5 Gorgeous Female K-Pop Idols Who Set Their Own Beauty Standards

It’s well-known that K-pop as an industry can be pretty heavily focused on visuals. The standards can be harsh, but these gorgeous women are proving that beauty standards are not the be-all-end-all! Their stunning features show that beauty isn’t all about the rules.


Perhaps the female idol best known for breaking industry standards in the best way possible, Hwasa of MAMAMOO shows that a curvy figure is as glamorous as can be and always commands the stage like a goddess.

TWICE’s Jihyo

While pale porcelain skin is usually the standard in K-pop, TWICE’s Jihyo proves that tanned skin is every bit as gorgeous! She shines onstage with her healthy glow, and she looks absolutely stunning in every single performance. Her sun-kissed skin is beautiful!

(G)I-DLE’s Shuhua

The maknae of (G)I-DLE Shuhua is a natural beauty. She’s been known to talk about her dislike of things like makeup and fake nails, and prior to the group’s comeback with “Nxde,” she even refused to dye her hair! Being made-up is the standard in K-pop, but Shuhua is beautiful without it too.

IVE’s Rei

While slim, V-shaped faces are generally preferred in K-pop, there are several idols who prove that round faces are just as beautiful. IVE’s Rei is the perfect example of this! Her round face shape is just too cute, and it makes her look like an angel.

Red Velvet’s Seulgi

The main dancer of Red Velvet, Seulgi is well-known for her stunning, unique features. While double eyelids are usually considered ideal in K-pop, Seulgi’s monolids are just as gorgeous! Her elongated eye shape elevates her appearance, and she looks super chic.

What other idols can you think of that should go on this list? Tell us in the comments!

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