The 10 Best Products from Kora Organics
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These formulas from Miranda Kerr’s skincare line will give you that supermodel glow.
Miranda Kerr has modeled for some of the world’s most recognizable brands, but at Kora Organics, she’s far more than just the face. As the owner and CEO, Kerr is steeped in day-to-day operations: She oversees product research, innovation, development, and marketing. She also ensures that every product is made with love.
The ‘love’ comes in the form of formulas packed with powerful, certified-organic ingredients. “Our ingredients provide up to 60 percent more antioxidants than non-organic, which means even better results,” Kerr tells InStyle.
After testing out the line, we can confidently say the results speak for themselves. As celebrity beauty brands become increasingly normal, Kora Organics is a diamond in the rough — and definitely worth a try if you’re after bouncy, glowing skin.
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Most Universal: Kora Organics Noni Glow Body Oil
What We Love: The oil has a luxurious lightweight feel.
What We Don’t Love: The 3.38 ounce bottle is a bit small for a body product.
This product will always be dear to my heart. Years ago, it quickly eliminated dry patches on my legs — and they never came back. I’m not the only one who can benefit from this luxuriously lightweight oil, though.
Suited for all skin types, Noni Glow Body Oil is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals thanks to its star ingredient: Noni fruit extract, a tropical fruit known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It also contains a blend of nutrient-rich oils, including coconut, rosehip, argan, sea buckthorn, sunflower seed, and avocado. Green tea and calendula extracts add calming and soothing properties, so it’s particularly nourishing for sensitive skin.
The oil immediately softens skin, gives it a more even appearance and texture, and adds luminosity. Plus, it has a lovely, subtly fruity scent. We’re thankful that a little goes a long way, too, because the bottle is rather small for a body product. Luckily, it should last for a few months.
We recommend using this directly after showering, and following up with a body lotion for all-day hydration. Kerr also used the product as a belly oil during her pregnancy and postpartum recovery.
Price at time of publish: $63
Size: 3.38 oz | Key Ingredient: Noni fruit extract | Best For: Dryness
Best for Face Oil: Kora Organics Noni Glow Face Oil
What We Love: Though face oils are known for being heavy, this one feels weightless.
What We Don’t Love: It takes a little time for it to fully sink into skin.
If you want to know what gives Miranda Kerr her glow, look no farther. She bills this treatment oil as her “number one skin savior,” and has been using it religiously for 14 years. “It was — and is — a huge game-changer for me,” she tells InStyle. Along with Kerr, we’re big fans of this oil: After putting 36 highly-rated face oils to the test, this one easily earned the best overall spot.
The treatment is made up of rosehip, jojoba, and noni oils. Together, these nutrient-rich ingredients boost radiance, soften skin, enhance hydration, even out tone, and protect against free radicals. Every time we apply it, our complexion has a healthy, just-exited-the-spa glow.
To use, we warm a few drops between our hands and apply it as the last step of our skincare routine. It doesn’t sink in super quickly, so be patient. After about 10 minutes, our skin looks dewy and feels amazing.
Price at time of publish: $72
Size: 1 oz | Key Ingredient: Noni extract | Best For: Dryness
Best Exfoliator: Kora Organics Turmeric Brightening & Exfoliating Mask
What We Love: It can be used as a mask and a scrub.
What We Don’t Love: It can make for a messy cleanup at the bathroom sink. (Pro tip: Use it in the shower.)
This two-in-one face mask packs a powerful punch, exfoliating away dead skin and debris trapped in pores, while also soothing and softening skin. This duality made it stand out during our face mask test, and the luminous, chemical-peel like results have helped it become one of our favorite products from Kora Organics.
Turmeric gives the mask anti-inflammatory benefits, helping to visibly brighten the skin and even out tone. Rosehip seeds serve as a gentle exfoliant, gently polishing the complexion. Additionally, the mask also contains Aspen bark, which is a natural beta hydroxy acid that penetrates the pores to whisk away dead skin cells and excess sebum.
The mask has a bit of a muddy texture that can make a mess when it’s washed off. Because of this we recommend using it in the shower to save time cleaning up.
Price at time of publish: $52
Size: 3.38 oz | Key Ingredient: Turmeric | Best For: Evening skin texture and tone
Best Cleanser: Kora Organics Turmeric Glow Foaming Cleanser
What we love: With a cooling tingly sensation, this cleanser invigorates the skin.
