Apgujeong & Sinsa K-Beauty Guide | Locals' Recommendations

Where to go to get K-pop makeovers, luxury spa treatments, and more!

피비 @creatrip
7 months ago

Sinsa Apgujeong Beauty Guide

One of the things Korea is most known for in recent years is K-beauty.

From hair and makeup salons to luxury spas and cosmetic clinics, we have a list of recommendations in the Sinsa-Apgujeong area of Gangnam for you to check out!

Wooa Plastic Surgery & Dermatology

Thẩm mỹ viện WOOA: Địa chỉ chăm sóc da và phẫu thuật thẩm mỹ uy tín ở Gangnam

Wooa Plastic Surgery & Dermatology is famous for its effective skin care programs and plastic surgery procedures, loved by many Koreans. Book through Creatrip and take advantage of the special benefits that come along!   

Thẩm mỹ viện WOOA: Địa chỉ chăm sóc da và phẫu thuật thẩm mỹ uy tín ở Gangnam

Wooa Plastic Surgery & Dermatology is a clinic in Apgujeong with a long history and has won numerous awards in health and beauty. They have their own building that is open and clean, giving customers a sense of relaxation before their procedures. 

Thẩm mỹ viện WOOA, nơi chăm sóc da và phẫu thuật thẩm mỹ uy tín ở Gangnam

Their skincare procedures, especially skin rejuvenation therapy, whitening, acne care, etc. are equally as popular with both Korean and international customers. Their clientele includes a long list of Korean celebrities. Their plastic surgery procedures are known to be executed perfectly by highly skilled doctors who will give you a sense of safety and satisfaction. 

Address: 서울특별시 강남구 논현로 825
825, Nonhyeon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Hours: Mon - Thurs 10:00 - 19:00; Fri 10:00 - 20:30; Sat 10:00 - 17:00 (Closed on Sundays)

Wooa Plastic Surgery & Dermatology Review

Tatao Clinic

Sinsa-Apgujeong Beauty Tatao Clinic

Tatao is a popular beauty clinic located just 5 minutes from Sinsa Station Exit 6.

Sinsa-Apgujeong Beauty: Tatao Clinic consultation

The clinic itself is beautifully decorated and quite spacious.

Before getting any services done, you will receive a consultation where you can discuss your wants and needs and figure out what will be the best options for you to get the results you desire.

Sinsa Apgujeong Beauty: Tatao Clinic procedure room

Tatao's specialties are laser hair removal and eyebrow tattoos.

If you're looking for a place to get either of these procedure done, this is a great option that we highly recommend.

You can read all about our personal experiences here getting laser hair removal and eyebrow tattoos.

And for Creatrip members, there is a discount, so don't miss out!

Address: 서울 강남구 강남대로 624 ICT타워 2F
 2F ICT Tower, 624 Gangnam-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Mon-Fri: 10:00-20:00
Lunch Break: 13:00-14:00
Sat: 10:00-15:00
Closed: Sundays & public holidays

Juno Hair

Juno Hair

Juno Hair is a salon that is very popular with Koreans and there are a number of branch locations for the customer's convenience.

Juno Hair Salon

The interior of each Juno Hair salon is different, but all locations have a modern and simple chic look to them.

Korean hair stylists

Most importantly, you can rest assured that your hair will turn out fabulous, as Juno Hair has gathered some of the best stylists out there.

If you're wanting to make a change and try something different, come to Juno Hair for a style revamp.

And of course, Creatrip members get a discount on certain services! Check out all the details here.

