8 Limited Edition Christmas Gifts to Buy from Korea
Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la la la la la~~! Christmas is just around the corner and you’re probably busy getting ready for holiday parties and shopping for presents!
If you’re stumped on what to buy for your friends and family, then read on for our Christmas gift guide!
1. Christmas Edition Korean Yogurt
These adorable Christmas edition Korean-style yogurts, or ‘yakults (야쿠르트)’ make the perfect stocking stuffer as they’re donned with festive designs! There are 6 to choose from including a Santa, snowman and polar bear!
2. Snowman Banana Milk
This drink is nostalgic for many Koreans as it’s literally been sold for decades. It’s simple, sugary and super addictive and available in strawberry and melon flavors too in convenience stores everywhere.
You’ll be able to find a Christmas themed banana milk this month that features an adorable snowman with the foil lid sporting Christmas colors. How cute and festive!
3. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Santa Hat Tumbler
At the coffee shop chain “Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf”, you can get these tumblers that are shaped like a Santa hat complete with a straw that resembles a candy cane!
The best thing is the price. You only have to pay an additional 1,000 KRW with the drink you order to receive this tumbler!
4. Kakao Friends Ornaments
Grab these Kakao Friends ornaments at your nearest Kakao Friends Store to complete the Christmas tree!
There are two types available: The “friends” edition which features the full-size character and “face” edition which has just the character’s face blown up on the ornament.
5. Kakao Friends Santa Lion
Kakao Friend’s newest character Lion has put on a Santa outfit just in time for the holidays! This limited edition “Santa Lion” is available at Kakao Friends stores around Korea. Click here to check out a list of Kakao Friends stores in Seoul.
6. Christmas Beer & Soju
Since drinking culture is so huge in Korea, it’s no surprise that even the beer cans and soju bottles have gotten a Christmas makeover!
Enjoy a “Hite Christmas” by sipping beer from Hite’s green cans embellished with Christmas trees, baubles and snowflakes.
Chamisul Soju is spreading festive cheer as well with a ribbon design on the bottle which will make it seem like you are receiving a special holiday gift.
7. Missha Twinkle Holiday Collection
Makeup brands have also released their holiday collections which feature irresistibly cute packaging! Missha’s Twinkle Holiday collection is one of them with sparkly glitter pigments and mascaras, berry colored lip crayons and mini nail kits.
Follow this nail tutorial for nails that scream Christmas!
8. Banila Co. x Pink Panther Holiday Collection
Banila Co. has done a cartoon collaboration with Pink Panther (cue the classic Henry Mancini theme song we all know too well)! The theme is pink, pink and more pink!
The collection includes the cult favorite Clean it Zero Cleansing Balm and the Clean it Zero Cleansing Foam with images Pink Panther sporting a pair of reindeer antlers printed on them. You can buy the two items in a set housed in a pink gift box along with a Pink Panther towel hair band as a freebie!
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