What we don’t love: The peppermint smell may be too intense for those with sensitive skin.
Though the star ingredient of this foaming cleanser is turmeric, we’re immediately hit with a minty fresh scent and a stimulating cooling sensation that instantly energizes our senses and wakes up our skin.
Designed for all skin types, this pH-balanced gel cleanser utilizes turmeric, which is packed with antioxidants, to brighten the skin; aloe vera to hydrate and moisturize; noni fruit extract to soften and boost radiance; and saccharide isomerate (a natural sugar complex) to help complexions stay hydrated after the cleanser is rinsed off.
While we prefer using this in the morning, Kerr cleanses with this at night. She says the peppermint scent doubles as aromatherapy, and before applying it to her face, neck, and décolleté, she takes a deep inhale to relax and ground herself.
Price at time of publish: $44
Size: 5 oz| Key Ingredient: Turmeric | Best For: Dullness
Best Moisturizer: Kora Organics Turmeric Glow Moisturizer
What We Love: The product’s crystalline packaging is refillable.
What We Don’t Love: This moisturizer is a bit too thick for oily skin.
This calming, brightening, and soothing cream sinks right into the skin, giving it a dewy sheen. But it doesn’t just wake up your glow: Thanks to an infusion of organic essential oils, it revitalizes your senses with its fresh, minty scent.
Best for dull or dry skin types (it's a bit too thick for oily skin), the cream contains a skin-conditioning blend of turmeric, licorice, and noni fruit that’s encapsulated in a liposome technology. This allows it to quickly absorb, so you can layer on your favorite SPF without experiencing any pilling.
The product has more than one celebrity fan, too. Katy Perry has said that this luxuriously rich moisturizer is her “all-time favorite.” From our own experience, we have to agree, and we appreciate that the jar is refillable so we can simply buy a new pod when we inevitably use it to the last drop.
Price at time of publish: $55
Size: 1.69 oz | Key Ingredient: Turmeric | Best For: Dryness
Best Serum: Kora Organics Noni Bright Vitamin C Serum
What We Love: This serum is packed with radiance-boosting ingredients like vitamin C and antioxidant-rich superfoods.
What We Don’t Love: It’s slightly tacky when first applied, but that feeling dissipates after a few moments.
Have you ever heard of Kakadu plum? The Australian fruit is packed with an extremely high amount of vitamin C (about 70 times the amount found in oranges!), and it happens to be the central ingredient in this radiance-boosting serum. Along with hyaluronic acid and noni fruit extract, this mild formula brightens dull, tired skin, evens out texture, and enhances hydration levels.
We like to apply this before makeup to achieve a natural lit-from-within glow. Just be sure to allow it to fully sink into the skin — it can feel a bit tacky at first, but that sensation disappears quickly.
Price at time of publish: $73
Size: 1 oz | Key Ingredient: Kakadu plum | Best For: Uneven texture and dull skin
Best for Body: Kora Organics Nourishing Hand & Body Lotion
What We Love: The lotion has a soothing, floral scent.
What We Don’t Love: The rich cream may feel too heavy for those with oily skin.
This buttery-but-light lotion softens and hydrates skin while offering an exhilarating dose of aromatherapy. The rose-geranium-basil scent is so soothing, I regularly give myself mini hand massages a few times a day (it’s like a desktop spa treatment). It’s also lovely for use after a shower: It absorbs quickly and quickly makes skin noticeably softer.
The body cream is made with Kora’s hero ingredient, noni, which is rich in antioxidants and vitamins. It also contains microalgae, which has nutrients and fatty acids to help hydrate and strengthen the skin. Additionally, ceramides restore the skin’s natural barrier and prevent moisture loss. As a bonus, the lotion comes in a beautiful, sea-green bottle that’s 100 percent recyclable.
Price at time of publish: $55
Size: 10.14 oz | Key Ingredient: Microalgae | Best For: Dryness
Best Eye Cream: Kora Organics Berry Bright Vitamin C Eye Cream
What We Love: This cream comes in a refillable, jeweled pink jar that’s total eye candy. (No pun intended.)
What We Don’t Love: It is slightly too thick to wear comfortably under makeup.
This candy-pink cream is made with a five percent active vitamin C blend that infuses skin with vitamins and antioxidants, to dramatically brighten the under-eye area. Plus, kangaroo paw flower (a native Australian plant) helps diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
You can use this cream twice a day, morning and night. (Just give it time to absorb before putting on makeup.) After about four weeks, its full range of benefits — including a decrease in puffiness — will start to kick in. Patience is key here, but there are some immediate results, too: Skin feels so much softer after each application.
