Established in 2013, COSRX refers to Cosmetics and Prescription (RX). The brand believes that cosmetics should give you more than just outward beauty. It aims to help you find the right skincare solutions according to your personal skin conditions. COSRX Laboratory strives to develop products free from parabens, artificial fragrances, artificial dyes, alcohol, mineral oils, essential oils, and other ingredients that can have damaging effects on the skin. The brand also confirmed that they are 100% cruelty-free and have a "No Snails are Harmed." mandate in the process of creating their popular Snail Mucin product line.