2019 Visit to Olive Young Myeongdong Flagship Store!
All the Korean cosmetics to get in 2019! Visiting Olive Young Myeongdong Flagship Store!
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Namee Kim @creatripfromSeoul
a fan of Korean cosmetics

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Olive Young is a great one-stop shop for all your cosmetic needs.

If Taiwon has Watsons, and America has Sephora, Korea has Olive Young. 

Young Koreans are super into Olive Young, and it's not hard to see why; there's just so much to see that once you're in, it's hard to step back out.

From beauty, skin care, to internet brands, Olive Young has it all. 

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Olive Young Korea(Myeongdong Flagship Store)

  • Address:서울 중구 명동길 53
  • Hours:10:00~22:30

Olive Young Korea(Gangnam Flagship Store)

  • Address:서울 서초구 강남대로 429
  • Hours:10:00~22:30

Olive Young Korea(Busan Gwangbok Flagship Store)

  • Address:부산 중구 비프광장로 36
  • Hours:10:00~22:30

Olive Young Korea(Daegu Flagship Store)

  • Address:대구 중구 동성로5길 33
  • Hours:10:00~22:30

Olive Young Korea Myeongdong Flagship Store

If you walk in further to the Myeongdong food street, you'll come across the two-story Olive Young Myeondong flagship store. 

Myeongdnog Olive Young Flagship Store

The Myeongdong Olive Young flagship store in Korea is a huge two-story building. There's all sorts of beuaty items hidden here, let's go take a look.

There are three brands of face masks that you gotta buy from Olive Young. They're often on sale, so check which brands are doing buy one get one free.

There are several internet-only brands and other super popular facial masks at Olive Young. 

There are cheap masks and pricey masks, even lifting masks that you hook behind your ear.

The store has all the brands' sections labeled so that it's easier to find what you're looking for. If you're having trouble finding a particular product, you can just show a screenshot of that product to a store employee.

The first floor is skin care. Both Korean and foreign brands are here, including internet-only brands.

We sometimes get questions asking whether a certain brand is in Korea. It's actually the case that if you can't seem to locate an offline store in Seoul, chances are they are in Olive Young.

The more popular brands have Chinese descriptions as well, so you won't have too much problem with language. If there isn't a description in the language you need, you can always ask an employee for help.

Jan 2019

There's always indication whether something is on a 1+1 sale. You can also get tax refunds right away at Myeongdong Olive Young, so super convenient. 

If you don't want to spend money at a nail salon, there's always stick-on nails/nail stickers. This one is advertised by Taeyeon. 

Other than skin care or cosmetics, you can also check out beauty tech at Myeongdong Olive Young. These are also valid for tax refunds. 

Something that you have to get while in Korea is lip product. There are all sorts of lip balms displayed here at Olive Young. 

There's also all sorts of inexpensive perfumes and diffusers.

There's a staircase in the middle of the store that leads from the first floor skin care section to the second floor cosmetics section. 

From the 2nd floor.

June 2019

Again, Olive Young has all the famous cosmetics brands and internet-only brands.

Girls, get ready to ravage the store. 

Jan 2019

Jan 2019

Some of the brands that are harder to find offline like Clinique, 3CE、VELY VELY, Benefit can also be find in Myeongdong Olive Young.

🙌 New Benefit Lip Tint

Another super popular Korean brand, 3CE! It's one of the things that you have to get when you're in Korea, so make sure to stop by Olive Young or a department store.

🙌 Must Buy 3CE Products To Get In Korea

Whatever product you're looking for, you can probably find in it Olive Young. 

There are also mirrors around the store, so that you can test some products you're considering buying. Make sure to ask the store employees!

Olive Young also has a huge selection of men's skin care, which is super big in Korea. 

I found a lot of my favorite internet brands when I visited this time.

Black Monster, modeled by Nam Joohyuk, is one of those internet brands that can only be found in Olive Young.

Dr. Jart has facial masks on the first floor, but the full line of their skin care s on the second floor. Another popular brand that many grab while in Korea. 

Other daily household and self care items are on the second floor as well.

The Myeongdong flagship store is so much larger than the normal Olive Young, they have practically everything you would need to get from Korea.

There's even trendy foods in Olive Young. 

A lot of Koreans are concerned with watching their figures, so there are a lot of weight-watch products available. 

If you're considering getting a diet product, get some at Olive Young. 

There are super cute products from brands such as Kakao Friends, Line Friends, BT21, etc.

There's even pet products and foods at the Myeongdong Olive Young flagship store. 

If you're planning on getting anything for your pet, make sure to check to regulations surrounding the Africa pig fever.

Jan 2019

The Twosome Place cafe and the tax refund center are also located on the second floor. The Myeongdong Olive Young has everything set here for your convenience.

Any plans to check out Olive Young while you're in Korea?

A lot of Olive Youngs in Korea, but there are so many products in the Myeongdong flagship store that you can't normally get elsewhere. 

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