream by Acwell contains centella and mugwort extract to soothe sensitive skin, as well as moisturize and balance.

The Rabbit: Solved Skincare Coconut Oil Cleansing Pads

The Rabbit is a lucky sign in the Korean zodiac.  People born in the year of the rabbit are private individuals and a bit introverted. These Solved Skincare Coconut Oil Cleansing Pads are 100% virgin coconut oil to lightly exfoliate as they cleanse to leave your skin feeling soft and hydrated.

The Dragon: Time Revolution Night Repair Ampoule 5X

The Dragon is the most colorful and mighty of the signs. Dragons are dominant and ambitious. To celebrate the dragon, give skin a boost of probiotic-packed hydration with this nourishing serum that provides a refreshing burst of hydration upon application.

The Snake: Rovectin Lotus Water Calming Toner

The Snake is the most enigmatic, intuitive, introspective, refined and collected in the Korean zodiac. Those born during the year of the snake are great mediators. 

An extra calming toner by Rovectin soothes skin with lotus flower extract and self-purifying features. This gentle exfoliator helps retain ideal moisture for balanced skin through 7 layers of hyaluronic acid and xylitol.

The Horse: Acwell pH Balancing Watery Cleansing Oil

Year of the Horse are the popular people. They are seen as cheerful, skillful and sometimes talk too much. They are wise, talented, and sometimes impatient.

Licorice extract in this Acwell Cleansing Oil brightens and soothes along with antioxidant-rich extracts to rebalance and bring skin back to an optimal acidity.

The Sheep: Neogen Collagen Lifting Cream

People born in the year of the sheep can be described as elegant, intelligent, dependable, calm individuals, and usually accomplished. This Neogen Collagen Lifting Cream is formulated with ingredients like peptides and ceramides to firm and hydrate and rejuvenate a tired complexion. 

The Monkey: Cell Fusion C Laser Sunscreen 100 SPF 50+/PA+++

Monkeys are the erratic geniuses of the animal signs. Clever, skillful, and flexible, they are inventive and original and great problem solvers. This lightweight anti-aging sunscreen protects from damaging ultraviolet-A and ultraviolet-B rays The formula includes peptides, ceramide and collagen to help regenerate skin and keep the barrier firm and healthy.

The Rooster: I’m From Fig Cleansing Balm

People born in a Rooster year are said to be outspoken and definite when making decisions.

This Fig Cleansing Balm helps dissolve sebum, which minimizes the appearance of blackheads, it fades dark spots and calms redness for a more even skin tone. Skin is left hydrated and soft after washing!

The Dog: Klairs Fundamental Nourishing Eye Butter

The Dog possesses the best traits of human nature. They have a deep sense of loyalty, are honest, and inspire other people’s confidence.

Klairs Fundamental Nourishing Eye Butter protects the thin skin around your eyes and improves fine lines and wrinkles. It’s suitable for all skin types including normal, dry, combination and oily. 

The Pig: MEDIHEAL W.H.P Brightening & Hydrating Charcoal Sheet Mask

The Pig is the last of the animal sign cycle and is often associated with luck, fertility, and virility. Mediheal W.H.P Brightening & Hydrating Charcoal Sheet Mask contains niacinamide and açai fruit extract to brighten and even out your complexion and offers a hydration boost for a dewy finish.

Soko Glam is so excited to highlight the Lunar New Year and offer tons of markdowns on amazing products for all of your skin care needs! The Lunar New Year sale will run from January 28 to February 3. Jump into the year of the Water Tiger with confidence and shop the sale to celebrate! 

+What do you plan on picking up? Drop your reccos in the comments!

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