The Original Korean American Skincare Behind All Those Big Brands

August 30, 2019

The brand behind the brands: DERMAESTHETICS.

The first and only mainstream Korean-American skincare line in the U.S. and a leading force in producing results-driven products for more than three decades.

The proof is in the pudding, as they say. After a month of using only this brand, I can stand behind its performance. Next level incredible skin.

WHAT: Melding Korea’s holistic roots with western chemistry and technology, DERMAESTHETICS has produced the finest high-performance clinically tested and scientifically proven formulations employing the purest and most highly concentrated actives and extracts. These elements coupled with the latest advances in biotechnology unveil healthier, vibrant skin. In addition to its own namesake line, DERMAESTHETICS, invents, produces and spearheads safe and effective new technologies for some of the most elite beauty brands around the world.

It also doesn’t hurt that DERMAESTHETICS actively participates in the economic, social and humanitarian development of communities wishing to live in harmony with their environment. Packaging made from glass and recycled materials, paper from well managed forests. Their products are non-GMO and free of parabens*, sulfates and preservatives.

*sunscreens excluded.

Behind the brand:  DERMAESTHETICS is a visionary and forward-thinking skincare brand created by PhD cosmetic chemist Dr. Ann Lee, who set out to alter the perception of corrective skincare. Dr. Lee launched the company in 1988 to develop the safest and highest-quality products without compromising on luxurious texture, image and packaging. To this day, the company is privately owned by her family.


  • DBH DX Microneedling Kit is an affordable way of preforming at-home microneedling treatment. The facial-like results are achieved from a mini roller with titanium spikes that are rolled over the face vertically, horizontally and diagonally for no more than three minutes.

The DBH DX Microneedling Kit will come with two serums, both of which will be available for purchase separately later in 2019:

Collagen Serum & FGF Serum are two new serums designed and formulated to provide and enhance college and add tissue growth factor. The purpose is to aid in supple production of college in matrix’s 3 and 4, better known as the skin soft tissue collagen.

The FGF (growth factor) serum is an epidermal growth factor combined with the fibroblast growth factor. Epidermal growth factors are utilized to speed our natural cell turnover cycle of 28 days and to stimulate collagen synthesis. Additionally, the fibroblast growth factor is formulated to enhance the natural production of our skin cells.


Clinical Cleansing

  • The Premium Cleansing Oil, a macadamia nut and jojoba seed oil-based cleanser suitable for all skin types.
  • Natural Jojoba Scrub, a non-abrasive enzymatic exfoliator using the naturally dissolving anti-bacterial jojoba seed oil.

Advanced Color Correction/Pigmentation

  • The C-Lester Topical Vitamin C20 Serum carries two different types of pure Vitamin C, intended to stimulate natural collagen synthesis. This restores suppleness and prevents premature aging, causing it to be highly- demanded by dermatologists around the world.
  • Colorlite Plus is the brands signature lightening and brightening cream enhanced with high grade Arbutin and DERMAESTHETICS’ exclusive Lightening Plus Formula. Colorlite’s effectiveness can be seen within just 28 days, the length of a normal skin cycle).
  • White Cotton Cream is a hydrating cream designed to control excess melanin production to prevent brown spots and other forms of hyperpigmentation. Licorice Root and Arbutin deliver a more even skin tone and brighter complexion as essential Panthenol provides hydration for soft, healthy skin.
  • Brite Eye Cream not only lightens the dark circles around the lower and upper region of the eye, but also works to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Highly concentrated and technically formulated for mature skin, Brite Eye Cream contains Arbutin and Witch Hazel Extract which work together to reduce weary skin and brighten the sensitive eye area.

Advanced Age Defiance/ Prevention

  • Advance Collagen Formula is a treatment booster intended to help build and fortify areas of the skin where firmness of the skin has been lost. The Soluble Collagen aims to bind cells and promote cellular growth at a rapid rate as the Pumpkin Seed Oil, Olive Oil, and Lecithin works to smooth and treat the skin. Vitamins A & E encourage cellular turnover and moisture.
  • Age Defiance Cream is an essential moisturizer for mature skin types in need of fine line and wrinkle reduction. An exclusive DERMAESTHETICS PowerBlend with nourishing and hydrating Squalene and Vitamin E, skin feels softer and conditioned. Essential peptides assist in collagen and elastin synthesis for firming and lifting while repairing damaged cells. Smoother skin is unveiled for a healthy and youthful complexion.
  • DNA Serum is a star product for all skin types made specifically for prevention and is highly effective in cell rejuvenation and assisting the skin cells to reproduce in a healthy manner. Phytic Acid within the DNA serum provides a hydrated, glowing, even-toned complexion, while Ergothioneine fights and protects DNA from free radicals and MMP’s that breakdown the extracellular matrix of the skin. The concentrated blend of Glycosaminoglycans protect the skin’s connective tissues and control healthy cellular functions. Sodium Hyaluronate draws moisture into the skin while helping to retain the skin’s natural hydration levels. Made for all skin types.
  • Caviar Eye Repair Gel treats the softer skin around the eye area, flushing out color and dark spots beneath the eyes. The Caviar extract, a potent antioxidant, is known to eliminate free radicals and repair damaged cells. Vitamin C also aids in eliminating pigmentation, and Vitamin E provides deep moisture during the cellular renewal process. Vitamin K aids in building up collagen and enhances skin texture.

Clinical Acne Solution

  • Clear Complex Purity PM Gel resolves, aids and moisturizes as an exclusive oil fighting gel for oilier, troubled skin. The gel is made with natural extracts such as Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract that as a treatment to resolve the appearance of unwanted blemishes and improve the feeling of skin health. Key ingredients are plantlago and niacinimide.
  • BPO 5%, an extremely effective spot treatment is a powerful medical-grade Benzoyl Peroxide gel sold in two strengths.
  • Clear Complex Sulfur Masque for oily and acne-prone skin, is a deeply penetrating and clarifying treatment masque using Zinc Oxide and Sulfur to absorb oil and sterilize pores along with the Triclosan that fights bacteria and regulates sebum production.

One thought on “The Original Korean American Skincare Behind All Those Big Brands

  1. Lee Russell

    Wow… I didn’t know about any Korean brand, the fact you shared the complete package it is really useful to get my hands on and try out myself… 🙂

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