Price at time of publish: $58
Size: 0.5 oz | Key Ingredient: Kangaroo Paw Flower | Best For: Fine lines and wrinkles
Best Makeup Remover : Kora Organics Milky Mushroom Gentle Cleansing Oil
What We Love: It effectively removes all traces of eye makeup and leaves skin feeling silky.
What We Don’t Love: It contains sunflower oil, which is a common allergen.
Gentle enough for all skin types, this milky oil leaves our face feeling silky, dewy, and clean. While harsher cleansers strip the skin to give it that squeaky-clean feeling, this one has a milder approach: As it removes dirt and makeup, silver ear mushroom (a natural alternative to hyaluronic acid) strengthens and nourishes the skin’s barrier.
The mushroom helps moisture bind to the skin, even after the product is washed off. The cleanser is also made with a variety of essential fatty acids to ensure skin stays hydrated to plump.
We recommend using this as part of a double-cleanse routine. Massage it onto your damp face and rinse it off after a minute. Then, lather up with the Turmeric Glow Foaming Cleanser for a deep clean. Note that this formula contains sunflower oil, so if you have an allergy to the ingredient, it’s best to avoid this.
Price at time of publish: $44
Size: 5.0 oz | Key Ingredient: Silver Ear Mushroom | Best For: Gentle cleansing
Best Mask: KORA Organics Noni Glow Sleeping Mask
What We Love: The hydrating mask works to plump and moisturize skin overnight.
What We Don’t Love: It can make your skin slightly red for about 15 minutes after application.
Made with silver ear mushroom, coconut milk, caviar lime and Kakadu plum extracts, this mask delivers brighter, bouncier skin overnight. It also evens out skin tone and enhances elasticity.
To use it, massage the jelly-like texture into the face, neck, and décolletage. Then, let it absorb and leave it on as an overnight treatment. It dries as a translucent veil, so you don’t have to worry about it rubbing off on your pillow.
It also works as a quick flash hydration mask. With this method, apply a bit more than you do at night (a quarter-sized dollop over a dime-sized one will do the trick), and wash it off after 15 minutes.
Due to the fruit acid in the caviar lime extract, we will note that the mask can cause some redness at first. After about 15 minutes, this subsides — and a noni-fueled glow arrives.
Price at time of publish: $52
Size: 3.38 oz | Key Ingredient: Silver ear mushroom | Best For: Plumping and hydration
What to Keep in Mind
Your Skin Concerns
While all Kora Organics products are specially formulated for all skin types, you’ll want to keep your overarching skin concerns and goals in mind before making a purchase.
If you’re looking to enhance radiance, look for hydrating and glow-boosting products like the Noni Bright Vitamin C Serum, which features a potent percentage of vitamin C, or the Noni Glow Face Oil, a weightless oil that scored high in our lab test for how luminous it made skin look.
For a more targeted treatment or quick fix to prepare your skin for a special event, we suggest trying one of Kora Organics’ face masks. The Turmeric Brightening & Exfoliating Mask 2-in-1 is like an at-home facial in a tube, while the Noni Glow Sleeping Mask smooths and plumps skin overnight.
The brand also offers some products for the body: Our top pick, Noni Glow Body Oil, remedies dry spots and gives skin an envious healthy glow. We prefer using this in the summer, and opting for the Nourishing Hand and Body Lotion in the winter to heal rough, cracked skin.
Your Questions, Answered
Who owns Kora Organics?
The brand is self-funded by Miranda Kerr, and she is its full owner. She also oversees the day-to-day operations, including innovation, product research and development, marketing, and global expansion.
Is Kora Organics really organic?
Yes. The brand is certified organic through Ecocert/COSMOS.
Is Kora Organics cruelty-free?
Yes. All products are cruelty-free and carry the PETA logo.
Why Shop With Us?
Jenny Berg is a freelance beauty writer with more than a decade of experience covering products, spas, and industry trends. To create this list, she considered each product’s formulation, size, and efficacy in treating various skincare concerns. (She tested many of the products on her own combination skin, over the course of several weeks, too.) To learn more about each product’s formulation — and what makes it so effective — she also interviewed Miranda Kerr, founder and CEO of Kora Organics.
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