As we know, K-Pop idols face the harshest versions of Korean beauty standards. Everything gets criticized.
Here are the 7 basically impossible standards of beauty if you want becomes a K-Pop Idols :
- Fair Skin
One of the harshest beauty requirements of the K-Pop industry is the preference for light skin.
But now, many idols prove that darker skin tones deserve to have a place on the stage, as well.
We can see idols like BTS’s RM, MAMAMOO’s Hwasa. They have radiant and tan skin. They are beautiful despite their skin not light.
- Slim Face
In Korea, a slim face is much more preferred than a wide or angular type of face. However, idols with round faces prove they can be sexy or cute! We can see idols like BTS’s Suga and SEVENTEEN’s Seungkwan.
- Skinny Body
The idols are pressured to keep their weight very skin, sometimes to achieve these results, they will have intensive diets and unhealthy means.
However, some idols are known for their curvier body types. Idols like MAMAMOO’s Hwasa often receive praise for her fuller figure and cool image. These idols prove they don’t have to be stick thin to look amazing!
4.Have a Small and Child-like Face
Faces with youthful features like a short chin and a small circumference are praised in Korea.
But now, longer faces are just as handsome and have their own charm. We can see idols like BTS’s J-Hope has a masculine vibe with his gorgeous face shape. And also female idols like Sunmi has a longer face shape and look stunning.
- Double Eyelids
Big, round eyes with double eyelids are the standard of beauty in many Asian countries.
But despite having monolids, BTS’s Jimin and Red Velvet’s Seulgi have some of the most alluring eyes in K-Pop. Because, with sharper eyes have their own appeal and give idols a charismatic look.
- Slim and Straight Nose
Thin, tall noses get a lot of love in Korea. Weki Meki’s Doyeon is known for her gorgeous visuals yet has a wider, flat nose.
- Straight Teeth
We can see, most idols have a perfect smile that consisting of straight and white teeth.
But, did you know that there are tons of idols loved for their imperfect teeth?
We can see idols like TWICE’s Nayeon and UP10TION’s Sunyoul are often praised for looking like adorable bunnies.