Ever watch a K-Pop music video and think to yourself, “Damn, that look is bombin’!”?
Of course you have.
From the soft, innocent looks of A Pink to 2NE1’s glamorous badassery, K-Pop offers a wide-range of pretty eye candy. Thanks to the makeup guru community of YouTube, you can try these looks out for yourself.
Here are some of my favorite makeup tutorials, so check them out!
Natural K-Drama Look
Before I get into the K-Pop makeup tutorials, let’s first check out some basic Korean looks. Here is a K-Drama look to start us off because who doesn’t want to live like a K-Drama star, amiright? Sure, we can’t guarantee that you’ll have two rich and handsome men fighting over you, but with sunnydahye’s help, you can at least have that flawless and natural-looking skin!
Ulzzang is a Korean slang term that refers to people that are famous on the internet for their incredible looks. This tutorial by beautifymeeh provides a good example of the kind of make up ulzzangs usually wear. Try this bright, cute, and poppy look and maybe you’ll gain a few fans for your lovely self!
A Pink’s “Mr. Chu”
And on to the K-Pop! Chasing your puppy-love crush? Or just fangirling from afar? Here’s a makeup tutorial by Bell0216 based on Na-Eun’s look in “Mr. Chu” that will match your lovey-dovey mood and innocent heart. Now, go forth my sweet, summer child, and werk it!
HyunA’s “Bubble Pop”
Are you a hottie with a body? Then go full out this summer with this HyunA-inspired bombshell look. Check out From Head to Toe’s tutorial for details, then head on outside and make that bubble pop!
Girl’s Day’s “Expectation”
If you’re looking to flirt, then you should give this look a shot by Wengie. Based on Girl’s Day Hyeri’s look in “Expectation”, it’s catty and fun for the evening, but also retains a sense of girly cuteness with its pinkish red lip.
2NE1’s “I’m the Best”
Get ready to declare to the world that you’re THE best in absolutely everything by rocking this 2NE1 Dara-inspired smoky eye look. xteener’s look is somewhere between cute and badass, pulling off both of Dara’s sweetness and 2NE1’s “fire”.
2NE1’s “Can’t Nobody”
Another From Head to Toe tutorial has made it on the list! This time, she shows us how to look like 2NE1’s CL in “Can’t Nobody”, rocking her mono-lidded eyes with a bold eyeliner. Edgy and gorgeous!
Girls’ Generation’s “The Boys” & TVXQ’s “Catch Me”
The famous beauty guru Michelle Phan expertly shows us how to mimic all of Girls’ Generation’s glam with her magical, winged eyeliner and beautiful skin. Her boyfriend even makes an appearance in this tutorial to demonstrate a K-Pop male superstar look, specifically based on TVXQ’s “Catch Me”.
Korean Male Idol Look
Ivan Lam demonstrates a more general K-Pop male idol look that relies mostly on eye shadow and skin makeup. The look is cute and simple and enough to woo all the girls and boys.
Hey guys, it’s time to BAMF up your game! Liah Yoo is here to help with this tutorial on how to achieve SHINee Jonghyun’s “Sherlock” look. Stomp your way oh-so-curiously to your lover’s heart with a set of smoldering eyes and vampire lips.
Which K-Pop related make up tutorials out there are your favorites? Which look from above do you like best? Let us know in the comments below!