The DOs And DON’Ts Of Sageuk Hairstyle For Men

Ah, the mane of glory. There is something irresistible about men with long locks. It’s about the way it moves in the wind.

Jung Yong Hwa in “The Three Musketeersjung yong hwa the three musketeers 2 And its touchable softness.

Lee Philip in “The Legend” tumblr_lgjylmaLys1qfedp3o1_500 And the look of wild mysteriousness.

Jung Il Woo in “Return of Iljimaejiw_iljimae_1 While it is a bit hard to find many men sporting long locks in contemporary times, there is an abundance of them in K-dramas; namely in sageuks (mostly fusion sageuks), aka, historical dramas.

Song Jae Rim and Jung Il Woo in “The Moon that Embraces the Sun20140926_seoulbeats_jaerim3 The different styling of hair can achieve drastically different looks.

Lee Seung Gi looks like a mischievous little rug-rat in this sageuk up-do for “Gu Family Book,” but… movie_image pull the hair down, spray a little water, and you have a sexy half-beast. 175b2102285d The way you style that front fringe makes all the difference.

Pull it up and you have Cha Tae Hyun showing a little too much forehead in “Jeon Woo Chi.” uee-cha-tae-hyun-tinh-cum-sau-ong-kinh-05-kenh14-8722b Too much forehead is a no-no for sageuk hairstyles, like here:

Lee Soo Hyuk in “Tree with Deep Roots” without and with bangs. lee soo hyuk tree 50-50 parts are also a big “Don’t,” like here:

Lee Seung Gi in “Gu Family Book” Lee-Seung-Gi-Gu-Family-Book-Character-Poster1-e1364883984662 and here: Ji Chang Wook in “Empress Ki”empress-ki Covering the forehead achieves a mysterious look, like it did for Kang Dong Won in “Duelist.” DUELIST, (aka HYEONGSA), Kang Dong-won, 2005. ©Korea Pictures or a dangerous look like Choi Jin Hyuk‘s in “Gu Family Book.” 3 You can choose the shaggy sageuk mane.

Kang Dong Won in the film “Jeon Woo Chi: The Taoist Wizard” tumblr_m5czotwT6F1qaj48lo1_1280 Lee Min Ho in “Faith” CS-LeeMinho-0113-Faith4 Lee Joon Gi in “Iljimae” Lee-jun-ki-Iljimae-lee-jun-ki-10891473-433-650 Jung Il Woo in “Return of Iljimae” iljimae_jiw2 Or you can choose the silky, straight locks:

Kim Jaejoong in “Jackal Is Coming” 3179-23682 Yoo Seung Ho in “Warrior Baek Dong Soo” Warrior-Baek-Dong-Soo-30 Lee Min Ho in “Faith” faith Kim Bum in “Goddess of Fire, Jung-yi” Kim Bum Goddess of Fire Just don’t do any of these in modern times:

Choi Woo Shik, Lee Min Ho, Park Yoochun, and Jung Suk Won in “Rooftop Prince” movie_image (1) Unless you can pull it off like:

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and Ji Chang Wook


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