Sinsa Station Serosugil Branch

Address: 서울 강남구 도산대로11길 18 2F
2F, 18 Dosan-daero 11-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Hours: 10:00-21:00

How To Get There: Sinsa Station (신사역) Exit 8

Garosugil Branch

Address: 서울 강남구 도산대로 127 2F
2F 127 Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Hours: 10:00-21:00

How To Get There: Sinsa Station (신사역) Exit 8

Apgujeong Rodeo 1 Branch

Address: 서울 강남구 선릉로 843
843 Seolleung-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Hours: 9:30-21:00

How To Get There: Apgujeong Rodeo Station (압구정로데오역) Exit 6

Apgujeong Rodeo 2 Branch

Address: 서울 강남구 선릉로161길 16
16 Seolleung-ro 161-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Hours: 10:00-21:00

How To Get There: Apgujeong Rodeo Station (압구정로데오역)Exit 6

Apgujeong Station Branch

Address: 서울 강남구 논현로175길 11 2F
2F Nonhyeon-ro 175-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Mon-Sat: 10:00-21:00
Sun: 10:00-20:00

How To Get There: Apgujeong Station (압구정역) Exit 5

AHC Spa 


AHC is a popular cosmetics brand known for their beauty products such as sheet masks and eye creams.

The brand also operates a luxury spa where you can relax and treat yourself to a relaxing and healing experience.

AHC Skincare products

The spa is located in Apgujeong and is a very short walk from the subway station.

They offer many packages to choose from, including facials, massages, and top of the line spa treatments.

The spa of course uses AHC products, so you can be sure your skin will be just as pampered as the rest of you while you're here.

Spa in Korea

Anyone looking to deeply nourish their skin after a long day of traveling and dealing with drying airport air, or just looking for relaxation and rejuvenation, give AHC Spa a visit and let go of any tension or stress.

* Temporarily closed due to COVID-19

Address: 서울 강남구 도산대로 237
237 Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Hours: 12:00-21:00
Closed Mondays

How To Get There: Apgujeong Station (압구정력) Exit 3

EL Hair & MakeupEL Hair & Makeup

If you want to look and feel like an idol, EL Hair & Makeup is the shop for you.

They have highly skilled artists who can give you a whole new, Korean-style make over! And of course they take into account your features when styling, so you can be sure that the styles they give you are customized to highlight your best features.

EL Hair & Makeup salon chairs

EL is a one stop shop for hair, make up, and nails, making it super convenient as well.

The shop has a clean-cut style and excellent service. 

Korean singers' autographs at EL

One of the coolest things about this place? If you're lucky,  you may meet Korean celebrities as many come here themselves.

Address: 서울 강남구 신사동 653-20 5F
5F, 653-20 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Hours: 10:00-19:00

How To Get There: Apgujeong Rodeo Station (압구정로데오역) Exit 5

WOOA Plastic Surgery Clinic

WOOA Plastic Surgery

Korean cosmetic surgery is famous all over the world, which makes it a popular destination for people interested in getting some work done.

One of the best cosmetic surgery places in Apgujeong in our opinion is WOOA.

WOOA plastic surgery Apgujeong

There are many specialists here, whether eyes, nose, mouth, or anti-aging are your concern, there are doctors who can help you get the results you're looking for.

WOOA advertisement

If you're looking for a clinic in Seoul, consider WOOA! 

You can read more about the clinic and our review here.

Address: 서울시 강남구 신사동 585-10
585-10 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Mon-Thu: 10:00-19:00
Fri: 10:00-20:30
Sat: 10:00-17:00
Closed on Sundays

How To Get There: Apgujeong Station (압구정역) Exit 4

L Creer  

Sinsadong is considered one of the centers of fashion and makeup in Korea, and a place I want to recommend to those interested in Korean makeup is L Creer.L Creer is popular all over the world and has had a lot of media exposure, as well as having been used as a venue for Giorgio Armani.

The shop's interior is bright and elegant, without being too flashy. There are mirrors with beauty lights at the vanities, perfect for learning and experimenting with makeup. The staff are very knowledgable and will make your makeup look flawless while accentuating your best features.

There are a variety of makeup courses to choose from such as brows and base, Korean-style everyday looks, K-beauty style, and more. The prices are actually affordable too, which just makes it all the better. If you want to get that K-beauty style look, come to L Creer! Click here to make a reservation.

Address: 강남구 도산대로 15길 41 1층 
1F, 41, Dosan-daero 15-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00-22:00
Sat: 10:00-19:00

How To Get There: Sinsa Station (신사역) Exit 8 

And that does it for our list of recommended beauty salons in the Sinsa and Apgujeong area of Seoul.

Don't miss out on your dose of K-Beauty when you come to Korea!

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